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Northern Lights and Arctic Adventures in Norway (#2208)

Date and Time

Saturday, March 12, 2022 - Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Location

Lapland,
International,
Norway

Registration

Registration is required for this activity. Please contact leader(s).

Overview

Join us for an exciting and active winter adventure in Norway. The trip includes spending over a week north of the Arctic Circle participating in unique polar activities amidst a backdrop of stunning landscapes. After two nights in Oslo, we fly north to Bodo where we board a boat for an overnight cruise amidst the spectacular Lofoten Islands. We then spend several days exploring the area with snowshoe hikes, a northern lights safari, a scenic bus tour, a fjord cruise, a reindeer sled ride and an evening absorbing Sami culture while eating dinner seated around a warm fire in a traditional Sami tent. We then fly north to the Island of Svalbard at 79 degrees north latitude where we will enjoy an all day cruise to a former mining village during which if we are lucky we may also get to see polar bears. We will then spend a day dog sledding, and exploring ice caves inside a glacier before we fly back to Oslo. Although we cannot guarantee you will see the northern lights we have provided as many opportunities as possible to maximize the chances of experiencing this stunning natural wonder. Accommodations include several nights in 3-4 star hotels, a night aboard a cruise ship,. and cozy former mining cabins.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Adult: $6,350 member / $6,450 non-member

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2208 Prospectus

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Norway

Activities

Hiking
Snowshoeing
Cultural

Status

Open

Difficulty

Hiking 3 Easy

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader



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Larry is an active AMC leader with Adventure Travel and NH Excursions (Hiking) committee. He leads hikes in New England throughout all four seasons and is the Director of the AMC NH Winter Hiking Series. He has lived in four countries outside the US and visited over 40 others located on all seven continents. He has co-led Adventure Travel trips to Switzerland and Southwest US.

Leader



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Dan is a 3-season leader with the Hiking Committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He has completed the 48 NH 4,000 footers in winter, the New England 100 highest peaks and hiked the Appalachian Trail mostly as a series of day hikes. He has traveled extensively, having visited 49 states and over 60 countries. He has a passion for photography which he loves to share with Adventure Travel participants. He has led or co-led Adventure Travel trips to Colorado, the Alsace, Yosemite, and Albania.