FROM: USD $1,945

Arctic Experience - 7 days

Explore Norway's northern Arctic region. From Tromso head into the countryside, discover the animals of Polarpark, meet reindeer and learn about Sami culture in Vesteralen.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Tromso - Norway's stunning Arctic capital
Tromso region & Narvik - home to Polarpark and the fascinating Narvik War Museum
Lofoten Islands - beautiful islands dominated by snowy peaks that end in the sea
Northern Lights hunting in the Lofoten Islands
Vesteralen - home to hundreds of large & small islands

Included

6 nights in 3-4 star hotels
Arrival transfer on day 1
Visit to Reindeer farm
Fast boat from Harstad to Tromso
Coach services as per itinerary
6 breakfasts & 1 lunch
Entrance into the Polarpark
Northern Lights hunting
English speaking guide throughout

Not Included

Items of a personal nature and additional meals
Gratuity for your tour guide. Tipping your tour guide is an entirely personal gesture
International flights to/from our tour start/end points and visas

Itinerary

Day 1

Tromso

Upon arrival at Tromso airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel where the remainder of the day is at leisure.

Tromso is 320km above the Arctic Circle and despite this very north location it still is home to a great number of international standard hotels, lively cafes, world class seafood restaurants, lots of museum and captivating galleries as well as an exciting nightlife.
Overnight: Tromso

Day 2

Polarpark and Narvik

We meet our guide and the rest of the group this morning and leave the city behind us as we enter into the Tromso region. We discover different immaculate landscapes and immense walls of snow. You'll experience Polarpark - the world's most northerly wildlife park. You'll have the opportunity to meet the big predators of the Arctic including the lynx, wolf and wolverine as well as elk, reindeer , musk ox and Arctic fox.

This afternoon we continue to Narvik - the famous port city where we will spend the night. Narvik was known to be a strategic place during the Second World War - why not learn more about this at the Narvik War Museum?
Overnight: Narvik  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Reindeer Farm & Northern Lights

Today we drive towards Sortland for an authentic Sami Experience at a typical reindeer farm. We will have the opportunity to meet these beautiful animals as well as the reindeer herder. After lunch we drive towards Solvaer passing majestic landscapes as we go and hoping for some fantastic photo opportunities along the way (weather permitting). We arrive at our hotel in Lofoten for an evening at leisure.
Overnight: Svolvaer  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

Svolvaer

Today we spend the day exploring the Lofoten Islands at leisure - these stunning islands are dominated by towering snowy peaks that end in the sea. The islands are separated from the mainland by the Vestfjord, these islands create a chain of about 150km from north to south between islands and bays. This region is very famous for cod fishing in the high season. This evening we head out on a Northern Lights hunt with our guide to try and witness this amazing phenomenon.
Overnight: Svolvaer  |  Breakfast

Day 5

Svolvaer to Tromso

Svolvaer - Tromso. After spending the morning at leisure, we make our way to Harstad to catch the fast boat back to Tromso. It’s just a short walk to our hotel where we have the rest of the evening to explore the city. There is an optional Northern Lights excursion available for an additional fee.
Overnight: Tromso  |  Breakfast

Day 6

Tromso

Today is a free day to further explore Northern Norway’s largest city, go on a whale watching tour, try your hand at some fishing, explore the Arctic coast on a husky safari or enjoy a dinner cruise while searching for the Northern Lights.
Overnight: Tromso  |  Breakfast

Day 7

Tromso

Touring arrangements end this morning after breakfast and hotel check out. We can book a transfer back to the airport for you - contact us for details.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All other departure dates can be guaranteed with a minimum of 2 persons. Prices shown are per person travelling. 'Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the 'Twin/Double' price.

Guaranteed Departure
Available
Contact us to book
Sold out
2018
Price /
Person
Single
Supp.
USD $1,945
USD $680
2019
Price /
Person
Single
Supp.
USD $1,945
USD $680
USD $1,945
USD $680
USD $1,945
USD $680

Extra Prices

Price /
Person
Single
Supp.
Pre Accom - Arctic Experience
USD $180
USD $110
Post Accom - Arctic Experience
USD $180
USD $110

Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.

Thon Hotel, Tromso

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

The elegant Thon Hotel, situated in the city centre of Tromso, is right in the heart of the action and makes the perfect base for exploring the city that has been dubbed the 'Paris of the North'. Rooms are spacious, comfortable and stylish and are all bathed in bright, natural light, thanks to the large windows that line the walls. Each morning guests can treat themselves to healthy snacks from the generous breakfast buffet. The property is located just 800 yards from the Polar Museum and 10 minutes by car from the Tromso Airport.

Scandic Narvik, Narvik

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Dominating the landscape, the towering Scandic Narvik hotel is a sleek accommodation, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Witness the wealth of natural beauty with which Narvik has been blessed from the hotel's sky bar whilst enjoying a refreshing beverage. Rooms are pleasantly decorated with splashes of colour and well furnished with plush beds. For food with a view, head to the hotel's restaurant Tind, which serves fresh and delicious meals. The property is situated 3 miles from Narvik airport and a short walk from Narvik station.

Thon Hotel Lofoten, Svolvaer

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

The sun glints off the windowed facade of the Thon Hotel Lofoten as it sets over the harbour, on the edge of which the property is located. With mountains and lakes dominating the landscape, the views from the rooms, which are expertly decorated, spacious and comfortable, are unrivalled. Many Norwegian specialties are available at the onsite restaurant for when hunger strikes and there is a gym just 300m from the property to which guests have free access. The Thon Hotel Lofoten is perfectly located as a base for seeing the Northern Lights or going on a whale safari.

In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Tromso
Ends
Tromso
Departs
February - March
Hotel Rating
3 - 4 star
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour leader
Meals
Breakfast: 6, Lunch: 1
Visiting
Tromso, Narvik, Svolvaer, Andenes
Countries
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