Trip Overview

Finnish Arctic Adventure

Tour rating: 4.92 / 5, Based on 11 Reviews
Private tour to Finland

Set off on an epic Arctic adventure and explore the wonders of Finland with our fully customizable private tour! Rich tour program covers all the best that Finland has to offer, including husky dog sledding, guided trip to a reindeer farm, Northern Lights hunting, and, of course, meeting Santa Claus in his official Rovaniemi's residence. As always, we promise only downtown hotels, professional guides, and exciting activities to spice up your trip!

Finnish Arctic Adventure

8 days3 cities
Finland1 country
Private tour to Finland
From
$3,499
Tour rating: 4.92 / 5, Based on 11 Reviews

Set off on an epic Arctic adventure and explore the wonders of Finland with our fully customizable private tour! Rich tour program covers all the best that Finland has to offer, including husky dog sledding, guided trip to a reindeer farm, Northern Lights hunting, and, of course, meeting Santa Claus in his official Rovaniemi's residence. As always, we promise only downtown hotels, professional guides, and exciting activities to spice up your trip!

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Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki

first destination

The vibrant capital of Finland is an unmissable city for anyone who has the scenic country on their travel radar. But do you already know what to do during your Helsinki travel? The city offers so much to explore, that choosing what sights to include on your list of must-see's might be tricky.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Helsinki

Welcome to Helsinki, the marvelous capital of Finland! Your driver meets you at the airport upon arrival and takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

There is nothing planned for the rest of the day, so you can relax in your room, check out one of the cozy local restaurants, or start exploring the nearby attractions on your own.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Helsinki City Tour

The next morning after breakfast, you meet your private guide and go on an exciting 4-hour walking tour of Helsinki, covering the best the city can offer.

During the tour, you walk through the lively Central Harbor and Market Square, explore the enchanting Old Town, visit the world-famous Rock Church, and take a short tram ride through the city.

After the sightseeing tour, you return back to your hotel and have the rest of the day free. You can either rest after such an exciting day or join one of our carefully designed optional tours.

  • Please, note: you can add Modern Helsinki or Authentic Finland tours to your program.

Breakfast is included.

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Klaus K Hotel, Helsinki
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Boasting a fantastic location right in the center of the beautiful Finnish capital, this remarkable accommodation is a great option to consider for your Helsinki vacation. It provides comfortable well-equipped guestrooms with LCD TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, and ensuite bathrooms.

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Helsinki
Rovaniemi
1 hr 30 min

Without a doubt, a plane ride is the fastest and the most comfortable way to travel between the scenic capital of Finland and the fairy tale city of Rovaniemi. One of our local drivers will take you to the airport and meet upon landing.

Beautifully illuminated Santa Clause Village in the night

Rovaniemi

second destination

If there is a truly magical place on Earth, it's the charming city of Rovaniemi. And how else can it be? After all, the official hometown of Santa Claus can't be anything but miraculous!

3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Arrival in Rovaniemi & Aurora Trail

The following morning, you have breakfast, check out from your hotel, and continue your Finland exploration. Your private driver takes you to the airport for a short flight to Rovaniemi, the motherland of one-and-only Santa Claus (tickets are included). Upon landing, you are transferred to a comfortable boutique hotel in the heart of Rovaniemi for check-in.

Later that day, we invite you to visit a magical winter forest where, hopefully, you will be able to catch and admire the beauty of the Northern Lights phenomenon. Keep in mind, that the best time for watching the Aurora is between 9 pm and midnight, so your group tour starts late in the evening. While you enjoy the beautiful nature of the winter forest, your guide provides some snacks and hot drinks for you at our outside camp.

  • Please note: winter clothing is provided for the tour.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 4
Snowmobile Safari & Santa Claus Village

Today you set off on a memorable group tour, covering the most famous Lapland sights and providing a chance to try exciting winter activities. After breakfast, you start with a brief introduction to snowmobiling, after which you are free to drive into the wilderness. In the middle of the ride, you stop to enjoy grill sausages with warm drinks near an open fire. The snowmobile safari stop takes about 3-4 hours, including a warm-up stop. 

  • Please, note: in order to drive a snowmobile please make sure to have your driver's license with you.
  • Please, note: due to unsuitable weather conditions (e.g. if there is no snow or it is raining), a snowmobile ride will be replaced with a visit to the Arktikum Museum.

After the safari is over, you continue your trip to Santa Claus Village where you enjoy a visit to the Snowman World and attend a real ice bar! You can also purchase some interesting local souvenirs and send amazing postcards with a special Arctic Circle stamp from Santa Claus's main post office.

  • Please, note: the Snowman World is open from the beginning of December to the end of March.

After the tour, you go back to the hotel and have the rest of the evening free.

Breakfast and snacks are included.

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Day 5
Northern Lights Seeking in Reindeer Sledge

Today you have nothing planned for the day, so feel free to explore the surrounding area on your own. In the evening, you are taken to an unforgettable reindeer safari through a fairy tale winter forest. During the group tour, you learn more reindeer sleighing and find out why it is a traditional mode of transport in Lapland. To top it all, you also have one more chance to admire the beauty of the Nordic Lights, as the ride takes place at night-time, away from the city lights.

After about a one-hour ride, you arrive at a local reindeer farm. Here, you enjoy a cup of coffee with a sweet bun as well as fascinating stories about the lifestyle of a reindeer herder.

After the tour, you return to your hotel for the night.

  • Please note: winter clothing is provided for the tour​.
  • Please note: alternative activities are available for this day. Please, contact your destination specialist for details.

Breakfast and snacks are included.

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Arctic Light Hotel, Rovaniemi
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Enhance your vacation by staying at the amazing Arctic Light Hotel, nestled right in the heart of the most fairy-tale Finnish city, charming Rovaniemi. The accommodation houses 57 uniquely designed guestrooms, boasts excellent service, and provides everything you need for a comfortable stay.

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Rovaniemi
Lapland Region
30 min

Admire the beauty of Finnish nature as one of our trusted drivers takes you across the lovely Lapland region. During this short 30-minute ride, you won't have a chance to get bored as your route is very scenic and passes dozens of beautiful valleys and charming villages.

Lapland Region, Finland

Lapland Region

third destination

Every child in the world knows that Lapland is one of the most miraculous places on Earth as it's home to every kid's hero, Santa Claus. But did you know that there are a lot of exciting things to do in the region that are not all about Christmas celebrations?

1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a unique accommodation
Day 6
Husky Safari & Transfer to the Igloo Village

Get ready for an exciting day on the husky farm! After breakfast, you travel to the nearby husky farm. There, you meet and make friends with the lovely huskies - enthusiastic arctic sled dogs that are more than happy to be petted and are always ready to greet you with loud barking and jumping. 

Then, you have a short safety briefing after which you enjoy a group guided husky safari. The route of about 15 km (9 miles takes you through a jaw-dropping winter landscape. During the stops, you are welcome to switch places as a driver and a passenger. After the adventure ride that lasts about 1-1.5 hours, you spend some more time at the husky farm. Your group is invited to gather around the campfire to listen to the mushers' stories about life with the huskies. 

  • Please, note: winter clothing is provided for the tour

After the tour, you pick up your luggage from the hotel, check out, and your driver takes you to your next destination, the mesmerizing Igloo Village.

You arrive in the glass Igloos Village, nestled not far from the Arctic Circle. The unique accommodations it provides allow observing the Northern Lights and starry skies in warmth and comfort. After check-in, you are welcome to explore the Nordic beauty of the surrounding area on your own.

  • Note: the indicated Glass Igloo accommodation is an example of the properties used for our tours, and might be updated to similar glass igloo properties based on availability.

Breakfast is included.

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Unique Hotel Experience
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You already know that incredible Scandinavia boasts plenty of wonderful things to try and see, but did you know that the region also offers a rare chance to enjoy a stay in the accommodations like you won't find anywhere else in the world?

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Lapland Region
Helsinki
2 hrs

Take advantage of the speedy plain connection and travel from the scenic Lapland Region to the beautiful capital of Finland in a matter of just 2 hours! One of our drivers will take you to the airport on time and will be waiting for you upon landing in Helsinki.

Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki

fourth destination

The vibrant capital of Finland is an unmissable city for anyone who has the scenic country on their travel radar. But do you already know what to do during your Helsinki travel? The city offers so much to explore, that choosing what sights to include on your list of must-see's might be tricky.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Transfer to Helsinki

The next day after breakfast, you check out from your unique Igloo hotel in Lapland, meet your private driver, and enjoy a ride to the Rovaniemi airport for your flight to Helsinki. Upon arrival in the Finnish capital, you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for check-in. There is nothing planned for the rest of the day, so feel free to have a good rest in your room or explore the city on your own.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 8
Departure from Helsinki

Today is the final day of your exciting Finish vacation. After breakfast, you check out from your Helsinki hotel and meet your driver, who takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight, hope you enjoyed your experience, and can't wait to start planning your next adventure!

Breakfast is included.

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Klaus K Hotel, Helsinki
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Boasting a fantastic location right in the center of the beautiful Finnish capital, this remarkable accommodation is a great option to consider for your Helsinki vacation. It provides comfortable well-equipped guestrooms with LCD TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, and ensuite bathrooms.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally-located 4-star hotels in Helsinki and Rovaniemi;
  • Glass Igloo accommodation in the Lapland region;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Airport and hotel transfers according to the itinerary;
  • Tours with professional English-speaking guides*;
  • Economy tickets for the return flight: Helsinki - Rovaniemi;
  • Private tour: Helsinki city tour;
  • Group tours and activities: the Aurora Trail by car, Snowmobile Safari & Visit of Santa Claus Village, Northern Lights Seeking in a Reindeer Sledge and Husky Safari;
  • Entrance tickets to the Rock Church and Snowman World;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: All the group tours are subject to weather conditions and can be replaced with possible alternatives.

Note: We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Important: This tour runs from December to March only due to weather conditions.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest
  • Your own professional local guide-drivers
  • Snowmobile safari in Rovaniemi
  • Reindeer sleigh and husky ride
  • Visiting Santa at Santa Claus Village
  • Overnight at a Glass Igloo Resort

What To Know

  • Scandinavian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh.
  • Bringing some warm clothes is a must.
  • Most of the tours you’re going to have are walking, so make sure to bring comfortable walking shoes.
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