Holidays from Grenham Travel

Lapland

Introduction

Experience the magic of Lapland and make treasured memories for all the family. Lapland with its expanse of wilderness, including the coastline, forests, mountains and unspoilt rivers becomes a wonderland of snow in winter where you can experience the fun of snow mobiles, toboggans and sleigh rides. It is here in this capital sits on the Arctic Circle that you’ll find the One True Home of Finland’s most popular resident: SANTA CLAUSE. From the moment you arrive in the snow clad magical world of Lapland your time is filled with activities and fun that dreams are made of and most importantly the chance to visit Santa. We are offering 1, 2 or 3 night trips to Lapland for Christmas 2021.

Details
Deposit only €100 per person

Balance can be paid by instalments

One Night Trips 

Two Night Trips 

Three Night Trips

 PRICES INCLUDE:- 

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Santa's Sleepover One Night Trip

DAY ONE

ARRIVAL TO LAPLAND & A FULL DAY OF WINTER SNOW FUN

Meals included breakfast, lunch & dinner

Our day begins with an early morning flight from Dublin, Cork, Knock, Kerry or Shannon Airport to Lapland. Subject to crew permission the festive fun will begin. There will be Christmas singing, colouring, drawing and lots of very excited children.

On arrival at Rovaniemi airport - the official airport of Santa Claus you will be met by  elves who will guide you throughout your stay and help you search for Santa.

Once you've collected your special thermal clothing you will set off & enjoy wintery Lappish activities in the middle of nature. Candles and fires, together with snow covered trees and the magical lights of the arctic, will give the spirit of Christmas. During the day we will take a break from the activities and recharge our batteries by enjoying a nice hot lunch in a cosy restaurant. After a long day we will return to our hotel where we can relax and unwind and enjoy a three course buffet dinner. Don't forget the snow covered town of Rovaniemi is on your doorstep for those still eager to explore.

Please note the order of activities will vary for each group.

SNOWMOBILE      REINDEER RIDE       HUSKY RIDE

TOBOGGANS       GINGERBREAD DECORATING

ICE AND SNOW ACTIVITIES

DAY TWO

SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE & DEPARTURE

After breakfast, we will check out of our hotel and visit Santa Claus village located on the Arctic Circle. You and your family will enjoy a private meeting with Santa in his official office and Santa will have a small token gift for each child. Make friends with the cheerful postal elves in Santas Post Office where you will see a colourful world of beautiful cards, stamps and gifts. You will have time to write and send your letters from Santa’s official Post Office. Upon leaving the village we will return our thermal clothing.

Finally, it's time to take a short coach transfer back to Rovaniemi airport for our flight home and bid a happy farewell to the land of Santa Claus.

A light lunch will be served on board the flight.

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Santa’s Sleighbell Spectacular
2 DAY TRIP
Experience the snowy magic of Lapland and visit Joulukka

Day One

Our day begins with an early morning flight from Dublin airport to Lapland. During the flight a light breakfast will be served and subject to crew permission the festive fun will begin. There will be Christmas singing, colouring, drawing and lots of very excited children. On arrival at Rovaniemi airport - the official airport of Santa Claus you will be met by our elves who will guide you throughout your stay and help you search for Santa.

Once you have checked into your chosen accommodation and collected your special thermal clothing we will begin our wintry adventure.

We will set off for a short 30 minute snowmobile safari through the snow covered forests. Adults will drive 2 persons per snowmobile and the children will travel in the sledges pulled by one of our guides.

After a long day we will head back to our hotels where you can enjoy a relaxing sauna and buffet dinner.


DAY TWO

Meals included Breakfast, Lunch, Festive dinner and Show. After breakfast, you will be met by our guides at your hotel. We will take a coach to the surrounding wilderness and begin our wintry adventure, where you will get to enjoy the following activities on the day.

Husky ride  -  We will visit a husky farm, where you will learn about the life of the husky dog. We will get to enjoy a short (800m) but speedy ride in sledges pulled by these arctic huskies. In the warmth of the chamber you can enjoy a hot drink and biscuits.

Reindeer ride  -  You will visit a reindeer farm, where you will experience the magical ceremony of crossing the Arctic Circle in a kota-tepee. You will also get to enjoy the fun of a short (400m) reindeer ride. Upon completion of your reindeer driving, your guide will issue you with a special reindeer licence.

Lunch  -  During the day we will take a break from the activities and 'recharge our batteries' by enjoying a nice hot lunch in a cosy restaurant.

Joulukka  -  "Listen carefully as you may hear some footsteps, could it be an Elf?" Later in the day we will make our way to Joulukka, a unique place in the middle of the deep forest, where the magic of Christmas comes alive. Here we will visit the Elf school & Santa's Command Centre.

Tobogganing  -  We will enjoy the thrills of speedy tobogganing at Joulukka.

Elf school  -  Here you will discover how Elves spend their days busily getting ready for Christmas. You will have a chance to decorate your own tasty gingerbread with the help of an Elf.

Santa's 'Christmas Command Centre   -   'If you're on your best behaviour, you might even have the chance to visit 'Santa's secret Command Centre' in Joulukka. Here you can see the Elves movements around the world and see how Santa's letters arrive. If you have been really good, you will have the chance to meet Santa Claus himself. During your private family meeting with Santa, each child will have the chance to talk with Santa and tell him all their wishes. All children will receive a small token gift from Santa.

Festive Dinner and Show   -   This evening, you will enjoy a festive dinner with limited drinks included. You will be met by your guides at your hotel and from there we will head out of town to enjoy our farewell dinner in Santa Park. Later in the evening we will also receive a surprise visit from a very special person with his cheery elves.
After this wonderful evening we will return to our hotels by private coach.
Please note the order of activities will vary for each group. 

DAY THREE
SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE & DEPARTURE

Meals included breakfast and lunch
Alas, the day of departure is upon us. After breakfast, we will check out of our hotels and we will make a visit to Santa Claus Village at the Arctic Circle. There we will have time for some shopping in the souvenir and handicraft shops, for those who wish to take a 'Taste of Lapland' home with them. You will also have time to write and send your letters and postcards from Santa's Official Post Office.
Finally, it's time to take a short coach transfer back to Rovaniemi airport for our flight home to Dublin and bid a happy farewell to the land of Santa Claus. A light meal will be served on board the aircraft.


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Triple Treat

 An incredible 3 night break surrounded by the Artic wilderness

 DAY ONE

Arrival to Lapland
Our day begins with an early mornihg flight from Dublin airport to Kittila airport in Lapland. During the flight you will be served a light breakfast and with the permission ofour friendly airlline crew there will be plenty of fun and games on board.
On arrival at Kittila airport you will be met by Santa's helful guides who will help you get fitted out in your special thermal clothing that is essential for your holidya in Lapland. YOu will receive comoplimentary thermal suits, boots, socks, gloves and a warm hat to keep you nice and toasty at all times. Once you are fitted out in your clothing, you will continue on your way by coach to your chosen hotel or apartment. Make sure you keep a watchful lookout for Santa's reindeers along the way and Santa's secret hideway. The transfer is short, in approsimately 45 mins you will arrive at your chosen hotel or apartment.

DAY TWO

Why not explore your snowy surroundings, build a snowman, find a toboggan or simply play in the snow or enjoy the facilities at tyour hotel as tomorrow you will have a busy day. Tonight you can relax and enjoy a nice buffet dinner at your hotel.
Meals included breakfast, lunch & dinner
After breakfast you will be met by Santa’s helpers. Today will be the highlight of your trip, you will search for Santa and begin your wintry adventure where you will get to enjoy the following activities during this magical day.
You will head out deep into the arctic wilderness where you will get to enjoy a short Reindeer ride, an exciting Husky ride, a snowmobile safari and have fun tobogganing. During the day you will get to visit one of Santa’s enchanting workshops hidden deep in the forest. Here you will learn the importance of being an elf at Elf School, you will take part in decorating some gingerbread in the Elf bakery, take a guided tour of an elf’s house and maybe even catch a glimpse of the elves in their bedrooms and listen to their funny stories. You will get to experience Santa's toy factory as there is a lot of toys to prepare. You will see the elves working busily in the Post Office sorting out all the letters from all the boys and girls and you will have the opportunity to have a private family meeting with Santa Claus himself.
Outdoors you might be really lucky and see some of Santa’s reindeers taking a well-earned rest, could it be Dancer, Dasher, Prancer, Vixen, Blixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner or Rudolf.
During the day we will take a break from the activities and recharge our batteries by enjoying a much needed simple but nice lunch.
Late in the afternoon we will return back to our hotels where you can enjoy the facilities of your hotel or explore the surrounding areas. Buffet dinner will be served at your hotel.


DAY THREE
Visit to the Snow Village

Meals included breakfast, lunch & festive dinner
The morning is free for you to relax in your hotel, explore your surrounding area, simply play in the snow or why not prebook an optional excursion for your family.
After lunch we will visit the Snow Village, a magical world of ice and snow. Each year, around 20 million kilos of snow and 350,000 kilos of crystal clear natural ice are used to build the spectacular Snow Village which changes in shape, size and design to amaze visitors year after year. The Snow Village consists of a Snow Hotel with snow rooms and suites, Ice Restaurant, Ice Bar, Ice Chapel, a slide and a vast network of striking corridors full of spectacular ice artwork to explore. After our visit to the snow village you will return to your hotel.

This evening, you will enjoy a festive dinner and you never know Santa might make a special appearance tonight.

DAY FOUR
DEPARTURE

Meals included breakfast & luncH.
Alas, the day of departure is upon us. We will check out of our hotels and take a short transfer back to Kittilia airport for our return flight to Dublin.
A light lunch will be served on board the flight home.









 

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