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4 Night Christmas Time Magic under Aurora

Price on request*

Finland, Lapland, Rovaniemi

4 Nights / 5 Days

2-4

4 Night Christmas Time Magic under Aurora

Price on request*

What You'll Do

Enjoy a fun filled break to Lapland. Get off the beaten track and experience what the Finnish wonderland has to offer, with a husky tour, a reindeer ride to Santa through the Magic Forest with a meeting with Santa Claus and a adventure on a snow train in search of the Northern Lights.

Your trip will start with a transfer from Rovaniemi airport to your accommodation. You will have the chance to relax before starting the adventure the next day.

During your stay enjoy a 2 hour Husky Adventure, meet these loved animals from the North, stroke them and have your photo taken with them. See how much the huskies love pulling you through the white-scape of forest trails and hills. You’ll have the novel opportunity to be the “musher”, steering and controlling the huskies yourself!

Embark on a Snow train journey through a winter wonderland, venturing far from city lights in search of the Northern Lights. After travelling through the snowy landscapes, you will reach a traditional Lappish kota deep in the wilderness, where you’ll gather around a blazing bonfire for light snacks and hot drinks. The Aurora expert will assist with camera settings for capturing the Northern Lights.

This excursion focuses on the Aurora, allowing you to appreciate the serene, snowy forest and silence. While no one can promise a 100% sighting of the Northern Lights due to their natural occurrence, this trip offers an excellent opportunity.

The Adventure doesn’t stop there… a reindeer awaits you, ready to guide you to Santa Claus’ hidden hut. Hop into a snug sled and start a journey through the Magic Forest. Helpful Elves accompany you on the quest to discover Santa’s Hut, a place brimming with magic. With their assistance, you’ll uncover a Secret Pathway in the snow leading to an extraordinary destination. Warm drinks and cookies will be served.

Please see the itinerary details below for more information about the accommodation types you can choose from.

A full example itinerary is detailed below, activity timings can differ slightly, your own personal schedule will be given to you upon check in.

*Please enquire about availability and prices for 20th December to 30th December 2024.  

Your Local Host:

Apukka

As you might expect in Finnish Lapland, the story of our Resort started from ice, and the first people living in the area were Sámi. They lived  in small communities as nomads, following the fish and game along the coast and  inland.

Standing right on the banks of the Olkka river, the resort started its life as a Read More

Experience Itinerary

Welcome to your resort!

Located on the last frontier, where Rovaniemi city ends and the outback begins, your resort welcomes you for an adventure to remember! Amidst the embrace of two remote lakes at the edge of unspoilt wilderness, the resort offers unique accommodation options.

Meet your driver at the airport and after 10-15 minutes drive, you will arrive at the stunning resort. Check in to your accommodation and spend some time to enjoying the beautiful snowy views before dinner.

Meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner, will be served within the restaurant where you will enjoy Nordic cuisine with modern twist and delicious locally produced ingredients. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served buffet style in this elegant setting, with views out over the snowy landscape and a roaring fire to keep you cosy.

After a delicious dinner, retreat back to your cosy accommodation for a good nights sleep under the stars!

Reindeer Ride to Santa through the Magic Forest and Aurora Hunt by Snow Train

Reindeer Ride to Santa through the Magic Forest: 

Today, a reindeer will be ready and waiting for you, board the snug sled for your 2 hour adventure through the magical snowy forest to Santa Claus’ hidden hut.

Santa’s playful elves will accompany and entertain venturing through the secret pathways of this extraordinary destination.

Enjoy warm drinks and Christmas cookies whilst you want to meet Santa himself.

Aurora Hunt by Snow Train:

Embark on a Snow train journey through a winter wonderland, venturing far from city lights in search of the Northern Lights.

After travelling through the snowy landscapes, you will reach a traditional Lappish kota deep in the wilderness, where you’ll gather around a blazing bonfire for light snacks and hot drinks.

This 3 hour excursion focuses on the Aurora, allowing you to appreciate the serene, snowy forest and silence – our Aurora expert will be on hand to answer questions.

While no one can promise a 100% sighting of the Northern Lights due to their natural occurrence, this trip offers an excellent opportunity.

 

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Husky Adventure

Husky Adventure:

Meet our howling furry friends, the huskies, on this daytime adventure, including a two hour safari!

Huskies are one of the most loved animals of the North, and you will understand why when you meet the pack. You can pet them, take photos with them and listen to stories about their lives. Witness them loving their job as they pull you across trails in the forests. The day’s highlight is the 7–10 km safari, where you can become the musher, directing the husky team as they pull the sled.

The rest of the day is up to you with many possibilities. There is a frozen lake at the resort, perfect for a leisurely stroll on the thick ice surface. The spacious yard features a daily lit bonfire for relaxation. Whether you’re interested in building a snowman, ice-kick sledding, or simply exploring the resort and capturing memories with photos, the resort provides plenty of fun activities.

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Snowmobile Safari into the Wilderness

Experience the wild nature of the arctic in a totally unique way, as you hop on a snowmobile and drive off into the forest. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way as you drive through conifer forests and frozen marshlands, until you stop for a moment to enjoy a hot drink.

The snowmobiles can take you to some phenomenal places – making it possible for you to witness nature’s beauty at it’s best. Meet at reception (at least 10 minutes before the start time of your experience) and then head out into the wilderness where you’ll meet your guide.

After a quick lesson in how to safely use your snowmobile, it’s time to start your adventure as you cruise into the wilderness, drinking in the magical scenery and enjoying the thrill of zipping through the snow-covered forest.

Please note:

Children (4 years old and up) will join the excursion on a heated sled positioned behind the guide’s snowmobile. We highly recommend that one of the parents sits with their small child in the sled for the child’s comfort and safety.

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Departure

It is time to say goodbye to Lapland. Take the last deep breaths of fresh air and save the magical moments with us in your memory. After check out, you will be transferred back to the airport.

Meals 

Breakfast (and Lunch) depending on your departure time.

Accommodation

You have the choice of four unique accommodation types to spend your magical experience on a full board basis.

Aurora Cabin

The Aurora Cabin provides a double bed with a sky view and ensuite bathroom. There is also an electric fireplace and sofa (double sofa bed). The panorama glass roof will give you an unforgettable experience as the arctic nature surrounds you from the warmth inside. The glass is heated and stays clear of frost and snow at all times!

Sleeps up to 4 people in twin beds and a double sofa bed.

Aurora Cabin Queen

In the Aurora Cabin Queen glass Igloos, the beds are positioned towards the sky, providing you a great chance to witness the magical Auroras shimmering and dancing above. Admire the view with your loved ones – in complete comfort and privacy.

Aurora Cabins offer one of the most unique holiday experiences you can dream of. You can truly sense the arctic nature and space opening up above and around you. The highlight of the cabin is the heated panorama glass roof, which always stays clear of frost and snow.

Kammi Suite

Indulge in ultimate luxury with the Kammi Suite in the Lappish village.

This expansive and expertly designed suite caters to couples and small families. The interior decoration is inspired by traditional lappish style and the suite has a double bed, as well as two sofas which convert into single beds to increase sleeping capacity.

There is a kitchenette with refrigerator, induction hob, microwave, and hot beverage appliances, giving you the independence to be able to whip up your own evening snacks or make a tasty cup of hot chocolate as you gaze out at the Northern Lights.

Climate-controlled for your comfort, the Kammi Suite is also fully-equipped with a private bathroom with a shower and toilet. Cuddle beside the electric fireplace and relax with the ones closest to you before retreating to the loft, up a spiral staircase, where a 360° sky view awaits you.

Kammi suites have a double bed upstairs, under the glass ceiling. There is a sofa bed on the ground floor. If there are two people sharing the Kammi suite, who do not want to share a double bed, one person can take the double bed and the sofa bed can be made up for the second person – there is a charge for this of £50 per night.

Aurora Cabin Family

An ideal option for families eager to witness the Northern Lights!

Aurora Cabin Family glass igloos we designed with families and groups of friends in mind. They comfortably sleep 2+4 guests, providing the ideal home base for your Arctic adventures. Lie on your bed and enjoy unobstructed views of the night sky with its endless stars and many wonders. The cabins are situated right at the shore of Lake Olkkajärvi, allowing you to also relish stunning lake views

In addition to a plush king-size bed, you’ll find a 160 cm wide double bed in a separate alcove, along with a convertible sofa that transforms into a 140 cm wide bed. For added convenience, the igloo features a private bathroom with a shower and toilet, as well as climate-controlled air conditioning.

Location Information

Located 10 minutes from Rovaniemi Airport, the resort is unique and the accommodation bring you closer to the picturesque beauty and enchanting magic that Lapland has to offer.

The sky is bigger and clearer here than anywhere else in or around Rovaniemi and you will feel truly immersed in the mystical wonders of the surrounding Lappish landscape. Cozy and tastefully decorated, each and every one of our accommodations offers our guests a true, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

  • 4 Nights luxury accommodation
  • Airport transfers from and to Rovaniemi airport
  • Husky Adventure (2 hours)
  • Aurora Hunt by Snow Train (3 hours)
  • Reindeer Ride to Santa through the Magic Forest (2 hours)
  • Thermal clothing for the whole stay
  • Snowmobile ride (2.5 hours)
  • Snowmobile driving lesson
  • Full board meals at the onsite restaurant (breakfast, lunch & dinner)

FAQs

Breakfast is served daily at 8:00-10:30
Buffet lunch daily at 12:00-15:00
Buffet dinner daily at 18:00-22:00

Served in the Restaurant Aitta’s

(Please note that the opening hours may change.)

**Festive Christmas dinners will be served on 24th and 25th December instead of a buffet

Check-In will be starting from 16.00 until 22.30pm on the day of your arrival.
Check-Out will be starting from 7.30 until 12.00am on the day of departure.
In case of room change same times apply.

Late Arrival: In case you are arriving later than 22.00, please inform us well in advance. Otherwise we cannot ensure that check-in will be available.

The age for children packages are 4-15.

If your child is age 0-3 please note that they can travel free of charge, however this is based upon your child sharing a bed with an Adult.

If you would like a cot for your child, there is a small fee. Please request this on booking.

If you would like a bed for your child aged 0-3, you must add them to your booking as a child.

Husky Rides:
It is not recommended that children under 4 are taken on husky rides

Snowmobile:
Children have to be at least 4 years old.
Please consider whether this activity is suitable for your young child, taking into account the outdoor stay and cold conditions.
If a child is over 140 cm and wishes to sit in a snowmobile as a passenger, a full adult price will be charged. If this is the case, you need to book the child as an adult. 

The driver of a snowmobile must be at least 18 years old and in possession of a full UK driving license.

Kammi suites have a double bed upstairs, under the glass ceiling. There is a sofa bed on the ground floor. If there are two people sharing the Kammi suite, who do not want to share a double bed, one person can take the double bed and the sofa bed can be made up for the second person - there is a charge for this of £50 per night.

For travel from 21st November – 8th January
Period before departure in which you notify us – Cancellation Charge
Prior to 90 Days – 25% of Travel Arrangement/Package
90 Days or less (date not included) – 100% of Travel Arrangement/Package

Bookings travelling prior to 20th November or later than 9th Jan.
Period before departure in which you notify us – Cancellation Charge
Prior to 90 Days – loss of deposit
Prior to 60 days (date not included) – 25% of Travel Arrangement/Package
60 Days or less (date not included) – 100% of Travel Arrangement/Package