Surrounded by the magical, unspoilt nature of Finnish Lapland, only 9 km away from Levi ski resort, sleep under the Northern Lights in well-appointed glass igloos, complete with private kitchenettes, showers, and toilets. Dinner is a Lappish affair and is served daily in the local restaurant.
Spend the days participating in adventurous activities such as husky sledding, reindeer safaris and snowmobiling before bedding down under the Arctic Sky.
Read further about staying at the Levi Glass Igloos here.
|Tour Provider||50 Degrees North|
|Number of Days||
1 to 20
|02 Jan 2019||06 Jan 2019||On request||AUD $4,975|
|07 Jan 2019||31 Mar 2019||Limited availability||AUD $4,483|
|01 Apr 2019||15 Apr 2019||On request||AUD $3,880|
Arrive into the small airport of Kittilä and transfer to your accommodation, check in from 4pm.
Each glass igloo has a kitchenette, shower and toilet. The windows are insulated and electrically heated to keep them from frosting. The kitchenette is equipped with a breakfast set for two, electric stove, microwave, coffee maker and kettle, toaster and fridge. In addition, the igloos have a radio/CD player, a hair dryer and a socket for car engine heaters.
At the centre of the igloo is a motorised double bed that can be converted into twin beds.
This evening, dine at your accommodation restaurant, Restaurant Aurora Sky - open from 6pm.
After breakfast, head off for an adventurous extended safari that allows you to enjoy spectacular snowy views of Finnish Lapland. Everyone will experience mushing (one is driving, one is sitting on a sledge). After the trip warm soup lunch and hot drinks will be served by the open fire. Programme is not suitable for families with small children. Includes: transfer, hot beverages, 15 km safari, professional guide. Duration: 3 hours
Afterwards, you can spend the afternoon in Levi where you can enjoy the local restaurants and cafes or join some optional activities such as downhill skiing, ice go karting, ice laser tag and horse-riding. Alternatively, have a wander through the small streets of Levi, shopping for souvenirs and enjoying this small township. Dine locally this evening before you get a taxi (not included) back to your accommodation.
Today, you will drive by snowmobiles to a snow white forest lake full of fish. Try to catch your meal, a rainbow-trout, by ice fishing! In case you are not lucky, the host of the lake has promised to cook delicious soup by the fire of his wooden hut. After the lunch the snowmobile safari continues round the fells to the summit of Levi and back to the center. Includes: Transfer, fish soup lunch and hot beverages, 60 km snowmobile safari, professional guide, safari outlet, Duration: 4-5 hours
Return to your glass igloo and dine at the restaurant this evening.
After breakfast, you will transfer to a traditional reindeer farm ”Sammun Tupa”. You will have between 5 to 15 minutes' reindeer sledge ride in a winter wonderland. The pace is dependent on the reindeer – we have both young ones who like to race and calmer lead reindeers. Then we will visit the old farm and its home museum. The guide will tell stories of the past and present life of reindeer herders. Coffee and local sweet pastry are served in a cosy old wooden cottage. Includes: Transfer, hot beverages, sweet pastry, 1 km safari, visit to old reindeer farm, professional guide Duration: 2 hours.
Afterwards, spend the afternoon in Levi where you can enjoy the local restaurants and cafes or join more optional activities. Downhill Skiing is also an afternoon option!
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight.