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Country: Finland
City: Rovaniemi
Duration: 7 Day(s) - 6 Night(s)
Tour Category: Nature Tours
Departure Date: Tue 26 Nov '19

Package Itinerary

November – April / Departure: Every Tuesday any time between 7:00 and 8:30  

Includes:
Transportation between your hotel/accommodation, the activity place
Guide in English 
(other languages available on request: Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese)
All the activities
6 nights accommodation
Breakfast  
Helsinki to Rovaniemi round-trip by train

The main purpose of this trip is to explore Lapland thoroughly. You will be amazed by the natural beauty of the Arctic and learn more facts about the Sami culture. Furthermore, you will experience the exciting Arctic outdoor adventures as well as taste the authentic Arctic cuisine!

For those who are keen to explore winter wonderland, Finnish Lapland is definitely an ideal place! The unpolluted winter land, the mystery of the Arctic Circle, and the scene of reindeers running in the forest are all exclusive to Lapland. The trip is perfect for those who want to relax and explore Lapland, and it is ideal for people who want to escape from hectic urban life.

 

Day 1 - HELSINKI

Helsinki Cathedral / Uspenski Cathedral / Kauppatori Market / Temppeliaukio Church / Sibelius-park / Train to Rovaniemi

Starting from the capital of Finland, Helsinki, let’s explore the city’s most well-known cathedrals, the Helsinki Cathedral and the Uspenski Cathedral, constructed in the 1800’s. The cathedrals were built when Finland was a part of Russia, and they have become the landmarks of Helsinki. Next, we will walk around the Kauppatori Market, offering everything from local produce to souvenirs. Kauppatori makes the city more vibrant. The last stop of our city tour will be the Sibelius Park. In the heart of the park sits the monument of Sibelius, a renowned Finnish composer who helped Finland to get the national identity. The park is situated at the waterfront of a large bay west of Helsinki with one of the best cafés in greater Helsinki. Lastly, You will take an overnight train to Rovaniemi.

 

Day 2 - ROVANIEMI

Visit Santa Claus Village / Meet Santa / Crossing the Arctic Circle / Santa’s post office visit / accommodation * twin room

Rovaniemi is the capital of Christmas spirit and the hometown of Santa Claus. Fulfill your childhood dreams of meeting the real Santa Claus in his Santa Claus village, located in the Arctic Circle. You will also receive a certificate for crossing the Arctic Circle and will become a true Arctic trekker!

 

Day 3 - WINTER LAND

Snowshoeing / Ice Fishing / Campfire barbecue lunch / Hunting Northern Lights Tour / accommodation * twin room

Since you have become a certified Arctic trekker, use your new skillsets with a snowshoe trek to walk through the forest. Snowshoes allow you to walk through deep snow without falling down. We continue our journey in the forest until we arrive at our ice fishing location. Depending on the time of year, the lake could be frozen 30cm underneath the surface. We will be using ice drills to access the unfrozen water. If you are lucky enough, you might be able to catch a fish. As the day starts to come to an end, you will settle down near a campfire and enjoy a barbeque dinner. Once the night comes, we will head to a place where you can see the aurora.

 

Day 4 - RANUA ZOO

Wildlife Zoo / Visit polar bears and 200 Arctic animals / Northern Lights Church / Lapland City Hall / accommodation * twin room

Ranua Wildlife Park is one of the most popular attractions in Lapland. Open every day, Ranua provides its Arctic animals with an ideal environment. The park has roughly 50 wild animal species and over 200 arctic animals, including polar bears. The day trip continues with a tour of the city. Let us visit the Northern Lights Church, the Rovaniemi Church, which is the largest church in Rovaniemi. Originally made of wood, it was burned down and reconstructed in 1950. The church remains a cornerstone of the city. The tour continues with the most scenic parts of the area before heading to the neighbouring towns in the following days.

 

Day 5 - REINDEER AND HUSKY FARM

Visit the Arctic Husky Farm- Husky Sleigh / Reindeer farm visits / Reindeer sleigh / accommodation * twin room

Rovaniemi is one of the largest cities in Europe, with most of the city being forestland. Within the forestland live many different animals and critters; most importantly, the reindeers and the Huskies. The reindeers roam freely during the winter, and they return to their farms during the summer. The tourists visit the reindeer farms and the husky farms to meet and feed these animals.

 

Day 6 - NORTHERN LIGHTS

Free Day / Hunting Northern Lights Tour / accommodation * twin room

Rovaniemi has many attractions that worth a visit such as the Arktikum and the Lumberjack’s Candle Bridge. It is perfect to visit those attractions to learn more about the city. At night, we will continue our tour with another Northern Lights hunt.

 

Day 7 - END TOUR

Train to Helsinki / tour end

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