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Jokkmokk Winter Market

The Sami meet once a year in their cultural Capital Jokkmokk for bargaining and partying.

In 1605 the first official Sami market was held in Jokkmokk, Sweden. It begins on the first Thursday in February and ends on the following Saturday. This makes this market one of the oldest in the world. At minus 15 degrees people dance, sing, trade and eat. Over 50 exhibitors are present from all over northern Sweden.


Nature and culture - Week

3.2 - 7.2.25

1 day

Monday -  Arrival

You fly from your airport to Arvidsjaur or Luleå. There you will be picked up by us by car (Arvidsjaur-Arjeplog 2h, Luleå-Arjeplog 4h). The journey runs through the winter landscape of Lapland to the Arjeplog region, not far from the Norwegian border. For the last 3 kilometers we change to the snowmobile that will take you directlyHey Laplandleads. There you move into your accommodation in the northern light house and end the day with us with a fine dinner.

2 day

Tuesday -  Snowshoe Tour

After an unforgettable night in the northern light house, we start the day with a hearty breakfast. Afterwards we get ready for an unforgettable snowshoe tour through the snowy forests and frozen lakes. If you wish, our sled dogs will accompany you. We will cook our lunch together on the fire on the way. We continue through the vastness of Lapland back to the camp ofHey Lapland. Afterwards you are welcome to relax in the sauna and enjoy the day Think about it again. There is sure to be a lot of exciting things to tell at dinner.

3rd day

Wednesday -  Ice Fishing

Today we will focus on fishing. We will try our luck on a frozen lake, because ice fishing is more than just sitting staring into a hole for hours. It's about much more. Was the ice hole drilled in the right place? Has the right bait been selected? Even during a biting lull we don't give up immediately, but philosophize about the (huge) fish under the ice sheet. An experience that will surely be remembered. If we are successful, we will prepare the fish in the evening and roast it over the fire.

4th day

Thursday -  Jokkmok Winter Market

We leave early in the morning and drive towards Jokkmokk. On the way we make a detour to Storforsen, one of the largest rapids in Scandinavia. Then the journey continues to Jokkmokk to the Sami winter market. There you can organize your day according to your wishes. In the evening we drive back to our home with many impressions. After dinner, you can relax in the sauna if you wish, before you climb back into the Northern Lights House and, with a bit of luck, marvel at the Northern Lights from your bed.

5th day

Friday - departure

Unfortunately, after eating in the morning, it's already time to say goodbye. We will take you back to Arvidsjaur or Luleå Airport and hope you enjoy your stayHey Laplandremains in unforgettable memory.

  • Monday to Friday(5 days, 4 nights)

  • for two

  • Transfer from / to the airport (Arvidsjaur 2 h / Luleå 4 h)

  • Supervision by German and English speaking hosts

  • Accommodation in the northern light cottage with toilet and shower in the sauna

  • Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

  • Cooking outside on the fire

  • all non-alcoholic beverages

  • sauna

  • Snowshoe tour with or without dogs

  • ice fishing

  • Visit Storforsen and Jokkmokk Winter Market

  • See the Northern Lights (when they show up)

->This week can be customized on site according to your needs! You are our top priority and your well-being is very important to us this week.


Things of the participants are:

  • Flights and taxes (we are happy to help you with the flights)

  • travel insurance


Zur Information:

  • We reserve the right to change the program in bad winter conditions.


Price per person:

16 200 SEK are about 1450 CHF   (excluding flight)

-> Hier geht es zu unseren AGB's

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