This tour will take you to the world’s best places to see Aurora Borealis: Abisko/Björkliden in Sweden, Tromsø-area in Norway and Kilpisjärvi in Finland! On this arctic adventure trip, you will experience the best of Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish Lapland!



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What is included

Bus transportation Stockholm-Kiruna-Björkliden-Tromsø-Kilpisjärvi-Stockholm (2 overnight rides)

Services of an experienced tour leader during the whole tour

Entrance to the Ice hotel

Visit to Kiruna city

Cosy evening in laavu

Breakfast upon arrival on Day 2

Accommodation 2 nights in Björkliden, 2 nights in Kilpisjärvi

Bedlinen and towel

Visit of the reindeer farm

*NYE edition includes surprise

For extra cost

Meals not listed as included

Activities not listed as include

Travel insurance

 

Sample itinerary

PLEASE NOTE! THIS ITINERARY IS PRELIMINARY, FINAL ITINERARY WILL BE SENT TO THE PARTICIPANTS 2-3 DAYS BEFORE THE DEPARTURE BY EMAIL!

DAY 1 - DEPARTURE DAY

13.00 Departure from Stockholm, outside Hotel Sheraton (Tegelbacken 6)
14.00 Departure from Uppsala in front of Radisson Blu Hotel, Stationsgatan 4, behind the train station
15.30 Gävle, in front of the train station
19:00 Sundsvall, the bus terminal at the Central train station
23:30 Umeå, Ålidhems centrum, parking lot on Biologigränd
The journey to Lapland begins!

DAY 2 - ARRIVAL IN KIRUNA

07.00 Arrival in Kiruna - breakfast
08.30 Shopping in Kiruna (ICA)
10.00-12.30 Visit of the Ice hotel
13.00 Short walking tour of Kiruna with the tour leader
15.30 Departure to Björkliden
17.00 Arrival in Björkliden, lodging and free time
21.00 Cozy evening in laavu by the fire with marshmallows

DAY 3 - HUSKIES AND SNOWMOBILES (EXTRA ACTIVITY*)

08.00 Departure to Huskies and Snowmobiles - this activity takes place in Kiruna / Those who did not book the activity can take a ride to Kiruna as well for free time
09.30 Husky and snowmobile Combo Safari (duration about 3 h)
14.00 Free time in Kiruna. Possibility to join LKAB mine visit (duration 3 hrs)
17.30 Returning back to Björkliden

DAY 4 - TRIP TO NORWAY (INCLUDED)

07:30 Check-out and cleaning the cabins
08.00 Bus departure to Tromsø
12:30 Arrival in Tromso - free time to explore the city, the possibility to climb one of the mountains for a spectacular view over the fjords (weather permitting)
15:00 Departure from Tromsø
17:30 Arrival in Skibotn - swimming in the Arctic Ocean with sauna
19:30 Departure from Skibotn
21:30 (Finnish time +1 h) Arrival in Kilpisjärvi, lodging and free time

DAY 5 - ARCTIC SKILLS (EXTRA ACTIVITY*)

10:00 Arctic Skills - learn how to make a teepee/quinzee, how to make fire without matches and try some ice-fishing
14:00 Free time
20:00 Guided Snowshoe orienteering in the tundra in search for Northern lights

DAY 6 - REINDEER FARM (INCLUDED)

08:00 Check-out and cleaning the cabins
09:00 Bus departure back home
14:30 Visit a reindeer farm in Överkalix
21.30 Arrival in Umeå

DAY 7 - ARRIVAL HOME (Estimated time)

02.00 Arrival in Sundsvall
05.30 Arrival in Gävle
07.00 Arrival in Uppsala
08.00Arrival in Stockholm

Should you need to book a flight/train/ferry/bus tickets after the trip, please, consider departures only 4 hours after the expected arrival time.

*extra activities price is available on this website page in "guided activities" section

Timetravels reserves the right to changes in the itinerary.

Accommodation

COTTAGES IN ABISKO

  • Capacity 4–6 people per cabin (max. 2 pax per room)

  • Electric heating

  • Kitchen equipped with stove, fridge, microwave oven, coffee maker and basic tableware

  • Shower and toilet

  • Drying cabinet

COTTAGES IN KILPISJÄRVI

  • Modern cottage for 4–6 people (max. 2 pax per room)

  • Living room with TV

  • Kitchenette with stove, fridge, microwave oven, coffee maker and basic tableware

  • Fireplace + logs

  • Shower and toilet

  • Sauna

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