The Arctic Trail for Northern Lights – Experience Lapland (Finnish and Swedish) and Norwegian Arctic.
The Arctic Trail for Northern Lights- Experience Lapland (Finnish and Swedish) and Norwegian Arctic.
from EURO 2895,- Per Person on a Twin / Double Sharing (Exact prices to be recalculated at the time of quotation).
11 Days / 10 Nights
Welcome to the North ! Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience of the Arctic and its wonders. We have marked the major highlights of the tour in a nutshell below.
PLEASE NOTE WE CAN CUSTOMISE THE TOURS AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS.
PLEASE NOTE THE SUGGESTIVE ITINERARY CAN BE CHANGED AS PER SEASON AVAILABILTY.
COUNTRIES : FINLAND, NORWAY AND SWEDEN.
• Historical Helsinki.
• Once in a Lifetime experience of a Glass Igloo stay.
• Snow mobile experience.
• Scenic Bus ride in Finnish Lapland from Saariselka to Rovaniemi.
• Santa’s Village.
• Reindeer experience.
• Husky dog safari experience.
• Arctic Circle.
• Scenic Bus drive from Finnish Lapland to mountainous landscapes of Norwegian Arctic.
• Arctic capital Tromsø.
• Scenic Bus drive from Tromsø to the most beautiful Norwegian Arctic town of Narvik.
• Scenic train journey from Norwegian Arctic town of Narvik, Norway to Kiruna, Swedish Lapland.
• Ice Hotel experience in Jukkasjärvi, Swedish Lapland.
• Aurora Dome and wilderness / forest walk experience.
• Stylish Stockholm.
• Northern Lights chases. – Northern light is a natural Phenomenon and sightings cannot be guaranteed.
Tour Departure & Return
The Tour has been recommended from Helsinki, the capital of Finland. But if you want to start from Stockholm, then we can Start from Stockholm as well. We will ask your preference at the time of booking.
.1 Night in Helsinki (Finland)- Hotel Indigo or Similar (4 Star Category ; Standard Room).
.1 Night in Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort (Lapland,Finland)- Large Glass Igloo (If Kakslauttanen is not available, then we can also suggest to book at the famous Inari Wilderness Hotel- Aurora Cabin or Similar resorts in Inari/ Saariselka that offer unique stays.).
.2 Nights in Rovaniemi (Lapland, Finland)- Scandic Pohjanhovi or Similar (4 Star Category ; Standard Room).
.2 Nights in Tromsø (Arctic Region, Norway)- Scandic Grand Tromsø or Similar (3 Star Category ; Standard Room).
.2 Nights in Jukkasjärvi- Ice Hotel ( Warm Rooms ; Kaamos Rooms).
.2 Nights in Stockholm- Downtown Camper by Scandic or Similar (4 Star Category ; Standard Room).
.Dinner included during stay at Kakslauttanen.
.Private to fro airport transfers in Helsinki (2 way).
.Private transfer from Ivalo airport to Kakslauttanen/ similar
.Public Bus transfer from Kakslauttanen/Similar – Rovaniemi ( approx 4 hrs. bus journey.)
.Public Bus transfer from Rovaniemi- Tromsø (approx. 9 hrs. bus journey).
.Public Bus transfer from Tromsø-Narvik (approx 4 hrs).
.Train tickets from Narvik- Kiruna
.Private to fro hotel transfers in Kiruna (Train station- Ice Hotel- Airport).
.Private to fro airport transfers in Stockholm (2 way).
.Saariselka : 3 Hrs Northern Light Hunting and Snowmobile Driving in Kakslauttanen ( Twin Driving/ Driving license a must for the driver)
.Rovaniemi : Schdeuled Group Tour : 6 hrs Guided trip to Arctic circle, Santas Village, Reindeer Farm, Reindeer short sleigh ride, Husky Farm visit and Short sleigh ride. Arctic crossing ceremony and certificate also adds to the fun. Includes Lunch and group transfers.
.Tromsø : 6-9 Hours Northern Light chase in Minibus (Seat in Coach basis) ; approx 6-9 hrs Chase in small group, Hotel pick up and drop off, A knowledgeable and dedicated English-speaking Northern Lights guide, Transport by comfortable minibus, Thermal winter suits for use during the safari, Tripods for use during the safari.
.Kiruna : 45 mins Guided tour of Icehotel during the stay at Ice hotel in Jukkasjärvi.
.Kiruna : 4 Hours Aurora Dome and wilderness experience in Jukkasjärvi. Includes, Seat in Coach to fro transfers, light refreshments, Dome experience, Wilderness night walk, Story telling.
.Stockholm : Ocean Bus sightseeing. Unique Sightseeing of Stockholm by bus on land and by bus on water. The Bus converts to a boat when it hits the water (Approx 75 Mins) ORStockholm Panorama Bus tour will be offered during non-season time OR Hopp-onn Hopp-off sightseeing Bus tickets.
.All Taxes and Service charges
.Reccomendations and suggestions for – Insta Spots/ Restaurant/ Night life/ additional activities
.A big smile and life time memories 😊
.Local Travel costs unless those specified here
.Meals and beverages unless those specified here
.Activities unless specified here
.Sightseeing/Local Transfers (unless specified)
.Rental car is not included in our self-drive tours since many customers prefer to bring their own car
.Cost of Ferries and Toll Roads unless specified
.Personal Travel Insurance
.Last minute surprises
Arrival Helsinki. Meet and greet and private airport transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Helsinki.
Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort
Breakfast. Private airport transfer in Helsinki. Private airport transfer in Ivalo. Evening Snowmobile Safari and Northern Light chase. Overnight Kakslauttanen Arctic resort.
Scenic Bus to Rovaniemi.
Breakfast. Scenic bus journey to Rovaniemi. Overnight Rovaniemi.
Rovaniemi and Santa Claus, Reindeer and Fun filled day.
Breakfast. Trip to Arctic Circle, Santa’s village and related activities. Overnight Rovaneimi.
Scenic Bus journey to Norwegian Arctic- Tromsø.
Breakfast. Scenic bus journey to Tromsø. Overnight Tromsø.
Northern Light chase in Tromsø.
Breakfast. Evening Northern Light chase in Tromsø. Overnight Tromsø.
Scenic Bus journey to Narvik and Scenic Train journey to Kiruna, Swedish Lapland.
Breakfast. Scenic bus journey to Norwegian Arctic town of Narvik. From Narvik, scenic train to Kiruna in Swedish Lapland. Private hotel transfer from Kiruna train station to Jukkasjärvi. Overnight in the unique Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi (Warm rooms).
Kiruna Northern Light chase.
Breakfast. Morning enjoy Ice hotel guided tour. In the evening, enjoy Northern Light dome experience. Overnight Ice hotel -Warm rooms.
Breakfast. Private airport transfer to airport in Kiruna for flight to Stockholm ( air tickets not included). Private hotel transfer from airport in Stockholm. Overnight Stockholm.
Breakfast. Enjoy Stockholm. Overnight Stockholm.
Breakfast. Private airport transfer to airport. Departure with fond memories.
Day 01 Arrival Helsinki- The Capital of Nordics.
Arrival in Helsinki, the Capital city of one of best countries to live in . Our representative will meet and greet you and you will get a smooth transfer from Airport to your centrally located hotel.
Enjoy the City at your pace. We will suggest and reccomend you various places of interest and sights.
PLEASE NOTE : WE CAN ADD A NIGHT(S) IN HELSINKI IF YOU WANT, AND CAN OFFER VARIOUS SIGHTSEEING TOURS. EXAMPLE : HELSINKI CITY TOUR WITH NEIGHBOURING WOODEN TOWN OF PORVOO, DAY TOUR TO TALLINN TO FRO HELSINKI AND MANY MORE.
Day 02 Igloo Experience, Snowmobile and Northern Lights Safari.
Wake up peacefully with the feeling of being in the capital of one of the happiest countries on earth. After your Finnish breakfast your friendly chauffeur will drive you to the airport from where you board the flight for your Arctic adventure. Arrival Ivalo airport and get a private transfer to your unique stay accommodation. Enjoy the Igloo stay experience.
In the evening, enjoy the Northern light chase and Snowmobile Safari.
Enjoy your unique stay in this Arctic resort. Overnight Kakslauttanen or Similar.
Day 03 Scenic Bus drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi.
Say goodmorning to the Arctic surroundings and enjoy your breakfast. After breakfast around noon, you need to head to the bus stop from where you board the scenic bus drive to Rovaniemi ( ETD : 12:45 ; ETA : 17:00). The Journey takes you through Spectacular scenery and varied nature.
Upon arrival in Rovaniemi, walk to your accommodation.
Overnight at a hotel in Rovaniemi.
Day 04 Trip to Arctic Circle, Santa's Village, Meet Santa, Reindeer and Huskies.
After enjoying your Arctic breakfast, your guide will meet you at the hotel reception around 09:50. Enjoy this 6-7 hours trip to the Arctic circle, meet the Santa at his village, get photos clicked, Meet and feed the Reindeer. Get a short sleigh ride pulled by the Reindeer. Also visit the Husky park and enjoy a short Husky sleigh ride. Light Traditional lunch included (Veg options available). Drop to hotel in late afternoon. (SIC activity).
Enjoy your evening and get reccomendations.
Day 05 Scenic Arctic drive from Finnish Lapland to Norwegian Arctic capital of Tromsø.
After your ‘Arctic’ Breakfast, head to the Bus stop. From here you board the bus ( ETD : 11:40 ; ETA: 19:30) that will drive you from one part of Arctic to the other. You will see how the landscape changes. It is a sheer treat to the eyes, as this route is not covered by many.
Arrival Tromsø approx 19:30. Walk to your hotel or take a short taxi ride ( not included).
Enjoy this vibrant capital of the North. Sleepwell in Tromsø.
Day 06 - Day at leisure in Tromsø. Enjoy the evening Northern Night chase.
Wake up to the breathtaking scenery of Tromsø. After your healthy Norwegian breakfast, you are at leisure to enjoy the city. In the evening, at around 18:00, your guide will meet you at the reception of your hotel. Enjoy the Northern Light chase in a small group and learn about the region, people, culture and ofcourse the phenomenon. Included is a light dinner, bon fire and assistance with photography.
Late night return to Tromsø. Sleepwell in the comfort of your hotel.
Day 07 Scenic Bus drive to the Historic town of Narvik. Scenic Train Journey to Kiruna in Swedish Lapland
Today your day starts early.
After breakfast you need to head the bus stop from where you board the scenic bus to historic Norwegian town of Narvik ( ETD : 09:00 ; ETA : 13:10). The bus arrives in Narvik approx 13:10, you have some time before you board the Narvik-Kiruna historic Arctic train ride. At around 15:15 you board the train to Kiruna. Enjoy this scenic and historic world war II Arctic route established between two countries.
You will also cross the famous Abisko region. Arrival Kiruna approx at 18:32, your friendly chauffeur will meet you at the Kiruna train station and drive you to the most amazing Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi.
Enjoy a stay in the Warm rooms at the Ice Hotel.
Day 08 Ice Hotel experience and Northern Light Dome experience.
Wake up to the feeling of being around a manmade wonder. Enjoy your ‘Lappish’ Breakfast and enjoy the surroundings. You will get an orientation tour of the Ice hotel. Enjoy the day at leisure.
In the evening, enjoy the Aurora Dome walk and Northern Light experience. Spend the evening within an exclusive Aurora Dome far away from any light pollution and discover the magic of the Northern Lights. The Dome will be situated in a forest and here the guide will serve you soup and tell you some stories of the region You can go out of the dome to see if the lights have appeared or not or can walk in the wilderness and embrace nature.
Drop back to your hotel around midnight. Overnight at Ice hotel (Warm Rooms).
Day 09 Stylish Stockholm.
Wake up to the feeling of being in the Arctic region. Sip your coffee and enjoy the view of this beautiful region. As per your flight schdeule, you will get a smooth transfer from hotel to airport for your flight to Stockholm ( air tickets not included).
Arrival in Stylish Stockholm and get a smooth private transfer to your hotel.
Get reccomendations for the evening. Stockholm is a buzzing capital of North, and it has many good restaurants, clubs and bars.
Overnight at a hotel in Stockholm.
Day 10 Stockholm Sightseeing.
Wake up to the feeling of being in one of the Stylish capitals of the world. After your breakfast its time to enjoy Stockholm. You will be required to reach the schdeuled meeting point for your sightseeing excursion. Enjoy Stockholm and learn about the city and its culture.
Enjoy your stay in the Swedish capital. Overnight Stockholm.
Day 11 Departure day. End of a Journey but beginning of a relationship
As they say, that the first hello and the last goodbye is the most difficult part. Today is your last day of this trip.
Transfer (included) from hotel the Airport for your onward journey.