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Magical Interlude

Leave the hustle and bustle of the modern society and be transported to a land full of mystery and magic in search of Santa.

Luxury Lapland Experience

This is a 3 Night / 4 Day Trip that includes:
Special Character Elves
90 minute Husky Experience
90 minute Reindeer Experience
Children’s Snowmobiles
3 nights full-board accommodation
Limited Half Price Children

Flights From Gatwick & Manchester

From only £1,265 per adult
Child prices from £769

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Prepare to be charmed by the beauty of Luosto, as you feel at one with nature, set amidst the Lappish wilderness. Meet Wendy Wood, the toymaker and a host of special friends as you search for Santa. Feel the power of the paw, as the huskies whisk you away through ancient snow covered forests in our quest to find the great man….

Best for

  • Inclusive extended Husky and Reindeer Rides
  • Journey to a Magical Post Office

The following is included with this trip

  • 3 nights full-board accommodation
  • 90 minute Husky Experience
  • 90 minute Reindeer Experience
  • Children's Snowmobiles (various locations)
  • Thermal snow suits & boots
  • Journey to a magical post office
  • Meet the Elves at Home
  • Private meeting with Santa
  • Present from Santa for children aged 2-11 years inclusive
  • Snow Games with Santa's Special Elves
  • Snowmobile & Sleigh Ride (1.5 km)
  • Tobogganing
  • Souvenir CD
  • Children's Entertainment
  • Souvenir Licences
  • Return flights
  • Gatwick flights operate South Terminal (British Airways Charter)
  • In-flight catering
  • Transfers

DAY 1
Leaving the UK far behind,  you arrive in Lapland, where the guides will be waiting to transport you to Luosto. Don’t worry, you may be staying in a wilderness location but fear not as your excellent accommodation in Luosto will be warm and cosy. After you have checked in, see if you can find Snowy Bowy. She is often seen in Luosto, placing pretty blue bows here and there. Tonight the spirit of Christmas begins here as you relax & enjoy the welcome dinner.

DAY 2
Your adventures begin with the help of huskies and reindeer...
Enjoy a hot buffet breakfast in resort, then it’s time to join your tour guide and board the coach as we head to a secret location where we’ve been advised Santa has recently been seen. As our adventures begin with the help of huskies and reindeer – the Special Elves will provide us with clues as to where Santa may be. Perhaps Prancer, Donner & Blitzen will advise our guides of the best routes to take. Learn about the lives of Santa’s faithful furry friends; there may even be time to feed a reindeer before enjoying a sleigh safari. After an exciting morning, we’ll stop for a warming lunch. Then we will join the Elves at their home. Once again, this evening there will be a buffet style dinner in Luosto.

DAY 3
If you didn’t find Santa yesterday, then today will be the day!
This morning you will leave Luosto to resume our search for Santa. Will those Special Elves help us to find Santa’s secret hideaway today? Yes they will! Expect to play lots of snow games with the Elves, although you’ll need to keep up with Speedy Sam as he races around. Watch out for Tricky Dicky, he could well send you in the wrong direction, as we undertake a final search for Santa. When you discover Santa’s home, a friendly Elf will be there to welcome you into his house, before inviting you to meet this mesmerising jolly man. Back in resort, enjoy a farewell Gala dinner this evening.

DAY 4
Relax in Luosto before it’s time to say goodbye to Lapland
After breakfast, there will be the opportunity to enjoy some tobogganing in Luosto before we say a fond farewell to our Lappish friends. You may, of course, prefer to enjoy the resort facilities. Lunch will be taken in Luosto. As we leave resort, we’ll sing the Elf Song one last time, during the journey your coach guide will provide you with certificates and souvenir licences to commemorate crossing the Arctic Circle. A short stop will be made en-route to enable you to purchase some Lapland souvenirs, before it’s time to board your flight to the UK.

 

**Please note that this is a sample itinerary and although the content may stay the same, the running order may vary**

SANTA'S SPECIAL ELVES
It's time to meet Santa's Special elves… these wonderful characters appear exclusively on all overnight tours.

Speedy Sam
Dressed in red, Speedy Sam is a restless, somewhat impatient but VERY reliable Santa's Helper. You may see him rushing around ensuring things are ready on time for Santa. Has Speedy Sam decided if you've been good or naughty this year?

Snowy Bowy
Wearing a blue and white dress with silver trim, Snowy Bowy just loves everything to do with snow. She enjoys placing bows on trees, building snowmen, castles and much more. She adores the bows on presents and has so much fun decorating for Christmas.

Noisy Nod
This very cheerful Elf dressed in green, is a big fan of musical instruments, Christmas songs and carols. You'll know when Noisy Nod is close by as the bells on his clothes will ring. He can usually be found nodding his head and dancing to the bells crying ‘Ho, Ho, Ho.' Will these bells lead you to Santa?

Tricky Dicky
The cheekiest of the Elves, Tricky Dicky is the real joker of the pack! Dressed in orange and yellow, he just loves to play games with people. He may tell a fib or two to mislead you but he's sure to make you laugh along the way.

OVERNIGHT TOUR INCLUSIONS
On certain tours, the following items are included. Please look out for the icons on the individual tour pages.

FREE Special Souvenir
On departure from Lapland you will receive a souvenir licence to commemorate your visit to Lapland, including an Arctic Circle Crossing Certificate covering the activities undertaken.

Fun For All
Children's entertainment is available in Luosto at the Merry Elf. The children's entertainers perform in the late afternoon/early evening, with the exception of arrival and departure days.

FREE Souvenir CD

For tours of 2 nights or more, throughout your stay in Lapland you and your children can sing along to our very own ‘In Search of Santa & his Elves' song. (1 CD per booking provided, prior to departure from Lapland.)

TOUR ACTIVITIES

Your holiday to Lapland is a wonderful opportunity to experience an array of fun yet traditional snow-based activities, which are indigenous to this region.

2-4 Night Tour Activities

Make Friends with the Huskies
Prepare to be enthralled as the gallant huskies power their way through the Lappish countryside, beneath trees laden with snow in search of the great man. During your 90 minute husky adventure you can learn the art of husky mushing, or experience a thrilling sleigh ride as a passenger. Tour the husky farm and learn about the lives of the dogs and meet some of the huskies.

Learn about Santa's Reindeer
Your 90 minute reindeer adventure takes in a beautiful sleigh ride through the forest. While at location you will be listening to engaging stories about these magnificent creatures from the herdsmen while enjoying hot berry juice beside a log fire. There may even be time to feed the reindeer.

Snowmobile Experience
Enjoy an exciting 1.5km snowmobile and sleigh ride through the snowy tundra of the Arctic as we search for Santa. Children's snowmobiles will be available at various locations.

Snow Activities
There will be a variety of snow games with Santa's Elves including snowman making, tobogganing and snowball fights. Additional use of toboggans is free of charge in resort.

Meet the Elves at Home
Your search for Santa will include a visit to the Elf House, where you will meet Wendy Wood and some of the Elves who have been preparing toys for all the boys and girls who have made it on to Santa's ‘good children list' this year.

Journey to a Magical Post Office
View the Magical Post Office and see where the Elves sort the mail. While in Lapland you will have the opportunity to send postcards to your loved ones.

Your Santa Visit – All Tours
When your search for Santa is finally realised and you discover this enigmatic man's home, you and your children will meet him in private. See their faces light up as they achieve their dream of meeting the real Santa. Children age 2-11 years will receive a gift from Santa.

Your Personal Tour Guide – Overnight Tours
Throughout your stay in Lapland you will be accompanied by a personal tour guide. They will meet and greet you at the airport in Lapland and will be on hand throughout each day of your tour. Your guide has expert local knowledge and will be able to answer most of the questions you may have while in Lapland

This trip has been the best experience of my life so far as I got to do “once in a lifetime” activities such as mushing huskies, driving a snowmobile, a sleigh ride pulled by reindeer and of course meeting the main man himself. I have and will always be the biggest fan of all things Christmas so can’t wait to help your family find the most magical, unforgettable trip of a lifetime.
Lauren went on the Magical Interlude in 2018

Luostotunturi Hotel

Luostotunturi is a charming hotel which has been constructed in the shape of a Lappish reindeer earmarking and totally in keeping with its natural surroundings.

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From only £1,265 per adult

Date Adults From Child From Board Days Flying From Enquire
Sun, 29 Nov 2020 £1,265 £1,165 Full Board 4 Days Gatwick Enquire 
Sat, 5 Dec 2020 £1,429 £1,329 Full Board 4 Days Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 
Tue, 8 Dec 2020 £1,265 £1,165 Full Board 4 Days Gatwick Enquire 
Fri, 11 Dec 2020 £1,485 £1,385 Full Board 4 Days Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 
Mon, 14 Dec 2020 £1,639 £769 Full Board 4 Days Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 
Thu, 17 Dec 2020 £1,705 £1,605 Full Board 4 Days Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 

Luosto Log Cabins

These traditional and cosy log cabins are built to the highest Finnish specification. They are well furnished and only 5 to 25 minutes walk from the centre of the resort.

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From only £1,289 per adult

Date Adults From Child From Board Days Flying From Enquire
Sun, 29 Nov 2020 £1,289 £1,189 Full Board 4 Days Gatwick Enquire 
Sat, 5 Dec 2020 £1,449 £1,349 Full Board 4 Days Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 
Tue, 8 Dec 2020 £1,289 £1,189 Full Board 4 Days Gatwick Enquire 
Fri, 11 Dec 2020 £1,509 £1,409 Full Board 4 Days Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 
Mon, 14 Dec 2020 £1,659 £779 Full Board 4 Days Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 
Thu, 17 Dec 2020 £1,725 £1,625 Full Board 4 Days Gatwick, Manchester Enquire 

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