Open 21/08/2017 08:30-17:30

Finland: Aurora Experience at the Snow Village in Finland

A holiday where no two days are the same

8 Days From £2091

A holiday where no two days are the same

The spectacular Aurora Borealis, or as they are more commonly known, the Northern Lights, grace the skies above Finland every winter between the months of October and March. The Snow Village Finland is the ideal place to witness these breathtaking phenomena as the resort enjoys a remote location far above the Arctic Circle. Seeing the Northern Lights above Finland can be an incredibly moving experience and people are frequently dazzled by their beauty as they light up the snow-covered landscapes.

Not only might you see one of nature’s most impressive displays, you can also try lots of new things during your Snow Village activity week. From ice fishing and snowmobiling, to dog sledding and snowshoeing, there is always something going on to keep you entertained. And what’s more, during your holiday at the Snow Village Finland you will get the chance to spend one of the nights in the incredible Snow Hotel. Tuck into a delicious dinner which is served in the ice restaurant before settling down in your pretty ice suite for the night, snuggling up in the insulating reindeer hides and sleeping bags that are provided. The Snow Village Finland gives you everything you could want from a winter holiday, see what other exciting surprises are in store for you in the itinerary below.

* The itinerary runs from Saturday to Saturday

  • Day 1 - Arrive at the Snow Village in Finland

    A holiday where no two days are the same - Arrive at the Snow Village in Finland

    Flying into Kittilä Airport, transfer to Lainio and check into your log cabin at the fantastic Snow Village Finland. Spend the remainder of your day exploring the impressive surroundings.

    Meals included:Dinner
  • Day 2 - Ice Sculpting and Snowmobile Safari

    Ice Sculpting and Snowmobile Safari

    A thrilling day at the Snow Village Finland. First of all you will be taught the secrets of ice sculpting by the experts whose handiwork goes into building the snow village each year. After that, you will be able to go off and create your own ice masterpiece - don't forget your camera!

    Later, following another short training session, you will head out with a guide across snowy fells on an exciting snowmobile safari. The snowmobiles are easy to handle and so much fun as you journey along scenic trails. Please note, only those who possess a driving licence can drive the snowmobiles, others can come along as passengers.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3 - Showshoe excursion

    Showshoe excursion

    A great way to see the winter wonderland that envelops the Snow Village Finland is on a snowshoeing trek. Led by a local guide, listen to fascinating facts about the flora and fauna of the untouched wilderness. As you walk between snow-laden fir trees, the only sound you will hear is the snow crunching underfoot. Enjoy this enchanting experience before returning to the Snow Village for a soothing sauna.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 - Ice Fishing With Lunch

    Ice Fishing With Lunch

    Today you can learn the traditional pastime of ice fishing. With the help of an instructor, drill a hole in the frozen lake and wait to see what you might catch. Enjoy lunch by a campfire before making your way back to the comfort of the Snow Village Finland.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5 - Northern Lights Safari

    Northern Lights Safari

    Now that you have mastered the technique of driving a snowmobile, head out after dark with an expert guide who will take you to some fantastic vantage points to see the Northern Lights should they appear.

    Please note: a driving licence is required to drive a snowmobile.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6 - Reindeer Safari and Night in the Snow Hotel

    Journey to a nearby reindeer farm to learn how important these animals are to the local people. You can enjoy a reindeer sleigh ride through breathtaking landscapes, giving you chance to relax and soak up the beauty of Finland in winter. Later on, head over to the magnificent Snow Hotel for dinner before spending the night in a unique ice suite. This is where the magic of the Snow Village Finland really comes to life!

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 7 - Husky Safari

    Husky Safari

    Today's treat is an excursion to a local husky farm. Discover how these lovable dogs are trained and cared for and learn the technique of dog sledding with the help of a guide. Set off on an exciting safari as your team of dogs whisks you along beautiful snow-covered trails. Back at the Snow Village Finland, unwind in a warming sauna.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8 - Departure

    Departure

    After breakfast, depart the Snow Village Finland and transfer to the airport for your return flight.

    Meals included:Breakfast

Included...

  • Return international flights from London Heathrow (details of regional departures on request)
  • Six nights' accommodation in a log cabin and one night in the Snow Village (please note: your log cabin will be retained for you on this night)
  • Escorted airport transfers
  • Outer clothing required for the activities
  • The following activities and excursions, as per the itinerary:
    • Snowshoe tour
    • Snowmobile excursion
    • Northern Lights safari
    • Ice fishing excursion
    • Husky safari
    • Reindeer safari
    • Ice sculpting workshop
  • Meals as per the itinerary

Not Included...

  • Travel Insurance (this can, however, be arranged for you. Simply speak to our travel team for a competitive quote for comprehensive cover)
DatesPrices from
FromToAdultChild
12/12/201706/01/2018£2,195£1,063
07/01/201807/04/2018£2,091£826
Notes
  • Prices are per person, based on two adults sharing
  • Child prices are based on sharing the rooms with two full fare paying adult passsengers
  • Prices are based on departures from London Heathrow in economy class
  • Other departure airports may be available and a supplement may apply
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