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A weektour by dog sled
This husky tour is designed for those adventurers who wish to explore the many forests, rivers, lakes and the tundra areas of Swedish Lapland. It is a winter wonderland unique in Europe. Besides the natural beauty and stunning silence our tour area contains an abundance of bird and animal life, including reindeer, the mainstay of the colourful sami people, moose and fox. During our tour season the northern lights are clearly viewable on most cloudless nights and in December and January the twilight during the few hours of daylight is very special .Each guest has his own husky team with 4 to 5 dogs. An enjoyable part of this experience is that our guests personally care for their dogs including their daily feeding . Since we are travelling through true wilderness there is no electricity or running water in the cabins along the trails. Candles provide the light and fires of native wood provide the heat. Breakfast, dinner and a small lunch is included for the time of your trip. In the cabins we have gas-heated
stoves to cook our meals, but lunch will be usually prepared outside. Outline Itinerary:
Arrival at Kiruna airport/railway station and transfer to our home base (with running water and electricity) close to Jukkasjärvi. Here you will have your first dinner and your guide will outline the tour for you and provide you with necessary information, also checking that nobody left important things at home.
After breakfast you will get to know the basics of dogsleddig, handling the sled, harnessing your own huskies and other knowledge for a safe and enjoyable tour. Lunch before we pack our sleds and take off towards our wilderness lodge. After arrival we will toghether take care of the dogs, get water from a little creek and prepare dinner. A nice saune rounds up the day .
Now on the trail exploring Lapland´s magnificence with plenty to see during these tours. Route and lenght depend a lot on the weather, trail conditions and wishes of the group, so distances can vary between 30 – 60km.
At lunch time day 6 we return to our home base and have lunch here. The program in the afternoon is optional , but we can transfer you the 6km to the famous ICEHOTEL and nearby Sami museum for a guided tour or take you on a snowmobil ride (these options are not included in the price).
Day 7. After breakfast it is time to say good bye to your dogs and guides, your adventure ends at the airport or railway station, but the memories of this exclusive travel experience you will remember for lifetime!
Sunday to Saturday / max. 6 people, (Christmas + 1.000 SEK extra charge)
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