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zWinter Adventure in Lapland

7 days

A private tour just for your traveling party

Our World Traveler Adventure Discoveries

  • Ride a snowmobile to a reindeer farm where you’ll lean about indigenous Lapland culture from your Sami hosts… You’ll even learn how to throw a Lappish lasso!
  • Learn about the life and training of Husky dogs and then set out on your own dog sledding adventure… With two guests to a sled, you’ll each have a chance to steer!
  • Search for the Northern Lights as you glide through a snowy forest on a sleigh pulled by reindeer… And refresh with a cup of coffee around a roaring campfire.
  • Visit the Kakslauttanen Igloo Village to marvel at the ingenious sculptures in their Ice Gallery.

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Day
1

Welcome to Helsinki

Check in to the superior first class GLO Kluuvi Hotel in the heart of town!

Day
2

Discover the “Great White City of the North”

Your city tour of Helsinki showcases the grand neoclassical architecture of Senate Square including the Cathedral, Government Palace, University of Helsinki and the National Library of Finland. You’ll also see the picturesque harbor and the remarkable Sibelius Monument. The balance of your afternoon is at leisure to enjoy and explore as you wish. Meals B

Day
3

Journey into Lapland

Your private car and driver will transfer you to the airport for your included flight deep into the captivating Finnish Lapland. Upon arrival in Ivalo, you’ll be warmly greeted and chauffeured to the 4-star Hotel Tunturi in Saariselka. Enjoy the balance of this day at leisure and dinner at your hotel. Meals B,D

Day
4

Dog Sledding Adventure & Igloo Village

The barking of enthusiastic dogs will greet your arrival for the start of this unforgettable adventure. Gain fascinating insight into the life and training of these stout-hearted Finnish Huskies from the head musher and then learn the basics and finer points of how to steer the sled and control the dogs before setting out on your journey through the fells of Lapland. With only two guests per sled, you can swap places at the half-way point so each of you have a chance to both steer and just enjoy the ride! There’ll be opportunities to take some great photographs and time to rejuvenate with your small band of adventurers over a cup of coffee around a blazing campfire.

Then travel to the Kakslauttanen Igloo Village to see marvelous ice sculptures created by artists from around the world. You can even try your hand at ice or snow sculpting before sitting down with your fellow travelers to a congenial and hearty dinner in their inviting restaurant, set in a handsome log building embellished with traditional Finnish style. Meals B,D

Day
5

The Indigenous Sámi Culture of Lapland

Travel through the Arctic landscapes by snowmobile to a reindeer farm, owned and operated by a local Sámi family. The Sámi are an indigenous Finno-Ugric people who inhabit the Arctic regions of Norway, Sweden and Finland. Spending time with your hosts promises a fascinating and authentic look into their culture and daily life here in the Lapland. You’ll even learn how to throw a Lappish lasso and drive the reindeer herd. Return to your hotel by snowmobile in time for dinner and a free evening to relax. Meals B,D

Day
6

Hunting for the Northern Lights

The day is free to enjoy more of Lapland on your own. There are opportunities to ski, snowshoe or indulge in a massage. This evening after dinner, you’ll head out in a sleigh pulled by reindeer, gliding across the snow deep into the quiet of the night forest. With luck, you’ll even be able to see the magnificent Northern Lights dancing in the skies above. Along the way, you’ll warm up with a cup of traditional Finnish coffee around a crackling campfire! Meals B,D

Day
7

Depart Lapland

Transfer by private car to Ivalo Airport for your onward flight. Meals B

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Prices are per person, double occupancy, and may vary during holidays and trade shows. Additional surcharges and blackout dates may apply. A minimum of 2 passengers is needed to operate this program as a Private Tour.

Family + Friends

Travel is one of  life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
  • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
  • Save $100 more per person with 4 people
  • Save $150 more per person with 5 people
  • Save $200 more per person with 6 or more people!