Northern Lights Weekend at Harriniva

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

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From $1,155 USD
January 3 - April 18, 2021
4 Days / 3 Nights

Northern Lights Weekend, a special 3-night Aurora package in Harriniva or Jeris. Visit Reindeer- and Husky farms, hunt for Northern Lights by snowmobiles.

Overview

Northern Lights Weekend, a special 3-night Aurora package at Hotel Harriniva or Hotel Jeris in Finnish Lapland. Head out at night by snowmobiles and snowshoes in search of the magical Northern Lights dancing over the clear Arctic sky. Visit a local reindeer herder and his reindeer, learn how to throw the Lappish lasso and enjoy a short safari. At the husky farm, meet over 400 huskies, eager to take you on a 15km husky safari -2 persons per sled.

Operation

January 3 - April 18, 2021

Departure

January 3 - April 18, 2021 (Thursday-Sunday)

Price

  • January 1 - March 3
  • from $1,245 per person in double room
  • from $1,190 3rd adult sharing a room (based on normal room only)
  • from $35 per person Wilderness plus room supplement, 3 nights 
  • from $210 single Wilderness plus room supplement for 3 nights
  • from $130 per person Riverside log cabin for 2 persons, 3 nights
  • March 25 - April 18
  • from $1,155 per person in double room
  • from $1,100 3rd adult sharing a room (based on normal room only)
  • from $35 per person Wilderness plus room supplement, 3 nights 
  • from $210 single Wilderness plus room supplement for 3 nights
  • from $130 per person Riverside log cabin for 2 persons, 3 nights
  • $165 single room supplement$45 supplement for single snowmobile

Included

  • Transfers from / to Kittila airport / Hotel (for scheduled domestic flights)
  • Warm winter clothing
  • 3 nights accommodations Harriniva Hotel
  • Breakfast buffet daily
  • Full board, breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Hotel saunas daily between 5pm and 7pm (separately for men and women)
  • Local Culture with the reindeer safari
  • Secrets of the Northern Lights
  • Aurora Adventure with snowmobiles, 2 persons per snowmobile
  • Husky safari min. 15 km
  • Aurora snowshoeing
  • Choice of 3 options for last night of stay
  • Safari equipment
  • Thermal clothing
  • Husky Farm visit
  • Visit to Reindeer Herder
  • English speaking guide
  • All day tea and coffee

Not Included

  • International airfare & Airport taxes
  • Domestic flights Helsinki - Rovaniemi - Helsinki
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance / personal items
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • $25 Service fee

Please note

  • Children: Reduction for children 4-12 years 40% when in the same room with 2 adults, with 1 adult 25%.
  • This program is suitable for youth aged 12 years and over. Please note that children under 15 years cannot drive the snowmobile and small children cannot drive the husky team. They will be sitting in the guide's sledge during the safaris.
  • Insurance for the snowmobile with own liability is of max 600 €. Please note that a valid driving license is required for driving a snowmobile.
  • *Northern lights workshop available for guests arriving before 18:00. No alternative or refund is offered for those on later flights or flight delays.

Tour Options

  • Extra optional upgrades for Saturday night:
  • Option 1
    Exchange your Northern Lights snowshoes for a night in a Snow Igloo.
    After dinner transfer to Torassieppi Winter Village where you will spend a night in a Snow Igloo. Transfers, warm
    drink, sleeping bag and breakfast in the morning included. Please note that you will check out of your hotel room on
    Saturday. Supplement per person – Free of charge
  • Option 2
    One of the best ways to see the Northern Lights is to head to the wilderness with minimal light pollution and this is where we are going this evening. Your guide will transport you to a wilderness cabin where a dinner will be prepared. There is a chance to experience a true Finnish wood heated sauna before night closes in. Snowshoes will be available as we lay in wait for those mystical lights. Overnight in the wilderness cabin. Breakfast will be prepared by the guide before returning to Harriniva in the morning.
    Please note that you will check out of your hotel room on Saturday. Northern Lights wilderness cabin experience is suitable in combination with flights leaving afternoon.
    Supplement per person $85
  • Additional nights in Harriniva or Helsinki
  • Additional night in traditional Snow Igloo
  • Airfare Helsinki-Kittila-Helsinki, please request
  • Silja Line Cruise, Helsinki - Stockholm
  • Tallink cruise, Helsinki - Tallinn

Day 1 ARRIVAL KITTILA (D)

Arrival to Kittilä airport, transfer to Hotel Harriniva or Hotel Jeris, Muonio. Accommodation in cozy double rooms with shower and toilet. Dinner in the restaurant followed by a Northern lights workshop, your introduction into the Northern lights.

Harriniva Hotel & Safaris****+

Day 2 REINDEER HERDER - NORTHERN LIGHTS SAFARI (B, L, D)

Meet the Reindeer and Snowmobile to wilderness
Breakfast in the hotel restaurant. Today we will visit a local reindeer farm and learn about the life of the reindeer. You will learn to throw the Lappish lasso and also enjoy a short safari during the program. Lunch is served in a Lappish kota.

In the afternoon, meet with your guide who will give you information about the hotel, activities and the phenomenon of the Northern Lights while enjoying a local drink and snack. After dinner we head out on our first evening excursion, hunting for the Northern Lights by snowmobile. This tour takes you to the best location looking for the Northern Lights that evening, where you will enjoy some warm drinks and feel how the sky is closer and the stars brighter.

Harriniva Hotel & Safaris****+

Day 3 HUSKY SAFARI - SNOW SHOEING - AURORA (B, L, D)

Hug the Huskies and slip on the Snowshoes
After breakfast you will meet your guide and our happy huskies - there are over 400 husky dogs in our husky farm. After a guided tour of the husky farm and some driving and safety instructions, you will start with the 15km husky safari -2 persons per sled with one driving, and the chance to swap drivers halfway. Lunch will be served in the hotel restaurant.

This afternoon is free to explore the local area or book an excursion. After dinner you will pack your snowshoes and head out with your guide in hope of spotting the Northern Lights. You will find the perfect spot with a view to north and warm up with hot drinks before returning to the hotel.

* Alternatively upgrade your last evening to one of our exciting overnight options! See details below.
**Alternatively upgrade your last evening to one of our exciting overnight options:

Saturday night extra optional upgrades:

Option 1:
Exchange your Northern Lights snowshoes for a night in a Snow Igloo. After dinner transfer to Torassieppi Winter Village where you will spend a night in a Snow Igloo. Transfers, warm drink, sleeping bag and breakfast in the morning included. Please note that you will check out of your hotel room on Saturday. Supplement per person – Free of charge

Option 2:
One of the best ways to see the Northern Lights is to head to the wilderness with minimal light pollution and this is where we are going this evening. Your  guide will transport you to a wilderness cabin where a dinner will be prepared. There is a chance to experience a true Finnish wood heated sauna before night closes in. Snowshoes will be available as we lay in wait for those mystical lights. Overnight in the wilderness cabin. Breakfast will be prepared by the guide before returning to Harriniva in the morning.
Please note that you will check out of your hotel room on Saturday. Northern Lights wilderness cabin experience is suitable in combination with flights leaving afternoon.
Supplement per person $88

Harriniva Hotel & Safaris****+

Day 4 DEPARTURE KITTILA (B)

After the breakfast check-out and transfer to Kittila airport for your return flight.

This is an example program. The order of the program is subject to change.
Option to extend your stay and enjoy more exciting excursions/activities.

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