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Inlandsbanan takes you to some of the most interesting places in the varied landscape of inland and arctic Sweden.

The journey begins in Kristinehamn or Mora and takes you all the way up to the magnificent Lapland wilderness with its salmon rivers and mountain tops covered in snow nearly the whole year round. On the way you will admire the Zorn paintings in Dalarna and visit the heritage museum Jamtli History Land next to Lake Storsjön.

The way north is lined with interesting places and sights. On the way you will pass the Arctic Circle and on arrival in Gällivare you will experience the breath-taking view from Mount Dundret. If travelling in June, up until 9 July, you will see the midnight sun, a real highlight.

Program in short

Start Kristinehamn: Day 1: Arrival Kristinehamn (if city of departure)
                              Day 2: Kristinehamn-Mora (after arrival Mora same program for both alternatives)
Start Mora: 
Day 1: Arrival Mora (if city of departure)
Day 2: Mora-Östersund
Day 3: Full day Östersund
Day 4: Östersund-Arvidsjaur
Day 5: Arvidsjaur-Gällivare
Day 6: Full day Gällivare
Day 7: Gällivare-Vilhelmina
Day 8: Vilhelmina-Östersund
Day 9: Östersund - Mora - (Kristinehamn day 10 since start one day earlier)

Prices include

  • Travel on Inlandsbanan, incl. the Inlandsbanan card and seat reservations
  • Travel with Tågab train Kristinehman-Mora-Kristinehman incl. seat reservation when starting in Kristinehamn
  • Accommodation in mid-range hotels, shared DR with shower/WC, incl. breakfast
  • Entry to Zorngården or Zorn Museum in Mora
  • Entry to Jamtli in Östersund

Optional extras

Cancellation insurance SEK 300
+ Extra hotel nights pre or post tour
+ Connecting trains (may also be bought directly at www.sj.se)

Program

  • You choose where you would like to start you package tour, in Mora or Kristinehamn. Depending on city of departure the tour takes 9 or 10 days in total.

    We reserve the right to make changes.

  • Day 1: Arrival Mora

    After breakfast at your hotel you begin your journey north by train to new adventures. The first leg takes you through the historical landscape of Bergslagen marked by the mining industry that flourished in the 18th century. The rolling forests are dotted with small lakes, reinforcing the magical quality of Värmland. The end destination of this day is Mora in Dalecarlia, beautifully located on the shores of Lake Siljan. If you start your package tour from Mora, this is your day of arrival.

    Arrival Mora
  • Day 2: Mora-Östersund

    Because of its delightful location on the shore of Lake Siljan and its rich cultural heritage there is much to see and do in Mora. We suggest you make time for a visit to Zorngården (entry included), the Vasaloppet museum (Vasaloppet is the world’s oldest and biggest ski race) or a walk along beautiful Lake Siljan. In the afternoon the journey continues by train through the county of Härjedalen. Here you will get close to the wilderness, traveling through bear forests. In the evening we arrive at Östersund, the residential town of the county of Jämtland.

    Mora-Östersund
  • Day 3: Full day in Östersund

    Östersund is a true summer city with a great deal to offer. Take a walk to the heritage museum Jamtli History Land and meet up with people and places from days gone by. Entry is included. Or perhaps you want to discover the city on your own? Bikes can be hired from the tourist information office, where you can also pick up a map of cycling routes. Enjoy your bike ride!

    Full day in Östersund
  • Day 4: Östersund-Arvidsjaur

    Today’s train trip takes you through the counties of Jämtland and Ångermanland into Sweden's largest landscape: Swedish Lapland. In Vilhelmina there will be a lunch break at the award-winning local restaurant Bergmans Fisk. We travel on through the southern parts of Lapland, taking a break at Storuman, where you can visit the station house, a listed building. In Sorsele we make a short stop at the Inlandsbanan museum, where we get an insight into how the railway was built more than 100 years ago. Keep your eyes wide open – there are usually plenty of elks and reindeers along Inlandsbanan.

    Östersund-Arvidsjaur
  • Day 5: Arvidsjaur-Gällivare

    Arvidsjaur offers a wide variety of activities, from fishing to canoeing or a visit to the Sami village Lappstaden. In the afternoon you embark on Inlandsbanan again and just before reaching Jokkmokk, you cross the Arctic Circle, where the train makes a stop. On the way to Gällivare you travel through the Laponia World Heritage Site. After arrival, we recommend a walk in the light summer evening. The midnight sun shines for about one month from the beginning of June to the beginning of July.

    Arvidsjaur-Gällivare
  • Day 6: Full day in Gällivare

    Inlandsbanans most northern destination Gällivare, located above the Arctic circle, offers a wide variety of sights and activities. From the tourist information office, which is located in the railway station, you can get tips and ideas for an exciting day in Gällivare.

    Full day in Gällivare
  • Day 7: Gällivare-Vilhelmina

    Inlandsbanans most northern destination Gällivare, located above the Arctic circle, offers a wide variety of sights and activities. From the tourist information office, which is located in the railway station, you can get tips and ideas for an exciting day in Gällivare.

    Gällivare-Vilhelmina
  • Day 8: Vilhelmina-Östersund

    In Vilhelmina you will have time to visit both the local museum Hembygdsmuseet and the old church village Kyrkstan before the train continues south towards Östersund. You will now leave Swedish Lapland and the journey continues past a landscape of lakes and mountains. In the evening you arrive at Östersund by Lake Storsjön.

    Vilhelmina-Östersund
  • Day 9: Östersund - Mora - (Kristinehamn)

    After breakfast you begin this last leg of the journey south with Inlandsbanan. It takes you back to Mora or Kristinehamn depending on where you started and marks the end of the tour.

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