Learn how to drive a snowmobile, with plenty of space to explore. Then enjoy a sleigh ride at a local husky farm
Subject to weather conditions, you may hopefully be able to see the spectacular Aurora Borealis that lights up the sky
Visit a reindeer farm and test your racing skills with a sleigh ride, then partake in feeding the friendly reindeer
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
Be met on arrival in Helsinki and transfer to your hotel. This evening, get to know your Tour Director and fellow travellers as you enjoy a Welcome Reception.
Stay: Helsinki, Hotel Kämp
This morning after breakfast, board your included flight to Rovaniemi and travel out to your accommodation, where you will stay in a unique glass igloo for two nights, where you will feel as if you’re sleeping in the open-air, but being warm and cosy inside.
Stay: Two Nights, Rovaniemi, Arctic Glass IgloosDaily :
Visit a reindeer farm and test your racing skills with a sleigh ride, then participate in feeding the friendly reindeer as you learn about these magnificent creatures.
Enjoy lunch in a cosy kota-hut, where you can sample the local coffee, unique crowberry juice and homemade pastries. This afternoon, visit the Arktikum, a science museum that provides an insight into the history of the region. You will also enjoy a short presentation, ‘The Land of Snow and Northern Lights’. Return to your glass igloo village, when you will hopefully see the Aurora Borealis.Daily :
Perhaps embark on an active snowshoe excursion. A local expert guide will lead you along an incredible series of snow-covered forest trails, while enjoying the serenity of this peaceful part of the world. Alternatively, try a relaxing traditional Finnish sauna, followed by an invigorating hot bath while looking out to the clear sky. Otherwise, transform a block of snow into your very own masterpiece during a snow sculpture class.
Today, you will have the opportunity to select your included sightseeing activity. Enjoy a delicious dinner this evening.
Stay: Two Nights, Rovaniemi, Arctic Light HotelDaily :
One of the best ways to get around Lapland in winter is by snowmobile, which provides a lifeline to the local community. Learn how to drive a snowmobile, with plenty of space to explore. Put on your thermal safari outfit and get acquainted with these easy-to-use vehicles. Drive yourself to a local husky farm, where you will enjoy a sleigh ride pulled by a team of these beautiful dogs. After lunch, ride your snowmobile back to town.
After today’s exploration, you’ll enjoy time to explore at your leisure.Daily :
Pay a visit to Santa Claus Village before transferring to Rovaniemi airport for your included return flight to Helsinki.
Stay: Two Nights, Helsinki, Hotel KampDaily :
Enjoy a private guided tour of Helsinki’s best sites. Enjoy an insider’s access to Temppeliaukio, the famous ‘Rock Church’. Built into solid rock, the church’s inner wall has been left unfinished, and is crowned with a solid copper dome. In Sibelius Park, view the Sibelius Monument before moving on to the Olympic Stadium that was initially constructed for the 1940 Olympics, however was cancelled due to war and finally held in 1952. Stroll along the city’s main street, Mannerheimintie, and see its many exquisite buildings, including the Opera House, Alvar Aalto and the National Museum. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner.Daily :
Be transferred to the airport for your flight.Daily :
Savour the finest dining in amazing venues throughout your journey.
Stay in your very own private glass igloo under the stars at the Arctic Glass Igloos hotel in Rovaniemi
Travel with no more than 19 other guests for a personalised journey, with opportunities to ask questions and learn more
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.