ARCTIC NORTHERN LIGHTS IN TROMSÖ AND ALTA - NORWAY 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS

(5 days/4 nights)

(Norway *****Winter*****)

We are pleased to offer you a tour where you will have the possibility of experiencing the natural phenomenon occurring in winter months at latitudes north of the Arctic Circle - The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) in Norway. Spend 5 days with unique Lapland, fantastic nature and winter activities.

Day 1 Tromso

Arrival in Tromsö. Arrival transfer from the airport to the hotel Scandic Ishavshotel or similar. Accommodation.

Day 2 Tromso

Breakfast - buffet. Tromso is a one of the world’s largest cities North of the Arctic Circle and a city, where modern urban life and breath-taking arctic nature go hand in hand. During the morning city tour we get acquainted with the world’s northernmost Botanical gardens and enjoy the views of the mountains to the east and south. You continue with a visit Tromso University Museum where we learn fascinating facts on nature and culture in northern Norway and the indigenous Sami people. Following that, we continue around the island, passing Lake Prestvatn with the Meteorological Institute and cross the bridge to the Arctic Cathedral for a visit to this masterpiece with a monumental stained-glass window. In the evening you go to the Aurora Camp where you are equipped with thermal overalls and boots to keep us nice and warm all evening. 300 friendly Alaskan huskies are waiting to greet you and enjoy some cuddles. You enjoy a traditional Norwegian dinner and wait for the Northern Light to appear in the sky.

Day 3 Tromso-Alta

Buffet breakfast. Today you continue to Alta. The distance between Tromso and Alta is about 300 km. The trip takes around 8 hours and includes two ferry rides and a lunch break. The trip take you through the most stunning mountain landscapes and is something to remember for a long time. You arrive late afternoon in Alta and check in at Hotel Thon Alta***. The evening offers an optional Northern Lights tour. You visit the family owned Sorrisniva Adventure Facility which is perfectly located to maximize our chances of seeing the magnificent Northern Lights. You have an excellent opportunity to learn more about this intriguing phenomenon as well as the history of Alta.

Day 4 Alta

Breakfast buffet. Today you start with a visit to the award-winning Alta Museum, located at the site of early settlement of Finnmark dating around 11,000 years ago and featuring exhibitions on local culture and history. Afterwards you visit to the elegant and modern Northern Lights Cathedral located in the central part of town. The balance of the day is reserved for exploring more of this arctic town on your own. The evening offers optional sleigh ride under the northern lights. You travel to a farm in the nearby countryside where we climb aboard a sleigh and get bundled up in warm blankets. The sleigh is pulled by a Norwegian Fjord Horse through the forest and along the Alta River, while you sit back and enjoy the peace and beauty around you. At the end of the ride, you stop at a wilderness shelter where a traditional dinner is served around a warm fire and if you are lucky you are dazzled by the Northern Lights.

Day 5 Alta Departure

Breakfast buffet. Transfer from your hotel to Alta Airport. We say good bye to you today and wish you safe return back home. Thank you for joining our tour.

Rates in EUR

Package prices per person:

 

EUR 2428.00 (double occupancy)

EUR   520.00 (single supplement)

Rates valid

12/12 - 23/3 2020

Departures

December 12, 2019

January 16, 23, 30

February 06, 13, 20, 27

March 05, 12

Rates include

Including:

  • 4 nights in 3 to 4 star hotels
  • 4 x buffet breakfast
  • 1 dinner, 1 lunch as specified in the program
  • Custom Welcome Package
  • Visit to the Aurora camp, entrance to the Alta museum, entrance to the Aurora Borealis cathedral, snowshoe safaris, Sami reindeer farm tour and sleigh ride, visit to Husky farm
  • English and Spanish speaking companion guide service on all tours
  • First class bus service or first class minivans throughout the itinerary
  • Winter clothing / outdoor safari clothing mentioned in the program
  • Transfer from Tromso airport to Radisson Blu Tromso hotel and transfer from your hotel in Alta to Alta airport

Children under 12 years have a 25% discount as long as they share the room with both parents.

Important notice

The personal belonging of the traveler are not the object of the Dorothy Tours transport contract and the passenger must be with you at all times. Dorothy Tours is not responsible for the loss, deterioration or theft of luggage or personal items, so it is extremely important that each traveler has a safe travel insurance to cover this risk. Dorothy Tours reserves the right to change some services / hotels if necessary, always keeping the same category and standard. Aurora Borealis is a natural phenomenon that nobody can guarantee to be present at the moment of your visit to this city. Dorothy Tours guarantees the services indicated above but does not guarantee natural phenomena.

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