The best advice we could give is to prepare for all types of weather
Weather conditions in Lapland can change quickly and often, so all travelers should bring many layers of warm, comfortable inner wear such as long johns, long sleeved t-shirts, sweaters and pants.
Although you'll be provided with warm outerwear for guided winter day tours in Lapland, it doesn't hurt to bring some good, warm parkas and accessories of your own for when you have free time. For smart clothing that can handle all kinds of weather conditions, we recommend checking out 66°North, an Icelandic brand inspired by Arctic life.
We recommend bringing the following items for winter travel:
- Thick woolen socks, ideally several pairs
- Woolen underwear & base layers
- Warm woolen sweater
- Jeans or other casual trousers
- Thin woolen or fleece gloves (ideal as a base layer under snowmobile gloves)
- Warm gloves, scarf and cap
- Camera with extra battery
- Small backpack/rucksack for day tours
- Heat pads for hands and feet
- Flashlight if you are staying in a wilderness cabin
- One piece overalls
- Warm gloves and cap
- Thick socks
- Insulated boots
- Travelers 4 years old and older will be provided with a loan of the following garments for outdoor activities in winter:
* Please note that for day tours in Lapland, the tour operators are not able to include warm clothes for children younger then 4 years old.