Go straight to the northern lights this winter. Norwegian’s direct flight from London-Gatwick to Tromsø takes only three and a half hours and with fares from £72.00*, you can afford it.Read more
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Head to Tromsø in Northern Norway for a comfortable stay in a lively Arctic city, combined with exciting excursions to look for the northern lights.Read more
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With plenty of travel options, including direct flights from London Gatwick, a magical winter holiday in Northern Norway is only a few hours away.Read more
Combine nature’s light show with the trip of a lifetime to Northern Norway.Read more
A winter expedition to the northernmost region of Europeby snowmobile. You will spend the night at the North Cape and enjoy the stunning Arctic scenery and light.
This once-in-a-lifetime adventure starts with a three course dinner at a restaurant serving fresh, local produce. The four-hour snowmobile expedition goes through the rugged Arctic scenery and you might also see the northern lights.
After a few stops along the route, you arrive at the North Cape just before midnight for a celebration with sparkling wine and warm soup with bread followed by a guided tour. The vast North Cape Hall will be the living quarters for the expedition. The next morning, an Arctic breakfast will be served and you have the opportunity to explore the North Cape in daylight.
Available from 1 February to 15 April. Minimum 4 people. Necessary equipment and instructions will be provided.
Welcome to the whale kingdom of Andenes in Vesterålen where you can experience Northern Norway’s Arctic wilderness and the northern lights. Enjoy a whale safari and the whale skeleton exhibition or explore the local Sami traditions and reindeer culture – all under the enchanting aurora borealis.
Four-day packages including accommodation, meals, a photo seminar and a research seminar.
Visit Spitsbergen, the largest of the Svalbard Islands, during the magic polar night period. Just 800 miles from the North Pole, Spitsbergen experiences over two months of polar night, when the sun never rises and the aurora borealis can appear at any time of day. Combine this with modern hotels, gourmet dining and tax-free shopping as part of an unforgettable trip to the Arctic.
Special packages are available throughout the winter, including pre-Christmas weekends, a New Year’s Eve celebration and tailor-made packages created just for you.
Choose your own Arctic Adventure with Spitsbergen Travel, the local experts.
This package trip to Alta in Northern Norway includes accommodation, of which one night is spent in the spectacular Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel made solely of snow and ice.
There will be time for a northern lights safari by bus as well as a stroll along the northern lights walk by the river near the hotel.
It was formerly used by miners and construction workers. Choose to stay in the “mining rig” of basic standard or in the “luxury rig” with individually decorated, en-suite double and family rooms.
How about celebrating New Year’s Eve in Arctic style on Svalbard, with a great chance of seeing a sparkling display of nature’s own spectacular fireworks in the form of the northern lights?
From NOK 495 (approx. £49) per person (available 1 October 2014 to 1 January 2015).
Welcome to Tromsø Wilderness Centre, one of Tromsø’s leading tourist destinations with over 300 dogs. They have a real passion for dogsledding and you can choose between a number of different sledding expeditions – one day, two days or even five days. They also offer northern lights tours and snowshoe rental.Book now
Stay snug in Lauklines’ cosy log cabins, located far from the city lights by the idyllic Kattfjord in Northern Norway, just 30 minutes drive from Tromsø. The cabins are modern and fully equipped. Take part in fun winter activities like dog sledding, whale safari, snowshoeing, fishing, skiing and northern lights trips.
NOK 2,606 per person (approx. £275), based on four people sharing a cabin for four nights (maximum six people per cabin). Return transfer to Tromsø Airport can be arranged for those who do not have a car.
They offer northern lights fact seminars, photography courses and winter activities like dog sledding and snow shoeing.
Thanks to their own viewing platform, which has a 360-degree view of the entire Lyngenfjord and the Lyngen Alps, there is no need to chase the lights – just sit back and enjoy the show.
From NOK 7,995 (approx. £840), based on two people sharing a double or twin room
Join a Sami guide for an unforgettable experience with reindeer sledding and Sami culture in Tromsø in Northern Norway. You will meet genuine guides from Sami reindeer herding families, taste traditional Sami food and hear about Sami culture and the joik (the Sami folk song). You also have the opportunity to stay overnight in a lavvo, a Sami tent – an experience you will remember forever. Bookings an enquiries can be made by email to email@example.com.Book now
The archipelago that surrounds the Arctic city of Tromsø is characterised by snow-dusted mountain tops, colourful villages, bustling harbours and sheltered bays. It is one of the most striking landscapes in Norway, and yet many people who visit Northern Norway in winter miss out on this wondrous environment.
Sunvil’s five-night package is an exception to the rule – you will have plenty of time to explore the stunning nature by taking part in activities like a wildlife safari, a summit hike, Arctic bathing and a walk to a lighthouse.
From £1,735 per person,including return flights to Tromsø (via Oslo Gardermoen) with Norwegian Airlines, all transfers, two nights bed & breakfast accommodation at Hotel Thon Tromsø, three nights full board accommodation at Hamn i Senja and all activities as detailed.
Optimise your aurora watching potential in the beautiful surroundings of the remote Malangen Resort, located far from the artificial lights of the city. A superb collection of stylish properties at the resort and a wide range of fun, optional activities make this a trip to remember.
The offer includes a Northern Light Watch briefing about the natural phenomenon of the northern lights and a guided three-hour bus trip to one of three location, depending on where the conditions for spotting the lights are the best at the time.
From £938pp for four nights including flights
Imagine what it's like to experience the thrill of husky sledding before curling up inside a cosy lodge with a view of the Arctic woodland on one side and the frozen Alta River on the other. This lovely four-night holiday features a full day dog sledding tour, a northern lights hunt, ice-fishing, snow shoeing and the opportunity to spend a night in the beautiful Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel followed by a snowmobile excursion. Culinary delights, showcasing quality local food and ingredients, are included courtesy of the menus and kitchen of famous Norwegian chef, Johnny Trasti, Chef of the Year 2009.
From £1,795 per person including flights from the UK.
May to September is the best time to experience a whale safari in Northern Norway.watch the video
Only 90 minutes from the city of Tromsø in Northern Norway, you will find the wilderness centre Camp Tamok and a variety of fun activities and exciting adventures. Experience a snowmobile tour in the mountains, take part in a reindeer safari or try dog sledding in the valleys. Sleep in an authentic Sami tent or a cosy timber cabin heated by a wood stove.
Only 90 minutes from the city in Tromsø, you can find pure wilderness, and a variety of fun and exciting adventures.
Feel the power of peace and tranquility under the northern lights in Lofoten. Your accommodation will be in a cosy waterfront fisherman cabin (rorbu). This 3-night package is designed to give you the best possible chance to see the northern lights.
Package includes: double room in private rorbu, breakfast, meeting with guides and 2 northern light hunts.
NOK 3,995 per person
Explore the delights of Tromsø before boarding the famous Hurtigruten and voyaging north to Finnmark, Northern Norway’s Arctic paradise and one of the best places on Earth to see the northern lights.
En route you will stopover at Honningsvag, where an excursion to the North Cape is highly recommended. The snow-covered landscape and herds of reindeer provide a glimpse of true Arctic scenery. Experience a king crab safari at Batsfjord before a scenic drive to Kongsfjord and a lovingly restored 19th century farmhouse with sweeping views over the fjord landscape. Finally you will fly to Kirkenes where you can visit the wonderful Kirkenes Snow Hotel.
Available from September to April (excluding January).
From £1,497pp including flights from the UK
Tromsø is the self-styled capital of the northern lights. Combine a stay in this vibrant city with an overnight wilderness glamping experience. Try your hand as a musher of husky dogs and drive a snowmobile across the snow-white Arctic tundra whilst maximising your chances of seeing the northern lights in this aurora zone hotspot.
From £1,150 per person
The myriad of colours of the northern lights tend to provoke strong emotions that are engraved in memory forever. Spend three nights in Tromsø in Northern Norway – a city synonymous with the aurora borealis.
In addition to a northern lights tour, the trip includes a snowmobile excursion and free time for optional activities like a visit to the Arctic Cathedral, the Polar Museum and the Arctic theme centre Polaria.
From £887 per person, including return flights to Tromsø Langnes airport with Norwegian Airlines, return private transfers, bed & breakfast accommodation at the brand new Clarion Hotel Edge and excursions as detailed.
Treat yourself to a luxury winter break at Lyngen Lodge. The spectacular location by the fjord in the Lyngen Alps is the perfect place to enjoy the northern lights by night and adventurous activities by day.
From £1,295 per person including flights from the UK
Stay in Kirkenes’ boutique ice hotel the Snow Hotel, situated high above the Arctic Circle in a northern lights hot spot. You will enjoy a cocktail of activities including husky dog, snowmobile and king crab fishing safaris. There is a possibility to upgrade to a romantic gamme cabin (a traditional Sami hut) complete with underfloor heating, private WC/shower and panoramic aurora windows.
From £1,595 per person
Two exciting and contrasting destinations – perfect for a special encounter with the northern lights, husky dogs and king crabs. Your journey begins in the bustling Arctic capital of Tromsø and includes an evening of hunting those elusive northern lights. A short flight to Kirkenes carries you as far east you can reach in Norway, to the beautiful borderlands with Russia. Here you will enjoy a husky safari, a snowmobile excursion and a king crab feast. Other culinary highlights include delicious dinners at the Snowhotel and Gapahuken Restaurant, overlooked by a frozen lake which is split down the middle by the border with Russia.
From £1,878 per person including flights from the UK.
* Please note that the prices quoted above may vary slightly due to exchange rate fluctuations.
Explore the culture, history and nature of the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway together with the experts. The stunning landscape provides ideal conditions for searching for the elusive northern lights, which light up the dark sky against the magnificent backdrop of the sea and the snow-capped mountains.
From £995 per person including flights from the UK
Join the crew at Arctic Guide Service in Tromsø, high above the Arctic Circle, on their special mission to spot the northern lights. They track down the place where you have the best chance to spot the magnificent aurora borealis, at that precise moment – every day from 15 September to 31 March.
From NOK 950 (approx. £100), including hot chocolate, biscuits and photos posted on ASG’s Facebook page. The excursion takes place regardless of how many people have registered.
Discover the city of Narvik for an authentic Arctic experience under the northern lights. Whether you want relaxation or action, wildlife or skiing, Narvik has plenty to offer.Read more