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Tromsø: Self-Drive Husky Dog Sledding Adventure

1. Tromsø: Self-Drive Husky Dog Sledding Adventure

To start the adventure, your driver will meet you at the pickup point at the Scandic Ishavshotel 10 minutes before your scheduled departure. You will hop on the comfortable minibus and enjoy the short 35-minute drive out to the kennel on the island of Kvaløya. When you arrive at the kennel, you will be directed to the equipment room, where you will be kitted out with everything you need including winter suits, boots, and headlamps. You will be able to leave any items that you do not need in the lockers.  Once kitted out, you will see the kennel of 130 Alaskan Huskies, who are always excited to meet guests. You will be given a short talk and a demonstration on how to drive a sled and be able to ask any questions that you may have. After everyone is happy with the instructions you will follow your guide up to where your teams are ready and waiting for you. Each pair, one passenger and one driver, will have their own sled. You will be given several opportunities to swap between roles once the trip starts. You will be assisted by staff in setting your team off and you will then follow the guide on the trail. Passengers are welcome to take photos throughout the trip. Once your 90-minute adventure is coming to an end, the staff will assist you in getting back safely to the starting point. Then, you can thank your dogs and make your way into the Sami Lavvo where hot drinks and Hege's famous homemade chocolate cake will be served. Enjoy sharing your stories from the trip around the cozy fireplace until it is time to change out of your suits and hop back on the bus. You will be returned to the pickup point. 

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Breivikedet: Dogsledding Tour

2. Breivikedet: Dogsledding Tour

Learn to drive your own team of dogs on the adventure of a lifetime in Norway. To begin, learn from an expert and get some great advice on how to have a wonderful experience while learning to become a musher (driver). Become one with nature as you guide our 84 friendly Alaskan huskies, who are all playful and fun, and have their own names and different personalities. Marvel at the incredible views of the Lyngen Alps, and during the dark season, experience the Northern Lights dancing above you. Don't forget to take lots of photos on this magnificent adventure.

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Tromsø: Guided Husky Sledding with Lunch

3. Tromsø: Guided Husky Sledding with Lunch

Start this exciting half-day tour with transport from Tromsø. Meet your professional musher, dog sled driver. Once you are well-equipped, the guides will take you for a ride in a sled shared with one or two other guests. Enjoy great views of the mountains surrounding Tromsø, which stretch towards the Balsfjord and Malangen peninsula. After an hour of dogsledding, head back to camp. There, a trained handler will share their stories about animal care, how the dogs are bred and trained, and the history of dogsledding. Cuddle a husky puppy. Then, enjoy a hearty meal of bidos prepared with reindeer meat, broth, and vegetables. A cozy wood fire will be burning in the middle of the tent where a large pot of coffee awaits to warm you up.

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Tromsø: Dog sledding in Camp Tamok

4. Tromsø: Dog sledding in Camp Tamok

Mush your own husky team on this unique dog sledding tour from Tromsø. Try something new and be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Arctic wilderness. Enjoy a convenient pick-up from the city center of Tromsø and head out to the wilderness center at Camp Tamok. Put on some warm winter clothing, meet the dogs, and learn how to drive the sled. Pair up with another person and share a dog team. Take turns driving the team while the other sits back and enjoys the scenery. Eat a hot meal in a traditional Norwegian setting at the end of your 90-minute dogsled adventure. Relax and warm up around an open fire in a reindeer herder's tent before heading back to the city.

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Tromsø: Northern Lights and Husky Experience with Dinner

5. 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 Norwegian style as your guide serves up a dish of bacalao made with tomato and Norwegian stockfish (cod).

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Tromsø: Husky Sledding and Guided Ice Domes Visit

6. Tromsø: Husky Sledding and Guided Ice Domes Visit

Start the tour by boarding a comfortable coach which departs from outside the Magic Ice Bar. Take a scenic drive to this fairy tale venue in the Arctic wilderness. Enjoy the ice bars, ice cinema, ice suits, and the ice restaurant with themes that change every year. Be greeted by your guide on arrival. Go to either the dogsledding tour or the ice domes visit; the order may vary based on availability and weather. Once you are done with your dog sledding tour, visit the majestic Tromsø Ice Domes. Join a guided tour and learn about the construction process of an ice hotel and the impact the snow has on the survival of Arctic animals. Have a complimentary non-alcoholic ice shot at the stunning ice bar.

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Tromsø: Husky Sled Drive with Lunch

7. Tromsø: Husky Sled Drive with Lunch

Experience the wilderness of Tromsø from the most authentic perspective on a half-day dog sled experience. Learn the art of mushing and let a team of husky dogs pull you across the snow. Jump aboard the sled and shout the command to make the dogs move. Each sled will be pulled by our trained athletic dogs but don't forget, sometimes you will have to help them out and push a sled a little bit. Feel the fresh air on your face and get incredible views along the way. Each sled is shared with a passenger, and at the half-way mark you will get the chance to swap places. Return to camp for a warm meal and time around an open fire.

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Tromso: Evening Dog Sledding at Camp Tamok

8. Tromso: Evening Dog Sledding at Camp Tamok

Go on an evening dog sledding adventure in the quiet northern wilderness outside of Tromso. Glide past picturesque fjords and take in the quiet beauty of the Arctic. Get picked up from the city center of Tromsø and go to the wilderness center. Upon arrival at the camp, put on some warm winter clothing and go through a demonstration on how to drive the sled. Share a sled and a dog team with one other person as one person drives and the other sits back and enjoys the ride. Take in the quiet beauty of the Arctic and keep your eyes on the sky for a glimpse of the Aurora Borealis. Dig into a hot meal in a traditional northern Norwegian setting around an open fire in a reindeer herder’s tent when you get back to camp. Then, board the bus back to the city and reflect on a memorable adventure.

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From Tromsø: Snowshoe Hiking Tour and Husky Camp Visit

9. 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.

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Tromsø: Reindeer Sledding and Guided Ice Domes Visit

10. Tromsø: Reindeer Sledding and Guided Ice Domes Visit

Go reindeer sledding at a Sami camp and visit the Tromso Ice Domes on this fun tour from Tromso. Take a comfortable and scenic coach ride out into the Arctic wilderness of Tamokdalen. Dress in warm winter clothes and boots upon arrival at Camp Tamok and then head off to explore an ancient part of Sami culture. Try the oldest form of transport in the north on your reindeer sledding adventure. get an introduction to lasso throwing, learn about the storytelling traditions of the Sami culture, and feed some reindeer. Return to Camp Tamok after your memorable encounter with the Sami people, where a hot meal will be served around an open fire in a reindeer herder’s tent. Relax and warm up before heading to the Tromso Ice Domes for more sightseeing. Join a guided tour of the Ice Domes, high in the mountains of the beautiful Tamok Valley. Learn about the Ice Domes and the processes that went into constructing the ice hotel. Take some free time to walk around and ask your guide some questions. Admire the unique snow and ice art carved by professional artists. Take a complimentary non-alcoholic ice shot at the stunning ice bar.

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What people are saying about Tromsø

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 685 reviews

Excellent tour. We snowshoed for about 2 hours. It was a bit physical at first but then got used to it. The landscape is stunning. After the tour we had a hot chocolate and saw the huskies. Highly recommended.

Just amazing!! Lovely, engaging hosts. Super cool and playful dogs. Guide was great. Sledder was amazing. It was really an overwhelmingly joyful experience! Highly recommend!

Amazing experience. Staff were very professional and couldn't have done anything better. Special shoutout to Hege. You are great. Thank you so much.

Hege and his team are adorable and you can tell they love their dogs. A very good time in their company.

It was really an adventure. Great tour, had a lot of fun driving. The dogs went crazy