Full Day Lapland Tour, including Lunch and Dinner

8 to 9 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
2 - 15
Mobile ticket


The reason we love full-day tours is that we get a chance to show you the best of the best in just one day! We won't overburden your schedule, we will just make sure that you see the best Rovaniemi has to offer.

We won't overburden your schedule, we will just make sure that you see the best Rovaniemi has to offer. See the rare arctic animals in the wonderful Ranua Zoo, spend some time shopping, and finish the evening in a relaxing Finnish sauna followed by an open-fire Dinner!


  • Hotel pickup & drop off
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Ranua Wildlife park entrance tickets and guided tour
  • Firewood Finnish sauna experience
  • Winter swimming / lake swimming
  • Towels, slippers for the sauna
  • Dinner (Smoked salmon)

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ranua Zoo, Rovaniementie 29, Ranua 97700 Finland

We will pick you up from centrally located hotels in Rovaniemi or Santa Claus Village and head out to Ranua Wildlife park, the Northernmost zoo in the World! Entrance fees are included in the price, so all you have to do is sit back and relax for one hour until it's time to meet the animals. The zoo is located in the Ranua Wildlife Park, where animals feel like at home. Here you can see arctic foxes, polar bears (the only ones in Finland), minks, otters, geese and 50 other northern animal species.

We will take time to meet the animals and walk approximately 3km through the Lappish forest. Just as we start to get chilly, we will head to the cozy restaurant to enjoy delicious lunch. After lunch, our professional local guide will help you get around and show you the souvenir shops and places where you can buy authentic Lapland products.

Later, in the afternoon, we continue our Lappish experience by taking you to the traditional wood-burning sauna.

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Kivitaipaleen Nuorisoseura ry, Perungantie 11, 97670 Kivitaipale, Finland

Once we get there we will teach you how to fire up a Finnish sauna and how to make the most of your magical time in the North. Part of the joy of sauna is the cutting of wood for the kiuas (heater). The healthful exercise in addition to sauna gives a more desirable löyly (steam) as well as muscular stimulation. Building the fire increases the pleasure of sauna. Kiuas, or heater , the heart of Finnish sauna, and that it characteristically gives each sauna its own personality.

Once the sauna is ready it's your time to relax. After a few minutes in the sauna, it's time to jump in the private ❄️Arctic lake to cool down . Then, you repeat the whole process again. Interchanging warm and cold intervals has many health benefits.

Whether it's your first time in the sauna, or you're used to blowing off some steam, what we have here is once in a lifetime experience.

Lakes in Finland are frozen quite a long time in a year: in Lapland usually seven, in Central Finland five and in Southern part of the country at least four months. But this is not a barrier to winter swimming - we have an ice hole ready for your! Our guides will tell you how to do this procedure in the safest way!

Health is a most important gift. It is a becoming more and more evident that sauna bathing is a necessity rather than a luxury or status symbol. The Finnish sauna stimulates the flow of blood through every vessel is the body and accelerates the excretion of poisonous wasters from the body in the form of sweat. Heat and cooling, washing and relaxation, health and safety, moderation and personal convenience – all these are important considerations when visiting this tour!

Traditional Finnish firewood Sauna have an invigorating, rejuvenating, and tempering effect, while cleansing the body, refreshing the spirit and giving the feeling of complete well-being which is always the result of a good sauna session.

Once the hot and cold sauna experience is done it's time to cuddle up in the cottage and help yourself to some tasty Blazed salmon cooked over an open fire.

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not recommended for child aged 10 and under
  • Please bring bathing suit
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please provide valid phone number
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
January 2021

Thank you for your good work! We are very pleased with it ! Alexander is a friendly and responsive guy ! I recommend !👍

October 2023

Alex was friendly, knowledgeable and so kind. We enjoyed every aspect of our adventure! My favorite was when we arrived at the lake. Floating in the icy waters (in dry suits) was so relaxing and meditative, looking at the pristine forests surrounding us. Followed by the authentic sauna and jumpi...

December 2021

First we were guided by Alex through the Ranua Zoo, he offered many insightful facts about the animals and even Finland/ Lapland in general. Then we ate lunch at the zoo which was in the form a buffet which was tasty. Then he drove us to their cabin where we got to experience ice floating with hi...

October 2021

We came to northern Finland for the first time, and this was a great way to experience it. Our guide was very passionate about the beautiful arctic animals at the Ranua Zoo and told us more about them. We then had 2 hours to ourselves at a private sauna and a lake that was relaxing and lots of fu...

October 2023

Tania was our guide - she was very friendly, forth-coming and actively engaged in conversations. She explained a lot about the culture and tips on how to best enjoy Rovaniemi. We had a short schedule, but we made the best out of it, thanks to Tania and Alex.

December 2021

Amazing experience. The zoo trip was really nice. The snowy landscape was breathtaking and we were able to watch a bunch of nordic fauna including wolves, owls, moose, wolverines and a polar bear. The lunch was ok. The second part of the trip was truly marvelous (and a must do!). We were brought ...

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