Day 1:(25 Jan) Arrive Rovaniemi
Arrive in Rovaniemi and transfer from the airport to your magical escape. The Arctic circle lodge is located in the beautiful wilderness area, only a 12-minute drive from Santa Claus village and 20 minutes from the city Centre. En-route, you will stop by the Wild Nordic office to pick up your thermal clothing set (overall, boots, woolen socks, gloves and a scarf if needed) You will be close to the Raudanjoki river and surrounded by lush forests and fresh air. Your home for the next two nights will be in the panorama huts, inspired by natures building materials. Meet for dinner tonight and get to know the rest of the group and your tour leader. Overnight in the panorama design huts.
Day 2:(26 Jan) Rovaniemi
Breakfast is served in the lodge. Everyone knows that Rovaniemi is home to Santa Claus, and today you have the possibility to meet him yourself. Mid-morning transfer to Santa Claus village and time at leisure. We have allocated three hours in the village – there are many things to do and much to see. We recommend lunch at the village (at your own expense). Return back to the Arctic Circle lodge and evening at leisure.
After dinner, a special treat awaits. Get dressed and rearing to go, as you experience an electric Northern lights snowmobile. The electric snowmobile is an innovative new way to experience the Arctic without disturbing the silent peace and wintery nature, a sustainable way of experiencing the Lappish nature! (3 hours excursion). Return back to the Arctic Circle lodge and overnight.
Day 3:(27 Jan) Rovaniemi – Jukkasjarvi
Breakfast is served at the Arctic circle lodge. Soon it is time to say good-bye to Rovaniemi and Finland as you head North to Sweden. The journey by coach takes
approximately five hours. It will also be possible to buy something to eat and drink (own expense) during one of the stops. Arrival at the Ice hotel in the afternoon, and check in to your warm accommodation (Kaamos rooms). If you are feeling adventurous, experience a night in the ice hotel (additional charge). Dinner and overnight.
Day 4:(28 Jan) Jukkasjarvi
Breakfast is served at the restaurant. Today is free at leisure to take in the beautiful surroundings. Optional excursion; a dog sled tour with wilderness lunch is highly recommended. This excursion is 4 hours and offers you the chance to experience this amazing location from a sled. Dinner at the restaurant and overnight.
Day 5:(29 Jan) Jukkasjarvi – Tromsø
Breakfast is served at the ice hotel. After breakfast you will be transferred to the train station. Board the local train for your journey to Narvik. This train journey is dramatic and will leave you breathless as you travel between two countries, Sweden and Norway. The journey is approximately three and a half hours . Arrival
in Narvik and coach transfer to Tromsø. This route has been nicknamed the ‘Arctic route’. You will have the possibility to buy something to eat and drink before the coach journey from Narvik to Tromsø. You will arrive in Tromsø mid evening. After checking in settle down to enjoy a tasty dinner. Overnight at the Clarion Collection Aurora hotel.
Day 6:(30 Jan) Tromsø
Breakfast is served at the hotel. Today at leisure, or go for optional excursion. Dinner is served at the hotel, before we depart on one of our favourite excursions. This evening, you will (arguably the best tour for last) enjoy a six-hour private excursion in search of the Northern lights, a special twist of Norwegian charm is included. Return back to the hotel and overnight.
Day 7:(31 Jan) Depart Tromsø
Breakfast is served at the hotel. An airport bus ticket is included for your short bus journey to the airport according to you onward destination. We hope that you have enjoyed this tour and that it has left you with positive memories of Scandinavia, and a truly magical experience of Lapland.