A Magical Christmas In Lapland
PLEASE NOTE THIS TOUR HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO 2022
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Day 1 – Malta - Stockholm
Meet your tour manager at Malta International Airport for your flight to Stockholm. Upon arrival transfer to the 4* Clarion Stockholm Hotel. Afterwards proceed for Stockholm City tour. A city often referred to as the Venice of the North, we start at Fjallgatan to see the magnificent view of the Swedish capital, spread out on 14 islands with Lake Mälar on one side and the Baltic Sea on the other. You will see the Old Town with its fascinating narrow cobble-stoned alleys, the Royal palace, the Cathedral, and the City Hall where the festivities of the annual Nobel Prize award takes place. The visit also takes you to the recreational island Djurgarden where many of the fine museums are found, there you will visit the Vasa museum. The Vasa ship capsized and sank in Stockholm 1628. After 333 years on the sea bed the warship was salvaged and the voyage could continue. Today Vasa is the world’s only preserved 17th century ship and the most visited museum in Scandinavia.
Day 2 – Stockholm - Lulea
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Lulea – the capital of Swedish Lapland situated in the bottom of the Bothnian Sea. On arrival in Lulea transfer to the city center where you will have some time for Christmas shopping and sightseeing on your own – or you can check in at the 4* Clarion Sense hotel and enjoy its many amenities. In the evening you will enjoy a lovely dinner at your hotel and afterwards you will have the perfect opportunity to go on a northern lights hunt with your coach in order to get the best chance to catch a glimpse of this elusive but magnificent phenomenon. Dinner at hotel.
Day 3 - Lulea
Breakfast and today you will have the opportunity to take part in some optional family winter activities fun for the whole family. This activity is optional and not included in the package price. Afterwards, you will go on a Husky Safari. The kennel owners have around 60 friendly huskies that just love to run and travel though our beautiful winter scenery. Huskies love the cold winter climate in Swedish Lapland and they are perfectly suited to the cold, ice and snow. After introductions at the kennel, a safety briefing and information on the journey ahead, you and a partner will learn to take control of the husky team and drive them along a forest and lake trail. Along the way you will be able to enjoy the scenery and thrill of driving the husky team. On our stops the guide will inform you about the life of a husky musher in the frozen north, the dogs as well as the fantastic arctic nature all around us. Dinner.
Day 4 – Lulea – Kemi - Ranua
Breakfast and drive to Ranua wildlife park where you will meet the animals native to the northern arctic. Afterwards we will check out of the hotel as it is time to head to Finland, the town of Kemi just across the Swedish/Finnish border. There you will check into the 4* Seaside Glass Villas which are a Finnish design and made of quality Finnish log wood nearby the City of Kemi. The villas are built next to an incredible sea view which you can admire all year round through the glass roof and huge windows. Put your feet up, lay down on the bed and observe the sky’s exclusive colors, starry northern sky and possibly the Northern Lights during Autumn and Winter.
Day 5 - Kemi
Breakfast and today you will have another adventure on in the wintry Lapland. Put on our warm thermal suits and embark Snowmobile safari to the icy field of the Gulf of Bothnia. Try your luck at traditional ice fishing and with any luck, learn how to prepare your catch on an open fire. Savor an outdoor snack topped off with a refreshing cup of coffee served around a campfire. Afterwards you will have the afternoon at leisure, where there are plenty of activities and sights to see. Visit the Ice hotel or Ice restaurant and pamper yourself to a meal or a cocktail served in Ice glasses. Check in at the 3* Scandic Polar Hotel.
Day 6 – Kemi - Rovaniemi
After breakfast we continue north to Rovaniemi. On arrival we will visit the Santa Clause village where you can meet santa, his reindeers and helpers. Cross the arctic circle and enjoy the Christmas spirit. Afterwards you will check into the 4* Santa Claus Hotel and enjoy your evening at leisure.
Day 7 – Rovaniemi - Helsinki
Breakfast and later transfer to the airport for your flight to Helsinki, the capital of Finland. On arrival in Helsinki transfer to the city center for sightseeing tour of Helsinki. During the tour of the Finnish capital you will admire the major sights such as the Rock Church, the Senate Square surrounded by the Lutheran Cathedral of Helsinki, the Senate, the University and Library of Helsinki, the Sibelius monument, the Olympic stadium, and the new Opera House. Finally you will visit the famous rock church. Quarried out of the natural bedrock, Temppeliaukio Church is one of Helsinki’s most popular tourist attractions. The interior walls are created naturally by the rock. Check in the 4* GLO Hotel Art and enjoy your evening at leisure.
Day 8 – Helsinki - Malta
Today your Winter adventure has come to an end. Breakfast and time at leisure.Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
Our Package Includes
- • Return flights Malta/Stockholm/Helsinki/Malta
• Airline taxes and fuel charges
• 7 nights in 3*/ 4* accommodation
• 7 Breakfast
• 2 Dinners
• All excursions as per itinerary
• All transfers
• Services of a Tour Co-ordinator throughout
• Services of an experienced ROCS Travel tour manager
Our Excursion Packages:
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