Your local contact in Swedish Lapland
Luleå Travel is a tour operator in Swedish Lapland, the northernmost part of Sweden. We at Luleå Travel have worked and travelled for years in Arctic regions and choose Luleå to call our home.
Our experience, insider’s knowledge and key contacts in each destination allow us to create unique programs for private travellers and corporate events. We offer all season activities and holidays. From short trips near the city of Luleå to multiple day holidays.
In some of our travel packages the Sámi culture has a prominent place. In other products we combine the best Swedish Lapland has to offer with iconic activities for the region; Dog Sledding, Snowmobiling, Snowshoe walking and Northern Light tours to name a few.
Are you curious about Swedish Lapland and would prefer personal service, rather than dealing with a larger and anonymous supplier of experiences in Sweden? Then you are most welcome to contact us.
Phone:+46(0)70 6666 805
Meet our Team
Dirk moved from the Netherlands to Sweden in 2016 and is the founder and driving force behind Luleå Travel. Before migrating to Swedish Lapland, he had a successful company in the maritime industry. His valid sailing competence brought him often to Norway and Svalbard, working with tourists and discovering his passion for the cold Arctic. His eagerness to develop products and eye for detail is the base for many products you find on the website from Luleå Travel. With being an authorized guide for the UNESCO site Gammelstad he has deep local knowledge and many good stories to tell you.
Owner / guide
Cecilia is born in Sweden and traveled the world with her parents as a child. Because of her childhood adventures, she has continued to explore the planet: climbing mountains in Africa and Nepal, crossing the Amazonas by boat, traveling through Siberia by train, and kayaking in the waters of Svalbard. During her worldwide travels, she discovered that her true passion aligned with snow, ice, and cold waters. With many years of guiding she is never happier than being outdoors in nature and giving the guest the experience that will give them a memory for life.
Rick is an experienced wilderness guide from the Netherlands, graduated from the International Wilderness Guide School of Finland and educated in wilderness skills, nature & tourism. With years of working experience abroad for a big tour operator, he is happy to welcome visitors the whole year round in a variety of activities. Rick has worked in both Swedish and Finnish Lapland, with latest at Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi. With Luleå as his homebase, he loves to tell with passion about the towns history and culture on his tours and is happy to call Luleå home.
Ruby is graduated from a bachelor degree in tourism management in Hong Kong. She has been working in the tourism industry over more then 15 years. With her professional background and speaking fluently Cantonese and Mandarin she is our contact for the Asian market. She loves the Northern Lights and picking blueberries and mushrooms in the Swedish forest. With a wide experience, affection and dedication for her work, she will ensure that you will get a piece of the magic Swedish Lapland has to offer too.
After years of living in Reykjavik and guiding global adventurers to the spectacular sights of Iceland, tour guide and outdoor instructor Ari relocated to Northern Sweden. Living in close harmony with nature is important to him and he is interested in refining tourism in a way that encourages conservation and sustainability. He is educated in wilderness first aid and lifesaving protocols. Always eager to learn more, he is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Eco Tourism. Ari frequently leads outings, survival courses and educates new leaders within the Swedish Outdoor Association. He is driven by a love for nature and adventure and is passionate about sharing it with you, whether you are a seasoned mountaineer or setting out on your first ever hike.
Craig enjoys showing visitors around his adopted homeland of Northern Sweden. It never ceases to amaze him how each season (surprisingly there are more than 4!) has its own special characteristics and range of activities. From island-hopping and wild swimming excursions under the Midnight Sun, to the exhilarating sensation of skiing, hiking, snowmobiling, ice-skating through the Arctic Winter Wonderland. Local history, nature, wildlife, Northern Lights, industry and the unique regional culture are all subjects that Craig is thrilled to discuss with you.
Classe grow up in the middle of Swedish Lapland and learned from his grandparents how to live close to the nature and Sámi culture. He has a passion to share his knowledge and heritage and with more than fifty years of experience he has a great respect for wildlife and the Sámi culture. Classe is an experienced mountain guide and has been guiding many international guests through our landscape. He is positive minded, loves people and is more than happy to share his knowledge and stories about people and places.
Johan is born and raised in Norrbotten, the northernmost county of Sweden. Over the years he has learnt to respect the forests and he loves the beauty of the local nature and wildlife. He has been fishing since he was a small boy and fishing has become a part of his life. He feels happy to go out with quests ans let them understand whats so peaceful about fishing and suddenly feel the rush when you rod feels heavy and you got a fish on the line. With his experience in working with people for many years he will make sure you have the best outdoor experience possible.
Monica grew up in the Netherlands and studied animal husbandry. An internship on a Husky kennel in Sweden during 2014, opened her eyes to the beauty of Scandinavia and the remote living. This experience, working with dogs and taking care for guests changed her life. After some years of seasonal guiding at the Husky kennel she decided to make the step and move to Swedish Lapland with her family. Working previously as a guide for Luleå Travel she got the chance to develop more as a guide and learn more about the destination. She loves being outdoors and is eager to continue making guests happy and helping them experience their own individual and unforgettable moments.
Johan is a positive and social guy with a loud laughter who grew up in a small village in Northern Sweden, where all activities circled around the great outdoors. He has been working for the Swedish Armed Forces which has both given him a natural way of being in the wilderness and a good way of teaching people skills. He has also arranged running events in the mountains and worked in ski resorts. He loves to go skiing in the winter and is often seen on his mountain bike in the summertime. His not so secret hobby is knife making, so don’t mention knifes if you don’t want to talk about them the rest of the evening.
Johanna is a graduated on the Outdoor and Adventure Management school in Åre. Here she studied to become a Swedish mountain guide, tourism management and environmental science. She is an experienced outdoor and wilderness guide and have guided many hikers, skiers and adventurers in the mountains of Sweden, the fjords of Norway and on horseback in Iceland. Johanna loves all kinds of outdoor activities and is eager to inspire people to go outdoors, learn more and fall in love with the beauty of Northern Sweden like she did many years ago.
Henrik grew up in southern Sweden where he got in contact with nature during his early years as a scout. Having spent years of traveling to northern Sweden for fishing adventures he discovered his love for the outdoors. Besides being an environmental specialist, he has a wide knowledge ranging from white-water rafting, hiking and winter camping, which he more than loves to share with you. As a kayak instructor and a leader in the Swedish Outdoor Association you can rely on that Henrik always has something exciting up his sleeve.