starSend review printPrint

Arctic Sweden

8 days
7 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

USD
EUR

PER PERSON IN USD :

$ 1,550.00 (double occupancy)
$ 2,850.00 (single occupancy)
$ 1,300.00 (child under 12 sharing with adults)

Dates:

Dec 12, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021 
Jan 23, 2022 - Jan 30, 2022 
Feb 20, 2022 - Feb 27, 2022 
Mar 13, 2022 - Mar 20, 2022 

Hotels:

 

 

Included:

6 x overnights in the mentioned hotels or similar with breakfast
1 x overnight on train Stockholm - Lulea
Meals: daily breakfast, 1 lunch on day 7, 1 dinner on day 6
Coach for the Icebreaker acitvity
Luleå city transfer from & to the railway station
Train from Stockholm to Luleå &  to Luleå to Kiruna
Transfer from airport to hotel & hotel to train station in Stockholm
Return transfer Kiruna-Abisko-Kiruna
Coach at disposal for Icehotel & Sami Reindeer farm visit
Tour Assistant/English speaking local assistant

Activities and entrances:
Stockholm Instagram Walking Tour 2 hours
Icebreaker cruise 2 hours
Visit to Abisko's Aurora Sky Station
Visit to the Jukkasjärvi Ice Hotel
Visit of Camp Sami Nutti

Optional Services:

LULEÅ // DAY 2

Snowmobile Safari 2h, 2 persons / snowmobile (13:30-15:30) MINIMUM 2 PAX - $225
Welcome on a snowmobile tour in Luleå that takes you both through the woods and onto the ice on the sea!
We start from Nordkalotten, just 10 minutes from central Luleå. There we have all the snowmobiles and equipment. It is a very good starting point when we drive the snowmobile. We are close to both the forest and the sea with the frozen ice. The surroundings have both fine snowmobile tracks and it is close to the ice, both on lakes and the sea. We always adapt the tour to the conditions. Depending on when in the season it is, snow and ice conditions, we choose the best route of the day. Most often we can get out on the ice as well. There we tell you about the ice, the thickness, about the ice fishing etc.
Meeting point: Address: Nordkalotten Necessary: Driving license: Car driving license required, alt ”EU-card”
Age: From 16 year with ”EU-card” or ”A Class”. At least 5 years old if you are a fellow passenger. Under 10 years old you will sit in a sled behind the snowmobile.
What is included: Swedish fika (something hot to drink and sweet to eat), clothes, helmet, shoes, gloves, responsibility insurance.
Note: The activity provider has accident insurance for snowmobiles. The snowmobiles are insured and if a guest damages something on a snowmobile an excess of maximum 6000 SEK including VAT is to be paid on site. Clients participate at their own risk and we strongly recommend that they have their own travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances. It is therefore very important to follow the guide’s instructions.

Dog Sledding 1h, TOTAL ACTIVITY: 1,5h - 2,5h (14:00-16:00) MINIMUM 2 PAX - $220
This dogsledding tour suits you who want to try the dogsledding for the first time and go in the sled. The guide will drive the sled and you just enjoy the tour. This tour takes you on a very nice trip through the woods and meadows. As soon as you start driving, the dogs become silent and you feel the power of all strong dogs.
You will start the activity in the nice Tipi cottage where you get an introduction to the tour and adapt your clothes. If needed, there are extra clothes and shoes for rent. You also get a safety introduction and then you go out to get the harness on the dogs and connect them to the team. It’s really cozy and it’s great to take pictures of the sled during the tour. You will end the activity in the Tipi cottage where you can get something nice to drink and eat.
What is included: Guide, 2 people per sled, the husky team and the “Fika” in a cottage.

Aurora Hunt by Car 3h (20:00-23:00) MINIMUM 2 PAX - $125
We pick you up at your hotel or camping and then we go for a hunt to see the Aurora(Northern lights). To see this mythical lights we need to be out clear evenings. So if we have the good conditions we have a good chance to see the northern light. During this three hours, we go to at least three different spots. If we are lucky and do see the Aurora, then we take a lot of nice photos. During the trip the guide will also tell you more about the Aurora and you will have some Swedish fika (Something sweet to eat and hot to drink).
What is included: Guide, transportation by a bus & Swedish Fika.

KIRUNA // DAY 3, 4 OR 5

Entrance to Camp Ripan Aurora Spa (14.00 – 20.00) - $45
Entrance includes organic and locally produced skin and hair care products in our shower rooms as well as towel, bathrobe, water, tea and fruit.

Entrance to Camp Ripan Aurora Spa and Ritual Experience (14.00 – 20.00) - $85
A complete experience for the body and soul. At your own pace, you carry out the treatments in our spa! The treatments at Aurora Spa are based on old Swedish, Sami and Torne Valley Finnish medicinal traditions. The spa bucket includes birch leaf scrub, foot salts with juniper berries, lemon and sea salt, coffee scrub and a body oil made with regionally-grown rapeseed oil. All products contain natural raw ingredients and are completely free of preservatives.

KIRUNA // DAY 4 (MORNING)

Sami Survival Safari(08.00 – 12.00) MINIMUM 2 PAX - $230
It is a normal winter day, twenty degrees celsius below zero, a beautiful spring day with wet snow melting by the first warmth from the sun or a cold autumn day with the first snow. We have just been talking about how Sami people get dressed for keeping warm the whole day. Now it is time to try our knowledge. We are alone out in the forest. Here is the only way to survive to keep warm. Food, way of moving, doing fire and keeping us dry is important. We learn the Sami way of being in the nature, how to think, what to do and not do and we learn how to dress, make fire and find food. We search under the snow, look for animal tracks and learn ways to move in the forest. In Sami language there is more than 300 words to tell about the snow, the same with describing the weather and landscape.

Icefishing by Snowmobile (on request) MINIMUM 4 PAX - $210
Up here in northern Sweden, the snowmobile is the most common form of transport out in our beautiful winter landscape. We use it a lot for leisure such as icefishing. We’ll start at Camp Ripan and drive out into the low mountain areas close by, over frozen lakes into the wild forest land. During our tour we will take a break out on the ice while we try our luck at some icefishing. You get to try and drill the whole in the ice while we are having some traditional snacks. If you are lucky we might catch some fish! After the break we head back out again on the snowmobiles and drive back towards Camp Ripan. You even have the opportunity to drive your own snowmobile at an extra fee.

KIRUNA // DAY 5 (AFTERNOON)

Husky Afternoon Tour 4h, 2 persons / sledge (14:15-18:15) - $205
The husky afternoon tour is ideal for you if you want to get out and enjoy Lapland's winter while driving your own sleddog team with five huskies through the glittering white landscape. Bring friends and family to share the sled with you. Plenty of photo opportunities are waiting and you will have time to meet the huskies better during our break by a warming campfire during the tour. Here we offer coffee, tea and specialties from swedish lapland. Join us on a fantastic sleddog tour along the river Kalix.
What is included: Transfer by a car from Kiruna to the husky kennel and back, Swedish Fika, Winter clothing (winter overalls, booths, mittens, hats, head lights), sleds

Northern Lights Search by Mnivan 4h (20:00-00:00) - $185
With a minivan we’ll take you to the northern light. Abisko, Björkliden, Jukkasjärvi, Gällivare, The guide check where the best posibillities to see the northern light is whitin 125km and take you there.This is the perfect tour for you how want to maximize your chanses to see the light and have time to take photos of the Aurora Borialis.

What is included: transfers, guide, winter clothing (boots, winter overalls, thick gloves, warm hat), transfer from Kiruna Guidetur.

Itinerary:

Day 1  : Welcome to Stockholm

Upon arrival, you will be transferred from the airport to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Downtown Camper by Scandic or similar.

Day 2  : Stockholm

Stockholm city tour and overnight train to Lulea

Breakfast at your hotel. After breakfast, join a 2-hour picturesque and camera friendly exploration of Stockholm guided by one of our amazing Instagram influencers who will take you to the best spots to take perfect Instagram pictures for your feed. You will explore the city, taking breathtakingly beautiful pictures in the best location of Stockholm. From famous landmarks, spectacular views, trendy hotspots and hidden gems you will experience the absolute best and take amazing Instagram pictures with a professional who knows how to capture those moments and settings that will make for your dream Instagram feed. 

Free Afternoon to explore the city or visit one of museum or palaces of Stockholm on your own.

Late in the evening, your driver will take you to Central Train Station to board the overnight train to Lulea. There is a dining car on the train offering tea, coffee, sandwiches and some basic meals. Overnight onboard in a private compartment with two beds. Excellent comfort. Shower/WC.

Day 3  : Arrival to Lulea

Upon arrival in Lulea Central train station, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Luleå is the largest city in Swedish Lapland. Here you will find shopping, entertainment, nightlife and a wide array of White Guide listed restaurants, located close to the world’s largest brackish water archipelago with 1,312 islands, rivers and vast forestland. The city is famous for its ice track that encompass the city, spanning from one harbour to the other and then our into the archipelago.  

Overnight at Elite Stadshotellet Luleå or similar

Day 4  : Lulea

Icebreaker Excursion

Breakfast at your hotel. Meet your tour escort in the lobby after breakfast. Today you will head out on a 2 hours Icebreaker excursion. Listen to the sound of ice block crushed against the hull of the boat. Go for a walk on the frozen sea and enjoy a hot drink on the ice. Challenge the laws of nature in safe and comfortable conditions on the ice-classified vessel. You will have the opportunity to swim among the ice floes in a survival suit or go for a walk on the ice.

Afternoon at leisure or chose one of the optional activities to keep you engaged with Swedish nature. You can also chose to explore the city on your own. Luleå is a coastal city in Swedish Lapland. It’s known for the Gammelstad Church Town, a cluster of well-preserved wooden houses and the stone Nederluleå Church from the 1400s. Offshore, in the Bay of Bothnia, there are more than 1,000 islands with beaches, cottages and seals.

Overnight at Elite Stadshotellet Luleå or similar

Day 5  : Lulea to Kiruna by train

Breakfast at your hotel. In Swedish Lapland, the vast untamed nature is always the focal point. Explore the deep forests, the highest peaks and the most furiously flowing rivers. Sweden has it all. Embark on the most popular train route between Luleå and Kiruna. Going by train is easy & eco-friendly and a great opportunity to meet new friends or spend quality time with yours. By taking this train journey, you get to experience the best landscapes views of Swedish Lapland. Train departure: 10:23 – 14:29 (timetable subject to change)

Afternoon arrival in Kiruna, transfer to the hotel & check in.

Evening is free for optional activities or to try the Aurora SPA at the hotel (optional) 

Overnight at Camp Ripan in Chalet Giron or similar

Day 6  : Kiruna

Optional activities - Abisko National Park

Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy morning at your own pace or chose from many optional activities Kiruna has to offer.

In the late afternoon, we will transfer by bus to Abisko National Park. After enjoying a dinner, we will visit the Aurora Sky Station - The world's most illuminating experience.
One mention of the wonder of nature that is the Northern Lights and the mind is immediately transported to the frozen wildernesses of the north and destinations such as Abisko, one of the premier destinations to view the Northern Lights in Sweden. Turn off your lights and let the chairlift transport you one step closer to space. Surrounded by mountain tops you feel a wave of excitement and mystique. There is a large outdoor terrace and a lookout tower, where you can stand gazing at the Northern Lights and the stars. Inside is a Northern Lights exhibition that explains the Aurora Borealis. Return to Kiruna by midnight.

Overnight at Camp Ripan in Chalet Giron or similar

Day 7  : Jukkasjarvi

Ice Hotel and Reindeer Farm visit.

Breakfast at your hotel. After breakfast, enjoy a short ride through frozen nature to the Ice Hotel. The famous Ice Hotel is created every winter in a new form, made entirely of natural ice from the Torne River, one of Sweden's national rivers. For three decades now, the Ice Hotel has been renewing itself to surprise its visitors. Each of its rooms has a unique, hand-carved design. There is also a chapel and an ice bar.
After visiting the Icehotel, take a short 1km walk to the neighboring Sami reindeer farm. You will take a tour of this Sami camp, before heading to the reindeer pen to feed reindeers. Learn about Sami culture, history and the nomadic lifestyle of reindeer herders. Lunch at the farm.

Return transfer back to Kiruna and rest of the afternoon/evening at leisure. You can also choose one of our optional activities and try your luck by going on a northern lights hunt.

Overnight at Camp Ripan in Chalet Giron or similar

Day 8  : Departure

Breakfast at your hotel. Morning at leisure. Take a last stroll around the city or hurry to buy some last-minute souvenirs. Depending upon your flight schedule, you will be transferred to the airport. End of our services.                            



Notes:

Cancellation fees:
More than 45 days before arrival: free cancellation
44-31 days before arrival: 50%
30-15 days before arrival: 75 %
14 days or less before arrival: 100 %