Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort
Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is located high above the Arctic Circle in Northern Finland. Surrounded by stunning scenery, you will stay in your private log cabin with its own sauna and fireplace. One of the highlights of this trip is two nights under the Northern Lights in a Large glass igloo. This is a rustic wilderness experience in the remote forests of northern Finland, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. During your stay, you will go on a husky safari, visit a reindeer farm, go snowmobiling and experience a magical winter evening in search of the northern lights, travelling by Horse Sleigh.
Day 1: Ivalo > Kakslauttanen Fly to Ivalo airport, located about 250km north of the Arctic Circle. Upon arrival, transfer to Hotel Kakslauttanen. check in to your private log cabin. Each of these traditional rustic wilderness cabins is equipped with a fireplace, shower/toilet, kitchenette and your own sauna. The cabins are located far enough apart so that each one has its own peaceful outdoor area. Dinner at the hotel tonight.
Day 2: Reindeer Safari After breakfast at the hotel, head out on a reindeer safari. Today we will visit a traditional Sami Village and enjoy a reindeer sleigh ride. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 3: Husky Safari After breakfast, get ready for today's husky safari - an unforgettable journey through breathtaking winter scenery. You will be given a lesson on how to drive the sledge and how to observe important hand signals given by your leader. Each team consists of about six dogs, you, the driver, and your passenger - who is comfortably seated in the wooden sledge. The driver and the passenger can change places during the safari.
This afternoon check in to your Large Glass Igloo where you will be spending the first night of the tour. The Glass Igloo provides a one of a kind opportunity to admire the Northern Lights and millions of stars in the crystal clear sky while enjoying a comfortable room temperature. Built from a special thermal glass, the temperature inside the igloo always stays at a normal level. This also prevents the glass from not frosting over, so your view stays clear even when the temperature outside drops to under -30 degrees celsius.
Dinner at the hotel, after join your Hunt for the Aurora tour. A magical night-time ride through wintery forest by horse sleigh.
Day 4: Snowmobile Safari A thrilling ride in the arctic forest. The best way to see the fell landscape in Lapland is by taking off in a snowmobile
Day 5: Kakslauttanen > Ivalo After breakfast, transfer to Ivalo Airport for your ongoing flights.
• 2 nights in a traditional log cabin with its own fireplace and sauna + 2 nights in a Large glass igloo • 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners • Return transfer between Ivalo airport and Kakslauttanen • Winter clothing for the entire stay (thermal overall, boots, warm hat and gloves) • Reindeer safari (2 hours total, approx. 40 minutes sledding) • Husky safari (2 hours) • Snowmobile safari (2 hours, 45 minutes Snowmobile ride) • Aurora Horse Sleigh safari (1.5 hours) • 24 hour emergency service • Taxes and service fees
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Departs Daily 1 Jan - 30 Apr & 1 Nov - 21 Dec
Daily 1 Jan - 30 Apr & 1 Nov - 21 Dec
Booking conditions Upgrade available to Kelo Glass igloo, please request pricing.
Upgrade available to Kelo Glass igloo, please request pricing.
Not included Flights, meals other than specified, items of a personal nature, beverages, additional activities (i.e. ice fishing, horse riding, winter carting, overnight safaris and Santa's resort visit).
Flights, meals other than specified, items of a personal nature, beverages, additional activities (i.e. ice fishing, horse riding, winter carting, overnight safaris and Santa's resort visit).