Malangen and Tromsø – 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, due to its location, the chance to see the Northern Lights are one of the highest in the world. 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.
Adventure awaits on every corner at this coastal resort. Guests will enjoy a variety of activities from thrilling dog sledding through nearby forests, exhilarating snowmobiling across the crisp snow and professional guides catering to all ages and skill sets. When not out enjoying the selection of activities guests can relax in the hotel bar next to an open fire and enjoy a favourite tipple looking out to the calm sea through floor-to-ceiling windows. Food in Malangens restaurant celebrates the finest local cuisine and will not disappoint. 
This unforgettable holiday will take you on a full circle journey beginning and ending at the Bustling city of Tromsø , where you will stay in the chic Clarion Hotel the Edge, enjoying impressive views of the city, with a 3-night stay at Magical Malangen in-between.

Important Information

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.


After arriving at Tromsø, your driver will meet you with a sign before being privately transferred to Clarion the Edge Hotel. Known as the ‘Paris of the North’ this city is a great starting point to any holiday. Guests can easily access shopping at Nerstrand and Jekta malls. Nearby attractions include Polaria Aquarium, the Polar Museum (Polarmuseet), the Arctic Cathedral (Ishavskatedralen), and the Fjellheisen Cable Car. The hotel itself offers a unique and comfortable stay in a fantastic location. 
Included meals: None 
[TOS] Langnes Airport, Norway To Clarion Hotel The Edge
Private Airport Transfer
Clarion Hotel The Edge - Check In
Address : Tromso, Troms County, Norway

After a night in urban Tromsø, you will be transferred on a scheduled shuttle from Tromsø airport 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. If you would like to add an activity for your first evening at Malangen, an Aurora Camp activity can be booked – please see the personalise section for full details.
Included Meals: Dinner
Tromsø city To Malangen Resort
Shuttle Transfer
Clarion Hotel The Edge - Stay
Address : Tromso, Troms County, Norway
Malangen Resort - Stay
Address : Mestervik, Norway

After enjoying breakfast, it’s time to get adventurous with a thrilling dog sledding experience across the Arctic landscape.
After a short walk to the camp, 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 total approximately 2.5 hours, with 1.5 hours of dog sledding.
After dinner the adventure continues this evening with a snowshoe walk starting straight from the hotel. 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. Your guide will give you information about the Northern Lights and their fascinating history and assist with camera settings to help you capture a potential display. You will stop along the way to enjoy a hot drink and a snack around the fire. In total, this activity lasts around 4 hours. 
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 hour and a half to the start point. Following instructions, you will set off across the snow-covered tracks, traversing on paths through forests and enjoying the views of the pristine wilderness.
You’ll drive in pairs, giving everyone the chance to take the reins of the snowmobile (please note you must be over 18 and have a valid driving licence to drive a snowmobile). This activity lasts for around five and a half hours, and we expect you to drive the snowmobile for around 2 hours
Included Meals: dinner 
Malangen Resort - Stay
Address : Mestervik, Norway

After a relaxed morning, your time at Malangen has come to an end and its time to head back to where it all began, in Tromsø. The shuttle bus transfer will take around an hour and a half. After settling in at The Edge Hotel, it’s time to embark on your final activity, a majestic dinner cruise along the Tromsø Fjords. As you traverse in the silent night (made extra peaceful by the boats electrical engine) your captain will keep an eye out for dancing lights above as you enjoy a delicious 3 course dinner aboard this floating restaurant. 
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Malangen Resort To Tromsø city
Shuttle Transfer
Malangen Resort - Stay
Address : Mestervik, Norway
Clarion Hotel The Edge - Stay
Address : Tromso, Troms County, Norway
Today it is sadly time to head home. You will be transferred from the city centre via shuttle bus (leaves from Prostneset – only a 1,5-minute walk from your hotel. The drive itself takes about 15 minutes to the airport, your ticket is open, giving you the flexibility to board at any time.  We wish you a safe and pleasant journey home!
Included Meals: Breakfast
Tromsø City To [TOS] Langnes Airport, Norway
Shuttle Transfer
Clarion Hotel The Edge - Check Out
Address : Tromso, Troms County, Norway

What's included?

  • Private transfer from Tromsø airport to Clarion The Edge hotel
  • Shuttle transfer from Tromsø city to Malangen
  • Shuttle transfer from Malangen to Tromsø city
  • Airport express shuttle from Tromsø City to Tromsø airport
  • Accommodation: 2 nights in Clarion the Edge Hotel (Night 1 and 5) in a standard double/ twin room, 3 nights in at Malangen Resort (nights 2 to 4) in a standard double/twin
  • Meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 dinners
  • Husky Safari
  • Northern Lights Snowshoeing
  • Snowmobile Excursion
  • Northern Lights dinner cruise
  • 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


  • Flights are not included in the price


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 refreshments and classic dishes in the Social Bar and Bistro
NB: The hotel is cash-free. They take payment by credit or debit card and accept all major international cards
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.
  • 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

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Price is based on 2 persons travelling

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Key Facts

Duration 5 - 6 Nights
Pace Active, Balanced
Holiday Type Package Holiday
Max Group Size NA
Cities / Destinations Norway, Tromso
Brochure Code 3589
Price from
£1,925 pp
6 days

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