Rovaniemi and Glass Igloos in Finnish Lapland | 3 Days

From 925 € per person

Subject to season and number of people in the booking.

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Rovaniemi (Finland)

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Until April, 2018

Rovaniemi is a Heart of Finnish Lapland

The city of Rovaniemi is the capital of the Finnish Lapland, located in the northern portion of the country. The region is renowned for its spectacular views of the Lapland Northern Lights and picturesque Arctic landscapes. For children and adults who are still kids at heart, one of the main drawing points of this region is that it is known as the official hometown of Santa Claus. This three-day tour takes you through all the highlights of this Arctic locale, complete with an exciting dog sled ride.

Day 1: Visit the Husky Ranch in Rovaniemi

The tour begins when you arrive in Rovaniemi at noon. After you’ll transfer to the  Scandic Rovaniemi Hotel, a relaxed lodging establishment right in the heart of the city. Once you have settled in, at 1:00 pm a car will take you out into the husky ranch. Your instructor will teach you how to drive dog sleds. After the lesson, you and your fellow tour travelers will have a chance to drive the dog teams yourselves. At the end of the ride, you’ll return to the ranch. Enjoy a cup of hot cider and learn more about the majestic husky dogs.

Day 2: Unforgettable Night in Glass Igloo

Your second day starts with a warming  breakfast at the hotel, followed by an exhilarating Santa Claus Safari on the backs of powerful snowmobiles. Your first stop will be a reindeer farm. You’ll saddle up a reindeer to ride across the Arctic Circle. Also you will receive a Diploma to commemorate your visit.

Next, you’ll transfer to the Santa Claus Village, where you can send a postcard from the North Pole Post Office. After  Lappish lunch, you’ll tour Santa’s workshop and have a chance to meet the man in red himself.

At the end of your visit, you’ll transfer to the  Arctic Snow Hotel & Glass Igloos at 6:30 pm, located on the Arctic Circle. If you choose the Snow Hotel, you will sleep on a bed made from solid ice and view stunning sculptures in the walls, all of which are made of snow. Each Glass Igloo has heated floors and glass roofs. So, if you opt to stay in the Glass Igloos, you will see panoramic views of the Lapland Northern Lights as you drift off to sleep.

Glass Igloos Open:

1 December, 2016 – 31 March, 2017

Snow Hotel Open:

20 December, 2016 – 31 March, 2017

Day 3: Final Day in the Capital of Finnish Lapland

On your final day, you’ll be served  breakfast at the hotel or igloos and will have the morning to yourself to explore this incredible piece of Arctic architecture. At noon, a transfer will take you either to the airport or back to the Rovaniemi city center. After you can continue your adventures in Finnish Lapland on your own.

Husky Safari, Lapland

Husky Safari, Lapland

Reindeer Farm in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland

Reindeers in Rovaniemi

Santa Claus Village in Finnish Lapland

Santa Claus Village

Visit Santa Claus in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland

Santa Claus, Finnish Lapland

Glass Igloos Rovaniemi, Lapland

Glass Igloos, Rovaniemi

Tour Highlights:

Day 1: Visit the Husky Ranch in Rovaniemi

  • Transfer to the Scandic Rovaniemi Hotel
  • Husky ranch
  • Driving the husky dog sleds

Day 2: Santa Claus Village

  • Breakfast at the Scandic Rovaniemi Hotel
  • Snowmobile Safari
  • Reindeer farm
  • Ceremony of Crossing the Arctic circle
  • Santa Claus Village
  • Lappish Lunch
  • Arctic Snow Hotel & Glass Igloos

Day 3: Final Day in the Capital of Finnish Lapland

  • Breakfast at the Snow Hotel or Igloos
  • Transfer to the airport or back to Rovaniemi

What is included:

  • Scandic Rovaniemi Hotel (1 night)
  • Snow Hotel or Glass Igloos (1 night)
  • Daily breakfast in hotels
  • English speaking guide
  • Husky ranch
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • Driving husky dog sleds
  • Snowmobile safari
  • Santa Claus Village
  • Lappish lunch
  • Transfer to airport or Rovaniemi
    • What is not included:

      • Any transportation to or from Rovaniemi
      • Travel insurance

Accommodation:

Scandic Rovaniemi hotel


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Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos


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