From  £1470
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 £1470 per person

Discover a winter wonderland in Swedish Lapland on this exciting five-day holiday based at the amazing Kukkolaforsen hotel. Between an exhilarating dog sled ride through the wilderness and a ride on a powerful snowmobile, cosy up for lunch in a deliciously warm fire cottage. Experience the ultimate Lappish tradition of a traditional smoke sauna and learn how to ice fish. You'll even get to cook up your catch to savour during a fresh and delicious dinner. Learn about Sami life at a reindeer farm and visit the enchanting Kemi snow chapel. Over the course of the holiday, gain an understanding of life up here in Swedish Lapland with all its magic and tradition. 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO ROVANIEMI
Kukkolaforsen under the northern lights

Fly from London to Rovaniemi where you will be met and transferred 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 thrilling dog sled ride through the wilderness! Afterwards, a delicious lunch will be served in the cosy fire cottage, 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 a traditional 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 where you will get to see two methods of fishing. First, you will see how the burbots are caught with nets. Then, your guide will teach you how to drill a hole in the ice and prepare the rod and bait and you will get to try your hand at ice fishing. Afterwards, take the fish you've caught to the Timber Smoke Hut where you get to grill your fish and bake bread on a open fire so you can enjoy a meal you caught and cooked yourself! (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. After lunch in the wooden Sampi house, visit 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 for you to be transferred back to the airport for your flight home to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £1470 per person

Price Includes

  • Round trip international flights between the UK and Rovaniemi 
  • 4 nights accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Return airport transfers
  • Sightseeing tours with English speaking guides as mentioned in the program

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. 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.
  • All flights are in economy class unless otherwise stated

Tour Route Map


  1. Lapland, Rovaniemi
  2. 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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