Exclusive to EU Holidays Passengers Only!!!
• An overnight stay in a Glass Igloo
• 4 Nights of Aurora Hunt
• Senate Square
• White Cathedral
• Sibelius Monument
• Temppeliaukio Church
• Northern Light Chase by Bus
• Santa Claus Village
• Ranua Wildlife Park
• Reindeer Ride
• Arctic Circle Certificate
• Snowmobile Aurora Hunting
• Husky Safari
• Overnight Stay in a Glass Igloo
• King Crab Safari with Aurora Hunting
- 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 5 Dinners
- HELSINKI - Scandic Simonetta
- ROVANIEMI - Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus
- SAARISELKÄ - Lapland Hotel
- KIRKENES - Thon Hotel Kirkenes
**Note: Hotels are subject to final confirmation. Should there be changes, customers will be offered similar accommodations as stated in this list.
DAY 1 - HOME • HELSINKI (Meals on Board)
Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport and take-off to the vibrant seaside city of Helsinki, capital of Finland.
DAY 2 - HELSINKI (Meals on Board)
Once you arrive, meet up with a local city guide for a sightseeing tour around the alluring city. Drive past the bustling Market Square and absorb its scents, sounds and atmosphere, then drop by the Senate Square for a unique and cohesive spread of neoclassical architecture, where you can take in the sights of the Helsinki Cathedral, the Government Palace, the National Library of Finland and the main building of the University of Helsinki all in one place. Continue on to the Sibelius Monument, a structure resembling organ pipes that is dedicated to world famous composer Jean Sibelius. Last but not least, visit the Temppeliaukio Church, where the interior walls are created naturally by rock, giving rise to its nickname as the ‘Rock Church’.
DAY 3 - HELSINKI (Breakfast)
Enjoy the day free at leisure to explore Helsinki on your own, where there’s plenty to do and see. You may wish to take up an optional excursion to Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, via ferry for the rich cultural scene and the stunning medieval and historical structures.
DAY 4 - HELSINKI → IVALO → KIRKENES (Breakfast, King Crab Dinner)
Board a domestic flight to Ivalo, a small village in the municipality of Inari in Finland that is home to the northernmost airport in Finland and the whole of Europe. We will drive to up north and cross border into Norway, reaching Kirkenes, a small town but famous for it king crab. Tonight, embark on a phenomenal King Crab Safari with Aurora Hunting, where you will get a chance to catch the Northern Lights and the Arctic King Crab with your own hands (metaphorically, not literally) and learn how to cook and eat these huge creatures that can grow up to 15 kilograms in weight. Depending on the weather conditions, you will head out to the fjord either by snowmobile sledge or boat. Indulge in a hearty dinner and savour the sweet freshness of your king crab.
Note: the appearance of the Northern Lights cannot be guaranteed as it is a naturally occurring phenomenon and is subject to weather conditions.
DAY 5 - KIRKENES → SAARISELKÄ (Breakfast, Dinner)
Enjoy a scenic drive along the way with a gorgeous scenery featuring the snowcapped mountains and crystal-blue fjords of Norway before you cross the border back into Saariselka, Finland. This afternoon, get set for a night of wonder as we make arrangements for you to stay in a comfortable and unique glass igloo for tonight’s accommodation. Be mesmerized by the clear starry skies as you cuddle up in the warm, toasty bed, and admire the unmarred beauty of the surrounding snowy landscapes. If conditions permit and sighting is good, take a walk in search of the Northern Lights with your Tour Manager.
DAY 6 - SAARISELKÄ (Breakfast, Dinner)
Your day of adventure begins with a visit to a husky dog farm, where you will be greeted with the sight of these friendly and enthusiastic dogs. Discover more about these amazing huskies as well as life on the farm, before taking off on a husky safari where they bring you racing through the layers of snow. After dinner, embark on a thrilling Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) chase as you move around on
snowmobiles through the dark landscape. If Lady Luck is on our side, you will be able to witness Earth’s most magnificent and colourful lights show – a once-in-a-lifetime experience you will never forget.
Note: We are unable to guarantee that you will observe the Northern Lights as it is a natural phenomenon and is subject to weather conditions. Only two persons to each snowmobile, and the driver must be 18 years old and above with a valid
DAY 7 - SAARISELKÄ → ROVANIEMI (Breakfast, Dinner)
Fulfil your childhood dreams as we depart for Rovaniemi, the official hometown of Santa Claus and land of fairytales. Pay a visit to Santa Claus Village where you can peruse through the numerous souvenir shops and send a postcard from the Santa’s Main Post Office to receive a special Arctic Circle stamp. You will also be awarded with an Arctic Circle Crossing Certificate as proof of your journey across the Arctic Circle. On top of that, meet Santa Claus in the Christmas House of the Santa Claus Holiday Village and receive a lasting memory of the meeting in the form of a high quality photo. Last but not least, embark on an unforgettable reindeer sleigh ride and grab the opportunity to earn your very own reindeer driving license. Tonight, join us for a Northern Light Chase by bus and seek out the mysterious green light everyone wants to see. And if luck is with you, get ready for an amazing light show to remember!
DAY 8 - ROVANIEMI → RANUA → ROVANIEMI (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Visit the Ranua Wildlife Park, which consists of approximately 50 wild animal species and 200 individuals. Follow a local guide as he leads you around to see bears, reindeers, wolves, gluttons, lynxes, moose, birds and Finland polar bears up close and personal, and learn more about these Nordic and Arctic animals. Make your way back to Rovaniemi to rest for the night.
DAY 9 - ROVANIEMI → HELSINKI → HOME (Breakfast)
Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure till it is time to transfer to the airport for your flight home.
DAY 10 - HOME SWEET HOME
We hope you enjoyed your trip with EU Holidays and we look forward to seeing you again for your next trip.
Additional activities that complement your holidays will be at your own discretion and is entirely optional.
*minimum group size may apply
*it is subject to time permit
• Tallinn: €150-€180 (seasonal price subject to ferry availability)
These additional activities enrich your experiences; however it is entirely optional and will be at your own discretion. Minimum group size may apply and subject to schedule.
Tipping Guideline: (based on 10D7N)
• €80 per person
• A minimum group size of 15 passengers is required for a confirmed departure.
• The sequence of the itinerary, flight schedules and hotels are subject to change without prior notice in
the event of unforeseen circumstances.
• Winter activities are subject to weather conditions.
• During major events, accommodation may be re-located to outside of the city or in another city without prior notice.