Abisko and Bjorkliden, which nestle in the mighty mountains of the Arctic, are amongst the worlds best destinations for a Northern Lights holiday. From your luxury cabin you can spend the days experiencing any of the great activities on offer including dog sledding and snowmobiling. At night venture high into the surrounding mountains with a trip to the Aurora Sky Station. This specially designed viewing platform is located in Abisko National Park high up in the mountains and perfectly positioned for viewing the Northern Lights*. This package also gives you the chance to join Lights Over Lapland photographer Chad Blakley on a photo tour to witness and photograph the aurora borealis in the wilderness of Abisko National Park!

  • Dog Sledding

    Great Activities

  • Aurora Sky Station

    Aurora Sky Station

  • Northern Lights Lavvu

    Lights Over Lapland Lavvu

  • Bjorkliden View

    Stunning Views

  • Northern Lights Lavvu 2

    Building the lavvu

  • Mushing

    Great Activities

  • Aurora Borealis

    Aurora Borealis

  • Lake Tornetrask

    Lake Tornetrask

  • Lights Over Lapland Tour

    Lights Over Lapland Tour

  • Snowcat

    Great Activities

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Swedish Lapland

Abisko and Bjorkliden

This package takes you 250km north into the Arctic circle the small village of Bjorkliden, situated on the outskirts of the Abisko National Park in northern Sweden. It has long been a favourite with nature-loving Swedes with great views across the Lapporten mountain range and the pristine Lake Torneträsk. It’s considered one of the best places in the world for the Northern Lights being almost completely free from light pollution. With a wide variety of activities on offer as well as great food in the restaurant and bar this is a great destination for those looking to combine the Northern Lights with a great winter holiday.


There are three types of accommodation available to choose, from stylish hotel rooms and luxury self catering cabins to large log cabins suitable for up to 10 people. All types of accommodation are available with the option of breakfast, half board or full board.

Kappas Cabin

These 2 bedroomed, well appointed private chalets are equipped with kitchen including hob, oven/microwave and dishwasher. All chalets have a sauna and balcony and are a short walk away from the hotel bars and restaurants. Skiers are well catered for with purpose built ski storage cupboards. All chalets have TVs and individually controlled heating. Breakfast, half board and full board options are available on request.

Hotel Rooms

These well appointed premium hotel rooms offer all the facilities and comforts required for a great stay, with single, double and family rooms available. Situated in the heart of the hotel these rooms are close to all the facilities, including the cafe reception area, sports desk and restaurant. Half board and full board options are available on request.

Solhyllan log cabins

These 4 bedroomed traditional luxury wooden house have 2 lounge areas with LED tvs, fully fitted kitchen with dishwashers, cooker, oven, dinning area with 8 seater dinning table. All chalets also have wifi, sauna and balcony and to top it off each house has a private Hot Tub on the balcony allowing you to relax in the water and watch the Northern Lights. Breakfast, half board and full board options are available on request.


There are a wide range of activities on offer. Simply choose the ones you would like to include in your package.


Start your engines and wizz through the mountains and across the snowfields, a great experience for all!

Lights Over Lapland Tour

Head out into the wilderness under the expert guidance of a Lights Over Lapland guide to search for a photograph the Aurora.

Dog Sledding

Meet up with your huskies and try this traditional form of transport, a truly amazing experience!

The Aurora Sky Station

Take this chairlift to the world famous Aurora Sky Station offering one of the best possible views of the Northern Lights!

The Låktatjåkko Mountain Lodge

Travelling by Snowcat or snowmobile with sled travel up to Låktatjåkko Mountain station. A true must for everyone.

Snow Shoeing

Strap on your snow shoes and head into the snow on foot during the day or night to try this amazing......

Northern Lights Lavvu Experience

Travel by snowshoes to a traditional Sámi lavvu situated in the mountains and search for the Northern Lights!

Ice Fishing

Arctic char is the crown jewel of all the fishes in the Arctic. It is a tricky one to catch but when it strikes, it is a true fighter!!!


Take a trip to the world famous ICEHOTEL to marvel at the ICE Rooms and try a drink in the ICEBAR!

Skiing and Snowboarding

With a wide selection of on and off piste skiing Bjorkliden is great for beginners and professionals alike!


Flights to your chosen destination are not included in your package. However we will always include details of the most suitable flights in our opinion to match your tailor-made itinerary. We cooperate with dial-a-flight to assist you in making your flight bookings. However, flights can be booked independently and through your choice of carrier which increases flexibility and allows you to continue to travel with your preferred airlines.


There are a number extras that we can offer to compliment or extend your trip.

Stockholm Stopover

Extend your trip with a stopover and explore the beautiful city of Stockholm from your base in the beautiful Elite Hotel Marina Tower Hotel. With magnificent views over the inlet to Stockholm, where the city meets the archipelago. Each room is elegantly decorated in natural colours, with a focus on comfort. At the Elite Hotel Marina Tower you will get more than a room for the night – it is a total experience at a unique location where the city meets the archipelago.

No1 Traveller Lounges

If your flying from selected airports why not start your holiday off in style with No1Traveller airport lounges. These award winning luxury airport lounges offer everything the discerning traveller needs from freshly prepared complimentary food and drink to wifi or even a spa! Contact us today to arrange your access and start your holiday in style.

Clothing and Footwear Package

The cost of buying the winter clothing recommended for your trip can easily add up. To help out Off the Map Travel has teamed up with Expedition Kit Hire to provide top of the range Northern Lights clothing and footwear rental package. Including all the recommend items this package is a great way to get everything needed at a fraction of the price it would cost to buy.

Prices and Packages

We do not sell off the shelf packages, all of our packages are tailor-made to your requirements. You can choose everything from when you go, how long you stay to what activities you would like to include. Simply contact us with your requirements and we will provide you with a tailor-made personal itinerary. 

As an example, prices for a 3 night trip including a visit to the Aurora Sky Station and an amazing Dog Sledding trip start from £975 per person based on two sharing.

Click here to download the example package.

Highlights of this destination

Interested in this destination? Take a look at what our previous customers have to say! 


"The holiday exceeded all our expectations and was a fantastic experience, we saw the Aurora four nights running, the accommodation was very comfortable with a great view and we thoroughly enjoyed, Lights over Lapland, Mushers Joy and the Snow Mobile Mountain Tour!"


"We cant thank jonny and his team enough for making this the most amazing trip we've ever been on!! Memories that will stay with us for an eternity and a trip that we will be talking about for years to come!!! Well done and Thank you!!!xx"


"A big thank you to Off the Map Travel for a wonderful trip. They understood our wants from the start and put together the perfect itinerary. The entire trip was made very easy for us, was great fun and a wonderful experience. Off the Map Travel went above and beyond in every aspect of the trip and we cannot recommend them highly enough."



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Contact Us

If you're interested in one of our destinations, would like a personal quotation or have any questions then contact one of our personal travel advisors. We have personally visited all of our destinations so can answer any questions you may have. If we can't we will find out!

We do not sell off-the-shelf packages and all the examples you see are exactly that, examples. All of our packages are tailor-made to our customers exact requirements and we endeavour to do this as promptly as possible. Giving us as many details as possible about your holiday requirements will ensure your package is tailored to your personal needs and wishes and therefore will ensure a great time is had by your whole group.

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