Arctic Panorama Lodge, Uløya Island
This package includes 2 nights in Tromso and 3 in the Arctic Panorama Lodge in the Norwegian countryside. The Lodge is a remote but romantic, deluxe guest house on an island. (Note: The minimum age for this package is 14 years.)
Price from: €1729 pp sharing (plus taxes)
Activities: Snowmobiling, Sami Storytelling, Snowshoeing, Northern Lights Hunts (Dog Sledding option also available. Whale Watching option available in January only).
Destinations: Arctic, Norway
Types: Northern Lights Holiday, Activity Holiday, Short Break Holiday, Romantic Holiday, Couples, Groups
Day 1: Fly from Dublin to Tromsø. Transfer by airport bus to the city centre and your comfortable 3* hotel where you stay for 1 night B&B.
Day 2: [breakfast, dinner]. After a good breakfast you have the morning at leisure to explore Tromsø. You will be spoilt for choice with the Tromsø Museum, Polar Museum, Polaria Aquarium, Arctic Cathedral and more on offer. In the afternoon you will be collected and driven to the Arctic Panorama Lodge (approx 4 hrs) in time for dinner. Afterwards, there’s the opportunity to head out on a hunt for the Northern Lights with a guide.
Day 3: [breakfast, light lunch, dinner]. Today you give snowshoeing a try on a 3 hour trek with a guide followed by lunch. In the afternoon learn how to kick sled in the area around the Lodge on a short course. Dinner at the Lodge followed by the opportunity to head out on a hunt for the Northern Lights with a guide.
Day 4: [breakfast, light lunch, dinner]. After breakfast head to the top of the island on a 3 hour snowmobile tour (drivers must be over 18 with full licence) including hot drinks and a snack in the wilderness with a great local guide who takes it easy so it’s a great option for beginners. During January, you could opt to go whale watching instead. Back at the Lodge relax for the afternoon listening to local Sami storytelling. After dinner you have another opportunity to head out on a hunt for the Northern Lights with a guide. Alternatively, you could sign up for a Northern Lights boat trip or want to go snowmobiling or dog sledding again, this time under the Lights (arrange and pay locally, minimum numbers required for all).
Day 5: [breakfast]. Enjoy the stunning countryside on your morning transfer back to Tromsø where you stay for 1 night B&B in a central hotel. You will have time during the afternoon to explore some of the city’s attractions or to book an optional evening excursion.
Day 6: [breakfast snack box – must be ordered the night before]. It’s an early start for your bus transfer to Tromsø Airport for your flights home.
NB: Order in which activities are scheduled may change subject to local weather conditions and availability.
Thursdays: 02 January – 06 April 2020
Alternative departure days on request. Changes to the length of stay and price may apply.
Adult from: €1729 pp sharing (plus taxes)
Flights to/from Dublin including one 20kg checked bag pp
Return Tromso Airport bus transfers
Return transfers Tromsø/Arctic Panorama Lodge
2 night B&B in a twin room in a central Tromsø hotel
3 nights full board in Arctic Panorama Lodge
Snowmobile safari (or whale watching option available in January)
Kick sledding course
Storytelling about the island of Uloya and Sami Folklore
Daily opportunity for Northern Lights hunt with guide
Protective clothing including boots, gloves, body suit and head torch
Full information pack including maps, tips on photographing the Northern Lights, advice on what to wear, etc
Air taxes (approx €58 pp)
Meals other than as stated
Optional activities/tours such as snowmobiling, whale watching (January only) or dog sledding under the Northern Lights & Northern Lights boat trip
Winter travel insurance (required)
Add dog sledding in Tromso on Day 2 (half day tour including lunch, €215 pp) or under the Northern Lights on one night during your stay at the Lodge (mush your own team – €295 pp).
Substitute whale watching for the snowmobile safari (available in January only).
Add extra nights in Tromso, Oslo, Stockholm or Copenhagen before/after your trip. Ask for prices.
Alternative departure days and extra nights at Arctic Panorama Lodge available. Changes to flights and price will apply.
Prices correct at time of print (Aug 2019). E&OE.
Subject to availability and exchange rate at time of booking. As they are a natural phenomenon, seeing the Northern Lights (and/or whales) is not guaranteed.
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Image credits: Arctic Panorama Lodge