Activities & Experiences

Welcome to the heart of Lapland! The winters here are long and cold with glimmering snow and bright northern lights. Here you find lots to do for the winter enthusiast. Alpine skiing, hiking, cross country skiing, dog sledding and snowmobiling.

Alpine

For those who enjoy skiing, the Dundret ski resort is just five kilometers from the hotel. There are nine slopes with varying degrees of difficulty. In addition, there are ten kilometers of groomed cross-country ski trails as well as a jump hill. The ski season at Dundret usually extends from the beginning of November until the end of April / May.

Dundret Lapland har stängt för säsongen, välkomna åter 20/21.

Ski hiking

Dundret is also a fantastic mountain for hiking. Get up at Dundret along Femmanvägen or via Soldalen, if you want help up, you can take the lift up. Once up there, a fantastic mountain landscape opens with a view where you see a eleventh part of Sweden, including Sarek and Kebnekaise. During weekends you can eat or have a drink at Fjällstugan. Åke at Toppen and Dalstugan are two other excursion destinations at Dundret.

Cross country skiing

The municipality round is one of Gällivare's pleasant ski trails, it is a loop around Gällivare and Malmberget just over two miles. You can step on it almost directly outside the hotel entrance. In total, there are about six miles of ski trails in Gällivare, many are electrically lit. In April each year, the skiing competition is "Dundret Runt", which is one of Sweden's oldest ski races.

Dog sledding and snowmobile tours

We can also help you book other activities according to your wishes. How about rushing out into the wilderness behind a dog team, taking a snowmobile ride or riding a horse in the deep snow? Or why not try on snowshoes?
Contact Gällivare Tourist Office at
Phone: +46(0)970772290
Email: info@welcometogallivare.com

Guided LKAB tour

Join us for a guided underground mining tour in LKAB's iron ore mine. LKAB's dedication to environmentally friendly solutions and their worldwide reach in 14 countries. You will receive information about the products and the refractive method (disc race) and LKAB's group film.
Contact Gällivare Tourist Office at
Phone: +46(0)970772290
Email: info@welcometogallivare.com

Guided AITIK Tour

Are you ready to go down into one of Europe's largest copper mines?
Start the tour with a movie and a brief information about the mine's history and how it has come to be the grand mine it is today.
Take in the view of the mine from the edge where you look 450 meters down into the open pit and then it's time to put on boots and goggles for the ride down. There you will see the mine in real time and learn all about the different stages of production.
Contact Gällivare Tourist Office at
Phone: +46(0)970772290
Email: info@welcometogallivare.com

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Aktivitetsarrangör​

Karin Niva offers you different activities for all ages. Everything from ski school to guided tours of the social transformation.

With Karin's work experience and education from the ski and mountain world as a guide, ski teacher, trainer, activity and exercise leader, she is happy to take you out into the nature. Maybe you and your team need a Kick-Off with some fun activities.

Visit Karins website www.karinniva.se för mer information.