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Tromso - optional Winter excursions & activities

Snow mobile. Photo Svensby Tursenter
Photo: Snowmobile in Tromso area
Snow mobile safari. Photo erje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway
Photo: Snow mobile Safari
Northern Lights. Photo Helge Staerk/Innovation Norway
Photo: Northern Lights
Northern Lights dinner cruise. Photo Soroya Havcruise
Photo: Northern Lights Dinner cruise
Photo MB Havcruise/Soroya Havcruise
Photo: MB Havcruise
Fishing trip. Photo Soroya Havcruise
Photo: Arctic fishing
Fishing trip. Photo Soroya Havcruise
Photo: Fishing trip
Reindeer. Photo CH/Innovation Norway
Photo: Reindeer
Saami with Reindeer. Photo Terje Rakke, ordic Life/Innovation Norway
Photo: Saami with Reindeer
Northern Lights Tromso area. Photo B Jorgensen/Innovation Norway
Photo: Amazing Northern Lights at the Arctic coast
Tromso under the Aurora. Photo Bard Loken/Innovation Norway
Photo: Tromso under the Aurora


You can book additional activities & extra nights in Tromso. 

You just add the preferred activities during the booking process of your chosen Northern Lights tour package.

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Snowmobile Safari & Tamok camp

Morning departure. This day time activity is connected to the Northern Lights trip with dog sledding in the evening.
You will be picked up in the centre of Tromso in the morning for the transfer to the Tamok valley. After the Snow Mobile safari you will spend your time in the Tamok camp before the Northern Lights trip with dog sledding in the evening.

Snow mobile:
You need no previous skills to drive a snowmobile, all you need is normal physical condition. The excursion begins with a thorough safety introduction. The trail has a distance of 15 km each way, 30 km in total. The starting point is at 250 m above sea level, and the guide brings you up to 875 m.  You will be driving in pairs, one driver and one passenger on each snowmobile, with opportunity to switch places during the trip. You need to bring your drivers license.

Tamok Camp:
The main lavvu (Sami tent) will be available for you all the time. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea while feeding the campfire inside the lavvu. You can borrow snowshoes (included) and try out snowshoeing by your self around the camp. Or you can try out the snow slope (perfect for children). You will be offered a visit in the dog yard in the camp, and meet the husky puppies. Note: the visit in the dog yard and all contact with the huskies must be supervised by a guide.

Included:
Transfer from the centre of Tromso by bus/minibus.
A cold meal during the camp stay( Vegetarian food will be provided if advance notice is given)
Insulated body suite, boots, gloves, headwear, and helmet
English-speaking guide
Make sure to wear warm undergarments (wool or fleece is recommended)
Available: From December
to the end of March (depending on snow conditions)
Price: NOK 1695 per person
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Fishing in the Blue light

Late morning departure. From November 21 to January 21 there is only 3 hours of daylight in the Tromso area - locally called the Blue light season. This amazing, unique Arctic light, where the colors appear in different shades of blue, is wonderful seen from the sea. Combined with fishing onboard the catamaran MB Havcruise, with views of Tromso and the surrounding islands. it will be a truly exiting experience. Lunch will be prepared on board, hopefully with the morning's catch..

The catamaran takes only 12 passengers, and as the Norwegian crew lives onboard the vessel during the winter season, you will definitely feel "at home"!
Duration 3 hours
Min. 2 passengers

The price includes: hiring of equipment and suits, homemade fish meal from the catch, coffee, tea, hot chocolate
Make sure to wear warm winter shoes, caps and warm gloves/mittens
Booking: When you make a tour booking, the additional activity will appear during the booking process
Available: From January
to the end of March. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. 
Price: NOK 1250 per person
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Reindeer Sledge

Morning departure. You will be picked up in the centre of Tromso, with transfer through beautiful Arctic scenery to the Tromso Friluftsenter, located at the Kvaloya island outside Tromso.
The guide will provide you with warm clothing, whereupon you will be transported with sledges to the reindeer camp. You will then go on an amazing trip with the reindeers; the old, traditional saami way of transport. The sledge ride takes about 25-30 minutes.

After the sledge trip you will be served coffee, and the traditional saami meal called Bidos (with vegetables and reindeer meat).
You will also be shown how to throw lasso on antlers, and you will get the opportunity to try it yourself.

Duration: Appr 4 hrs 
Make sure to wear warm winter shoes
The trip includes:
Transfers, reindeer sledge trip, traditional meal, warm clothing
Booking: When you make a tour booking, the additional activity will appear during the booking process
Available: From January
to the end of March (depending on snow conditions)
Price: NOK 1450 per person
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Whale Safari

Morning departure.You will be picked up in the centre of Tromso at 08:30. for the exciting Humpback whale and Killer whale safari.

With a big day cruiser limited for 120 persons you can join a whale safari out to the open sea and look for the whales. This boat is normally used on Spitsbergen to look for polar bears so here you can use three different decks that gives you the best view to look for the whales.

On the way out one often sees sea eagles and seals.

If there is not enough bookings for the big boat they will use the rib boats that really gives you the opportunity to study them up close.

Duration: Appr 5 hrs 
Make sure to wear warm windproof clothing
The trip includes:
Transfers, whale safari
Booking: When you make a tour booking, the additional activity will appear during the booking process
Available: From mid November
to mid January
Price: NOK 1200 per person
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Add night & Northern Lights Dinner cruise

Additional night at the same hotel as for the selected tour & evening activity

Hunting the Northern Lights at sea:
Enjoy this relaxing and comfortable way of hunting the Northern Lights onboard the catamaran MB Havcruise, which takes you from the centre of Tromso to the darkness outside of the city lights, with views of Tromso and the surrounding islands. The catamaran takes only 12 passengers, and as the Norwegian crew lives onboard the vessel during the winter season, you will definitely feel "at home"! Starts from the centrally located pier in Tromso

The trip includes:
Overnight w/ breakfast
Dinner cruise w/a traditional, Norwegian fish dinner & tea/coffee/hot chocolate. Vegetarian meal available on request
Booking: When you make a tour booking, the additional package price will appear during the booking process
Available: From October to the end of March
Price: From NOK 1945 per person in double/twin room, according to the chosen price category & room type
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Add night & The Northern Lights Bus

Additional night at the same hotel as for the selected tour & evening activity

The Northern Lights Bus - hunting the lights
Pick up in the centre of Tromso. This is a flexible tour, where your guide will take you to the best places for chasing the Northern lights outside the lights of the city, and hopefully the Northern lights will show up!
Duration: Appr 4,5-5,5 hours.
Make sure to wear warm winter shoes
The trip includes:
Overnight w/ breakfast
Northern Lights bus-hunting the lights w/
warm clothing, hot drinks and cake
Booking: When you make a tour booking, the additional package price will appear during the booking process
Available: From November
to the end of March
Price: From NOK 1845 per person in double/twin room, according to the chosen price category & room type
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Add night &
Northern Lights trip W/Reindeer sledge

Additional night at the same hotel as for the selected tour & evening activity

You will be picked up in the centre of Tromso in the afternoon for the transfer to the Tamok Valley, due to its geographical location the climate is drier and colder than in Tromso, thus offering a maximum chance of seeing the Northern lights.
You will then go on an amazing trip with the reindeers; the old, traditional Sami way of transport. You will drive in pairs, one sled for each reindeer. You can also try lasso-throwing, and you will learn about Sami culture and history.
After the sledge trip you will be served a traditional Sami meal.

The trip includes:
Overnight with breakfast.
Transfers, reindeer sledge trip, traditional meal, warm clothing and shoes
Duration: appr 7 hours
Booking: When you make a tour booking, the additional package price will appear during the booking process
Available: From November
to the end of March (depending on snow conditions)
Price: From NOK 2290 per person in double/twin room, according to the chosen price category & room type.
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View our Northern Lights tours to Tromso:

 

Northern Lights Safari
Tromso Winter Adventure
Ice Hotel, Northern Lights & Tromso
Northern Lights Safari & Fjord Tour

 

View all of our Northern Lights tours

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