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Experience the very best of Arctic Norway, from an ice hotel stay to an expedition cruise

» 7 day tailor-made journey

» Accommodation: Superior A higher standard of accommodation with a better range and quality of facilities, often in a good location (typically 4 stars)

» Price from: £2,890 pp incl. flights

» Book by: 30th Apr 2020

Experience the very best of the Norwegian Arctic on this unique itinerary, which combines a stay at the world’s northernmost ice hotel with an expedition cruise and a stay in Norway’s Northern Lights capital. Along the way, you’ll be treated to superb regional dining, discover seldom-visited communities, marvel at epic landscapes and explore with a full spread of optional winter activities. 

Day by day itinerary

  • Day 1 » Fly to Alta

    Fly to Alta in northern Norway and make your way to your city-centre hotel. You’ll have the rest of the day to explore. Perhaps take in the ancient petroglyphs on display the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Alta Museum, or visit the Northern Lights Cathedral – a titanium-and-concrete modernist masterpiece consecrated in 2013. 

    Stay: Thon Hotel Alta 

  • Day 2 » Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

    With a free morning, take the chance for an optional excursion, with the likes of snowmobiling, husky safaris and snowshoeing all making the most of the dramatic winter landscapes of the Finnmark mountain plateau. Then, in the afternoon, an included transfer will see you out to the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel – the world’s northernmost ice hotel. Explore its beautifully carved rooms and halls, all adorned with intricate ice sculptures, and call into the ice bar for a frozen cocktail before heading to the heated restaurant for an included three-course feast based on local culinary traditions. It’s then time to settle in for your night on ice, so grab your sleeping bag and bunk down on your frozen bed for an experience you’ll never forget.

    Stay: Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, Alta, Norway

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Days 3-5 » Northern Lights cruise

    After a hearty breakfast, it’s time to head back to Alta in time for your expedition cruise. Over three memorable days, you’ll set a course along the mountainous coastline, sailing south via dramatic fjords and hidden bays. Along the way, a programme of stops and excursions will ensure a truly unique experience. Call into the town of Hamnes, one of Norway’s remotest coastal communities, taste Arctic whisky at the Bivrost Distillery and witness the power of nature at Jøkel Glacier, where huge chunks of ice crash into the Norwegian Sea. You’ll even have a chance to give something back to the fragile natural environment with a day spent cleaning one of the region’s beautiful beaches. And, as you cruise towards Tromso, remember to keep an eye on the sky for signs of the ethereal Northern Lights.

    Stay: MS Quest

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6 » Tromso

    Disembark in Tromso this morning and make your way to your harbour-front hotel. With the rest of the day left free, take the chance to enjoy one of the many available optional excursions. There’s everything from snowmobiling and reindeer sled rides to guided hunts for the aurora. Alternatively, take the Fjellheisen tramway to Storsteinen for magical views across the town, simply take the chance to relax, enjoying Tromso’s acclaimed pub and restaurant scene.

    Stay: Clarion Collection Hotel With, Tromso

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 7 » Depart for UK

    After breakfast and a morning at leisure, make your way to the airport for your flight home.

    Meals: Breakfast

To book call us on:

020 7664 2234

Make an enquiry

At a glance…

Experience the very best of Arctic Norway, from an ice hotel stay to an expedition cruise

» 7 day tailor-made journey

» Accommodation: Superior A higher standard of accommodation with a better range and quality of facilities, often in a good location (typically 4 stars)

» Price from: £2,890 pp incl. flights

» Book by: 30th Apr 2020

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