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Tromsø: Northern Lights Chase with Free Photos

1. Tromsø: Northern Lights Chase with Free Photos

Join this expert-led, small group excursion to see nature's finest light show. Take part in a chase where the destination changes depending on the best chance of seeing the lights. Sometimes the drive will be out to the coast, sometimes inland and other times past three fjords up to the Finnish border. The final decision is left as late as possible to maximize your chance seeing the majestic lights dancing in the sky. Hop in the van and meet your group and expert guide. After finding the perfect spot, settle in and wait for the brilliant colors of the Northern Lights to appear. Your guide will help you adjust your camera so you can take the best photos of them. Enjoy some hot drinks and biscuits while keeping an eye on the sky. Enjoy an exclusive chase with a maximum group size of 16 guests. Your guide will be happy to answer all your questions, and will take high-resolution photos to share with the group after the tour.

Tromsø: Subarctic Fjord Private Tour with Hotel Pickup

2. Tromsø: Subarctic Fjord Private Tour with Hotel Pickup

Discover the wild Arctic on this guided tour of the Tromso Fjord See sparkling white beaches, and visit small communities and villages in the area. Stop for lunch in picturesque surroundings. Get picked up at your hotel and head towards Sommarøy, the Summer Island, which is a group of islands in the open sea. Here you can find some of the most scenic white beaches in the region. Pass through small communities along the fjord and learn about their unique traditions. Keep your eyes open to spot reindeers, sea eagles, and other birds near the fjord, and marine animals along the coast. Stop for lunch in a picturesque spot and make sure to snap plenty of photos.


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What people are saying about Sommarøy

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 43 reviews

The tour was really great - our guide Magne was super on time at the meeting point and explained a lot about Tromsø as we drove through the city. After about an hour's drive, we stopped at a point directly on a fjord, surrounded by mountains and forest. While we waited for the northern lights, Magne explained to us how the lights came about and provided us with hot chocolate and biscuits. As soon as the northern lights could be seen (weak at the beginning) you could take as many photos as you wanted :-). We were lucky enough that the lights got totally strong & bright. We were literally surrounded by them. It was really beautiful. When the northern lights disappeared, we went back to town & we were even driven straight to our hotel. Conclusion: I would do it 100% again and thank you for the great experience!

Even though the minibus was full, we all got help from Magne with the cameras. After the trip, he shared professional photos he had taken with his camera. Magne drove very calmly. We got hot chocolate and gingerbread which was much needed in the cold weather. The pictures that Magne shared with us were also free, which is not the case in many of the other tours. Highly recommended.

En fantastisk Nordlys jakt som kan anbefales på det sterkeste. Guiden vår var kunnskapsrik, omtenksom og humoristisk. Og la virkelig til rette for at vi skulle få den mest fantastiske opplevelse. Da vi var så heldige at vi fant Nordlys, var kamera til guiden god å ha. Har så mange fantastiske minner og bilder fra denne jakten. Tusen takk for en fantastisk jakt!

Our tour was great! We were able to see the northern lights really well, especially on our second stop, and our very nice guide Mag gave us a lot of information and wonderful souvenir photos! Add to that the white winter landscape and Christmas music on the car radio - everything was perfect!

Very knowledgeable and friendly guide, happy to stop as many times as we wanted. So many Reindeer and great photos!