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Winter Experiences in Finland

January 17/18 to 23/24, 2022


Preliminary program

Monday 17.1.2022

09:50-15:35 Finnair flight AY1964 from Dubai to Helsinki
Transfer to Helsinki City
Check-in to Hotel Kämp

Tuesday 18.1.2022

UAE participants
Breakfast at your hotel
10:00 Meet your Helsinki guide for a city tour
12:30 Lunch
Site inspections

India participants:
Finnair flight AY122 from Delhi to Helsinki
Transfer to Helsinki City
Check-in to Hotel Kämp
Dinner at Kämp Brasserie together with our US guests, hosted by Ms Janina Taittinger, Director of Sales, Kämp Collection Hotels

Wednesday 19.1.2022

Matka 2022 Workshop Day

Breakfast at your hotel
07:30 Transfer to Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre
08:15 Check-in
08:55 Matka 2022 Workshop Day Opening words
09:10-11:30 Meetings: 7 x 15 min meeting with 5 min break in between
11:30-13:00 Lunch
13:00-15:00 Meetings: 6 x 15 min meeting with 5 min break in between
15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-17:30 Meetings: 6 x 15 min meeting with 5 min break in between
17:30 Shuttle bus to city center and your hotel
Dinner at the hotel

Thursday 20.1.2022

Breakfast at your hotel, check-out (leave your luggage at the hotel)
08:15 Transfer to Messukeskus
09:00 Matka Nordic Travel Fair Trade Day
Lunch at Messukeskus
Early dinner
17:30 Pick-up your luggage
Transfer to Helsinki Airport
19:55 Finnair flight AY539 from Helsinki to Rovaniemi
21:15 Arrival at Rovaniemi
Transfer to your hotel

Friday 21.1.2022

Breakfast at the hotel
09:30 Transfer to Home and Atelier Kangasniemi. Let's Meet Local Couple Living Out of Lappish Nature
There are long traditions of making arts and handicrafts out of local materials like wood and reindeer antler in Lapland. We are invited to visit the artisan workshop and home of Mrs. Irene & Mr. Ari Kangasniemi to have deeper understanding on local way of living and having a chance to make our own souvenirs
Coffee, tea and home-made blueberry juice served during the visit
Activities in Rovaniemi (TBC)
Hotel inspections

Saturday 22.1.2022

Breakfast at your hotel, check-out
08:00 Transfer by bus to Kemi
09:30 Arrival in Kemi
Activities in the snow
13:00-16:30 Icebreaker Sampo Cruise
Check-in at Seaside Glass Villas

Sunday 23.1.2022

Breakfast at your hotel, check-out
09:00 Transfer to Rovaniemi
10:30 Visit to Museum and Science Center Arktikum Guided Visit to Arktikum – Museum and Science Center
Arktikum exhibitions lead guests on an adventure to Finnish Lapland and the Arctic region. The exhibitions provide a comprehensive section of the history and culture of Lapland as well as of Arctic knowledge
11:30 Lunch in Arktikum
12:30 Transfer to Santa Claus Village
Christmas magic can be experienced year-round Santa Claus Village. This magical latitude has attracted travelers since 1950's and since that crossing the Arctic Circle, 66°33′45.9′′, has been on the bucket list
Santa Claus Office is the official place to meet Santa in the Santa Claus every day of the year
Site inspectios
16:45 Bus to Rovaniemi Airport
18:20-19:35 AY536 from Rovaniemi to Helsinki

For UAE participants: 
23:30 AY1963 from Helsinki to Dubai

For India participants:
20:00 Transfer to Helsinki
Check-in at Hotel St George
St. George is an elegant and unique hotel, which challenges the world of hospitality when it comes to the very idea of luxury, presenting an innovative synergy of holistic care for mind, heart, and body
Dinner at Samrat

Monday 24.1.2022

Breakfast at the hotel
City sightseeing
Site inspections
Early dinner
17:30 Check-in at the airport
20:20-06:20 AY121 from Helsinki to Delhi



Monday 17.1.2022
09:50-15:35 AY1964 from Dubai to Helsinki

Tuesday 18.1.2022
10:30-14:15 AY122 from Delhi to Helsinki

Thursday 20.1.2022

19:55-21:15 AY539 from Helsinki to Rovaniemi

Sunday 23.1.2022

18:20-19:35 AY536 from Rovaniemi to Helsinki

23:30-08:05 (+1) AY1963 from Helsinki to Dubai

Monday 24.1.2022

20:20-06:20 (+1) AY121 from Helsinki to Delhi


17/18.1.- 20.1.2022
Hotel Kämp


Seaside Glass Villas

Hotel St George

Follow the weather


Bring along

  • Comfortable outdoor clothing including hat and gloves
  • Swimming suit for sauna
  • Happy mood

Sustainable Travel Finland

Sustainable Travel Finland label will make it easier for travel trade and travellers to recognise a tourism company and destination that takes sustainability seriously. The label is only awarded for those companies and destinations that have undergone the entire Sustainable Travel Finland programme and fulfilled the criteria. The programme includes regular auditing and renewal of the label.

Since June 2020 it's been possible to achieve the Sustainable Travel Finland –label and the number of labeled companies is growing steadily. Find sustainable travel options at Visit Finland's Sustainable Travel Finland webpage.

Useful links

Sustainable Travel Finland label
Experience Sustainable Finland
Sustainable Finland Pledge

Contact us

Visit Finland INDIA & UAE

Sara Sodhi

Visit Finland

Anne Niska

Visit Rovaniemi

Salla Tauriainen

+358 40 776 2418
Visit Kemi - Experience 365

Jari Åhman

+358 40 6386 445