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December 6 - 14, 2025

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Journey to the Heart of Winter: Finland & Lapland 2025

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with Sisterhood Travels’ Finland & Lapland Northern Lights Tour in December 2025! This exclusive women-only journey is designed for those who crave meaningful connections, camaraderie, and the thrill of soft adventure. Start your trip by immersing yourself in the festive spirit of Helsinki’s Christmas Markets, where twinkling lights and local crafts create a magical holiday atmosphere. Then, whisk away on a high-speed ferry to Tallinn, Estonia, for a day of exploration in its charming medieval streets.

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But the true magic begins in Lapland, where you’ll meet Santa Claus himself and chase the mesmerizing Northern Lights. Spend your nights in a cozy Finnish log cabin and a stunning private glass igloo, offering the perfect blend of rustic charm and modern luxury. Experience the rich culture of the Sami people through meaningful exchanges and feel the rush of leading your own dog sled team on a thrilling Husky Safari. With a Reindeer Safari rounding out the adventure, this tour promises unforgettable moments and lifelong friendships forged in the spirit of excitement and adventure. Don’t miss your chance to join this extraordinary journey with women just like you!

Featured Highlights


December 6, 2025

Welcome to Helsinki, Finland’s vibrant capital! Upon arrival, your driver will meet you at the Arrivals Hall in the Helsinki airport and transfer you to our hotel. This evening, we’ll gather together for a brief Meet & Greet to get to know our Sisters. (Drinks and snacks included)

Hotel: Hotel Mestari

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December 7, 2025

Today is yours to enjoy and explore the Christmas Markets with your Sisters. This evening, we’ll join together for a Welcome Dinner to celebrate our Northern Lights adventure. (Breakfast and Dinner included)

Hotel: Hotel Mestari

December 8, 2025

Today, you’re in for a real treat! We’ll board a high-speed ferry for a full-day adventure to Tallinn, Estonia. After our 2-hour trip, we’ll meet our local guide and take a tour of the city. We’ll explore both the Upper and Lower parts of the beautiful Old Town. In the Upper Old Town, we’ll visit the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and inside the Dome Church to admire magnificent views over the city rooftops from the observation platform. In the Lower Old Town, we’ll see the wonderful Town Hall Square and the Town Council’s Pharmacy, believed to be the oldest working pharmacy in Europe. Next, we’ll enjoy lunch together and some free time before our return to Helsinki by ferry. (Breakfast and Lunch included)

Hotel: Hotel Mestari

December 9, 2025

This morning, we’ll meet our local expert guide for an engaging city tour. We’ll visit the Senate Square, home of Helsinki Cathedral, the city’s most iconic building. After, we’ll have a wonderful lunch at a local restaurant. Later, we’ll walk the streets of empiric-designed Tori Quarters before enjoying some free time in Market Square, the city’s famous international monument dedicated to the composer, Sibelius. This evening, enjoy independent dining and the Christmas markets with your Sisters. (Breakfast and Lunch included)

Hotel: Hotel Mestari

December 10, 2025

This morning, we’ll escape to northernmost Finland’s winter wonderland onboard our group flight to Ivalo and magical Lapland. At the breathtaking Kakslauttanen Resort, you’ll spend tonight in your Finish log cabin indulging in your personal Finish sauna and other unique fixtures. This evening, we’ll trek north toward Inari on a chase for the northern lights. Stops along our pursuit will allow us the chance for a front-row seat at nature’s dazzling, electric light show. (Breakfast and Dinner included)

Hotel: Kakslauttanen Resort

December 11, 2025

Hit the snow and mush to breakfast this morning aboard an authentic Finnish sleigh. Our guide will provide you with thermal outfits at the farm. After a photo opportunity with the reindeer, it’s time to sit comfortably in the sleigh under warm blankets and head into the wilderness. The pace is calm, and you can relax, breathe in the fresh air, and listen to the soundscape of the arctic wilderness. After the ride, we’ll enter a traditional reindeer herder’s shelter and home “kota” to enjoy hot juice and a Finnish treat. After, we’ll proceed to meet Santa – selfies are a must! After getting to know Santa, we’ll head to the impressively decorated Celebration House to enjoy a hot drink. You never know – you may see some elves along the way! (Breakfast, Snacks, and Dinner included)

Hotel: Kakslauttanen Resort

December 12, 2025

Today is an adventure! Breathe in the fresh Arctic air this morning and step into the role as leader of your own dog sled team. Zoom through the wilderness on a husky safari, driving your husky guides that are as fast as they are adorable. Spend some time getting to know these amazing dogs and learn about their different commands. You’ll also be introduced to the equipment you’ll need to experience this incredible Arctic adventure at its best. We’ll enjoy our last night in the heart of the Lappish wilderness, nested in our incredible and private glass igloos. You may even see the Northern Lights dancing overhead! (Breakfast and Dinner included)

Hotel: Kakslauttanen Resort – Glass Igloos

December 13, 2025

Say goodbye to enchanting Lapland as we return to Helsinki on our group flight. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy independently with your Sisters. This evening, we’ll toast to our grand adventure together at our Farewell Dinner in downtown Helsinki. (Breakfast and Dinner included).

Hotel: Hotel Mestari

December 14, 2025

Sadly, today is the end of our adventure together. We’ll be transferred back to the Helsinki airport for our return flights home. (Breakfast included)

Trip Inclusions

Is This Trip Right for You?

Before booking this adventure to Helsinki and Lapland, it’s essential to consider a few factors to ensure this trip is the best fit for you. Here are some key points to keep in mind:

Physical Activity and Mobility

Walking and Stairs: This trip includes walking tours and exploring city streets, Christmas markets, and historical sites. You should be comfortable walking for extended periods and navigating uneven surfaces and stairs.

Outdoor Activities: The reindeer sleigh ride and husky safari involve being outdoors in potentially cold and snowy conditions. Participants should be prepared for physical exertion and varying weather conditions.

Weight Restrictions

Husky Safari: A weight limit does apply to ensure the comfort and safety of the huskies and participants. The weight limit is 110 kg or 242 lbs. 

Weather Conditions

Cold Temperatures: Lapland in December can be extremely cold, with temperatures often dropping below freezing. Proper winter clothing and a cold weather tolerance are essential for outdoor activities.

Snow and Ice: Walking and participating in activities on snow and ice can be challenging. Ensure you have appropriate footwear and are comfortable with these conditions.

Comfort with Travel

Ferry Ride to Tallinn: The day trip to Tallinn involves a high-speed ferry ride, which can be challenging for those prone to seasickness.

This trip offers a blend of cultural experiences, outdoor adventures, and unique opportunities to explore both urban and wilderness settings. If you are comfortable with the physical demands and excited about the itinerary, this adventure could be a perfect fit for you! If you have any concerns or need further information, please reach out to us, and we’ll be happy to assist you in making an informed decision.



Double Occupancy
$ 7699
per person


Single Occupancy
$ 8899
per person

important information


  • There will be a maximum of 24 Sisters including your Sisterhood Travels Group Leader. Roommate matching is available.
  • International airfare is not included in your pricing. You will fly roundtrip Helsinki (HEL)
  • You can arrive at any time on December 6, 2025, and depart at any time on December 14, 2025
  • Roundtrip, economy class, group flights are included between Helsinki and Lapland. We will not have exact flight times until closer to departure. No upgrades are possible. Flight times are approximately 1.5 hours each way.
  • Check-in time at our arrival hotel is at 3:00 pm.
  • All international flight arrangements must be submitted to Sisterhood Travels on or before August 6, 2025. If you need help making flight arrangements, or to submit your independent flight arrangements, please click here for Airfare Information.
  • Arrival transfers are provided only on December 6th from the Helsinki airport to our hotel. Departure transfers are only provided on December 14th from our hotel to the Helsinki airport. If you arrive or depart outside these days and times, or you’re needing transfers or hotels elsewhere, you are responsible for making your own arrangements at your own expense.
  • The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon. We make no guarantee that you will see them during your trip as visibility is based on many factors including weather and cloud coverings.
  • The high-speed ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn is about 2 hours each way.
  • Please don’t schedule any optional excursions on your own for this trip, as we cannot promise that you will arrive in time at any location to make your independent excursion. Sisterhood Travels won’t be liable for any expense you incur because of this.
  • Individual gratuities for your Tour Director, local guides, and drivers are not included in your pricing. We will provide you with tipping guidelines for your trip
  • Travel Insurance is highly recommended and is not included in your pricing. We will send you a quote via email.
  • We cannot accommodate wheelchairs or assistive mobility devices on this trip.
  • There are no refunds for unused portions of this tour.
  • Dates and times of itinerary as well as hotels listed are subject to change without notice due to operational, weather, or logistical reasons.
  • Any optional expenses or expenses related to anything not specifically listed in this itinerary are not included.
  • You will receive an invitation soon after you book your trip for our travel app, “Trip Plans”. You will need to download this app to your smart phone as this is where you will find the most up-to-date, accurate information regarding your itinerary in addition to all of the critical information you need to know.

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Activity Level:


This is an active itinerary packed with a combination of long, active days, several early hotel departures and long journeys by coach. The itinerary may also involve multiple flights and travel by non-traditional means such as safari vehicles, rickshaws/pedicabs, bicycles etc. Some accommodation may be based on authentic home stays, overnight camping and/or some basic rural hotels adding to the authenticity of the experience. Alternatively, it could include concentrated periods of more strenuous physical activity. Guests should be capable of walking 2-3 miles at a time over potentially difficult, uneven terrain which may include hills. Guests should have the appropriate levels of ability, fitness and good health to safely enjoy the trip.