Rovaniemi Christmas Family Package

Santa Claus Holiday, Husky Safari, Reindeer Safari, and Snowmobile SafariFinland

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From $1,995 USD
December 23 - December 27, 2017
5 Days / 4 Nights

Christmas family snow adventure to Rovaniemi, home of Santa Claus Village. Enjoy Lappish Christmas festivities, meet Santa, drive reindeer and husky sleds

Overview

Our 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

Price

  • Hotel Scandic
  • $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
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance / personal items
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • $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 verify 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

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. Scandic Hotel Rovaniemi

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 glogg, 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! Scandic Hotel Rovaniemi

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. Scandic Hotel Rovaniemi

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. Scandic Hotel Rovaniemi

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
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