Want to be the envy of all your friends? You can now stay in a fabulous Kelo Glass igloo hotel at Kakslauttanen arctic resort which combines the comfort of log cabin with the Northern Lights opportunities of a glass Igloo.
The igloo hotel's Kelo cabins are spacious and have log fires and saunas (as well as electric heating!) and a glass igloo attached so that you can enjoy all the benefits of a cabin but still have the very best opportunity to see the Northern Lights. If you want to see the Aurora this should be your first choice.
Prices include all activities listed so you have a good idea of the overall cost of your package.
A stay at the Igloo hotel is a once in a lifetime experience and now it also possible to stay in the newly built Kelo-Glass igloos. The Kelo igloos offer the comfort of the log chalets and the fantastic aurora viewing opportunities of the regular glass igloos. Located at the Kakslauttanen arctic resort, the Kelo-Glass Igloos can sleep up to six people comfortably and feature a private sauna, fireplace, kitchenette and a bedroom with a stunning glass igloo roof. If you want to sleep in comfort under the stars for an excellent price, this is the package for you. Kakslauttanen Igloo Hotel and one of our most popular destinations and is perfect if you want a holiday with the best opportunity to see the Northern Lights and to get your adrenaline pumping on the snowmobile and husky sledging activities. We can help to recommend the best time to travel to maximise your chances of seeing the Aurora.
What does the package include?
- Flights from London Heathrow or Manchester via Helsinki with all baggage fees and charges – the nearest airport to Kakslauttanen is Ivalo.
- 3 nights in Kelo Cabin with igloo
- 4 hour husky safari with wilderness lunch – 1 sledge between 2 people
- 3 hour reindeer corral visit by snowmobile with traditional Sami Lunch
- Evening 3 course meals at the resort restaurant
- ATOL protection
November – April from £2050 per person
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All of our packages are tailored and may vary slightly from the below although here is an idea of what you can expect:
Flights from your nearest chosen airport to Ivalo via Helsinki. You’re then picked up from the airport with other guests and transferred to the Kakslauttanen arctic resort. After you’ve checked in you’ll head over to your Kelo glass igloo cabin, prepare to be impressed. After dropping off your bags and taking some time to explore your cabin, you’ll head over to the restaurant for a delicious evening meal. Staff will be on hand to advise on the menu and answer any questions you may have. You may wish to enjoy a drink in the bar before heading back for the night in your Kelo glass igloo cabin – fingers crossed you will get your first chance to see the aurora.
After a filling breakfast in the restaurant, you’ll put on your thermal clothing and prepare to visit the reindeer corral by snowmobile – After a brief instruction you will be ready to drive the snowmobiles, don’t forget to take your driving licence. You’ll be on the snowmobile in pairs and can take turns to share the driving. You set off across the pristine Lapland wilderness and will experience forests, frozen lakes and rivers. When you arrive at the reindeer corral you will meet the reindeer and learn more about the Sami way of life and reindeer herding which has been practiced in the area for over 5000 years. After a Sami lunch it’s time to say goodbye and snowmobile back to the resort. Later that evening, you’ll enjoy an evening meal at the resort’s restaurant and keep your fingers crossed for a chance to see the Northern Lights during the night in your Kelo Cabin.
Breakfast is served in the restaurant and you’ll soon be heading out to meet the huskies. After a short transfer to the husky kennels you will meet your guide and learn how to drive a sledge for your husky safari activity. You share the sledge one between two and one person drives and the other sits on the sledge. Along the way there is plenty of opportunity to swap drivers so you can take turns to drive the dog team and to take pictures of your amazing experience. Along the way there is a stop for lunch which will be cooked in a wilderness camp by the guide. After lunch when everybody is refreshed and the dogs have had a rest then it’s back on to the trail for more husky sledging. When you get back to the resort you may want to take a nap or go and explore before your evening meal at the resort’s restaurant and your final night in the Kelo glass igloo cabin.
After a hearty breakfast in the restaurant it is time to gather your things ready for the airport transfer. As you say goodbye to the winter wonderland, you’ll be left with memories that last a lifetime. You’ll reach the airport in good time, ready for you return flights via Helsinki.