Lofoten Islands Winter
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FROM: AUD $3,484 pp
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WINTER TOUR: Embark on an Arctic Norwegian odyssey, starting from the lively city of Tromsø and winding through the scenic Lofoten Islands to the historic harbours of Narvik and Harstad. Explore the northernmost Polar Park, traverse the iconic Lofoten archipelago, delve into Narvik's wartime history, and witness the enchanting Northern Lights in Harstad.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Tromsø - Enjoy a panoramic tour of the northernmost student city in the world, offering a lively atmosphere and the iconic Arctic Cathedral
Narvik - Delve into the wartime history of Narvik, a historic harbour town with captivating stories to tell
Polar Park - Encounter Arctic predators and gentle creatures in the northernmost Polar Park, offering an unforgettable wildlife experience
Lofoten - Experience the untamed beauty of around 80 islands renowned for their dramatic landscapes and vibrant nature attractions like the midnight sun and northern lights
Harstad - Experience the ethereal beauty of the Northern Lights in Harstad

Included

5 nights 3-4 star accommodation
Coach transfer Tromsø – Harstad
Entrance to Polar Park
Northern Lights chase with tour escort
All relevant transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
Daily breakfasts & 1 lunch
Fast boat from Harstad to Tromsø
Reindeer Experience & Sami Culture
Panoramic walk in Tromsø with tour escort
English speaking tour escort

Not Included

Airport transfers (can be booked for a supplement)
Gratuity for your tour guide. Tipping your tour guide is an entirely personal gesture
International flights and visas
Optional activities

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome

Welcome to Tromsø, the Arctic Capital!

Tromsø offers a unique mix of Arctic culture, stunning landscapes, and vibrant urban life. Known as the "Gateway to the Arctic," it's famed for the Northern Lights in winter and the Midnight Sun in summer.

Upon arrival, make your own way to your hotel for check in. The rest of the day will be at leisure. In the evening, meet your guide in reception for a welcome meeting. If you would like to pre-book an arrival transfer, please contact us.
Overnight: Tromso

Day 2

Polar Park

Tromsø - Narvik. Start your day with breakfast at the hotel, preparing for an exciting exploration of the Tromsø region.

Today's highlight is a visit to the northernmost Polar Park in the world. Here, amidst the Arctic wilderness, you'll have the chance to encounter some of the region's most iconic predators, including the lynx, wolf, and wolverine. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to meet more gentle inhabitants such as elk, reindeer, musk ox, and the Arctic fox. While we can't promise sightings of every creature, luck may be on your side, offering the chance to witness them all in their natural habitat!

After your wildlife adventure, your journey continues to Narvik, a renowned port city with a rich history.
Overnight: Narvik  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Sami Experience & Svolvær

Narvik - Svolvær. After breakfast, we embark on a scenic drive towards Sortland, where an authentic SAMI experience awaits at a traditional reindeer farm. Meet majestic reindeer and engage with a reindeer herder. Following lunch, continue your journey towards Svolvær.

Upon arrival, check into your hotel, then feel free to unwind in the charming surroundings of Svolvær, nestled between mountains and sea. As the largest town in the Lofoten Islands, Svolvær offers an array of restaurants, galleries, and breathtaking natural views for you to explore!
Overnight: Svolvaer  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

Lofoten Islands

Svolvær - Lofoten - Harstad. Today offers an exploration of the renowned Lofoten Islands. These islands offer a wonderous blend of white sandy beaches, towering mountains, crystal-clear lakes, and picturesque fishing villages that have captured the hearts of travelers worldwide.

Following your exploration of Lofoten, your adventure continues as you make your way towards Harstad. In the evening, prepare for a Northern Lights chase led by your tour escort. Equipped with expertise and determination, your escort will guide you to the perfect location to witness this awe-inspiring natural phenomenon.
Overnight: Harstad  |  Breakfast

Day 5

Terrific Tromso

Harstad - Tromsø. Enjoy an early breakfast before departing by fast boat to Tromsø, leaving Harstad around 07:00 and arriving in Tromsø at 10:00. Upon arrival, take a short walk to your hotel before joining a panoramic city walk led by your tour guide. Following this, you'll have the afternoon and evening free.

Opt to join either a guided Aurora Husky visit, a guided snowmobile tour, or a Northern Lights Cruise. Whichever option you select, you'll embark on an unforgettable Arctic adventure, venturing into the darkness of the Arctic fjords and Polar nights. (booked and paid for locally)
Overnight: Tromso  |  Breakfast

Day 6

Goodbye

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Following this, it's time to bid farewell to this captivating city. Make your own way to the airport for your departure. Safe travels!

If you would like to pre-book a private departure transfer, please contact us.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 4 persons. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to those who don’t have anyone to share a room with or anyone wanting the privacy of a single room.

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2025
Twin Share
Single Room
18 Jan - 23 Jan 20% off
AUD $4,355
AUD $3,484
AUD $5,875
AUD $4,700
25 Jan - 30 Jan 20% off
AUD $4,355
AUD $3,484
AUD $5,875
AUD $4,700
15 Feb - 20 Feb 20% off
AUD $4,355
AUD $3,484
AUD $5,875
AUD $4,700
22 Feb - 27 Feb 20% off
AUD $4,355
AUD $3,484
AUD $5,875
AUD $4,700
08 Mar - 13 Mar 20% off
AUD $4,355
AUD $3,484
AUD $5,875
AUD $4,700
15 Mar - 20 Mar 20% off
AUD $4,355
AUD $3,484
AUD $5,875
AUD $4,700
22 Mar - 27 Mar 20% off
AUD $4,355
AUD $3,484
AUD $5,875
AUD $4,700

Extra Prices

Twin Share
Single Room
Post Tour Accommodation - Tromso
AUD $305
AUD $555
Pre Tour Accommodation - Tromso
AUD $305
AUD $555
Tromsø Airport Transfer (one way per car / max 2 ppl)
AUD $205
AUD $205

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.

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.

Scandic Harstad, Harstad

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

Conveniently located in central Harstad, Scandic Harstad offers guests complimentary Wi-Fi access and well-appointed air-conditioned rooms complete with a flat-screen TV and minibar for added comfort. Each room at Scandic Harstad features a practical work desk and a private bathroom equipped with either a bathtub or shower. Guests can indulge in delicious meals at the hotel's Grand Restaurant, which serves lunch and dinner upon request. Additionally, the surrounding area boasts numerous shops, ensuring convenience for guests looking to explore the local offerings.

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Tromsø
Ends
Tromsø
Departs
Saturdays
Group Size
Min 4 / Max 30
Hotel Rating
3 - 4 star
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 5, Lunch: 1
Countries
Minimum Age
5 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
No (can be booked for a supplement)
Dep. Transfer
No (can be booked for a supplement)
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