Wilderness Hotel Inari – Tailor Made

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Nestled on Lake Inari’s frozen shoreline, Wilderness Hotel Inari is the ideal base for a tailored Aurora adventure, high above the Arctic Circle. This holiday allows you to design your own itinerary. You simply decide upon the duration of your stay and then pick the exceptional winter activities to suit you It means you are in complete control of how you spend your time!

Situated on the shores of frozen Lake Inari, Wilderness Hotel Inari offers an exceptional base for a tailored winter holiday in search of the Northern Lights.

The vast expanse of the frozen lake is effectively one big playground by day and an ideal Aurora viewing platform by night. Our tailor-made holiday allows you to determine exactly which activities you want to include, how long you wish to stay in this winter wonderland, and when you want to travel. It offers total flexibility and is ideal if you are travelling with a group of people who may want to try different things, working to a budget (big or small) or if you have been to the region before and know what you would like to focus on this time around.

There's a great range of snow-based activities here which will allow you to explore the Arctic's wilderness in unforgettable ways. From riding across a frozen lake on a snowmobile to mushing with a team of dogs along snowy trails, visiting a reindeer farm or snowshoeing in the wintery forest, there is so much to do.

At night, the emphasis here falls very much on the Northern Lights. This is the heart of Aurora hunting territory and we offer several dedicated Northern Lights activities to give you the best chance of seeing the incredible display. These are memorable ways to venture into the Arctic night in search of our planet's greatest light show. You can explore on foot, by car or snowmobile, or travel to a remote wilderness camp.

The ice on the surface of Lake Inari also provides an exceptional viewpoint within metres of the accommodation, should the lights appear when you are at the hotel.

There is also the opportunity to explore the village of Inari - the capital of Sámi heritage and culture in Finland. It is around a 30 to 40-minute walk to the village from the hotel.

With excellent hospitality and seemingly infinite views of the snowy landscapes, Wilderness Hotel Inari provides you with a brilliant base for your tailor-made winter holiday.

If you would like to combine your stay at Inari with any of the other Wilderness Hotels, then please speak to one of our Aurora Travel Experts who will be more than happy to help.


[IVL] Ivalo Airport, Finland To Wilderness Hotel Inari
Airport Transfer
Wilderness Hotel Inari - Check In
Address : Inari, Lapland Regional State, Finland

Wilderness Hotel Inari - Stay
Address : Inari, Lapland Regional State, Finland

Wilderness Hotel Inari - Stay
Address : Inari, Lapland Regional State, Finland

Wilderness Hotel Inari To [IVL] Ivalo Airport, Finland
Airport Transfer
Wilderness Hotel Inari - Check Out
Address : Inari, Lapland Regional State, Finland

What's included?

  • Return flights from London to Ivalo (via Helsinki). Flight routes are subject to change
  • Return group scheduled airport transfers
  • Minimum of three nights in a standard twin or double hotel room. Range of upgrade options available, subject to availability and supplement.
  • Full board
  • Cold weather clothing for the duration of your stay
  • The services of our local guide
  • 24/7 assistance from our UK based operations team and in destination support from our local partners


Wilderness Hotel Inari

Situated on Lake Inari’s shores, Wilderness Hotel Inari is one of the most spectacular destinations we feature. Offering excellent levels of comfort and some serious ‘wow factor’, it is the latest addition to the Wilderness Hotels owned by our good friends Jouko and Mari Lappalianen.

Importantly it is also slap, bang in the middle of the world’s best Aurora hunting territory and the hotel has implemented some innovative Northern Lights features to help maximise your viewing potential.

Wilderness Hotel Inari is ideally located around 40 minutes’ drive from Ivalo Airport and just five minutes from Inari Village, which is the centre of Sámi culture in Finland.

There is a variety of accommodation on offer here, including cabins, Aurora cabins and hotel rooms, all of which are separate to (but within very easy reach of), the central restaurant building. 

The hotel provides modern accommodation with décor which combines both comfort and charm. A huge amount of thought has gone into creating this very special place to stay.

Hotel Facilities

  • The focal point of the hotel is the main reception, bar, lounge and restaurant building. There will be gasps of delight from the moment you walk in and are confronted with exceptional views out towards the lake.
  • All meals are served in the restaurant and the quality of the food has been excellent in our experience.
  • Breakfast offers a continental selection of meats, breads, cheese, fish and pastries as well as hot options including bacon and eggs. There are fresh fruit and yoghurts to compliment
  • At lunch and evening meals, an array of fresh salads and a soup is followed by a choice of two main dishes prepared by the chefs. Options will typically include some local flavours as well as international dishes. In the evening these are accompanied by a pudding. Tea, coffee and water are included in your stay and any additional drinks can be added to your bill.
  • The restaurant is beautifully decorated, with local art and woodwork creating a great atmosphere. The fantastic north facing panoramic windows running the length of the room offer views out onto Lake Inari. We certainly expect a few evening meals to be abandoned as the Aurora becomes visible during dinner (the chefs get used to it!)
  • The bar area is fully stocked so you can enjoy a drink with your meal or relax in the lounge area by the roaring fire.
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in the main hotel building and rooms (it is less strong in the Aurora cabins and the log cabins but 3G reception should work on your phone).
  • The crowning ‘Northern Lights glory’ here is the glass-roofed sauna which is housed by the lake in a modified Aurora Cabin. Guests can book the sauna at the reception in hour long slots for private use (free of charge) and so if you strike lucky, you can witness the Northern Lights from inside, which is a very special experience.
Upgrade to log cabin
No of Days: 1
Arctic Chalet
No of Days: 1
Accommodation Upgrade to Aurora Cabin
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Payment and Cancellation Terms:

Please note that the following cancellation terms supersede in part those mentioned in Section 7 of our general booking terms and conditions.

If you are travelling between, and including, the dates of 15.12-06.01, the following cancellation terms apply:

– Prior to 25.09 – Loss of deposit (including the full cost of the flights or other services where paid at the time of booking)

– 26.09 up until departure date – 100%

For all other travel dates, the following cancellation terms apply: 

– Up to balance due date (this is normally 16 weeks prior to departure however some holidays differ. If this applies to your holiday you will be advised at the time of booking) – Loss of deposit (including the full cost of flights or other services where paid at the time of booking)

– Between balance due date and 43 days prior to departure – 60%

– 42 to 16 days prior to departure – 85%

– 15 or less days – 100% 

Key Facts

Pace Set your own
Holiday Type Tailor Made
Max Group Size NA
Cities / Destinations Finland, Inari
Brochure Code 20022
Price from
£1,345 pp
4 days

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