Highlights Swedish Lapland
Experience the best of Swedish Lapland. This unique trip starts in Luleå on the coast of the Bothnian Bay and will bring you through endless forests into the mountains by Abisko, one of the best places on earth to watch the magical Northern Lights. Between December and April the sea freezes up to a meter thick ice which is perfect for winter activities like dog sledding and snowmobile tours.
The first days you will stay at a genuine small scale accommodation by the coast of the Bothnian Bay. The main building is a log cabin that includes a restaurant a lounge and relaxation area. Here you will have your own cabin with unique view over the frozen sea. On the waterside you will find sauna facilities and a hot tub to relax body and mind after a day with outdoor activities. During winter a couple of reindeers are kept at the property for guests to visit.
Treehotel and Icehotel
Your holiday will continue to the world famous Treehotel in the middle of unspoiled nature. You will stay the night in the Treehotel guesthouse a homely environment in an authentic 1930-1950 style. If you prefer to stay in one of the 8 uniquely designed Tree Rooms you have the option to upgrade your holiday package.
The next day you will continue your journey by train to Kiruna. This comfortable train ride across the Arctic winter landscape, will bring you far above the Arctic Circle. The Swedish railway system is ideal for travelling long distances in the northernmost part of the country. The train ride will take a little more than 3 hours and by arrival in Kiruna a short transfer will bring you to the Icehotel, your next unique destination.
The Icehotel is the first hotel made from ice and snow, founded in 1989. A world famous hotel and an art exhibition reborn every winter – 200 km north of the Arctic Circle. The rooms are unique and hand carved by artists from around the world. Spending a night in the Icehotel is a surreal experience and a memory for life!
Abisko and Aurora Sky Station
After leaving the unique surroundings of the Icehotel behind you, you will travel further northwards into the Abisko National Park. The Swedish Alpine region close to the Norwegian border. Suggested by Lonely Planet, Abisko is one of the best places on earth to watch the magical Northern Lights. This package includes a chairlift ride up to the Aurora Sky Station, 900 meter above sea level, giving you the excellent panorama starry sky and northern light viewing angles. After 8 days in Swedish Lapland your holiday is here coming to an end. After breakfast, depending on your flight schedule a transfer will bring you to Kiruna airport.