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Lapland & the Arctic Circle - 5 Days

SEMI-INDEPENDENT TOUR: Head to Finnish Lapland for 5 days with a difference. Cross the Arctic Circle, meet Santa Claus in Rovaniemi and become a reindeer driver all in five magical days.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Rovaniemi - capital of Finnish Lapland
Santa Claus Village - get to cross the Arctic Circle and meet Santa Claus in his home in Rovaniemi

Included

4 nights 3 star hotel
Return airport/railway transfers on days 1 and 5.
Excursion to Santa Claus Village
4 breakfasts
City tour of Rovaniemi
Entrance into Arktikum Science Museum in Rovaniemi

Not Included

Items of a personal nature and additional meals
International flights to/from our tour start/end points and visas

Itinerary

Day 1

Rovaniemi

Welcome to Lapland! Upon arrival at Rovaniemi airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: Rovaniemi

Day 2

Santa Claus & Rovaniemi city tour

This morning after breakfast we depart for a visit to see Rovaniemi's most famous resident - Santa Claus. Crossing the Arctic Circle we'll arrive at the village to meet the man himself.

This afternoon we continue back to Rovaniemi for a city tour and included visit to the Arktikum museum. Arktikum provides information on Arctic issues and tells stories about Lapland.
Overnight: Rovaniemi  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Optional Reindeer Farm Visit

Today there is the option to visit a Reindeer Farm. You'll learn all about the daily life of the reindeer before taking your reindeer driving licence and heading out on the sleighs, stopping en route by a toasty bonfire near a hut for a cup of hot juice. At this traditional Lappish hut you will be baptised according to the traditional rules of the north.

In the afternoon you have the option to embark on a snowmobile safari around Rovaniemi where you can drive along the forest trails surrounding Santa Claus village soaking in the Lappish nature and stunning scenery around you.
Overnight: Rovaniemi  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Optional Husky Farm visit

This morning there is the option to visit a husky farm to learn about the daily life and hard work of these magnificent animals. After meeting the dog-breeders and becoming acquainted with the dogs, you’ll get the chance to take a “dog –breeder” course before embarking on a safari on dog sledge around the grounds stopping for a rest and hot berry juice along the way.

Tonight you have the option to go searching for the Northern Lights in a snowmobile safari. Leave the city lights behind and find the perfect spot to set up a camp fire grill some traditional makkara sausages and wait for the lights to appear.
Overnight: Rovaniemi  |  Breakfast

Day 5

Goodbye Lapland

Tuesday. Today marks the end of your Lapland adventure with included transfer to the airport or railway station for your onward journey.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All other departure dates can be guaranteed with a minimum of 2 persons. Prices shown are per person travelling. 'Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the 'Twin/Double' price.

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Extra Prices

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Pre-tour Accommodation
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Post-tour Accommodation
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3rd Person Child Discount
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3rd Person Triple Share Discount
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Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.

Hotel Scandic Rovaniemi, Rovaniemi

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

In the heart of Rovaniemi, Hotel Scandic offers modern accommodation in one of the best location's in the capital of Finnish Lapland. Guest rooms offer comfortable beds, wooden flooring, en-suite facilities and free Wi-Fi. The hotel includes the popular Atrium Restaurant which serves up a delicious spread of international and local dishes. There is also a bar onsite offering a variety of tasty cocktails. All guests are also entitled to free access to the traditional Finnish sauna.

In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Rovaniemi
Ends
Rovaniemi
Departs
Fridays
Hotel Rating
3 star
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - for included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 4
Visiting
Countries

Tour Add-ons

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Extra Tour Info

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Updated
24th August 2018
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