Scandinavia - Northern Lights & Santa Claus Village - 8 Days
Day 1: Rovaniemi
Arrive in Rovaniemi by flight. Transfer by coach to Rovaniemi. Rovaniemi is a home of Santa Claus and it is situated close to the Arctic Circle. This city offers you lots of adventures winter activities and unique experiences. Private transfer to hotel. Relax in the evening. Overnight.
Day 2: Rovaniemi Trip to Arctic Circle, Santa Claus' Village and Santa's reindeers.
Breakfast. Today we shall proceed for the Arctic Circle, where you get the Arctic Circle crossing certificate, meet Santa Claus himself, and meet the reindeer herders.
The Arctic Circle is a line visible on the map, north of which the sun can be seen above the horizon even at midnight during the summer time. The Santa Claus Village is a unique meeting place where hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world come to meet Santa Claus on every day of the year - a place where the fairy-tale becomes true. Return back to the hotel and rest of time is at leisure.
Day 3: Rovaniemi
Breakfast. Free time on own until evening. In the evening proceed for Auroras - Northern Lights trip by car and on foot. The destination is the best possible place - a small mountain where the sky is often clear and view to north perfect. After a short walk up the hill where a comfortable wooden tepee is waiting for you, you will make a fire in the tepee and enjoy warm beverages and barbeque snacks while watching the sky. The guide explains all about Northern Lights and the old mythology. The arctic starry sky is very beautiful. Spot the Big Bear and Polar Star, Northern Lights often appear just under the Polar Star. Listen to the stories about local life and nature by living fire.
The appearance of the lights is not guaranteed. *Includes: Transportation, winter adventure gear, guidance services, snacks, coffee / beverages, organizer's liability insurance. Return back to hotel and Overnight.
Day 4: Rovaniemi – Helsinki
Breakfast. Pick up by driver at hotel and transfer to airport to take flight to Helsinki.
Your driver waits for you at the airport in Helsinki for transfer to your hotel.
Relax for the rest of the day. Overnight.
Day 5: Helsinki – Stockholm
Breakfast. Transfer for Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing. The tour takes in the most interesting parts of Helsinki, such as the historical centre, City Hall, The Parliament buildings, Finlandia Hall and the Opera House with stops at the Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) or at the Sibelius Monument. The tour ends near the Esplanade Park.
Transfer on your own to Viking Line terminal and take overnight cruise, one of the most luxurious cruises in Scandinavia. You can dance the night away in the nightclub, linger in the various shops. Scandinavian dinner buffet on board.
Day 6: Stockholm
Breakfast on board. Arrive in Stockholm and transfer to the hotel on your own.
Free day to enjoy Stockholm.Overnight.
Optional: ICE BAR You have time to visit Ice bar in the evening on own. Your 40 minute experience includes a warm cape, gloves, an ice-cool feeling of exhilaration and an Absolut Vodka cocktail of your choice from our drinks menu, served in an ice glass!
Day 7: Stockholm
Breakfast. Proceed for Stockholm Panoramic tour. See the whole of Stockholm in 75 minutes. This guided sightseeing bus tour passes all the must-see attractions in Stockholm with modern, air conditioned luxury coaches. The tour is perfect for passengers who want a non-stop tour without unnecessary stops on the way. See the most famous buildings and views over the city. City districts and famous sights such as Stockholm City Hall, The Royal Palace, Östermalm, Gamla Stan (Old Town), Långholmen and The Royal Djurgården are all parts of this tour. During this tour you will get to know Stockholm and the history of the city. Free time on your own to enjoy Stockholm. Overnight.
Day 8: Stockholm
Breakfast. Pick up at hotel and transfer to Airport. It's time to say good bye to Scandinavia.