Summer in Tromso

Summer fun under the Midnight Sun
Tromso, Norway © Bard Loeken/NordNorge

Experience the landscape, nature and history of Tromso under the Midnight Sun. The sun never sets between 20 May and 22 July and barely dips below the horizon through until August, enabling you to enjoy endless days exploring this 'gateway to the Arctic' in Northern Norway.

Itinerary

Day 1 Tromso Arrival

Private transfer from Tromso airport to Clarion Hotel the Edge or similar, check in for 3 nights accommodation. This university town has a lively atmosphere and friendly locals. Perhaps visit the Arctic Cathedral for it's daring architecture, the Polaria Aquarium (don't miss the Northern Lights & Spitsbergen Arctic Wilderness films), the Polar Museum to learn about the role Tromso has played in Arctic exploration, and the MS Polstjerna, a well preserved sailing vessel from 1949. Perhaps take the cable car up to Mount Storsteinen and enjoy the fantastic panoramic view of Tromso and its surroundings, visit one of the several excellent art museums, or sample some local beer at Mack Brewery, the world's northernmost brewery with guided tours that take you through 130 years of beer brewing history.

Day 2 Tromso at Leisure + Optional Sea Kayaking

Day at leisure in Tromso or optional morning Sea Kayaking excursion - guided paddle along the beautiful coast of Håkøya-Island, with the wild mountains around Tromsø as a scenic background. If you are lucky, get close to arctic wildlife such porpoises, seals and sea eagles. Sturdy double kayaks make previous experience unnecessary. Single kayaks for the more experienced are available on request.

Day 3 Visit the Huskies

Morning at leisure in Tromso. Afternoon Husky excursion, which departs from the city centre. Explore the world of competitive dog sled racing and visit 300 Alaskan huskies and their puppies. Not only are they cute and cuddly, but also professional athletes. The teams have competed numerous times in the world's most extreme dog sled races – follow their journey through Finnmarksløpet in the movie. You can cuddle the dogs while your guide tells you about husky training and care. Return to Tromso city centre and time at leisure.

Day 4 Tromso Departure

Following breakfast and check-out, transfer to Tromso airport and end of arrangements.


2020 departures: daily 01 June - 30 September

Tour Overview

  • Summary

    Summer fun under the Midnight Sun
  • Tour Category

    Independent
  • Duration

    4 days

    Departures

    Jun - Sep

Tour Prices

    • Double pp from:

      $ AUD

      Single from:

      $ AUD
    • Prices may vary according to dates of travel

      INCLUDES: return Tromso airport transfers; 3 nights hotel accommodation with daily breakfast; Husky Excursion 3.5hrs.

      EXCLUDES: optional excursion: Sea Kayaking with snacks 4.5hrs.

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