Price from £1,775pp
All prices include: flights, transfers, accommodation, meals and guided activities; all as listed.
VISITING: Sweden
BROCHURE CODE: 26014

Key facts

  • Duration:4 nights
  • Pace:Active
  • Suitable for: Ages 18+. Please see our terms for further information
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  • Flights: Return flights from London Heathrow to Luleå (via Stockholm); flight routes subject to change
  • Transfers: Return airport transfers
  • Accommodation: 4 nights in an en-suite double room at Pine Bay Lodge
  • Meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
  • The following activities are included in the holiday: Snowmobile forest tour, husky safari, Northern Lights sled tour with wilderness dinner, ice fishing, Northern Lights snowshoeing (the order of activities is subject to change)

  • Fully qualified guides and instructors during activities

This four-night holiday at Pine Bay Lodge provides plenty of snow-based excitement for a thrilling Half Term getaway. You will snowmobile through the nearby forests and ride husky sleds around the wilderness. There will be a chance to pick up the Nordic hobby of ice fishing, which is very much an obsession in Sweden.

By night, you can snowshoe in search of the Aurora Borealis and also go hunting for them in a snowmobile-pulled sled. The lodge is located well inside the Aurora Zone, meaning that you will be in the right place for spotting the Northern Lights.

Pine Bay Lodge is a welcoming building based next to a tranquil lake in the woods. It has been constructed in a pleasant Scandinavian fashion, with a spacious lounge area where visitors can mingle and share their stories by the fireplace. True to Swedish tastes, there are also sauna facilities on site which make for wonderful retreats after a day on the snow.

The lodge is based in the Lulea region, famed for its archipelago of over 1,300 islands. Part of the Bay of Bothnia, these are all connected by sea ice during the winter, creating a captivating environment which just calls to be explored. All in all, you will have a Half Term Northern Lights holiday that won’t be forgotten.

©Graeme Richardson

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  • Drive your own snowmobile

    From £88pp

    If you would like to, you can choose to drive your own snowmobile for the duration of the two-hour forest tour snowmobile safari. Sit behind the controls for the entire safari as you glide over the snow and ice, savouring the beauty of the surrounding landscape.


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  • Hovercraft excursion

    From: £194pp

    This region is the only place we feature where guests can explore the wilds in a hovercraft. These machines perfectly suit the ever changing seasons here and are exceptionally good fun.

    You will each be given an intercom headset in order for the pilot to be able to communicate with you and impart his local knowledge.

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    During this two and a half hour tour, you will set off across the ice and islands and head out to the island of Brändöskär which is typically close to the edge of the frozen sea. You will disembark and take a walk on the ice where depending on the weather conditions, you may witness some of the vast natural sculptures which form as the pack ice gradually shifts and cracks.

    A light lunch is included and you will be served warm drinks before returning to the lodge.

    Image credit: Graeme Richardson
  • Sauna

    From: £27pp

    The sauna at Pine Bay Lodge sits a short walk from the main building, jutting out over the edge of the frozen lake. If you would like to experience authentic Swedish relaxation then why not book yourself a trip to the sauna?

We include more, no hidden costs

On each of our holidays, you will see a clear outline of exactly what's included in the price of your holiday. We never use 'headline' or 'lead-in' prices like so many tour operators, as we prefer to include as much as we can, rather than see our clients incur considerable additional costs in our destinations.
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Please note the single person price is based on one adult staying in single room, sharing a husky sled, sharing a snowmobile and sharing airport transfers.

Dates
Sat 10 Feb 2018
to Wed 14 Feb 2018
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Adults£ 1,775 Single Adult£ 1,797
Wed 14 Feb 2018
to Sun 18 Feb 2018
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Adults£ 1,785 Single Adult£ 1,807

Next year's provisional dates and prices

You can make a pre-reservation to secure your holiday at this stage by paying a deposit but, the provisional departure dates, prices and itineraries remain subject to change. We will contact you when the final dates, prices and itineraries are confirmed and you will have 14 days to decide if you would like to go ahead. If you decide not to travel we will refund your deposit. Our Travel Experts will happily provide you with full terms and a complete quotation.

Dates
Sat 09 Feb 2019
to Wed 13 Feb 2019
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Adults£ 1,865 Single Adult£ 1,890
Wed 13 Feb 2019
to Sun 17 Feb 2019
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Adults£ 1,875

For our full booking terms and conditions please click here

Holiday group size (approximate)

Minimum 2, maximum 24 people

Group sizes and minimum numbers

Most of our holidays require a minimum number of participants to operate. Minimum numbers are detailed on each holiday page and are always approximate. Group sizes for tailor made holidays will vary for each of the activities. For private departures you may also be joined by other guests during the activities unless you have discussed specific private activities with us.

If your selected date has not yet reached minimum numbers you will be informed at the time of booking. In the unlikely event that your chosen date has not reached the required minimum numbers nine weeks before your scheduled departure date we will contact you and discuss the various options available to you. We will always do all we can to operate a holiday and in some cases we may be able to operate the holiday by combining your itinerary with that of other guests for some activities (this may mean that the maximum group size is increased but this will be discussed in full with you).

If we are unable to operate the holiday then you will be offered the chance to transfer to an alternative holiday or date (subject to availability). If the alternative is more expensive you will be asked to pay the difference, if it is cheaper then you will be reimbursed. You will also be offered the option to cancel and receive a full refund of all monies paid.

See our booking conditions for further information.

Order of activities

The order of activities is always subject to change and you will be provided with your final itinerary upon arrival at your destination

Medical History and advice

If you or any member of your party is pregnant or has any medical condition or disability which may affect your holiday or has any special requirements as a result of any medical condition or disability (including any which affect the booking process), please tell us before you confirm your booking so that we can assist you in considering the suitability of the arrangements and/or making the booking. In any event, you must give us full details in writing at the time of booking and whenever any change in the condition or disability occurs. You must also promptly advise us if you become pregnant or any medical condition or disability which may affect your holiday develops after your booking has been confirmed.

See our booking conditions for further information.

Experience and fitness

We offer a vast choice of holidays which range from 'relaxed' to 'active' so there really is something for everyone and our holidays can be filtered by how active they are. Regardless of the chosen holiday, all activities will include tuition from a beginner's lever and no prior experience is assumed.
If you are unsure about the physical demands of a particular holiday please contact us and our expert team will be happy to help.
See our booking conditions for further information.

Guides and safety

It is absolutely essential when partaking in any activity that you listen very closely to, and abide by, the instructions provided.

If there is anything that you are unsure of during a safety briefing or that you would like to clarify with the guides please make this clear to them immediately before starting the activity.

Our guides' word on activities is always final and your safety is their principal concern at all times, please respect their decisions. By following their instructions, your safety and enjoyment during each activity will be greatly enhanced.

See our booking conditions for further information.

Booking activities locally

In almost all of our destinations you can book and pay for additional activities locally. Please note that we cannot be held responsible for any injury or loss that occurs through any activities that are booked in your destination (see our terms and conditions for further details).

Please always ensure that your safety is your primary concern when arranging any such activity.

Car Hire

If your trip includes car hire the named driver must have a credit card registered in their name which they can present when they collect their car along with their driving licence, as a deposit will be held on the credit card.  Please see your trip dossier for full details.


 

 

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