Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland

8 days from $7,064 per person*
  • Gape in awe at the majestic Northern Lights on a reindeer sledding tour.
  • Mush across the tundra with a pack of sled dogs.
  • Dine on Arctic king crab you caught yourself near Kirkenes.
  • Warm up with traditional hot meals after a snowmobiling expedition.
  • Stay at a handpicked selection of 4* accommodations, and the incredible Snowhotel.
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Why sing Christmas carols when you can live one instead? That’s what’s in store on this incredible Christmas getaway to the beautiful snow-dusted Lapland region in Norway’s northern reaches. The Northern Lights, reindeer, dog-sledding, snowmobiling, and the whimsical Snowhotel? Welcome to the real-life winter wonderland.

It begins in Oslo, the Norwegian capital, with an enlightening private tour of this forested city’s highlights, including Vigeland Park, the Royal Palace, and the fascinating Viking Ship Museum. (You’ll also have the option to visit Oslo’s Christmas markets and go for a skate.) After a plane ride north to Tromsø, Norway’s gateway to the Arctic, you’ll have the chance to witness the stirring sight of the Northern Lights over dinner from one of the world’s best vantage points: the deck of a catamaran in the Norwegian Sea. The local Sami peoples have lived in one of the world’s most unforgiving climates for centuries. See how they do it on an eye-opening introduction to Sami culture, including lasso-throwing, reindeer-sledding under the stars, and delicious traditional meals. (Cold-weather gear included.) The discovery continues later on a dog-sledding excursion across the tundra, from a wilderness center with 350 huskies! Last stop: Kirkenes, home of the fantastic Snowhotel, where, you’ll have the chance to dig into a delicious Christmas Eve dinner, catch your own Arctic king crab for lunch, and head out into the wilderness on a guided snowmobile ride. ... Show More »

Please note: The Kirkenes Snowhotel’s Snow Suites are not available until mid-to-late December and are generally kept open throughout the winter.

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Oslo
    Oslo
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Meet & Greet - Assistant
    • Norway - Welcome Package
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Oslo
    Oslo
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day City Tour with Viking Ship Museum (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Optional: Skating and Christmas Market
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Oslo to Tromso to Tromsø
    Oslo to Tromso to Tromsø
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Air - Oslo - Tromsø [2 hrs] - Economy
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 4 Tromso to Tromsø
    Tromso to Tromsø
    • At Leisure
    • Shared Tour - Sami Culture & Reindeer Sledding under The Northern Lights (7 hrs) - Coach/Guide
  • Day 5 Tromso to Tromsø
    Tromso to Tromsø
    • Shared Tour - 1/2 Day Dog Sledding in the Arctic Coastal Landscape (4 hrs) - Coach/Driver
    • Small Group Tour - Northern Lights Cruise (with Dinner, 3 hrs) - Boat
  • Day 6 Tromso to Kirkenes
    Tromso to Kirkenes
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
    • Air - Tromsø - Kirkenes [1 hr 15 min] - Economy
    • Private Transfer - Airport Taxi - Taxi/Driver
    • Optional: Dog Sledding at the Snowhotel
    • Christmas Eve Dinner (if applicable)
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 7 Kirkenes
    Kirkenes
    • Shared Tour - Arctic King Crab Fishing (with Lunch, 4 hrs) - Snowmobile/Guide
    • Optional: Snowmobiling at the Snowhotel
    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8 Kirkenes
    Kirkenes
    • Private Transfer - Airport Taxi - Taxi/Driver
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Day 1: Oslo

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer.

For your added comfort, an English-speaking assistant will meet you at your hotel to walk you through your welcome package documents, your itinerary, and answer any questions you may have.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful, will be provided to you on your first day in destination.

Accommodation: Thon Hotel Bristol

The venerable and historic Thon Hotel Bristol is located in the heart of Oslo, the perfect base for shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Well-known attractions such as the National Gallery, the Royal Palace, the Parliament building, the National Theater and Oslo Opera House are all within walking distance of the hotel. Boasting 251 tastefully decorated guestrooms and suites, comfort is always at the forefront of your stay. Politicians, authors, musicians and actors alike have been inspired by the Bristol’s Winter Garden & Library Bar, complete with live piano music and a deluxe Afternoon Tea, while the acclaimed Bristol Grill provides international and Norwegian cuisine just steps from your room.

Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Oslo
Oslo
Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Thon Hotel Bristol
Thon Hotel Bristol

Day 2: Oslo

Today you’ll set out with a private guide and driver on a tour of the heart of Oslo, the Norwegian capital. Walk the ramparts of the 13th century Akershus Fortress, medieval residence of the royals with a coastal view. Discover the city’s main street Karl Johans gate, rich with Oslo’s highlights, where you can admire the likes of the 19th century Royal Palace, and see the surrounding 54-acre public green space known as Palace Park. View the 17th century Oslo Cathedral, admire some of the grandiose old university buildings, and venture over to Radhusplassen where you can view the Radhus, Oslo’s City Hall where the annual Nobel Peace Prize ceremony is held. Venture outside of the old center to The Vigeland Park, one of the major Scandinavian cultural treasures, and the world’s largest sculpture park dedicated to a single artist: Gustav Vigeland and his bizarre nude statues in granite and bronze. You’ll also get to step back in time on a visual journey to the Viking Age as you visit the city’s Viking Ship Museum, hosting thousand year old archaeological finds, along with the world-renowned complete Osberg ship.

Optional/Not Included:
The first weekend of Advent brings the festive decoration of streets in Oslo's city center, and Christmas markets spring to life, with opportunities to try some traditional food and drinks, or buy decorations and gifts. Explore the markets independently, and you can even opt to go skating at the downtown Spikersuppa, featuring music, skate rentals, and a lovely ambience with the festive decorations surrounding the rink.

Accommodation: Thon Hotel Bristol
Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Viking Ship Museum
Viking Ship Museum
Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Optional: Skating at Spikersuppa
Optional: Skating at Spikersuppa

Day 3: Oslo - Tromso - Tromsø

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer.

Board a flight in Oslo with direct service to Tromsø. Approximate flight time is 2 hours.

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer.

Accommodation: Clarion Collection Hotel With

Clarion Collection Hotel With is centrally located right by the quayside in Tromso harbor. Here, you can enjoy magical views of the harbor, sea, boats, mountains and the Arctic Cathedral. Storgatan with its selection of shops, restaurants and cafés is just around the corner. Additionally, the main attractions of Tromso such as Tromso's Arctic-Alpine Botanic Garden, the Arctic Cathedral, aerial tramway and historical Skansen area are all nearby. The hotel's 76 modern guestrooms offer all the amenities one needs for a pleasant stay, and guests are encouraged to slip away to the relaxation corner on the top level for magical views of the harbor, Arctic Cathedral and the aerial tramway. 

Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Tromso
Tromso
Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Clarion Collection Hotel With
Clarion Collection Hotel With

Day 4: Tromso - Tromsø

Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.

In Lyngsfjord, 75 minutes from Tromso, you'll get to experience Sami culture first hand, and go reindeer sledding! Reindeer sledding is the oldest form of transport in the north, and an ancient part of Sami culture. You will be driving in pairs, with one sled for each reindeer. People of all ages can participate in this very soft adventure. You'll learn about Sami culture and history, and even get to try lasso-throwing, the way the Sami people still today catch their reindeer when they are rounded up for marking. If the conditions cooperate, from November to March, a clear night sky will give you a good chance to experience the majestic Northern Lights during your excursion! For your comfort, a hot meal and insulated clothing will be provided for you, as well as group transportation.

Accommodation: Clarion Collection Hotel With
Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Reindeer Sledding
Reindeer Sledding

Day 5: Tromso - Tromsø

Just 25 minutes from the town of Tromso by coach is the Tromso Wilderness Center, where you'll get to travel across the snow-covered ground with a team of energetic Alaskan huskies, enjoying impressive views over local mountains and sea. You'll board a sled driven by a guide, but with advance notice, and if the conditions allow it, you can even drive the sled yourself. Warm clothes are provided, and you'll be out on the trails for about an hour, followed by a visit of the dog yard to meet the adorable husky puppies! Insulated clothing will be provided for your adventure, and you'll also be served a traditional Sami meal followed by coffee and homemade cake, served around an open fire in a Sami tent.

Hunt for the Northern Lights from a unique and beautiful vantage point; the deck of a specially-outfitted polar catamaran. As a small group of up to 12 passengers, you'll depart from the downtown Tromso harbor and cruise in protected sea waters on a hunt for the most perfect spot for viewing the majestic Northern Lights. Be sure to dress warmly so you can spend some time gazing at the sky from the deck of the catamaran, hopefully catching sight of the Aurora! Also view the Tromso area in the beautiful Arctic winter night while you're served a traditional fish dinner on board, made with the best locally-sourced ingredients, served with warm drinks and fresh desserts. While there's never any guarantee that Mother Nature will cooperate, your experienced hosts will do their utmost to put you in an ideal position to spot this stunning spectacle of nature before returning back to harbor.

Accommodation: Clarion Collection Hotel With
Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Dog Sledding
Dog Sledding
Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Northern Lights from the Sea
Northern Lights from the Sea

Day 6: Tromso - Kirkenes

Meet your private driver and vehicle for an airport transfer.

Board a flight in Tromsø with direct service to Kirkenes. Approximate flight time is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Meet your taxi driver for a private airport transfer.

Optional: With a dog yard of 180 excited huskies on site, it's no wonder you can join an optional dog sledding excursion at the Snowhotel to glide across the arctic snow with a team of trained mushing dogs. Please note, this optional activity is not included in your itinerary. If you'd like to pre-book this activity to secure a spot, please speak with your Destination Expert.

For those who are lucky enough to be staying at the Snowhotel on Christmas Eve, you'll be delighted with a special festive dinner in the company of other hotel guests. While no promises can be made, even Santa Claus has been known to pop in on occasion and greet guests with some holiday cheer!

Accommodation: Snowhotel

Snowhotel Kirkenes is situated 5 miles outside Kirkenes in the secluded wilds of Northern Norway, providing guests the truest sense of beautiful arctic wilderness. It's a world where you sleep in snow, walk on snow, and drive a snowmobile or a dogsled on snow. Snow is even served in the restaurant! Every room is like a small treasure, and equipped with everything needed for a comfortable night. All of the rooms have a different theme from Arctic culture or nature. Dine at Høyloftet Restaurant, featuring great food and a panoramic window with an impressive view of the fjord. The Bingen restaurant used to be a sheep barn, but is now converted to a cozy restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere for breakfast and dinner, and Gabba Restaurant is an obvious choice for lunch. The Icebar is one of the “coolest” bars in town, and serves ice cold vodka in glasses made of ice!

Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Optional: Dog Sledding
Optional: Dog Sledding
Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Kirkenes
Kirkenes

Day 7: Kirkenes

Size matters. The red King Crab is not only the largest, but also the most delicious shellfish you'll ever have the chance of tasting. Setting out as a group, along with master guides, you'll be ushered out onto the thick ice of the snow-covered fjord by a snowmobile sledge, for a totally unforgettable experience. This is your chance to catch, learn how to cook, and most importantly eat the mysterious Arctic King Crab. One of the most sought after meals in top restaurants, and yet here, you get to eat the best and the freshest, pulled from the fjord in front of your eyes. You'll all take part in helping to saw the hole in the ice and bring up the catch. You'll get to see how the crab is prepared by your master guide, and you will be taken by snowmobile sledge (an experience in itself) to a beautiful farmhouse by the lake. It's here, by a cozy log fire, that your King Crab meal awaits. Although presentation is simple, the superb, white leg meat and claws with their particularly juicy and naturally sweet taste make this meal in a league of its own. Transfers to and from your hotel in Kirkenes are included, and warm clothing and a helmet is provided.

Optional: Ever fancied the opportunity to go snowmobiling in the Norwegian arctic wilderness? Here's your chance. There are optional snowmobiling excursions on offer during your stay at the Snowhotel. Please note, this optional activity is not included in your itinerary. If you'd like to pre-book this activity to secure a spot, please speak with your Destination Expert.

Accommodation: Snowhotel

Snowhotel Kirkenes is situated 5 miles outside Kirkenes in the secluded wilds of Northern Norway, providing guests the truest sense of beautiful arctic wilderness. It's a world where you sleep in snow, walk on snow, and drive a snowmobile or a dogsled on snow. Snow is even served in the restaurant! Every room is like a small treasure, and equipped with everything needed for a comfortable night. All of the rooms have a different theme from Arctic culture or nature. Dine at Høyloftet Restaurant, featuring great food and a panoramic window with an impressive view of the fjord. The Bingen restaurant used to be a sheep barn, but is now converted to a cozy restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere for breakfast and dinner, and Gabba Restaurant is an obvious choice for lunch. The Icebar is one of the “coolest” bars in town, and serves ice cold vodka in glasses made of ice!

Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  King Crab Excursion
King Crab Excursion
Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Optional: Snowmobiling
Optional: Snowmobiling

Day 8: Kirkenes

Meet your taxi driver for a private airport transfer.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

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  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
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Thon Hotel Bristol: Oslo

The venerable and historic Thon Hotel Bristol is located in the heart of Oslo, the perfect base for shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Well-known attractions such as the National Gallery, the Royal Palace, the Parliament building, the National Theater and Oslo Opera House are all within walking distance of the hotel. Boasting 251 tastefully decorated guestrooms and suites, comfort is always at the forefront of your stay. Politicians, authors, musicians and actors alike have been inspired by the Bristol’s Winter Garden & Library Bar, complete with live piano music and a deluxe Afternoon Tea, while the acclaimed Bristol Grill provides international and Norwegian cuisine just steps from your room.

Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Thon Hotel Bristol
Thon Hotel Bristol

Clarion Collection Hotel With: Tromsø

Clarion Collection Hotel With is centrally located right by the quayside in Tromso harbor. Here, you can enjoy magical views of the harbor, sea, boats, mountains and the Arctic Cathedral. Storgatan with its selection of shops, restaurants and cafés is just around the corner. Additionally, the main attractions of Tromso such as Tromso's Arctic-Alpine Botanic Garden, the Arctic Cathedral, aerial tramway and historical Skansen area are all nearby. The hotel's 76 modern guestrooms offer all the amenities one needs for a pleasant stay, and guests are encouraged to slip away to the relaxation corner on the top level for magical views of the harbor, Arctic Cathedral and the aerial tramway. 

Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Clarion Collection Hotel With
Clarion Collection Hotel With

Snowhotel : Kirkenes

Snowhotel Kirkenes is situated 5 miles outside Kirkenes in the secluded wilds of Northern Norway, providing guests the truest sense of beautiful arctic wilderness. It's a world where you sleep in snow, walk on snow, and drive a snowmobile or a dogsled on snow. Snow is even served in the restaurant! Every room is like a small treasure, and equipped with everything needed for a comfortable night. All of the rooms have a different theme from Arctic culture or nature. Dine at Høyloftet Restaurant, featuring great food and a panoramic window with an impressive view of the fjord. The Bingen restaurant used to be a sheep barn, but is now converted to a cozy restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere for breakfast and dinner, and Gabba Restaurant is an obvious choice for lunch. The Icebar is one of the “coolest” bars in town, and serves ice cold vodka in glasses made of ice!

Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Snowhotel
Snowhotel
Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Snowhotel
Snowhotel

Snowhotel : Kirkenes

Snowhotel Kirkenes is situated 5 miles outside Kirkenes in the secluded wilds of Northern Norway, providing guests the truest sense of beautiful arctic wilderness. It's a world where you sleep in snow, walk on snow, and drive a snowmobile or a dogsled on snow. Snow is even served in the restaurant! Every room is like a small treasure, and equipped with everything needed for a comfortable night. All of the rooms have a different theme from Arctic culture or nature. Dine at Høyloftet Restaurant, featuring great food and a panoramic window with an impressive view of the fjord. The Bingen restaurant used to be a sheep barn, but is now converted to a cozy restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere for breakfast and dinner, and Gabba Restaurant is an obvious choice for lunch. The Icebar is one of the “coolest” bars in town, and serves ice cold vodka in glasses made of ice!

Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Snowhotel
Snowhotel
Christmas & Northern Lights in Norwegian Lapland Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Snowhotel
Snowhotel

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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    I found Kensington Tours on Google. At my first visit to the site, I was contacted immediately by Julie Couturier. She made my inquiry seem like we were having coffee, and she just happened to know everything I needed to make me choose her as my representative and travel expert. I was recommended to other tour companies, by friends, but it was Julie that made me realize Kensington was the best choice. We started our discovery in 2018 and because I was traveling with my grandchildren, I wanted to ensure the trip was perfect. We had to make changes as we went along, first because we were able to confirm a suite at the Marriott Grand Residence on Park St. with reward points. Julie was quick to make all the necessary changes in our tours. We felt privileged to have had the tour guides that Julie set for us, each one was so very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour which kept our 13 and 11 years old interested. Julie suggested a play and what child can say the saw “Matilda” in London. We certainly would not have enjoyed our trip as much if we had tried to do this on our own. Julie suggested a visit to Warner Bros Harry Potter and it was worth every moment. I would have never gone there, so congrats again to Julie. She was also able to advise us as to where to purchase groceries for our room, having lived in London previously. I have had many friends travel around the world and I don’t know of one that speaks as highly of their tour company or their travel expert the way my family has. Thank you Kensington Tours and especially Julie.

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