Northern Sweden

Articles relating to the north of Sweden.

Into the Wild – Canoeing in Rogen Nature Reserve in Sweden

Into The Wild - Canoeing in Rogen Nature Reserve, Sweden. Photo: Euan Turner Dmh Photo.

The Rogen Nature Reserve is an area of wilderness in north-west Sweden, bordering Norway where it is contiguous with the Femundsmarka National Park. As well as being famed for its excellent fishing, Rogen is one of Sweden’s top areas for canoe tours, ideal for those looking for a real wilderness paddling experience. The article below

Fresh Tracks – Dog Sledding in Western Lapland

Fresh Tracks - Dog Sledding in Western Lapland. Photo: Nature Travels.

Bob from Nature Travels joined our Dog Sledding and Northern Lights in Vindelfjällen tour 9th-13th February 2014. To misquote Douglas Adams: “Lapland is big. Very big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just

A Husky Mountain Adventure – King’s Trail Dog Sledding in Swedish Lapland

Dog Sledding Tour on the King's Trail in Sweden. Photo: Nature Travels.

Trip report by Bob from Nature Travels from our 8-day Husky Mountain Expedition in Lapland tour in March 2010, a dogsled tour on the King’s Trail in the far north of Sweden. Before taking part in the Husky Mountain Expedition, my experience of extended dogsled tours had been a 7-day mountain tour in the Vålådalen

Huskies and Mountains – What More Can You Ask For?

Huskies and Mountains - What More Can You Ask For?

Sofia from Nature Travels joins our Husky Mountain Expedition in Lapland. It was going to be an eight day experience with six days’ dog sledding. There were six of us, me, two brothers from Belgium, a Swiss couple, Laura the dog handler from the kennel and Marcus, our guide. The day after we arrived, we

Husky Sledding in Northern Sweden

Husky Sledding in Northern Sweden.

Jayne from Nature Travels joins one of our Northern Lights Dog Sledding in Lapland tours. The other members of my group were a mother and daughter and a family (father, mother and daughter), our guide Torben (all or whom were from Germany) and myself. The morning of our first day’s sledding dawned a beautiful sunny

A Week of Dog Sledding in Swedish Lapland

A Week of Dog Sledding in Swedish Lapland.

Niki from the Nature Travels team spends a week dog sledding in northern Sweden on our Northern Lights Dog Sledding in Lapland experience. I was lucky enough to join one of our Northern Lights Dog Sledding in Lapland tours this March. I had previously visited Kiruna in the autumn so was excited to visit again

Hiking North on the King’s Trail from Saltoluokta to Kebnekaise

Discover Mountain Hiking on the King's Trail.

Discover Mountain Hiking on the King’s Trail is a guided tour in Swedish Lapland and is an introduction to multi-day trekking on Sweden’s most famous hiking trail. Niki from the Nature Travels team joined a High Summer tour in August 2018 and tells us a bit about her trip. I’ve been to Sweden a number

Dog Sledding in the Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve in Swedish Lapland

It's the dogs themselves that make dog sledding such a wonderful experience.

Jayne from the Nature Travels team joined our Dog Sledding and Northern Lights in Vindelfjällen tour in February 2018. In the very comfortable and warm guest house we were given the snow scooter overalls, winter boots & liners and other equipment that we would be using for the duration of our dog sled trip. Trying

Travelling by Night Train in Sweden

Travelling by night train in Sweden.

The information below applies primarily to travel on Swedish night trains (www.sj.se), but much of the article is also applicable to train travel in Finland (with www.vr.fi) or Norway (www.nsb.no). Have you booked one of our dog sledding, ski touring, canoeing or hiking experiences in the far north of Sweden? If so, you’re probably considering

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