Lapland Holidays Christmas 2016
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The Lapland Holiday Experience.
Lapland is a truly magical winter wonderland, deep inside the Arctic Circle. A place where all your Christmas dreams can come true.
Enjoy a thrilling ride down the snowy slopes on a toboggan or snowmobile, relax enjoying a hot drink around a blazing fire, meet Santa’s Elves, visit the toy workshops and enjoy everything Lapland has to offer. Of course you’ll also be guaranteed to meet Santa himself.
With some of our suppliers it is now possible to book for Christmas 2016. This gives you the opportunity to take advantage of some of the free child places that see out so quickly before anyone else gets there first!
You can simply put down a deposit now and not have to worry about the balance until next Autumn giving you time to save. You can even start paying for your trip in instalments reducing the balance as you go free of charge to make it even easier for you.
Day Break Itinerary
Sample Lapland Festive Day Break Itinerary
0700-0800 flights usually depart London Gatwick
1230-1330 flights usually arrive in Kittilä, Finnish Lapland (Lapland is 2 hours ahead of UK time, flight time is approx. 3.5 hours)
1400- arrive at safari house to collect thermal clothing and 15 mins transfer to the Magic Forest.
Sample husky dog ride, reindeer ride to Santa, snowmobile ride, snowshoe walking, tandem skiing, children's snowmobiles, make Christmas decorations and gingerbread cookies indoors, BBQ sausages on open fire and more. Lunch is served throughout the day. The visit to Santa is on a private basis and each family is given an exact time at which they are to see him, eliminating queuing.
1800 transfer back to airport and return thermal clothing
1900-2000 flight back to UK
2100-2200 arrival in UK
Lapland Festive Day Break - Detailed Flow of the Day
Check-in at London Gatwick is supervised by a representative. At check-in boarding passes are issued for the return flight. Please keep them safe as you will need to show them at Kittilä airport in Lapland before boarding the aircraft. Seats are assigned and clients are pre-seated in the same seats for the outbound and inbound flight. Please always occupy the same seat on the return flight as on outbound flight. All the flights to and from Lapland are escorted by a representative.
On arrival to Lapland our Lappish colleagues greet clients and ensure a prompt exit from the airport. 35 mins ransfer to the safari house where you receive your thermal clothing and leave any belonging you do not wish to take with you. 15 mins transfer to our private wilderness location - Magic Forest. Clothing and hand luggage can be left where you collected your thermal clothing. We recommend that valuables are kept with you at all times.
There are a selection of activities to be sampled in the Magic Forest - husky dog ride, snowmobile ride, reindeer ride to Santa's cabin, snowshoe walking, tandem skiing, children's snowmobiles, make gingerbread cookies and Christmas decorations indoors,BBQ sausages on an open fire outside and more. A simple lunch (vegetable creamy soup and breads), hot drinks and coffee are served throughout the day. A small selection of traditional Lappish souvenirs are available to buy. Each family is also guaranteed a private visit to Santa and each child is given a small soft toy as a gift. Each visit to Santa is scheduled and clients are given an exact time at which they are to meet him which eliminates queuing.
Letters to Santa
Children's letters to Santa can be sent to us and we arrange that these are delivered to Lapland in time for your visit. Alternatively, clients can bring the letters to Lapland and pass these to the representative upon arrival in Lapland.