Explore the Nordic countries and let us lead you through your holiday in way that will leave you speechless. In the Nordic countries, rich fauna, fresh air and beautiful fjords will welcome you. Visiting the unique, captivating beaches, lakes and archipelagos is something you just have to check off your bucket list.
Whether you plan your visit in the summer or winter, the Nordic countries never stop amazing you. Forget all about work, schedules and calendars, here the silence will take over. You will have the time of your life when travelling through icy landscape, especially when you get to choose how – one day with snowmobile, the other with dog sled – a truly unique experience.
After arriving to Tromsø you will meet your driver and English speaking guide for City sightseeing. Tromsø or the Capital of Arctic, as it’s often referred to, lies on an island deep inside the Arctic Circle and has several amazing sights. First you will stop at Arctic Cathedral, a daring piece of modern architecture with an amazing glass mosaic window. After the visit continue to the cable car, take short ride to the top and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Tromsø and the surrounding islands, mountains and fjords. Dinner and overnight in Tromsø.
After early breakfast transfer to Skjervøy (the place can change depending where the whales decide to show up for the season) for whale watching. Aboard the vessel and start scouting for orcas and humpback whales. Enjoy a soup and sandwich and warm-up with hot beverages. In the afternoon transfer back to Tromsø and enjoy well-deserved dinner. After dinner, it’s time to chase the Green Lady – Aurora. You can choose between boat or bus northern lights chase. Overnight in Tromsø.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Kilpisjärvi the only Alpine village in Finland and home to the sacred mountain for Sami people “Fell Saana”. After lunch hop on snowmobiles and cross the lake to reach the three-country border (it’s called most peaceful border in the world). It’s time to break your record: can you visit three countries in under 15 seconds? Norway, Finland and Sweden, you will set your foot in all three of them. Transfer to Hetta, dinner and overnight.
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to husky farm. Meet the dogs (there is more than 200 of them so the “hello” might be very loud) and take a 45 min ride in beautiful surrounding. This kennel is one of the very few in Scandinavia with a ‘no-kill’ policy for the retirees and non-running dogs. Hence, all dogs here have the chance to live out their days enjoying a hard-earned rest. You can even adopt a retired dog! But be prepared as they carefully check every person who wants to adopt their dogs, just to make sure they will have a loving new family. It’s time for well-deserved lunch and transfer to Rovaniemi. Dinner and overnight in Rovaniemi.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Santa Claus Village to meet the men himself (private visit can be arranged). As Santa Claus Village lies inside the Arctic Circle as well, you can get a certificate to prove it. After lunch visit the reindeer farm and take a short ride in a sledge. Return to Rovaniemi, dinner and overnight.
After breakfast transfer to Ranua to visit Ranua Wildlife Park. Ranua Zoo is home to polar bears and 50 other arctic and northern animal species, all in all to over 200 animals. After lunch transfer to Kemi. Dinner ad overnight in Kemi. (For the ultimate relaxation you can enjoy some Sauna time).
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Icebreaker port for 3 hours cruise in the frozen water. You will witness a massive ice breaking power of the vessel and have a guided tour. The icebreakers makes a pool free of ice and you can take a swim in the dark, icy water in flotation survival kit. Definitely an experience you cannot miss. After lunch head back to Rovaniemi. After arrival check in to your Igloo. You can observe the stars and if you are lucky enough even Aurora right from the comfort of your warm bed. Dinner and overnight.
Breakfast and departure to Helsinki.