On a very basic level the northern lights are quite simple to explain. The lights come at night, when the sky is dark. It’s like a celestial ballet of light dancing across the night sky, with a colour palette (green, pink, violet) obtained from a really cool fashion show. This trip you travel across three Nordic countries, Norway, Sweden and Finland to behold the most stunning sights and lights over every night. You can choose to go in Christmas so Christmas market would also be in your list! 

  • Day 1

    Arrive Oslo

    Oslo is also the capital of Viking culture! You will be transfer to the hotel by private car.

  • Day 2

    Free leisure in Oslo

    The Oslo Pass gives you free entry to more than 30 museums and attractions, free travel on all public transport, free parking in municipal car parks, free entry to outdoor swimming pools, free walking tours, discounts on sightseeing, ski simulator, Tusenfryd Amusement Park, concert tickets, climbing, ski and bike rental, and special offers in restaurants, shops, entertainment and leisure venues.

  • Day 3

    Depart at Tromso, Northern Light cruise

    You will be transfer to Tromso by flight from Oslo – the city of Northern Light. Located in the middle of the northern lights belt, Tromso can offer some of the highest levels of northern lights activity on earth. Tromso city is situated among islands, breathtaking fjord landscapes and dramatic mountain peaks. Perhaps Tromso is the world's best place for a Northern Lights Trip – especially if you also enjoy city life.

    After you settle down in hotel, take some rest and we will start the northern light cruise tour at night. The boat we use is very comfortable. A viewing deck and heated lounge makes this a very civilized and comfortable way to see the Northern Lights. The boat will stay in “protected” waters so you will not have to worry about wind, water or waves. The view of the Aurora from the sea is special as there will be no light pollution.

  • Day 4

    Northern Lights safaris 

    Chase the Northern Lights and experience the beauty of the north in Tromsø with personal service, good food and lots of fun. You will look fabulous with the provided thermal suits and you will not forget this night with the lady Aurora dancing above you. Photos will be taken and sent to you to remind you about this unforgettable night.

  • Day 5

    Depart to Abisko, Sweden, night visit at Abisko Sky Station

    Today you will be transferred to Abisko by coach. It will take 4 hours for the journey to Abisko Ostra station. The hotel is just 3 mins walk from the station and you can call to hotel for picking up the luggages, if it is too many.

    The night visit starts with a beautiful chair-lift ride up to the Aurora Sky Station. Enjoy the silent Abisko National Park in darkness. Your eyes will gradually get used to the completely dark skies and soon you will see more stars than ever before. At the Aurora Sky Station there’s a cosy café, souvenir shop, look-out tower and northern lights exhibition. Be sure not to miss the popular guided tours.

  • Day 6

    Chasing Aurora Lights tour with snowshoes

    Morning and afternoon will be your own leisure time to stay at the lodge. At night, We take a walk through the forest where we can see trails from the wild animals that are living and walking around the area close to Abisko. Our walk up to point located on the top of a small hill with a magnificent view over lake Torneträsk. We make up a fire, get something warm to drink and some light snacks, if the auroras are up and dancing we might skip the fire and just feel the warmth from the Northern light’s.

  • Day 7

    Explore the ICEHOTEL, Depart to Stockholm

    Take a trip into a world of ice, snow and art with a visit to the world famous ICEHOTEL. 

    Your trip starts by meeting your driver and taking the journey through the mountains and into the forests of magical Swedish Lapland. On arrival at the ICEHOTEL you will receive your ticket before joining your expert ICEHOTEL representative for a guided tour of the world’s first ICEHOTEL. Marvel at the amazing individually sculpted Art Suites, Ice Rooms and Ice Church whilst learning about how this one-of-a-kind hotel is designed and created each year. Finally head to the Ice Bar to enjoy one of the coolest drinks you will probably ever have!

    Following the tour you will have the chance to have lunch in the comfortable restaurant, take a coffee in the stylish bar or buy some souvenirs from your experience at this truly amazing hotel and drop off at Kiruna Airport to take your flight to Stockholm.

    The flight depart at late afternoon and transfer at Stockholm. Private transfer will take you the Sweden hotel. Stockholm Card, which gives you free entry to most museums in Stockholm as well as free travel on public transit. From your hotel you will find that many attractions are within convenient distance, and lovely sunset views and coastal scenery are never far out of reach in this city spread over 14 islands.

  • Day 8

    Stockholm sightseeing

    Start the day with your own city sightseeing tour, which takes you around the most significant landmarks in the capital, including the royal palaces. After this introduction to Stockholm, you will have the rest of the day to explore the city more in depth.

    This is also a great opportunity to explore the charming Gamla Stan (Old Town) district with its narrow alleys, medieval houses and cosy cafes for coffee or cocktails. For design aficionados, the trendy Södermalm district is a great place for shopping.

  • Day 9

    Depart to Inari and stay in cabin for Northern Lights

    After breakfast, you will be prepared to leave Stockholm and go to Ivalo then take the coach to Inari city centre. The coach will be arrived at afternoon time and it will take 3 hours for the journey. The owner of the cabin will pick up from city centre and stay at Lake Inari Mobile Cabins for next two nights. The cabins are moved safely to the lake ice normally in December-April evenings and back to the base camp in the morning. You are all the time ~1km from Inari village & the base camp.

  • Day 10

    Aurora hunting with professional photographer

    The day time is your own free leisure time. At night time we will join the Aurora Borealis Tour for Northern Light hunting. Ivalo is an ideal starting point to observe Northern Lights in Finnish Lapland. On this excursion we will drive far away to the north to improve opportunities to see the Northern Lights. We can´t guarantee to appearing the Northern Lights, but we do the best to find the most suitable place. Your guide works as a teacher of photographing of the Northern Lights. He takes photos of the members and send them to you by email afterwards. It´s possible to see the Northern Lights only during the clear sky; the safaris not to be arranged during the cloudy weather.

  • Day 11

    Departure from Ivalo to Helsinki

    When it’s time to depart, you will be picked up from the cabin to airport. After arrival at Helsinki Airport, meet-and-greet followed by transfer to Helsinki and check in at your centrally located hotel. Helsinki, the name called Christmas city, please feel free to visit Christmas Street at night time. The official Christmas Street – is a sure sign that the festive season is under way. Shop windows are decorated to outbid each other in the Christmas shopper stakes. Aleksanterinkatu, one of Helsinki’s best known shopping streets, is a natural focus for gift seekers.

  • Day 12

    Suomenlinna Sea Fortress 

    After breakfast at the hotel, you have the whole day to enjoy at your leisure. We recommend that you take the ferry to Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, which is included in UNESCO´s World Heritage List and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Helsinki.  

    After breakfast at the hotel, you have the whole day to enjoy at your leisure. We recommend that you take the ferry to Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, which is included in UNESCO´s World Heritage List and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Helsinki.  

  • Day 13

    Say Goodbye to Nordic Countries

    Today you be transferred from Helsinki to Vantaa Airport for your journey back home. Since you are departing on the late night flight, and haven’t done so, you may want to explore the amazing Old Town section (Arabianranta area) where you can see where the past meets modern architecture and design of the city. Otherwise you can use the opportunity to do some last minute shopping, visit a museum, or just wind down at a local café before heading home from your Helsinki adventure. 

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Included 

  • Oslo
    • Transfer from Airport to hotel, return
    • 2 nights 4 stars hotel, with breakfast
    • 2 days Oslo pass
  • Tromso
    • 2 nights 4 stars hotel with breakfast
    • Northern Lights Cruise Tour
    • Northern Lights Safaris Tour
  • Abisko
    • Coach/Train ticket from Tromso to Abisko
    • 2 nights at Mountain Lodge, with breakfast
    • Night visit at Aurora Sky Station
    • Chasing Aurora Lights by snow shoes
    • Visit ICEHOTEL with airport transfer
  • Stockholm
    • Private transfer from Airport to hotel, return
    • 1 day Stockholm pass
    • 2 nights 4 stars hotel in centre, with breakfast
  • Inari
    • Transfer from city centre to Lake Inari
    • 2 nights stay at Lake Inari Cabins, with breakfast
    • Tour of aurora hunting with professional photographer
    • Private transfer from Lake Inari to Ivalo Airport
  • Helsinki
    • Meet & Greet transfer from Arlanda Airport to/from hotel
    • 2 nights 5 stars hotel in Hotel Haven, with breakfast
    • 2 days Helsinki card

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