Day trip

Tromsø: All Inclusive Northern Lights Chase Minibus Tour

Activity provider: Polar Adventures

Tromsø: All Inclusive Northern Lights Chase Minibus Tour

Activity provider: Polar Adventures
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From US$ 146.28 per person

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Search for the Northern Lights on an evening bus day trip from Tromsø. Enjoy a complete Arctic experience with hot food, marshmallows, and warm drinks by the fire.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Search for the Northern Lights around the Tromsø area with an expert guide
  • Warm up by the bonfire and savor a hot drink with roasted marshmallows
  • Pose for pics in front of the lights and receive the photos after the trip
  • Admire the beauty of the Arctic surroundings in comfy thermal suits
  • Capture beautiful photos with a tripod and listen to advice about photography
Full description

Journey outside of Tromsø, away from the city's light pollution, in search of the Northern Lights together with an experienced guide. Marvel at the immense majesty of the Arctic as you share stories with your companions by a crackling bonfire.

Depart from the meeting point in the center of Tromsø and embark on a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience in the Arctic wilderness. Your experienced guide will then lead you in the pursuit of the spellbinding natural phenomenon that is the Aurora Borealis.

As you search the skies in multiple locations, take in the rugged beauty of your surroundings. Listen to local myths and stories about the lights, as well as a scientific explanation about why they exist.

After finding the best spot to watch the lights, crunch through fresh snow surrounded by towering mountains and deep fjords. Take the time to really admire this incredible natural display of light, where colors dance in the air in beautiful, mesmerizing patterns.

Keep your energy up with hot drinks, snacks, and warm locally-made stew. Then be taken back to memories of summer camp as you roast marshmallows on a smoky bonfire.

Take lots of great photos throughout the night with the tripod provided. Your guide will offer advice to set up your camera properly, and also take photos of your group with the Northern Lights in the background. After a memorable evening, you will be dropped off at your accommodation in Tromsø.

Includes
  • Return transportation from central Tromsø
  • Services of a guide
  • Warm drinks
  • Hot food, marshmallows, and locally made stew, also called Lapskaus
  • Campfire experience
  • As many photos as you want to be taken during the trip
  • Use of thermal suit
  • Use of a tripod
  • 30 % discount on a new Northern Light tour, Fjord Tour by boat, or Whale Safari if you don't see the aurora on your first try.
  • The option of leaving the bus and getting a full refund if you don't want to attend the tour if the weather is not good
  • This option is only valid if Polar Adventures considers the chances of seeing the Northern Lights as low and/or if there are difficult weather conditions)
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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    Participants

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    Meeting point

    Meet in front of the Radisson Blu hotel.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Warm clothing
    • Hat
    • Socks
    • Scarf
    • Waterproof shoes
    • Warm shoes

    Not allowed

    • Non-folding strollers

    Know before you go

    • Please note that the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and viewing them can never be guaranteed
    • Photos often depict the Northern Lights' colors as stronger than how they are seen with the naked eye
    • To enjoy the Northern Lights, you will spend long periods of time standing outside in very cold winter conditions. As such, it is recommended that you wear very warm layers, preferably wool and winter boots
    • If you do not spot the Northern Lights on your trip, you can book the tour again with the local partner with a 30% discount
    • It is recommended that you take a Northern Lights Tour at the start of your time in Tromsø so that you will still have the chance to purchase a tour on another night to try again
    • It is recommended to have dinner before the tour
    • Tripod for cameras
    • You will be given the option of leaving the bus and getting a full refund if you do not want to attend the tour(only available on nights when there is difficult weather).
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 598 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      4.5/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Service
      4.4/5

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    Hunting the Northern Lights is of course a MUST in Norway, and so is this tour. In fact, we had to search as the auroras are not always obvious to the eye, but they are to our cameras. Let yourself be guided and accompanied by this team, then you have a good chance of success even in overcast weather. The food was good and the supervisors even better. Attention in the minibus it is cramped, but after the cold night it brings something comfortable on the way back. Recommendation!

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    February 1, 2023

    Our travel with the guide, Aneta, and the driver, Alberto, was amazing and unforgettable!! Even though the weather situation was not good for the Northern light, they literally chased the Northern light so that we could have chance to see it, and fortunately we did :) I had a splendid time and I really recommend this tour!! Although the weather wasn't great, our guide Aneta and driver Alberto worked hard to find a spot and we managed to see the Northern Lights. Also, the marshmallows I had while surrounding the campfire with other participants were the best. Recommended.

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    January 27, 2023

    Valerio was a great guide and took us to a location down south to view the pretty northern lights. He went above and beyond in taking photos ( he took plenty of photos which I am grateful for as a solo traveller ) , he was so friendly and made the tour worthwhile . I highly recommend this tour for anybody wanting to see the northern lights .

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    January 21, 2023

    Product ID: 406933