Wild Lapland

Glass or Snow Igloos , Independent , Northern Lights
Abisko and the Icehotel in glorious Swedish Lapland
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Start this fantastic tour in Stockholm, then North by train to Kiruna, Sweden’s Northernmost city, 145 kilometres above the Arctic circle and surrounded by mountains. From here travel to Abikso, an area of wild and astonishing beauty. Then continue to the world-famous Icehotel located in the small village of Jukkasjarvi. A truly wonderful and memorable experience. 

Day 1: Stockholm
Self transfer to your accommodation in Stockholm for 2 nights stay. Stockholm city has an abundance of charm, history and tradition. This urban and trendy city will impress you with its interesting museums and castles. The city keeps its warm atmosphere apparent in the old town.

Day 2: Stockholm
After breakfast the day is yours to continue exploring Stockholm. Recommended attractions: Gamla Stan – The Old Town, Vasamuseet – The Vasa Museum, Skansen Open Air Museum, KungligaSlottet – The Royal Palace, Stadshuset – The City Hall,Drottningholms Slott – The Drottningholm Palace, Östermalmshallen – The Östermalm Food Court, Millesgården – Art Museum, Moderna Museét – Museum of Modern Art and the newly refurbished Nationalmuseet – National Museum. 2nd overnight in Stockholm.

Day 3: Stockholm to Abisko - overnight train
Breakfast at the hotel and the rest of the day is yours to spend at leisure. In the late evening, depart by overnight train from Stockholm to Abisko. Overnight on-board the train in a private sleeping compartment.

Day 4: Abisko Mountain Lodge
Arrival in Abisko by train. Here is the Abisko National Park, one of the last true wilderness areas of Lapland, where majestic mountains frame the beautiful Abiskodalen valley and surround Torneträsk Lake, Scandinavia's largest alpine lake. On Mount Nuolja is the Aurora Sky Station, an observation centre for the Northern Lights. From the tiny Abisko train station walk the short distance to the Abisko Mountain Lodge. Dinner and 2 nights at the Abisko Mountain Lodge or similar including dinner.

Day 5: Abisko
Breakfast at the hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore the breath-taking nature around you, depending on the season. In the warmer months perhaps hike into the National Park for spectacular views of freeflowing rivers, birch forests and Arctic tundra. In the cooler months perhaps a snow activity. In the evening, you will get the chance to see the Midnight Sun or Northern Lights, depending on the season. Optional chairlift with mountain scenery as panorama, gliding quietly and slowly towards the top of Mount Nuolja to Aurora Sky Station. Dinner and 2nd overnight in Abisko

Day 6: Abisko – Icehotel, Jukkasjarvi
After breakfast, walk back to the station and take the train from Abisko to Kiruna. Transfer from the central railway station in to the world famous Icehotel 365 located in the village of Jukkasjärvi. The rest of the day is at leisure in this unique and breathtaking area. Tonight you will experience a night in the Icehotel 365. The Art Suites all have an individual theme and are hand carved by artists from all over the World. In thermal sleeping bags on a special bed built of snow and ice and on reindeer skins you will get a good night’s sleep in the minus degrees. Accommodation in an Art Suite at the Icehotel.

Day 7: Icehotel
This morning, wake-up to a hot lingonberry juice in bed, before enjoying a morning sauna and breakfast. After breakfast the day is yours. Perhaps enjoy an optional excursion: Warmer months: Midnight Sun Tour in Jukkasjarvi; Wilderness Dinner. Cooler months: Snowmobile Safari, Husky Safari, Reindeer & Sami Culture Experience, Northern Lights Searches and more. Tonight, you will sleep in an Kaamos warm room.

Day 8: Departure
Arrangements end today with your transfer to Kiruna Airport or Kiruna train station. 

Departures: daily all year 

Includes: 2 nights accommodation in Stockholm including breakfast; overnight train from Stockholm to Abisko in a private compartment; 2 nights accommodation in Abisko including breakfast and dinner daily; transfer from Kiruna train station to the Ice Hotel; 2 nights accommodation at the Icehotel with breakfast (1 night in a cold Art Suite and 1 night in warm Kaamos room); departure transfer from the Icehotel to Kiruna Airport or Kiruna train station  

Excludes: seasonal optional excursions 

Please note the operation of all excursions is subject to weather conditions.                   

Nordic Travel is 100% Australian owned and operated   

Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 2647.00
Single AUD$ 4106.00

Includes: 2 nights accommodation in Stockholm including breakfast; overnight train from Stockholm to Abisko in a private compartment; 2 nights accommodation in Abisko including breakfast and dinner daily; transfer from Kiruna train station to the Ice Hotel; 2 nights accommodation at the Icehotel with breakfast (1 night in a cold Art Suite and 1 night in warm Kaamos room); departure transfer from the Icehotel to Kiruna Airport or Kiruna train station  

Excludes: seasonal optional excursions 

Please note that the price may vary according to your dates of travel.

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