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Adventure by Design

Adventure by Design specialises in providing custom tours, activity and adventure packages throughout arctic regions in Finland and northern Norway.

Whether you are in search of outdoor adventure, a taste of Lapland winter magic or a road trip for your family, we can create a unique and memorable holiday tailored specifically for you.

All our tours encourage human-powered movement and foster reconnection with the natural environment and your own mind and wellbeing. We work with a network or locally owned companies where possible and believe in providing a high level of service and professionalism.

Featured trips & expertise

Kilpisjärvi village (one of the best places to see the northern lights)

Great Northern Lights Tour in Norway - 6 Days

Pack your warmest winter clothes and head to the far north to experience the beauty and mystery of the Northern Lights and the snowy communities that bear them witness. Spend your days frolicking in the snow and your nights hunting the aurora borealis from towns and fjords.

Skiing in Lapland

Lapland Winter Activities: 5-Day Itinerary

Outdoorsy travelers and snow-lovers rejoice: this Lapland winter tour was crafted with you in mind. Spend five days on snowshoes and skis, making your way across a winter wonderland that spans both Finland and Norway. Explore Norwegian fjords and arctic tundra - and keep an eye on the snow for wolverine and lynx prints.

Looking toward Norway from the edge of the Malla Strict Nature Reserve

Guided Three-Country Scandinavian Trek: 7 Days

Designed for avid hikers seeking a route truly less-traveled, this stunning three-country trek crosses the fabled Land of Giants as it winds through Finland, Norway, and Sweden. Overnight in picturesque, well-equipped mountain cabins, spend your days ambling through untouched wilderness, and let go of the stress of modern life for a week of true digital detox.

Discover the stunning landscapes of Northern Norway

Guided Day Hiking in Northern Norway: 5 Days

Explore the famous Lyngenfjord region during the enchanting Arctic summer. From glaciers and stunning waterfalls to walks along the Arctic Sea, each scene is more breathtakingly beautiful than the next. And no need to worry about making it back home before dark: at this latitude, the summer sun never sets.

See the most magical places above Arctic Circle on this tour from Rovaniemi to Tromso

Northern Lights Road Trip from Rovaniemi to Tromsø : 9 Days

From dog sledding to snowshoeing, this adventure above the Arctic Circle covers all the winter activities the region has to offer. With a private guide behind the wheel, there's no need to worry about icy roads and reindeer crossings - just sit back, relax, and enjoy the hidden gems of the polar north.

How to Spend Two Weeks in Norway

You could spend a whole year in Norway and barely scratch the surface of its expansive beauty. Try one of these comprehensive seasonal itineraries instead - you'll get acquainted with the country's nature, culture, and history in just two summer or winter weeks.