Dreamy Nordic rail journey through Norway & Swedish Lapland

Oslo, Trondheim, Lofoten Islands, Kiruna & more

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The perfect package with flights included

Lofoten Islands

Kiruna, Sweden

Icehotel, Jukkasjarvi, Sweden

Oslo, Norway

Thon Opera, Oslo, Norway

National Theatre, Oslo, Norway

Trondheim, Norway

Radisson Blu Royal Garden, Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim, Norway

Northern Lights

Bodø, Norway

Scandic Havet, Bodø, Norway

Northern Lights

Lofoten Islands

Lofoten Islands

Thon Lofoten, Svolvaer, Norway

Lofoten Islands

Lofoten Islands

Narvik, Norway

Narvik, Norway

Kiruna, Sweden

Scandic Narvik, Norway

Camp Ripan, Kiruna, Sweden

Kiruna, Sweden

Icehotel, Jukkasjarvi, Sweden

Icehotel, Jukkasjarvi, Sweden

Enchanting Norway and Lapland: Northern Lights in a winter wonderland

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You'll start your holiday with two nights in a Double room at Thon Opera, Oslo, on a half-board basis.

Then, you will spend two nights in a Double room at Radisson Blu Royal Garden, Trondheim, with breakfast included. Whilst here, this offer also includes one dinner for two.

Next, you'll spend one night in a Double room at Scandic Havet, Bodø, on a half-board basis.

Then, you'll spend two nights in a Double room at Thon Lofoten, Svolvaer, with breakfast included. Whilst here, this offer also includes a local dinner at The Old Fish Oil Museum.

Next, you will spend one night in a Double room at Scandic Narvik, on a half-board basis.

Finally, you will spend two nights in a Double room at Camp Ripan, Kiruna, on a half-board basis.

Flights are included from London Heathrow to Oslo, Norway, returning from Kiruna, Sweden. A 8kg hand luggage and 23kg hold luggage allowance per person is included, as well as shared transfers.
 

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 20% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate.

The discount stated above was checked on 18/10/2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by Great Rail Journeys and is ATOL protected (ATOL 3278). 

Learn the true meaning of winter wonderland in the snowy surrounds of Norway and Lapland, with magical chances to see the Northern Lights, meet native white reindeer and traverse Lapland by train - with excursions, breakfast, some dinners and all travel

Day 1: UK - Oslo

Whizz from the UK to Norway’s capital, Oslo, ready for a winter adventure to rival all others. You’ll be staying just a snowball’s throw from the Opera House, and you’ll transfer there as soon as you land. (Meals: dinner)

Day 2: Oslo

Today you’ll have some time to explore Oslo at your leisure. Why not visit the 19th century Royal Palace and its manicured gardens, the Vigeland Sculpture Park, Folk Museum or Edvard Munch Museum. (Meals: breakfast, dinner)

Day 3: Oslo - Trondheim

You’ll be leaving Oslo today and heading north through the awe-inspiring winter landscapes of the Dovrefjell mountains and Dovrefjell-Sunnsalsfjella National Park. Arrive in Trondheim and settle in. (Meals: breakfast, dinner)

Day 4: Trondheim

Spend today exploring Trondheim at your own pace. Admire the Gothic Nidaros Cathedral or the colourful fjord-side houses, or hop on a ferry across to Munkholmen, a fort island-turned monastery. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 5: Trondheim - Bodø

The winter adventure truly starts today, with a journey to Bodø on the Polar Express. Pass along mountains, lakes, coastlines and forests on your 452-mile journey, crossing the Arctic Circle on the way. You’ll arrive in Bodø and transfer to your hotel, then get ready for your first Northern Lights adventure this evening, which will take you by coach to a viewing point where you’ll have good chances of seeing these magical and ethereal dancing auroras. (Meals: breakfast, dinner)

Day 6: Bodø - Lofoten Islands

After a leisurely morning, you’ll board your Hurtigruten ship and sail to Svolvaer, the capital of the Lofoten Islands. These little islands are connected by bridge after bridge and are home to tiny communities living in charming and, of course, colourful little houses built on piles of timber. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Lofoten Islands

Spend your morning wandering the Lofoten Islands at leisure and trying to spot its incredible wildlife. Sea eagles, mink whales, puffins and moose all frequent these parts, so keep your eyes peeled. In the afternoon you’ll head out on another Northern Lights hunt (remember, if you’re travelling in the winter months you’re unlikely to see much daylight, if any, in this part of the world), then return for dinner at the Old Fish Oil Museum. (Meals: breakfast, dinner)

Day 8: Lofoten Island - Narvik

Soak up more Norwegian landscapes on the journey to Narvik, then spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring this city, which was occupied by the German in WWII. (Meals: breakfast, dinner)

Day 9: Narvik - Kiruna

Journey on one of the world’s most northerly railway lines, which was carved through mountains largely by hand, into Swedish Lapland. Settle into your hotel on arrival. (Meals: breakfast, dinner)

Day 10: Kiruna

This morning you’ll venture to Kiruna’s famous Ice Hotel, then spend the afternoon learning about local indigenous life at the ‘Sami experience’. Meet their adorable white reindeer, enjoy a feast in a traditional tent and listen to folk tales, then head out into the forest to catch a final glimpse of the Northern Lights. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 11: Kiruna - UK

Enjoy a final breakfast, then drive to the airport, where you’ll hop on a flight to Stockholm, then back to the UK. (Meals: breakfast)

Good to know

Please be aware that the Northern Lights are a naturally occurring phenomenon, so whilst we hope you'll get to see them, we can't guarantee they'll oblige.
Thon Hotel Opera, Oslo, or similar (two nights)

This modern hotel sits just a stone's throw from Oslo Central Station and a short skip from the architectural Opera House. The hotel's restaurant, Scala, offers both international and Norwegian cuisine and here's also a bar on site. Head to the fourth floor to find the fitness area, complete with views over the city. Thon Hotel Opera boasts a TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice award.

Amenities: restaurant, bar, fitness centre, concierge, Wi-Fi

Radisson Blu Royal Garden, Trondheim, Norway (two nights)

Located right on Trondheim’s fjord-water harbour, this lovely hotel boasts views across the city and harbour and modern Nordic cuisine in its restaurant.

Amenities: restaurant and bar, complimentary tea and coffee daily, fitness centre, Wi-Fi, running trails

Scandic Bodø, Norway (one night), or similar

You’ll be staying at another waterview hotel here, which sits directly on Bodø’s waterfront. There’s a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and sleek decor throughout, with hero shots of the surrounds for inspiration.

Amenities: restaurant, Wi-Fi, bicycle rental

Thon Hotel Lofoten, Svolvaer (two nights)

Occupying a striking glass building on the Svolvaer harbourfront, this hotel makes a bold modern statement, with stunning mountain and fjord views guaranteed. An award-winning breakfast is included, and its Paleo Arctic restaurant specialises in tasty local fare like dried and fresh cod, lamb and farm cheeses. Harbour-view rooms are painted a soothing grey and come with Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV, shower, hairdryer and toiletries. Thon Hotel Lofoten boasts a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Amenities: restaurant, room service, laundry, bar, coffee lounge, Wi-Fi

Hotel Scandic Narvik, Norway (one night)

Situated on Kongens Gate, the town’s main street, Hotel Scandic Narvik is one of northern Norway’s tallest buildings. The hotel’s high point (literally) has to be the Totta Sky Bar on the fifteenth floor, with its panoramic views across the city towards the mountains and dramatic Ofotfjord. Rooms have a trendy designer feel and en-suite bathrooms come with FACE Stockholm toiletries. This hotel has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Amenities: city-view bar, restaurant, fitness centre, Wi-Fi, 24-hour shop

Camp Ripan, Kiruna, Sweden (two nights)

On the edge of Kiruna, Swedish Lapland’s capital (though one of the most remote capitals you may ever visit), TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning Camp Ripan is a true winter paradise. You’ll find a restaurant serving inventive food which fuses Swedish, Sami and Finnish cultures, plus a bar. Elsewhere, the spa combines warmth and cold in just the right way.

Amenities: restaurant, bar, spa and wellness facilities, Wi-Fi, hiking
Camp Ripan, Campingvägen 5, 981 35 Kiruna, Sweden (your last destination)

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Flights are included from London Heathrow to Oslo, Norway returning from Kiruna, Sweden (via Stockholm), with Scandinavian Airlines.

A 8kg hand luggage and a 23kg hold luggage allowance per person is included, as well as shared transfers.

From London Heathrow to Oslo, returning from Kiruna, with Scandinavian Airlines:
  • Outobound from London Heathrow to Oslo:
  • Departing at 10.20, arriving at 13.30
  • Inbound from Kiruna to London Heathrow (via Stockholm):
  • Departing between 10.35 and 13.10, arriving between 17.00 and 18.30

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Great Rail Journeys, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation. The flight time will be within the time parameters and possible airlines detailed in this offer.

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