Norway, Alta – The City of the Northern Lights

Experience a winter wonderland tour in Norway with its wild nature and the beautiful Northern Lights. This exciting tour combines adrenaline fuelled activities with delicious food using local ingredients prepared by award winning chefs - a truly gastronomic experience you will remember! 

Experience a night in the picturesque Sorrisniva igloo hotel which is made from snow and ice. Chase the Aurora Borealis by bus and learn about its mythological and scientific parts; the beauty of this natural wonder is overwhelming! If you’re feeling more adventurous you have the option to try out dog sledging or ride on a snowmobile! 

  • Grade:
  • Comfort: Luxury
  • Start/Finish: Alta
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  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Availability: Please call for details

This tour has an four day, three night itinerary.

Day 1 - Arrive at Alta Airport, where you will be met by a representative from Sorrisniva (only available for specific flights). You will be taken via bus transfer from Alta Airport to Rica hotel (approx 10 mins). Check in at Rica hotel in Alta for your first night. Spend an afternoon exploring Alta at your own leisure. In the evening you will be taken on the Guided Northern Light Safari, hunting the Aurora Borealis by bus. The bus will take you to the area where the chance of seeing the northern lights is the highest at the time of year. Depending on weather and forecast, the safari may be moved to a different day.

Day 2 - Start your day off with breakfast at Rica hotel. You will have chance to do a number of different activities today. Transfer to Sorrisniva Igloo hotel. In Sorrisniva there are several possibilities of spotting the northern lights, if the weather conditions are good. You can take a walk along our Northern Lights walk by the river, or choose an optional activity for the afternoon. Spend the night in Sorrisniva Igloo hotel; a hotel made from snow and ice. In the restaurant, you can enjoy dinner served by an award-winning chef based on local ingredients that will give you a food-experience to remember. Sleeping bags for the night are provided.

Day 3 - You will start the day off with a morning sauna before a breakfast buffét in restaurant Laksestua. You will have chance to do a number of different optional activities during the day. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Rica hotel in Alta.

Day 4 - You will have a few spare hours in the morning to say goodbye to the stunning destination of Norway and then a bus transfer will take you back to Alta Airport.

Key Details:

  • Four day, three night itinerary.
  • This tour will start and end in Alta.

There are lots of attractions and places to explore during your holiday in Norway including:

  • The Northern Lights
  • Dog Sledding
  • Gastronomical Food Experiences
  • Snow Mobiles

Getting to Norway:

By Rail/Bus – There are a number of public transport operating in Norway.

By Car – Norway can be reached by car via ferry and well-maintained motorways.

By Air – There are a number of flights available to Norway and a number of airports including Oslo Airport and Sogndal Airport.

For more information on getting to Norway please visit the VisitNorway website.

Included
  • Bed and Breakfast Accommodation
  • Fully comprehensive tour pack 
  • Emergency Telephone Assistance
Excluded
  • Meals
  • Any visitor taxes
  • Transport to and from Norway

This tour has an four day, three night itinerary.

Day 1 - Arrive at Alta Airport, where you will be met by a representative from Sorrisniva (only available for specific flights). You will be taken via bus transfer from Alta Airport to Rica hotel (approx 10 mins). Check in at Rica hotel in Alta for your first night. Spend an afternoon exploring Alta at your own leisure. In the evening you will be taken on the Guided Northern Light Safari, hunting the Aurora Borealis by bus. The bus will take you to the area where the chance of seeing the northern lights is the highest at the time of year. Depending on weather and forecast, the safari may be moved to a different day.

Day 2 - Start your day off with breakfast at Rica hotel. You will have chance to do a number of different activities today. Transfer to Sorrisniva Igloo hotel. In Sorrisniva there are several possibilities of spotting the northern lights, if the weather conditions are good. You can take a walk along our Northern Lights walk by the river, or choose an optional activity for the afternoon. Spend the night in Sorrisniva Igloo hotel; a hotel made from snow and ice. In the restaurant, you can enjoy dinner served by an award-winning chef based on local ingredients that will give you a food-experience to remember. Sleeping bags for the night are provided.

Day 3 - You will start the day off with a morning sauna before a breakfast buffét in restaurant Laksestua. You will have chance to do a number of different optional activities during the day. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Rica hotel in Alta.

Day 4 - You will have a few spare hours in the morning to say goodbye to the stunning destination of Norway and then a bus transfer will take you back to Alta Airport.

Key Details:

  • Four day, three night itinerary.
  • This tour will start and end in Alta.

There are lots of attractions and places to explore during your holiday in Norway including:

  • The Northern Lights
  • Dog Sledding
  • Gastronomical Food Experiences
  • Snow Mobiles

Getting to Norway:

By Rail/Bus – There are a number of public transport operating in Norway.

By Car – Norway can be reached by car via ferry and well-maintained motorways.

By Air – There are a number of flights available to Norway and a number of airports including Oslo Airport and Sogndal Airport.

For more information on getting to Norway please visit the VisitNorway website.

Included
  • Bed and Breakfast Accommodation
  • Fully comprehensive tour pack 
  • Emergency Telephone Assistance
Excluded
  • Meals
  • Any visitor taxes
  • Transport to and from Norway