Northern Lights Autumn Break

Autumn Northern Lights Break by Alex Conu, Visit Norway

Northern Lights in autumn

Exciting autumn break in Arctic Norway!

A 4-night trip starting with a night in Oslo before you head north to the Arctic town of Kirkenes. Join the earliest dogsled and snowmobile tours in Europe. Stay in a beautifully designed wooden cabin & enjoy 2 Arctic dinners at Laven restaurant, whose concept is based on short-travelled, pure local ingredients.
Last but not least: October and November are said to be the best months to see the Northern Lights! Kirkenes is truly a quiet and peaceful destination, offering you good chances to see the nature´s own light show: the Northern Lights.

This tour is flexible and you may add nights & exciting activities to your trip.

Our trips are based on our goal of sustainable tourism, with eco-friendly travel that leaves as small an environmental footprint on nature as possible.

This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group)

Prices from NOK 12000 per person
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Day to day itinerary:

Autumn in Vigeland Sculpture Park by Tord Baklund, Visit Oslo

Autumn in Vigeland Sculpture Park

DAY 1 – First night in Oslo

Individual arrival and check in at a centrally located hotel.
In Oslo you can visit the iconic Opera House, the spectacular Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum, the Holmenkollen Ski Jump.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)
Read about Oslo
See more pictures of Oslo

Gamme cabin by Kirkenes Snow Hotel

Gamme cabin at Kirkenes Snowhotel

DAY 2 – Flight to Kirkenes

Morning flight to the Arctic town of Kirkenessituated by the Barents Sea close to the Russian border. Kirkenes is ideally located in the middle of the Northern Lights zone.
Transfer to Kirkenes Snowhotel and check in at an elegantly designed wooden Gamme cabin. The package includes dinner and breakfast at Laven Restaurant.
Spend 2 nights in Kirkenes
Read about the history of the Snow Hotel

Husky sledge adventure by Judith Deacon, Hurtigruten

Enjoy an unforgettable dog sledding trip in Kirkenes!

Dog sledding trip

Enjoy a 2-hour dog sledding ride along the fjord in the scenic Sandnesdalen valley, with a seasoned musher. Experience the amazing Arctic scenery without engine noise – your husky team will pull you there in the traditional and environmental way.
What to bring: Comfortable shoes, warm and windproof clothing (special clothing will be provided).
Age restrictions: Min. 7 years old and accompanied by an adult.
Difficulty level: Average physical condition – involves physical activity on uneven surface and/or steep terrain. Not suitable if you have limited mobility.

Snowmobile trip by madisphoto@gmail.com, Hurtigruten

Learn how to drive a snowmobile and experience northern Norwegian tundra

DAY 3 – Snowmobile trip

Learn how to drive a snowmobile. Experienced guides will give you a proper snowmobile training session, before going off on a 4-km drive along the fjord.
What to bring: Comfortable shoes, warm and windproof clothing (special clothing will be provided).
Age restrictions: Min. 7 years & accompanied by an adult.
Notices: Guests under 18 & guests without a driving license are not allowed to drive the snowmobiles.
Difficulty level: Average physical condition – involves physical activity on uneven surface and/or steep terrain. Not suitable if you have limited mobility.

The Oslo Opera house. Photo by Heidi Thon, VisitOslo

Visit the iconic Opera House in Oslo

DAY 4 – Flight to Oslo

Breakfast at the Snowhotel, then transfer to the airport for your flight to Oslo. Overnight at a centrally located hotel in Oslo (optional: stay at an airport hotel).
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)

Optional add-ons:
Sightseeing in Oslo

Add nights in Oslo before or after the trip, at the same hotel as for the tour.
The add-ons with prices will appear during the tour booking process.

Northern Lights Kirkenes by Kirkenes Snow Hotel

Northern Lights at Kirkenes Snowhotel

Dog sledding Kirkenes by Tom Nilsen, Hurtigruten

Dog sledding in Kirkenes

THIS TRIP INCLUDES:

Accommodation
4* Hotels w. breakfast buffet
in Oslo

Kirkenes:
2 nights in a Gamme cabin incl. breakfast, 3-course dinner & access to sauna

Transport
Flight Oslo-Kirkenes-Oslo
Transfers Kirkenes Airport-Kirkenes Snowhotel-Kirkenes Airport

Activities & Excursions
Kirkenes:
Dog sledding ride w. seasoned musher (2 hrs)
Snowmobile School w. experienced guide (2 hrs)

All taxes & VAT

Experience the magic of the Northern Lights by Orjan Bertelsen, Hurtigruten

Magic Northern Lights in Norway

Where do the magic Northern Lights come from?

The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, are an ethereal display of colored lights shimmering across the night sky. What causes them?
Dr Dònal Hill from University of Oxford explains us all about these magic lights occurring on the northern skies.
Watch our Northern Lights video (external link – You Tube).



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What our customers say:

  • We just recently completed the Tromso, Northern Lights & Arctic Coast tour. I am writing to say what an amazing tour we had. Everything ran smoothly without an issue, the accommodation was fantastic and the tours were brilliant. We cannot fault the package at all.
    I would also like to thank Franziska and Lene, they both were fantastic in answering all my questions promptly, whilst booking the tour.
    Thank you for a wonderful and memorable holiday!

    Robert, Australia

  • Thank you for assisting us with our trip to Norway. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Kirkenes and the Snow Hotel. The arrangements you made for us were perfect. The lodging was comfortable and the excursions were fun. Tom and I rarely use the services of a travel company when we travel; you enriched our trip and made the planning easy.

    Alison, United States

  • I wanted to thank everybody. We had a wonderful trip. Everything went well and fortunately we had the chance to see the lights while on the cruise. All my friends in Turkey would like to go on a similar trip. So I will be in touch with you. Thanks again and best wishes to all of you.

    Candan, Turkey