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Set out in search of the Northern Lights with a viewing tour departing from Tromsø. Travel away from the electric lights of the city into the countryside and head to a base station chosen for its potential to see Aurora Borealis. Stargaze from the side of a campfire and keep an eye out for the Northern Lights. Customize the experience by adding on a hot meal.
- Explore beyond Tromsø with a Northern Lights tour
- Search for Aurora Borealis in a location selected on the day for its potential
- Kick back by a campfire under the stars
- Round-trip transportation is included
Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromsø, Sjøgata 7, 9259 Tromsø, Norway
Returns to original departure point
- Meal (if upgrade selected)
- A knowledgeable and dedicated English-speaking Northern Lights guide
- Transport by comfortable coach
- Scenic, private and safe Base Station
- Beautiful Northern Lights video shown on the coach
- Hot chocolate, coffee, tea and a sweet local cake (lefse)
- About 20 warm overalls for use during the stay at the Base Station
- Hot soup (vegetarian option available on request when booking) if upgrade selected
- A vegetarian or non-fish option is available (when tour and meal option selected), please advise if you require either at time of booking, using the special requirements field
- Operates in cold weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Not suitable for child aged 4 and under
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Most travellers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We didn’t see much of the lights, probably only for around 5 minutes on the camera but it was quite cloudy and Mother Nature can’t be helped. Hot chocolate and cakes were great. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the lights and took us to the best spots to wait. Mini bus was…
Being at a specific base is not the best choice to "hunt" the northern lights. The guide told us they almost all the time go to this specific base because it has the best weather conditions in the area. Unfortunately the weather was very bad(snow and clouds). We waited all night…
Date of experience: January 2020
1 Helpful vote
Response from Tromso S, Front Desk at Lapland Northern Lights Tour from Tromso
Responded 14 Jan 2020
Good morning dear guest, thanks for finding the time to write us. The Aurora Safari Base Stations is our comfortable tour for aurora: thought for those people who prefer warm shelter, toilets and relax without changing places during the night. We usually pick the base 1 hour before the departure, in order to get the one with the best weather forecast. Then, mother nature does the rest and we cannot control that, same for northern lights. There, you can notice how much the guides (driver and host) do for the guests so that they can still enjoy the experience, no matter the weather conditions :-) Have a nice day.
Disapointed with this trip which was cancelled one day, rearranged and then no lights to be seen. Im sure if the lights had appeared all would have been forgiven, but with hindsight and talking to others, it seems some other trips are more inclined to stay and see if the…
Date of experience: December 2019
Response from Tromso S, Hospitality Desk at Lapland Northern Lights Tour from Tromso
Responded 21 Dec 2019
Dear Stuart, Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we value your experience and your opinion. We would like to discuss more personally with you about your experience, so we would very much appreciate if you could send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org Have a fantastic day!
The forecast wasn’t great weather-wise, however we drove for an hour and a half to a reindeer camp. The lights were out as soon as we arrived which was exciting. The stay at the base camp felt excessively long in cold conditions given the lights came out more than once, 3-4…
Response from Tromso S, Product Manager at Lapland Northern Lights Tour from Tromso
Responded 15 Mar 2019
How good to hear you got to see the Aurora with us, even several times throughout the night. We understand that staying at the camp for 3-4 hours seem like a very long time when you get to see the lights early on during the stay at the base camp. However, the lights might show ut later, be stronger, moving, more colourful, show different shapes etc, so even if you have seen them, many guests would like to see them over and over again, since they might not get any other chances. This is part of the reason why we guarantee that the tour will last minimum 5 hours, in order to cover the time of night with the best chances of seeing the lights, Of course, the longer we have to go in order to find clear sky, the longer the tour will last as well, but maximum 7 hours. However, it seems like part of the reason you would have preffered the tour to go back earlier, is because of the cold and the smoke from the fire. This is a very good feedback to us and something we will address with the host at this particular base station. The camp should not be this smokey and cold and we sincerely apologise that you suffered from this. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the many strong links to the Sami culture you find at this base camp, including the host, his yoik (chant) and the reindeer stew (Biddos). Again, thanks for your valuable feedback and for coming along on our Aurora Safari Base Station tour. Welcome back to Tromsø. Arctic regards, Oda (Tromsø Safari)
Enjoyed out time. Was abit of a long 1.5 hour couch ride out of the city but that was due to weather, had we not do this wr would not have seen any night sky and no opportunity to see the aurora. We went to a sami tent and we paid extra for the raindeer soup. This soup was…
2 Helpful votes
Response from Tromso S, Front desk at Lapland Northern Lights Tour from Tromso
Responded 7 Mar 2019
Hello! Thanks for your positive feedback. Depending on the weather forecast, we choose the best base stations for the night and even if we drive a bit our guides are always there ready to entertain you with some storytelling and "technical" info about nothern lights :) Glad you liked the soup: our hosts, too, try to do their best so that you can enjoy the whole experience more, staying warm and cosy! Thermal suits are always helpful, but having more layers of clothes is a good decision! Have a great day and we hope to see you soon here. Cecilia
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