Taste of Lapland

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


From $975 USD
November 22 - December 17, 2020
5 Days / 5 Nights

Taste of Lapland, a 4- or 5-day tour package to Finnish Lapland. Enjoy action-packed holidays with reindeer and huskies, snowshoes and perhaps the Aurora.

Overview

Taste of Lapland, a 4 or 5-day tour to the pristine nature of Finnish Lapland. This action-packed holiday break is perfect for families looking for a magical winter getaway to the Lappish wilderness. Stay in Harriniva or Jeris in cozy rooms or cabins, or upgrade to wilderness room. Visit a reindeer- and husky farm, enjoy husky and snowmobile rides, lunch in an Ice Restaurant. Head out with snowshoes, sit by the campfire and search for Northern Lights.

Operation

November 22 - December 17, 2020

Departure

November 22 - December 17, 2020

Price

  • November 22 - December 17, 2020
  • from $1,155 per person in double room with full board 
  • from $675 Child 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 the Ice restaurant*
  • Winter clothing (thermo-overall, boots, socks, mittens, warm hat, helmet)
  • Reindeer farm visit and ride
  • 20km snowmobile safari
  • Husky farm visit and 6km husky safari 
  • Snow fun activities
  • Evening snowshoes and campfire
  • Daily hotel sauna
  • All day coffee and tea for adults

Not Included

  • International airfare & Airport taxes
  • Additional excursions
  • Personal insurance / personal items
  • Alcoholic beverages

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

  • Upgrade to Wilderness Plus rooms or Sauna rooms
  • Upgrade to cabins with or without sauna
  • Single snowmobile (supplement $45)
  • Additional nights in Helsinki or Harriniva, pre-or post tour
  • Additional snow activities
  • Silja Line Cruise, Helsinki - Stockholm
  • Tallink cruise, Helsinki - Tallinn

    Tour Package also available as 4 days / 3 nights, from $975 per person

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 HUSKIES 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 (B, L, D)

After breakfast we will transfer you 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 book an extra optional activity.

Christmas dinner in the restaurant and overnight in cozy hotel room or cabin.

*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.

Harriniva Hotel****+

Hotel Jeris****

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

Breakfast in the restaurant. This morning we head out by snowmobiles, it will be 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. Perhaps join an optional excursion.

After dinner, it's 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 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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