Sunrise Wildlife Watching

KALVTRÄSK, Skellefteå

Kalvträsk is not only home to charming White mountain Lodge but also to a web of hiking trails, traversing the beautiful natural environment. The trail system is cleverly designed so that you can get to various starting points by car, boat or canoe, giving you access to a far more varied selection of natural experiences.


Kalvträsk and its surrounding forest landscape is just as suitable for day tours with simple accommodation in the cabin village as it is for longer hikes. And the natural experiences in Kalvträsk are far from unremarkable. Enormous, mirror-like waters (weather permitting) amongst vast mires and wild forests that have been left to grow at their own pace. On their own terms. For hundreds of years.

Date: September

11.00 Arrival at White Mountain Lodge, Kalvträsk

- The location of the camp is characterized by silence and virgin nature,
beautifully situated at the shore of a lake besides a quite unknown,
unexplored and vast nature reserve. Your host and guide for the days in the wild, Björn, meets you on arrival.

11.30 Time for information and preparations for today's program, checking map’s and equipment

12.00 Outdoor cooking class within the nature, close to base camp, where guests help with preparations, finding and picking tasty herbs and making the fires. Wood chopping school – we learn you how to chop wood and make a fire in a safe way, for heating your cottage and for the sauna bath.

13.30 We start by filling up our bottles with pure mountain spring water. The MTB-Bike tour starts from the base-camp to White Mountain Nature reserve, followed by a light hike to the top of the mountain where we enjoy a Swedish Lapland coffee-making course while we are watching out over the beautiful landscape from a 18 meter high fire-guard tower. A forest yoga breath-walking session rounds up the day before dinner. Approx. 14 km total biking. Approx. 4 km total hiking.

19.00 Dinner at the main lodge and storytelling around the fire. We end the day in best way possible with a sauna and hot tub while watching the stars and with some luck an early arura.

 Friday

05.00 Wake-up call with hot drinks made by spruce. Equipped with binoculars, early sunrise hike and canoe trip with wildlife watching during dawn, perfect start before breakfast and a memorable ending of your stay.

07.00 Breakfast buffé at the main lodge

09.00 Departure from Kalvträsk

Price:

Shared accommodation in Timber Cottage 2-4 person, 1 night     4500 sek/pers                                                      

Accommodation in shared wood-stove heated timber 3+2-bedded cottages (1 room with 3 single 80 cm beds, 1 room with a 160 cm double bed) small kitchen and dining room, ecologic toilet and shower, Bluetooth stereo

Breakfast buffet and dinners are served in the rustic main lodge in front of the sparkling fire, creating a genuine and warm feeling for the group.

The price includes:

  • Private transfer from and to Skellefteå airport
  • 1 Local Breakfast buffé
  • 1 Outdoor Lunch
  • 1 local 2-course dinners
  • 1 Swedish fika
  • 1 Wood chopping school
  • 1 Outdoor cooking school
  • Non-alcoholic beverages to all meals
  • Use of sauna and outdoor hot tub
  • Bike and helmet
  • Canoe and lifevest
  • English speaking guide the whole stay
  • Bed linen
  • Final cleaning of the cottage departure day
  • Towels for sauna bath
  • Wood for stove in cabins

Not included:

  • N.B Flights
  • Outdoor clothing
  • Swim wear
  • Alcoholic beverages (can be bought at the main lodge)
  • Daily bedding and making up of cottage

Notes:

  • This product is suitable for age 13 years and up (all depending on physical condition)
  • Min 4 pers-Max 10 pers for booking (pre-booking only)
  • Duration regarding activities are approximate and depend on ice, snow and weather conditions.
  • The time schedule for the day is flexible due to guests’ specific interest, skills, physical condition and the weather.
  • Please report food allergies
  • Good health and physical condition required for the activities. Example: Able to walk 5 km is a minimum
  • Bring proper outdoor clothing like sturdy hiking shoes, wind & water proof jacket, gloves, hat.