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Snowmobile Weekend

£323.75£1,495.00

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Dates can be throughout the season, min number to run is six.

Please email us for further information and dates for this expedition nigel@intrepid-expeditions.co.uk

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Sweden in wintertime is a picture postcard scene with majestic snow-covered mountain ranges, massive frozen lakes and endless pine forests. For those looking for an exhilarating long weekend break what better way to explore this enchanting landscape than from the seat of a snowmobile.

These powerful machines will get your heart racing as you blast across the snowy terrain. Ride through the Sami community and look out for Reindeer, Moose and Lynx along the way. With overnight stays in luxury mountain hotels this is a weekend designed to experience this true wilderness in the best possible way.

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DAY 1

Travel from the UK to Sweden’s capital Stockholm, where you then catch the internal flight to Ostersund. You will then travel by minibus for about one hour to Åkersjon and the Hotel Fjällgården where we stay for the first night. Dinner will be served and the evening is spent relaxing before retiring to bed dreaming of snowmobiles.

DAY 2

After a warm breakfast everyone will be issued warm clothing, helmets and of course a snowmobile. After a safety brief we head off for an exhilarating day exploring the magnificent mountain range bordering Norway. We stop for lunch at Jänsmässholmen , an old Sami school house, now transformed into a cosy hotel. In the afternoon we continue our ride through the snowy terrain until we reach Rörvattnets mountain Hotel where we spend the night. Dinner will be served and the evening is yours to spend as you wish.

DAY 3

Following breakfast its then back on the snowmobiles for a final blast across the stunning landscape, taking a different route back to our original start point. Along the way we stop at a frozen lake to try a spot of ice fishing. Its then back to the Hotel Fjällgården for the final evening which will be spent around the dinner table reminiscing about your adventures. Also a chance to take advantage of a dip in the hot tub. Total distance covered: 130 Kilometres.

DAY 4

After breakfast it’s time to head back to the airport at Östersund to catch the flight to Stockholm. Depending on flight times there may be a chance to do some shopping at Stockholm airport before returning to Heathrow.

INCLUDED

All flights
Transport within Sweden
Accommodation
All Meals
Snowmobiles
Cold weather clothing
English Speaking Guide

NOT INCLUDED:

Personal travel insurance.
Personal expenditure and all other items not mentioned in our programme.

PASSPORT & VISA

All that is required is a current, valid 10 year passport and current European health insurance card.

VACCINATIONS

Tetanus is recommended.

WEATHER

December-April: Daytime temperatures can average plus 5c° Celsius and can drop to -30°C. With a dry atmosphere the temperature does not feel as cold as it sounds.

LICENCE
Full Driving Licence or Motorbike licence is required for this trip.