Winter Week in Jeris
Winter Week in Jeris– Finland –7 days / 6 nights, Jeris Hotel Resort - Finnish LaplandGreat fun for families with children enjoying active snow holidays in wild Lappish nature. Enjoy an exciting snowmobile safari, visit Lainio Snow Village, go in search of Northern Lights. Meet amazing huskies and reindeer, drive your own sled. Cross country ski tracks are at your door step and a snow shoeing tour takes you across the white powder! Jeris Spa with sauna and pool at your disposal every evening. A perfect winter adventure for families!
|Operation||January 2 - April 23, 2016|
|Departure||Every week between
January 2 - April 23, 2016 (Saturday - Friday)
|Price||January 2 - 29 and April 2 - 23, 2016
from $2,075 per person in double room
from $2,450 single room
January 30 - April 1, 2016
from $2,225 per person in hotel room
from $2,615 single room
Reduction for children 4-12 years 40% when in the same room/cabin with 2 adults, with 1 adult 25%.
2-3 years old $165 / child
Under 2 years old free of charge
|Included||Transfers from/to Airport to/from Hotel for scheduled domestic flights
6 overnights in hotel rooms in Jeris, (or log cabins for extra rate)
Full board, from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 7
Complete equipment for the whole stay: thermo overall, boots, socks, mittens, warm hat
One Jeris sauna and spa visit
Overnight husky/snowmobile safari
Reindeer farm visit and reindeer safari
Winter Village visit
Qualified wilderness quide
Cross country ski equipment or snow shoes for one day
Insurance for the snowmobile with own liability of max €600
Taxes & services
|Not Included||International airfare & Airport taxes
Flight to Kittilä
Fee for one-person snowmobile
Downhill ski equipment and lift fee
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||Group size 1 - 28 persons
We recommend this program for children with 5 years or more
A valid driving license is required for driving a snowmobile!
Children sit in the guide's sled during the safaris. Children are allowed to drive husky sled themselves approximately by the age of 13, but it depends on the size of the child. We hold the right to decide on the spot
Order of the program is subject to change.
|Tour Options||Additional nights in Helsinki and/or Jeris
Flights Helsinki - Kittilä - Helsinki
St. PeterLine visa free cruise, Helsinki-St. Petersburg-Helsinki
Silja Line Cruise, Helsinki - Stockholm
Tallink cruise, Helsinki - Tallinn
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Day 1 ARRIVAL JERIS (D) Arrival at Kittilä airport, transfer to Hotel Jeris (45min). Welcome dinner for the safari group in hotel restaurant. Overnight in double rooms with wc and shower or cozy log cabins with wc, shower and sauna close to Hotel Jeris.
Day 2 HUSKY - SNOWMOBILE ADVENTURE (B, L, D) Breakfast in hotel restaurant. Morning at leisure to settle in and check out the local surroundings. A tasty lunch will be severed in the hotel restaurant before you transfer to the local husky farm. Here you will have a chance to meet the dogs, enjoy a short tour of the farm before setting out on your adventure. Half the group will join the huskies with adults sharing a sled with 2 persons, children will go in the local guides sled. The other half of the group with set off with snowmobiles with adults sharing 2 per snowmobile and children in the guides sled. Your destination is a wilderness cabin on the lake, this will be your home for the evening. There will be a chance to try ice fishing before your local guide cooks a hearty Finnish dinner.
This evening you will have the chance to experience a Finnish wood sauna or maybe be lucky enough to view the Northern Lights from this prime position. Overnight in cabin.
Day 3 HUSKY - SNOWMOBILE ADVENTURE (B ,L, D) Breakfast will be served in the cabin before the departure back to the hotel. For those who arrived by husky it will be time to experience the snowmobiles and yesterday's snowmobilers will now join the huskies as we return back to Jeris.
Lunch will be served in the hotel and the rest of the afternoon is free to relax, try out the spa or book an extra activity. Dinner in the hotel restaurant and overnight in room /cabin.
Day 4 SKIING - KOTA LUNCH - SNOWSHOES (B, L, D) Breakfast in the hotel restaurant. This morning you will start with cross-country skiing. The ski tracks start right next to the hotel; you will learn the basics of cross-country skiing with your guide. After skiing we head for a kota where you will enjoy a picnic lunch cooked over the open fire.
In the afternoon you will experience snowshoes one of the oldest modes of Lapland transportation. Return to the hotel and time to enjoy warm sauna. Dinner in the hotel restaurant and overnight in room /cabin.
Day 5 SNOW CASTLE - REINDEER (B, L, D) Breakfast in hotel restaurant then a 10 minutes bus transfer to Torassieppi Winter Village reindeer farm and snow igloo. Visit to a 100 years old unique Lappish farmhouse and a small reindeer museum. Try your reindeer herder skills in lasso-throwing and by driving a 3km round in the forest, right next to the Pallas-Ylläs national park with a reindeer sled. Then a short walk to the snow hotel with ice restaurant, bar and sculptures, visit the impressive snow buildings.
Lunch will be served in the ice restaurant. Bus transfer back to the hotel. Dinner in the hotel restaurant and overnight in room /cabin.
Day 6 DAY AT LEISURE - OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES (B, L, D) This day is free for your own activities. You can choose some programs from our weekly program and have another go at your favorite activities, go cross-country skiing or for a snow-shoe walk on your own or visit one of the nearby skiing centres. Lunch is served in hotel restaurant.
Delicious farewell dinner with Lappish specialities crown your stay in the far north! Overnight in room/cabin.
Day 7 DEPARTURE JERIS (B) Breakfast and transfer to Kittilä airport.
Order of the program is subject to change. The itinerary can vary according to the weather and other safety reasons.