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ENWR - Northern Lights & Arctic Circle by Rail

If it's a picturesque train journey through wintery mountains and past tiny Scandinavian towns you're looking for, then check out our very own version of the Polar Express. On this scenic nine-day trip, you'll start in Oslo and head up north to get a taste of the highlights of Lapland. Once you disembark, there'll be plenty of opportunities to visit museums, take part in winter activities like snowshing and dogsledding, and get acquainted with small-town life.


Oslo orientation walk
Dovre Railway
Norland Railway
Lofoten Islands stay
Northern Lights tour
Polar Museum Visit (Troms )
Ofoten Railway
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $4,659
Start Location
Oslo, Norway
End Location
Troms , Norway
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Polar, Rail
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
02 Feb 201910 Feb 20198AUD $4,659
02 Mar 201910 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $4,659 
Day 1 - Oslo
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Oslo
With a free day in town opt to visit a museum, check out Akershus Fortress, or head out to the countryside to become one with nature.
Day 3 - Oslo/Trondheim
Depart for a scenic ride on the Dovre Railway to Trondheim.
Day 4 - Trondheim/Bod
Spend a free day exploring Trondheim. Opt to visit the neighbourhood of Bakklandet, the old town bridge, caf s along the wharves, Market Square, Nidaros Cathedral or the old city streets. In the evening, board an overnight train on the Norland Railway to Bod .
Day 5 - Bod /Lofoten
Arrive to Bod and enjoy free time exploring this small transfer city. Hop on an afternoon ferry to the Lofoten Islands. Stay in charming fishing cabins on the coast. Later, take an included tour to track down the Northern Lights.
Day 6 - Lofoten
Enjoy free time on the islands with an optional wildlife-spotting cruise or scenic hikes.
Day 7 - Lofoten/Troms
Travel by bus to Troms , and arrive just in time for dinner. Free time in the evening to get lost in this lively city. Opt for an evening concert at the Arctic Cathedral (seasonal).
Day 8 - Troms
Visit the Polar Museum in the late morning. Take the rest of the day to discover this quaint town and scenic surroundings. Opt to try dog-sledding, snowshing or reindeer-sledding.
Day 9 - Troms
Depart at any time.