Norway & Finland

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Around the Cape & Northern Lights

From: $2857 per person

Guided, 8 Days/7 Nights
Dates: January 13, 20 & 27, February 10, 17 & 24, 2019

Experience the Northern Lights in the Outermost regions of Saariselka, Finland and Tromso, Norway,  including an expedition to the North Cape Plateau. This tour will give you the best chances of hunting the Northern Lights in many different locations and environments. Along the way you also have the opportunity to try a variety of winter activities: Husky dog sledding, reindeer safari,  and an overnight in a snow hotel, snowmobiling and much more. Enjoy the smaller group way to travel with the group size being 20 persons or less. 

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Dates: January 13, 20 & 27, February 10, 17 & 24, 2019

Day 1: Arrival in Ivalo/Saariselka

Arrive Ivalo, Finland. Transfer from Ivalo to Saariselka (approx 30 min from the airport). Remainder of day at leisure. This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner and meet your tour leader and the rest of your group.

Accommodation in Saariselka

Day 2: Saariselka

Today is at leisure. Or why not choose from one of the many optional winter excursions available from deer safari, husky safari, to snowmobile safaris and many more. This evening, enjoy a Northern Lights journey by sleigh ride. Travel to the nearby fell district to see the beautiful fell scenery and if lucky and the sky dear, experience the fascinating Northern Lights.

Accommodation in Saariselka

Day 3: Saariselka/Inari/Karasjok, Norway

This morning, depart by private coach via Inari, where a stop and explore the Siida Sami museum. Continue north west and cross the border to Norway. Next arrive Karasjok, which has strong ties to the Sami culture, a is home to the Sami parliament. "Samediggi".

Accommodation in Karasjok

Day 4: Karasjok -Honningsvaag

Early morning departure and your journey continues northbound, towards the North Cape Traveling through the North Cape tunnel, reach the Mageroya Island on which the North Cape is situated The North Cape cliff itself will be visited today (subject to weather conditions). 

Accommodation in Honningsvaag

Day 5: Honningsvaag - Alta

Head south and travel back along the Porsanger fjord, bound for Alta, "The Northern Lights city of Norway". Visit the Alta Museum to see the expositions about the local history of northern lights. Remainder of the day is free. Optional excursion: try your luck and join in on a local Northern Lights safari, in and around Alta.

Accommodation in Alta at local Hotel, OR have chance to upgrade and experience and overnight stay in the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel (supplement applies, please inquire).

Day 6: Alta & Tromso (400KM)

Today, drive along the Arctic fjords bound for Tromso, former starting point of many North Pole expeditions. Free time before your evening Northern Lights safari where a lite dinner will be included.

Accommodation in Tromso

Day 7: Tromso

Day at leisure in Tromso, where you have the opportunity to take an optional winter excursion by snowmobile,husky, or many more exciting excursions.

Day 8: Departure Tromso

After breakfast - transfer to the airport for your own arrangements. 

Or, extend your stay in Scandinavia. 

Your Trip Includes the following:

Single Supplement: From $578

This package is priced LAND ONLY. If you need assistance with booking your airfare, let us know and we will be happy to help you.

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