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Autumn’s Bounty: Adventures and traditions in Swedish Lapland

Taste, touch and feel the Autumn in Swedish Lapland. This vast region of northern Sweden witnesses the playful Northern Lights which usher in the winter months. This holiday offers the possibility of seeing the first displays of the year while sharing the highlights of the rich Autumnal colours and harvests. The air is clean, the lakes pristine, and the forests dense. Bring family and friends to discover an Autumnal wilderness. ENQUIRE

  • Enjoy the best of Autumn in Swedish Lapland – the colours, the flavours and the possibility of witnessing the resplendent Northern Lights.
  • Harvest wild and cultivated food and cook together as a family or group.
  • Learn how to bake bread in a traditional wood-fired stove.
  • Start the day with an early morning wildlife safari.
  • Learn the art of felt-making.
  • Experience an overnight wilderness camp in a traditional cabin.

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  • Taste, touch and feel the Autumn in Swedish Lapland. Among our harvest will be items including fresh-caught fish, wild mushrooms and berries. We’ll also gather fresh herbs and vegetables from the guest house’s organic garden.
  • Traditional bread-baking in a wood-fired stone oven
  • Take an overnight wilderness excursion and stay in a rustic log cabin in the forest. Walk or cycle to the cabin with your guide.
  • Autumn’s Bounty

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Categories:

This tour is featured in the following categories:

  • River
  • Lake
  • Forest

Countries:

This tour takes place in the following countries:

  • Sweden

Itinerary:

Day one

Transfer from Kiruna or Gällivare to our guesthouse accommodation. Settle in to the guesthouse and gather round the fire in the evening.

Day two

Today we’ll visit an ecological park with our guide. We’ll go for a walk where we’ll see deep ravines, dramatic cliffs, lush untouched forests, wetlands and bubbling streams.

Day three

We’ll spend today with our guide collecting wild food to use in preparation for our Autumnal supper to enjoy together at the guesthouse. Among our harvest will be items including fresh-caught fish, wild mushrooms and berries. We’ll also gather fresh herbs and vegetables from the guest house’s organic garden.

Day four

We’ll take an early wildlife safari by bus to enjoy dawn breaking and to travel through areas where moose, reindeer and forest birds are often sighted. We’ll stop to eat breakfast and admire the stunning views. We’ll also visit a moose park where you’ll learn about these impressive creatures up close. In the afternoon, we’ll learn the traditional craft of felt-making with the guidance of an experienced felt-maker. You’ll bring home a felt souvenir of your own making.

Day five

Today we’ll bake bread together using a traditional wood-fired stone oven. We’ll use traditional and modern recipes to bake our own delicious bread using pure spring water and freshly milled flour.

Day six

This morning is at your own pace. If you like, you can go for a walk or cycle in the  forests surrounding the village. A packed lunch can be provided. In the afternoon, we’ll leave for our overnight wilderness excursion. We’ll travel according to the group’s wishes and abilities. We can walk or cycle to the camp where we’ll find our rustic cabin awaiting us in the forest. The cabin is completely off-grid (no electricity or running water) and houses a wood-fired sauna which our guide will help us to get going. With a little luck, the Northern Lights will dance over the night sky.

Day seven

Our guide will return to greet us in the morning, and take us on a walk in the surrounding area of the camp. In the afternoon we’ll return to our guesthouse.

Day eight

Transfer to departure airport or train station in Kiruna or Gällivare.

Dates:

Departures available between September and end of October.

Tailor-made itineraries are also available. Please give us a call or send an email to find out more.

Season:

Autumn: September - November

Number of nights:

7

Price:

from £1,150 per adult sharing (£680 for a child)

£1150.00 GBP roughly converts to:

1,435 EUR
1,951 USD
2,096 CAD
2,081 AUD
12,163 CNY
2,438 SGD
15,128 HKD
20,625 ZAR

Price conversions are indicative only, payment is in GBP.

Bespoke trips for groups are available - please enquire for more details.

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