Taste of Lapland

Husky Safari, Reindeer Safari, and Snowmobile SafariFinland

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From $1,055 USD
November 16 - December 23, 2018
5 Days / 4 Nights

A taste of Lapland, action-packed adventure at Harriniva or Jeris hotel. Fun activities for families, reindeer and husky safaris, snowmobile and snowshoes.

Overview

A taste of Lapland, a 4-night action-packed adventure, offers a great insight of what Lapland has to offer. Drive off on snowmobiles, visit a local reindeer farm and relax with the reindeer. Learn about the howling huskies, eager to run, meet their new pubs, before embarking on a 6km husky safari. In the evening head out by snowshoes to make a camp fire in the forest. With some luck you might experience the magical aurora, illuminating the arctic sky.

Operation

November 16 - December 23, 2018

Departure

Friday & Sunday arrivals, November 16 - December 23, 2018

Price

  • Rates are based on Harriniva hotel double room
  • November 16 - December 13, 2018
  • from $1,125 per person in double room
  • December 14 - December 23, 2018
  • from $1,225 per person in double room
  • Supplement for single snowmobile $50

Included

  • Return transfers from Kittilä
  • 4 nights accommodation in double room or cabin**
  • Full board (from dinner on day 1 until breakfast on day 5)
  • All day tea and coffee
  • Christmas dinner
  • Warm winter clothing
  • 20 km Northern Lights snowmobile safari
  • 6 km husky safari
  • Reindeer farm visit and ride
  • Lunch in ice restaurant*
  • Evening snowshoes and campfire
  • Daily hotel sauna
  • Qualified English speaking guide during safaris
  • Tax and service fees

Not Included

  • International & Domestic airfare & Airport taxes
  • Cabin supplement for staying in Jeris cabins
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance / personal items
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • $25 Service fee

Please Note

Group size: Minimum of 2 persons
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).
Please note that children under 18 years cannot drive the snowmobile and small children cannot drive the husky sled. They will be sitting in the guide’s sled during the safaris.

*Lunch in the ice restaurant is weather dependent. Should the Ice restaurant not be ready or the temperature be extremely cold, lunch will be served around the fire in a traditional kota.

All cabins must have minimum of 2 adults.
Cabin rates include luggage transfer on arrival and departure, cabin welcome pack (tea/coffee/sugar) and one bag of fire wood on arrival.
Jeris Spa: All customers staying in Jeris will get one complimentary entrance to Jeris Spa.

Tour Options

  • Additional nights at Harriniva Hotel or Jeris Cabins
  • Extra supplement for Jeris cabins, please request
  • Overnight in a Snow Igloo
  • Optional nights in Helsinki

Tour also available as Taste of Lapland, 3 days, from $975 per person in double room

Day 1 KITTILÄ - HARRINIVA (D)

Arrival at Kittilä airport and transfer to Muonio, Harriniva or Jeris. You will be issued with your warm winter clothes either tonight or tomorrow morning. Dinner and overnight in cozy hotel room or cabin.

Harriniva Hotel****+

Hotel Jeris****

Day 2 HUSKY SAFARI (B, L, D)

After breakfast we will go to the husky farm where you will have a guided tour and meet some of our husky pups. Learn a little about the dogs before enjoying a 6km safari.

Lunch will be taken in the main hotel. Dinner and overnight in cozy hotel room or cabin.

Harriniva Hotel****+

Hotel Jeris****

Day 3 REINDEER FARM - SLEIGH RIDE (B, L, D)

After breakfast we will transfer to a local reindeer farm to meet the reindeer. You will have a chance to feed them, learn how to throw a lasso and experience a short reindeer ride.

Lunch will be served in the Ice restaurant* before returning to the hotel.

This afternoon you have some free time to explore or enjoy an extra optional activity. Christmas dinner and overnight in cozy hotel room or cabin.

Harriniva Hotel****+

Hotel Jeris****

Day 4 SNOWMOBILES - SNOWSHOES - CAMPFIRE (B, L, D)

Breakfast in the restaurant. This morning we head out by snowmobiles, you will be driving 2 persons per snowmobile, with one driving and the chance to swap drivers halfway. We will cover approx. 20km.

After the safari, lunch will be served in the main restaurant. This afternoon is for you to explore the local area at your leisure. After dinner, its snowshoes on and we set off into the forest. Your guide will build a campfire around which you can enjoy a hot drink whilst waiting for a  glimpse of the Northern lights. Overnight in cozy hotel room  or cabin.

Harriniva Hotel****+

Hotel Jeris****

Day 5 DEPARTURE HARRINIVA - KITTILÄ (B)

After breakfast transfer to Kittilä airport for your departure flight.

*Lunch in the ice restaurant is weather dependent. Should the ice restaurant not be ready or the temperature be extremely cold lunch  will be served around the fire in a traditional kota.

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. 

Please note that although this program is aimed at adults, children may be present on safaris.

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