Icehotel

Package Details

The Icehotel is Sweden’s most iconic and famous hotel and located in the small village of Jukkasjärvi near the town of Kiruna. It is also the original hotel of its type (1989) and remains the very best due to the quality of its art, activities, size, facilities, food and service. The icehotel is not just a hotel made of snow and ice. It is by day one of Sweden’s largest art galleries and a great percentage of its rooms are worthy of any gallery in the world.

Summary

Program Includes: 

  • All transfers
  • 2 x Nights Kaamos warm hotel room at Icehotel, FB
  • 1 x Nights cold Art Suite at Icehotel, FB
  • 2 x Ice sculpting at Icehotel
  • 2 x Dogsled ride at Icehotel
  • 2 x Snowmobile adventure at Icehotel

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kiruna

Fly or train to Kiruna and then a short transfer to the Icehotel.

Arrive at the Kiruna airport and you will be transferred to the Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi. Here you will check in for your first of two nights in a warm Kaamos hotel room. This includes being fitted for your warm winter outer clothing, boots, hat and gloves. 

Dinner tonight will be 3 course la carte in the Icehotel restaurant. We recommend a drink in the Icebar by Icehotel after dinner while you wait for the northern lights to appear.

Overnight in 1 x Kaamos Superior room, Icehotel, FB

Day 2: Jukkasjärvi

In the morning take a course in ice sculpting, a must when you ́re at ICEHOTEL. The class starts with the instructor talking about the crystal clear ice, which is harvested from Torne River. After that, you get an introduction on how to use the tools, your own ice block and can let the creativity flow and ice take shape.

In the afternoon experience the beautiful winter wonderland from a dog sled ride. This is a perfect activity for groups, couples and families or you who want a calm and cozy tour. On this tour you ride as a passenger in the sled and experience the dogs tremendous desire to run and pull. Your stop along the way for wilderness coffee and cake, served by an open fire.

Traditionally the hotels 400 tons of ice melt back into the Torne River each spring, However, In 2017 the Icehotel went to a new level of innovation and 21 of its rooms are now available all year round. This development also added Deluxe suites that have their own large warm bathroom attached. Perfect for those who like a little extra comfort and your room for the evening.

Dinner this evening is a 3 course al la carte in the Icehotel restaurant.Overnight in 1 x Kaamos Superior room, Icehotel, FB

Day 3: Jukkasjärvi

Lunch in the Icehotel restaurant then a  snowmobile adventure in the afternoon. With 2 people per snowmobile you will experience northern Sweden’s magnificent winter nature. You drive a snowmobile across the frozen Torne River, hilly landscapes and ice-covered lakes. Your guide takes you to elevated grounds with amazing views, shows tracks in the snow from wild animals and perhaps spot some arctic wildlife along the way. A traditional Swedish fika is included.

Dinner this evening old homestead restaurant,  a short walk from the icehotel. 

This evening you will spend the night in your Art Suite (or upgrade to a Deluxe Suite). This amazing experience at -5 degrees will be a memory for life.

Overnight in 1 x a cold Art Suite, Icehotel, FB

Day 4: Transfer to Kiruna

After breakfast, take your transfer to Kiruna airport.