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From Tromsø: Senja and Kvaløya Arctic Day Trip with Lunch

1. From Tromsø: Senja and Kvaløya Arctic Day Trip with Lunch

Immerse yourself in the stunning scenes around you and experience what the arctic wilderness has to offer. This tour will take the visitor through the incredible landscapes offered by the northern fjords in SENJA and KVALØYA, before heading back to the city of Tromsø. The tour starts with a pickup from Tromsø and heads out into the natural landscape of the surrounding fjords to the west side of the city. The first stop is Kvaløya, one of Norway’s biggest and most beautiful islands. Here, take advantage of the viewpoint to admire the breathtaking landscapes of the fjords, mountains, beaches, lakes, forests, and small villages in the countryside of Tromsø. Around 10:30 it's time to board the ferry to reach the island of Senja (45min). Be carried away by the peace and tranquility of the scenarios that gradually present themselves before your eyes, but keep an eye out for the wildlife you may encounter: sea eagles, reindeer, moose, otters, and more. Lunch and a coffee break, consumed by the sea, will be an unforgettable experience. Listen to your guide talk about the native flora and fauna of the region and watch out for the variety of wildlife that lives here including otters, reindeer, and sea birds. At 16:00 it's time to get the ferry back to Tromsø but before that, Kvaløya will gret us with all his beauty. Around 18:00 it will be time for a goodbye.

Overlanding Senja: Guided trip around island

2. Overlanding Senja: Guided trip around island

Guided Overland Adventures Our guided overland adventures are designed to showcase the beauty of Senja beyond the typical tourist routes. Join us on day trips where you’ll embark on a journey with our experienced guides, who will unveil the island’s hidden treasures, less popular spots, and secret vistas. Discover Senja’s Hidden Gems With our knowledgeable guides leading the way, you’ll have the opportunity to explore Senja’s hidden gems. These unique locations offer a glimpse into the untouched beauty of the island, providing unforgettable moments and photo opportunities. Comfortable Vehicles and Small Groups We believe in the power of small, private groups for a more personalized experience. Our comfortable vehicles offer ample space for you to relax and take in the stunning scenery. With fewer participants, you’ll have more time to connect with nature and fellow adventurers. Where your adventures begins Are you ready to embark on a Senja adventure like no other? Book your guided overland trip today and immerse yourself in the magic of this enchanting island. Let’s explore Senja together!

From Tromsø: Self-Guided Fjord Tour to Senja

3. From Tromsø: Self-Guided Fjord Tour to Senja

Explore the magical island of Senja, via an easy-to-book day trip, with departure from Tromsø. Join a scenic ferry trip and several photo stops as well as a delicious-tasting lunch platter in the idyllic Hamn resort. Fill both your senses and your stomach with great memories on this compact sightseeing tour in Northern Norwegian landscapes 5 reasons to visit Senja - Until now, it is still a hidden gem to many travellers - you will have nature for yourself. - The viewpoints at Tugneset, Bergsbotn, Mefjord, Ersfjord and the Bergsøya archipelago of Hamn are mesmerizing. - The National Scenic Route as Senja must be the best one out of all 18 Routes. - Pure blue waters, green forests, and white mountain tops will be pure 'eye-candy'. - The friendliness of the local people will give this island a place in your heart. During this self-guided trip, you will discover the scenic routes and locations in the Arctic, via our Digital Story Telling and Guiding App. Follow our easy-to-explore Digital Guide via a free app on your phone. Download: Voice of Norway App before your departure. Time schedule: - Departure Tromsø: 08:45 (from the big parking lot next to Scandic Ishavshotel in tromsø centre) - be there at 08:30 - Photo stop at Katfjordeidet: 09:20 - Sea ferry crossing: 10:45-11:30 - Photo stop at Ersfjord Beach: 12:30-12:50 - Arrival Hamn i Senja: 14:15 - Fish soup lunch in the resort + walk around: 14:15-15:25 (around 1 hour) - Departure Hamn i Senja: 15:30 - Sea ferry crossing: 18:00-18:45 - Arrival Tromsø: 20:25

From Lofoten/Tromsø: Bus & Ferry Transfer to Lofoten/Tromsø

4. From Lofoten/Tromsø: Bus & Ferry Transfer to Lofoten/Tromsø

Make your way between town of Tromsø, the Arctic Capital and village of Svolvær, the gateway to Lofoten. Our bus and ferries bring you, via a scenic coastal route, in 13 hours, to your preferred holiday destination. Traveling by road in the summertime is a truly unique experience in the Arctic, as the sun doesn't set. The Arctic Route brings you along 2 of Norway's National Scenic Routes, marked as the most beautiful rides to do. Keep your camera close and your eyes on the ever-changing nature and landscapes. This bus ride is spiced up with 3 scenic ferries, 2 photo stops and 2 National Scenic Routes. Photo stops: - Unique Bleik Beach in Vesterålen (15 min stop) Ferries: - Brensholmen-Botnhamn (40min) - Gryllefjord-Andenes (1h40min) - Melbu-Fiskebøl (35min) National Scenic Routes: - Senja - Ocean, fjords and mountains (90km) - Andøya - Where the ocean comes ashore (58km) Included in your ticket is free access to the Digital Storytelling App of Arctic Route. Get to know the area you visit in an easy and relaxed way, by listening to handpicked stories and facts in the app. Tromsø to Svolvær journey: - Hop on the Arctic Route at 08:45 (am) in the centre of Tromsø and arrive in Svolvær Centre at 21:30 (9.30pm) Svolvær to Tromsø journey: - Hop on the Arctic Route at 07:35 (am) in the centre of Svolvær and arrive in Tromsø Centre at 20:25 (8.25pm)

Hop-on/hop-off to 30 places with the Arctic Route in Norway

5. Hop-on/hop-off to 30 places with the Arctic Route in Norway

Travel unlimited on our 2 new summer routes, connecting the Arctic in Norway: Route 1: Tromsø, Sommarøy Hotel, Mefjord Brygge, Skaland, Hamn i Senja, Gryllefjord, Andenes, Bleik Beach, Marmelkroken, Sortland, Stokmarknes, Melbu, Svolvær and Kabelvåg in Lofoten, including 3 scenic ferries. Route 2: Narvik, Evenes/Harstad Airport & Hotel, Svolvær, Henningsvær, Lofotr Viking Museum, Leknes, Flakstad and Lofoten Beach Camp, Nusfjord, Hamnøy, Reine, Moskenes (ferry to Bodø) and A i Lofoten. What is the Summer Arctic Route Travel Pass? With the multi-day travel pass, you can save money as you can use the Arctic Route as many times as you want along all possible routes, navigating you around Northern Norway during the Arctic summer. The Travel Pass is valid in the Arctic region on the Tromsø – Lofoten – Tromsø and Narvik – Lofoten – Narvik routes. The following ferries are within your travel pass for pedestrian access: Brensholmen – Botnhamn / Grylllefjord – Andenes / Melbu – Fiskebol. Be creative! What is included in the Travel Pass? The purchase of the travel pass gives you a unique and personal code, valid for a specific period on our two Arctic Route summer routes and connected ferries. This code will deduct any future purchase price to zero. Pay once, and travel a lot! Here’s what you get with your all-in-one ticket: - unlimited travel by bus and ferry - full flexibility in routes and frequency - easy bus spot reservation - travel around with our visible Arctic Route buses - online support by our local and knowledgeable support team

Senja Island: Winter light and snowshoeing

6. Senja Island: Winter light and snowshoeing

Take a snowshoe walk through the arctic winter landscape to a summit viewpoint during daytime, or you can do the trip during the evening with chance for northern light. In the evening you can sit by the bonfire and get warm while sipping on a hot beverage, while searching the sky for miss aurora. Our northern light/wildlife camp is placed out of any light pollution and is a perfect place for watching northern light. Let us take you on a sightseeing trip to some of the most popular viewpoints along the National Tourist Road Senja. Here you will get to experience the wild and spectacular Senja nature at it´s best. Accomodation is at Camp Fjordbotn in our 2 bedrooms cabins. Our cabins are set for self-catering, but you can also buy food at our restaurant. You get access to our wood-fired sauna and barbeque hut.

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What people are saying about Senja

Beautiful day :) Splendid spots! The adorable driver and the other passengers too. The road, the ferry crossing, the fish soup, Senja, the impression of understanding how the earth was truly formed, so vast are the landscapes, nature and mountains. A pure moment of freedom and sensitivity.

Despite the inconvenience due to the closure of a road in Senja due to an avalanche, the tour was managed well and the proposed stops made up for the inconvenience. Comfortable mini van and very knowledgeable guide!

Filippo is very professional and taught us lots of things about Norway. We really enjoyed this day, and the magnificent landscapes that we discovered.

A great day in nature around Kvaløya and Senja. A must if you are in Tromsø. The guide Filippo was super friendly and well informed💪