Lights of Tromso

Dog Sledding and Northern Lights Chase from your hotel base
Tromso, Norway © Pixabay

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 degrees celcius. 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. 


Day 1 Tromso Arrival

Shuttle bus transfer from Tromso airport to the town centre. Walk the short distance to your hotel and check infor 3 nights accommodation. Remainder of day at leisure.

Day 2 Tromso – 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 Tromso by bus. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Tonight, join an optional Northern Lights dinner cruise on board a catamaran. You will have a fabulous view of the Tromso area in the beautiful Arctic night. Enjoy a traditional North-Norwegian fish dinner.

Day 3 Tromso – 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.

2020 departures:
09, 14 December

2021 departures:
13, 18, 20, 25, 27 January
01, 03, 08, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 February
01, 03, 08, 10, 15, 17, 22 March


Optional excursions must be pre-booked

Tour Overview

  • Summary

    Dog Sledding and Northern Lights Chase from your hotel base
  • Tour Category

    Independent, Northern Lights
  • Duration

    4 days


    Dec - Mar

Tour Prices

    • Double pp from:

      $ AUD

      Single from:

      $ AUD
    • Prices shown are for Winter 2020-2021 departures

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

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

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