From  £1300
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 £1300 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, snowshoe up a mountain, 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
DOGSLEDDING AND AURORA HUNTING
DOGSLEDDING AND AURORA HUNTING

This morning you will be taken to the husky racing kennels. Here, you'll help to get your own team of huskies harnessed to your sled before setting off on a thrilling dogsled adventure where you'll have the opportunity to try your hand at mushing the sled through the snow-clad forest. Afterwards, have a free afternoon to relax or explore Alta at your leisure. Tonight, bundle up and head out for an exciting evening of aurora chasing. Enjoy a light dinner of hot soup while you learn about what causes this incredible phenomenon, and then set off with your expert northern lights guide to find the best locations away from the city lights where you will have the greatest chance of a spectacular northern lights show. (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 through the forest and up to a mountain top viewpoint where you'll get to warm up with a hot drink around a fire. Then gather your courage for a speedy 207 metre zipline ride back down the mountain. Tonight, meet a traditional Sami herder and his reindeer. Learn about the ways of the Sami people as you enjoy a peaceful reindeer sled ride through the Alta Valley - a unique experience made all the more special as the northern lights dance in the sky above you! (B)

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 £1300 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 - Snowshoe & Zipline Experience
  • 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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