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Family holiday in Ivalo and Rovaniemi

Family holiday in Ivalo and Rovaniemi

Feel the most genuine husky experience, see the Santa Claus Village and maybe even get a chance to meet Santa himself.

 

IVALO: Huskies for 2 days

Guesthouse Husky has over 140 Alaskan huskies. The Alaskan huskies are friendly, social and active dogs, which are very eager to run and pull the sledge. They like working!

The guests live in a small and symphatetic log hotel opened up in 2011. There are four double rooms and two family rooms with four beds. There is also a sauna and a dining room downstairs. The kitchen serves Finnish-Lappish homefood. Bedware and cleaning at the end of your visit are naturally included.

You can go and pet the huskies when you like. Huskies really like people. They are fed once a day, after the sledge rides. You can even participate in the feeding.

Sled-dog ride  is a great way to experience the Lappish nature in winter. In mid-winter, when it is dark outside and you are using headlamps, it is really exciting. The 4-hour safari is suitable for families with children with 2 people/sledge. You will be served a soup lunch on the way.

 

ROVANIEMI: The Arctic Circle and Santa for 2 days

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 (!Don´t need to see him there yet!). You'll get entrance tickets to the Snowman's world and to a place, where children can drive each 5 rounds with miniature snowmobiles (all located at Santa Claus Village). You will also have time for shopping and lunch.You will also visit the Arktikum Arctic Science Center/Museum telling you more about life in the Arctic.  

In Joulukka you discover how Elves are spending their days in Santa Claus Secret Forest and join legendary Elf School together with them! After graduating from the course, your new friends will lead you to the Fairytale Path. The path will lead you towards the best kept secret of the Elves: Santa´s Secret Command Center. If you are on your best behavior, you have a chance to peek into the Command Center where the Elves are already busy preparing for Christmas and where you just might - have a chance to meet Santa Claus himself!

Visit to a real Reindeer Herder Farm and participate in their daily work, such as reindeer feeding with snowmobile. You will have a lunch on barbecue outside and can choose if you wish to do ice-fishing or reindeer sledging. After the activity chosen you will have some snacks and lots of interesting chats with the herders. 

 

CHRISTMAS 2019 IN IVALO AND ROVANIEMI  with huskies and Santa

Accommodation:

  • Guest House Husky, 2 nights, room for 4 people, Ivalo
  • LauriHouse, 2 nights, studio apartment for 4 people, Rovaniemi

Meals:

  • breakfast x4
  • lunch x3
  • dinner x4 (2-course homemade dinner x2)

Flights: (not included)

Transfers:

  • bus/car transfer to Ivalo from Kirkenäs via Inari
  • pick up from Ivalo to the Husky Kennel
  • transportation to Rovaniemi from Guest House Husky via Ivalo
  • transfer to Joulukka from the Santa Claus Village
  • transfer to Lauri House from Joulukka
  • transfer to the Reindeer Farm and back
  • transfer to Rovaniemi airport

Itinerary: (sample)

Day 1, Arrival day

  • arrival to Ivalo airport
  • pick up from Ivalo airport to the Husky Kennel
  • meeting your host couple and the huskies
  • sauna
  • home made dinner, 2-course
  • night at Guest House Husky, Ivalo

Day 2, Day at the kennel

  • breakfast
  • 10:00 4h husky ride (25-30km), including a lunch prepared by the guide on open fire
  • 15:00 feeding the huskies
  • sauna
  • 19:00 home made dinner, 2-course
  • night at Guest House Husky, Ivalo

Day 3, Day at the Arctic Circle

  • early breakfast
  • check-out
  • 7:30 transportation to Ivalo
  • 7:50 bus from Ivalo to Rovaniemi
  • 11:25 hop off at Santa Claus Village (luggage to storage)
  • 12:30-16:30 visit to Santa Claus Village and Snow Man World
  • lunch reservation at Restaurant Kotahovi (not included)
  • 16:30 transfer to Joulukka
  • 17-20:30 visit to Joulukka, Santa Claus Secret Forest
  • 20:30 transfer to Lauri House
  • snacks waiting for you at your apartment
  • night in Lauri House, Rovaniemi

Day 4, Day at the Reindeer Farm

  • breakfast
  • 9:00 transfer to the Reindeer Farm
  • 11:30 arrival to the Reindeer Farm
  • 11:30-17:00 visit to the Reindeer Farm, try daily work with the herders, including lunch
  • 17:00 transfer back to Lauri House
  • 18:30 arrival to Lauri House
  • 19:00 dinner at Rovaniemi city centre
  • night in Lauri House, Rovaniemi

Day 5, Departure day

  • breakfast
  • 10-11:30 Handicrafts Class by a Local Artisan
  • 11:30 walk to Arktikum (600m)
  • lunch at Arktikum
  • 12:30 visit to Arktikum, the Arctic Science Center
  • 13:30 transfer to Rovaniemi airport
  • 15:00 departure flight to Oslo via Helsinki
  • 20:00 arrival to Oslo airport
  • 20:45 or 22:00 flight to Stavenger

 

NOTE! If wanted, nights can be added in Kirkenäs, Inari, Ivalo, Rovaniemi or Helsinki. Added nights could be for example a night in a Aurora Cabin in Inari or Ivalo. Extra activities can also be added at the chosen place of accommodation.

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Location Lapland
Price 4 690,20€/family of 2+2
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Month December
Duration 4 days
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