Luxury Northern Norway in 5 days

Ultimate adventures and relaxation above the Arctic circle. Image from: www.visitnorway.com

We invite you to spend unforgettable holidays in the Kingdom of Northern Lights – inTromso area staying at beautiful Lyngen Lodge.

Lyngen Lodge provides a combination of luxury full board accommodation and mountain, fjord and river based adventures throughout the Lyngen Alps region. Suitable for families, individuals and groups seeking both adventure and relaxation above the Norwegian Arctic Circle.

Located on the stunning Lyngen Fjord with spectacular views over the dramatic mountains of the Lyngen Alps, the lodge provides an ideal base for exploring the wonders of northern Norway’s incredible nature. The lodge is located in Djupvik i Lyngen on the shore line of the eastern side of the Lyngen Fjord approximately 2.5 hours east of the city of Tromso. Lodge caters for 18 guests in 8 en-suite twin and double bedrooms with triple and single options. The lodge provides full board accommodation and amenities include a fully licensed bar, dining room, lounge stua with large open fire place, library/seminar room, sauna and outdoor jacuzzi.

Traditionally constructed from Norwegian “lafting” pine timber frame in close partnership with the environment, geothermic heating provides the warmth while a thick grass roof provides insulation. Large panoramic windows in the center of the lodge provide guests with commanding views over the spectacular Lyngen Alps, while the large open stone fire place creates a relaxed, peaceful and welcoming atmosphere.

Day 1

Arrival to Tromso (via Oslo) Upon arrival transfer to Radisson Blu Hotel Tromso. After check-in you will be taken out in the nature for a dinner at Saami tent by the sea.

The meals are cooked in a food theater way from the very fresh local ingredients. If you are lucky you will have a chance to spot the Northern lights.

Overnight in Tromso.

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer to Tamok valley for dog sledding trip.

Say hello to a bunch of barking huskies that are ready for action (but still very friendly). The dog sledding winter adventure starts with learning how to train and groom dogs. You will get detailed instructions on how to drive a dog sledding team. Then you drive the dog sled into the white, winter landscapes, through the beautiful valley of Vass, a total distance of 16 km. The area is totally uninhabited, and the speed of the dogs will impress you.

Lunch served in Saami camp.

After lunch you will drive towards Lyngen Lodge, dinner and evening hot tubs are ready for you.

Day 3

Breakfast at the lodge.

The snowmobile safari winter adventure goes through the picturesque valleys and lakes, a distance of 15 km one way. At the lake you can try out ice fishing. A thorough safety introduction will take place ahead of starting up. Due to the dramatic topography reduced speed is held during parts of the tour. On flat land and frozen lakes you can speed up. A hot meal will be served during the adventure, and there will be opportunities for ice-fishing if permitted by time and weather conditions.

Lunch will be served in the camp. After a rest by the open fire in the tent, you will participate in a Sami experience. Reindeer sledding is the oldest form of transport in the north, and an ancient part of Sami culture. Also in the sledge you will be driving in pairs, with one reindeer in front of each sledge.

The trip is approximately 3 km long. The adventure includes trying out lasso-throwing, visiting a Sami family Lavvo, and learning about Sami culture and history with an introduction to traditional Sami handicraft. The night you spend sleeping by the open fire in the Sami tent, or in the wood stove heated cabin if you prefer. In the evening – return to the lodge, dinner and overnight.

Day 4

Breakfast at the lodge.

Today you will head up for the real thing – the winter fjord fishing adventure will give you the opportunity to join a genuine fjord fisherman in his fishing boat on an arctic fjord. You will see different kinds of fish species, and learn how they are caught and preserved for delivery.

The fjord is surrounded by thousand meter high mountains, the Lyngen Alps, falling vertically in to the deep arctic water that holds these great fish resources. The spectacular surroundings also give you a chance to spot sea eagles or other arctic ocean birds. Do not forget to bring your camera!

In the evening – return to Tromso, overnight at Radisson Blu Hotel Tromso.

Dinner in one of the restaurants in the city.

Day 5

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport, return flight to Oslo.