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Finland: Christmas in Finnish Lapland

Enjoy a Lapland Christmas Holiday and experience the festive season in an untouched winter wonderland

5 Days From £2365

Enjoy a Lapland Christmas Holiday and experience the festive season in an untouched winter wonderland

What Makes Me Mighty Fine

  • Wonderfully festive  break featuring two nights in a log cabin and a stay in a glass igloo
  • Savour the delightfully rustic atmosphere of this wilderness accommodation
  • Enjoy a host of special Christmas touches including tree decorating, a Christmas Eve service, Gala Dinner and a meeting with Santa
  • Experience husky safari
  • Make the most of this great Northern Lights location with an evening reindeer safari
  • Specialist Winter Clothing including thermal overalls, boots and balaclava are provided for activities.

The Kakslauttanen Igloo Hotel specialises in offering the ultimate Lapland Christmas Holiday with a real home-from-home atmosphere. There is plenty of snow in Saariskela at Christmas time, making it the ideal location for some first class snowy activities suitable for all ages. Sledges are available free of charge throughout your stay and there are illuminated ski trails on offer for those who want to up the pace.

On one of your nights you will check into your wonderful heated glass igloo where you can spend the night scouring the skies for sightings of the magical Aurora.

You'll spend the last two nights of your Lapland Christmas Holiday in a fabulously cosy log cabin, complete with a sauna and a roaring log fire. During this time you'll enjoy a whole host of festive treats including a wonderful Gala Dinner on Christmas Eve

Take a look at the detailed itinerary below for all the information you need and, if you want to add even more excitement to your trip, discover the range of optional activities on offer here.

Fancy a more activity-focused trip? then why not try our Activity Week including Snow Village?

Still in need of guidance? Take a look at our Lapland holiday ideas to find your perfect tour in this great destination. If you're looking for an experience-led break, however, just check out our snowmobiling holiday ideas, our Santa holiday ideas or our husky safari holiday ideas! If you have any further questions, call our helpful travel team on 0333 800 2033.

  • Day 1 - Arrive in Lapland and stay in a Glass Igloo (22nd Dec)

    Enjoy a Lapland Christmas Holiday and experience the festive season in an untouched winter wonderland - Arrive in Lapland and stay in a Glass Igloo (22nd Dec)

    On arrival in Lapland take the shuttle bus to the resort for your stay. Tonight you will check into your glass igloo for a night spent scouring the skies for sightings of the Aurora from the comfort of your bed. These wonderful glass igloos are heated to keep you nice and warm throughout the evening, so lie back, relax and let the show begin!

  • Day 2 - Your Snowmobile Safari (23rd Dec)

    Your Snowmobile Safari (23rd Dec)

    After breakfast you set out on a wonderful four hour snowmobile safari into the wilderness. You can, if you wish, upgrade this experience to a thrilling husky safari. On your return settle into the comfort of your log cabin. We suggest warming up in your private sauna before enjoying dinner in the log restaurant. Your safari will include a stop en-route for lunch around a campfire. In the afternoon, after your snowmobile safari, check into your log cabin accommodation for the next three nights. In the evening, after dinner, why not go for a stroll in the grounds of the resort, scouring the skies for a glimpse of the elusive aurora!

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3 - Christmas Eve (24th Dec)

    Christmas Eve (24th Dec)

    After breakfast today on your Lapland Christmas Holiday, continue your journey with an onwards flight to Ivalo. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Lapland Igloo Village.  Later you can visit the magical Santa's Resort on an optional (chargeable) excursion to learn all about those Christmas secrets! Later there's lunch and Christmas tree decorating before you return for a sauna in your own cosy log cabin. Later this afternoon you will depart for the Christmas Eve service at Tieva chapel which is 2km from the hotel and, on your return, there will be a typical Finnish Christmas Eve Dinner. Mid evening, the one and only Santa Claus will come with his reindeer sleigh. Everyone can bring their own presents and Santa will hand them out.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 - Christmas Day in Lapland (25th Dec) Reindeer

    Christmas Day in Lapland (25th Dec) Reindeer

    After breakfast spend the first part of your Christmas Day in Lapland Christmas Holiday enjoying a relaxing four hour reindeer safari. You will glide through the magical winter forest pulled by your own reindeer. Lunch is provided for you before you sit back and relax for the return journey. This is an experience not-to-be-missed! In the afternoon there is also the opportunity to partake in one or more of the optional guided excursions on offer as well.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5 - Return Home (26th Dec)

    Your Lapland Christmas Holiday ends today and you will return to the airport terminal for your onward flight home. Were you lucky enough to see the Aurora? Did you enjoy your magical festive celebrations? One thing is for sure, this is a Christmas you won't ever forget!

    Meals included:Breakfast

Included...

  • Return international flights from London Heathrow (details of regional departures on request)
  • Three nights' accommodation in a log cabin (upgrade details on request) and one night in a glass igloo
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • The following activities and excursions, as per the itinerary:
    • Husky safari
    • Christmas programme
    • Reindeer Safari
  • Escorted airport transfers
  • Specialist Winter Clothing including thermal overalls, boots and balaclava are provided for activities.
  • One nights accommodation in Helsinki (One pre tour).

Not Included...

  • Travel Insurance (this can, however, be arranged for you. Simply speak to our travel team for a competitive quote for comprehensive cover)
DatesPrices from
FromToAdultChild
23/12/201729/12/2017£2,365£1,609
Notes
  • Prices are per person, based on two adults sharing
  • Child prices quoted are based on one child sharing with two adults
  • Child prices quoted are for children between 4 and 11 years of age
  • Prices quoted include flights departing from London Heathrow
  • Other airports may be available and a supplement may apply
Prices for single travellers:
DatesPrices from
FromToAdultChild
23/12/201729/12/2017£2,550£1,631
Notes
  • Prices are per person

Please note:

  • a full and valid driver's licence is required to drive a snowmobile
  • all excursions include equipment, services of a guide and transfers to and from the hotel
  • other excursions, such as ice fishing and winter karting, are also available
  • all excursions are weather dependant.

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