CHASE THE NORTHERN LIGHTS 2021/2022: SMALL GROUP ESCORTED DEPARTURES

14 DAYS/13 NIGHTS

DEPARTS: Ivalo, Finland
COUNTRIES VISITED: Norway and Finland
The package starts in Ivalo and ends in Bergen.

Chase the Northern Lights in some of the most magical destinations in Scandinavia and the Nordics. For 14 days experience untouched wilderness, the home of Santa Claus in Finnish Lapland, and tour Helsinki and Bergen. There will be unforgettable experiences, from three nights in a glass igloo where you may be able to marvel at the Arctic night sky from the comfort of your bed to exhilarating husky experiences. You’ll have a front-row seat in the hopes of catching the mesmerising aurora borealis – those famed northern lights, a dazzling natural phenomenon and certainly a once in a lifetime experience.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS NORTHERN LIGHTS SMALL GROUP TOUR:

• Scandinavian tour escort
• Centrally located 4 star hotels
• Roomy 15-17m2 seaview cabins on voyage Bergen-Kirkenes
• New LNG/battery powered environmentally superior ships
• Gamme cabin at Kirkenes Snowhotel (optional snow room)
• 3 nights in spacious Aurora cabin with glass roof
• 14 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 11 dinners
• Guided city tours Oslo & Bergen
• Norway in a Nutshell with fjord cruise
• King crab safari, reindeer farm, snowmobile ride & husky sledding
• Meet Santa in his forest hideaway
• Winter clothing for snow activities
• Free use of snowshoes, cross-country skis, toboggans, ice-skates
and kick sledges at the Aurora Village
• 24-hour emergency service
• Booking with Confidence - $100 per person deposit only

COMPLETE LIST OF INCLUSIONS:

  • 4 nights in 4* hotels in central locations, 3 nights at Aurora Cabin, 1 nights at Gamme Cabins and 5 nights cruise accommodation in an outside cabin on the Norwegian coastal voyage
  • Daily breakfasts
  • English speaking Tour Escort, who is an expert in the destination
  • English speaking local guide for city tours in Oslo & Bergen
  • Outdoor clothing for winter activities/safaris (winter boots, balaclavas, woolen socks, mittens, overalls, tube scarf) at the Aurora Cabins
  • Free use of snowshoes, cross-country skis, toboggans, ice-skates and kick sledges at the Aurora Cabins
  • Santa Visit
  • Free aurora alert at the Aurora Cabins
  • Dinners at the Aurora Cabins
  • Sparkling piccolo bottle, water bottle, tea, coffee and sweets as complimentary arrival treats in your room at Aurora Cabins
  • Bergen to Oslo train with seat reservation
  • Oslo city pass valid 24-hours
  • Final dinner at Engebret Cafe
  • Overnight in a Gamme cabin at the Kirkenes Snowhotel including dinner
  • Lunch and a guided visit to cultural musuem Sami Siida, Inari
  • Three nights in Aurora cabins (similar to a glass igloo with open glass roof)
  • Voyage from Kirkenes to Bergen, 5 nights in unspecified outside cabin with window, TV, toilet & shower (Pre-booked cabin upgrades available on request subject to availability).
  • Full board during the Norwegian Coastal voyage
  • Transfers: Ivalo Airport to Aurora Village and to Kirkenes
  • Winter or Autumn activities depending on the season: King Crab Safari, WINTER ACTIVITIES: Reindeer Farm Visit, Snowmobile Safari and Husky Safari, AUTUMN ACTIVITIES: Husky wagon ride, Finnish Smoke sauna experience and Aurora hunting by car. (Please note that the coastal voyage optional activities are not included.)
  • 24/7 customer support and service
  • English speaking local guide for city tours in Helsinki & Bergen
  • Outdoor clothing for winter activities/safaris

Christmas Winter Wonderland

DEPARTURE DATES FOR 2O21/2022

2021: 15 OCT, 17 NOV and 20 DEC
2022: 22 JAN, 24 FEB and 23 MAR

From price: AUD $7,240, sea view for the 15 OCT 2021 departure.

Book now for the CHASE THE LIGHTS 2021/22 season.