New Year 2022

Wild Taiga is dominated by taiga forests, frozen lakes and its misty blue hills, area is one of Finland's best known regions for guaranteed snow fall throughout the winter season. The beautiful scenery covered with a mantle of dazzling white snow, the crackling frost and the magical winter darkness create a special atmosphere for the New Year celebrations.

Price / person starting

1099 €

Availability

Winter

Duration

6 days/5 nights

29.12.2021-3.1.2022


The beautiful scenery covered with a mantle of dazzling white snow, the crackling frost and the magical winter darkness create a special atmosphere for the New Year's celebrations. Wild Taiga is dominated by taiga forests, frozen lakes and its misty blue hills, area is one of Finland's best known regions for guaranteed snow fall throughout the winter season.

On the New Year's Eve, we will celebrate with a special Gala dinner before watching fireworks and raising a toast for the New Year.

29.12 . ARRIVAL DAY
- Arrival to Kajaani Airport, transfer to Hotel Kalevala
- Welcome drink and dinner

30.12. HOLIDAY BEGINS
- After breakfast get-together with your New Year host; few words about the program, optional activities etc.
- Guided Kalevala snow games: Let's get to know each other in the spirit of fun winter races! On these playful competitions you need coopearation skills, imagination and lots of joy.
- Lunch
- Free afternoon for optional activities, try ski school or spend your afternoon having fun in the snow with toboggans and kick-sledges
- Evening sauna with indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, dinner.

31.12. NEW YEARS EVE
- Breakfast.
- 2 hour snowshoe tour along taiga forest and frozen lake, incl. hot juice
- Time for optional activities; cross-country ski school, rapid swimming, ice fishing...
- Lunch.
- Evening sauna with jacuzzis.
- Tin casting in the lobby, "Ms Fortune-teller" will tell your future for next year.
- New Year Gala Dinner.
- Live music & dancing. Later, just before the midnight, moving to the terrace for the countdown and fireworks. The party then continues inside the bar with dancing until the early hours.

1.1. NEW YEAR 2021
- Brunch
- This is a day for resting, optional activities like husky safaris, snowmobile safaris, rapid swimming, Nordic walking tour, or you can rent ski set or snowshoes and explore the area on your own.
- Evening sauna with jacuzzis
- Bus transfer to New Year Concert at the Kuhmo Arts Centre
- Dinner

2.1. DAY FOR RELAXING
- Breakfast.
- Free day for optional activities or leisure.
- Lunch.
- Evening sauna with jacuzzis.
- Dinner.

3.1. GOOD BYE FINLAND
- Breakfast and transfer to Kajaani airport


Price/person:
Double/twin room 1099 €
Single room 1219 €
Superior double room 1390 €
Suite 1459 €

Extra night with full board/person:
Double/twin room 149 €
Single room 168 €
Superior double room 153 €
Suite 189 €

Children 4-12 years 50% of adult price (if 2 children or more, in family room with two rooms, interconnecting door)
Children 0-3 years free of charge (baby cot, baby bed or extra bed)

Including following services:
- 5 night accommodation in chosen room type
- Full board with breakfasts, soup lunches, 4 x half board dinners, 1 x New Year Gala dinner, welcome drink on arrival
- Daily evening sauna and use of indoor and outdoor jacuzzis
- Guided snow game competitions
- 2 hour snowshoe tour
- Traditional tin casting and Ms Fortune teller, Fireworks, live band/DJ
- New Year’s Day Concert + bus transfer
- Free use of kick-sledges, sledges, Wi-Fi, ski-waxing room

Extra charge for:
- Return transfer from Kajaani airport 100 €/person
- Thermal overall (suit, hat, gloves, boots, socks) 75 €/week or 25 €/day. Must be booked in advance with clothing and shoe size information.

Few tips:
- Possibility to add extra days or shorten the program
- Please take a look at list of optional activities; snowmobiling, husky safaris, cross country skiing, ice-fishing, rapid swimming etc.
- Also wellbeing treatments are available: worth trying is definitely our peat sauna and traditional Finnish bone setting. After these two try also herbal jacuzzi, classical massage and peat treatments.
- For those who are interested also in history and culture we have plenty to offer: Winter War Museum, Juminkeko - cultural centre for Kalevala - national epic of Finland and Karelian culture, Petola Nature Centre with exhibition of Finland´s large carnivores (brown bear, lynx, wolverine, wolf) and many exhibitions in the town.

Good to know:
All the activities are guided in English, some are possible in French or German. Driver's license is required for driving snowmobiles. Package price does not include personal travel insurance. We reserve all the rights to change the order or content of the program if necessary due to weather conditions or safety reasons.