Experience a magical winter wonderland with the whole family. Zip through the snow on a toboggan, 'mush mush' a husky team, come face-to-face with a reindeer, spend a night in a snow hotel, and fingers crossed, catch a glimpse of the famous Northern Lights. Learn about the Laplanders way of life in the least populated part of Europe and discover how the Sami people and culture survived and flourished in this harsh environment. So rug the family up and get onboard with this unforgettable snow-filled adventure in the Arctic Circle.
Is it right for your family?
This will be a once-in-a-lifetime family adventure. Your first four nights of accommodation will be in a simple yet comfortable Scandinavian-style hotel, with a sauna and views across a frozen river. Your final night is across the Norwegian border in a snow hotel. Warm bedding is provided but you'll need to still wrap up warm and remember to bring your thermals!
Day 1 Arrive Inari
Begin this once-in-a-lifetime Arctic adventure in the picturesque village of Inari.
Days 2-4 Inari
Experience a magical winter wonderland in this icy corner of the world. Try kick-sledging, cross-country skiing or tobogganing - there are plenty of chances to hone these skills over the next few days. Venture deeper into the wilderness on an optional snowmobile trip. Learn the secrets of ice-fishing, and perhaps get the chance to speed across the flat expanse of frozen Lake Inari. Visit a local craft market and, fingers crossed, catch a glimpse of the famous luminosity of the Northern Lights. For a thrilling ride, head out to a husky camp and be pulled across the ice at high-speed by a team of hardy huskies. Learn how to 'mush mush' your husky team, and watch spectacular snow-capped scenery whizz by. For a change of pace, visit the Sami Museum and discover the history and culture of the indigenous people of this region. Meet reindeer on the final day in Inari. Travel by snowmobile and sledges to track reindeer herds through pine forests and open fields. Back in the village it's time for more fun in the snow, or perhaps a relaxing steam in the hot sauna.
Day 5 Depart Inari
Soak up the charms of Inari one last time before the frosty fun ends.