Husky Safari in the wilderness in Lapland

Dogsledding, Snowmobiling and more - Weekend

Dogsledding in Auktsjaur/Winter activities in Arvidsjaur - A unique nature experience.

Experience an authentic winter adventure in the Swedish wilderness. We will take you snowmobiling, dogsledding, ice fishing and snowshoe hiking! The Dogsledding Safari takes you through wonderful winter landscapes. The experience of being on a sled while the beautiful winter scenery gushes by and the only thing you hear is the dogs' hard and eager work, is like a balm for the soul.

The Snowmobile Safari is a truly wonderful experience. It will take you through breathtaking and stunning snowy landscapes and will include a break with some hot beverages and lunch, probably beside a warming campfire, while you take in the beautiful scenery. Snowmobiling gives you a feeling of freedom, excitement and gets the adrenaline pumping while you drive through forest, open land and over ice. It is equally suited for the more adrenaline fueled and experienced snowmobilers as it is for beginners and families with children as we adjust the route and speed for your group. The smallest can also join in the comfort of the snowmobile sled.

Experience true winter fishing where the guide takes you to the frozen lakes. The experience of the sun beaming in your face while you lay on a reindeer skin with an ice fishing rod in your hand, does something to your body and soul. It cannot be put into words and must be experienced by oneself before you will truly understand the serene feeling of ice fishing.

And join us on a wonderful hike through the winter landscape on snowshoes. Either during the day so you can take in the amazing scenery or an evening hike where you will have the chance to experience the Northern Lights far away from the city lights.

Dogsledding, Snowmobiling, Ice Fishing, Snowshoe Hiking in true wilderness.

Itinerary:

     Friday
We pick you up at the airport in Arvidsjaur and drive over to the Lodge where you are accommodated in one of our wilderness furnished rooms in the Lodge or in one of our cottages in the area. We start the first day with a 2-3 hour Northern Lights snowmobile safari. Dinner is served at the Lodge and you have access to our Lounge and sauna where you can relax during the evening and prepare yourselves for tomorrow's adventure. In our shop you have the possibility to buy refreshments, snacks and a lot of wilderness equipment and souvenirs.
    Saturday
After you have eaten breakfast in our Wilderness Café we prepare ourselves for the next snowmobile safari (accompanied with a guide) which will last for approximately 6 hours. In the course of the day we will take a break and have lunch, probably at a hot campfire. There will of course also be warm drinks available. Once back at the Lodge dinner will be served and you will again have access to the Lounge and sauna where you can relax and discuss the day's adventures. In addition to the fireplace in the Lounge, we have also equipped all rooms with a fireplace so even here you enjoy the fire's dancing flames and warming glow.
    Sunday
Breakfast is again served in the Wilderness Café whereafter we continue our adventure. You will now have a choice between a full day Dogsledding Safari where you drive your own sled or a day filled with several activities; 1½-2 hours Dogsledding Safari where you sit comfortably on a sled, approximately 2 hours Ice Fishing Safari and approximately 2 hours Snowshoe Hiking Safari. Please inform us which schedule you would prefer. Dinner will again be served at the Lodge and you will of course have access to the Lounge and the sauna.
    Monday
Breakfast is served in the Wilderness Café and then it is time for departure and transport back to Arvidsjaur airport.

!!Important Information!! The itineraries from Saturday and Sunday may be switched around because of planning circumstances.

Includes:

  • Snowmobile Safaris on Friday and Saturday or Sunday.
  • A 1½-2 hours or 6 hours Dogsledding Safari.
  • Three nights accommodation in the Wilderness Lodge including breakfast.
  • Lunch and dinner for the entire weekend.
  • Hot drinks during the safaris.
  • Rent of winter overall.
  • Approximatley 2 hours of ice fishing including rent of fishing equipment.
  • Approximately 2 hours of snowshoe hiking including rent of snowshoes.

Not included:

  • Flights/travel.
  • Insurances.
  • Alcoholic beverages.

Travel direct to Arvidsjaur:

There are several airlines, for ex NextJet and SAS, that fly to Arvidsjaur Airport (nearest to the Wilderness Lodge), Luleå Airport and Skellefteå Airport, usually via Stockholm Arlanda. Pro Sky has direct flights from Stuttgart, Germany to Arvidsjaur. FlyCar has direct flights from several German airports to Arvidsjaur.
Both FlyCar and Pro Sky have a flight schedule of friday/monday so it is easy to make a long weekend trip with some wonderful winter activities in Swedish Lapland. Pro Sky also has flights on other days, please contact them directly for more precise information.

Link to Pro Sky or contact them directly:
- Daniel Kusenbach: +49 (0)221-9204426 - daniel.kusenbach(at)pro-sky.com 
- Michael Rölle: +49 (0)221-9204413 - michael.roelle(at)pro-sky.com
Link to FlyCar
Link to NextJet has direct flights to Arvidsjaur Airport
Link to SAS

Wilderness Life can arrange transfer to/from the airports to the Lodge, please contact us for more information.

If you are interested in a complete weekend package with just snowmobiling and maybe ice fishing, please have a look at our 'packages'. If you are looking for a longer vacation or something more tailored to your group/family, please contact us.

Note that in order to drive a snowmobile during our guided snowmobile safaris, all snowmobile drivers must have a valid driving license of some kind of motorized vehicles (mopeds, motorcycles, cars etc.). Younger participants and guest without a driving license have the possibility to join the snowmobile safari as a passenger.

More information

Price
Contact us for price information.

Number of participants
Min 2 people

Availability
From approximately December to the end of March (depending on the winter).

Additional information
This is a weekend package. For other days please contact us.

For the adventurous customers, we can offer an overnight stay in a wilderness cabin or tent. Contact us for more information.

Group bookings of 6+ people will be considered as private bookings which means activities will be closed to other people. Smaller groups will participate in open group activities.  

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