4 days in the wilderness: winter activities and northern lights

When planning your next trip to Arctic Norway, sit back and let us do the sorting! Stay in this gem of a hotel, only 50 minutes from Tromsø city centre.

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Following extensive development and renovation in June 2017, Vollan Guesthouse and hotel has 32 hotel rooms and 8 chalets, with a total of 74 beds. All rooms are equipped with private shower/WC, cable TV and wireless internet. We also offer:
- Lobby with reception & bar.
- Good homemade traditional Norwegian food.

Vollan Gjestestue is a historical building. The main building, today a cosy hotel, was built by the Germans during World War II. There are 26 rooms in the main building, 6 rooms in the nearby annex and several modern chalets with 8 self-catering rooms just 650m away. There are several living rooms for small or big groups to ensure you have a quiet and comfortable stay.

In the cafeteria we are proud to offer homemade local food and in the morning we provide a tasty breakfast buffet, also with homemade dishes. You may choose to relax in the bar with your partner or you can step just outside the door to embrace the endless hiking opportunities, perhaps even with snowshoes! Free entrance to the local gym is included for the duration of your stay.

In addition to this particular package, you can also choose to book a room directly from Vollan Gjestestue and then pick the activities you want to do with Aurora Alps from our website. 

At Vollan Gjestehus, you will be staying in the perfect place to spot the northern lights. You're also just minutes away from many exciting and gentle Arctic activities!

Tromsø - Vollan Gjestestue: 50 mins
Tromsø - Aurora Alps: 50 mins
Vollan Gjestestue - Aurora Alps: 50 mins
Vollan Gjestestue - Skibotn: 40 mins
Vollan Gjestestue - Finland border: 90 mins

We have the pleasure of offering you a 4-day programme with 3 nights in a quiet and cosy country hotel, just 50 minutes from Tromsø. We centre our programme around the northern lights and are close to both Skibotn and Finland.
Check in at Vollan Gjestehus is on Sundays and Wednesdays.

Day 1:
Pick-up service from Tromsø airport or Scandic Ishavshotel
15.45 - Meeting time at Scandic Ishavshotel
16.00 - Departure Tromsø
17.00 - Check in Vollan Gjestehus, Nordkjosbotn
18.00 - Dinner
20.00 - Northern lights chase
Day 2:
11.00 - Snowmobile safari in the alpine landscape of Skibotn or Tamokdalen, hot meal included
18.00 - Dinner
20.00 - Northern lights chase
Day 3:
10.45 - Snowshoeing in a winter wonderland at Aurora Alps basecamp, Breivikeidet, hot meal included
15.00 - Vollan Gjestehus, Nordkjosbotn
18.00 - Dinner
20.00 - Northern lights chase with a backdrop of the Lyngen Alps
Day 4:
08.30 - Check out from Vollan Gjestehus
09.30 - Departure to Aurora Alps basecamp, Breivikeidet for dog sledding,
10.45 - Dog sledding in a winter wonderland, hot meal included
14.00 - Departure from Aurora Alps
15.00 - Tromsø

Booking deadline: 24 hours in advance 
Period: 1 Dec. - 30 March
Closed: 23.12 - 24.12 - 25.12 - 26.12 for Christmas.
Participants: 2-32 people
Check in: Sunday 15.00 - Wednesday 15.00
Check out: Wednesday 08.30 - Sunday 08.30
Duration: 4 days (3 nights)
Room: Double room

Note: 3 nights accommodation - all activities - 3 meals every day - 4 days: Only NOK 3388 per day.

Price: NOK 13.550 per adult, including breakfast, hot lunch, dinner, all activities, guide, winter clothing, winter shoes and transfer. NOK 6775 per child (4-12 years)
Single room supplement: NOK 300 per person per day (NOK 900 total)

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