Step into an authentic winter wonderland on this family tour to Finnish Lapland. Zip across icy landscapes on snowmobiles, trek through virgin snow and silent forests on snowshoes, visit a reindeer farm and take a thrilling sled ride pulled by husky dogs.
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Fly from London (regional connections available) to Rovaniemi via Helsinki with Finnair. On arrival, transfer to the Scandic Hotel Rovaniemi (Double rooms), via Santa Claus Village, for 3 nights. (N)
This morning, join a snowmobile ride* to a husky dog farm for a thrilling sled ride pulled by a team of huskies. Finish the morning with hot drinks around a campfire on the farm. Afternoon and evening at leisure to explore Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland. (B)
Morning visit to a reindeer farm to learn about Lappish culture and reindeer husbandry followed by a snowmobile ride* and hot drinks before returning to town. This afternoon, join a guided snowshoe adventure through the silent, snowy countryside with a break by an open fire. Return to your hotel for an evening at leisure. (B)
Transfer to Rovaniemi airport for your flight to Helsinki. Transfer from Helsinki airport to the Sokos Hotel Helsinki (Double rooms) for 1 night. (B)
Transfer to Helsinki airport for your return flight to London. (B)
As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4-star accommodation.
The snowmobile will be shared by two passengers, who will be able to take turns to drive. The driver has to be at least 18 years old with a valid driver's licence.
Your arrival and departure transfers as well as your excursions may be shared with other parties, who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.
Where indicated, the tour accommodation is in two-bedroom, shared accommodation for four people. Where two-bedroom accommodation is indicated, alternative, separate one-bedroom accommodation is also available.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7808 6785 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Scandic Rovaniemi has 167 guest rooms and is situated close to the train station. All rooms feature modern Scandinavian design with satellite television, internet access and en-suite facilities. Public facilities include the Atrium restaurant, a bar and a traditional Finnish steam...
The Sokos Hotel Helsinki is located a short distance from the Aleksanterinkatu shopping street in the heart of Helsinki and a 2 minute walk from Helsinki cathedral, Senate square and the Ateneum Museum of Finnish Art. Guestrooms are comfortable with a contemporary Scandinavian style. The hotel also has 2 restaurants, serving rustic French and international cuisine.
Features: 203 rooms & suites, 2 restaurants, summer terrace, use of neighbouring gym.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, flat-screen television, safe, iron & ironing...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
FRW2017: 4 Nights