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There is something very special about staying in a tipi - the sense of space, the freedom and adventure - that sets it apart from other kinds of camping experience. Tipi Adventure in Dalsland features accommodation in a traditional Swedish tipi next to the lake. A tipi holiday suitable for couples, groups of friends and families with children of all ages and the perfect base for a variety of outdoor activities available (note that some activities are suitable only for children aged 12 and over).
Each evening you will cook your dinner over wood-fired barbecue (you are also welcome to bring camping stove, etc, if you prefer) before retiring to your own tipi to sleep beneath the stars on a bed of fir twigs covered with warm and comfortable reindeer skins, lulled to sleep by the lap of the water against the rocks.
Included as standard is a rowing boat with each tipi which can be used at your leisure to explore the lake or to go fishing (please bring your own fishing equipment if you would like to fish) and the surrounding forests offer wonderful opportunities for hiking. Also included is a session in a wood-fired hot-tub by the water's edge - a wonderful way to relax at the end of a day in the outdoors!
Tipi Adventure in Dalsland is a very flexible experience, giving you the opportunity to be as active and adventurous as you wish, or simply to relax in your tipi and watch the world go by if you prefer.
For those hungry for adventure, there is a wide range of activities to choose from during your stay:
Tipi Adventure in Dalsland can be enjoyed on many levels - as a relaxing lakeside tipi holiday for anyone who enjoys nature and the outdoors or as an active and adventurous experience for those with a head for heights and a heart for new challenges!
Start day Mondays between 04.05-28.09.15. Optional activities are available from 15.06.15 to late August.
Prices are in British Pounds. If you wish, you are also welcome to make your payment by bank transfer in Euros or Swedish Kronor. If this would be of interest, please let us know and we will be happy to provide prices.
Prices are based on up to max. 6 persons. For larger groups, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Three nights' accommodation in own tipi with twig mattresses covered by reindeer skins. Barbecues are available for grilling food. Wood is provided for fires. There is a communal tent for meals. Toilet facilities at the tipi camp are dry outside toilets. WC and shower facilities as well as a small restaurant are located 10 mins' walk from the camp area.
Your stay includes a chance to relax during a session in a wood-heated bathing barrel by the water's edge - a wonderful way to unwind after the day's activities and a true Swedish experience! Your hosts will assist you to light the fire to heat the water in the barrel, and you will then continue yourselves. It takes approx. 2-3 hours to heat the water to be ready for bathing.
A wide variety of activities are available during your stay. Activities must be booked in advance.
NB: Activities marked * have minimum age 12 years.
This experience is suitable for anyone in general good health who enjoys the outdoors. Swimming ability required for all participants. You should be comfortable with heights for the high-wire and rappelling activities.
Please note that activities marked * in the programme are suitable only for children aged 12+.
A detailed recommended equipment list will be sent with your booking confirmation.
NB: We advise you not to buy equipment or clothes for your trip or to incur other non-refundable expenses such as flights until you have received confirmation of your booking from us in writing.
Prices are based on max. group size 6 persons. Larger groups can also be accommodated for this experience - please contact us to discuss your requirements.
The tipi, known as a "kåta" in Swedish or "goahti" in Samiska (the language of the indigenous Sami people of northern Sweden) is a traditional conical structure formed around a frame of wooden poles with a central fireplace.
Tipis in Sweden are used as areas for socialising, for eating and for sleeping. Flexible and spacious, a tipi is the perfect base for outdoor activities.
This tour has a detailed written environmental policy.
Detailed information on travel options will be sent with your booking documentation. We are happy to advise on suitable connections and assist you with any aspect of planning your journey.
Fly to Gothenburg. Travel by train or bus from Gothenburg to Brohögen (travel time 2-2.5 hours).
Ferry Dover-Dunkirk or Newcastle-Amsterdam for onward train connections to Brohögen.
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