On this arctic adventure trip, you will experience the best of Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish Lapland!

The village of Kilpisjärvi is located in the northwest extremity of Finnish Lapland, bordered by Norway, Sweden, Kilpisjärvi lake and the majestic Saana fell, sacred to the Sami people. Here you can find the untouched nature, coldest temperatures and highest snow levels in Finland and also the highest Northern light visibility! In addition to a variety of winter and nature activities, you can also make a day trip to Tromso, Norway, swim in the Arctic Ocean and see spectacular fjords!



What is included

A round bus trip to Kilpisjarvi / Tromso / Abisko from your booked departure place

Accommodation 4 nights in Kilpisjarvi in a shared cottage with sauna

Accommodation 1 nights in Abisko in a shared cottage with sauna

Visit of the Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi*

(*Santa Claus Village is not available if the departure point is Rovaniemi airport)

Breakfast on the arrival day to Rovaniemi**

(**Breakfast is not available if the departure point is Rovaniemi railway station or Helsinki railway station with train transportation)

A day trip to Tromso (Norway)

Narvik Orientation tour


Cozy evening in laavu by the fire with marshmallows

Ice Hotel Visit

Moose farm visit + meal

Bed linen and towels


Tour guide services in the destination

For extra cost

Catering, meals, breakfasts

Extra activities as described in the itinerary (can be booked online until 8 days before departure)

 

Sample itinerary

PLEASE NOTE! THIS ITINERARY IS PRELIMINARY, FINAL ITINERARY WILL BE SENT TO THE PARTICIPANTS 2-3 DAYS BEFORE THE DEPARTURE BY EMAIL!

DAY 1 - DEPARTURE DAY

22:00 Bus departure from Helsinki railway station square (In front of the Casino, Mikonkatu 17)

DAY 2 - SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE, ARRIVAL IN LAPLAND

09:00 Arrival to Arktikum museum: museum visit and breakfast included. Duration 2h
11:15 Departure from Rovaniemi railway station
11:30 Visiting Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi. In Santa Claus village you can take pictures with the SANTA, cross the magical Arctic circle, have a break, buy souvenirs, send postcards from the Santa’s official post office. Duration 1h 30 mins
13:15 Departure from Rovaniemi airport
13:30 Grocery shop stop + lunch (not included). You will have the chance to buy groceries and have lunch either in Hesburger or Subway. Stop duration 2h
21:00 Arrival in Kilpisjarvi, briefing and lodging in your cottage/apartment. Free time for saunas etc.

DAY 3 - Husky*, Night Sauna+Swimming*

11:00-17:00 Husky Safari at Hetta*

Will include activities:

  • Visit of the Husky Farm
  • Meeting the guides, petting and taking photos with huskies
  • 20min Husky Sleigh Ride, half of it you will be driver, another half - passenger
20:00-00:00  Night Sauna and Swimming in the Norwegian Fjord*

DAY 4 - Trip to Tromso - included, Snowshoe Hike*

08:00 Departure for the day trip to Tromsø, Norway.

Will include activities:

  • Bus Tour Around Tromso - free time in Tromso
  • You will see beautiful fjord area and Lyngen Alps
19:00 Arrival back
19:30-22:30 Night Snowshoe Hike + BBQ*

Will include:

  • GPS Orienteering in groups
  • Snowshoeing around the snowy fells
  • Fire Making & BBQ that includes Sausages, marshmallows, bread, vegetarian option
  • trying to catch Auroras :)

DAY 5 - Arctic Skills*, Snowmobile Safari*

09:00-13:00 Arctic Skills*

Will include activities:

  • Ice Fishing on Čáhkáljávri Lake
  • Quinzee (Snow House) Building
  • Fire making basics
15:00-18:00 Snowmobile Safari to the three borders*

DAY 6 - Kilpisjarvi -Narvik-Björkliden/Riksgränsen

Check-out from the cottage and departure to Abisko via Narvik
08:00 Checkout and Departure
11:30 Narvik orientation tour and free time
15:00 Departure toward Björkliden/Riksgränsen
16:30 Arrival in Björkliden/Riksgränsen and check-in
21:00 Cozy evening in laavu by the fire with marshmallows(included in the basic package)

DAY 7 - Reindeer farm visit* - Ice hotel Visit

08:00 Checkout and Departure
09:00 Reindeer farm Visit*
11:30 Ice Hotel Visit
13:30 Moose farm visit + meal
15:00 Bus Transportation back home

DAY 8 - ARRIVAL IN HELSINKI

07:00 Estimated arrival time in Helsinki

 

*Optional activities

Timetravels reserves the right to changes in the itinerary.

Accommodation

 
  • You will be accommodated within walking distance from Kilpisjarvi  services (grocery stores, restaurants, etc.). All accommodation has well-equipped kitchens, panel TV,  sauna and shower(s).

  • Cottages may vary by size and layout, in general, you will stay 2 pax/per room, there is one shared bathroom for the cabin. WIFI is available in most of the cottages.

Available trips

Departure 21.12.2020

from 599€

Departure 25.12.2020

from 559€

Departure 29.12.2020

from 599€

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