Description
Full Itinerary
Rates

Description

Type of Tour: Individually tailored tour
Operates: Departs Sundays or Saturdays
3 January 2021 – 18 April 2021
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Visit: Jeris
Includes:
  • Arrival & departure airport transfers in Kittilä
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Use of winter clothing
  • One entry into the upgraded Arctic Sauna World to be used anytime during stay
  • Husky safari
  • Northern Lights Workshop
  • Guided snowshoe walk
  • Ice-fishing
  • Aurora Snow Train excursion
  • Reindeer farm visit & reindeer safari
  • Winter village visit including lunch at an ice restaurant (the location of the lunch is weather-dependent, it may need to take place in a tent instead)
  • Cross-country skiing experience
  • Snowmobile safari
  • Qualified English-speaking wilderness guide
  • All day tea and coffee
  • Traditional open fire dinner as well as special Lappish dinner experiences
  • Other 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: Hotel Jeris
Snow covered Lapland

Full 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 (approximately 45min). What remains of the day will be at your leisure and dinner tonight will be in the hotel’s restaurant.
Overnight:  Hotel Jeris  (D)

DAY 2:  HUSKY ADVENTURE

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 15km safari (two persons per sled). Lunch will be served back in the hotel restaurant. In the afternoon the guide will tell you more about the fascinating phenomenon of the northern lights, and the science & myths behind them.
Overnight:  Hotel Jeris  (BLD)

DAY 3:  SNOW SHOES, ICE-FISHING AND THE AURORA SNOW TRAIN

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. In the evening it will be time for a special highlight and the most recent addition to to this tour, an excursion on the Aurora Snow Train. You will try to catch a glimpse of Scanidanvia’s most famous natural phenomenon from the warmth and comfort of a heated carriage. Along the way a stop will be made for drinks and a snack around an open fire.
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 one of the oldest reindeer farms in Finland complete with 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, however as this experience is weather-dependent it may be replaced with lunch in a traditional Finish tent (a Kota). Thereafter transfer by bus back to the hotel.
Overnight:  Hotel Jeris  (BLD)

DAY 5:  SNOWMOBILE ADVENTURE

This morning after breakfast 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; you could rent snowshoes or or skis to have another go at those experiences; or venture out to either Muonio or Levi for the day. Lunch on each day will be served in the hotel restaurant or you can opt to have a packed lunch box to take out with you. If you kept in reserve do not forget to make use of your one complimentary to the upgraded Artic Sauna World to complete your Scandinavian experience. 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
3 Jan – 19 Mar 2021 from: Kittilä – Kittilä USD 1 690 420
20 Mar – 18 Apr 2021 from: Kittilä – Kittilä USD 1 480 420
Optional supplements:
Upgrade Artic Sauna World entry to a week pass for a single adult from: EUR 55
Upgrade Artic Sauna world entry to a week pass for a single child from: EUR 30

Includes: Arrival & departure airport transfers in Kittilä; 7 nights accommodation; use of winter clothing; one entry into the upgraded Arctic Sauna World; Husky safari; Northern Lights Workshop; guided snowshoe walk; ice-fishing; Aurora Snow Train excursion; reindeer farm visit & reindeer safari; winter village visit including lunch at an ice restaurant; cross-country skiing experience; snowmobile safari; qualified English-speaking wilderness guide; all day tea and coffee; traditional open fire dinner as well as special Lappish dinner experiences; other meals as shown (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner).

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 traveller.
This tour is only suitable for children aged 5 years and older.
Cabin upgrades available depending on number of occupants.

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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