Wilderness Hotel Inari

Magical Aurora Break at Wilderness Hotel Inari

Wilderness Hotel Inari has a wonderful setting right beside Lake Inari. With breathtaking scenery showcasing the frozen lake and forest beyond, and just a few minutes from Sami village Inari’s attractions, this resort offers the perfect location for combining pristine nature, Arctic activities, quality accommodation and uninterrupted views for viewing the Northern Lights overhead.

Our 4 night holiday provides the perfect combination of cozy lodgings, meals on full board basis and several of the most popular winter activities for an action packed winter adventure suitable for couples, families and friends.

Whilst the holiday offers guests great value and includes everything you need for the ultimate northern lights winter getaway, it is also possible to tailor-make trips to your exact requirements for a bespoke experience.

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WHAT, WHERE & WHEN

Day 1:

On arrival at Ivalo Airport you will be met and transferred to Wilderness Hotel Inari. Upon checking in at reception you will receive the schedule of events for your stay and depending on the arrival time also the warm winter clothing. In the evening enjoy a welcome dinner at Restaurant Ukko and get settled into your accommodation.

Staying at: Wilderness Hotel Inari

Days 2-4:

The next three days are spent enjoying the snowy wilderness by taking part in the following activities. All safety information and instructions on how to use the equipment are provided by an English speaking guide.

Snowmobile Adventure
After a short lesson on these impressive machines, you drive in pairs heading out on the trails snowmobiling through the white winter scenery surrounding Inari. During the trip stops are made to swap drivers and a lunch stop to warm up around an open fire.

Reindeer Farm Visit
You will transfer to a Reindeer farm nearby, where you will meet a Sami Reindeer herder and learn all about the life, history and culture of the Sami people. There will be a chance to meet the reindeer up close, even helping to feed them before returning to the hotel.

Husky Safari
A husky safari trip is definitely top of most peoples list of activities when visiting the Arctic. You are transferred to the local kennels and shown how to handle your own dog sled - the excitable dogs yapping with anticipation before you even start. Once you set off, the barking stops and the serene silence takes over as the dogs do what they love best, to run and run on the snowy trails. The sleds are based on two people sharing, one mushing and the other as a passenger, swapping places along the way.

Days 2-4:

Gentle Snowshoeing
Equipped with snowshoes you head out with the guide on a gentle walk in the surrounding wilderness, taking time to enjoy the peaceful setting, taking pictures and learning about Finnish nature.

Aurora Camp
The highlight of any trip to Lapland is witnessing the magical Northern Lights. It is never guaranteed, but away from light pollution this nighttime activity gives you a wonderful opportunity. You will be taken to a secluded camp by a snowmobile pulled sled and once there, enjoy time sitting around an open fire and waiting to see if the aurora makes an appearance.

Aurora Snowmobiling
Driving in pairs you venture out on an exhilarating snowmobile adventure in search of clear skies and the elusive aurora. If the northern lights make an appearance, you will stop and admire the show. A stop is also made to have hot drinks on route.

Day 5:

After breakfast you will take a transfer back to Ivalo Airport for your onward journey.

It is also possible to tailor-make your own personal trip. For example, why not upgrade to an Aurora Cabin on the first or last night of your trip for optimum aurora viewing potential. The additional price is £121 per person.

BUDGET

From £2,009 per person (excluding flights), based on 2 adults sharing an Inari Arctic Chalet for 4 nights, return transfers, full board starting with dinner on arrival day to breakfast on departure day, warm winter clothing and activities as detailed.

This roughly converts to: 2,310 EUR | 2,632 USD

Remember that each trip we craft is unique, and you'll receive a personalised trip proposal based on your travel dates and preferences, and in the currency of your choice (GBP, USD, or EUR).

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Additional Info

This trip has flexible daily departures

Many of trips can be tailored to your requirements and departure dates. Please get in touch with us for a tailored quotation and details of availability for your preferred travel dates. All trips and departures are subject to availability.

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IDEAL TRIP LENGTH:

4 nights

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