Carve your own piece of art in crystal clear ice harvested from the Torne River. Each session is only 2 hours long, so it’s a great activity to do on your last day if you have a late departure. Guests are given a slab of ice, a little direction on what to do and then left to create their own masterpieces from the pristine natural ice - a sculptor's dream!
Between November and April, hotel guests can join snowmobile safaris and head out into the back country where the northern lights are most visible. Driving a snowmobile through a dark winter landscape promises to be an exhilarating enterprise - only to be elevated by the possible appearance of the ever-elusive aurora.
Kayak through the rugged wilderness of this part of northern Sweden to a nearby island and learn sought-after survival skills from ICEHOTEL's resident expert. From what to forage for food to how to make a fire, you'll feel like a well-equipped explorer by the end of the day. It’s a brilliant excursion for teenagers and kids to take part in as well as a fun all-day outing for adventurous couples.
The sun shines for 100 days and nights during a Lapish summer. Visit the ICEHOTEL's nearest city, Kiruna, famous for its architecture, and often featured in books and films. The tour finishes at the top of Mount Luossavaara where a stunning 360 view over the city, mountains and mine under the midnight sun's ethereal glow.