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Incentive trip in Lapland - Adventure under the Northern Lights
Incentive trip in Lapland -  Adventure under the Northern Lights
Incentive trip in Lapland -  Adventure under the Northern Lights
Incentive trip in Lapland -  Adventure under the Northern Lights
Incentive trip in Lapland -  Adventure under the Northern Lights
Incentive trip in Lapland -  Adventure under the Northern Lights
Winter Lapland with an expert polar explorer
This trip is ideal for anyone, no matter her or his age or physical condition, to discover the winter Arctic in all its fullness. Sailing in an icebreaker ship, driving snowmobiles on a frozen sea, going into boreal forests by dogsled, visiting Santa Claus and his village, have fun at the "Lappish Olympics", swimming with a thermal and waterproof suit in the frigid Baltic Sea, etc. All this in complete safety thanks to the supervision of Jose Naranjo, a polar explorer who will accompany us during the trip. Six days full of nature, adventure, magic and... luck!
...Or at least, it is what think Japanese people. According to them, the person who watch an Aurora Borealis will be lucky all her or his life. Whereas, Lappishs people believe that the "Northern Lights" is the trail left by a fox that crosses the sky with its tail on fire. And to see the sky "on fire", for example in the middle of a frozen lake surrounded by thousands of snowy pine trees is a vision that one can never forget...

But not only is nature what offers Lapland. Here the traveler can enjoy many different activities on the snow. How about riding a snowmobile through forests full of snow? or How about driving a dog sled on the frozen Baltic Sea and reach an icebreaker, and the sailing breaking the ice sea? The more adventurous ones can even jump into the icy sea, with the safety of a thermal and waterproof suit and the company of an expert polar explorer.

The end of the trip is full of Lappish magic. We will  stroll in a sleigh pulled by reindeer and we will visit Santa Claus Village, located in the very Arctic Circle.  Sure "Joulupukin will be happy to welcome us in his home. Why do not take advantage to ask him for sending a letter our beloved ones? So they will received it next Christma...
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TRAVEL PROGRAM

Day 1
Flight to Kemi, a port city in the Baltic Sea in Finland. Accommodation in hotel. Explanation of the travel program and distribution of polar equipment for trip activities. Welcome dinner and overnight in hotel.

Day 2
Snowmobile safari through the frozen Baltic Sea until the icebreaker Sampo, where you can watch how the steel hull of the boat is making its way through the ice. Those who wish can swim with a thermal and waterproof in the water channel the icebreaker broke in their way. At all times, Jose Naranjo, an experienced polar explorer will be with the group to ensure the safety of all activities. During the stop of the icebreaker in the middle of the frozen sea, a fisherman will show us the ingenious fishing skill on the ice sea.

And along the way Jose Naranjo will give an audiovisual conference on the first expedition that crosse with skis the Baltic Sea, in which he participated. On the afternoon we will visit the snow castle located in the city of Kemi. This is an ice building with a bar-restaurant, hotel, ice sculptures room, etc. Free afternoon for sightseeing the city and swimming in the heated Kemi pool that overlooks the Baltic Sea and has a sauna, water slides, hot tubs, climbing wall, etc. On evening free time to have dinner at one of the restaurants in the city. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3
In the morning we will travel to Rovaniemi, Lapland's capital by bus. Guided tour to the Artikum, one of the best and most educational polar museums in the world. In just two hours you can get a general idea of what is the Arctic in the geo-physical, anthropological, animal aspects, etc. Then transfer to a forest where we will do different Arctic activities, such as a ride in a sled pulled by husky dogs, a snowshoe hike through the snowy forest, ice fishing, etc.

Upon completion of the activities, those who wish can have a genuine Finnish sauna and even try the "ice swimming" or bath in a hole in a frozen lake. In the afternoon when we are back in the hotel, audiovisual lecture given by Jose Naranjo about the Transgreenland 2001 expedition, the fastest polar journey in history beating several world records and winning the Spanish Geographic Society award. Free afternoon for sightseeing the town and dinner in one of the restaurants in the city. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4
Transfer by coach to a place near Rovaniemi where there will be some "Arctic and Lappish Olympics" in which people will compete in activities such as tandem-skiing, snowshoe race, routes with typical Finnish slider (kick-sledge), sawing logs, etc. In the afternoon and already back in the hotel, audiovisual lecture given by Jose Naranjo on an international expedition to the Geographic North Pole on skis by the Siberian side of the Arctic Ocean. Free afternoon where you can have dinner at one of the restaurants in the city. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5
In the morning we will visit  a reindeer farm and learn about traditional Sami culture. There we will do a ride in a sleigh pulled by reindeers. And then we will go to Santa Claus Village situated exactly on the Arctic Circle. There you will be able to visit the illustrious old man, get a picture with him, asking him to send a letter next Christmas  our beloved ones and buy gifts in a magical place indeed. Dinner and northern lights "hunting" on the terrace of "Sky hotel." During the dinner will be given awards from the Arctic and Lappish Olympics. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6
Return flight Rovaniemi - home.

WARNING

This program is subject to change on the ground due to weather factors, ice or snow conditions, logistic matters inherent to the Arctic or force majeure beyond the control of Arctic World.

DATES

January, February, March and early April

PRICE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

120 Days before

RESERVATION

30% of the trip price excluding flight tickets and air taxes.

MINIMUM GROUP

10 People

INCLUDED

NOT INCLUDED

SUPPLEMENTS

NOTES

Maximum group: 300 people.
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