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10D7N AURORA CHASING IN NORWAY (SEP - MAR)

10D7N AURORA CHASING IN NORWAY (SEP - MAR)
  • 10 days
  • Group Tour
  • Sep 2020 - Dec 2020
  • SGD 3588
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10D7N AURORA CHASING IN NORWAY (SEP-MAR)
Tour code: ENOSLW​

EXCLUSIVE

  • Sea Eagle Safari
  • Fjellheisen Cable Car
  • Senja Hamn Seaside Stay
  • Professional photographer for Northern Lights


NORWAY
TROMSØ

  • Northern Lights Chase
  • Fjellheisen Cable Car


SENJA

  • Overnight stay by the sea


HARSTAD

  • Reindeer Farm


LOFOTEN ISLAND

  • Sea-Eagle Safari
  • Henningsvær & Reine
  • Polar Park


MEAL PLANS:

  • 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 5 Dinners


SPECIAL MEALS:

HOTELS
  • 4* HOTELS

  • TROMSO Clarion Edge​
  • SENJA Hamn I Senja​
  • SVOLVÆR Thon Lofoten​
  • HARSTAD Scandic
  • OSLO Scandic Solli

Note: Hotels subject to final confirmation. Should there be changes, customers will be offered similar accommodations as stated in this list.

ITINERARY
DAY 1: HOME → OSLO

(MEALS ON BOARD)

  • Assemble at the airport and depart for Oslo, the capital of Norway, sits on the country’s southern coast at the head of the Oslofjord.


DAY 2: OSLO
(MEALS ON BOARD)

  • Upon arrival, begin your exploration of the city by visiting the City Hall that is covered with a rainbow of motifs depicting the Norwegian history, culture and lifestyle, as well as the neo-classical structure of the Royal Palace. Last but not least, the Vigeland Sculpture Park is one attraction worth seeing, the life’s work of scelptor Gustav Vigeland that features more than 200 life-sized sculptures in bronze, granite and cast iron.

 
DAY 3: OSLO → SVOLVAER
(MEALS ON BOARD, DINNER)

  • Today, take a flight to Narvik and travel to Svolvaer, the biggest city on the archipelago and de facto capital of Lofoten and enjoy the rest of the day free at leisure.


DAY 4: SVOLVAER → REINE → SVOLVAER
(BREAKFAST, DINNER)

  • Traverse through the islands of Lofoten and delight in the idyllic coastal scenery of Vestfjord along the way. Our first stop is the fishing village of Henningsvaer, marvel at the vista of impressive mountains surrounded by the clear, blue sea. Drive along the fjord and continue to Reine, located in the southern part of Lofoten and well-known as one of the most beautiful village in Norway.


DAY 5: SVOLVAER → HARSTAD
(BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)

  • Embark on a great nature expedition today as you head out on a Sea Eagle Safari. Speed across the Trollfjord on a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) helmed by an experienced captain, which will take you to the middle of the fjord where the sea eagles dwell. Discover more about these majestic birds of prey and watch them in action at thrillingly close quarters as you throw fish into the sea for them to dive and collect. Pay a visit to the Reindeer Farm to see Santa’s iconic reindeers, learn more about this uncommon animal as well as the lifestyle and practices of the Sami people that remains deeply entwined with the reindeer. Reaching Harstad tonight, you can choose to go for an optional experience to the Aurora Submit Lodge, set on the top, 535 meters above sea level and be transported to the summit by Snowmobiles and sleds with a view of the aurora in luck.


DAY 6: HARSTAD → SENJA
(BREAKFAST, DINNER)

  • Take a walk on the wild side as we head to Polar Park – the world’s northernmost wildlife park where you can meet bears wolves, lynx, wolverines, polar foxes, moose, red deer, reindeer and muskoxen; get upclose and personal with the wolves in their enclosure and cuddle with the adorable polar foxes. Make your way to the beautiful Senja, Norway’s second largest island, located far above the Arctic Circle. Here you will be greeted by an awe-inspiring mix of sea, mountains, beaches, fishing villages and inland areas, all located within a few hours’ drive. We will stay at Hamn i Senja, a holiday resort beautifully located on the west coast of the Senja island where the Northern Lights often display themselves by the sea. While here, you might also get a chance to witness the mysterious aurora borealis.


DAY 7: SENJA → TROMSO
(BREAKFAST, DINNER)

  • Today we depart for Tromso, a city in northern Norway. It is a major cultural hub above the Arctic Circle and it is renowned for its viewing point, which offers unhindered sights of the stunning Northern Lights. Embark on a sightseeing tour that will bring you to some of the best attractions in the city. The centre of Tromsø has a rich neo-classical architectural heritage, dotted with both beautiful as well as dilapidated buildings from later periods. We will take a cable car that runs from Solliveien in Tromsdalen up to the mountain ledge Storsteinen (421m above sea level) in the gondolas. From the viewing platform at the upper station, you can enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Tromsø and the surrounding islands, mountains and fjords. Tonight, get your hearts ready for the main highlight of this tour – a thrilling Northern Lights Chase that is guaranteed to be a once-in-a-lifetime adventure you will never forget. Witness Earth’s most magnificent and colourful lights show with the expertise of a local guide, who will drive for up to 7 hours to unearth the best locations for you to watch the Northern Lights. Should the Northern Lights appear, a professional photographer will also be present to assist you in capturing perfect pictures of the captivating phenomenon. Note: We are unable to guarantee that you will observe the Northern Lights as it is a natural phenomenon and is subject to weather conditions, but if we miss the Northern Lights during the activity, we are willing to arrange for another aurora chase on without additional charge should you wish to give another attempt.


DAY 8: TROMSO
(BREAKFAST)

  • Free at leisure on your own to explore Tromso. You may want to join an excursion for a Whale Safari Adventure where some of the worlds’ biggest mammals visit the fjord landscape around the little town in Tromso in Northern Norway to feed on herring. The whales often come close to the boat as they are very curious, so be prepared for big splashes. The experience here in the North Norwegian waters is completely different from the rest of the world because the whales come here to feed and hunt, and they are extremely active. Remember to bring your camera, and you could take the shot of your life, not just of whales, but also other wildlife like seals or sea eagles.


DAY 9: TROMSO → HOME
(BREAKFAST)

  • Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure till it is time to transfer to the airport for your flight home.


DAY 10: HOME SWEET HOME

  • We hope you enjoyed your trip with our company and we look forward to seeing you again for your next trip.


SUGGESTED EXCURSION:

  • (Harstad) Aurora Summit Lodge: €200
  • (Tromso) Whale Watching: from €120 These additional activities enrich your experiences; however it is entirely optional and will be at your own discretion. Minimum group size may apply and subject to schedule.

TIPPING GUIDELINE: (BASED ON 10D7N)

  • €80 per person

NOTE:

  • We are unable to guarantee that you will observe the Northern Lights as it is a natural phenomenon and is subject to weather conditions.
  • A minimum group size of 15 passengers is required for a confirmed departure.
  • The sequence of the itinerary, flight schedules and hotels are subject to change without prior notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
  • All activities are subject to weather conditions.
  • During major events and festivals, accommodation maybe re-located to outside of the city or in another city without prior notice.
  • Oslo to Narvik flight will be by Norwegian Airline. 7kg carry on and 20kg checked bag.​


REMARKS

  • Prices shown are just guideline and are not guaranteed until purchase is completed.
  • Price shown are in SGD
  • Prices based on twin sharing, and does not include airport taxes and fuel surcharges, optional tours and gratitude for local guides, drivers and tour leaders, if applicable
  • All tours subject to group size for confirmation
  • Land arrangement excludes flight arrangements, optional tours and gratitude for local guides, drivers and tour leaders, if applicable
  • Tour fare does not include visa charges. Passengers have to ensure that they hold a valid visa to enter their destination country. Please refer to http://cibtvisas.sg for visa requirement and charges
Itinerary
Itinerary