If you would like to book this tour with an arrival date 4 weeks or less from today, please contact us for assistance.
All tour packages in Lapland are subject to availability, so we advise not booking flights until we have confirmed your booking. In the event that accommodations are fully booked on your preferred dates, your travel consultant will be in touch with information about the next available dates.
Please note that some hotels in Rovaniemi automatically add an evening Christmas Eve, Christmas or New Year’s Eve dinner at their hotel restaurants – and the extra cost for this – to their rates. Therefore, we may need to add this extra cost to bookings from the 23rd - 26th of December, the 31st of December, or the 1st of January. If this applies to your tour package, your travel consultant will get back to you with more information after the booking has been made.
Extra nights can be added on request.
The cabins at Lapland Hotel Ounasvaara Chalet are available from 5 January until 31 March.
In general, our vacation packages in Lapland are child-friendly, but please note that many activities (e.g., snowmobile and dog sled tours) have an age limit of 4 years old. Feel free to contact us for details about prices and information about family friendly packages.
For more information about travelling in Lapland, such as what to pack and what to expect with the weather, check out our Lapland Travel Guide.
This package requires a deposit payment of 50% of the total price at the time of booking. The final payment is charged 1 month prior to arrival.
More than 31 days prior to arrival: 50%
Less than 30 days prior to arrival: 100%
All of Nordic Visitor’s Lapland travel packages should be considered adventure travel on account of being operated in the Arctic during sometimes extreme weather conditions and with the use of live animals for many excursions. For this reason, those booking a travel package in Lapland (except for those considered family travel packages) should consider themselves at least moderately physically fit and comfortable engaging in activities that are considered adventurous or strenuous.
Some things to keep in mind:
Please be advised that in peak winter months, daylight is limited to a few hours — usually between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. However, the light reflecting off the snow can make the days seem brighter.
There will be snow and ice on the ground, sometimes making it difficult to walk.
No luggage handling services will be available. You must be prepared and able to carry your own luggage in snowy conditions.
Accommodations will be simple in comparison to what you’d find in major urban centres.
WC facilities encountered during excursions may be unheated outhouses without running water.
During husky safaris where you share one team of huskies with another person, the person standing to drive the sled will need to kick to assist the dogs and may be required to run when sledding uphill.
Reindeer and huskies can run moderately fast and the terrain may be uneven in some spots, so the sled rides can be bumpy at times.
The safety of our travellers is our top priority at Nordic Visitor. We reserve the right to change or cancel departures if we feel the conditions will jeopardize the safety of our customers.
By law, those interested in driving a snowmobile must be at least 18 years of age and must be able to present a valid driver’s license for a motorcycle and/or car. The information on the license must be in the Latin alphabet, or the traveller can present a translation of the information in English, by an authorised translator.
Drinking alcohol is not allowed before driving a snowmobile.
Some snowmobile excursions may require you to drive in the dark. Those interested in participating should keep this in mind.
Children are seated in a sled pulled by the guides snowmobile during snowmobile excursions.
The northern lights are a natural phenomenon and sightings cannot be guaranteed. Evening excursions will operate according to the tour schedule, even in unfavourable viewing conditions, and our guides will do their utmost to determine the best possible location for sightings.
Activities & Guides
This is a self-guided tour with scheduled English-speaking guided excursions and activities. All accommodations and included activities and services (as specified in the itinerary) will be pre-booked by Nordic Visitor in close co-operation with trusted local suppliers. You will not have a dedicated guide for the duration of your time in Lapland, but can expect a different qualified guide for each planned excursion. You are responsible for making your way to the specified meeting point for the start of each excursion. The time between scheduled excursions and activities will be free-time.
After booking with Nordic Visitor
After booking your package with Nordic Visitor, you will be contacted within two working days by one of our travel consultants, who will serve as your dedicated contact person for all of your travel needs before, during and even after your holiday. Before you travel, Nordic Visitor will provide you with a detailed personal itinerary and vouchers for all services and activities booked for your travel package. You will also be provided with Nordic Visitor’s 24/7 helpline phone number where you can always reach a Nordic Visitor representative during your time in Lapland.