Tours and activities

Abisko Guide

Winter tours and activities

 

 

Free pick up at any hotel in Abisko and Björkliden included in all activities

Aurora hunting tour

The Aurora Hunting tour is all about giving you the best chances too see the Northern Lights.

We travel by car to get where the current weather conditions will give the best opportunity to see the aurora, and we can travel up to 100 km in search of the perfect spot. We usually stop at two or three different places in search of the best conditions. If weather permits we stop at some place where we come far off the road and make a fire.

The journey can take us in any direction, to the east, toward the cold and dry climate of the inland, by frozen lakes and snow covered mountains or perhaps to the west, toward the more costal areas of Norway.

Within driving distance, climate and weather change dramatically, and with the local knowledge of our guides we can locate the best places for aurora watching each night.

On the Aurora Hunting tour you get the opportunity to learn more about the aurora and how to see it the best.

Even though it´s not a specific photo tour were happy to help you with your camera settings for getting that perfect aurora shot.

The Aurora Hunting tour is always with small groups.

 

Time 20:30-23.30 Price: 1100 SEK

 

Northernlight snowshoe walk

Join us on a walk to one of the greatest viewpoints in Abisko!

A walk into the wilderness around Abisko is a great way to experience the aurora. We start the tour with walking up into the subarctic forest. During our hike we stop and learn about some of the unique nature in the area. After about 45 minutes we reach one of the best aurora watching places in Abisko, just in time for the best hour of aurora activity. While waiting for the northern light to appear we make a fire and talk about the aurora and how to improve your chances of seeing it. If you bring your camera we can help you with basic settings so you don’t miss a great aurora photo opportunity.

 

Time: 20.30-23 Price: 625 SEK

 

Snowshoe hike

Walking with snowshoes is the best and easiest way to get out and experience the wilderness around Abisko. We visit some of the most beautiful and scenic places in the valley. As Abisko offer an abundance of possible hiking routes we choose a route depending on weather, snow condition and participants to give you an chance of seeing as much as possible of the beautiful wilderness.

Abisko is known for it’s rich wildlife and if we’re lucky we might get to see some of it, perhaps a wild moose or a ptarmigan. On the Snowshoe hike you get to learn more about the local nature, wildlife and history.

 

Time: 9.30-12.30 Price: 600 SEK

Ice Climbing

Abisko is the perfect place for ice climbing.

We start with fitting the equipment and then drive to one of our climbing areas. At the ice fall you’ll get an introduction on basic climbing technique before you get to start climbing.

We climb on a frozen waterfall with top rope, using ice axes and crampons.

Ice climbing can be tiring for your arms, but everyone can try it and have fun!

No previous experience is required.

During the afternoon we climb illuminated by strong LED lights with the stars above our heads.

It’s not only a fun and exciting activity, it also takes place in a breath taking and beautiful place, surrounded by frozen waterfalls in all shades of blue and turquoise.

Take the opportunity to try it!

 

Time: 9.30-12.30 or 14.00-17.00 Price: 800 SEK

 

Ice fishing

A truly genuin northern Swedish winter activity.

Try fishing on one of many frozen lakes in the Abisko surroundings. Ice fishing is a peaceful but yet exciting activity. While waiting for the fish to strike we sit down and relax on some cosy reindeer fur and gaze at the wonderful arctic winter landscape. If we’re lucky we catch trout or arctic char.

Experience the winter as the locals, go Ice Fishing!

 

Time: 9.30-12.00 price: 725 SEK

 

Abisko Nationalpark and Abisko Canyon

A shorter walk around the Abisko river canyon, one of the most scenic areas in Abisko.

The canyon is in the middle of Abisko Nationalpark and we get to see some of the amazing nature that the national park has to offer. It’s a pleasant afternoon walk and the last light of the day might color the sky and the mountains.

You get to learn all about Abisko’s nature and local history.

 

Time: 14-15.30 Price: 450 SEK

Custom tours

Do you want another day activity?

Or perhaps overnight tours, wilderness expeditions and outdoor courses.

Do you want to experience Swedish Lapland for real?

We can both offer customm made day trips, short overnight trips in a tent or cabin and longer expeditions where we get further into the wilderness. If you want to learn how to go out on your own, we can learn how to plan and carry out your own expedition.

 

Contact us for more information

 

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