Arctic Circle holidays. Tours & holidays in 2016 & 2017

There are numerous Arctic Circle holidays to explore, some fast and furious, such as husky sledding in Finland, others calmer and at one with nature, like hiking or snowshoeing up in the far north of Swedish Lapland. And many are at sea, of course, with Arctic cruises that take you on small boats to go in search of whales, polar bears and so much more.
Husky safari in Finland
Sled with huskies through spectacular Finnish scenery, from £1495 - £1995 (8 days) inc UK flights
Winter adventure in Finland
Experiences which stay with you, from £1715 (7 days) inc UK flights
Family multi activity holiday in Finland
Winter activities and a visit to Father Christmas, from £1595 - £1745 (5 days) inc UK flights
Tromso to Spitsbergen expedition cruise, via Bear Island
Tromso, Bear Island and Spitsbergen: Fjords & Bears, from £4800 (12 days) ex flights

Need a
little help?

If you need help finding the right Arctic Circle holiday we're always happy to help...

Rosy and her team
01273 823 700

Northern lights & Arctic Circle railway holiday
Be sure to watch the sky for a chance to spot the Northern Lights in their full glory, from £2299 - £2449 (9 days) ex flights
Sweden hiking holiday and meditation retreat
A simple space for solitude, but also a place of challenge, from SKr15800 (8 days) ex flights
Norway wildlife holiday
Whale watching in Vesterålen Islands in the Norwegian Arctic, from £705 (5 days) ex flights
Sweden Northern Lights & activity holiday
Wild silence, untouched snow and magical northern lights, from SKr12500 (4 days) ex flights
Saami reindeer migration expedition in Norway
An exclusive chance to undertake a winter adventure of a lifetime, from £5450 (9 days) ex flights
Sweden short break, Lapland wilderness
The most remote place in Europe, Swedish Lapland, from SKr7995 (5 days) ex flights
Sweden lapland holiday, local cuisine
Discover, manage, cook and taste in Swedish Lapland, from SKr8700 (5 days) ex flights
Sweden walking holiday, Beyond the Paths
A trip to the North and places you never thought existed, from SKr10950 (8 days) ex flights

7 reviews for Arctic Circle holidays4 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Arctic Circle holidays reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Husky safari in Finland
Bounding through the snow-covered woods, balancing on the runners of the sledge with the dogs running in front of me. (more)Tim Goodwin
This is not a holiday but a true adventure 300 kilometres of wilderness country. Its a time warp living away from all the rat race of modern society. (more)Alan Warwick
It almost goes without saying that the scenery is breathtaking from the outset but the real memories are the dogs and the bond you form with them. Cruising through the wilderness with your own team is a mixture of calm and excitement that is nicely balanced by caring for your dogs when their work is done. (more)Gareth Jones
From £1495 - £1995 including UK flights
Norway wildlife holiday
Memorable parts? Seeing the Northern Lights - we were lucky to see them as both the night before and after the skies had been too cloudy, it was a very surreal experience - they were so ethereal and beautiful. Tips? Try and keep a spare night free in case you fail to see the lights the first time you try, Tromso has numerous places that offer tours but some are cons so check them out carefully before parting with your money (I was lucky). Local benefits? The dog sledding... (more)Amandeep Manget
From £705 excluding flights
Family multi activity holiday in Finland
We all agreed that the husky safari was the best part of the trip. The kids enjoyed cuddling the dogs very much; they were the friendliest bunch of dogs ever seen. (more)Leontine Mastenbroek
The most memorable feature of the holiday - to the average city-dwelling Brit - was the landscape. Forests and frozen lakes, big skies and 18-hours of daylight - our girls were convinced they were in Narnia (the thaw suggesting Aslan would arrive soon). (more)Anon
The best part of the holiday was the husky safari, followed by the snow mobiling. The walk on the first day was good - but we would have liked to have done more/gone a bit further. (more)Liz Gregory
From £1595 - £1745 including UK flights

Holiday Reviews

You can trust Responsible Travel reviews because, unlike many other schemes, reviews can ONLY be written by people who we have verified have been on the holidays. In addition, we don't run these holidays ourselves - our only interest is giving you the best independent advice.

Read our review policy

Unedited reviews from other travellers

5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
Convert currencies