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Christmas in Finland

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4 nights
23 Dec 24 to 27 Dec 24
Book by 20 Aug 24
Christmas in Finland, or "Joulu," is a deeply cherished and festive season, marked by rich traditions and a strong sense of community. The celebrations begin with Advent, and many Finnish homes feature Advent calendars and candles to mark the countdown to Christmas.

Finnish Christmas is characterized by its cozy, intimate celebrations, deeply rooted in tradition, bringing warmth and joy to the cold, dark winter.

Includes

  • Return Rovaniemi airport shared transfers
  • 4 nights at Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos (3 nights Glass igloo & 1 night Snow room) in Rovaniemi
  • Breakfast daily
  • 2 x Kota dinners
  • Log restaurant festive dinner
  • Ice restaurant dinner
  • Shuttle transfers to Santa Claus Village, Snowman World entrance and lunch at Santamus (6 hours)
  • Husky adventure (2.5 hours)
  • Snowshoe tour (2 hours)
  • Northern lights snowmobile safari (3 hours)
  • Finnish sauna experience (1.5 hours)

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature

Highlights

  • Shuttle transfers to Santa Claus Village, Snowman World entrance and lunch at Santamus
  • Husky adventure
  • Snowshoe tour
  • Northern lights snowmobile safari
  • Finnish sauna experience

Itinerary

Day 1: 23 December 2024

Transfer • Rovaniemi Shared transfer Rovaniemi Airport - Arctic SnowHotel Accommodation • Rovaniemi - 3 night(s) Arctic Snow Hotel & Glass Igloos In: 23 Dec 2024 Out: 26 Dec 2024 Included: Glass Igloo, bed and breakfast • 1 x Kota dinner • 1 x Ice Restaurant dinner • 1 x Log restaurant dinner

Day 2: 24 December 2024

Transfer • Rovaniemi Shared transfer Arctic SnowHotel - Santa Claus Village - Arctic SnowHotel return Entrance • Rovaniemi Snowman World Restaurant • Rovaniemi Santamus lunch

Day 3: 25 December 2024

Activity • Rovaniemi Husky sledding, 2.5 hour Meet dogs, learn how to drive your sled and then head of for a thrilling 45-minute dash through the magical snowy forest. Afterwards there will be time to mingle with the dogs, have a snack with juice and cookies around the fire. Activity • Rovaniemi Northern light snowmobile eSafari, 3 hours We ride our eSleds to the top of a hill, far from the city lights — an ideal place for watching the Northern Lights. We stop to observe and admire the night sky and stars, and, if we are lucky, see the Northern Lights as well. The guide is happy to help guests with camera settings if they wish to take pictures. During the stop, we warm ourselves by the fire in a private hunting cabin and enjoy Finnish-style grilling. Each person driving a snowmobile must be at least 18 years old and hold a valid driving license.

Day 4: 26 December 2024

Activity • Rovaniemi Snow shoe excursion, 2 hours Our guide will show you how to walk with these arctic shoes and take you through the beautiful landscape of a nearby lake and a path through a snow-covered forest. During the excursion, you will have a break by the campfire where you can enjoy some hot drinks and roast sausages. Activity • Rovaniemi Traditional Finnish sauna, snow sauna & outdoor jacuzzi, 1.5 hour When in Finland, do as the Finns do and try Finnish sauna! We are happy to pamper you with traditional Finnish sauna and an outdoor jacuzzi – imagine the fresh air, bathing in warm water Towles provided. Accommodation • Rovaniemi - 1 night(s) Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloo In: 26 Dec 2024 Out: 27 Dec 2024 Included: superior snow room, bed and breakfast • 1 x Kota dinner Sleep on a transparent bed made from snow and ice. The room temperature is 0–5C°, but using the sleeping bags intended for extreme conditions, you can be sure you will stay in warmth and comfort.

Day 5: 27 December 2024

Transfer • Rovaniemi Shared transfer Arctic SnowHotel – Rovaniemi Airport

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person sharing in twin share cabin, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. Excludes flights from South Africa. **The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and sightings cannot be guaranteed. Activities are weather and snow dependent.** These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

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Peak travel dates
R60,190
per person sharing
Details
Stay
4 nights
Dates
23 Dec 24 to 27 Dec 24
Book by
20 August 24
Experience ID
705
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