Planning your self-driving holiday in Arctic? Stay
over “in the middle of the fairy tell”, at the beautiful historical hotel
Rundhaug Gjestegård. There are numbers of amazing places you can reach within
two hours from the hotel. And, you can be sure to be in the middle of the
Northern Lights Oval, with dry inland climate and with the highest probability of seeing the lights.
Fly to one of the airports
in Arctic; Bardufoss (20 min drive), Tromsø (2 hrs drive) or to Evenes (1,5 hrs
drive). Renting a car in Norway is the best way
to explore the country. Driving conditions are really good with extremely good
quality roads. Book your car now with RentalCars.com, where you will find the best rental car prices.
Here are our three most recommended day trip tours,
staying at Rundhaug Gjestegård.
Day 1- arrival at the hotel, pre pick one of
our local activities; Husky Safari, Wild Moose Safari, Sami adventure,
Snowmobile or Snowshoes – before enjoying the three course local dinner at the
Day 2 – Go for one hour by your car to Polar Park Arctic Wildlife Centre
– The world’s northernmost animal park and home to Norway’s large predators
such as bears, wolves, and lynx as well as deer, moose, reindeer and muskox.
You can even book a wolf kiss!
Read more here; https://polarpark.no/en/about-polar-park/
Back at the hotel you can book tonights Northern Light adventure; like Aurora
Day 3 – Drive 40 minutes to Senja and take one of the 18 scenic routes
in Norway from Gryllefjord to Botnhamn, with short detours to Mefjordvær and
Husøya. The route is 102 km long (Road 86/862). The
steep mountains plunging deep into the ocean are a breath-taking sight and the
most prominent feature of this stretch. The road is narrow here and there as it
twists and turns along fjords with crystal clear, icy-cold waters. Read more
Day 4 – Heeding off for the capital of Arctic; Tromsø
town only two hours away. Several important events are held during the Northern
Lights season such as the Silent Film Days in
September, the Tromsø International Film Festival and the Polar Night Half Marathon in
January, the Northern Lights Festival and the Sami Week in February.
The New Year’s Eve Concert and
the Northern Lights Concerts at
the Arctic Cathedral are also popular among the visitors and the locals.
You will also find many attractions from museums portraying polar and
local history to aquarium and art galleries. We
recommend Magic Ice, Polaria, The Cable Car,
Blue Vision, The Arctic Cathedral etc.
See all Tromsø’s attractions here
Last but not least, Tromsø is known for its lively nightlife. Most of
the restaurants, bars and nightclubs are located along the main street,
Storgata, making it easy to check out several places in one
evening. Read more
PRICES: NOK 5595,- pp in dbl. room/ 4950,- pp in sgl.room
Incl.: A accommodation three nights at Rundhaug Gjestegård, three course dinner