If you’re looking for an active holiday with a great chance to see the Aurora Borealis then our Cross-Country Skiing and Northern Lights holiday is a fantastic choice. Whether you’re new to cross-country skiing or have done it before and are looking to improve your technique, this is a wonderful opportunity for an active short break.
Direct Flights to Lapland
Direct flights from London Heathrow make a holiday in Swedish Lapland ideal even if you’ve only got a short amount of time. Plus, our exclusive packages comes with our expert service to ensure that your holiday runs smoothly and you can make the most of your time in the snow.
Stay in Camp Ripan with skiSweden
Camp Ripan is a modern Scandinavian Lodge style hotel in the heart of Swedish Lapland. The well appointed rooms are in separate buildings, providing cosy, cabin style accommodation with fantastic hotel facilities. The well-regarded restaurant serves locally harvested food on a handcrafted menu to give a real flavour of the traditional local cuisine. As well as being a fantastic spot for hunting the Aurora, Camp Ripan is also a great base from which to sample a host of local activities and we've included a husky sledding trip and a cross-country ski lesson in your holiday.
The hotel also has excellent facilities if you're looking to relax. Access to the Aurora Spa and gym is included and you'll also get to enjoy a spa ritual. For an even more unforgettable stay, we can tailor additional activities to your personal interests; there is a great range of Northern Lights hunting activities available and also the option to visit or stay in the Ice Hotel.
- 3 nights in a double room in Camp Ripan
- Half board and 2 lunches
- 1 hour private cross-country ski lesson
- Dog sledding trip
- 2 Aurora spa passes (2.5 hours) and 1 spa ritual
- Gym access
- Direct flights from London Heathrow
- Airport transfers
Please see below for more accommodation information, and ideas for additional activities.
Prices from £1,498 per person based on 2 adults sharing a double room for 3 nights, including what is stated above.
- Modern hotel with fantastic facilities
- Cabin style room in separate buildings from hotel
- Rooms sleep 2
- King size or twin beds
- Spa and gym
- Perfect for couples
- Visit or stay in the Ice Hotel
- Ideal for a 1 night stay, or afternoon/evening tour
- Available on request
Hunt the Aurora by Snowmobile
Once the sun sets you’ll head out into the magical polar night on snowmobiles in search of the Northern Lights. The guided tour includes a break in the peaceful wilderness for a hot drink and snack. Includes warm clothing, hot drink and snack, 2 people per snowmobile, approximately 2 hours, £165 per adult.
Northern Lights Photography Course
Learn how to best photograph the stunning Northern Lights and Arctic night with a fantastic, hands-on evening course. Includes warm clothing and shoes, camera, tripod, headlamp, transfers and a hot drink, approximately 4 hours, £165 per adult.
Northern Lights and Dinner with SkyArk
A SkyArk snowmobile sledge offers a relaxing and magical way to experience the Arctic night. Settle in the sledge, warm and cosy beneath the transparent dome that offers fantastic night sky views and allows you to concentrate completely on the sky above you. You’ll travel along a frozen river into the forest (with stops for photographs) to a traditional Scandinavian tipi where you enjoy a lovely evening meal of local Sami delicacies. Includes guided sledge ride, warm blanket and 2 course dinner, approximately 3.5 hours, £275 per adult.
Upgrade to Premium class on your flights for priority seating at the front of the plane, fast track through security, lounge access in London Heathrow as well as other benefits. Please speak to a skiSweden expert for more details.
Other activities and tailor-made holidays are available on request, please speak to your skiSweden specialist for other options.
Departure dates 2018
January: Departures on the 20th or 27th January, with direct flights from London Heathrow.
February: Departures on the 10th, 13th, 17th or 24th February, with direct flights from London Heathrow.
March: Depart on the 3rd March, with direct flights from London Heathrow.