Overview

Join us on a one-of-a-kind wildlife tour in the northernmost region of Sweden. Riding on the back of an Icelandic horse, you get the opportunity to track herds of moose in the woods on an exciting safari adventure!

Highlights

  • Horseback Riding
  • Moose Safari
  • Local Lunch

Home to the world's densest moose population, there is no better place for a moose safari tour than Sweden. During this fun horseback riding adventure, you will get to witness these majestic creatures out in the arctic wilderness. In addition to tracking moose, your guides will teach you all about Icelandic horses, reindeer, and other wildlife of the region. We have unbeatable sighting success rates, so don’t forget your camera! 

  • Personal Experience
  • Local Guides
  • Trusted Tour Operator
Availability Dec - April
Duration 5.5 hours
Departs from Kiruna
Difficulty Easy
Minimum age 12 years
Ratio 1:10 Guide to client ratio
Pick Up Yes
Meet on Location Yes

From

1 995
Per Adult
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What's included

Included

  • Helmet
  • Warm outdoor clothes
  • Winter boots
  • Lunch
  • Transfer

What to bring

  • Warm clothes
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Woolen socks
  • Scarf
  • Warm layers (long johns, base layers)
  • Rain gear
  • Boots

Not Included

  • Transportation to Kiruna

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Itinerary

Information

We will pick you up for your tour in the northernmost Swedish town of Kiruna. About 25 km (15 mi) west of Kiruna is our farm in the village of Puoltsa (Buolža in Sámi), where our excursions are led. If we are lucky, there is a good chance we will see some moose or reindeer along the road during the drive. 

At the farm, you will be introduced to the Icelandic horses we will be riding for the day. Icelandic horses were bred in the cold climate of Iceland and have adapted to cold arctic temperatures, making them more resistant to the weather than other horses. They’re the perfect companions for a winter ride! Before the tour begins, your guide will give you a short introduction to horseback riding and help you get geared up. This excursion doesn't require any previous riding experience.

Geared up and ready to go we will head off into the forests of the Swedish Lapland to track down some moose. There are more moose in Sweden per square kilometer than any other country in the world. In the summer there is an estimated population of 300,000-400,000. Despite these large numbers, moose in the wild can still be very elusive. Riding horseback increases our chances of moose sightings, and we can get closer to the animals than usual. We finish the tour with a local lunch at the farm, the perfect way to end a day of adventure! 

This tour is certified with the Swedish Ecotourism Society’s label, Nature’s Best. 

Prerequisites: For the safety and comfort of our horses and riders, the maximum weight for this horseback tour is 90 kg (198 lbs).  

Pick-Up: Our farm is located in Puoltsa, 25 km (15 mi) west of Kiruna. Transfers can be organized from Kiruna for the extra cost of SEK 400 per person. Puoltsa is also reachable by car or bus (usually two trips per day during the season).  

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