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Crossing Lapland with dog sled, 8 days tour
From Jokkmokks forests in the east and up along the river valleys we travel towards the mountains. We cross the extensive mountain moors high above the timber line over to the river Stora Luleälvens glen. This is a tour for you who want to experience a travel straight through Lapland’s great areas, from the snow covered forest up to the bare mountains! We bring snowshoes on the tour and track wild animals as wolverine, reindeer, moose, lynx, hare, ptarmigan etc.
Day 1 Arrival to Jokkmokk
We meet and give you information about the program for the following days. Together we have a nice dinner and check the equipment. (D)
Day 2 Jokkmokk - Juoksaure, the start of our wilderness adventure.
After breakfast we go by car to our husky kennel. Here we will introduce you to the dogs and give you instructions in how to handle and drive a dog team. You will harness your dogs and make your sled ready for start. During this first day we will travel to a small hut located by a small river. Approx. 30 km (B, L & D)
Day 3 Laxholmen
We start from Juoksaure with the dog teams and travel west. Today we will cross over the big lake Laddon and we will also pass an area where moose usually stays. With the snowshoes we can track moose and other animals. Approx. 30 km (B, L, & D)
Day 4 Årrenjarka, the small mountain village
Our journey goes further west through the low mountains and pass the mountain Farforita that go steep down 400 m straight into the lake Karats. This day will be tougher and we travel approx. 50km. During the day we stop for lunch over an open fire. In Årrenjarka we will be served a nice dinner and here we have the luxury with
showers and sauna. Approx. 50km (B, L & D)
Day 5 Pårte, on the boarder to Sarek National park
We steer the dogs west up to the next mountain village, Kvikkjokk. We pass Kvikkjokk and go north along the Kings Trail. The cabin in Pårte lies next to the border of Sarek National park. Approx. 36 km Ca 36km (B, L &D)
Day 6 Aktse, the gate to Sarek.
We turn our faces north and travel through old forests and over frozen lakes. All the time we will be surrounded of beautiful mountains. Aktse is maybe one of the most famous and well-reputed places in the Swedish mountains. Approx. 30km (B, L & D)
Day 7 Saltoluokta, over the tundra and back to “civilisation”
This day’s run goes up over the timber line. There will be no trees as long as we can see and we travel over windswept plateaus and mountain moors. We head back to Saltoluokta Mountain Station. A hot sauna, showers and a three-course dinner in the restaurant await us. Approx. 33 km (B, L & D)
Day 8 Day of depature
Breakfast and then departue from Saltoluokta. (B)
Price per person, first night in hotel: 19 200 SEK per person included Swedish V.A.T.
Price per person, first night in cabin: 18 475 SEK per person included Swedish V.A.T.
Tour date: (19 – 26 February 2011); other dates on request.
Meeting point: Jokkmokk at the start date with dinner at 18.00.
Group size min/max: 2/6 persons
Lodging: In Jokkmokk 1n; wilderness cabin 4n; Årrenjarka 1 n; Saltoluokta 1n.
Leadership: Wilderness guide, English or Swedish language.
Meals: Full board dinner day 1-Breakfast day 8. (Typical Lapland and Swedish food).
Included: Warm thermo overall, warm shoes, hat, gloves. Sleeping bag and equipment for the tour.
Not included: Travel insurance, alcoholic beverages, international and domestic air fare.
Tour conditions: Tour grade; All activities are mostly moderate but sometimes hard. In wilderness cabin we sleep in bunk beds.
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