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    What to Expect
    Latest meeting time and place: 10 minutes before departure in front of Comfort Hotel Xpress

    Departure time and place: between 5pm (17:00) and 7:30pm (19:30) at Comfort Hotel Xpress*
    *Please check your confirmation for exact departure time

    Included: Guide, transport, warm thermal suit, boots, hot meal, hot drinks, tripod, headlamp, pictures from the tour, aurora portrait, drop-off at your hotel in Tromsø

    Duration: 6-10 hours

    Number of participants: 2-14(can take private groups up to 90)

    Level of difficulty: Easy

    To get the best chances to find the Northern lights, we may adjust our starting time in accordance to the weather forecast. If the starting time is changed, we will contact you by phone/email before 3pm (15:00) on departure day.

    NB! Please bring warm clothes to wear under your thermal suit, hat, and mittens/gloves.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Comfort Hotel Xpress Tromsø, Grønnegata 35, 9008 Tromsø, Norway
    Departure Time
    6:00 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Warm expedition thermal suit (You will love it!
    • Warm winter shoes (Only adults)
    • Pictures taken and sent to you
    • Transportation
    • A warm expedition meal
    • Hot drinks
    • Head torch
    • Water
    • Tripod
    • Dinner
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Warm underwear, preferably wool. (Cotton is not recommended!
    • Either a thick sweater, a very small down jacket, or similar. (An important mid-layer)
    • A scarf or similar
    • Warm mittens (Do not wear gloves, since the fingers are separated and get cold.
    • Hats (although we recommend you bring your own)
    • Wool socks (Do not wear cotton socks!
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant meals not included
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 April 2019

    Did a solo trip and in Norway and seeing aurora borealis for the first time, couldn't recommend Arctic Explorer enough! Robert was an amazing guide and knowledgeable enough to clarify all the questions we had on this natural phenomenon. We waited for about an hour...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank actualvince
    Reviewed 21 March 2019 via mobile

    Went solo to go see northern lights, and got exactly that. Paulina is the absolute bestest <3 and so knowledgeable (the best guide they have) takes awesome pictures as well. Book more than one night, you never know with the weather, they take you out...More

    Thank mas_jei
    Reviewed 21 March 2019

    Jiri was an amazing guide and photographer. Arctic Explorers puts a lot of effort into taking us to a place where we have the best chance to see the lights, and it worked! Jiri took all the pictures so all we had to do was...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Brice W
    Reviewed 12 March 2019

    We had a great trip with these guys. They did their utmost to take us to 2 stunning locations to watch the lights. The thermal suits and boots were brilliant, I wouldn't want to watch the lights without them. We saw some good lights and...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank EccentricEnglishman
    Reviewed 12 March 2019

    Our tour guide Robert was EXCELLENT!! We had a clear night and our trip did not disappoint. Robert helped set our cameras and even gave us all the pictures he took after the evening, free of charge!! We had a lovely campfire dinner and toasted...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Rarehare63
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    4 September 2019|
    Response from lnueckel | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. That depends on the time of the year, we got picked up at 6pm, but another group at 7pm. But you’ll be informed about that beforehand. We got home by 1am, but that also varies, because the guide basically let us decide... More
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    22 July 2019|
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    Response from SagaTraveler | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, I’m not sure about your question. We did use the Hurtigruten Nordlys and had no problems with schedule. But we also did a combination of rail from Oslo to Myrdal, then ferry from Flam and train to Bergen. We took a day... More
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    22 January 2019|
    Response from bego_5005 | Reviewed this property |
    Buenos días, los guías son de muy diferentes nacionalidades. Pero cuando tú hagas la reserva indica que quieres "guía de habla hispana" y ellos harán todo lo posible porque así sea y tendrás guía o conductor o ambas cosas... More
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