Norway & Finland
Around the Cape & Northern Lights
From: $3480 per person
Guided, 8 Days/7 Nights
Dates: January 12, 26 & February 9, 16, 23 (sold out), 2020
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, 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 12, 26, February 9, 16, 23, 2020
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 clear, 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, and 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 the 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 light 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:
- Arrival airport transfer: Ivalo- Saariselka
- 2 x overnights in Aurora Cabin incl. shower/wc and breakfast
- 5 x overnights in first class hotels incl. shower/wc and breakfast
- Additional meals including 4 x half-board
dinners and 1 light dinner
- Entrances & activities as per program
- English speaking tour leader day 1-7 inclusive (see special notes)
- First class coach transfers and sightseeing as per program.
- Toll roads and local taxes
- Departure transfer: Tromso hotel -Tromso airport
Single Supplement: From $1232
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.