From  £1530
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Go on a thrilling dog sled adventure through the wilderness
  • Learn how to ice fish and cook a meal in a smoke hut
  • Relax like a local in a traditional smoke sauna
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Winter in Kukkolaforsen

5 Day Tour, from £1530 per person

Discover a winter wonderland in Swedish Lapland on this exciting five-day short break at the beautiful Kukkolaforsen Hotel.

Spend the days exploring the incredible Arctic wilderness. Speed off on an exhilarating dog sled or snowmobile ride and learn to catch fish through the frozen ice to cook in the classic way of the region. 

Experience the ultimate Lappish tradition of an authentic smoke sauna - a truly unique way to warm up and relax.

Throughout your stay, indulge in delicious culinary delights and specials of the area with all of your meals included. There will even be the opportunity to meet some local reindeer and learn about the Sami way of life.

Enjoy all of this and more on this well-crafted holiday to magical Swedish Lapland.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO ROVANIEMI
Kukkolaforsen under the northern lights

Fly from London to Rovaniemi and transfer overland (approximately 1.5 - 2 hours) to Kukkola, located in Swedish Lapland. Along the way, an optional stop at the Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi can be made. (D)

Accommodation
Kukkolaforsen
DAY 2
HUSKY SAFARI & SAUNA SPA
Dog sledding at Kukkolaforsen

Head to the husky farm where you will be welcomed by the enthusiastic barking of the dogs who are excited to take you out on a dog sled ride! Afterwards, lunch will be served by the cosy restaurant fire. before heading back out into the snow for a snowmobile sledge ride. In the evening, visit the village sauna in Kukkola, which is the biggest smoke sauna in Sweden, for an authentic introduction to the sauna traditions of the area. (B,L,D)

Accommodation
Kukkolaforsen
DAY 3
ICE FISHING & TIMBER SMOKE HUT
Ice fishing on a frozen lake

Spend the morning on the frozen Torne River and experience two methods of fishing. First, see how the burbots are caught with nets. Then, learn how to drill a hole in the ice and try your hand at ice fishing. Afterwards, take the fresh fish to the Timber Smoke Hut to grill and bake bread on a open fire! (B,L,D)

Accommodation
Kukkolaforsen
DAY 4
REINDEER FARM & SNOW CASTLE
Sampi reindeer

Visit the reindeer farm, meet the animals and take a ride in a reindeer-drawn sled before visiting the impressive Kemi Snow Castle where you can relax in the chapel, admire the artwork and have a break in the Snow Restaurant. The great light-effects make the sculptures and snow seem even more magical! (B,L,D)

Accommodation
Kukkolaforsen
DAY 5
FLY TO THE UK

Today is at leisure until it is time to go to the airport for your flight home to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £1530 per person

Price Includes

  • Return international flights between the UK and Rovaniemi 
  • Return airport transfers
  • 4 nights accommodation at Kukkolaforsen
  • Meals as specified by B,L,D (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Excursion - Dog Sled Safari
  • Excursion - Ice Fishing
  • Excursion - Reindeer Program & Kemi Snow Castle

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions
  • Entrance fee and activity costs at Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

  • International flights from the UK are based out of London in economy class. Regional flights may be available (supplements may apply)
  • It is also possible to fly into Luleå Airport to start this holiday. If this option is chosen there will be no stop at Santa Claus Village on day one.

Tour Route Map


  1. Sweden, Kukkola

Tour Accommodation

Kukkolaforsen
Kukkolaforsen
Kukkolaforsen Kukkolaforsen is idyllically situated next to the Kukkola Rapids, about 80 miles from Rovaniemi or Luleå airports. The nearest village......

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