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Ice, Igloos & the Arctic Circle with 50 Degrees North

Explore the Finland winter and experience the Northern Lights with this Ice, Igloos & the Arctic Circle Tour from 50 Degrees North. This 7 day tour starts in Kemi which is a Finland port town on the northern Gulf of Bothnia. The tour finishes at Ivalo airport in northern Finland. This tour gives you a fantastic chance to experience the Aurora Borealis as you head north of the Arctic Circle into the Lapland wilderness.

Snowmobile Safari

Explore the Town of Kemi which includes the the world’s largest snow castle and ride a snowmobile to a small reindeer camp. Hear about the Lappish reindeer herding and the life of a reindeer. You also get the chance to try and drive a reindeer pulled sleigh.

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Kemi to the Icebreaker Sampo

FLoating in Ice from the Sampo Icebreaker in Kemi

Floating in Ice from the Sampo Icebreaker in Kemi

Continue your snowmobile ride to the retired Sampo Icebreaker which is now used as a cruise ship. On board the Sampo you will learn about the history of Icebreakers and how they keep the sea lanes open for commercial vessels. Take the chance to float in ice inside your thermal suit for an incredible experience.

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Train to Santa’s Home Town

Board the local train for the 90 minute journey to Rovaniemi which is known as the official home of Santa Claus and also home to the Santa Claus Village. Cross the arctic circle and take part in a special Lapp ceremony. You will also receive a certificate to show that you have crossed the arctic.

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Overnight in a Glass Igloo

Kakslauttanen-glass-igloo-bed Valtreri Hirvonen

Image Credit: Valtreri Hirvonen

Board a bus for a 3 hour journey from Rovaniemi to Kakslauttanen which is located in Saariselkä fell area in Northern Finland. This beautiful town offers Lapland wilderness and amazing scenery near the  Urho Kekkonen National Park. Stay overnight in a Glass Igloo at the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort allowing you to sleep under the Northern Lights. This resort allows you to finish the tour in luxury and each cabin provides its own peaceful garden area.

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1 – Kemi, home to the Sampo Icebreaker
Day 2 – Snowmobile ride along the frozen sea to the Icebreaker Sampo.
Day 3 – Train to Santa’s Home Town
Day 4 – Reindeer & Santa Claus Village
Day 5 – Igloo night to enjoy the Northern Lights
Day 6 – Huskies & Northern Lights
Day 7 – Good Bye & transfer to Ivalo airport

Start Place: Kemi, Finland
End Place: Ivalo, Finland
Country Visited: Finland
Duration: 7 Days

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Tour Inclusions

• Arrival and departure transfers between airport and hotel day 1 and 7
• 4 nights in comfortable 4 star hotels (2 nights in Kemi and 2 nights in Rovaniemi)
• 1 night in log cabin
• 1 night in Glass Igloo
• Daily breakfast and half board at Kakslauttanen
• Snow mobile ride and Icebreaker voyage including lunch
• Train tickets Kemi to Rovaniemi
• Visit Santa Claus Village
• Arctic Circle certificate & Lapp ceremony
• Bus tickets Rovaniemi to Kakslauttanen
• Dog sled excursion
• Reindeer sled excursion

This Ice, Igloos & the Arctic Circle tour from 50 Degrees North gives you an amazing experience of the Finland wilderness and the Arctic Circle. This tour provides the great chance of experiencing the Northern Lights. Click Here to book this tour or visit 50 Degree North for more Aurora tours

Ice, Igloos & the Arctic Circle

Explore the Finland winter and experience the Northern Lights with this Ice, Igloos & the Arctic Circle Tour from 50 Degrees North

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