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Snow is Falling

Journey through the stunning countryside of Northern Lapland in a reindeer sleigh in search of Santa Claus. Encounter Europe’s last great wilderness, a picture postcard winter wonderland.

This 2 night / 3 day trip includes:
Limited Half Price Child Places
Full board accommodation
Extended experiences
Book today for only £200pp deposit

This Lapland holiday has flights from Birmingham, Doncaster, Gatwick, Humberside, Leeds Bradford & Manchester

From only £1,139 per adult
Child prices from £519

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Snow is Falling is a wonderfully authentic experience of true Lapland. With Karesuando as your base you’ll spend time experiencing genuine arctic activities before embarking on a magical search for Santa by reindeer sleigh. Try border hopping into Sweden, and another time zone, via the road bridge a short stroll from your accommodation!

Best for

  • Best for: Families with older children
  • Private family meeting with Santa
  • Border Hopping
  • Husky safari
  • Snowmobile safari

Private family meeting with Santa

Small gift for children from Santa

Husky sled safari

Snowmobile safari

Reindeer sleigh ride

Santa's Wishlist

Return flights with in-flight meals

Full-board accommodation

Airport/resort transfers

Loan of thermal suits and boots


Karesuando is a unique village split in two by the Muonio River, which  also creates a natural border between Finland and Sweden. Half the village lies in Finland and the other half in Sweden and with a short stroll from your hotel you can cross the border into Sweden – and another time zone!

Day 1 
Upon landing at Enontekio Airport in the far north of Finnish Lapland you will be directed to your coach for the approximately 55 minute transfer to Karesuando, your base for the duration of your trip. The scenic route takes you through ancient Sami lands of forests and frozen lakes, a picture-perfect journey with the chance of seeing herds of reindeer gathered by the trees. 
You will collect your thermal suits and boots that will be your protection against the Arctic climate along the way before continuing to your accommodation. Once you have checked into your hotel and settled into your room, there will be a short welcome meeting hosted by your holiday representative who will give you all the information you need for your Lapland break. 

Day 2 
After a hearty breakfast you will start the day with your first activity – your snowmobile safari. This is an adventure loved by adults and children alike and you will be transported to the activity area by minibus to start your adventure. Your thrilling snowmobile expedition will take you along a predetermined route through the forest and snowy countryside driving at a speed that is comfortable for you. Children are pulled in a sleigh behind the guide’s snowmobile. 
A tasty hot lunch will warm you up before you take to the snow again for the real reason behind your journey to Lapland – it’s time to search for Santa. Cosily tucked into your reindeer sleigh you will meander across the frozen land and through the towering pine trees to Santa’s top secret location – perhaps only special reindeer know the way to his cabin?
Your private meeting will see each child getting a chance to talk to Santa and he will have a small gift for every child.

Day 3
After a hearty breakfast, it will be time to check out of your room before heading into the snow for your Husky Experience. There will also be time to add in an optional excursion if you wish, or just to spend time enjoying some tobogganing, building a snowman and throwing some snowballs. Following lunch at the hotel it will be time to board the coach for your transfer to the airport and wave goodbye to this beautiful place.
The 3- and 4-night options of this break contain identical activities but allow more free time. The length of the trip is dependent on the date/departure. 

Please note: For operational reasons itineraries may vary.

Also available as a 3 night break departing from Bristol, Glasgow and London Gatwick and as a 4 night break departing from Belfast and London Gatwick.  

 

Puppy Encounter
Strictly limited numbers are available for this exciting chance to befriend the husky puppies. You are transferred to the husky kennels, where you meet the new puppies and hear stories from real mushers.

£80 Adult  £80 Child
Approx Duration1 Hour

Reindeer Herding
You will visit a reindeer gathering place where you learn about herding and even how to lasso a reindeer. Then venture into the Arctic wilderness on a short safari, drawn through the snow by a reindeer while sitting in a sleigh.

£70 Adult £70 Child
Approx Duration 1.5 Hours 

Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari
An evening excursion when, with the night sky overhead, you head out through the wilderness to a vantage point in search of the Northern Lights. Based on two adults sharing a snowmobile.**

£95 Adult £95 Child
Approx Duration1 Hour

Ice Fishing by Snowmobile
This is a great trip for all the family. You travel by snowmobile to a nearby popular fishing site where you can try your hand at traditional ice fishing – you just drill a hole in the ice and lower your baited hook into the icy waters below.*

£80 Adult £80 Child
Approx Duration 1.5 Hours 

Northern Lights Husky Safari
Take a night safari on a sledge mushing your own team of dogs to a nearby vantage point where, if you are lucky, you may see the Northern Lights evolving in the sky above (a stunning phenomenon which cannot be guaranteed).**

£95 Adult £95 Child
Approx Duration1 Hour

A Night In An Igloo
An extraordinary experience! Inside, the igloo is surprisingly warm and cosy. There is a real bed for a comfortable night's sleep, with a snow surround and covered with reindeer hides.

£120 Overnight

Further Information
All excursions include expert guides, equipment and all necessary instruction. On our Northern Lights night safaris, we search for the best viewpoints rather than aim to cover a specific distance.

On all safaris, unless a supplement is paid to secure a single rider, you will be required to share with another person from the group. All prices are per person. All distances and durations are approximate and subject to weather conditions and route on the day.

All excursions are subject of minimum numbers and local conditions and are non-refundable. However, you will be automatically refunded the full price paid for your excursion if it doesn’t go ahead due to operational reasons.

*All Snowmobile activities carry a €980 damage deposit which is payable locally. A valid driving license must be shown upon arrival.** The ability to drive and control a husky team on longer safaris is determined by physical attributes. Normally, anybody over the age of 18 should be able to handle a dog team comfortably.

Free Child Places 

On both short breaks and day trips, one child can travel free when travelling with three full fare paying passengers. This offer is available on selected departures only and is subject to a limited number of allocations.

Half-price child places

On both short breaks and day trips, one child can travel half price when travelling with two full fare paying passengers. This offer is available on selected departures only and subject to a limited number of allocations.

The tour company can pull these offers at any time, so hurry and book to receive your best price!

Davvi Hotel & Cabins

Warmth is exactly what you will be met with at the Davvi Arctic Lodge, a simple hotel steeped in local charm and character. An open fire blazes in the hotel's cosy lounge, while the warmth of the welcome provided by the staff will soon have your cheeks glowing with pleasure.

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From only £1,139 per adult

Date Adults From Child From Board Days Flying From Enquire
Fri, 2 Dec 2022 £1,199 £549 Full Board 3 Days Leeds Bradford Enquire 
Sun, 4 Dec 2022 £1,139 £519 Full Board 3 Days Birmingham Enquire 
Mon, 12 Dec 2022 £1,199 £549 Full Board 3 Days Humberside Enquire 
Wed, 14 Dec 2022 £1,249 £575 Full Board 3 Days Doncaster Enquire 
Mon, 19 Dec 2022 £1,249 £1,199 Full Board 3 Days Manchester Enquire 
Wed, 21 Dec 2022 £1,249 £1,199 Full Board 3 Days Gatwick Enquire 

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