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In Search of the Northern Lights Tromso
Tromso is right in the middle of the planetâ€™s Northern lights belt, and any flare of solar storms on the surface of the sun will be spotted here! Evening activities help you to be outside when the Aurora Borealis light up the night sky! Day time excursions are good for enjoying the breathtaking landscapes!
Alternative hotels are availabile. Inquire about rates.
Arrive TromsĂ¸ â€“ The Arctic North!
Pick up your luggage and meet with taxi driver that will take you to the
city and your hotel. Look for the driver that is holding a sign with your
name. Check in for overnight and breakfast at Scandic Ishavshotell or similar
â€śActive under the Northern Lightsâ€ť
TromsĂ¸ is right in the middle of the planetâ€™s Northern lights belt, and any flare of solar storms on the surface of the sun will be spotted
here! Evening activities help you to be outside when the Aurora Borealis light up the night sky! Daytime excursions are good for enjoying the breathtaking landscapes!
6.45pm Go hunting for the beautiful Northern Light.
The Northern Lights chase is an excursion with the main purpose of
watching the Northern Lights - Aurora Borealis. We start from your hotel and start the chasing by minibus. We try to find stable dry weather with clear sky. The patient Aurora watcher will have excellent chances of spotting the light as we go to an uninhabited area where no artificial light will disturb your experience or your attempt to
capture the Aurora Borealis on photo. The guide will focus on sharing tips and techniques on how to photograph the lights; we also bring extra tripods with us.
During the tour you will be served a hot meal and enjoy the magic by
the open fire. Remember to bring your camera!
Duration: 5-7 hours.
Day 2 TromsoMeals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning: Pick up for your dogsled experience!
Duration: 4 hrs.
Upon arrival at our center, located 25 minutes outside of TromsĂ¸ city, you will receive thermal overalls and boots to keep you warm and comfy during your stay.The only things you need to bring are warm underwear, a hat and gloves! Once you are well-equipped, our guides will take you for a 45-60 minutes ride (depending on the weather conditions) in a sled shared with another guest
When you return, our 300 Alaskan huskies and their puppies eagerly await your visit. On a guided tour of our dog yard, you can learn about the Alaskan Husky breed, dog sled racing and animal welfare.
After the tour, you can relax around an open fire in our cozy Gamme-Hut. Here, you will also be served hot drinks and lunch. You can try Bidos, a traditional Sami reindeer dish, but we also offer a vegetarian option on preliminary request. A piece of our world-famous chocolate cake for desert will be the final highlight, before we make our way back to TromsĂ¸.
Afternoon: Pick up by Lyngsfjord Adventure â€“ transfer from city centre to Camp Tamok for your overnight stay and Northern Light activities!
Join us for an unforgettable snowmobile safari above the Arctic circle. Atour wilderness center Camp Tamok, only a 75-minutes scenic drive from TromsĂ¸ you can experience the magic winter landscape. This half-day tour includes everything you need for a comfortable Arctic experience. Upon arrival, you will be directed to the equipment room, where you will be provided with warm clothes and shoes for the day. Here you can also leave anything you donâ€™t need on the tour. We will go through our safety instructions and give you some practical demonstrations on how to drive the snowmobile. Note! In order to
drive the snowmobile you need to have a valid driver license and minimum height 130 cm. Passengers must be 130 cm height as
Exciting overnight in your choice of accommodation:
â€˘ Char cabin: Private cabin located about 100m from the camp. It is perfect for 2-4 people and has everything a proper timber cabin should, including a loft where you will sleep. The cabin is heated by a fireplace but has no running water.
â€˘ Aurora Chalet: Private accommodation for two guests. One of the roof sides has a window with a bed placed right under the window, at a perfect angle for watching the Northern Lights! The cabin has electricity but no running water. Toilets and showers are a one-minute walk in a central service building
Breakfast before your reindeer sledding excursion!
Morning: Spend a day with the ingenious people and try the oldest form of transport in the north! Meet the indigenous Sami people, listen to their stories and have a close-up encounter with their reindeer. Enjoy an authentic Sami culture and reindeer sledding experience at the wilderness center Camp Tamok. Upon arrival, we dress in warm winter clothes and boots and then head off to explore the ancient part of Sami culture and try the oldest form of transport in the north.
Return back to TromsĂ¸ city center and check-in at Scandic Ishavshotell
OPTIONAL: Northern Lights Dinner Cruise in the evening â€“ departure at 20.00.
Enjoy breakfast before check out.
Meet with your driver in the lobby and transfer to the airport for departure back home.
Price IncludesArrival and Departure Airport Transfers in Tromso
2 X Overnights and Breakfast at the Hotel in Tromso
1 X Overnight at Camp Tamok With Dinner and Breakfast
Activities As Mentioned
Price Does Not IncludeAir
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