Northern Lights on horseback

A northern lights experience is amazing and becomes even more breathtaking seen from the horseback out in the wilderness. You are picked up at ICEHOTEL by bus and taken to Ofelaš Icelandic horse farm where you get to meet the animals and prepare your own horse.

You ride towards Sweden’s highest mountain range Kebnekaise and there is a chance to spot moose and other wildlife along the way. The tranquil ride through the winter evening is magical, like being inside a fairytale. Hopefully, you will see the northern lights paint the dark sky above you – a feeling of enchantment. Back at the farm you will help unsaddle the horses and you are served a dinner made from local produce in a Sami hut. The evening and tour end with a transfer back to ICEHOTEL.

The price includes:

  • Ride through nature at the foot of Sweden’s highest mountain range Kebnekaise in the hunt for northern lights
  • Transfer to and from Ofelaš Icelandic horse farm
  • Guide
  • Prepare your own horse before the ride
  • Loan of riding cap
  • Your own horse, chosen according to your previous riding experience
  • Dinner with local produce served in a Sami hut at the farm

Place: Gather at Meeting Point from where you are picked up and driven to Ofelaš.

Equipment: Riding cap for loan included.

Who is it suitable for: Suitable for everyone from 12 years and up.

Keep in mind:

Dress in layers but so you can move around with ease. The northern lights are a nature phenomenon and occur on nature’s terms. There are no guarantees that you will see the northern lights during the tour.

Restrictions: Maximum weight is 90 kg. The activity is not suitable for allergists since you prepare your own horse.

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Certified Swedish Ecotourism

This tour is certified with the Swedish Ecotourism Society’s label, Nature’s Best.