b'Day 1 - Oslo Day 5 - Bod & the Lofoten Islands Day 8 - Ofoten Railway to KirunaFly to Oslo, and transfer on your own to yourAfter a leisurely morning, we board our coachToday we enjoy a journey on one of the worlds hotel with the remainder of the day at leisure.for a scenic journey to Bognes, where a ferrymost northerly railroad lines, the Ofoten Overnight Oslo. takes us to Ldingen. We continue to Svolvaer,Railway. We travel across the Swedish border, Day 2 - Oslo to Trondheim the tiny capital of the beautiful Lofoten Islands,crossing barren plateaus and traversing steep from here. Described as Europes most dramaticmountainsides as we make our way to Kiruna. Join your connecting flight to Trondheim,islands, the Lofoten Islands are tethered toOvernight Kiruna. (B, D)where your wonderful journey in search ofmainland Norway by a series of bridges. After the Northern Lights begins. A city separateddinner, we travel to a viewing point to maximizeDays 9 - Kiruna & the Sami Experiencefrom eastern Norway by the mighty Dovrefjellour chances of seeing the Northern Lights.This afternoon we embark on a Sami Mountain Range, Trondheim boasts incredibleOvernight Svolvaer. (B) experience, discovering the lives and culture views over Sunndalsfjella National Park.of Swedens indigenous people. We travel to Overnight Trondheim. (B, D) Day 6 - The Lofoten Islands & thea Sami village where we meet the reindeer, Day 3 - Explore Trondheim Northern Lights enjoy a feast in a lavvu (Sami tent), and listen This morning, enjoy a scenic drive on theto folk tales. We then travel to the Kiruna Ice Admire Trondheimss popular sites on a guidedLofoten islands to Nusfjord and Vestvagoy.Hotel for a guided tour. From here, we return city tour. Highlights include the old quarterUpon return, your afternoon is free to exploreto our hotel for dinner before taking a journey Bakklandet, Old Town Bridge, and the NidarosSvolvaer and the Lofoten Islands at leisure. Ininto the forests and mountains in pursuit of the Cathedral. Walking over the Main Square, wethe evening, we venture to the quiet side of thecaptivating Northern Lights. Overnight Kiruna. pass the Royal Residence and stroll throughisland, where there is minimal light pollution,(B, L, D)the citys heart. The remainder of the day is atto hunt for the Northern Lights. We return by leisure. Overnight Trondheim. (B) coach to Svolvaer. Overnight Svolvaer. (B, D) Day 10 - Kiruna Husky TourDay 4 - Nordland Railway to Bod After breakfast this morning, we embark on a Day 7 - Svolvaer to Narvik Huskey tour in Swedish Lapland. Meet the dogs We leave Trondheim early this morning andWe leave Svolvaer by coach this morning andand take a seated ride through nature on a sled. embark on a 452-mile northerly journey toreturn to the Norwegian mainland. Our journeyEnjoy a warm drink and snack before we head Bod on the Nordland Railway. The route takesonce again offers an opportunity to soak upback to the hotel and sit down together for a us through the varied landscape of northernthe regions breathtaking beauty, with viewsfarewell dinner. Overnight Kiruna. (B, D)Norway, past distant mountains, majestic lakes,stretching down sheer drops to the majestic and deep forests. Enjoy views across smallfjords in the valley below. On arrival in Narvik,Day 11 - Tour Conclusionislands and over the open sea before we crossthe afternoon is at leisure. Overnight Narvik. As your tour concludes, you are transferred to the Arctic Circle and reach Lnsdal, the railways(B, D) Kiruna airport for your included return flight to highest point. The train arrives in Fauske beforeStockholm. From there, depart for home. (B)turning west and arriving in Bod beneath the auroral oval. If the weather is clear, tonight may be your first sight of the Northern Lights. Overnight Bod. (B, D)For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 115'