The city of Rovaniemi, Finland, serves as the official residence of Santa Claus. Within this extraordinary city, you'll discover a remarkable getaway that exudes enchantment. Enter a world of winter magic, where you can stay in unconventional accommodations such as glass igloos and snow hotels. Each day is brimming with delightful adventures, including snowshoeing, dog sledding, and thrilling rides on electric snowmobiles. Immerse yourself in Finnish culture and escape the ordinary by joining us on an extraordinary Christmas tour.

Itinerary

Day 1

On arrival you will have a transfer from the airport to the Arctic SnowHotel and Glass Igloos. The journey is approximately 40 minutes. You will notice that you leave behind the lights and the city feel as you move further away from your everyday life, soon you arrive out in the nature and wilderness. The Arctic SnowHotel and Glass Igloos are located right next to a lake, frozen in the wintertime. Dinner is served in the Kota restaurant. We highly recommend the glow fried salmon. Overnight in a glass igloo.

Day 2

A hearty and healthy breakfast is served in the Log restaurant. Mid-morning transfer to Santa Claus village. Santa Claus Village offers the opportunity to meet Santa Claus, visit his post office as well as do some shopping, but that’s not all – included in your visit today, is entrance to Snowman World. Snowman World is bound to bring out the child in you. Enjoy ice skating, ice slides, and an ice bar. Please note that Snowman World closes at 15h00 on the 24th December. We are sure that all this fun has created an appetite, and at 12h00, lunch will be served in Santamus restaurant. This is an unforgettable experience and a taste of authentic Lapland. Late afternoon transfer back to Arctic SnowHotel and Glass Igloos. Enjoy some relaxing time, before a traditional Christmas dinner is served in the Log restaurant. Who knows, maybe a special guest will appear this evening. Overnight in a glass igloo.

Day 3

Breakfast in the Log restaurant. Today you transfer to a husky farm located approximately 20 minutes away. This is a family-owned, responsible kennel offering a memorable experience with huskies and owners. Included is a husky safari and light snacks. Return to the resort and some time at leisure. Tonight, dinner is served in the Ice restaurant. Enjoy a three-course meal. After dinner is at leisure, unless you decide to opt for an electric snowmobile tour. If so, meet your guide. Walk together, approximately 8 minutes to the starting point of your snowmobile safari. This is an exciting excursion as the snowmobiles are electric, that means no noise and no odour of gasoline. A perfect way to enjoy this excursion, and hopefully the Northern Lights will also make an appearance. Overnight in a glass igloo.

Day 4

Breakfast is served in the Log restaurant. Today is a relaxing day. Included is a snowshoe hike – starting point from the reception. Enjoy the nature and wintery landscape on snowshoes – tour is led by an experienced guide. On your return, enjoy a traditional sauna experience, which includes sauna, snow sauna and a jacuzzi. Dinner this evening is in the Kota restaurant. Accommodation in snow rooms. The Arctic SnowHotel is one of the biggest snow hotels in the world. The spectacular SnowHotel is carved each year making it unique. The room temperature is minus 5, but the sleeping bags will keep you snug and very warm. Enjoy the night and sleep well.

Day 5

After breakfast, say goodbye to the capital of Finnish Lapland, as you head to Rovaniemi airport by scheduled transfer.

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