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Northern Lights & Arctic Circle By Rail

From US$ 3,599 US$ 3,419 per person
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  • Ride the rails of Scandinavia across the Arctic Circle
  • Explore the Lofoten Islands with an eye out for the Northern Lights
  • Check out life in the small towns of the far north.
The Northern Lights & Arctic Circle by Rail tour starts in Oslo and ends in Kiruna. The Northern Lights & Arctic Circle by Rail is a Explorer tour that takes 9 days taking you from Oslo to Kiruna and 5 other destinations in Norway. The Northern Lights & Arctic Circle by Rail tour includes accommodation, staff & experts, meals included, transport and some activities. Please see the Includes section for more information.

If it’s a picturesque train journey through wintery mountains and past tiny Scandinavian towns you’re looking for, then check out our very own version of the Polar Express. On this scenic 9-day trip, you’ll start in Oslo and head up north to get a taste of the highlights of Lapland. Once you disembark, there’ll be plenty of opportunities to visit museums, take part in winter activities like snowshoeing and dog-sledding, and get acquainted with small-town life in snow-covered northern Sweden. Be sure to watch the sky for a chance to spot the Northern Lights in their full glory!
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Travel Style: Rail

Get closer to the big cities, isolated communities, and stunning landscapes of the world's greatest destinations via train-based adventures on iconic rail routes like the Glacier Express, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, and the Trans-Siberian.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Grading: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.

what’s included Accommodation
  • Standard hotel (4 nts), fishing cabins (2 nts), winter cabins (1 nt), overnight train (1 nt).
Meals Included
  • 8 breakfasts
  • Note: Allow USD335-435 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Train (seats), train (beds), private van, ferry, public bus, walking.
Staff & experts
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Oslo orientation walk
  • Dovre Railway
  • Norland Railway
  • Lofoten Islands stay
  • Northern Lights tour
  • Polar Museum Visit (Tromsø)
  • Ofoten Railway
what’s excluded
    International Flights
  • Any international flights to Oslo and from Kiruna are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Northern Lights & Arctic Circle by Rail tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 16 participants
Duration 9 days
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Age Requirement 12 +
meeting/Start point Oslo, Norway
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Get a PDF file with detailed trip information: Download Trip Notes for Northern Lights & Arctic Circle by Rail
Good to know Travel Insurance

The Northern Lights & Arctic Circle by Rail tour requires that you have a travel insurance covering emergency evacuation and repatriation. If you do not already have a travel insurance please do get in touch with us after booking and we will help you.


Visa

For this Northern Lights & Arctic Circle by Rail tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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Cancellation No additional cancellation fees apply for this Northern Lights & Arctic Circle by Rail tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.
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