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4 Night Romantic Aurora Adventure in Rovaniemi

From £5484 per couple

Finland, Lapland, Rovaniemi

4 Nights / 5 Days

Min 2

4 Night Romantic Aurora Adventure in Rovaniemi

What You'll Do

Enjoy this amazing break in Lapland. Immerse yourself in the winter wonderland of the arctic circle, search for the Northern Lights on a wilderness expedition, go snowshoeing, snowmobiling and take a relaxing Lappish sauna on this magical romantic adventure.

Your trip will start with a transfer from Rovaniemi airport to your accommodation.

Throughout the trip you will be staying in a glass Igloo, where the Northern lights can be seen  directly from the comfort of your bed, should they choose to appear!

The cosy igloos are within easy walking distance of the restaurants for  breakfast and dinner and for the activities there will be just a short walk to the pick up points.

You can stroll to Santa’s village and immerse yourself in the magical Christmas atmosphere before setting off to hunt for the Aurora Borealis on your Northern Lights wilderness tour.

The following day will start off with a snowshoeing trip, across the snowy landscape, you will encounter stunning views and beautiful wildlife so make sure you bring a camera! Following this, you will visit Santa’s reindeer and meet the most famous gentle Lappish animal whilst exploring the Taiga forest.

Your final day is full of amazing activities. You will swish around this winter wonderland on a husky sled safari, and have the opportunity to try out snowmobiling through the silent white cloaked countryside. Finally, to finish off the day you will have a romantic evening under the Northern Lights with a traditional Finnish sauna

Please note: Whilst all the activities mentioned will be included in your trip, the order of the activities may vary and your personal itinerary with be given to you on arrival.

Experience
Highlights

Search for the Northern Lights

Interact with Huskies and Reindeer

Relax on a romantic sauna in the wilderness

Your Local Host:

Theo

After serving in the Royal Marine Commando's for 5 years and working as a professional sailing & outdoor instructor, I was looking for a place to fulfill my vision and dreams. I found it here in the Finnish Lapland, where I can share the natural phenomena, opportunities, and beauty this amazing place has to offer. Lapland is also a great place for me to raise my family. Local nature connects people as you can share beautiful moments with strangers in very peaceful environments. Winters here are long, and without doubt this is the hardest job I have ever done. But I love it and I can promise the warmest of welcomes and an amazing time!

Experience Itinerary

Arrival in Rovaniemi

On arrival at Rovaniemi You will take  a private transfer to your cosy glass roofed igloo. There you have free time to explore your surroundings and get your bearings. Enjoy local drinks and a meal at the restaurant and experience traditional Lappish hospitality and delicious cuisine.

Accommodation throughout:

Your choice of a Premium Igloo or upgrade to a Premium Igloo with a sauna:

The glass igloos are wonderfully comfortable igloo-type houses, set in a beautiful landscape of snow and pine trees.

The igloo has a double bed with an optional extra bed for an adult or child, a seating area and a bathroom with shower.

There is under floor heating, keeping it cosy and warm even when its it freezing outside! The bathroom has a shower, and there is a TV, but best of all the heated aurora ceiling,which gives you an amazing night time view of the inky black starry skies and if you are lucky the chance to see the northern lights!

Premium Igloo with Sauna includes the following:

Double or twin beds, bathroom with shower, private sauna, tablet with Aurora Alarm, room service, Minibar, kettle, tv, heated glass ceiling, slippers, bathrobes, hair dryer

double bed in a glass roofed igloo

Santa's Village and Northern Lights Wilderness Tour

Today you can stroll over to Santa’s Village, see the elves at work and soak up the Christmas atmosphere before you set off on your wonderful Northern lights wilderness tour.

You’ll join a small group and a professional guide to search through the wilderness on your evening hunt for the Aurora Borealis, and have the opportunity to drive through the Lapland wilderness and explore the arctic nature. During stops you may take a short walk through the very old, white and snowy forest or to the top of fells, you may cross a wooden bridge over powerful rapids, or enjoy the silence on a lake beach and tranquility of a landscape of ice and snow… Hopefully, with Auroras dancing over your heads!

This experience is almost always done in the complete dark and you see the scenery in a completely new and beautiful way. You will get the opportunity to build a fire, outdoors, next to a log hut or in a teepee. Your guide will teach you how to light a fire in the traditional way, using silver birch bark and flint. While waiting for the first greenish arches to appear above your head, as the kettle starts to boil, your guide will share with you their knowledge and passion about the forest and its wildlife, and the northern lights. You will also have a hot beverage to warm you up, grill your own sausages over the open fire and enjoy your it with the famous Finnish mustard.

We can’t guarantee that you will see them due to weather conditions, but  your local guide is expert at searching for the best possible place to see the,  and if you don’t see them, you can try again the next evening! You’ll have chance to stop in the forest, make a fire and warm up with hot drinks and some local snacks whilst you wait and gaze at the inky black sky in the beautiful silence.

 

 

Accommodation:

Your choice of a Premium Igloo or upgrade to a Premium Igloo with a sauna:

sauna in lapland

Snowshoeing and Reindeer

Today you will enjoy a snowshoe hike through the beautiful Lappish wilderness. You will be able to see some stunning views of the rolling hills covered in a blanket of perfect snow. You will definitely want to bring a camera for this one!

Put on your snowshoes and get ready for a relaxing walk into the wilderness! You will join a small group and head deep into the Arctic nature with your guide, to discover more of the secrets of Lapland. You will snowshoe through old forests, along frozen rivers or lakes, or up to a hilltop, looking for wildlife and their foot prints left in the snow, you may be lucky enough to see tracks made by wolves, lynx, wolverines, moose, reindeer, weasles, Arctic hare…

Your guide will  adapt the route to ensure it is suitable for everyone, from the very beginners to the good hikers. As you will explore the white scenery and feel the peaceful harmony of Lapland your guide will keep an eye on wildlife and flora, and will teach you more about nature and your surroundings.

Following this, you will get the chance to visit the most famous Lappish animal during the reindeer farm visit. Your guide will drive you in a very small group to one of the most traditional reindeer farms in Lapland based just outside of Rovaniemi on the lovely shores of a peaceful lake. You will meet the reindeer and explore the Taiga forest on a sledge with them during the Reindeer Safari.

 

Accommodation:

Your choice of a Premium Igloo or upgrade to a Premium Igloo with a sauna:

sauna in lapland accommodation

Husky Safari and Snowmobile Trip

After a buffet breakfast at your accommodation, enjoy your time in this winter wonderland with a safari led by your own dog team and see what Lapland has to offer. With beautiful views and amazing wildlife, it is bound to be an unforgettable experience.

Afterwards, you will be able to explore the area on an adventurous ride over the snow on a snowmobile. This very exciting experience mixed with the beautiful views as you glide across the terrain effortlessly is a moment not to forget.

This is the very best way to get deep into the Lapland wilderness, and truly off the beaten track as you head away from the village and out into the vast fells, quiet woodlands and frozen lakes.

Finally, you will finish off the day with a romantic evening under the Northern Lights with an outdoor sauna experience, watching the aurora borealis overhead, a truly magical moment you’re sure to treasure forever.

Accommodation:

Your choice of a Premium Igloo or upgrade to a Premium Igloo with a sauna:

double bed in an igloo

Departure

Unfortunately, it’s time for the tour to come to an end. You will be transferred back to Rovaniemi airport where you will head home.

We hope you’ve had an incredible time in Lapland, and have created memories that last a lifetime thanks to the once in a lifetime experiences you’ve had with us.

Location Information

Santa’s village is a 15 minute drive from the town of Rovaniemi. With stunning views of the beautiful, white and rolling countryside of Finland, these igloos are the perfect location for a winter break.

Santa’s village is close by and hosts several restaurants and cafes which you can visit, as well as bars, so there is always something for you to enjoy alongside the amenities at the accommodation.

  • Transfers
  • 4 nights of accommodation
  • Breakfasts and dinners
  • Northern lights wilderness tour
  • Snowshoe hike
  • Reindeer sleigh experience
  • Husky safari
  • Snowmobile trip
  • Traditional sauna experience