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Rovaniemi: Reindeer, Huskies & Santa Claus Village

Rovaniemi: Reindeer, Huskies & Santa Claus Village

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Enjoy a full day of Arctic experiences in Rovaniemi. Your tour includes special activities in Lapland, such as visits to a husky farm, a reindeer farm, and Santa Claus Village.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup starts 45 minutes before the tour starts. Please be ready in your hotel lobby or outside your accommodation 5 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time. The exact pickup time will be communicated by E-mail the day before the tour: if you don't receive this information, please contact your tour provider.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Santa Claus Village where you can meet Santa Claus
  • Visit a reindeer farm and ride a short sleigh ride
  • Learn how to steer a reindeer
  • Visit the adorable huskies at husky farm
  • Take an Alaskan Husky sleigh ride in the Arctic Circle
Full description

Enjoy a full day of arctic experiences in Rovaniemi with a guided visit to a husky dog farm and sleigh ride as well as the opportunity to drive your own reindeer sleigh and meet Santa Claus. Learn all about these local traditions from your guide and spend time with the animals.

After pickup, start your day at the reindeer farm. Meet the reindeer, feed them, and take pictures. Hear stories about the reindeer herding process and drive a reindeer sleigh for a full 500-meter ride. Take your well-deserved reindeer driver’s license home as a memento. 

Feast on salmon soup for lunch before meeting the huskies. After a short introduction, take a short husky sled ride into the arctic forest. Lastly, visit Santa Claus Village, where you will have the opportunity to meet Santa himself. 

Step across the Arctic Circle and revel in the Christmas spirit. Take time to shop and send letters from Santa’s Post office before returning to your accommodation.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Visit to a reindeer farm visit
  • 500-meter reindeer sleigh ride
  • Alaskan Husky Farm visit
  • 800-meter husky sleigh ride
  • Winter clothing (overall, boots and gloves)
  • Soup lunch
  • Approximately 2 hours of free time in Santa Claus Village

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    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 168 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.6/5
    • Transportation
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.1/5
    • Service
      4/5

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    A really nice pack of key things in Lapland! We were picked up from the hotel on time, went to the reindeer farm to feed the animals, listen a little about them and got to ride a reindeer sleigh by ourselves for a while. Then we had a nice meal at the reindeer farm. After that we went to see the husky farm and drive on sleigh with the musher. Then we could pet the dogs - they are super cute. After that we went to see Santa Claus village to visit Mr C;) and wonder around the village. A really nice experience- we can highly recommend it. Sofia was our guide and she is great- good English speaker and lots of information about the animals too.

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    January 18, 2023

    I rested together with my boyfriend and we had a fantastic time. Especially I would like to note: a trip on deer and huskies. It was an unforgettable feeling of delight and happiness. I advise everyone to experience this magic. Also, it was interesting to listen facts and stories about deer. The traditional salmon soup is the most delicious soup I have ever eaten. I’m completely delighted, it was really a very interesting and unforgettable day.

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    December 31, 2022

    Really enjoyed this tour! We were collected on time from our hotel and brought to the company office to get some cold weather gear on. The day itself was great - reindeer ride and then an information session around the fire on reindeers with hot drinks and cakes. Then lunch for an hour of hot salmon soup and bread / cake / coffee. The kids were able to go back out and play in the snow when they were finished eating. Then over to see the huskies and had lots of time with the team there and to pet the dogs. Then back to the office to return the cold weather gear and on to Santa Claus village, which was amazing and great fun for my daughter.

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    December 19, 2022

    Product ID: 301148