Set off to explore Finland and go in search of the shimmering Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights). Come to know Finnish culture and history on a tour of Helsinki with a local expert. Savor the local cuisine in Helsinki’s restaurants, experience rugged Lapland during a 3-night stay in the north of Finland, and enjoy an overnight surrounded by wilderness in a glass igloo and a Finnish log cabin. One dynamic experience follows another on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure through Finland.
AAA Member Benefit
- $50 Member Benefit Offer Per Person
AAA Vacations Amenity
- $50 Optional Tour Credit
Special Member Choice Vacations Offer
- Roundtrip home-to-airport private sedan service with purchase of air through AAA Member Choice Vacations
- Save up to $300pp on select dates
- Northern Lights Search
- Santa Claus’ Home
- Reindeer Safari
- Husky Safari
Day 1- Overnight Flight
Day 2 – Helsinki, Finland – Tour Begins
Hei Helsinki! Finland’s vibrant capital welcomes you. This evening, gather with new friends for a welcome dinner in the city center.
Day 3 – Helsinki
Join a local expert for an engaging city tour in Senate Square, home of Helsinki Cathedral, the city’s most iconic building, designed by famous architect Carl Ludvig Engel. Walk the streets of empiric-designed Tori Quarters before enjoying some free time in Market Square, the city’s most famous international market. Become transfixed by Kaivopuisto Park.
Day 4 – Helsinki – Kakslauttanen – Northern Lights Search
Board a flight to Ivalo and magical Lapland. Relish encounters with reindeer and unspoiled views of the northern lights. At the breathtaking Kakslauttanen Resort, spend two nights in your very own Finnish log cabin.
Day 5 – Kakslauttanen – Santa Claus’ Home – Reindeer Safari – Northern Lights
Hit the snow and mush to breakfast aboard an authentic Finnish sleigh. From Kakslauttanen, head to the home of Santa Claus, an epicenter of Christmas cheer. Spend some quality time with a reindeer farmer and meet some friendly Lappish reindeer that will escort you on an exhilarating reindeer safari through remote Kakslauttanen.
Day 6 – Kakslauttanen – Husky Safari – Northern Lights Search
Step into the role as leader of your own dog sled team. Zoom through the wilderness on a husky safari, driving your husky guides. Spend some time getting to know these amazing dogs and learn about their different commands. Enjoy your last night in the heart of the Lappish wilderness, nestled in your incredible – and private – glass igloo.
Day 7 – Kakslauttanen – Helsinki
Say goodbye to enchanting Lapland and fly back to Helsinki. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
Day 8 – Helsinki – Tour Ends
*Rates are land only, per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Offer is valid on new bookings only made between 11/05/19-11/15/19 for travel between 11/05/19 – 4/30/21. Offers can expire earlier due to space or inventory availability. Savings amount will vary by tour and departure date, and is only available on select departures. Space is on a first come, first served basis. Offer is not valid on group or existing bookings or combinable with any other offer, excluding member benefits. Other restrictions may apply; call for details. CST#2006766-20 UBN#601220855 Nevada Seller of Travel Registration No. 2003-0279