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Santa's Aurora

An Unforgettable Lapland Experience
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A little extra magic sprinkled on top. Woosh around on a snowmobile safari, step into the Santa's Elves Workshop and enjoy an extended husky sled ride. Travel by reindeer and follow the magical glow trail to find Santa. You’ll dine at a Wilderness Dinner and sleep under the Northern Lights

Our Santa’s Aurora package is available to book for 2 or 3 nights. Below is a sample itinerary of what you can expect on our magical 2 night Lapland holiday.

You'll fly into the heart of Lapland, then it's a short coach ride to Saariselkä. It's 200km above the Arctic Circle so it'll feel like you're on another planet. Day 1 Your first glimpse of Lapland You'll fly into the heart of Lapland, then it's a short coach ride to Saariselkä. It's 200km above the Arctic Circle so it'll feel like you're on another planet.
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A warm welcome
As you arrive you’ll fill up on an afternoon tea, plus we'll make sure you're all suited and booted in our complimentary thermal snowsuits. You’ll feel cosy and warm wherever you explore, now it’s time for an adventure.
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Wilderness dinner
In the evening, you’ll head off to enjoy your wilderness dinner in a traditional Lappish kota (similar to a teepee). After dinner huddle around a crackling fire, and toast tasty marshmallows.
Reindeer sleigh ride
Reindeer ride
Then, meet your local Sami guide and friendly reindeer for a wonderful sleigh ride through the other-worldly forests of Lapland - you’ve never seen scenery quite like this. Keep warm, cuddled together under the blankets.
It’s time. Follow the elves and travel the same way they do - by husky and reindeer. Can you follow Santa's magical glow trail that he leaves behind wherever he goes to his secret cabin? Day 2 The search for Santa It’s time. Follow the elves and travel the same way they do - by husky and reindeer. Can you follow Santa's magical glow trail that he leaves behind wherever he goes to his secret cabin?
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Extra long husky ride
'Mush! Mush!'... is how you’ll be commanding the huskies on your extended sled ride, swooshing through the snow in style. A grown-up will drive while the kids cosy up in the sled, and the huskies race you off into the magical forest.
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Visit the Elves Workshop
Step into the all-new Santa’s Elves Workshop and discover what our cheeky elves really get up to as they help Santa get ready for Christmas. Become part of the magic and join them for an adventure full of mischief and festive fun.
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Snow and ice activities
It’s not a proper Christmas without playing in the crunchy soft snow. Try kick-sledding, snow-hockey, and mini skidoo rides. And top it all off with some more tobogganing. The best bit? Have as many goes as you like.
family being led by sami guide and reindeer
Follow the glow to find Santa
Take your very own reindeer sleigh through the snowy forest. Santa leaves a magical glow trail behind, can you see it? Not far now. Then, the moment arrives. You've reached your destination for a private meeting. Santa's secret cabin awaits… is he inside? As you step in, there's a delightful surprise: every child receives a gift from Santa's sack, adding an extra touch of magic to your special visit!
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Time to relax
Head back to Saariselkä, it’s time for dinner in your hotel to reminisce and share stories. The rest of the evening is yours for snowy adventures - go tobogganing, or book another activity. Keep an eye out for the greatest natural show on earth - the Northern Lights - from the comfort of your room.
Take the chance to explore the snowy, enchanting scenery. Day 3 There's still time for a little more magic Take the chance to explore the snowy, enchanting scenery.
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Snowmobile rides
Before heading home, hop on a thrilling snowmobile through the wintry forest with your family. And the best part is, it's included in your Aurora package. The grown-ups get to bring out their inner child by having a go at driving, while the kids sit back to take it all in. Don’t forget your driving licence!
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More Snow Fun
Enjoy some extra time playing in the snow and whooshing on your toboggan before it's time to go home.
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Home sweet home
Then it's time to soak up one last look - you might think it was all a dream tomorrow. Say your goodbyes to this magical land, and take a short coach ride back to the airport.

Fancy more snow fun?

All of our experiences are available as 3 night trips with 4 days to experience more magic. Another day in the dreamworld of Lapland, with a host of extraordinary adventures.

Our optional adventures can be booked on our 2 and 3 night trips. On Santa’s Magic, the Northern Lights adventures, if pre-booked, will usually take place on the first evening, while most of our other adventures can be booked for your free day or the morning of your last day. In all cases, excursion dates and times will be confirmed locally once you’ve arrived.

  • An extra day for family time in the snow. Husky and reindeer rides, thrilling snowmobiles, a spot of skiing, or a hunt for the Northern Lights. The choice is yours.
    Optional Adventures
  • Northern lights in Lapland
    Northern Lights Adventures
    Hunt for the greatest show on earth, by snowmobile, car or husky.
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    Husky Rides
    'Mush' your way through the snow behind the eager huskies you made friends with. Head for a longer trip this time.
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    Reindeer Rides
    A tranquil, calming trip through the fresh snow with the animals who get Santa around.
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    Snowmobile Trips
    See a part of the world untouched by humans, take a snowmobile into the wilderness with your guide.
  • Explore a little more, make magical memories in this other-worldly wilderness. You're spoilt for choice.
    See for yourself

What's included in Santa's Aurora?

Get to Lapland

Flights, transfers and half-board accommodation in your choice of two accomodations.

Activities

A full day of activities including a husky and reindeer ride and a private meeting with Santa.

Snowsuits

We'll provide you with a thermal suit, thermal outdoor boots, woolen socks and thermal mittens to keep warm in snowy Saariselkä.

A well organised holiday from the start to the end. The Santa’s Lapland staff could not be faulted, they were helpful, cheerful and knowledgeable about the accommodation and excursions. A fabulous holiday that we would definitely recommend to anyone
Rebecca
Santa's Holiday Club, Saariselka, Lapland, December 2022

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A luxurious spot at the top of the fell, with rooms that make the most of the Northern Lights. Extra special is the glass cabins where you can sleep under the stars.
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Santa's Glass Cube Cabins
A one-of-a-kind adventure in a breath-taking location. Spend your time relaxing in the warmth and comfort of your own personal cabin, overlooking beautiful stretches of the Lapland wilderness.
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The Complete Lapland Package

Flights, transfers, half-board accommodation, a fun-filled activity trip and snowsuits are all included.

The Perfect Location

A remote spot in the far north of Finland, 200km above the Arctic Circle among the snowy trees of Saariselkä.

Price Match Promise

If you are yet to book, and you find your Santa’s Lapland holiday cheaper elsewhere, we’ll price match it.

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