Salla in December 11-18 Dec

Take advantage of our amazing deal to visit Lapland and get into the spirit of Christmas. This package includes lodging in a beautiful cabin, exciting winter activities such as snowmobiling, sleigh rides pulled by huskies and reindeer, ice fishing and much more. The most exciting of all, your own private meeting with Santa Claus. 

 

Approximate price per family:
4399 $

When planning your trip to Lapland, Salla is always one of the best options. One of the many reasons why is because it's located in the northeast of Finland, a few kilometers from the Oulanka National Park and its almost untouched natural environment, make it a spectacular destination. Thanks to its latitude, Lapland is one of the first places to see snow every year. According to a study of the last 30 years, there is usually snow from mid-October to mid-May, approximately 200 days. A magical destination with a complete and varied program of arctic activities that will make this the best vacation for you and your family.

 

All the cabins, located in this fantastic natural environment, have heating, their own sauna, a fireplace and are right at the foot of the slopes of a fantastic ski resort with the best powder snow on the planet. Particularly noteworthy is its carefully crafted cuisine, which has received several international awards. You will be able to enjoy all the planned activities (snowmobiles, huskies, reindeer...) in the surroundings of the complex, without having to go too far.  Salla is our recommended destination and based on the opinions of our customers who have stayed there over the years, they would agree. We present this special program at the best price guaranteed.

 

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Day 1. Madrid - Kuusamo - Salla.

Arrive at the airport with enough time to check in for your flight. Lunch will be served on your flight. Once you arrive to Kuusamo, you will meet your guide and will set off by bus to Salla. This trip will take about an hour and will allow you to see the beautiful views of Lapland. As you arrive, you will be entering into the most recently created national park of Finland, established in 2021. This pure and natural, untouched environment is one of the least populated areas in all of Europe, which receives some of the first and heaviest snowfalls in Lapland. Once you arrive at your cabin, you will find thermal suits perfect for you and a welcome gift pack for you to use throughout your stay. All the cabins are fully equipped to make your vacation unforgettable; clean linens, bathrooms with showers, heating, your own sauna, one or more rooms (see descriptions according to size and capacity at the end of the itinerary), fireplace, and a fully equipped kitchen. In addition, you will have at your disposal, free of charge, unlimited firewood for the fireplace and sleds for the kids. All the cabins are located near the reception area and restaurant of the complex. A few minutes’ walk from your private cabin is a small alpine ski resort, ideal for skiers of all levels or for families just looking for fun sliding down the hills on sleds. Once you have settled in, head over to dinner at the Kiela restaurant in the Salla Tuvat complex.

 

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Day 2 Salla. Multi-activities for Children, Private Meeting with Santa Claus and Spa

You have spent your first night in Lapland and a day full of unique moments and activities awaits you. After a delicious buffet breakfast, you will go to the nearby reindeer farm (5 minutes from our cabins) where you will enjoy fun snow activities for the whole family: snowshoe adventures, Lappish lasso toss, snow hockey, reindeer feeding and a short sleigh ride. While you having fun, you will also be waiting for the call of an elf who will lead you in a sleigh pulled by a snowmobile to a secret place in the middle of the forest where Santa Claus is waiting for you. He will receive you privately, family by family, and you will be able to spend some very special moments with him. Take as many photographs and videos as you want and at the end of your visit, every child will receive their first Christmas gift of the season from Santa Claus himself! You can share this magical moment with your fellow travelers as you enjoy lunch at the farm's restaurant.  After such an exciting day we recommend that enjoy the spa at the hotel which is next to the cabin complex. Enjoy its jacuzzies, heated pools with water jets and saunas. It is ideal for the whole family to relax and have fun, since the entrance is included, for both adults and children, and it's just a quick walk from the cabin. Please make sure to bring a swimsuit and slippers, although if you forget with the excitement of the day, don't worry you can rent your swimsuit there. With so many emotions, you are sure to have an appetite. Tonight, you will enjoy dinner at the Kiela restaurant in Salla Tuvat. Then return to your cabin after a day of magical experiences to rest and remember the moments lived. It is the ideal time to share the experience (all cabins have free Wi-Fi). 

 

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Day 3. Salla. Snowmobile safari

A new day dawns in Lapland full of unique moments and activities. After having a full buffet breakfast at the Kiela restaurant in the Salla Tuvat complex, you will head over to your exciting excursion. Today you will be riding through snowy forests and frozen lakes on powerful snowmobiles. After being given equipment to protect you from the cold, you will receive safety instructions and information on how to handle the snowmobile. For the peace of mind of the parents, the little ones will enjoy the snowmobile safari in a sled pulled by the guide’s snowmobile. At one point during the ride and you will take a break to have a hot drink around a bonfire. After this unforgettable experience it’s time for lunch at the Kiela restaurant. Spend the afternoon at your leisure. We recommend that you head over to the Salla ski resort that is only a few minutes away from the complex. You can buy a ski pass for the afternoon, as well as renting anything you may need. You will make the most out of your pass since there are never any lines for the ski lifts.  Today's dinner will be at the Kiela restaurant. The restaurant is a member of "Chaîne des Rôtisseurs", a renowned French gastronomic society that nurtures and supports the local food culture and pays homage to the national cuisine. In 2008 Kiela Restaurant was awarded its Seal of Excellence in recognition of the high quality of food and service. Perhaps on the way to your cabin you can see the Northern Lights…

 

Day 4. Salla. Oulanka National Park

After breakfast you will leave by bus for the Oulanka National Park. You will arrive at the Oulanka National Park Visitor Center where you can explore a new exhibition on nature and wildlife. Afterwards you will walk approx half a mile to see the most beautiful and photographed rapids of Kiutaköngäs. You will then find a place for a nice warm lunch at Basecamp Oulanka. With a full stomach it is nice to take a short walk to the rapids area where the old mill and a suspension bridge over the water are located. You will have the possibility to take beautiful photographs and relax listening to the roar of the Kitkarío River. On the way back to Salla it is possible to stop to see more white-throated dippers near the Käylä bridges. You will return to your accommodation where we will have free time to relax enjoying a sauna until dinner time. Dinner at Kiela restaurant.

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Day 5. Salla. Sledding Lead by Huskies, Ice Fishing, Movies, and Dinner in Kota

The adventures continue today after a delicious buffet breakfast. Head out to the husky farm and meet all the excited huskies that will be taking you on a sled ride today. When the time comes and after receiving advice on how to enjoy this experience safely, you will become a master musher of a real husky dog sled. Of course, driving a husky sled through the snowy forests of Salla is one of the best experiences you can have on a trip to Lapland. Today you will have lunch like authentic Samis, enjoy a delicious hot soup and roasted sausages around a bonfire in the middle of the forest. Then continue with the traditions of the land by practicing ice fishing and Lappish lasso throwing. After a day of new experiences, you will return to your accommodation where you can rest and enjoy an authentic Finnish sauna in your private cabin. An afternoon of cinema and popcorn awaits us, which begins aboard a Lappish train, in which the wagons are sledges and the locomotive is a snowmobile, to lead us to the auditorium (about 3 miles from the Kiela restaurant), where a film will be played for all and will allow you to discover a magical world. Continuing with our Lappish day, at dinner time, we will move to a wooden kota to taste a very special dinner, based on rich local products. During the evening, our Sami hosts will tell us old stories and local traditions of shamans. An unforgettable dinner during which the Northern Lights may make an appearance. Return to your cabin to rest and replenish energy for the next day.

 

 

Day 6. Salla. Rovaniemi and Santa Claus Village.

After your buffet breakfast today you will head to Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland. The first visit will be to the Arktikum Museum. The museum building itself is very unique with a vault that reaches almost to the river. In the museum there is a permanent exhibition room dedicated to the nature of the arctic and another to the history of the city of Rovaniemi and the Sami people. The museum is very interactive, ideal for the little ones to learn about this destination. Once the museum visit is over, you will go to the famous Santa Claus Village, located about 4 miles from the city center. In Santa Claus Village you can cross the famous imaginary line of the Arctic Circle. You will see Santa's post office and you can enjoy free lunch at any of the restaurants in the Village. This is the ideal place to buy souvenirs and local crafts, as there are many shops. Return to Salla in the afternoon. Dinner at the hotel and rest until the next day.

 

Day 7. Salla. Reindeer Sleigh, Snowshoes, and Mini Snowmobiles

Although the trip is coming to an end, you still have unique experiences to enjoy in Lapland. After a filling buffet breakfast you will go to the nearby reindeer farm (5 minutes from our cabins) to learn in detail the way of life of the reindeer from their Lappish herders and you will have a relaxing ride in a sleigh pulled by a reindeer through the snowy forest. During the activity, you will visit the corral where the females that are pregnant are kept during the winter, as well as some calves that are not yet old enough to pull the sleds. You can feed them by hand and spend some time with them. Next, you will carry out a fun activity, which both adults and children will enjoy; a snowshoe trip through the snowy Lappish forest. After all that fun you will be able to enjoy lunch in a Sami kota, which is a typical Sami (Lapp) tents with a shape similar to teepees / American Indian tents. During the afternoon the little ones will enjoy an ideal activity for their age: they will drive mini snowmobiles on a safe circuit. With so many emotions, you are sure to have an appetite. Tonight, you will enjoy dinner at the Kiela restaurant in Salla Tuvat. Then return to your cabin after a day of magical experiences to rest.

 

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Día 8. Salla - Kuusamo - España

Last day in Lapland. After enjoying the buffet breakfast at the Kiela restaurant, departure to Ruka, near the Kuusamo airport, where we will enjoy free time to spend shopping, having lunch, etc. At the indicated time, continue to the Kuusamo airport to carry out the billing procedures for our direct flight to Spain. During the flight we will enjoy a snack dinner on board with a drink included. Arrival and end of the trip.

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Sallatunturin Tuvat Cabins:

  • One bedroom cabin (34-48 m²): A room bedroom with 2 beds and a separate living room with a double sofa bed and a fireplace. Equipped with heating, TV, radio, sauna, washing machine, dryer, bathroom with shower and full kitchen with fridge. Distance from Kiela Restaurant: 100-200 meters (approx).
  • Two bedroom cabins (45 m²): Consist of 2 double bedrooms, a separate living room with a double sofa bed and a fireplace. Equipped with heating, TV, radio, sauna, washing machine, dryer, WC with shower and full kitchen with fridge. Reception distance: 500 meters (approx.)
  • Two bedroom cabins (75 m²): Consist of 2 double rooms and a separate living room with a double sofa bed and a fireplace. Equipped with heating, TV, radio, sauna, washing machine, dryer, 2 toilets, 1 shower and full kitchen with fridge. Distance from Kiela Restaurant 100-200 m.
  • Three room cabins (99 m²): They consist of 3 double bedrooms, a separate living room with a double sofa bed and a fireplace. Equipped with heating, TV, radio, sauna, washing machine, dryer, WC with shower and full kitchen with fridge. Reception distance: 500 meters (approx.)
  • Cabin Suite (147 m²): Unique 2-storey cabin consisting of 3 double bedrooms and a separate living room with a double sofa bed and fireplace. Equipped with heating, TV, radio, sauna, jacuzzi, washer, dryer, 3 toilets, 1 shower and full kitchen with fridge. Distance from Kiela Restaurant 100 m.
  • Four Bedroom Cabin (175 m²): Wonderful and unique cabin with 2 floors, 4 double bedrooms, separate living room with fireplace. Equipped with heating, TV, radio, sauna, washing machine, dryer, 3 toilets, jacuzzi, shower and full kitchen with fridge. Distance from Kiela Restaurant: 100 m.

 

Program from December 11 to 18

Prices

Family Cabin Price
1 adults + 1 child 34m2 4399€
1 adults + 2 child 34m2 5999€
2 adults 34m2 4999€
2 adults + 1 child 34m2 6599€
2 adults + 2 childs 34m2 8099€
2 adults + 2 childs 45m2 8499€
2 adults + 3 childs 45m2 10099€
3 adults + 2 childs 45m2 10599€
2 adults + 2 childs 75m2 8699€
2 adults + 3 childs 75m2 10299€
3 adults + 2 childs 75m2 10799€
2 adults + 3 childs 99m2 10499€
3 adults + 2 childs 99m2 10999€
2 adults + 4 childs 99m2 12199€
3 adults + 3 childs 99m2 12599€
Cancelation conditions
Until August 31, No expenses (only optional insurance contracted)
from September 01 to September 30, 15%
from October 01 to October 31, 25%
from November 1 to 22 days before, 50%
from 21 days to 8 days before, 75%
less than 7 days before the trip, 100%

In case of cancellation of the operation for health reasons (Covid-19) due to the impossibility of entering Finland or leaving Spain, there will be no cancellation fees.

Contact us for more information

2022 Program Dates

From December 11 to 18

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This great #SantaClausinLapland experience includes...

Direct flight Madrid
Snack with drink
Spanish speaking guides
all transfers
Thermal suit throughout the stay
Includes boots and thermal jumpsuit
Snowmobile helmet and gloves
7 nights in a cabin
Daily buffet breakfasts
Full board according to itinerary
Lappish dinner in Kota Sami
Private meeting Santa Claus
1 gift from Santa Claus per child
reindeer sleigh ride
Snowshoe excursion
mini snowmobile for kids
snowmobile safari
husky sleigh ride
ice fishing activity
Necessary material activities
Children's sleds at the cabin
Movie session with popcorn
Visit to Rovaniemi (Arktikukm and Santa Claus Village)
Oulanka National Park
Initial, final and 1 intermediate cleaning of the cabin
1 Entrance to the Holiday Club Spa
Complete travel documentation
Travel assistance insurance
airport taxes
SCIL® experience

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Direct flights from Spain

From Madrid

11 Dec Madrid-Kuusamo 09:00 - 15:00
18 Dec Kuusamo-Madrid 4:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

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Welcome gift pack

Gloves
2 pairs of thermal socks
Balaclava hat

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