1. Specialised winter holiday for couples on the banks of Lammasjärvi in Kuhmo, north east Finland 2. Pristine powder snow and the crisp winter air in unspoilt nature 3. Time to relax and enjoy outdoor activities tailored just for two 4. Be pampered on a well-being day with traditional Finnish bone setting and ‘Romance,’ bath for two 5. Enjoy delicious, culinary feasts of the freshest Finnish local foods
Hotel Kalevala is in a unique setting, in the remote east of Finland, close to the Russian border. Here there is space to relax and unwind in an ideal retreat and enjoy memorable activities just for you. This select hotel, whose building mirrors the nature that surrounds it, nestles on the shores of Lake Lammasjärvi. This is a region of great tradition and folklore. This is a place where Finlands great epic, ‘Kalevala' still survives, indeed a place of true Finnishness. So enjoy the pristine powder snow and the crisp winter air in the unique surroundings of Kalevala Hotel. Experience the beautiful winter nature, try some; dogsledding, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, tobogganing and embrace some you time. This special programme has been designed for 2 people. It is suitable for your honeymoons, special anniversaries and celebrations. All activities are privately guided throughout. An ideal proposal setting!
Day 1: Arrival Arrival to Kajaani airport with approx. 1.5 hour transfer to Hotel Kalevala. Accommodation, welcoming drink and dinner. Day 2: Husky safari After breakfast, we transfer you to a husky farm for a full day husky safari. This includes; presentation of the husky farm, introduction to the dog teams followed by sleigh drive in the wilderness on a 2 persons/sleigh, lunch. Thermal suits are provided. Evening sauna with Jacuzzi and dinner
Day 3: Snowmobiling on the edge of the Taiga forest After breakfast, 4-5 hour snowmobile safari along the line of the Taiga forest. This includes; 45-55 km drive with 2 persons/snowmobile, lunch and coffee/tea by an open fire Evening sauna with Jacuzzi and dinner
Day 4: Day for well-being and relaxing This is a quiet, pampering day. First is the traditional Finnish Bone setting; the method, based on very old traditions of Finnish folk medicine, has been successful in treating various forms of physical problems. In the afternoon you can enjoy an aromatherapy bath for two. (Duration 20 min) Evening sauna with Jacuzzi and dinner
Day 5: Cross country ski-school and add-on tour After breakfast there is a 1-hour cross country ski-school at the Kalevala sports stadium. After the lesson, together with our guide, you can test your newly learned skills on a nearby trail. In the afternoon there is free use of cross country skiing equipment, you can ski at your own leisure. Maybe skiing to Kuhmo village! Evening sauna with Jacuzzi and dinner
Day 6: Departure After breakfast transfer back to the airport if required. Changes to the itinerary are possible
Accommodation: You can choose between our standard double room, superior double room or a suite. The superior double rooms have; coffee/tea making facilities, bathrobes, slippers and double bed. The suites have; living room, bedroom, large bathroom with Jacuzzi, bathrobes, slippers and double bed. Each room has an individual interior and decoration. Rooms are available for disabled guests, allergy sufferers and travellers with pets.
Food: The cuisine of Kalevala Hotel is designed for international taste whilst using local produce, fish, meat and techniques. We also have a good menu for vegetarians. You can also enjoy a special Finnish dinner with local, traditional food.
Duration: 6 days/5 nights
Group size: 2 persons
Room rates include breakfast and evening sauna with Jacuzzi
Information & bookings: HOTEL KALEVALA Väinämöinen 9 88900 Kuhmo, Finland Tel. +358 8 6554100 firstname.lastname@example.org Homepage: www.hotellikalevala.fi
We hold the right to make adjustments and ask you to kindly reconfirm the specific itinerary and pricing directly with the tour provider.
Getting there: Hotel Kalevala is situated on the banks of Lake Lammasjärvi, just three kilometres from the village of Kuhmo. The nearest airport and railway station are in Kajaani, about 1 – 1. 5 hour drive from Kuhmo. You can fly from Helsinki to Kajaani with Finnair and there are good bus connections between Kuhmo and Kajaani. Or you book the transfer and will be picked up at the airport and brought back again.