In a way you could describe Geunja as a magical place, a Wonderland of the mountains, the grand escape where you lose track of time and space. The rest of the world could be destroyed in a holocaust, for all we know; all of us are present in the moment and that is all that matters.
Welcome to Geunja Sami Ecolodge in Vindelfjällen, Europe's largest protected area. You will be guided and stay with a Sami family (Swedish indigenous people) in the villages of Ammarnäs. Mikael Vinka, your host and guide live his life deeply rooted in the Sami culture. He hunt , fish and takes part of the mammalian inventories. He has his own of reindeer in the mountains and is also a mountain rescuer.The family runs sustainable arctic tours. As a guest you will be a part of a helping hand for nature and cultural conservation. Over the past decade, Mikael has helped Arctic fox project with their local knowledge of both the mountains and the animals. Mikael, is not only an experienced Sami guide, he is also a storyteller. For most of his life, Mikael has been collecting stories, lore and knowledge, and he has walked along the paths of Sami history.
Join a Wildlife Safari into Vindelfjällen one of Europe 's largest protected area. Visit a den with hopefully some arctic foxes. Watch birds, reindeers, elks, otter and much more. As a Geunjas guest you will be a part of a helping hand for nature and cultural conservation.
Join a Wildlife Safari into Vindelfjällen one of Europe 's largest protected area.
During 30 years, Mikael and his family has invited people to his home Vindelfjällen. Today he welcomes a small number of guests to his Sami Ecolodge Geunja in Ammarnäs. According to some people, the mountain village of Ammarnäs is where the road ends, but, depending on who you're asking, it could also be where everything starts! meetings and conferences