Norway Northern Lights Tour | Holiday Cruises to Norway
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Trip Overview

Norway is amazing all year round so get ready for an unforgettable Scandinavian winter adventure filled with 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:
4.91 / 5, Based on
  • BEST HOTELS
  • 4-star best location hotels
    Standard rooms
    7 nights
  • BEST CONNECTIONS
  • Airport-hotel transfers
    2 train trips
    1 cruise & 1 flight
  • BEST SIGHTSEEING
  • 2 guided city tours
    Northern lights tour
    Floibanen Funicular ride
  • MEALS
  • 7 breakfasts
    2 dinners
    1 traditional Sami meal

Day-by-Day

Day 1
Arrival in Oslo

Welcome to the fabulous capital of Norway - Oslo! Your private driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

No meals included.

Day 2
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.

Breakfast is included.

Day 3
Flight to Tromso & Northern Lights Seeking 

Following breakfast you check out, meet your guide and head for the airport. 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 center 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 from a meeting point, warm winter suits and boots, helmet, a hot meal and a hot drink.

Please, note: In order to drive a snowmobile please make sure to have your drivers license with you.

Snowmobile safari is available from December 1 to March 31, before that time the tour is replaced with bus tour to camp Tamok.

Breakfast and a light dinner during the snowmobile tour.

Day 4
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. After the cruise you are transferred back to the meeting point and walk to your hotel.

Breakfast, lunch as well as a light dinner during the cruise are included.

Day 5
Trip to Bergen & City Tour

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.

Later the same day 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.

Please note: depending on flight schedule your Bergen city tour can be moved to the next day.

Breakfast is included.

Day 6
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.

Breakfast is included.

Day 7
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.

Breakfast is included.

Day 8
Departure from Oslo

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!

Breakfast is included.


Included

7 nights in centrally-located 4-star hotels

  • Hand picked hotels
  • Best value rooms
  • Restaurant

Always included:

  • Best location for sightseeing
  • Breakfasts
  • All taxes and fees

What's Included
  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Oslo, Tromso, Bergen and Flam;
  • 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*;
  • Private tours: Oslo city tour and Bergen city tour;
  • Group tours and activities: Snowmobile Northern Lights seeking, Dog sledding with Sami lunch and Northern Lights cruise;
  • 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
$3,736
Deposit $748
Two travelers: double occupancy
$4,016
Deposit $804
Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$3,736
Deposit $748
Two travelers: double occupancy
$4,016
Deposit $804

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Everything went like clockwork!

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