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Arctic Santa at Inari

from £2274 including flights

  • 3-4 nights
  • Dec
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Highlights

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Enjoy cosy accommodation and friendly service

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Stay in a remote location ideal for northern lights viewing

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Enjoy activities including snowmobiling and husky sledding

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Meet Santa and enjoy family fun amidst snow covered wilderness

Why this trip...

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Inclusive

Meals and activities are included in this holiday - see what's included for details

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Where you stay

This holiday offers a choice of accommodation options which are part of the overall experience

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Nordic Heritage

With 40 years of experience in creating trips to Nordics we know this region inside out

Overview

Take an active festive family break in Finnish Lapland, meet reindeer, and explore the scenic surrounds by snowmobile and husky sled. An evening visit to the Aurora Camp gives you the best chance to view the elusive northern lights.

Set on the shores of Lake Inari in the far north of Finnish Lapland, the stylish Wilderness Hotel Inari offers a classic winter experience coupled with comfortable accommodation and mouth-watering local cuisine. After a day of fun in the snow relax and soak up the festive atmosphere by the crackling open fire in the spacious hotel lounge.

Immerse yourself in the winter wonderland on this fully inclusive festive escape focusing on fun for all the family. The included activities ensure you make the most of your time away and the private visit to meet Santa in his cosy cabin is a highlight for children and adults alike.

All Inclusive Itineraries

All holidays include return transfers from/to Ivalo airport; full board starting with dinner on the first day to breakfast on the departure day, accommodation in your chosen room type and winter clothing for the duration of your stay.

The following activities are included in the different holiday durations.

Spend time relaxing in the spectacular surrounds of Inari with two full days for adventure.

Included Activities: Snowmobiling Safari, Husky Safari, Reindeer Farm Visit, Aurora Camp and Private meeting with Santa.

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Enjoy an extra day for adventure as well as plenty of time to relax.

Included Activities: Snowmobiling Safari, Husky Safari, Reindeer Farm Visit, Snowshoeing, Aurora Camp and Private meeting with Santa.

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Please note that the duration of the activity is dependent on weather conditions and the guide may shorten the excursion.

Activity Information

The order of the activities will be confirmed locally and each activity will be included once during your stay according to the itinerary.

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Snowmobile Safari

The guide will teach you how to cope with these powerful machines, and after a full safety and driving lesson, you will head out to the wilderness. Snowmobiling through white winter scenery is a breath taking experience that will last for a lifetime.

Children 4-14 years will be in a sleigh pulled by a guide with snowmobile.

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Husky Safari

Visit the husky farm where you will have an opportunity to learn how to mush your own team of dogs. You will be given full instruction on how to handle the sled and dogs before setting off on the trail. The experienced dogs will be keen to run. Enjoy the stunning Lapland scenery and the still silence. We will stop half way and swap mushers.

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Private Meeting with Santa

You will be collected from your room by one of Santa’s elves who will walk you to meet Santa himself. Children will get the special experience to chat with Santa and will receive a small present.

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Reindeer Farm Visit

Transfer by car to the reindeer farm to meet a local reindeer herder with his peaceful reindeer. At the reindeer farm you will learn interesting information about the reindeer and the life of a reindeer herder.

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Aurora Camp

After dinner venture outside for your night of Aurora viewing*. Transfer by a sled pulled by a snowmobile to the Aurora Camp, which is situated deep in the Wilderness Forest. The camp is in a great location for viewing the lights; away from any light pollution. At the camp you will enjoy a hot drinks and pancakes before being transferred back to your hotel.

*Aurora sightings cannot be guaranteed.

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Snowshoeing

Equipped with snowshoes and poles set off into the surrounding wilderness. Your guide will show you how to use your snowshoes and will lead the way on your short walk. Along the way, your guide will share interesting stories about the Finnish nature and animals.

Prices and Departures

Price from £2274 including flights

What's Included

  • Airfare and Airport Taxes
  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • All meals
  • Activities as per itinerary
  • Winter clothing
  • Return transfers
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee
  • Full financial protection

Arctic Chalet from price per person

Departure Duration Adult Child
13 Dec 2024 4 nights £2,508 £1,953
17 Dec 2024 3 nights £2,274 £1,789
20 Dec 2024 4 nights £2,676 £2,071
24 Dec 2024 3 nights £2,346 £1,862

Log Cabin* from price per person

Departure Duration Adult Child
13 Dec 2024 4 nights £2,310 £1,815
17 Dec 2024 3 nights £2,168 £1,815
20 Dec 2024 4 nights £2,646 £2,050
24 Dec 2024 3 nights £2,383 £1,887

NOTES

*Minimum occupancy in a Log Cabin is 4 people sharing.

Child prices are valid for age 4-14 when sharing with a minimum of one adult – children may be accommodated on a sofa bed, depending on the accommodation booked.

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To mark our 40th anniversary, we've launched our Education Bursary Fund to help disadvantaged school children experience the wonders of travel. A percentage of revenue from every holiday booked will go into the bursary fund to pay for at least 40 students to join one of our school trips abroad.