What to expect
The islands of Swedish Lapland’s archipelago are your ultimate destination in this 4-day archipelago escape. Here in the solitude of Jopikgården your boutique 4 room hotel, you will be spoilt by the personal and tailored service, savor the fine food and enjoy unique activities in the remoteness and solitude of your wilderness.
Jopikgården, a converted traditional Swedish country manor, will be your home away from home as you enjoy activities such as kayaking, hiking, geocaching, enjoying the midnight sun or enjoying traditional local foods in the wilderness settings. Each activity has meals included, your personal experienced guide and a maximum group size of 8, but every experience is modified to make sure your experience is unique and truly your own.
All transfers and meals are provided to ensure maximum safety, enjoyment and comfort at all times.
Day one -arrival
You will be met at the airport by your personal guide and support team for the transfer by boat to Jopikgården. Once at Jopikgården, depending on your final arrival time, you will have either a meal or light snack and met by the whole team in the lounge for our welcome to Lapland icebreaker.
Day two – Kayak School and Island paddle
On your first morning on the island you will meet up with your guide where you will get fitted for all safety equipment for on the water and start the half day kayak school where you will be taught all you need to know for safety on the water. After the school is completed lunch will be served in the lodge.
The afternoon is your first guided tour where you and your guide will paddle half of the island to practice your skills and explore the glory of the islands of the archipelago first hand.
After the afternoon’s experiences, you will walk to the dinner location where an outdoor dinner will be prepared in front of you by our chef.
Day thee – Island Hopping paddle
With a great breakfast behind you, you are ready for your penultimate adventure, a full day of sea kayaking. You and your guide will head off toward the outer most islands in the archipelago where you will explore an old fishing village and, enjoy an outdoor meal before paddling back to Jopikgården.
Our final dinner will be our ‘departure banquet’ where we eat fine food, tell tall stories, relive our adventures and spend our final night together before departing in the morning. After dinner we will retire to the lounge where the bar will be available throughout the evening.
Day four – Departure
With a ‘Gentleman’s’ late start and breakfast or brunch, you will be well-rested to commence your homeward journey to town and the airport.