Pick up in Östersund
Accommodation Introduction to the program + dinner and social evening to get to know each other
Meet the Husky Pack! Learn how to harness the dogs and how to drive a sled, and head out for a guided tour into the woods and frozen marshes. After your return help snack the huskies and enjoy a nice warm lunch on the open fire before heading out to try your luck at ice fishing at the mighty 80m deep and 140km long frozen Vattudalen lake, with some stunning winter landscape views.
Dinner will be served either in a lavvo or indoors.
Snowshoeing with the huskies – it is a great way to explore the little secret spots off the beaten path. We'll check for wild animal tracks and make a little campfire to enjoy a warm drink and light lunch.
We'll pack and get ready for the upcoming two day tour in the wilderness, so we'll make the afternoon a bit more relaxing, with some comfort of cheese and charcuterie tasting from local farms and hunters (have you ever tried a bear salami or a reindeer sausage?) as an entrée before dinner.
Day 4 & 5
Overnight guided sled dog tour to a remote wilderness off grid cabin or tipi tent. You will have your own dog team to drive and take care of, help fetch water from the frozen lake, chop wood and get the fire going in the stove. You can do some ice fishing or walk around on snowshoes, we'll feed and bed down the huskies before we enjoy our candle lit dinner. The next day it is all about the trip back to the farm.
This day offers several options for you to choose from (please do let us know your preferred activity in your booking inquiry).
We absolutely recommend the Wim Hof Ice Bath Workshop!
It is not only exciting and unique, and an ultimate Nordic experience, it is also very healthy!
Read all about this experience here.
Another option is an herbal workshop where you can learn to make your own salve, lip balm or massage oil, or another walk/snowshoeing/ice fishing, visit to our local town for some shopping.
On several unique occasions during the winter it may be possible to visit a 1,5 hour distant majestic Hällingsåfallet waterfall, where it is required to snowshoe through deep unploughed snow for 2,5km each way. This is very much weather and snow conditions dependent option and we cannot guarantee it will be available at the time of your stay.
However – we leave this last day a little bit in your hands with all of the above options open. (But we really think you should give the ice bath a try, as it is something truly special, and the only one of its kind in the entire northern Sweden).
We'll have a farewell dinner, again with Swedish specialties.
If you have found something interesting in our mini-handcraft shop, you can of course do some shopping for genuine gifts as well.
Oh yes, and let's hope to watch some more northern lights from the cabin porch!
Depending on the time of your departure from Strömsund/Óstersund, or in case you have your own car, let's have a last cup of coffee at the husky yard and get some more husky hugs, or enjoy a short stroll on the frozen trail around the farm or on the lake, before heading back to the civilization.
Departure/ drop off in Strömsund/Östersund.
The winter weather can change up to several times a day around here, so we may need to adjust the program accordingly and may do certain activities on different days then listed in the above itinerary.
Please rest assured that our goal is to provide as fun, genuine, safe, exciting and unique experience and adventure and we will do our best to fit the various activities and tours to the best various weather conditions, time of year, etc. for you to enjoy it fully.
During the 2021/2022 winter and spring season we offer accommodation in our 15m2 timber-log, simple but cozy and rustic cabin, equipped with 2 bunk beds (bottom is a 140cm double bed and top is standard single), mini kitchenette with cooking wear, coffee maker, water heater, fridge and freezer and a table for four.
For larger group we have an additional accommodation in a large room, decorated in a nordic wilderness and husky style, with a small fridge, coffee maker and water heater available.
The room has a private entrance to the main house for your maximum comfort.
The modern guest bathroom is shared between the cabin and room guests.
We always accept bookings only from one group/family of guests, we never mix groups of strangers, so this would be your own private holiday week.
- Pick up and drop off at the bus/train station or airport in Strömsund/Östersund
- All meals: breakfasts, lunches, snacks, dinners. Breakfast is in form of a locally sourced breakfast basket delivered to your door.
- All programs
- Sled dog tours, snowshoes, ice bath workshop, herbal workshop, fishing equipment, etc.
- Ride to Strömsund for shopping or to the Hällingsåfallet waterfall
What's NOT included:
- Your travel expenses to Östersund and back
Please note: You will receive a list of recommended clothes, footwear and accessories, with your booking confirmation.
Program Duration: 7 days
January - April - please email us your inquiry
This program is limited to maximum 4 persons to ensure your maximum comfort.
The minimum number of participants is 2.
The easiest way to get here is by airplane. You can fly from your city to Stockholm and from there to Åre/Östersund airport.
Good deals on airplane tickets: Norwegian, SAS, Ryan Air.
You can also come to Östersund by train.
How to Get Here - if you travel by car.
|Children up to 12 years
Our other outdoor programs and lots of useful information can be found on the main Tours & Adventures Information page.
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