Senja - Arctic Norway

Key Information

Adventure Date5 days - 10th-15th January 2020
LocationSenja - Northern Norway
Accommodation IncludedYes
Norway Transport Transport in Norway provided
Cost£699.00
Flights To TromsoNot Included
MealsNot Included

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This is a 5 night trip to the stunning Senja Island in Arctic Northern Norway. This is a photographer’s paradise with amazing views, from deep fjords, imposing sheer mountain faces, frozen waterfalls, fishing villages nestled on rocky outcrops, secluded harbours, beautiful glacial valleys to stunning island views, an amazing environment for lovers of the great outdoors, wildlife and photography.

This is the land of the Vikings, who travelled from the bays and fjords of these island in search of fish, new lands and plunder.

The arctic air is pure and crisp, the Sunrises and sunsets in the winter last several hours giving photographers fantastic opportunities to capture the landscapes in this dramatic location. We will also aim to capture the Northern Lights during some of the evenings.

This scenery is some of the most dramatic in the world, you will never have seen anything quite like this before!

During the trip we will travel to several locations for sunset each day, you will always be accompanied by a photographic guide to show you the location and help you with achieving the best shots possible. We will then be out for the rest of the day to capture the sunset before returning to our base. Dependent on the weather we will then head back out during the evening to search for the Northern Lights.

Our accommodation are Norwegian Houses or  fishing huts or “Rorbiers” along the route,  so enabling us to access many dramatic locations without too much travel time.

Itinerary: 

Day 1

Friday 10th January: Fly from UK & arrive Tromso,  & travel south to our first night's accommodation.

Day 2

Saturday 11th January: We will leave our fishing hut accommodation and head towards Senja Island, en route at sunrise we we will explore this glacial landscape and travel onto Senja to check in at our accomodation, at  sunset we will visit some great locations for a shoot. In the evening we will head out to search for the Northern Lights.

Day 3

Sunday 12th January: We will head back out into the rugged landscape for sunrise and spend the day exploring the rugged coastline and the iconic photogenic locations. We will stay out or head out later in the evening we will again head out seeking The Northern Lights

Day 4

Monday 13th January: This morning we will travel around the coast of the island, starting at sunrise,  we will travel to discover the bays and beaches and capture images of the Arctic Surf of the chilling Norwegian Sea. In the evening we will again head out hunting for The Northern Lights

Day 5

Tuesday 14th January: We spend the day travelling around stunning glacial terrain and visit some  of Norway’s oldest fishing villages, with their  idyllic wooden fisherman’s rorbiers and imposing fishing buildings. In the evening we will again drive out to capture The Northern Lights.

Day 6

Wednesday 15th January: We will again head out at sunrise for a morning shoot and then make our way back to Tromso Airport.

 

What’s Included:

  • Guided Photography Adventure 
  • Photographic Tuition
  • 5 Nights Scandinavian Accommodation
  • Norway Airport Transfers
  • Transportation to photographic locations
  •  Adventurelands Photography Information Pack

What’s Not Included:

  • International / UK domestic flights & associated taxes. 
  • Tripods (available to hire)
  • Personal Food
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas (if required)
  • Single Supplements TBC

Other Notes: 

The weather in Northern Norway is changeable so the itinery may change, but we will visit the iconic photographic locations en route to and around Senja, if the nights skies allow we will also head out to capture the Northern Lights.

A full kit list will be provided.

 

 

 



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