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Tromso: 6 to 8-Hour Northern Lights Chase with Photos

1. Tromso: 6 to 8-Hour Northern Lights Chase with Photos

Chase the northern lights for 6 to 8 hours on a comfortable coach with a toilet and heating. Depart at 6:00 PM to the location with the best chances to see northern lights, which is based on forecasts and weather that are constantly monitored. Your guide will tell stories along the way and explain the phenomenon. Once you see the northern lights, your guide will take portraits of you free of charge. If you choose to take your own photos, your guide will show you how to photograph the northern lights. Enjoy coffee, tea, and cocoa to keep you warm and awake. If you get cold, the bus is always heated and you may use this for shelter. Of course, the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon so cannot be guaranteed. Should your night be unsuccessful, you can join on another day for a second chance to see the aurora, and enjoy a 50% discount.

Tromsø: Northern Lights Tour

2. Tromsø: Northern Lights Tour

This tour is led by a passionate, professional, experienced and easy going team that will take you to the most aesthetically pleasing spots. Before picking you up from the meeting place, your guide will carefully analyze the weather forecast in order to take you to the areas where the clearest sky is expected during that night. Tromsø is a great place to start the chase. It is located nearby many microclimates where the weather conditions vary from the ones in Tromsø. Once a proper location to observe the Aurora Borealis has been found, the bonfire begins. The menu consists of hot drinks, lamb or soy sausages, and cookies. Your group will be small so everyone can get to know each other, and you can get the most out of the experience. Thermal suits and heat packs are provided to make sure that you stay warm and cozy during the tour. Your guides are passionate about photography, especially when it comes to taking the night shots of the Northern Lights. All pictures taken during the tour will be sent to you the next day. You are more than welcome to bring your own camera and use your guide's tripods. The tour usually takes from 6 up to 9 hours depending on the weather conditions. After the trip you will be dropped off at your accommodation.

Tromsø: Reindeer Feeding and Meal with Northern Lights

3. Tromsø: Reindeer Feeding and Meal with Northern Lights

Discover a Sámi reindeer camp with this unique tour from Tromsø. Travel to the camp at Breivikeidet to feed the reindeer. Have the chance to see the northern lights and experience eating Bithos (a traditional Sámi dish). Meet your guide and travel to camp Breivikeidet which is surrounded by mountains. Step off the bus and admire the view of the Lyngen Alps. Follow your guide to the reindeer fence to pet and feed the reindeer. Learn about these animals from your guide. Spot the dancing Aurora should it be out. It's an excellent place to spot the Aurora in the night sky above your head as there is little artificial light. Continue to an authentic Gamme (traditional Sámi housing). Get cozy as you savor Bithos, which is a meal only reserved for special occasions. Hear about what life is like in the Arctic for the Sámi people. Listen to a joik (Sámi folk music). Return to Tromsø.

Tromso: 3-Hour Northern Lights Sailing Excursion

4. Tromso: 3-Hour Northern Lights Sailing Excursion

Your comfortable sailing yacht is located in central Tromsø and your professional skipper will be waiting to greet you at the dock. The tour groups will be small (up to 12 passengers) in order to make you feel as comfortable as possible. You will sail out of the fjord outside Tromsø and have the best chance to see the northern lights, away from the city center.  The skippers and guides will have the knowledge and first hand experience to keep you safe and comfortable while enjoying the dancing night sky. After hundreds of sailing tours in the area, they know the best spots for you to have the highest chances of seeing the lights. Your skipper will also navigate to different areas depending on the weather forecast. Small snacks and drinks will be served and all of the gear you need will be provided, including warm suits, extra gloves, hats and boots. However, bring proper winter clothing for your maximum comfort.

Tromsø: Northern Lights - Luxury TeslaX Electric Car

5. Tromsø: Northern Lights - Luxury TeslaX Electric Car

Explore Tromsø in the north of Norway and admire the spectacular Northern Lights while riding in an eco-friendly Tesla Model X car. Tromso is fortunate enough to be the perfect place to watch this unique natural phenomena, which can only be experienced in this region of the country. People from all over the world come to Tromso to experience the magic of the Northern Llights, Aurora Borealis, in the fall and winter season - it is a must-do experience. During the tour, you can also admire Norwegian nature around Tromso. As you hunt for the Northern Lights, you will also get to experience the wilderness in the dark. With a maximum of just 5 guests, this tour will give you a highly personalized experience. While driving to the destination, your guide will tell you about the city, what you can see arround you, and stories about the area. With only a few guests, the tour is super flexible regarding where to go and how long you stay. The Tesla is a very comfortable and quiet vehicle. After the tour, your guide will share pictures of the experience with you.

Tromsø: Snowshoeing and Guided Ice Domes Visit

6. Tromsø: Snowshoeing and Guided Ice Domes Visit

Your guide will take you on a snowshoe adventure in the area surrounding the Tromsø Ice Domes and teach you essential skills for surviving the arctic wilderness. Afterwards, you will explore the beauty of the Tromsø Ice Domes. Your destination is the nature camp, where your guide will help you chop wood, start a fire, and cook some delicious lunch. Once you are done with your snowshoeing tour, your next excursion will begin with a visit to the majestic Tromsø Ice Domes. The ice bar, ice cinema, ice bedrooms, and ice restaurant have themes ranging from local Sami culture to the northern lights. At the Ice Domes, you will join a guided tour and learn about the construction process of an ice hotel and the impact the snow has on the survival of our arctic animals. A non-alcoholic ice shot at the stunning ice bar is complementary. You will be able to purchase other drinks, which will be served in the ice restaurant or ice bar.

The Northern Lights: Mini Bus Chase

7. The Northern Lights: Mini Bus Chase

In small groups with a maximum of 15 people, hunt down the Northern Lights with a local guide well-trained in tracking this natural phenomenon. A combination of analysis of the weather and communication with other guides before your tour starts will ensure you stand the best chance of attaining the clearest view of one of the most stunning natural occurrences on the planet. After establishing the group in a good spot, your guide will take professional photos on their camera. They are also available to help any group members set up their cameras in the best possible way to capture the Northern Lights.  Your guide will stay with you for the entire evening while making sure you are as comfortable and warm as possible. Thermal suits and warm, dry boots are provided for the entire duration of the tour. Later in the evening, a bonfire will be made, and you will have a warm meal, roast marshmallows, and enjoy hot drinks by the fire. If you are a vegetarian or have any other dietary preferences, please inform the local supplier, and they will make sure there is something for you as well. Before & after the tour: before the tour takes off you will meet up at the local supplier's base camp in central Tromsø for a briefing and introduction to the area you will explore, as well as the Northern Lights forecast for the evening. The minibus picks you up outside the building so there is no need to walk far or get cold on the way. After the tour you have just a short walk back to your hotel (recommended hotels are only located a few hundred meters from the base camp in central Tromsø).

Tromsø: Private 6-Hour Aurora Chase by Minivan

8. Tromsø: Private 6-Hour Aurora Chase by Minivan

Drive along beautiful fjords, mountains and lakes on an exciting chase for the elusive Northern Lights. Enjoy having your private minivan just for you and your partner, family, or friends. Learn how to take pictures of the Aurora, and (weather and energy permitting), capture the magic Aurora in photographs. You'll be picked up from your accommodation in Tromsø and set out for a 6-hour excursion in search of this beautiful natural phenomenon. One night, this might take you to the Finnish border while another evening the forecast will show clear skies on the Fjords at the west of Tromsø—you'll be taken where the chances for clear skies are highest. Around Tromsø at 69.43 degrees latitude North, if you can see stars in the sky, you can see the Northern Lights. Once your driver takes you to clear skies, it's just about patiently waiting with some tea, coffee, and muffins until a quiet Aurora, a strong Aurora, or a super strong Aurora strikes. Your instructor will show you how to best capture it so that you can take the memory of this amazing sight home with you.

Tromso: Northern Lights x Tesla Experience

9. Tromso: Northern Lights x Tesla Experience

Head to the meeting point at around 08:00 PM and the guide will take you to the best spots to view the Northern Lights according to the weather forecast. The guides are professional and will help you with your camera settings as well as telling you about the history and science around the Northern Lights.  The groups on this tour are small to provide an exclusive feeling. The car is equipped for safe winter driving with an effective heating system to make sure you are comfortable at all times. A cozy picnic with snacks and warm drinks will be set up for you outside at a beautiful camp spot.  


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What people are saying about Troms County

The tour was first briefed professionally in a comfortable lobby. The minibus was comfortable. We we lucky to spot a lot of aurora activity from the location we were taken to. Mark was a very enthusiastic and a friendly guide, he offered to take our pictures and explain the right camera settings to capture the lights in the best possible way. Campfire and hot refreshments were also very nice. All in all, a very great experience!

Really nice and well organized trip. The Guide's answered every question even how to adjust the settings on your camera to get best pictures from Aurora!

Good and clear explanation about the Northern Lights and Tromsø. We were very lucky and were able to take beautiful pictures of the Northern Lights.

The tour was very well organized, the animators very kind and passionate; we were able to see magnificent aurorae. Not to be missed.

Excellent. Experienced guide and really nice weather. Gorgeous Aurora!