Lapland Summer Holiday
Small Group Lapland Summer Holiday
Lapland Summer Holiday is for you if you wish to explore arctic nature and Lappish (Sami) culture, and take part in a wide range of activities during warmer and less crowded months. Whether it’s admiring the midnight sun, meeting Arctic animals, picking wild berries or hiking, we’ve got you covered.
This itinerary was created by local experts to give you the best chance to see the highlights of Lapland. It is ready to be customised to suit your budget, interests and tastes so you can make the most out of your trip on your own terms and departing whenever you choose.
The average group size for the included tours is 8 people, making our trips sustainable and letting you enjoy Lapland in a more authentic and respectful way. There’s a minimum amount of people required for this trip to take place.
Lapland Summer Holiday Itinerary
On your arrival at the airport a driver will wait for you in the arrivals hall holding a sign with your name on it and will drive you to your accommodation. The journey takes about 10 minutes.
If you arrive early and would like to do some additional activities or find information on where to eat and what to do and see, check out our destinations page. If you’d like to add any additional tours or activities to your Lapland Summer Holiday package, please let us know.
Photo: Arktikum Rovaniemi
You’ll start your day with a tour of Rovaniemi city. Visit different points of interest and learn about the history, architecture and other aspects of local life. Afterwards you have a chance to meet Santa Claus in his village office, and visit the Official Santa’s Post Office where you can write and send letters to friends and family. After the post office, receive your certificate of crossing the arctic circle and of course you will have time for souvenirs and shops, there are a lot of them. Duration of Rovaniemi and Santa Claus tour is around 4 hours.
Photo: Visit Rovaniemi/Visit Finland
Free time: After the tour you can stay in Santa’s Village to explore it more or head back to Rovaniemi and visit the Arktikum museum. You can find a full list of things to do and see during your Lapland summer vacation on our destination page. Whether it’s floating on a beautiful lake or paddling on the lakes and rivers and trying to spot birds and little mammals, we got you covered. If you’d like to add any of these to your Arctic vacation package, please contact us for more information.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Your Finnish Lapland summer holiday won’t be complete without meeting the Arctic animals. Your day will start with a drive to the Husky kennel where you get to meet the photogenic dogs. Use this opportunity and take as may photos as you can. During the visit you will get to walk around the husky kennel and learn about the every day life of the dogs and their breeders.
After that you will have a chance to meet reindeer. We have carefully chosen one of the most traditional reindeer farms where you will meet the reindeer herder family. You will explore everyday life in the farm, get to feed the reindeer and hear some great stories and facts about reindeer herding in Lapland and how it is an integral part of the nature and culture in Northern Finland. Duration of the reindeer and husky tour is about 5 hours.
Photo: Harri Tarvainen/Visit Finland
Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Today you will visit the beautiful Pyhä-Luosto national park. The national park consists of a fells chain (“tunturi“), which offers impressive landscapes that you cannot find in Rovaniemi area. First you will do a 2.5km hike to the top of Lampivaara hill. It takes about 30-40 minutes to get there.
This is a unique place in Lapland, hidden inside one of the hills. You will then learn more about local geology, the formation of the precious amethyst and the story of the mine. At the end of the visit, you will dig the soil to find your own amethyst that you can keep! Duration of the Amethyst Mine tour is around 6 hours.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Today it’s time to say goodbye and end our Lapland summer holiday. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport for your departing flight.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Interested in a private Lapland summer holiday package instead? Contact us for more information and a personalised offer.
The Package Includes
- Airport transfers
- Breakfast each morning at your hotel, plus any meals indicated in the itinerary
- English Speaking local guides
- Rovaniemi and Santa Claus Tour
- Husky and Reindeer Tour
- Amethyst Mine Tour
- Highly personalised itinerary planning
- 24/7 support from local staff
The Package Excludes
- International flights
- Tips for services and experiences
- Personal charges such as laundry, phone calls, SIM cards or room service
- Additional sightseeing, activities and experiences outside of your itinerary
- Meals (other than breakfast if included in room rate and other meals listed as included in the itinerary).
- Travel Insurance
- COVID Vaccinations Pre Arrival
- Departure COVID Testing. If required which we can help organise
* EUR per person, based on double occupancy. Prices are subject to change.
The final price will vary and is based on the month of travel.