Rail: Northern Lights & Arctic Circle by Rail (ENWR)

Countries Visited: Norway
Trip Style: Rail-The best way to fully experience the world is by travelling through it. Rail tours bring you closer to amazing places via iconic and scenic rail routes
Service Level: Standard
  • Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences
  • Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character
  • Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience
  • All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 16, avg 12
    Meals Included: 8 breakfasts
    Accommodations: Not Availaible

    Highlights
    Ride the rails of Scandinavia across the Arctic Circle, explore the Lofoten Islands with an eye out for the Northern Lights, check out life in the small towns of the far north.

    Description
    If it's a picturesque train journey through wintery mountains and past tiny Scandinavian towns you're looking for, then check out our very own version of the Polar Express. On this scenic nine-day trip, you'll start in Oslo and head up north to get a taste of the highlights of Lapland. Once you disembark, there'll be plenty of opportunities to visit museums, take part in winter activities like snowshoeing and dogsledding, and get acquainted with small-town life.
  • Call (520) 445-6812 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13202431

    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Duration
    9 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1OsloDay 1 Oslo
    There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. If you arrive early enough the Edvard Munch museum is well worth a visit. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2OsloDay 2 Oslo (1B)
    On the inside, Oslos state of the art architecture and plethora of galleries make a great playscape for those looking to get cultured, while its close proximity to the countryside and surrounding nature parks are a perfect option for those looking to get active. Take a day to explore this world-class Scandinavian city - we promise that you wont run out of things to do.
    Day 3TrondheimDay 3 Oslo/Trondheim (1B)
    Depart for a scenic ride on the Dovre Railway to Trondheim. Transport: Train (6.00-7.00 hours)
    Day 4BodoDay 4 Trondheim/Bodo (1B)
    Spend a free day exploring Trondheim. Opt to visit the neighbourhood of Bakklandet, the old town bridge, caFes along the wharves, Market Square, Nidaros Cathedral or the old city streets. In the evening, board an overnight train on the Norland Railway to Bodo. Transport: Wake up north of the Arctic Circle in the coastal port town of Bodo. Overnight train (beds) (10.00 hour(s))
    Day 5LofotenDay 5 Bodo/Lofoten (1B)
    There will be multiple opportunities to spot the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) on this trip. If you dont see them here, dont despair. Included Activities: Northern Lights Tour Transport: Ferry (3.50 hour(s))
    Day 6LofotenDay 6 Lofoten (1B)
    Enjoy free time on the islands with an optional wildlife-spotting cruise or scenic hikes.
    Day 7TromsoDay 7 Lofoten/Tromso (1B)
    If keen, there are more opportunities for Northern Lights viewing here. Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s))
    Day 8TromsoDay 8 Tromso (1B)
    Visit the Polar Museum in the late morning. Take the rest of the day to discover this quaint town and scenic surroundings. Opt to try dog-sledding, snowshoeing or reindeer-sledding. Included Activities: Polar Museum Visit
    Day 9TromsoDay 9 Tromso (1B)
    Depart at any time.
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    12/26/2017$3,599.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 10; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    01/13/2018$3,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 6; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    02/10/2018$3,599.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 2; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    Disclaimer

    Local Flights: N/A

    Dossier Disclaimer:Information Not Available

    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

    Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.
      
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