NORTHERN LIGHTS | This Winter Experience One Of Nature’s Greatest Gifts

The Northern Lights are one of nature’s greatest displays and a prime reason to fly north to the Arctic for a winter break. A must for any bucket list, forget hours of planning and experience the Northern Lights with Wexas Travel and their handpicked itineraries in Norway, Finland and Sweden:

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 NORWAY – Northern Lights in Tromsø – Best For A Whistle Stop Tour

If time is of the essence, this whistle-stop trip to Norway is the perfect holiday to experience a taste of the Arctic. Spending two days in Tromsø, travellers will have the chance to enjoy the city’s vibrant culture and explore its dramatic scenery whilst trying a range of winter activities including a snowmobile safari and “Sami” cultural tours. The evenings will be spent with an expert local guide at one of the four base stations in search of the spectacular Northern Lights.

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A four-day Northern Lights in Tromsø itinerary from £615 per person, based on two sharing on a bed and breakfast basis. This includes return flights to Tromsø, three-nights’ accommodation at Clarion Collection Hotel with Tromsø on a bed, breakfast and buffet supper basis and an Aurora Safari to base stations. Valid for travel from November to March. Book by 31 January.

NORWAY – Journey to the Northern Lights – Best For An Adventure By Sea

Explore the Arctic by sea and land during this weeklong tour. After a morning exploring Trondheim’s historic sites including Nidaros Cathedral – the world’s northernmost Gothic Cathedral – embark the Hurtigruten cruise ship to spend a night crossing the Arctic Circle to the Lofoten Islands. On route venture through some of Norway’s narrow fjords before disembarking in Nusfjord, the country’s oldest and best-preserved fishing village. After a day at leisure enjoying in the spectacular scenery, head back to the ship to journey to Tromsø.  Here travellers will have the chance to try several winter excursions from Northern Lights hunts to snowmobiling and husky safaris.

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A seven-day Journey to the Northern Lights from £1,245 per person, based on two sharing. This includes flights to Trondheim and back from Tromsø, one-night at Scandic Nidelven BB in Trondheim, an overnight cruise from Trondheim to Stamsund, one- night at Nusfjord on a B&B basis, an overnight cruise from Stamsund to Tromsø, two-nights at Scandic Ishavshotel on a B&B basis and transfers. Valid for travel from now until April 2017.

FINLAND – Glass Igloos & Northern Lights – Best For Sleeping Under The Stars

Experience the beauty and serenity of the wilderness on this five-day escape to Finland.  Travellers will spend the first night at the glass-ceilinged igloo in Levin Iglut, enjoying uninterrupted views of the surrounding fells and with the chance to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights.  From there swap the igloo for a cosy log cabin just a short walk from Lake Äkäslompolo. By day guests can try a range of activities from cross-country skiing and a husky safari to a wilderness cooking experience. By night relax and unwind in the hotel’s sauna and hot tub before enjoying traditional Finnish cuisine at the hotel’s Sami Lavvu restaurant.

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A five-day Glass Igloos and Northern Lights itinerary from £1,075per person, based on two sharing and with most meals included.  This includes return flights to Kittala. Transfers, one-night in a Superior glass igloo including dinner and breakfast and three-nights at Hotel Harriniva including breakfast and dinner. Valid for travel from 10 December – 24 April 2017.

 SWEDEN – Highlights of Swedish Lapland  – Best For Quirky Accomodation

Travellers looking for an adventure staying in some unusual accommodation will love this seven-day itinerary to Swedish Lapland. Begin at Treehotel, home to individually themed treehouses including the Mirror Cube, the Bird’s Nest and the UFO. From there, head to Kiruna to stay in the world-renowned ICEHOTEL and spend the first night in one of the hotel’s ice rooms. With a temperature of around minus five degrees.  Guests sleep on a bed made of ice and snow with a thick mattress of insulating reindeer hides and a cosy ultra-warm sleeping bag, all to ensure a great night’s sleep. The next two nights will be spent in a warm and comfortable cabin room with a fresh Scandinavian design. Along the way enjoy a variety of additional activities including husky, reindeer and snowmobile safaris as well as the chance to try ice sculpting.

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A seven-day Highlights of Swedish Lapland itinerary from £1,900 per person, based on two sharing. This includes return flights to Lulea and back from Kiruna via Stockholm, transfers, one-night at Treehotel on a half board basis, train journey from Boden to Kiruna; two-nights at the ICEHOTEL on a B&B basis, thermal clothing at the ICEHOTEL, train journey from Kiruna to Bjorkliden; three-nights at Hotel Fjallet on a B&B basis and an Aurora sky station excursion. Valid for travel from 15 December – April 2017.

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