5-Day itinerary to experience a typical Norwegian winter in the enchanting area of Alta.

The city is known as the city of the Aurora and is Northern Norway’s largest town, located in the inner reaches of the Altafjord. The city is surrounded by arctic tundra, mountain plateaus and costal landscapes which create a magical winter paradise.



Day 1: Arrival in Alta
Pick up at Alta airport and transfer to hotel. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure in Alta. Accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Alta.

Day 2: Dog sledding and Northern Lights by snowmobile
You will spend the day on a husky dog sled excursion. In the evening your next adventure will be a Northern Lights chase. Accommodation in a 3- star hotel in Alta.

Day 3: Snowshoeing & ice fishing
Today, you will put on snowshoes and hike to a frozen lake, where you will try and catch your own Arctic Char for lunch. Accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Alta.

Day 4: Whale safari (possible December + January)
Join a Whale Watching Tour in Alta Fjord and experience Northern Norway's most majestic creatures up close. A winter tour in Alta Fjord can be a magical experience. Yes, it can be cold, but it may be worth it for the chance to spot whales. Accommodation in a hotel in Alta city centre.

Day 5: Departure
You will be transported from the hotel back to the airport according to your flight schedule


Package includes:

  • 4 nights in a centrally located hotel in Alta withbreakfast
  • Dog sledding tour
  • Northern Lights tour by snowmobile
  • Snowshoeing and ice fishing
  • Whale watching by boat
  • Airport Transfers

Local Tips:

Don’t forget to check out the Northern Lights Cathedral with its intriguing outside design and circular shape that will remind us of the aurora borealis.

Why choose this tour?

With it’s first direct connection from Frankfurt Alta will be the place to see the upcoming winter season. It’s a real hidden gem where you can experience the real northern Norwegian way of life

Recommended travel period:

December - March


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