An Exhilarating Winter Adventure in the Swedish Arctic
Experience the Arctic winter. After visiting Stockholm, fly north to Lapland. Travel via dogsled, reindeer sled and snowmobile to visit Sami camps, search for the Northern Lights and spend the night at the Ice Hotel.
Upon arrival in Stockholm, you will be welcomed by your Cox & Kings local representative and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours at leisure to relax and explore this captivating northern capital. With its 750 year history and rich cultural life, Stockholm offers a wide selection of world-class museums and attractions. First Hotel Reisen (Superior Water View) – 2 nights
Enjoy a full day at leisure. Marvel at the Royal Palace; explore the island of Djurgården and the fascinating Wasa Museum, which houses 17th-century Swedish warship; and stroll the cobblestone streets of Old Town. (B)
Fly to the town of Kiruna, situated high above the Arctic Circle. Upon arrival, a dogsled takes you through the stark landscape to the world-famous Ice Hotel. Spend an unforgettable night in a room built of snow and ice. Ice Hotel (Ice Room) – 1 night (B)
Board a snowmobile for a scenic journey to the Satosjohka Sami camp. Meet a native reindeer herder and learn about this traditional way of life. Try your hand at driving a reindeer sled through the forest. Share some food with the Sami people, and then visit an open-air cultural museum. Embark on snowmobiles in search of the Northern Lights. As you travel through the wintry landscape, expert guides relate myths and legends about the celestial phenomenon. Tuck into a three-course feast at a wilderness camp before returning to your hotel around midnight. Kaamos Hotel (Standard Room) – 1 night (B, L, D)
Travel to the foot of magical Kebnekaise, to visit a traditional grazing land for moose. This afternoon, head to the airport for your flight back to Stockholm. Upon arrival, check in to your airport hotel and enjoy a last night in Sweden at leisure. Radisson BLU Sky City (Standard Room) – 1 night (B)
Bid farewell to the north today as you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight. (B)
Extend Your Journey
- Explore the historic wonders of ancient Stockholm
- Spend an unforgettable night at the famed Ice Hotel
- Travel by thrilling dog sled to visit remote, nomadic Sami camps
- Search the dark night skies for the Northern Lights
- Embark by reindeer sled through the primeval forest
6 DAYS & 5 NIGHTS
Stockholm, Ice Hotel & Lapland
Jan - Apr
Holiday supplements may apply to certain travel dates. Internal airfare available upon request. Your travel consultant can provide an exact price based on your specific dates of travel.
Accommodations, meals as noted, entrance fees, and all transfers and touring as noted in itinerary with local English-speaking guides. Private Journeys depart daily subject to availability. Guiding is on a private basis.