From  £2190
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Spend 4 nights at the at the Wilderness Hotel Nellim
  • Meet Santa
  • Search for the Northern Lights
  • Embark on a thrilling husky safari
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Christmas at Wilderness Hotel Nellim - 4-night programme

5 Day Tour, from £2190 per person
Itinerary Dates
2020
20 Dec  -  24 Dec

Make next Christmas one to remember with our four-night winter wonderland small group tour. Visit reindeer at a local farm before embarking on a guided snowmobile tour through the snowy wilderness.

In the evening, camp far from city lights and look up at the sky for the magical aurora borealis.

Mush through the beautiful, wintry landscape on a self-driven husky sled, visit Santa Claus in his cabin and end your trip with a thrilling aurora-hunting snowmobile tour.

If you would like a shorter stay in Lapland, take a look at the 3-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

Head to the reindeer farm to meet and feed the animals and learn about life as a reindeer herder. Then hop on a snowmobile for a guided tour of the Finnish Lapland wilds. Learn about Sámi culture and northern European life. Take lunch by an open fire. In the evening, you’ll be taken away from city lights on a sledge to an open area free from light pollution and perfect for viewing the aurora borealis. Settle in by the open fire with a warm drink in hand and look out for the ribbons of colour dancing across the sky. (B,L,D)

Accommodation
Nellim Wilderness Hotel
DAY 3
HUSKY SAFARI
HUSKY SAFARI

See Lappish winter in the most traditional and exciting way – on a husky sled! Learn how to mush before heading out on a two-hour self-driven ride through the snow-drenched wilderness and past the beautiful, frozen Lake Inari. (B,L,D)

Accommodation
Nellim Wilderness Hotel
DAY 4
SANTA VISIT & AURORA SNOWMOBILING
SANTA VISIT & AURORA SNOWMOBILING

Reach by a snowmobile-drawn sledge Santa’s cabin to visit the man himself. This excursion lasts approximately 30 minutes and is one family at a time. In the evening, take a guided snowmobile tour in search of the elusive Northern Lights. The tour will take you to open spots with low light pollution for the best chance of spotting the aurora. (B,L,D)

Accommodation
Nellim Wilderness Hotel
DAY 5
FLY TO THE UK
FLY TO THE UK

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

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £2190 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 - Aurora Snowmobiling
  • 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: £1695


Itinerary Dates  
20 Dec 2020
-
24 Dec 2020

Tour Route Map


  1. Lapland, Ivalo

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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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