Set on the official Northern Lights route, where Nature's fabled Aurora Borealis frequently grace the night sky, your destination lies deep inside the Arctic Cirle - a region of unspoiled beauty, steeped in myths and legends, the land of the Sámi, Europe's only aboriginal people.
Here, you'll discover ancient fells and silent forests, the still trees under a heavy burden of snow, where the air you breathe is believed to be the cleanest in the world.
And here too you will discover a host of winter activities and experiences that will leave you exhilarated, recharged and eager to return.
From husky sleds to snowmobiles, cross country skiing to Northern Lights safaris, from a night in an igloo to a hot tub beneath the stars, these are the winter holidays as you always wished they could be.
Search for the spectacular Northern Lights in Lapland and enjoy a host of winter activities
3 or 4 nights from £799 per adult
Combine nature’s most extraordinary Northern Lights show with the jollity of the festive period
3 or 4 nights from £869 per adult
Search for the fabled Aurora Borealis on this week-long break deep inside the Arctic Circle
7 nights from £1149 per adult
A short break for those who can’t get enough of mushing their own team of eager husky dogs
3 or 4 nights from £859 per adult
A short break for those who can't get enough of snowmobiling through Lapland
3 or 4 nights from £859 per adult
A simple Arctic break including just the essentials - add excursions to create your own trip
3, 4 or 7 nights from £599 per adult
A quaint little Lappish village perched on the banks of a frozen river, deep inside the Arctic Circle, Karesuando provides a tranquil, picturesque and unspoiled backdrop for your Arctic activities. The main village sits on the Swedish side of the river Muonio, home to the Arctic Star hotel whilst the warm and welcoming Davvi Arctic Lodge is situated on a fellside just into Finland. The village has an attractive church - the most northerly in Sweden - as well as a handful of local shops and amenities.
In the farthest northern reaches of Finland, Kilpisjarvi is a new destination for 2018. Situated in the heart of some of Finland’s tallest and most imposing fells, the area is steeped in myth and magic. Sámi tribes of old would light fires to the God of Thunder atop the fallen giant of Saana, whose body lies as the Saana fell, his love Malla creates the adjacent fell and her tears form Lake Kilpisjarvi according to local legend. Kilpisjarvi also plays host to Kolmen valtakunnan rajapyykki, or three country cairn, the point where the borders of Finland, Norway & Sweden meet.
Winter in True Lapland spans six months of the year and as the season unfolds there are different reasons to experience a winter break deep inside the Arctic Circle. Here is our guide to the best times to enjoy your Arctic Spirit break.
Transun are proud to offer the widest selection of departure airports from the UK to Lapland - more than any other tour operator. We operate the only direct flights into Kiruna from a variety of UK regional airports. Our direct charter service, exclusive to Transun, operates to Enontekio Airport in the far north of Finland during November and December, and to Kiruna in Swedish Lapland between January and March. We fly from 14 UK airports, making it easier for you to reach Lapland from your local airport departure point. Our flights are operated by a number of charter airlines and include hot in-flight meals when flying to Enontekio.
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