Dashing Through the Snow

Summary

Enjoy a short break in this remote village in the far north of Finland.

RESORT: Kilpisjarvi

Duration: 3 or 4 nights

Lapland's pace of life is a relaxed one, and nowhere more so than in Kilpisjarvi, the northernmost resort in Finnish Lapland, a land of glistening snowscapes and silent tundra.

Enchantment & wonder still abound in the shooting stars and the twirling Northern Lights that sometimes dance overhead. It's not surprising that Santa often frequents this area. Can you find him?

Kilpisjarvi is a set around a large frozen lake so it's a perfect setting for hosting the enticing winter activities included on this trip. The safaris are full-length safaris, not ‘taster sessions’, giving you the opportunity to enjoy longer trails and journeys on the experiences. Chances for playing in the snow are plentiful; zoom down the toboggan slope or challenge the family to a snowball fight!

The snowmobile safari across Lake Kilpis is a family favourite and offers a real chance to explore the pristine snowscapes at speed. Grown-ups share a snowmobile, swapping drivers part-way through the tour, and children are pulled by a sled following behind.

If you’re keen to make some four-legged friends whilst on holiday, then your team of eager huskies await. Sledding across a frozen lake and through the Arctic tundra is exhilarating, thrilling, and a ‘must-do’ – an ideal photo opportunity!

Of course, no visit to Lapland is complete without a visit to see the REAL Father Christmas in his homeland; you’ve travelled a long way to see him. But where is he? Hop on board a reindeer sleigh and be guided to his secret cabin. Is he there? Come in and find out…

This leisurely getaway offers the ultimate opportunity for you and your family to be fully immersed into the wonders of Lapland and spend quality time together, with a great chance of witnessing the Northern Lights*. It's the perfect family holiday, filled with a host of exhilarating winter activities that will live long in the memory.

* as the Northern Lights is a natural phenomenon, sightings are not guaranteed*

It's Easy to Book....

Contact us to check latest availability and special offers and we will provide an up-to-date quote. Then if you wish to proceed we will need names as per passports, dates of birth for all and contact details for the lead traveller together with a deposit of £200 per person; all of which can be done over the phone or via our secure online payment page (powered by WorldPay).

Full payment required if within 10 weeks of travel date.

We offer an easy payment facility whereby you can pay off a little here and there during the year in as many payments as you wish, as long as the trip is paid off by the due date. Some of our customers prefer to do it this way; others prefer to pay it off in one go when the balance is due - it's entirely up to you!

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Departures

  • Depart Airport
  • Fri 17th Dec 2021 Bristol (BRS)
  • Mon 20th Dec 2021 London Gatwick (LGW)
  • Mon 5th Dec 2022 Birmingham (BHX)
  • Fri 9th Dec 2022 Bristol (BRS)
  • Mon 12th Dec 2022 Manchester (MAN)
  • Fri 16th Dec 2022 Leeds Bradford (LBA)

What's included on this short break to Lapland:

  • Return flights with hot meals on board
  • Airport & resort transfers
  • Loan of thermal suits and boots
  • Full-board accommodation
  • Private family meeting with Santa
  • Husky sled safari
  • Snowmobile safari
  • Reindeer sleigh ride to Santa's cabin
  • All taxes and government air passenger duty

Trusted Service

  • ATOL cover for flight inclusive holidays.
  • One of us at Rediscover the World is very likely to have visited the hotels and travelled along the routes on your itinerary.
  • Dynamic, comprehensive travel app with all your documents, maps and much more.
  • Full financial protection for your holiday (TTA).

Why book Lapland with us ?

  • All trips are fully protected by ATOL & the operator's ABTA. Your money is guaranteed safe by the Travel Trust Association (T6816).
  • We offer exclusively non-commercialised trips.
  • All of us have visited & guided trips to Lapland.
  • Our advice is completely impartial.
  • We offer a FREE payment-plan service.

Why consult our expert ?

  • Dawn started escorting trips to see Santa in 1993 & has been many, many times to various parts of Lapland since then.
  • We are confident that she is the most experienced Lapland consultant around. Please contact Dawn for impartial and knowledgeable advice prior to making your booking with us.
  • Dawn has also compiled a list of Hints and Tips, which will be sent out with every booking.