From  £2795
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Travel north of the Arctic Circle
  • Spend 2 nights in a luxurious Aurora Cabin
  • Search for the elusive northern lights
  • Stand at the most northern edge of Europe
  • Go on a thrilling husky safari
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The North Cape & Northern Lights

8 Day Tour, from £2795 per person
Itinerary Dates
2020
12 Jan  -  19 Jan
26 Jan  -  02 Feb
09 Feb  -  16 Feb
16 Feb  -  23 Feb

Travel north of the Arctic Circle from Saariselkä in Finnish Lapland, across Norway’s Finnmark region and over to Tromsø on this incredible 8 day arctic adventure. By day, discover spectacular landscapes as you voyage through deep fjords, across arctic tundra and past towering mountain peaks. By night, set off into the remote countryside in search of the elusive northern lights. Try your hand at mushing a dogsled, learn about Sami culture, and stand at the edge of Europe at the North Cape. If you are brave enough, you can even opt to spend a night at an Igloo hotel!

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO IVALO
FLY TO IVALO

Arrive in Ivalo, Finland and transfer to Saariselkä. Spend a day at leisure before meeting your group and tour leader in the evening and enjoying a welcome dinner. (D)

 

 

Accommodation
Northern Lights Village
DAY 2
HUSKY SAFARI & AURORA CAMP
HUSKY SAFARI & AURORA CAMP

Today, embark on a husky safari through the snowy forests and fells. Driving a team of huskies over the white, shimmering snow is an experience you will never forget. In the evening you will visit an Aurora Camp by one of the local lakes. Here you warm up in a cos y hut by the fire, enjoy a warm drink and prepare a traditional Lapland midnight snack. If you're lucky and the sky is clear you may even experience the fascinating northern lights. (B, D)

Accommodation
Northern Lights Village
DAY 3
INARI & KARASJOK
INARI & KARASJOK

After breakfast, travel to Inari and visit the Siida Sami Museum to begin a day learning about traditional Lappish Sami culture. Continue north west before crossing the border into Norway to arrive at Karasjok, the Sami capital and home of the Sami parliament, Samediggi. (B,D)

 

 

DAY 4
HONNINGSVAG & THE NORTH CAPE
HONNINGSVAG & THE NORTH CAPE

This morning head north and travel through the North Cape tunnel to reach Mageroya Island and the North Cape itself. Here you’ll find the iconic globe sculpture and you can  stand with your feet on the very edge of Northern Europe. (B,D)

 

 

DAY 5
HONNINGSVAG TO ALTA
HONNINGSVAG TO ALTA

Head south through the staggering 123-kilometre long Porsanger Fjord, and on to Alta. Visit the Alta Museum to learn all about this mysterious phenomenon before enjoying a free afternoon to explore the town or book an excursion. This evening, we suggest upgrading your hotel room to a night at the Sorrisniva Igloo hotel, Norway’s largest and the world’s northernmost ice hotel. (B)

 

 

DAY 6
ALTA TO TROMSO
ALTA TO TROMSO

Head through scenic arctic fjords before arriving in Tromsø, ​​the former starting point for many North Pole expeditions. Enjoy free time to explore the ‘Paris of the north.' Perhaps climb aboard the Fjellheisen aerial tramway to ascend to a mountain-top viewpoint overlooking the city. In the evening, embark on a northern lights safari to search for the aurora borealis, which includes a light evening meal. (B,D)

 

 

DAY 7
TROMSO
TROMSO

Enjoy a day at leisure. From Tromsø it is easily possible to admire the snow covered scenery whilst being pulled by a herd of reindeer, set sail on a whale watching cruise on the open sea, or even try your hand at snowmobiling or cross country skiing. (B)

 

 

DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK

This morning, check out of your hotel and transfer by shuttle bus to the Tromsø Airport for your flight to the UK. (B)

 

 

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £2795 per person
(Single person supplement + £715)

Price Includes

  •     Flights from London Gatwick to Ivalo / Return from Tromso in economy class
  •     7 nights accommodation in 3-star hotels in a twin / double room including breakfast
  •     Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L= Lunch, D=Dinner)
  •     English speaking tour leader
  •     Excursions as listed in the itinerary
  •     Arrival & departure transfers  

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Meals other than specified
  • Any excursions or entrance fees not listed
  • Gratuities and tips

 


Price Includes

Price Excludes

Itinerary Dates  
12 Jan 2020
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19 Jan 2020
26 Jan 2020
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02 Feb 2020
09 Feb 2020
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16 Feb 2020
16 Feb 2020
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23 Feb 2020

Tour Route Map


  1. Norway, Alta
  2. Norway, Tromso

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Northern Lights Village
Northern Lights Village
Northern Lights Village Located in a quiet spot on the fringes of a vast wilderness, the Northern Lights Village offers both Aurora Cabins and Ice Suites. The Aurora Cabins are spacious and cosy,......

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