Winter Safari 4.4. - 12.4.2016
This self drive motorhome safari to magical Lapland is a perfect opportunity for couples or families to explore Scandinavian Winter with a five star rental motorhome! You can experience Northern atmosphere, its unique cuisine, and enjoy the absolute silence. We will guide you and your rental RV to the best spots to see Northern Lights and true winter wonderland.
Rental Motorhome Safari begins from Helsinki after a full camper orientation and refreshments. First night will be spent in finnish Lakeland area from where our lead camper will continue towards the national park of Oulanka in Kuusamo. Follow the lead or explore the route on your own pace. On our way to the most Northern point of Europe, Nordkapp, we will stop by at Ivalo, the last village before entering the tundra area. If we have clear skies there is a good chance for Northern Lights.
We will spend one day at Nordkapp with our rental campers recording this unforgettable memory and enjoying the magical silence and fresh air. On our way back to we will stay overnight in Alta, the capital of Northern Norway. Before returning to camper rental station in Rovaniemi we have a change to visit real Santa Claus in his village and take a picture with him.
More detailed itinerary for this unforgettable rental camper experience is here below. Due to local weather conditions and third party services our daily schedule and/or locations are subject to variation.
All participants are provided with VIP transfer services from Helsinki airport or an airport hotel to Touring Cars camper rental station in Helsinki. If you make your own way to our Rental station, please be there at 9AM at the latest. At the station after welcome words and refreshments each client will receive a full orientation to their beautiful rental motorhome and Touring Cars personnel will go through the itinerary and practices. When all campers are packed and all equipment in the rental motorhome is familiar Touring Cars lead camper heads to the road. You can drive at your own pace or follow the lead car driven by English speaking Touring Cars rental camper specialist.
First night will be spent in the lake area at Kuopio. Drive from Helsinki to Kuopio is approx. 380km and it takes about 5 hours. This is perfect opportunity to mingle around the camp fire or enjoy the comfort of your own rental camper. Perhaps you will take your first winter hiking experience here.
After breakfast we´ll continue our drive towards Lapland and our destination Nordkapp. Today´s drive is approx 450km taking us 6-7 hours. Our destination for today is Iisakki Village in Ruka at beautiful Kuusamo area. Here you can already feel the true Northern athmosphere and silence. Outdoor winter activities options here are vast. One can try snow-mobile driving, ice-fishing, husky safaris and so much more. If you wish to try another type of accommodation you can stay overnight in an igloo.
After breakfast and morning orientation we will refill the rental motorhomes water supplies and head towards Saariselkä, Lapland. This leg is 345km taking approx. 5 hours driving. Our camping area is located near the famous glass igloo village at Kakslauttanen. If you didn´t have time yesterday to try all special winter activities there is a plenty of options available in Saariselkä as well.
In the evening we will gather around the same dinner table and enjoy the delights of Scandinavian Cuisine.
Scandinavian breakfast and orientation. Drive the rental campers to Nordkapp through Sámiland the home of thriving Sámi culture. Leg is 450km taking 7 hours. For many the Sámiland is the most beautiful place in the world. Amazing pictures - amazing memories.
Breakfast and and planning for another beautiful day in Lapland. This is your chance to take a selfie at the most Norhern point of European mainland. In the evening, If we have clear skies there is a good chance to see Northern Lights. Don´t forget to bring your camera!
Easy morning and breakfast. We´ll start the drive from Nordkapp towards Alta, Norway. Todays drive is only 235km and does not take longer than 4 hours. We´ll stay overnight at River Camping and if lucky enjoy the supper under the northern lights.
After breakfast, we start to make our way towards Finland again. Our goal for today is to reach Kilpisjärvi, Finland which is 330 km from Alta.
As usual the morning starts with breakfast. From Kilpisjärvi we will head towards Ylläs/Olos ski resort. Also the biggest skiresort in Finland, Levi is only 30km away. This is your opportunity to try your downhill skiing skills. In the evening we will have dinner together and enjoy our last night together.
We will enjoy good breakfast and today we will return back to Rovaniemi to return the rental motorhomes. Drive from Levi area to Rovaniemi takes only 2,5 hours so there is plenty of time to do some final outdoor activities.
Touring Cars personnel will sign off the rental campers and provide you with a free of charge transfer to Rovaniemi airport.
Small category rental motorhome 2220 EUR
Medium category rental motorhome 2730 EUR
Family category rental motorhome 3570 EUR
Large category rental motorhome 3570 EUR
- Airport transfers on selected airports
- Touring Cars rental motorhome with standard Touring Cars equipment and accessories
- TC Basic Insurance
- English speaking motorhome specialist in lead camper for the entire safari
- breakfasts and some light snacks through out the adventure
- 1 x Scandinavian themed dinner
- 1 x Evening dinner in selected location on the way
- camping site entrance fees and all taxes
Participants have also a unique opportunity to participate in variety of winter activities (fees will apply and activities are subject to availability) such as husky safari, snow-mobile driving, snow-shoe walking, ice fishing etc.
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