A HOLIDAY IN A MODERN LAPPISH VILLAGE
Lapland Hotel Sirkantähti
A HOLIDAY THAT YOU WILL REMEMBER WITH A SMILE
What activities would you like to include in your perfect holiday - a ride in a reindeer sleigh, a husky or snowmobile safari, a snowshoe trek with coffee brewed over a campfire, or perhaps a canoe trip? Talk to our Holiday Master who can organise a great variety of activities to spice up your relaxing holiday. These will be the ingredients for an unforgettable holiday.
Together with Lapland Safaris, the largest tourism service enterprise in the Nordic countries, we will bring to you a piece of choicest Lapland with unbelievable safari experiences.
Holiday host spring weekly programme, Levi valid 13 Jan -17 Apr 2014
Enjoy the peace of nature, new experiences, activities with friends and family, and Lappish stories. The excursions led by the Holiday Master depart directly from the hotel. Just put your name down after breakfast on the day of the excursion; in a place as big as Lapland, we can afford to be spontaneous.
The weekly programme at Lapland Hotel Sirkantähti
The weekly winter programme at Lapland Hotel Sirkantähti ensures that you will enjoy nature’s serenity, new experiences, good times with others, and the stories of Lapland! All programmes take off from Lapland Hotel Sirkantähti under the Holiday Host’s leadership and return to the same site at the end of the experience.
The services are provided in Finnish and English. Children (7-14 yrs) can participate in the programmes for half price. This weekly programme is valid from 13 January to 17 April 2013, weather permitting. Please sign up at the reception desk or with the Holiday Host by 4 p.m. on the previous day; at the same time, you can order a picnic package (sandwich on a roll or rye bread, fruit, juice and a chocolate bar) for the trip for only €7.50.
We reserve the right to make changes.
‘Welcome to Levi’ gathering The Holiday Host welcomes hotel guests to Levi. Have a warm cup of coffee while the Holiday Host fills you in on all the weekly programmes and events at Lapland Hotel Sirkantähti and the surrounding area. The gathering is free of charge.
12 noon-2 p.m.
Kicksled tour of the village Take a kicksled outing along Könkääntie road to Kätkä cottage area. Along the way, the Holiday Host will provide tips on improving your kicksled technique while telling about the village of Sirkka and life in Lapland in general. At the end of the trip, everyone will share in a nice, hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate at Sirkantähti. Price: €20/adult, €10/child, includes the kicksled rental and coffee / hot chocolate.
12 noon-4 p.m.
Free slalom tour (17 February – 16 April 2014) This programme is meant for slalom skiers who are capable of downhill skiing under varying conditions. The outing is led by one of the ski instructors from Levi Ski School. Please sign up the day before the tour by calling directly to Levi Ski School, tel. +358 (0)20 796 0211. Remember to present your Lapland Hotel Sirkantähti key card to the ski instructor.
How about giving snowshoeing a try? The Holiday Host will teach you the ins and outs of snowshoeing. The excursion participants will get to enjoy the peaceful winter forests, the breathtaking scenery and, with any luck, a glimpse of reindeer, grouse or hares. This outing is also fun for the family's younger members (min. age 7 yrs). Group size: 2 –20 people; larger groups by agreement
Price: €20/adult, €10/child, includes snowshoes and poles
The Holiday Host’s olympics at Tähtikota Lapp hut Enjoy winter sports such as tandem skiing, crate walking, Alp curling, nail hammering and lasso throwing. These events call for a whole lot of humour, a hint of intellect and great all around team spirit! After the games, we'll gather in the Lapp hut to warm up with some campfire coffee for adults and juice for kids. Group size: min 6 persons
Price: €20/adult, €10/child, includes sports equipment, a small prize and campfire coffee
10 a.m.-–1 p.m.
Guided slalom tour This programme is meant for slalom skiers who are capable of downhill skiing under varying conditions. The outing is led by the Holiday Host from Lapland Hotel Sirkantähti. Participants are required to have their own slalom equipment and ski lift ticket.Group size: max 15 persons
Price: €16/adult, €8/child
Free cross-country skiing tour using the skate skiing technique (17 February – 16 April 2014) Follow one of the ski instructors from the Levi Ski School on a tour to the nearby ski trails. The instructor will, as necessary, provide hints on how to improve your technique. Please sign up the day before the tour by calling directly to Levi Ski School, tel. +358 (0)20 7960211. Remember to present your Lapland Hotel Sirkantähti key card to the ski instructor.
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cross-country skiing After warm-up stretches led by the Holiday Host, we head into the wintery woods. Along the way, you can take in the breathtaking scenery and maybe even catch a glimpse of reindeer, grouse or hares. There will be a break during the trip when you will have the opportunity to rest a moment and enjoy whatever snacks and drinks you bring along. This outing is suitable for everyone who has mastered the basics of cross-country skiing, even the family’s younger members (min. age 7 yrs). Group size: max 10 persons
Price: €20/adult, €10/child
How about giving snowshoeing a try? The Holiday Host will teach you the ins and outs of snowshoeing. The excursion participants will get to enjoy the peaceful winter forests, the breathtaking scenery and, with any luck, a glimpse of reindeer, grouse or hares. This outing is also fun for the family's younger members (min. age 7 yrs). Group size: max 20 persons; larger groups by agreement
Price: €20/adult, €10/child, includes snowshoes and poles
9.30 a.m.–12 noon
Snowshoe outing to Levi Fell Ride the Levi Express gondola up to the top of Koutalaki, where the group will do some warm-up stretches and then head out to explore the fell landscape. The Holiday Host will advise you on how to attach your snowshoes and to master the snowshoeing technique. On a clear day, you will be able to see many of the nearby fells along the route. The end stretch of the journey takes us over gently rolling terrain in the shelter of the forest. This outing is also suitable for the younger members of the family (min. 7 yrs). Group size: max 20 persons
Price: Price: €25/adult, €12.50/child, includes snowshoes, poles and a gondola ticket
Note! Weather: Should the gondola be closed, for example, due to high winds, the outing will take place lower down on the fell.
Ice fishing on Lake Immeljärvi The Holiday Host will lead the group on a walk to nearby Lake Immeljärvi. There, you will receive guidance on the secrets of successful ice fishing and preparing your bait. Each person gets a chance to drill an ice fishing hole. The group will also enjoy hot juice and a little snack while waiting for the fish to bite. This outing is also suitable for the younger members of the family (min. 7 yrs). Group size: max 10 persons
Price: €25/adult, €12.50/child, includes ice fishing permits and equipment, hot juice and a sweet roll.
A true Lapp ceremony in the Tähtikota Lapp hut The highlight of your holiday will be a traditional Lapp ceremony! Sit around the open fire
in the hut and listen as the Holiday Host tells about Lapland mystique, shamans and the ancient culture of the region. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy traditional joiku singing and drumming.
Group size: max 20 persons
Price: €20/adult, €10/child
LEVI – WINTER SAFARIS
Open up your senses and let the life force of the Nordic wilderness flow into you. The seasonal changes of Lapland offer genuine, simple pleasures that you will never grow tired of. With Lapland Safaris, exploring the wilderness is safe and easy.
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A MODERN LAPP VILLAGE
LeviThere is so much to do in Levi. The versatile services of this international ski resort are within your reach, and it will be easy to forget your everyday worries in its action-packed and easy-going atmosphere. The pulse of the fell village is slow in the mornings, picks up speed during the day, and beats in time in with dance music in the evenings. You will have plenty of activities and entertainment to choose from in this World Cup status ski resort.
Lapland Hotel Sirkantähti is open between 1.11.2013 – 1.5.2014 and 3.7.2014 - 28.9.2014.