Join us on our 4 day adventure to Pyhä, in Search of Santa. Have fun with Santa’s Special Elves as you endeavour to find the great man in his majestic Lappish homeland.
Reindeer Experience Feed the reindeer, learn about traditional Sami culture and enjoy a magical reindeer sleigh ride. 90 minutes.
Adult & Junior Snowmobiling Fun and excitement for all ages.
Santa's Special Elves Meet Santa’s most trusted helpers and prepare for mayhem, magic and giggles galore!
Sleigh Ride to Santa’s House The excitement builds as you swish deep into the forest by snowmobile sleigh.
A Gift from Santa Santa gives your child their most special present
Traditional Festive Dinner
3 Nights Accommodation Apartment, hotel & log cabin options available.
All Meals Included Buffet breakfast, lunch & dinner included. À la carte dinner upgrade available.
Snow Suits & Boots Cosy thermal suits and boots supplied free of charge.
100% ATOL Protected for Your Peace of Mind
Husky Experience Learn all about Arctic huskies and try your hand at dog sledding. 90 minutes.
Snow fun & games Tobogganing, snowballing, snow angels & more.
Santa’s Magical Post Office Watch the elves as they sort those very special letters!
Private Family Meeting with Santa Your family’s private time with Father Christmas.
We Found Santa Party Put on your dancing shoes and join the Special Elves for special celebration!
Fully Inclusive Itinerary All the listed activities are included as standard. There are no hidden extras, and no unexpected “upsells”.
Return Flights with Airlines You Know Direct flights with in-flight meals & generous luggage allowance.
Resort Transfers All airport and activity coach transfers are included.
Souvenir Certificate & CD
"We've just returned from an incredible 3 nights in Lapland. Canterbury Travel leave no stone left unturned in terms of detail and organisation and I cannot offer any higher praise than to say that they helped us make memories that we’ll cherish forever. The reps, elves and hotel staff were all first class and we cannot wait to go back one day!!"
Day 1.There's excitement in the air as we travel to Pyha
Following your flight to Lapland, join your personal tour guide for the transfer to Pyha, a destination set deep in the fells of the National Park. A brief stop will be made enroute to Pyha, to collect your over garments and boots.
Settle into your accommodation and later this evening, relax and enjoy a buffet dinner in the hotel restaurant.
Your Choice of Accommodation
Pyhä Log Cabins
Pyhä Linna Family
Pyhä Luxury Cottage
Day 2.Your Search for Santa Begins
Lapland really is such a magical place and we have a bright and early start today, as a host of activities await us.
After a fortifying breakfast, we’ll join our small group of families and depart by coach for a secret location where we have been advised Santa has recently been seen. What does this winter wonderland have in store for us today?
Well, Huskies and reindeer will be waiting to greet you perhaps we’ll even see Speedy Sam rushing through the snow, as he makes the last preparations for Santa’s expedition around the world on Christmas Eve. See where the huskies live and meet some of the dogs, prior to an energising husky safari. Learn about the lives of the reindeer during your 90 min experience then enjoy a more sedate sleigh ride through the forest, past trees heavily laden with snow.
Lunch will be served at location and on return to resort enjoy dinner in the restaurant.
Day 3.Discover Santa’s Secret Home
This morning we resume our search for Santa.
Did you meet the Elves at home yesterday? If not then let’s hope they’re in today. If so, then you’ll see where Wendy Wood creates some of the traditional wooden toys, for the boys and girls who have made it on to Santa’s ‘good child’ list. Where do the Elves rest their weary heads at the end of the day? You’ll soon find out.
Visit the Magical Post Office and discover where the mail is sorted by the Elves. When we finally discover Santa’s secret home, he will be delighted to hear all the children’s special wishes for Christmas, during your private family meeting with him.
This evening enjoy the traditional festive dinner. Afterwards, take the children to the We Found Santa Party where they'll enjoy dancing and having even more fun with the Special Elves.
Day 4.Say Farewell to Santa and the Special Elves
Spend the morning relaxing in Pyha before it’s time to say goodbye to Lapland and our new found friends Snowy Bowy, Tricky Dicky, Speedy Sam and Noisy Nod.
Lunch will be taken prior to departure. Enroute to Rovaniemi Airport your tour guide will provide you with your souvenir CD of the Elf Song.
If time permits, a short stop may be made, to purchase any souvenirs, prior to the return flight home.
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Make Friends With The Huskies
Make Friends With The Huskies
Come to Lapland and meet some of Santa’s loyal huskies. Learn how to husky mush and experience an exciting sleigh safari through the magical forest, beneath trees laden with snow in search of Father Christmas.
Visit Santa's Faithful Reindeer
Visit Santa's Faithful Reindeer
Rest beside an open fire and hear engaging stories from the reindeer herdsman. Only in Santa’s homeland can you enjoy a leisurely sleigh ride in the magnificent Lappish countryside.
Enjoy playing games with Santa's elves. No matter if you are young or old, Santa's helpers will encourage you to join in the fun. Which one of you will be the first to make a snow angel? There will be plenty of opportunities to enjoy some tobogganing.
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Pyhä The Pyhä Hotel features a selection of rooms for 2/3 persons. It also offers a small number of family rooms, which can accommodate 4 people. This is an excellent choice should you wish to have easy access to the hotel restaurant.
Pyhä Pyhä log cabins are open-plan and vary in style, layout and decoration. Each cabin is comfortably furnished and beds vary from double beds and bunk beds (very traditional & Lappish in style) to beds/mattresses in the loft area suitable for adults and children alike. Cabins are generally 15 minutes walk from the resort centre and restaurant.
Pyhä A 2-bedroom cottage, sleeping up to 6 persons and overlooking the ski slopes in Pyhä. The cottages offer luxurious accommodation with an emphasis on contemporary Scandi furnishings and design. There are 2 twin-bedded rooms, plus a large full-size double sofa bed in the lounge. In addition, a luxury double shower room and separate WC. Plus a traditional sauna.
Infant Pricing: a charge of £150/€150 will apply for infants aged under 2 years on the date of the return flight. Half Price Child Places: a limited number of Half Price Child Places are available on selected departure dates and airports. Availability is limited and they are offered on a first come, first served basis. One Half Price Child Place will apply per booking, subject to a minimum party size of 4 paying passengers, including at least 1 child (aged 2-11 on date of return), excluding infants. The discount will be applied to the youngest child and can not be combined with any other offer.