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Northern Lights x Mini Bus Chase

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    Tromsø is one of the top places in the world to witness the Northern Lights. We make this experience optimal for you during our comfortable Northern Lights minibus chase, departing from our base camp in central Tromsø. You will be with one of our dedicated guides, who has the passion to help show you the Northern Lights dance in the sky above, we are here to ensure that this a memorable night to remember for a lifetime.
    In small groups with a maximum of 15 people we will set out into the polar night to one of our favorite spots to watch the Northern Lights (away from light pollution and with clearest skies possible). If it is cloudy above Tromsø, don’t worry, it is possible to find a clear skies at a location further away. Our team will carefully analyze the weather conditions before the tour, while keeping in touch with other guides to monitor cloud movements in the local and surrounding areas.
    Once we find the best spot, it will be time to wait for the lights to shine while setting up our cameras and taking photos. Your guide will take professional photographs, which will be shared within 3 days of your tour. Your guide will also help you set up your own camera – if you need a tripod, we can let you borrow one of ours for free. Our aim is to create a stress free, enjoyable and safe way to be able to see the Northern Lights during your stay in the Arctic.
    Your guide will stay with you for the entire evening while making sure you are as comfortable and warm as possible. We provide thermal suits and warm, dry boots for the entire duration of the tour. Later in the evening we will make a bonfire, have a warm meal, roast marshmallows and enjoy hot drinks by the fire. If you are a vegetarian or have any other dietary preferences, please let us know and we will make sure there is something for you as well!
    Before & after the tour: Before the tour takes off we will meet up at our Base camp in central Tromsø for a briefing and introduction to the area we will explore and the Northern Lights forecast for the evening. The minibus picks you up outside the building so there is no need to walk far or get cold on the way. After the tour you have a short walk back to your hotel (our recommended hotels are only located a few hundred meters from our base camp in central Tromsø).
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    Reviewed 7 May 2019

    Let me start by saying we did not see the lights that night. Having said that, I HIGHLY recommend Pukka travels for this adventure! If you are reading this review you know that seeing the Northern Lights is a gamble. The stars have to be...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank Rona K
    Alice-Heijbel, Guest Relations Manager at Pukka Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2019

    Hi Rona, Thank you very much for taking your time to leave this review. We are so happy to hear that you had a great time despite the fact that you didn't manage to see the Northern Lights this time. Hope to host you again...More

    Reviewed 18 March 2019

    I was part of a mini bus chase to see the Northern Lights. Don't be mislead by the title though because we were not driving from location to location trying to find the lights. We had a very experienced guide, along with a driver. The...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank Ann J
    Jenny_Peng_Pukka, Guest Relations Manager at Pukka Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2019

    Hello Ann, Lovely to hear that you had a great time with Paolo and that you all saw a fantastic display of Northern Lights. It is true that the Northern Lights Minibus Chase is not a tour rushing from one location to another as we...More

    Reviewed 4 March 2019

    It was a perfect tour. We stopped at different places.So we had the possibility to see the Northern lights with different backdrops. It was impressive. It was really nice to sit at the camp fire to eat, drink and enjoy. The staff organizied everthing great...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank Bodtro
    Jacob B, Guest Relations Manager at Pukka Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2019

    Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review! We are really glad you enjoyed your Northern Lights Minibus tour with us the other day. We would love to host you again if you find yourself back in Tromsø. Best Wishes, Jacob...More

    Reviewed 4 March 2019

    We were so lucky that our guide, Jesse, found 'the hole in the clouds' - and there they were, the Northern Lights. Jesse found us a good shelter, where we could wait for the clouds to open up, we were served hot soup, coffee and...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
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    Jenny_Peng_Pukka, Guest Relations Manager at Pukka Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2019

    Hi there! A big WOW to your luck of seeing the Lights despite the unfavourable weather! Weather in Tromsø is very localised and constantly changing. It is hard to keep up sometimes but we will definitely do our best to take you to places that...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2019 via mobile

    We had a wonderful tour to see the Northern lights with Pukka. The staff was very friendly, provided warm suits and brought us to a perfect site to view the Northern Lights. We were very fortunate to have a splendid night with hours of bright...More

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    Jenny_Peng_Pukka, Guest Relations Manager at Pukka Travels, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2019

    Hi & thank you for this wonderful review. We are so happy that you had a great time with us and saw the magical Northern Lights with our lovely guide and driver. It will be our pleasure to host you and your family/friends in the...More

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