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The Wilderness Train

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17,795:-
Days:5
  • Travel with the Wilderness train Gällivare-Kiruna. Accommodation 4 nights in middle-class hotel with shower/wc.
  • Full board, ie breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Excursions and activities according to the programme.
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A colourful and exclusive train journey from Stockholm through the Northern and Arctic regions of Sweden to Kiruna.

25th  - 29th of August

Together with the Swedish Railway Museum, Inlandsbanan offers two unique and exclusive train journeys in 2020 and 2021. The trips are made by classical trains with comfortable first-class carriages and first-class restaurant and bar on board. The locomotives will be driven by different energy sources along the way, even steam between Östersund and Vilhelmina.

Good food is an important part of the experience, and during the trip, several meals are served in the onboard restaurant. Often with spectacular views over a beautiful lake or on a bridge over one of the mighty Lapland rivers. At selected local restaurants we stop to eat the best the region has to offer. Full board and accommodation is included in both journeys. 

All trains pass the Arcic Circle of course. We travel through a beautiful landscape, depending on the season covered by sparkling white snow, summer green or possibly towards autumn colors. In addition to an unforgettable journey through Sweden, we make stops along the way to experience the rich cultural offers of the country. We visit sights, sample delicacies and enjoy what Norrland and Lapland have to offer. Most of the time we travel on Inlandsbanan.

During late summer Sweden shows itself from the very best side. Discover the shiftings in the landscape from mid-Sweden situated capital Stockholm to Kiruna, the most northern situated city of Sweden. You travel comfortable and get a delightful combination of discovery and peace and quiet throughout the journey.

 

Welcome - you definitely don't want to miss these unique train trips!

 


The wilderness train operated during the 1990's but we have now taken the concept further and made it even better!

 

Prices include

 

  • Travel Stockholm - Kiruna 1st class in historical cars
  • 4 nights at middle class hotel, part in double room with shower/wc incl. breakfast.
  • Guided tour at Icehotel 365 incl. lunch
  • Guided mine tour LKAB
  • Entrance Ájtte -Swedish Samí- and mountain museum in Jokkmokk
  •  Full-board (breakfast at hotels, lunches and dinners)

Optional extras

+ Cancellation insurance SEK 300

+ Connecting trains 

+ Extra night in Stockholm or Kiruna

 

Programme

Tue 25th of  Aug - Stockholm - Östersund

The fine old 1st class carriges attracts interest allready before departure at Stockholm central station. The first stretch goes through the counties of Gästrikland and Hälsningland towards Jämtland where our first stop is the residential city Östersund. We stay comfortable at centrally situated hotel and enjoy a nice dinner together with newly found friends. Afterwards we recommend a evening walk by the shore of lake Storsjön or a visit to one of the city's cosy pubs. 

Wed 26th of Aug - Östersund - Arvidsjaur

If the train was the centre of attention yesterday, it will be even more today. After a good breakfast at the hotel we take a short morning walk to the steam train that awaits us and will take us into the Swedish Lapland. Villages and small towns are being passed along the way before we stop for lunch att several times award-winning Bergmans fisk & vilt restaurant just outside Vilhelmina. In Sorsele we make a stop to visit the Inlandsbanan museum and the day ends in Arvidsjaur at hotel Laponia.

Thur 27th of Aug - Arvidsjaur - Jokkmokk - Gällivare

After breakfast and walk to the station the journey proceeds to the Arctic Circle where we seize the moment with a photo-shoot. In Jokkmokk we visit Ájtte -Swedish mountain- and  Samí museum before we continue further north to the world heritage Laponia towards Inlandsbanan's final destination Gällivare. We stay at newly renovated Grand Hotel Lapland opposite the railway station. Close by there is a nice walking path along the river if you fancy a walk and sight the mount Dundret.

Fri 28th of Aug - Gällivare – Abisko - Kiruna

Today we pass the mining fields on our way to the mountains and Abisko National park. Of courde there will be a chance to take a photo over maybe the most pictured mountain view of Sweden, Lapporten. In Abisko there it is possible to buy a tour with the cable car up to mount Nuolja, where you can enjoy the stunning views over the surrounding mountains and lake Torneträsk. It is also possible to add a shorter walk ro Abisko canyon, Abiskoetnau. We recommend a visit to Naturum in the National park where you can learn more from film, nature guides and exibitions. Dinner is held at STF Abisko Tourist station, certified by KRAV2 standard and with views over Torneträsk. After dinner vi board the train to Kiruna where we stay at a centrally situated hotel.

Sat 29th of Aug - Kiruna

The journey gets an adventurous ending with a visit in one of the world's largest mines, LKAB. We get a guided tour and and continue to Icehotel 365 in Jukkasjärvi where we get a nice lunch and a guided tour where we get to know more about thw world's first Icehotel. Nowadays it's open all year round with accomodation, Icebar and shop. We end the day together with a farewell dinner in Kiruna before individual travel home. We are pleased to help with accomodation or connecting trains.

 

We reserve the right to make changes. 

Walpurgis 2021

 

 

 

We are also planning a journey in spring time next year 2021

Wilderness train WALPURGIS 2021 

Stockholm – Gällivare

The period between winter and spring is by many seen as the best time of year in the Swedish Lapland. We travel through Sweden towards the approaching midnight light. This journey is also with historical wagons and partly with steam locomotive. Along the way you will take part of carefully chosen sights, activities and good food. At our website we will post as soon as we have more information regarding programe and price. 

Planering och prissättning av detta paket pågår, men det går redan nu att göra en intresseanmälan så hör vi av oss så snart vi har mer information.

 

Note of interest Wilderness Train Walpurgis 2021>> (opens in a new window)

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