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Tromso: Snowmobile Safari in the Beautiful Lyngen Alps

1. Tromso: Snowmobile Safari in the Beautiful Lyngen Alps

Enjoy a nice and quiet Snowmobile safari surrounded by the beautiful fjords and mountains of the Lyngen Alps. The local provider will pick you up in Tromso at 8:50 AM, outside Scandic Ishavshotel and drive you to the Green Gold Villa in the Lyngen Alps.  Upon arrival, you’ll get warm clothes and a short training. Then, jump on snowmobiles and drive along Fjords and Mountains for 2 hours. Next, you’ll get a warm expedition meal, and finally start the panoramic drive back to Tromso where you’ll arrive at 4:00 PM.  You’ll need to be in fairly good physical shape and have a regular car driver's license to join this excursion. Included: guide, transfer, snowmobile tour, expedition meal, warm suits and boots.

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From Tromsø: Snowmobile Safari With Warm Meal and Drinks

2. From Tromsø: Snowmobile Safari With Warm Meal and Drinks

Based in Lyngen near Tromsø, visit Camp Troll and experience a day of exploration, excitement, and fun on a snowmobile safari. Ride your own snowmobile beneath giant mountains and learn how these spectacular summits inspired Norwegian Folklore. Depart from Tromsø city center by bus which will take you to Breivikeidet where you’ll board the ferry as a foot passenger (included). Get met on the other side at Svensby for further transport. On arrival at base camp, get welcomed by your guide and listen as they detail practical Instructions on how to handle a snowmobile. Watch a safety demonstration and then get changed before heading out. Drive your snowmobile in pairs (one driver and one passenger) and get the opportunity to switch drivers at the halfway point. Travel deep into nature whilst exploring the mythical world of trolls on a scenic trail through the Lyngen Alps. Enjoy time in the beautiful scenery and take pictures, keeping an eye out for the magical trolls you’ll be learning about. Later, head back to the base camp to enjoy a hot meal served around the fire before you depart. With a full stomach, return to the ferry after your tour, where you will return to Tromsø.

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Tromso: Crystal Lavvo Camping with Snowmobile & Aurora Tour

3. Tromso: Crystal Lavvo Camping with Snowmobile & Aurora Tour

Meet your guide outside the Scandic Ishavshotel in Tromso. Drive to the Lyngen Alps in a minivan. There you’ll meet your instructors who will provide you with special clothing and training. Afterward, hop on your snowmobile and enjoy a 2-hour safari along the beautiful Lyngen Fjords & Alps. Sit down for warm group lunch after your excursion. Choose to go either snowshoeing, cross country skiing, or simply relax in your Cyrstal Lavvo. Meet back up with the group at 7:30 pm for a short photography workshop and dinner. Receive a tripod and learn how to take photos of the Northern Lights. Venture just outside of base camp for a Northern Lights photography shoot. Afterward, make your way to your own glass-roof lavvo where (weather permitting), you can see the Northern Lights from your bed. Enjoy a group breakfast in the morning before heading out for a panoramic drive. Return to Tromso at 11 am.

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From Tromso: Northern Lights Photography Tour

4. From Tromso: Northern Lights Photography Tour

Starting from the Tromso city center, travel through the Fjordlands, Laplands or the outer islands of Troms in search of the Northern Lights. Weather permitting, make a fire and take portraits under the spectacular lights. Lasting anywhere from 5 to 9 hours, the tour stops along the way to get a view of the fjords and the landscapes that were formed by glaciers over the past 1,000 years. Once a place is found, stop to watch the lights and enjoy some marshmallows for roasting with hot chocolate. Put on the snow suits provided if you get cold. With a focus on photographing the natural wonder, your tour guide can help set up most cameras. The guide also brings their own camera equipment to make sure the beauty and magic of the night is captured.

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Tromsø: Arctic Sailing Safari

5. Tromsø: Arctic Sailing Safari

Depart the city at 9:00 AM and board a comfortable catamaran to explore the breathtaking fjords around Tromsø. Marvel at the scenery while your experienced sailing crew navigates where Viking longships once sailed. Don't forget to keep an eye out for the wildlife. The fjords are alive with animal activity in the wintertime with seabirds, eagles, seals, and massive fish gathering to feed and survive the challenging climate. Learn about marine life, try to catch your own fish, and when you've built up an appetite the skipper will prepare a delicious soup from the catch of the day (vegetarian options are also available). After an unforgettable experience sailing in the Arctic, return to central Tromsø around 2:00 PM.

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Tromsø: Luxury Yacht Whale Safari

6. Tromsø: Luxury Yacht Whale Safari

Experience a unique and cozy whale-watching experience. The wonderful yacht Arctic Queen is for those who want maximum enjoyment with good friends or to make new friends on a private luxury cruise. Cruise below snow-covered mountains on narrow fjords. See humpback whales and orcas. Share stories and learn about local history while cruising. Get up close to the whales on boat, which is small enough to get close to the whales without scaring them off.

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What people are saying about Tromsø

Excellent organization of the trip! The guides did a great job to have fun in a safe manner! Even my special food wish (vegan, vegeterian) was fullfilled. The driving of the snowmobiles was challenging and very exciting - super fun! In addition with the beatiful landsscape this is a trip I can definitly recommend! (But you have to be in good physical condition.) Thanks again!

Team and organization at the top ... perfect timing with meal included Incredible activity, getting started with the guide in a first step and some advice, ride then free time of about 1 hour to fully enjoy solo snowmobiling, take photos and videos at in the middle of a splendid landscape

We had an amazing Northern Light show, which always helps on the experience, but besides that our guide Jessica was outstanding, funny, helpful and very energetic. Just the best guide to have on a trip like this.

Amazing experience with very friendly and welcoming instructors. Magical, almost surreal environment. Everything you would expect from a snowmobile trip around Tromsø! do not hesitate

Jessica was a Great Guide and we were able to See a spectacular Show of the Northern lights. Thank you Jess for the amazing tour