Sweden: Wild Taiga Husky Expedition

Tailor Made Itinerary

7 Days From A$2,765

Overview

A unique opportunity to spend some time experiencing what it is like to be an authentic dog ‘musher’, this unforgettable winter adventure takes you deep into the wilds of Swedish Lapland. Travelling up beyond the Arctic Circle, you’ll spend five remarkable days on safari looking after your own team of huskies and driving them through the pristine wilderness of the high Arctic.

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience an exhilarating five-day husky safari through the Arctic wilderness
  • Enjoy the opportunity to mush and care for your own team of dogs
  • Watch for the Aurora Borealis in the remote wilds of Swedish Lapland
  • A chance to experience the rugged life of a husky musher

ITINERARY

This is a suggested itinerary. Our experts have all travelled widely in the region and will be happy to tailor any of our itineraries to suit your tastes, or build a trip from scratch.

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DAY 1: KIRUNA

DAY 1: KIRUNA

You will be met at the airport and transferred to your Arctic base. Meet your tour leader and the rest of the group during dinner. You will be briefed by your guide on the adventure ahead.

Wilderness Lodge
Dinner

DAY 2: KIRUNA

DAY 2: KIRUNA

After breakfast you will get to know the basics of dogsledding including handling the sled and harnessing your own dogs. The sleds will be packed and brought with you to the Wilderness Lodge. After arrival, you will meet your faithful huskies and take care of them. Collect water from a little creek and prepare dinner before relaxing in the sauna.

Wilderness Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: WILD TAIGA

DAY 3: WILD TAIGA

You are now ready to explore the wilderness of Sweden's Arctic Taiga landscape. Spend the next few days travelling from wilderness hut to wilderness hut, enjoying open fire lunches and candlelit dinners. The conditions are basic in the huts as there is no electricity or running water, creating a truly wild experience. The routing will depend on the weather and the wishes of the group. Distances will vary from 30 to 60 kilometres.

Wilderness Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: WILD TAIGA

DAY 4: WILD TAIGA

Another day exploring the Taiga with your husky sledding team.

Wilderness Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5: WILD TAIGA

DAY 5: WILD TAIGA

Another day exploring the Taiga with your husky sledding team.

Wilderness Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6: KIRUNA

DAY 6: KIRUNA

In the early afternoon, you will return to the base in Kiruna for lunch. Simply relax after a long expedition or there is the option to tour the Sami museum, visit the famous Icehotel or go for a snowmobile ride (not included).

Wilderness Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Following breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

Breakfast

SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation listed here is intended as a guide only, to give you a taste of what we can do. Our experts can tailor any aspect of this itinerary and accommodation to suit your budget and tastes.

GUIDELINE PRICE & WHAT’S INCLUDED

SWEDEN: WILD TAIGA HUSKY EXPEDITION (7 DAYS) A$2,765

MEALS

As specified in the itinerary, sampling some of the country's finest cuisine.

TRANSPORT

Private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced, dedicated drivers.

ENTRANCE FEES

Tours and admission fees, including tickets specified in the itinerary.

EXPERT TEAM

Licensed English-speaking guides and a support team available 24/7.

ACCOMMODATION

As specified in the itinerary, using some of our favourite local properties.

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

CARBON CONTRIBUTIONS

If you book international flights through Wild Frontiers.

This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is based on two people travelling outside of peak periods. As this itinerary is only a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit your interests and budget, your final price may differ.

START PLANNING YOUR TRIP

Our team of experts have a wealth of knowledge and experience to help you plan your adventure of a lifetime.

WHEN TO GO

WHY WILD FRONTIERS?

Meet the expert, Jamie

Jamie is our Sub Saharan expert, who has travelled extensively in the region.

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+44 (0)20 3944 6258

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