From  £1330
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Explore an authentic arctic community
  • Drive your own dogsled
  • Go on a snowshoeing adventure
  • Spend your evenings aurora chasing
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Arctic Short Break to Alta

4 Day Tour, from £1330 per person

On this exciting winter break, venture 230 miles north of the Arctic Circle to the remote Norwegian community of Alta, the City of the Northern Lights. Visitors to Alta are rewarded with a truly authentic and intimate arctic environment where winter activities are a way of life and the northern lights shine bright an impressively high percentage of the time. Learn how to mush your very own team of huskies, experience snowshoeing and ice fishing, learn about the Sami culture and of course, spend your evenings searching for the northern lights! Experience all of this and more on this action-packed arctic break.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO ALTA
FLY TO ALTA

Upon arrival into Alta you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel to check in for your 3 night stay. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

DAY 2
DOG SLEDDING AND AURORA HUNTING
DOG SLEDDING AND AURORA HUNTING

This morning help to get your own team of huskies harnessed to your sled before setting off on a thrilling dogsled adventure. Afterwards, enjoy a free afternoon to relax or explore Alta. In the evening, learn about the northern lights over a bowl of hot soup before getting bundled up and heading out for an exciting evening of aurora chasing. (B, D)

DAY 3
SNOWSHOEING, REINDEER & THE NORTHERN LIGHTS
SNOWSHOEING, REINDEER & THE NORTHERN LIGHTS

Today is another arctic adventure filled day. Start your day with a trip into the wilderness for a snowshoe hike to the frozen waters where drills will be used to make the ice fishing holes. Enjoy lunch in a traditional lavvo tent around an open fire before snowshoeing back. Tonight, meet a traditional Sami herder and his reindeer. Learn about the ways of the Sami people while enjoying a reindeer sled ride - a unique experience made all the more special as the northern lights dance in the sky above you! (B, L)

DAY 4
FLY TO THE UK

Today it's time to say goodbye to the beautiful Arctic community of Alta and fly back home to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

4 day tour, from £1330 per person

Price Includes

  • Return international flights between the UK and Alta
  • 3 nights accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Private arrival and departure transfers
  • Excursion - A Taste of Dog Sledding
  • Excursion - Hunting the Northern Lights with Light Evening Meal
  • Excursion - Snowshoe Hike & Ice Fishing with Lunch
  • Excursion - Northern Lights Reindeer Safari

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions
  • Beverages and items of a personal nature

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

  • International flights from the UK are based out of London in economy class. Regional flights may be available (supplements may apply)

Tour Route Map


  1. Norway, Alta

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