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Follow the Lights from Helsinki
12 day Independent Tour

12 days/11 nights from $4195 per person share twin
Flights are additional
 
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12 days/11 nights from
$4195
per person share twin
Flights are additional

Follow the Lights - 12 day independent tour ex Helsinki

A magical journey through the land of the northern lights and midnight sun. Delve into Lapland’s Sami culture and ever-changing scenery before boarding your coastal ship for an awe-inspiring cruise along the Norwegian fjords.

Deal Includes
Rooms with private facilities
6 days Hurtigruten Voyage in A grade cabin
Economy class flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi including taxes
Meals (BLD) as per itinerary
Sightseeing transfer Hotel Kultahovi/Kirkenes pier
Bus ticket Rovaniemi/Inari
Flights are additional 

12 days/11 nights
From $4195 per person share twin

Travel: 01 May-30 Nov 18


Itinerary
Day 1: Helsinki

Today arrive in Helsinki and make your own way to the hotel. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure exploring the beauty of Finland’s fascinating capital city. Your hotel: Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Day 2: Helsinki – Rovaniemi
Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland. This is a great spot for skiing during the winter months, while in summer you can admire fields of wildflowers under the midnight sun. (B) Your hotel: Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi

Day 3: Rovaniemi
Spend the day exploring this unique Arctic city at your leisure. You might like to visit Santa’s village or take a hike through the surrounding forests. (B)

Day 4: Rovaniemi – Inari
Catch a local bus to Inari, a town that offers a fascinating insight into the traditions of Lapland’s native Sami people. (B) Your hotel: Hotel Kultahovi

Day 5: Inari
Spend the day at your leisure or join one of our optional activities. In summer we highly recommend a cruise on Lake Inari or a walk along the Artisan Trail to meet some of the local craftspeople. During winter you can enjoy a snowmobile ride or a spot of reindeer sledding (additional cost applies). (B)

Day 6: Inari – Kirkenes – Norwegian Coastal Voyage
Sit back and relax on a scenic minibus ride to Kirkenes, where you will board the Hurtigruten ship to commence your coastal cruise. (BD)

Day 7: Honningsvag – Hammerfest – Tromso
Pay a visit to Hammerfest, the world’s northernmost town, before heading south to Tromso, home to the amazing Arctic Cathedral. (BLD)

Day 8: Tromso – Stamsund
The ship negotiates the intricate network of islands and inlets that make up the Lofoten Islands, one of Norway’s most beautiful stretches of coastline. Stop in the charming port of Svolvaer before bidding farewell to the islands at Stamsund. (BLD)

Day 9: Bodo – Rovik
Cross the Arctic Circle and sail south past the peaks of the Seven Sisters. Stop in Rorvik, where you might like  to visit the award-winning maritime museum. (BLD)

Day 10: Trondheim – Alesund
Disembark in Trondheim this morning and spend some time exploring this stunning medieval city, which boasts great cafes and exceptional museums. Continue past Hitra Island (home to a large population of red deer) to Molde, site of the intriguing Troll Church. (BLD)

Day 11: Alesund – Bergen
Sail through rocky islands before disembarking in Bergen. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring Norway’s second-largest city at your leisure. (BL) Your hotel: Augustin Hotel

Day 12: Bergen
The tour ends after breakfast at your hotel. (B)


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Terms and Conditions

Travel is valid 1 May-30 Nov 18 and sales valid until 30 June 18. Conditions apply. Prices are in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only. Price includes the 15% saving. All prices and packages are subject to availability at time of booking. All travel must be commenced and completed as specified. Some surcharges and closeout periods may apply – please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details. Valid for new bookings only. Packages are based on consecutive night stays at specified hotels – should your needs differ please refer to your travel consultant. Amendment & cancellation fees may apply. Airfares are additional. Contact House of Travel on 0800 713 715 for more information and the best airfare to match your holiday. Supplier code: BT

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Until 30 Jun 18

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