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MAGICAL ULTIMATE SANTA CLAUS FAMILY GETAWAY, 3 NIGHTS, 4 DAYS, FINNISH LAPPISH UTOPIA WITH INCREDIBLE WINTER ACTIVITIES!

This holiday has been carefully designed by the team at Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions so that you can enjoy visiting the home of Santa Claus whilst combining some of the finest winter adventure activities on offer anywhere in the world. Staying at the luxurious fairytale Hunter's Log Cabin you will be spoilt rotten! This magnificent log cabin or log cottage is the definition of what comfortable living is and benefits from 12 ensuite bedrooms, amazing views and a great location with Northern Finland at your disposal for a wide variety of activities. There is no better place to return after your day of adventures than this cosy cabin.

Itinerary Highlights:

  • Luxurious Accommodation in the prestigious Hunter's Log Cabin - private use for your family
  • Private and Exclusive Guide and additonal helpers such as Santa's Helper Elf Elfina :)
  • Private Snowmobile Trip and snowmobile sleigh for the little ones
  • Meeting with the Guardian of Lapland
  • Visit Santa's Huskies and go on a private Husky Safari
  • Private dinners with private musicians (acoustic)
  • Meet Santa's reindeer at his reindeer farm with his Chief Herder and his helper, Tumppi the Troll
  • Visit Santa Claus himself in the Secret Forest of Joulukka and meet with all the elves
  • Visit Elf School and become a helper
  • Saunas, spa treatments
  • Private visits at your accommodation from elves
  • Visit the Arctic Circle Cosy Cavern and Santa's Post Office
  • Santa Park Sleigh ride through Winter Wonderland
Day 1

Day 1: Arrival, Check-in, Snowmobile Trip

Your holiday begins even before you arrive! On one of the days when you are at your home, when you would routinely check your post you may be lucky to find a very special letter in your mail. Open your letter to find a personal invitation from Santa Claus...

Your holiday begins even before you arrive! On one of the days when you are at your home, when you would routinely check your post you may be lucky to find a very special letter in your mail. Open your letter to find a personal invitation from Santa Claus himself inviting you to come and visit him and winter wonderland at his home located in magical Finnish Lapland!

...Arrival in Rovaniemi Airport. You will fly into the home town of Santa Claus where you will be greeted by your private English speaking guide who will take care of the luggage as well as your private transfers in your comfortable vehicle. Your guide will bring along a special companion to greet you, one of Santa's helpers Elf Elfiina. Elf Elfiina will give you the special map which unlocks all the secrets of Santa Claus' secret hideaway in the forests. The map will come with a set of clues which you must follow in order to succeed in your mission......! Listen carefully, as Elf Elfiina may give away information that could help you unravel your first clue.

You will be transferred to your accommodation, Hunter's Log Cabin (a transfer of approximately 1 hour by car from the airport). The cabin will be stocked with warm thermal outfits for your use throughout your stay. Snacks and hot food will be available in your private dining room. Your second clue to the map will be waiting for you....

Zip up your jackets and hop on your sleighs! Your private snowmobile excursion will take you into the forests for a mysterious ceremony of Lappish Baptism and a visit to the other side of the Arctic Circle. For the adventurous, drive your own snowmobile, or for the children and less adventurous, take a ride in the snowmobile sleigh driven by your expert guides. Your excursion will hopefully lead you to the maiden of the north - The Guardian of Lapland who will welcome you to her mystical fire. You will all be welcomed individually and given your Lappish name, a hand-made reindeer bone amulet and your future prediction. Warming drinks will be given to you and if you are lucky enough...you may see the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) during your trip. Answer the next question unravellng your third clue and you can continue on your adventure and progress with Santa Claus' map. 

A cosy and intimate 3 course dinner awaits along with your private sauna. End of day 1

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Day 2

Day 2: Husky Tour, Husky Safari, Elf Visit, Private Musician Dinner

Your day begins with a delicious breakfast served to you in your private dining room. At 11am you will then be transferred to one of Santa Claus' husky farms. 

Have you met husky dogs before? You will be meeting real Siberian huskies, regarded as the cutest, fluffiest,...

Your day begins with a delicious breakfast served to you in your private dining room. At 11am you will then be transferred to one of Santa Claus' husky farms. 

Have you met husky dogs before? You will be meeting real Siberian huskies, regarded as the cutest, fluffiest, fastest and also kindest dogs in the world! Today you will enjoy a husky safari experiencing Finnish Lapland's exotic nature. Your husky safari will take approximately 2 hours. After your safari you will enjoy the company of an experienced musher in a Lappish musher cabin and meet the other animals on the farm. Search for your next clues with the help of the husky dogs!

You will then return by private transfer to your cabin where your chef will cook and serve you a delicious lunch.

After lunch you will receive a special visit from Elf Elfiina and her helpers who will bring your Christmas tree for you. You will be able to decorate the tree helping her. The next clue to the map's treasure is waiting for you!

In the evening you will enjoy a private 3 course dinner in Hunter's Log Cabin dining room. Your dinner will have a special addition. You will enjoy one of the best local acoustic guitar artisans who will play and sing for you for the duration of your dinner and the rest of the evening. 

 

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Day 3

Day 3: Reindeer Farm Visit, Meet Santa Claus and the Elves

Breakfast in the dining room of your luxury accommodation. After a leisurely morning you will be taken by private transfer by guide to a fantastic reindeer farm located on the banks of the picturesque Lake Sieri. 

This reindeer farm is regarded as the best and most authentic in the region. You...

Breakfast in the dining room of your luxury accommodation. After a leisurely morning you will be taken by private transfer by guide to a fantastic reindeer farm located on the banks of the picturesque Lake Sieri. 

This reindeer farm is regarded as the best and most authentic in the region. You will be given a private tour by the head reindeer herder and his helper...Tumppi the Troll! The head reindeer herder and Tumppi the Troll have a great deal of knowledge about Santa's favourite animals and will tell you everything you need to know about their existence including some magical stories from Santa Claus himself about his adventures and flying with his reindeer on the night of Christmas Eve. 

You will enjoy a traditional Lappish Lunch at the reindeer farm:-

Forest Mushroom Soup

Glow Fried Salmon with mash potato, creamy sauch and greens

Coffee, Tea and Cookies!

You will have the option to try sauteed reindeer as well.

Following lunch you will be taken on a reindeer sleigh ride where you will also receive the final clue to Santa's map!

By mid afternoon you will be transferred by reindeer sleigh to the secret forest of Joulukka, which is one of Santa's top secret retreats. You will be met by the Elves who will introduce you to Santa Claus himself.

You and your family will join in Santa's legendary helper training known as 'Elf School'. You will spend time with Mrs Claus who will delegate one of her best elf-helpers to share with you the art of gingerbread cooking decoration. The Elves will take you on the Fairytale Path and using your map, you will go to the Elves best kept secret - the Santa Claus Command Centre! Using the clues, you will be able to unlock the great doors and take a sneaky peak at the Elves inside working hard and preparing for Christmas. If you are lucky, the Elves will let you try and operate the Christmas machinery. A hidden door will open and you will meet Santa Claus himself! If you have been good and if you are lucky, Santa Claus will give you some special presents as a thank you for you coming to visit him personally in his home. This is definitely of of the most charming and magical Santa Claus experiences you and your family could dream of and one you will remember forever.

You will then be transferred back to Hunter's Log Cabin where a 3 course dinner, sauna, spa treatments and cosy fire awaits you.

 

 

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Day 4

Day 4: Santa Park, Elf Cavern, Santa's Post Office, Sleigh Ride and Dep

After breakfast you will be transferred to Santa Park where you will the Elves will take you to their Cavern. You will visit Santa's Post Office and send mail to yourself from Lapland's Postal Head Quarters! Santa Park's Sleigh ride takes you through the most beautiful Finnish scenery and Winter...

After breakfast you will be transferred to Santa Park where you will the Elves will take you to their Cavern. You will visit Santa's Post Office and send mail to yourself from Lapland's Postal Head Quarters! Santa Park's Sleigh ride takes you through the most beautiful Finnish scenery and Winter Wonderland, before taking you straight to the Elve's toy factory where presents for the up and coming Christmas are already being made.

The Icy Kingdom of the Ice Princess has turned into a Winter Wonderland where you can actually cross the Arctic Circle 50 metres below the ground. 

A theatrical performance on stage at Santa Park will be available for you to see. Santa Claus will make one last appearance to wish you a safe journey on your trip home! He will give you a hug goodbye and make you promise for good behaviour!

You will then be transferred back to Rovaniemi Airport for your flight home.

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