Lyngen Experience: Whales, huskies & Northern Lights

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At a glance…

Activity fun under the Northern Lights married with a hint of authentic lodge luxury

» 5 day tailor-made tour

» Price from: £1,870 pp incl. flights

Get away to a remote, nine-room Arctic lodge to pair fjord-side wilderness with a touch of indulgence. Indeed, alongside Jacuzzi soaks under the Northern Lights and fine, chef’s-choice dining, you’ll also be treated to a full spread of included excursions. There’s everything from dogsledding and whale-watching cruises to an aurora evening in a wilderness camp. It’s all knitted together by included transfers and a night in frontier-town Tromso, Norway’s Arctic capital.

Day by day itinerary

  • Day 1 » UK/Tromso

    Flying out to Tromso in the high Arctic, an included transfer will see you from the airport to your chic accommodation. It’s a cutting-edge proposition, complete with pretty harbour views and spa facilities. You’ll then have some time to explore this evening, taking in the city’s lively bar scene, seafood restaurants and heritage architecture. As always, keep your eyes peeled for the Northern Lights.

    Stay: Clarion Hotel The Edge

  • Day 2 » Tromso to Lyngen Experience Lodge

    Today, your included transfer will see you wind up to the snow-dappled Lyngen Alps, hopping on a scenic fjord ferry to arrive at your pine-log lodge. North facing, its uninterrupted sea views are perfect for spotting both porpoises and the Northern Lights, although the latter are perhaps best enjoyed from the outdoor Jacuzzi. Back inside, warm up with the sauna or by the fire before tucking into the first of your included chef’s choice dinners. Throughout, you can expect the finest in fresh, local ingredients, from mountain lamb and reindeer to fresh fish from the fjord.

    Stay: Lyngen Experience Lodge

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3 » Whale watching & Northern Lights excursion

    You’ll begin today with a wildlife-watching cruise. Between November and January, the humpback and springer whales are the obvious focus, but, whenever you travel, you’ll be treated to everything from sea eagles and grey seals to gorgeous rural views. Limited to just a dozen guests, it’s a delightfully intimate experience, with stops at remote fishing villages introducing a little of northern Norway’s hardy culture. It’s then time for coffee and snacks before dinner and your included Northern Lights excursion. Strapping on snowshoes, your expert guide will lead you out into the forest to a hidden tent. Then, building a bonfire, eyes will turn skywards for a fantastic aurora display, weather permitting.

    Stay: Lyngen Experience Lodge

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4 » Husky sledding

    After breakfast, you’ll be brought out to meet the lodge’s impossibly friendly huskies. Then, following some expert tutelage, you’ll drive out into the snowy Arctic wonderland, swapping halfway between mushing and enjoying the views as a passenger. You’ll return to an included lunch back at the lunch, leaving some time to relax by the fire, unwind in the sauna and enjoy the afternoon coffee and cakes. Alternatively, there’s the option for everything from kicksledding and snowmobiling to ice climbing and reindeer sled rides. Whatever you choose, it all culminates with a final dinner.

    Stay: Lyngen Experience Lodge

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5 » Depart for UK

    After a final hearty breakfast, an included transfer will see you to the airport for your flight home.

    Meals: Breakfast

To book call us on:

020 7664 2234

Make an enquiry

At a glance…

Activity fun under the Northern Lights married with a hint of authentic lodge luxury

» 5 day tailor-made tour

» Price from: £1,870 pp incl. flights

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