ABISKO MOUNTAIN SLEDDING IN SWEDEN

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ABISKO MOUNTAIN SLEDDING IN SWEDEN

IF YOU ALREADY HAVE A TASTE OF SNOWMOBILING IN YOUR MOUTH AND WOULD LIKE TO IMPROVE YOUR RIDING SKILLS OR CHALLENGE YOURSELF, THIS SAFARI IS SUITABLE FOR EVERYBODY WILLING TO TRY.

We learn uphill driving, side hill driving, one-ski turns and jumps. The wide valleys of amazing Abisko mountains in Sweden with an easy access from Rovaniemi are the perfect spot for all of this!
Overnights will be spent in the cosy Abisko Mountain Lodge. Daily trips to mountains 100-150 km per day, new deep snow sport and mountain snowmobiles 600 – 900cc are used (1 person/snowmobile).

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

03.-06.04.2015. (Friday-Monday)

07.-10.04.2015. (Tuesday-Friday)

11.-14.04.2015. (Saturday-Tuesday)

Private groups – all dates on request

PRICE

1999 € per person                 

(Minimum 2 people traveling together)

COMFORT LEVEL

Standard – Luxury

PHYSICAL GRADING

Advanced

 INCLUDING

  • All transfers and activities mentioned in the program
  • 3 nights in cosy Abisko Mountain Lodge, twin rooms
  • Breakfasts and lunches included, a la carte dinners as extra on the spot
  • Avalanche rescue training
  • Mountain Driving Academy
  • Driving equipment, thermal outer-clothing, boots and avalanche security kit
  • Professional guiding in English

NOT INCLUDING

  • International flights to Rovaniemi or Kiruna Airports

TRAVEL PROGRAMClick to close

Day 1

  • Morning pick-up from your hotel /airport / train station in Rovaniemi.
  • Bus transfer to Abisko in Sweden.
  • On the way we pick up participants arriving to Kiruna Airport or Kiruna hotels, if any.
  • Lunch stop.
  • Afternoon arrival to Abisko Mountain Lodge, check in twin rooms.
  • Short departure by snowmobiles if the weather permits.
  • Relaxing evening in the sauna.
  • Dinner (not included, different menu options in the restaurant).

 

Day 2

  • Breakfast in the Lodge
  • Avalanche rescue course: what to do in case of an avalanche.
  • Mountain Academy: practical skills for driving the snowmobile in difficult conditions.
  • Lunch in the small Fjellstation up in the mountains.
  • The riding continues.
  • Return in the afternoon to the Lodge.
  • Relaxation in the sauna.
  • Dinner (not included, different menu options in the restaurant).

Day 3

  • Breakfast in the lodge.
  • Snowmobiling in the mountains according to the weather. We continue concurring wide valleys up in the mountains, full of deep powder snow. Amazing riding options and the best surface to learn the techniques for advanced snowmobiling.
  • Lunch on the way.
  • The snowmobiling continues in a different landscapes.
  • Return in the afternoon return to the Lodge.
  • Relaxing evening in the sauna.
  • Dinner (not included, different menu options in the restaurant).

 

Day 4

  • Breakfast in the lodge.
  • Optional additional snowmobiling for few hours depending of the weather.
  • Transfer back to Rovaniemi via Kiruna, end of safari.
  • You will be rewarded with the Great Adventure Certificates.
  • Transfer to your hotel / airport / train station.
  • Travel insurance

ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE AIRPORT

  • Rovaniemi (Finland) or Kiruna (Sweden)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONClick to close

  • Group size is maximum 8 people plus guide.
  • You will get high quality thermal outdoor outfits and boots for the snow mobile safari. We will ask for your sizes before hand and the outfits will be waiting you on spot. There is no personal outdoor equipment required, but functional long sport underwear and warm layer beneath your jacket is recommended for your own comfort.
  • You will take part of the Mountain Academy where we will teach you practical skills for mountain sledding and deep snow driving, jumps, turns and one ski driving. Location of driving will be decided in each morning according to the weather conditions.
  • Accommodation in cosy Abisko Mountain Lodge offers twin rooms with private bathroom and toilet, but rooms are rather small. Single supplement on request.
  • All meals except dinner are included to the program. Mountain Lodge is offering a la carte gourmet dinners with excellent quality of food, gas station-supermarket is also located nearby.
  • Deductibles in case of snowmobile damage 900€

The operator reserves the right to make alterations to the programs, price, duration or form of transportation without prior warning. This also concerns changes in programs as a result of weather conditions.