8 Day Northern Lights & Lapland

APT Small Group Discovery starting in Helsinki and finishing in Helsinki

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 8 Day Northern Lights & Lapland. Enjoy unique festive experiences, including a reindeer sleigh ride, a traditional husky dog safari and a stay in a special private glass igloo.
Overview
Operator: APT
Type: Small Group Discovery (Premium)
Max Group Size: 20
Duration: 8 Days
From: Helsinki to Helsinki
Tour Code: EULXFL8
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Finland
Our Price From:
$ 7,009
Per Person ($AU)
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$ 294
Per Person ($AU)
Day By Day
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1
Arrive Helsinki
Be met on arrival in Helsinki and transfer to your hotel. This evening, get to know your Tour Director and fellow travellers as you enjoy a Welcome Reception. Stay: Helsinki, Hotel Kämp
2
Helsinki, Rovaniemi (Glass Igloos)
This morning after breakfast, board your included flight to Rovaniemi and travel out to your accommodation, where you will stay in a unique glass igloo for two nights, where you will feel as if you’re sleeping in the open-air, but being warm and cosy inside. Stay Two Nights: Rovaniemi, Arctic Glass Igloos (B/D)
3
Rovaniemi (Glass Igloos)
Enjoy lunch in a cosy kota-hut, where you can sample the local coffee, unique crowberry juice and homemade pastries. This afternoon, visit the Arktikum, a science museum that provides an insight into the history of the region. You will also enjoy a short presentation, ‘The Land of Snow and Northern Lights’. Return to your glass igloo village, when you will hopefully see the Aurora Borealis. (B/L)

Signature Experiences:
  • Visit a reindeer farm and test your racing skills with a sleigh ride, then participate in feeding the friendly reindeer as you learn about these magnificent creatures.
4
Rovaniemi
Today, you will have the opportunity to select your included sightseeing activity. Enjoy a delicious dinner this evening. Stay Two Nights: Rovaniemi, Arctic Light Hotel (B/D)

Freedom of Choice:
  • Perhaps embark on an active snowshoe excursion. A local expert guide will lead you along an incredible series of snow-covered forest trails, while enjoying the serenity of this peaceful part of the world. Alternatively, try a relaxing traditional Finnish sauna, followed by an invigorating hot bath while looking out to the clear sky. Otherwise, transform a block of snow into your very own masterpiece during a snow sculpture class.
5
Rovaniemi
After today’s exploration, you’ll enjoy time to explore at your leisure. (B/L)

Signature Experiences:
  • One of the best ways to get around Lapland in winter is by snowmobile, which provides a lifeline to the local community. Learn how to drive a snowmobile, with plenty of space to explore. Put on your thermal safari outfit and get acquainted with these easy-to-use vehicles. Drive yourself to a local husky farm, where you will enjoy a sleigh ride pulled by a team of these beautiful dogs. After lunch, ride your snowmobile back to town.
6
Rovaniemi, Helsinki
Pay a visit to Santa Claus Village before transferring to Rovaniemi airport for your included return flight to Helsinki. Stay Two Nights: Helsinki, Hotel Kamp (B)
7
Helsinki
Enjoy a private guided tour of Helsinki’s best sites. Enjoy an insider’s access to Temppeliaukio, the famous ‘Rock Church’. Built into solid rock, the church’s inner wall has been left unfinished, and is crowned with a solid copper dome. In Sibelius Park, view the Sibelius Monument before moving on to the Olympic Stadium that was initially constructed for the 1940 Olympics, however was cancelled due to war and finally held in 1952. Stroll along the city’s main street, Mannerheimintie, and see its many exquisite buildings, including the Opera House, Alvar Aalto and the National Museum. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner. (B/D)
8
Depart Helsinki
Be transferred to the airport for your flight. (B)
APT Inclusions
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Journey Highlights
  • Learn how to drive a snowmobile, with plenty of space to explore. Then enjoy a sleigh ride at a local husky farm.
  • Subject to weather conditions, you may hopefully be able to see the spectacular Aurora Borealis that lights up the sky.
  • Visit a reindeer farm and test your racing skills with a sleigh ride, then partake in feeding the friendly reindeer.
Trip Inclusions
  • All-inclusive sightseeing experiences
  • APT’s Freedom of Choice Sightseeing in Rovaniemi
  • Thermal gear hire, including jacket and boots
Included Meals
  • A total of 12 included meals over the course of your tour
Accommodation
Seven nights luxury land accommodation
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices include internal flights, transfers, gratuities and sundries
  • Aurora Borealis is subject to weather conditions and is not guaranteed
  • Reindeer and snowmobile excursions are subject to snow conditions
  • Prices are for land and flights as specified
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Friday
08 Mar 2019
Friday
15 Mar 2019

7,495

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294

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Friday
01 Nov 2019
Friday
08 Nov 2019

7,295

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286

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16 Nov 2019
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23 Nov 2019

7,295

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286

per person

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29 Nov 2019
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06 Dec 2019

7,395

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290

per person

7,105

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