Rovaniemi: Reindeer, Huskies & Santa Claus Village


Rovaniemi: Reindeer, Huskies & Santa Claus Village

From US$ 184.62 per person

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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Pickup included
Pickup starts 45 minutes before the tour starts. Please be ready in your hotel lobby or outside your accommodation 5 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time. The exact pickup time will be communicated by E-mail the day before the tour: if you don't receive this information, please contact your tour provider. Unfortunately the tour cannot be refunded if you miss the pickup.


  • Visit Santa Claus Village where you can meet Santa Claus
  • Visit a reindeer farm and ride a short sleigh ride
  • Learn how to steer a reindeer
  • Visit the adorable huskies at husky farm
  • Take an Alaskan Husky sleigh ride in the Arctic Circle
Full description

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
  • Visit to a reindeer farm visit
  • 500-meter reindeer sleigh ride
  • Alaskan Husky Farm visit
  • 800-meter husky sleigh ride
  • Winter clothing (overall, boots and gloves)
  • Soup lunch
  • Approximately 2 hours of free time in Santa Claus Village

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    4.5 /5

    based on 202 reviews

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    The tour was very fun. I enjoyed the Santa Claus village and the reindeer -husky sledding too. Ericka, one of the guides, was very knowledgeable with reindeers and we learned a lot from her. The salmon soup provided for lunch was the tastiest I've tried during my Finland trip. It was also good that the driver picked us up on time in our accommodation. I could've given this experience a 5-star but I'll leave it to 4-star coz the tour guide/driver that supposed to "guide" us with the trip didn't do much for us. We had to follow some other guides so we know where to go. He was just busy chatting with other people. We even got lost to a different activity coz he wasn't paying attention and didn't direct us where to go.

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    February 28, 2023

    What a fantastic, memorable day! Our guide, Antonio (?) was amazing - friendly, courteous and pleasure to be with. The other staff, including the young lady and guy with blonde hair who offered to drive ourselves and another family back to our homes was also lovely and helpful. All of the activities were well organised and the food and the lady who served it were all outstanding. Five stars!

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    February 27, 2023

    A really nice pack of key things in Lapland! We were picked up from the hotel on time, went to the reindeer farm to feed the animals, listen a little about them and got to ride a reindeer sleigh by ourselves for a while. Then we had a nice meal at the reindeer farm. After that we went to see the husky farm and drive on sleigh with the musher. Then we could pet the dogs - they are super cute. After that we went to see Santa Claus village to visit Mr C;) and wonder around the village. A really nice experience- we can highly recommend it. Sofia was our guide and she is great- good English speaker and lots of information about the animals too.

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    January 18, 2023

    Product ID: 301148