Rovaniemi: Reindeer, Huskies & Santa Claus Village

Rovaniemi: Reindeer, Huskies & Santa Claus Village

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Enjoy a full day of Arctic experiences in Rovaniemi. Your tour includes special activities in Lapland, such as visits to a husky farm, a reindeer farm, and Santa Claus Village.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickups start 45 minutes before your tour starts. The exact pickup time will be informed by email the day before. Please be ready and wait in your hotel lobby or outside your accommodation 5 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time.


  • Visit Santa Claus Village where you can meet Santa Claus if you like
  • Visit a reindeer farm and try a short sleigh ride
  • Learn how to steer a reindeer
  • Visit the adorable huskies at husky farm
  • Take a 800 meter husky sleigh ride in the Arctic Circle
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Enjoy a full day of arctic experiences in Rovaniemi with a guided visit to a husky dog farm and sleigh ride as well as the opportunity to drive your own reindeer sleigh and meet Santa Claus. Learn all about these local traditions from your guide and spend time with the animals.

After pickup, start your day at the reindeer farm. Meet the reindeer, feed them, and take pictures. Hear stories about the reindeer herding process and drive a reindeer sleigh for a full 500-meter ride. Take your well-deserved reindeer driver’s license home as a memento. 

Feast on salmon soup for lunch before meeting the huskies. After a short introduction, take a short husky sled ride into the arctic forest. Lastly, visit Santa Claus Village, where you will have the opportunity to meet Santa himself. 

Step across the Arctic Circle and revel in the Christmas spirit. Take time to shop and send letters from Santa’s Post office before returning to your accommodation.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Reindeer farm visit with a short sleigh ride
  • Winter clothing
  • Soup lunch
  • Reindeer driver's license
  • Visit to a husky farm
  • 800m husky sleigh ride
  • Visit to the Santa Claus Village
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 110 reviews

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    We had a lovely family day out on our trip to Rovaniemi. Pablo our guide was excellent - friendly, knowledgable, went out of his way to make the trip enjoyable and was just a lovely guide. Each part of the excursion was well managed with plenty of time to do everything. The blueberry cake at the reindeer farm was amazing. The salmon soup was also lovely.

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    November 29, 2022

    It was a lovely magical Saturday to visit The Santa Village and enjoy the rides :) We had lovely guides Sofia and Alexandros who were very informative and friendly- and of course had the best Salmon soup at the restaurant and chat with local people which I love ;) It was all beautiful and my daughter loved the moment of meeting the Original Santa ;) amazing experience!!!

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    November 28, 2022

    The experience is just what the publication offers and then some. All the points of the itinerary were fulfilled in time, which was also more than enough not to be in a hurry. Perhaps there was a lack of information about the schedules that they handle in the Villa de Santa, since by the dates we went (Apr10) everything was closed and we could not see Santa

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    April 18, 2022

    Product ID: 301148