From  £1655
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Stay in picturesque wooden houses lodges surrounded by mountains and fjords
  • Enjoy a nature photography workshop and put your new skills to the test - photographing wildlife in the arctic light
  • Hunt for the northern lights and learn how to photograph them
  • Search for the elusive Norwegian moose
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Images of Vesteralen

5 Day Tour, from £1655 per person

The mountains and fjords of the Vesteralen archipelago in Northern Norway are a nature lovers’ paradise; by day white-tailed eagles and seals compete for herring in the frozen waters and by night the northern lights swirl over towering snow-capped peaks and islets. On this tour designed with photography in mind, join guesthouse host and nature photographer Ian on a wildlife discovery on the edge of the Atlantic.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO EVENES
FLY TO EVENES

Fly to Harstad/Narvik Airport via Oslo. Transfer to Ringstad and check in to the House on the Seaward Side – a warm and welcoming traditional wooden guesthouse on the edge of the fjord, surrounded by islets and mountains. After dinner, meet the photographer for tips and hints on capturing the aurora before heading out on a northern lights hunt. (D)

DAY 2
EAGLE BOAT SAFARI
EAGLE BOAT SAFARI

Enjoy a nature photography workshop, learning skills to capture wildlife and landscapes in the arctic light, before joining the photographer in search of white-tailed eagles. Travel by boat through the fjords to an area where the giant birds swoop for herring in the icy waters. Whales, seals and sea otters are also regularly sighted. Venture out after dinner for another attempt to capture the flickering ribbons of the northern lights. (B,L,D)

DAY 3
SNOWSHOE PANORAMA
SNOWSHOE PANORAMA

Before sunrise is the best time to search for Norway’s elusive moose. Join the photographer and guide on an early morning safari to search for the giant beasts before donning snowshoes for a trek to Vetten. Here, snow-covered panoramas from the top of the mountain are picture-perfect. After dinner, await the northern lights around an open fire. (B,L,D)

DAY 4
VESTERALEN
VESTERALEN

Join a local guide on a half-day minibus tour of the archipelago, learning about life in this isolated part of Northern Norway. The sightseeing tour is specially designed to visit top viewpoints and photogenic locations. (B,L,D)

DAY 5
FLY TO THE UK
FLY TO THE UK

Transfer back to Harstad/Narvik Airport for the flight to Oslo, and onwards to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £1655 per person

Price Includes

  •     Return flights from London Heathrow to Harstad/Narvik via Oslo
  •     Accommodation in apartment/holiday house at Huset på Yttersiden (The house at the Edge)
  •     Meals as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  •     Return airport transfers
  •     Activities as mentioned in the itinerary

Price Excludes

  • Gratuities and tips

Price Notes

This trip is available daily subject to availability from Nov to Mar. Please note that transfers and excursions can be shared depending how many other clients are staying here. The order of excursions maybe changed depending on weather. Please note that other flight options are available into Stokmarknes Airport or Andøya Airport: 2 hour 30 mins


Tour Route Map


  1. Norway, Lofoten & Vesteralen

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