Amazing New Year in Rovaniemi 2024-2025

Rovaniemi, Finland
From 1710 €
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Welcome New Year in wonderful Lapland

Rovaniemi is known as the capital of Lapland, Finland. It is located on the Arctic Circle. As a
travelling destination Rovaniemi is especially known as the home of Santa Claus, where the magic
of Lapland, arctic nature and modern city with good services are all in a same city. Holiday in
Rovaniemi is a versatile combination of adventures such as safaris and exploring the nature.
During winter and kaamos time (the darkest and most magical time of the year) you can enjoy
driving a snowmobile in a wintry forest or on top an icy river and other activities.

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Price includes


  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfasts and dinners, wi-fi
  • Excursions as mentioned in the itinerary, English guiding
  • Evening sauna at the Santa Claus Hotel
  • Airport transfers are private basis
  • Winter clothing included during your stay.
  • Husky safari 10km on Day 2 includes: program transfers, thermal outfit, guidance in English, husky farm visit, 10km husky safari, information about huskies, hot beverage
  • New Year’s Party on Day 2 includes: Program transfers, thermal outfit, guidance in English, welcome drink, fortune telling, snow disco, dance shows, fireworks
  • Aurora snowmobile safari on Day 3 includes: thermal outfit, guidance in English, snowmobiling 2 person/snowmobile, fuel, traffic insurance, snack by the fire, information about Northern lights, hot beverage.
  • All taxes and mandatory service charges


Services NOT included:

  • Any flights, international nor domestic
  • Personal expenditures
  • Extra meals and drinks
  • Voluntary tips for guides and drivers



Minimum 2 persons

  • Child discount 50 % sharing room with 2 adults


  • Chance to see the Aurora Borealis
  • Meet Santa Claus in person
  • Meet huskies and learn about the husky farm
  • New Year’s Eve gala dinner
  • Chance to experience the Finnish sauna


Santa's Hotel Santa Claus ****

Korkalonkatu 29, Rovaniemi

Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus is a modern hotel in the heart of Rovaniemi and offers high quality accommodation, restaurants and conference services.

Superior room
Superior rooms are bit larger than standard rooms, from 22 to 32 sqm. The rooms have a twin bed, and two extra beds can be made on a sofa. Most of the rooms are facing south or west.
The basic amenities of all room types are: TV, minibar, internet access, safety box, adjustable heating, air-conditioning, electric kettle, ironing board, trouser press, bathtub, shower, hair dryer

Pidätämme oikeudet mahdollisiin hinta-, aikataulu- ja ohjelmamuutoksiin. Pidätämme myös oikeuden matkatoimistosta riippumattomista syistä tehtävään hinnantarkastukseen esim. polttoaine-, viranomais- tai lentoverokustannusten noustessa.

Suosittelemme, että kaikilla osanottajilla on koko matkan keston voimassa oleva henkilökohtainen matkavakuutus sisältäen peruutusturvan.

Matkan hinta edellyttää ryhmän minimikoon täyttymistä. Ryhmämatkasta poikkeavien yksittäisten matkustajien lento- tai majoitusvarauksien ym. palveluiden muutoksista veloitamme 100 € muutoskulut / muutos ja lisäksi palveluntarjoajien perimät kulut.

Vastuullinen matkanjärjestäjä on kotimainen Oy Kon-Tiki Tours Ltd / Kon-Tiki Sport Travel Oy, joka kuuluu Kilpailu- ja kuluttajaviraston ylläpitämään matkanjärjestäjärekisteriin (1929/00/Mj Mv, SMAL 39610) noudattaen kaikkia matkailualan yleisiä valmismatkaehtoja. Matkojemme erityisluonteen, kuljetusmuotoa koskevien poikkeuksellisten määräysten (mm. reittilentojen varaus- ja myyntiehdot), poikkeuksellisten majoitusehtojen sekä matkakohteen erityisolojen vuoksi sovellamme lisäksi erityisehtoja, joista asiakas saa tiedot matkan laskun liitteenä. Erityisehdot myös verkkosivuillamme

Lue räätälöidyn ryhmämatkan erityisehdot ennen matkan varausta
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Travel program


The days in the itinerary are examples. Daily programs may change to another day according to your travel dates.

DAY 1 /Arrival in Rovaniemi (D)

On your first day in Rovaniemi, in the lively capital of Lapland, you will have private transfer from Rovaniemi airport to your accommodation Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus. The hotel is situated in the city centre, close to all services.
Take some time to settle down and enjoy the beautiful wintry city view from the hotel’s window. If you wish to go to the sauna and relax after the journey, you can easily enjoy the sweet warmth of Santa Claus Hotel’s evening sauna. It will give you a good night sleep and a fresh start for the coming day.

Half Board Buffet Dinner

DAY 2 / New Year’s Eve (B,D)

Scandinavian buffet breakfast 7:00-10:00

12:45- 15:15 HUSKY SAFARI 10KM
Wintertime safari with husky teams. After a short drive from town, you’ll arrive at a husky farm, where these friendly dogs will bark an enthusiastic welcome to you. Before departing on the safari, you will be given instruction on how to control the sleds. Once you return to the farm, enjoy some hot berry juice by an open fire and chat away with the head musher about these amazing northern animals.
Decorating Christmas trees and gingerbreads at Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus. Santa Claus will visit the Hotel Santa Claus in the evening. Small gift for children from the Hotel and max. one gift/child from the family (reasonable size gift).

New Year’s Eve Gala Buffet Dinner
Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus welcomes you to join the gala dinner on the 31st of December.

At Lapland’s magical border of the Arctic Circle, the festivities will be held for welcoming the New Year. Fire, ice, darkness, snow, lights, music, dance – are the combined elements that create a magical event for the whole family.
The mysterious fortune tellers fuel the atmosphere as the New Year approaches – Santa Claus himself will also pay us a visit! A giant snow disco, snow bars, mighty fireworks display and the spectacular New Year Dance Show definitely conjure up a memorable entirety. Participate in Finnish New Year traditions and get ready to have your fortune told by the tellers. The event will take place by the snowy banks of the Ounas River, in an idyllic winter setting.

DAY 3 / New Year’s Day (B,D)

Start the New Year 2020 with a delicious Scandinavian buffet breakfast at the hotel restaurant. Enjoy the feeling of excitement and wait for the new adventures ahead of you!
Free time for optional excursions

Scan the arctic night sky on a snowmobile looking for the Northern Lights
Experience the Arctic night by driving through the snowcovered forest and on the frozen river. With a little luck, you’ll travel under a bright sky lit by the moon and the stars. Perhaps the Aurora Borealis – the Northern Lights – will appear to show you the way. Sip warm beverages and savor a snack by a campfire and learn more about the Northern Lights and Lapland.
Half Board buffet dinner at the hotel restaurant

DAY 4 Departure day (B)

Complimentary luggage storage at Hotel Santa Claus

The check-out time is at 11:00 so if you have an afternoon flight there is a complimentary luggage storage at the hotel. Transfer to the airport. It’s time to say goodbye to the capital of Lapland and the city of Santa Claus that was lucky to have you. Hope you had an incredible holiday and we hope to see you soon again!