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Northern Lights Cruise & Snow Hotel

Fjord Travel Norway
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Travel Style: A lot of free time, with very few inclusions. Ideal for independent and/or low-key travelers and cruisers. Relaxed
Physical Level: Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises. Easy
Lodging Level: 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Premium - 4 star
6 days
From: $ 1,971 $ 329 / day
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Overview

Highlights

  • Explore the Royal Castle in Oslo
  • Enjoy Beautiful blue Arctic light in Tromso
  • Enjoy a dog sledding trip!
  • Experience the spectacular North Cape cliff!
  • Northern Lights – one of nature’s wonders!
  • Enjoy an adventurous Snowmobile safari!

Short Description

Northern Lights Cruise & Snow Hotel is an adventurous, comprehensive Cruise package, with a 2 nights Hurtigruten cruise from Tromso to Kirkenes – the best places to see the Northern Lights.

A travel company plans your itinerary and arranges all the logistics including lodging, local activities, and transportantion. You have the flexibility of a solo trip while still getting the convience and time savings of expert planning. Get 90% of the benefits of a tour, without a guide.
Trip Type Self-guided / Independent Tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Lodging Level Premium - 4 star
Flights & Transport Internal airfare and ground transport
Start City Oslo
End City Oslo

Destinations

Norway

Cities & Attractions

Oslo

Age Requirement

7

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Trip Includes

4* Hotels w. breakfast buffet

Oslo

Park Inn at Gardermoen airport or

Hotel Bristol in the centre of Oslo

Tromso

Radisson Blu hotel Tromso or similar

Snow Hotel Kirkenes:

Transfer from the centre of Kirkenes,

3 course Arctic dinner,

Overnight in warm sleeping bags,

Sauna & breakfast in the morning.

Transport

Flight Oslo-Tromso

Flight Kirkenes-Oslo

Excursions/activities

Northern Lights trip w. Dog sledding, light meal & transfers

North Cape excursion

Hurtigruten cruise

2 nights in standard outside cabin w. separate beds & private facilities

All meals during the cruise;

Buffet breakfast, buffet lunch & 3 course dinner. Food only

All taxes & VAT

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Itinerary

Day 1: First night in Oslo

Individual arrival to Oslo. Check in at the Park Inn airport hotel at Gardermoen, conveniently located within walking distance of the airport. The centre of Oslo is located 20 mins from the airport by the frequent Airport Express train

Spend 1 night in Oslo

Day 2: Flight to Tromso

A 2 hour flight to Tromso.  Individual arrival to a centrally located hotel, easily accessible by the Airport bus. Tromso is beautifully located, surrounded by spectacular Arctic islands & Alpine mountain peaks.

Northern Lights evening trip included

Spend 1 night in Tromso

You can add nights & exciting activities in Tromso

Dog Sledding

In the evening of day 2 you will be picked up in the centre of Tromso for a Northern Lights trip with Dog sledding and a warm, local meal in a lavvo (Sami tent).

Included: Transfers from the centre of Tromso & warm clothes

Tromso Norway, the pier. Photo by Shigeru Ohki, Nordnorsk reiseliv

Day 3: Cruise Departure

Time to see Tromso before You board the Hurtigruten ship in the early evening for the Northern Lights cruise to the Arctic town of Kirkenes.

All meals will be included during the cruise

Spend 2 nights on board

Day 4: North Cape

Cruise along stunning Arctic scenery to the main port of Honningsvag, where you join the exotic North Cape excursion by coach across Mageroya island – Norway’s northernmost island, normally covered by snow during the winter months.

Then on to the North Cap cliff – an impressive, 307-metre (1,007 ft) high cliff with a large flat plateau on top

Day 5: Arrival To Kirkenes

After breakfast you disembark in Arctic Kirkenes, located in the middle of the Northern Lights zone.

Kirkenes is located close to the Russian border, and has always had a close relationship with their Russian neighbors – the street names in Kirkenes are both in Norwegian & in Russian!

Snow mobile Safari

You will be picked up at the pier by a transfer bus for the adventurous Snow Mobile Safari on a frozen fjord. Remember to bring your driver’s licence if you want to drive the Snow mobile! The bus will stop at a hotel, where you will leave your luggage in the meantime. They will bring you back to the hotel after the trip.

The Snow mobile Safari includes a light snack (coffee/tea in a well-heated lavvo, the Sami equivalent of a tipi), warm winter clothes and instructions in snow mobiling safety.

Snow Hotel

You will be picked up at the hotel in Kirkenes for an Arctic dinner in the Snow hotel restaurant & an unforgettable overnight stay in the exotic Snow hotel – a beautiful piece of architecture with ice sculptures, located next to the warm & comfortable service building with lounges.

You can also take part in the feeding of the reindeer in their tiny reindeer park. You will be given thorough instructions for the stay in the Snow hotel.

Day 6: Oslo & Final Night

After breakfast in the Snow hotel you join the transfer bus back to the centre of Kirkenes, where you can take the scheduled airport bus or a taxi to the airport (appr 15 min).

Overnight in the centre of Oslo or at an airport hotel at your choice

Spend 1 night in Oslo

The trip finishes after breakfast on day 7

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Optional Activities

Add nights & excursions:

Whale safari

Reindeer sledge

Arctic fishing trip

Sightseeing in Oslo

Additional nights in Tromso

Additional nights in Oslo

Flights & Transport

Internal airfare and ground transport

Group Size:

Independent

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be received in writing. The date of cancellation shall be the date when written notice is received by Fjord Travel Norway.

i) Tours as described on the web site; individual tours, customized tours (apart from tours including cruises on the Hurtigruten):

General cancellation charges: Equals the deposit paid.

Cancellations received after the final payments are due, i.e. less than 45 days prior to service start:

(All refunds are calculated less the deposit paid)

From 45-15 days prior to service start: 50% refund

From 14-0 days prior to service start: no refund.

ii) Tours including cruises on the Hurtigruten ships

General cancellation charges: Equals the deposit paid

Cancellations received after the final payments are due, i.e. less than 65 days prior to service start:

(All refunds are calculated less the deposit paid)

From 64-46 days prior to service start: 70% refund

From 45-32 days prior to service start: 40% refund

From 31-18 days prior to service start: 10% refund

From 17-0 days prior to service start: no refunds

Age Notes

Min. Age: 7

Trip ID#:

NorLigFjo

Trip Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Passport and Visa Charges
  • Personal Expenses

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