TOUR 3: SNOW CASTLES
Fly & Drive during 1 January-5 April 2012 (weather permit)
Rovaniemi Acrtic Snow Hotel-Lainio Snow Village -Kirkenes Snow Hotel-Igloo Village Kakslauttanen-Rovaniemi Snowland
Arrival to Rovaniemi.
Overnight in the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel. Check out from the hotel.
Drive to Rovaniemi Arctic Snow Hotel Distance 22 km
Rovaniemi Arctic Snow Hotel
The Arctic Snow Hotel is an entire world of snow, an experience destination that provides an exotic possibility to spend the night sheltered by snow and surrounded by picturesque and placid Lappish nature and to experience Arctic specialities, including the Snow Restaurant as well as the surrounding fields of snow.
Drive to Lainio Snow Village Distance 137 km
Overnight in Lainio Snow Village
Nearly 200 km above the Arctic Circle lies a destination of exciting arctic adventures and breathtaking constructions made of snow and ice. In Snow Village, you can spend a night in the SnowHotel, have a dinner in the IceBar or enjoy the igloo disco with drinks served in ice glasses. Inside the walls of Snow Village there is also a maze, art gallery, slides for children and lots of ice and snow sculptures on the courtyard.
Breakfast in Lainio Snow Village.
Drive to Kirkenes Snow Hotel Distance 420 km
Kirkenes Snow Hotel
Snow Hotel is situated in Kirkenes, the eastmost town of Norway, close to the Norway-Russian border. The hotel has 20 Snow Queen and Snow King suites. All the rooms individually decorated with beautiful design art made from snow and ice. The hotel is well insulated so no matter how low the temperature is outside, inside is normally around -5°C. A night in the snow hotel is combined with a special dinner prepared on an open fire. The visitors can also get a sauna before or after staying at the hotel. There is also a reindeer park and a husky farm in the hotel area.
Overnight in hotel
Breakfast in Snow Hotel.
Drive to Igloo Village Kakslauttanen (Saariselkä) Distance 269 km
Overnight in Glass Igloo Village Kakslauttanen
Igloo Village offers excellent opportunity to overstay night in traditional snow igloos or in unique glass igloos, where you can see the Northern Light through the glass roof. In an Ice Gallery, you can see ice sculptures made by artists around the world and even try ice or snow sculpting yourself. In the Ice Bar you can enjoy hot drinks and feast. There is also a Snow Chapel for weddings.
Breakfast in Igloo Village
Drive to Rovaniemi Distance 258 km
Dinner in Rovaniemi Snowland
Spend a magical evening in the snowland. In snow restaurant everything is made of ice: chairs, tables, lamps, walls and ceilings. There is even fireplace made of ice. Outside you can see traditional Lappish igloo and even try to have a rest inside.
Menu: Sautéd reindeer with mashed potatoes and lingonberry jelly
Snow rhapsody: Lappish berries with soft vanilla ice-cream
Bred and fresh cheese
Coffee or tea
Overnight in the hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel.
Check out from the hotel.
Tour price: 980 € (in DBL sharing), min. 2 persons.
- accommodation and breakfast according to the program
- entrance fees to Snow Castles
- dinner in Rovaniemi Snowland
- rental car A category
- full insurance Kasko