10D7N MAGNIFICENT WINTER FINLAND SANTA CLAUS LAND + KING CRAB SAFARI
Reindeer Safari with Sledge ride
Unique Glass Igloo stay
Artic circle crossing
King Crab Safari
Snow mobile ride
– King Crab Safari
– Arctic Center Arktikum
[Arctic Circle Crossing With Certificate Included)
– Santa Claus Village.
– Husky Farm + Husky Dogs Sledge Ride
– Reindeer Farm + Reindeer Ride
– Red warehouses & Cathedral
– Statuesque Medieval Cathedral
– Tranquil village
– Senate Square
– Sibelius Monument
– Finlandia Hall of congress
– Concert center, Post office Mansion
Welcome to Helsinki, Capital of Finland – land of ten thousands lakes. Upon arrival, we will board a domestic flight to (Lapalnd) Kirkenes, Norway. Your day as a King Crab Fisherman has arrived!
A totally unforgettable experience awaits you on the frozen fjords of Kirkenes. This is your chance to learn how to catch, cook, and most importantly EAT this mysterious creature. In this ultimate King crab fishing experience, you will be taken by snowmobile sledge out on the fjord ice. Here you will take part in the entire experience of catching the giant, and seeing how it is prepared.
Today, excitement awaits us this morning as you will learn how to drive a Snow Mobile!! Drive and enjoy the beauty of the Lappish winter season as we dash through to the wilderness. This afternoon, we will arrive at the Husky Dog Farm where we visit our warm friendly friends. Learn more about the life of those Arctic dogs. Our friendly guide will tell you more about the Husky dogs training routine, lifestyle and habits of the Husky. The main highlight of the farm will definitely be the Husky’s Sledge Dog Ride. Greeted by welcoming barks from those warm and friendly Huskies, hop into the sledge and the Huskies work together just to show you around. Excitement is the name of the day as we continue to the next destination on our Snow Mobile. Cross the Arctic Circle through the vast open wilderness towards a reindeer farm. Upon arrival, a hot welcome drink will be served and we will gather around an open fire to learn more about the life working in a Reindeer Farm from the herdsmen. Soak in the vibrant culture of Lapland as you witness the traditional Lappish welcome ceremony. A day full of magical moments will end with a thrilling Reindeer Sledge Ride.
**Only 2 participants are allow to each snowmobile, and the driver must be 18 years old and above with a valid driving license.
Get up close and personal with the Nordic and Arctic animals as we make our way to Rauna Wildlife Park. The park offers you with the rare chance to have a closer interaction with unique animals native only to the Arctic Region, such as the Snowy Owl, Great Grey Owl, Raven, Roe Deer, Arctic Fox, Otter and many other fascinating animals. Bring home not only bountiful knowledge and a deeper understanding of the native wildlife, but also souvenirs from shopping during the allocated free time. Tonight, we will be staying in the renown Glass Igloo. It is here where it will be the best place to have an unique opportunity to sleep under the Lovely Lapp Sky admiring the World’s Most Amazing Natural Phenomenon – Aurora Borealis (Also called the Nordic Light). Tonight, we shall enjoy a hearty dinner before we retire for the night at an Unique Glass – Igloo Hotel. (**Rooms at Glass – Igloo Hotel are based on selected check-in dates and are subject to availability**)
After breakfast, we shall continue our beautiful journey towards Rovaniemi. Rovaniemi, also known as the Santa Claus Land is a place with fresh air, unspoilt nature and where abound festivities and rituals are celebrated in the Lapp winter. A sightseeing tour in Rovaniemi brings us to the administrative and commercial center where you have a chance of visiting the Arctic Center Arktikum (Arctic Circle Crossing With Certificate Included) with exhibits illustrating the culture of the Siberian people, Eskimos of the North America and Greenland. Not to be missed out is the exploration of the far North Arctic nature and their richly decorated natural resources. Next, we shall visit Santa Claus Village for a fun-filled Christmas Experience! This wonderful village is the workplace of one of the Most Famous man in the World – Santa Claus. Here, you are able to see Santa Claus at work. Remember to mail a postcard from the Santa Post Office to either your loved ones or yourself before you sit down, relax and enjoy your dinner.
Enjoy the day at your leisure in Lapland. There are so many things that you can only do when it’s really, truly cold outside, from playing in the snow to all of the adrenaline activities. You will be impressed by the offerings there, ski on those uncrowded slopes pr simply stare up at the sky hoping for aurora borealis
You will bid farewell to Rovaniemi and head back to Helsinki. Upon arrival, an orientation tour will bring you to the Senate Square, the Market Square, the Sibelius Monument, and the World Famous Church in the Rock. Be enthralled by the famous Temppeliaukio, the architectural designs of the Finlandia Hall, the Concert Center and the Post Office Mansion. If time permits, you may wan to shop at the famous Itakeskus Shopping Center. In the evening,
you may want to soak in the Christmas atmosphere by making a trip to the Christmas Market.
After breakfast, bid farewell to Turku and depart for Porvoo. From the red warehouses nestled along the riverbanks to the delightful old town, you will discover a tranquil village with a rich maritime and trading past Porvoo retains its original town plan from the Middles Ages. In addition, its Statuesque Medieval Cathedral further complements the picturesque view of the town. Spend the rest of the day exploring the town, or consider joining an excursion to Tallinn, Estonia at your own expense.
Enjoy the day at your leisure until it is time to transfer to the airport for your flight back to Singapore.