Tromso and Lofoten Experience

Escorted, Northern Lights
Tromso, Narvik and Svolvaer
6 days
17 Jan, 07, 14, 28 Feb 2020
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Day 1 Tromso Arrival
Welcome to Tromso! Located at 69 degrees North, 320km above the Arctic Circle. Shuttle bus transfer from Tromso airport to the Quality Saga Hotel or similar for overnight stay. Remainder of day at leisure, perhaps time for an optional activity.

Day 2 Tromso – Polar Park – Narvik
Today you will visit Polar Park, the Northernmost zoo in the world. Opened in 1994, the park is based on exhibiting animals in their natural surroundings. See the big predators of the Arctic: the lynx, wolf and wolverine and the more docile animals like elk, reindeer, musk ox, arctic fox. Continue by bus to Narvik, the major port on the North-West coast of Norway, known for its strategic location during the Second World War. Overnight at the Scandic Narvik or similar.

Day 3 Narvik – Sami Reindeer Experience - Svolvaer
Morning bus towards Sortland for a Sami experience at a reindeer farm. Hear stories about myths and magic, herding reindeers and the daily life of the arctic reindeers. Experience the joik, the traditional song of the Sami people while seated around the warm, cosy fireplace inside a lavvu, enjoying the special atmosphere. Chance to feed the reindeers, they are tame and will eat food straight from your hand. Continue on a panoramic journey through the islands on the way to Svolvær, the biggest town on the Lofoten Islands. Photo stops along the way at beautiful fishing villages. Check in for 2 nights stay at the Thon Hotel Lofoten or similar.

Day 4 Lofoten Islands – Northern Lights Chase
Lofoten Islands are draped across the turbulent waters of the Norwegian Sea, far above the Arctic Circle. The islands are famous for fishing, small villages, incredible landscapes, Midnight Sun and Northern Lights. Day at leisure for optional activities. Evening Northern Lights Chase excursion. Second overnight at Thon Hotel Lofoten or similar.

Day 5 Svolvaer – Harstad – Tromso
Afternoon departure by bus to Harstad to take a boat back to Tromso. Departure from Harstad at 16:15 arriving in Tromso at 19:15 (timetable subject to change). Short walk from pier to the Quality Saga Hotel or similar for overnight stay.

Day 6 Tromso Departure
Shuttle bus transfer from hotel to Tromso airport and end of arrangements.

Departures 2020: 17 January; 07, 14, 28 February

Price includes: 5 nights accommodation in centrally located hotels including breakfast; Shuttle bus airport transfers (Day 1, Day 6); Guided tour of Polar Park (Day 2); Sami Reindeer Experience (Day 3); Northern Lights Chase (Day 4); boat from Harstad to Tromso (Day 5); coach travel and services of an English speaking tour escort (Day 2 – Day 5).

Price excludes: luggage handling; optional activities – please enquire.

Nordic Travel is 100% Australian owned and operated

Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1884.00
Single AUD$ 2551.00

Price includes: 5 nights accommodation in centrally located hotels including breakfast; Shuttle bus airport transfers (Day 1, Day 6); Guided tour of Polar Park (Day 2); Sami Reindeer Experience (Day 3); Northern Lights Chase (Day 4); boat from Harstad to Tromso (Day 5); coach travel and services of an English speaking tour escort (Day 2 – Day 5).

Price excludes: luggage handling; optional activities – please enquire.