New Years in Mastonaitio

Saying goodbye to the year in these elegant cabins located in a privileged enclave is a unique experience. You will also be able to enjoy a complete program of activities and arctic excursions, and even meet Santa Claus himself in his secret cabin in the forest.

Approximate price per family:
12909 $

This 2023 is coming to an end and we want to say goodbye to the year and welcome 2024 in the best possible way. For this, we have devised a different New Year's Eve with this trip to Lapland staying in the new Mastonaitio cabins in Ruka. An adventure in Lapland with children in which you can meet Santa Claus himself, on an exclusive direct flight from Madrid or Barcelona. The most complete program with a guide in Spanish and ideal for traveling with the family. We bring you closer to one of the most natural and exotic destinations in Europe and undoubtedly the most fun for the whole family, Finnish Lapland. Thanks to our exclusive direct flights, you can reach the Arctic Circle in just over 4 hours and enjoy experiences such as riding through the snowy Lappish forests on husky dog ​​sleds or plying frozen lakes on powerful snowmobiles. Welcome 2024!

Day 1. Spain - Rovaniemi - Ruka

Arrive at the airport. At the indicated time, departure on a special direct flight to Rovaniemi. Lunch on board with drinks included. Arrival at Rovaniemi airport. Transfer to Ruka (approx. 240 km) with assistance from Elves and a stop in Suomu to cross the Arctic Circle and receive a diploma. Arrival at the selected accommodation in the Ruka Village Ski Resort area, one of the best alpine ski resorts in Finland, located in the northeast of the country, on the edge of the imaginary line of the Arctic Circle. The area is surrounded by three National Parks: Oulanka National Park (with its famous hiking trail "The Bear's Trail"), Riisitunturi National Park and Julma Ölkky. Before arriving at the accommodation, there will be a stop to collect the thermal suits that you can use throughout your stay in Lapland. Arrival, dinner, and accommodation.

Day 2. Ruka: Husky safari and meeting with Santa Claus

Breakfast. In the morning, we will visit a husky farm to take an unforgettable ride through the snowy forest on a sled pulled by these charming animals and become authentic mushers. We will travel by coach to the farm, where these docile friends will be waiting for us eagerly to take us on our journey. After receiving instructions on how to drive the sled, we will set off: each adult participant will drive their own sled (2 people per sled, taking turns as drivers). It will be an arctic adventure! Our guide will provide us with interesting information about our new friends. After the excursion, we will have lunch and in the afternoon we will go to Santa Claus' secret house. Santa Claus' house in Lapland is located in front of a lake with incredible winter views. It has a natural snow slide area where children and adults alike can have fun while Santa Claus waits for us in his cozy home with Mrs. Claus to meet us in person and have an unforgettable time. Upon entering the house, we will be greeted by an elf who will take us to the living room where we will meet Santa Claus himself. We will spend a good time with him while he tells us stories and teaches us a song. Mrs. Claus will teach us her famous cookie recipe and then we will bake them together. With an unforgettable memory and all the magic of this visit, we say goodbye to Santa Claus and begin our journey back to the accommodation. Accommodation.

Day 3. Ruka: Snowmobile Safari

Breakfast. In the morning, we will transfer to the local safari house where we will be equipped with helmets, gloves, and balaclavas to begin the snowmobile safari. After receiving instructions from our guides to enjoy the experience safely, we will start the adventure. Adults will drive the snowmobiles (2 people per snowmobile) while children will ride in a sled pulled by the guide's snowmobile. We will contemplate the most picturesque landscapes during our journey, feeling the power of these machines in contrast to the silence of the snowy forest. Lunch will be provided during the excursion. After lunch, we will return to the hotel to rest. The afternoon is free. Accommodation.

Day 4. Ruka: Visit to a reindeer farm and ice karting and mini snowmobiles

Breakfast. In the morning, we will be transferred to a reindeer farm where we will learn about these animals from their Lappish breeders. We will have the opportunity to take a reindeer-drawn sleigh ride and learn about their way of life. After this experience, we will stop for lunch at the reindeer farm. After lunch, we will be transferred to the Karting track, where we will have a totally safe, high-adrenaline experience. We will have the opportunity to drive special karts designed to move on snow or ice. Driving the karts is quite easy and is an activity that can be enjoyed by all people (adults and children) with a minimum height that allows them to reach the accelerator and brake pedals. For children who cannot enjoy the karts, a special kart with a passenger seat driven by the guide is provided, and they can also drive a mini snowmobile, a very fun experience that they will surely not forget. Return to the establishment. Dinner and accommodation.

Day 5. Ruka: Ice fishing and snowshoeing

Breakfast. In the morning, we will head to a forest where our snowshoe trek will begin. We will reach a lake where a fisherman will be waiting for us to teach us the technique of ice fishing. We will experience the feeling of walking on the ice, imagining that in summer this lake is over 10 meters deep. We will have a light lunch in a Kota around the fire. Return to the establishment and free afternoon to enjoy the Ruka alpine ski resort or to relax in a sauna. Accommodation.

Day 6. Ruka - Rovaniemi - Spain

Breakfast. Transfer to Rovaniemi with the assistance of elves and a stop at Santa Claus Village to visit craft and souvenir shops, send a letter or postcard from Santa Claus' official post office, and explore the different attractions of this magical world. At the indicated time, transfer to Rovaniemi airport. Check-in procedures. Departure by plane to Madrid/Barcelona. During the flight, we will enjoy a snack-dinner on board with drinks included. Arrival in Spain.

Este 2023 está llegando a su fín y queremos despedir el año y darle la bienvenida al 2024 de la mejor manera posible. Para ello, hemos ideado un Fin de Año diferente con este viaje a Laponia alojados en las nuevas cabañas Mastonaitio en Ruka. Una aventura en Laponia con niños en la que podrás conocer al mismísimo Santa Claus, en vuelo directo exclusivo desde Madrid o Barcelona. El programa más completo con guía en castellano e ideal para viajar en familia. Te acercamos a uno de los destinos más naturales y exóticos de Europa y sin duda el más divertido para toda la familia, la Laponia Finlandesa. Gracias a nuestros vuelos directos exclusivos, podrás llegar al Círculo Polar Ártico en poco más de 4 horas y disfrutar de experiencias tales como pasear a través de los nevados bosques lapones en trineos de perros huskies o surcar los lagos helados en potentes motos de nieve. ¡Bienvenido 2024!

Día 1. España - Rovaniemi - Ruka

Presentación en el aeropuerto. A la hora indicada salida en vuelo especial directo a Rovaniemi. Almuerzo a bordo con bebida incluida. Llegada al aeropuerto de Rovaniemi. Traslado hasta Ruka (240 km aprox) con asistencia de Elfos y parada en Suomu para el cruce del Círculo Polar Ártico y entrega de diploma, llegada al alojamiento seleccionado en el área de Ruka Village Ski Resort, una de las mejores estaciones de esquí alpino de Finlandia, ubicada al noreste del país, en el borde de la línea imaginaria del Círculo polar Ártico. La zona está rodeada por 3 parques Nacionales: Oulanka National Park (con su famoso trekking la “The Bear´s Trail” (El Camino del Oso), Riisitunturi National Park y Julma Ölkky. Antes de llegar al alojamiento parada para recoger los trajes térmicos que podrás usar durante toda la estancia en Laponia. Llegada, cena y alojamiento.

Día 2. Ruka: Safari con perros huskies y encuentro con Papá Noel

Desayuno. Por la mañana nos dirigiremos a visitar una granja de perros huskies para realizar un paseo inolvidable por el bosque nevado en un trineo tirado por estos encantadores animales y convertirnos así en auténticos mushers. El traslado lo realizaremos en autocar hasta la granja, donde nos estarán esperando estos dóciles amigos ansiosos de realizar su recorrido. Una vez dadas las instrucciones de cómo conducir el trineo, nos pondremos en marcha: cada participante adulto conducirá su propio trineo (2 personas por cada trineo, que se alternarán la posición de conductor). ¡Toda una aventura ártica! Descubriremos muchas curiosidades de nuestros nuevos amigos con las explicaciones de nuestro guía. Terminada la excursión realizaremos el almuerzo y por la tarde nos trasladaremos hasta la casa secreta de Santa Claus. La casa de Papá Noel en Laponia está delante de un lago con increíbles vistas invernales. Dispone de una zona de toboganes naturales sobre la nieve donde niños y no tan niños disfrutarán mientras que Papá Noel nos espera en su acogedora casa con la Sra. Noel para conocerlo en persona y pasar un rato inolvidable. Al entrar en la casa nos recibirá un elfo y nos conducirá hasta el salón en el que conoceremos al mismísimo santa Claus, con él pasaremos un buen rato mientras nos cuenta historias y nos enseña alguna canción. La sra Claus nos enseñará su famosa receta de galletas para después hornearlas. Con el recuerdo imborrable y toda la magia de esta visita nos despedimos de Santa Claus y emprendemos el viaje de regreso al establecimiento. Alojamiento.

Día 3. Ruka: Safari en moto de nieve

Desayuno. Por la mañana traslado hasta la casa de safaris local donde nos equiparemos con cascos, guantes y pasamontañas para iniciar el safari en moto de nieve. Tras las instrucciones de nuestros guías para disfrutar de la experiencia de una forma segura, iniciaremos la aventura. Los adultos conducen las motos (2 personas por moto) y los niños viajan en un trineo que arrastra la motonieve del guía. Contemplaremos los paisajes más bucólicos durante nuestra travesía, sintiendo la potencia de estas máquinas en contraste con el silencio del bosque nevado. Almuerzo durante la excursión. Después del almuerzo, regreso al establecimiento para descansar. Tarde libre. Alojamiento.

Día 4. Ruka: Visita a una granja de renos y karting sobre hielo y mini moto de nieve

Desayuno. Por la mañana traslado hasta una granja de renos donde conoceremos los detalles de estos animales de mano de sus criadores lapones. Tendremos la oportunidad de realizar un paseo en trineo tirado por un reno y conoceremos su modo de vida. Después de esta experiencia haremos una parada para el almuerzo en la granja de renos. Tras el almuerzo se realiza el traslado al circuito de Karting, donde nos espera una experiencia totalmente segura, con mucha adrenalina. Tendremos la oportunidad de conducir karts especiales para desplazarse sobre la nieve o hielo. Conducir los karts es bastante fácil y es una actividad que pueden realizar todas las personas (adultos y niños) con una altura mínima que les permita llegar a los pedales de acelerador y freno. Para los niños que no puedan disfrutar de los karts se habilita un kart especial con asiento de pasajero conducido por el guía y también podrán conducir una mini - motonieve, una experiencia muy divertida que sin duda no olvidarán. Regreso al establecimiento. Cena y alojamiento.

Día 5. Ruka: Pesca en el hielo y raquetas de nieve

Desayuno. Por la mañana saldremos hacia un bosque donde comenzará nuestra travesía con las raquetas de nieve, llegaremos a un lago donde nos estará esperando un pescador que nos enseñará la técnica de pesca en el hielo. Experimentaremos la sensación de caminar sobre el hielo imaginándonos que en verano este lago tiene más de 10 metros de profundidad. Almuerzo ligero en una Kota alrededor del fuego. Regreso al establecimiento y tarde libre para disfrutar de la estación de esquí alpino de Ruka o disfrutar de una sauna. Alojamiento.

Día 6. Ruka – Rovaniemi – España

Desayuno. Traslado hacia Rovaniemi con asistencia de elfos y parada en la aldea de Santa Claus para poder visitar las tiendas de artesanía y souvenirs, enviar una carta o postal desde la oficina de correos oficial de Papá Noel y visitar las diferentes atracciones de este mundo mágico. A la hora indicada, traslado al aeropuerto de Rovaniemi. Trámites de facturación. Salida en avión con destino Madrid/Barcelona. Durante el vuelo disfrutaremos de una merienda - cena a bordo con bebida incluida. Llegada a España.

Mastonaitio Complex

The Mastonaitio complex consists of attached cabins located in a privileged location, amidst the Lapland nature, with incredible views over Ruka and its forests. They are also excellently located near access to the Ruka alpine ski resort and just 2 km from its main hub. The lifts and Skibus that runs throughout the area can be accessed on foot, regularly. The cabins selected for this program are the 70 and 80 square meter Mastonaitio cabins, which have at least 8 beds distributed in 3 double bedrooms, a living-dining room with a sofa bed, bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, sauna, fireplace, and distributed over one or two floors. The spacious cabins are fully air-conditioned and well decorated.

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Program from December 28, 2023 to January 2, 2024

Mastonaitio Cabin 70-80m²

Family Price
2 adults + 2 children $12909
2 adults + 3 children $15159
3 adults + 2 children $15589
3 adults + 3 children $17845
4 adulos + 4 children $22389
Conditions of Cancelation
until August 31, free of charge
from September 1 to October 18, 25%
from October 19 to November 28, 50%
cancellation from November 29, 100%
Contact us for more information
This grand experience includes
Direct flight Spain-Rovaniemi
English and Spanish-speaking escort guides at destination
Transfers airport-hotel-airport with the assistance of elves
Thermal suit throughout the stay
5 nights Mastonaitio cabins
Meals and excursions indicated in the itinerary
Meeting with Santa Claus
Reindeer sleigh ride
Snowmobile safari
Husky sleigh ride
Ice Karting
Mini Snowmobile
Ice fishing
Snowshoe excursion 
Gift kit for adults and children
Complete online documentation
Basic insurance included
Airport taxes
SCIL® experience
Flight schedule from Madrid
12/28/2023 Madrid 09:00 Rovaniemi 15:00
01/02/2024 Rovaniemi 16:00 Madrid 20:15
Flight schedule from Barcelona
12/28/2023 Barcelona 11:00 Rovaniemi 16:50
01/02/2024 Rovaniemi 15:50 Barcelona 19:30
It will interest you to know
Children are considered to be between the ages of 2 to 11 years old
Including the welcome dinner at the Ruka Treck restaurant located in front of the cabins and the New Year's Eve dinner at a Ruka restaurant, the rest of the dinners are not included in the price.
The excursions are carried out in regular service with a local English-speaking guide with translation by the accompanying guide.
The order of the excursions may vary with respect to this itinerary. The final confirmation will be a few days before departure. The indicated duration of the excursions refers to the total of the same, from the departure of the accommodation to the return and are approximate.
The excursions on motorcycles and sleds are carried out based on two people sharing the vehicle, one driving the snowmobile and the other as a passenger. The minimum age to drive snowmobiles is 18 years old. In order to drive a snowmobile it is mandatory to be in possession of a car or motorcycle driver's license (more than 125cc.), valid in Europe. During the snowmobile excursion, minors travel in a sled as indicated in the itinerary. All snowmobiles have comprehensive insurance, with an excess of €1,000, for which each participant is responsible in the event of an accident. The guides inform about it during the excursions.
Due to weather conditions and for security reasons, excursions may change their itinerary, duration or even cancellation without prior notice. In the event that causes of force majeure do not allow it to be carried out and must be cancelled, the amount thereof will be refunded upon return.
Complete outfit for the entire stay (thermal overalls, gloves, wool socks and winter boots)

 

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