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Winter Adventures in Northern Norway Northern Lights Holiday

northern_lights_over_lofotenA fantastic break including whale watching, dog sledding and northern lights hunting.



Duration: 6 days/5 nights

Prices start from: £1,670pp (guide price only)

Season: Daily departures, 1 November – 31 January

Operator: Nordic Visitor. Book online now!


  • Northern Lights (weather permitting)
  • Husky Dog Sledding
  • Whale Watching Safari
  • Hurtigruten Cruise
  • Sami Experience
  • The Lofoten Islands
  • Tromso
  • Winter in Oslo

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:

See Oslo, Tromso and the world famous Lofoten Islands on this short-break in the Arctic. Go on a fantastic whale safari, go dog sledding in the Arctic wilderness and see the northern lights onboard the Hurtigruten coastal cruise from Tromso to Svolvaer.

Day 1: Exploring the Norwegian Capital, Oslo

You Nordic Visitor travel representative will meet you at Gardermoen airport in Oslo (flights to/from Oslo not included, compare cheap tickets in the box on the left) and take you to your hotel in the middle of Oslo centre.


Depending on your time of arrival you will have time to explore Oslo and its sights. See the Vigeland sculpture park, the Viking Ship museum or head to Holmenkollen for great views.


Spend the night in Oslo.

Reindeer sleddingDay 2: Heading to the Arctic - Tromso

After breakfast you will be taken to Oslo airport for your flight to the Arctic city of Tromso. (flight included)


In Tromso you will stay in a hotel in the middle of town and you will have time to explore the city at your own leisure until the evening. Before dinner you will be picked up and taken to Tromso Friluftsenter for a sample of traditional Sami culture and food, as well as (fingers crossed) some northern lights.


There is no guarantee of seeing the northern lights, as they are weather permitting, but a guided tour greatly increases your chances, and this year is forecasted to be one of the best northern lights seasons in decades!


Go on a reindeer sled ride and enjoy a delicious Sami meal.

Back in Tromso you will have the chance to experience some of Tromso´s well known nightlife.


Spend the night in Tromso.

dogsleighingDay 3: Husky Dog Sledding Through the Arctic Wilderness

You will be picked up and taken to Tromso Wilderness Centre in the morning. Here you will get to go on an exhilarating husky dog sledding adventure through the wintery landscape.


Choose to wrap up warm in the reindeer skins as a passenger, or have a go driving your own sled.


After a morning of dog sledding, enjoy a delicious meal in the Sami tent whilst learning more about the dogs.


Back in Tromso you will board the famous Hurtigruten coastal cruise ship for the next stage of your Arctic adventure.


As the ship sails south in the night there´s good chances of seeing northern lights from deck. The captain will even let you know over the loudspeakers if the “tricky lady” makes an appearance.


Spend the night onboard the Hurtigruten, in a private en-suite cabin.

lofoten_fishingboatDay 4: The Majestic Lofoten Islands

The Hurtigruten ship sails through some incredible scenery and fjords on its way south. Small villages tucked in under dramatic mountains makes you think how people can possibly live here.


In the afternoon the ship docks in Svolvaer in Lofoten, where you will spend the night in a converted fisherman´s cottage.


Make sure you look out for the northern lights in the evening!

Day 5: Bird Watching and Whale Safari in Lofoten

Today you will be taken out to sea to see the biggest mammal on the planet – the whale.

Vestfjord is one of the best places in the world to see these amazing creatures and the tour operate a near 100% success rate for seeing whales.


The rest of the day you will have the chance to explore Svolvaer and the surrounding villages. Spend the night in Svolvaer.

Day 6: Heading Home

Flights from Svolvaer, via Bodo, to Oslo are included in the price. From Oslo you can catch your connecting flight home (not included) or spend another night in Oslo.


Early booking recommended! Secure your place today!


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?


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. Proceed to booking page for definitive costs.


Guide Prices:


1 Adult: £2,213pp

2 Adults: £1,741pp

3 Adults: £1,670pp

4 Adults: £1,671pp


Click here to check availability and book.


Child Discounts:

Age 0-2: Free of charge

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

Age 12+: Full price



Guide prices are based on people sharing.

This package gives you the option of Comfort accommodation.


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


What is included in the price?

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

  • Hotel Accommodation with breakfasts for 5 nights
  • Hurtigruten coastal cruise from Tromso to Svolvaer including private en-suite outside cabin
  • Transfers to/from Gardermoen airport to your Oslo hotel
  • Flight Oslo-Tromso
  • Flight from Svolvaer to Bodo
  • Flight from Bodo to Oslo
  • Trip to Tromso Friluftsenter, including reindeer ride and sami dinner
  • Trip to Tromso Wilderness Centre, including lunch, dog sledding and warm outdoor clothing
  • 5-hour whale watching trip
  • Info meeting with Nordic Visitor rep
  • 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)
  • Meals and drinks (unless otherwise stated)
  • Airport transfers in Tromso and Svolvaer
  • Personal travel insurance


Don't miss out – BOOK THIS HOLIDAY NOW!


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

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