Northern Lights - Karesuando
Northern Lights - Karesuando

Davvi Hotel

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Northern Lights - Karesuando
Northern Lights - Karesuando

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Northern Lights - Karesuando
Northern Lights - Karesuando

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Northern Lights - Karesuando
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Northern Lights

in Karesuando

3, 4 & 7 nights in Northern Lapland

Overview

Far away from the concrete ski hotels and glaring commercialism of mass market winter resorts, true Lapland is a land of tranquility, stunning natural beauty and warm and welcoming communities. The region perches on the edge of a vast wilderness that has nurtured the nomadic Sami people for generations and is just waiting for you to explore.​

Please note: This itinerary is aimed at adults or older children only. Minimum age 12.

3 & 4 nights - November / December
3 & 4 nights - January / March
7 nights - January / March
Festive Lights
3 & 4 nights - November - December
 
Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari
Duration: Two hours
 
An evening excursion when, with the night sky overhead, you head out through the wilderness to a vantage point in the hope of seeing the fabled and magical Northern Lights. Two adults share a snowmobile.
 
Call of the Wild Husky Safari
Duration: One and a half hours
 
An unforgettable adventure into the wilderness, pulled by your own team of beautiful huskies. Two adults share a sled and dog team.
 
Reindeer Camp
Duration: Approx two and a half hours
 
Learn about herding and lassoing reindeer from reindeer farmers. Then venture into the wilderness on a reindeer sleigh safari.
 
* Dates and times of activities will be notified on arrival.  
Northern Lights
3 & 4 nights - January - March
 
Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari
Duration: Two hours
 
An evening excursion when, with the night sky overhead, you head out through the wilderness to a vantage point in the hope of seeing the fabled and magical Northern Lights. Two adults share a snowmobile.
Northern Lights Forest Trek
Duration: One Hour
You will be guided on a walk through the forest to a spectacular viewpoint, overlooking the border-village of Karesuando. From here, you may be lucky enough to witness the Northern Lights dancing above the village.
 
Call of the Wild Husky Safari
Duration: One and a half hours
 
An unforgettable adventure into the wilderness, pulled by your own team of beautiful huskies. Two adults share a sled and dog team.
 
Reindeer Camp
Duration: Approx two and a half hours
 
Learn about herding and lassoing reindeer from reindeer farmers. Then venture into the wilderness on a reindeer sleigh safari.
Snowshoe Introduction (only on 4 night breaks)
Duration: Two hours
This guided snowshoe tour is a fun and simple introduction to an age-old means of traversing the Arctic winter terrain.
 
* Dates and times of activities will be notified on arrival.  
Aurora Hunter
7 nights - January - March
 
Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari
Duration: Two hours
 
An evening excursion when, with the night sky overhead, you head out through the wilderness to a vantage point in the hope of seeing the fabled and magical Northern Lights. Two adults share a snowmobile.
Northern Lights Forest Trek
Duration: One Hour
You will be guided on a walk through the forest to a spectacular viewpoint, overlooking the border-village of Karesuando. From here, you may be lucky enough to witness the Northern Lights dancing above the village.
 
Call of the Wild Husky Safari
Duration: One and a half hours
 
An unforgettable adventure into the wilderness, pulled by your own team of beautiful huskies. Two adults share a sled and dog team.
 
Reindeer Camp
Duration: Approx two and a half hours
 
Learn about herding and lassoing reindeer from reindeer farmers. Then venture into the wilderness on a reindeer sleigh safari.
Snowshoe Introduction (only on 4 night breaks)
Duration: Two hours
This guided snowshoe tour is a fun and simple introduction to an age-old means of traversing the Arctic winter terrain.
Sami Museum
The small Sámi museum at Hetta (about 50 mins drive) provides a fascinating insight into the culture and traditions of the Sámi people.
Knife Factory
Duration: Minimum One Hour
Situated on the Swedish side of Karesuando, the trip includes a brief tour of this traditional knife factory and an opportunity to see the importance of knives in everyday Sámi life.
 
* Dates and times of activities will be notified on arrival.  

Accommodation Details

 
 

Resort Details

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Karesuando

Karesuando is a twin village located on both sides of the border between Sweden and Finland (Karesuvanto) with a population of just over 1,000.  Situated approx 300km north of the Arctic Circle and located amid majestic, undisturbed and imposing scenery, Karesuando is home to Sweden's most northerly church.  ​  The village is set on the edge of a vast wilderness where beauty, nature and wildlife abound. From the hill Kaare-vaara you have a fantastic view of Sweden,Finland, Norway and the mountain Pältsa.