Family huski safari in Swedish Lapland

Price
1495To2195 excluding flights
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Duration
5 Days
Countries
Lapland, Sweden
Type
Tailor made
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Children 0-11 €1140 Transfer one way to Sorbyn Lodge: €95 per person.
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Description of Family huski safari in Swedish Lapland

Price information

1495To2195 excluding flights
Convert currency:
Children 0-11 €1140 Transfer one way to Sorbyn Lodge: €95 per person.
Make enquiry

Departure information

This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements

Travel guides

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Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) holiday so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

We work closely with Rewilding Europe and Rewilding Sweden. 5% of our booking sum directly supports their actions. Laplands rivers flowing from the high glaciers of the western mountains down to the Baltic plain, its lakes, wetlands and forests define the physical essence of the area. A long history of use, particularly for floating logs to the sea in the past, have altered the rivers and some are dammed.

Even the undammed rivers have been substantially altered and a variety of anthropogenic factors have negatively impacted fish migration. Rivers such as the 210 kilometre-long Råne and 400 kilometre-long Pite today witness annual runs of salmon and sea trout that are far less than their natural carrying capacity.

Working alongside Norbotten County and fishing associations on the Råne and Pite rivers, Rewilding Sweden has worked to boost fish populations, removing artificial obstacles, returning boulders to the river bottom (that were removed for log floating) and restoring spawning grounds. Sonar based counting monitors the effectiveness of such action. Current work is focused on the Abramsåm River where survey and community consultation is underway to prepare environmental impact assessments for future restoration.

Linked to the restoration of rivers is the restoration of the wetlands flanking those rivers, especially the peatland systems that regulate water flows and store vast amounts of carbon. On the upper Spik tributary of the Råne River

In Sweden’s first-ever fishing management system, the Råne River Fishing Association – a collection of 275 landowners that rents fishing rights – now employs a strict catch-and-release policy, and has imposed a complete ban on fishing in the river at certain times of the year. A similar approach has been taken on the Pite, which is renowned for its salmon, sea trout and grayling.

People

We work closely with Rewilding Europe and Rewilding Sweden. 5% of our booking sum directly supports their actions.

Together with river restoration, Rewilding Sweden is exploring new nature-based business opportunities, providing support to enterprises involved in fishing and otter watching on the lower Råne.

Swedish Lapland’s vast wilderness is home to a huge diversity of animals. This is a land where healthy populations of brown bear, lynx and wolverine still roam free. These rich natural resources can form the basis for a far more vibrant and sustainable local economy. Within the project Wildlife Economies (WLE) we work with 8 other parties on enabling nature-based enterprises in 4 European regions, including Swedish Lapland.

By collaborating with Sami communities to develop wildlife watching businesses and guided reindeer tourism, the Rewilding Sweden team and partners are working to grow a local nature-based economy and reduce human-wildlife conflict. Raising Sami income from wildlife watching will hopefully contribute to greater acceptance and protection of local wild nature, including an increased tolerance of the presence of large carnivores.

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