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Witnessing the fascinating Northern Lights in Norway

Unique Northern Lights

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Witnessing the fascinating Northern Lights in Norway
Venture to the Arctic region of Norway to enjoy exciting winter activities and to see the ethereal beauty of the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights.
Winter
Classic Escorted Tours

Highlights

Witness the stunning Northern Lights in Alta and Tromsø

Opportunities to try different winter activities and a chance to upgrade to an igloo hotel

This 5-day escorted tour will let you uncover the wonders of Northern Norway, a vast region known for its unspoilt nature and quaint old villages. Stay in Alta and Tromso to chase the magnificent Northern Lights and catch them playing across the skies in tendrils of blue, purple, green and red light. It is truly an experience of a lifetime! Moreover, enjoy plenty of opportunities to try different winter activities like snowmobiling, husky safari, skiing and hiking.  You may also upgrade to an igloo hotel to experience what it’s like to sleep in a structure made from snow and ice.

 

2021  Travel Dates 

21 January – 25 January 2021

28 January – 01 February 2021

04 February – 08 February 2021

11 February – 15 February 2021

18 February – 22 February 2021

25 February – 01 March 2021

04 March – 08 March 2021

18 March – 22 March 2021

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Included

4x overnights in first class hotels including shower/wc and breakfast
1x light dinner
First-class coach for transfers and sightseeing as per program
English-speaking tour leader, day 2-4 inclusive
Entrances and activities as per program*
Toll roads and local taxes

*Activities:

  • Alta: Northern Lights Tour  and Alta Museum Visit, entrance included
  • Tromsø:  Northern Lights Safari & Husky Visit 

Excluded

Arrival or departure transfers in Alta / Tromsø

Flights

Optional excursions

Porter service

Visas

Travel insurance

Any meals or services not mentioned in the program

Itinerary

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Day 1
Arrival in Alta

Own arrangements on arrival to Alta and to your hotel. Day is at leisure until your evening Northern Lights Safari. You will be picked up at your hotel and will spend an evening with likeminded guests hoping to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights. The tour ends back at your hotel. 

Overnight:  Scandic Alta  (or similar) 

Day 2
Alta

This morning is at leisure. In the afternoon, meet with your tour leader, and soon after, enjoy a visit to the Alta Museum to see the expositions about the local history of Northern Lights, The remainder of the afternoon evening is free, and in Alta, you have the chance to upgrade and experience an overnight stay in the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel (supplement applies). 

Overnight: Scandic Alta (or similar) 

Breakfast
Day 3
Alta - Tromsø

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Today, drive along the arctic fjords bound for Tromsø, former starting point of many North Pole expeditions. Free time before evening Northern Lights safari, where a light dinner will be included. 

Overnight:  Clarion Hotel the Edge  (or similar) 

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4
Tromsø

Breakfast buffet at the hotel.  Day at leisure in  Tromsø, where you  have the opportunity to  take an optional snowmobile safari, husky safari or many more exciting excursions.   

Overnight: Clarion Hotel the Edge (or similar) 

Breakfast
Day 5
Tromsø Departure

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. End of tour. 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, and Faroese
Currency
Danish Krone (DKK)
4 nights
from AUD1,999
per person, twin share
Alta (Thursday)
21 January - 18 March 2021

Important notes

We reserve the right to change the program without notice, due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances, out of our supplier’s control. 

 

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