Combine the highlights of Helsinki with Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland. Travel between these two capitals by plane or overnight train. Make the most of longer summer days for exploring the Finnish capital Helsinki and embarking on exhilarating excursions around the Rovaniemi area under the Midnight sun.
Ask our Arctic Specialists for booking optional excursions or upgrading your accommodation.
Fly to Helsinki, transfer on your own to Hotel Bulevardi and check in for 1 night.
Today explore Helsinki at your own pace. Walk through its thriving market on the harbour front, from where you can also set sail for many of the tranquil islands, or perhaps visit the island zoo or even dine in the former Russian yacht club. See the massive dome of its cathedral and, in the evening, get your overnight train to Rovaniemi. (B)
In the morning, arrive at Rovaniemi, transfer on your own to the Lapland Sky Hotel and check in for 3 nights. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Perhaps visit Santa Claus Holiday Village, meet Mr. Father Christmas himself, visit Santa’s Official Post Office and do some shopping (B,D)
Explore Rovaniemi at leisure and, in the evening, perhaps embark on an optional Midnight Sun Floating excursion. Float on an arctic lake, listen to the birds singing and experience nature from a fish perspective. Dressed up in a floating suits you will stay warm and dry whilst in the lake. (B,D)
Today perhaps embark on an Arctic survival training excursion in the Arctic wild, or opt for an exhilarating fatbike trip through the Lappish forests. (B,D)
After breakfast, transfer to Rovaniemi airport on your own for your flight back to the UK. (B)
Please note that this tour is also offered with Helsinki-Rovaniemi transfer by plane.