Finland

Jeris Winter Wonderland

Highlights

Fantastic winter activities for the whole family - Comfortable accommodation - Arctic Spa and Smoke Sauna

Introduction

Step into a winter wonderland and experience an active winter holiday perfect for adventurous couples and families alike.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Kittilä and transfer to hotel for dinner
Day 2. Morning at leisure and afternoon husky safari
Day 3. Cross country skiing and snowshoes
Day 4. Winter Village and reindeer experience
Day 5. Morning icefishing and afternoon snowmobile safari
Day 6. At leisure in Lapland and farewell dinner
Day 7. Transfer to the airport

Cost

From £1540 per person

Departure Dates

Departures from late-December to April

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Description

During this fabulous week long adventure you will meet the huskies and experience the thrill of dog sledding, travel at a more leisurely pace in a reindeer pulled sleigh and speed through the snow covered forests and across frozen lakes by snowmobile. You will also have chance to visit the Torassieppi Snow Village and search for the northern lights.

Day 1 Arrive Kittilä.
Depart from London Heathrow or Manchester to Lapland. You will be met on arrival and transferred by road to Hotel Jeris where dinner will be served this evening.

Day 2 Husky Safari.
After a morning free to explore your new surroundings this afternoon you'll meet the huskies for a thrilling ride though the Lappish countryside. You will be taught how to handle the dogs and sled and then you're off. Finish your day with a walk out after dark to hopefully view the amazing northern lights in the company of an experinced guide.

Day 3 Cross Country Skis and Snowshoes.
Today will be dedicated to the traditional Finnish pursuits of cross country skiing and snowshoe walking with lunch cooked on an open fire.

Day 4 Winter Village and Reindeers.
Today you will visit an ancient reindeer farm where the herders will tell you about their life on the farm. Learn the ancient art of lasso throwing and once your herd is harnessed take a short sleigh ride through the forest. Just a short walk away is the Winter Village with it's impressive snow hotel, ice bar and ice restaurant where lunch will be served.

Day 5 Icefishing and Snowmobile Adventure.
After a morning being introduced to the delights of icefishing you will step up the pace this afternoon on a snowmobile safari through the stunning frozen landscapes.

Day 6 Free day and farewell dinner.
Today is free for your own activities or to simply relax in the Arctic Spa and Smoke Sauna before tonight's farewell dinner.

Day 7 Depart Finland.
After breakfast, the morning is at leisure until your transfer to Kittilä airport for your return flights to the UK via Helsinki.

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Price is based on 2 persons travelling and sharing a room and is dependent on travel dates and length of stay. Please contact us for more specific pricing.

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