Exploring the Laplands: Feb 21 - March 04, 2020
Chasing the Northern Lights
The magic of Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian Lapland, all in one wonderful tour! Hug and ride with the huskies, meet Santa Claus and cross the Arctic Circle, enjoy the huge King Crabs, cruise through the ice and chase the Aurora Borealis!
Upon arrival, proceed with a panoramic tour of Tromso.
Today we proceed with a fun adventure of experiencing the huskies in Tromso. After dinner, we gather and meet our professional guides, who monitor satellites that observe the evolution of the phenomenon and choose the place to bring us, based on these data. Our mission – to chase the Northern Lights, in search of the Aurora Borealis!
Drive to Bardu for city tour then travel to Narvik. We will try our luck again as we journey with our coach in search for the Northern Lights!
Early morning check-out and drive to Sortland for a chance to interact with the natives and experience Sami culture, the only European people classified as indigenous and used to be considered “nomads”. Then we proceed to Svolvaer for check in and rest.
Today, we get to take a photo at Nusfjord, a very picturesque little fishing port and walk around the fishing village. Lunch in Ramberg. Walk around Henningsvaer with a chance to take photos in this little town.
Early breakfast and check out. Head to Narvik for train ride to Kiruna. Upon arrival, transfer by coach to Icehotel for a guided tour. Check in, rest and overnight.
Check out and drive to Axelsvik passing through Kukkolaforsen where lunch awaits. Then we board one of this tours highlights, the icebreaker cruise! Get a chance to swim in survival suits with certification!
Today, we proceed to Rovaniemi to experience the Arctic Circle. Visit Santa Claus village and get your Certificate for crossing the Arctic Circle. Lunch before driving to Ivalo for check in and overnight.
This morning, get a chance of sledge riding with the huskies in the Lappish nature. Lunch and afternoon free to give us time to prepare for our Northern light Chase tonight!
Indulge yourself with your Scandinavian breakfast before we head to the King Crab Safari. Weather permitting, witness how crabs are harvested and prepared for our lunch! Such an adventure to cap our journey!
After breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport for onward flight back home.