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Swedish Winter Adventure (XO-FEH)

Country Visited: Sweden
Days Grading Style Activities Price from
7
Guided
  • Cycling
  • Hiking / Walking
  • Multi-activity
  • Safaris
  • Wildlife
  • Local & Cultural
  • Camping
£ 1099 (₹92,646) Basic
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Experience

An exciting winter wilderness adventure in the heart of central Sweden. Staying in the historic Villa Batstad, we enjoy a week exploring this beautiful landscape of spruce forest, frozen lakes and isolated trails. With a chance to experience snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and making some new friends with the local husky dogs – the best mode of transport in these parts.  We’ll also take a horse ride through the forest, try ice-fishing and camp beneath the stars on an adventure that has ‘winter wonderland’ written all over it. 

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival and welcome dinner by a campfire. Open or Close

The Varmland region of Sweden is famous for its mountains, beautiful views and wilderness as far the eye can see. Upon arrival we enjoy a welcome dinner and a chance to discuss the exciting activities we will be taking part in during our trip. **

Day 2
Introduction to the Huskies and dogsledding trip through the forest. Open or Close

This morning we transfer to the localyhusky farm to meet our dogs before being headnig out on a short ride through beautiful snow-laden landscape. On our return we will enjoy lunch and free time in the afternoon for further exploration of the area.

Day 3
Snowshoe walking and horseriding through the pristine forests.  Open or Close

In the morning you will learn how to use snowshoes heading out throught soft deep snow of the Kvarnsjo mountain  marked routes with time to spend exploring the snowy landscape of the his beautiful area. If time and weather conditions are suitable, there may be a chance to go riding in the snow on NordSvensk horses (North Sweden horses), a truly exhilarating experience.

Day 4
Snowmobile adventure trip to lavvu wilderness camp in the forest staying overnight with dinner by the fire Open or Close

After a more relaxing morning and a hearty lunch our guide will take us on a family friendly snowmobile journey into the Swedish wilderness to our lavvu wilderness camp, located in the heart of the forest. Here we will overnight (one adult and one child as a passenger per snowmobile) with cinner prepared on the open fire. 

Day 5
Morning snowshoe excursion with ice fishing. Return to villa by snowmobile Open or Close

Waking in our cosy lavvu's we head out to experience more snowshoeing in this magical winter environment, crossing frozen lakes and snowladen forests enjoying the peace and calm of being in the wilderness. By late morning we have arrived on the frozen lake to try our luck at icefishing - a typical Swedish tradition in these parts. After lunch we head back to Villa Batstad by snowmobile in time for our dinner. 

Day 6
Cross-country skiing on prepared tracks nearby Open or Close

Today you will experience the Scandinavian-born sport of cross-country skiing. Our instructor will take us through the basics. There may be a few tumbles to start with but in the soft snow this is half the fun. After becoming more confident we then head out onto the frozen lake, gliding through the virgin powder, looking out for moose, deer or fox tracks in the forest. In the afternoon, keep hold of your skis as there is the option of further unguided skiing in the local area.

Day 7
End Villa Batstad. Open or Close

End Villahotel Batstad. **

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Dates & Prices

Start DateEnd DatePrice
18th FEB, 201824th FEB, 2018GBP £ 1099
 
  • * Travel Insurance covering medical and evacuation expenses is mandatory for all travellers.
  • * For Single Supplement cost, please contact us at info@activeholidaycompany.com
  • * Prices are subject to change on account of currency fluctuation and they are not secure unless your deposit has been paid.
 

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • All breakfasts, 5 lunches and 6 dinners
  • All accommodation
  • Transfer for group flights

Exclusions

  • The exact inclusions on your trip are detailed on every trip page.
  • Typically, the cost of flights, visas, passport, insurance is not included in the tour price unless stated otherwise.
  • Any meals not mentioned as included are at your own expense.
  • Single rooms, optional tours and extra nights cost extra.
  • Tips for drivers, guides and tour managers is not included in your tour price.
  • Arrival and departure transfers may or may not be included in your tour price – this is clearly stated on the trip page.
  • Excess baggage, porterage, laundry, phone calls, alcoholic beverages are considered personal expenses and not included in your tour price.
  • GST, VAT and other taxes as applicable in your country are additional to the tour price.

Terms & Conditions

This trip is operated by an Active Holiday Company partner and their Terms & Conditions apply. To know the detailed terms and conditions please contact us on info@activeholidaycompany.com. For registration a non-refundable deposit of US$250 per person (and more in some cases including Polar vacations) is required to book the trip. Full payment for this trip must be made 56 days before departure. For receiving your travel documents full payment must be made as per the deadlines stated.

Cancellation and amendment fees apply as follows-

  • 56 days or more prior to departure - the Booking Deposit
  • Between 30 and 55 days prior to departure - Booking Deposit or 50% of the total booking cost; whichever is greater
  • Less than 30 days prior to departure - 100% of the tour price

Group travel is subject to minimum participants. Trip may cancel up to 30 days or more before date of trip with liability limited only up to the cost of the trip. All bookings are subject to availability at the time of booking. The Active Holiday Company and supplier terms and conditions apply.

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