40 Trips To Change Your World | Lapland
Published: August 2009
By Julia Houlihan
Trek your way through the northern regions of Norway, Sweden, and Finland and experience life above the Arctic Circle. During your week-long trip you will build igloos, ride a snowmobile and ice-fish. The operator takes a "total approach" to responsible tourism, making sure that the destination is positively affected by your visit by supporting the local economies.
Trip Tip: Have a drink at Sweden’s Icehotel, and skip the rocks—the glass is made of ice.
Luxury Level: Varied. Trip includes three nights at a musher’s lodge, two nights at a wilderness lodge, and one night at the famous Icehotel in Sweden just north of the Arctic Circle (icehotel.com).
Key Cultural Immersion: Exodus; 800/228-8747; adventurecenter.com; Web site trip code: AVZ; from $2,670 per person, all-inclusive; multiple dates.