Christmas in Wonderland Harriniva

Santa Claus Holiday, Northern Lights, Husky Safari, and Reindeer SafariFinland


From $1,775 USD
December 22 - December 27, 2017
6 Days / 5 Nights

This action packed Christmas Holiday at Harriniva Hotel is perfect for families looking for a magical winter getaway to the real Lappish wilderness.

Overview

This action packed Christmas break is perfect for families looking for a magical winter getaway to the Lappish wilderness. Staying in Harriniva you can guarantee the Santa's reindeer and the elves are not far away. Enjoy husky and snowmobile safaris and a visit to a real reindeer farm. With snowshoeing, children's snowmobiles, baking, a private visit with Santa and his elves and lunch in an ice restaurant are activities the entire family can enjoy.

Operation

December 22 - December 27, 2017

Departure

December 22 - December 27, 2017

Price

  • from $1,775 per person in double room with half board
  • from $2,070 single room with half board
  • from $975 Children 4-12 years, sharing with two adults

Included

  • Transfers from/to Kittila Airport
  • 5 nights in cozy rooms at Harriniva with private facilities
  • Full board, from dinner on first evening to breakfast on the last day
  • Finnish Christmas Buffet dinner
  • Winter clothing (thermo-overall, boots, socks, mittens, warm hat, helmet)
  • Private family meeting with Santa
  • Cookie baking and Elf kota
  • Reindeer safari and lunch in an Ice restaurant
  • 6km husky safari and farm visit with kota lunch
  • 20km snowmobile safari
  • Snow fun activities
  • Guided excursions

Not Included

  • International airfare & Airport taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance / personal items
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • $25 Service fee

Please note

  • Group size: Minimum of 3 persons
  • To drive a snowmobile you must have a valid driving license, own liability is € 600
  • Some tours on the program may not be suitable for children under the age of 4 years

Tour Options

  • Additional nights in Helsinki or Harriniva, pre-or post tour
  • Additional snow activities
  • St. Peter Line cruise, Helsinki-St. Petersburg-Helsinki visa free
  • Silja Line Cruise, Helsinki - Stockholm
  • Tallink cruise, Helsinki - Tallinn

Day 1 KITTILA - HARRINIVA (D)

Arrival at Kittila airport and transfer to Hotel Harriniva or Jeris. After a meeting with your guide to explain the days ahead you will collect the much needed thermal clothes. Dinner in the main hotel restaurant and overnight in cozy hotel rooms or cabin.

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Day 2 IN SEARCH OF SANTA - ELVES - ICE RESTAURANT (B, L, D)

After breakfast we will head out to make our Christmas wishes by the magic Christmas tree. Marshmallows will be toasted round the fire. Cookie baking follows with a chance to try the Finnish traditional gingerbread. Lunch will be in the main restaurant.

Then the highlight of the day: off we zoom on the sleigh pulled by snowmobiles in our search for Santa. A warming kota awaits us where we will have pancakes and hot drinks and Elves will lead us through the forest for your private family visit. Dinner will be taken in the hotel and overnight in cozy rooms or cabin.

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Day 3 ELF KOTA - HUSKIES (B, L, D)

After breakfast we head to a nearby kota where we can make our own little keepsake elves to take home. We will also make our Christmas wishes to burn on the fire while toasting marshmallows and enjoying hot chocolate.

Then after a break for lunch we are off to our husky farm, with a tour of the farm and a chance to have a cuddle with some of the young pups. A 6km safari follows with adults having the chance to mush their own team and children being taken in the local guides sleigh.

Festive Christmas dinner with a special guest who is sure to have a sack full of presents for everyone. Overnight in cozy rooms.

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Day 4 CHRISTMAS DAY - SNOWMOBILE SAFARI (B, L, D)

After breakfast it is Christmas morning at leisure to enjoy some time as a family. Lunch will be in the main restaurant.

In the afternoon we will head out on the snowmobiles, adults driving their own with two sharing and children pulled behind the guide in a sleigh snuggle wrapped up in blankets. 20km will be covered before returning to the hotel for an International Christmas day buffet. Overnight in cozy rooms.

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Day 5 SNOW FUN - BAKING - CRAFTS (B, L, D)

This morning after breakfast it is time for snow fun. Test your skills at snowshoeing, cross country ski, tobogganing and for the children a chance to drive their own mini snowmobile under supervision.

Lunch will be had in the hotel and then this afternoon we bake Finnish traditional gingerbread cookies and make Christmas stockings. Dinner will be taken in the main restaurant. Overnight in cozy rooms.

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Day 6 DEPARTURE KITTILA (B)

Breakfast and departure to Kittila airport.

The order of the program is subject to change due to weather or safety reasons.
This is a sample itinerary, a full itinerary will be given in resort. We hold the right for changes in the program itinerary according to weather conditions.

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