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Lapland New Year

Lapland New Year
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Lapland New Year
Reference : 1HELNEWYEA
NEW YEAR IN ROVANIEMI PACKAGE 29.12.2016 - 02.1.2017
from 1234 euros/person/adult

Snow, wilderness, nature, tradition, fairy and exotic! Come to celebrate a no ordinary New Year on the Arctic Circle, more than a simple festive evening you will enjoy a full adventure in frozen Lapland…
We suggest you the following package to spend a memorable New Year among us in the North!
Accommodation: hotels or cottages

Program description:
DAY 1: WELCOME TO LAPLAND – 29th DEC 2016
Airport/train station transfer
Once you arrive in Rovaniemi you will be transferred to your accommodation.
Duration: 15 min transfer
Check in hotel/cottage
Half-board dinner served in restaurant according accommodation
Night in the hotels/cottage

DAY 2: MEET THE HUSKIES – 30th DEC 2016
Breakfast in the restaurant according to your accommodation
Morning,
Our guide is waiting for you at the reception of your cottages. Today we will leave the city behind us to go and meet the lovely huskies.

THRILL OF SPEED - TWO HOURS HUSKY SAFARI
Today we learn how to handle our very own team of huskies. The friendly barks of the huskies welcome you to the local farm but as soon as the safari of dogs departs from the farm, the dogs quiet down and start to work. The huskies love to run! Enjoy the surrounding nature and the sledge ride in silence. Stop for a break in the wilderness and take photos, pet the dogs and hear amazing stories of the lovely huskies. We drive two persons per team, but there is a possibility to change the driver along the way. After the safari, it is time for hugs and goodbyes to your honest and brave husky team before the car transfer back to the city. The average length of the trail is 14-17 km, but the weather conditions and the skills of the participants may affect the length of the ride.
Duration: Approx. 3 hours
Departure: Morning
Includes: Winter clothing, return transfers by car, husky farm visit, 1,5h – 2 hours husky safari 2 persons/team, children in sleigh, hot drinks
Free afternoon
Lunch free
In the evening,
Half board dinner served in the restaurant according accommodation
Night in the hotel/cottage

DAY 3: VISIT OF SANTA AND HIS REINDEERS – 31th DEC 2016
Breakfast in the restaurant according to your accommodation
Morning,
Our guide is waiting for you at the reception of your cottages. Today we will start the day by crossing the Arctic Circle! We will visit the residence of Santa as well as its reindeers.


ARCTIC DELIGHT – SANTA AND HIS REINDEER
Come and discover the secrets of Santa Claus and his trusted helpers! We start the day by taking a car to the Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle. Meet Mr. Father Christmas himself and take your time to visit Santa’s Official Post Office where letters from all around the world arrive to get sorted. Do some shopping in the many village shops before enjoying a buffet lunch in one of the restaurants. After lunch, we grab our helmets and head for the snowmobiles. After a short instruction in snowmobiling, we make our way to a local reindeer farm. Meet Santa’s trusted helpers – the reindeer, and try a short reindeer sleigh ride. Taking part in a special “Crossing of the Arctic Circle” ceremony highlights the magical day. Return back to the city by snowmobiles with many new experiences and stories to tell back home. Crossing the Arctic Circle Certificate is given to you as a gift at the end of the safari.
Duration: 6 hours
Departure: 09:30
Includes: Winter clothing, snowmobile instructions and snowmobile safari 2 persons/ one snowmobile, driving approx. 15-25 km, visit to local reindeer farm, short reindeer sleigh ride and reindeer driving license, ceremony and Crossing of the Arctic Circle Certificate, hot drinks, visit to Santa’s Village by car, meeting with Santa Claus, lunch and guiding in English
Supplement: 49 €/person extra when driving 1 person/snowmobile
After this great sensational experience we return to your accommodation and free time.
Rest of afternoon,
Free at your leisure, it gives you the chance to discover the city. If you are a family with children we recommend you to go to the Angry Birds park (free access) located near by the city center (10 min walk). Don’t forget to try the sauna at your hotel or in your cottage to feel even more relaxed before New Year’s Eve!
Evening,
Festive dinner according to your accommodation and New Year party. Timetable and description will be given to you later.

***NEW YEAR PARTY IN ARCTIC SNOW HOTEL
“The Kingdom of Snow and Ice welcome you to celebrate the New Year!!
The evening includes many fun activities and surprises for all ages, such as disco at the ice-bar, mini snowmobiles for the children, the Shaman telling your fortune and of course visiting the spectacular hotel made of snow and decorated with beautiful ice sculptures, and many more to come! The highlights of the evening are Arctic disco, the fireworks and the generous buffet dinner* served!
Includes. Arctic disco, Shaman, animations for children and adults, free visit of the SnowHotel, firework, DJ…Return transfers
*according to your accommodation the New Year dinner is included at the Arctic Snow Hotel or in the accommodation restaurant if mandatory.
Night in the hotel/cottage

DAY 4: RANUA THE ARCTIC WILDLIFE PARK – Friday 1st JAN 2017
Breakfast in the restaurant or brunch according your accommodation
RANUA THE ARCTIC ZOO
Ranua Wildlife Park lays deep in an Arctic forest an hour drive away from Rovaniemi. It hosts a home for approximately 200 arctic animals such as brown bears and polar bears, lynxes, foxes and numerous birds, wild boars and elks, just to mention few. Guided tour in the park followed by buffet lunch and visit to souvenir shops and Fazer candy store.
Duration: 5 hours
Departure: 9:30
Includes: Winter clothing, return transfers, entrance tickets, lunch buffet, guiding in English
Evening,
Dinner at the restaurant
Night in the hotel/cottage

Option for the last night – not included in the package
SNOWMOBILE SAFARI UNDER THE STARS
Join us to experience the magic of the northern nature in the evening twilight. After receiving a short lesson on how to drive a snowmobile we leave the city lights behind and head to the tranquil, nocturnal forests. Drive through the beautiful, winter landscape before stopping for a break in the middle of the pitch dark forest. While the guide makes a camp fire, listen to the stories and facts about the Northern Lights. Enjoy delicious and rich Lappish delicacies prepared on the fire and observe the vast skies above you. With good luck, catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights on a starry sky. This is a night to remember for those who wish to combine snowmobiling, good food and the Arctic nature in the evening.
Duration: 3 hours
Departure: 19:00
Price: 128 euro/adult and 96 euro/children 4-12
Includes: Winter clothing, snowmobile instructions and snowmobile safari with 2 persons/ one snowmobile, driving approx. 20-30 km, Lappish toast, fried sausages, hot drinks, guiding in English
Supplement: 49 €/person extra when driving 1 person/snowmobile

DAY 5: BYE BYE LAPLAND – 2nd JAN 2017
Breakfast in the restaurant
Airport/train station transfer
It’s already time to say good bye to Lapland, we hope that you enjoyed your stay and you are always welcome again!
We will go by car to the airport/train station according to you transportation schedule.
Duration: 15 min transfer


NEW YEAR PACKAGE IN ROVANIEMIAND
ACCOMMODATION CHOICES

OUNASVAARAN LAKITUVAT COTTAGE

Airport transfers accommodation 4 nights in chalet Lakituvat with bed linen and final cleaning. 4 buffet breakfasts, 3 HB dinners in hotel restaurant, 1 New Year dinner and party, 2 lunches. Mentioned activities, overalls for the all stay. According to schedule clients can also get overalls on arrival day after airport transfer. Lunch not included on 30/12.
New Year program:
Dinner in the wooden restaurant of Arctic Snowhotel
New Year party in Arctic Snow Hotel
Facilities
Luxuriously equipped 67 m² (721 ft², 80 yd²)
2 bedrooms with two beds, 1 loft with 2 beds. Possibility for 2 extra bed adult or child.
Fully equipped kitchen, living room, and sauna, washing machine.
2 bathrooms both downstairs and upstairs
TV, Radio with CD player, Sony Play Station 2 and fast internet access are located in every cabin. Firewood for the fireplace is always available.
Plus:
Perfect accommodation for family holiday or group of friends. Safe for children. Surrounded by nature and peaceful. High quality accommodation, spacious cottage. Only 3 km from the city center. Typical accommodation to experience Lapland. Easy access to the city by walking path. Restaurant Sky Hotel available near by the cottage for dinners (100 m). Close to sport and entertainment center Santa’s sport institute (300 m). Direct access to cross country skiing tracks. Children can safely play in the snow on their free time!
Minus:
No bus connection but clients have chance to be in the center after their activities,
No Wi-Fi but only cable internet. Possibility to take taxi: one way around 15 euro to reach the center.
Closest supermarket around 1 km from the cabins.
No reception but assistance services by phone.
Tips: In the evening, you can go on the panoramic terrace of Sky Hotel to observe the auroras!

ROVANIEMI CHALET HOTEL (earlier known as Ounasvaaran Pirtit) COTTAGE

Package prices include:
Airport transfers, accommodation in cottage Ounasvaaran Pirtit, with bed linen and final cleaning. 4 buffet breakfasts, 3 HB dinners in hotel restaurant, 1 New Year dinner and party, 2 lunches. Mentioned activities, overalls for the all stay. According to schedule clients can also get overalls on arrival day after airport transfer. Lunch not included on 30/12.
New Year program:
Dinner at the hotel compulsory
New Year party organized by the accommodation
Note:
Ounasvaaran Pirtit has their own New Year party and dinner so clients who will stay there will participate to this party – this New Year party is mandatory. According to the schedule, maybe the clients will be able to join the party in Arctic Snow Hotel with supplement. This information will be advised later. Possible to buy it directly on the spot.
Children of 0-3 years old are FREE OF CHARGE when sleeping with parents.
Extra nights in Standard on request

SOKOS HOTEL VAAKUNA

Sokos Hotel Vaakuna located in city centre. Saunas in the basement are open in the evenings for the hotel guests. In the same building there are à la carte restaurant Fransmanni, tex mex restaurant Amarillo and a popular nightclub Doris. Sokos Hotel Vaakuna has a great price-quality level! Free WiFi in all rooms, All rooms are with twin beds, The extra bed is made out from the sofa and the width is 120 cm, so max 1 adult or 2 children in extra beds/room. Use of sauna included.
Package price includes:
Airport transfers accommodation 4 nights hotel room. 4 buffet breakfasts, 3 HB dinners in hotel restaurant, 1 New Year dinner and party, 2 lunches. Mentioned activities, overalls for the all stay. According to schedule clients can also get overalls on arrival day after airport transfer. Lunch not included on 30/12. Children of 0-3 years old are FREE OF CHARGE when sleeping with parents.
Extra nights on request
New Year program:
Dinner in the hotel restaurant compulsory
New Year party in Arctic Snow Hotel

ARCTIC LIGHT HOTEL

The Arctic Light Hotel is a brand new contemporary boutique hotel situated in city centre. This urban Arctic hideaway will offer a unique combination of Lappish heritage and the ultimate contemporary style. The Arctic Light Hotel will be the essence of supreme comfort and be appreciated for offering a personalized stay on the Arctic Circle.
Magic rooms: About 26 m2. Queen Size bed or twin beds. 1-2 extra beds available.
Arctic rooms: About 36 m2. King Size bed, 1-3 extra beds available. Some of the rooms with private Sauna.
Polar rooms: About 43 m2. King Size bed, 1-3 extra beds available. Equipped with kitchenette, PlayStation. Some of the rooms with private Sauna. Best choice for families!
All rooms have air conditioning, exclusive bed linen, bathrobes and slippers, TV, In Room entertainment, IPod docking station, bathroom with walk in rain -shower, minibar, built in safe, Nespresso coffee machine and free Wi-Fi
Package price includes:
Airport transfers accommodation 4 nights hotel room. 4 buffet breakfasts, 3 HB dinners in hotel restaurant, 1 New Year dinner and party, 2 lunches. Mentioned activities, overalls for the all stay. According to schedule clients can also get overalls on arrival day after airport transfer. Lunch not included on 30/12. Children of 0-3 years old are FREE OF CHARGE when sleeping with parents.
Extra nights on request
New Year program:
Dinner in the hotel restaurant compulsory
New Year party in Arctic Snow Hotel

CITY HOTEL

An international family owned hotel is a lovely choice for both leisure and incentive groups. There are 67 comfort twin rooms, 21 double lux rooms and 2 junior suites with own sauna, each with its own character. All rooms have been totally renovated in 2010-2011. Restaurant Monte Rosa with international cuisine and Pub Bull are also popular amongst the locals. Top floor has a sauna department with two saunas available for the guests every evening. Also possible to book privately!
More information:
Free WiFi in all rooms
Package includes:
Airport transfers accommodation 4 nights hotel room. 4 buffet breakfasts, 3 HB dinners in hotel restaurant, 1 New Year dinner and party, 2 lunches. Mentioned activities, overalls for the all stay. According to schedule clients can also get overalls on arrival day after airport transfer. Lunch not included on 30/12. Children of 0-3 years old are FREE OF CHARGE when sleeping with parents.
Extra nights on request
New Year program:
Dinner in the hotel restaurant compulsory
New Year party in Arctic Snow Hotel

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