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9 days trip to norway and northern light possible?

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9 days trip to norway and northern light possible?

I am currently looking into a 9 days trip to Norway end of Aug to see a few good Fjord and the northern light if possible.

1. Is it worth the trip and money to the north to see the light in Aug? From Bergen to north cape by plan is over $700 and from Oslo to north cape is over $500 by plan.

2. if northern light is not worth it. What else can I do in Norway beside the Fjord or near by country?

3. How far from Oslo to Bergen? Any transportation?

Any advice is more than welcome, thanks a lot!

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1. Re: 9 days trip to norway and northern light possible?

Note some advise has already been given to the OP related to this in another thread: tripadvisor.com/…59094075

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2. Re: 9 days trip to norway and northern light possible?

August is in general too early for NL, not dark enough yet. Go to the Tromsø sub-forum top questions for further info.

Edited: 17 June 2014, 21:33
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3. Re: 9 days trip to norway and northern light possible?

Again Again Again, I have to correct the Norwegian who don`t understand the facts around the Northern lights!!!

What we need for see the NL is Darkness, Clear sky and Activity from the sun, and which time it begin to get dark in the north..? It`s in begin of August...

And all this year, the last 10, I have been in the north and chasing the lights, then we have seen Aurora`s first dance in mid-August, between the 14th and 21st, so why not this year too..;)

Here do you have my pictures from end of August 2013 - http://tinyurl.com/md9wzy3

So, enjoy and happy chasing..;)

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4. Re: 9 days trip to norway and northern light possible?

So, what should I do if I was you for a 9 days travel in Norway for the Northern lights and nature exploring..;)

- fly to Bodø and take http://hurtigruten.no to Lofoten. Rent a car in Svolvær and drive around.

For all information about Lofoten, please check http://www.lofoten.info - http://www.lofotr.no - http://www.reinefjorden.no

- fly or continue with Hurtigruten to Tromsø, and rent a car there too...

- I think the ferry over to Senja ends in end of August, so it`s worth to visit this island too.

For all information about Tromsø, please see http://www.visittromso.no

Depending where you are flying from, but out from Tromsø you can fly firectly to Stockholm with http://flysas.no and directly to London with http://norwegian.com

Good luck and enjoy the Arctic!

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