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Finland Northern Lights Adventure

Tour rating: 4.96 / 5, Based on 11 Reviews
Private tour to Finland

Have you ever dreamed of observing a magical phenomenon, the fairy-tale Northern Lights? Well, it's time to stop dreaming and set off to see the striking wonder for yourself! Apart from a chance to admire Aurora Borealis' beauty, this tour also features a trip to the Santa Claus Village, reindeer sledding, and snowmobiling, among other amazing experiences.

Finland Northern Lights Adventure

7 days4 cities
Finland1 country
Private tour to Finland
From
$3,649
Tour rating: 4.96 / 5, Based on 11 Reviews

Have you ever dreamed of observing a magical phenomenon, the fairy-tale Northern Lights? Well, it's time to stop dreaming and set off to see the striking wonder for yourself! Apart from a chance to admire Aurora Borealis' beauty, this tour also features a trip to the Santa Claus Village, reindeer sledding, and snowmobiling, among other amazing experiences.

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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!

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Arrival in Rovaniemi

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.

There is nothing planned for the rest of the day, so feel free to go and explore the nearby area on your own or check out one of the charming local restaurants.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 4
Snowmobile Safari to Reindeer Farm & Santa Claus Village

Get ready for an exciting day! After breakfast, you start with a brief introduction to snowmobiling, after which you enjoy a thrilling ride to a nearby reindeer farm.

  • 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.

Upon arrival, you enjoy fascinating stories about the lifestyle of a reindeer herder, go on a 1-hour reindeer ride, and have a chance to set off on exciting husky dog sledding!

After that, 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 is 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 5
Transfer to the Igloo Village

The next day you check out from your hotel and meet your driver who takes you to your next destination, the mesmerizing Igloo Village.

After a short ride, 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
Inari
40 min

Sit back, relax, and admire the beautiful sceneries of Finland's countryside passing by outside the car window as one of our experienced drivers takes you to the remarkable Sami capital of the country.

Inari, Finland

Inari

fourth destination

There is no better place to learn the history of Sami as well as explore their fascinating traditions than a small village of Inari, the heart of Sami culture. Carefully and proudly preserving their national identity, Sami people are more than happy to help anyone interested in exploring their remarkable cultural ad historical heritage.

2 days in the Inari region
Detailed itinerary
1 day in a hotel
Day 6
Arrival to Inari & Visit to a Sami Family

After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and meet your driver who takes you to the final destination of your adventure - the authentic Inari region known as the heart of Sami culture.

Upon arrival, you are offered to leave your luggage at the comfortable downtown hotel. Next, you enjoy a 1-hour guided tour at the Sami Museum and Nature Center, providing a deep insight into the culture, language, and traditions of Sami people. After the guided tour, have two additional hours to explore this museum on your own.

  • Optional lunch: We recommend you to have lunch in the unique Sarrit museum restaurant that serves delicious dishes made of the best products the North has to offer.

After the excursion, your driver picks you up at the Sami Museum and takes you to a remote location by the Lake Muddus where you join another group of travelers for a visit to a local Sami family. In 3 hours you are introduced to their reindeer herd (feel free to pet and feed the animals), while the charming hostess tells you about the importance of reindeer for Sami people. In the warmth of their house, you find out about the interesting process of making traditional Sami fur boots of reindeer hide and learn what life is really like so far in the north.

After this unforgettable experience, you return to your hotel for check-in and have the rest of the day free.

  • Please, note: Early check-in is not included.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 7
Departure From Inari

Today is the final day of your exciting Finish vacation. After breakfast, you check out from your Inari 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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Inari Hotel, Inari
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Enhance your Inari vacation by staying in the remarkable Inari Hotel, conveniently nestled right in the heart of Finland's Sami capital. Apart from a great location, the property boasts top-notch service, a wide choice of services, and well-equipped guestrooms.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Luxury accommodation at remarkable hotels in the fascinating regions of Finland - Helsinki, Rovaniemi, Lapland Region and Inari;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport and hotel transfers according to the itinerary;
  • Tours with professional English-speaking guides*;
  • Flights Helsinki - Rovaniemi and Ivalo - Helsinki;
  • Private tours: Helsinki city tour and visit of the Sami Museum in Inari;
  • Group tours and activities: snowmobile safari, visits to Snowman World* and Santa Claus Village, reindeer sleigh and husky ride, visit to a Sami Family;
  • 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.

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

  • Snowmobile safari in Rovaniemi
  • Reindeer sleigh and husky ride
  • Visiting Santa at Santa Claus Village
  • Overnight at a Glass Igloo Resort
  • Visit to a Sami Family in Ivalo

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 convenient walking shoes.
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