Brings together the three most popular reasons to visit Lapland: Northern Lights, dog sledding and the Ice Hotel.
The Lapland Triple is designed to provide you with the best experiences in Lapland with luxurious overnight accommodation. It includes two night’s stay at our rustic lodge, one full days dog sledding where you drive your own team and a visit to the world famous Ice Hotel. It’s a great itinerary for individuals, couples and groups of friends who have just a few days in Sweden or want something as part of a longer holiday.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Your hotel in Kiruna City|
|DEPARTURE TIME||17.00 from town or on request from airport|
|DEPARTURE DAY||Dec-Mar daily / on request|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 14.00|
You will start with a flight to Kiruna (at your own arrangement and cost), Sweden’s most Northern airport situated approx. 200km within the Arctic Circle. Once there, you will be met by your guide and taken to the kennels and your cosy Lodge accommodation. (Airport transfers only available after 13.00)
After a warming cup of tea or coffee and a brief introduction to your adventure ahead, you will be kitted out with Arctic outer-wear to keep you toasty during your snowy adventure.
Depending on your arrival time you can enjoy an optional wander on snow shoes along a local trail in the afternoon.
Later, you can enjoy the popular Scandinavian tradition of a hot sauna. We’ll supply everything you might need including a towel, spa goodies for washing and light refreshments. If you are brave enough you can take an invigorating break from the sauna and roll in the snow or marvel at the Northern Lights above.
In the evening you can enjoy a scrumptious dinner before heading for bed.
Meals included: Dinner.
Optional extra: Snow-shoeing pp. Lunch by pre-arrangement pp. Both payable locally.
After breakfast, it’s time for you to meet the dogs! You will be given expert tuition in handling your own dog team before being given your own sled. Each person drives their own sled with three or four dogs depending on your size. The dogs are very strong and are born to run so the start is always exciting as they finally get their wish!
This is your chance to be a Musher and no doubt you’ll enjoy this incredible mode of transport, as the dogs yelp and bark their way across the frozen lakes and through pine forests. Along the trail, we’ll stop for an Arctic picnic lunch before getting back on the sled and heading down the trail once more.
Once we’ve had our fill of dog sledding for the day, we arrive back at the kennels where another cosy stay at our rustic lodge awaits.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Today may be your last day but the adventure has not come to an end yet! After breakfast we take you to enjoy the unique experience of the famous Ice Hotel in Jukkasjarvi. The hotel has a world-wide reputation for being the “coolest” hotel in the world – it is in fact a constant -5 degrees centigrade no matter what the temperature outside! This temperature makes it comfortable to stay in and walk around but cool enough for the hotel’s walls, beds, chairs and bar (complete with ice glasses) to stay frozen. The tour ticket allows you to view the 20 or so individually hand-crafted rooms with ice sculptures as well as the ice Church. Each year the hotel melts and is rebuilt so every room is different to the last and truly unique! With themed rooms such as “Gotham City”, “Polar Bears” and “Aurora”, and the possibility of a drink at the Ice Bar or warm bar, it is an excellent way to spend the morning. The tour entrance fee is included, as is a buffet lunch at the Ice Hotel restaurant.
Our services end with a transfer back to Kiruna or the airport after lunch.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.
Daily departures possible but subject to availability. Please enquire about your preferred date.
Minimum 2 people, maximum 6 people.
Accommodation is on a twin share or double basis and/or family room for up to 2 adults/2 children. Single accommodation supplement due of 500 sek (per night) and is subject to availability.
Vegetarians can be catered for with prior warning. If you have another special dietary requirement, please contact us to discuss options before booking.
This tour includes a drive-your-own dog sledding experience where each person has their own team of four dogs for the duration of the tour. No previous experience of dog sledding is required. You must be reasonably physically fit to take part. Over 18’s only (over 16’s allowed if accompanied by an adult).
The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) are a natural phenomenon and therefore not guaranteed.
We will provide you with insulated outerwear during your experience and we stock adult sizes ranging from ‘extra small’ to ‘extra, extra large’. Boots are stocked in adult sizes ranging from 36 (EU) to 46 (EU). If you think you may require a size outside of this range, please contact us so we can make the appropriate arrangements.
If the temperature drops below minus 30 degrees C, it may be necessary to shorten the trip for your comfort.
Our guides usually speak English as a recognised international language but we have guides that also speak Slovak/Czech, Dutch, French, Spanish and some Swedish.
Pick-up and drop-off is at any centrally located hotel in Kiruna city or the central Folketshus. Please be ready 10 minutes in advance of the departure time stated; in consideration of our other guests, we cannot wait for late arrivals.
Refunds & changes: Deposit of 2500 sek due on booking. Balance due 30 days before arrival in Sweden. Unfortunately, we cannot offer a refund if you decide to cancel within 7 days (for any reason, including weather or unforeseen changing travel plans). If you cancel in excess of 7 days, we offer a refund of the ‘balance’ minus a 10% administration charge to cover our booking fees. In any case the Deposit is non-refundable. If in exceptional circumstances we have to cancel your tour, we will refund you 100% of the cost with no administration of deposit deductions. If you would like to change your booking, we will do our best to accommodate such changes but we reserve the right to charge a change fee to cover any additional costs incurred.