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Tromsø Northern Lights  11 Days From £3,490pp  Europe

      Northern Lights                                                            HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

                                                                                 ■  Opportunity to see the amazing Northern Lights
                                                                                 ■  Leisure time in Oslo, Trondheim and Tromsø
                                                                                 ■  Spectacular rail journey across the Arctic Circle
                                                                                 ■  The Lofoten Islands                GRAND  TOURS
      Tuesday 15 February to Friday 25 February 2022
                                                                                 ■  Visit to the Viking Museum and guided tours
                                                                                   of Svolvær and Henningsvær
      A captivating tour of an ancient and enigmatic land where the wonders of nature and   ■  The Ofoten Railway - Narvik to Kiruna
      breathtaking scenery compliment centuries of culture and tradition. Travel through stunning   ■  Visit to Jukkasjärvi Ice Hotel
      scenery by train, including crossing the Arctic Circle.
                                                                                 SELECTED HOTELS
      Day 1 - London to Oslo               the North, where magical waterways criss-cross the   Oslo   Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel
      A morning flight from London to Oslo. Our centrally  town. Dinner is included at a nearby restaurant prior   Trondheim  Scandic Bakklandet Hotel
      located hotel provides an excellent base to explore  to boarding our comfortable ferry for an overnight   Bodø   Clarion Collection Hotel Grand
      the city’s many museums and historical sites. Welcome  sailing to Tromsø. We once again have a chance to   Lofoten   Scandic Svolvær
      dinner this evening in the hotel’s restaurant.    view the magnificent Northern Lights.  Tromsø   Clarion Collection Hotel
                                                                                 Narvik   Scandic Hotel
      Day 2 - Oslo                         Day 7 - Tromsø
      At leisure in Oslo.                  Tromsø, surrounded by fjords and forests, is our next   Kiruna   Scandic Ferrum Hotel
                                           fascinating  insight  into  Norwegian  culture  and  our   Please note - hotels can be subject to change
      Day 3 - Heading North to Trondheim   home for the next 2 nights.
      Departing early we take our first scenic rail journey                      PRICE INCLUDES
      and travel through the Gudbrandsdal valley, crossing  Day 8 - Day at Leisure  ■  Return flights in Economy Class by scheduled airline
      the stunning Dovrefjell mountain plateau and  With so much to do and see, today has been left   ■  Accommodation in good quality hotels on a bed
      National Park to Trondheim. A free afternoon and  free for exploring independently or relaxation. This     and breakfast basis
      evening  allows  you  plenty  of  time  to  explore  this  exciting University City is home to many captivating   ■  Standard class rail travel as specified
      picturesque  and  welcoming  city. The  main  building  museums, such as the Polar Museum; or you could   ■  Private transfer by road from Tromsø to Narvik
      in  this  historic  town  is  the  magnificent  Nidaros  take  the  cable  car  to  Mount  Storsteinen  (421m)   ■  Ferry from Bodø to Svolvær including dinner
      Cathedral.                           and delight in the spectacular views whilst enjoying   ■  Standard Cabin accommodation on board ferry
                                           a sumptuous dinner in the mountain top restaurant.     Svolvær to Tromsø
      Day 4 - Across the Arctic Circle     The list of things to do is endless here in Tromsø.  ■  Excursions as detailed
      As our journey by rail continues north, the scenery                        ■  3 lunches and 3 dinners
      changes from breathtaking fjords to marvellous  Day 9 - By Road to Narvik  ■  All transfers as stated
      mountain  passes  -  the  photographic  opportunities  This morning our tour continues by road to Narvik,
      appear limitless from the comfort of the train. We  giving you an opportunity to marvel at the unfolding   ■  Services of a tour leader from London and
                                                                                   throughout the tour
      experience the wonder of crossing the Arctic Circle  scenery, with lunch included en route. An absorbing
      late afternoon (the summit of the line) then drop  destination, Narvik plays a vital role as the terminus
      down to the end of the line at the coastal port of  of the iron ore rail route from Sweden. A visit to   Price per person:  £3,490
                                                                                 Escorted holiday
      Bodø.                                the port of Narvik to watch this enormous industrial   Single room supplement   £545
                                           machine at work is a unique experience or, you may
      Day 5 - Ferry to the Lofoten Islands  wish to visit the War Museum for an insight into the   Deposit for this holiday   £200
      After a morning at leisure we set sail on a truly   inspirational and heroic actions of the Nordic people.
      remarkable journey to Svolvær, capital of the
      Lofoten  Islands,  with  an  evening  arrival  into  this  Day 10 - Train to Kiruna
      lively  harbour  town.  Dinner  is  included  on  board  After breakfast we depart by train for Kiruna. The
      the ferry. This evening, we take a late night guided  Ofoten  Railway  runs  between  the  port  of  Narvik
      walk to Kabelvågmarka - a viewpoint in Svolvær -  and the iron ore mining town of Kiruna, a stupendous
      with hopes of seeing the most awe inspiring natural  journey which winds through vivid and scenic
      phenomenon - the ‘Aurora Borealis’.  landscapes. As our last night will be in Sweden, it is
                                           only fitting that our final excursion is to the famous
      Day 6 - Discover Lofoten and Henningsvaer  Jukkasjärvi  Ice  Hotel,  where  a  farewell  dinner  and
      The  Lofoten  Islands  provide  many  enchanting,   guided tour has been arranged before we return to
      fascinating and unique places to visit. Today we take   our hotel in Kiruna.
      a full day coach excursion to enjoy the beauty of the
      islands. Lunch is included at the Lofotr Viking Museum,  Day 11 - Return to London
      an amazing insight into life during the Viking era with  After a leisurely breakfast we transfer to the airport
      reconstructions of their lifestyle placed ingeniously  for our flight back to London.
      alongside  original  archaeological  artefacts.  After
      lunch  we  continue  to  the  charming  coastal  fishing   N.B. The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon
      port  of  Henningsvær,  referred  to  as  the Venice  of   and therefore sightings cannot be guaranteed.

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