Drive Your Own Dog Sled in Swedish Lapland
Drive Your Own Dog Sled in Swedish Lapland
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    Swedish, English
  • Duration
    from 2 hrs to 3 hrs
  • Opening seasons:
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Activity description

Grab the reigns and become leader of the pack on this dog sledding experience in Lulea!

Learn how to navigate the arctic taiga with your own team of huskies - mastering the commands and techniques to make it deep into the boreal forest, following tracks in the snow to a rural cabin deep in the woods. Choose to drive your own sled or share the experience with someone special, exploring Swedish Lapland like a local...

Location
This activity is run and operated from a traditional farmhouse 30-minutes drive outside Lulea - a northerly county in Sweden. Situated on the outskirts of the Taiga (boreal forest), this area is part of Swedish Lapland.

Activity
Meet the team at the activity base near Lulea for this dog sledding excursion. A chance to journey through Lapland's iconic winter terrain with your own team of dogs, this hands-on experience puts you in the driving seat - allowing you to appreciate the trials and triumphs of life in the high arctic. Like all great adventures in Lapland, your lesson starts with kitting up in the right equipment (snow boots, outerwear etc.) heading to the kennels where you'll be introduced to your pack and learn how to harness up. You'll learn a few commands and techniques before you follow the lead musher into the woods - travelling along existing trails deep into the forest. Stopping to give the dogs a break and take a few photos, if you've chosen to share a sled, this is where you can change drivers - travelling back through the snow-laden woods to a traditional log cabin. Here, you'll say goodbye to your huskies and head inside for hot drinks and local snacks - the perfect end to an authentic Lapland experience!

Conditions
Operating during the winter season from December to March, this activity is suitable to anyone of good physical fitness 13 years and up. Two itineraries are available 10 km or 21km - both with private or shared sled options.

Cancellation policy: 
moderate
1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made

Offers

1Shared Sled: 10 km
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2Private Sled: 10 km
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3Shared Sled: 21 km
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4Private Sled: 21 km
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Meeting point
Ale Byaväg 546, 975 91 Luleå, Sweden Get directions

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  • 5 / 5
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Une activité magnifique, avec une personne passionnée.

Superbe... mais très court
  • 4 / 5
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Très belle balade pour une boucle qui n'a duré que 40 min max, pour une réservation de 2h.

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