Combine a visit to Sweden's capital Stockholm, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with a
stay in Swedish Lapland at the iconic Tree Hotel in Lulea. Discover Stockholm’s famous old town and
enjoy an active summer break -kayaking on Lulea River or taking a ride under the midnight sun.
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DAY 1 ARRIVAL STOCKHOLM
Upon arrival at Stockholm airport transfer to your hotel. The afternoon and evening is at leisure. 2 nights in Stockholm.
DAY 2 STOCKHOLM: DROTTNINGHOLM PALACE CRUISE
This morning enjoy a journey on an historic vessel which takes you on a beautiful cruise from central Stockholm, through the inner archipelago and Lake Mälaren to the Royal residence Drottningholm Palace, one of Sweden's World Heritage Sites. Drottningholm Palace is the residence of the Royal family with several beautiful parks and gardens. Enjoy the luscious palace park with its beautiful landscape design, historic theatre and artful Chinese pavilion. Then return to Stockholm. Cruising time 1hr each way The afternoon and evening is at leisure.
DAY 3 STOCKHOLM - LULEA AND TREE HOTEL
This morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Lulea (please note the flight is NOT included and you must make your own flight arrangements). Upon arrival in Lulea transfer to the Tree Hotel. In the afternoon enjoy a relaxing and stimulating two hour sauna at the TreeHotel. The remainder of the afternoon and evening are at leisure.
Overnight at Lulea at the Tree Hotel in a cabin. TreeHotel has 5 totally unique Treerooms in the middle of unspoiled forest. Each room has been designed by a leading Swedish architect using innovative building techniques to secure the cabins in the trees, and is totally private. The cabins are the Birds Nest, the Cabin, the UFO, the Blue Cone or the Mirror Cube Room.
By closely monitoring the growth rate of the trees, TreeHotel has successfully built these cosy and unique rooms in the tree tops without using nails or damaging the ‘host’ trees. This is a place to forget about the stresses of daily life, relax and enjoy the serenity of Swedish Lapland’s unspoilt nature.
DAY 4 LULEA GUIDED KAYAK TRIP
This morning transfer from your cabin to the Treehotel Brittas Pensionne for check in. In the afternoon enjoy a sea kayaking excursion on the historic Lule River. After a safety and equipment briefing head down to the river. Together with an experienced guide, paddle up the river. After a stop ashore with lunch by the open fire paddle back to your starting point and return to the Treehotel. The afternoon and evening are at leisure.
Tonight you can enjoy an optional Midnight horseback ride (3 Hours) - ride through the forest and experience the unique nature and the wonderful views. The well trained horses will carry you at changing tempos according to your experience and there will be a stop for a snack and a rest for a while.
Overnight at the Brittas Pensionne.
DAY 5 DEPARTURE LULEA
Your arrangements end this morning with your check out from the hotel and transfer to Lulea airport for your onward flight.
Departures: 1 June to 31 August
Includes: airport transfers to/from the hotel in Stockholm; 2 nights accommodation in Stockholm including breakfast; Drottingholm Palace tour; airport transfers to/from the hotel in Lulea; 2 nights accommodation in Lulea (one night in Treehotel cabin, 1 night at Britta's Pensionne) including breakfast; 2 hour sauna at Tree Hotel, sea kayaking excursion on the Lule River.
Excludes: optional activities.
Locally Guided: A Locally Guided Tour is one where you are accompanied by a local English speaking guide whilst you are on an included excursion. For the remainder of the tour time you are unescorted.
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