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Máttaráhká Lodge Adventure

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Máttaráhká Northern Lights Lodge offers a home away from home with unique winter adventures in Swedish Lapland. With just seven double rooms, this family-run hideaway is perfect for a romantic break or a getaway with close friends. Situated on the outskirts of Kiruna, Máttaráhká Northern Lights Lodge has direct access to the pristine Arctic wilderness providing guests an idyllic escape from the busyness or everyday life.
Envision snow-covered forests, starry skies and a roaring fire. Máttaráhká Northern Lights Lodge is the epitome of a cosy, Nordic getaway. Its remote location in northern Sweden makes it an ideal choice for Northern Lights seekers. Mornings at the lodge are pretty magical too with enchanting views of mystical mountain range whilst guests enjoy their breakfast.
A visit to Lapland simply wouldn't be complete without dogsledding and snowmobiling and this trip's itinerary has been hand-picked to include Kiruna's top attractions. Capturing a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis is always the top of guests' bucket lists, thus, a variety of opportunities to spot them has been created from an exhilarating quest by minivan to a tranquil front row seat in a rooftop hot tub!
The team at Máttaráhká Northern Lights Lodge pride themselves on their high standard of hospitality and due to the small size of the resort, they can pay close attention to detail and provide guests with a truly unique and personal experience.

Itinerary

A warm welcome awaits you at Máttaráhká Northern Lights Lodge. You’ll be met by a friendly member of the team at Kiruna airport and escorted to the resort. Once you’re checked in and settled into your stylish room, you’ll have the chance to collect your arctic clothing consisting of a down jacket and pants, winter boots, hat and gloves. Dinner will be served in a traditional, Lappish tipi called a kota; the perfect introduction to your winter getaway. This evening will conclude with an Aurora hunt via minivan. The minivan provides speed and flexibility, allowing the group to change direction and reach further vantage points quickly. Your expert guide will use technology and their own instinct to help you find the Northern Lights and if the conditions are right you will visit the Aurora hotspot of Abisko. Hopefully, you’ll have the chance to see a magnificent display on your first night!
Please note that the order of activities within your itinerary is subject to change and the agenda below should be used as a guide only. The exact order of your agenda will be confirmed upon arrival at the hotel.
Included Meals:  Dinner
[KRN] Kiruna Airport, Sweden To Máttaráhká Lodge
Airport Transfer
Duration
00:00
Máttaráhká Lodge - Check In
Address : Kiruna, Norrbotten County, Sweden

Enjoy a hearty breakfast in the dining room before embarking on a Sami and reindeer experience. Discover the fascinating history and culture of the indigenous people of north Scandinavia. Get up close to the reindeer and enjoy a sleigh ride through the frozen forests. Your knowledgeable guide will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and of course, take those all important photos. Picture yourself curled up with a good book and a drink of your choice in front of the crackling fire in the open-plan lounge this afternoon. There’ll be some space to enjoy some down time or maybe you’ll prefer to collect a pair of complimentary snowshoes and continue exploring the glistening wilderness. Following dinner in a kota, you’ll have the opportunity to take your very own snowmobile for a spin. You’ll travel like a local over the snowy terrain to Mount Ednavaara. Here, you’ll have 360 degree panoramic views over the mountain range and an optimum position should the Northern Lights make an appearance. After soaking up the spectacular scenery, you’ll drive back through the unparalleled landscape to the lodge. You will travel two per snowmobile with the opportunity to swap drivers. Please note, you must be at least 18 years old and hold a full driving licence to drive a snowmobile.
Included Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Máttaráhká Lodge - Stay
Address : Kiruna, Norrbotten County, Sweden

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to drive a team of huskies? After breakfast, you’ll have the opportunity to put your mushing skills to the test. The sled dogs will be so excited to see you and desperate to take you on a safari through the forest. As you twist and turn along the trail, keep an eye out for other wildlife and savour the unspoilt nature. You’ll swap with your partner midway through the activity as they take the lead, and you enjoy a comfortable seat in the cosy sleigh. There will be space in the itinerary today to spend time as you please. Maybe you’ll grab a pair of complimentary cross-country skis or maybe you’ll indulge in some quality R and R gazing across the breathtaking views from the lodge. Winter escapes don’t get more magical than this evening’s activity; a rooftop hot tub session beneath a star-studded blanket. This will be an unforgettable experience and if the lights decide to make an appearance, can you imagine watching their beautiful patterns and hues from the luxury of a hot tub?
Included Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Máttaráhká Lodge - Stay
Address : Kiruna, Norrbotten County, Sweden

Embark on a thrilling half-day snowmobile safari. Cruising across the snow covered wilderness this unique experience even takes you above the tree line to enjoy unparalleled views. You will take a break to warm up with a traditional Swedish Fika – a cosy coffee and pastry break – by a crackling fire on a frozen lake. Here, you even have the chance to try your hand at ice fishing, a quintessential Swedish winter activity! Lunch will be enjoyed back at the Lodge on your return.
You will travel two per snowmobile with the opportunity to swap drivers. Please note, you must be at least 18 years old and hold a full driving licence to drive a snowmobile. With all that exhilaration, you’ll be ready to relax and make the most of your final evening which will be marked by a special three course dinner at the Lodge.
Included Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Máttaráhká Lodge - Stay
Address : Kiruna, Norrbotten County, Sweden

Although your time at Máttaráhká Northern Light Lodge has unfortunately come to an end, the precious memories made on this getaway will last a lifetime.
Included Meals:  Breakfast
Máttaráhká Lodge To [KRN] Kiruna Airport, Sweden
Airport Transfer
Duration
00:00
Máttaráhká Lodge - Check Out
Address : Kiruna, Norrbotten County, Sweden

What's included?

  • Transfers: return transfers to Kiruna airport
  • Accommodation: 4 nights accommodation in an en-suite double room within the Máttaráhká Northern Lights Lodge
  • Meals: full board
  • Aurora dinner
  • Aurora minivan hunt
  • Sami and Reindeer experience
  • Aurora snowmobile hunt
  • Dogsledding safari
  • Hot tub
  • Snowmobile safari
  • Cold weather clothing is provided for the duration of your stay including down jackets, pants, and winter boots
  • Fully qualified guides and instructors during activities

Excluded

  • Flights are not included

Accommodation

Máttaráhká Lodge
Located just outside Kiruna, the northernmost city in Sweden, Máttaráhkká Northern Lights Lodge boasts unrivalled views of the nearby beautiful mountain range. The Lodge comprises of just seven double rooms, each with a private ensuite bathroom, loft, flat-screen TV and décor inspired by authentic Sami art traditions. Expect complimentary toiletries, slippers and hairdryer to enhance your stay and provide all a home from home. Imagine lying in bed gazing out of the window at the breathtaking snowy wilderness.

Facilities 
  • Guests can relax in the central open-plan lounge area, adorned with a gorgeous fireplace and plenty of cosy seating. Next door, you’ll find the dining room where all meals are served.
  • Complimentary snowshoes and cross-country skis are available to borrow on site and all guests will be provided with cold weather clothing for the duration of their stay.
  • On the rooftop, you’ll find an inviting hot tub and accommodation in Sweden wouldn’t be complete without a sauna.

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Key Facts

Duration 3 - 4 Nights
Pace Active
Holiday Type Land Only
Max Group Size NA
Cities / Destinations Sweden, Kiruna
Brochure Code 30002
Price from
£2,035 pp
5 days

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