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Northern Lights Tour Kirkenes to Tromso

6 days
5 nights

Rates

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Rates:

PER PERSON IN USD:

$ 1,360.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,325.00 (triple occupancy)
$ 1,705.00 (single occupancy)
$ 1,095.00 (children 7-12 year old (sharing a room with parents))

Dates:

Jan 07, 2017 - Jan 12, 2017 
Jan 14, 2017 - Jan 19, 2017 
Feb 11, 2017 - Feb 16, 2017 
Feb 18, 2017 - Feb 23, 2017 
Mar 04, 2017 - Mar 09, 2017 
Mar 18, 2017 - Mar 23, 2017 
Mar 25, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017 

Included:

5 nights in First Class hotels with private facilities
5 breakfasts, buffet style
2 dinners & 01 lunch, as mentioned in the program
Arrival and departure transfer in Tromso by Flybussen
All tours and transportation per program
Visits, excursions and entrances per program
Outdoor clothing for winter activities per program

Highlights & Experience:

Activities everyday
Visit and Dinner at Kirkenes Snow Hotel
Visit Artic Snow Hotel and dinner
Husky farm visit with sledge drive and lunch
01 night in a Snow Igloo (optional)
King Crab Safari (optional)

Itinerary:

Experience this unique Northern Lights tour in Kirkenes and Tromso and be amazed by a blend of first class travel, with the most fascinating and invigorating winter activities such as a Husky Safari and the search for Northern Lights. In Kirkenes choose to try one of the delicacies of the North on a King Crab Safari or experience a magical overnight stay in a Snow Igloo.

Day 1  : Arrival in Kirkenes

Welcome to Arctic Norway Winter tour! Arrive in Kirkenes and transfer to the hotel (not included). After checking-in at the hotel, the rest of your day is at leisure to explore the small town of Kirkenes, capital of the Barents Region and the gateway to the north east of Norway, close to the Russian border. Overnight in Kirkenes.

Day 2  : Kirkenes

The day is at leisure for optional activities. Today you will meet a Tour Director who will escort you and fellow travelers on the day’s activities. We kindly ask you to be present at the hotel lobby at 12.30 for a welcome meeting. You might like to join a group for an optional tour “KING CRAB SAFARI” departing from your hotel at 13.00 hours. In the evening visit the amazing Kirkenes SnowHotel for a tour and dinner (included). Overnight in Kirkenes.

OPTIONAL: KING CRAB SAFARI /DURATION: APPROX 3-4 HOURS (13:00-16:00/17:00)
PRICE: 260 USD PER PERSON (Min 2 Persons. Lunch included)
“Rated one of the best 25 excursions in the World by National Geographic” One of the highlights of Northern Norway with the chance to taste one of the local delicacies known worldwide. Heading out on the Kirkenes Fjord you will come face to face with this giant of the sea on the King Crab safari. The red king crab found in the Barents Sea can reach up to two meters from claw to claw and weigh up to 15 kilos. Depending on the weather and ice the trip might be by boat or snowmobile drawn sleigh. Once your king crab has been caught, you are transferred to remote cabin where the crab will be prepared for a delicious lunch. All equipment and clothing provided.

OPTIONAL: OVERNIGHT STAY AT SNOW IGLOO / DURATION: OVERNIGHT
PRICE: 200USD PER PERSON 
After dinner for those who are game, there is also an opportunity for a once in a lifetime experience and choose to stay in a Snow Igloo with its unique snow wall carvings and sculpted ice bed. Each bed has a mattress and thermal sleeping bags so you can sleep warmly while the room temperature will be -5 degrees Celsius.

Day 3  : Kirkenes - Tromso

Breakfast and the day at leisure until your transfer to Kirkenes airport for domestic flight to Tromso*.*This transfer to Kirkenes Airport and flight are not included. There are various options of direct flights between Kirkenes and Tromso with SAS/Wideroe and Norwegian. Arrival to Tromso airport. Upon exiting the airport, proceed to the bus stop of Flybussen (regular airport express bus). Please show your voucher to the driver. The bus will take you to the city center (approx 5km away), from which you can walk to your hotel. Check-in guaranteed from 15:00. Overnight in Tromso

Day 4  : Tromso

After breakfast, take a short walk to the Hotel Radisson Blu Tromso, 350m from your hotel for the morning activity. We recommend arriving 15 minutes before the tour.  

 HUSKY SAFARI (regular service) INCLUDED / DURATION: 3:30 HOURS (09:45 -13:15) - 2 persons per sledge
Today you will have the opportunity to experience a great adventure and enjoy time with the huskies, which are part of the heart and soul of Tromso. Take a transfer of 30 min arriving to the enthusiastic welcome of over 300 friendly huskies. After a short briefing, meet your team of Huskies who will take you on a brisk run of 4km on Kvaloya Island, one of the largest islands in Norway. During your visit, you will be served a typical Norwegian stew of reindeer & vegetables followed by coffee & pastries. Returning back to Hotel Radisson Blu Tromso at 13:15. Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight in Tromso

Day 5  : Tromso

Free day to enjoy Tromso.We recommend a visit to Polaria, just a five-minute-walk from the centre of Tromso. Housed in a building that represents ice flows pressed up on land by the rough seas of the Arctic. Polaria offers an Arctic aquarium, interesting knowledge - based exhibits and a panoramic cinema where you can see the Ivo Caprino film "Svalbard - Arctic Wilderness" and the Ole C. Salomonsen production "Northern Lights in Arctic Norway". In the evening, you will join the search for the northern lights starting from the Hotel Radisson Blu Tromso. We recommend being present latest at 18.00 hours.

AURORA BOREALIS (regular service) INCLUDED / DURATION: 4:15 HOURS (18:15 – 22:30)
Transfer to the base camp and meet the professional Northern lights hunters who will be your guides. From the camp, located in an uninhabited area with no artificial lights to disturb the experience or the chance to capture the Aurora Borealis on camera. With a great view of the skies there is also time to sit around the open camp fire inside a Sami tent and grill sausages, visit the huskies and their puppies or warm up inside. Due to the stable climate at this location and with some personal persistence, there are excellent possibilities to see even the weakest of lights. Included is a traditional dinner of Finnbiff (beef & mushroom stew) followed by coffee and cake. Returning back to Hotel Radisson Blu Tromso at 22:30. Overnight in Tromso

Day 6  : Departure from Tromso

Breakfast and day at leisure until your transfer by regular Flybussen to Tromso Airport for your flight back home or to your next travel destination.

Notes:

Maximum 2 children per room, sharing with parents. This does not apply for Snow or Glass Igloos and is on request. Due to the nature of the tour
and the destination, we are unfortunately not able to accept children younger than 7 years old on these tours.
Tour code: BDMAN