Santa Adventure Week Ruka, Lapland Activity Weeks

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Accommodation
Self Catering
Flights Included
Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Location - where is Santa Adventure Week Ruka

· 10 minutes walk to the Kumpare building (resort centre), containing a supermarket, leisure centre and kindergarten · Sports centre with saunas close by · Ski to the door · Located next to a ski lift · 5 minutes walk to the board school meeting place and a short bus ride or ski to the ski school meeting place


Overview - apartment description - Santa Adventure Week Ruka description

Enjoy a fantastic holiday package, with numerous activities included with your accommodation. You will also meet Santa in his own home! Your home for the week will be the superb Aurinkorinne apartments, offering high quality accommodation. These apartments are only a few minutes away from the centre of resort, restaurants, bars and supermarkets. If you are a competent skier, with the fantastic snow, you can ski from your door as they are very close to the Talvijarvi slopes.

What's Included

Included in this fantastic holiday package:

  • Return flights
  • Transfers to and from resort
  • 4 days of activities (thermal overall & boots included)
  • High quality self-catering apartments
  • Services of our in-resort Rep
DAY 1) Transfer from the airport to your accommodation. Pre-bookable Grocery pack available.

DAY 2) Snowmobile safari (Winter activity taster)

The safari starts with an introduction on how to drive a snowmobile. The safari goes through the spectacular snowy forests of the local area. (Driving time approx. 1 hour., duration of the programme 1.5hr). Free time; relax, visit the shopping centre in resort, the bars and restaurants nearby or take a relaxing sauna within your own apartment.

DAY 3) Husky farm and ride (Winter activity taster)

Bus transfer, then an introduction to the huskies and instruction for driving. Enjoy the exhilarating rides as the safari route (2 km) goes through some incredible scenery, (duration of the programme approx. 2hrs).

DAY 4) Santa's secret cottage

Drive by coach to Santa's cottage, set out in the wilderness. Santa's elves will welcome you and start some fun and games outside, then hot drinks are taken in a lakeside hut, before Santa appears and invites you in to his cottage. He sits in his rocking chair with the children sitting in front and tells stories of Rudolf, his elves, why he left the North Pole and much more. Learn a song in Finnish and have some cookies and drinks. There is a present for every child and plenty of chances for photos. Post a letter or card in the Post Office next door before rejoining the coach back to Ruka.

DAY 5) Free day

This day is free for your own activities. You could try cross-country, downhill skiing or any of the many other activities on offer in resort. Alternatively, you could simply relax and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere in resort.

DAY 6) Free day

This day is free for your own activities. You could try cross-country, downhill skiing or any of the many other activities on offer in resort. Alternatively, you could simply relax and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere in resort.

DAY 7) Reindeer farm visit.

Transfer to meet a local herder and his reindeer. A fantastic way to experience nature, by travelling in a reindeer sleigh, the old fashioned Lappish way. Each sleigh ride lasts approx.3-5 minutes. You can also feed the reindeer and enjoy some coffee/tea/juice and a regional pastry. Duration of the entire programme approx. 1.5hrs.

DAY 8) Departure. Return to UK.

Please note: Activities are dependent on weather conditions and days of activities are subject to change.


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Meals - food and drink in Santa Adventure Week Ruka

· Half Board includes breakfast at the Colorado Restaurant and dinner at the Piste restaurant, with a choice of main course. Both restaurants are located in Ruka Village and are around a 10 minute uphill walk from the Aurinkorinne Apartments.

We update Santa Adventure Week Ruka's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Availability - dates & airports - dates & departure airports - apartment dates & departure airports - Santa Adventure Week Ruka dates & departure airports

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Tue 13 Dec 201613/12/16
£947£738
Tue 20 Dec 201620/12/16
£1166£1005
This package holiday to Santa Adventure Week Ruka in Lapland Activity Weeks, Finland / Lapland departs Tuesday 13th December 2016, for a 7 night stay on a "self catering" board basis. A local tourist tax (Taxe de Sejour or Kurtaxe) is levied by many councils in European ski resorts. It varies by standard and type of accommodation and is age dependent, so not everyone is charged. It's not included in the basic price of your holiday and is usually paid locally. For reference, the average charged in winter 15/16 was between 50p and £2 per person, per night.
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