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 Vesterålen 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 Arctic.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO EVENES
FLY TO EVENES

Fly to Harstad/Narvik Airport in Evenes via Oslo. From here, please collect your luggage and then board the airport shuttle bus to Sortland where you will be met and transfer to Ringstad Sjøhus – 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 borealis before heading out on a northern lights hunt. (D)

Accommodation
Ringstad Sjohus
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)

Accommodation
Ringstad Sjohus
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)

Accommodation
Ringstad Sjohus
DAY 4
VESTERÅLEN
VESTERÅLEN

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)

Accommodation
Ringstad Sjohus
DAY 5
FLY TO THE UK
FLY TO THE UK

After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Sortland Bus Station where the airport shuttle bus will take you to the Harstad/Narvik Airport in Evenes for your onward flight. (B)

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £1655 per person

Price Includes

  • Round trip international flights between the UK and Vesteralen
  • 4 nights accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • All transfers and transportation
  • Sightseeing tours with English speaking guides as mentioned in the program

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Optional excursions
  • Beverages and items of a personal nature

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

  • This trip is available daily (subject to availability) from November - March.
  • Transfers and excursions may be shared and the order of excursions maybe changed depending on weather. 
  • International flights from the UK are based out of London. Regional flights are available (supplements may apply)
  • All flights are in economy class unless otherwise stated

Tour Route Map


  1. Norway, Lofoten & Vesteralen Islands

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Ringstad Sjohus
Ringstad Sjohus
Ringstad Sjohus This stunning harbour-front guesthouse, which translates to The House on the Outside is found in the town of Bo in the Vesteralen region of Norway.The guesthouse......

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