Day 1, Departure from Tartu
We depart from Tartu early afternoon and drive to Tallinn, where we catch the evening ferry to Helsinki. Once in Finland, we drive up north during the night. On the bus we get to know our travel mates, play games and watch some movies. We will also make regular stops for food.
Day 2, Lapland
In the morning, we arrive in Lapland. We will spend the next days in a small village and wilderness resort in Lapland, north of the Arctic Circle. Upon arrival, we enjoy late breakfast all together and set up the schedule for the coming days (possible to sign up for safaris). Now it’s time to settle in and discover the surroundings! You can borrow winter overalls and boots, as well as use the snow-shoes, cross-country skis, and ice fishing kit. All that is included!
In the evening it's time for traditional Finnish sauna - a must-do thing once in Lapland!
Day 3, Lapland
We spend the day doing activities: husky safaris and snowmobiles. Evening is again sauna time!
Day 4, Lapland
Today we have a chance to visit the reindeer farm: we hear stories about reindeer herding and do the sledge ride.
Later we get together in nearby Kota to have a cosy evening with bbq and hot wine. Sauna also available tonight.
Day 5, Lapland –Helsinki
Morning is free for some skiing or snow-she walks. Around midday we depart towards Rovaniemi and Santa Claus Village. We meet Santa and take a photo all together. Later we have some free time in Rovaniemi. We recommend to visit famous Arktikum Museum to learn more about Arctic nature and Sami culture http://www.arktikum.fi/EN/arktikum.html
In the evening, we depart towards Helsinki. We drive during the night.
Day 6, Helsinki-Tallinn-Tartu
We arrive in Helsinki early morning and catch a ferry to Tallinn, and then continue by bus to Tartu. We arrive home in the afternoon.