From  £1380
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Spend three nights discovering the snowy wilderness of remote Lapland in winter, staying in beautifully-designed, rustic accommodation
  • Explore the frozen wilderness on an exhilarating husky safari
  • Try snowmobiling
  • Visit a reindeer farm and a Sami museum
  • Go snowshoeing underneath the northern lights and take a sledge ride out onto Lake Inari to search for the aurora
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Northern Lights at the Inari Wilderness Hotel

4 Day Tour, from £1380 per person

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

Three types of accommodation are available at Wilderness Hotel Inari; choose from a Wilderness Room, an Aurora Cabin or a Log Cabin. Stays here are full-board, with both lunch and dinner served buffet-style in the beautifully-designed restaurant. All excursions indicated below are included in this holiday, but the order in which you enjoy them may vary depending on timing and snow conditions when you arrive in Finland.

 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO IVALO
FLY TO IVALO

Fly to Ivalo and transfer to Wilderness Hotel Inari (approx. 30 min). Upon arrival you will receive your program schedule before dinner. Depending on your arrival time, cold weather gear is given to you either upon arrival or the next day. (D)

Accommodation
Inari Wilderness Hotel
DAY 2
WILDERNESS EXCURSIONS*
WILDERNESS EXCURSIONS*

Snowmobiling: This tour is perfect for those who have never tried snowmobiling before. First familiarise yourself with the snowmobile, have full safety instructions and driving lesson. After everyone feels comfortable, head out for a small journey into the nearby surroundings.

 

Husky Safari: An absolute ‘must do’ when visiting Lapland! You will be taught how to handle the sled before heading out on the husky safari, where the huskies will pull your sled through the beautiful winter scenery, passing along frozen Lake Inari. The dogs’ excitement is infectious but they fall silent on the trail, this is the only way to see Lapland . All our husky safaris include full instructions and are based on two people sharing a sled unless otherwise stated.

 

Reindeer Farm Visit: Meeting a local reindeer herder and the reindeer is a once in a lifetime experience. At the reindeer farm, learn interesting information about the reindeer and the life of a reindeer herder. Travel to the Reindeer Farm is by car or mini-van.

 

(B,L,D)

 

* The excursions on days 2 and 3 may occur in a different order, depending on availability, timings and weather, but all are included in your stay. 

Accommodation
Inari Wilderness Hotel
DAY 3
WILDERNESS EXCURSIONS*
WILDERNESS EXCURSIONS*

Visit the Sami Museum: Siida Visit to the Sami Museum Siida is a nice change for all the outdoor activities. The museum is fairly small and compact but full of information about Sami culture and history, as well as life and nature up in the north. In addition to the permanent exhibitions, the museum usually has 1-3 seasonally changing temporary exhibitions.

 

Aurora Snowshoeing: Experience the amazing atmosphere of old forests on this relaxing snowshoe walk to the aurora camp spot. Walking In the dark forests companied by the light of the moon and dance of the northern lights is unforgettable. Warm up by the campfire and wait for the aurora to show up, while warm drinks are prepared on the open fire.

 

Aurora Camp: This excursion takes you Aurora hunting on the stunning Lake Inari. Sit comfortably a sledge that is pulled by the guide’s snowmobile. Enjoy the northern sky all the way to the camp place. While observing the night sky, warm up around a blazing campfire sipping hot drinks and enjoying each other’s company. The atmosphere by the campfire is an experience in itself. Lake Inari is one of the best places in the world for aurora viewing since there is no light pollution at all. If you are lucky, you might get to enjoy this unique light phenomenon.

 

(B,L,D)

 

* The excursions on days 2 and 3 may occur in a different order, depending on availability, timings and weather, but all are included in your stay. 

Accommodation
Inari Wilderness Hotel
DAY 4
FLY TO THE UK

After breakfast transfer to airport for the flight to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

4 day tour, from £1380 per person

Price Includes

From price based on three nights' accommodation in a Wilderness Room at Wilderness Hotel Inari



Speak to a Lapland Specialist for prices based on a Log Cabin or Aurora Cabin



  • Return flights in economy class with Finnair from Gatwick
  • All airport taxes
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Return transfers from Ivalo Airport
  • Excursions as listed in the itinerary
  • Rent of winter outdoor clothing

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance (please ensure your insurance covers all the activities)
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Tour Route Map


  1. Lapland, Ivalo

Tour Accommodation

Inari Wilderness Hotel
Inari Wilderness Hotel
Inari Wilderness Hotel Inari Wilderness Hotel is located next to Lake Inari, a beautiful arctic lake tucked away deep in the northern Finnish wilderness. The hotel is only 5 minutes from Inari......

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