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Christmas in Sweden

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5 nights
21 Dec 24 to 26 Dec 24
Book by 20 Aug 24
Christmas in Sweden, known as "Jul," is a festive and cherished time filled with unique traditions and celebrations. The season kicks off with the first Sunday of Advent, when many families light the first of four candles on an Advent wreath. Homes are adorned with decorations, including stars, candelabras, and Christmas lights that brighten the long, dark winter days.

Christmas in Sweden is a time of warmth, light, and togetherness, celebrated with rich traditions that bring families and communities together.

Includes

  • 1 night Clarion Hotel Amaranten in Stockholm including breakfast
  • Overnight train Stockholm - Kiruna
  • Return Kiruna train station/airport shared transfers
  • 3 nights at Icehotel in Jukkasjarvi (1 night Ice room & 2 nights Kaamos room) including breakfast
  • Create your own ice sculpture (1.5 hours)
  • Northern Lights snowmobile (4 hours)
  • Dog sledding experience (1.5 hours)

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature

Highlights

  • Overnight train
  • Create your own ice sculpture
  • Northern Lights snowmobile
  • Dog sledding experience

Itinerary

Day 1: 21 December 2024

Accommodation • Stockholm - 1 night(s) Clarion Amaranten In: 21 Dec 2024 Out: 22 Dec 2024 Included: Bed and breakfast

Day 2: 22 December 2024

Overnight Train • Stockholm Stockholm - Kiruna, private compartment

Day 3: 23 December 2024

Transfer • Kiruna Bus transfer Kiruna train station – Icehotel Accommodation • Jukkasjärvi - 1 night(s) Icehotel In: 23 Dec 2024 Out: 24 Dec 2024 Included: Ice Room, bed and breakfast

Day 4: 24 December 2024

Accommodation • Jukkasjärvi - 2 night(s) Icehotel In: 24 Dec 2024 Out: 26 Dec 2024 Included: Warm Room (Kaamos), bed and breakfast Activity • Jukkasjärvi Ice sculpting, 1.5 hours Test your creative skills in ice sculpting and create your own ice sculpture from pure Torne River ice – a must when you’re at Icehotel. Take the opportunity to create your own ice sculpture out of the pristine natural ice — something many artists dream of. The class starts with the instructor talking about your block of crystal–clear ice, harvested from Torne River, followed by an introduction on how to use the tools and the basics of ice sculpting. Activity • Jukkasjärvi Northern light safari on snowmobile, 4 hours Hunt the northern lights on a snowmobile. Take the snowmobile out in the wilderness where the northern lights are most visible and savor a dinner in a warm cabin. A clear sky, darkness and some patience are the best ingredients for hunting the northern lights. On this tour, you take a snowmobile out in the wilderness, where the northern lights are most visible, away from light pollution. An exciting adventure where you both get to drive a snowmobile and have a chance to see the northern lights. You share a snowmobile, driving through the dark winter landscape, following your guide. The guide will frequently make short stops to tell you about the northern lights as a phenomenon, how it occurs, and for you to watch and have time to take your own pictures. Along the way you stop in a warm wilderness cabin where the guide serves a two-course dinner. The experience continues on the way back and the northern lights have hopefully danced for you before you return to Icehotel.

Day 5: 25 December 2024

Activity • Jukkasjärvi Experience dog sledding, 1.5 hours On this fun excursion, which is perfect for families, you will ride as a passenger in the sled. Experience the dogs’ tremendous desire to run and pull as you travel through the beautiful landscape of northern Lapland. As you sit back and enjoy the ride, the silence is broken only by the runners whooshing through the snow. The tour includes wilderness coffee and cake served by an open fire.

Day 6: 26 December 2024

Transfer • Jukkasjärvi Bus transfer Icehotel - Kiruna Airport

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person sharing in twin share cabin, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. Excludes flights from South Africa. **The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and sightings cannot be guaranteed. Activities are weather and snow dependent.** These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

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R53,250
per person sharing
Details
Stay
5 nights
Dates
21 Dec 24 to 26 Dec 24
Book by
20 August 24
Experience ID
704
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