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From Tromsø: Night Snowshoeing Tour

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Activity provider: Wandering Owl

From Tromsø: Night Snowshoeing Tour

Activity provider: Wandering Owl

From US$ 165.24 per person

Immerse yourself in the polar night and walk your way under the stars on this guided nighttime tour from Tromsø. Travel to an untouched snowy landscape to feel what winter is really about at high latitudes.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the polar night
  • Admire the open sky and all it has to offer: the stars, the moon and maybe some Northern Lights
  • Travel down snowy tracks
Full description
Your 6-hour evening excursion begins in the center of Tromsø where you meet your guide at the designated time. You will be provided with snowshoeing gear including winter boots, suits, hiking poles, and snowshoes but should also dress warmly.  In your small group, follow the guide who adjusts the walk to meet the group's pace as you go through untouched snowy landscapes. Read the tracks the wildlife has left behind, enjoy the silence, and admire the wide open sky and all it has to offer: the stars, the moon, and maybe even the northern lights. If you've worked up an appetite, don't worry, dinner will be served during the tour. After experiencing the Arctic night in all its beauty, be dropped off at your Tromsø hotel in the early morning.
Includes
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Dinner: vegetarian/vegan option available
  • Souvenir photos (by email after the tour)
  • Hotel drop off
  • Thermal suits, hats, mittens, snowshoes, hiking poles, and a hiking backpack
  • Hotel pick up
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Visually impaired people

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Meeting point

In front of Scandic Ishavshotel, Fredrik Langes gate 2, 9008 Tromsø Your guide will pick you up in front of the main entrance.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Outdoor clothing
  • Reusable water bottle

Not allowed

  • Intoxication
  • Plastic bags
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • There is a moderate difficulty level and this tour includes hiking on flat terrain or on a small mountain and requires heavier equipment than a day tour
  • Make sure you wear a warm base layer, winter clothes including warm shoes, a hat, mittens, a scarf and woolen socks
  • Be prepared for limited toilet possibilities, there will be a stop at a gas station
Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

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There was not enough snow so we did the activity without snowshoes but the hike was very pleasant! A good moment ! On the other hand, BE CAREFUL, some information is false, there is no hike that starts at midnight (our activity was scheduled for midnight on the site but the organizer of the activity informed us that this did not exist! And she had place at 6 p.m.) It is also mentioned that during the activity that there is a stop at a gas station, this is not true, we remain in nature throughout.

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November 5, 2022

December 3, 2018

Had an amazing walk and delicious dinner. So many cool pictures and we saw the northern lights at the end!

November 21, 2022

Product ID: 190529