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7 Day The Northern Lights of Finland

Collette Exploration starting in Helsinki and finishing in Helsinki

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Collette's 7 Day The Northern Lights of Finland. Set off to explore Finland and go in search of the shimmering Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). Come to know Finnish culture and history on a tour of Helsinki with a local expert. Savor the local cuisine in Helsinki's restaurants....read more

Overview

Operator: Collette
Type: Exploration (Premium)
Style: Exploration
Max Group Size: 24
Duration: 7 Days
From: Helsinki to Helsinki
Tour Code: COL605
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Finland
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Day By Day

1

Helsinki, Finland - Tour Begins

Your adventure opens in Helsinki, a city with a vibrant architectural style that blends classicism and functionalism. This evening, gather with your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner in the city center. Stay: Lilla Roberts Hotel (2 Nights) (D)
2

Helsinki

Join a local expert for an engaging city tour. Visit Senate Square, the heart of Helsinki. Designed by famous architect Carl Ludvig Engel, it is home to the city's most iconic building, the Helsinki Cathedral. Continue your exploration on foot as you make your way through the historic streets of Tori Quarters, where the old city meets the new. Enjoy some free time in Market Square and discover the local flavors. Next, see Kaivopuisto Park, an ornate neighborhood overlooking the sea that is home to beautiful embassies and villas. This afternoon, explore Helsinki on your own. Or, choose an optional excursion to Porvoo and catch a glimpse of 19th century daily life in this charming town; a scenic drive along the Porvoo River brings you to the town's iconic red painted storage houses traditionally used to store delicacies from foreign lands. (B)
3

Helsinki - Ivalo - Kakslauttanen - Northern Lights Search

Board your flight for Lapland, Finland's rugged northern region. Known for its unique culture, this mythical land offers up views of the northern lights, reindeer encounters, and Arctic treasures. This afternoon, explore the splendor of the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort for a 3-night stay. Enjoy the glass and snow igloos, an ice chapel, Finnish sauna and intricate native artwork. Spend the next two evenings in your personal Finnish log cabin** equipped with a private fireplace and sauna. Join your fellow travelers on a northern lights trek as you travel north towards Inari, making stops along the way for the best views of the northern lights.* Stop to gaze at the sky above and be amazed at the dancing colors in the sky. Today breakfast and dinner will be included. Stay: Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort-West Village (3 Nights) (B/D)
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Kakslauttanen - Santa Claus' Home - Reindeer Safari - Northern Lights

Awake amidst the dramatic scenery. Experience the nature around you as you mush your way to breakfast in a Finnish sleigh. Learn the origins of Santa Claus during a meet and greet at his home. The Christmas cheer is an undeniable component of the Lappish culture. This evening, prepare for an Arctic adventure exploring the remote areas of Kakslauttanen on a reindeer safari. A reindeer farmer introduces you to your companions, the Finnish reindeer! Sip a traditional Lappish drink of warm berry juice as you sleigh through the unspoiled wilderness. Cozy under the blankets, continue your search for the northern lights.* (B/D)
5

Kakslauttanen - Husky Safari - Northern Lights Search

Begin an exquisite day in the Arctic as commander of your own dog sled team! Cute, fast and born to lead; these huskies will show you the way through the snowcapped scenery. Become acquainted with the dogs, the commands and the equipment before embarking on your adventure. Enjoy your last night in Kakslauttanen in the most unique way. In the heart of Lappish wilderness, you may find the northern lights* dancing over your private glass igloo.*** (B/D)
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Kakslauttanen - Helsinki

This morning say farewell to Lapland as you board your flight back to Helsinki. Your afternoon is at leisure to explore the city's central squares, charming shops, and the latest Finnish trends. Finally, celebrate your journey during a farewell dinner in downtown Helsinki. Share your memories, photos and unforgettable Lappish experiences. Stay: Lilla Roberts Hotel (B/D)
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Helsinki - Tour Ends

Set out for home with many incredible memories and a longing to return. (B)

Trip Inclusions

Collette Experiences

  • Lead your own dog sled team.
  • Overnight in a glass igloo amid the Lappish wilderness.
  • Meet Santa Claus himself and the Lappish reindeer.
  • Stay for two nights in a Finnish log cabin.
  • Mush your way to breakfast in a Finnish sleigh.
  • Experience Lapland during a 3-night stay in the north of Finland.
  • Tour Helsinki with a local expert.
  • Set out on nightly northern lights searches in Lapland.
  • Savour Finnish cuisine in Helsinki's local restaurants.
  • Enjoy warm berry juice, a Finnish winter tradition.

What's Included:

  • A professionally planned itinerary
  • 4-star accommodation
  • Private, chauffeur driven return airport transfers - up to 40km
  • The services of a professional Tour Manager
  • Expert local guides with insider knowledge
  • Attraction entrance fees with preferential access
  • Unparalleled sightseeing
  • Enriching cultural experiences
  • Comfortable on-tour transportation
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Wi-Fi available on tour

Activity Level

This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.

Flight Information

  • Arriving Flight: The closest arrival airport is Helsinki (HEL) Airport, Please make sure your flights arrive before 12:00am
  • Departing Flight: The closest departure airport is Helsinki (HEL) Airport, Please do not book flights departing earlier than 12:00am on the last day

Trip Notes

  • Airport transfers at your arrival and departure destination are not included in the price of the tour.
  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Price is for land, cruise and specified internal flights. International flights not included.

Operator Details

Collette Reviews: (9)
Tours on Sale: 142
Accommodation: 4 Star
Average Age: 45-60+ years
Types: Coach Tours, Short Breaks & Small Group Explorations
Max Group Size(s): 44 & 24
Budget: Premium
Destinations: Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, South & Central America, UK & USA

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Repeat Travellers
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