The Northern Lights of Tromso
The Northern Lights of Tromso
Independent Tour-Land Only
5 Days/ 4 Nights
Daily November 1-March 31
Tromso is known as the Gateway to the Arctic, with the most Northern Lights in the world! It's located in the middle of the Aurora Borealis (northern lights) zone, and is in fact one of the best places in the world to observe this phenomenon. Because of the planet's rotation, Tromso moves into the aurora zone around 6 pm, and moves out again around midnight. Due to the light, no aurora is visible between late April and mid August. This beautiful Arctic city is surrounded by the drama of the Lyngen Alps, blue fjords and hundreds of islands, is a surprise a mere 2000 km from the North Pole.
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Package Includes:4 nights superior tourist class/ first class Clarion Collection Hotel With or similar with private facilities
Breakfast each morning
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Hotel taxes and service charges
Day 1 Tromso
Upon arrival at the Tromso airport self transfer to Tromso center, the beautiful arctic city. We recommend the Flybussen (Airport Shuttle). Check in at the Clarion Collection Hotel With or similar. at 7.15pm enjoy an exciting Northern Lights Tour. Pick up in front of Rica Ishavshotel, this excursion that lasts 4 hours. Kindly be at the pick-up time 15 minutes before departure. We will do our best so that you will have a clear sky and therefore the ultimate chance to see the northern lights. If the facilities north on Kvaloya have a clear sky, you will drive to the lavvo and spend the evening by the bonfire and enjoy coffee and cake. If you don't see any northern lights from this location, you will move to a mountain in a different area. We do our best so that you will have a picture of the northern lights to bring back home! Return to Tromso city and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 Tromso
Enjoy a Scandinavian breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure to explore Tromso City. In the evening you have the opportunity to live a great adventure: dog sledding! Experience dog sledding (30-60 minutes) on Kvaloya island. Around 300 friendly huskies will loudly cheer you upon arrival! A hot meal is included during the tour. Pick up in front of Radisson Blu Hotel Tromso at 18:15*; the duration of the tour is approximately 3.5 hours. Warm clothes and a warm meal are included. (*if you prefer you can do this tour starting at 9:45am or 2pm. The guide will show you how to conduct the sled or if there were no safety conditions (Icy snow or similar) the expert guide will drive the sleigh & take care of you while you can Relax and enjoy the fantastic arctic nature. Do not forget to watch the sky, the Aurora Borealis might appear at any moment! Return to Tromso city for overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 Tromso
Enjoy a Scandinavian breakfast at the hotel. Optional: at 9am departure for a new adventure, an adrenaline Snowmobile tour is waiting for you and much more! Meeting point in front of Rica Ishavshotel, kindly be there 15 minutes before departure. To reach Camp Tamok in Oteren you drive through the arctic wilderness for about 1 hour and thirty minutes, fantastic opportunity to admire the beautiful panorama of the region of Troms in mild arctic light. The snowmobile safari passes through the Finn Valley to Lake Tamok, you will drive along a distance of 15 km. You will be two on each snowmobile, a driver and a passenger, with the ability to change at any moment. Before departure you will be given instructions about safety. Because of the topography, the speed will be reduced at some points, but you can accelerate on flat land and on frozen lakes. Warm clothing and a hot meal are included. Upon your return to the Camp Tamok warm up inside a lavvo and enjoy your time. Spend your beautiful afternoon surrounded by nature and far away from civilization. You can walk freely in the Camp and into the surrounding countryside and meet so many new little friends. Husky puppies are waiting for you! From 2.30pm to 6pm you will be on your own, without guide. If you do not want to take the optional excursion you will enjoy the morning at leisure in Tromso for a personal discovery of the city. At 5pm departure for a new Safari to search for the Aurora Borealis, meet your guide in front of the Rica Ishavshotel, please be there 15 minutes before. To reach the Camp Tamok in Oteren you will drive through the arctic wilderness for about 1 hour and thirty minutes, this is a fantastic opportunity to admire the region of Troms. Upon your arrival at Camp Tamok prepare your cameras, you will take a safari to hunt the Lights. Due to its geographical position, the Tamok Camp provides an ideal setting for spotting the amazing phenomenon of the northern lights dancing in the sky. The Camp is in fact is in a valley with a more stable and dry climate compared to the coast. You will be back in Tromso city about midnight, after an unforgettable experience! Warm clothing and meals included during the excursion, kindly note at the Camp alcohol is not served. Return to Tromso city, overnight at the hotel.
Day 4 Tromso
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a whole day at leisure in beautiful Tromso. We recommend a visit to the Polaria: adventure center with themes from the Polar Regions. Watch the panorama film from Spitsbergen, the arctic walk and the aquarium with arctic wildlife and live seals. Open from 12pm to 5pm. Return to the hotel and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 Tromso-End of Tour
Enjoy a Scandinavian breakfast buffet. Check out and self transfer to the airport, we recommend the Flybussen (Airport Shuttle). You can extend your stay in Tromso or continue to Oslo, Bergen, the Fjord area, Stockholm or Copenhagen.
Additional nights available
Pre and/or post tour nights in Oslo available
Please be advised that the excursions as mentioned in the above itinerary are subject to changeï¿½weather depending!!
Of the Third day if you like to spend the whole day at the wonderful Camp Tamok in Oteren, starting with an adrenaline Snowmobile Tour, followed by a hot meal, and continuing with a beautiful afternoon where you can walk freely in the Camp and into the surrounding countryside. Price per person $399