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From Tromsø: Visit to Medieval village of Tønsvik

1. From Tromsø: Visit to Medieval village of Tønsvik

The journey starts in Tromsø city center where you will be picked up and driven to the mainland where the Viking adventure will begin. After a short drive, you will leave the vehicle behind and go on for a lovely, 1 kilometer hike in the wilderness. At the end of the path you will enter the estate, where, centered on an open courtyard, you can find five large buildings, built according to centuries-old Viking, Medieval, and Sámi techniques. The master builder of the homestead will welcome you to his world, and tell you about his decades-long project, inspired by the ancient lifestyle and traditions of the people of the North. You will even get the chance to hone your Viking skills by participating in axe-throwing and archery. Join this epic adventure today!

Tromsø: Northern Lights and Husky Experience with Dinner

2. Tromsø: Northern Lights and Husky Experience with Dinner

Experience the spectacular natural phenomenon of the Northern Lights just 30 minutes from downtown Tromsø at a husky camp where you will be served hot drinks and can grill marshmallows over an open fire. Go inside an authentic lavvo (Sami tent) while you wait for the lights to appear in the night sky. Then, lay down on reindeer skins in the great outdoors, or sit on the provided chairs while you scout the sky for the dancing lights. Your guide will answer any questions you may have. As a work of Mother Nature, there can be no guarantee that the Northern lights will appear, but visiting 200 Alaskan huskies with their puppies is well worth it! Enjoy a warm meal in Norwegian style as your guide serves up a dish of bacalao made with tomato and Norwegian stockfish (cod).

Tromsø: Private City Tour

3. Tromsø: Private City Tour

In the company of your own guide, you can explore the city by foot on this unique private walking tour. The tour can be organized with 2 - 4 hours duration or even longer depending on your wishes. Tromsø, the largest city in Northern Norway, is a major cultural hub. Whether you want local food, culture, sightseeing or nightlife to be the focus of your visit, your guide can show you the sights that fits your travel interest. Make the most out of your stay in the city with a guide that has the knowledge and expertise to give you an authentic experience. If you want to explore other areas outside the city center you have the option of taking public transportation or a taxi at an additional cost.

Tromsø: Puppy Training at the Husky Home

4. Tromsø: Puppy Training at the Husky Home

One of the local tour operator's main ambitions is participation in dogsled racing. Training of both the dogs and people throughout the years is essential and summer is the time for the new puppies first try at teamwork. Join your experienced handlers and train the youngest sled dogs who are from 4 weeks to 6 months. Take the puppies out for a 1 to 1.5-hour hike close to the husky farm and do different exercises in wilderness depending on the age of the puppies. Suitable for adults and always a hit with the kids. Trek across the landscape outside the camp to let the puppies experience the beautiful scenery. 

Lyngseidet: Arctic Distillery Guided Whisky Tour

5. Lyngseidet: Arctic Distillery Guided Whisky Tour

Book a guided tour at the worlds Northern most distillery - Aurora Spirit. This unique tour includes complimentary tastings and you will learn about making premium alcohol in the Arctic circle. Great views, local tastes and interesting facts guaranteed! The Distillery Tour will be given by a qualified staff member who will guide you through the process of manufacturing various types of spirits such as vodka, aquavit, gin and whisky. You’ll get a glimpse into the mysterious past of Viking age drinking customs and learn about hi-tech alcohol production on top of the world. During this exciting guided tour, you will see, feel and smell Arctic ingredients all used in their production. I

From Tromso: Nordic Husky Hike

6. From Tromso: Nordic Husky Hike

Explore the spectacular North Norwegian countryside with a trip adjusted to your needs. You will be accompanied by huskies, which are highly energetic dogs – so don’t be surprised if you start to wonder who’s really taking who for a walk! An experienced guide will also accompany you, and on the trip you will see the fjords and mountains that surround Tromsø. You might also get a closer look at some of the North-Norwegian wildlife. Back at the Husky Center you will be served lunch and coffee (made Norwegian style on the fire) with a delicious chocolate cake for dessert in a Sami Lavvo. You will also have the opportunity to pet some of the puppies.

From Tromsø: Snowshoe Hiking Tour and Husky Camp Visit

7. From Tromsø: Snowshoe Hiking Tour and Husky Camp Visit

Walking on top of a deep layer of snow, listen to the steady rhythm of your breath. A gorgeous mountain landscapes stretches as far as the eye can see; let the image sink into your mind. For the locals, hiking is more than just another outdoor activity, it is the most intimate way to experience nature. Immerse yourself in the moment and let things fall into perspective; clear your head and refill your batteries. Follow your guide into the Arctic wilderness and experience it all for yourself. The exact route will be determined based on the weather conditions and wishes of the group. If the weather allows, enjoy your homemade chocolate cake and something hot to drink on the trail while taking in the views. Otherwise, indulge in the snack around an open fire at the husky camp upon return. Get to know the fluffy friends and their puppies before heading back to Tromsø.

Tromsø: Arctic Exploration Historic Walking Tour

8. Tromsø: Arctic Exploration Historic Walking Tour

On this tour we take you on a walk around the small city centre of Tromsø that has been founded in 1795 on the island of Tromsøya. The city, which was also called the Gateway to the Arctic, has been throughout history the start for several Polar Expeditions. Tromsø has been an important base for many polar expeditions, and the Polar Museum exhibits and presents this polar seafaring tradition. After the visit at the Polar Museum, the walk continues through the main street “Storgata” towards Ølhallen, Tromsøs oldest pub. Ølhallen used to be a popular place to stay for fishermen and explorers.

From Tromsø: Hella Guided Day Trip

9. From Tromsø: Hella Guided Day Trip

The tour starts in Tromsø city center where we will be picked up by bus and taken on a scenic drive to Hella. Apart from being a popular recreational area along the coast, Hella is also home to a small village of old timber houses that were moved from the city centre of Tromsø in the 1960’s in order to be preserved. Walking among these houses really feels like a stroll back in time. Our guide will take you on a walk around the area, telling stories about the past and present. There will be time for lunch inside our café or outside by the seaside. Since Hella is a well-known fishing spot to any local, you are welcome to bring your own fishing rod and use the spare time for fishing, before we drive you back to Tromsø.

Tromsø: Stairway to the Cable Car

10. Tromsø: Stairway to the Cable Car

Visit Cable Car like the locals do: with a fresh walk up the Sherpa steps and a comfortable travel down with the gondola. Our guide will meet you in front of the lower station of the Cable car (Sollivegen 12, 9020 Tromsdalen). The walk starts on a hiking trail, before we embark on the approximately 1300 stone steps. You'll have regular breaks to enjoy the view which reveals it self step by step, while the guide eagerly tells about Tromsø and the area you are hiking in. The walk ends at 410 meters above sea level on the mountain plateau at the Cable Car. Your hard work pays off and you'll get the best prize there is - panoramic view over Tromsø Island. Finally you'll enjoy a well earned cup of coffee and traditional Norwegian waffle, and return comfortably with the gondola.

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What people are saying about Troms County

It was lovely to be surrounded by so many friendly dogs. We stood by the fireplace(outside) eating marshmallows and drinking hot chocolate hopping for some activity on the sky, no Aurora that night but a lot of shooting stars ✨ Diner was interesting.

Such fun playing with all the dogs and puppies. Very warm and cozy dinner and by great luck an outstanding show of Northern Lights the night we were there.

Super nice staff safer Transfair everything very lovingly special greetings to Nadja Klare further recommendation

Nice guide, great scenery, lovely dogs, hot chocolate, muffins, delicious chocolate cake. Very nice. Any time.

Loved this we got to see the lights they were so bright and we got to cuddle some huskies too!