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From Tromsø: Small-Group 4x4 Arctic Roadtrip

1. From Tromsø: Small-Group 4x4 Arctic Roadtrip

Head off on a 4x4 adventure to explore Norway's Arctic wildlife and landscapes. Go exploring in a 4x4 van equipped for off-road adventures. On your way to Kvaløya island, enjoy the ever-changing landscapes, and be sure to look out for roaming wildlife. Have the possibility to spot soaring sea eagles, native reindeers, and the shy moose. There will be several scenic photo stops along the way, pictures will be shared with you after the trip. Upon reaching the archipelago islands, enjoy an organic, homemade vegan picnic, and a warm drink. As you continue through the mountain valley, pass quaint fishing villages, and make a final stop at one of the most dramatic fjords on the island. Sit back, relax, and breathe in the calmness and quietness of life in the Arctic. This tour will run in any weather; rain, wind, and snow are part of an authentic Norwegian experience.

From Tromsø: Daytime Snowmobile Safari at Camp Tamok

2. From Tromsø: Daytime Snowmobile Safari at Camp Tamok

Join an unforgettable snowmobile safari above the Arctic Circle, at wilderness center Camp Tamok, only a 90-minutes scenic drive from Tromsø. Experience the magical winter landscape and the spectacular fun of snowmobiling. Upon arrival, you will be directed to the equipment room, where you will be provided with warm clothes and shoes for the day. Here you can also leave anything you don’t need on the tour. Listen and go through the safety instructions, filled with practical demonstrations on how to drive. You will drive in pairs with one driver and one passenger per snowmobile and plenty of opportunities to switch places during the two-hour snowmobiling adventure between the snow-covered mountains up to a frozen lake. Lake Finn marks the halfway point of the adventure and is a good place to take photos and play in the snow. After driving back down the trail and parking the snowmobiles, enjoy a hot meal in a traditional North Norwegian setting around the open fire in a reindeer herder’s tent. After relaxing and warming up, it is time to head back to Tromsø and tick another adventure off your bucket list.

Tromsø: Reindeer Feeding and Sami Cultural Experience

3. Tromsø: Reindeer Feeding and Sami Cultural Experience

Take an unforgettable guided excursion in the north of Tromsø where you will get up-close and personal with friendly reindeer as you hand feed them, learn about the Sami culture, and enjoy a warm lunch with hot drinks. After being picked up in Tromso, take in the scenic views on the way. When you arrive, meet the gentle reindeer. Hand feed them, pet their furry coats, and get plenty of time to capture magical photos with them. Be welcomed into a lavvo-hut (Sámi tent) to warm up. Inside you will be served a range of hot beverages to drink (coffee, tea, chocolate) and a warm meal for lunch. Listen as your guide tells you about the Sami way of life with reindeer. See cultural Sami artifacts and learn some secrets of how to survive in the extreme Arctic environments.

Tromsø: Evening Snowmobile Tour

4. Tromsø: Evening Snowmobile Tour

Join an unforgettable snowmobile safari above the Arctic Circle. Experience the magical winter landscape and the fun of snowmobiling. If you are really lucky the Northern Lights will be dancing above you all evening. Start with pickup from central Tromsø and embark on a 90-minute scenic drive to the wilderness center at Camp Tamok. Upon arrival, you will be directed to the equipment room, where you will be provided with warm clothes and shoes for the day. Go through safety instructions and have a practical demonstration on how to drive the snowmobile. Drive in pairs with one driver and one passenger per snowmobile and plenty of opportunities to switch places during the two-hour snowmobiling adventure. Travel between the snow-covered mountains up to a frozen lake. Lake Finn marks the halfway point of our snowmobiling adventure and is a good place to take photos and play in the snow. After driving back down the trail and parking the snowmobiles, tuck into a hot meal in a traditional north Norwegian setting around the open fire in a reindeer herder’s tent. After relaxing and warming up, it is time to head back to Tromsø and tick another adventure off your bucket list.

From Tromsø: Northern Lights Guided Bus Chase

5. From Tromsø: Northern Lights Guided Bus Chase

Chase the northern lights on a comfortable coach with a toilet and heating. Depart in the evening 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.

From Tromsø: Dogsledding Evening at Camp Tamok

6. From Tromsø: Dogsledding Evening at Camp Tamok

Experience a unique mode of transport in northern Norway on an evening dog sledding adventure through a snowy terrain, surrounded by arctic mountain landscape and scenic fjords. If you are lucky, you will have the magical Northern Lights sky dancing above. You do not need any previous skills to mush your own husky team. Start with pickup from central Tromsø, and travel for 90 minutes to the wilderness center in Camp Tamok. Upon arrival at the camp, receive warm winter clothing and learn about the safety instructions and a practical demonstration from the guides. Two people will share each sled and a dog team. One is the “musher” (driver) and the other can sit back and enjoy the ride. If your group includes children, each child must be accompanied by an adult. You can switch places midway during the 12-kilometer dog sledding trail. After this outdoor adventure, you will be served a hot meal in a traditional northern Norwegian setting around the open fire in a reindeer herder’s tent. After relaxing and warming up, you can board the bus back to the city and reflect on a memorable adventure.

Tromsø: Camp Tamok Snowmobiling & Guided Ice Domes Visit

7. Tromsø: Camp Tamok Snowmobiling & Guided Ice Domes Visit

Venture into the wilderness and experience the Arctic wilderness on a guided snowmobile tour and visit the Tromsø Ice Domes. Meet in the city center of Tromsø, and travel to the wilderness center in Camp Tamok, located about 90 minutes outside of the city. Upon arrival at the center, you will be provided with state-of-the-art snowmobiling suits and helmets. Begin with a thorough safety introduction and practical demonstration. You don't need any previous skills to drive a snowmobile, all you need is a normal physical condition. You will be driving in pairs, one driver and one passenger on each snowmobile, with the opportunity to switch places during the trip. The tour will bring you past scenic mountains and through the dramatic snow-covered Finn Valley. Ride on the snowmobiling track for approximately 2 hours, depending on the weather and snow conditions. After the snowmobiling part of the tour, visit the Ice Domes where the ice bar, ice cinema, ice suites, and ice restaurant have themes ranging from local Sami culture to the Northern Lights conveyed through beautiful colored lighting and wonderful ice sculptures. At the Ice Domes, join a guided tour and learn about the construction process of the ice hotel and the impact the snow has on the survival of arctic animals. There will be time to walk around freely and ask the experienced guide questions, as well as admire the unique snow and ice art carved by professional artists. A non-alcoholic ice shot at the stunning ice bar is complimentary. During this tour, pay a visit to the small herd of reindeer located at the Ice Domes for feeding time, before heading back to Tromsø.

Tromsø: Dog Sledding and Guided Ice Domes Visit

8. Tromsø: Dog Sledding and Guided Ice Domes Visit

Combine a dog sledding adventure followed by a guided visit to the magical Tromsø Ice Domes. Set among high mountains in the beautiful Tamok Valley, the Tromsø Ice Domes are built every year as the Polar Night approaches. For this tour you will be picked up from the city center of Tromsø, from which you will be taken to the wilderness center in Camp Tamok. Upon arrival at Tromsø Ice Domes, receive warm winter clothing and learn how to steer the dog sled. Dog sledding with the Alaskan huskies is an active experience. The sled team consists of two and two people on one sled sharing a team of huskies. Teamwork is essential in dog sledding and together with the team, you will help to push on parts of the tour. After the dog sledding, visit the Ice Domes where the ice bar, cinema, and suites have themes ranging from local Sami culture to the Northern Lights conveyed through beautiful colored lighting and wonderful ice sculptures. Join a guided tour and learn about the construction process of the ice hotel and the impact the snow has on the survival of Arctic animals. There will be time to walk around freely and ask questions to the experienced guide. A non-alcoholic ice shot at the stunning ice bar is complimentary. You will be able to purchase other drinks, which will be served in the ice restaurant or ice bar. Visit the small herd of reindeer located at the Ice Domes for reindeer feeding, before heading back to Tromsø.

From Tromsø: Camp Tamok Ice Domes Hotel Overnight Stay

9. From Tromsø: Camp Tamok Ice Domes Hotel Overnight Stay

Stay at the Tromsø Ice Domes overnight and take a guided tour to learn about its construction. A guide will be at your disposal from the moment you arrive at Tromsø Ice Domes until you depart the following morning. Start with pickup from Tromsø city center for a 90-minute drive to the ice hotel. Upon arrival, take a guided tour and learn about the construction process of the ice hotel and the impact the snow has for the survival of arctic animals. There will be time to walk around freely and ask the experienced guide questions, as well as admire the unique snow and ice art carved by professional artists. Be escorted to your ice suite, where you will spend the night. The double beds in the ice rooms are surrounded by an ice frame and you will sleep in expedition sleeping bags on a comfortable mattress covered by reindeer skins. Embark on a guided walk through the wilderness on snowshoes. Away from the city, in the darkness of the valley, you will have a much better chance to spot the Northern Lights. Whilst searching for animal tracks, learn more about local wildlife. Arrive at the nature camp where the guide will show you how to make a fire and you may help to grill dinner. Spend the night in the Ice Hotel and awake next morning to a traditional Norwegian breakfast, followed by a dogsledding tour where you will have a chance to drive your own team of huskies. Upon completion, you will be served a hot meal and will be ready for a drive back to Tromsø.

Tromsø: Northern Lights - Luxury TeslaX Electric Car

10. 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.

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What people are saying about Troms County

Nick was very good and explained all about local culture and history. We had very good sunny day after couple of rainy day, trip made natural wow factor as we go. Nick tried to capture our photos as well as given opportunity to take ample photos for our own. Various photo stops was great considering sunny day. Snow covered mountains and fjords was looking great .

It was the most exciting adventure ever. The staff were amazing and the location is breathtaking. I want everyone I know to experience this!

Awesome experience dog sleighing and the most beautiful scenery. Great food and friendly people. The ice castle is impressive

The whole excursion from start to finish was amazing. Very well organised, with a friendly and fun team.

The guides were so helpful and the lamb stew lunch was delicious!