Norway Cruise Extensions in Finland
Have you booked a northbound voyage to Kirkenes with Hurtigruten or Havila Cruises and have few extra days to spare at the end of the cruise?
How about extending your holiday and combining your cruise with our tailor-made trip to Northern Norway and Finland? Here at Xwander Nordic, as the official agent of Hurtigruten and Havila Voyages, we can offer you either a full Hurtigruten cruise experience or a land-based extension to your cruise vacation.
A tailor-made vacation is fully personalized to you. Our expert team can organize a range of activities to suit your personal needs, interests, and preferences. You can gain a deeper insight into local culture without the stress of having to organize everything yourself.
You can either create an itinerary from scratch or pick your favorite activities from our suggested itinerary below. We take care of all the organizing and ensure that everything runs smoothly.
Whether your trip is a few days or a few weeks’ long, our travel experts will craft a unique, personalized itinerary, fully tailored to your wishes.
If you would like to see the highlights of Finnish Lapland, we can organize a trip including the best of the best around Northern Lapland. Or you can decide to spend a whole additional week touring Finland, visiting Santa in Rovaniemi, and getting to also know the capital of Finland, Helsinki in good detail.
Here are some suggestions of things to do on your extended holiday with Xwander Nordic:
Activities in Northern Lapland
Northern Lights Adventure: Venture into the Arctic night on a guided tour in search of the mesmerizing Aurora Borealis.
Dog Sledding Tour: Experience the thrill of dog sledding through the snowy landscape with a team of enthusiastic huskies.
Snowshoeing and Ice Fishing: Engage in traditional Arctic activities and connect with local culture and pristine nature in a unique and special way.
Sami Cultural Experience: Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the indigenous Sami people, including a visit to a traditional reindeer farm.
Meeting Santa Claus in Rovaniemi
Santa Claus Village: Visit the enchanting home of Santa Claus, nestled in the heart of Rovaniemi on the Arctic Circle. Meet Santa, explore his post office, and soak in the festive atmosphere.
Santa Claus Safari: Combine a city tour with a magical journey to Santa Claus Village, including fun-filled activities for the whole family.
Helsinki City Tours
Historical Helsinki: Discover the city’s rich history with guided tours of iconic landmarks like the Helsinki Cathedral, Senate Square, and the Sibelius Monument.
Modern Helsinki: Experience the contemporary side of Helsinki, exploring design districts, modern museums, and vibrant shopping areas.
Culinary Tours: Savor the flavors of Finnish cuisine with guided food tours, offering a taste of local delicacies and gourmet experiences.
Accommodation and transport
Like the activities, the accommodation is arranged according to your wishes. The options are endless from private cabins to snow hotels and modern and comfortable city apartments.
Also, our transportation options are tailored for your comfort and convenience. In Northern Norway and Finland, you will travel through the picturesque scenery of the arctic region by a luxury coach or private transport. If you choose to spend few days in Rovaniemi and Helsinki, you can either save time and travel by plane or choose to see Finland by train.
Whatever you choose, a tailor-made trip truly is a dream trip. The journey from Kirkenes to Helsinki, via the magical realms of Northern Lapland and Rovaniemi, guarantees an unforgettable extension to your Hurtigruten cruise. With our meticulously planned transportation, diverse activities, and cultural explorations, you’re set to create memories that will last a lifetime.
Start planning your adventure today and get ready to embrace the wonders of the Arctic!