Exclusive Norway - Winter Itinerary
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Tour Itinerary || Terms & Conditions ||
Day 1 – Arrival Tromsø - Today you arrive in Tromsø. After you have checked in to your hotel get ready for an unforgettable Northern Lights excursion.
Please note the tour provider will always check the weather forecast before a tour
Day 2 – Explore Tromsø - Today after breakfast at your hotel, you have time to go out and explore Tromsø on your own. Make sure to visit the Arctic Cathedral from 1965.
In the evening, chase the Northern Lights one more time to be sure to make the most of that spectacular experience. (B)
Day 3 – Dog Sledding – Hurtigruten to Kirkenes - Today after you enjoy your breakfast, get ready to meet a team of huskies that is eager to take you into the wilderness. You will be transported from the city center to your dog sledding experience and given an introduction of how to handle your team of huskies. You will drive in pairs and be able to change drivers halfway.
Back in the city, there will be time to relax before you board Hurtigruten in the evening. The ship departs at 18:30. (B)
Day 4 - Hurtigruten - Today you spend the day on Hurtigruten, sailing along the Norwegian coast. Use the time to relax and enjoy the beautiful nature. At night, you may have a chance to see the Northern Lights one more time.
Day 5 - Arrival Hurtigruten – King Crab Safari - Today you will arrive in Kirkenes. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the Snow Hotel Kirkenes where you begin your stay with one of their famous King Crab Safaris. Make sure you are hungry!
Day 6. Today, there is time to explore Kirkenes on your own. Or you could book one of the following optional activities (additional cost added separately based on the activity chosen):
Ice Fishing: With thousands of lakes throughout the unspoilt nature, and the arctic sea at our doorstep, Kirkenes is one of the best places in Norway for fishing trips. On the Snowhotel guided ice fishing trip, we will dress you up warmly, and head out by snowmobile sleigh to the frozen fjord. Your fisherman guide will drill a hole through the thick ice, as you prepare your fishing gear. In the fjord there are numerous types of fish.
Sami Culture: Now you have the chance to get a close encounter with Sami culture, storytelling and song. You will start by meeting 4 reindeer. You will learn about reindeer and feed them their favorite tundra food; lichen. The journey will continue into a reindeer pen, where you will walk up to the Lavvu - Sami tent. Here by the campfire, you will hear stories about the Sami.
Day 7 - Departure - Today after breakfast you will be transferred to the airport where you will catch your flight home.
Accommodation with breakfast, dinner at Snow hotel Kirkenes
Hurtigruten all meals included (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
2x Northern Lights Excursion
King Crab Safari
Transport to Kirkenes Hotel
Transport to the airport in Kirkenes
Arrival & Departure flight
Drinks, Lunches and Dinners not mentioned in inclusions.
Tips & Personal Expenses
Entrances where not specified as included
*Luggage porter service is not available at many hotels. Participants should pack light. A good rule of thumb is to bring no more than what you can comfortably carry between the bus and your hotel room.
Northern Lights tours are not recommended until end of Sept/beginning of Oct.
Prices are subject to availability at the time of booking. If the suggested accommodation does not have availability at the time of booking. The operator reserves the right to re-quote and base prices on the actual, available accommodation.
For further details, please read carefully the Terms & Conditions and useful information.
Experience the best of what Norway has to offer: fjords, waterfalls, coastal and city culture, the unique Viking history, a glacier, mountains, and idyllic islands are among what you will find.