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عيد الغطاس في فنلندا - لابلاند

تاريخ المغادرة

02 Jan - 02 Jan

المدة الزمنية

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6 Days – Departures:

  • 02 January 2020

 

 

ROVANIEMI – SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE – SNOWMOBILE SAFARI – REINDEER FARM – HUSKIES FARM – RANUA ZOO – HELSINKI – TALLINN

FINLAND

Travel to the unique Finland. A journey that promises unique moments in the days of the epiphany in the heart of Lapland. Visit to the festive Rovaniemi where we will stay for 3 nights and the glamorous Helsinki which will keep us company for 2 more nights. These enchanting cities, unique in history and culture, with incredible white landscapes, challenge every traveler to discover their beauties! There awaits you, a snowmobile safari, a husky and a reindeer sleigh ride to Rovaniemi, a visit to Santa Claus’s village and meeting with him personally. Take a closer look at the animals that live in arctic conditions at the unique Ranua Zoo, the impressive Helsinki with its modern architecture and the medieval capital of Estonia, Tallinn.

SCHEDULE

1st Day

ATHENS – ROVANIEMI

Meeting at Eleftherios Venizelos and flight to Rovaniemi. Arrival, and immediately after transfer to our hotel, the Metsahirvas which is a historic building of 1904, era of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Built on the banks of the frozen Kemijoki, 18km from Rovaniemi center, it operated as a Forestry University before operating as a hotel this year. Arrival and accommodation in our rooms! Lunch and transfer to Rovaniemi for a first glimpse of Santa Claus's homeland. Rovaniemi, duly named Santa Claus's home, is decorated and ready to welcome travelers 11 months a year. The season for which all the festive preparations are made runs from January to November! Return to the hotel and later we will all meet in the hotel restaurant for our dinner. Overnight.
2nd Day

ROVANIEMI – SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE – SANTA PARK – SNOWMAN WORLD

Rich breakfast at our hotel. Immediately after departure for Santa Claus' village, right on the notorious Arctic Circle, where we will have the opportunity to talk to him, take pictures and perhaps ask him for a wish! The village of Santa Claus is a fairytale place, a feeling that everyone feels visiting it any time of the year! The first stop of all is, of course, his «Office», where a group of happy elves welcomes the people and invites them inside for a little chat and a photo with the Father of Christmas. Equally popular is «Santa Claus's Post Office», where his little helpers read the Christmas orders of millions of children around the world. Even if you have left your childhood for many decades, you will surely be tempted to send your friends a Christmas card with the original Santa Claus stamp! In the Post Office you will also find a wide variety of Christmas CD's and souvenirs, all of them centered around Santa Claus of course. Anyone who wants can visit Santa Park, a Christmas theme park, which is an interesting choice for our younger friends! Visit Snowman World to admire the unique sculptures of ice and snow and participate in all the activities of the area that will delight young and old alike, such as ice skating, snowboarding, snow carving and ice slides! Meal at the one of its kind Ice Restaurant, right on the Arctic Circle and next to Santa Claus. The restaurant is located in the village of Santa Claus in Rovaniemi. We will enjoy the menu created by their chef! Transfer to our hotel. In the evening after dinner we will stroll and wait if the sky is clear, the Magic Lights in the sky. Overnight.
3rd Day

ROVANIEMI – SNOWMOBILE SAFARI – REINDEER FARM – HUSKIES DOGS FARM

The adventure begins with a hearty breakfast until we head to the Arktikum Museum, where we will get to know the history, culture and lifestyle of the Lapons and the entire Arctic. Immediately afterwards we will experience the ultimate Arctic adventure! We wear the special equipment and we take part in an exciting snowmobiles safari. Local leaders will show us the snowmobiles and how to drive them. We will visit passing over the frozen river the Husky Dog Farm, where we will have the opportunity to drive their sled. Enjoy outdoor coffee prepared by the mission leaders with the help of participants. Then we head to the reindeer farm, where we get to see the reindeers closely and have a sled ride. Afterwards we will enjoy an “excursionist” lunch around the fire with sausages and coffee, tea or hot juice. Return to the hotel and a sauna is a must for relaxing and sharing the day's experiences. Dinner in the hotel’s restaurant and overnight.
4th Day

ROVANIEMI – RANUA ZOO – HELSINKI

Breakfast at the hotel, check out, and after the almost two-hour drive in the whitish landscape, we will be transported to the northern zoo of Europe, Ranua. Here we get to see all the animals that live in arctic conditions, such as wolves, wildcats, red foxes, white owls and the polar bear. Before our departure we will have dinner in the restaurants garden. Transfer to Oulu Airport and flight to Helsinki. Arrival in the capital of Finland and transportation to hotel. Reception of rooms and dinner in the hotel restaurant. Overnight.
5th Day

HELSINKI TOUR – OPTIONAL EXCURSION IN TALLINN

After breakfast we start our tour of the city of Helsinki. Among other things, we will see the icebreakers of the Finnish fleet, the presidential palace and the open-air market in the port, the Uspenski Orthodox Temple, the Senate square with St. Nicholas Cathedral, the Olympic Stadium, the Opera House, the shipyards, the monument of composer Sibelius and the famous church of the rocks. Our tour will end with a meal in a restaurant the city central. In the afternoon, stroll down the city's sidewalks and enjoy your coffee at the Esplanade. After dinner continue your night at the Storyville jazz club or one of the city's many bars or discos. Overnight. Optional excursion to Tallinn. After the tour transfer to the port and departure for the capital of Estonia, Tallinn. Meal at sea and two hours later arrival in Tallinn, meeting with our tour guide and getting acquainted with the fairytale and romantic capital of Estonia. The tour that follows will begin with a visit to the Kadriorg Palace park and the great coastal road Birgitta. We will continue to the Toompea hill, the Estonian parliament and the elaborate Cathedral of St. Alexander Nievsky, built during the years of the Russian Empire. From the top of the hill we will enjoy the panoramic view – top view of the city with its towers, tiled roofs and picturesque squares. Passing from the Upper to the Lower neighborhood we will still see the heavy door that closed every night to separate it from the lower town, but also cross the narrowest alley of the area. After crossing the Church of the Holy Spirit and St. Nicholas we will head to the unique Gothic town hall of Northern Europe and walk to the medieval part of the Lower city, a place untouched by time. Free time to wander the beautiful city – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cobblestone streets, pointed towers, sloping roofs and stunning churches compose a unique medieval setting. Dinner and transportation to the ship for our late night return to Helsinki. Overnight.
6th Day

HELSINKI – ATHENS

Breakfast at the hotel, transportation to Helsinki airport and return flight.

PRICES

Prices per person:

 

6 days:
02 January 2019

Double

Single

Child
2 until 11
years old*

Rovaniemi
HOTEL METSAHIRVAS 4*
or SKY HOTEL OUNASVAARA

1.570 €
(price for all
2 hotels)
1.770 €
(price for all
2 hotels)

1.280 €
(price for all
2 hotels)

Helsinki
HOTEL GLO ART 4*

*Child price is based on one child’s stay (up to 10,99), in the same room with two (2) adults in an extra bed.

Flights with Aegean Airlines & Norwegian Airlines:
A3 4090 / Athens – Rovaniemi: 09:30 (departure) – 14:10 (arrival).
D8 109 / Oulu – Helsinki: 17:00 (departure) – 18:05 (arrival).
A3 765 / Helsinki – Athens: 13:25 (departure) – 17:00 (arrival).

INCLUDED

  • Airline tickets ATHENS – ROVANIEMI and HELSINKI – ATHENS with Aegean Airlines.
  • Airline tickets OULU – HELSINKI with Norwegian Airlines.
  • Three (3) overnights at Metsahirvas hotel in Rovaniemi.
  • Two (2) overnights at a 4* hotel in Helsinki.
  • Use of the sauna in the hotels.
  • Use of the pool in all hotels (where available).
  • Buffet breakfast daily.
  • Dinner daily.
  • Meals daily.
  • Lunch at Ice Restaurant in the village of Santa Claus.
  • Transfer and visit to Santa Claus village in Rovaniemi.
  • Arctic Circle Certificate.
  • Snowmobile excursion with special clothes and boots.
  • Reindeer farm visit and Reindeer sleigh ride.
  • Husky dogs farm visit and Husky sleigh ride.
  • Transportation as mentioned in the program.
  • Transportation to Santa Park with optional entrance (36 € adult / 30 € child 3 to 12 years / child up to 3 years free admission).
  • Transportation and entrance to the Ranua zoo.
  • Transportation and entrance to Arktikum museum.
  • Entrance to Snowman World in Santa Claus village.
  • Specialized local leaders during the activities.
  • Greek speaking escort – leader.
  • One (1) hand luggage and One (1) luggage up to 20 kg.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Liability Insurance.
  • Information leaflet.
  • VAT.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Airport taxes and fuel surcharges of 220 €.
  • Everything that is not explicitly mentioned in the program or referred to as optional or proposed.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

  • Evening excursion to the Northern Lights.

The Northern Lights can be seen in Finnish Lapland. Our position in the Arctic Circle gives us the best chance of seeing it. Our guide will take you out of town to get to the best spots to enjoy a Finnish picnic under the lights of the North Lights.

Duration: 3 hours.

Includes: Bus transportation, excursion meal with sausages, sweets, hot drinks and informations about Northern Lights from the local guide.

Price: 69 € adult / 52 € for children from 4 to 14 years.

 

  • Optional excursion to Tallinn.

80 € adult / 60 € child up to 11 years (includes Helsinki – Tallinn – Helsinki ferry tickets, transfers to Helsinki and Tallinn, Tallinn tour, meal and dinner).

NOTES

  • Every person driving a snowmobile must be over 18 years old and have a valid driving license with him.
  • Each participant in the snowmobile safari will be given the necessary clothing and equipment including: Overalls, boots, wool socks, gloves, scarf, fullface and helmet.
  • Children up to 14 years of age sit on a sled pulling the snowmobile driven by a local escort for safety reasons.
  • For younger children it is recommended that one parent sit with the child on the sled for their comfort and safety.
  • Children over 14 years of age and over 140 cm high can sit behind their parents in a snowmobile while paying the price of an adult.
  • The program is indicative. The final trip program will be given to you three days before your departure.
  • The range of tours can be changed for better execution of the program without missing any of them.
  • Passport or new type ID is necessary for all excursions in Europe.
  • Children up to 12 years old are travelling only with passport.

Information and Reservations:

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210 89 86 157  and  210 89 86 158

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