Get your northern lights experience in the Lyngenfjord area, which is blessed with dramatic landscapes and boasts one of the driest areas in Norway – a great place to see the aurora borealis.
In the Lyngenfjord region you can experience northern lights in the autumn and winter, from September to March.
You will learn how to take pictures of the northern lights, prepare your own dinner from self-caught fish, experience lavvu-evenings and more. There are several packages and adventures to choose from.
The Lyngenfjord and the Lyngen Alps are just 1–3 hours from Tromsø, the main airport in the area. SAS offers flights from a number of airports via Oslo (OSL) to Tromsø (TOS). Further transport by public bus or rental car is required. If you’ve booked a package or day activity, pick-up from Tromsø is always included.
Hurtigruten (the Norwegian Coastal Express) calls at Skjervøy on its way between Bergen and Kirkenes.
Read more about northern lights in the Lyngenfjord region.
There is no need to wait until you’re here to find out what you’d like to do.
Northern Norway is by far the largest and most sparsely populated part of mainland Norway, and covers more than a third of the country.
Go kayaking and hiking in the midnight sun, or skiing and dog sledding under the northern lights. Or simply kick back and enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery Norway has to offer.
Experiencing the unbelievable colours flashing across the Arctic sky is on many travellers’ bucket list. Few places on earth offer more ways to witness the aurora borealis than Norway.
Like a prolonged sunset and sunrise all at once, the midnight sun colours heaven and earth in a reddish yellow light.