Lights of Tromso

Independent , Northern Lights
Dog Sledding and Northern Lights Chase from your hotel base
4 days
Dec - Mar
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On this tour you are based in Tromso, a charming town in northern Norway above the Arctic Circle. Experience an exhilarating Dog Sledding Safari and Northern Lights Chase. Enjoy the restaurants and cafes of the town from your cosy hotel room. 

Tromso is renowned for being one of the best places on the planet to observe the amazing Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis, as it is situated right in the middle of the Northern Lights zone. And despite of being so far north, Tromso enjoys a moderate climate, with the average temperature in January being -4. 

Day 1 Tromso Arrival
Shuttle bus transfer from Tromso airport to the town centre. Walk the short distance to your hotel, Radisson Blu Tromso or similar, and check in for 3 nights accommodation. Remainder of day at leisure.

Day 2 Tromso ā€“ Dog Sledding
After breakfast, morning departure from the hotel by bus for your dog sledding excursion. At the camp you will be equipped with Winter outerwear for the excursion. Venture out either with a musher or on a self-drive dog sledding tour through the mountain landscape. Upon your return to the camp, a traditional Norwegian lunch in a cosy Gamme-hut (turf home). Return to your hotel by bus. Remainder of the day at leisure. Evening optional activity: Northern Lights dinner cruise.

Day 3 Tromso ā€“ Northern Lights Chase
Day at leisure in Tromso. Perhaps visit Polaria, an Arctic aquarium with interesting exhibits and a panoramic cinema, just five-minute walk from the centre of Tromso. Tonight enjoy an evening Northern Lights Chase by bus excursion. Your local guide will seek the optimal destination. Depending on the weather conditions, you might have to drive for a while, with the hope of catching the Aurora Borealis. A professional photographer will escort you on the tour and offer to capture a well composed photo of you with the Aurora which you can purchase separately, if it makes an appearance. Hot drinks and snacks will be served. Return to your hotel by bus.

Day 4 Tromso Departure
Shuttle bus transfer from town centre to Tromso airport and end of arrangements.

Departures 2019:11, 16 December

Departures 2020: 15 (on request), 20, 22, 27, 29 January; 03 (on request), 05, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 February; 02, 04, 09, 11, 16, 18, 23 (on request) March

Includes: 3 nights hotel accommodation; breakfast daily; 1 x lunch (Day 2); return shuttle bus transfer Tromso airport to town centre (Day 1, Day 4); Dog sledding excursion 4.5hrs (Day 2); Northern Lights Chase up to 7hrs (Day 3).

Excludes: optional Northern Lights dinner cruise 3hrs (Day 2), luggage service

Optional excursions must be pre-booked

Nordic Travel is 100% Australian owned and operated

Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1551.00
Single AUD$ 2237.00

Includes: 3 nights in First Class hotels in standard double/twin rooms with private facilities and breakfast daily; 1 x lunch (Day 2); return shuttle bus transfer Tromso airport to city centre (Day 1, Day 4); Dog sledding excursion 4-4.5hrs (Day 2); Northern Lights Chase 7hrs (Day 3).

Please note the price may vary according to your dates of travel.

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