Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Stockholm
Arrive in Stockholm and transfer to your hotel. After a welcome meeting, join an evening walking tour of this beautiful Swedish capital.
Stay at Scandic Anglais Hotel (4 star)

DAY 2 Stockholm – Lulea
On a guided tour of Stockholm, see the Old Town, the 700 year old cathedral among other sights. Continue to Arlanda Airport for your flight to Lulea. B
Stay at Clarion Hotel Sense (4 star)

DAY 3 Lulea – Abisko
Today, enjoy free time to explore the largest city in Swedish Lapland. After, enjoy the scenic drive as you depart for Abisko. This evening, you’ll be transferred to the Aurora Sky Station for an Aurora Borealis presentation and the possibility to view the spectacular Northern Lights. B
Stay at Hotel Riksgransen (4 star)

DAY 4 Abisko
Travel to Jukkasjarvi for a guided tour of the well known Icehotel and learn the history of this impressive ice construction with a different design each year. Then continue to Jukkasjarvi Church with its striking interior. Next door is the Nutti Sami Siida where you will have the chance to mingle with the reindeers and enjoy a Sami lunch. BL
Stay at Hotel Riksgransen (4 star)

DAY 5 Abisko – Narvik – Svolvaer
This morning, you’ll board the Arctic Circle Train to Narvik, one of the most beautiful train rides in Scandinavia. Then by coach to Svolvaer, be sure to explore this historic fishermens village or perhaps enjoy some dinner at one of the many restaurants. B
Stay at Svinoya Rorbuer Hotel (4 star)

DAY 6 Svolvaer / Lofoten Islands
Explore the countless islets of the Lofoten islands, dramatically indented by fjords and towering rock walls. First stop is Borg and the Viking Lofotr Museum where you’ll see the excavation of the largest known Viking house. Continue through the idyllic village of Leknes before reaching Reine early afternoon for lunch at a local restaurant. Return to Svolvaer via Nusfjord. BL
Stay at Svinoya Rorbuer Hotel (4 star)

DAY 7 Svolvaer / Henningsvaer – Kabelvaag
Embark on a trip to Henningsvaer, one of the most famous fishing villages in Lofoten. Enjoy free time to explore this picturesque town. Continue on to another fishermens village, Kabelvaag where you’ll visit the North Museum to see one of the best preserved squire farms of Lofoten. B
Stay at Svinoya Rorbuer Hotel (4 star)

DAY 8 Svolvaer – Tromso
Today, journey 400km to Tromso. Along the way, make a stop at the famous Polar Park, where you’ll have the unique opportunity to meet wolves, bears, deer, elk and reindeer. B
Stay at Scandic Ishavshotel (4 star)

DAY 9 Tromso
This morning, join a guided tour and introduce yourself to Tromso. Visit Tromso University Museum, Arctic Cathedral and the Arctic experience centre Polaria. This evening, you’ll be transferred to the Aurora Camp where 300 friendly Alaskan huskies will be happy to greet you and enjoy some cuddles. Then partake in a traditional Norwegian dinner in a cosy Gammehut. Be sure to keep your eye out for the Aurora Borealis. BD
Stay at Scandic Ishavshotel (4 star)

DAY 10 Tromso – Alta
The scenic journey from Tromso to Alta is breathtaking regardless of the time of year but especially so in winter. BL
Stay at Thon Alta Hotel (3 star)

DAY 11 Alta
Join a guided tour and experience Northern Europe’s largest and richest rock carving site, the prestigious Alta Museum, and see first hand rock carvings up to 6200 years old that show the life of ancient hunters and fishermen. Afterwards, take a trip to the Northern Lights Cathedral, an elegant and modern construction with an aurora inspired interior. B
Stay at Thon Alta Hotel (3 star)

DAY 12 Alta – Kirkenes
Depart early for Kirkenes through beautiful northern Lapland. Stop in Karasjok for lunch before continuing on to Kirkenes. BL
Stay at Thon Kirkenes Hotel (4 star)

DAY 13 Kirkenes – Inari – Saariselka

After breakfast, get ready for one of Northern Norway’s best experiences – The King Crab Safari. Journey onto the Kirkenes Fjord and come face to face with this giant crustacean. Then, continue to Inari, the capital of Finnish Lapland. Here you’ll visit the Sajos Sami Cultural Centre and parliament set in the heart of Sapmi. End the day in Saariselka. BL
Stay at Santa’s Tunturi Hotel (4 star)

DAY 14 Saariselka – Sinetta
Continue your adventure with a Sami Reindeer Farm visit. Meet the traditional farmers who will tell you all about the reindeer and teach you how to throw Suopunki (Sami lasso). Then go on an old-fashioned sleigh ride across the picturesque white landscape. Drive on to Sinetta for a unique and memorable experience – spend a night looking for the northern lights in a Glass Igloo. This evening, join a traditional Lappish three course dinner in a magnificent wooden ‘Kota’. BLD
Stay at Artic Snow Hotel (3 star)

DAY 15 Sinetta – Rovaniemi
Depart for Rovaniemi, stopping first at a local Husky Farm where the head musher will talk about the life and training of these amazing Arctic animals. Then, go on a Husky Safari ride through the forest before enjoying a traditional outdoor Lappish lunch. Continue on to Santa Claus Village, built right on the Arctic Circle, truly a magical place. BL
Stay at Santa’s Hotel (4 star)

DAY 16 Rovaniemi / Kemi
Wake up early for your trip to Kemi and visit to the Snow Castle*. Then, take the chance to board the Sampo Icebreaker**, an unforgettable cruise that breaks through the ice of the northern Gulf of Bothnia. You’ll join a guided tour of the ship before having the opportunity to go ice swimming. Enjoy lunch on board after your adventures. BL
Stay at Santa’s Hotel (4 star)

** Please note: Construction of the Snow Castle is weather dependent and not guaranteed to open before 19th January 2021.

** 3 December 2020 departure will include visit to Ranua Wildlife Park instead of Sampo Icebreaker.

DAY 17 Rovaniemi
This morning, your Northern adventure concludes as you enjoy a transfer to the airport for your onward journey. B

  • Escorted by a professional multilingual Tour Manager
  • 15 nights 3 and 4 star accommodation
  • 1 night, Glass Igloo accommodation
  • Economy class flight: Stockholm – Lulea
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • 2nd class rail: Abisko – Narvik
  • Group arrival transfer from Stockholm Airport (first day only)
  • Group departure transfer to Rovaniemi Airport (last day only)
  • all tours and transportation as mentioned in the program
  • 16 breakfasts
  • 8 lunches
  • 2 dinners

Guided tours

  • Stockholm
  • Tromso

Visit

  • Aurora Sky Station
  • Jukkasjarvi Church
  • Icehotel in Jukkasjarvi
  • Viking Lofotr Museum
  • Polar Park
  • Alta Museum
  • Santa Claus Village

Activities

  • King Crab Safari
  • Aurora Husky
  • Reindeer Farm including sleigh ride
  • Sampo Ice Breaker

 

Pricing

 
 
03 Dec 2020
07 Jan 2021
14 Jan 2021
21 Jan 2021
28 Jan 2021
04 Feb 2021
11 Feb 2021
18 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
04 Mar 2021
11 Mar 2021
Land of the Northern Lights - Escorted Tour
Twin/DoubleSingle
Prices per adult in Australian Dollars (AUD)
was $11,280$10,720 was $14,150$13,440
was $11,280$10,720 was $14,150$13,440
was $11,280$10,720 was $14,150$13,440
was $11,280$10,720 was $14,150$13,440
was $11,280$10,720 was $14,150$13,440
was $11,280$10,720 was $14,150$13,440
was $11,280$10,720 was $14,150$13,440
was $11,280$10,720 was $14,150$13,440
was $11,280$10,720 was $14,150$13,440
was $11,280$10,720 was $14,150$13,440
was $11,280$10,720 was $14,150$13,440

-Passport details are required for booking flight at time of booking. Luggage weight limit on the flight is 20kgs.
-It is important to note that in all the winter programs that they can be physically demanding and you may be exposed to different kinds of physical strain. Uneven grounds during walking tours, snow and ice are common surface in our destinations. --All activities involving sailing, snowmobiling, reindeer sleighs, husky sleighs, igloo dinners and ice breaker will include appropriate thermal equipment. It is recommended that warm (wool or fleece) undergarments are worn for your additional comfort.
-To enjoy the wonderful winter activities included in this tour we request travellers to arrange Travel Insurance which covers also winter sports, snowmobile tours, boat trips, fishing tours, husky safaris, and general winter activities.
-Luggage allowance is 1 suitcase and 1 piece of hand luggage per person.