New Year Break at Nellim Wilderness Hotel

from £1909
including flights
4 nights Dec


Immerse yourself in the magic of New Year in Finnish Lapland at the Nellim Wilderness Hotel. Hemmed by lush forest and surrounded by complete calm and tranquillity, this is a fantastic way to welcome the New Year and leave wonderful memories to savour forever. With comfortable accommodation in hotel-style rooms, log suites and cabins our fully-inclusive breaks have everything you need to capture a true winter wonderland. A stay here includes a range of day activities, traditional cooking and the chance to view the aurora.


  • Direct flight to Finnish Lapland
  • Picture perfect wilderness location
  • New year festivities with fireworks and celebrations
  • Cosy accommodation and friendly, personal service
  • Includes winter activities for all the family
  • Opportunity to search for the northern lights

What's Included

  • Direct flights between London and Ivalo
  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • All meals
  • Activities as per itinerary

Full description

Over 350km north of the Arctic circle, in the heart of taiga forest, the location of Nellim sets it apart with its spectacular views overlooking Lake Inari. This is pure wilderness territory, just a few kilometers from the Russian border and under an hour away from Ivalo airport.

The 4 night inclusive break includes full board at Nellim Hotel, a range of activities, use of toboggans and the traditional Finnish sauna which is available to warm up after the day's events. The remote location also provides a great opportunity to hopefully see the northern lights. More about the aurora »

There are various accommodation options to choose from at Nellim, suitable for couples to families including hotel rooms, apartments and rustic style yet modern log cabins and suites. Please refer to Nellim Wilderness Hotel in the accommodation section for more details.

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Prices & Dates

From prices per person based on two adults sharing, unless stated otherwise

Departure Duration Accomodation Adult Price Child Price
29 Dec 2019 4 nights Wilderness room £1,909 £1,496
29 Dec 2019 4 nights Superior room £1,966 n/a
29 Dec 2019 4 nights Arctic Suite* £2,051 £1,595
29 Dec 2019 4 nights Log Suite £2,174 £1,681
29 Dec 2019 4 nights Log Cabin £2,249 £1,734
29 Dec 2019 4 nights Aurora Cabin £2,410 £1,846

Child prices are valid when sharing with two adults - children may be accommodated on a sofa bed, depending on the accommodation booked.

* Note: Arctic Suites have a minimum capacity requirement of 3 persons.


What's Included

  • Direct flights between London Gatwick and Ivalo with Finnair
  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • All meals
  • Activities as per itinerary
  • Winter clothing
  • Airport transfers
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee
  • Full financial protection »


29 December 2019 – depart from London Gatwick on AY662 at 08:30, arrival to Ivalo at 14:00

02 January 2020 – depart from Ivalo on AY661 at 07:00, arrival to London Gatwick at 08:40

One piece of hold luggage (23kg) and airport transfers are included in the ATOL protected package price.

Itinerary & Accommodation

Itinerary & Accommodation

All Inclusive Itineraries

All of our all-inclusive packages 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, winter activities as detailed below and winter clothing for the duration of your stay. On New Year’s Eve enjoy a special meal before venturing outside to toast the New Year with sparkling wine, bonfire and fireworks.

Winter Activities Included

The following activities are included in the 4 night package.

Reindeer day by Snowmobile (approx. 5 hours) - Visit a reindeer farm where you will meet the herders and hear about the importance of reindeer in Lapland and learn how to use the lasso.

Aurora Snowmobiling (approx. 2.5 hours) - After driving instructions this snowmobile tour heads to the clear spots where there are higher chances of seeing the northern lights. The distance travelled will vary depending on weather conditions, and if the sky looks promising you will stop to wait for the light show.

Snowshoeing (approx. 3-4 hours) - Enjoy the beautiful scenery while learning the art of snowshoeing. You will be given advice before taking to the trails up through the snowy forest and to the hills for some stunning views over Lake Inari and Nellim. A picnic lunch is included.

Aurora Camp (approx. 2-3 hours) - The camp is situated on an island amidst the endless frozen ice of Lake Inari. Its remote location far from light pollution makes it the perfect place to see any northern light displays.

Husky Safari (approx. 3 hours) - You are given full instructions on how to handle the dog sled before heading onto the trail for a 18km husky safari on Lake Inari. The huskies pull the sled through the beautiful winter scenery, passing over Lake Inari. Afterwards lunch is served. Note the order of these activities will be confirmed locally.

Nellim Wilderness Hotel


Grade: Superior

Type: Luxury Lodge

In a beautiful wilderness location in Finnish Lapland, on the shores of Lake Inari, the hotel has a warm atmosphere and offers hotel rooms, apartments, traditional log cabins and log suites.

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