Best Time To Go
December - March
£2250 per person
2 out of 5
Gateway to the Arctic, Norway’s northernmost hub of Tromsø is a lively city surrounded by mountains, fjords and islands. Fishermen’s tales have shaped popular culture in this country which sings of the sea, and every island and islet has a story to tell. Spend days enjoying some of the key attractions in the city, before travelling east to the Lyngen peninsula to relax and take part in exhilarating winter activities.
Day 1 | Arrive in Arctic Norway
Arrive in Tromsø and transfer to the fabulous Clarion Hotel The Edge, your home for the next two nights. Settle in and admire the beautiful surroundings of this modern hotel
where the water provides a stunning reflection of its innovative architecture.
Day 2 | Sightseeing & Optional Activity
Spend today at leisure or book an optional excursion. From whale watching and snowshoe hikes to visiting reindeer, there are lots of winter activities to choose from. Speak to a specialist to find out more.
Day 3 | Tromsø Sightseeing & Evening Aurora Hunt
Walk or take the short bus ride to Fjellheisen, the cable car which runs from Solliveien in Tromsdalen up to Storsteinen (421m above sea level). Enjoy a wonderful birds-eye view of the city. Later transfer to Lyngen Experience Lodge for a three-night stay. Dine overlooking the beautiful Ulsfjord before heading to a camp in the woods to search for the northern lights.
Day 4 | Dog Sledding
After breakfast, enjoy an exclusive opportunity to discover the Lyngen area with renowned Tom-Frode Johansen’s team. You will experience beautiful landscape in the heart of the Lyngen Alps. The trip includes a stop to make a fire and enjoy hot drinks and snacks. You will be driving your own team of trusty dogs and will get the chance to help harness the team. Head back to Lyngen Experience for dinner.
Day 4 | Snowmobile Safari & Sauna Relaxing
After breakfast, head out on a snowmobile safari in outer Lyngen surrounded by the Lyngen Alps. Following the snowmobile trail up the mountains, you will stop in several spots for photos to admire the beautiful scenery and to enjoy some hot drinks and snacks. Travel back to Lyngen Experience Lodge for lunch and relax in the afternoon. Perhaps make use of the sauna and outdoor hot tub before dinner in the main lounge area.
Day 6 | Departure Day
Enjoy breakfast and lunch at Lyngen Experience before transferring back to Tromsø airport for your return travel plans.
Where will I rest my head?
- Airport transfer from Tromsø Airport to Tromsø
- Shared transfers from Tromsø to Lyngen
- Two nights at Clarion Hotel The Edge in Tromsø including breakfast
- Three nights at Lyngen Experience Lodge including breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Return tickets for the cable car, Fjellheisen in Tromsø
- Search for the magical Aurora Borealis at a camp in the woods around a cosy campfire with hot drinks and snacks included
- Three-hour dog sledding in the Lyngen Alps with champion dog sled racer Tom-Frode Johansen's renowned team.
- Two-hour snowmobile safari in the Lyngen Alps (February)
- Four to six-hour whale watching trip (December & January)
- Use of the sauna and outdoor Jacuzzi
Travelling to Lyngen Experience Lodge for a three-night stay is only possible from Monday to Thursday during winter, so this itinerary works well with a Saturday arrival in Tromsø.
Stay for four nights at Lyngen Experience Lodge from Thursday to Monday during winter. Arrive in Tromsø on a Monday or Tuesday to extend this itinerary to six or seven nights.
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