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northern_lights_tromso2Dream of seeing the northern lights, but don't have much time to spare? Try a northern lights long-weekend or short-break!

Click here to find great deals for winter 2013/14!


There are loads of 3-5 day northern lights holidays available this season, everything from short northern lights cruises to active breaks with husky dog sledding and stays in the famous ice hotel.


Here is an overview of the best deals out there this season from several providers. Click on each package to find out more, and to check availability.


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Northern Lights Short-Breaks:

northern_lightsNorthern Lights Weekend in Tromso with Dog Sledding - 4 Days from £792

A chance to see the amazing northern lights on this great long-weekend in Tromso. Go on a northern lights guided tour and a husky dog sled. Read more and book online.

alta_igloo_hotel_in_bedNorthern Lights, Ice Hotel and the North Cape - 5 Days from £1,481

Visit the North Cape and follow in Joanna Lumley´s footsteps and spend the night at the amazing Snorrisniva Igloo Hotel made entirely out of ice. An extra special place to experience the northern lights. Read more about the package and book online.

dogsleighingNorthern Lights and Husky Sledding - 5 Days from £1,295

An unforgettable trip to Tromso where you will go on a northern lights husky ride in the Arctic wilderness as well as a visit to a Sami camp with reindeer sledding. Price from £1,199pp. Read more about the package and book online 


Spitsbergen Northern Lights Short-Breaks

Moonlight Safari - 4 days inclusive from £535pp

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Duration: 4 days / 3 nights

Season:  1 October - 28 February

Departures: Daily

About the holiday:

Experience the magical Polar night, which lasts from October to February in Spitsbergen. Hunt the northern lights on a dog sled and snowmobile safari.

Find out more and book online...

Christmas near the North Pole - 3 days inclusive from £461pp

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Duration: 3 days / 2 nights

Season:  Daily in December

Departures: Daily

About the holiday:

White Christmas guaranteed! Experience the magic of snowclad landscapes, northern lights and cozy Longyearbyen on this amazing December shortbreak.

Find out more and book online...

Will I Have Enough Time to See the Northern Lights?

Unfortunately, you are never guaranteed to see the northern lights on any holiday to the Arctic Cirle.


Obviously, spending longer in the area will increase your chances, but likewise you could spend only three days in the area and have beautiful northern lights every night.


The good thing is that this season is expected to see more northern lights than in many many year, so with clear weather the chances of seeing northern lights are very good, even on short breaks.


The activity on the sun, which determines the amount of northern lights we get, has recently picked up. Read more about what causes the northern lights.


To increase your own chances, make sure you read our Top 10 Tips to See the Northern Lights before you go.


I Have Time for a Longer Northern Lights Holiday

Make sure you check out some of the longer northern lights holidays on offer, or look into how to book your own northern ligh