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Finland Northern Lights Adventure

Tour rating: 4.96 / 5, Based on 102 Reviews
Private tour to Finland

Scandinavia is full of wonders. We invite you to witness one of the most spectacular ones in Finland, the Northern Lights. Seeing this enchanting dance of colorful lights in the night sky is an experience second to none. And when paired with a wide range of authentic activities like dog sledding, Northern lights tours are the best option for your winter getaway.
 

Finland Northern Lights Adventure

7 days4 cities
Finland1 country
Private tour to Finland
From
$3,649
Tour rating: 4.96 / 5, Based on 102 Reviews

Scandinavia is full of wonders. We invite you to witness one of the most spectacular ones in Finland, the Northern Lights. Seeing this enchanting dance of colorful lights in the night sky is an experience second to none. And when paired with a wide range of authentic activities like dog sledding, Northern lights tours are the best option for your winter getaway.
 

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Helsinki

first destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Helsinki
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the glorious capital of Finland - Helsinki! Upon arrival your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your modern well-designed hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free, so you can relax in your room, have dinner in a local restaurant or start exploring the nearby attractions.

Not included.

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Day 2
Helsinki City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast at your hotel, your private guide takes you on a wonderful 4-hour walking tour to show you the best Helsinki ​can offer.

During the tour, you walk through the vivid Central Harbor and Market Square, explore the charming Old Town, visit the famous Rock Church and take a short tram ride.

After the tour you return to your hotel. The rest of the day is free, so you can continue exploring Helsinki on your own, or take one of our optional tours.

  • Optional tour #1: Modern Helsinki (duration 4 hours).
    The tour starts in a popular Design district from the exploration of the famous Esplanade - an absolutely must-visit place that has plenty of unique stores available only in Helsinki.
  • Optional tour #2: Authentic Finland (duration 4 hours).
    During the tour you visit a typical Finnish farm where you will witness the daily routine of contemporary Finnish farmers and see the herds of various animals.

Breakfast is included.

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Klaus K Hotel, Helsinki
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Set right in the center of Helsinki, the Klaus K Hotel boasts fantastic facilities and incredible service. All guestrooms are equipped with LCD TVs, free Wi-Fi, and luxury beds. Guests are invited to have breakfast at the Lounge or to dine in the Restaurant Toscanini.

Welcome to Helsinki

Helsinki is often referred to as a city of contrasts: Eastern and Western influences, dramatically varied daylight conditions and silence in the middle of an urban jam.

plane
Helsinki
Rovaniemi
3 hrs 50 min

Unquestionably, taking a plane is the most time-saving way to travel between the Finnish capital and the beautiful city of Rovaniemi. One of our trusted drivers will take you to the airport and meet you upon arrival.

Rovaniemi

second destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Arrival in Rovaniemi
Transfer
Transfer
Free day
Free day

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and continue your journey to new adventures. Your private driver transfers you to the airport for a quick flight to the Mortherland of Santa Claus - Rovaniemi (tickets are included).

Upon arrival you are transferred to your newly opened boutique hotel in the center of Rovaniemi. After check-in you have free time to start exploring the nearby attractions on your own, take a walk around the charming city streets, or have a good rest to prepare for an exciting program that awaits you tomorrow.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 4
Snowmobile Safari to Reindeer Farm and Husky Park & Santa Claus Village
Day tour
Day tour

Today you enjoy a fantastic group tour during which you visit famous Lapland sights and try exciting northern activities.

This day starts with a 1-hour snowmobile safari to a reindeer farm where you meet traditionally dressed people, learn more about reindeer husbandry and Lappish culture and enjoy a short reindeer sleigh and husky ride.

  • Note: Due to unsuitable weather conditions (e.g. there is no snow or it is raining), a snowmobile ride and reindeer sleigh will be replaced with a visit to the Arktikum Museum.

After the farm you continue your trip to Santa Claus Village where you have some time to visit the Snowman World and attend a real ice bar in it. You can also buy some traditional Finnish souvenirs and send postcards with special Arctic Circle stamp from Santa Claus main post office.

  • Please note: Snowman World is open from beginning of December to end of March.

After the tour you are transferred back to the hotel.

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Rovaniemi

Placed in the north of Finland, Rovaniemi offers much to be charmed with. People come here to get to know more about the authentic Sami culture and to visit Santa Claus in his residence.

car
Rovaniemi
Lapland Region
3 hrs

A comfortable car ride with an experienced driver is a great way to travel from the motherland of Santa Claus to the beautiful Lapland Region. On your way there, you will dozens of authentic villages and breathtaking dales.

Lapland Region

third destination
1 day in the Lapland Region
Detailed itinerary
1 night in the Glass igloo
Day 5
Transfer to the Igloo Village
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver takes you to the igloo village located away from the city lights.

The unique accommodation allows watching the Northern Lights and starry skies in warmth and comfort. After check-in, you are welcomed to enjoy the Nordic beauty of the surrounding area on your own.

  • Note: the indicated glass igloo accommodation is an example of the properties used for our tours, and might be updated to similar glass igloo properties based on availability.

Breakfast is included.

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Unique Hotel Experience
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What can be a better addition to your Scandinavia experience than staying at a one-of-a-kind property? This region boasts unique accommodation options, including entire hotels made of ice and snow, igloos with glass roofs which are perfect for observing Northern Lights, as well as unusual tree hotels for uniting with nature.

Welcome to Lapland Region

Being the northernmost and actually the biggest region in entire Finland, Finnish Lapland attracts a growing number of tourists with numerous leisurely activities, including Northern Lights seeking.

car
Lapland Region
Inari
40 min

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the magnificent panoramas of the Finnish countryside passing by outside the car window as one of our trusted drivers takes you to the largest municipality in Finland.

Inari

fourth destination
2 days in the Inari region
Detailed itinerary
1 day in a hotel
Day 6
 Arrival to Inari & Visit to a Sami Family
Day tour
Day tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver takes you to your final destination - the authentic Inari region known as the center of Sami culture.

Upon arrival, you leave your luggage at your centrally located hotel and have a 1-hour guided tour at the Sami Museum and Nature Center that provides you with a deep insight into the culture, traditions, and nature of Northern Lapland. You then have two additional hours to explore this museum on your own.

  • Optional lunch: We recommend you to have lunch in the unique Sarrit museum restaurant that serves delicious dishes made of the best products the North has to offer.

In the afternoon your driver picks you up at the Sami Museum and transfers you to a remote location by Lake Muddus where you have a group visit to a local Sami Family. In 3 hours you are introduced to its reindeer herd, that you can pet and feed, while the hostess tells you about the importance of reindeer for Sami people. In the warmth of their house, you find out about the fascinating process of creating traditional Sami fur boots of reindeer hide and learn what life is really like in the far north.

After this exotic experience you return to your hotel for check-in and have the rest of the day free.

  • Note: Early check-in is not included.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 7
Departure Day
Transfer
Transfer

Today is the final day of your exciting Northern Lights adventure. After breakfast you check out from the hotel and your driver transfers you to the Ivalo airport for your flight back to Helsinki.

We hope you enjoyed your Finland experience and will plan your next trips with Firebird Tours!

Breakfast is included.

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4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

Welcome to Inari

Located in Finland's Lapland region, petite Inari is the hub of Sami culture and a destination, noted for seeing the Northern Lights.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Luxury accommodation at remarkable hotels in the fascinating regions of Finland - Helsinki, Rovaniemi, Lapland Region and Inari;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport and hotel transfers according to the itinerary;
  • Tours with professional English-speaking guides*;
  • Flights Helsinki - Rovaniemi and Ivalo - Helsinki;
  • Private tours: Helsinki city tour and visit of the Sami Museum in Inari;
  • Group tours and activities: snowmobile safari, visits to Snowman World* and Santa Claus Village, reindeer sleigh and husky ride, visit to a Sami Family;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: All the group tours are subject to weather conditions and can be replaced with possible alternatives.

Note: We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Snowmobile safari in Rovaniemi
  • Reindeer sleigh and husky ride
  • Visiting Santa at Santa Claus Village
  • Overnight at a Glass Igloo Resort
  • Visit to a Sami Family in Ivalo

What To Know

  • Scandinavian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh.
  • Bringing some warm clothes is a must.
  • Most of the tours you’re going to have are walking, so make sure to bring convenient walking shoes.
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