Sami Culture and Sweden Highlands

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7 days 6 nights
Sweden
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Basic
Basic+
Weight limit
90 kg / 198 lb

Embark on an unforgettable adventure in Kiruna, Sweden. Join us at our horse farm for a journey through breathtaking landscapes. Enjoy horseback riding, cozy accommodations and traditional Sami experiences. This quality-labeled tour promises an enriching and invigorating experience for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

This tour is quality-labeled with Nature's Best by the Swedish Ecotourism Society.

US$ 1 638
per tourist for 7 days
Departing from
Norrbotten, Kiruna, Puoltsa
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Number of individuals
up to 10 tourists over 12 years old
Only in the Horse Tours Club
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Photo Kerstin N.
Kerstin N. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
An Icelandic horse rider who have had a tourist company for more than 25 years. I like to educate horses and riders and go on tours with them. Live on a farm in the really north of Sweden. Love nature, handicraft, animals.

Tour highlights

Enjoy the Stunning Mountain Views
We will ride up in the mountains with great views, near the nature in an area where very few people are
Try the Sami Cuisine
Indulge in authentic Swedish flavors cooked over open flames in the heart of nature
Overnight in Traditional Sami Home
Spend two nights in a lávvu, local tepee round the fireplace

Route details

Day 1
Arrival

When you arrive to Kiruna we pick you up and then we go by car to our horse farm. 

We eat dinner together and you stay the night in a house at our farm in double rooms.

Day 2
Our First Ride
Day 3
To Ratekjokk
Day 4
Around Ratekjokk
Day 5
Highlands Ride
Day 6
Going Back
Day 7
Departure
Difficulty
Challenging
Tour provider's comments

5 whole days of riding. We ride about 15-25 km every day. Multiple years of riding experience is required, you can control a horse in open terrain and have a good physical health.

Breed: Icelandic

Tack: English

horse

Accommodation

Comfort
Basic
Basic+
Guest House
2 nights
Tent
2 nights
Camp Site
2 nights
2 nights
Our Farm Houses

We are situated 25 kilometers west of Kiruna, in the direction of Nikkaluokta, offering a breathtaking view of the mountains and Kalix River. During winter, you can witness the mesmerizing northern lights, while in summer, you can experience the enchanting midnight sun. If you desire to live amidst nature, have the opportunity to spot animals like moose from your window, and enjoy tranquility, this is the perfect place for you.

At our horse farm, we have two houses available for rent. The first house features three bedrooms, a shared kitchen and two bathrooms, accommodating 1-6 people. The kitchen is fully equipped, and you can purchase your own groceries in Kiruna. The second house can accommodate 1-5 people and has one bathroom. 

Additionally, we have a sauna located by the riverbank. You can take leisurely walks in the forest or on the river, go skiing, try the 'kick' (a traditional Swedish sled) or explore the surroundings with snowshoes. If you prefer not to cook, we provide the option to order meals from us. We also offer winter clothing rentals if needed, including overalls, hats, gloves and boots for SEK 150.

Additional services and prices:
- Sauna: SEK 200 per person (minimum 2 people)

2 nights
Lávvu (Sami Tepee)
2 nights
Ratekjokk Cabin

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
Norrbotten, Kiruna, Puoltsa
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Tour conditions

Included

  • accommodation;
  • full board;
  • riding equipment with helmets;
  • transfer from/to Kiruna;
  • Swedish and English-speaking guide.

Extras

  • flights;
  • extra accommodation;
  • extra meals.

Group size

up to 10 tourists

Duration

7 days
6 nights

It's important to know

Tell me about your farm

At present, we house approximately 25 Icelandic horses, some of which are privately owned. The farm also accommodates the stable cat, Lunar, along with two goats and dogs. During winter, the farm often sees a significant presence of moose. 

What kind of food will be served?
Cancellation of booking

Dates and Prices

  • US$ 1 638
    30 Jun – 6 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 1 638
    14 – 20 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 1 638
    28 Jul – 3 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 1 638
    11 – 17 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 1 638
    25 – 31 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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