Head to Jeris on the edge of the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park and witness frozen lakes, snowy alpine forests and spectacular winter scenery on this four-night break to Lapland. Log cabin accommodation offers the perfect base to explore this remote Arctic region on snowmobile, reindeer sleigh and husky sledge. During the evening head out into the snow-covered wilderness on snowshoes and cook over a campfire in the forest.
Fly to Kittilä Airport in Finnish Lapland and transfer to Hotel Jeris on the edge of Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park. Collect warm winter clothing for the adventure ahead and check in to a cosy log cabin for four nights. Dinner is served in the hotel restaurant overlooking Lake Jerisjärvi. (D)
Today, visit a nearby husky farm and meet some of the pups before heading off on a thrilling 6 km dog-sled ride. Dog sledding is an exciting way to explore the beautiful Lappish wilderness. Enjoy a free afternoon exploring the wilderness. After dinner at the hotel, relax by the fire or stroll outside to search for the northern lights overhead. (B,L,D)
After breakfast, visit a local reindeer farm and meet the reindeer. Here you will have the opportunity to feed them from your hand, learn how to throw a lasso and experience a short reindeer ride. Lunch will be served in the ice restaurant or a traditional kota depending on the weather. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the area or book an optional excursion before a hearty Christmas dinner this evening. (B,L,D)
Head out into the wilderness on snowmobiles for a heart-racing adventure through the glittering landscape. After lunch, spend the afternoon exploring the beautiful national park at leisure. In the evening, don your snowshoes and set off into the forest where your guide will build a campfire around which you can enjoy a hot drink whilst waiting for a glimpse of the northern lights. (B,L,D)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)
Itinerary Dates: 22 Nov 2019 - 23 Dec 2019
*Please contact us to tailor-make this programme on other dates.