Best Time To Go
December - March
£3700 per person
4 out of 5
You’ll find trend-setting design, inventive cuisine, and unbeatable museums in the dynamic city of Stockholm, before heading above the Arctic Circle to the winter wonderland of Swedish Lapland. From Abisko and an evening at the world-famous Aurora Sky Station to a night spent on a bed of ice at the world’s most elaborate igloo, explore the snow drenched landscape by snowmobile and husky sled and search for the aurora.
Day 1 | Arrive in Stockholm
Arrive in Sweden’s stylish capital and transfer to the Downtown Camper in the heart of the city. Perhaps visit the spa and relax in the roof top pool, or head out and explore the city. The old town, Gamla Stan, is one of Europe’s most arresting historic hubs, full of storybook buildings, imposing palaces and cobblestone streets. You’ll find café’s on every corner with windows full of traditional cinnamon buns.
Day 2 | Explore Stockholm
Enjoy the sights of Stockholm. Visit Vasamuseum, a custom-built home of the massive warship, Vasa. Interested in photography? Fotografiska in Stockholm is one of the world's largest and most important photography museums and is located in an historical industrial building at the harbour. Perhaps you’d like to see the city from up high, it’s possible to join a 1 hour 15 minute tour of the city from the rooftops.
Day 3 | Arrive in Lapland & Ice Sculpting
Fly to Swedish Lapland and transfer to one of the world’s most incredible hotels. Carved from blocks of ice from the nearby river Torne each year, December 2021 will welcome the 32nd edition of this Arctic masterpiece. Enjoy an ice sculpting class in the afternoon. In the evening make your way to The Homestead for dinner before wrapping up in thermal sleeping bags for your night on a bed of ice.
Day 4 | Icehotel & Snowmobile Safari
After a relaxing and warming morning sauna, head to the restaurant for breakfast. Enjoy a guided tour of Icehotel and the permanent Icehotel 365. Learn about how a team of artists create this magnificent place to stay every year. After lunch embark on a snowmobile safari into the wilderness. Return later and enjoy dinner in the restaurant before heading to your hotel room for an overnight stay.
Day 5 | Aurora Domes & Husky Safari
Enjoy breakfast and lunch at Icehotel. In the afternoon, you will be collected and taken to luxury tent accommodation in the wilderness. Each Aurora Dome is heated and you will have access to a shared bathroom, sauna, jacuzzi and relaxation area during your stay. Take part in an evening dog sled tour with
dinner included and search for the magical aurora before you cosy up to sleep in your comfortable dome.
Day 6 | Abisko & The Aurora Sky Station
Enjoy breakfast, and if you would like, help with the huskies this morning. Transfer to Kiruna where you can get lunch and explore the city. After lunch transfer to Abisko, you will be met at your luxury lodge where you will check in for a two-night stay. In the evening, transfer to the Sky Station. You’ll travel by chairlift over beautiful scenery to the Aurora Sky Station. Take a guided tour of the Sky Station and keep a look out for the Northern Lights in this location.
Day 7 | Arctic Day in Abisko
Enjoy breakfast before embarking upon an Arctic day which includes snowmobiling, a wilderness lunch and ice fishing. You’ll return to your lodge by mid-afternoon to relax in the private sauna and hot tub. A private chef will come to the lodge in the evening to prepare a three-course meal for you. Don't forget to step outside after dark to see if the northern lights are dancing overhead on your final night in Swedish Lapland.
Day 8 | Departure
After breakfast, bid farewell to Abisko and transfer to Kiruna Airport for your departure flight.
Where will I rest my head?
- Private airport and accommodation transfers throughout
- Accommodation for seven nights in Stockholm and Lapland
- Full board in Lapland, lunches served on excursions or at your accommodation, meals included each evening
- An ice sculpting lesson
- A snowmobile safari
- An evening husky sled tour including dinner
- A trip to the Aurora Sky Station including a four-course meal
- An Arctic adventure day in Abisko National Park including lunch