Experience Winter Lapland – 4 days

 

The best way to see Lapland is behind a reindeer

–  Kate Johnson in The Times 2012
 
This four-day-package tour gives you an eco-friendly experience of the great outdoors of Kiruna and Swedish Lapland with hands-on activities, food sourced from local ingredients and unique accommodation at Reindeer Lodge included.
Day 1 – Arrival
Upon arrival in Kiruna we transfer to Reindeer Lodge, located just outside Jukkasjärvi. Once there we will show you to your own private cottage where you can settle down and enjoy the company of reindeer just outside your window! This will be followed by dinner by a dinner and wood-heated sauna. (D)
Day 2 – Vuoján-Reindeer sled excursion, Icehotel & Sámi Siida-Márkanbáiki visit
After breakfast you join our guides for an exclusive reindeer sled tour. You will actively handle and drive your own reindeer with sled through white, wintery forests and across frozen waterways. After around 1.5 hours driving the sled we return to the camp for lunch. This will be followed by a visit to the world-famous Icehotel, Jukkasjärvi village and Sámi Siida-Márkanbáiki in the afternoon. Dinner and sauna will be provided on your return to camp. (B, L & D)
Day 3 – Dog sled excursion
After breakfast you will be transferred to the nearby dog sled kennel where you will mush your own dog team in pairs swapping drivers en route. This provides great photo opportunities along the way through the impressive Torne River Valley and you will enjoy lunch during your tour. In the afternoon there will be time for self-guided snowshoe or cross-country ski tours. Sauna and dinner. (B, L & D) *Tours can be switched between days.
Day 4 – Departure
After breakfast check-out and transfer from Reindeer Lodge to Kiruna. (B)

Price

PRICE: 7 Jan – 9 Feb & 1 March – 6 April 2019:
Adult: SEK 9950
Child (8-12 yrs): SEK 5980

 

PRICE: 10 – 28 February 2019:
Adult: SEK 10800
Child (8-12 yrs): SEK 6550

 

Min age for the package is 8 years. Min age to drive own reindeer sled 16 years. Child under 16 years sits in an adult’s reindeer sled.

Included

  • 3 nights accommodation at Reindeer Lodge
  • Self-drive reindeer sled tour, self-drive dog sled tour, Icehotel and Sámi Siida-Márkanbáiki visit
  • Full board from dinner day 1 to breakfast day 4
  • Sauna
  • Sleeping bag, bed linen and bathing towel
  • Winter outer wear: thermal overall, warm boots, hat and mittens
  • Check-in/out transfer from/to Kiruna

Highlights

  • Actively handling and driving your own reindeer sled on a unique day excursion
  • Visiting Icehotel and Sámi Siida – Márkanbáiki
  • Driving dog sled in pairs
  • Enjoying cosy cottages and local food
  • Playing around in the snow
  • Good chances to see the northern light

 

 

Supplements:

  • Cottage single occupancy: SEK 960/1100 extra per night
  • Dog sled, single driver: SEK 450
  • Northern light tours Lip Lip and Guovssahas as options

How to get here? Check out our travel directions

How to dress properly for winter? Check out our clothing list