Best of Lapland Winter Adventure

Northern Lights, Husky Safari, Reindeer Safari, Snowmobile Safari, and SkiingFinland

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From $2,225 USD
November 29, 2020 - April 18, 2021
8 Days / 7 Nights

Best of Lapland multi activity package at Harriniva Hotel or Jeris offers activities like snowmobile safari, reindeer farm, husky safari and snowshoeing.

Overview

Enjoy the Best of Lapland, a multi-activity adventure week which begins at Harriniva Holiday Center in north-west Lapland. Besides the comfort of the hotel room, we spend one night in a genuine Lappish wilderness cabin with a traditional wood heated sauna. Drive a snowmobile, visit the Harriniva Arctic Sled Dog Center, enjoy skiing, hear the silence of the forest while reindeer only leave tiny footprints in the shimmering white snow of wild Lapland.

Operation

  • November 29, 2020 - April 18, 2021

Departure

  • Saturday or Sunday arrivals, November 29, 2020 - April 18, 2021

Price

  • Harriniva Hotel
  • Nov 29 - Dec 18, 2020
  • from $2,225 per person in double room
  • $70 Wilderness plus room (2 persons), per person supplement, 7 nights
  • $200 Sauna room/Sauna plus room/Wilderness suite, per persons, 7 nights
  • Dec 19, 2020 - Jan 1, 2021 *
  • from $2,575 per person in double room
  • $70 Wilderness plus room (2 persons), per person supplement, 7 nights
  • $200 Sauna room/Sauna plus room/Wilderness suite, per persons, 7 nights
  • * Including Christmas dinner or New Years party with upgraded dinner, sparkling wine and fireworks
  • Jan 2 - March 19, 2021
  • from $2,465 per person in double room
  • $70 Wilderness plus room (2 persons), per person supplement, 7 nights
  • $200 Sauna room/Sauna plus room/Wilderness suite, per persons, 7 nights
  • Jeris Hotel
  • Dec 19, 2020 - Jan 1, 2021*
  • from $2,575 per person in double room
  • $160 per person Cabin type A supplement (min. 2 persons)
  • * Including Christmas dinner or New Years party with upgraded dinner, sparkling wine and fireworks
  • Jan 1 - Mar 19, 2021
  • from $2,465 per person in double room
  • $160 per person Cabin type A supplement (min. 2 persons)
  • March 20 - April 16, 2021
  • from $2,255 per person in double room
  • $160 per person Cabin type A supplement (min. 2 persons)

Included

  • Return transfers from Kittila
  • 7 nights Harriniva Hotels & Safaris or Hotel Jeris in double room
  • 7 x Full board (from dinner on day 1 until breakfast on day 8)
  • 1 night in Wilderness cabin
  • 2-day husky safari (drive own husky team with 4-5 huskies)
  • Reindeer program including 7 km reindeer safari
  • Snowmobile tour of 60 - 80km, approx. 5 hours
  • English speaking wilderness quide
  • Free use of cross country skiing equipment or snowshoes for one day
  • All day tea and coffee

Not Included

  • International and national airfare
  • Airport taxes
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal items

Please note

  • This program is suitable only for youth with 18 years or more, for families with smaller children we recommend  our Highlights of Lapland package.
  • The rate includes the insurance for the snowmobile with own liability of max. 800€ per snowmobile.
  • The driver of the snowmobile must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driving license (for vehicles with at least 125 cc).
  • No double driving possibilities for husky safari, each person drives their own sled.
  • Transfer supplement for other than scheduled domestic flights $52 per person / one-way

Tour Options

  • Additional nights at Harriniva
  • Night in traditional Snow igloo
  • Overnight in Helsinki
  • Silja Line, Helsinki - Stockholm
  • Tallink, Helsinki - Tallinn
  • St. Peter Line visa free cruise, Helsinki-St. Petersburg-Helsinki

Day 1 ARRIVAL KITTILÄ - HARRINIVA (D)

Arrival at Kittilä airport, transfer to Muonio, 1 hour (for scheduled domestic flights), to Harriniva Hotel or Jeris (cabins, require supplement).
Get-together with the safari group and a welcome dinner in the restaurant. Overnight in cozy double rooms or cabins with private facilities (supplement for cabins).

Harriniva Hotel & Safaris****+

Day 2 VISIT TO REINDEER FARM (B, L, D)

Day as a reindeer herder
After breakfast the guide drives you up to the 100 years old, traditional reindeer farm Torassieppi (approx. 20 minutes). Here you have a chance to get a glimpse of the life in earlier days when visiting the old Lappish farm house. The guide tells you all about life with the reindeer and learns you even to throw the Lappish lasso yourself. At the end you can test your reindeer driving skills on an approx. 7km long reindeer safari through the forest. (1-2 persons per sled)

Lunch is served around an open fire during the safari. In the afternoon you return to Harriniva or Jeris where a warm sauna is waiting. Dinner served in the restaurant. Overnight in the hotel or cabin.

Harriniva Hotel & Safaris****+

Day 3 SMOWMOBILE SAFARI (B, L, D)

Snowmobile day
Breakfast in the restaurant. Today it's time to speed things up a little bit! After the safety briefing and driving instruction it’s time to start your snowmobile engines! (2 persons /  snowmobile). You will be driving through the snow covered forests and over the frozen lakes admiring the vast wilderness of Finnish Lapland. Lunch is prepared by an open fire in the wilderness. Duration of the excursion approx. 5 hours, distance driven 60-80 km.

In the afternoon return to the hotel for a warm sauna, dinner and overnight.

Harriniva Hotel & Safaris****+

Day 4 HUSKY SAFARI TO THE WILDERNESS (B, L, D)

Into the wilderness with huskies
After breakfast it is time to check-out from the room or cabin and pack your equipment for the 2-day tour with overnight in the wilderness. The guide takes you into the Harriniva Arctic Sleddog Center with over 400 huskies, where you get to hear all about the life of these arctic dogs. The husky guide teaches you how to handle the sled and you meet your own team of 4-5 dogs accompanying you for the next two days; each person drives his/her own sled.

Lunch is served around the fire along the trail. Driving distance today is about 25 km. In the afternoon you arrive at your wilderness cabin, where you can test your wilderness skills with making fire, feeding the huskies and heating the lakeside sauna. Dinner and overnight in the cabin with shared facilities.

Wilderness cabins

Day 5 HUSKY SAFARI - HARRINIVA (B, L, D)

Return from the wilderness with huskies
You start in the morning from the cabin and continue the husky safari for around 25 to 30 km through the breathtaking Arctic winter scenery. Lunch is again served by an open fire. Return to Harriniva or Jeris in the afternoon where you can check-in to your room or cabin. The sauna is warm and dinner and overnight cozy rooms or cabins.

Harriniva Hotel & Safaris****+

Day 6 - 7 DAY AT LEISURE (B, L, D)

This day is free for your own activities. To complete your Best of Lapland experience you can go cross-country skiing or try snowshoes and discover the surrounding nature. Or book additional activities from our weekly program.

Lunch is served in the restaurant. For the last day you will have a chance to relive the exciting week with the group during a special farewell dinner with delicious Lappish dishes. Overnight in cozy rooms or cabins.

Harriniva Hotel & Safaris****+

Day 8 DEPARTURE HARRINIVA (B)

Breakfast and transfer to Kittilä airport.

*Due to the long husky safari, there are no shared driving possibilities

Please note: This is a sample itinerary, a full itinerary will be given in resort. We hold the right to make changes to the program itinerary according to weather conditions.

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