6D/5N MAGIC OF THE ARCTIC
From SGD 1918
Located in the heart of the Aurora Borealis Zone, Tromso area is known to be one of the best places in the world to see the northern lights. With this package, you will not only discover the ‘Arctic capital’ but you will also get the chance to spend 3 nights off the beaten track, in the beautiful vicinity of Senja. All the conditions are reunited for you to enjoy the magic of the Arctic.
Day 01: Arrival in Tromsø
Arrival in Tromso Airport, take the Airport bus to the city center where your hotel is located. There is much to do and see in Tromsø, and if you need some assistance in planning your arrival day – just let us know we have endless possibilities.
Check in at your hotel.
Day 02: Boat ride to Finnsnes
Breakfast at the hotel and departure according to day of the week. You will take a boat from Tromsø to Finnsnes (Tuesday at 16:15 or Saturday at 15:00). The journey by boat takes about 75 minutes and lets you experience coastal nature. The driver will pick you up in boat terminal in Finnsnes and you will drive through beautiful scenery of Senja island for about 1 hour. You will then be accommodated in comfortable apartments at Mefjord Brygge (by the sea). Dinner will be served in the cozy maritime-style restaurant. Time to relax or go for a short walk in the evening.
Day 03: Fjord Safari
Breakfast is served at 09:00, thereafter you will meet your guide and make the necessary plans for the next couple of days with regards to the current season and weather conditions. In daylight you will go for a boat/bus fjord safari to see wildlife and the untamed marine landscape (about 3 hours). Lunch en-route or upon your return to Mefjordvær. Some time to relax in the afternoon.
Enjoy a traditional Norwegian dinner, served in the early evening allowing time to get ready for the night time activity. Tonight, your guide will take you to some remote spots to see Northern Lights – you will visit scenic vantage points where it is possible to admire Aurora Borealis without light pollution. Pure magic!
Day 04: Explore Senja
After breakfast you will do something different from the day before – depending on the season, bus/boat/snow-shoeing trip to see different types of Senja’s nature and in case of ‘bad’ weather we will make a special minibus trip to show you the harsh Arctic coast and power of the Norwegian Sea waters (about 3 hours). Lunch en-route or upon your return to Mefjordvær. You will be surprised how different Senja looks depending on time of the day and weather conditions. Dinner will be served in the restaurant. After that, we will set out for some more night time explorations in the area (walking or by minibus) (2-3 hours). The guide will tell you interesting facts about nature in Senja, you will also have plenty time to take pictures. You can finish off the day by relaxing in sauna.
Day 05: Hurtigruten Boat Cruise
In the morning you will have breakfast and around 10.00 transfer to Finnsnes (1 hour). The Hurtigruten boat leaves at 11:45 and arrives to Tromsø at 14:30. On arrival in Tromsø make your way to your city based hotel and evening at leisure.
Overnight in Tromsø
Day 06: Departure from Tromsø
Take the Airport bus back to Tromso Airport.
- 3 nights’ accommodation at Mefjord Brygge on Senja with shower/WC
- 2 nights’ accommodation at Thon Hotel Polar or similar
- Meals as mentioned in the program
- Excursions and tours as included in the itinerary
- Transport from and to Tromsø Airport.
- Transport to and from Tromsø –Senja and v.v
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- Price is per person on sharing basis
- Prices are valid from 1 December 2017 – 31 march 2018
- Confirmation of package is subject to Hotel Availability
- All rates & tour itineraries are subject to change without notice
- All activities are subject to change relative to weather conditions
- Prices do not include any additional Airport charges or other charges
- Special prices apply for the Christmas and New Year’s period (20.12.2017 –04.01.2018)