This one-week trip travels to the remote north of Finland for an active winter adventure that's great fun for all the family. You’ll need to wrap up warm, but the rewards are immense, ensuring a holiday that your children will remember for years to come.
Go sledging & play in the snow
See the Northern Lights
Have a go at snowshoeing
Ride a sled pulled by reindeer to Santa’s hut (seasonal)
Go on a husky ride
Fly up to Northern Finland to enter a magical land thick with snow and watch your children's eyes light up with glee. Feel the thrill of riding in a sledge pulled by a snowmobile across open landscapes under the stars, walk through snow covered forests on snowshoes, and try sledding and snow sculpting. Snowsuits, mittens and snowboots are provided.
Day1: Fly to Kuusamo & make your way to Ruka
Day2: Visit a reindeer farm; tobogganing
This morning is at leisure to relax or play in the snow, before visiting a reindeer farm this afternoon. Here, you will have a chance to learn about the life of the reindeers and their herders, as well as go on a short sledge ride. Afterwards, time permitting, go tobogganing nearby before returning to your hotel.
Day3: Family Fun
Today is all about having fun together with the family. Transfer to a nearby activity centre where you can try curling, tobogganing and snow sculpting. Afterwards, visit a nearby Kota and enjoy lunch together around the fire.
Day4: Snowshoeing & snowmobiling
Explore the area by showshoe and afterwards warm up with some hot chocolate and pastries. This evening, hop on a sledge pulled behind a snowmobile and drive into the wilderness in search of the Northern Lights.
Day5: Day at leisure: optional activities
Today is kept free for you to choose from a range of activities in the area such as ice-fishing, snowshoeing or cross country skiing.
Day6: Husky sled & wilderness dinner
This morning, meet your team of huskies as they get ready to take you on a sledge ride. This evening visit a traditional Kota in the wilderness for a farewell dinner.
Day7: Return to Kuusamo airport & fly back to the UK
You should note: For December departures, it may be possible to arrange a visit to Santa’s Hut. Please enquire for details.
Prices from (exc. international flights):£949per adult,£899per child
Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK):£1,729per adult,£1,509per child
Child prices apply for ages 11 and under at the time of travel.
Our accommodation is a small, cosy hotel with restaurant, within walking distance from the popular ski resort of Ruka. Up to two extra beds can be added to standard rooms in order to accommodate families. A sauna and sleds are available for use by guests.
6 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 1 dinner
You can typically expect to pay from
£550 for an adult,
and from £500 for a child aged 11 and under.
Flight prices are subject to change, and prices tend to be higher during peak periods or when booking late.
For peace of mind, we recommend that you book your flights with us. If you choose your own flights, please ask us to confirm all arrangements first.