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8 days - Action packed family getaway to Finnish Lapland
This action packed independent holiday is perfect for families looking for a magical experience and a New Years celebration not to forget. Take part in safaris with huskies and snowmobiles, visit a real reindeer farm and enjoy the endless fun in the snow.
With snowshoeing, children's snowmobiles, cookie baking, a private visit with Santa and his elves and lunch in an ice restaurant there is plenty for the whole family to enjoy. Staying in intimate cosy cabins or a family hotel, this tour will give you wonderful family memories to last a life time.
- Winter activities such as Husky Safari and Snowmobile Safari
- Visit to traditional Reindeer Farm
- Snow fun activities and ice fishing
- Visit to an elf kota
- Day 1
- Arrive Kittilä
- Day 2
- Husky adventure and visiting Elf Kota
- Day 3
- Fun in the snow and cookie baking
- Day 4
- Reindeer farm visit
- Day 5
- Snowmobile adventure and Ice Fishing
- Day 6
- Gingerbread house decorating
- Day 7
- Free day
- Day 8
- Departure day
- Start/End Place
- Kittilä, Finland tours
- Country Visited
- Finland tours
- 8 Days
- Group Size
- 2 - 22
- Easy family-friendly tour
Transfers from Kittilä airport (for scheduled flights).
- Return transfers from Kittilä
- Warm winter clothing
- 7 nights with full board
- Festive dinner
- Traditional dinner by open fire
- 1 entrance to the Arctic Spa or Aurora Wellness (according to your destination)
- 9km husky safari
- 20km snowmobile safari
- Reindeer farm visit with 1,5 km reindeer safari and visit and lunch in the Winter Village
- Snow fun activities & ice fishing Cookie baking & gingerbread house
- Elf kota with pancakes
International flight tickets, meals other than described, alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, travel insurance, visas, gratuities and any items of personal nature.
Day 1 - Arrive Kittilä
Arrival at Kittilä airport, transfer to hotel Jeris (approx. 45min- 1,5h). Dinner in the hotel restaurant. Overnight in room or cabin.
Day 2 - Husky adventure and visiting Elf Kota
After breakfast you are off to the husky farm, where you will have a guided tour followed by the 9km husky safari. Adults will share their own team while the children enjoy the view from the guide’s sleigh.
Lunch will be enjoyed in the restaurant.
In the afternoon you head to a nearby kota where you can make your own little keepsake elves while making pancakes over the fire.
Dinner in restaurant.
Day 3 - Fun in the snow and cookie baking
This morning it is time for fun in the snow after breakfast. Test your skills at snowshoeing, cross country skiing, tobogganing and for the children a chance to drive their own mini snowmobile under supervision.
Lunch in the restaurant.
In the afternoon, bake Finnish traditional gingerbread cookies. Festive dinner will be served in the restaurant.
Day 4 - Reindeer farm visit
After breakfast you will take a transfer to the Torassieppi Reindeer farm. Visit a 100 year old unique Lappish farmhouse and a reindeer museum. Test your reindeer herding skills by throwing a lasso and then driving a 1,5km round in the forest with a reindeer sled next to Pallas-Ylläs National Park.
Then a short walk to the Winter Village with the ice restaurant, bar and impressive wall carvings. Lunch will be served in the ice restaurant*. Bus transfer back to the hotel. Relaxing afternoon in the Arctic Spa or Aurora Wellness.
Dinner in the hotel restaurant.
*Lunch in the ice restaurant is weather dependant. Should the ice restaurant not be ready or the temperature be extremely cold, lunch will be served around the fire in a traditional kota .
Day 5 - Snowmobile adventure and Ice Fishing
Breakfast in the restaurant. Today it is time to start your engines and follow the guide through snow covered forests, over frozen lakes and swamps, amongst the fells. Driving distance is about 20km and 2 people will share a snowmobile. Please note, you will need a valid driver's license to be able to drive a snowmobile.
Lunch will be served in the restaurant.
In the afternoon the guide will take you to the lake to try your luck with ice fishing. Dinner is served in the main restaurant.
Day 6 - Gingerbread house decorating
This morning you can spend at own leisure.
After lunch you will build and decorate your own gingerbread house. Tonight your traditional dinner will be served in a kota or lakeside restaurant around the open fire.
Day 7 - Free day
Breakfast in the restaurant.
Today you will have a free day to spend as you wish. Lunch and dinner will be served in the hotel restaurant.
Day 8 - Departure day
After breakfast, departure to Kittilä airport.
Quad share cabin, 2 adults + 2 children (4-12 years old).
5 Jan 2020
The resort holds the right to make changes to the program itinerary according to weather conditions.
*Lunch in the ice restaurant is weather dependant. Should the ice restaurant not be ready or the temperature be extremely cold lunch will be served around the fire in a traditional kota .
This program is suitable for those aged 5 years and over.
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY (not included in the price): Private Santa Claus Visit
Go out searching by snowmobile sleigh to meet the grand man himself. Look out for the elves to show you the way to the secret path to Santa’s cabin. The lantern lit path will guide you straight to his door. Private family meeting.