Northern Lights Trip - 1 day


Northern Lights Trip – one-day chase

Located in the middle of the northern lights belt, Tromso can offer some of the highest levels of northern lights activity on earth. Tromso city is situated among islands, breathtaking fjord landscapes and dramatic mountain peaks. Perhaps Tromso is the world's best place for a Northern Lights Trip – especially if you also enjoy city life.

Join one of our Northern Lights Trips this winter. It could become one of your greatest experiences. Chances to see the lights are of course better if you join for more days, but if time is limited, a one-day Northern Lights Trip might be just enough. You will take part in a search for Aurora Borealis through some of the most staggering landscapes in the Arctic.

This is an intense and exciting chase – to the coast or deep into the wild, perhaps even to the Finnish border. We do all we can to crown your Northern Lights Trip with a sight to remember forever.

We include most of what you need on a Northern Lights Trip. You can save a lot of money not buying expensive winter clothes, head torch, and more you maybe don't even need back home.

Øystein, the owner of the company, says: "After spending 25 years exploring this amazing county by car, skis, sea kayak, cycling, and walking, I know where and how to place you in the middle of the greatest show on earth. We bring you to the right spot at the right time."

We offer ecologically sustainable and responsible tours. Travelling in small groups is an essential part of the ecotourism concept, as small groups have lesser impact on nature and will not disturb the wildlife unnecessarily.

Our Northern Lights Trip are approved by the official Tromso tourist company, Visit Tromso, as well as the official travel company to Norway, Visit Norway. And don't forget to see what our visitors say about our trips!

DESTINATION: Troms county, Norway.



PRICE: NOK 1650,- per person.

WHEN: 1st September until mid April, on request.

Stay calm! If you decide to cancel your trip, you will not loose your deposit. Whenever you want to reschedule an adventure with us, your deposit stays the same. We call it Life Lasting Deposit. Read more about it here.

Normally between 5 pm and 6:30 pm in the city center. If you stay outside the center, we ask you to meet us in the city center, to save time. 

Pick-up time can change if we have to drive further because of the weather forecast. In case of changes we will contact you by mail, phone or through the hotel. Some dates in March and April we start later, due to more daylight.

In the city center, earliest at 12 to 01 am, but normally at 02-03 am.

Normally up to 14 guests per group. A small group allows more freedom in terms of chasing the northern lights. But we can take bigger groups on request.

- Warm expediton thermal suit (You will love it!)
- Warm winter shoes (Only adults)
- Warm mittens (Do not wear gloves between December and March, since the fingers are separated and get cold.)
- Hats (although we recommend you bring your own)
- Wool socks (Do not wear cotton socks!)
- Pictures taken and sent to you
- Transportation
- A warm expedition meal
- Hot drinks
- Head torch
- Water
- Jerven Extreme Bag

- 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


Each day, just before departure, we contact meteorologists at the official weather station to get accurate information, in order to know where we will have best chances to see the northern lights.

We know people all around the county. They are important in our search for clear skies. We also use webcams, weather satellites, other tour operators, and all our cars in different places have contact with each other.

All our guides are skilled photographers. After taking several thousand pictures of the lights, we know how to get the best pictures. We send you all pictures we take on the trip, also with you in the foreground.

To keep you safe on icy and snowy roads, all guides are trained by a professional local driving instructor.

To keep the energy up and avoid getting cold, we serve warm high energy expedition food. Eat well before the trip, since we some times eat late because of a long drive for clear skies. We also have food for vegetarians.

Articles about the Aurora and the Geomagnetic Field

For you who join our Northern Lights Trip, we offer our very popular daytime fjord excursion or whale watching cruise with a discount.

Have you ever seen the Northern Lights? Join us now for a trip of a lifetime!

Posted by Arctic Explorers Norway on 16. august 2016


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