From  £1679
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy a break in the snow-covered Lappish wilderness
  • Travel by snowmobile through the Arctic wonderland
  • Mush your own husky sleigh and spend time at a husky farm
  • Cross-country ski through ice fells and alpine forests
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Muotka Highlights of Lapland

5 Day Tour, from £1679 per person

An hour from Ivalo - Finland’s northernmost airport - Muotka Wilderness Lodge is set deep in the forest, next to the arctic fells of Urho Kekkonen National Park. Far away from any light pollution, this remote Lapland lodge is the ideal spot for aurora hunting. Spend winter days exploring the silent snow-covered landscapes on included snowmobile and husky safaris, before heading out to gaze at the night sky.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
Fly to Ivalo
Fly to Ivalo
Fly to Ivalo and transfer to Muotka Wilderness Lodge. Enjoy dinner at the lodge’s restaurant, where seasonal Lappish cuisine is served daily, before checking in to a cosy Wilderness Room. Ask a Regent Finland Explorer about upgrading to a Riverside Suite or Aurora Cabin – a spacious private chalet with skyward windows for aurora viewing. (D)
Accommodation
Muotka Wilderness Lodge
DAY 2
Snowmobile Safari
Snowmobile Safari
Begin the Lapland adventure with a thrilling snowmobile safari. Speed across the crisp white landscape to a local reindeer farm and enjoy a short sleigh ride before the exhilarating snowmobile ride back to the lodge. After dinner, join an aurora hunt, heading up into the fells where the northern skies open out into a blanket of stars. (B,L,D)
Accommodation
Muotka Wilderness Lodge
DAY 3
Husky Safari
Husky Safari
Visit a nearby husky farm and discover more about these working canines before setting off on a two hour dog-sled ride through the icy wilderness. Learn how to drive your own team of huskies, stopping to warm up with coffee and pancakes around the campfire. Spend the afternoon relaxing at the lodge or unwind with a traditional Finnish sauna. (B,L,D)
Accommodation
Muotka Wilderness Lodge
DAY 4
Cross-Country Skiing
Cross-Country Skiing
Spend the morning exploring the beautiful forests surrounding Muotka on a guided snowshoe walk. Later head back into the forest and discover the glittering landscape by crosscountry ski, warming up with a hot drink in the peaceful wilderness. After dinner, relax in the sauna or head outside to search for the swirling northern lights. (B,L,D)
DAY 5
Muotka to UK
Transfer back to Ivalo Airport for the return flight to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £1679 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Finnair direct from London Gatwick
  • All airport taxes
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Full Board meals as specified (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Return transfers from Ivalo Airport 
  • Excursions as listed in the itinerary
  • Winter clothing

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance 
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions
 

Price Notes

Upgrade to an Aurora Bubble for the first or final night for £168 per person - speak to one of our Lapland specialists for more information.

This tour uses direct flights with Finnair, operating from Sundays - Thursdays from 14th December 2017. For alternative days or longer stays, please contact our Arctic Travel Specialists.

Tour Accommodation

Muotka Wilderness Lodge
Muotka Wilderness Lodge
Muotka Wilderness Lodge An hour from Ivalo - Finland’s northernmost airport - Muotka Wilderness Lodge is set deep in the forest, next to the arctic fells of Urho Kekkonen National Park. Far......