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Norway Wildlife holidays

Wildlife holidays in Norway

Introduction

There is nowhere on Earth like the pristine wilderness of Norway to preserve the habitats of some of our favourite creatures – reindeer, whales, puffins, eagles and moose are just some of the beloved species that you can see up close when you travel to Norway.

We’ve created our itineraries to provide a range of options, from active hiking and trekking holidays through the Lyngen Alps to restful getaways in Senja that allow you to try fjord cruises, bird watching and other activities at your own pace.

Discover the wide variety of local wildlife

Bears, elks, lynx and more populate the forests and mountains of Norway, and you can see them for yourself with a wildlife safari led by an expert guide. Many travellers find that just by driving through the countryside, one can frequently spot species such as reindeer and foxes in their habitat.

Explore the waterways of Norway and meet their residents

Particularly in the winter months, whale watchers in Norway are likely to be rewarded with a visit from a pod. While they may often be narrow, the depth of many fjords makes them good places to spot orcas and other whales, and on the shore you may well see seals, elk and other clusters of puffins. In fact, the view from a Hurtigruten or other cruise can actually allow travellers to see many land animals they wouldn’t be able to view down the steep mountainsides.

Our top itineraries for Norway Wildlife holidays

Bodø & the Lofoten Islands

7-day tailor-made journey from £1,590 pp incl. flights

This seven-night tailor-made itinerary really captures the essence of the beautiful Lofoten Islands, mixing fjord and mountain scenery with picturesque villages, historical sites and traditional rorbu accommodation.

Whale watching in the Midnight Sun

8-day itinerary from £1,690 pp incl. flights

his eight-day tailor-made tour explores northern Norway's Arctic outposts, with virtually guaranteed whale sightings and huge scope for other outdoor activities along the way.

Hurtigruten – Classic round-trip voyage

12-day cruise from £1,093 pp

Special
offer

Christmas and New Year's £200 off
Book by: 28 April 2017

Norway's lHurtigruten cruise ships sail along its western coastline, a region of fjords, mountains and, in the winter months, the Northern Lights. The ships stop at more than 30 ports between Bergen and Kirkenes, no other voyage offers such a close look at Norwegian coastal life.

Svalbard & Tromso

6-day itinerary from £970 pp incl. flights

Spitsbergen – the main island of the Svalbard archipelago – lies just a few hundred miles north of the Norwegian mainland and deep within the Arctic Circle. The archipelago

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Top offers for Norway Wildlife holidays

Hurtigruten – Classic round-trip voyage

12-day cruise from £1,093 pp

Special
offer

Christmas and New Year's £200 off
Book by: 28 April 2017

Norway's lHurtigruten cruise ships sail along its western coastline, a region of fjords, mountains and, in the winter months, the Northern Lights. The ships stop at more than 30 ports between Bergen and Kirkenes, no other voyage offers such a close look at Norwegian coastal life.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0610 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

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