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This is a popular 4-night northern lights break staying at the seven-bedroom Máttaráhkká Northern Lights Lodge with snowmobile and husky experiences.

This is the perfect break for clients wishing to chase the northern lights and experience some of the best arctic excursions with carefully selected guides who are experts in their field.

There are few places you can go for great arctic experiences and stay in a real ‘home away from home’ environment.

This action-packed break includes personal snowmobile and husky experiences, and nights set aside for aurora chasing with guides who know where to go for the best chance of seeing them.

Location Sweden
Duration 4 Nights
Available dates Dec - Mar
Price per person (excl. flights)
from £1,800

Overview

Highlights

  • 4 Nights in Exclusive Máttaráhkká Northern Lights Lodge
  • Drive your own Husky Team
  • Snowmobile Adventure
  • Northern Lights chase
  • Aurora Chase in a Minibus
  • Sami & Reindeer Experience

What’s included

  • Transfers to/from Kiruna Airport
  • 4 Nights at Máttaráhkká Northern Lights Lodge
  • Lodge Room based on a Full Board Basis including Winter Kit Hire
  • Mt Ednamvarri Northern Lights Experience
  • Dogsledding Ride with a Guide
  • Views over Lapland with Snowmobile
  • Aurora Chase by Miniva

A note on flights

While flights are not included in the holiday price, our team will happily provide a quote and arrange them for you. Simply ask one of our Travel Experts for details of the available options.

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1

This wonderful Lodge situated with far reaching views towards the Abisko Alps is the perfect base for a short break. With only seven rooms it has a ‘home away from home’ feel and has excellent activities right from the doorstep.

Mikko and his family will be your hosts and guides and go out of their way to make you feel comfortable. They will run through your itinerary and will act as your point of reference.

You will also have complimentary arctic clothing issued to you for the whole of your stay at the lodge. Your evening begins around the fire in the tipi next to the lodge.

After enjoying a good BBQ meal you’ll hit the road in a warm and comfortable minivan that will drive you along calm roads around Lapland to the very best viewing points to experience the magical northern lights.

Day 2

Visit friend to lodge, Håkan, at a Sami village and experience the traditional lifestyle of the Sami people.

Includes lunch by the crackling fire and a short sleigh ride with the reindeer in the wintry countryside. Then a magical evening at the lodge with dinner in the tipi located outside the beautiful Lodge Máttaráhkka. When the time is right we drive a snowmobile to the top of Mt. Ednavaara which offers great views over the mountain range away from the light pollution. The guide will bring a camera and take pictures through the entire evening for your memories.

Day 3

Dog Sledding and Hot Tub

After breakfast you will head out with a team of huskies – the guides will share their passion for the way of life as a musher in the Arctic and you as a guest will experience a bit of the way of life in a pristine area with views and wildlife along the way.

In the evening enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot tub before tucking into a lovely three-course dinner.

Day 4

Snowmobile Adventure with Ice Fishing

Enjoy a full day on a unique and well-executed snowmobile safari cruising around Lapland.
By snowmobile, you will be taken above the tree line up to the top of Lapland viewpoint. Here you will try out some traditional ice fishing while making some coffee over the crackling fire and enjoying some Swedish Fika. Back at the lodge, you be served a 2-course lunch from the local kitchen.

Then enjoy your final evening with a relaxing dinner.

Day 5

Airport Transfer and Flight Home

Enjoy breakfast before your airport transfer.

Why not extend your break to see Stockholm, Scandinavia’s picturesque Capital City.


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Where You'll Stay

Máttaráhkká Northern Lights Lodge

We are proud to offer this small intimate lodge, run by one of our long standing partners, Andreas Mikko,  for exclusive use by our clients.

This 7 room intimate lodge is situated in a super location on a slight elevation with magnificent views across the arctic tundra to the Abisko alps. The emphasis at the lodge is on two elements, Sami culture and ensuring you have the best chance of seeing the northern lights.

This small intimate lodge used to be a Sami handicraft centre until the owners had the idea to turn it into an exclusive retreat. With only 7 bedrooms and an open plan lounge and dining room, the emphasis is on relaxing in a cosy environment. The rooms have a downstairs en-suite room with a staircase leading to a loft sitting room.

If you are a group of 8 or more friends or family traveling together and wish to have the lodge privately please let us know. This is a great way of celebrating a big birthday or wedding anniversary

The lodge has a fabulous sauna and a very unusual northern lights hot tub on the roof where you can star gaze or hunt for the Aurora. (This carries an extra charge).

Other benefits of a stay here mean that you can snowmobile straight from your doorstep into the Arctic wilderness.

Evenings are focused on good food, relaxation and the Northern Lights so if you are looking for a ‘home away from home’ experience then look no further.

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