Arctic Eco Experience 2021

Day trips year a round in Ammarnäs, Vindelfjällen

We belive that a guided tour gives a better understanding and connecting with the local people, landscape and culture. All day trips presented here are based on a minimum of  2 or 3 people. The starting point for our soft eco adventures is Tjulträsk. It can also be arranged from the village in Ammarnäs. All the tours can be adapted to the bus to/from Ammarnäs and Inlandsbanan in Sorsele. 

A taste of indigenous, Sámi arctic lifestyle

Mikael Vinka greet us in to his home Geunja,  starting with a beautiful boat ride over the lake, with mountains on both sides of us, followed by a walk around all the sami buildings. He introduce us to the world of the Sami, mythology, and food traditions. Being at Geunja is a learning experience. Storytellig takes place in the traditional Sami home, the “goathie” - a type of teepee that has been used by the Sami for a millennia. We are sitting around the fire on aromatic birch branches, enjoying the atmosphere and having a lovely lunch with sámi culinary ingrediens. If the weather permits, you are also offered a beautiful boat trip into the wilds and a swim in the clear water. Canoes and life jackets are also available to use.

A full day includes; Local sámi guide, boat transfer, walk a round Geunja, soft drinks and light snack, take part in Mikaels daily life, lunch with sámi culinary ingrediens, coffee and storytelling in the sámi goathie. If the weather permits, you are also offered a beautiful boat trip into the wilds and a swim in the clear water. Canoes and life jackets are also available to use in Geunja. Price 1995:- sek/person.

A half day tour  to Geunja for 995 sek/person including local sámi guide, boat transfer, walk a round Geunja, soft drinks and light snack.

Other activities and guided tours

  • Boat tours
  • Arctic Fox hike
  • Hike along old reindeer trails
  • Wildlife watching
  • Bird watching
  • Botanic tours - Sami medicinala and edible plants
  • For foodies -  Sami food traditional and Outdoor Cooking,  
  • Customized fly fishing - in private streams and mountain lakes
  • Skiitours
  • Snowshoe hike
  • Ice fishing
  • Wood-fired sauna

Customize fly-fishing in mountain lake

Fly fishing is a good excuse to see different places around the world! Geunja Sami Eco Lodge - a place not only offering customized fly fishing in private streams and mountain lakes, but also Sami culture and wildlife. The midnight light is fantastic, when fishing for grayling, arctic char and brown trout in special water. This is a joint venture with the Sami community and can only be booked through Geunja Sami Eco Lodge. We provide full service together with local fishing organizer and other companies in Swedish Lappland in Arctic.  

" A totally unforgettable experience! Here I have experienced the best fishing in my life. I honor the spouses Vinkas  work of life. It's probably the most beautiful place I've ever been to, a place that radiates harmony".  Staffan I

Reservations all year round on request.


Booking & information

Please send your contact details, including telephone number and I will get back to you as soon as I'm back from the mountain.

Vårradahkh / Best Regards 

Mikael Vinka

Due to Covid 19 we have chosen not to receive any guests during 2020. Welcome to book 2021 and 2022 already now. Reservations all year round on request. For information please call +46(0)952-60290 or send an e-mail.  With all our love, please stay healthy!

The Vinka Family

Experience the beauty of traveling responsibly

Principles for Natures Best

1. Respect the limitations of the destination - the least possible impact on nature and culture.

2. Support the local economy.

3. Make all the operators activities environmentally sustainable.

4. Contribute actively to nature and cultural conservation.

5. Promote knowledge and respect and the joy of discovery.

6. Quality and safety all the way

Principles for Arctic Tourism


Find harmony in Geunja Sami Eco lodge. Take part in the everyday life, culinary Sami flavors and listen to storytelling in the goathie and at the same time be a part of a helping hand for nature and culture conservation.

WWF Arctic Award winner, Grand Travel Award, and Nature's Best 2002-2019