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Malangen and Tromso – Snow Adventures under the Northern Lights

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Enjoy a winter break in the tranquil landscapes of Northern Norway! Malangen Resort offers thrilling adventures and unforgettable views of the Northern Lights. Set against the picturesque backdrop of Balsfjord, the resort provides cosy cabins and modern hotel rooms situated on the picturesque coastline, all designed for comfort and charm. With activities like dog sledding and snowshoeing under the mesmerizing Northern Lights, adventure awaits at every turn
Nestled in the calming landscapes of Northern Norway, Malangen Resort is the crown jewel in a pristine winter wonderland. A place which provides thrilling adventures and the potential for breathtaking views of the natural phenomena that is the Northern Lights. Set against the backdrop of the snow-cloaked shores of Balsfjord, the resort provides a range of accommodation options, from cosy cabins to modern hotel rooms. Guests can wake up to stunning sea views from premium rooms or indulge in the spacious luxury of junior suites adorned with contemporary décor and local artworks (supplements apply depending on room type). At Malangen, adventure awaits at every turn, with thrilling activities like dog sledding, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. After exhilarating days, unwind in the resorts many facilities - perhaps a visit to the spa or a drink by an open fire. Food in the Marmaelen Restaurant will not disappoint, showcasing the finest local cuisine.
After a 3-night stay at Malangen its time to head to the Clarion Hotel The Edge in Tromsø which offers a chic urban retreat with impressive views of the city. Enjoy modern comforts and delicious dining experience at Fiskekompaniet, and explore nearby attractions before embarking on a Northern Lights sailing excursion.

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Itinerary
The order of activities listed in this agenda is provided for guidance only. Your final and detailed itinerary will be provided either with your final travel documents (which will be emailed to you around a week prior to departure), or upon arrival.

Itinerary

After landing in Tromso, you will be privately transferred to Malangen resort, situated on the snow-cloaked shores of Beautiful Balsfjord. The transfer will take around an hour following which you can spend the evening settling into your accommodation and exploring the resort’s amenities. Relax in ‘The Lobby’ enjoying your favourite tipple whilst taking in the sea views after enjoying a tasty dinner celebrating local produce in the Marmaelen restaurant. If you want to add an activity for your first evening an Aurora Camp activity can be booked – please see the personalise section for full details

Included Meals: Dinner

[TOS] Langnes Airport, Norway To Malangen Resort
Private Airport Transfer
Duration
00:00
Malangen Resort - Check In
Address : Mestervik, Norway

After enjoying a buffet breakfast, it’s time to get adventurous with a thrilling dog sledding experience across the Arctic landscape.

The activity will begin with a lesson in how to control your dogs, following which you will head off in pairs (one driver, one passenger) into the snowy wilderness, with the chance to swap halfway giving everyone a chance to take the reins! Conclude your sledding experience with a light snack by an open fire. The activity will last approximately 3 hours

This evening the adventure continues with a snowshoe walk lasting around 4 hours. Let your headtorches guide the way deep into the wilderness where you will have the opportunity to take pictures of the Aurora Borealis, should there be a display tonight. Here your guide will give you a talk about the Northern Lights and their fascinating history and assist with camera settings to help you capture a potential display. Your guide will build a fire for you to sit around and stay warm with a hot drink and snacks.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Malangen Resort - Stay
Address : Mestervik, Norway

Experience the ultimate Arctic adventure with a snowmobile ride through the breathtaking landscapes of Malangen! 

After breakfast you will be transferred around an around an hour and a half to the start point. Following instructions, you will set off across the snow covered tracks, traversing through forests and enjoying the views of the pristine wilderness.

You’ll drive in pairs, giving everyone the chance to take the reins of their own snowmobile (please note you must be over 18 and have a valid driving licence to operate a snowmobile). You will be out for around 2 hours in total.

Malangen Resort - Stay
Address : Mestervik, Norway

After a relaxed morning, your time at Malangen has come to an end as you are transferred to ‘The Paris of the North’; Tromso. The shuttle bus transfer will take around an hour and a half. After settling in at The Edge Hotel, you will enjoy dinner at Fiskekompaniet Restaurant, just a 5-minute walk away

Following this it’s time to embark on your final activity of the holiday with a Northern Lights sailing excursion. The trip will take you out into the surrounding fjords and will last around three hours. A light supper of fish soup is included

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Malangen Resort To Clarion Hotel The Edge
Shuttle Transfer
Duration
00:00
Malangen Resort - Stay
Address : Mestervik, Norway
Clarion Hotel The Edge - Stay
Address : Tromso, Troms County, Norway

Today is is sadly time to head home. You will be transferred from the city centre via shuttle bus (your ticket is open, giving you flexibility to board at any time) taking you to the airport where we wish you a safe and pleasant journey home.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Clarion Hotel The Edge To [TOS] Langnes Airport, Norway
Shuttle Transfer
Duration
00:00
Clarion Hotel The Edge - Check Out
Address : Tromso, Troms County, Norway

What's included?

  • Transfer from Tromso airport to Malangen resort
  • Transfer from Malangen resort to Tromso
  • Scheduled Flybus transfer on departure- city centre to Tromso Airport (Please speak to one of our Travel Experts if you have an early or late return flight – a taxi transfer may be required should this fall outside the Flybus hours of operation)
  • Accommodation: 3 nights in Malangen Resort and 1 night at Clarion The Edge
  • Meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 dinners
  • Snowmobile Excursion
  • Northern Lights Sailing
  • Husky Safari
  • Northern Lights Snowshoeing
  • Cold weather clothing during activities
  • Fully qualified guides and instructors during activities
  • 24/7 assistance from our UK based operations team and in destination support from our local partners

Excluded

  • Flights are not included in the price

Accommodation

Malangen Resort
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Nestled in the heart of Northern Norway, Malangen Resort offers a winter wonderland escape. Delight in the mesmerizing spectacle of the Northern Lights and engage in exhilarating winter activities like dog sledding and snowmobiling. For moments of relaxation, unwind at The Arctic Spa or treat yourself to a sumptuous dining experience at Marmaelen Restaurant, showcasing the finest local cuisine. Choose from a range of accommodation options, from cosy cabins with plenty of space to modern hotel rooms boasting breathtaking fjord views and all modern amenities. At Malangen Resort, Chefs pride themselves on offering an authentic northern Norwegian dining experience, highlighting fresh, locally sourced ingredients expertly prepared by our skilled chefs. Whether you seek adventure, relaxation, or a blend of both, Malangen Resort promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of Northern Norway.
Facilities
  • Continental breakfast
  • Morning access to the communal sauna
  • Access to the resort’s fitness room
  • Access to the resort’s bonfire places on the waterfront
  • Access to the Aurora Lounge with high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Use of various equipment and games in the reception
Clarion Hotel The Edge
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Situated right in the centre of Tromsø, the Clarion Hotel The Edge puts you in a prime location to explore the ‘Paris of the North’ and is an excellent base to transfer to your memorable activities.

Hotel Facilities

  • Enjoy great views of the brilliant architecture of the city as it reflects in the waters just outside the hotel or head to the 11th-floor sky bar – the only one of its kind in the city – for a vista like no other (open Thursday to Saturday only)
  • The hotel puts great emphasis on being eco-friendly and is built with an environmental classification A.
  • Keep up with your fitness in the onsite gym with stunning sea views
  • Enjoy a delicious meal at your culinary home from home, The Living Room

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Key Facts

Duration 3 - 4 Nights
Pace Active, Balanced
Holiday Type Package Holiday
Max Group Size NA
Cities / Destinations Norway, Tromso
Brochure Code 3589
Price from
£1,695 pp
5 days

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