We Love —
- Embark on an exciting 6 night Polar Adventure tour, from the Ice Breaker Cruise in the Gulf of Bothnia – to the King Crab Safari on the Barent’s Sea. Highlights include Stockholm, Lulea, Rovaniemi, Saariselka, Kikenes and Oslo.
- You can choose from a range of exciting add-on extras - from an Aurora Borealis Adventure to a Husky Safari!
- Stay in fantastic , hand-picked hotels throughout your adventures to keep you comfortable along the way!
Please note: this offer is non-refundable.
Book Now, Pay Later —
Booking 35 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)
Your Itinerary —
Welcome to Scandinavia and the beautiful archipelago of Stockholm. Upon arrival make your way to the hotel on your own. Stockholm is generally referred to as Beauty on Water, or Venice of the North, which is understandable as the city is built upon 14 islands! It is surrounded by the Lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea.
The city's grand public buildings, palaces, rich cultural history and museums tell her 700 year old history beautifully. Overnight in Clarion Arlanda Airport Hotel or similar with breakfast.
No transfer is included from Stockholm Airport to hotel as it is within walking distance.
Day 2: Stockholm - Lulea (flight)
Breakfast at hotel before meeting your tour leaders for a short morning flight to Lulea. Upon arrival, change into warmer clothes for a 2 hour icebreaker excursion. Listen to the sound of ice blocks being crushed against the hull of the boat. Go for a walk on the frozen sea and enjoy a hot drink on the ice. Challenge the laws of nature in safe and comfortable conditions on the ice-classified vessel. You will have the opportunity to swim among the ice floes in a survival suit or go for a walk on the ice. Warm clothes, shoes and equipment are included.
Return to the hotel and free time this evening to explore this beautiful coastal city of Luleå. Overnight in the Elite Luleå or similar with breakfast.
Breakfast at hotel followed by a trip to Rovaniemi, crossing the country border into Finland. A coach will take you past Rovaniemi to Napapiiri, where you will enjoy a guided tour at a traditional Reindeer Farm. Here you will be able to feed a Reindeer, hear stories about them, and enjoy a short sled drive! Arrive at Rovaniemi later and check into hotel. Tonight you can choose to add an optional Northern Light excursion. Overnight in Scandic Rovaniemi or similar with breakfast.
Day 4: Rovaniemi - Saariselka - Optional Activities
Breakfast at hotel followed by free time for optional activities (Driver's Dream Snow Scooter Safari or Husky Safari). Late afternoon you will continue north towards Saariselka. Check in to hotel, rest of evening is free to explore beautiful north Finnish Lapland Resort of Inari-Saariselka. Overnight at Holiday Club Saariselka or similar with breakfast.
Breakfast at hotel before departing for Kirkenes. Kirkenes is known as the capital of the Barents Region and the gateway to the east. Enjoy a King Crab excursion upon arrival, where you will learn how to catch crab and about local places of interest. If you catch a crab, you will be able to enjoy the meat for dinner! Special waterproof clothing, soft drinks and crab meat for lunch are included.
Choose to visit the famous attraction of Kirkenes Snowhotel, a hotel built from scratch every year. Even though the temperature inside is a constant -4 C, the beds are warm and comfortable with reindeer hide! Overnight at Thon Kirkenes or similar with breakfast.
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the Kirkenes Airport for your flight to Oslo. Check in upon arrival and spend day at leisure. Explore the Norwegian Capital, full of eye-catching architecture, world-class museums, restaurants and art. Overnight at Scandic Byporten Hotel or similar with breakfast.
Day 7: Departure.
Breakfast at hotel before departure. Shared shuttle bus from Oslo city centre to Oslo Airport on day 7 for flight inclusive offers.
This tour is not recommended for children because of physical excursions (ice breaker and king crab safari).
Optional Extras —
Aurora Borealis Excursion (day 3)
Snow Scooter Safari/Driver's Dream (day 4)
Husky Safari (day 4)
A visit to the Kirkenes Snowhotel (day 5)
Dinner package (3 courses in Saariselka, Rovaniemi & Kirkenes)
Your Hotels —
You will stay in a Standard Room at the following hotels (or hotel of similar standard)
Sleeps up to
Bright décor, contemporary furnishings and wooden floors decorate each room at Clarion Hotel Arlanda Airport. Guests can enjoy a drink at 2 different bars in the hotel, Living Room and Sky Bar.
The à la carte Restaurant Kitchen & Table, by Marcus Samuelsson, and the Sky Bar feature panoramic views of the airplanes taking off and landing.
Overlooking Stadsparken and the North Harbour, this hotel is situated on Luleå’s main street, Storgatan. It offers free Wi-Fi, gym access and a popular breakfast buffet. All rooms at Elite Stadshotellet Luleå are individually decorated and include plenty of modern amenities.
Just 2 minutes’ drive from Rovaniemi Train Station, this hotel offers free access to a traditional Finnish sauna, a gym and Wi-Fi. Arktikum Science Museum is 650 yards away. Scandic Rovaniemi’s rooms feature modern design, wooden floors and comfortable easy chairs. All have a TV and a bathroom with a shower.
Situated in the picturesque nature of Finnish Lapland, this hotel is close to Saariselkä’s top skiing and hiking trails. There is also spa with a sauna, hot tub and indoor swimming pool. Holiday Club Saariselkä’s rooms feature modern amenities and plenty of space.
This central Kirkenes hotel is on the shore of Bøkfjorden. It offers free Wi-Fi and an à la carte restaurant with a seasonal menu. Each room at Thon Hotel Kirkenes has a TV, minibar and private bathroom with shower.Hotel Kirkenes offers organised activities such as snowmobile safaris, dog sledding trips and bear tracking.
Under the same roof as Byporten Shopping Centre and within walking distance of Karl Johans gate, the urban Grunerlokka district and the Opera. Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, a gym, and a bar.
Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.
Your Journey —
Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Transfers: Transfers from Kirkenes hotel to Kirkenes Airport and Gardermoen Airport to city center hotel in Oslo is included. A shuttle bus transfer from Oslo city centre hotel to Gardermoen Airport is included.
Distance in Stockholm (day 1): 2 minutes / 160m
Distance in Oslo (day 7): 38 minutes / 50km