Your day begins in Santa Claus Village where you can go and meet Santa Claus in his chamber. Early birds get the worm, so getting early to the Arctic Circle means less crowds and best experience. Visiting Santa Claus’ Main Post Office is also a must and it is located right here, in Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle. You will find out that an amazing number of letters that are coming in daily from all over the world. Before we leave the village, you will have time for own explorations and to do some shopping in the boutiques and souvenir shops.
We gather for delicious soup lunch after the Santa Claus Village experience, this is the perfect time for you to share experiences with your fellow travellers and your guide.
The tour continues to a reindeer farm by snowmobiles. At the farm, you will get to know the reindeer and their daily life, and of course experience a nice ride in a reindeer sleigh (500 m) before coffee-time (coffee / tea and Lappish cookies).
Snowmobile safari (2 people / snowmobile), visit program at reindeer farm, soup lunch, Santa Claus Village visit, winter gear, guide services and transfers.
Casual winter clothing and winter hat. Provided outfit includes thermal overall, boots, woollen socks, mittens, helmet for snowmobiling.
Pick-up transfers & durations
All our safaris include pick-up service from Rovaniemi city center, Santa Claus Village and Ounasvaara. From hotels and accommodations in and around Rovaniemi city center, the guests are asked to walk to our safari house. From the safari-house we shuttle to our snowmobile resort 10 min away or depart for the excursion.
The mentioned duration of the safari is the actual time of the excursion. The total duration is app. 60-90 minutes longer than the mentioned duration, as we transfer and equip you. The exact time for pick-ups will be advised at the time of booking.
All daily departures are available throughout the winter season, or due to prevailing weather and snow conditions. Daily Departures are operated for min 2 persons paying the adult fare (2 persons / snowmobile). Private excursions are available for min 6 persons (adult fare 2 persons / snowmobile). To book a private tour, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All excursions are available as private for the price of min 6 adults (2 persons / snowmobile fare applies on safaris). NB! At reindeer and husky farms, the clients share the slots with other guests also on private reservations.
Two-hour husky safari Meet the Huskies, Premium Combo, Snowmobiles and Huskies Galore, Meet the Reindeer and Highlights of your Arctic Journey are available on a fully private basis for min.10 adults (husky) and min. 8 adults (reindeer).
Our snowmobiles are locally produced, BRP Lynx Rave and Xtrim models. We have selected this model, as they are extremely comfortable to drive and as they are gentle to the environment, they are practically smoke and smell free.
Children travel in a sledge pulled by the guide’s snowmobile. In case a child prefers to travel as a passenger of a snowmobile, he / she must be tall enough to reach the handles and treads and strong enough to hold on tight. When a child travels on the snowmobile and not in a sledge pulled by a snowmobile, adult price (2 person / snowmobile) applies.
The snowmobiles and you as the snowmobile driver or passenger are covered by our insurance. The self-liability on damage of snowmobiles is max. 1 500 € / snowmobile. With a self-liability waiver (25 €) you reduce the self-liability to max 350 € / snowmobile. Every safari starts with instructions on driving and safety.
You will always be kitted with proper winter gear: thermal overall, boots, woollen socks, balaclavas and gloves or mittens for our safaris and excursions. Your own jacket and shoes remain at the safari house during the tour.
Arctic Lifestyle reserves the right to change the price, program, inclusions and duration of each excursion, due to weather conditions and unexpected occurrences.
Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages available at additional cost
Single driving supplement and self-liability waiver available for adults as extras
Meeting point : Santa Claus Village area
Pickup is offered in following places
- Santa Claus Village area
- Chalet Hotel Ounasvaara (20 min before start time)
- Arctic TreeHouse Hotel (20 min before start time)
- Lapland Hotel Sky Ounasvaara (45 min before start time)
- City center hotels (meet at Koskikatu 12 in front of Visit Rovaniemi – 30 min before departure)
- Santa Sport (45 min before start time)