The perfect winter package for those who want the best the Arctic has to offer, and in addition want to stay central Alta. In four days you will go chasing the northern lights, exploring the wild fjords and the majestetick humpack whale and try dogsledding with alaskan huskies.

🗓 October - February // Contact@nordekspedisjon.no // +47 78 10 20 00


The Northern light cathedral (Foto: Roger Johansen)

The Northern light cathedral (Foto: Roger Johansen)

Included

  • Activities:

    • Hunting the northern lights

    • Fjord & whale safari

    • Dogsledding with alaskan huskies.

  • Acommodation:

    • 3 Nights at Canyon Hotel

  • Food:

    • 3 x Breakfast

    • 2 x Dinner

Not Included

  • Airfare to Alta

  • Lunch

  • Beverages

Extra

  • Transfer Airport

  • Singel room

  • Additinal northern light hunt

  • Visit the igloo hotel

  • Visit the Northern Light Cathedral

  • Extra overnight stay

  • Sami experience in Kautokeino

  • Day tour to North Cape

Price from

NOK 7.900,- per guest*

*two people in double room


INTINERARY:


Day 1:

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Arrival - Pick up Alta Airport (ALF) - Check in at Canyon Hotel

When you arrive to Alta, you take the shuttle bus to the city centre or we meet you at the airport. You check in at the Canyon Hotel. Newly renovated hotel in midle of Alta city centre. Here you have walking distance to all the shopping centers and restaurants that are centrally located in Alta. The hotel is also only one minute walk from NORD Ekspedisjon Explorer Store, where all our tours starts from.


Day 2:

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08:00 - 09:00: Enjoy a tasty breakfast

09:00 - 13:30: Fjord & Whale safari

In the winter season we have a some of the world’s biggest mammals, the whales, in the Altafjord. This tour combine both fjord safari and whale watching. You meet us in our Explorer Store, here we start with a short brief before we’re heading for the whales. At the Explorer Store you also can buy warm woollen clothing. Read more about the tour here. Note that if there are no whales in the fjord, we offer a fjord- and king crab experience instead.

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14:00: It’s time for lunch! (not included)

We can recommend several different places in the city center where you can enjoy both helty and tasty lunch.

17:00: Dinner at Stakeriet

Before we head out to hunt the northern lights you need to have something to eat. You will get served a 2-course set menu with the chefs recommendation.

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19:00 - 23:00: Hunting the Northern Lights

This tour is all about Northern Lights hunting and you'll spend the almost 4 hours finding the best location for Aurora viewing. We start with a informativ brief about the northern lights in our Explorer store. Here you also will get propper clothes if needed. After this brief we will head out in the dark night in our comfortable vans and hunt the green flames of the aurora. Read more abot this tour here.


Day 3:

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08:00 - 09:00: Enjoy a tasty breakfast

10:00 - 13:00: Dogsledding with Alskan Huskies

A team of huskies will take you out in pairs, as mushers or passengers, riding through the snowy forest and on the ice that covers the famous Alta River. There’s no better way of getting close to nature than this. While the huskies love to run in frigid temperatures, the frozen landscape is like nothing you’ll ever see, glittering in the sunlight. Note that if there is not enough snow for the dog sledding activity, we offer a ride with dog carts instead. Read more about this tour here.

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13:00: Time on your own and lunch (not included)

After the dogsledding you’re brougt back to the city centre. Here you have time on your own, maybe you want to have a closer look at the Northern Light Catherdral? It’s also time to grab a luch at a cozy place.

17:00: Dinner at Stakeriet

Before the evening's activity, you also need to get a propper dinner. We’ll take you to Stakeriet where another tasty dinner is ready for you.

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19:00 - 23:00: Hunting the Northern Lights (Add-on)

Another chase after the majestetick northen lights. This evening we can end up in a completely different place with a different Northern Lights show than yesterday. The Northern Lights activity varies from day to day, and to be sure that you get to explore this amazing phenomenon when you're in the Arctic, you should book an extra tour with us.


Day 4:

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08:00 - 09:00: Enjoy a tasty breakfast

Departure - Check out Canyon Hotel - Alta Airport (ALF)

If you don’t want to leave the Arctic after only four days, we can add another day at Canyon Hotel and maybe tempt with a Sami Experience in Kautokeino, or do you want to explore the North Cape?


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