Arctic City Life
Did you know that your journey even starts before you arrive at the "Paris of the North"?
If you fly in over Tromsø, the stunning fjords, mountain ranges and city lights welcome you to this warm, cosy and active town over 350 km inside the Arctic Circle.
After a comfortable transfer from the airport, you are greeted by the lovely staff of your hotel, your home for the next 2 days.
Enjoy a relaxing evening in one of the many excellent restaurants and pop in at one of Tromsø's most special bars for a stunning view over Fjellheisen (Cable Car) and sacred mountain Tromsdalstinden.
Adventure on land and sea
After a hearty breakfast you are ready to become boss of a team of Alaskan huskies for a thrilling sledding tour.
In the afternoon you can relax and enjoy a local custom: drink a gløgg and eat a pølse at Tromsø's tiniest bar. Enjoy the arctic city, stroll around or visit one of our heritage polar museums.
In the evening, you are invited for an Aurora Safari, where we hunt the Northern Lights in a minibus and enjoy a bonfire with hotdogs and waffles.
Discover our Caribbean
Have a relaxed morning with another hearty breakfast.
In the late morning you are off for a stunning, scenic route along Troms' amazing fjords to a hidden gem and Norway's 2nd biggest island, Senja. Feel at home at Hamn i Senja, your stay for the next 3 days.
Relax during lunch with an ocean view .
This afternoon can be filled with your wishes of activity or intensity
Optional: add an arctic Hot Tub and Wellness experience, next to the Norwegian Sea.
Optional: Get a taste of what Northern Norway, and especially Senja, has to offer: dive into the food & beverage culture with a tasting of the locally brewed SENJA beer, accompanied by a tasty Arctic Tapas plate, ideal start for a cosy evening.
Optional: discover the scenic area whilst on a snowshoe hike.
Optional: just chill and relax at Hamn.
The chefs at Hamn i Senja prepare a delicious 2-course dinner using local ingredients.
Oh, don't forget to check the sky now and then for Northern Lights as Hamn is an ideal observation spot.
Island boat trip and auroa hang out
This morning we go out on the Norwegian Sea for a scenic island trip in one of Hamn i Senja's privately owned boats, and are you in for some fishing too? If the weather allows it, we jump off at Færøya for an idyllic island lunch.
In the afternoon you are free to relax, or if you are in same action mode: go on a kayak trip or hike into the mountains on snowshoes (optional activity offer).
In the evening: enjoy dinner and maybe catch some Northern Lights afterwards in our Atlantic Lighthouse.
No rush during your last morning in Hamn. Enjoy a relaxed breakfast, with delicious coffee and tea, and breathe in the fresh and salty ocean air.
Optional morning activity: we take you on a lifetime experience: body floating in the ice cold ocean, with cosy warm suits! This will amaze you!
Enjoy a final view of the picturesque harbour during lunch, before leaving.
We end with a big thank you and hope to see you soon here in the Arctic.
Full Scenic Transport package
Only available for packages starting Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday.
- Return transfer Tromsø Airport– Tromsø centre (15min)
- Scenic return express ferry from Tromsø to Finnsnes (1hr 20 min each way)
- North island route from Finnsnes harbour to Hamn i Senja along the stunning National Tourist Route (2hr)
- Transport from Hamn i Senja to Finnsnes harbour (1hr) on day 5
If you prefer your own transport, we recommend the Senja north island route on the way to Hamn i Senja.
The timetable for the ferry from Finnsnes to Tromsø varies depending on the day of the week. See the schedule here to find your preferred timeslot.
Suggested upgrade activities
We offer, you choose. To have your preferred choice, we recommend booking well in advance, although booking on the spot may also be possible.
- Atlantic Wellness with ocean view and drink at Senja- NOK 420 per person
- Tasting of local beer from Senja with Arctic Tapas, at Hamn i Senja - NOK 695 per person
- Kayak experience introduction (guided) - depending on weather conditions. Can be booked on the spot – NOK 1,495 per person (min. 2 people)
- Daytime Snowshoe hike (3h) – NOK 1,215 per person (min. 2 people)
- Northern Lights Snowshoeing (3h) – NOK 1,270 per person (min. 2 people)
- Arctic Atlantic Floating (morning 5th day) – NOK 555 per person (min. 2 people)
Upgrade Unique Overnight
Go full package and add 1 or 2 nights in the luxurious Aurora Room to your holiday. These spacious rooms are perfectly facing the north and provide all imagined comfort to celebrate special moments, or just fully enjoy the "Caribbean of the North".
Upper floor or ground floor
Dream away, while gazing blissfully at the green Northern Lights, in this expectional overnight stay.
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