Arctic Circle & Northern Lights Seeking God on top of the world
Retreat Dates 2019
Why not join Behold Ministry in association with atol protected JC Journeys for an experience of a lifetime...A bucket list ticking retreat? This four night trip to the arctic circle, staying at the Gargia Mountain Lodge, Alta Norway will give you the oppertunity to seek out the stunning Auroua Borealis, take in the beautifull crisp white winter wonderland whilst being pulled by huskies or driving a snowmobile! All whilst seeking God with other Christians or alone...you choose, it's your time with the Creator. Register your interest by clicking the link above and JC Journeys will take over the booking details. Hope to see you on this amazing retreat. NOW FULLY BOOKED, BUT NEXT YEARS DATES COMING SOON! Two trips to include Feb half term.
Leaving from London
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Whats included in the price of (awaiting next years prices)
Return flights from Heathrow to Oslo then an internal connecting flight to Alta.
Transfers to and from the lodge from Alta airport.
Four nights twin accomodation with ensuit rooms.
Half Board including breakfast and evening meal.
Daily devotionals led by Steve and any pastoral or prayer needs.
Professional photographs of the Northern Lights (providing they appear) in the form of digital copies.
Whats not included
£110 single room suppliment.
Lunches (but fill up for breakfast).
Any extra cost due to flying from your prefered airport.
Excursions i.e. Husky rides, snowmobile safaris and Ice Hotel drinks / food
Husky ride details, Price per person NOK 1490 (approx £150.00)
Husky Experience duration is approx 2,5 Hours @ 2 person per dog team
This includes help putting harnesses on the dogs that is going to part of your team. You will then experience a silence with only the huffs and puffs of the huskies pulling you through the snow.
This adventure is great for anyone and will give you a taste of the dog musher world. You will get a dog team with 4 -5 dogs. After return to the dog kennel we detach the dogs from the sleds and let them run loose and play in the yard, whilst you enjoy a hot drink and snack around the bonfire.
The price includes your own dog team
Winter clothing (insulated body suit, gloves and boots)
Hot beverage and snack.
Snowmobile Safari details, Price per person (and 2 persons sharring) NOK 1350 (approx £135.00)
Join us as we take a safari up on the Beskades Plain and get an amazing view over the endless plains. We follow the old postal rout up on the highest point of the plains. This short safari can also be done in the evening and if we are lucky, we may see the Northern Lights.
The price includes English speaking guide.
Hot beverage and snack
An extra charge of NOK 400 (£40.00) if you wish to not share but ride alone.
Clothing rental per day normally NOK 150 is now FREE TO HIRE
Winter clothing is available to hire and consists of insulated body suit, boots and gloves. They are included in the activities but it's worth thinking about if your'e concerned about not having the correct clothing.
Please note that any Scandinavian country is expensive and although we have done everything to keep prices as low as possible, we cannot help with local costs.