Private Winter Escape Tour across Finland from west to east

Private Winter Escape Tour across Finland from west to east

Starting point of the round: Santa's Resort & Spa Hotel Sani Jukupolku 5, 85100 Kalajoki

Min 2 persons

Private Winter Escape tour through Finland 

A round trip from the west coast of Finland via Eastern Finland back to Oulu. On the way you will enjoy quality accommodation and delicious dinners, sauna and spas. You will discover Karelianism, Kalevala, the lifestyle of the eastern border region and the maritime landscapes of the Gulf of Bothnia. There is plenty to see, private trips and experience along the way, but also time to experience at your own schedule.

  •     Self- drive tour
  •     Valid: 1.1-30.4.2025
  •     Group size: min 2


1. Day 
Arrival to Oulu airport.
Drive to Kalajoki.
Accommodation in Santa’s Resort & Spa Hotel Sani
Spa, gym and sauna
Driving distance 140 km

2. Day 
After breakfast drive to Iisalmi and unigue Hotel Golden Dome.
Hotel Golden Dome is an international, quality hotel with a unique and personal atmosphere.
Hotel Sauna.

3. Day
After breakfast driving to Kuopio and then Nurmes and Karelia village and Bomba Spa resort.
Stop over at Kuopio market and in the city center for lunch.
The journey continues to city of Nurmes.
Accommodation Spa hotel or Karelia village.
Private guided snowshoe excursion in the blue moment of winter. Trip on the ice of Lake Pielinen and in the nearby forest.
Spa and sauna

4. Day
After breakfast travel to Kuhmo. Accommodation in Hotel Kalevala.
In the late afternoon: Private Taste of Kuhmo – menu guided tour
Let’s gather on a campfire next to a big lake to enjoy good food and hear stories about the history and life in Kuhmo. The guide will prepare the dinner on the fire and you can take part on the cooking if you like. You will learn facts and myths about the northern lights and get professional photos of the evening as a souvenir! 
If we are lucky we can see the northern lights.
Evening sauna with indoor and outdoor jacuzzi.

5. Day
After breakfast driving to city of Kajaani
Private Guided tour in the center of Kajaani. Tous including the best shopping places and lunch restaurants and cafes, history and culture and ordinary life near the easternmost European border.
Driving to Arctic Giant Bird House Hotel/ Jättiläisen maa
..and see the world through a giant’s eyes.
Accommodation in Aurora Birdhouse with outdoor jacuzzi

6. Day 
After breakfast driving back to Oulu.
Accommodation in Lapland Hotels Oulu
Lapland Hotels Oulu offers you the opportunity to experience Lapland in the heart of the city. The hotel is located in the center of Oulu.
The design of our rooms was influenced by nature and the stories of Lapland/ Northern Deluxe King room
Dinner Includes a five-course surprise menu in restaurant

7. Day
After breakfast driving to Oulu Airport. Time to say hei, hei. Good bye.

Price: From 2300€/person/ 6 nights, 7 days.
Inc. Accommodation double or twin room, Half board (breakfast + dinner), Sauna/spa, Snowshoe trip, Taste Kuhmo trip, Guided Kajaani, Roud map and detailed program.

By order and for an additional fee:

  • Extra days in Helsinki. Accommodation in the center of Helsinki. Price From 100€ /day/person. 
    Incl. breakfast
  • ​Private transportation in the tour. 
  • Various treatments:  Massage, Aromatherapy bath, Beaty…
  • Private traditional Finnish cottage sauna evening 
  • Smoke sauna & Karelian menu evening


Travel insurance: Travel insurance is highly recommended for overseas travel. A comprehensive plan should include coverage for trip interruption, delay and cancellation, medical expenses, emergency medical transportation, loss and damage to baggage, and a toll-free 24-hour travel assistance hotline. Comprehensive travel insurance usually costs 5 to 12 percent of your trip cost. Before purchasing, check your existing insurance policies.

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