Finland : Helsinki >> Igloo stay - Ivalo - Rovaniemi - Yllas | 29th Dec'22 - 7th Jan'23 

Helsinki 2 night >> Yllas 4 nights >> Rovaniemi 4 Nights >> Helsinki 

 

  • Backpacking trip - you travel with a budget,  stay in backpack hostels with other travelers coming from different countries, you explore the culture of the different country, explore the city - either by walking or by local transport, try the different local cuisine, enjoy the nightlife.

  • Hostels - Where you stay are a very social hostel, so it's not only about meeting people from India but also people from the rest of the world.

  • Trip Description - Travel + Meet new people + See city like a tourist + Socialize + Explore + Eat + Walk + Dance + Drink + Enjoy 

  • Couples/Sole Female travelers are welcome but keep note you would be staying in backpack hostels where you would be staying in mixed dorms of either 6/8/10 beds shared by both males and females. Hostels have common bathrooms as well. 

  • Solo female travelers - please let us know at the time of booking if you want to stay in an only Female dorm.

  • Trip cost -  198,000 INR Inclusive of GST per person

  • Minimum group size: 12, Max group size: 14 

  • The trip can be customized as per your dates, and budget. Please reach out on the email or number mentioned.

  • For itinerary queries please contact naman.mayoite@traveltodiscover.co or call at 9741000732.

Utsjoki -II
Helsinki Winters
Rock Church , Helsinki
Pori
Rovaniemi
Lapland
Utsjoki -I
Utsjoki Winter Night

Trip Itinerary

 

Memories of Last Northern Lights - Dec 2016 - LINK 

 

Memories of Last Northern Lights - Dec 2017 - LINK  

 

Memories of Last Northern Lights - Dec 2018 - LINK1  LINK 2 

 

  • The trip starts in Helsinki. All travelers have to reach Helsinki by afternoon or evening.

  • The meeting point for all is the Hostel.

Day 1: The trip starts in Helsinki 

  • The meeting point for all travelers is the Helsinki Backpack hostel. You need to reach Helsinki by 29th Dec afternoon or evening.

  • Stay In Backpack Hostel - The hostel would be centrally located and would be close to all the places we would be exploring. The capital city has a lot to offer.

  • Explore the main street of Aleksanterinkatu

  • Evening - head to the center to the good local bar and enjoy the night with some beers and get to know this city more.

  • The night is all yours.

Day 2: Helsinki / Overnight train to Rovaniemi

  • We know Finns are coffee lovers - Breakfast and ...

  • Let's do a little sightseeing - for all art and architecture lovers - the Kiasma museum is great

  • We explore one of the most beautiful churches in Helsinki - not to be missed - Temppeliauko Church or known as Rock Church

  • For food /Lunch, we head to the Kallio district 

  • Later we explore some beautiful streets of Finland and try to get our hands on some good stuff all depending on your taste.

  • Evening we chill at Old market square and enjoy more of this beautiful city

  • Drinks and food

  • Overnight train to kakslauttanen

Day 3: kakslauttanen - Igloo resort 

  • Early morning reach Rovaniemi

  • Transfer by bus from Rovaniemi to kakslauttanen igloo resort 

  • Reach by afternoon - check-in - relax and enjoy the beautiful resort 

  • Evening enjoy the New Year's dinner at the Kakslauttanen resort  

  • The night is all yours, look above for Northern lights  

Day 4: kakslauttanen / Ivalo 

  • Breakfast at the resort 

  • Afternoon move from the resort to Ivalo  - Ivalo is a village on the Ivalo River in Lapland, in northern Finland. It’s known as a gateway to Saariselkä, an arctic resort area to the south.

  • Check-in 

  • Explore Ivalo 

  • Evening at leisure 

Day 5: Ivalo 

  • Breakfast at the apartment 

  • Start your day with a tour of a snowmobile or husky ride exploring the Ivalo and different regions around

  • Lunch 

  • Afternoon free to explore

  • Evening head for a Northern lights tour 

Day 6: Ivalo / Rovaniemi 

Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland, is home to an eclectic – and unusual – array of museums

  • Breakfast in Ivalo

  • After breakfast head to Rovaniemi

  • Stay In Backpack Hostel - The hostel would be centrally located and would be close to all the places we would be exploring.

  • After settling in we admire the ätkänkynttilä, Finland’s oldest cable-stayed bridge made in 1989 and crosses Finland’s longest river, Ounasjoki, which runs for 299.6 kilometers. At the night is more beautiful.

  • Northern Lights chase tour in the evening 

Day 7: Rovaniemi - Lapland - Santa Claus Village 

  • Today, without wasting time we head to meet Santa Claus.

  • Head to Santa Claus village 

  • Lunch 

  • Post Lunch  you are free to explore this beautiful city by yourself or head to Ranua Zoo or go for like snowmobiling, a husky ride, or a Sauna experience

  • Evening we head out for some more Northern Lights if possible

Day 8 & 9 & 10 - Rovaniemi / Yllas - Lapland 

  • Breakfast 

  • After breakfast head to Yllas 

  • Reach by afternoon

  • Check-in into a very beautiful hostel which is right in the middle of nature

  • Leisure time

  • Evening head out for a self-Northern light chase tour  - optional activity 

  • You can also try cross country Skiing

  • Get to know the basics of Skiing as it has a ski resort, and go for Cross-country skiing 

  • Fat biking and exploring on your own or Go for husky rides 

  • Enjoy the Sauna at stay / Relax in the middle of nature 

  • Visit the beautiful village of Äkäslompolo 

  • Free Days to relax in nature

Day 11: Head home trip gets over here - A tuff Goodbye or let us know we will help you in planning your travel in Europe.

  • Breakfast 

  • Check out 

  • You have a free day exploring Yllas - Take a day trip to Levi

  • Evening return flight to Helsinki

Inclusions: 

  • Guidebook Finland

  • Mixed dorm in Helsinki ( breakfast NOT included )

  • Stay in a small glass igloo at Kakslauttanen with New Year's Dinner and breakfast included

  • Private room in Ivalo breakfast included

  • Private room in Rovaniemi breakfast included

  • Private room in Yllas with basic breakfast included

  • Overnight train from Helsinki to Rovaniemi

  • Bus transfer from Rovaniemi to kakslauttanen

  • Bus transfer from Kakslauttanen to Ivalo

  • Bus transfer from Ivalo to Rovaniemi

  • Bus transfer from Rovaniemi to Yllas

  • Flight from Yllas  to Helsinki with checked baggage ( refundable )

  • Northern Light chase tour in Rovaniemi

  • Assistance with the visa for the full documentation

Exclusions:

  • Flights from India to Finland both way

  • Travel Insurance

  • Visa fees

  • Breakfast in Helsinki  

  • Lunch & dinner and drinks at all times 

  • Anything not mentioned 

  • Internal travel in the city and transfers from stations and airports 

  • Due to bad weather - if any route changes or plan changes -- the extra cost would be incurred individually *

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Terms & Conditions

 

  • You are an adult and you have to take full responsibility for yourself at all times and respect other cultures.

  •  If you are caught doing anything illegal you would be facing the consequences alone, travel to discover will not come into the picture.

  • You have to follow all the instructions told by the trip leader at all times.

  • When you are traveling alone you have to tell the team about your whereabouts.

  • You have to abide by all the rules and regulations of another country.

  • You would be traveling with other people, you have to respect everyone's privacy.

  • We have a plan/itinerary for the whole trip but some things might get changed according to the situation please be prepared.(like flight delays etc)

  • No refund in case of cancellation of flights or interconnecting flights/trains.

  • We would be staying in a backpacker hostel all the time and would be sharing the room with other people, you are responsible for your own stuff and yourself

Refunds & Cancellation Policy

Refund / Cancellation - You can cancel the trip anytime you want - The refund processing time is 15-20 days 

Your package cost Minus  (15k + Taxes + All the tickets booked either Hostels, trains, buses, tours  your name cancellation charges ( Be Assured all details of cancellation would be given to you )) 

Let's Go Somewhere-----Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost-----To Travel Is To Live ~

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