Hunting the Lights

5 Nights / 6 Days | 1 Country / 2 Cities

Hunting the Lights

5 Nights / 6 Days - 1 Country / 2 Cities

  • Family with Kids Friendly
  • Food

Starting Price Per Adult

₹ 1,85,954

  • Family with Kids Friendly
  • Food
  • From City

  • Price Category

  • Rooms & Guests 02 Adults

  • Tour Date

  • day 1

  • NOON

    Arrive in Tromso and transfer to hotel. Check in at the Hotel

  • EVENING

    Evening at leisure to explore the town on your own. Overnight stay in Tromso

  • day 2

  • MORNING TO NOON

    After breakfast the day is at leisure till afternoon

  • EVENING

    Evening depart to see Northern lights. stop at a traditional lavu where you can roast marshmallows and enjoy your snowy surroundings. Back to hotel and overnight stay in Tromso

  • day 3

  • MORNING TO NOON

    After breakfast the day is at leisure till afternoon

  • EVENING

    Evening Departure from Tromsø at 18:30. Accommodation and dinner on board Hurtigruten Cruise. Overnight stay in Cruise

  • day 4

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Breakfast is served onboard. Honningsvåg an excursion to mainland Europe’s most northerly point, North Cape is included

  • day 5

  • day 6

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Breakfast at the hotel and transfer by minibus back to town. Rest of your day at leisure and departure from Kirkenes according to your own itinerary.

Day 1

| Tromso

Arrive at Tromsø Airport. The Arctic capital Tromsø is located 350 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle and is the largest city in Northern Norway. From September to March, many people come here to see the northern lights. From the end of May till the end of July, the midnight sun makes it possible to participate in various activities around the clock. Tromsø offers superb opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, kayaking, and whale safaris. Popular attractions include the Arctic Cathedral, the Polaria experience centre, and the Polar Museum. From Tromsø airport, you can take a taxi or the airport shuttle to the city centre, this will be at your own cost. Sights of interest in Tromsø may include the Polar Museum, Northern Light Planetarium and Tromsø Museum. The arctic city of Tromsø is the most northern university town and the largest city above the Arctic Circle. Due to the city’s location right in the middle of the planet’s Northern Light’s belt, Tromsø offers the world’s best chances of spotting the Northern Lights.

Day 2

| Tromso

Breakfast at the hotel and day at own leisure. In the evening you depart on a chasing the Northern lights excursion. During this tour, your guide will do his/her utmost to find the best Northern lights show and if you are within driving distance, stop at a traditional lavu where you can roast marshmallows and enjoy your snowy surroundings.

Day 3

| Tromso

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure in Tromsø before checking in for your next adventure – the Hurtigruten. Enjoy a beautiful cruise as you travel north along the spectacular Norwegian coastline. As the journey to Kirkenes hugs the coastline you visit remote settlements which rely on the Hurtigruten ships to maintain contact with the rest of Norway. Departure from Tromsø at 18:30. Accommodation and dinner on board Hurtigruten Cruise.

Day 4

| Tromso

After a short stop in Hammerfest, your journey will continue to Honningsvåg. Breakfast is served onboard the ship From Honningsvåg an excursion to mainland Europe’s most northerly point, North Cape is included. This is a wild and windswept headland where the cliffs rise dramatically 300 meters from the sea. Continue onboard until you reach Kirkenes, a mere 10km from the Russian border.

Day 5

| Kirkenes

Breakfast on board Hurtigruten. While you sleep the ship continues sailing east along the Varanger peninsula, past Båtsfjord and Vardø. At 09:45 you will arrive in Kirkenes. At 13:00 you are met by a fisherman, you will be provided with warm clothes, boots and mittens before you set out to be a fisherman of king crabs for the day. The big catch, the king crab will be served as lunch at a home of one of the fishermen. The duration of the tour is four hours. After the tour you will be met and transferred to the Kirkenes snow hotel.

Day 6

| Kirkenes

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer by minibus back to town. Rest of your day at leisure and departure from Kirkenes according to your own itinerary.

Standard :

  • Accommodation in well-appointed 3* Hotel in all cities

Inclusions

  • Return Economy Class Airfares (estimated around INR 50,000) is included in the package cost and is subject to availability at time of confirmation
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation in 3* Hotel in Tromso
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation in Hurtigruten Cruise (Outside Cabin)
  • 1 Night accommodation in Snow Hotel at Kirkenes
  • Daily Continental Breakfast at Hotel
  • 3 Dinners (2 on Hurtigruten Cruise & 1 at Snow Hotel)
  • Sightseeings as per the above itinerary
  • Cost of Tourist Visa – Subject to approval
  • Norwegian VAT & other applicable hotel taxes
  • Travel Validity: 20th Dec 2020 – 31st March 2021

Exclusions

  • *GST @ 5 % extra to be paid on Final Package Price
  • All Rooms & Rates are subject to availability at time of confirmation
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor, etc.
  • Anything which is not specified in Inclusions
  • Peak / Festival Period Surcharge to be paid extra. Will be notified at time of booking confirmation
  • Early Check-In & Late Check-Out
  • Rooms in Scandinavia are compact in nature. Please note maximum room Occupancy is 2Adult + 1Child
  • Cost of Transfer to/from Airport, Train Stations, Cruise Terminals & Hotels
  • Cost of Transfer from Hotel to designated Sightseeings Pick-Up location
  • Packages are valid till 30th Mar 2021

Inclusions

  • 2 Nights’ accommodation in 3* Hotel in Tromso
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation in Hurtigruten Cruise (Outside Cabin)
  • 1 Night accommodation in Snow Hotel at Kirkenes
  • Daily Continental Breakfast at Hotel
  • 3 Dinners (2 on Hurtigruten Cruise & 1 at Snow Hotel)
  • Sightseeings as per the above itinerary
  • Cost of Tourist Visa – Subject to approval
  • Norwegian VAT & other applicable hotel taxes
  • Travel Validity: 20th Dec 2020 – 31st March 2021

Exclusions

  • Airfare is not included
  • *GST @ 5 % extra to be paid on Final Package Price
  • All Rooms & Rates are subject to availability at time of confirmation
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor, etc.
  • Anything which is not specified in Inclusions
  • Peak / Festival Period Surcharge to be paid extra. Will be notified at time of booking confirmation
  • Early Check-In & Late Check-Out
  • Rooms in Scandinavia are compact in nature. Please note maximum room Occupancy is 2Adult + 1Child
  • Cost of Transfer to/from Airport, Train Stations, Cruise Terminals & Hotels
  • Cost of Transfer from Hotel to designated Sightseeings Pick-Up location
  • Packages are valid till 30th Mar 2021

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy (Per Person)
Days before departure:Cancellation Charge:
10 days100%
10 to 15 days75% + Non Refundable Component
15 to 30 days30% + Non Refundable Component
Hotel / Air 100% in case of non-refundable ticket / Hotel Room
Cruise / Visa On Actuals

Payment Policy

Payment PolicyOnline Advance as per Website
Within 45 to 30 days prior to the departure of the tour 75% of total tour cost or Non Refundable component whichever is higher
Within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour100% of total tour cost
  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • In case FIT flight inclusive package, full amount of flight will be payable at the time of booking.

  • **For Air tickets being issued / blocked on time limit: Full INR component to be collected before issuance,else price will be subject to change.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

  • Price on website //quoted are subject to availability at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

Terms & Conditions

  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • Price quoted are subject to availablity at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

About Destination

Tromsø, a city in northern Norway, is a major cultural hub above the Arctic Circle. It’s famed as a viewing point for colorful Northern Lights that sometime light up the nighttime sky. The city’s historic center, on the island of Tromsø, is distinguished by its centuries-old wooden houses. The 1965 Arctic Cathedral, with its distinctive peaked roof and soaring stained-glass windows, dominates the skyline.

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