Enjoy all the thrills and excitement of an winter activity break in Swedish Lapland! This very special fully catered package not only includes a number of fun filled activities but you will also spend one night in the amazing Tree Hotel. The comprehensive, full board itinerary not only contains a number of exciting family leisure activities, but also includes an overnight stay at the spectacular Treehotel. Step back in time with a meal at Britta’s place, a horse drawn sleigh ride through the forests in search of the local wild life, Kick Sledge tour of Boden, Ice Fishing, Snow Shoe walking and a Snow Mobile Tour, you will also make a guided tour of the world famous tree-rooms.
Day 1: Wednesday
Departure can be from various UK airports for your flights to Lulea via Stockholm Arlanda. Guests will be greeted at the airport before making the road transfer to Boden, which takes approximately 35 minutes. On arrival you will be to your hotel in central Boden, where you can then enjoy a welcoming drink and a snack before being provided with a thermal suit, hat, mitts and boots. There may be time to explore part of the town before the dinner is taken in the hotel or a restaurant nearby.
Day 2: Thursday — Kick-sled & Horse-ride
After enjoying a hearty Scandinavian breakfast you will be joined by our local guide who will provide you with a little instruction before you literally kick-off from outside of the hotel on a kick-sleigh tour which takes you past the local church and around by the central lake (Bodträsket), along the way your guide will point out various points of interest. We will make a stop at the 18th century Norrigården Inn for lunch before we return you to the hotel, now fully updated with local information and history
Now it is time for some equine excitement, our coach-man will pick you up and we wrap up well before taking an unforgettable horse drawn sleigh ride in the fairy-tale winter wonderland with snow clad trees and nature, with a little luck we may encounter an elk or two as we venture into the deep and silent forest. Our horse-master will be happy to tell you all there is to know about living on the edge of civilization and how to survive, when and if the infrastructure gets totally cut off by the winter snow and ice.
On the way, we have a break with an open fire, a hot drink and a snack.
After returning to your hotel you can enjoy the rest of the day taking a sauna or just relaxing before we come and pick you up to take you to the Treehotel. You will be checking in at “Britta’s Pension” (in itself a retro-attraction) which also administers the Treehotel. Once you have settled into your tree-room you will make the short walk back to Britta’s where dinner is served, enjoy Britta’s home-style cooking in an absolutely unique 50’s – 60’s atmosphere.
Day 3: Friday — At The Treehotel & Snow-mobile with Ice-fishing
Britta will serve you a hearty Scandinavian breakfast before seeing you off for your snow-mobile trip, which will be the start-of another exciting day; the trip will take around 2 hours a short coffee-break is included, we will eventually take you to the Storklinten Winter Facility restaurant where your lunch will be served. After lunch it is time to strap on the snow-shoes and do some walking on the deep snow, we take you to the nearby lake for some ice-fishing for Arctic Char, once we are satisfied with trying our luck we return to the restaurant where we can join in the on-going after-ski party and even stay on for the buffet dinner which is made up by local dishes and specialities. Your guide will return you to your hotel in Boden at the agreed time.
Day 4: Saturday — Free Day
After enjoying breakfast; you are free to do as you please for the day, maybe just relax or take time to explore the town? You may prefer to pre arrange some additional activities with your hosts; these can include Moose Safari/Sámi Visit guided tour, Snowmobiling, Husky-sledding, Skiing or more Ice fishing. Please remember to book any of the additional activities with your hosts before 3.00 pm on the previous day
Suggestions for your day would include the following:
Visit one of the best Aqua parks in Sweden here in Boden – swimming under the winter stars, there is a outdoor and indoor pool, penthouse-pool, tropical section complete with slides and all kinds of saunas, Jacuzzi, VIP-department a fully licensed bar and restaurant, there is also a climbing wall, gym and massage centre in fact everything you will ever need to relax and enjoy yourselves. Here you can select from the la-carte menu for your lunch or evening meal.
This activity would be ideal to combine with our Fun-in-the-Snow activity, either before or after. If you bring along your kids, they will love it! For this activity we gather in the hotel lobby at an agreed time before we take you to the nearby Pagla Mountains where we will have a kick-sled race and try various “fun-in-snow” toys such as mini-skies, different kinds of sleds, snowshoes, etc, these activities are perfect for families with children. There will also be a campfire to grill a snack as an appetiser before we take you back to a restaurant or the hotel for dinner.
Day 5: Sunday
Sadly today you will leave Boden; after returning your winter clothing you will be transferred to the airport for your return flights.
Package Price: £ 1 060.00 per person.
Children under 12 years, 25 % discount: £ 795.00 per child.
Prices are based on the minimum participation of two persons.
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