Spend a day under the Lyngen Alps, visiting AURORA SPIRIT - the most modern and northernmost distillery in the world, eat local food and participate in exciting activities.
The Lyngen Alps, the fjords and the Arctic wilderness give an excellent frame for making whisky and other alcohols. All products are based on local herbs, berries and glacier water. All alcohol products are named Bivrost,The Brand name Bivrost comes from old Norse language, used for the Northern Lights. Bivrost was believed to be a bridge between heaven and earth, guarded by the fierce god Heimdall of Norse mythology. At our spectacular visitor centre you can learn about Bivrost, Norse mythology and about making alcohol under the Northern Lights.
8.45am (08:45): Bus departure Tromsø City Centre (Prostneset/ Visit Tromsø). Transfer through the spectacular Lyngen Alps by bus and a beautyful ferry trip
10.45am (10:45): Arrival at Lyngen Resort and AuroraSpirit
11am (11:00): Arctic Distillation Experience
12pm (12:00): Local food and coffee, possibilities of other activites or just relax in the arctic surroundings
2pm (14:00): Transfer back to Tromsø City Centre
3:45pm (15.45): Arrival Tromsø City Centre
At the Arctic Distillation experience, one of our qualified staff members 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, making moonshine in Northern Norway, 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. The tour includes a complementary tasting glass.
After the guided tour at the distillery, you will enjoy a good meal and have the option of attending other activities (*Note: this is not included in the price, and you have to pre-book before departure from Tromsø.):
At 12pm (12:00):
- Aroybukt guided NATO base tour
- Outdoor Jacuzzi
- RIB tour on the Lyngen fjord
- Whisky tasting
- Arctic Axe throwing
(CHOOSE A DATE/NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS AND YOU WILL SEE THE OPTIONS ON THE NEXT BOOKING STEP)
Departure time and place: 8:45AM (08:45) from Prostneset, Tromsø City Centre. The bus is operated by Bussring and is marked with Experience Tromsø Region.
Included: Transfer from Tromsø to Lyngen tour/detour, guided distillery Experience, lunch and addons.
Duration: 7 hours
Level of difficulty: Easy
Number of participants: 2-15