8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS AURORA IVALO, SAARISELKA, INARI, KARASJOK, HONNINGSVAG, ALTA & TROMSO
UN_8DTNCL 8D7N IVALO 12 JAN 2020 - 16 FEB 2020
TRIP DESCRIPTION

Tour available on selected Sunday arrival in January & February only.
Travel in small group (max. 20 persons)

 

Experience the Northern Lights in the outermost regions of Finland and Norway – Saariselkä to Tromsø including an expedition to the North Cape Plateau. This tour will give you the best chances of hunting the Northern Lights in many different locations and environments. Along the way you also have the opportunity to try a variety of winter activities: Husky dog sledding, reindeer safari, overnighting in a snow hotel, snowmobiling and much more. 

1
Ivalo (Arrival) - Saariselka (30km)

Arrive Ivalo airport, Meet and Greet at airport by driver and private transfer to Saariselka (approx. 30 mins) and remainder of the day at leisure at the Northern Lights Village in Saariselka.

Standard check-in time 1500PM. The Aurora Cabins at the Northern Lights Village are a magical way to experience the wintry star-filled sky and the Northern Lights, while lying comfortably in the warm bed. The laser-heated glass-roof opens up into the northern sky.

Welcome dinner and meeting with your Tour Leader.

NOTE: Hot water is limited in Aurora Cabins.

Transfer Airport transfer
Meals Dinner - not included beverages
Hotel Aurora Cabin at Northern Lights Village
2
Saariselka

Today you will enjoy a husky safari through the snowy forest and fells. Driving a team of huskies over the white, shimmering fells is an experience you will never forget.
Tour start in morning. Tour duration 1 hour (ride length 5km, 40min). Includes thermal clothing (overalls, booths & gloves). 2 person sleighs, one of the guests ride the sleigh.

In the evening you will visit an Aurora Camp by bus. On the way, we stop to take photos at the rugged Lake Inari, which was believed to be the home of Ukko the Overgod by the ancient Laplanders. From there, we continue on to the Aurora Camp on the shore of the lake. In the camp, we warm up in a cozy hut by the fire, enjoy a warm drink and prepare a traditional Lapland midnight snack while waiting for the Northern Lights to appear on the horizon. 
Tour duration 3 hours. Includes thermal clothing (overalls, booths & gloves).

NOTE: Hot water is limited in Aurora Cabins | The northern lights are a natural phenomenon hence, they cannot be guaranteed nor surely forecast.

Transfer Evening tour by bus
Meals Breakfast, Dinner - not included beverages
Hotel Aurora Cabin at Northern Lights Village
3
Saariselka - Inari - Karasjok (190km)

Morning departure by private coach, via. Inari, where a stop and entrance to the Siida Sami Museum is included. Located in the heart of the village of Inari, the museum offers visitors a host of stimulating experiences as well as in-depth knowledge of the Sami culture and the Arctic countryside. 

Continue north west and later crossing the border to Norway , and shortly afterwards arriving in Karasjok, the Sami capital, with strong ties to the Sami culture, a home of the Sami Parliament, “Samediggi”.

Transfer by Coach
Meals Breakfast, Dinner - not included beverages
Hotel Scandic Karasjok
4
Karasjok - Honningsvag - North Cape (265km)

Early morning departure and the journey continues North, bound for the North Cape.

Travelling through the North Cape tunnel we reach the Magerøya Island on which the North cape is situated. The North Cape cliff itself will be visited today (subject to weather conditions).

Overnight and dinner in Honningsvåg.

Transfer by Coach
Meals Breakfast, Dinner - not included beverages
Hotel Scandic Bryggen
5
Honningsvag - Alta (210km)

Today head south, and travel back along the Porsanger fjord, bound for Alta. “The Northern Lights city of Norway”.

In the afternoon a visit to the Alta Museum - World Heritage Rock Art Centre to see the expositions about the local history of Northern lights and and inside the museum there are various exhibitions, a copious museum shop, and a café with a beautiful view of the Alta fjord.

The remainder of the afternoon evening is at leisure. Why not try your luck and join in on a local Northern Lights safari, in and around Alta. In Alta you have the chance to upgrade and experience a overnight stay in the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel (supplement applies).

Transfer by Coach
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Scandic Alta
6
Alta - Tromso (400km)

Today, drive along the Arctic fjords bound for Tromsø, former starting point of many North Pole expeditions.

Free time before evening Northern Lights safari.

Evening Northern Lights Safari - Tour start approx 6.30pm and Pick up at Radission Blu Hotel. Tour duration approx 4 hours. Includes light dinner and insulated thermo suit.
Depart to Base Camps, chosen in advance according to the weather conditions. Enjoy this spectacular natural phenomenon from the warmth and comfort of the Lavvo-style Aurora Base Camp. Although sightings can never be guaranteed, the flexibility of the base station system will increase your chances!

Tour Ends at Radisson Blu Tromso.

NOTE: Radison Blu hotel within 3mins walk from Clarion Hotel.

Transfer by Coach
Meals Breakfast, Light Dinner
Hotel Clarion Hotel the Edge
7
Tromso

Day at leisure in Tromsø, where you have the opportunity to take an optional snowmobile safari, husky safari or many more exciting excursions. Check with Tour Leader for more information in regard to optional excursions.

In this modern city in the Arctic, nature and culture go hand in hand. Tromsø has many activities on offer, from an aquarium and several quality museums. The city is also a popular place to observe the majestic phenomenon of the northern light. The city is known for a range of restaurants specialising in the fresh ingredients of the Arctic. Tromsø’s multi-cultural community, featuring more than 100 nationalities, does its very best to whet local palates, and there is no shortage of new eateries based on local food.

Meals Breakfast
Hotel Clarion Hotel the Edge
8
Tromso (Departure)

After breakfast, end of our services.

Self arrangement to airport or may add in additional service (optional) for hotel-airport transfer.

Meals Breakfast
Print Trip Details
Trip Inclusive
  • 7 nights accommodations, including 2 nights stay in Aurora Cabin
  • Daily breakfast, 5 x Dinners ( 4 x dinners not included beverages )
  • Husky Safari, 2 x Northern lights hunting in Saariselka and Tromso.
  • A visit to Siida Sami Museum in Inari, The North Cape cliff and Alta Museum
  • English speaking Tour Leader (day 1-7), separate driver, transfers and sightseeing as per program by coach
  • Toll roads and local taxes
  • Airport transfer are provided on arrival
Trip Exclude
  • International and/or Domestic air ticket
  • Personal Expenses
  • Departure Airport transfer, porter service, optional excursions, any meals or services not mentioned on trip pages.
  • Travel Insurance
  • No Compulsary Tipping - If you feel your Tour Leader and Driver has delivered an outstanding level of service throughout your trip you may wish to tip them.
Optional Addon
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Transfer on Departure Hotel to Tromso airport per way per car (max 5 person) 808.40 -
General Terms
  • Rates quoted based on dynamic pricing and are subject to change without prior notice and/or upon confirmation.
  • Package tour seat are subject to availability.
  • Itinerary and inclusions of tours are subject to change due to weather conditions. Tour operator reserve the right to change the routing, duration of excursions and inclusions of the tour without prior notice.
  • Force Majeure: Tour operator is not responsible of programs changes due to force majeure. The category of force majeure includes also events which are outside of Tour operator's control, which could not have been anticipated at the time of confirmation, and which cannot be expected to either overcome or avoid.
  • No refunds are given for any unused portion of this package or during tour.
  • Full payment is required in order for process booking if booking received less than 50 working days prior to departure. Seats subject to available.
  • 12fly of Malaysian Harmony shall not be liable for any loses or expenses incurred due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes or any other causes beyond its control, such losses and expenses shall be borne by the clients.
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Payment Terms
  • Deposit for this package is minimum MYR 1500.00 per person.
Package Remarks
  • General travel period: January till February 2020
  • Please check with us for optional excursions, upgrades and pre/post accommodation
  • Child policy: Due to the nature of the programs, the travel distance and excursions included in the programs, the minimum age of child is 5-12 years.
  • A cancellation fee of MYR 300.00 per person will be imposed for any processing a cancellation or change of a booking after booking confirmed (14 days from time of confirmation).
  • Cancellations from 60 days until 45 days prior to travel - the cancellation fee is 50% of the cost of the tour package.
  • Cancellations from 44 days until 32 days prior to travel - the cancellation fee is 75% of the cost of the tour package.
  • Cancellations from 31 days or less prior to travel - the cancellation fee is 100% of the cost of the tour package.
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