Designed with couples in mind, this short break based at the luxurious Arctic Light Hotel in central Rovaniemi discovers the picturesque arctic landscapes with exhilarating day and evening excursions. By day, dash through the snowy trails on a sleigh pulled by huskies and snowshoe to serene forest spots, and in the evenings, head out into the Lappish wilderness that surrounds Rovaniemi to seek out the dancing northern lights.
Fly to the capital of Finnish Lapland and transfer to the boutique Arctic Light Hotel for a three night stay. Talk to a Regent Specialist about upgrading to a room with your own private sauna. Relax in your room before setting out to explore the snowy landscapes and forests that surround Rovaniemi on a guided wilderness snowshoe excursion. Your guide will find a serene place to stop for photo opportunities and you can warm yourself up with hot choclate. In the evening, perhaps try out one of the local restaurants in Rovaniemi for a traditional dinner.
Arctic Light Hotel
This morning, embark on an exhilarating snowmobile safari adventure into the Lappish nature. Master the art of driving a snowmobile and stop in the snowy surroundings to enjoy hot drinks and biscuits. Arrive back at your hotel and perhaps spend some time exploring the town of Rovaniemi or simply relax in the hotel. In the evening, head out into the surrounding nature in search of the northern lights, away from any light pollution. Your guide will drive through snowy landscapes to seek out the perfect spot to watch them. Enjoy a tasty Lappish picnic as the skies paint shades of green above you. (B,D)
After breakfast, head out into the Lappish wilderness on a two-hour husky sleigh safari. Wrap up warm to dash through snowy trails, watching the Arctic nature rush by between stopping for breaks to soak in the views and take photos. In the evening, suit up into a warm rescue suit and dip yourself into an ice hole in a frozen lake to float under the aurora borealis for a truly Arctic experience. The rescue suits protect you from the cold Arctic waters and you stay comfortable and warm even in the 0-degree water! (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)
4 day tour, from £1380 per person
- Flights in economy class to Rovaniemi direct with Norwegian Air from London Gatwick
- Accommodation in three/four-star hotel in Rovaniemi for 3 nights with meals as specified (B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Return transfers from Rovaniemi Airport
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