Connecting Arctic Experiences

Connecting arctic experiences

COVID - 19

From Friday 3 December at 12 am, any person who arrives in Norway must get tested, regardless of their vaccination status and all travelers must complete an entry registration form before entering the country. An exemption will be made for children under the age of 16 and selected groups when it comes to registration. All arriving travelers are required to produce such confirmation and a COVID-19 certificate, if applicable, to the police at border control. If anyone should test positive for Covid-19 at the border, these will be taken care of by local authorities and transported to the nearest quarantine hotel.

Between 28.12.2021-16.1.2022, travellers arriving to Finland are required to present the certificate of full vaccination; or certificate of recovery from covid-19 desease. As a new addition, they must also present a negative covid-19 test certificate, maximum 48 hours old. This is required for all travellers born 2005 or before (until 31.12.2021) and from 1.1.2022 from travellers bord in 2006 or before.

As of 28 December 2021, it is no longer possible to travel to Sweden with only a vaccination certificate or a certificate confirming recovery from COVID-19, but a test certificate is required of all travellers, with certain exemptions.

The Arctic Route is a safe, reliable, comfortable and environmentally friendly way of travelling to new adventures and unforgettable memories in the Arctic.

Our routes make it easier for you to visit various destinations in the Arctic, either one way or for a return round trip. Enter one of our routes to sit back, relax and enjoy the magic of the landscape that passes by on your way to your next adventure. Activity and accommodation providers along the routes offer a wide range of experiences such as dog sledding, snowmobile safaris, traditional food and drink, wildlife safaris, sami culture and experiences, skiing and snowshoeing, aurora safaris, spectacular accommodation and much more.

The new routes to Finland and Sweden make it possible for you to experience the magic of Arctic Finnish and Swedish Lapland and the Rough Arctic coast of Northern Norway on the same tour.

The Arctic Route will operate services daily from December 1st until end of March every year, between Tromsø and Narvik, Lyngen, Alta, Rovaniemi, Luleå and Kiruna. Our aim is to make this a year around service in the future.

Recommended routes

Tromsø – Alta / Alta – Tromsø

Travel in comfort between the Capital of the Arctic and the city of the Northern Lights Alta. Sit back and enjoy the stunning scenary that passes by on your way to new impressions and experiences. On…

Tromsø – Rovaniemi / Rovaniemi – Tromsø

On this route you will experience the beauty of Finnish Lapland, both the tundra and the small municipalities along the way. This route will connect you to Kittilä Airport, Levi Skiing resort and Rovaniemis…

Tromsø – Narvik / Narvik – Tromsø via Polar Park

On the Narvik route it is possible to visit a wide range of activity providers such as dog sledding, traditional food and drink, wildlife safaris, accommodation and much more. This route also connects…

What is the Arctic?

The Arctic is a polar region located at the northernmost part of the globe. The Arctic consists of the Arctic Ocean, parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, Russia, Alaska and Canada. Lands within the Arctic region has seasonally varying snow and ice cover, with predominantly treeless permafrost.

The Arctic is a unique ecosystem on Earth with a wide variety of cultures, flora and fauna.  Why don’t you come explore the Arctic with us?


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