Our winter tale is a long journey that combines the countries Germany, Belgium, and Holland. You won’t be able to get enough of our tour of “A Winter’ Dream in Holland, Belgium and Germany” with the Nicko Spirit Ship, which were designed in a very modern way…
Day 1 / 8 January 2023 / Sunday ISTANBUL – ROVANIEMI
Meeting at Istanbul Airport International Terminal at 06:30 in the morning. After the ticket, baggage and passport procedures, departure to Rovaniemi with Turkish Airlines flight TK 1749 and arrival in Rovaniemi at 13.00 local time after a direct flight of 4 hours and 30 minutes. With our private bus, we supply the thermal clothing we need during our stay in Lapland. Then we transfer to our hotel, settle into our rooms and end our first day. Dinner and overnight at Santa Claus Hotel.
Day 2 / January 9, 2023 / Monday ROVANIEMI – KEMI – ROVANIEMI
Journey Through the Glaciers with the Icebreaker Ship
After breakfast at our hotel, we depart for Kemi, the port city 1.5 hours away, by our private vehicle. After our arrival in Kemi, we have our lunch and then we sail on the Sampo Icebreaker Ship, which will be remembered as one of your unforgettable winter voyages among the ice in the North Bothnia Gulf. In Europe’s largest icy area, our guests can swim in the icy sea with the special clothes to be given to them. At the end of the tour, our certificates will be given by the ship captain. Transfer to our hotel in Rovaniemi at the end of the tour. After a short rest, we have our dinner at a local restaurant, Restaurant Nili. Overnight at our hotel.
Day 3 / 10 January 2023 / Tuesday ROVANIEMI
Husky and Reindeer Safari, Snowmobile
After breakfast at the hotel, we put on our special clothes in the company of our safari guide and move to the Husky farm with snowmobiles. After our Husky safari experience, which will provide unforgettable moments, we are moving to the Reindeer Farm with snowmobiles. We will be greeted by Sami, the local people of Lapland, and after learning about the Sami culture and breeding of reindeer and learning the technique of riding sledges pulled by reindeer, we take a small tour with these sledges. We take our lunch at the Husky farm. At the end of the tour, we return to our hotel. We have our dinner at Snowland Igloo Restaurant. Overnight at our hotel.
Day 4 / 11 January 2023 / Wednesday ROVANIEMI
Northern Lights Discovery
After breakfast at the hotel, we go to Santa Claus Village, where the North Pole Line crosses. Here, you can take a photo with Santa Claus, send your loved ones postcards that they can reach at Christmas time, or buy souvenirs in your free time. After the pleasant time we will spend in Santa Claus Village, we go to Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle Hotel, one of the most special hotels in the region. After the ice hotel tour and dinner at a local restaurant, we meet with our local guide and set off for our Northern Lights Safari. After a journey of about 15-20 minutes, we arrive at the campsite where we will observe the Northern Lights, one of the magnificent natural events, for two hours. While sipping our hot drinks around the campfire, we are exploring the Northern Lights. Overnight at Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle Hotel.
Day 5 / 12 January 2023 / Thursday ROVANIEMI – ISTANBUL
After breakfast at our hotel, we transfer to Rovaniemi Airport. Following the customs, ticket and passport procedures, we depart for Istanbul at 17.40 with Turkish Airlines flight numbered TK 801 and arrive in Istanbul at 22.45 local time. WELCOME…