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WINTER TOURS 2017/18 Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379. Fax +47 22 94 13 79

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Adventures start where plans end Goodbye summer, hello winter! Let us take over your winter holiday planning this year, so you can enjoy an unforgettable winter adventure. We invite you to choose one of our packages, leave your busy life behind and plunge into the magic of wintery Scandinavia. Not only is Scandinavia a safe bet for snow from December until April, but it is home to some of the vastest, dramatic and spectacular untamed wilderness in Europe. Take this opportunity to tick things of your bucket list, as Scandinavia offers you endless possibilities for exhilarating snow activities, the once in a lifetime opportunity of experiencing the Northern lights, and unique accommodation that allows you to watch the star struck sky and dancing aurora all night in the comfort of your bed. We have packages for all preferences and invite you do go through the following pages and decide for yourself, which of our winter packages is most applicable. Get inspired by the favorite tours of our team members and do not hesitate to contact them for further insider tips. Happy Winter, Your Haman Scandinavia FIT team Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379

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INSIDER TIPS FROM OUR TEAM Michelle Smith’s favourite package is Exclusive Finland – it is the tour for you if you are after authentic accommodation. Not only can you enjoy huskies and snowmobiles but you can also go swimming in the frozen Baltic sea! What a unique opportunity this is. ‘This package is a real winner, as you have it all!’ Let us believe Michelle, because, to be honest.. we are all after a winner and want to have it all! One year later and still, Jana Bohn’s favourite tour is ‘Under the lights’ – Tromsø is still her favourite place and in combination with the Arctic Panorama Lodge – an unforgettable experience. ‘When in Norway Tromsø must be on the to see list… It is the Paris of the North and everyone loves Paris!’ Jana Bohn is right! ‘Ever since living in Norway, I have become typically Norwegian which means, I love the outdoors and being active.’ Séverine Lacroix therefore would recommend Finnish Outdoors – the Finish, just like the Norwegians like being active and outside. Not only is Séverine in love with the outdoors, she loves a good spa and some skiing. So, what better way to combine all these – and a night in an ice room. Bucket list ticking off has begun – have fun! Allison Evrard loves the IceHotel and wishes for you to experience it too. ‘The Wild Ice Package is my favourite; you have the peace and quiet you find in the incredible nature of northern Sweden. You also have great chances of seeing the Northern Lights.’ Combine it with some smashing add-on activities such as dog sledding and you have found a best friend in Allison. Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379

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Melissa Nef cannot wait for it to become winter again to experience our ‘Arctic Winter Tale’ one more time: “I absolutely love this tour as within only a few days, and without travelling around you get to experience all the best aspects of the Norwegian winter: Fairy tale accommodations, Northern lights and unforgettable winter activities.” This is the perfect choice for everyone who is looking for a quick and effective escape from his daily life! And who knows maybe you’ll catch our lovely Melissa snuggling up with the huskies. Peter Mangel has become very passionate about his adopted home country Norway. Especially the Lofoten islands found a place in his heart. “Growing up in Austria, I am used to stunning Alpine landscapes, but seeing beautiful fjords with crystal clear water and sandy beaches surrounded by snowcapped mountains, makes the Lofoten Winter Adventure my favorite tour.” If you’re as much of a fan of sandy beaches in Apline landscapes as Peter, don’t miss out on this tour! Jessica Moers would send you to Finland if she could. ‘If you’re as much of a powder fan and adrenaline junkie as I am, Powder fun Finland is definitely your go-to tour. Not only is it a magical experience to go alpine skiing/snowboarding in the beautiful wilderness of Finland, but furthermore you are able to enjoy a unique husky sledging tour and get the kick out of a snowmobile tour.’ Jessica knows what she is talking about, so strap on your skis and head to Finland. Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379

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OUR TOURS: NORWAY ARCTIC WINTER TALE 1 KIRKENES BACK TO NATURE 3 CELEBRATE LOFOTEN 5 CHARMING NORWAY 7 HUNTING THE LIGHTS 9 KIRKENES CITY BREAK 13 LOFOTEN WINTER ADVENTURE 15 MAGIC OF THE ARCTIC - 2017 17 SPARKLING TROMSØ 19 TROMSØ ADVENTURE 21 TROMSØ BOREALIS 23 ULTIMATE NORWAY 25 UNDER THE LIGHTS 29 VISIT SVALBARD 31 SWEDEN ABSOLUTELY ICE NORTHERN GLAMPING SWEDENS’ RETREAT THE WILD ICE 33 35 37 39 VISIT SWEDISH LAPLAND 41 FINLAND CHARMING FINLAND EXCLUSIVE FINLAND FINNISH OUTDOOR LAPLAND SYMPHONY MEET ROVANIEMI POWDER FUN FINLAND ULTIMATE SNOWHERE WINTER WONDERLAND 43 45 49 51 53 55 57 59 ICELAND WINTER FUN REYKJAVIK 61 CROSS-COUNTRY AUTHENTIC NORTH CITY (ICE) BREAK LAPLAND WITH A TWIST 63 67 71 Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379. Fax +47 22 94 13 79

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ARCTIC WINTER TALE 5 days / 4 nights Ongajok Mountain Lodge and Winter activities Welcome to your personal winter fairy tale in the enchanted forests next to Alta! Let us take you to a place where time stands still, you can breathe freely and forget all your daily worries. Get immersed in nature, join exciting adventures and not to forget, get the chance to see the fascinating Northern Lights by just stepping out of your room. Be the queen or king of Ongajok! Day 1: Arrival to Alta Arrival at Alta Airport, where you will be picked up and transferred to your accommodation for the next few nights – Ongajok Mountain Lodge. A fantastic place with modern comforts and all facilities in a historical setting. The farm comprises nine buildings surrounding a small yard. All the buildings are built in the traditional Norwegian mountain farm style. Make yourself at home! In the evening you will enjoy a delicious dinner with local ingredients before your first adventure starts. Go and find the Northern Lights during a walk through the woods with snow shoes under our feet. Your guide knows some secret places and will also explain how to capture the lights with your camera. Overnight in Superior room (4 nights) Day 2: Snow shoe trekking Breakfast at the lodge and let the fairy tale continue. Explore the surrounding forests on snow shoes with a guide. During the tour you might meet some of the inhabitants of the arctic landscape and will also be served an outdoor lunch. In the afternoon you have some time to relax before you go hunting for the Northern Lights again in the evening! Dinner and overnight at the lodge. Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379 1

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Day 3: Snowmobiling Today it is time to add some adrenalin! By snowmobile you will go far into the highlands. You will see endless plains covered in snow, deep valleys and high mountains. It is like driving your snowmobile through a dessert of snow. Lunch will be served outdoors before you go back to the lodge to relax in the afternoon or enjoy a warming sauna. After dinner you will get another chance to see the Northern Lights. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. Day 4: Husky tour Meet a bunch of friendly huskies today! A dog sledding tour is maybe the best you can experience in the Arctic north of Norway. The only noise you will hear is the sound of the sledge and the dog paws on snow. Two guests are sharing a sledge. One is sitting on the sledge and one is drive the sledge. You will drive in turns. You will stop en route and enjoy a hot lunch around an open fire. Afternoon at leisure and dinner at the lodge before you can wave goodbye to the Northern Lights. Day 5: Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel In the morning you will have breakfast and will be taken to Alta city center. Another transfer will bring you to a different type of accommodation made of pure snow and ice. The Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is surrounded by a quiet and relaxing atmosphere. The temperature inside the ice hotel is between -4 to -7 degrees. Thanks to natural reindeer-hides, mattresses and sleeping-bags that keep you warm, you will have a comfortable night in calmness and serenity. Services Included: • Transfer Alta airport - Ongajok Mountain Lodge - Alta centre – Igloo hotel – Alta Airport • 4 nights in a superior double room at Ongajok Mountain Lodge • 1 night in a cold room at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel • 5 x breakfast buffet • 4 x Mountain Lodge Dinner • 4 x Northern Lights snowshoe walk with guide • 1 x 3 hours snowshoe trekking tour with guide and wilderness lunch • 1 x 3 hours snowmobile safari with guide and wilderness lunch • 1 x 3 hours dog sledding tour with guide and wilderness lunch Day 6: Departure In the morning you will have a breakfast at the hotel before heading back to Alta Airport. - End of services – The rooms in the hotel contain only your bed, while other facilities like toilets, changing rooms, showers and sauna are in the warm service building, to ensure your comfort. The bathroom facility is public, we recommend bringing a small bag to easily bring your clothing from the luggage room to the bathroom area. When checking in you can make a reservation for the outdoor jacuzzi and for dinner in the restaurant, we reserve a table for all of our guests staying in the hotel. You don’t need to pre-book before arriving. All activities are subject to change depending on the weather conditions. The Igloo Hotel is closed 23rd – 27th Dec and 31st Dec – 2nd Jan 2018. Do not hesitate to contact us for alternatives. Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379 2

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KIRKENES BACK TO NATURE 5 days / 4 nights (Thu –Mon) Overnight Husky tour - Norway A tour that offers something unique; learn and be inspired by the wilderness and arctic magic! Experience true Norwegian hospitality and an exciting three-day husky tour with overnight in wilderness cabins and lunch over open fires. You are in exceptionally good hands during your husky safari, thanks to the husky supplier and dogs alike. During this tour you will get a real taste of being a musher for a weekend. Day 01: Arrival in Kirkenes Arrival in Kirkenes either by flight or the well-known Hurtigruten ship and according to your own itinerary. Transfer to Melkefoss, approximately one hour from Kirkenes Centre. Transfer from Kirkenes to Melkefoss will be either at 10h00 or 17h00. Check in to the quaint guest house, featuring seven rooms, kitchen and lounge area. Your accommodation for the evening will be in the guest house suite which offers en-suite facilities. Accommodation & Dinner at the Guest House Day 02: Husky tour and cabin overnight After a good breakfast served buffet style in the guest house, you will have all the energy you need to start your adventure. The husky tour starts at 12h00. Before the tour, you will be given all the necessary information that you require in order to make the most of the tour from an enjoyable and safe prospective. You will drive approximately 15 km, to the wilderness cabin at Myrbekken. This cabin offers no running water or electricity; enjoy the back to basics concept. Everyone is expected to assist in the preparations for the evening, i.e. getting the fires going, feeding the dogs and very importantly enjoying the sauna. Accommodation & Dinner in the cabin (communal) Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379 3

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Day 03: Husky tour and cabin overnight Breakfast is prepared with your help of course for your small group (max 8 persons) and the dogs. After breakfast, the excursion continues through the beautiful landscape. En route of this day you will have lunch around an open fire, before continuing the dog safari. Return to your wilderness cabin, for preparations, dinner, sauna and overnight. Day 04: Husky safari back to your guest house By now, the breakfast preparations have become routine, dogs and guests alike have breakfast. After breakfast, everyone assists with the cleaning of the cabin. Once all ‘chores’ are done, the tour continues back to the guest house. To allow you to enjoy and reflect on the last few days, we have included one more overnight in the comfort of your suite. Accommodation & Dinner at the Guest House Day 05: Departure day Breakfast is served buffet style, and transfer back to Kirkenes center for departure, either by flight or Hurtigruten. -End of services- Services included: • 2 nights’ accommodation in a guest house • 2 nights’ accommodation in a cabin • Meals as described in the itinerary • Transfers as described in the itinerary Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379 4

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CELEBRATE LOFOTEN Departure on 29th Dec 2017 4 nights / 5 days New Year's Eve on the Lofoten Islands Celebrate your New Year's Eve in one of the most beautiful areas of the world - the stunning Lofoten Islands. Steep mountains rise straight out of narrow fjords, creating a majestic scenery. Let us whisk you to Svolvær, the administrative centre of the Lofoten Islands and enjoy the perfect combination of adventure and luxury. Have fun in the snow, relax in a luxurious fishermen's cabin and enjoy a delicious New Year’s dinner with tasteful entertainment. If you are lucky the sky will not only sparkle with fireworks on New Year's Eve but will glow with the magical Northern Lights. 29th Dec: Arrival to Svolvær local buildings. Here, you have the sea on one side, and Arrival in Evenes according to your own itinerary. From the spectacular Lofoten Mountains on the other. here make your way to Svolvær (We recommend to Overnight in a fishermen's cabin in Svinøya (4 nights) rent a car. Prices on request.) Svolvær, the “capital” of the Lofoten islands offers the atmosphere of a harbour, 30th Dec: Nature Safari & Northern Lights a small town and art centre simultaneously. It is a Breakfast at the Rorbu centre. Spend the day bustling trading and communications centre. The town discovering the nature of the Lofoten islands during a has many art galleries to visit and we recommend the safari by boat. In the morning you will get a lecture on Northern Norway’s Art Centre, Gallery Dagfinn Bakke Lofoten’s history and wildlife in Gunnar Bergs Gallery and Magic Ice which displays ice sculptures. followed by a boat tour. Lunch will be served on board, (Exhibitions are subject to changes). You will spend the you will be back around 15h00. In the evening a new following nights at Svinøya Rorbu Centre. Svinøya is a adventure awaits you. Go on a hunt for the Northern small, vibrant fishing hamlet in Svolvær harbour. Lights! The symbols of the Aurora Borealis were found Svinøya welcomed visitors to rorbu cabins and ran the on the Shamans’ drums of the Sami population. In their fishing station which is the very life nerve of the language, the phenomenon has many different names, community, for almost 200 years. The rorbu cabins are for example, "Guovssoha", which means “Light which idyllically located between the fish landing station, can be heard”. quayside buildings, fish racks and other traditional, Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379 5

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We like to call it “The Rainbow of the Night” because sometimes the lights appear all at once, dancing through the sky in shades of purple, orange, green and red. The Aurora Borealis is always different, and to see it is an exciting, magical moment. A minibus will take you far away from all artificial light and you will get the best chances of seeing this magical phenomenon. 31st Dec: Discover the Lofoten & Happy New Year Breakfast at the rorbu centre. Today you will go and discover the beautiful Lofoten Archipelago during a 6hours tour. Start in the morning when it is still pitch dark and drive into the dawn, when the special arctic twilight starts appearing. During the tour you will see the Atlantic coast, which is of an expressive power and beauty in winter, and travel to the typical fishing villages facing the Vestfjord. In the afternoon it is time to get ready and dress up for a night of celebrations. In the evening a delicious 3-courses dinner will be served. And sooner than you think it is time to go outside and welcome the New Year with fantastic fireworks illuminating the stunning panorama. Let's raise our glass to the New Year. Happy 2018! 01st Jan: Discover the Lofoten Islands After a long night it is time to welcome the New Year! Enjoy a relaxing breakfast at the rorbu centre. Today is yours to explore Svolvær. Take a stroll through the town or visit one of the many galleries. You can also just sleep in and relax in one of the cozy cafes. 02nd Jan: Departure Start the day with an energizing breakfast. Time to say goodbye to the Lofoten Islands. Make your way to the airport of your choice. -End of services- Please be advised that the excursions as mentioned in the above itinerary are subject to change – weather depending!! Services Included: • 4 nights’ accommodation in fishermen's cabin at Svinøya Rorbu Centre • 4 x Scandinavian Breakfast buffet • Festive program on New Year's Eve, 3 courses dinner • Day tour “Discovering the Archipelago” • Nature Safari • Northern lights hunt Note: • • You can fly to several airports in order to reach Svolvær. Options are: Harstad/ Narvik Airport Evenes, Svolvær Airport or Bodø Airport. We are happy to assist you with transport from any of those airports to Svolvær Why not extend you trip with a cruise on the famous coastal steamer to Tromsø, the Paris of the North or the stunning Snowhotel in Kirkenes? Please ask us for prices! Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379 6

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CHARMING NORWAY 8 days / 7 nights Oslo, Flåm and Bergen This tour includes many highlights in Norway: Oslo, the capital of Norway, Flåm which is located in the heart of the fjords and Bergen, the capital of the fjords. We offer you our idea of charming Norway and hope that you will be back for more. Day 01: Arrival in Oslo Arrival in Oslo according to your own itinerary. Enjoy spending some time in the capital of Norway – in fact, the fastest growing capital in the world. Use today to get used to the city and to find your way around. You will have the whole day tomorrow to explore in more detail. Overnight at Thon Hotel Opera or similar. Day 02: Oslo Breakfast at the hotel. The Norwegian capital is beautifully situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord and surrounded by forested ridges. Oslo offers many wellknown sights such as the Vigeland Sculpture Park, Aker Brygge and many museums such as the Munch Museum, the Viking Ship Museum and the Kontiki Museum. These are especially good for the to do list when the weather is bad. Don’t be surprised when you see Norwegians eating a soft-ice cream outside... real Norwegians eat ice cream all year round – give it a try! Overnight at Thon Hotel Opera or similar. Day 03: Oslo – Flåm (train) Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will experience Norway’s most popular round trip; Norway in a Nutshell. The excursion takes you through some of the most beautiful scenery in Norway's fjord region; you will travel by train across the Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau and down the Flåm Railway. The Flåm Railway will take you through wild and beautiful mountain scenery and down to the Sognefjord. There is no other adhesion railway in the world running on normal tracks that are so steep over a long distance. Upon arrival in Flåm you have time to walk around this Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379 7

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quaint little village. In the evening you will go on a guided cultural walk with a dinner and beer tasting. Dinner includes smoked reindeer, shellfish, fish and shellfish soup, pork shank and dark chocolate ganache cake. You will be served 5 beers for your meal, one for each type of food. Overnight at Flamsbrygga Hotel or similar. Day 04: Flåm Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will be doing something active... something that will enable you to see the surrounding area of Flåm as well. You will hike the local mountains up to Stegastein viewpoint in Aurland. Enjoy the amazing view and experience how it is to hike in traditional snowshoes. You will be served hot beverages while your guide tells you all about the culture, history and way of life in this unique place. Enjoy and don’t forget to take the camera with to capture the natural beauty. Overnight at Flamsbrygga Hotel or similar. Day 05: Flåm - Bergen From Flåm you continue by boat on the Nærøyfjord, Europe’s narrowest fjord, to Gudvangen. From here you go by coach to Voss where you will board a train for the last stretch of the journey to Bergen. Arrival in Bergen – Norway’s second largest city. You will have a whole day tomorrow to explore Bergen but do take some time stroll the streets of this cute, little city. Overnight at Comfort Hotel Holberg or similar. Day 06: Bergen We recommend a visit to some of Bergen’s many attractions as for example the Hanseatic Bryggen Harbour, the Fløibanen Funicular, which takes you up to a height of 320 metres above sea level where you are presented with a great view over the city, Grieg’s home Troldhaugen, the Fish and Flower Market or the Bergen Aquarium. Use this day to get to know the city and all it has to offer. Overnight at Comfort Hotel Holberg or similar. Day 07: Bergen – Oslo (train) Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure from Bergen by train. The trip from Bergen to Oslo is classed one of the finest train journeys in the world. The railway connects Norway`s two largest cities and presents the variety of Norwegian scenery. Bergen is the only city in the world that is surrounded by seven mountains and seven fjords. Overnight at Thon Hotel Opera or similar. Day 08: Departure from Oslo Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Oslo according to your own itinerary - End of services – Services included: • 7 nights in hotel room with shower/WC • 7 x Scandinavian breakfast buffet • Trains Oslo – Flåm / Bergen – Oslo • Boat Flåm – Gudvangen / Bus Gudvangen Voss Notes: Prices/ departure over Christmas/New Year are on request. Some services might not be available during those days or have special rates. Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379 8

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HUNTING THE LIGHTS 6 days / 5 nights Tromsø, The North Cape and Kirkenes snow hotel Join an Arctic adventure which travels to remote regions along the dramatic coastline and to the most northerly part of Norway. Although our journey will be at the same latitude as Siberia and Alaska, the influence of the Gulf Stream creates the longest ice–free polar coast. The entire duration of this tour is spent above the Arctic Circle, increasing your chances of seeing the Aurora Borealis. During your stay it is possible to choose several fantastic activities. Visit the Russian border, try the Husky safari, enjoy a taste of Sami life or join the enormously popular Northern Lights Safari. Day 01: Arrival in Tromsø Arrival at Tromsø Airport, upon arrival at the airport middle of the planet’s Northern Light’s belt, Tromsø offers the world’s best chances of spotting the individual transfer (not included) to Tromsø centre, the beautiful arctic city, by Flybussen (Airport Shuttle) or with Tromsø Taxi. Check in at the Clarion Hotel The Edge this day is at your own leisure to explore Tromsø. Sights of interest include the Polar Museum, Northern Light Planetarium and Tromsø Museum. The arctic city Northern Lights. Overnight at Clarion Collection Aurora or similar (2 nights). of Tromsø is the world’s most northern university town and the largest city in the Nordic countries north of the Arctic Circle. The city lies between the sharp craggy peaks of the Lyngen Alps, and combines wild scenery with urban life. Due to the city’s location right in the Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379 9

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Day 02: Snowmobile adventure under the Northern Lights Breakfast at the hotel and morning at your leisure to discover the Arctic’s Capital including the visit of the Polaria museum. This museum is just five minutes walk from the centre of Tromsø and you will discover more about the Arctic nature. In the afternoon departure for your excursion, which includes fun and adventure on a snowmobile! The snowmobile safari winter adventure goes through the valley of Finn, to the lake of Tamok, a distance of 15 km one way. You will be driving in pairs, one driver and one passenger on each snowmobile, with opportunity to switch places half way. A thorough safety introduction will take place ahead of starting up. Due to the dramatic topography reduced speed is held during parts of the tour. On flat land and frozen lakes you can speed up. A hot meal will be served during the adventure. Day 03: Tromsø & departure with Hurtigruten Breakfast at the hotel, day at your leisure for a new safari maybe with huskies or sightseeing tour of the Arctic capital before check in for your next adventure – on board Hurtigruten. Enjoy a beautiful north cruise along the spectacular Norwegian coastline. As the journey to Kirkenes hugs the coastline you visit remote settlements which rely on the Hurtigruten ships to maintain contact with the rest of Norway. Departure from Tromsø at 18:30. Overnight and dinner on board Hurtigruten in unspecified outside cabin (2 nights). Day 04: To the North Cape 05:15 - arrival in Hammerfest. Hammerfest was the first town in Norway to have electric street lighting. As early as 1891, residents could enjoy fully lit streets during the winter darkness. After a short stop your journey continues in a Northern direction to Honningsvåg. Breakfast on board Hurtigruten. At 11:45 arrival in Honningsvåg - from here you will join an excursion to mainland Europe’s most northerly point, North Cape. This is a wild and windswept headland where the cliffs rise dramatically 300 metres from the sea, and we gaze out with nothing but water between you and the frozen wastes surrounding the North Pole. Sailing on, you bear east, and eventually reach the sheltered harbour of Kirkenes, a mere 10km from the Russian border. Day 05: Arrival in Kirkenes, king crab safari & snow hotel Breakfast on board Hurtigruten. While you sleep, the ship continues sailing east along the Varanger peninsula, past Båtsfjord and Vardø. At breakfast time, you will pass by Vadsø, the administrative centre of Finnmark. It was from here that the Arctic explorers Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth began their flights over the North Pole in the airship “Norge”. At 09:45 you will arrive in Kirkenes. This is the turning point for the Hurtigruten voyage, and this fascinating little town allows a tantalising glimpse into life in this remote region of Norway. At 13:00 you are met by a fisherman, you will be provided with warm clothes, boots and mittens before you set out to be a fisherman of king crabs for the day. The big catch, the king crab will be served as lunch at a home of one of the fishermen. The duration of the tour is four hours. After the tour you will be met and transferred to the Kirkenes snow hotel. Overnight and dinner at Kirkenes Snow Hotel. Day 06: Departure from Kirkenes Breakfast at the hotel and transfer by minibus back to town. Rest of your day at leisure and departure from Kirkenes according to your own itinerary (airport transfer not included). - End of services – Haman Scandinavia AS. a part of Haman Group. www.haman.no. fit@haman.no. Tel. +47 22 94 1379 10

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