Arctic Santa Muotka

  • Package duration: 3 nights
  • Full Board
Snowy Lapland is made for unforgettable adventures. Our Arctic Santa package is family friendly and a perfect way to get in the holiday spirit. Enjoy the magic of snow-covered Lapland through fun winter activities
  • accommodation for three nights
  • full board
  • return airport transfers (Ivalo Airport)
  • winter clothing rental
  • activities mentioned in the program

Programme

Day 1. Arrival

Airport transfer from Ivalo airport by bus to Wilderness Hotel Muotka. Upon arrival you will receive your detailed program schedule for the following days. After check in it's time for dinner. Depending on your arrival time, cold weather gear is given to you either upon arrival or the next day.

Day 2.-3. Activities

Husky Safari

You will be taught how to handle the sled before you head out for the husky safari, where the huskies will pull your sled through the beautiful winter scenery.
The dogs’ excitement is infectious and as the animals fall silent on the trail, you will realize that this is the only way to see Lapland. All of our husky safaris include full instruction and are based on two people sharing a sled unless otherwise stated.

Reindeer Farm Visit

On this visit you will be transferred by car to a local reindeer farm, where you will meet the reindeer herders and learn about the importance of reindeer in Lapland. You will learn how to lasso a reindeer and have a short ride in a sleigh pulled by the reindeer.

Snowmobile Tryout

This tour is perfect for those who have never tried snowmobiling before. First you will get familiar with the snowmobile, have full safety instructions and a driving lesson. After everyone feels comfortable, we will head out for a small journey into the nearby surroundings trough the beautiful taiga forest.

Aurora Camp

This activity takes you to the amazing surroundings of Muotka. You will be comfortably seated in a sledge that is pulled by the guide’s snowmobile. This way you can enjoy the northern sky all the way to the camp site. At the camp there is a hut with an open fire to warm us up on a cold night of Aurora hunting. Your guide will also serve warm drinks to keep you heated and cozy. The camp has a minimum amount of light pollution, so it is perfect for viewing the Northern Lights that will hopefully show up in the sky.

Meet Santa

Private meeting  Santa Claus in his secret place deep in the forest! You will have some time to have a nice chat with Santa, who gives a small present for children. A snowmobile sleighride will take you through the forest to Santa's place.

Day 4. Departure

After breakfast you will be transferred back to Ivalo airport. Time to say farewell to Lapland!

General Information

Detailed daily itinerary will be provided upon arrival.

All safaris start with full safety instructions. Our experienced guides will show you how to drive your snowmobile and provide you with a full safety briefing before you hit the trails. All snowmobile safaris have a self-liability of maximum 1000 €/snowmobile.

Please note that the above itinerary is subject to change at the discretion of the activity providers for reasons of safety or other unforeseen circumstances. Any alternative arrangements will be made so that they are as similar to the original program as possible.

Important info
check - in: 15:00
check - out: 11:00
Children

children are welcome all year around

Animals

Dogs are welcome in some room types - please contact the facility

Parking

Car park is free of charge to all hotel guests - space reservation is not required.

Cancellation

This reservation can be cancelled without costs until 90 days before arrival. In such case the amount paid will be refunded within 7 days after cancellation was submitted. If cancellation is submitted after this time or guest will not show at all, the property will charge 100.00% of the reservation value. It is required to provide credit card information or make the payment of 100.00% of the reservation value to guarantee the reservation.

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