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Day 1 - Starting: Oslo & Finishing: Oslo
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. If you arrive early enough the Edvard Munch museum is well worth a visit.
Day 2 - Starting: Oslo & Finishing: Trondheim
Depart for a scenic ride on the Dovre Railway to Trondheim.
Day 3 - Starting: Trondheim & Finishing: Bodø
Spend a free day exploring Trondheim. Opt to visit the neighbourhood of Bakklandet, the old town bridge, cafés along the wharves, Market Square, Nidaros Cathedral or the old city streets. In the evening, board an overnight train on the Norland Railway to Bodø.
Day 4 - Starting: Bodø & Finishing: Lofoten
Arrive to Bodø and enjoy free time exploring this small transfer city. Hop on an afternoon ferry to the Lofoten Islands. Stay in charming fishing cabins on the coast.
Day 5 - Starting: Lofoten & Finishing: Lofoten
There will be multiple opportunities to spot the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) on this trip. If you don't see them here, don't despair.
Day 6 - Starting: Lofoten & Finishing: Tromsø
If keen, there are more opportunities for Northern Lights viewing here.
Day 7 - Starting: Tromsø & Finishing: Tromsø
With a free day in town, opt to try dog-sledding, snowshoeing or reindeer-sledding. In the afternoon, visit the Polar Museum and then enjoy a beer at the oldest pub in Tromsø.
Day 8 - Starting: Tromsø & Finishing: Kiruna
Travel to Narvik by bus before switching to a train for one last gorgeous ride into Sweden. In Kiruna, enjoy a stay in cabins outside the city complete with an on-site sauna to warm up from the icy Scandinavian winter weather. Cross your fingers for one more chance to see the Northern Lights from the hotel's viewing area.
Day 9 - Starting: Kiruna & Finishing: Kiruna
With a little more time in Kiruna there are plenty of options to enjoy. We recommend booking post-night accommodation to have the chance to try dog sledding or reindeer sleighs, visit the ice hotel, go snowshoeing or participate in a Sami cultural experience.View Dates