From  £1695
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Spend 3 nights at the at the Wilderness Hotel Nellim
  • Meet Santa
  • Embark on a thrilling husky safari
  • Hunt for the Aurora Borealis
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Christmas at Wilderness Hotel Nellim - 3-night programme

4 Day Tour, from £1695 per person
Itinerary Dates
2020
17 Dec  -  20 Dec

Feel the magic of Christmas on this three-night winter wonderland small group tour. Explore the glistening snow-drenched landscape by snowmobile and husky sled and learn about the Sámi culture in Finland.

In the evening, hunt the aurora borealis by sleigh then settle down in a campsite and spend the night watching out for ribbons of colour dancing across the sky.

Each family has a chance to visit Santa in his cabin and share their Christmas wishes.

If you would like to spend longer on holiday in Lapland, take a look at the 4-night programme.
 

 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO IVALO
FLY TO IVALO

Transfer from Ivalo Airport to Wilderness Hotel Nellim. (D)

Accommodation
Nellim Wilderness Hotel
DAY 2
REINDEER DAY WITH SNOWMOBILE & AURORA CAMP
REINDEER DAY WITH SNOWMOBILE & AURORA CAMP

Gain insight into Sámi culture and the way of life in the north on a guided snowmobile tour through Finnish Lapland wilderness. Begin your excursion at the reindeer farm where you can meet and feed the animals and learn about life as a reindeer herder. Enjoy lunch by an open fire. In the evening, take a sledge ride away from city lights to an area perfect for viewing the aurora borealis. Settle in by the open fire with a warm drink in hand and spend the night looking out for the amazing Northern Lights spectacle. (B,L,D)
 

Accommodation
Nellim Wilderness Hotel
DAY 3
HUSKY SAFARI & SANTA VISIT
HUSKY SAFARI & SANTA VISIT

Take a short lesson in mushing before embarking on a thrilling self-driven husky safari, the most traditional and exciting way to see and experience Lappish nature in the snow. The ride is two hours long and takes you past the beautiful, frozen Lake Inari. After lunch, reach by a snowmobile-drawn sledge Santa’s cabin to visit the man himself. This excursion is one family at a time.  (B,L,D)

Accommodation
Nellim Wilderness Hotel
DAY 4
FLY TO THE UK
FLY TO THE UK

Transfer to Ivalo Airport for your return flight to the UK. (B) 
 

Accommodation
Nellim Wilderness Hotel

Pricing Information

4 day tour, from £1695 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Finnair from London Gatwick to Ivalo
  • All airport taxes
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Return transfers from Ivalo Airport
  • Excursion - Reindeer with Snowmobile
  • Excursion - Aurora Camp
  • Excursion - Husky Safari
  • Excursion - Santa Visit

 


Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance (please ensure your insurance covers all the activities)
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

Price per child: £1315


Itinerary Dates  
17 Dec 2020
-
20 Dec 2020

Tour Route Map


  1. Lapland, Ivalo

Tour Accommodation

Nellim Wilderness Hotel
Nellim Wilderness Hotel
Nellim Wilderness Hotel Nellim Wilderness Hotel is located on the edge of beautiful Lake Inari in the far north of Finland.It is run by a company dedicated to adventure-based ecotourism who want......

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