Kirkenes & Finnish Lapland

Combine winter Norway and Finland! Start in Kirkenes, Norway, and travel past arctic nature to Saariselkä in Finnish Lapland where you will stay at the rustic hideaway Wilderness Hotel Muotka. Continue to Rovaniemi, the home town of Santa Claus. Optional Glass Igloo stays.

Start the tour in Rovaniemi instead of Kirkenes?


6+ days





Tour Type

Self guided

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Tour category

Thon Hotel Kirkenes


Accommodation at good tourist class hotels equal to 3 stars according to Scandinavian standard.

Inside cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Silver accommodation

Gamme Cabin


Accommodation at 4 star hotels or at unique properties, like historic hotels or manor houses, selected for their atmosphere.

Outside (seaside) cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Gold accommodation

Services included: 

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in a standard room with private shower/WC, including breakfast.
  • 2 nights in a "Wilderness Room" at Wilderness Hotel Muotka including breakfast.
  • Bus between Kirkenes and Saariselkä.
  • Transfer between Wilderness Hotel Muotka and Kakslauttanen bus stop.
  • Bus between Saariselkä and Rovaniemi.
  • 2 dinners at Wilderness Hotel Muotka.
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel itinerary and travel vouchers.
  • 24/7 emergency phone service while travelling.
  • Additional services included for Tour Category GOLD only:
  • Category GOLD hotels (accommodation in standard rooms)
  • 1 night in a private double cabin next to the SnowHotel (instead of at the hotel in Kirkenes) including transfer, 3-course dinner and breakfast.
  • 2 nights in a “Panorama Log Cabin” at Wilderness Hotel Muotka including breakfast.

Travelling during the Festive Season:

If staying at Wilderness Hotel Muotka in Saariselkä on December 24, a Festive dinner and a visit from Santa Claus and a small gift for children will be added at a supplement of EUR 60,- per adult or child. If staying here on December 31, a Festive dinner will be added at EUR 30,- per adult or child.

Please further note that some hotels in Rovaniemi require that you prebook a mandatory festive dinner on December 24+25+31 at an additional cost. If this applies to your booking we will let you know before confirming your booking.

Special terms and conditions apply:

Kindly note that special terms and conditions apply when booking this tour: 

  • 50% deposit payment.
    Please refer to our terms and conditions for details regarding cancellation.  


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