A joyful day with riverboat cruise to a handicraft workshop, visit to a reindeer farm and Santa Claus Village
This day is filled with the magic of Lapland. Starting out on a riverboat that takes you to your first destination by the river Ounasjoki. Onshore you will discover what's inside the wooden walls of a traditional Lappish home, as a local family warmly welcomes you to their home and a handicraft workshop. Continuing the journey, the boat will take you to the reindeer farm located by the river Ounasjoki. At the farm you will be served a lunch, become familiar with reindeer herding, and take part in a ceremonial crossing of the Arctic Circle. Afternoon the day continues by car to the Santa Claus Village, where you will have an opportunity to meet the most famous Finn, Santa Claus himself. Take your time to wander around the village dotted with Finnish design and souvenir shops.
Riverboat cruise, guidance in English, reindeer farm visit, lunch, home visit, program transfers, Santa Claus Village
Please inform us of any food allergies. Possibility to buy local products and souvenirs.
Vegetable purée soup
Sautéed reindeer with mashed potatoes, lingonberries, pickeled cucumber
Lappish pastry, coffee / tea
Please notice that the meeting/pick-up times for the excursion vary depending on the meeting/pick-up point you have chosen, so we kindly ask you to check carefully the correct time from your ticket attached to the confirmation e-mail.
Meeting point : Lapland Safaris Rovaniemi Safari Office / Scandic Pohjanhovi reception
Pickup is offered in following places
- Arctic Treehouse Hotel reception
- In front of Arctic Circle Information (for guests staying in Santa Claus Holiday Village, Glass Resort and Nova Skyland Hotel)
- Lapland Hotels Ounasvaara Chalets reception
- Lapland Hotels Sky Ounasvaara reception
- Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle reception
- Santasport reception