Norway In A NutshellPlaces Covered : Tromsø - North Cape - Igloo Hotel
DAY 1 – Arrival in Tromsø
Arrival in Tromsø, and transfer to your hotel. Tromsø is often referred to as the ‘Arctic Capital’and is the largest Norwegian city above the Arctic city. In Tromsø, we suggest a visit of the famous Polaria museum. Tromsø is situated above the Arctic Circle and right in the center of the Northern Lights zone.
Overnight stay in Tromsø
DAY 2 – Tromsø – Honningsvåg cruise
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you board the Norwegian coastal voyage – Hurtigruten. On board you have a unique opportunity to explore the wonderful arctic landscape from the sea. The glaciers, the colorful culture of the Inuit and wild animals make the Hurtigruten cruise one of the most exciting and beautiful voyages in the world. Accommodation on board Hurtigruten in outside cabin.
Overnight stay in Cruise
DAY 3 – North Cape & Honningsvåg
Breakfast on board. Today you have reached your final port onboard Hurtigruten, Honningsvåg. From
here, you will go for an excursion to the northernmost point of Norway - the North Cape. The tour goes by bus from Honningsvåg, the plateau itself rises 307 meters up from the Arctic Ocean which gives you a Majestic view. The entrance to the North Cape Hall with viewing platform is included in the excursion.
Overnight stay in Honningsvåg
DAY 4 – Honningsvåg – Alta
Breakfast at the hotel. This morning you will continue your journey by the Arctic route bus to Alta. From Honningsvåg, you will drive through the underwater tunnel to the mainland, along the Porsangen fjord. Arrival in Alta and overnight.
Overnight stay in Alta city centre
DAY 5 – Alta and the igloo hotel
After breakfast you will be transferred to the igloo hotel. Enjoy a breath-taking snowmobile safari through the beautiful landscape of Finnmark. You will follow the old trade route towards Karasjok which offer a great variety of nature – from forest and valley to unending, snow-covered plains. Your adventure does not stop, after your adventurous snowmobile safari get ready for a night in the igloo hotel. The Igloo hotel measures approx. 2000 square meters and the entire hotel with its 30 rooms are completely made of snow and ice. The temperatures inside the igloo remain constant between minus 4 and minus 7. Thanks to natural reindeer-hides, "mattresses" and sleeping-bags that keep you warm, you will have a comfortable night. We recommend wearing woolen underwear and a hat during the night.
Overnight stay and dinner at the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
DAY 6 – Alta – Tromsø
After breakfast, you will leave the beautiful Igloo Hotel to head back to Tromsø by local bus.
Overnight stay in Tromsø
DAY 7 – Tromsø Hotel to Airport Transfers
Today after breakfast, transfer from Tromsø Hotel to Airport for your flight back home. Else continue your journey to Scandinavia, at your own request.
Tour Price Includes
- 4 Nights hotel stay in Tromsø, room with private facilities.
- 1 night onboard Hurtigruten in outside cabin, breakfast and dinner included
- 1 night at the Sorrisniva Igloo hotel in a cold room, half board and transfers included
- Daily Breakfast at your hotel
- All tours and excursions, as per the Itinerary
- All Hotel/Airport and Intercity transfers are Included
Tour Price Excludes
- Meals other than those indicated above, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls & expenses of personal nature.
- Local City tax or Resort fee are to be paid directly at hotel/resort if applicable.
- Anything or any services which are not specified in tour inclusions are excluded.