Rovaniemi Christmas Family Package
Rovaniemi Christmas Family Package– Finland –5 days / 4 nights, Rovaniemi - Arctic Circle Crossing - Reindeer Safari - Santa Claus Village - Husky Safari - Snow Fun Day - Snowshoes - SkiingOur Christmas Family adventure brings you to the heart of Finnish Lapland, Rovaniemi. An action-packed tour with Lappish snow adventures for the entire family: earn a Reindeer Driving Permit, a Certificate for Crossing the Arctic Circle, by reindeer sled to Santa Claus Village. Meet Santa and post your Christmas letter at Santa Claus Main Post Office. Visit a Husky farm and drive your own sled, enjoy a Snow fun day with snowshoes, skis or ice fishing.
|Operation||December 23 - December 27, 2017|
|Departure||December 22 - 26 or December 23 - 27, 2017|
$2,235 per person in standard double room
$2,445 per person in superior double room
$795 Child with 2 adults, 4-12 yrs, in extra bed
Hotel Rantasipi Pohjanhovi
$1,995 per person in double room, Dec 22-26, 2017
$2,175 per person in double room, Dec 23-27, 2017
$1,195 per child, with 2 adults, 4-14 yrs, in extra bed
Hotel Santa Claus
$2475 per person in standard double room
$2,565 per person in superior double room
$1,260 Child with 2 adults, 4-12 yrs, in extra bed
|Included||Private airport transfers in/out Rovaniemi airport
4 nights Hotel accommodation of your choice
Breakfast buffet daily
2 x half board dinner
Christmas Eve at the hotel includes: ginger bread treats, Christmas tree
decoration, visit by Santa's elves, festive music and small Christmas gift
Christmas Day Gala buffet dinner
Access to the hotel sauna in the afternoons
Reindeer Safari to Santa Claus Village, 4 hours
Husky Safari to husky ranch, 3 km husky safari
Snow fun activities, 3 hours:
Mini snowmobiles, 15 minute snowmobile safari, ice golfing, snowshoes, skies, ice fishing and snow hockey game
Outfit for stay Pick up – Drop off safari office
Tax & service fees
|Not Included||International airfare & Airport taxes
Domestic flights Helsinki- Rovaniemi- Helsinki
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||Minimum of 2 participants required
This is a non-escorted tour to Lapland
Excursions are guided
Itinerary and routing of the excursions subject to change. Meal times and Christmas Dinner times may vary depending on your choice of hotel. Please varify dinner, breakfasts and hotel's program times from reception upon arrival.
The order of the daily visits may vary from hotel to hotel.
Subject to availability! Early booking is recommended.
|Tour Options||Additional nights in Rovaniemi and/or Helsinki
Overnight at Arctic SnowHotel
In Search of Aurora Borealis
Domestic flights, please request
Contact us to book today!
Day 1 ARRIVAL ROVANIEMI (D) Program for Hotel Santa Claus
Saturday, December 23
Your magical Christmas adventure begins at Rovaniemi Airport where our friendly local representatives await to greet you and transfer to your chosen hotel in Rovanimei. After check-in, the rest of the day is free for you to explore this delightful destination or to relax in a traditional Finnish sauna at the hotel.
In the evening, 19:00 -21:00 Half board buffet dinner, Menu decided by the kitchen.
Day 2 CHRISTMAS EVE - YULETIDE FESTIVITIES (B, D) Sunday, December 24
Christmas Eve with Huskies, Yuletide Festivities
This exciting day kicks off 8:00 -11:00 traditional Finnish breakfast buffet in Gaissa restaurant before heading out for the day's exciting Arctic adventures.
22.12 OR 24.12 FAMILY HUSKY SAFARI 11:15 - 13:00
Wintertime safari with husky teams. After a short drive from town, we'll arrive at a husky ranch, where these friendly dogs will bark an enthusiastic welcome to you. Before departing on the safari, you will be given instruction on how to control the sleds. Enjoy some hot berry juice by an open fire and chat with the head musher about these amazing northern animals once you return to the ranch. 3 km husky safari.
Duration: 1h 45 mins including transfers
Back at the hotel you have some time to get dressed for the Christmas Eve.
16:00 -17:30 For children: At the restaurant the Christmas tree is decorated, you are treated to fresh gingerbread cookies and a warm mug of tasty glögg, a Nordic mulled wine traditionally served during the holiday season.
18:00 Santa Claus will visit the hotel in the evening.
Small gift for children on the house and max one gift/child from the family
Later, enjoy a festive Christmas Eve dinner buffet, featuring Finnish specialties. Finally, Santas elves make a special appearance at the restaurant to spread Christmas cheer and give small gifts to all good boys and girls - adults included!
Day 3 CHRISTMAS DAY - SNOW FUN DAY (B, D) Monday, December 25
After breakfast enjoy our snow fun day with many winter activities.
25.12 SNOW FUN DAY 11:30-14:30
Coach transfer to the Snow fun site to experience all the activities possible in snow: mini snowmobiles, medium sized snowmobiles for adults to take about 15 minute snowmobile safari, and 4 wheeled forest scooters for everyone to enjoy! There are kick sledges, a toboggan run, ice golfing, snowshoes and skies to try out. Have fun while ice fishing and take part in a snow hockey game. Hot drinks are served by the campfires throughout the stay. In a big kota tepee you can fry sausages and enjoy lovely hot soup.
Duration: 3 hours
Return to the hotel for sauna.19:00 - 22:00 Christmas Gala buffet dinner, two glasses of house wine or beer or soft drink per person included.
Day 4 ROVANIEMI - REINDEER FARM - SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE (B, D) Tuesday, December 26
8:00 - 11:00 Scandinavian buffet breakfast in Gaissa restaurant.
26.12 REINDEER SAFARI TO SANTA'S VILLAGE 09:30-13:30
Lapland is well-known for Santa Claus and his reindeer. What a great way to see both by joining us for a reindeer safari to the Santa Claus Village! Sitting in the sleigh pulled by the reindeer we make our way from the Reindeer Farm to Santa's Village along the snowy trails of the wintry forest. In the village we have some free time to meet Santa in his office, send postcards from the Santa Claus Main Post Office and explore handicraft and souvenir shops.
You will be awarded a Reindeer Driving Licence and a Certificate for Crossing the Arctic Circle, an unforgettable experience! Transfers are done by car.
Duration: including transfers 4 hours
In the evening half board dinner. Evening sauna.
Day 5 ROVANIEMI DEPARTURE (B) After a hearty breakfast, check out* and departure.
*Check out on departure day: latest at 11:00; complimentary luggage storage.
*Excursion days depends on arrival date. Except Snow Fun Day is available only on 25.12