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Northern Lights Winter Wonderland Week

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Duration: 7 days/6 nights

Prices start from: £1,794pp (guide price only)

Season: Daily departures, 15 January – 15 April

Operator: Nordic Visitor. Book online now!

Highlights:

  • Hurtigruten Cruise

  • A night in Alta Igloo Ice Hotel

  • North Cape - 71 Degrees North

  • Northern Lights

  • Husky Dog Sledding

  • Winter in Oslo

  • Tromso

What´s Included?

All Nordic Visitor holidays can be customised and tailored to your needs, just fill in the customised booking form!

More about the trip:

Tick all the boxes: The northern lights, The North Cape, husky dog sledding, stay in the ice hotel, cruise the norwegian fjords on Hurtigruten and learn about traditional Sami culture and cuisine. This is a week you will never forget!

Day 1: Exploring the Norwegian Capital, Oslo

Your Nordic Visitor rep will meet you at Oslo Gardermoen airport (flights to/from Oslo not included) and take you to your hotel in the centre of Oslo.

Depending on your time of arrival there will be time for you to explore Oslo at your own leisure.

 

See the amazing views of the city and the Oslo fjord from the ski jump in Holmenkollen, take a nice stroll around the marina and the Akershus fortress or head to the Viking Ship Museum.

Spend the night in Oslo.

alta_igloo_hotel_in_bedDay 2: A “Cold Reception” at the Igloo Ice Hotel

After breakfast in Oslo you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight to Alta, well within the Arctic Circle.

 

In Alta you will be taken to the famous Alta Igloo Hotel, where Joanna Lumley spent the night in her BBC Documentary. See clips.

The hotel is made entirely out of ice and is situated in a vast natural reserve about 15km from Alta.

 

Spend the night in a room where the beds, tables, chairs and even the glasses in the bar are made of ice.

Enjoy the amazing ice sculptures and architecture of this world famous hotel, a truly once in a lifetime experience.

 

Head outside in the evening, the Alta Igloo Hotel´s location is perfect for northern lights on a clear night.

Day 3: Journey Through Winter Wonderland

You will have the whole morning at your own leisure at the Alta Igloo Hotel. There are many activities on offer and loads to see and do.

After lunch you will be taken by bus towards Honningsvaag. The journey goes through exceptional sceneries, frozen fjords and mountains.

 

You will be taken to your hotel in Honningsvaag where you will be staying for two nights.

Make sure to keep your eyes out for northern lights in the evening.

north_capeDay 4: On Top of the World at 71 Degrees North

You may have seen the ITV reality show where celebrities battle the Arctic wilderness in a goal to reach 71 Degrees North.

Luckily you wont have to brave icy nights in tents and gruelling challenges to get to the North Cape, as a warm bus will pick you up in the morning and take you to this northernmost point in Europe.

 

Enjoy feeling on top of the world with a glass of complimentary champagne and receive your certificate to prove you have been at 71 Degrees North!

 

In the afternoon you will be transferred back to Honningsvaag where you will have the rest of the evening at your own leisure in this old fishing village. Spend the night in Honningsvaag, and remember to look out for the northern lights.

Day 5: Hurtigruten Northern Lights Cruise

Early this morning you embark the world famous Hurtigruten coastal cruise ship in Honningsvaag to continue your journey south towards the city of Tromso.

 

The journey is incredibly scenic and as the night falls the setting is perfect to spot the northern lights on deck. The captain will even let you know over the loudspeakers if the Aurora Borealis has come out to play.

 

Enjoy a delicious dinner onboard or relax in your private cabin. The ship arrives in Tromso late evening, and you will spend the night in a hotel in Tromso.

dogsleighingDay 6: Husky Sledding and Exploring Tromso

Today you have the chance to explore the Arctic capital that is Tromso. Dubbed both the Gateway to the Arctic and Paris of the North, the city has plenty to offer its visitors.

 

Take in the views from the top of the cable car, see the Arctic Cathedral, stroll the streets and visit some of the cozy cafes in town, or visit the Polaria museum to learn more about the Arctic and meet the resident seals.

 

In the evening you will be picked up for your magical northern lights husky sled. At Tromso Villmarkssenter you will have a chance to learn more about Sami culture and enjoy a delicious traditional Sami supper after your thrilling Husky dog sled through the Arctic wilderness.

 

Tucked in under warm reindeer skins as a band of dogs pull you across the snowy landscape - there is simply no better way to hunt for the northern lights.

Spend the night in Tromso.

Day 7: Returning Home

Head back to the Tromso airport to catch your flight back to Oslo (flight included). From there you can catch your connecting flight back home (flights not included, compare cheap tickets in the box on the left).

 

 

All Nordic Visitor holidays can be customised and tailored to your needs, just fill in the customised booking form!

 

What will it cost and what is the accommodation like?

Price:

The operator for this northern lights package is NordicVisitor. Prices may be subject to change and are example prices only. NordicVisitor operate their prices in Euros, the following prices are based on exchange rates and may be subject to change. 

 

Guide Prices:

Simple:

1 Adult: £2,371pp

2 Adults: £1,922pp

3 Adults: £1,794pp

4 Adults: £1,826pp

 

Comfort:

1 Adult: £2,560pp

2 Adults: £1,948pp

3 Adults: £1,872pp

4 Adults: £1,851pp

 

Quality:

1 Adult: £3,007p

2 Adults: £2,103pp

3 Adults: £2,040pp

4 Adults: £2,007pp

 

Child Discounts:

Age 0-2: Free of charge

Age 3-11: Discounts available, contact NordicVisitor for info.

Age 12+: Full price

 

Accommodation:

Guide prices are based on people sharing.

This package gives you the option of either Simple, Comfort or Quality accommodation.

 

Simple accommodation is in budget hotels or b&bs. All rooms are en-suite and breakfasts are always included. Bed linen included.

 

Comfort accommodation are in well-appointed hotels. All rooms are en-suite and breakfasts are included.

 

Quality accommodation are four-star hotels or the best available hotel in your location. All rooms are en-suite with breakfasts included.

 

What is included in the price?

- Note: flights to and from Norway are not included in the price -

  • Hotel Accommodation with breakfasts for 6 nights
  • One night in an ice room at Alta Igloo Hotel, including breakfast
  • Hurtigruten coastal cruise from Honningsvaag to Tromso, including outside en-suite cabin
  • Transfers to/from Gardermoen airport to your Oslo hotel
  • Flight Oslo-Alta
  • Flight Tromso-Oslo
  • Transfer from Alta airport to Alta Igloo Hotel
  • Bus from Alta to Honningsvaag
  • North Cape excursion, with glass of champagne and certificate
  • Husky Dog Sledding and Sami experience at Tromso Villmarkssenter (incl. Transport, hot meal, warm outdoor clothing and boots)
  • Info meeting with Nordic Visitor representative
  • Map of Norway and itinerary
  • 24-emergency customer service
  • Includes all taxes and is service charge free

What´s not included?

  • Flights to/from Norway (compare prices and book in the search box on the left)
  • Transfer to/from Honningsvaag hotel
  • transfer to/from Tromso hotel
  • Meals and drinks (unless otherwise stated)
  • Personal travel insurance

 

All Nordic Visitor holidays can be customised and tailored to your needs, just fill in the customised booking form!

 

I need to know some more!

Go to Nordic Visitor´s website.

Read our Top 10 Tips for seeing the northern lights.

Browse other northern lights package holidays and book online.

Check the northern lights forecast.

 

 

 

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