Experience Northern Lights and Arctic Snow Hotel

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


From $1,985 USD
December 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019
5 Days / 4 Nights

Rovaniemi, Lapland’s capital, home of Santa by Arctic Circle. Stay in Glass Igloo, hunt for Northern Lights by snowmobile, enjoy husky and reindeer safari.

Overview

Rovaniemi is the Capital of Lapland, a unique tourist destination, situated close to Arctic Circle. This beautiful city is also known as Santa’s hometown with Santa Claus village and Santa Park. The rugged wilderness is an ideal place to view the magical Northern Lights; drive a snowmobile, enjoy a Husky- and Reindeer Safaris. And what better place to experience the colorful spectacle in the Arctic sky than through the roof of your Glass igloo!

Operation

December 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019

Departure

Daily, December 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019
except December 22, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Price

  • from $2,275 per person, based on 2 persons traveling together
  • from $2,155 per person, based on 4 persons traveling together
  • from $2,025 per person, based on 6 persons traveling together
  • from $1,985 per person, based on 8 persons traveling together
  • from $895 child 4-13 years in extra bed with 2 adults

Included

  • Private transfer Rovaniemi airport - Scandic Hotel in city
  • Private transfer Arctic Snow Hotel - Rovaniemi airport
  • 3 nights accommodation in Scandic Hotel 
  • Standard room with private facilities
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Daily sauna 
  • 1 night accommodation in Arctic Snow Hotel - Glass igloo for 2 persons
  • Breakfast included
  • Aurora Borealis Adventure by car
  • Husky Safari by car
  • Aurora Borealis Safari by Snowmobiles, (2 per snowmobile)
  • Reindeer safari
  • Children travel in a sledge pulled by snowmobile
  • Necessary equipment and guide services during safaris
  • Guidance during excursions
  • Partially guided tour
  • Outfit for your stay - Pick up / drop off safari office
  • Tax and service fees

Not Included

  • International airfare & Airport taxes
  • Flights Helsinki - Rovaniemi - Helsinki, please request
  • Personal insurance / personal items
  • $25 Service fee

Please note

  • This tour is partially guided.
  • Snowmobile safaris are subject to change due to weather conditions. Producer reserves the right to change the routing, pricing and the duration of the excursions without prior notice.
  • Children are entitled to a seat in a sled pulled by a snowmobile driven by the guide. Children over 140 cm in height are allowed to sit on the snowmobile when paying the adult price.
  • All snowmobile safaris include thermal outfit, guide services in English, each snowmobile shared by two guests taking turns in driving, fuel, traffic insurance.
  • The driver of a snowmobile has to be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver's licence.
  • The driver of the snowmobile is held liable for damages caused to the vehicle. Self-risk amount is max € 980 person/snowmobile/accident case.
  • Personal travel insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Pre-paid safaris will not be refunded or changed to another day if no-show.
  • Pregnant women should not use the snowmobile or the sledge pulled by the snowmobile as the vibrations and exhaust fumes may be harmful.

Tour Options

  • Additional nights in Rovaniemi, Arctic Snow hotel
  • Additional nights in Helsinki
  • Silja Line cruise Helsinki to Stockholm
  • Tallink cruise Helsinki - Tallinn
  • St. PeterLine cruise, Helsinki - St. Petersburg/Russia

Day 1 ARRIVAL ROVANIEMI

Private transfer from Rovaniemi airport to Scandic Hotel according to your flights.

3 Nights at SCANDIC HOTEL in city center
Newly renovated 2018 Scandic hotel is situated in the middle of Rovaniemi city, close to new shopping centre.
Hotel has international atmosphere, Non smoking hotel, 178 rooms, Free WIFI, evening sauna. Daily breakfast is included
Room facilities Standard rooms: minibar, movie channels, color TV, iron and board, safety box,
wireless internet access.
Other: restaurant Atrium and A La Carte dining restaurant, guest sauna x 2 and for extra fee
private sauna

Scandic Hotel****

Day 1 - 3 EXCURSIONS (B)

Meeting point at safari club house. Short walk from your hotel (50m)
You can keep your safari outfit while your holiday here in Lapland - drop off to safari office Day 5

REINDEER SAFARI, 14:00 – 16:30
Memorable reindeer sleigh ride. Transportation by car to a reindeer farm to try reindeer sleighing. This traditional way of traveling through snowy forests is a unique experience – in the evening, you may even see the Northern Lights illuminate the Arctic sky. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee with a bun around a campfire and learn about the life of reindeer herders.
Duration: 2-2,5 hours (reindeer safari 1 hour)

AURORA BOREALIS ADVENTURE, 21:00 - 01:00
After stepping out of the car in the middle of nowhere, we walk down to a river experiencing the silence of the surrounding nature. We reach the best spot to please our eyes, but be patient the aurora loves playing hide-and-seek; we never know when they can show up!

While observing nature's own magical performance, we fry sausages surrounded by the great aroma of the fire. Before returning to civilization, we drop by a cozy old building "Poro - Pekan Pirtti". The hosts warmly welcome us and show us their dwelling, which takes us into the past. This relaxing escape will definitely satisfy all our senses. Transfer to the wilderness and back by car (50 km one way). Duration: 4 hours

HUSKY SAFARI, 09:15 - 11:45
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, which you will ride in pairs. 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. Duration with transfers: 2,5 hours (husky ride approx. 1 hour)

AURORA BOREALIS SAFARI BY SNOWMOBILES, 18:00 - 21:00.
Experience the Arctic night by driving through the snow-covered forest and on the frozen river. With a little luck, you'll travel under a bright sky lit by the moon and the stars. Perhaps the Aurora Borealis – the Northern Lights – will appear to show you the way. Sip warm beverages and savour a snack by a campfire and learn more about the Northern Lights and Lapland.
Duration: 3 hours

Scandic Hotel****

Day 4 ARCTIC SNOW HOTEL (B, D)

Free day of explore to Rovaniemi, enjoy optional snow activities or do some shopping.
In the evening private transfer from Hotel Pohjanhovi to Arctic Snow Hotel for overnight in a Glass Igloo.

Free day of explore to Rovaniemi, enjoy optional snow activities or do some shopping.

In the evening private transfer from Scandic Hotel to Arctic Snow Hotel for overnight in a Glass Igloo.

ARCTIC SNOW HOTEL OVERNIGHT
Snow Hotel, made of snow and ice, is situated approx. 30 km from Rovaniemi city center. Site consists of several ice and snow structures that make a memorable environment for family events and for tourists seeking extreme experiences.

GLASS IGLOOS
Overnight in Glass Igloos 2 person per Igloo or Family Igloos from 4 persons.
When sky is clear you are maybe so lucky and are able to see Aurora's dancing in the sky.
Arctic Glass Igloos – All with sky vision in complete comfort. Private, comfortable and spacious (20m2) or Family Igloos for 4 Igloos with Glass roof.

All Igloos are warmly insulated, all-sky vision, thermal-glass roofs, heated floors, adjustable twin beds, a bathroom with a shower cabinet. Breakfast included, ask for free Aurora Alarm wake up service from reception.

Arctic SnowHotel****

Day 5 DEPARTURE ROVANIEMI (B)

Private transfer from Arctic Snow Hotel to Rovaniemi airport. On the way drop off safari outfit to safari office.

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