Include 2 nights in Tromso with a 3 night stay at Malangen, an idyllic waterfront resort, deep in the Norwegian countryside where you can watch the Northern Lights dance over the water from the comfort of your sea view apartment (sleeps 4). Includes 3 activities with more options available. (Note: The minimum age for this package is 12 years if snowmobiling required).
Price from: €1895 (plus taxes) per adult sharing / €960 (plus taxes) per child under 15 sharing
Activities: Dog sledding, Snowmobile, Northern Lights Watch
Destinations: Arctic, Norway
Types: Northern Lights Holiday, Short Break Holiday, Family Holiday, Couples, Groups
Day 1: Fly Dublin to Tromso. 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 day 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. At some point during the day we suggest you pop into a local supermarket and pick up some snacks and groceries for your 3 nights in Malangen as there are no shops near the resort. In the evening you will be collected from central Tromsø and driven the 1.25 hrs to Malangen Resort. On arrival you settle in to your Sea View Apartment followed by dinner in the restaurant in the main building.
Day 3: [breakfast, light lunch, dinner]. After breakfast spend the morning on a Dog Sledding Tour which starts with a lesson in how to manage and drive your own husky team, drive in pairs (change drivers half way) and ends with a delicious hot meal by an open fire. The afternoon is at leisure in the resort. You could decide to use the Public Sauna between 4-6pm (free for Project Travel guests but must be pre-booked) or rent ‘fat tyre’ mountain bikes locally. After dinner join a local Northern Lights Watch around the camp fire.
Day 4: [breakfast , light lunch, dinner]. You have the morning at leisure before your 12.00 noon departure for your Snowmobile Wilderness Tour (min age 12 as passenger, 18 as driver, full driving licence required) which is followed by a light lunch. You return in the early evening in plenty of time for your final dinner at the Resort, during which hopefully the Lights will dance overhead. (Note: If snowmobiling is not possible due to the age(s) of your child(ren), we can provide a credit. Discuss options with us, changes to the package and price may apply).
Day 5: Morning transfer back to Tromsø where you stay for 1 night B&B in a central hotel. Continue to explore the city at leisure. Option to book a Northern Lights excursion that evening – we suggest the Dinner Cruise, Northern Lights Hunt or Photo Tour. Find out more about the options of tours to take in Tromso.
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.
Thursdays: 10 January – 21 March 2019
Adult from: €1895 (plus taxes) per 2 people sharing
Child (under 15) from: €960 (plus taxes) per child sharing
Additional 3rd and 4th adult sharing same apartment from: €1495 pp
Alternative numbers of guests (e.g. 1 adult and 3 children or 2 adults and 4 children) subject to quotation.
Return flights Dublin/Norway excluding taxes
Return Tromso Airport bus transfers
One 20kg checked bag per person
2 nights B&B in a quality, central Tromso hotel
Return bus transfers Tromsø/Malangen Resort
3 nights half board in Sea View Apartment, Malangen
Dog Sledding including lunch
Snowmobile including lunch
Northern Lights Watch
Public Sauna at Malangen (4-6pm, must be pre-booked locally)
Full information pack including maps, tips on photographing the Northern Lights, advice on what to wear, etc
Air taxes (approx €48 pp)
Meals other than those included in itinerary
Winter travel insurance (required)
Optional activities / tours
Optional activities/tours in Malangen and Tromso (may be booked locally or in advance with Project Travel. Pre-booking recommended to ensure availability).
Add 2 extra nights in Oslo, Stockholm or Copenhagen before/after your trip. Ask for prices.
Alternative departure dates on request. Changes to the cost will apply.
Prices correct at time of print (Oct 2018). E&OE.
Subject to availability and exchange rate at time of booking. As they are a natural phenomenon, seeing the Northern Lights is not guaranteed.
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