The Arctic Experience

4 days

200 km north of the Arctic Circle, the iconic Ice Hotel – Set in one of the most famous Scandinavian arctic locations with a fabulous range of adrenaline racing activities. With the Arctic wilderness right on your doorstep it’s the perfect location for a winter adventure unlike any other including signature Lappish experiences, like husky sledding and reindeer safari.

Trip Highlights

  • Exclusive Snowmobile safari to the Ice Hotel with lunch in a snow cabin along the way

  • Stay in the world Famous Ice Hotel in the cold suites and the warm superior rooms

  • Swedish vodka tasting to start the evening

  • Learn to drive your own team of huskies on a thrilling dog sledding adventure

  • Wilderness lodge experience - A three course dinner is served in the main cabin, made by your own wilderness chef

  • VIP Helicopter tour - you fly on a sightseeing tour of the landscape and Kiruna with a stop on the highest point

from $3,665 per person

This is a tailor-made itinerary based on 20 people in single room occupancy with flights included.


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Trip details

Day 1

Guests arrive at Kiruna Airport where they are met by their host enjoying and exhilarating Snowmobile safari to the Ice Hotel.

Enjoy a memorable Swedish vodka tasting to start your evening before a a four-course gourmet dinner is served on plates made from exclusive Torne River ice.

Day 2

Today you will travel to a Sámi camp located in the outskirts of Jukkasjärvi, here you’ll get an insight into Sámi culture and master the skills of driving a reindeer sleigh. Out in the midst of the woods you learn the vital basics of wilderness survival.

In the afternoon a private sauna is exclusively reserved for your group and the wood-burning stove has been heated for 6 hours, for the brave, you can run down to the frozen Torne River and take bath in a hole in the ice!

Day 3

Snowshoe/cross country ski tour. Together with your guide you experience the Swedish forest first-hand.

Dog sled safari. Outside the hotel, huskies are waiting for you. You sit down in the sleds, which take you deep into the woods. After a while you reach an Artic Lodge. This lodge has hosted celebrities and royalties and is exclusively reserved for your group. If the weather is clear you will a perfect starry sky and Northern Lights.

Day 4

VIP Helicopter tour. Outside the hotel, helicopters are waiting for you. You fly on a sightseeing tour of the landscape and Kiruna City from the air, continuing up into the Swedish mountains You fly over the highest point in Sweden – Kebnekaise.

If the weather allows, you descend and get to step out on the mountaintop before you fly back towards Kiruna City and the airport where you will be dropped off.

 

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