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    6 days - Family Lakeside Stay in Finland with Christmas Activities

    Enjoy a magical Christmas season at beautiful Kurula's Resort with picturesque views over frozen lake and snow covered fells. Accommodation is in private premium suites with north-facing floor-to-ceiling windows, ideal for viewing the Northern Lights, if lucky, from the comfort of your suite as they dance before you across the private lake.

    Spend six unforgettable days participating in fun activities. Each evening, unwind in your own suite with sauna, open plan living area and kitchen.

    Included in your stay is a Northern Lights Hunt by Car, Husky Safari and Santa visit, Reindeer Safari with soup lunch in a hut, Snowmobiling and Ice Fishing. Winter overalls and all meals are also included.

    Kurula's Resort offers accommodation in spacious suites equipped with its own sauna, kitchen and deck. The suite is 40-42m2 in size and accommodates up to four people. Each suite has a deck or balcony with views to the lake and fells perfect for aurora watching. Rooms are equipped with queen size beds, fridge, hob, oven, microwave, lounge area, smart TV, Wifi, sauna, bathroom and drying cabinet.

    All the activities in this tour are suited for children from 4 years old and up. If you would like to add more active adventures for adults and teenagers, please ask about including E-Fatbiking to your tour.

    This destination is located close to the Pyhätunturi ski resort. It is possible to include alpine skiing in your stay. We recommend arranging ski rental and tickets while in Pyhä area with the lodge staff.

    Due to high demand, many of our Christmas tours become fully booked over the 24/25 December dates, however, most of our tours have pre-Christmas departures running just before the busy Christmas period. Flights and activities are also easier to prepare at this stage.

    Day 1
    Arrive Rovaniemi, transfer to Pyhätunturi and settle into your suite
    Day 2
    Husky Sledding & Private Meeting with Santa
    Day 3
    Reindeer Sledding
    Day 4
    Ice Fishing & Chase the Northern Lights
    Day 5
    Snowmobile tour – Explore the secrets of arctic nature
    Day 6
    Return to Rovaniemi airport & depart
    Start/End Place
    Rovaniemi, Finland
    Country Visited
    Finland
    Duration
    6 Days
    Start Date
    Scheduled
    Travel Style
    Independent
    Suitability
    Independent holiday with moderately active activities and no luggage handling included
    Code
    50DN1070

    Please note that all our itineraries, inclusions, dates and prices displayed on this website may change at any time. If you book an itinerary today and have this confirmed it will be the itinerary that is delivered to you. However, the online itinerary on our website may change in the meantime.

    As a Certified B Corporation, 50 Degrees North has designed this tour using handpicked local hoteliers and suppliers who share our ethos of delivering services and activities of high social and environmental standards.

    The CO2-e per person per day of all tours is carefully measured following each season. We fully offset all emissions of our tours on your behalf, and we constantly look at ways to reduce emissions where possible.

    Details

    Transportation

    Private transfer between Rovaniemi (Airport or city) and Pyhätunturi

    Included
    • 5 nights with premium suites with lake view for Auroras, with end cleaning (note: no daily cleaning)
    • Six guided activities with transportation from the accommodation including a 5 km Husky safari and Santa visit, Reindeer safari and soup lunch in a hut, Northern lights hunt by car, Snowmobile Safari and Ice-fishing
    • Daily Breakfast and buffet dinner
    • Soup lunch at the resort or light lunch during activities
    • Overalls and winter shoes, and any necessary equipment for the activities
    • Return private transfer between Rovaniemi Airport or City and resort
    • Snow bowling and sledges for sledding at any time for you to use
    Not Included

    Flights, travel insurance, luggage handling & optional excursions.

    Optional activities include: E-fatbiking tour, visiting the Amethyst Mine, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing

    If you would like to stop at the Santa's Village in Rovaniemi, we can arrange this for an additional price.

    Itinerary

    Day 1 - Arrive Rovaniemi, transfer to Pyhätunturi and settle into your suite

    Arrive Rovaniemi and private transfer (approx. 1.5 hours) to Pyhätunturi, located about 100 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle.

    Pyhätunturi is located in the middle of Finnish Lapland and is home to this new winter resort. Sit back and enjoy the open fire in the lobby on your arrival or relax in your private suite with a sauna. Kids can let off some steam and enjoy the free activities: snow bowling and sledding hill + sledges

    Dinner at the hotel's restaurant tonight. Be sure to relax in your private little sauna to warm up this evening before bed.

    Meals
    1 Dinner
    Accommodation
    Premium Suite

    Day 2 - Husky Sledding & Private Meeting with Santa

    After breakfast, head off for a wintertime safari with husky teams and a visit to the husky farm. Before departing on the 5km dogsledding safari, you will be given instruction on how to control the sleds. Two persons share a sled and there will be an opportunity to change drivers. Enjoy some hot berry juice by an open fire and chat with the head musher about these amazing northern animals once you return to the ranch. During the safari, you will also get to meet Santa.

    Lunch at the hotel, and in the afternoon and evening, relax at the hotel before a tasty buffet dinner.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    1 Lunch
    1 Dinner

    Day 3 - Reindeer Sledding

    This morning, you will go on a reindeer sleigh ride. Transportation by car to a reindeer farm to try this traditional way of travelling through snowy forests. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee with a bun around a campfire and learn about the life of reindeer herders.

    During the afternoon, enjoy the Pyhä area nature, or just relax at the hotel.

    Dinner at the hotel.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    1 Lunch
    1 Dinner
    Accommodation
    Premium suite

    Day 4 - Ice Fishing & Chase the Northern Lights

    Today, you will try you hand at ice fishing at the lake. Be challenged by cutting the ice and dipping your fishing rods into the frozen lake. Lunch at the hotel.

    After dinner at the hotel, head out by car in search of the magical Northern Lights. We will driver through the snowy landscapes and find the best spot to see the lights, hoping that the skies are clear tonight.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    1 Lunch
    1 Dinner

    Day 5 - Snowmobile tour – Explore the secrets of arctic nature

    Come and experience the crisp, frosty winter landscape on a snowmobile safari tour – exploring the secrets of arctic nature and Pyhä-Luosto National Park. Younger children share the snowmobile with their parents during this 2-hour safari. Kids shorter then 140cm need to sit in the slegde pulled by the guide.

    After dinner, make sure to enjoy the soft heat of sauna for the one last time before your departure home tomorrow.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    1 Lunch
    1 Dinner

    Day 6 - Return to Rovaniemi airport & depart

    After breakfast, transfer to the Rovaniemi airport. If you wish to explore this Santa town, please speak to us about options as we can add a visit to Santa's village before departure.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    Dates & Prices

    All prices listed are per person, twin/double share. Please note daily activity schedule subject to change. This tour is suitable for +4 years olds.

    Family triple is 2 adults and 1 child age 4-14
    Family quad is 2 adults and 2 children age 4-14

    Dates
    Start Date
    End Date
    From Price
    Status
    Accommodation
    18 Dec 2024
    23 Dec 2024
    18 Dec 2024
    23 Dec 2024
    USD 4,135
    Fully booked
    Standard
    18 Dec 2024
    23 Dec 2024
    18 Dec 2024
    23 Dec 2024
    USD 9,601
    Fully booked
    Family Triple Total
    18 Dec 2024
    23 Dec 2024
    18 Dec 2024
    23 Dec 2024
    USD 10,692
    Fully booked
    Family Quad Total
    23 Dec 2024
    28 Dec 2024
    23 Dec 2024
    28 Dec 2024
    USD 4,135
    Fully booked
    Standard
    23 Dec 2024
    28 Dec 2024
    23 Dec 2024
    28 Dec 2024
    USD 9,601
    Fully booked
    Family Triple Total
    23 Dec 2024
    28 Dec 2024
    23 Dec 2024
    28 Dec 2024
    USD 10,692
    Fully booked
    Family Quad Total
    28 Dec 2024
    2 Jan 2025
    28 Dec 2024
    2 Jan 2025
    USD 4,135
    Available
    Standard
    28 Dec 2024
    2 Jan 2025
    28 Dec 2024
    2 Jan 2025
    USD 9,601
    Available
    Family Triple Total
    28 Dec 2024
    2 Jan 2025
    28 Dec 2024
    2 Jan 2025
    USD 10,692
    Available
    Family Quad Total

    Important Information

    Each suite has its own sauna, kitchen, deck or balcony and views to the lake and fells. Each suite accommodates up to four people

    • Suite size 40m2 - 42,5m2
    • Deck or balcony
    • Queen size beds x 2
    • Fridge, hob, oven & Microwave
    • Lounge area
    • Smart TV & WiFi
    • Sauna & bathroom
    • Drying cabinet

    Please note, the day-by-day order of activities are not yet set and may change. Final program will be detailed in your tour documents.

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