This family fun packed day trip gives you the opportunity to visit the REAL Santa’s Village on the outskirts of Rovaniemi - Santa’s true hometown and capital of Lapland. During your Arctic adventure you’ll meet Santa, experience a reindeer sleigh ride through the beautiful snow, an exhilarating ride on a sled pulled by a team of huskies and much more, making this a day to truly remember.
Included in Trip
- Visit to Reindeer Park
- Reindeer Sleigh Rides
- Husky Rides
- Arctic Circle Ceremony
- Meet Father Christmas
- Gifts for Children
- Playtime in the snow
- Visit Santa's Village
- 30 Min Snowmobile SAfari
Start Your Day as Soon as You Reach Lapland
You will be greeted at the airport by an English speaking guide who will provide you with thermal suits and boots to keep you warm, then whisk you off to begin your Lapland adventure.
Experience the 'Ceremony of Crossing the Arctic Circle'
Enjoy an enthralling traditional Lappish story whilst relaxing in a cosy kota teepee.
Travel through Lapland like Santa
Take a reindeer sleigh ride through the beautiful snow, and then enjoy an exhilarating ride on a sled pulled by a team of huskies.
Meet Santa Claus
In December Santa is extremely busy, but he is more than happy to meet all of the boys and girls who wish to tell him what they would most like for Christmas - he even has a gift ready for every child (*ages 2-12 years) that visit him.
Dine Amidst a Winter Wonderland
Lunch will warm you up after your adventures in the snow, with traditional Lappish food and hot berry juice.
Explore Santa's Village
During your day you will visit Santa's very own village, where you can wander around the various gift shops or stop for a warming drink in one of the bars or restaurants. Don't forget to send a letter at Santa Claus' Post Office, where your letter will be stamped with the Arctic Circle postmark.
Play in the snow
You will have free time in the village where you can venture out to play in the abundant snow, during this time you can enjoy tobogganing, throw snowballs and build snowmen.
Tips for your trip
Meeting Santa in his winter wonderland is very thirsty work and even though a hearty lunch with drinks is included, you may wish to pick up additional drinks and snacks for your day at your UK departure airport as access to shops during the trip is limited.
Pre-Bookable Snowmobile Safari
Why not pre-book a 30 minute (approx) snowmobile mini safari? Each snowmobile can accommodate a driver and one passenger.
Prices are £49 per person based on 2 adults sharing a snow mobile (£69 for 1 adult). Children 2-15 years can be towed behind in a sleigh (up to a maximum of 8 per sleigh depending on age and size) £25 per child.
NB: The snowmobile safari will take place during the visit to Santa's Village, which will shorten your time there.
Santa's Village is conviently situated approximately 8km north of Rovamiemi and about 2km from Rovaniemi airport.
Prices Can Change - Check With Reservations
Temperatures in Lapland can dip to -20ºc or lower. You will be provided with thermal outfits and boots for outdoor activities, but please remember to wrap up warmly and bring your own hats, gloves and scarves.