Experience aurora winter Lapland – 4 days
Let the very best of Lapland’s adventures and the lights cast a spell over you. With animals as the predominant means of transportation this trip gives you an eco-friendly experience of the great outdoors of Swedish Lapland. Reindeer Lodge serves as the perfect base for your stay with fantastic food and the chance of watching the northern lights from your doorstep.
Day 1 – Arrival Upon arrival in Kiruna transfer to Reindeer Lodge outside Jukkasjärvi for check-in into your cosy cottage with reindeer on your doorstep. Dinner and sauna. Accommodation in cottage. (D)
Day 2 – Reindeer sled excursion, Icehotel & Sámi Siida-Márkanbáiki visit After breakfast instruction how to handle and drive your own reindeer with a sled through woods and across frozen waterways. After around 1.5 hours driving we return to the reindeer camp for lunch; followed by a visit of the world-famous Icehotel and a stroll through Jukkasjärvi village with visit at Sámi Siida-Márkanbáiki in the afternoon. Dinner and sauna. Accommodation in cottage. (B, L & D)
Day 3 – Dog sled excursion in the Torne River Valley After breakfast short transfer to the nearby dog sled kennel. You mush your own dog team in pairs stopping en route to swap drivers after lunch break. Great photo ops along the way through the impressive Torne Valley. Time for self-guided snowshoe or cross-country ski tour in the afternoon. Sauna and dinner. Accommodation in cottage. (B, L & D)
Day 4 – Departure After breakfast check-out and transfer from Reindeer Lodge to Kiruna. (B) Tours on day 2 and 3 can be switched around.
PRICE: SEK 9850 per person. SEK 5930 per child (8-12 years) together with adult/s. 8 Jan – 9 Feb & 1 March – 8 April 2018.
PRICE: SEK 10600 per person. SEK 6350 per child (8-12 years) together with adult/s. 10 – 28 Feb 2018.
START: At Kiruna Airport/train station/tourist center or hotel day 1. Access to cottage from 14.00.
END: At Kiruna Airport/hotel/tourist center or train station day 4. Latest check-out at 11.00.
LODGING: In cottage at Reindeer Lodge 3n. Price based on double room.
BOARD: Full board from dinner day 1 to breakfast day 4 included. Special dietary requirements (e.g. vegetarianism, pescetarianism, allergies, etc.) to be advised at booking.
EQUIPMENT: Loan of thermal overall, boots, mittens and hat included; as well as sleeping bag, bed linen and bathing towel.
EXCLUDED: Travel insurance, international and domestic fare, alcoholic beverages. GROUP SIZE: Min 2 persons, max 8 persons per departure. LANGUAGE: Swedish and English.
CONDITIONS: Min age for the package 8 years. Min age to drive own reindeer sled 16 years. Child under 16 years sits in an adult’s reindeer sled. General good health and fitness required. Guests participate in our activities at their own responsibility and are obliged to follow the safety instructions assigned by the guide. All tours will be adapted to prevailing weather conditions. Although the chance of seeing the northern light is quite high, a sighting cannot be guaranteed due to it being a natural phenomenon.
SUPPLEMENTS: Reindeer Lodge, single occupancy: SEK 960/1100 per night. Dog sled, single driver: SEK 450. Northern light tour as option.