Whale watching on the Brim Explorer, Norway

Norway

Arctic Silence at the Top of the World

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    Holiday Duration

    5 nights

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    Best Time To Go

    December - April

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    Price From

    £1600 per person

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    Wild Rating

    3 out of 5

Holiday Idea

Experience the silence of the Arctic in Northern Norway on this unique trip which combines nights in a fabulous hotel and a stay on a secluded island in a charming Nordic sea cabin. Snowshoe by sparkling fjords, hunt for the magical aurora by electric Tesla X, and head out to sea to search for orcas and humpback whales on the hybrid-electric, Brim Explorer.

Itinerary

Whale watching on the Brim Explorer, Norway
Tesla Electric Car Northern Lights Experience in Norway

Day 1 | Arrive in Northern Norway

Arrive in Norway's lively city of Tromso and transfer to your hotel where you will stay for three nights. In the evening, travel along the Arctic roads in a zero-emission, electric Tesla X car. Your driver and guide will travel to where the dazzling northern lights may be visible.

Ski experience in Swedish Lapland

Day 2 | Snowshoe Hike & Northern Lights Cruise

This morning, travel by Tesla Model X to the mountains to enjoy a snowshoe hike surrounded by beautiful Arctic scenery. Return to Tromso for lunch and spend the afternoon at leisure. Perhaps head to Polaria, Tromso's wild and wonderful museum focussed on all things Arctic. In the evening meet at Tromso harbour for a northern lights cruise. Enjoy a three-course meal on board the new hybrid-electric Brim Explorer. 

Silent whale watching aboard the Brim Explorer, Norway

Day 3 | Silent Whale Watching

Today, sail in silence aboard the Brim Explorer, a non-polluting catamaran to search for Orcas and Humpback whales feeding in the icy waters. You will arrive in time to enjoy the few hours of polar daylight that the Tromsø winter season gives. On the way to the whale watching area, admire breath-taking views of the Tromsø fjords and frozen landscapes from the hybrid-electric boat.

Viewpoint looking over the snowy mountains in Norway

Day 4 | Tromso Sight Seeing & Ferry To Vengsoy

Spend the morning at leisure in Tromso. Perhaps take a trip on the cable car to experience incredible views of the city. Why not head to the fabulous Fjellstua restaurant where you can take in the breathtaking views while enjoying a delicious local meal, or select a lighter lunch from the cafe. Later transfer to Bellvik and take the ferry to Vengsoy. Check into the beautiful Vengsoy Rorbuer sea lodge for a two-night stay.

View of Vengsoy Rorbuer on the island of Vengsoy, Norway

Day 5 | Nordic Sea Lodge

This morning, relax and enjoy your surroundings from the comfort of your luxuriously cosy lodge. Perhaps book an optional excursion with hosts Maria and Nils- Jorgen, who offer a wealth of knowledge in the best hiking trails, fishing spots and places to spot spectacular sea life. After dark, be sure to keep a look out for the northern lights swirling overhead from the heated hot tub on the outside deck. 

Northern Lights over the mountains in Northern Norway

Day 6 | Departure Day

Enjoy a morning at leisure in the lodge. Later in the afternoon, take the ferry back to Bellvik and transfer back to Tromso airport for your departure plans.

Where will I rest my head?


What's included

  • Return airport transfers
  • Return transfers from Tromso to the ferry port
  • Return ferry tickets to the island of Vengsoy
  • Three nights accommodation at Clarion Hotel the Edge including breakfast
  • Two nights accommodation in a sea cabin on the island of Vengsoy on a self-catering basis 
  • A guided snowshoe hike
  • A northern lights hunt in a zero-emission Tesla Model X
  • A silent whale watching cruise aboard the hybrid-electric Brim Explorer
  • A northern lights cruise aboard the hybrid-electric Brim Explorer

The price of this suggestion is based on two people sharing a double or a twin room at Clarion Hotel The Edge in Tromso and a Nordic Sea Cabin at Vengsoy.

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Experience the Arctic in silence on this Eco friendly trip to Northern Norway