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Lapland winter adventure tour
Lapland winter adventure tour
Lapland winter adventure tour
Lapland winter adventure tour
Lapland winter adventure tour
Lapland winter adventure tour
Travel to learn Polar survival techniques and practice exciting Arctic sports
Lapland trip for adventure and nature lovers. You will stay in the area of Pyhä-Luosto National Park, the oldest National Park of Lapland, which is located over 100 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle.

During the trip, you will climb a spectacular frozen waterfall using ice axes and crampons and you will make a route to explore the snowy Arctic forest, using the techniques of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
In addition you will cycle with "fat bikes", which are mountain bikes adapted to snow. You will learn Polar survival techniques, by the hand of an expert, as well us build a quinzee, where you will spend the night.
Snowmobiling routes, ice karting and many other activities are awaiting for, you in a place where the magic of the Northern Lights will astonish you with an amazing lights’ show.

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TRAVEL PROGRAM

Day 1
- Flight from your country of residence to Rovaniemi.
- Transfer from Rovaniemi Airport to Pyhä.
- Overnight at hotel.

Day 2
- Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
- Ice climbing at the Tajukangas. You will climb an icy waterfall using ice axes and crampons. The climbing instructor will tell clearly about the relevant safety factors, and then take one of the travellers at a time to climb safely on top rope, belaying the climber and advising on climbing techniques.
- Route to explore the snowy Arctic forest, using the techniques of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
- Lunch and dinner on your own.
- Overnight at hotel.

Day  3
- Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
- Fat bike route. These easy-to-ride mountain bikes with very wide tyres will take you through new-fallen snow of the Pyhä-Luosto National Park.
- Lunch and dinner on your own.
- Overnight at hotel.

Day 4
- Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
- A guide will take you to suitable premises for a theory work shop about Arctic nature and Arctic survival skills and introducing both the traditional and contemporany techniques.
- The survival instructor will introduce the relevant gear, such as arctic sleeping bags and sleeping mats, clothing items, give insight information about various materials and their suitability for challenging environment. The instructor will present how to build a quinzee. It is a traditional snow shelter, made by hollowing out a pile of settled snow, a well-proven method of surviving the arctic night.).
- Lunch and dinner included.
- Overnight in the quinzee created by the travelers themselves with instructions from the instructor.

Day 5
- Breakfast in the quinzee.
- Transfer to the hotel.
- Free time to walk around Pyha,or participate in optional excursions (at your own).
- Lunch and dinner on your own.
- Overnight at hotel.

Day 6
- Buffet breakfast at the hotel.
- Transfer to Rovaniemi Airport.
- Flight from Rovaniemi to your country of residence.

WARNING

This program is indicative and may be modified by weather factors, ice and snow conditions or logistical factors inherent to the Arctic.

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DATES

From 4 January to 2 April 2017

PRICE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

30 days before

RESERVATION

30% of the trip without tickets neither air taxes.

MINIMUM GROUP

2 people

INCLUDED

- 5 nights accommodation at a double room hotel (with spa and gym).
- 1 night of accommodation in the quinzee.
- 4 breakfasts in the hotel.
- 1 breakfast the day after the Arctic survival activity.
- 1 lunch (day 4 of the travel plan).
- 1 dinner (day 4 of the travel plan).
- Room cleaning service at the end of the stay at the hotel.
- Transfer by skibus from Rovaniemi Airport to Pyhä (round trip).
- All excursions and visits included in the travel program.
- English guide or instructor during the activities.
- Multi-adventure insurance.
- Rental of all specific polar equipment to make the excursions.

NOT INCLUDED

- Flights and air taxes.
- Lunches and dinners (except those included in the day 4 of the travel plan).
- Meals in airports and airplanes.
- Optional excursions.
? Extra meals and accommodation nights in towns and airports due to transports delays because of weather conditions, strikes at airports and any other causes beyond the control of Arctic World.
- Extra activities out of the trip plan.
- Extra days of accommodation out of the trip plan.
- Costs and applications for visa to Finland, the European Union or other countries if required.
- Anything not specified in the paragraph "Included".
- Personal baggage excess.

SUPPLEMENTS

- Single room.

- Private transfers.

- Trip cancellation insurance.

NOTES

Arctic World as specialists in the polar regions, organize tailor made trips according the interests, budget, available time and wishes of the traveller. So, to this trip are possible adding activities, days, meals, excursions, etc, in order this will be an unforgettable experience. Just tell us the days, activities and meals you want to do and we will prepare your customize trip.

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