Finland & Sweden Northern Lights Multi-Adventure Tour
Arctic Adventures & Nordic Culture
From $5,899 - $5,999 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights
(+$1,330 for sgl. occ.)
Internal air: $260
When you find yourself this close to the Arctic Circle, you're likely far, far away from home! You've been transported to a winter wonderland where smoked reindeer and hot lingonberry juice are on the menu. Pristine and snowy landscapes amaze as you trek through Swedish and Finnish Lapland. And where else can you snuggle into a bedroom sculpted from ice and snow?
- Snowshoe in two of Sweden and Finland's national parks, trekking through vast and wild wilderness where moose, elk and fox roam
- Chase the dancing hues of the northern lights in some of the world's best places for spotting this mesmerizing natural phenomenon
- Discover insights into Sámi, Swedish and Finnish culture while warming your hands over open fires, sinking in to a sauna and meeting resident reindeer
- Unwind in magical hotels—sleep in a unique ice sculpture at the Icehotel and view the captivating sky from a private glass igloo
Day 1 Tour the cobblestone streets of Stockholm's old town | Board a flight to the Swedish Lapland town of Kiruna and head to the village of Jukkasjärvi on the wild Torne River | Welcome to the Icehotel, created anew each year from snow and the river's ice by artists from around the globe.
Days 2-3 All aboard for a scenic train ride to Abisko National Park, a spectacular landscape with frozen lakes and rivers | Strapped into your snowshoes, hike along open mountain moors and through arctic birch forest, keeping an eye out for moose, reindeer and fox | Learn about Swedish culture, including fika, the tradition of sipping a coffee while having a chat | Visit the reindeer at Sámi Siida and learn about Sámi culture, an indigenous people who have lived with reindeer for millennia and have a fierce respect for sápmi (the land) | Cross into Finland and head to your private glass igloo where you're surrounded by a snowy display of beauty, and possibly the northern lights if the nights are clear.
Day 4 Snowshoe in Finland's Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, forging a trail above the tree line and through boreal forest | Pop into a kota (traditional Sámi hut) to warm your hands over the fire | Meet with the Shaman of Lake Jerisjärvi who weaves tales of gnomes and nature.
Days 5-6 Feel an adrenaline rush as you guide your team of huskies on a dog-sledding adventure | Walk over a frozen lake and alongside Kätkätunturi fell | A visit to Finnish Lapland wouldn't be complete without time in a sauna, a revered part of the culture | After your calming sauna, dare to take a plunge in the icy lake! | In Levi, transport yourself like a local—on your own kick-sled.
Please note: 40-50% of trips see northern lights. 50% of trips experience itinerary changes due to weather.
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- 10 or more Guests: from $5,699 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $6,199 pp dbl occ
- 8 Guests: from $6,399 pp dbl occ
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