Description
Full Itinerary
Rates

Description

Type of Tour:

Individually tailored tour

Operates:

Departs Sundays or Saturdays 29 December 2018 – 21 April 2019

Duration:

8 Days / 7 Nights

Visit:

Jeris

Includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Arrival & departure airport transfers in Kittilä
  • Use of winter clothing
  • Use of arctic spa during a visit
  • Northern Lights Evening with camp fire
  • Husky and snowmobile safaris
  • Reindeer farm visit & reindeer safari
  • Winter village visit including lunch at an ice restaurant
  • Ice-fishing
  • Use of cross country equipment and snowshoes
  • Qualified wilderness guide
  • Meals as shown (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

Excludes:

  • Airfare and airport taxes
  • Any optional sightseeing tours
  • Extras at hotels and meals not mentioned
  • Travel insurance, visa cost, and tipping

Notes:

  • The tour operates with a minimum of 2 persons
  • This tour is only suitable for children aged 5 years and older
  • All services and activities are subject to weather conditions
  • A valid driver’s license is required for driving a snowmobile
  • The itinerary is subject to change; especially the days at leisure may be moved as needed. For instance, stays starting on Saturdays will have the Sunday at leisure as the scheduled activities always only begin on a Monday.

Accommodation:

Accommodation used (or similar):

  • Hotel Jeris

Full Itinerary

ITINERARY
Jeris Hotel and cabin village is situated at the shore of Lake Jeris surrounded by magical winter forests, and next to the Pallas National Park. A short walk on the lake will show you the magnificent views of the fells of the National Park. Huskies, reindeers, snowmobiles, snowshoes & cross-country skis with lunches around open campfires, in kotas and the ice restaurant are all part of the package. And once you’re done with the outside you can take some time to relax in the arctic Spa with excellent views straight from the warm indoor pools, traditional saunas and a natural ice pool.

DAY 1:  ARRIVAL
You will arrive at Kittilä airport and be transferred to Hotel Jeris (45min). Dinner will be in the hotel’s restaurant.
Overnight:  Hotel Jeris  (D)

DAY 2:  HUSKY ADVENTURE
After breakfast at the hotel you have the morning at leisure to explore your local surroundings. After lunch in the hotel restaurant you will be transferred to the local husky farm. Here you will have a chance to meet the dogs and enjoy a short tour of the farm before setting out on a 17km safari (two persons per sled). Thereafter return to the hotel.
In the evening the guide will tell you more about the fascinating phenomenon of the northern lights, and the science & myths behind them. Afterwards you can join the local guide for a walk to a prime Northern Lights viewing spot. Here you will build a camp fire, toast marshmallows and enjoy hot chocolate around the fire while waiting for the lights to hopefully make an appearance.
Overnight:  Hotel Jeris  (BLD)

DAY 3:  SNOWSHOES, KOTA LUNCH AND ICE-FISHING
After breakfast at the hotel you will experience what it is like to walk around in snowshoes, one of the oldest modes of Lapland transportation. Lunch will be served in the hotel’s restaurant. In the afternoon you will be taken to the lake so you can try your hand at some ice-fishing.  Later return to the hotel and enjoy a warm sauna before dinner.
Overnight:  Hotel Jeris  (BLD)

DAY 4:  TORASSIEPPI WINTER VILLAGE AND REINDEER
Today’s activities begin with a 10 minute bus transfer to Torassieppi Reindeer Farm. Visit a 100 year-old unique Lappish farmhouse and a small reindeer museum. Try your reindeer herder skills in lasso-throwing and by taking a 3km reindeer safari in the forest next to Pallas-Ylläs national park with a reindeer sled. Then take a short walk to the winter village with its ice restaurant, bar and sculptures. Lunch will be served in the ice restaurant. Thereafter transfer by bus back to the hotel.
Overnight:  Hotel Jeris  (BLD)

DAY 5:  SNOWMOBILE ADVENTURE
This morning after breakfast you afternoon you will get a taste of cross-country skiing. The ski tracks start right next to the hotel where the guide will teach you all the basics. Lunch will be served in the restaurant. In the afternoon you will meet the guide responsible for your snowmobile safari who will give you instructions on how to correctly handle the snowmobile and all the various safety regulations you have to observe. Then the adventure begins as you drive through snow covered forests, over frozen lakes and swamps, so basically through perfect fell scenery. The tour will cover approximately 30km and requires two persons to share a snowmobile (unless a single driver supplement is paid).
Overnight:  Hotel Jeris  (BLD)

DAY 6 – DAY 7:  TWO DAYS AT LEISURE
These next two days will be entirely at your leisure. You can relax at the hotel grounds; have another go with snow-shoes or at cross-country skiing, or venture out to either Muonio or Levi for the day. Lunch on each day will be severed in the hotel restaurant or you can opt to have a packed lunch box to take out with you. On the evening of the second leisure day there will be a special Lappish dinner at the hotel restaurant.
Overnight:  Hotel Jeris  (BLD)

DAY 8:  DEPARTURE
After breakfast at the hotel you will be transferred to Kittilä airport.  (B)

Rates

JERIS ADVENTURE WEEK

(Individually Tailored Tour, Scheduled to depart Sundays or Saturdays) – Min. 4 pass.

8 Days

7 Nights

Currency

Per Person Sharing

Single Room Supplement

4 Jan 2020 – 20 Mar 2020 from:

Kittilä – Kittilä

USD

1 620

420

21 Mar – 17 Apr 2020 from:

Kittilä – Kittilä

USD

1 410

420

Includes:7 nights accommodation, use of winter clothing, use of arctic spa during visit, Husky and snowmobile safaris, Ice fishing, Reindeer farm visit & reindeer safari, Winter Village visit, use of the cross country equipment and snowshoes, Qualified wilderness guide, meals as shown (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner), arrival & departure airport transfers.

Note: Above single supplement is for a third person wanting a single room (and includes single use of a snowmobile). This tour does not operate for a single traveler.

All rates will be converted at time of final payment according to ITT’s bank selling rates.  Please double check the final ZAR amount with us on day of payment.  All services are subject to availability at time of booking and subject to the General Terms and Conditions of ITT Inspirations Travel & Tours (PTY) LTD.

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