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Winter Holiday, Swedish Lapland (4 days / 3 nights)

Fulfil your Winter Bucket List with this exciting winter holiday in the world famous ICEHOTEL. Located in the norhternmost part of
Swedish Lapland. Including Northern Lights hunting, Dog Sledding, Snowmobiling and Sámi culture,
200km above the Arctic Circle.

Winter Bucket List

Chasing the magical Northern Lights and crossing the Arctic Circle are on top of many travelers’ bucket lists. With this 4-day adventure you will fulfil your winter bucket list, a unique adventure 200 kilometers north of  the Arctic Circle.

Iconic winter activities

Imagine the dancing Northern Lights above you, while driving on a snowmobile through the arctic winter landscape. Discover the stunning snowy terrain on an exciting dog sledding safari, and ride on a reindeer sledge during a Sámi culture tour. To make this package even more memorable, you’ll stay a night in a unique and freshly carved Ice Room in the ICEHOTEL. The world’s first hotel made entirely of snow and ice! Additionally, you’ll be able to grab a drink in the ICEBAR. Savor a bespoke Ice Menu dinner with some dishes served on ice- made plates. This truly is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will leave you with unforgettable memories. With its perfect combination of adventure, culture, and luxury, this package is sure to exceed your wildest dreams

Accommodation

During this Winter Bucket List holiday you will stay in the world’s first ICEHOTEL, locted in the small village of Jukkasjärvi. Since 1989, the hotel has been reincarnated every winter from massive ice blocks harvested from the adjacent Torne River. A hotel and an art exhibition with ever-changing art made out of ice and snow. Here you will stay one night in a one-of-a-kind Ice Room and the remaining two nights in a cozy, hotel-standard warm room.

Winter Bucket List Icehotel
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  • Price

    SEK 18500

  • Period

    December – March

  • Accommodation

    3 nigths ICEHOTEL, combination of:
    1-night Cold Ice Room, and
    2-nights Warm Room

  • Includes
    • Full board
    • Private airport transfers
    • Daily use of sauna facilities ICEHOTEL
    • Dogsledding tour
    • Northern Lights safari on snowmobile
    • Sámi experience, incl. reindeer sledge ride
    • Use of winter clothing and boots
  • 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

    Ice Sculpting workshop
    Moose Safari on horseback
    Upgrade to Cold Room – Art Suite
    Extention to Abisko, Luleå or Stockholm.

ITINERARY

Winter Bucket List | 4 days / 3 nights

Arrival Day

Upon arrival at Kiruna airport, you will be transferred to the ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi, a small village 200km north of the Arctic Circle. This unique hotel is made entirely of ice and snow. You’ll spend the night in a freshly carved Ice Room, where the temperature ranges from -5 to -8°C. Sleep comfortably in a thermal sleeping bag on a thick mattress. Consider upgrading to an Art Suite or Deluxe Suite with a private sauna and bathroom. Explore the ICEHOTEL, visit the ICEBAR, and see the ice sculptures. In the evening, enjoy a 3-course dinner at the hotel’s restaurant. After dinner, join an optional Northern Lights safari to spot one of the most magical natural phenomenon the earth has to offer.

Day 2 –  Dog Sledding & Snowmobiling

Wake up amidst breathtaking ice sculptures and warm up with hot lingonberry juice. After a rejuvenating sauna session and shower, you’ll embark on an exciting dog sledding tour, gliding through the winter wonderland of frozen lakes, old pine forests, and snowy trails. Take a break in a traditional Sámi tipi tent, where you’ll enjoy hot drinks and cookies while listening to stories about the area and its wildlife. In the evening, join a thrilling snowmobile safari across the Arctic wintry landscape, with a cozy dinner in a wilderness cabin along the way. If luck is on your side, you’ll witness the astonishing Aurora lighting up the dark polar sky.

Day 3 –  Sámi Culture Experience & Ice Dinner

Spend the day with a local Sámi reindeer herder, where you will learn more about their culture. Meet and feed reindeer and try lasso throwing, a crucial but traditional technique for gathering reindeer. Take an exhilarating short reindeer sledge ride through the snow-covered forest. Enjoy a traditional Sámi lunch around a campfire, featuring dishes like smoked reindeer meat and locally picked lingonberries. The herder will share stories about the land and their interaction with the nature, giving you a glimpse into the modern Sámi way of life. This evening you will enjoy a fascinating 4-course Ice Menu dinner. Some of the dishes will be served on plates made by ice from the Torne River! Inspired by the Northern Swedish culture, the chef creates modern dishes with carefully selected local ingredients of the season.

Day 4 – Departure Day

After daily striking of topics from your Bucket List, today it’s time to travel home. Depending on your flight schedule, you may have some time to relax and unwind. If you’re feeling  creative, try your hand at ice sculpture making under the guidance of an experienced instructor. If your flight is early, check out of your hotel room and take a private transfer to Kiruna Airport. For a truly memorable farewell to Lapland, upgrade your departure transfer to a thrilling dogsled ride to the airport.

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