The more modern and a lot faster way of discovering the vast and frozen territories of Swedish Lapland.
Experience how the different snow and trail conditions will challenge your driving skills from day to day!
Your accommodation on this tour will be mostly in simple cabins, some of them provided with electricity, but all of them without running water and very cozy. In almost all of these cabins you can enjoy the great relaxation of a hot sauna after a long day in the cold!
Day 1: We will pick you up from Kiruna/Airport and bring you to our homebase „Mushers`Lodge“,about 15 km from Kiruna. Here your guide will give you all the concret details of the trip, and go with you through the itienery. Here we will provide you as well with all the necessary equipment. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2:After breakfast you will get all the important security and operating instructions about handling snowmobiles.Then you will start your tour with a long 90 km ride to the beautiful wilderness lodge „Lappesuando“ which is located south of Kiruna, between the two rivers Kalix and Kaitum. This route will give you a first glimpse of the sheer size and beauty of Laplands forest areas with countless frozen rivers and lakes. Overnight in small cabins.
Day 3:After breakfast, we head off towards our own Camp on the lake “ Väkärääjärvi“.(app.90km)
Here you have the chance, to try your luck in ice fishing before dinner.
Day 4: Today we will head north, towards „Övre Soppero“,a village mostly populated by samis, where we will spend the night in the lodge of some sami-friends of us. The distance there is app. 75km. After having a later lunch at our destination for the day, there will be the option for another run in the afternoon to a nearby mountain, which offers a spectacular view over the area arround Soppero.
Day 5: From Soppero we will continue our tour over „Järämä“ to the mountain destination „Kamasjaure“. This day will be app. 120 km long and the trail will lead us first through vast, hilly birchtree areas but then heads higher up above the treeline to the high-plateaus of the tundra. We will spend the night in a basic cabin with a fantastic view towards the norwegian mountains!
Day 6: Back to our homebase „Mushers Lodge“ along a long chains of lakes and the Torne River.( app. 100km). Depending on our arrival time you have the possibility to visit the famous Icehotel in the afternoon.
Day 7: Departure
Groupsize: Min. 2 participants / max. 6 participants
General information: The minumum age for this tour is 18 years and a valid car or motorbike drivers licence is necessary. Every guest will drive his own snowmobile. In case of damage we have an excess fee from up to 6.000 SEK!
- Transfers from and to Kiruna airport or train station
- Additional winter clothing (overall, hat, mittens, winterboots) and equipment
- Sleeping bag
- full board
- 2 overnight stays at our guesthouse
- 4 overnight stays in wilderness camps
- Thermal underwear, both long-johns as well as longsleeved shirt
- Warm pullovers
- Several pairs of warm socks
- Suncreme and sunglasses
- An extra pair of shoes to wear in the cabins in the evening
- Rucksack or duffle bag (suitcases are difficult to transport)
- Scarves / buff
- Maybe a good book to read in the evenings
- A liner for the sleeping bags in the cabins and a headtorch
Please keep in mind not to bring clothing made of cotten, as cotten does not keep you warm. This is especially important when it comes to socks and thermal underwear! The higher the wool content the better!
Our scheduled departures and prices you find under"Dates and Prices"
Additional departures for groups we offer on request - please contact us!