Holiday: Heaven On Earth

Episode 6 - Norway

Get more details about Jenny Frost's travels to northern Norway in search of the famous northern lights.

Episode 6 - Norway

Norway Tourism

www.visitnorway.co.uk

Hotels

Thon Hotel Tromso

Rates start from 1395 NOK (approx. £155), based on two people sharing a double room. Price includes breakfast.

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

A double room is from 1995 NOK (approx. £222) per person. Rate is inclusive of breakfast, and transport to and from Alta centre in the morning.

Prices from Visit Norway and correct as of February 2012.

A four-night package deal including flights, visit to Tromso and the ice hotel in Alta costs from £1,261 per person with Taber Holidays. Optional excursions are available including a snowmobile safari with Lyngsfjord Adventure from £199pp and an Aurora Chase with Guide Gunnar from £138pp. Departs daily until 10 April 2012.

Prices correct as of 2 February 2012. (www.taberhols.co.uk)

Flights

Heathrow to Tromso via Oslo

Return flights are from £278. Fares are subject to availability, including all taxes and £2 web fee, and correct as of 14 February 2012. (www.wideroe.no)

Activities

Hurtigruten cruise

Hurtigruten sails from Tromsø to Kirkenes near the Russian border, from £303 per person including meals.

Lyngsfjord skidooing

A 4.5 hour skidooing safari with Lyngsfjord.com costs 1695 NOK (£189 pp) and includes return pickup from Tromsø city centre, protective clothing, guide and a hot meal/drinks. (www.lyngsfjord.com)

Northern Lights chase

Arctic Guide Service, costs £93 per person from 18:30pm to around 2am.
(www.arcticguideservice.com)

An Arctic Highlights holiday with Hurtigruten costs from £949pp and includes direct flights to Tromsø from Gatwick and Manchester for a five-day Arctic Highlights voyage from Tromsø to Kirkenes and back. An extended six-day stay is also available. Prices are from £949pp, based on two sharing, and include flights.     

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