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The Magical Arctic - Tromso & Senja

From $1796 Per Person

Semi Guided, 6 Days/5 Nights
Dates:  Mondays & Fridays, January 7 - March 29, 2019

Tromso is known as the Gateway to the Arctic, and is located right in the middle of the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) zone. In fact, it is one of the best places in the world to chase the Northern Lights! A visit to Tromso, combined with a 3-night stay on the remote and breathtaking Senja Island, presents the opportunity to experience the very best that Northern Norway has to offer – rugged nature, unique history, and traditional cuisine. Come and enjoy the Magic of the Arctic!

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Dates: Mondays & Fridays, January 7 - March 29, 2019

Day 1: Arrival in Tromso

Arrive in Tromso and make your own way to your city center hotel. There are endless possibilities in Tromso – just let us know if you would like assistance planning your arrival day!

Check in at your hotel, and overnight in Tromso

Day 2: Tromso to Senja

Take a boat from Tromso to Finnsnes (Tuesdays at 4:15pm or Saturday at 3:00pm, *paid locally). The journey takes about 75 minutes and gives you a sea-level view of the stunning scenery. Be picked up at the boat terminal in Finnsnes, and drive across the island to your apartment accommodations at Mefjord Brygge. Dinner is served at the maritime-styled restaurant. A short briefing and introduction will be provided this evening, leaving time to relax before you head to bed.

Accommodation at Mefjord Brygge

Day 3: Senja Island

After breakfast, meet with your guide who will talk you through the next couple of days, specifically the current season and weather conditions. Your day’s activities could include the following: an Arctic Boat Safari to see while wildlife and the marine landscape (about 3 hours), lunch, relaxing at Mefjordvaer, and an independent snowshoeing trip. A traditional Norwegian dinner will be served in the early evening. Tonight, your guide will take you to remote locations to get away from light pollution and chase the elusive Northern Lights. Pure magic!

Accommodation at Mefjord Brygge

Day 4: Senja Island

After breakfast, continue exploring the island. Depending on the weather, you can take a bus/boat/snowshoeing trip to see more of Senja’s nature. In case of “bad” weather, there is a special minibus trip that showcases the power of the Norwegian Sea and the harsh Arctic coast (about 3 hours). Lunch in-route or at Mefjord Brygge. Dinner is served at the restaurant this evening. More time for exploring this evening, with your guide providing interesting facts about Senja’s nature. Consider finishing off the day by relaxing in the sauna!

Accommodation at Mefjord Brygge

Day 5: Hurtigruten - Finnsnes to Tromso

Enjoy your last breakfast at Mefjord Brygge this morning, and at 10:00am drive back to the Finnsnes boat terminal. At 11:45am, board the Hurtigruten ship and sail to Tromso, arriving at 2:30pm. Once you arrive in Tromso, make your way independently to your city-based hotel. Spend the evening at your leisure.

Accommodation in Tromso.

Day 6: Departure from Tromso

Depart from Tromso independently for your flight home.

OR stay an extra night! Please inquire!

Single supplement: on request.

Your Trip Includes the Following:

NOTES: *Local express ferry Tromso - Finnsnes which is booked and paid locally (approx 250 NOK per person). Depending on season and weather conditions, visitors to Senja will for sure experience magical moments! Highlights of the seasons: Northern Lights season: October – March. Whale watching season: January – early February. Snow-shoeing season: February – April. Arctic nature, wildlife and beautiful colors: all year. 

The above sample daily program may be modified depending on current season and weather conditions whilst at Mefjord Brygge.

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This package is priced LAND ONLY. If you need assistance with booking your airfare, let us know and we will be happy to help you.

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