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 and 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 and hot tub facilities to relax body and mind after a day with outdoor activities. During winter a couple of reindeer are kept at the property for guests to visit.
Treehotel and Icehotel
Your holiday will continue to the world famous Treehotel. Treerooms with contemporary design in the middle of unspoiled nature. You will stay the night in the Treehotel guesthouse a homely environment in an authentic 1930-1950 style. 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 northern most part of the country. The train ride will take a little more than 3 hours and by arrival in Kurina you will be welcomed by a guide from 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 and a wide range of disciplines. Spending a night in Icehotel is a surreal experience and a memory for life. On walking distance from the Icehotel is a an easy accessible Sámi meeting place open for visitors. If you eager to learn more about the indigenous people of the region a visit is highly recommended.
Abisko and Aurora Sky Station
In the morning your holiday continuous into the Abisko National Park. Close tot the Norwegian border and one of the best places on earth to watch the magical Northern Lights. From your hotel you even have the option to visit the Aurora Sky Station in the evening. After 8 days in Swedish Lapland your holiday is here coming to an end. After breakfast, depending on your flight schedule you will be transferred to Kiruna airport.