Hunting the Northern Lights, Sami Tents and Fjords Tour
Hunting the Northern Lights, Sami Tents and Fjords Tour
from EURO 1380,- Per Person on a Twin / Double Sharing
06 Days / 05 Nights
This short but all in one trip combines the travel from Bergen to Oslo through the scenic Bergen Railway to Voss, bus trip through western winter landscape- Voss – Gudvangen, Fjord cruise on the narrow Nærøyfjord and on the magnificent Aurlandsfjord to the Fjord Village of Flåm. You will stay at this fairytale Village and next day continue with your train Journey to Mountain Village of Myrdal from where you will board your train to the Capital city of Oslo. After enjoying your stay in Oslo you will travel to Northern Norway, to the Arctic city of Tromsø where you will enjoy your Hunt for the Northern lights on Huskies and a Aurora evening cruise. You will also get the chance to visit, interact and share a meal with the Sami’s in their traditional tents. Your package includes a Gourmet lunch in Tromsø.
PS : If availability in Flåm area is limited, then we will adjust the itinerary and accommodation to an equally Picturesque nearby location. PS: Northern lights is a natural Phenomenon, and no one can guarantee its occurrence.
Tour Departure & Return
The Tour has been recommended from the Gateway to Fjords, Bergen
Please arrive by the time provided in the itinerary
.5 Nights Quality accommodation (As Scandinavia does not have any star standards, quality can be 3-4-star European Standards)
.One Gourmet lunch with a welcome drink in a Traditional Restaurant in Tromsø
.Three course dinner at hotel in Flåm
.Train from Bergen-Voss
.Bus from Voss-Gudvangen
.Fjord Cruise through Aurlandsfjord to Flåm
.Train Journey from Flåm-Myrdal
.Train From Myrdal-Oslo
.Aurora Borealis evening Cruise- in Tromsø
.Dog sledging during Hunting of Northern light Safari
.Visit to Sami Tents and a hot meal
.To and fro transfer from Camp Tamok to Tromsø center
.Taxes and Service Charge
.24/7 Help line.
.A big smile 😊
.To and fro air travel to Norway
.Domestic Air Travel (We can assist in booking the flights. The flights can cost between Nok 500-2000 depending upon the price booking mechanism or as per availability)
.Meals and Beverages unless those specified here
.Activities unless specified here
.Sightseeing/Local Transfers (unless specified)
.Personal Travel Insurance
.Last minute surprises
Arrival in Bergen- Explore Bergen at your pace
Breakfast ; Train-Bus-Boat; 3 Course dinner ; Overnight in Fjord Village 3
Breakfast ; Scenic train ride from Flåm to Oslo.
Breakfast ; Arrival Tromsø ; Northern Light Safari and dog sledging tour
Breakfast ; Gourmet Lunch ; Aurora cruise in the evening
Day 01 Arrival to the Capital of Fjords, Bergen
Arrival in the Vibrant city of Bergen. Take a taxi from the airport or the airport shuttle service to the hotel centrally located in the city center.
Bergen is the Viking City of Norway. The city has many beautiful and historic sites. You will see how the city has preserved the charm of a small town. The recommended attractions that you can visit are at walkable distances. Don’t forget to get a good pair of walking shoes.
Bryggen Wharf- a UNESCO World Heritage site
Edvard Grieg’s home Troldhaugen
Old Bergen Open Air Museum
Not so smelly but vibrant fish market
Fragrance full flower market
Flöibanen cable cars
Overnight in Bergen.
Day 02 Experience Norway-in a Nutshell ®- Fjord Cruise and overnight in Flåm (Combination of Scenic Train, Bus and Magnificient fjord cruise)
After your ‘Viking’ breakfast at the hotel. You need to reach the Bergen Train station (you can either walk or take a taxi).
Your train will depart from Bergen and you need to get off at Voss, from where you will continue by bus to Gudvangen. From Gudvangen you will board the 2-hour fjord cruise and witness the many of the unknown small towns on your way to the small fjord village of Flåm.
Flåm is a picturesque fjord Viillage surrounded by stunning marvels of nature. This thinly populated fjord village will capture your imagination, don’t forget to take a stroll and enjoy the tranquility that Flåm has to offer during winter.
Enjoy your three course dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Flåm.
Day 03 Flåm- & Bergen Railway to Oslo
After your ‘Fjord’ Breakfast at the hotel, enjoy your morning at this picturesque town. Around noon, you will continue your winter adventure by boarding the Flåm Railway to the mountain Village station of Myrdal. Your train will pass through the magnificent Sognefjord, picturesque frozen waterfalls and wild and beautiful steep mountains. From Myrdal station you will board the Bergen Railway to Oslo (Crossing Finse- the highest train station at 1222 meters above sea level).
After a 5 hour train journey you will arrive in capital city, Oslo. The Nobel Peace Prize host city has maintained a very good balance between urbanization and eco friendliness. Oslo has been judged as Europe’s green capital city and perhaps the only capital city that has the magnificent Fjord on one side and forested ridges on the other.
Accommodation in Oslo in a Hotel/Apartment.
We recommend the following attractions (Add on : We recommend that you should stay one additional night in Oslo. We can book an additional night in Oslo) :
Vigeland Sculpture Park
Viking Ship Museum
Oslo Opera House
Holmenkollen Ski Jump.
Oslo fjord Sightseeing
Day 04 Fly to Tromsø-Capital of Northern Lights/Sami Tent Experience
After your ‘Scandinavian’ Breakfast, you can either take a taxi to the airport or the airport express train from the Central station (The flytoget/airport express train takes only 20 minutes to the airport). You will board your flight to Tromsø today. (You are kindly required to book flights yourself; If you need our assistance we can book the flights for you. The Flights can cost between Nok 500-2000,- depending upon the price booking mechanism.)
Welcome to the North. Tromsø, the capital city of Northern Lights situated across the Arctic circle is often referred to as the ‘ Venice’of North. This bustling town is both modern and Cultural. All the attractions are nearby. Recommended attractions:
Tromsø Gondola lift
Polaria Arctic Aquarium
In the evening at around 1700 hours you will be transferred to the wilderness centre of Camp Tamok, located a 75-minute drive inland from the city of Tromsø. There are better chances to spot the frail rays of the beauty here. The trip includes dog sledding activity, transfers, a traditional hot meal and social time by the open fire in the Sami tent. Also included: insulated body suit, warm shoes, gloves, head wear & head lamp. English speaking guide. Transfers are included, Please note that the tour is around 7 hours, and you will be transferred back at midnight to Tromsø center.
Overnight in Tromsø.
Day 05 Aurora Cruise- Mountain, Fjords and Northern lights
After your ‘Arctic Breakfast’ enjoy this Urban Arctic city at your pace.
Enjoy your Gourmet Arctic Lunch at one of the most famous and traditional restaurants of Tromsø.
In the evening at 18.45 you will cruise out from downtown Tromsø for an unforgettable experience of seeing the Aurora Borealis. You will experience the local hospitality when you board the relaxing and warm Aurora Cruise to look for the Northern Lights.
From the safe and calm waters you will visit different locations with beautiful views of the city, mountains, fjords and the Northern Lights.
Your guide will ensure that you are comfortable and are kept warm. A viewing deck and heated lounge will give you a comfortable way to see the Northern Lights. On board you can buy hot expedition meals, snacks and cold drinks.
Overnight in Tromsø.
Day 06 End of the Journey but a beginning of a new relation with Norway. Departure from Tromsø
As they say, that the first hello and the last goodbye is the most difficult part. Departure with fond memories as per your own itinerary.