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Finland
Destination Country
Rovaniemi
Location
5 days
Duration of Activity

New Year’s Eve in the Arctic Circle – 5 Days in Rovaniemi

 

Price per person: 1999€ Adult    1399€ ( 4-14 years old)

*Minimum 2 people paying full price

**Changes in the itinerary are possible upon request

Pick up 30.12.2019 from the Airport or Train Station in Rovaniemi
Duration: 5 Days and 4 Nights

Includes:
Transportation between your hotel/accommodation, the activity place
Guide in English
(other languages available on request: Dutch, German, FrenchItalian, Spanish, Chinese)
Breakfast
All the activities
4 nights hotel *twin room  

New Year’s Eve is a remarkable event around the world, in the following December, we are inviting you to experience this magical time in Lapland, with us!

Rovaniemi is Santa’s hometown, but not only that. The city is the gateway to Lapland and has one of the most incredible natural events in the world: The Northern Lights.

Join us this Winter to experience everything Finnish Lapland has to offer, meet the reindeer, watch the aurora in the sky, drive brand new Snowmobiles and of course, relax in this Winter Land!

Itinerary :

DAY 1

30.12 / DAY 1 – ARRIVAL TO THE ARTIC CIRCLE AND ROVANIEMI


Airport or train station pick-up / Office and dress into winter clothes / Arctic Circle Traditional Campfire Dinner / Northern Lights hunting tour / Accommodation in a forest Christmas cottage OR in a 3 Star hotel double room

Welcome to Rovaniemi, the Official Hometown of Santa Claus! Rovaniemi is an urban oasis amidst the Arctic wilderness, where culture, outdoor activities and fairytales come together!
Almost totally destroyed during World War II, Rovaniemi is a modern city known for being the “official” hometown of Santa Claus, and for viewing the Northern Lights today. It’s home to Arktikum, a museum and science centre exploring the Arctic region and the history of Finnish Lapland. The Science Centre Pilke features interactive of northern forests! Our guides will pick you up at the airport or the train station and will take you to the Nordic Unique Travels Office to dress you in proper Winter Clothes (that will keep you warm at all times). After that, we will provide you with an Arctic Circle Traditional Campfire Dinner, and then we will take you on a special Northern Lights Hunting Tour!
*Your accommodation will be either a forest cottage or a double room in a three-star hotel.

DAY 2

31.12 / DAY 2 - SNOWMOBILE EXPERIENCE, ICE FISHING, AND NEW YEAR'S EVE FIREWORKS


Departure after 9:30 in the morning / Snowmobile Experience to a Frozen Lake / Ice Fishing / Bonfire Grilled Fish / Snowmobile driving / New Year’s fireworks party / Champagne / Accommodation at a forest Christmas cottage OR in a 3 Star hotel Double Room

Departure after 9:30 –We will take you on an ice fishing trip on a frozen lake amidst wonderful and magical winter sceneries on this day.
We will leave Rovaniemi by Snowmobile and then we will take a short walk to the lake. The scenery around the area is amazing and ideal! After that, we will make a Bonfire and grill some tasty fishes we catch!
During the night, you will see the New Year’s Eve fireworks party and have some free champagne! The New Year’s Eve festival in Lapland’s capital is magical and spectacular. You will be delighted with the colourful fireworks lightening up the sky and reflecting on the white snow.
*Your accommodation will be either a forest cottage or a double room in a three-star hotel.

DAY 3

1.1 / DAY 3 REINDEER FARM AND SLEIGH, SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE, ARTIC CIRCLE, NORTHERN LIGHTS PHOTO TOUR


Visit a Reindeer Farm / Learn how to drive a reindeer sleigh / Receive a reindeer sleigh driver’s license / Visit Santa Claus Village / Private meeting with Santa Claus / Visit Santa’s Post Office / Cross the Arctic Circle and acquire Arctic Circle Certificate / Christmas traditional lunch buffet / Northern Lights Photography Tour / Accommodation in a forest Christmas cottage OR in a 3 Star hotel double room

Departure after 10:00 am. We will provide you with the most wonderful reindeer experience in the morning.
At the Reindeer farm, you will meet the real reindeer herders, who will tell you about their lifestyles and customs! You will ride a Reindeer sleigh, giving you a taste of the traditional way of travelling in Lapland. Quiet and comfortable reindeer sleigh ride is perfect for relaxing yourself and helps you to release stress. Furthermore, you will also receive a reindeer driving licence!

Afterwards, we will take you to the Santa Claus Village, located in the Arctic Circle.You will have a private meeting with Santa Claus, and visit the popular Santa’s Post office! You will be able to send postcards to all your friends from the Santa’s Post Office. Also, the Arctic Circle cuts right through Santa Claus Village! A white line denoting the Arctic Circle (at its position in 1865) lies across the park. You will officially enter the Arctic area when you cross the line. The line is a very popular tourist attraction! You will also acquire the Arctic Circle Certificate.
You will have the opportunity to try the traditional Christmas Finnish buffet for lunch at Santa’s place!
During the night, you will take part in the Northern Lights Photography Tour. You will follow our professional photographers and receive all the beautiful pictures of you and the northern lights!
*Your accommodation will be either a forest cottage or a double room in a three-star hotel.

DAY 4

2.1 / DAY 4 – HUSKY FARM AND SLEIGH FOREST TOUR, TRADITIONAL SAUNA, ICE SWIMMING, SNOW HOTEL NIGHT SLEEP


Premier activities of the Arctic Circle / Husky Sleigh Forest Tour / Snow campfire lunch / Traditional sauna and ice sauna experience with ice lake swimming / Check in Snow Hotel double room
Departure after 10:00 am –You will experience the most exciting activities in the Arctic Circle today.
Our first stop of the day will be the Husky farm! Let’s experience the enthusiasm of running dogs and the exoticism of Lapland. You will meet the genuine Siberian Huskies, enjoy the environment and get thrilled with the speed of the sledge in the forest!
After the unforgettable experience with the Huskies, we will stop for a lunch break in the great outdoors and prepare you a delicious Lappish lunch by the snow campfire!
Then we will take you to experience the most traditional custom in Finland, sauna. The extreme temperature change improves your circulation and releases pain. You will definitely love it! During the night, you will be staying at the Snow Hotel and enjoy the most unforgettable night of your lifetime.
*Accommodation at Snow Hotel

DAY5

3.1 / DAY5 – ARCTIC CIRCLE FOREST EXPERIENCE, TRANSPORTATION TO AIRPORT OR TRAINSTATION


Arctic Forest Snowshoeing Experience / Free Time (Walk around the city) / Transportation to either the Airport or Train Station
Departure after 9:00 – We will have an Arctic Secret Forest Snow Experience before you say goodbye!
It will be your last day in the winter wonderland and we want you to relax! In the morning, you will be walking in the magical Arctic Secret Forest. Here you can cross the Arctic Circle and experience the nature of Lapland outside of Rovaniemi. You will have some free time to explore the area and buy some souvenirs from the shops afterwards. Please let us know when you want to go to the airport or the train station so that we can coordinate with you.
available monthJanuary, December
subject of interestFishing, Forest Campfire, Forest lunch, Husky ride, Ice sauna, Northern Lights, Reindeer sled ride, Santa Claus Village, Snowmobile, Snowshoeing, Traditional sauna

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