Experience the serenity and magic of Northern Lapland during the summer months with fully guided 7 days and 6 nights relaxing holiday under the enchanting midnight sun. This journey will take you through the mesmerizing landscapes of the Arctic, immersing you in the region’s rich culture, natural beauty, and fascinating history. Activities include traditional fishing, wild food foraging, and exploring national parks, offering the perfect balance of relaxation and adventure.
You'll be staying at Xwander Suites, located in the center of Ivalo Village. Middle of Northern Lapland and the widest wilderness areas of European Union. Apartments are air conditioned and highly equipped. In the same building you have access to all of Xwander rental equipment that are complimentary for you to use during your stay.
Day 1: Arrival in Ivalo
Upon arrival in Ivalo, you will settle into your accommodation and have the opportunity to acclimate to the long days of the Arctic summer, with the midnight sun providing a surreal and captivating experience. On the arrival night you’ll head for a walk around Ivalo Village to get acquinted.
Day 2: Traditional Fishing Day & Open Fire Lunch
Spend the day learning traditional fishing techniques with the guidance of a local expert on the pristine waters of Lake Inari. Once you have caught your fill, enjoy a leisurely open fire lunch on the shore, savoring the taste of your freshly caught fish while basking in the beauty of your surroundings.
Day 3: Wild Food & Foraging Hike
Embark on a guided foraging hike through the lush forests of Northern Lapland, where you will learn about the area’s edible plants and gather wild ingredients. Following the hike, prepare a meal using your foraged treasures, and savor the unique flavors of the Arctic wilderness.
Day 4: Midnight Sun Hike on the Shores of Lake Inari
Experience the enchanting phenomenon of the midnight sun on a guided hike along the shores of Lake Inari. As the sun hovers above the horizon, marvel at the surreal beauty of the landscape bathed in a golden light, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Day 5: Day in the Tundra, Visiting UKK National Park - Hiking & Smoke Sauna
Discover the breathtaking beauty of the tundra while visiting the Urho Kekkonen National Park (UKK). Enjoy a leisurely hike through the park, taking in the diverse landscapes, flora, and fauna. After your hike, unwind with a traditional Finnish smoke sauna, a rejuvenating experience that will soothe your body and soul.
Day 6: Day in Inari - Siida Museum, Open Fire Lunch & Lake Inari Cruise
Explore the cultural heart of Northern Lapland with a visit to Inari. Begin your day at the Siida Museum, where you will learn about the rich history and heritage of the Sámi people. Following a delicious open fire lunch, board a scenic cruise on Lake Inari, allowing you to take in the captivating beauty of the region from a unique vantage point.
Day 7: Departure from Ivalo
As your relaxing holiday under the midnight sun comes to an end, reflect on the unforgettable experiences and memories you’ve made during your 6-night stay in Northern Lapland. Depart from Ivalo with a newfound appreciation for the Arctic’s tranquil beauty and the enchantment of the midnight sun. You will have many options to extend your stay in Lapland with combining your midnight sun holiday with Rovaniemi, Kirkeness on North Cape
What do I need to bring?
- Clothing suitable for all weathers
- Good walking shoes
- A small backpack for daily outings
What is the cancellation policy?
- Cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 7 days or less before the event
- Cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 30 days or less before the event
- Cancellation fee of 30% if booking is cancelled 45 days or less before the event
Book With Confidence
- Local family owned business
- Personalized service
- Flexible itineraries
- Small group sizes
- Transfers from Ivalo Airport or bus station
- Accommodation in a comfortable and spacious double apartment
- All the aforementioned activities, meals and transfers to and from activities
- Flights to and from destination
- Personal Travel Insurance
- Gear & clothing needed for activities