sleddogging combined with the sami-winter market in Jokkmokk
Variant 1: 04.02 - 13.02.2013 / 10 days in Lapland 1799 €
Variant 2: 04.02 - 11.02.2013 / 8 days in Lapland 1399 €
The traditiional Sami winter market in Jokkmokk has over 400 year history and
is a special event here in the north.
You can experience true Sami culture, handicraft ,good food and music there.
Jokkmokk's Market 2013 takes place during february 7-9.. with all of its activities and cultural events including the big marketplace in the centre of Jokkmokk.
Welcome to Lapland
Welcome to Lapland !
Transfer from the airport in Arvidsjaur
to the Lapplands Drag huskyfarm.
Upon the arrival you are shown to your cosy accomodation .
Check out the place, unpack and make yourselves at home..
In the evening a welcome dinner with traditional Scandinavian food is waiting for you and we talk about the days ahead of us.
Hearty breakfast in the morning.
Informative pre-tour introduction and instruction into Dog Sledding with competent, friendly, bilingual instructors.
Here you can be active from the time you arrive until the time you leave.
You can help move the dogs in and out of the yard and harness and hook t into a team,
feed and care for your dogs on the huskyfarm or on the trip
and help with the necessary chores at the camp.
Then ´we´re off on our first sleddogtrip, a tour of about 2 hours through the surrounding forests.
Dinner and exchange the first experience in front of an open fire in our
Swedish barbecue hut ( grillkåta ) or in the main house.
Relax with a Sauna if you want.
After a good breakfast, we furnish the dogs and then
every guest prepares its team for the respective day tours.
A Guide helps you if you want.
During the tours, the fundamental ideas of the husky sledding leading are discovered
and everyone learns the character of his dogs.
Now you are surrounded by the unique Lapland silence.
broken only by the breathing of the huskies and
the sound of crackling snow under their paws.
According to ability and wishes of the participants, the day stages vary between
25 and 45 km in distance.
We will glide over frozen lakes and rivers and through deeply snow-covered forests.
Upon return we will huddle together and feed the dogs.
Altogether you will spend ca 8 hours of the day with our dogs.
In the evening you can use the sauna,the warm bubblepool or simply spend the evening in your cosy cottage. We eat dinner together.
Jokkmokk winter market
Early in the morning we will start to Jokkmokk to visit the market.
The following two days we will experiense the samisk evenemangs and their culture and we have the possibility to go shopping.
Snowmobile and Icefishing
Today we drive with the snow mobiles (2 Pers /snow mobile)
out at a solitarily lain, beautiful lake.
There we will have good time to icefishing and enjoy a outdoor lunch together.
We will try to catch the dinner...
In the late afternoon we´ll return to the farm.
On the 8th day ends the 8 days HUSKY & JOKKMOKK Tour/ variant 2.
The 8th day is the departureday.We take our guests back to the airport in Arvidsjaur.
The following days belong to the 10 days tour / variant 1:
8 + 9 day:
dogsledding & overnighttour
Breakfast together and then we feed the dogs,
40 km trip with the dogs to a wilderness cabin.
We will spent one night outside in the wilderness in a romantic cabin.
The cabin has no electricity and no water.
Thge evening we will spens outside by the fire.
Maybe we'll see polar lights on the horizon.
The next day after breakfast we will drive home back to the farm.
Unfortunately even the most beautiful experiences end.
After breakfast you have the chance to say goodbye to the dogs
and we take you back to airport in Arvidsjaur.
- 10 days / 9 ights.
• Full board, fruit, drinks
• German / Swedish / English / Polish speaking guide
• Lodging in clean and comfortable guest cabins
- your own dog sled team (4-6 huskies)
• Snowmobile / Ice fishing equipment
• Transfer to / back Jokkmokk
• Meals and overnight stay in Jokkmokk
• winter gear (boots, overall ,sledgloves, head lamp)
• warm Jakuzzi and Sauna
- Not included in price:
- All private purchases and exra expenses at the winter market
Maximum 6 persons per tour.