3 Night Family Wilderness Adventure, Rovaniemi

Highlights

  • Stay in a beautiful Panorama Hut, an intimate space for relaxation to connect with the natural surroundings
  • Get out into the snowy wilderness and enjoy an exciting Husky safari & Reindeer Sleigh Ride
  • Experience one of nature's great wonders in total comfort and luxury
From £3127 per family of 3*
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What you'll do

Overview

Head to the winter wonderland that is Lapland for an unforgettable wilderness adventure in Rovaniemi, where you will spend three nights exploring the frozen forest on husky safaris, get up close and personal with gentle reindeer, and witness nature's most spectacular light show - the Northern Lights.

Your adventure begins when you’re picked up by your private transfer from Rovaniemi Airport and are whisked directly to your beautiful accommodation for the duration of your stay. The ...Read All

Arrival Day

Your adventure begins when your private transfer meets you at Rovaniemi Airport to take you directly to your Lapland accommodation. Arrive at your Panorama Hut or Riverside Apartment, unpack and settle in to your surroundings.

Depending on how early you arrive, take some time to explore the site and the snowy forest, or simply relax and refresh after your journey before your evening meal at the site restaurant.

 

 

Accommodation

Panorama Hut (pictu...Read All

Explore the Wilderness by Husky Sled

On your first full day in the arctic wilderness, wake up to views of the still, snow-covered forest and fuel yourself up for your first adventure with a hearty breakfast at the restaurant.

Then, meet your guide for an unforgettable journey through this beautiful landscape of frozen rivers and vast fells behind a team of endlessly energetic huskies.

The locals in this region have been using dog sleds as a means of transport for millennia, so not only is this an opportunity to mee...Read All

Reindeer Experience and Snowmobile

Today, your day will centre around an animal that has played an absolutely central part in the lives of the locals for as long as humans have settled in Lapland.

Settle back in a sleigh as these gentle animals take you on a journey through the snow-covered trees, before enjoying a hot drink in a teepee where you’ll learn all there is to know about reindeer and how they are so important to the Lappish people.

Then, enjoy the thrill of speeding across snow covered fells and ...Read All

Departure Day

Wake up on your final morning to views of the snowy forest, then enjoy a final breakfast before checking out of your accommodation.

We hope that you have had an unforgettable few days with us in Lapland, and leave with precious memories of this once-in-a-lifetime destination.

What's included

Included

  • 3 nights accommodation in a Panorama Hut or Riverside Apartment
  • Full board meals at the onsite restaurants (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • 10km Husky Safari (reduced to 5km in from Nov - 7th Jan)
  • 3km Arctic Reindeer Ride
  • Family Snowmobiling experience (transfers included)
  • Thermal clothing is provided throughout the stay and the other equipment such as skis & snowshoes are available to borrow during activities
  • Guide for all organised activities
  • Private transfers to and from Rovaniemi airport
Your local host

Marjaana

A Finn who feels happiest in the middle of the wilderness, standing on the runners, listening to husky paws hitting the snowy track, or even better off-track. She is deeply in love with the arctic lifestyle, nature and everything it provides. And she feels honoured to share her passion with people around the world

A Finn who feels happiest in the middle of the wilderness, standing on the runners, listening to husky paws hitting the snowy track, or even better off-track. She is deeply in love with the arctic lifestyle, nature and everything it provides. And she feels honoured to share her passion with people around the world

Location

Your accommodation is at Vaattunki Wilderness Resort located deep in the quiet wilderness of the Lapland region, 20km from Rovaniemi.

The transfer time from Rovaniemi is under half an hour drive.

Far north of the Arctic Circle, the area you’ll be staying in is a vast expanse of pristine pine forest that is home to bears, golden eagles, wolverines, and thousands of reindeer.

The restaurant, saunas, reindeer and husky areas are all right in the resort, along with cosy cabins with electric fires and panorama glass windows. The cabins are lined by uninhabited fells and forests.

FAQs

When can I go?

Trips run all through the winter season from 16th Nov to late March.

How far is the accommodation from the airport?

Your package includes return, private transfers from Rovaniemi Airport which is 20min from the resort.

How big are the Panorama Huts?

The huts are 16,5 m2 and can accommodate 1-2 persons with an option of 1 extra bed in most huts. The facilities include Kitchenette, twin/double bed, toilet, bathroom, TV, microwave, fridge, kettle and hair dryer.

Are there accommodation options for larger groups and families?

Yes, we offer the Riverside apartments that can accommodate a family up to 5.

What ages do the child prices apply to?

Child pricing applies to ages 4-12 years. Ages of 13+ will be classed as an adult. Please notify us if you are bringing an infant (0-3), there is a small charge for a baby cot.

Why is the Husky ride only 5km until 7th Jan then 10km onwards?

As the resort is based near a lake and River the extended circuit isn't completely frozen and safe to use until early January. A reduced coast for this activity is factored into the total price.

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