Have a magical Christmas holiday and meet Santa in Lapland Finland – enjoy the best of our winter activities with your family!

Wake up Santa is our best selling family Christmas holiday and the reason is quite simple. This Christmas package is all about giving the perfect Christmas and Santa Lapland experience for both children and adults. 

Meet all of our four legged friends, some of the with antlers and some with cuddly and fluffy fur. A day spent with reindeer and huskies is one to remember! 

Experience the snow in many fun ways. Test your skills at snowshoeing, cross country skiing and zoom down the toboggan slope. Best way to experience wintry fairytale forest is with a good old snowmobile ride. 

The highlight of the holiday is when you are whisked off in to the forest in search of Santa’s secret hide out… 

Christmas holiday highlights

Christmas holiday package for the whole family 

Lots of furry friends! 

Search for the big man through Lappish forests 

Starting from 1005€ / person

Dec in Jeris Lakeside Resort

White weeks offer: Use code WHITE in Harriniva webshop for -15% discount

3-nights 30.11.-3.12.2023 and 7.-10.12.2023
4-nights 14.12.-17.12.2023


  • Return transfers from Kittilä Airport
  • Warm winter clothing
  • Accommodations for 3 or 4 nights,full board (from dinner on arrival day to breakfast on departure day), complimentary coffee and tea in the hotel main restaurant
  • Christmas dinner on one evening
  • Soft drink and juice wristband for children and children’s welcome bag
  • Activity itinerary


Wake Up Santa holiday is available in Jeris Lakeside Resort


Day 1

Day 2 – 4
2 or 3 days of activities

Day 4 or 5

This holiday is available as a 3 or 4 -night stay.

Special tip!

Book your stay in the Arctic Sauna World where four different saunas cleanse both your mind and body and the calming view over lake Jerisjärvi puts a finishing touch on total relaxation.


Husky Tour 6km

One of the greatest ways to experience Lapland is on a silent dog sledding tour! Meet the happy huskies and enjoy a 6 km safari, two persons per sled.

Snowmobile Tour 20km

Snowmobile through snowy forests and ice-covered lakes and enjoy beautiful Lappish landscapes. Snowmobile safaris are based on two persons sharing a snowmobile.

Reindeer Farm Visit

Meet Rudolphs friends at the 100-year-old unique Lappish farm and enjoy a ride in the forest with a reindeer sled. Stop by the Winter Village snow hotel and restaurant to see the impressive snow wall carvings. *

Christmas Baking and Crafts

Bake traditional Finnish gingerbread cookies and make your own Christmas decoration to take home as a souvenir.

Snow Fun

Test your skills at cross country skiing, tobogganing and other winter fun activities! Children have a chance to drive their own mini snowmobile under supervision

Meeting with Santa
Highlight of holiday is meeting the grand man himself in his little hideaway cabin! The friendly elves will help you on the way as they are ones who know the secret path to Santa’s cabin.**

*Weather dependant

** Santa Service
Bring with you your children’s letter to Santa along with a small gift (max. value 20€) from their wish list. Imagine your child’s eyes light up when not only has Santa got their letter but he has already got one gift from their wish list ready for them!

Important information

Snowmobile safaris have a self-liability of max. 800€ per snowmobile. The driver of the snowmobile must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driving license
(for vehicles with at least 125 cc).

Small children will be sitting in the guides sleighs during husky- and snowmobile safaris.

Harriniva Hotels & Safaris reserves the right to make changes to activities for reasons of safety or other unforeseen circumstances. Full itinerary will be given to guests on arrival.