Muotka 2-Centre Adventure

Muotka 2-Centre Adventure includes
4 nights Saariselka - 3 nights Muotka

 

Itinerary

Sunday: Arrive at Gielas Hotel in Saariselkä


Your representative will welcome you at Kittilä Airport. After the scenic drive to Saariselkä, check-in to Gielas Hotel and collect your thermal clothing.

Monday: Optional Skiing & Welcome Meeting

Guests who have pre-booked an optional Learn To Cross-Country or Downhill Ski package will start lessons this morning. Learning to cross country ski will also enhance your stay at Muotka later in the week. Of course, other activities are available and your representative will
provide details and your holiday schedule at the afternoon welcome meeting.

Tuesday: Optional Skiing & Aurora Snowmobile

After a morning of optional skiing or snowshoeing, an exhilarating 25 kms snowmobile safari is included - choose either afternoon or in the evening searching for the Northern Lights.

Wednesday: Sámi Farm & Reindeer Safari

Enjoy optional skiing or other activities in the morning, before a fascinating visit to a Sámi reindeer farm including a short sleigh ride.

Thursday: Husky Safari, Transfer to Muotka & Evening Aurora Hunt

After a morning at leisure, you’ll enjoy a memorable visit to a husky farm including a 7 km safari, before your transfer to Muotka Wilderness Lodge in the early evening (approx. 20 mins). You’ll meet the guides on arrival and collect your thermal clothing, then after dinner, head out in search of Northern Lights by car (driven by guide).

Friday: Snowshoe, Cross-Country & Aurora Hunt


A guided 3 hour morning snowshoe trek, followed after lunch by a 2-3 hour guided cross-country ski trip with tuition, are included. After dinner, visit the Aurora Camp by snowmobile-pulled sled to look for the Northern Lights.

Saturday: Optional Aurora Cabin Overnight

Go snowshoeing or cross-country skiing in the morning, enjoy a sauna or join an optional excursion (payable locally). Then, for your last night, choose to either stay another night at the lodge or upgrade to spend a memorable night in a semi-glass roof Aurora Cabin. This is included for guests staying 8-28 Jan incl. On all other dates, guests can pre-book at a special price from just £59 (exact night subject to change).

Sunday: Scenic transfer & flight home


Depart after breakfast for your flight back to the UK.

Resort - Saariselka

Located in the wild mystical north of Lapland, close to Russia and just a few hours from the Arctic Ocean, Saariselkä is an exceptionally friendly uncommercialised resort with a unique frontier atmosphere and magnificent cross-country skiing.

Resort - Muotka

Located in the wild mystical north of Lapland, close to Russia and just a few hours from the Arctic Ocean, Saariselkä is an exceptionally friendly uncommercialised resort with a unique frontier atmosphere and magnificent cross-country skiing.

Overview

Wilderness Lodge Muotka  is a perfect setting for honeymoon, anniversary and romantic getaway but it´s also unique place for all who are looking activity holiday in cozy and relaxing athmosphere. Combine this with 4 days in the beautiful little ski resort of Saariselka and you have all the elements for a holiday of your dreams.

Includes:

 

Direct flights from Bristol, Manchester or Gatwick to central Lapland

 

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Scenic airport coach transfer

 

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Half board meals at Tunturi Gielas Hotel
Full board meals at Muotka Lodge

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Aurora alert until approx. 1am

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Safety briefing and instruction

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Thermal clothing and boots

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Free use of snowshoe and cross-county ski equipment for whole stay after taking an included guided trip

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2 Northern Lights trips by
snowmobile & car

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Visit a Sami reindeer farm & safari

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Husky farm visit & 7km safari

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Night in an Aurora Cabin
(extra £59 on some date)

Christmas Week & New Year Week​

As well as the activities listed within this itinerary Christmas week also includes gingerbread making, tree decorating and a visit from Santa with a gift for all the children.

New Year week also includes a bonfire and midnight fireworks.  There are festive dinners on both dates including Lappish specialities.

Accommodation:
 
Muotka Wilderness Lodge * * *

This tastefully renovated lodge radiates an atmosphere of warmth and relaxation from the moment you arrive. The reception building has a restaurant with open fireplace, small lounge and bar.

 

Accommodation choices
 

  • Lodge Rooms are located in the main reception building or in a separate building just a few steps away.Sleep 1-3: All are tastefully decorated in cosy Nordic style and have shower, wc and hairdryer. Beds can be made up as either a double or twins. Maximum 2 adults and 1 child.

  • New Log Suites have their own building. Sleep 1-4: Highly recommended spacious pine-clad one room suites with double bed, private sauna, shower, wc and fireplace (wood included). Suites can accommodate 2 extra beds for children.

  • While Aurora Cabins are in a quiet location away from any lights. Sleep 2-4: These amazing one room cabins can be pre-booked for one night during your stay. All have large panoramic north-facing semi-glass roofs with views of the night sky from your bed, private sauna, shower, wc, fridge, hairdryer, coffee/tea-maker. Some have a sofa which converts to 2 single child beds.

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: No

  • Lift serves all floors: No

  • Access ramp: No

Tunturi Gielas Hotel * * * *

A wonderfully atmospheric hotel cosy wood-panelled public areas and good cuisine. All hotel rooms and suites are in separate buildings 100m from the main reception and restaurants. Deluxe rooms are located in the beautiful highly recommended new Gielas Hotel building. The property is in a peaceful setting 2 minutes' walk (200m) from the village centre, next to the start of the cross-country ski tracks. The ski bus stops outside.

 

Accommodation choices
 

  • Deluxe Gielas Hotel Room (sleeps 1-4) 4½ star quality:Beautiful highly recommended deluxe rooms located in the excellent recently added Gielas Hotel building.They have same facilities as Standard Room plus bath, sauna, drying closet, safe, minibar, balcony, Wi-Fi (Free).

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: Yes

  • Lift serves all floors: Yes

  • Access ramp: No

Only the Gielas Hotel building has a lift and is suitable for wheelchair users.

Muotka 2-Centre Adventure
Dates & Prices:

The lead-in Prices above are based on 2 adults staying in the cheapest accommodation on a Half Board basis in Saariselka& a Full Board basis in Muotka.  Call Reservations to check availabilty and up-to-date price.  

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