Northern Lights Short Break in Tromsø
Tromsø is a short break destination of choice for Northern Lights hunters with limited time and unlimited desire for adventure and the outdoors. Enjoy the best of both worlds: a lively city with a cultural offer and a city deeply connected to its surrounding wilderness areas from the inland Lyngen Alps to the outlying coastal islands. Our short break is as flexible as it gets. Tailored around your preferred departure dates and choice of activities and accommodation, we’re on hand to help you choose from our extensive selection of Northern Lights excursions and daytime adventures departing from the city. The holiday is available between October and April.
BOOK NOW FOR WINTER 2013 / 2014
- Travel to the Arctic to search for the Northern Lights
- Explore the city of Tromsø at 69° North
- Choose from our special selection of winter activities including dog-sledding, snow mobileing and skiing
- Enjoy our tailor made service giving you peace of mind and an itinerary to suit your budget and preferences
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We'll customise your itinerary with your preferred selection of activities, accommodation and excursions.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL
Arrive in Tromsø and transfer to your hotel in the centre of the city. Private transfers are included.
Enjoy exploring the city with our recommendations for places to visit and eat. In the evening try and catch your first glimpses of the Northern Lights in the dark skies.
During the daytime, enjoy one of our excursions departing from the city. Choose from a menu of options below including dog-sledding, snow mobileing, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing and much more.
In the evening, search for the Northern Lights on an optional guided excursion.
You’ll have another day either at your own pace or perhaps try another excursion in the wilderness or an overnight trip to remember.
Today you’ll leave Tromsø returning to the airport. Or extend your stay with additional nights and excursions.
3 nights: £285pp (3 star hotel)
3 nights: £375pp (4 star hotel)
The price is based on two guests sharing a double or twin room for three nights including breakfast and private airport transfers. Choose excursions from our extensive list to customise your trip. Extra nights and extensions are also available. Please download our PDF from the link above for the full list of excursions available or get in touch with us to find out more.
NORTHERN LIGHTS BY DOG-SLED - £198 per person
Travel to our wilderness camp in the Tamok Valley and learn the basics of dog-mushing whilst searching for the Northern Lights. You’ll be sharing sleds during the 15km trail.
NORTHERN LIGHTS ON HORSEBACK - £155 per person
Experience a beautiful fjord setting while searching for the Northern Lights on horseback. You’ll travel to a farm where you’ll find Icelandic horses. No experience of horse riding is necessary.
NORTHERN LIGHTS TOURS BY ROAD - £100 - £210 per person
Allow us to recommend a Northern Lights tour by bus or mini bus based on your preferences for duration, budget and group size. Our tours range from 4 – 9 hours in length. Group sizes from 4 – 50.
ARCTIC SPA BOAT
Charter your own spa boat complete with hot tub, sauna, hammam spa and private chef for an evening of relaxation and searching for the Northern Lights. Price on request depending on the number of guests.
WILDERNESS CAMP OVERNIGHT STAY - £505 per person
One of the most popular trips from Tromsø is our overnight stay at a wilderness camp. Choose two of the following activities (one as an evening excursion in search of the Aurora and one as a daytime activity the following morning): dog-sledding, snow mobileing, reindeer sledding, cross country ski school & snow shoeing.
DOG SLED MASTERCLASS (EXCLUSIVE TO MAGNETIC NORTH!) - £795 per person
A unique opportunity to join a professional dog-musher on a private overnight tour. Start from basics and learn quickly as he takes you on a life-changing and exhilarating two day adventure.
Please download our PDF from the link above for the full list of excursions available or get in touch with us to find out more and to receive a detailed quote based on your preferred departure date. We will be happy to include flights or help you to book flights directly with the airline. Direct flights from London Gatwick are available twice weekly.
If you have any questions, please get in touch by emailing us or telephoning 0845 5195 242.
What our clients say about us:
“...I have really valued your prompt and personalised service.” Alison, Leicester, UK
“I wanted to let you know how happy we were with the trip. Please know that the entire family had a great trip and more than once we remarked about how we couldn't have done it without you!” David, Washington DC, USA
October - March
Number of nights:3
Price:From £285 per person based on two people sharing a room for three nights, excluding flights. Choose from a menu of activities.
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Bespoke trips for groups are available - please enquire for more details.