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Few places if any close to Tromsø offer better conditions to experience the Northern Lights than Malangen Resort and its beautiful fjord views. Enjoy a mix of Arctic adventures, luxurious accommodation and admire the magical Northern Lights in a unique setting on this 5 days trip.

Base Camp Nikka Malangen | Northern Lights Holidays in Norway
Base Camp Nikka Malangen | Northern Lights Holidays in Norway
Base Camp Nikka Malangen | Northern Lights Holidays in Norway
Base Camp Nikka Malangen | Northern Lights Holidays in Norway

Base Camp Nikka Malangen

Two large lavvus (Sami herdsmen’s tents), an open windbreak shelter and loo, make up Base Camp Nikka 10 minutes from Malangen on the edge of Nikkavannet ( Nikka Lake). The camp has no electricty (so no light pollution), sooty coffee on an open fire on tap and a perfect micro climate for Northern Lights sightings.   

Malangen Aurora Adventure Centre

Malangen Resort is an eclectic combination of contempory hotel proper with edgy interior design, chic minimilist rooms, reception area, restaurant and bar; sea-view apartments just a few metres away and deluxe cabins on stilts rorbu style on the water's edge or slightly higher up  located higher up with  views overlooking the fjord. The hotel has its own wilderness center, Camp Nikka, a short walk from the hotel and where you will keep watch for the Northern Lights during your stay.

1st Day UK – Tromso

fly direct to Tromso in Arctic Norway, transfer to the city centre and check in at the Hotel Aurora which will be your base in Tromso. Take a light evening buffet supper at the hotel and then soak up your destination in the hotel's rooftop outdoor hot tub.

2nd Day Tromso – Malangen & Camp Nikka

take breakfast in your hotel and discover the city made famous originally as a trading port for hunters and trappers, then as the starting point for Amundsen, Nobile & Nansen’s expeditions to the North Pole. Begin your adventure on the Fjellheisen cable car which whisks you to the top of Mount Storsteinen more than 400 metres above the city for a gob smacking panoramic view of the city and its adjacent islands. Take a light lunch at the middle station’s Fjellstua Café before the 4 minute ride back down to the Arctic Cathedral. In the afternoon, head on to luxurious Malangen Resort, where you will spend the following two nights. This modern, design hotel that boasts spectacular fjord views, is simply a great place to relax after a day filled with activities and adventure. After dinner, our experienced guides take you on a chase for the best view of the stunning Northern Lights up at the resort’s own wilderness camp Nikka.

3rd Day Husky Mushing & Sami Stories

A true Arctic adventure awaits you today. After breakfast, our guides will take you to our base camp Nikka, the starting point of today’s dogsledding trip. The Arctic wilderness and serene landscape around Malangen make for an unforgettable adventure. After the trip, enjoy hot drinks and some food by the fireplace at our base camp. Back at the resort it is time for some relaxation. The hotel’s panorama sauna by the fjord has been heated up for you.

4th Day Snow Shoeing & Northern Lights

Enjoy the hotels breakfast and get more familiar with the area on a guided snowshoeing trip. In the evening, enjoy a light evening buffet before chasing the Northern Lights one more time with our experienced guide in a small intimate group. You will spend the night at the Clarion Collection Aurora.

5th DayTromso - UK

Check out of your hotel late morning and transfer to Langnes airport for your return flight back to the UK.

What’s included in your ScanAdventure:

  • 2 nights at the Clarion Collection Aurora hotel including breakfast and a light evening meal and free use of the hotels hot tub and sauna facilities
  • Northern Lights Chase in a small group on day 4 incl. guiding, hot drinks, warm clothing and digital pictures
  • Return transfer Tromsø/ Malangen
  • 2 nights at Malangen Resort including breakfast and dinner
  • Northern Lights Watch at Malangen resort incl. guiding and outdoor winter clothing (21:30-9:00) Our guides keep hunting until 9:00 in the morning while you are asleep and will resume the chase in case they spot the Northern Lights.
  • Dogsledding at Camp Nikka (09:00-12:00) incl. guiding, outdoor winter clothing and a hot meal 
  • Panorama Sauna at Malangen resort during your entire stay 
  • Guided snowshoeing trip at Malangen resort, incl. guiding, outdoor winter clothing and a hot meal 

Departure Dates & Prices:

Safaris included or available on request

  • Luxury Aurora Lodgings
  • Aurora Hot Spot with 85% sightings
  • Safaris & Sami Experience
  • Northern Lights Searches