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HIGHLIGHTS OF

WINTER ACTIVITIES 2017-2018

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HIGHLIGHTS OF WINTER ACTIVITIES 2017-2018

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NORTHERN LIGHTS

SAUNA

SNOWMOBILE

SNOW & ICE

AURORA HUNTING WITH A PRO!

MAGIC OF THE FOREST AND LOG SAUNA

HUSKIES AND SNOWMOBILE GALORE

ICE KARTING OPEN RACE

Go aurora hunting with a professional photographer! Our tour departs only when the odds are good. The tour takes all night and includes aurora photography workshop and a picnic.

Experience the healing effects of the forest, herbs and the Finnish log sauna. Incl. herbal bath for hands or feet, homemade snack and herbal tea.

Drive on snowmobiles to a wilderness husky farm where the dogs are waiting to take you for a speedy 20 minutes ride in their sledges. Get familiar with the dogs and hear about their daily life. Incl. snack by the fire.

Feel the excitement and test your driving skills on safe ice tracks with high-speed straights and tough corners for drifting.

Operated by All About Lapland

Operated by Happy Fox

160 € Person

160 € Adult 80 € Child (under 7 y)

t 5-6 h c By request

t 3-4 h c Tue, Fri, Sat 10.00

AURORAS - NORTHERN LIGHTS TRIP BY CAR AND ON FOOT

LAPPISH TRADITIONAL EVENING

Operated by Lapland Welcome

Our destination is the best possible place for searching Aurora Borealis. Barbequing by open fire in a comfortable teepee and experience some old Finnish mythology and shamanism.

89 € Adult - 50 % Child (under 15 y) t 4-5 h c Dec-Feb daily at 20. March-April daily at 21.

AURORA ICE-FLOATING Operated by Safartica

Dip yourself into frozen lake of 0-temperatures and let your mind rest and eyes screen the sky for northern lights! Guided floating is safe and wearing high quality rescue suit keeps you dry. As you have your own clothing under the suit you will not get cold.

92 € Adult

Operated by Santa’s Adventures

Operated by Arctic Lifestyle

199 € Adult (Single driving 269 €) 100 € Child (4-14 y) t 5 h

c Daily 10.00

FISHING EXPERIENCE BY SNOWMOBILE

Operated by Access Lapland

68 € Person t 1 h c Tue-Fri at 13.00 f Minimum height of the driver 135 cm.

TRY ICE CLIMBING

Operated by Bliss Adventure

Transfer by car to wilderness cottage. In the cottage we start heating the sauna and prepare salmon on campfire. After sauna and ice swimming we enjoy nice Lappish dinner.

Operated by Lapland Safaris

126 € Adult 63 € Child

154 € Person 1.12.–7.1. and 5.2.–25.3. 148 € Person 8.1.–4.2. 126 € Person 26.3.–15.4. -25 % Child discount 1.12.–7.1., other times -50 %.

77 € Person

Operated by SantaPark Arctic World

t4h

Operated by Ounasvaara Skiresort

Sauna is in the heart of Finnish traditions and you can experience the wonderful moments in our privately located sauna and try your luck in finding the Northern Lights in the sky.

FAMILY SNOWMOBILE SAFARI

t4h

c By request

FINNISH SAUNA UNDER THE AURORAS

89 € Adult 72 € Child (2-12 y)

c Mon,Wed,Fri,Sun at 09.30

Operated by Wild Nordic

1,5 hour snowmobile ride on the forest trails around the Santa Claus Village area. Afterwards it’s time for children to ride their own mini-snowmobiles on supervised track (suitable up to 12y).

129 € Adult 97 € Child (4-14 y)

Climb up the 30 meters tall ice fall with ice axes and crampons safely with the experienced instructors. Incl. equipment, hot beverages. Not for children under 14 y. Pyhätunturi is 130 km from Rovaniemi.

t 2,5 h (without transportation) c By request f Transportation not included.

EASY START

Private alpine ski lesson for beginners in Ounasvaara Skiresort (4 km from town centre). Package includes 45 minutes ski lesson, 4 hours lift ticket and 4 hours equipment rental.

99 € Person t 4 h c By request f Transfer not included.

t 3 h c Daily at 18.30 (from 8.1. at 19.30) f min. height for the floating is 120 cm.

t 3 h

DISCOVER THE NORTHERN LIGHTS – PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

Operated by GuestHouse Borealis

t 3 h

Private sauna 20 km from Rovaniemi city Centre. Relax in the heat of the steam room, refresh in the snow or try our comfortable hole in the ice. Incl. Towels, slippers, washing products, juice/ water and snacks.

SNOWMOBILE SAFARI TO REINDEER FARM AND HUSKY PARK Operated by Arctic Circle Snowmobile Park

3 h Icebreaker cruise on the Gulf of Bothnia is a unique experience. Swim in icy sea with survival suit will be unforgettable. Incl. buffet lunch in small Swedish village.

Snowmobiling in the wilderness and meeting reindeer & husky dogs with short sleigh rides. Visit to Santa Claus Village and buffet lunch.

335 € Adult 285 € Child (4-12 y)

160 € Adult (Single driving 190 €) 110 € Child (4-11 y)

t 10,5 h

Operated by Beyond Arctic

Unforgettable hunt for the Northern Lights! We go to 2-3 different locations chosen according to weather and photography opportunities. Professional photographer is helping you to capture the photo of a lifetime!

125 € Person t 4-5 h c Daily at 20

EXPERIENCE THE AURORA WITH DINNER Operated by Arctic SnowHotel

Arctic SnowHotel offers an excellent opportunity to view Northern Lights. Dinner is served in a magical atmosphere by an open fire at Lappish Kota restaurant. Incl. guided tour in SnowHotel.

99 € Adult 69 € Child (2-12 y) t 5 h

c Daily at 19 (20.12.–31.3.)

c Wed at 19 (13.12.–28.3.)

Snowmobile trail takes you along the frozen river and through snowy forests to a small wilderness lake. Try your hand at ice fishing and fry your catch over a campfire.

FINNISH SAUNA BY THE LAKE

99 € Person t 3 h

c By request

NORTHERN LIGHTS SAUNA Operated by Erkin Arkki

Extreme sauna experience in the traditional wood heated sauna. Make it even more unforgettable by swimming in the ice-hole; if you’re lucky even under the northern lights.

t 6 h

c Daily at 14

c Daily

89 € Adult 39 € Child (under 12 y)

DAY TRIP TO SWEDEN WITH ICEBREAKER CRUISE Operated by Polar Explorer

c Daily at 7.00

EXOTIC NIGHT IN A SNOW IGLOO Operated by Lucky Ranch

Unforgettable night at Lucky Ranch horse farm. Enjoy the silence inside a warm sleeping bag. Location is perfect for the northern lights searching. Indoor area and toilet are open during the night. Incl. light breakfast.

120 € Person

t 2 h c Mon & Tue at 19, other times by request f Transfer not included (3 km from the centre). t Duration c Days f Notice

t over night c By request f Transfer to Pyhätunturi (130 km from Rovaniemi) not included.


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NATURE TRIPS

SPECIALITIES

ANIMALS

OUNASVAARA ON SNOWSHOES

SNOWMAN WORLD ICE RESTAURANT

ARCTIC HORSE RIDE

TINY QUARTER (CA. 2 KM)

Guided walk (3-4km) on snowshoes at the top of Ounasvaara. Enjoy the snowy forest and the amazing views of Rovaniemi. Warm winter shoes and clothing is required.

Admire incredible ice sculptures and enjoy a dinner from local ingredients. Menu incl. an appetizer, main course and dessert. Welcome drink is served in the Ice Bar.

Enjoy a horse ride in the beautiful forest, around the fields and up the hills. Campfire lunch offered after the ride.

Experience thrill of speed sitting pulled by a husky team! After the ride you’ll get to know the residents of the kennel.

50 € Adult 35 € Child (under 14 y)

89 € Adult Menu 39 € Children Menu (4-14 y)

110 € Person t 3-4 h, riding time 1,5-2 h

40 € Adult (15.12.–9.1. 45 €) 25 € Child (4-12 y)

t 2 h

t 1,5-2 h c 17.12.–6.1. daily at 19.30 7.1.–31.3. Wed & Sat at 19.30 f Located in Santa Claus Village, transfer not included.

Operated by Arctic Joy

c By request

KOROUOMA CANYON TOUR Operated by NortsAv

Moderate hiking tour to enjoy breathtaking landscape of Korouoma canyon valley and its high cliffs. Incl. snacks & hot drinks by open fire.

95 € Adult 50 € Children (4-12 y) t 6 h

c Daily on request

FAT BIKE WINTER MORNING TOUR Operated by Roll Outdoors

Ride on snow and enjoy the atmosphere of Nordic white silence. Professional guide is taking you to the most attractive wake-up of your life time. Also electric fat bikes available. Suitable for beginners.

85 € Person t 2 h

c By request

WINTER WONDERLAND WORKSHOP Operated by Arctic Emotions

Learn basics of snow sculpting by using different tools to shape a snow cube with the help of instructor. Fascinating stories about winter and local way of life while having a lunch.

140 € Adult -25 % Child (under 12 y) t 5 h (incl. transfer 2 x 1 h) c Fri-Sun at 16.00 (15.12.–31.3.)

SNOWSHOEING AND ICE FISHING TOUR Operated by Wild About Lapland

Operated by Snowman World

SECRET OF THE ANTLER

Operated by Kangasniemi Hornwork

Visit a Lappish log-built home and handicrafts workshop 10 km from Rovaniemi. See how reindeer antler is worked and make your own souvenir. Incl. hot beverages & pastry.

38 € Person t 2,5 h c By request f Minimum 4 persons. Transfer not included.

HALF DAY HUSKY COMBI SAFARI Operated by Parpalandia

Combine husky experience with ice fishing or snowmobiling. After the enjoyable husky ride you can change to snowmobile or step on the ice and start luring some salmon. Incl. picnic lunch.

Operated by Arctic Circle Huskypark

c By request

BEARHILL’S HAPPY TRAIL TOUR Operated by Bearhill Husky

Learn how to drive your sled and then head of for a 3045 minute drive with a husky sled. Afterwards hot Juice & cookies and getting more familiar with huskies.

t 3,5 h

c Daily at 11

DEEPER FOREST

Operated by Huskypoint

2 hour adventure with husky dogs through the snowy forests, along private trails. Hot beverages and panoramic views by the campfire and guided husky farm visit.

160 € Adult 120 € Child (under 12 y) t 3 h 45 min

c Daily at 12.30

PRIVATE VISIT TO FAMILY HUSKY FARM AND SLEIGH RIDE

t 6 h (husky/snowmobile ride 1-2 h) c By request

ACTIVE GOLDEN CIRCLE

Join us and feel part of the team. Drive your sled for 10 km ride – it is easy! Enjoy delicious pancakes in the warm of the house or by the campfire depending on weather.

Enjoy a multi-active day at the Arctic Circle: 3h snowmobile safari, ice fishing, snowshoe walking on deep snow and racing on a private ice karting track!

189 € Adult 480 € Family 2 + 2 (children under 8 y) 580 € Family 2 + 2 (children under 14 y)

192 € Adult 95 € Child (4-14 y)

t 2,5-3 h c By request

Operated by Lapland Incoming

t 5 h c Tue & Thu 9.00 f For ice karting the minimum height is 135 cm.

Operated by Yoga Nature

REINDEER SAFARI 3,5 KM Operated by: Sieriporo Safaris

Traditional reindeer sleigh ride through the snowy forests. Incl. coffee/tea and snack.

125 € Adult 90 € Child (4-14 y) t 3,5 h (reindeer safari 1 h)

95 € Person

c By request

t Daily at 10 t Duration c Days f Notice

t Driving time 10 min c Daily at 10-16 f Transfer & clothing not included, located in Santa Claus Village

119 € Adult (Single driving 199 €) 59 € Child (4-14 y)

249 € Adult (Single driving 319 €) 129 € Child (4-14 y)

Snowshoe over frozen lakes to find the best spot to drill a hole and fish. Guide will teach you how to make fire in the Arctic and some basic survival skills. Incl. snack & hot beverages.

t 4 h

Operated by Arctic Nature Trips

t Duration c Days f Notice

GENERAL INFORMATION: Winter safaris are operated 1.12.2017– 15.4.2018 (weather permitting and if not otherwise informed). Minimum of two full paying customers. Duration of safaris is always with transportation (included in the price) if not otherwise informed. The meeting point will be confirmed upon reservation. Reservations on previous day by 16.00. Guiding in English. Exceptional weather conditions can cause changes in the programmes. Changes possible!


PROGRAMMES ARE REALISED BY: Access Lapland Tel: +358 40 641 1116 www.accesslapland.com

Erkin Arkki Tel: +358 40 558 8992 www.saunalauttarovaniemi.com

Polar Explorer Tel: +358 20 743 7100 www.icebreaker.fi

All About Lapland Tel: +358 400 825 570 www.allaboutlapland.fi

Guesthouse Borealis Tel: +358 44 313 1848 www.guesthouseborealis.com

Roll Outdoors Tel: +358 50 556 3520 www.rolloutdoors.com

Arctic Circle Husky Park Tel: +358 50 541 5158 www.huskypark.fi

Happy Fox Tel: +358 40 218 9922 www.happyfox.fi

Safartica Tel: +358 16 311 485 www.safartica.com

Arctic Circle Snowmobile Park Tel: +358 46 958 0419 www.snowmobilepark.com

Huskypoint Tel: +358 400 790 096 www.huskypoint.fi

SantaPark Arctic World Tel: +358 50 517 6919 www.santaparkarcticworld.com

Arctic Emotions Tel: +358 44 238 8977 www.arcticemotions.com

Kangasniemi Hornwork Tel: +358 40 718 0232 www.hornwork.fi

Santa’s Adventures Tel: +358 40 485 8110 www.santasadventures.fi

Arctic Joy Tel: +358 40 531 2408 www.arcticjoy.fi

Lapland Incoming Tel: +358 40 137 8886 www.laplandincoming.com

Sieriporo Tel: +358 40 845 8754 www.villiporo.net

Arctic Lifestyle Tel: +358 50 343 9100 www.arcticlifestyle.fi

Lapland Safaris Tel: +358 16 331 1200 www.laplandsafaris.com

Snowman World Tel: +358 40 519 4444 www.snowmanworld.fi

Arctic Nature Trips Tel: +358 400 583 859 www.arcticnature.fi

Lapland Welcome Tel: +358 20 735 2940 www.laplandwelcome.fi

Wild About Lapland Tel: +358 40 568 8570 www.wildaboutlapland.com

Arctic SnowHotel Tel: +358 400 284 409 www.arcticsnowhotel.fi

Lucky Ranch Tel: +358 40 754 0683 www.luckyranch.fi

Wild Nordic Tel: +358 500 599 999 www.wildnordic.fi

Bearhill Husky Tel: +358 40 760 0020 www.bearhillhusky.com

NortsAv Tel: +358 40 095 8787 www.nortsav.fi

Yoga Nature Tel: +358 44 313 1408 www.yoganature.fi

Beyond Arctic Tel: +358 50 323 1090 www.beyondarctic.com

Ounasvaara Skiresort Tel: +358 50 533 3388 www.ounasvaara.fi

Bliss Adventure Tel: +358 40 530 2206 www.blissadventure.fi

Parpalandia Tel: +358 41 727 6601 www.parpalandia.com

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Highlights of winter activities 2017-2018  

Winter activity highlights for 2017-2018 (December-April) in Rovaniemi, the Official Hometown of Santa Claus in Lapland, Finland

Highlights of winter activities 2017-2018  

Winter activity highlights for 2017-2018 (December-April) in Rovaniemi, the Official Hometown of Santa Claus in Lapland, Finland

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