North to South by Train

Gallivare in the North to Stockholm in the South
6 days
Jun - Aug

Discover the heart of Sweden from Gällivare in the north to Östersund and Mora in the south. This journey on the famous  Inlandsbanan train takes you to Gällivare, Jokkmokk, Vilhelmina, Östersund and on to Stockholm.

You stay each night in hotels and travel by train during the da,y on a unqiue and charming journey.

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Day 1 Gällivare
Arrive in Gällivare and time at leisure. In the late evening you can take an optional coach tour to see the fabulous views from Dundret Mountain, under the glorious midnight sun.

Day 2 Gallivare - Jokkmokk
After an early breakfast board the Inlandsbanan for the departure to Jokkmokk, which takes about 1.5 hours. In Jokkmokk visit Jokkmokks Tenn to see amazing handicrafts being made, and visit the Swedish Mountain and Sami Museum (entrance fee included). Or stroll the local market for Sami wares and unusual souvenirs.

Day 3 Inlandsbanan to Vilhelmina
In the morning the train travels through Swedish Lapland to Vilhelmina. Just south of Jokkmokk you will cross the Arctic Circle, then continue on with possible short stops (time permitting) at the Moskosel navy museum "Rallarmuséet" and in Sorsele for the "Inlandsbanemuséet" or Inlandsbanan railway museum.

Day 4 Vilhelmina -Ostersund
In Vilhelmina perhaps visit Hembygdsmuseet museum and the old church village of Kyrkstan before the train departs for Östersund, leaving Swedish Lapland. Evening arrival in Ostersund, beautifully situated by the huge Lake Storsjön.

Day 5 Östersund
In Östersund walk to the Jamtli outdoor museum (entrance fee included) to see the history of the region, stroll by the lakeside or relax in one of many restaurants and cafés.

Day 6 Östersund-Stockholm
After breakfast at the hotel take the regular train back to Stockholm where your tour arrangements end.

Departures: 21, 23, 25, 28, 30 June; 02, 05, 07, 09, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 30 July; 
02, 04, 06, 09, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25 August 2016

Includes:Travel on Inlandsbanan train incl. seat reservations Gällivare-Mora; travel on regular train Östersund-Stockholm; 5 nights at mid-range 3-star hotels with private facilities and daily breakfast; entrance to Àjtte Mountain and Sami Museum in Jokkmokk; entrance to Jamtli Outdoor Museum in Östersund

Excludes:  accommodation in Stockholm - this can be added, please enquire



Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1411.00
Single AUD$ 1615.00

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