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Tromsø

Northern Lights Visit - Incl. Transport

Make your dream of experiencing the mystical Northern Lights come true. Join us as we take you to the right setting to view the Aurora Borealis. Camp Tamok has all the required conditions - dark location, starry sky, and a place to sit by the fire and watch the northern sky while keeping warm.

After a 90-minute bus drive from Tromsø city center, you will arrive in an untouched wilderness surrounded by darkness as the camp is far removed from the bright city lights and situated in a drier climate zone with clear inland mountain weather. This dry climate generates many cloud-free night skies in winter (as well as during summer).  


Upon arrival, we will provide you with warm winter clothing and give a presentation about the Aurora Borealis and how to photograph it. Depending on the weather conditions, we will take you to different locations around the camp (by foot) from where the northern lights can be observed. When it is time to warm up, we will serve a hot meal inside around the open fire in a reindeer herder’s tent.  


After relaxing and warming up, it is time to board the bus again to be driven back to the city center of Tromsø. 


Important Information 

  • Please note that the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and we cannot guarantee if / when and in what strength they will show on the evening of your tour. 
  • Optional to bring your own camera gear (camera and tripod): our guides will be happy to assist you with photographing the northern lights, if they appear. 


Restrictions  

  • Age limit 4 years 


What to bring 

  • Dressing in warm winter clothing and in layers so you can adjust your clothing to the weather.  
  • Bringing a scarf in cold weather. 


Food and beverages  

  • Complimentary traditional Norwegian soup/stew (vegetables with meat or fish).  
  • We serve bread, coffee, tea and water with the meal. 


Dietary requirements 

  • Please advise us during your booking of any food allergies or dietary restrictions.  
  • If no notice is given in advance, an extra fee of 150 NOK will be charged. 


Physical difficulty level: Easy 


Included in the tour 

  • Transfer by bus from and back to Tromsø  
  • English-speaking guide 
  • T suit, boots, mittens and hat 
  • Tripod 
  • Headlamp 
  • Meal (warm stew) and hot drinks 


Itinerary 

  • Transfer by bus: 90 min (1,5 hours)  
  • At Camp Tamok: 4 hours 
  • Transfer by bus: 90 min (1,5 hours) 


Meeting Time and Place: 16:45 Samuel Arnesens gate 7, 9008 Tromsø 

Total Duration: 17:00 – 24:00 (7 hours) 

Source: Visit Tromsø-Region

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Northern Lights Visit - Incl. Transport

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