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Christmas Aurora Break in Lapland, 4 nights

Christmas Aurora Break in Lapland, 4 nights

Maximize your chances to see the Northern Lights and spend a unforgettable Christmas or New Year in a unique way. Vartiosaari is a great place for watching northern lights just outside the town of Rovaniemi! Our package includes accommodation for 3 nights in this small island hotel in Rovaniemi and 1 night in a Aurora Bubble at a reindeer farm in Levi, visits to the Arktikum and Santa's village as well as a reindeer, sledge-dog and snowmobiling safaris.

Rovaniemi  is the regional capital of Lapland. It is located at the Arctic circle. It is also known as the home town of Santa Claus. You can meet Santa throughout the year in his post office at the Arctic Circle. We recommend to start your visit from the Arktikum museum, which gives you facts first abut the Arctic.

Vartiosaari has existed in maps by the name "Guard Island" since 1712. Pharmacist Castren owned the island in 1880 and named it Ainola. it then private summer residence. The Defence Forces of Finland owned the island from 1939 to 1944 and used it for military operations. The guerilla group had even their headquarters on the island. In 1973 the island became a private summer residence. From 1983 Vartiosaari has welcomed guests. The island takes you by surprise! The small island is literally full of  buildings in different styles. 

The island offers a great chance for watching northern lights as it is just outside the city centre illumination. You can make a night walk and sit down by open fire to warm up and look at the night sky. If you are lucky, you'll the northern lights dancing there.

Culinary pleasures are to be expected. That's why we've included two 3-course dinners in this package. The guests can follow blazing salmon outdoors on one of the nights and also try fishing themselves, in wintertime by ice.fishing. Included in the package we also have a visit to the Arktikum museum as well as the Arctic Circle.

Activities included: 

  • visit to the Arktikum 
  • sledge-dog safari 3h
  • snowmobiling safari 2h
  • visit to Santa's Village 4h with transportation
  • ice-fishing 2h
  • aurora watching opportunity every day without extra cost
  • night in aurora bubble 
  • reindeer sleigh ride 4km

 

CHRISTMAS / NEW YEAR AURORA BREAK IN LAPLAND

Accommodation: 

  • 3 nights in hotel rooms for 2-4 people
  • 1 night in a Aurora Bubble for 2-3 people

Meals:  

  • 4x breakfast
  • 2x3-course dinner

(Please note! Drinks are not included in meals. On Christmas Eve 24.12., Christmas Day 25.12. and New Year's Eve 31.12. there is a special meal in the Island Hotel +50€/adult, +35€/child)

Transportation:

  • airport transfer, transportation to the city, from the city to the Arctic circle and back to the hotel (excluding return from á la carte dinner on the 2nd day)

Flights: you can fly or take a train to Rovaniemi and fly back from Kittilä  

Winterwear:

  • included in Rovaniemi and Levi

Itinerary: sample

1st day: Arrival

  • arrival in Rovaniemi
  • transfer from the airport, railway or bus station
  • check in to you hotel
  • dinner
  • walk to the camp fire if northern lights to be expected

2nd day: Arktikum museum, sledge dog safari 3h

  • breakfast
  • 10.30 taxi pick-up to the city
  • 10.45 visit at the Arktikum museum, possibly lunch there
  • 13.45 husky farm pick-up
  • 18.00 return back to the city centre
  • dinner in a city centre á la carte restaurant (not included in price)
  • taxi back to the hotel  (not included in price)
  • walk to the camp fire if northern lights to be expected

3rd day: Snowmobile safari & Santa's village

  • breakfast
  • 45 minutes before transfer to the safari house
  • 10.30-12.30 Snowmobile safari for adults/14-16.00 Snowmobile safari for families
  • guide to pick you up/bring you to the safari house
  • visit to Santa's Village after or before the safari 
  • retunr to the hotel
  • special dinner prepared together
  • walk to the camp fire if northern lights to be expected

4th day 

  • breakfast
  • transfer to bus station 
  • 11.40 bus to Levi arriving 13.45
  • check-in to Aurora Bubble
  • reindeer safari 4km
  • hope for northern lights
  • night at Aurora Bubble

5th day: Departure

  • breakfast 
  • ice-fishing (can also take place on first night) 
  • airport transfer
  • departure flight

 

Note! The Aurora Bubble night is possible to change as first night also. 

Category Tours
Location Lapland
Price 2 adults 3835,30€
Prices for children Family 2 adults + 2 children: 5794,20€
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Duration 4 days
Meals Half-pension:breakfast+dinner
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