NORWAY - Northern Lights in Norway and Cruise to Northern Cape

Package No: sp3210
9 DAYS - 8 NIGHTS
Departure 13/11/2020

In Norway the attraction is the natural landscape itself: the Northern Lights, the fjords, the steep mountains, the Arctic Archipelago. But also the cities themselves, such as the capital, Oslo, the largest city above the Arctic Circle Tromso. Norway offers truly exciting moments and a trip that will be your favorite experience! Winter travelers will have the chance to be enchanted by the Northern Lights.

DepartureCyprus-Larnaca
DestinationNorway, Norway
Month AvailabilityNovember 2020
Flights

OA 903  13NOV LCA – ATH  10:40 – 12:25
LH 1757 14NOV ATH – MUC 06:10 – 07:45
LH 2452 14NOV MUC – OSL 08:25 – 10:40
DY 374   14NOV OSL – TOS 13:40 – 15:35
SK 4473 18NOV KKN – OSL 11:30 – 13:40
LH 863    20NOV OSL – FRA 16:00 – 18:10
LH 1284  20NOV FRA – ATH  20:50 – 00:35
OA 902   21NOV ATH – LCA  08:05 – 09:45

INCLUDED

Economy class airline tickets: Larnaca - Athens - Oslo - Tromso & Kirkenes - Oslo - Athens - Larnaca

Transfers as mentioned in the program

One hand luggage and 1 piece of luggage up to 20 kg

Four (4) nights in total in Hotels 4 central Oslo (2 nights) and Tromso (2 nights) with breakfast

One (1) night accommodation in hotel in Athens 

Two nights in a double cabin on the Tromso - Kirkenes Cruise with breakfast

Three meals

Four-hour trip to the Norwegian Alps and a husky sleigh ride

Whale safari

Excursion - visit and entrance to the Northern Cape

Excursion - search for North Sella

Guided tour of Oslo with a Greek speaking guide

Escort leader from / to Athens

Information leaflets

VAT

Liability insurance

Airport taxes

NOT INCLUDED

Entrances to places visited

Travel insurance

Anything not mentioned in the included

Possibility to spend the night in an outdoor cabin with additional cost per person 70 €

Note

* Rates are subject to availability at the time of booking and may change.

* It is recommended that travelers always contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus regarding their travel destination. In order to protect travelers and aid them, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issues relevant Travel Instructions. The Travel Instructions reflect a careful assessment of the situation and are based on the best information available to the Ministry at the moment. Since the situation can change without any notice, all travelers are advised to be extra cautious.
The ultimate responsibility for making a trip always lies with the traveler himself.
For more information please visit the website below
https://www.pio.gov.cy/coronavirus/


* All passengers traveling to Cyprus are required to complete the Travel Pass (CyprusFlightPass) in accordance with the procedures provided on the website www.cyprusflightpass.gov.cy
The electronic form for the Travel Pass (CyprusFlightPass) must be completed 24 hours before the start of the trip to Cyprus and it is mandatory for all passengers traveling from any Category Country, both for the purpose of boarding an aircraft as well as for the purpose of entering Cyprus.

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Day 1: Larnaca - Athens

Departure from Larnaca to Athens.

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Day 2: Athens - Tromso

Meeting at the airport El. Venizelos with the guide of our excursion and flight through a station for Tromso. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Time for a first acquaintance with the city also known as "Paris of the North". The "Arctic Capital" has a unique history involving polar explorers, seahorses and polar bears, timber transport from Russian rivers, trade and coal mining.

Dinner and immediately after we will leave for an excursion in search of the Northern Lights. An opportunity to admire the beauty of the lights dancing in the sky, just a few minutes away from the center of Tromso. We will enjoy a hot drink while we wait for the lights to appear. Return and overnight.

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Day 3: TROMSO - ALPS - HUSKY SAFARI

Breakfast and we start our day with a transfer to the farm with the huskies. The farm owner will introduce us to these beautiful dogs and talk to us about their training and habits. All visitors will ride their own sleigh dragged by the loyal and friendly huskies through the vastness of Norwegian Lapland. Experienced guides will accompany and guide you every step of the way. Lunch at the restaurant in the center.

Return to Tromso and in the afternoon we suggest a visit to the center of Polaria which will take you to a fantastic spectacular view of the landscape of Svalbard or go by cable car to the hill Fjellstein. Enjoy the view and maybe we will be lucky and enjoy the Northern Lights. Dinner and overnight.

Note: Appropriate clothing is provided for the weather conditions. during the safari.

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Day 4: TROMOS - Whale Safari - Cruise

Breakfast at the hotel and departure for a winter whale safari. Get ready to experience the ultimate winter adventure. We will wander between fjords, around Tromso, to observe the whales that gather there to feed during the winter months. We will have the opportunity to see many different species of whales in full swing. We will always be accompanied by an experienced guide to reveal to us all the "secrets" of the whales and the surrounding area while we enjoy our boat ride.
After our return to Tromso we go to the port and board the only ship that departs daily and passes through the narrow canal that separates the Island of the Northern Cape with mainland Europe. Overnight in double indoor cabins. At night, enjoy the tranquility of the North Atlantic and wait for the Northern Lights to appear.

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Day 5: CRUISE - NORTHERN CAPE

Today we enjoy our breakfast overlooking the many small harbors and the northernmost Arctic city, Hammerfest, where we will make a short stop early in the morning. Then we will head to Honningsvåg, the capital of the North Cape. Here we will make another stop to visit the Northern Cape which rises spectacularly 300m. from the ocean level and is located only 2 thousand km from the North Pole!
Only the Svalbard Islands separate you from the North Pole. If you stand on the edge of the plateau in the Northern Cape, you will feel that you are on the edge of the world! It is known as the northernmost point of Europe and due to its location, the cape is ranked among the best locations to watch the Northern Lights. The area is also known for its refuge for rare species of birds and seabirds. Return to the ferry which, leaving Honningsvag behind, heads east to the beautiful fishing villages of Kjøllefjord, Mehamn, Berlevåg, Vardo and Vadso. Overnight at sea.

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Day 6: KIRKENES - OSLO

 

Breakfast and arrival in Kirkenes, located between two time zones: Helsinki and Moscow. People there speak Norwegian, Sami, Finnish or even Russian. After disembarkation, transfer to the airport and flight to Oslo. Arrival, transfer to the hotel and overnight.

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Day 7: Oslo

 

Breakfast at the hotel and departure for the Oslo tour. Today we will see the most important sights of the capital of Norway. We will visit the City Hall (Oslo Rådhus), the most recognizable building in the city, as it is the building that is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize every year. Next are the Royal Palaces, the medieval center and the majestic Frogner Park with its stunning sculptures of the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Vikingskipshuset Museum, the Bygdoy Peninsula, where museums with great exhibits shipbuilding and Viking conquests.
The rest of the day is free to get to know the capital of Norway a little more. In the city it is worth visiting the National Gallery with the best works of Munch (and of course the painting - landmark "Scream"), and the modern shopping center Akker Brigge, which houses some of the best restaurants, bars and nightclubs in the city. Also visit Akershus, a medieval castle that is a historical symbol of Oslo city, the Norwegian Museum of History and Culture (Norsk Folkemuseum), the church of Aker (Gamle Aker Kirke), which is the oldest stone church in Scandinavia and the oldest Oslo building. Overnight at our hotel.

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Day 8: Oslo - Athens

Transfer to the airport and return flight to Athens.

 

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Day 9: Athens - Larnaca

Departure from Athens to Larnaca

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