Autumn experience with aurora and Sami glamping

Come and experience so much of what makes the autumn such a special season here in Sápmi. Experience the area together with local, Sami guides and learn from the real outdoor experts. Enjoy comfortable glamping in the world heritage Laponia area and experience the Aurora/Northern light on the sky.

We are proud to invite you to experience some of our favorite places during one of the best seasons of the year. Autumn in Sápmi is somewhat a secret for many travelers which makes this an ideal time to come. This is a time of year when nature provides so many colors to experience – in the mountains, in the primeval forest, and even on the sky with the chance to experience the Northern Light.

Nature also provides so much food for us to forage – fresh-caught fish, reindeer meat and berries are just some examples of flavors at its best this time of year. We invite you to learn more about our food traditions as we will prepare and eat the food together.

Award-winning Sapmi Nature Camp

Our basecamp will be at award-winning Sápmi Nature Camp – in the heart of Laponia. Here you will find the comfort of a tented camp located in unspoiled nature – all run by local Sámi from this area. The camp consists of newly build double rooms in the form of lavvu tents furnished with comfortable double beds and efficient stoves to keep warm no matter the outside temperatures. There is a wood-heated sauna in the camp and a modern incineration toilet so there’s nothing missing despite the fact that there’s no electricity and/or sewer. Sápmi Nature Camp was recently named one of the best 27 new hotels in the world by AFAR Magazine.

To keep this experience special and personal, we will limit the number of participants to only 6 people. Lennart Pittja, Sámi owner of Sápmi Nature will be the tour leader and most of the time will be spent on the traditional lands of his Sámi reindeer herding community Unna Tjerusj. This area also happens to be in the Laponia World Heritage Area and hopefully, you will get a close insight into the indigenous Sámi culture – the combination between nature and culture has been a world heritage since 1996.

Sápmi Nature Camp is featured by National Geographic as a sustainable place to stay if you care about the planet. One reason is course the comfortable accommodation but even more so, our commitment to sustainability. We stand alongside the reindeer herders, nature lovers, and others in the fight to keep nature unspoiled. Our experiences should never create problems for the reindeer herding here. Tourism is our way to create a deeper understanding of the living environment here in Sápmi and to spread knowledge, understanding, and respect but also to create local jobs and a local, sustainable economy.

Great for nature photography

If you are interested in photography – this experience is a great way to capture the natural wonders in the Arctic. Lennart is an experienced photographer and will be able to give some advice on for example aurora photography and the program gives plenty of opportunity for your own creative process with the camera. You will experience much of the unspoiled nature here during this experience. Many people would call this land wilderness, but from the local Sami perspective this land is not wilderness – this is a cultural landscape where people have lived for thousands of years. Come and experience the indigenous Sami culture together with the local Sami guides that grew up here and consider this land their home.

  • Place: UNESCO:s world heritage Laponia in Swedish Lapland
  • Price: Contact the organizer for more information
  • Participants: Maximum 6 participants
  • Length: 4 days
  • Important information: Visit for more information
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Photo: Lennnart Pittja

Sápmi Nature Camp
Visotor address: Gällivare
Phone: +46 (0)70-688 15 77