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Cool Sweden

2018 Departures
DailyJune 10th to July 20th
Prices From$1853 per Person Double
$1049 Single Supplement

Your holiday break begins in Sweden’s beautiful capital, Stockholm - the capital of life and movement. Stockholm is built on 14 islands, all part of an archipelago. Sweden’s Capital is charming, vibrant and surrounded by beauty and water - hence it’s nickname, Venice of the North. After enjoying an urban lifestyle in Stockholm continue north - 200km inside the Arctic Circle to the last wilderness of Europe – Abisko. After that the world famous Ice hotel awaits you. Ten thousand years ago, glaciers carved a riverbed and the Torne River was born. Since then, the crystal-clear, pure water of the Torne

River has flowed freely along its 600-kilometer path through Lapland out to the sea in the southeast. With the newly built Ice hotel 365, this amazing experience is available all year around. Thanks to the long days in the north, all energy for the new building

will be produced by solar panels. Therefore the Ice hotel 365 will be cooled by the sun

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Stockholm
Accommodation: Clarion Sign Hotel

Arrival in Stockholm according to your own itinerary. Stockholm city has an abundance of charm, history and tradition. This urban and trendy city will impress you with its interesting museums and castles. The city keeps its warm atmosphere apparent in the old town. Take time to explore the small and winding alley ways - the perfect area to find a suitable restaurant for the evening. Our recommended hotel

for this evening is the Clarion Hotel Sign. It is located close to all attractions allowing you to explore the fabulous city with ease. .

Accommodation at the Clarion Hotel Sign or similar

 
Day 2     Stockholm
Accommodation: Clarion Sign Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast the day is yours to continue exploring Stockholm. Our recommended top 10 include the following: The Old Town, The Vasa Museum, Skansen Open Air Museum, The Royal Palace, The City Hall, The Drottningholm Palace, The Östermalm FoodCourt, Millesgården Art Museum, Museum of Modern Art and Kungsträdgården City Park. Enjoy!

 
Day 3     Stockholm - Abisko
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel and the rest of the day is yours to spend at leisure. In the late evening, depart by overnight train from Stockholm to Abisko.

Overnight on-board the train in a private sleeping compartment

 
Day 4     Abisko
Accommodation: Abisko Mountain Lodge
Meals: Dinner

Arrival in Abisko. Abisko is considered to be one of the last true wilderness areas of Europe. Get off the train and make your way to the mountain lodge and take in the unspoiled mountain scenery on your stroll. Accommodation at Abisko Mountain Lodge or similar, dinner included (2 nights)

 
Day 5     Abisko
Accommodation: Abisko Mountain Lodge
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore the breath-taking nature around you. Why not putting on your walking boots and go for a hike into the National Park. Get immersed in spectacular views of free-flowing rivers, birch forests and Arctic tundra. Who needs yoga, when you have that nature around you! In the evening, you will get the chance to see the midnight sun all the way from the top. Your experience begins in a chair-lift with mountain

scenery as panorama, gliding quietly and slowly towards the top of Mount Nuolja. Up here you have a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains and a great lake called Torneträsk.

*If you are one of the lucky ones and in Abisko on certain days (Tues, Thurs, Sat), you can even enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner at the Sky Station. (not included in the price. Prices and dates on request.)

 
Day 6     Abisko - Kiruna - Jukkasjarvi
Accommodation: Ice Hotel Sweden
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel and take the train to Kiruna. Transfer from the central railway station in to the world-famous Ice hotel 365 located in the village of Jukkasjarvi. The rest of the day is at leisure in this unique and breathtaking area. Tonight you will experience an overnight in the Ice hotel 365. The Art Suites all have an individual theme and are hand carved by artists from all over the world. In thermal sleeping bags on a special bed built of snow and ice and on reindeer skins you will get a good night’s sleep in minus 5 degrees.

Accommodation in an Art Suite

 
Day 7     Jukkasjarvi
Meals: Breakfast

This morning you are awakened with a cup of hot lingon-berry juice at your bedside. Breakfast buffet with morning sauna and towels are included. Your day is at leisure to simply enjoy your surroundings or

book an activity as per your preference – find some suggestions below. Overnight in warm accommodation

Optional Activities:

* Midnight sun by boat (available from 1st June – 18th July)

• Canoe, day tour (available from 1st June – 30th September)

• Sami tour (available from 6th June – 21st August)

 
Day 8     Jukkasjarvi - Kiruna
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

 

Notes

The tour is available from 1st May – 30th September with changes, prices on request.

Price Includes
2 Nights’ Accommodation in Stockholm
Overnight Train from Stockholm to Abisko in a Private 2-3-Person Private Co
2 Nights’ Accommodation in Abisko, Incl. Dinner
1 Night in an Art Suite at the Ice Hotel
1 Night in Warm Accommodation (Kaamos Rooms) at the Ice Hote
Train Abisko – Kiruna
Transfer from Kiruna Train Station to the Ice Hotel
Transfer from the Ice Hotel to the Airport
Price Does Not Include
 Optional Excursions
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