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Glass Igloo Stay in Finland (5 days)

50 Degrees North

Kittilä, Finland To Kittilä, Finland

Valid for Departures: 01 Dec 2018 - 30 Apr 2019

Glass Igloo Stay in Finland (5 days)

Day 2

Utsuvaara, Finland

Day 3

Utsuvaara, Finland

Day 4

Utsuvaala, Finland

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Kittilä, Finland
Levi Igloos Dinner

Day 1: Arrive into Kittilä and transfer to your Glass Igloo

Arrive into the small airport of Kittilä and transfer to your accommodation, check in from 4pm.

Each glass igloo has a kitchenette, shower and toilet. The windows are insulated and electrically heated to keep them from frosting. The kitchenette is equipped with a breakfast set for two, electric stove, microwave, coffee maker and kettle, toaster and fridge. In addition, the igloos have a radio/CD player, a hair dryer and a socket for car engine heaters.

At the centre of the igloo is a motorized double bed that can be converted into twin beds.

This evening, dine at your accommodation restaurant - open from 6pm.

Day 2
Utsuvaara, Finland
Levi Igloos Breakfast, Dinner

Day 2: Husky Safari into the Finnish wilderness

After breakfast, head off for an adventurous extended safari that allows you to enjoy spectacular snowy views of Finnish Lapland. Everyone will experience mushing (one is driving, one is sitting on a sledge). After the trip warm soup lunch and hot drinks will be served by the open fire. Programme is not suitable for families with small children. Includes: transfer, hot beverages, 15 km safari, professional guide Duration: 3 hours

Afterwards, spend the afternoon in Levi where you can enjoy the local restaurants and cafes or join some optional activities such as downhill skiing, ice go karting, ice laser tag, horse-riding. Alternatively, have a wander through the small streets of Levi, shopping for souvenirs and enjoying this small township. Dine locally this evening before you get a taxi back to your accommodation.

Day 3
Utsuvaara, Finland
Levi Igloos Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Snowmobiling tour and Ice Fishing

Today, you will drive by snowmobiles to a snow white forest lake full of fish. Try to catch your meal, a rainbow-trout, by ice fishing! In case you are not lucky, the host of the lake has promised to cook delicious soup by the fire of his wooden hut. After the lunch the snowmobile safari continues round the fells to the summit of Levi and back to the center. Includes: Transfer, fish soup lunch and hot beverages, 60 km snowmobile safari, professional guide, safari outlet, Duration: 4-5 hours

Return to your glass igloo and dine at the restaurant this evenin

Day 4
Utsuvaala, Finland
Levi Igloos Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Reindeer farm and reindeer sledding

After breakfast, you will transfer to a traditional reindeer farm ”Sammun Tupa”. You will have between 5 to 15 minutes reindeer sledge ride in a winter wonderland. The pace is dependent on the reindeer – we have both young ones who like to race and calmer lead reindeers. Then we will visit the old farm and its home museum. The guide will tell stories of the past and present life of reindeer herders. Coffee and local sweet pastry are served in an cosy old wooden cottage. Includes: Transfer, hot beverages, sweet pastry, 1 km safari, visit to old reindeer farm, professional guide Duration: 2 hours.

Afterwards, spend the afternoon in Levi where you can enjoy the local restaurants and cafes or join more optional activities. Transfer back to your accommodation.

Day 5
Kittilä, Finland
Levi Igloos Breakfast

Day 5: Transfer to the airport

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight.

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Description

Surrounded by the magical, unspoilt nature of Finnish Lapland, only 9 km away from Levi ski resort, sleep under the Northern Lights in well-appointed glass igloos, complete with private kitchenettes, showers, and toilets. Dinner is a Lappish affair and is served daily in the local restaurant.

Spend the days participating in adventurous activities such as husky sledding, reindeer safaris and snowmobiling before bedding down under the Arctic Sky.

About Us

50 Degrees North is a family owned, boutique destination specialist tour operator for the Nordic region and the Scandinavian Arctic. The company’s entirely Nordic sales staff offers in-depth knowledge of all its destinations. Luxury for us means experiencing something extraordinary beyond your everyday life; immersing yourself into the local culture, nature and people and, when possible, venturing away from the well-trodden paths and into the ‘un-known’. We do things the simple and beautiful Scandinavian way. With offices in Norway, Canada and Australia, 50 Degrees North is able to provide our clients with support 24/7.

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50 Degrees North is an authentic and affordable option for the Nordics. We are NOT your luxury white glove operator. More details at https://www.fiftydegreesnorth.com/info-centre/virtuoso-agents

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By: Igofish


Reviewed on: 09 Jul 2017

Given that 59 Deveees North is in Norway, they had no presence in Greenland whatsoever. While they were able to arrange the activities we requested, we had no single point person in Greenland. We felt on our own on a daily basis. This may have been due to a lack of personal experience with Greenland and more specifically the town where we visited. Since this is a national heritage site, I would have expected greater familiarity. However, we were able to fend for ourselves when neededttt
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Great options and fast service when needed

By: patcat


Reviewed on: 13 Aug 2017

Ours was a complex itinerary and they came through. There were a few minor stumbles and one change initiated by us...but all were handled quickly and professionally. Overall a fantastic experience!
Travel Advisor:  Colette Guterson
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50 Degrees North

By: Meryl


Reviewed on: 10 Sep 2017

Did not get what we had hoped for overall on our trip to Iceland. The only part of our trip that was planned for us and we loved was at The Blue Lagoon. Did not get "guided" tours, got pick up and drop off at destinations. Planning done on own and helped put together by our agent was better than what 50 Degrees North did for us.
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Wonderful adventure

By: globetrots


Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2017

Terrific service all around offering plenty of options and information. Had to make last minute miodifications and all went smoothly.
Travel Advisor:  Kip Abbott
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Good experience

By: Jensi


Reviewed on: 22 Jan 2018

My travel agent worked directly with 50 North in planning our trip. I can say that all of our tours were professional and fun. Also, when the weather caused restrictions on some of the planned activities, the company was quick to find a suitable alternative. Everything was exactly as described to us and we had a fantastic trip!
Travel Advisor:  Ron Phillips
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Well planned, learned a lot

By: Connerss


Reviewed on: 09 Apr 2018

Hotels were very nice, tour operators were good, private guides were stellar and informative, particularly those with Mountain Guides. Would definitely use 50 Degrees North again. Only complaint was one tour operator (Artic Adventures) had buses that were so compact we all had to turn and leave our legs in the aisle, and I'm not tall. While the sites were beautiful and the tour guide knowledgeable, the long sardine-can bus ride was very difficult. Perhaps they were the only operators sending trips to our desired locations, unsure of that detail.
Travel Advisor:  Irene Quisenberry
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Trip to Finland

By: Finngirl


Reviewed on: 18 Jun 2018

I would definitely use 50 Degrees North again. They planned our trip, which was perfect. There were 4 people in our group and they had something for all of us, and we all enjoyed everything we did. Leena our tour guide was absolutely wonderful. She made the walking tour a lot fun and we learned a lot. Hotels they choose were great and I couldn't have asked for anything more.
Travel Advisor:  Rosemarie Spinney
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By: Grandma


Reviewed on: 13 Sep 2018

Everything went perfectly. Tours were wonderful.
Travel Advisor:  Amy Rectenwald
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