Cross border: Aurora Express – from Rovaniemi via Jukkasjärvi to Tromsø

Guaranteed departure with tour leader ( max. 15 pax)

FINLAND – Rovaniemi, SWEDEN – Jukkasjärvi & NORWAY – Tromsø

25th – 31th January 2021

25th January: Arrival in Rovaniemi

Arrive in Rovaniemi and transfer from the airport to your magical escape. The Arctic circle lodge is located in the beautiful wilderness area, only a 12-minute drive from Santa Claus village and 20 minutes from the city Centre. En-route, you will stop by the Wild Nordic office to pick up your thermal clothing set (overall, boots, woolen socks, gloves and a scarf if needed). You will be close to the Raudanjoki river and surrounded by lush forests and fresh air. Your home for the next two nights will be in the panorama huts, inspired by natures building materials.

Meet for dinner tonight, and get to know the rest of the group and your Haman tour leader.

Overnight in the panorama design huts

26th January: Santa Claus & Northern lights E-snowmobile

Breakfast is served in the lodge. Everyone knows that Rovaniemi is home to Santa Claus, and today you have the possibility to meet him yourself. Mid morning transfer to Santa Claus village and time at leisure. We have allocated three hours in the village – there are many things to do and much to see. We recommend lunch at the village (at your own expense).

Return back to the Arctic Circle lodge and evening at leisure.

After dinner, a special treat awaits. Get dressed and rearing to go, as you experience an electric Northern lights snowmobile. The electric snowmobile is an innovative new way to experience the Arctic without disturbing the silent peace and wintery nature, a sustainable way of experiencing the Lappish nature!  (Excursions is 3 hours)

Return back to the Arctic Circle lodge and overnight

27th January: Rovaniemi to the ICE Hotel

Breakfast is served at the Arctic circle lodge.  Soon it is time to say good-bye to Rovaniemi and Finland, as you  head North to Sweden.  The journey by coach takes approximately five hours. It will also be possible to buy something to eat and drink (own expense) during one of the stops.

Arrival at the Ice hotel in the afternoon, and check in to your warm accommodation (Kaamos rooms). If you are feeling adventurous and would like to experience a night in the ice hotel – please let us know and we can assist with your request (supplementary charge).

Dinner and overnight

28th January: ICE Hotel

Breakfast is served at the restaurant. Today is free at leisure to take in the beautiful surroundings. We highly
recommend booking our supplementary excursion; which is a dog sled tour with wilderness lunch. This chosen
excursion is 4 hours and will offer you the chance to experience this amazing location from a sled.

Dinner at the restaurant and overnight.

29th January: ICE Hotel to Tromsø

Breakfast is served at the ice hotel. After breakfast you will be transferred to the train station. Board the local
train for your journey to Narvik. This train journey is dramatic and will leave you breathless as you travel
between two countries, Sweden and Norway. The journey is approximately three and a half hours . Arrival
in Narvik and coach transfer to Tromsø. This route has been nicknamed the ‘Arctic route’. You will have the
possibility to buy something to eat and drink before the coach journey from Narvik to Tromsø. You will arrive in
Tromsø mid evening. After checking in settle down to enjoy a tasty dinner.

Overnight at the Clarion Collection Aurora hotel

30th January: Norwegian charm and Northern lights chase

Breakfast is served at the hotel. Today at leisure, as mentioned daytime excursions are available at a supplementary charge and we will be happy to pre book this for you.   Lunch at own expense.

Dinner is served at the hotel, before we depart on one of our favourite excursion.

This evening, we have left (arguably the best tour for last); enjoy a six hour private excursion in search of the Northern lights, a special twist of Norwegian charm is included. Return back to the hotel and overnight.

31st January: Departure

Breakfast is served at the hotel.

An airport bus ticket is included for your short bus journey to the airport according to you onward destination.  We hope that you have enjoyed this tour and that it has left you with positive memories of Scandinavia, and a truly magical experience of Lapland.