Unmissable Summer Activities in Rovaniemi (3 Days)

Welcome to Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland and official hometown of Santa Claus! This 3-day activity holiday package has been designed to let you enjoy all the must do activities of Rovaniemi in summertime! The activity package may be booked with accommodation or independently ; a selection of hotel options is presented in connection with this summer package.

 

 

Quick Info

Type: Summer Package
Location: Rovaniemi, Finland

Duration: 3 days
The program is customizable.
Activities in small groups.

 

LOCATION

Rovaniemi (Finland)

 

INCLUDED

Guide, activities in small groups, accommodation in option, meals as mentioned, etc.

DURATION

3 days (can be adapted)

AVAILABLE

From May to October

PRICING

The pricing depends on the activities choosen, and the number of participants. Please contact us for a quote.

DESCRIPTION

DAY 1 – WATER SPORT & CULTURE

Welcome to Lapland! On your first day, you will explore the water of Rovaniemi and the local cultures.

The day starts with a Canoe Trip to enjoy Lapland in summertime! This is the best outdoor activity in summer. During the experience, you will enjoy paddling your own canoe on a quiet lake away from Rovaniemi area.  This activity allows you to connect with the beautiful arctic nature while enjoying some gentle exercise.

After the paddling time, you will stop and eat a small snack with hot drinks. 

The afternoon will be left free ; we recommend to use that free time to visit the Santa Claus Village.

As “night” comes, prepare yourself for a memorable Finnish Legends & Tales evening around the fire! This story-telling experience will offer you an opportunity to learn more about Finnish culture, traditions and local history. While sharing his knowledge, your guide will even cook some pancakes around the open fire!

Depending on your time of arrival, it is possible to postpone the canoe trip to the afternoon instead of morning.

canoe trip summer
Legend tales finland rovaniemi

DAY 2 – CULTURAL DAY

 

On this second day you will discover two experiences that are an integral part of the Finnish culture.

In the morning you will go on a Fatbike Trip to the Reindeer FarmReindeer is probably the most iconic animal of Lapland, it has played a significant part in local traditional lifestyle. Meeting those lovely semi-wild animals is always a unique experience for anyone visiting Rovaniemi!

During the ride to the farm you will go through forest and lappish nature for approximately 45 minutes. After that you will arrive at the Reindeer Farm for a very local experience. 

This is the best experience to enjoy reindeer farm in a eco-friendly way! 

The afternoon will be left free ; we recommend to use that free time to visit the Arktikum Museum near the city centre.

At the end of the day it will be time for a relaxing moment and try the sauna experience!
Your guide will take you into deep forests to a wilderness cabin with a log sauna. The traditional cabin has no electricity or running water ; the small lake and nature around is providing everything it needs! The place if beautiful and extremely peaceful – perfect for a relaxing moment! In summertime it’s a perfect way to observe midnight sun and the sunset colors.
Take a dip in the fresh waters before two sauna sessions, and you’ll get the very local experience! Stand up paddles (SUP) are also available to make this sauna experience even more perfect!

reindeer farm summer Rovaniemi
Sauna

DAY 3 – HIKING IN LAPLAND 

Let’s go today for a Full Day Hiking Trip to discover Lapland landscapes. The hike is always adapted to the level of the group with different difficulty options, and is usually around 10 km. The tour lasts 7h. Even without snow, Lapland is worth exploring!

The experience is designed to go through some elusive nature area or reach some viewpoints over the immense subarctic forests. Along the way, your outdoor guide will explain to you about your surroundings, the fauna and flora, footprints in the early snow or in the mud, how to use trees or mushrooms, identify the berries to eat, and some other basics of how to survive in such difficult conditions.

 
break with an open fire will also allow you to grill a typical Finnish snack with hot beverages. This is a great opportunity for your guide to show you how to build a fire in arctic conditions and answer all your questions about Lapland.
 
hike summer

DEPARTURE

All good things come to an end… After this great week, it is time to say goodbye to Lapland! Undoubtedly, the beautiful landscapes, untouched nature, lovely animals and peaceful Nordic lifestyle will give you as many reasons to come back very soon… why not in Winter or Autumn ?

WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND YOUR STAY? 

You may request to add one or several days to this program if you would like to enjoy more of Lapland.

We are always very flexible to arrange the program that best fits you! Feel free to contact us if you would like to amend this Summer program.

Canoe Autumn Lapland Rovaniemi

PRICING

We offer four differents types of pricing category for your accommodation. You may find our accommodation partner list for further information.

INFORMATION

INCLUDED

Activity
  • Activities mentioned. You may request some changes to the program. 
Others Services
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel transfers
  • Meals when mentioned
  • Transportation
  • All equipment and gear for activities
  • All taxes & handling fee

 

NOT INCLUDED

  • Flight tickets

 

PLEASE NOTE

Based on your request, our team will arrange the holiday package for you. Contact us if you want to customise the program ; we will then send you all information with a quote.

Transportation and most of the activities are in small groups. Participants will be accompanied by a professional guide during the holidays.

A minimum of 2 adult participants is required for the trip to operate. For large groups (more than 8 participants), please contact us and we can discuss a specific package.

Child can take part at this package from 12 years old.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 20% if booking is cancelled 31 days or more before departure;
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 30 days or less before departure.

BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY

HOW TO BOOK

Please send us a booking request. Our team will discuss with you about the different options, check availability for your dates and send you a quote with payment instructions.

 

PAYMENT

Payment by bank transfer and credit card are accepted.
An immediate 30% deposit payment is required to confirm the booking. Payment of the remaining 70% is required at least one month before departure.

REQUEST A QUOTE!

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