• Skiing & Northern Lights
    in Ruka
    Photo: Juha Laine
  • Fabulous ski slopes
  • A great chance of
    seeing the Aurora
    Photo: Harri Tarvainen/Ruka Saunatour
  • A holiday you
    will never forget
  • Hand-picked
    accommodation

Skiing and Northern Lights Holiday

in Ruka 2018

A skiing and Northern Lights Holiday to Ruka with skiLapland is the ideal way to experience the highlights of a Lapland winter holiday. Enjoy skiing and snowboarding on the well-maintained slopes of Ruka ski resort, alongside a host of traditional Lapland activities, like husky sledding and snowmobiling. Ruka is also in a great location for Northern Lights hunting holidays, with clear starry skies and an excellent northerly latitude for spotting the Aurora Borealis.

Northern Lights and Skiing Holiday in Lapland

A skiing and Northern Lights Holiday in Ruka with skiLapland is available for 3 or 5 nights this December.

December is a magical time in Lapland, the iconic winter light creates a cosy and enchanting atmosphere for floodlit skiing and twilight activities, while the longer nights provide ample time for Northern Lights hunting. Ruka has a great selection of activities to enjoy; husky sledding through the fells, snowmobile rides and reindeer safaris are just some of the activities on offer.

What’s included:

  • Flights and exclusive transfers
  • Choice of accommodation with flexible catering options
  • The expertise of our skiLapland team

 

Please see below for accommodation options, ski service information, and ideas for additional activities.

From £989pp for 3 nights, based on 2 people sharing a Rukan Kaarna Hotel room on a bed and breakfast basis. Includes flights and transfers, departing 8th December.

Accommodation Options

Ruka Cottages

Ruka Cottages

Ruka Village Apartments

Ruka Village Apartments

Ruka Hillside Apartments

Ruka Hillside Apartments

Ruka Log Cabins

Ruka Log Cabins

Luxury Ruka Villas

Luxury Ruka Villas

Rukan Kaarna Hotel

Rukan Kaarna Hotel

Optional Activities

Northern Lights Snowshoe Walk

A magical evening adventure hunting for the Northern Lights. You’ll hike to the top of a nearby fell, before taking a rest for hot drinks and sandwiches to observe the pristine night sky, and hopefully the Aurora. Includes transfers, equipment and snacks, approximately 3 hours, £87 per person, minimum age 12 yrs.

Evening Snowmobile Sledge Ride

Tucked into a cosy sledge drawn by a snowmobile, you’ll have plenty of time to relax and take in the magic of the pristine polar night sky. Hopefully the Northern Lights will shine on you as well. Includes transfers, sledge ride and hot drinks, approximately 2 hours, £70 per adult, £35 per child (4-11yrs).

Starlight Snowmobile Safari

When the enchanting polar darkness falls and the stars are shining you will start your snowmobile for the drive into the forest. Explore the magical wilderness by starlight, and hopefully the Northern Lights will be out as well. Includes transfers, snowmobile, fuel and insurance, approximately 2 hours, £93 per person for 2 people/snowmobile, £122 per person for 1 person/snowmobile.

Other activities are available on request, please speak to your skiLapland specialist for other options.
Prices subject to change due to exchange rate fluctuations and seasonal updates.

Departure Dates 2018

Christmas 2018

3 nights: Departures on the 8th and 15th December, flights from London Heathrow or Manchester via Helsinki.

5 nights: Departures on the 22nd December, flights from London Heathrow or Manchester via Helsinki.

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