The Ultimate Dog Sledding Adventure

Activity facts

Duration: 19 hours Suitable for: Everyone Restrictions: 15 years or older and a good physical shape is required to drive the dogsled, otherwise, you are welcome along as a passenger Included: Your own dog sled and a private log cabin for you and your company, wholesome sauna experience with sauna snacks, three course dinner & breakfast Gather at: Meeting Point
Drive your own dog sled and sleep in a wilderness cabin. A fantastic winter adventure with dogs and a night in the wilderness. Take the opportunity to try the sauna and look for the northern lights.
On this top-of-the-range overnight excursion, you will drive your own team of huskies and have plenty of time to get to know the dogs and their personalities. The tour begins at the kennel with an introduction to equipment and safety. The dogs howl eagerly before the start but as soon as you lift the snow anchor the chorus goes silent and the focus is on the trail ahead.

Enjoy the tranquility and the sound of the dog’s paws against the snow while you are driving deeper into the woods. Eventually, you reach a cozy wilderness camp, secluded in the forest. Warm-up in the wood-fired sauna and nibble on the sauna snacks that work up your appetite.

You are served a delicious three-course dinner and hopefully, you will see the northern lights during the evening. You sleep in a shared double room with breakfast the next morning. After breakfast, you help to harness the dogs and drive your own dog sled back to the Husky Homestead again. The tour ends with a transfer back to Icehotel. You'll be back at 11 am in the morning.

Booking Information
You need to be at least 15 years old to drive your own dog sled. Younger children sit in the guide’s sled. It is recommended that you be in basic shape to drive.

For all our tours that include food we need to know your diet restrictions or food allergies. Please fill in this information in the booking flow. Beverages are not included in the price, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages can be bought by card on the premises.

At the activity day, we gather at Meeting point 15 minutes before start time, equipped and ready. Please note that you as a guest are personally responsible to visit Riverside Lobby well ahead to get equipped. Read more important information down below.

Practical information about our tours

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Your clothing is the most important part in order to be able to enjoy your activity to the fullest. We strongly advise you not to underestimate the cold in the Arctic during the winter months and to carefully follow our recommendations regarding clothing and equipment. Our guides have the right to deny anyone dressed wrongly or too cold to join the tour.

It is mandatory to wear warm clothes that are adapt to arctic weather. Loan of warm winter overall, warm shoes, gloves, and balaclava is included for you as a guest to this tour. Visit Riverside Lobby well in advance to get equipped.

Required to bring
Dress warm underneath, preferably in thermal clothing, a warm middle layer, and hat. Maybe a change after the sauna into some comfortable clothes for the three-course dinner. Bring your own toothbrush and toiletries.

Bring a camera for chances to take great photos during the tour.

Keep in mind

We have Arctic weather which means that we during winter have extreme temperatures and short daylight hours. In winter, temperatures in Jukkasjärvi can drop down to as low as -40 C (-40 F). Safety is always of highest priority to us at Icehotel. We therefore reserve us the right to deny anyone with a severe medical condition or physical limitations to join our activities, if we feel that it is a risk of safety. If you have any medical conditions or other concerns regarding your physical ability and want to join any of our activities, please advise our booking department before booking, you reach them at [email protected].

The northern lights are a nature phenomenon and occur on nature’s terms. The weather conditions in the north can change drastically and suddenly, therefore there are no guarantees that you will see the northern lights during the tour. We don’t refund or change any tours due to undesirable weather conditions or if the northern lights don’t show up during the tour.
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