We Love —
- Revel in the Winter Wonderlad delights of Finnish Lapland with this 3 night short tour, including norther lights hunt.
- Stay in a cosy cabin at Lapland Hotel Ounasvaara Chalets - a charming, village-style resort with great facilities.
- Tailor this break to be as action packed or as relaxed as you wish, with our wide choice of excursions such as husky safari and snowmobiling.
Book Now, Pay Later —
Booking 35 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)
Your Destination —
Lapland offers a huge variety of activities during the winter. Besides the traditional cross country and downhill skiing there are exciting snowmobile, dog sled and reindeer safaris and for the more adventurous.
Whether you wish to hit the ski slopes or join in some thrilling arctic adventures, you can tailor this break to be as action packed or as relaxed as you wish with our wide choice of excursions in this winter wonderland.
Your Itinerary —
1st Day UK – Lapland
Fly to Rovaniemi on the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland, transfer to Ounasvaara Chalets and check in to your cabin for a 3 night stay.
Take supper at the hotel’s restaurant Thulia - a cozy, Lappish dining restaurant, which serves breakfast, and during winter, traditional Lapland dishes in a fine dining setting. Enjoy your meal by the flames of a fireplace and feel the hectic pace of life drain away.
You can also sit and relax in the lobby bar and enjoy a cup of something hot, or a glass of cold drink. The lobby bar is open during reception opening times.
2nd Day Optional Safaris & Aurora Camp
After breakfast there are almost 50 different activities available ranging from downhill and cross country skiing, snowboarding with halfpipe, winter tobogganing, snowshoeing.
In the evening you will join an excursion which takes you to the Aurora Borealis camp located app. 10 kms away from the city lights with unlimited view to the northern sky. At the resort you will find the Aurora Borealis theatre build inside a massive snow igloo, presenting a film about the myths and facts of this natural phenomenon along with spectacular photos of the Northern lights.
You will also have time to roam around the resort, take a brisk sleigh ride with snowmobile drawn sleigh, or you can just lie back in the snow observatory by the open fire admiring the northern sky. And don’t forget to enjoy the traditional reindeer burgers in the Kota (teepee) made by the open fire. Remember to bring your own camera! With a little luck the sky is clear and the moon, stars and even the Northern Lights may show up. Your guide will have tips on how to catch the Auroras with your camera, and also tripods are available!
3rd Day Optional Safaris
After breakfast spend the day as you will. Why not choose one of our optional safaris either by reindeer, husky or snowmobile?
4th Day Lapland- UK
After breakfast check out of your cabin and transfer to the airport for your return ﬂight(s) to London Gatwick.
Optional Excursions —
Wintertime safari with husky teams. After a short drive from town, we’ll arrive at a husky ranch, where these friendly dogs will bark an enthusiastic welcome to you. Before departing on the safari, you will be given instruction on how to control the sleds. Enjoy some hot berry juice by an open fire and chat with the head musher about these amazing northern animals once you return to the ranch.
Memorable reindeer sleigh ride. Transportation by car to a reindeer farm to try reindeer sleighing. This traditional way of travelling through snowy forests is a unique experience – in the evening, you may even see the Northern Lights blaze up the sky. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee with a bun around a campfire and learn about the life of reindeer herders. (14:00 – 16:30)
SANTA CLAUS SAFARI
Our most popular safari combines nature, culture and the spirit of Christmas. The day starts with a snowmobile safari to a reindeer farm where you will hear more about reindeer husbandry and Lappish culture. You can take a reindeer ride and attend a special Lapp ceremony of crossing the Arctic Circle. In the afternoon the trip continues by car to Santa Claus Village with time to do shopping in Santa Claus’ Village. You will also have an opportunity to send postcards from Santa Claus’ main post office. During the day you get to meet Santa Claus himself and enjoy a delicious lunch in a cosy restaurant. And you will get a Diploma for crossing the Arctic Circle! (10:00 – 16:00)
SNOWMOBILE SAFARIS TO WILDERNESS
The best way to get to the heart of nature – and back. During this fun safari, you’ll learn how to snowmobile along frozen rivers and through forests covered with snow. Enjoy the beautiful views of the river valley from the hilltops. A break with hot beverages will keep your motor running.
Your Hotel —
This offer is based on a Cabin with daily breakfast.
Sleeps up to
The chalets are decorated in typical cosy style with warm wood and tactile soft furnishings creating a lovely homely feel. They all have a small kitchen and a terrace.
Hotel style amenities include a hot tub and spa, and a cosy restaurant.
Please note: the bed for the 3rd/4th guest may be a camp style bed or sofa bed.
Your Journey —
Flights: Included with 20kg luggage per person
Depart London Gatwick at 0505, Arrive Rovaniemi at 1110
Deaprt Rovaniemi at 1150, Arrive London Gatwick at 1330
- All flight times are local
Transfers: Shared transfers are included as per itinerary (Airport to hotel = 10 minutes)
Please note: flight details are given as a guide only and may change. We will however notify you in advance if flights are more than 2 hours outside the time range given. Flights are non-changeable and non-refundable at time of booking.