From  £1850
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Experience the international award-nominated spa at Camp Ripan
  • Indulge in a gourmet dinner atop a mountain at Abikso Sky Station
  • Go on a husky safari and take part in a northern lights ceremony
  • Discover the amazing scenrery while on board the Arctic Circle Train
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Arctic Circle by Rail

7 Day Tour, from £1850 per person

Discover the delights of Swedish Lapland and northern Norway on this seven-day holiday, brimming with opportunities to see the northern lights.

Start in Kiruna in Swedish Lapland and enjoy the charms of Camp Ripan, a charming hotel whose spa was nominated among the best spas in the world in 2019, before boarding the Arctic Circle Train to Abisko National Park for a two night stay.

Continue the stunning train journey across the Norwegian border and into Narvik. This rail journey offers incredible views as it winds its way through the mountains and alongside the snowy fjord. 

*With thanks to Christian Kruse for all train images © C.Kruse / arctic-photography.com

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO KIRUNA
Swedish Lapland

Fly from the UK to Kiruna in Swedish Lapland, and transfer to Camp Ripan to check in for a two-night stay. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore the beautiful area or to book onto an optional excursion.

Accommodation
Camp Ripan
DAY 2
AURORA SPA EXPERIENCE
The stunning spa at Camp Ripan

The morning and afternoon are free for you to book optional excursions. There are a lot of activities available in the area from snowmobiling to cross country skiing. Speak to your Regent Sweden specialist to learn more.

 

Tonight, indulge in a trip to the Aurora Spa for a traditional sauna ritual complete with a sauna bucket filled with treatments for you to apply at your own pace while you relax. Leisurely make your way through the different saunas and steam room, enjoy a foot bath, take a soak in the pool and (with luck) watch the northern lights from the outdoor Jacuzzi. (B)

Accommodation
Camp Ripan
DAY 3
ARCTIC CIRCLE TRAIN & NORTHERN LIGHTS
Northern lights in Abisko National Park

Transfer to Kiruna Station to board the Arctic Circle Train bound for Abisko National Park. This is one of Europe's oldest national parks and during mid-winter it's one of the world's top places for watching the northern lights. Enjoy the beautiful scenery aboard the train and keep an eye out for moose and reindeer. 

 

In the evening, take the chairlift up the mountain for an exclusive, four-course meal at the atmospheric Aurora Sky Station. Join a guided walk after dinner to search for the northern lights, before returning down the mountain. (B,D) 

Accommodation
STF Abisko Turiststation Hotel
DAY 4
ABIKSO NATIONAL PARK
Sunny skies in Abisko

Today is free to explore the beautiful national park. Perhaps opt to take a walk along the well trodden path down to the frozen lake or head out on one of the many exciting winter activities in the area. Snowmobiling is very popular, as is ice climbing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Speak with your Regent Sweden specialist to find out more. (B)

Accommodation
STF Abisko Turiststation Hotel
DAY 5
ARCTIC CIRCLE TRAIN TO NARVIK
© C.Kruse / arctic-photography.com

Re-board the Arctic Circle Train and continue the scenic journey, passing through the little ski village of the area and across the border to the Norwegian town of Narvik. This half of the journey is the most impressive and offers sweeping views through the mountains and along the stunning side of the fjord. Make your own way to your hotel and check in for your two-night stay. (B)

Accommodation
Scandic Narvik
DAY 6
DOG SLEDDING & AURORA CEREMONY
Dog sledding in Swedish Lapland

Head out on an exciting dog sled tour deep into the forest of Gratangen and, with a little luck, the magical aurora borealis will dance in the sky above. Then, warm up in a lavvo tent and sip ceremonial chaga tea (regarded by the Sami as sacred), learn about the relationship the Sami people share with nature and the northern lights and experience a traditional northern lights ceremony led by a Sami shaman. Afterwards, dinner will be a reindeer stew. (B,D)

Accommodation
Scandic Narvik
DAY 7
FLY TO THE UK

Take the Airport Bus to Harstad/Narvik Airport, located approximately an hour away in Evenes to catch your flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

7 day tour, from £1850 per person

Price Includes

  • Return international flights from the UK to Kiruna, Sweden and home from Narvik, Norway
  • All airport taxes & security charges
  • 7 nights accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Shared arrival and departure transfer in Kiruna
  • Departure transfer in Narvik by Airport Shuttle Bus
  • Rail Tickets on the Arctic Circle Train
  • Excursion: Sauna Ritual at Aurora Spa
  • Excursion: Exclusive Dinner at Abisko Sky Station
  • Excursion: Husky Safari & Northern Lights Ceremony

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Transfers between train station and hotel in Abisko and from the train station to hotel in Narvik
  • Any meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Beverages and items of a personal nature
  • Optional excursions

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

  • International flights from the UK are in economy class and based out of London. Regional flights may be available (supplements may apply)
  • Alternatively, this trip can also be done with a stay in the ski resort village of Björkliden instead of in Abisko. Speak to your Regent Sweden specialist for a quote.

Tour Route Map


  1. Sweden, Kiruna
  2. Sweden, Abisko National Park
  3. Norway, Narvik

Tour Accommodation

Camp Ripan
Camp Ripan
Camp Ripan Camp Ripan is a family-owned retreat located within walking distance of Kiruna city centre. Here, guests can enjoy more than just a hotel room, each room is a cosy cabin with private......
Scandic Narvik
Scandic Narvik
Scandic Narvik Stay in this excellent 4-star hotel and enjoy being in one of Northern Norway's tallest buildings, with spectacular views of Narvik, Ofotfjord and the surround mountains from the......
STF Abisko Turiststation Hotel
STF Abisko Turiststation Hotel
STF Abisko Turiststation Hotel When visiting the Aurora Sky Station no other hotel offers more convenience than a stay at STF Abisko Tourist Station. Located just a 10-minute walk from......

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