Northern Lights & Lapland

8 Day Small Group Discovery from Helsinki to Helsinki with APT

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.

Our Price From:
$ 7,009
Per Person ($AU)
Save This Month:
$ 290
Per Person ($AU)
Small Group Discovery Starts In
Starts In
Small Group Discovery Ends In
Ends In
4.5 - 5 Star
Max Group Size
Small Group
Trip Style
Small Group
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Trip Operated By:
305 Reviews
Trip Reviews:
No Reviews
Trip Code:


Expand All
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

Expand All
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
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

Prices & Dates

APT Superdeal Savings! Fly Free & Companion deals.
APT Club Past APT passenger exclusives!
Past Client? Save an additional $100 per booking!
Trip Starts Trip Ends Status Offer Save Now Our Price  
Friday 01 Nov 2019 Friday 08 Nov 2019 286per person 7,009per person Sold Out
Saturday 16 Nov 2019 Saturday 23 Nov 2019 286per person 7,009per person Sold Out
Friday 29 Nov 2019 Friday 06 Dec 2019 290per person 7,105per person Sold Out
Exclusive Global Journeys Savings PLUS additional APT offers available on these departures, including Fly Offers, Air Credits or Additional Savings.
Note: Your Global Journeys Travel Advisor will check the availability of your departure date when you enquire. Additional savings may apply. We guarantee the lowest price in Australia. T&C’s apply.

Similar Tours

9 Days Reykjavik to Reykjavik
Operated By: APT
8 Days Tromso to Helsinki
Operated By: APT
9 Days Berlin to Budapest
Operated By: APT
Trip Notes
Trip prices are per person, and reflect applicable discounts. Discounts are subject to availability, exclusive to Global Journeys and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change by APT. Full terms & conditions are available here.