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Northern Norway Tromsø

The Active Explorer – Northern Norway in 9 Days - Wandering Owl

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An active vacation to experience the wonders of Northern Norway. The journey is a 9-days self-drive tour starting and ending in Tromsø, travelling southward by the coast of Senja and Vesterålen, and northward via the inland roads and by the Lyngen Alps. The trip has been designed and customized for you to offer you the chance to see most beautiful and stunning landscapes of Northern Norway.

Day 1: Tromsø

Arrival in Tromsø and pick up your rental car from the airport. Start your journey by exploring Tromsø and its surroundings by joining a tour with Wandering Owl!

Driving distance: Pick up rental car
Activity: Midnight sun hike

Day 2: Tromsø - Senja

Leave the town behind and drive along the scenic route to Senja. The most spectacular feature of this stretch is represented by the steep mountains which goes deep into the ocean. The beaches are very inviting with their white coral sand. However the swim is for the bravest ones.

Driving distance: 140 km
Activity: -
(Optional Activity:) Relax Package

Day 3: Senja

Spend your day on Senja - the second largest island in Norway. Here you are welcomed by an inspiring composition of sea, mountains, beaches, fishing villages and inland areas. Have a guided tour by choosing from activities proposed and make the most out of your visit on Senja. Your journey then continues to Andøya - the northern part of Vesterålen.

Driving distance: 25 km + ferry + 20km
Activity: Choose between Kayaking or Bicycling
(Optional Activity:) Relax Package

Day 4: Andøya

You can choose one of the exciting guided activities on Andøya. On the island you can see some of Norway’s most beautiful places to enjoy the midnight sun. If you are lucky you might see seals, whales and eagles.
Driving distance: little (accommodation - activity)

Activity: Choose between Mountaineering for all levels (Climbing) or Whale Safari
(Optional Activity:) Relax Package

Day 5: Andøya - Langøya

At this point you can choose whether you want to spend the day on the beautiful Andøya and explore the surroundings more or if you prefer to continue to the next destination Langøya already in the morning.

Driving distance: 140 km
Activity: Explore the surrounding mountains on your own

Day 6: Langøya - Dividalen

The way from Langøya to Dividalen offers a majestic scenery along the fjords. When moving inland you can see some wildlife if you are lucky. After reaching your daily destination, be ready for an exciting afternoon activity.

Driving distance: 215 km
Activity: Mountaineering for all levels (Caving)

Day 7: Dividalen - Lyngen

Drive through the Dividalen valley and reach the mesmerizing Lyngen Alps. You will find unique surroundings and spectacular coastal scenery in every direction. Get your camera ready!

Driving distance: 190 km
Activity: Explore the surroundings on your own
(Optional Activity:) Relax Package or Bicycling

Day 8: Lyngen

Spend your day with a guided activity of your choice and experience the Lyngen Alps at its best. In the evening you have time to relax and say farewell to the midnight sun.

Driving distance: little (accommodation - activity)
Activity: Choose between Mountaineering for all levels (Glacier Hike) or RIB-Boat Excursion or Watersports or Bicycling
(Optional Activity:) Relax Package or traditional 3-course dinner with a Norwegian family

Day 9: Lyngen - Tromsø

You are heading back to Tromsø with lots of new experiences and good memories. It´s time to return the rental car and say goodbye. If you have not had enough of Northern Norway yet, we are happy to suggest you some other activities and things to do for the day.

Driving distance: 25 km + ferry + 50 km
Activity: -
(Optional Activity:) Go on a guided hike or join a Summernight Campfire



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