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8 DAYS SWEDISH AND FINNISH LAPLAND FUN

Helsinki, Levi, Kangos, Stockholm

Private Retreat, Winter Holiday

Highlights

⦁ Spend a magical night in a glass igloo under the Arctic sky
⦁ Get off the beaten path on a true wilderness adventure in the Arctic circle, in the exclusive heart of Lapland with rarely other guests apart from guests at your lodge.
⦁ Step into the world of snow and ice at the world’s first Ice Hotel, which is built from scratch every year
⦁ Explore the cool capital of Stockholm with its beautiful old town and innovative design

The Arctic Circle in Scandinavia is one of the best places to enjoy a magical winter wonderland. On this journey, experience the heart of Lapland off the beaten path and away from the tourist hordes, where you can enjoy the tranquility of the wilderness and partake in hand-picked winter activities that bring out the best that this region offers. Stay in stylish and unique accommodation out in nature, from a cool glass igloo where you can watch the night sky from your bed to a more traditional wooden lodge.

Experience the two Nordic capitals of Helsinki and Stockholm, both known for stylish Scandinavian design, world-class museums, and their layers of history, and let us know if you have a favorite!

This itinerary is possible from December to early April.

From

SGD 5,750 Per person

8 Days 7 Nights
Suitable for Family

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 ARRIVAL IN HELSINKI

ARRIVAL IN HELSINKI
Helsinki
N.A.

Arrive Helsinki, be met and transferred for 30 min (approx. 27km) on private basis to your hotel. Have a free day exploring the city!

Optional Walking Tours:

Option A: Private Helsinki City Walk (3 hrs)
Start with sights around Senate Square such as the Lutheran Cathedral, the University, Presidential Palace, City Hall and the harbor area with Market Square and Uspenski Cathedral. Stroll through the shopping streets and the Esplanade Park, rock church etc.

Option B: Private Helsinki Design Work (2.5 hrs)
Have a view of the Finnish design, its history and world-known names and brands. It also introduces Finnish designers and emerging talents, design boutiques and workshops. The walk ends at Design Forum Finland with the Design Forum Shop.

Tip: Christmas fairs in Helsinki during December offers a variety of beautiful handicrafts, delicious baked goods and other unique Christmas gifts and delicacies. The main Christmas fairs can be found at the Senate Square, in Wanha Satama and in the Old Student House.

Day 02 HELSINKI / KITTILA / LEVI

HELSINKI / KITTILA / LEVI
Levi
Breakfast, dinner included

This morning, transfer 30min on private basis to the airport, for your 1.5hr flight to Kittila.

Levi Village At Leisure
On arrival in Kittila, be transferred 20km (25mins) on private basis to Levi Centre where you will be dropped off for lunch and some time at leisure in this small village with restaurants, shops and café (luggage will be dropped off in the car and transferred to the igloo in advanced).

Optional: Elves World Winter Exploration (2-3 hrs)
You may wish to embark on a memorable winter trip with the elves and learn about the biggest secrets of the elves world. Get to visit the Wise Elves Hut, Elves School and Gingerbread House and do a nice handwork. You will see the wonders of the beautiful winter world and feel the power of the Lappish nature. The toboggan slides are guaranteed fun!

(Santa program only available in December on specific dates, Duration: 3 hours from 9am to noon. Check with your travel consultant for more details)

(Elf program only available from end Dec to March; Duration: 2 hours from 1pm to 3pm; 2-3 times weekly. Check with your travel consultant for more details)

Glass Igloo Magical Night
At 3.30pm, be picked up and transferred private basis to an exclusive glass igloo in a quiet location away from it all! The glass-ceiling igloos provide a warm base to sky-gaze, with the Northern Lights just above you. The glass is heated so there is no condensation to ensure the best unobstructed views! Evening, enjoy a traditional Finnish dinner.

Tip: Surprise your kids with a visit by Santa Claus to your igloo to complete the magic of Christmas as how a typical Finnish household would! He may even come bearing gifts!

Day 03 LEVI / KANGOS

LEVI / KANGOS
Kangos
Breakfast, dinner included

You will be picked up from your glass igloo at about 1130hrs (Finnish time). Drive approximately 2.5 hours (approx. 190km) to Kangos and check into your guesthouse later in the afternoon and you have time to relax and unpack your luggage.

This evening, enjoy dinner in the lodge.

Day 04-06 KANGOS

KANGOS
Kangos
Breakfast, lunch, dinner included

Kangos At Leisure to Join the Hotel Winter Activities
The fun begins! During your stay, enjoy various exciting winter activities like a snowmobiling adventure with an outdoor lunch ((2 persons in 1 snowmobile), snow-shoeing (2 hrs), an amazing Northern Lights tour in a sled and mushing your own husky sled (2 hrs, 2 persons in 1 sled). Experience the genuine Swedish Lapland in the peace and quiet of the wilderness. Surrounded by beautiful wintry landscape and nature, embark on your winter activities in an area so exclusive that rarely will you see another human being apart from the lodge’s own small group. The true Swedish hospitality and pristine wilderness are right here at your doorstep.

Alternative activities:
 Ice fishing
 Handicraft/ Jewellery-making/ Knife making workshops
 Reindeer herder experience
 Cross country and many more

In the evenings, you may wish to enjoy the sauna! (Open for all guests between 4-7pm before dinner. Sauna after 8pm must be pre-book, maximum of 8 guests.)

 

Day 07 KANGOS / KIRUNA / STOCKHOLM

KANGOS / KIRUNA / STOCKHOLM
Stockholm
Breakfast included

Admire the Ice Carvings at the Ice Hotel
From Kangos, you are transferred 2 hours (140km) to the Ice Hotel. Be amazed by the beautiful ice carvings, and understand how the Ice Hotel is built every year – a truly fascinating and educational experience.

For the adventurous, you may wish extend one more night and try sleeping in a cold room of minus 5 degrees Celsius with its furniture made of ice! You sleep in a thermal sleeping bag on a special bed of snow and ice, on reindeer skins.

Afterwards, transfer 15 mins to the airport for your 1hr 40min flight to Stockholm.

Upon arrival, be met and transferred (45min, 50km) to your hotel on private basis.

Day 08 DEPARTURE FROM STOCKHOLM

DEPARTURE FROM STOCKHOLM
N.A.
Breakfast, included

Have a free day exploring the city!

Option A: Private Stockholm City Walk (3 hrs)
Enjoy a walking tour of Gamla Stan (Old Town) with cobblestone streets and old buildings – your kids will think it’s a movie set created by Disney! See Storkyrkan, the Royal Palace (if possible, catch the Changing of Royal Guard!), the Royal Opera, Stadshuset, Kungsträdgården and much more.

Option B: Sweden’s Best Food (4 hrs, Join-In Basis)
Nordic food might be the most innovative cuisine in the world – and did you know it has its own manifesto? On this guided food and cultural city walking tour, you will enjoy delicious fresh food brought to you in true Scandinavian style, grown in the cold North using sustainable methods for the planet. We combine this with intriguing stories and insights into Stockholm’s history and food culture, from the foundation of the city to modern times. (Small group tour, maximum 12 persons)

In the late evening, be met and transferred to hotel airport (private basis) for your flight home.

Hotels & Tour Price

Category 1

Indicative cost per person

Minimum 2 Pax
S$ 5,750

Hotel Fabian • Glass Igloo • Lapland Guesthouse • Hotel Diplomat or Nobis Hotel 

 

Helsinki

Helsinki

Hotel Fabian (Style)

Situated right in the heart of Helsinki, Hotel Fabian is a 58-room boutique hotel with a uniquely welcoming atmosphere. A short walk from the Market Square, the beautiful gardens of the Esplanadi and the famous Museum of Finnish Architecture, the hotel is designed around a lush, verdant courtyard and is flooded with natural light. (Rooms: 58)

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Levi

Levi

Glass Igloo (Superior Igloo)

In the glass-ceilinged Levi Igloos or the subterranean Kammi, you are surrounded by stunning fell scenery, and you can be part of the great glory of nature all year round. The constantly changing landscape spreads unobstructed before your eyes. The open skies, adorned with clouds, stars and magical northern lights, are your roof. Experience the Arctic nature in a unique and luxurious. (Rooms: 27)

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Kango

Kango

Lapland Guesthouse (Ensuite Room – Forest/Kaamos)

Experience the best of Lapland with the typical charming hospitality and personal touches of your Swedish hosts. A cosy guesthouse in the small village of Kangos, each room is beautifully and individually furnished with their own character. (Rooms: 10)


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Stockholm

Stockholm

Hotel Diplomat (Standard Room)

Overlooking Stockholm’s waterfront at Nybroviken quay, only 300 meters from Stockholm Royal Theatre. It is set in an impressive Art Nouveau building from 1911. The modern interior was designed by renowned architect Per Öberg, combining classic elegance with modern elements. (Renovated: 2007; Rooms: 130)


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Stockholm

Stockholm

Nobis Hotel (Standard Room)

A member of the Design Hotel collection, this modern, contemporary luxury hotel is centrally located and within walking distance to the attractions and main shopping district. Featuring luxurious Scandinavian design, rooms are well appointed and have either Stockholm city view or views of one of the hotel’s beautiful courtyards. (Opened: 2010; Rooms: 201)

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Category 2

Indicative cost per person

Minimum 2 Pax
S$ 6,150

Hotel Kamp or Glass Igloo • Lapland Guesthouse • Hotel Grand or Ett Hem 

Helsinki

Helsinki

Hotel Kamp (Deluxe)

A member of Leading Hotels. Since 1887, Hotel Kamp has been an integral part of Finnish history, politics, arts and business life. Blending both Western and Eastern European culture, each of the 179 luxurious guest room is finely restored to late 19th century character. (Renovated: 2020; Rooms: 179)

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Levi

Levi

Glass Igloo (Superior Igloo)

In the glass-ceilinged Levi Igloos or the subterranean Kammi, you are surrounded by stunning fell scenery, and you can be part of the great glory of nature all year round. The constantly changing landscape spreads unobstructed before your eyes. The open skies, adorned with clouds, stars and magical northern lights, are your roof. Experience the Arctic nature in a unique and luxurious. (Rooms: 27)

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Kangos

Kangos

Lapland Guesthouse (Superior Room – Snow/Aurora)

Experience the best of Lapland with the typical charming hospitality and personal touches of your Swedish hosts. A cosy guesthouse in the small village of Kangos, each room is beautifully and individually furnished with their own character. (Rooms: 10)



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Stockholm

Stockholm

Hotel Grand (Superior Room)

Ever since the inauguration of the Grand Hôtel in 1874, this has been the given place to stay, both for Swedes and cosmopolites from all over the world. Its splendid location, opposite the Royal Palace by the water, and its elegant interiors and superior cuisine, appeals to everyone who appreciates the good things in life, big and small. Today, including the new extension, the hotel boasts 368 exclusive rooms out of which 37 are exquisite suites. (Renovated: 2021; Rooms:388 )

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Stockholm

Stockholm

Ett Hem (Standard Room)

Part of the Small Luxury Hotel of the World collection, this boutique hotel provides just 12 stylish rooms and suites. The rooms are designed with a blend of vintage yet maintaining the modern luxury comforts. Located on a a quiet residential street in Östermalm, a 20-minutes stroll brings you Biblioteksgatan’s upscale boutiques and Strandvägen’s waterfront promenade. (Opened: 2012; Rooms: 12)

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Option - Helsinki

3 hours Private Helsinki City Walk ⦁ 2.5 hours Private Helsinki Design Walk

Minimum 2 Pax
S$ 180

Option -Levi

2-3 hours Elves World Winter Exploration ⦁ Santa Clause Visit in Igloo

Minimum 2 Pax
S$ 180
Minimum 2 Pax
S$ 160

Option - Stockholm

3 hours Private Stockholm City Tour ⦁ 4 hours Sweden’s Best Food (Join In Basis)

Minimum 2 Pax
S$ 300
Minimum 2 Pax
S$ 210

COST INCLUDES:

⦁ Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotel as stated on bed & breakfast basis
⦁ Meals as stated
⦁ All transportation & transfer
⦁ Tours are in join-in basis if not otherwise stated; all tours are on private basis for Loggers Lodge
⦁ Local English-speaking expert guide
⦁ All entrance fees in sights stated

COST EXCLUDES:

⦁ International Airfare
⦁ Beverages in restaurants where meals are included
⦁ Gratuities
⦁ Personal expenses e.g. telephone bill & laundry
⦁ Visa
⦁ Travel insurance

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