Lapland Winter Adventure

From Helsinki’s city tour to Rovaniemi’s Arctic adventures, experience Finland’s highlights. Explore Helsinki’s landmarks before an overnight train to Rovaniemi. Enjoy reindeer sleigh rides, husky safaris, and witness the Northern Lights. Then, embark on an icebreaker cruise before a thrilling snowmobile safari. Conclude your journey with a flight back to Helsinki.

From: 3165,00  inc. VAT

1. DAY: ARRIVAL HELSINKI CITY TOUR & OVERNIGHT TRAIN

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and a relaxed morning before getting ready for a walking city tour of Helsinki. Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 10:00 AM and proceed on foot to visit Temppeliaukio Church which is built into a rock base with a beautiful dome. Then continue to the Oodi Library where you can have a great view of Parliament House of Finland, one of the finest neo-classic building in Helsinki. We’ll also pass by the Helsinki Central Railway Station which is the main station for commuter rail & long-distance trains departing from Helsinki, Finland. Then to the Senate Square situated in the oldest part of the city center, where you’ll relish the view of the Government Palace, Helsinki Cathedral, Sederholm house and the University of Helsinki. Train station is centrally located. The tour will last around 4 hours and then you will be dropped at the train station. There are several restaurants at the station and many restaurants nearby. Your tour guide can give you detailed info about restaurants and how to get on the train. You will take overnight train on your own which is a sleeper train with 2 bed cabins. Overnight onboard sleeper train.

2. DAY: ROVANIEMI LAPPISH CULTURE & REINDEER SAFARI

Arrive at Rovaniemi train station in the morning and meet your driver holding a sign with your name for a transfer to the hotel (morning check-in subject to availability). In the afternoon, experience Lappish Culture and a Reindeer Safari. Enjoy a traditional reindeer sleigh ride through pristine scenery, visit a reindeer farm, and learn about the ancient profession of reindeer herding. Meet locals, feed the reindeer, and enjoy hot drinks and Finnish treats indoors. End of the day with a visit to Santa Claus Village, where you can meet Santa, cross the Arctic Circle, and explore souvenir shops, cafes, and Santa’s Main Post Office. The Arctic Circle, marking the Midnight Sun in summer and Polar Night in winter, runs through Santa Claus Village. Overnight in Rovaniemi.

3.DAY: ROVANIEMI HUSKY SLEIGH & NORTHERN LIGHT SAFARI

After breakfast, spend a leisurely morning at your hotel. In the late morning, embark on a 3-hour husky sleigh safari in Lapland’s frozen forest. Experience the thrill of driving your own dog-team through the magical wilderness, accompanied by the panting huskies and the soothing sound of snow underneath your sled. After the safari, spend time with the huskies, learn about sled dogs, and capture memories with photos. In the evening, enjoy a 3-hour Northern Lights Safari by car and foot during the prime aurora viewing hours. Discover the secrets of the Northern Lights and indulge in snacks and hot drinks at our outdoor camp. Overnight in Rovaniemi.

4. DAY: ROVANIEMI – ICEBREAKER CRUISE

At 7:00 AM, you’ll be picked up from your hotel for a 3-hour Icebreaker cruise at Axelsviks harbour near Kalix in Sweden. Experience the powerful icebreaking capabilities of the Polar Explorer tourist Icebreaker. Enjoy a guided tour, visit the engine rooms and Captain’s bridge, and watch an informative movie. Relax in the cozy saloon or take a walk on the frozen sea during a stop. Brave visitors can swim in the icy water wearing a flotation survival suit, receiving a Cruise & Swim Certificate. Return to your hotel in Rovaniemi by 5:00 PM, with a buffet lunch in a Swedish fishing village on the way back.

5. DAY: ROVANIEMI MOBILE SAFARI – HELSINKI

Enjoy your breakfast and a leisure morning at your hotel before getting ready for snowmobile safari. After your pickup, we are heading to our own destination in Olleronvaara (around 10 km from the city) were you can get the taste of the wilderness and real beauty of our nature. We take it easy and ensure that you are comfortable with the snowmobile and make a few stops on the way. Feel free to ask your guide about snowmobiling in general offer some tricks on how to drive, unless you are busy taking pictures of the arctic beauty around you! In the afternoon you will be dropped at the airport to take a flight to Helsinki. Tour will end in Helsinki Airport.

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