Lapland is situated in the northernmost parts of the country Finland. It is blessed with beautiful seasons and all seasons bring a magical beauty to the area.
Northern Lights and Beyond Snowmobiling
Northern lights or Aurora Borealis is a magical viewing experience. Usually spotted from late August to early April, these lights are visible near the Arctic Circle. You can schedule a visit with a company and they can guide you to these lights on snowmobiles! Yes, snowmobiles are used to travel because they are faster and more efficient than huskies and add to the thrill of the visit.
Reindeer Safari is one of the many attractions for tourism. Reindeers are a very important part of Finland’s culture. If you are planning to visit Lapland, Reindeer Safari is a must.
Cross – Country Skiing
Cross – Country Skiing enthusiasts are in luck as Lapland offers the best services for this sport. With the season opening in the month of October, the terrains are beautiful and challenging as if it were waiting eagerly for skiing season to start. There are kilometers of land available to ski and with excellent equipment available right at hand; Lapland is every skier’s dream place.
Visit Santa’s Village in Rovaniemi
Yes, you heard it right. There is a Santa Claus village in Lapland’s Rovaniemi where you can meet Santa Claus who sits in his chamber every day. Santa Claus Village is about 8kms away from Rovaniemi and can be reached by a special bus called “Santa’s Express”.
When in Lapland, indulge in a husky ride. A husky ride is a fun way to travel from place to place and take bliss of the snowy slopes.
Stay inside an Igloo
In Lapland, there is a special hotel which doesn’t offer rooms to stay in. They offer glass thermal igloos to enjoy the night view at Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort. Sounds bizarre, doesn’t it?
Take a leisurely walk in the wilderness
You can take quiet, peaceful walks in the natural forests that Finland’s Lapland has to offer to reconnect with nature and relax.