Finland's Arctic Experience at Juuta

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Spend four nights at new resort Juutua in pristine Finnish Lapland wilderness, an ideal spot for nature lovers and aurora hunters.

Located in the heart of Inari in northern Finland, this new property is in a beautiful location to experience stunning scenery, northern lights, and winter activities.

Location Finland
Duration 4 Nights
Available dates Dec - Mar
Price per person (excl. flights)
from £1,450

Overview

Highlights

  • 4 nights in one of the Nellim Resorts newest hotels
  • Winter activities such as snowmobiling and husky sledding
  • Aurora wake up call
  • Full Board
  • Winter kit hire included

What’s included

  • 4 nights in one of the Nellim Resorts newest hotels in a Wilderness Room
  • 4 winter activities and a special five-course dinner
  • Aurora wake up call
  • Full Board & arctic winter clothing
  • Shared transfers to/from the airport

A note on flights

While flights are not included in the holiday price, our team will happily provide a quote and arrange them for you. Simply ask one of our Travel Experts for details of the available options.

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1

Transfer from Ivalo airport to the beautiful location of Wilderness Hotel Juuta. The hotel is a charming retreat located in the heart of Finnish Lapland. Nestled in the pristine wilderness of the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, the hotel offers a true arctic experience for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. You will check into your River Suite which will be your home for the next four nights.

Day 2

Today you will learn the art of mushing a team of huskies, as you go out for the day with your guide and team of dogs. In what is a ‘must do’ experience, you will be shown around the husky farm before heading out on the two-man sledges.

In the evening you will try to catch a glimpse of the northern lights at one of the Aurora Camp spots, where you will be comfortably seated in a sled and pulled by a guide’s snowmobile. There will be an open fire and warm drinks available while you wait to see if the sky will show its magic.

Day 3

If you’re looking for a leisurely stroll in a stunning snowy landscape, then this tour is perfect for you. We’ll provide you with snowshoes and optional poles, and take you on a gentle walk through the picturesque surroundings of the hotel. As you meander through the snow, our knowledgeable guide will regale you with fascinating tales and information about the wonders of Finnish nature. With a focus on relaxation and enjoyment, this tour is ideal for anyone seeking a peaceful winter excursion.

Day 4

After breakfast, head out into the wilderness on snowmobiles where a guide will teach you everything you need to know to enjoy a scenic trip taking in the stunning scenery. Then in the afternoon you’ll get the opportunity to meet a genuine reindeer herder and his herd, where you can discover intriguing details about these semi-wild creatures and the way of life in the northern regions.

Then in the evening you will enjoy a special fuve-course dinner at the Aanaar restaurant where you will get to taste Lapland’s seasons.

Day 5

After breakfast you will get your flight back home. You have the option to extend your stay and explore further afield in Finnish Lapland. There are also options of a special six-night itinerary with added excursions included.

Alternatively, you might like to head back to Helsinki for a couple of nights. Just speak to our team and we can get that organised for you.

Where You'll Stay

Nellim Resorts - Juutua

Hotel Juutua in the northern reaches of Finnish Lapland, is situated along the banks of the River Juutua in the heart of Inari village. This cozy haven offers exceptionally comfortable accommodations and a range of facilities for guests, along with a variety of seasonal activities set amidst the Arctic wilderness.

Having undergone a comprehensive renovation, Hotel Juutua now stands at par with its sister hotels in the region, boasting modern amenities and design elements. Capitalizing on its picturesque river setting, the hotel offers sweeping panoramic views through its expansive windows in the lobby, restaurant, and guest rooms.

For a restful night’s sleep, guests can choose between two options. Wilderness rooms, suitable for 1 or 2 guests, are situated in the main building and feature a private bathroom with toiletries, a small wardrobe, and a hairdryer. On the other hand, River Suites, located adjacent to the main building along the riverbank, provide a private balcony or patio, offering a close connection to nature. With north-facing windows, the suites provide an opportunity to observe the night sky and potentially witness the northern lights. Each suite is equipped with its own sauna, fridge, wardrobe, and tea & coffee making facilities.

The restaurant’s panoramic windows showcase the stunning winter scenery, creating a perfect backdrop to savor traditional Lappish cuisine. The full-board option encompasses an evening meal on arrival day through to breakfast on departure day.

Hotel Juutua’s ideal winter wilderness setting sets the stage for an array of exciting activities that capitalise on the snowy surroundings. With ample opportunities to witness the aurora, the resort provides an excellent backdrop for an unforgettable winter experience. In the midst of the serene snowy landscape, guests can breathe in the crisp Arctic air, engage in once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and indulge in the traditional Finnish sauna, all contributing to a profound sense of well-being.

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