Winter

Luxury package    Family package    4 days Kiruna     Romantic winter tour

 

Rustic luxury stay in Kakslauttanen Hotel & Igloo Village

This is a proposal for guests looking for more luxury during their stay at our hotel. Please note that our luxury is “rustic” and not the same kind of luxury which is offered e.g. at safari lodges in Africa. Our luxury is the silence, being close to the nature, getting lucky seeing the Aurora Borealis, enjoying the local cuisine. We have added the luxury ingredients we do offer to your guests, like accommodation in our Queen Suite, private transfers and private safaris. Please note that all the private activities are upon request. This package can be organized any day of the week and the daily program can be changed to any weekday. Please note that this is a proposal only, not a fixed itinerary, each booking we will tailor-make and confirm separately.

 

Day 1 – Arrival to Ivalo Airport IVL with Finnair or Norwegian from Helsinki or SAS from Copenhagen

Private transfer to Kakslauttanen, meet and greet at the airport.

Check-in to Queen Suite, luggage service is included. Queen Suite has its own private sauna and an open-air hot tub.

3-course dinner at the Log Restaurant. À la carte dining is also available, the half board charge will be deducted from the bill.

 

Day 2 – Excursion to Inari (Ice-fishing, snowmobiles, Siida museum)

Buffet Breakfast in the Log Restaurant

Full day excursion to village of Inari, which is a centre for Sámi culture. Inari is beautifully located by the Lake Inari where Ice Fishing excursion with snowmobiles is organized. Guests can choose if they want to have own snowmobile, a shared snowmobile or ride in the guide’s sleigh. Guests can try Ice Fishing themselves, the guides will instruct them and they are shown how the fishing under the ice is done with fishing nets. A soup lunch will be served in a hut by a smaller lake. After the lunch guests will return to Inari and will to visit the Siida Museumhttp://www.siida.fi/contents. Siida has an exhibition of the Lappish nature which shows how the nature adapts to the long arctic winter and how during the short and intense summer everything flourishes as sun is shining 24 hours a day. Another part of the exhibition is dedicated to the Sámi culture. Sámi are the indigenous people of Lapland. In the exhibition the guests will see how they used to live, hunt, fish etc. and how they are living today. There is also a temporary exhibition and a gift shop. The guests will be back in Kakslauttanen around 18.00. Driving time to Inari is one hour.

Sauna & Hot tub in the Queen Suite

3-course dinner at the Log Restaurant. À la carte dining is also available, the half board charge will be deducted from the bill.

 

Day 3 – Reindeer Safari and Aurora Hunting with Snow Mobiles

Buffet Breakfast in the Log Restaurant

4-hour Reindeer Safari with lunch. The guests will get the thermal clothing and they will be taken to the Safari where they will learn about the reindeers and the Sámi Culture. They will be one per sleigh. During the safari they will be served a lunch by a camp fire or in a hut. It is a beautiful and peaceful journey through forest with these indigenous animals of Lapland.

Sauna & Hot tub in the Queen Suite

3-course dinner at the Log Restaurant. À la carte dining is also available, the half board charge will be deducted from the bill.

Aurora Borealis – Northern Light Hunting Safari with Snowmobiles. This is a fantastic experience in the Lappish night. It is never completely dark because of snow, stars and Northern Lights (if you are lucky). The journey will take the guests through forest up to the fells while looking for the best place to see the Auroras. During the safari they will be served a hot drink by a camp fire or in a hut. Guests will get the thermal clothing and instructions from the guide. There can be two persons in snow mobile – one as driver and one as passenger, children will be in the sleigh of the guide. Snowmobiles are easy to handle, you the drivers will need some kind of a drivers licence.

 

Day 4 – Husky Safari and Visit at Santa’s Home and overnight in a Glass Igloo

Buffet Breakfast in the Log Restaurant

4-hour Husky Safari with lunch. This is an amazing experience with huskies and other dog breeds running through the nature. The guests will get the thermal clothing and instructions from the guide. There can be two adults in a sleigh – one as driver or musher and one as passenger, or both can have their own sleigh. The dogs follow the guide and it is easy to handle the dog sleigh. The ride will take the guests through beautiful sceneries in Lappish Nature. During the safari they will be served a lunch by a camp fire or in a hut.

Visiting Santa Claus at Santa´s Home is a special occasion for kids of all ages, even the adults enjoy the chat with Santa. They can make a video greeting together with Santa to the rest of the family and friends. During the visit the elves will take them around the Santa´s Resort area and they will visit Celebration House for a hot drink, Smith Elves hut where they are shown how with the help of magic Gold powder the gifts are send all over the world in seconds, they can feed reindeers so that they are prepared for long rides with Santa and last they will visit the Gift Shop. The visitors will get a diploma for the visit. They will have big smile on their faces after the visit. Read more at www.santasresort.fiScheduled visits are organized on Tuesdays and Fridays, during December and the first week of January also on Wednesdays and Fridays. Private visits on request any day.

During the afternoon the guests will check in to our Glass Igloo. Get ready for an unforgettable experience in our Glass Igloos. The igloos are warm and the beds have remote control for the back of the bed. If your guests are lucky, they will experience the Aurora Borealis – Northern Lights though the glass ceiling. This is a mind-blowing experience. If there is only starry sky, it is still fantastic. Even though there are clouds on the sky, it still is a special experience to spend a night there. As there is not a lot of space for luggage, they only can bring a hand luggage with them, rest of the luggage will be a in a storage room. In the Glass Igloos there is a small bathroom, but no shower. Showers and saunas are available in a building on a short walking distance.

3-course dinner at the Log Restaurant.

 

Day 5 – Departure from Ivalo Airport

After Buffet breakfast private transfer to Ivalo airport

Please note that the private excursions are on request only. The price list we have is when guests are participating in a group departure. During December and the beginning of January it is very difficult to organize private activities due the high season.

Read more about the activities at  www.kakslauttanen.fi and www.santasresort.fi.

 

4-night Family package in Kakslauttane Hotel & Igloo Village

This is a proposal for families coming to Kakslauttanen. We offer fun activities for the whole family. Highlight of course is the visit Santa’s Home, but also different safaris with huskies, reindeer and snowmobile are very popular. And just playing in the snow, tobogganing etc is a new fun experience for them. We have several Log Cabins suitable for families with 2 bedrooms (one with bunk beds, another one with double bed and one sofa bed) and 2 bath rooms. Max capacity in the glass igloos is 3 persons, so larger families need to book 2 igloos. This package can be organized any day of the week and the daily program can be changed to any weekday. Please note that this is a proposal only, not a fixed itinerary, each booking we will tailor-make and confirm separately.

 

Day 1 – Arrival to Ivalo Airport IVL with Finnair or Norwegian from Helsinki or SAS from Copenhagen

Transfer to Kakslauttanen, meet and greet at the airport

Check-in to Large Log Cabin, luggage service upon request. Log Cabin has its own private sauna, fire place and kitchenette.

3-course dinner at the Log Restaurant.

 

Day 2 – Husky Safari

Buffet Breakfast in the Log Restaurant

2-hour Husky Safari with warm drink. This is an amazing experience with huskies and other dog breeds running through the nature. The guests will get the thermal clothing and instructions from the guide. There can be two persons (plus a small child) in a sleigh – one as driver or musher and one as passenger, or both can have their own sleigh. The dogs follow the guide and it is easy to handle the dog sleigh. The ride will take the guests through beautiful sceneries in Lappish Nature. During the safari they will be served a hot drink by a camp fire or in a hut.

Soup lunch at the hotel.

Sauna and relax in the Log Cabin.

3-course dinner at the Log Restaurant.

 

Day 3 – Reindeer Safari and Aurora Hunting with Snow Mobiles

Buffet Breakfast in the Log Restaurant

2-hour Reindeer Safari with hot drink. The guests will get the thermal clothing and they will be taken to the Safari where they will learn about the reindeers and the Sámi Culture. They will be one adult and one small child per sleigh. During the safari they will be served a hot drink by a camp fire or in a hut. It is a beautiful and peaceful journey through forest with these indigenous animals of Lapland.

Soup lunch at the hotel.

Sauna and relax in the Log Cabin.

3-course dinner at the Log Restaurant.

 

Day 4 –Snowmobile Safari and Visit at Santa’s Home

Buffet Breakfast in the Log Restaurant

2-hour Husky Safari with hot drink. This a fun way to experience the nature. The guests will get the thermal clothing and instructions from the guide. There can be two persons in snow mobile – one as driver and one as passenger, children will be in the sleigh of the guide. Snowmobiles are easy to handle, you the drivers will need some kind of a drivers licence. The guests will experience many different kinds of sceneries during the safari. During the safari they will be served a hot drink by a camp fire or in a hut.

Visiting Santa Claus at Santa´s Home is a special occasion for kids of all ages, even the adults enjoy the chat with Santa. They can make a video greeting together with Santa to the rest of the family and friends. During the visit the elves will take them around the Santa´s Resort area and they will visit Celebration House for a hot drink, Smith Elves hut where they are shown how with the help of magic Gold powder the gifts are send all over the world in seconds, they can feed reindeers so that they are prepared for long rides with Santa and last they will visit the Gift Shop. The visitors will get a diploma for the visit. They will have big smile on their faces after the visit. Read more atwww.santasresort.fiScheduled visits are organized on Tuesdays and Fridays, during December and the first week of January also on Wednesdays and Fridays. Private visits on request any day.

Sauna and relax in the Log Cabin.

3-course dinner at the Log Restaurant.

 

Day 5 – Departure from Ivalo Airport

After Buffet breakfast transfer to Ivalo airport

Read more about the activities at  www.kakslauttanen.fi and www.santasresort.fi. 

 

4 days of activity in Swedish Kiruna

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Camp Ripan is a hotel, but a rather unusual one. Kiruna municipality covers a great deal of land, so there is plenty of room to build outwards instead of upwards. This is why the beautiful and comfortable hotel rooms are cosy cabins with private entrances, showers and WC. Quite simply your own private oasis close to all the amenities. It has gotten it's design from the three cultures of Kiruna the Swedish, the Sami and the Torne Valley Finish intertwined with natures own richly contrasting colours and shapes that we have found.

Day 1
Arrival at Kiruna Airport (several dayly flights from Stockholm)
Private transfer to Camp Ripan

In the evening it's time to head out with a professional photographer to chase the Northern lights.
Beginner or more experienced in photo the guides help you to get exclusive memories to bring home for your album. While waiting for the Aurora Borealis they teach you the basics of northern lights/night photography, using either your own camera equipment or theirs. You will take photos not only of the Northern Lights but also of ourselves and of the nature around you.

Day 2
After breakfast you can have a full day in the snow with different activities:

Cross country skiing for beginners 2 hours
Dogsledding in to the forest 3 hours
Snowmobiling in to the forest 2,5 hours
Moose safari with minibus 3,5 hours
Moose safari on horseback 5 hours
Mountain tour with snowmobile 6 hours
Visit to Jukkasjärvi and the ice hotel 5,5 hours
Reindeer safari 4,5 hours
Snow shoe tour 2,5 hours

Day 3
Another full day of activities in the snow, or you can take a break from the activities and relax in the Aurora Spa
with indor pool, outdoor pool, sauna and Aroma sauna

In the evening we dress up warm again and go for a aurora hunt with dogsledge. This is the perfect way to increase your chances of spotting the often elusive northern lights. Immerse yourself in the dark wintry nights of Lapland and escape the city lights by sitting on a big sled pulled by a team of exciteable yet friendly Alaskan Huskies.

Day 4
Depending on your flight, there will be time for yet some snow activities or relaxing spa. Before your
Private transfer will take you to Kiruna Airport.

  

Romantic winter tour for two 

Visit Christmas markets in Copenhagen and Oslo, try out traditional Christmas treats from Scandinavia, Cruise overnight with DFDS and get your Christmas spirit and shopping in gear for the Holidays.  6 Days/5 nights (26 Nov. - 22 Dec.)

Out in the crisp fresh air, Copenhagen's nights sparkle with tasteful decorations, when December arrives. You won’t find many gaudy colored lights or plastic Christmas trees. Instead white lights illuminate the outdoor Christmas trees, which you will find around in the city of Copenhagen at Christmas.