Aurora Borealis & Glass Igloo
5 days

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5 days: Rovaniemi, Santa’s Village, Huskies & The Polar Zoo Of Ranua

Tour Overview:

Finnish Lapland is as close as reality gets to those who dream of a winter wonderland. In Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland, you will spend some time in Santa Claus village, visit a Husky farm and the northernmost zoo in the world. The highlight is a magical night in a glass igloo.


Day 1 – Arrival To Rovaniemi

“Arrival to Rovaniemi, the capital of the Finnish Lapland. Lapland is as close as reality gets to those who dream of a winter wonderland. Contrasts are a key factor in the allure of Lapland where 24-hour sunlight in the summer replaces the dark winter days. The hustle and bustle of towns; and ski resorts is just minutes away from the peace and quiet of the wild wilderness.

Arrival at the Rovaniemi airport, You will be met and transfered to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. ”


Day 2 – Santa’s Village & The Reindeer Sled Ride

“Breakfast in the hotel. Start the day immediately immersing yourself into the magic of Lapland. First stop today is the Santa Claus Village located on the Arctic Circle. You will participate in the traditional ceremony of crossing the Arctic Circle and receive a diploma certifying your visit. After the ceremony, you will experience a reindeer sled at the Santa Claus Village and enjoy a hot drink around the fire.

After the reindeer sled, free time for you to explore the village and meet the local star, the Santa Claus, in his official home. Free time for lunch. You can also visit the Santa’s post office to send a letter to yourself or a loved one, with the official stamp of Santa. Wander around the various souvenir shops and enjoy the magic atmosphere in the village.”


Day 3 – Huskies & The Polar Zoo Of Ranua (160 Km)

“Breakfast in the hotel. Our first stop today is a Husky Farm, where you will learn all you need to know about huskies and their way of living. After the introduction, take the opportunity to get a ride through a mini husky safari (3 km) with a musher. After the ride you will have some time to meet and photograph these beautiful dogs; and ask all the questions you may have regarding this business & sport. Free time for lunch.

Our next visit is to the northernmost zoo in the world – Ranua. Your guide will take you on a brisk walk outdoors to admire the Arctic wildlife in their genuine wilderness setting. Elk, reindeer, wolverines, arctic fox and of course the impressive polar bear can be found in this ZOO. Little free time for food lovers to discover the shop of the famous Finnish Fazer chocolates.”


Day 4 – Rovaniemi The Night In A Glass Igloo

“Breakfast in the hotel. Free day to enjoy Rovaniemi and its surroundings as you desire! Why not discover the magnificent Arktikum museum and learn about the Sami, original people of Lapland. Another option is to enjoy one of the many activities offered in the area. You can go shopping in town, or take a walk along the banks of the Ounasjoki River, to enjoy the winter landscapes of Lapland. Do not hesitate to ask your tour escort for advice, he is there to make sure you enjoy Lapland to the fullest. Free time for lunch.

Afternoon transfer for your magical stay under the starry skies in your heated 1st class GLASS IGLOO. Dinner and night in glass igloo and if heaven permits, you will have a first class seat from your warm bed to witness the magnificent Northern Lights. Overnight at Arctic Glass Igloo or Santa Claus Igloo or Glass villa in a Glass resort.”


Day 5 – Farewell

Breakfast and at the appropriate time, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

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DATES/PRICING/ACCOMMODATIONS

2024 Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
Jan 06 - Jan 10 SOLD OUT
Jan 13 - Jan 17 SOLD OUT
Jan 27 - Jan 31 CAD 2,595 CAD 4,110
Feb 03 - Feb 07 CAD 2,595 CAD 4,110
Feb 10 - Feb 14 CAD 2,595 CAD 4,110
Feb 17 - Feb 21 CAD 2,595 CAD 4,110
Feb 24 - Feb 28 SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Mar 02 - Mar 06 CAD 2,480 CAD 4,000
Mar 09 - Mar 13 CAD 2,480 CAD 4,000
Mar 16 - Mar 20 CAD 2,480 CAD 4,130
Optional Tours: Sell Price PP
Thermal clothes rental 3 days CAD 150
Aurora Borealis Picnic by bus (3 hrs)** CAD 155
Aurora Borealis Snowmobile Safari (3 hrs)** CAD 310
Snowmobile Safari 2 hrs (2 persons / snowmobile) ** CAD 220
Supplement (1 person/snowmobile) CAD 120
Arctic Ice Floating – Day/evening floating (3 hours) ** CAD 200
Accommodation:
Sokos Vaakuna Hotel /Arctic City Hotel or similar.
Arctic Glass Igloo or Santa Claus Igloo or Glass villa in a Glass resort.

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