Northern Lights and Arctic Snow Hotel
Northern Lights and Arctic Snow Hotel– Finland –5 days / 4 nights, Rovaniemi - Aurora Adventure - Reindeer Safari - Husky Farm - Arctic Snow Hotel - Glass IglooRovaniemi, the Capital of Lapland, is a lively and unique tourist destination, situated close to the Arctic Circle. Here in Santa's hometown visit Santa Claus Village and Santa Park, where you can meet Santa and his elves. In the midst of rugged wilderness is the ideal place to view the magical Northern Lights. Drive a snowmobile, enjoy a Husky- and Reindeer Safari. Your adventure culminates with your night in a Glass Igloo at the Arctic Snow Hotel.
|Operation||December 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017|
|Departure||Daily, December 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017
except December 22, 2016 - January 2, 2017
|Price||from $1,860 per person, based on 2 persons traveling together
from $1,735 per person, based on 4 persons traveling together
from $1,685 per person, based on 6 persons traveling together
from $870 child 4-13 yrs. in extra bed with 2 adults
|Included||Private transfer Rovaniemi airport-Hotel Pohjanhovi
Private transfer Arctic SnowHotel-Rovaniemi airport
3 nights accommodation in Hotel Pohjanhovi or similar, standard room
Daily breakfasts, sauna and swim (Hotel Pohjanhovi)
1 night accommodation in Arctic Snow Hotel- Glass igloo, incl. breakfast
Aurora Borealis Adventure by car
Husky Safari by car
Aurora Borealis Safari by Snowmobiles, (2 per snowmobile)
Children travel in a sledge pulled by snowmobile
Necessary equipment and guide services during safaris
Guidance during excursions
Outfit for your stay - Pick up / drop off safari office
Tax and service fees
|Not Included||International airfare & Airport taxes
Flights Helsinki - Rovaniemi - Helsinki, please request
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||This tour is partially guided.
Snowmobile safaris are subject to change due to weather conditions. Producer reserves the right to change the routing, pricing and the duration of the excursions without prior notice.
The driver of the snowmobile is held liable for damages caused to the vehicle. Self-risk amount is max € 980 person/snowmobile/accident case.
Personal travel insurance is strongly recommended. Pre-paid safaris will not be refunded or changed to another day if no-show.
Pregnant women should not use the snowmobile or the sledge pulled by the snowmobile as the vibrations and exhaust fumes may be harmful.
Arctic Glass Igloos open December 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017.
Arctic SnowHotel is open from December 20, 2016 until about March 31, 2017.
|Tour Options||Additional nights in Rovaniemi or Helsinki
Silja Line cruise Helsinki to Stockholm
Tallink cruise Helsinki - Tallinn
St. PeterLine cruise, Helsinki - St. Petersburg/Russia
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Day 1 ARRIVAL ROVANIEMI Private transfer from Rovaniemi airport to Hotel Pohjanhovi according to your flights.
The legendary Rantasipi Pohjanhovi is an international hotel with a genuine Lapp atmosphere. Visitors from all over the world experience the magic of Lapland, and the Non-smoking hotel. Hotel is situated close to Kemijoki River near Rovaniemi city centre.
Room facilities: TV (10 channels), Radio, Minibar, Pay-TV, Hair dryer, extra beds. Other: Saunas 4pcs , Sauna cabinets 1, Swimming pool (19 m), Private sauna on request, Several restaurants, high standard A La Carte restaurant. Included daily breakfast, sauna and swim.
Day 1 - 3 EXCURSIONS (B) Meeting point at safari club house. Short walk from your hotel (50m)
REINDEER SAFARI, 2-2,5 hours (reindeer safari 1 hour)
Memorable reindeer sleigh ride. Transportation by car to a reindeer farm to try reindeer sleighing. This traditional way of travelling through snowy forests is a unique experience – in the evening, you may even see the Northern Lights blaze up the sky. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee with a bun around a campfire and learn about the life of reindeer herders.
AURORA BOREALIS ADVENTURE, 21:00 - 01:00, 4 hrs.
After stepping out of the car in the middle of nowhere, we walk down to a river experiencing the surrounding sleeping nature. We reach the best spot to please our eyes, but be patient the aurora loves playing hide-and-seek; we never know when they can show up!
While observing nature's own theatrical performance we fry sausages surrounded by the great aroma of the fire.
Before returning to civilization, we drop by a cosy old building "Poro - Pekan Pirtti". The hosts warmly welcome us and show us their dwelling, which takes us into the past. This relaxing escape will definitely satisfy all our senses. Transfer to the wilderness and back by car, 50 km one way.
HUSKY SAFARI, 09:15 - 11:45, 2,5 hours (husky ride approx. 1 hour)
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, which you will ride in pairs. 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.
AURORA BOREALIS SAFARI BY SNOWMOBILES, 18:00 - 21:00, 3 hrs.
Experience the Arctic night by driving through the snow-covered forest and on the frozen river. With a little luck, you'll travel under a bright sky lit by the moon and the stars. Perhaps the Aurora Borealis - the magical Northern Lights - will appear to show you the way. Sip warm beverages and savour a snack by a campfire and learn more about the Northern Lights and Lapland.
Day 4 ARCTIC SNOW HOTEL (B, D) Free day of explore to Rovaniemi, enjoy optional snow activities or do some shopping.
In the evening private transfer from Hotel Pohjanhovi to Arctic Snow Hotel for overnight in a Glass Igloo.
ARCTIC SNOW HOTEL OVERNIGHT
Snow Hotel, made of snow and ice, is situated approx. 30 km from Rovaniemi city centre. Site consists of several ice and snow structures that make a memorable environment for family events and for tourists seeking extreme experiences. The Arctic SnowHotel is open from December 20, 2016 until about March 31, 2017, the Arctic Glass Igloos are open December 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017.
Overnight in Glass Igloos 2 person per Igloo or Family Igloos from 4 persons with Glass roof. When the Arctic sky is clear you maybe lucky to see the Northern Lights dancing in a colorful display.
Arctic Glass Igloos – All with sky vision in complete comfort. Private, comfortable and spacious (20 m2) or Family Igloos for 4 with Glass roof. All Igloos are warmly insulated, all-sky vision, thermal-glass roofs, heated floors, adjustable twin beds, a bathroom with a shower cabinet.
Day 5 DEPARTURE ROVANIEMI (B) Private transfer from Arctic Snow Hotel to Rovaniemi airport. On the way drop off safari outfit to safari office.