Wake Up Santa

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


From $1,475 USD
November 16 - December 23, 2018
5 Days / 5 Nights

Wake up Santa is the perfect package for families, visit Santa’s home, stay in Harriniva or Jeris, meet Santa at his cabin, ride husky and reindeer sleds.

Overview

This action packed Santa 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

November 16 - December 23, 2018

Departure

November 16 - December 23, 2018

Price

  • from $1,475 per person in double room with half board
  • from $1,745 single room with half board
  • from $875 Children 4-12 years, sharing with two adults

Included

  • Return transfers from/to Kittila Airport
  • 4 nights in cozy rooms at Harriniva or Jeris
  • Full board, from dinner on first evening to breakfast on the last day
  • Finnish Christmas Buffet dinner
  • Lunch in an Ice restaurant*
  • Winter clothing (thermo-overall, boots, socks, mittens, warm hat, helmet)
  • Private family meeting with Santa
  • Santa present service
  • Cookie baking and Elf kota
  • Reindeer safari and farm visit
  • 6km husky safari and farm visit
  • 20km snowmobile safari
  • Snow fun activities
  • Arts and crafts session
  • All day coffee and tea for adults
  • Soft drinks for children
  • Guided excursions as per itinerary

Not Included

  • International airfare & Airport taxes
  • 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).
  • 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 KITTILÄ - HARRINIVA (D)

Arrival at Kittilä airport and transfer to Muonio, Hotel Harriniva or Jeris. You will be issued with your warm winter clothes either tonight or tomorrow morning. Dinner in the main hotel restaurant and overnight in cozy hotel rooms or cabin (additional supplement).

Harriniva Hotel****+

Hotel Jeris****

Day 2 HUSKIES - ART & CRAFTS (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 to have a cuddle with. Learn about the dogs before enjoying a 6km safari. Lunch will be taken in the main hotel.

In the afternoon we make a Finnish traditional Christmas elf. Dinner and overnight in cozy hotel room or cabin.

Harriniva Hotel****+

Hotel Jeris****

Day 3 REINDEER FARM - COOKIE BAKING (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 will bake Finnish cookies and make a Christmas stocking. Christmas dinner and overnight in cozy hotel room or cabin. 

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

Harriniva Hotel****+

Hotel Jeris****

Day 4 SNOWMOBILES - SNOW FUN - SANTA (B, L, D)

After breakfast we head out on a 20km snowmobile safari, with two adults sharing a snowmobile and children sitting in a sled pulled by a guide. Lunch will be taken in the hotel.

The afternoon continues with snow fun. Test your skills at snowshoeing, cross country ski or zooming down the toboggan slope (you are never too old to toboggan!)
Children will also have a chance to drive their own mini snowmobile, under supervision. Then the highlight of the trip as you are whisked off in to the forest by snowmobile sled in search of Santa’s secret hide out in the forest. Dinner and overnight in cozy hotel room or cabin.

Harriniva Hotel****+

Hotel Jeris****

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.

Harriniva Hotel****+

Hotel Jeris****

Day 6 DEPARTURE KITTILÄ (B)

Breakfast and departure to Kittilä 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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