Bespoke adventure and multi-activity holiday company, Summit & Blue is promoting two trips to Finnish Lapland this winter.
Follow in the footsteps of Finland’s longest serving President, Urho Kekkonen, with a stay at his former log cabin – Javri Lodge. Summit & Blue is offering a four-night stay at Javri lodge, which has undergone an extensive refurbishment this summer and will re-open in December ready for the winter. Surrounded by pure wilderness in the far north of Lapland near to Europe’s most northern ski resort Saariselkä, the lodge is small and intimate and a fabulous place to go for a truly winter wilderness break.
There are plenty of winter activities available from alpine skiing, cross country skiing, snow shoeing and ice fishing in areas only accessible by snow mobile. Add the end of each day a wellness area in the cabin includes an indoor swimming pool and sauna before tucking in to the finest food that combines traditional dishes with international influences.
Prices from £2,835 per person including flights from the UK via Helsinki to Inari, return private airport transfer from Inari, four nights in a cosy double on a full board basis and a teo-hour guided winter activity such as snow shoeing, alpine skiing, dog sledding, ice fishing, husky safari or reindeer safari.
For those who have longer to stay, Summit & B also offers a six-day trip to northern Finnish Lapland, high inside the Arctic Circle. Experience a range of exhilarating winter activities including snowmobiling, snowshoeing, a husky safari and a night time trip to a remote cabin to watch the Northern Lights. Guests stay each night at the newly opened Wilderness Hotel Inari, in either the main lodge or one of their glass roofed Aurora cabin, complete with private sauna.
Prices from £2,150 per person including flights, accommodation, full board, return airport transfers (Ivalo Airport), winter clothing rental, and activities mentioned above.
Mark Bibby Jackson
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