On this tour you will discover the winter capitals of Norway and Sweden. This tour is ideal for the ones of you that like to combine the luxurious and cultural life of a metropolis with adventure and stunning landscape. Start in Stockholm, one of the world’s most beautiful capitals and travel North from there to Kiruna. The last stop is Tromsø, the winter capital of Norway.
DAY 1 STOCKHOLM
Upon arrival in Stockholm, please make your way to your hotel. Enjoy your first look at Sweden’s charming capital city.
Stay at Clarion Hotel Amaranten (4 star)
DAY 2 STOCKHOLM – KIRUNA
Stockholm is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful capitals in the world, built on 14 islands and protected from the sea by the Stockholm archipelago. Your day is at leisure to explore some of the city’s best highlights including the Royal Palace, Parliament Buildings and the enchanting Old Town (Gamla Stan) with its narrow cobbled streets. Later this evening you will make your way to the railway station for your overnight train to Kiruna, northern Sweden. B
Stay Overnight onboard SJ Night Train (private sleeper compartment)
DAY 3 KIRUNA
Awake this morning to the magical winter landscape of Swedish Lapland as your train rolls towards Kiruna. On arrival, you will be met by your local driver for a transfer to the famous Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi (located 20 minutes from Kiruna). Enjoy the remainder of your day exploring the surrounds or you may take the opportunity to join one of the many exciting winter activities including a snowmobile safari. Tonight you will have the unique experience of sleeping in an ICE room at a balmy minus 5 degrees. Sleeping on a special bed made of snow and ice and covered by reindeer
skin, you will be toasty warm with your purpose made thermal sleeping bag.
Stay at Icehotel Jukkasjarvi in Ice Room (3 star)
DAY 4 KIRUNA
This morning you are awakened with a cup of warm lingonberry juice at your bedside. After breakfast is further time to experience Lappish life and culture. You may choose to join a Husky Safari, snowmobile safari or an evening Northern
Lights adventure followed by a drink in the ICEBAR. Tonight’s accommodation is in a warm Kaamos room. B
Stay at Icehotel Jukkasjarvi in Kaamos (Warm) Room (3 star)
DAY 5 KIRUNA – TROMSØ
Meet your driver for your transfer back to Kiruna where you will board your train heading northwest to Narvik in Norway. Enjoy the scenery as your train passes the scenic Abisko National Park – the last wilderness of Europe. On
arrival in Narvik you will then board a local bus for the remainder of the journey to Tromsø, the Paris of the North. B
Stay at Clarion Collection Hotel Aurora (4 star)
DAY 6 TROMSØ
Tromsø is the world’s most northerly university town and due to its location within the heart of the Northern Lights belt it is also one of the best places on earth to view the Aurora Borealis. With your day free there is the possibility to visit the Polar Museum, Northern Light Planetarium or simply wander around the largest city north of the Arctic Circle. This evening you may wish to experience the arctic terrain on an exhilarating snowmobile safari while chasing the famous Aurora Borealis. B
DAY 7 TROMSØ
Your tour concludes with a departure taxi transfer for your onward journey. B