After landing at Ivalo Airport, you’ll be given thermal clothing and all the information needed for your Lapland experience. Then, it's off to your Saariselkä hotel. You can spend the rest of the day settling in and getting to know the town.
You can try a taster session of snowmobiling and husky or reindeer sleigh rides today. Afterwards, your elf guide will show you around some of the nearby buildings. There’s plenty of free time, too, so you can book yourself on to an excursion and experience your favourite taster from earlier.
It’s time to meet the big man in red. As you make your way down to Santa’s Creek through the woods, you’ll bump into reindeers and elves, before sitting down with Father Christmas himself. Come evening, you can tuck into a gala buffet accompanied by festive fireworks.
Those of you on 4-night trips will enjoy Day 3’s activities today. On Day 3, you’ll have free time to play in the snow, or book onto an excursion.
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