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Aurora Borealis Norwegian Explorer

6 days
5 nights

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Rates:

Per person:

$ 1,990.00 (double occupancy)

Dates:

Daily during the following periods:
Oct 20 - Mar 20 

Included:

 

Arrival & departure airport transfer 
5 nights accommodation in 3 star hotels including breakfast
Bellvik Ferry Tour
Northern Lights evening tour with dinner
Northern Lights dog sledding trip
Traditional meal in Sami lavvu

Itinerary:

Experience the best of Norway’s winter and learn about unique Sami life, history, customs and traditions, search for the amazing winter lights extravaganze - the Aurora Borealis or Norther Lights.

Day 1  : TROMSO - arrival

Upon arrival to Tromso transfer to your hotel. Time to rest or explore Tromso, located 400km above Arctic Circle. During the guided evening tour you will get a chance to catch some of the brightest Northern Lights in the world, as well as learn about Sami culture and customs.

Day 2  : TROMSO

Morning at leisure. Later in the day you will take an evening cruise by Bellvik ferry and visit small fishing villages dating back to Viking times. You will get another chance to catch a glimpse of Aurora Borealis. 

Day 3  : TROMSO

Days to explore Tromso, take a cable car up to Mt. Storsteinen (elev. 1382 feet) to enjoy a breathtaking view, visit Polar Museum, the Art Museum of Northern Norway and the Arctic Cathedral. Participate in exciting winter activities for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The Dog-Sledding Adventure
Enjoy pristine beauty and untouched wilderness. You might get lucky and meet wild anmals and birds along the trail:fox, eagles, arctic and snowshoe hares, moose and reindeers.

Overnight in Wilderness Cabin in Camp Tamok
Spend the night away from the city in a dark location to search for the Northern Lights. Enjoy sauna and nearby river. 

Day 4  : TROMSO

Overnight in Lavuu in Camp Tamok
Reindeer skins and Arctic sleeping bags will keep you cozy and warm through the night. This inland area offers drier weather conditions and less overcast and provides a better chance to see Northern Lights

A Night in the Sami Lavvu
For a true Norwegian experience, enjoy traditional Sami meal called "Biddos" consisting of vegetables and reindeer meat and spend the night in Sami lavvu (herdsmen tent). Help feed beautiful Alaskan huskies.

Day 5  : TROMSO

Northern Lights and Reindeer Sledding
Reindeer sledding in Risvika, on the northern part of Kvaløya, offers a dark setting and very good chances of seeing the Northern Lights. While sledding through the winter landscape the only thing you will hear is the reindeer bell. 

Overnight in Arctic snow cave
How about a night outdoors in the snow cave? Learn how to build your home in the snow for the night, snowshoe under the Northern Lights before going to sleep in the Arctic snow cave.

Day 6  : TROMSO - departure

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Kirkenes or Oslo.

*Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) are a natural phenomenon and sightings cannot be guaranteed.

Notes:

Optional Tours:
Dog sledding adventure
Overnight in wilderness cabin
Overnight in Sami Lavuu
Reindeer sledding
Overnight in Arctic snow cave
Snowmobile Safari