This tour will give you the best chances of hunting the Northern Lights in many different locations and environments. Along the way you also have the opportunity to try a variety of winter activities: Husky dog sledding,  reindeer safari, overnighting in a snow hotel, snowmobiling and much more.

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Experience the thrill of a husky safari through snowy forests and fells.

Visit the Siida Smai Museum to learn more about Sami culture

Take a Northern Lights safari from Tromsø

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The North Cape & Northern Lights

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Day 1

Ivalo - Saariskelä

Private transfer from Ivalo Airport to Saariselkä (approx. 30 min) and remainder of day at leisure at the Northern Lights Village in Saariselkä. Welcome dinner and meeting with your tour leader. (D)

Day 2

Saariselkä

Today you will enjoy a husky safari through the snowy forests and fells. Driving a team of huskies over the white, shimmering fells is an experience you will never forget. In the evening you will visit an Aurora Camp by one of the local lakes. Here you warm up in a cozy hut by the fire, enjoy a warm drink and prepare a traditional Lapland
midnight snack, and if lucky and the sky is clear, experience the fascinating Northern Lights. (B)(D)

Day 3

Saariselkä - Inari - Karasjok

Morning departure by private coach, via Inari, where a stop and entrance to the Siida Sami Museum is included.  Continue north west and later crossing the border to Norway, and shortly afterwards arriving in Karasjok, the Sami capital, with strong ties to the Sami culture, a home of the Sami Parliament, “Samediggi”. (B)(D)

Day 4

Karasjok - Honningsvåg - North Cape

Early morning departure and the journey continues North, bound for the North Cape. Travelling through the North  Cape tunnel we reach the Magerøya Island on which the North Cape is situated. The North Cape cliff itself will be visited today (subject to weather conditions). Overnight and dinner in Honningsvåg. (B)(D)

Day 5

Honningsvåg - Alta

Today head south, and travel back along the Porsanger fjord, bound for Alta, “The Northern Lights city of Norway”. In the afternoon a visit to the Alta Museum to see the expositions about the local history of Northern Lights, The  remainder of the afternoon evening is free, and why not try your luck and join in on a local Northern Lights safari, in and around Alta. In Alta you have the chance to upgrade and experience and overnight stay in the Sorrisniva Igloo
Hotel (supplement applies). (B)

Day 6

Alta - Tromsø

Today, drive along the arctic fjords bound for Tromsø, former starting point of many North Pole expeditions. Free  time before evening Northern Lights safari, where a light dinner will be included. (B)(D)

Day 7

Tromsø

Day at leisure in Tromsø, where you have the opportunity to take an optional snowmobile safari, husky safari or many more exciting excursions. (B)

Day 8

Tromsø

Depart today at any time after breakfast. (B)

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Sav 5% on all winter 2020 and 2021 departures when booked by 31 Jan 2020. Further conditions apply - contact us for details.