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Short Break Lapland

Kiruna – Swedish Lapland (4 days / 3 nights)

Wrap up warm and let northern Sweden work its magic on you this winter! This action-packed Winter Break in the Arctic city of Kiruna gives you the chance to see Northern lights and enjoy activities like dog sledding and snowmobiling.

Short Break Lapland, Kiruna

Wrap up warm and let the magic of northern Sweden work its charm on you this winter. In the Arctic city of Kiruna, you will spend 4 days exploring the beauty of Swedish Lapland. Join a snowmobile tour across the sparkling frozen landscape, far above the Arctic Circle. Experience the thrill of dogsledding through the winter wonderland. Visit the world’s first ICEHOTEL, featuring hand-crafted ice sculptures. Take a refreshing drink at the one-of-a-kind ICEBAR. Embark on a must-do tour to chase the majestic Northern Lights. Enjoy your free time by optional activities such as meeting a Sami family and their reindeers, icefishing, snowshoeing, or challenge yourself on ice climbing.

Kiruna – The northernmost city of Sweden

Located 150km north of Arctic Circle, Kiruna is Sweden’s northernmost city. It keeps Sweden’s highest mountain Kebnekaise and has the world’s largest underground iron-ore mine. It’s location inside the Auroral oval is not only perfect for Northern Lights viewing, it’s also one of the best bases for travelers wanting to explore rural Lapland. Kiruna is a part of Sápmi and has been home for many generations of Sámi people.

Chalet style accommodation

During your holiday you will stay in the family-owned hotel Camp Ripan. The certified environmentally friendly hotel offers cosy, chalet-style rooms surrounded by mountain nature. The hotel’s restaurant serves delicious food, using carefully selected local and organic ingredients to create its Sami-inspired cuisine. This package also includes a free entrance to the award-winning Aurora Spa, where you can enjoy the warm outdoor pool and potentially see the Northern Lights.

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  • Price from

    SEK 12900

  • Period

    December – April

  • Accommodation
    • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Camp Ripan, private timber chalet
  • Includes
    • Daily breakfast, 2x lunch and 1x dinner.
    • Private airport transfers
    • Activity transfers
    • Thermal overall & boots with outdoor activities
    • Free entrance to Aurora Spa
    • Snowmobile safari
    • Visit to the ICEHOTEL
    • Dog sledding tour
    • Northern Lights Tour by minibus
  • Details
    • Price excluding flights
    • Flexible arrival and departure dates
    • Prices per person, based on 2 persons sharing a room
    • Subject to hotel seasonal price changes and availability
  • Optional
    • Northern lights photo tour (4h)
    • Northern lights tour on horseback with dinner (4.5h)
    • Northern Light Tour with Reindeer Sledding & Dinner (6h)
    • Kiruna city tour – the city on the move (1.5h)
    • Sámi culture – Reindeer encounter (3h)

ITINERARY

Short Break Lapland, Kiruna | 4 days / 3 nights

Arrival Day

Welcome to Swedish Lapland! On arrival to Kiruna Airport, you land 150km north from the Arctic Circle into the northernmost part of Sweden. A short transfer will bring you the family owned hotel Camp Ripan. Your accommodation for the next few days is surrounded by mountain nature and on close distance from Kiruna city center. Here you will stay in a cozy and private timber chalet. After a long journey from home, you may want to refresh yourself in the hotel’s rewarded Aurora Spa. When you are lucky, maybe in the evening the magical Northern lights appear in the sky, during the dark polar night!

Day 2 – Snowmobile & Northern Lights safari

After breakfast, your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby to start a 4-hour snowmobile adventure. You’ll share a snowmobile with a partner and take turns driving or riding as a passenger. Keep an eye out for wildlife like reindeer and moose along the way, and don’t miss the photo opportunities. Once the tour is over, warm up by a cozy fire in a traditional tipi tent, where a delicious lunch will be cooked over an open flame.

Tonight, get ready to chase the breathtaking northern lights. Your guide will take you on a car tour to the best viewing spots within a 125km radius of Kiruna. You’ll ride in a minivan to places as Abisko, Björkliden, Jukkasjärvi, or Gällivare to maximize your chances of witnessing the stunning phenomenon of the Aurora Borealis.

Day 3 – Dog Sledding & ICEHOTEL

Experience the best of Swedish Lapland today! Embark on a thrilling dogsledding adventure. Snuggle up on the sled as your guide expertly mushes the dogs through a winter wonderland of frozen lakes, and forests, covered in snow. Take a break along the route to savor a traditional Swedish fika by the campfire.

After your dogsledding tour, arrive at the world-famous ICEHOTEL. A hotel and an art exhibition with ever-changing art made out of ice and snow. Visit the ICEHOTEL Art Exhibition and marval at stunning sculptures and frozen ice rooms at your leisure. Enjoy a complimentary lunch and, afterwards, treat yourself to a refreshing drink in an ice-made glass at the famous ICEBAR. Back at Camp Ripan, you’re free to unwind at your own pace. For an additional touch of northern magic, consider booking a northern lights tour with us.

Day 4 – Departure Day

As you wrap up your daily adventures, you’ll soon be departing from this breathtaking region of Swedish Lapland. Depending on your flight schedule, you might have some extra time to unwind or fit in another iconic experience in Kiruna. If your flight is early, it’s time to pack up and check out of your hotel room. We’ll arrange a convenient transfer to Kiruna Airport to ensure a smooth departure.

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