Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Helsinki
Arrive at Helsinki airport and make your own way to you hotel. The remainder of your day is at leisure.

Stay at Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti (4 star)

DAY 2 Helsinki
With a full day to discover Helsinki we recommend an optional Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing tour where you will have the opportunity to see the city’s most popular sights. In the early evening, make your own way to the railway station to board your overnight train to Rovaniemi, also known as the Santa Claus Express.

Overnight by train
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 3 Rovaniemi
Early arrival into Rovaniemi, where you will make your way to the hotel for check in. Spend the remainder of your day at leisure in the capital of Lapland and well-known home of Santa Claus, where there are many wonderful experiences to be had.

Stay at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna (4 star)

DAY 4 Rovaniemi / Polar Icebreaker Cruise
Journey to the frozen waters of the Bothnian Sea to experience the massive ice breaking power of the Polar Explorer Icebreaker. Enjoy floating in the middle of the icy Arctic Sea, walk on sea ice for a great photo opportunity and tour the engine and Captain’s Bridge. After all that excitement, relax in the cosy saloon as your icebreaker makes its way back to land.

Stay at Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna (4 star)
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 5 Rovaniemi - Sirkka
Journey by bus to the village of Sirkka where you will then transfer to the Northern Lights Village nestled amongst the snow covered spruce trees of the picturesque Finnish Lapland. Your stay in the glass-roofed cabins will give you clear views of the night sky from the comfort of your cosy bed. What better way to search for the Northern Lights!

Stay at Northern Lights Village, Aurora Cabin (4 star)
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 6 Sirkka
Today is yours at leisure to enjoy this beautiful part of the world. You can tailor your Lapland adventure to your own interests with a wonderful collection of optional experiences. You may opt to drive a team of huskies over the white, shimmering fells, an experience you will never forget. Perhaps take a thrilling ride on a snowmobile or power your own exploration with a guided snow shoe hike to a nearby fell where you will build a fire and enjoy the spectacular scenery.

For those interested in photography, there is an optional workshop where you will learn all the tricks you need to capture the Northern Lights and the night sky in such a way that your photos are an accurate representation of reality.

This evening will bring another opportunity to catch a glimpse of the dancing lights.

Stay at Northern Lights Village, Aurora Cabin (4 star)
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 7 Sirkka - Levi
Your tour concludes today with a private 30 minute transfer to Kittila Airport for your onward journey.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • 3 nights, 4 star hotel accommodation
  • 1 night, overnight train (sleeper compartment): Helsinki – Rovaniemi
  • 2 nights, Aurora Cabin accommodation
  • Coach: Rovaniemi – Sirkka
  • Transfers: Sirkka – Northern Lights Village, Northern Lights Village – Kittila Airport
  • 5 Breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 2 Dinners
  • Polar Explorer Icebreaker Cruise


29 Nov 2024 - 19 Dec 2024
03 Jan 2025 - 30 Mar 2025
Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland 7 days Tailor-Made Tour
Prices per adult in Australian Dollars (AUD)