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Chasing the Northern Lights in Norway

NOR02: 5 Days Lofoten - Svolvær - Tromso

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: Well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Lofoten Arrival & A fantastic trip to chase the Northern Lights
Welcome to Svolvær, Lofoten. After arrival, you need to get to the hotel and check in by yourself. If there is still plenty of time afterwards, we recommend that you take a walk around this island. Blue sea, pure sky, dense forest and rolling mountains make up the incredible landscape of Svolvær. Tonight is planned with a guided northern light tour. Free from light pollution, Svolvær's sky is going to impress you with a dazzling aurora show.

Accommodation: Hotel in Svolvær

Day 2: Enjoy a free day at Svolvær
Today is left for your own arrangement. After having breakfast at the hotel, you could continue to discover the natural scenery of Svolvær, or walk to the Art Museum on Svinøya Island to have an inspirational visit. Many nearby islands are also worth dropping by. Lots of people consider Lofoten as the paradise on earth, for its tranquility can leave all your worries behind.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Svolvær

Day 3: Take a flight from Svolvær to Tromso & See the aurora borealis dancing in the sky
After breakfast, please get to Svolvær Helle Airport (SVJ) and take the plane bound for Tromso on your own. We will book the flight ticket for you in advance. After arrival, you need to get to the hotel also by yourself. Tromso is the largest city in northern Norway and inside the Arctic Circle. Owing to the north Atlantic current, it is also a famous ice-free harbor in the world. You could stroll around Tromso as you please the whole afternoon. In the evening, our exciting northern light trip moves on and we will arrange you to join a group of tourists to have fun hunting the northern lights.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel in Tromso

Day 4: A free morning at Tromso & Seasonal arrangements in the afternoon
In the free morning, you could tour around Tromso on your own. The Arctic Cathedral is a must-see. Walk across the bridge and you can easily find this triangular white building constructed in 1965. Its modern exterior and the stained glass inside are really worth taking photos. After the visit, you could walk across the residential area and reach the ticket office of Fjellheisen cable car, by which you can get to the peak and enjoy the panorama of Tromso's buildings, sea and distant mountains.

Today's afternoon is scheduled with a guided tour. The details may differ according to your visiting date.

If it's September 15th to November 30th, we will travel away from downtown by sea to hunt the northern light. Dinner is offered aboard. When the cruise ends, you will be escorted back to the hotel.

If it's December 1st to March 27th, later this afternoon, our driver will pick you up to Camp Tamok at Wilderness Center, where you could have fun dog sledding and admiring aurora borealis. After dinner, you will be led back to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Tromso

Day 5: Tromso Departure
It's time to say goodbye to Tromso. After breakfast, you may get to Tromso Airport (TOS) either by taxi or Flybussen (airport express coach). We wish you a safe onward flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Tour Prices
Month2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Oct - Mar$2789$2759
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Domestic airfare of Svolvær - Tromso.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Northern Lights Tour in Lofoten & Tromsø.
  • Dogsledding excursions or Northern lights cruise in Tromsø.
  • Nordic Visitor's Norway Travel Guide.
  • Taxes & service fees.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out of Norway.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Norway Visa Fee.
7-Day Tromso Weather Forecast
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