Enjoy with your friends and family an authentic Christmas feeling - a landscape of snow, blue eyed huskies,
Santa and his elves, tobogganing, walks on Taiga forest, cross country skiing on frozen lake,
magical blue moments, traditional Finnish Christmas buffet…


Time: 15.12 - 19.12.2016
Min. 20 persons

Program:

15.12. Arrival to Kuhmo


Arrival via Helsinki to Kajaani airport. Transfer to Hotel Kalevala.
Accommodation, welcoming drink and dinner at the hotel’s restaurant Kanteletar.
After the dinner a little walk along the lake shore, maybe moon lightning the way. Maybe
you’ll see the northern lights or tracks of animals. Listening to the nature and admiring beautiful
scenery when the evening arrives. Coffee or tea at open fire.

16.12. Fairytale begins

08:00-10:00 Breakfast
10:30-12:30 Visit to Petola Nature Centre. Petola is a large Carnivore centre, exhibition
"Predators on the prowl" is permanent exhibition with
comprehensive information on Finnish predators bear, wolf, wolverine and lynx.
Info section presents a wide rage of information related to many interesting aspects of large
carnivores, library and free-access computers
12:30-13:30 Lunch at the hotel
13:45-16:00 Snowmobile safari (20-25 km) drive through beautiful winter landscape.
Not suitable for children under 3 years old
16:30-17:30 Coffee/tea and Finnish pastries
17:30-19:00 Exploring Finnish sauna culture; peat sauna infrared sauna,
Finnish saunas, indoor and outdoor jacuzzi.
Sauna elf will be serving drinks and advice how to use the sauna
19:00- Dinner
After the dinner Shaman will visit the guests and tell the story of Sampo,
the magic mill from the national epic of Finland, Kalevala.
Occasionally the Shaman finds pieces of Sampo from the hotel’s lake
and she gives every guest a piece to bring good luck
21:30- After a long day it’s time to relax. Enjoy the warmth of the fireplace in the lobby
and order some drinks or hot chocolate from our hotel bar, which
is open late at night

17.12. Trip to Sotkamo

08:00-10:00 Breakfast
10:15-13:00 Bus transfer to Vuokatti Husky farm.
Joyful huskies are always happy to meet new people.
Everyone gets a change to enjoy a husky sleigh ride,
sitting in a sled or driving him/herself.
13:00-13:45 Lunch at Vuokatti Husky farm
13:45-14:00 Transfer to Sotkamo
14:00-15:30 Shopping in Sotkamo town -
you have perfect change to visit some unique boutiques,
Finnish shops or do some sightseeing on your own
15:30-16:00 Transfer back to the hotel
16:15-17:00 Coffee/tea and Finnish pastries
17:30-18:30 Traditional Finnish saunas, indoor and outdoor jacuzzis
19:00-20:30 Dinner in "kota" teepee at the hotel beach
20:30- Bar is open late to the early hours.
You can admire the magical frozen lake and "one hundred"
candles on the beach from the restaurant terrace

18.12. Fairytale continues

08:00-10:00 Breakfast
10:30-12:30 You can choose from two fun winter activities:
Ski school:
this is suitable for beginners or for those who are looking for more techniques.
First appr. one hour lesson to learn how to ski and after appr. one
hour guided ski tour through snowy forest
OR
Snowshoe tour:
guided tour along wintery taiga forests and frozen lake,
suitable for beginners
12:30-13:30 Lunch at the hotel restaurant
13:30-16:00 Free time - you can try tobogganing, kick-sledging or book optional activities and
treatments or warm up in the sauna JACUZZI
16:00-17:00 Coffee/tea and Finnish delicacies
17:00-18:30 Walk a snowy road to find Santa Claus and he’s hard-working elves.
Entrance is hidden in the middle of the forest. Underground tunnel will lead you to Santa’s yard,
where the atmosphere is overflowing with Christmas spirit.
Step inside the Christmas cabin where Santa Claus is waiting and
elves serves you some gingerbreads with hot drinks
19:30-21:00 Traditional Finnish Christmas buffet
21:00- Have a beverage from the bar and challenge your friends
and family to round of board games

19.12. Good bye Kuhmo

08:00-10:00 Breakfast
Transfer back to Kajaani Airport


Prices:

999 €/adult in double room
1122 €/adult in single room
1062 €/adult in superior room for 2 persons
1197 €/adult in suite for 2 persons
Child 4-12 years 50% of adult price,
incl. accommodation in extra bed or in family room
(two rooms with connecting door)
Children 0-3 years free of charge
Guide for free

Prices includes following services:

- 4 night accommodation
- Full board: breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
- Sauna, indoor and outdoor jacuzzi daily
- Visiting husky kennel, shopping in Sotkamo
- Snowmobile safari
- Ski school OR guided snowshoe tour
- Guided walking tour
- Meeting Santa Claus
- Shaman’s visit
- Transfer Kajaani airport - hotel - Kajaani airport
- Thermal overall (for adults)
- Free use of toboggans and kick-sledges,
DVD-movies, board games, library




All rights reserved.
We also reserve the possible changes to the program due to the weather or other conditions.

For more information
sales@hotellikalevala.fi