7-Day Midnight Sun in Lapland

7-Day Midnight Sun in Lapland

Start: Helsinki, Finland Finish: Helsinki, Finland

Visiting: Helsinki, Rovaniemi, Saariselkä, Inari


Duration: 6 Nights

Physical rating: Low

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Vegans, Meat

Tour code: 7d Midnight Sun

Private Available: Request A Private Tour

Tour operator: Nordic Unique Travels

Group size: 2 - 8

Age range: 0-99

Tour operated in: English ,French ,German ,Spanish


From: $1900 $1862

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Tour Overview

In seven days, you will see the Nordic customs, taste the Lappish cuisine, explore the Arctic thoroughly, visit an Amethyst mine and watch the wonders of the Arctic in the best position in the Arctic Circle!

Places You'll See

Itinerary

icon Day 1 : Full Day Helsinki Tour & Sightseeing

Location: Helsinki

Accommodation: overnight train

Beginning in the capital city of Finland – Helsinki. Explore the city’s most prominent cathedrals: the Helsinki Cathedral and Uspenski Cathedral. Constructed in the 1800s, the cathedrals were built while Finland was a part of Russia. Now, the cathedrals are landmarks of Helsinki. Wander the outdoor Kauppatori Market filled with everything from local produce to souvenirs, Kauppatori creates a vibrant atmosphere within the city. The last stop in this city tour is the Sibelius Park. In the heart sits a monument to Sibelius: a renowned Finnish composer accredited with helping Finland develop a national identity. The park is on the waterfront of a large bay with one of the best cafés in Helsinki nearby. Your day concludes with an overnight train to Rovaniemi.

icon Day 2 : Welcome to Rovaniemi, the Official Hometown of Santa Claus!

Location: Rovaniemi

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Lunch

Rovaniemi is the capital of Christmas spirit and the hometown of Santa Claus. On arrival in Lapland, you will be met in Rovaniemi train station and set off to Santa Claus Village. Meet the real Santa Claus in his office at the festive Santa Claus village, visit the main Santa's post office and greet special Elves. The traditional lunch-buffet will be served at the Christmas House. Located on the Arctic Circle, you will receive a certificate for crossing the Arctic Circle and will become a true Arctic trekker! After the tour, the guide will drive you to your accommodation for checking in.

icon Day 3 : Nature Hiking & Sauna Relaxation in Lapland

Location: Rovaniemi

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Although the Arctic is known for harsh winter climate, it is full of green and flourishing forests during the summers. Along the beautiful nature trek, you can find rich varieties of berries and mushrooms. Handpicked directly from the forest, the berries and the mushrooms are the freshest. Enjoy the taste while you are picking them or savor them with a barbeque lunch. Once well-fed, head to the lakeside sauna to view the midnight sun. Enjoy your wonderful vacation in paradise!

icon Day 4 : Reindeer and Husky Farm Activities

Location: Rovaniemi

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Rovaniemi is one of the largest cities in the European Union by land, with most of the city being forestland. Within the forestland live many different animals and critters; most importantly, the Reindeer and the Husky. The reindeer roam freely during the winter, and they return to their farms during the summer. The tourists visit the reindeer farms and the husky farms to meet and feed these animals.

The day trip continues with a tour of the city. Visit the Northern Lights Church - the Rovaniemi Church, which is the largest church in Rovaniemi. Originally made of wood, it was burned down and reconstructed in 1950. The church remains a cornerstone of the city. The tour continues with the most scenic parts of the area before heading to the neighboring towns in the following days.

icon Day 5 : Amethyst Mine and Gold Panning Experience

Location: Saariselkä

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

The private car will take you from your hotel to Luosto, a city located 115 km away from Rovaniemi. The area contains beautiful forests and nature, where you can indulge yourself in the tranquility of the Arctic circle. The 20 million years old amethyst mine is located inside the ancient mountains. Climbing up the mountain you will meet professionals who will tell you the interesting history of the Amethyst Mine. With the support of them, use the tools to dig out your own piece of amethyst, which you can take with you for a small souvenir. Afterward, enjoy the beautiful landscape of this mountain offered together with a small campfire barbecue. The mining continues with the summer gold rush! Your guides know the best locations for finding gold and will take you there in Saariselkä. To extract the gold, you will be panning across deposits and trying your luck as a gold miner. In the end of the day, you will be accommodated in Tankavaara.

icon Day 6 : Trip to Inari, Visit the Sami Village

Location: Inari, Rovaniemi

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Your last stop will be the town of Inari, the center of Sami culture. Sami people are the indigenous people of Lapland, and there is the Sami Siida Museum, which introduced in depth of the unique Sami culture. After visiting the museum, you will have a free time to explore the peaceful village. The surrounding area has over 100 named hills, and the city has 4 official languages spoken by different Sámi groups. At the end of the day, you will be transferred to Rovaniemi train station.

icon Day 7 : Back to Helsinki, End of the Tour

Location: Helsinki

Meals: Breakfast

Back to Helsinki, End of the Tour

What's Included

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    6 breakfasts

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    Professional guide in English (other languages available on request: Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese)

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    6 nights accommodation in 3 star hotel

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    Entrance Fees

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    Transport between hotel / accommodation and activities place

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    Airport / train station transfer on the first and last day

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    Round-trip train Helsinki-Rovaniemi-Helsinki

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    Some Tours include Campfire BBQ and Snacks

What's Not Included

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    Transfer from and to the hotel, more than 10 km from the center of Rovaniemi

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What is the tipping policy?

It's not obligatory, but of course please feel free to tip if you are satisfied with our services.

Will passengers from another country be participating in the tour?

Yes.

Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

Yes, but please kindly note that the availability is not guaranteed.

What is the maximum group size?

8 people.

Is there a supplement for solo travellers?

The minimum departure will be full payments for two adults.

    Are flights included in this tour?

    No, there are not.

    Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    Yes, all entrance fees are included.

    What currencies are required for this tour?

    EUR.

    Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes, but other languages can be provided on request.

    Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes.

    Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    Yes.

    Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, children are permitted. However, please take care of young children since the temperature might sometimes be too cold for them.

    Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    Yes, we can provide transfer with the airports or train station. Arrival and departure information will have to be provided beforehand.

    What happens if a group doesn’t make its minimum required number of passengers?

    We will confirm bookings only when it reached the minimum departure which is two adults.

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