Norway Nothern Lights Tour. Holiday Cruises to Norway

Norway Nothern Lights Tour. Holiday Cruises to Norway

Visit Norway’s second largest city of Bergen that is a gateway to the magnificent land of fjords
The Lofoten Islands is one of the best destinations in Norway to witness the fantastic natural phenomenon of Aurora Borealis
Explore the picturesque sceneries of winter Norway on your Scandinavia tour
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Trip Overview

Norway is amazing a year round. Be ready for an unforgettable Winter adventure of Northern Lights seeking, husky dog sledding and fantastic sightseeing in Norway's three most outstanding cities - Tromso, Bergen and Oslo! Best time to travel: Tour dates are flexible from November 1 to March 31.

Tour type:
Private tour
Tour rating:
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  • HOTELS
  • 4-star central hotels
    Standard rooms
    7 nights
  • TRANSPORT
  • Airport-hotel transfers
    2 train trips
    1 cruise & 1 flight
  • SIGHTSEEING
  • 2 guided city tours
    Northern lights tour
    Floibanen Funicular ride
  • MEALS
  • 7 buffet breakfasts
    2 dinners
    1 traditional Sami meal

Day-by-Day

Day 1

Arrival in Tromso & Northern Lights Seeking 

Welcome to the fabulous capital of Norway - Oslo! Upon arrival, you take a direct flight to the beautiful northern city of Tromso, that is most famous for its fantastic views of the unique natural phenomenon of Aurora Borealis.

Upon arrival you are transferred to your hotel in Tromso to leave your luggage. You then enjoy a 7-hour snowmobile Northern Lights seeking group tour that takes you to one of the most picturesque areas of Northern Norway - at the wilderness centre of Camp Tamok. Amazing mountain scenery and fantastic winter landscapes accompanied with magnificent views of the Northern Lights - this is a trip you will remember for years to come! The tour includes transfers, warm winter suits and boots, helmet, hot meal and hot drink.

Day 2

Dog Sledding & Northern Lights Cruise

After breakfast you meet your guide at the meeting point located within a walking distance of your hotel and enjoy an unforgettable group tour - a husky ride around the magnificent Arctic landscapes.

If you wish you can choose to drive a team of huskies on your own. This tour provides an excellent opportunity to admire the amazing Arctic nature and enjoy the fantastic views of Tromso, surrounded by snow-covered mountains and picturesque fjords. The dog sledding trip lasts about one hour and is followed by a guided tour through a dog yard. A traditional Sami meal based on reindeer meat is served around an open fire in a Sami tent (included).

Later in the evening you are invited to join a specially prepared Northern Lights group cruise. You have the unique chance of witnessing the Northern Lights while you stay in protected waters, and find a secure place for the Northern Lights.

Day 3

Transfer to Bergen

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for a flight to Bergen (flight tickets are included).

Upon arrival your driver picks you up at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel. The rest of the day is free.

Day 4

Bergen City Tour

Following breakfast you enjoy a 3-hour guided city tour around the most interesting sights of Bergen. During the tour you take a walk at the famous Bryggen district, visit the Fish Market and experience a fantastic Floibanen funicular ride that is one of Norway's best-known attractions.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Day 5

Train Ride to Flam

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station (easily accessible by foot), where you board a train that takes you to an unforgettable Bergen - Myrdal - Flam rail ride. This trip is a perfect chance to admire the mind-boggling nature and picture-postcard scenery of Norway.

Upon arrival you walk to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

  • Optional: Visit to Ægir Brewery & Pub, Flam
    We invite you to visit a local Ægir Brewery & Pub to enjoy a traditional Ægir Viking plank. This is a special 5-course food tasting served with 5 different Ægir beers.

Day 6

Train Ride to Oslo

After breakfast you have free time. You can take our optional Fjord Safari tour or just relax before your next train ride.

  • Optional tour: Winter Heritage Fjord Safari, Flam
    We invite you today to take off on an incredible adventure - to enjoy a 2-hour group Heritage Fjordsafari with rib boat and experience the spectacular nature and fjord landscape.

In the afternoon you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station (easily accessible by foot) to board a train that takes you to Oslo (via Myrdal) - the capital of Norway.

Upon arrival you walk to your hotel located very close to the train station. The rest of the day is free for you to do some independent sightseeing, dine in one of the local restaurants or just have a good rest.

Day 7

Oslo City Tour

After breakfast you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and go on a 4-hour panoramic city tour around the most interesting Oslo attractions (no entrances included). All tickets and public transportation should be paid on the spot.

During the tour you also visit one of the major Scandinavian treasures - the famous Frogner Park, informally known as the Vigeland Park named after its founder Gustav Vigeland (public transportation is included). You spend some great time strolling through this beautiful park and enjoying its extravagant sculptures and unique Scandinavian nature.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Day 8

Departure or Optional extension to Iceland

This is the last day of your amazing Northern lights tour! After breakfast your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

OR you can extend your journey further to the land of unique nature, glaciers and thermal spas - Iceland. Contact us for additional details.


Hotels

7 nights in centrally-located 4-star hotels

  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service

Always included:

  • Central location close to major sights
  • Buffet breakfasts
  • Free WiFi
  • Spacious beds

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Tromso, Bergen, Flam and Oslo;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Lunches and dinners according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides*;
  • Snowmobile Northern Lights seeking group tour;
  • Northern Lights group cruise;
  • Dog Sledding with Sami lunch (group tour);
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • Regular class flight tickets Oslo - Tromso and Tromso - Bergen;
  • Regular class train tickets Bergen - Flam, Flam - Oslo;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

*Note: All the group tours are subject to weather conditions and can be replaced with possible alternatives.

Not included: international flights, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Tour Highlights

  • Northern lights seeking tour in Tromso
  • Husky dog sledding in the Arctic
  • Traditional Sami meal in a Sami tent
  • Northern Lights group cruise
  • Floibanen funicular ride in Bergen
  • Journey on the scenic Flamsbana Railway
  • Visiting Frogner Park in Oslo

What to Know

  • Scandinavian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh.
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must.
  • Most of the tours you’re going to have are walking, so make sure to bring convenient walking shoes.

Dates & Rates

Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$3,503
Deposit $701
Regular package
$3,911
Deposit $783
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Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$3,503
Deposit $701
Regular package
$3,911
Deposit $783

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Cindy Malmquist

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October 16, 2016

What a wonderful job you did!

What a wonderful job you did, planning our Ultimate Norway tour! We enjoyed visiting Norway so much and were amazed by all the special experiences incorporated into our trip.

First of all: the guides and drivers were exceptional. We learned so much about the cities and regions, having...

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Carol Palm

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October 16, 2016

Norwegian Heritage Tour (summer 2016)

Our trip was perfect. Everyone was very happy with the arrangements and sad to leave Norway. For most part the weather cooperated so we were able to do almost everything that we were scheduled to see and then more. We had a very thorough tour of Lillehammer with our relative who has more knowledge of the country then ...

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Monty Berg

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October 16, 2016

Denice and I agree this was the best trip of our lives

The Norway Fjords trip was outstanding. One little glitch with a driver not showing up in Bergen but the matter was taken care of.

The hotels, tours, trains, fjords and the cruise were just the best. You put together a wonderful tour for us and we are delighted.

Denice and I agree this was the best ...

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Cindy Malmquist

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Carol Palm

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October 16, 2016

Norwegian Heritage Tour (summer 2016)

Our trip was perfect. Everyone was very happy with the arrangements and sad to leave Norway. For most part the weather ...

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Monty Berg

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October 16, 2016

Denice and I agree this was the best trip of our lives

The Norway Fjords trip was outstanding. One little glitch with a driver not showing up in Bergen but the matter was taken ...

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