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New Year Countdown 5 day trip to Lapland
NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN
Make this year's New Years Eve a memorable one! On this trip, you can welcome in the New Year inside the Arctic Circle in magical Lapland.
Not forgetting, you can still particpate in the various activities that Lapland brings us, including a search for Santa, arctic safaris and various other snow activities.
This trip is based in the resorts of Hetta or Karesuando.
Your flight departs around 10am and at Enontekiö you are guided to your coach. The journey to Hetta takes around 15 minutes and to Karesuando around 60 minutes (watch out for Santa’s reindeer in the woods!). Your all-in-one thermal suits and boots collection will be organised by your representative. After checking in at your chosen accommodation, your representative hosts a welcome meeting and will be on hand to answer any further questions during dinner. Tonight, you can join one of the optional activities, such as a snowmobile night safari, hoping to encounter the Northern Lights. See 'Optional Excursions' for full details.
After breakfast, you will be joining your first included Santa Safari - the 40 minute snowmobile adventure. A warming lunch will then follow. A supervised children's snowmobile ride will be available,or if you're lucky, a chance to get up close to a friendly reindeer. Then, the highlight of the day when you board a reindeer sleigh and set off In Search of Father Christmas. During a private family meeting in his cabin, each child has the chance to talk with Santa now that he is back from his annual journey around the world. Each child receives a small gift. This evening, enjoy a New Year Celebration at your hotel.
After breakfast, you head out on your second safari - a thrilling 40-minute Husky Experience followed by a warming lunch. Throughout the day you can enjoy snow activities outside, with toboggans available free. Or there’s plenty of family fun to be had making snowmen or enjoying a good old-fashioned snowball fight! Alternatively, you might opt to join the inside craft activities, or maybe try one of the exciting optional excursions, such as a trying your hand at Reindeer Herding. After a lovely hot dinner at your hotel, why not join an optional Northern Lights excursion?
After breakfast, you can join one of the optional excursions such as befriending some husky puppies or driving your own reindeer sleigh on our Reindeer Camp. Alternatively, you may want to spend time playing in the snow with your family. After lunch, the afternoon is free to relax, enjoy some more family fun in the snow, or perhaps join one of the optional excursions. This evening, enjoy a walk to the local church (applies only to Hetta) where you will be welcomed by the vicar and sing-along to some favourite carols. After dinner, relax, or join one of the optional night safaris.
Check out after breakfast at 0900hrs, There should be time for one final play in the snow or to join one of the optional excursions. After a hot lunch, you depart for Enontekiö and your flight home.
Please note: for operational reasons, itineraries may vary
Prices are based on staying at the Davvi Arctic Lodge in Karesuando.
HALF PRICE CHILD PLACES AVAILABLE!
A half price child place is available where there are at least 2 full paying passengers. This offer is subject to availability at time of booking and can be withdrawn at any time.
Puppy Encounter - transfer to a husky camp, meet the new puppies and hear stories from real dog mushers. Duration 1 hour. Adults £90, Children £70.
Reindeer Herding - Visit a reindeer gathering place, learn about herding and how to lasso a reindeer. Includes a short safari by reindeer sleigh. Duration 1.5 hours. Adults £75, Children £65.
Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari - An evening excursion in search of the Northern Lights. Based on 2 adults sharing a snowmobile. Duration 1 hour. Adults £110, Children £85.
Northern Lights Husky Safari - A night safari in search of the Northern Lights, mushing your own team of dogs. Duration 1 hour. Adults £110, Children £85.
Ice Fishing by Snowmobile - Travel by snowmobile to a nearby popular fishing site, drill a hole in the ice and try your hand at traditional ice fishing. Duration 1.5 hours. Adults £75, Children £45.
| The main location for the New Year Countdown trip is the resort of Hetta in Lapland
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|Sat 30th Dec 2017||3||London Gatwick||£1109||£989||£989||Enquire|
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