Northern Lights at Reisa National Park, Northern Norway
©Wenche Offerdal

Explore the Arctic over New Years - a northern lights adventure in Northern Norway

Celebrate New Year and explore the unknown region north of Tromsø! Your very own northern lights adventure in Northern Norway. The villages Storslett and Sørkjosen give you the opportunity to have a look into the Northern Norwegian life far away from the beaten track. The Reisafjord, the Reisa valley and the Reisa National park are rich in Sami and Norwegian culture and a treasure for all nature lovers. 

Itinerary

29.12. Day: Arrival and Northern Lights Safari
Pick up from Tromsø at 14:30 and transfer to Sørkjosen. Check in at Reisafjord Hotel in the afternoon. Dinner will be served in the restaurant at the hotel. From the restaurant you have a panorama view of the harbour. After dinner it is time to get ready for your northern lights safari.

30.12. Day: Dogsledding in the Reisa valley and Northern Lights Safari
Start of the day with a good breakfast, before heading out for the dogsledding in the Reisa valley. The dogsledding activity lasts for about 2 hours, where you get to drive your own team. 2 people share a sledge one is the musher (driver) while the other is a passenger. During the trip we switch. A hot meal and drinks will be served. Arriving back at the hotel coffee/tea and waffles are available during the afternoon. 

Dinner served in the restaurant.

Northern lights safari in the evening.

31.12. Day: Whale watching and New Year Eve Dinner
Start of the day with a good breakfast, before heading out for the whale safari. Maybe you will see humpback whales and orcas. The safari starts from the hotel and lasts about 2-4 hours, depending on how far we have to go.

Arriving back at the hotel coffee/tea and waffles are available during the afternoon. 

The New Years Eve dinner will be served in the restaurant.

1.1. Day: Happy new year!
Start of the day with a good breakfast, and spend the day any way you want. It is possible to book an extra activity or maybe you just want to relax at the hotel.

2.1. Day: Departure
Start of the day with a good breakfast,before checking out and travelling home.

Or just extend your stay and explore more of the unique possibilities, like:

  • Whale Safari
  • Moose Safari on snowshoes
  • Sami Camp
  • Cross country skiing
  • Northern Lights Safaris