From  £1995
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Stay in a cosy wilderness lodge
  • Enjoy a snowmobile ride through the Lappish forest
  • Learn how to mush a traditional dog sleigh
  • Trek through snow covered wilderness on snow shoes
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Lapland Break at the Nellim Hotel

5 Day Tour, from £1995 per person

In the far north of Finnish Lapland on the edge of Lake Inari, Nellim Wilderness Hotel is a remote retreat where snow-covered forests and frozen lakes provide the backdrop to unforgettable adventures. Learn how to drive your own husky-sled through the Lappish wilderness, snowshoe through glittering forest trails and search for the Northern Lights on a starlit snowmobile safari during this fully-inclusive short break.

All excursions on days 2-4 are included in this holiday, but the order in which you enjoy them may vary depending on timing and snow conditions in Finland.  

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO IVALO
Nellim Wilderness Hotel - Lapland

Fly to Ivalo Airport in Northern Lapland and transfer to Nellim Wilderness Hotel, located in the heart of the forest. Enjoy a Lappish buffet dinner in the cosy wood-cabin restaurant before checking in to a Wilderness Room. Ask a Regent Finland Specialist about upgrading to a private Log Cabin with it’s own living space, kitchenette and sauna. (D)

Accommodation
Nellim Wilderness Hotel
DAY 2
WILDERNESS EXCURSIONS
Husky safari - Lapland

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime husky safari. Meet the musher and learn how to drive a husky sledge around the beautiful frozen Lake Inari. Experience the snowy landscape from a unique perspective and feel at one with nature.

 

A snowshoeing trek is another wonderful way to experience the beauty and calmness of Nordic forests, and learn a new skill! Discover  untouched spots of beauty with a guide, follow animal footprints and breathe in the fresh air. After exploring, be rewarded with a delicious lunch served by an open fire in the silent forest. (B,L,D)

 

 

Accommodation
Nellim Wilderness Hotel
DAY 3
WILDERNESS EXCURSIONS
Snowmobiles - Lapland

Travel by snowmobile to the reindeer farm to meet an authentic reindeer herder and his herd. Learn some interesting facts about these semi-wild animals and life in the Arctic circle. There will be the possibility for a short reindeer sledge ride, as well as an ice-fishing experience. The excursion includes lunch (soup by the open fire).

 

Night time snowmobiling is an exhilarating experience. Head out in search of a good location to try and spot the Aurora Borealis. If the northern lights appear, we’ll stop, turn off the head torches and snowmobiles to admire nature’s light show. There will be drinks to stay warm and comfortable during this wintry excursion.(B,L,D)

 

 

Accommodation
Nellim Wilderness Hotel
DAY 4
WILDERNESS EXCURSIONS
Aurora bubble - Lapland

Sit comfortably in a sledge pulled by the guide’s snowmobile to reach the Aurora Camp on stunning Lake Inari. Observe the night sky for a possible glimpse of the Northern Lights, and stay warm around a blazing campfire sipping hot drinks. The atmosphere by the campfire is an experience in itself. Lake Inari is one of the best places to spot this unique light phenomenon as there is no light pollution.  (B,L,D)

 

 

Accommodation
Nellim Wilderness Hotel
DAY 5
FLY TO THE UK
Reindeer - Lapland

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

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £1995 per person

Price Includes

  • Return international flights between the UK and Ivalo via Helsinki
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • 4 nights accommodation in Wilderness Room at Wilderness Hotel Nellim
  • All transfers and transportation
  • Excursions as stated in the itinerary,  including thermal clothing
  • Meals as specified by BLD (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions
  • Any meals not specified in the itinerary

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

  • Price per adult is based on two people sharing on stays between 25 Nov 2022 and 2 Apr 2023 (excluding 17 Dec 2022 - 8 Jan 2023, 4 Feb - 5 Mar 2023) and there may be supplements for travel in peak season - please ask your Regent Specialist for details or to upgrade to an Aurora Cabin for the first or final night. 
  • Please note there are no direct scheduled carriers to Ivalo - flights are via Helsinki with Finnair

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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