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Rukan Salonki Log Cabin Hideaway

from £1081 excluding flights

  • 4 nights
  • Jan-Mar, Dec
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Stay in remote location ideal for northern lights viewing

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Hit the piste on some of Finland’s best ski slopes

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Enjoy optional excursions such as snowmobiling and husky sledding

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Relax with family and friends in your own log chalet

Why this trip...

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Weekend escape

This is the ideal trip for a weekend escape or perhaps a mid-week getaway

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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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Activities included

This itinerary features a range of included activities


Based near the village of Ruka, one of Finland’s premier winter resorts, this short break offers superb log cabin accommodation, world-class pistes, a great range of exciting activities and a chance to witness the northern lights. The high quality cabins are the perfect choice for families and groups of friends travelling together, ranging from three to seven bedrooms and surrounded by the beautiful snow-covered fells of Finnish Lapland.

Wilderness views and the northern lights

The fells, forests and frozen lakes surrounding Ruka provide a tranquil setting for a winter escape with a touch of luxury. On this holiday you can choose from a range of stunning log cabins and by spending several nights in such a pristine location, away from artificial light pollution, you’ll increase your chances of seeing the elusive aurora borealis.

Winter activities in Ruka

Ruka offers a wealth of winter activities, including snowmobiling, dog sledding, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Popular choices are the snowmobile excursions which combine a visit to either a reindeer farm or husky kennels so you can sample two or three different activities in one go. Activities can be booked in advance. The resort offers fantastic downhill skiing with pistes suitable for all abilities located just a short distance from your accommodation.


Arrive in Helsinki and transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. Enjoy the many sights of the capital, famous for its Neoclassical architecture mixed with modern Scandinavian design, by foot or by tram. There are numerous art galleries, museums, historical churches, botanic gardens and much more to discover.

Make your way back to the airport for your onward flight to Kuusamo. Transfer to Rukan Salonki and take your pick of optional activities such as snowmobiling, husky sledding, snowshoeing and a visit to a reindeer farm. Some can be combined in a single tour. Try out the ski slopes and relax in the sauna back at your accommodation.

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Following breakfast, join the transfer to Kuusamo airport for your onward flight home.

Prices and Departures

Price from £1081 excluding flights

Airfares are quoted separately to the holiday price and start from around £300 per person with Finnair, or from around £900 per person during peak times such as Christmas and New Year. When enquiring, our Travel Specialists will provide the best fare possible from your preferred airline / airport.
Note: Airfares tend to be cheaper the earlier you book.

What's Included

  • Accommodation in Helsinki on breakfast basis
  • Accommodation in a log chalet with breakfast and dinner
  • Return transfers from Kuusamo
  • Welcome pack
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee
  • Full financial protection

This itinerary starts from around £1,081 per person based on 2 sharing a chalet at Rukan Salonki .

Prices may vary depending on departure date and booking date, as well as any changes to the included components. The final cost of a tailored holiday will be based on style of accommodation, included activities, travel season, and how far in advance it is booked. We will confirm the exact price for your holiday in your individual quotation, based on your chosen travel dates and inclusions.

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