Lyngen Alps

Lyngen Alps: Our most recommended tours and activities

Breivikedet: Fun and Easy Dogsledding Adventure

1. Breivikedet: Fun and Easy Dogsledding Adventure

Drive your own team of huskies in an extraordinary experience and a must-do for anyone visiting Northern Norway. Get up close to raw Arctic nature and try this adventurous way of travel. Be welcomed by the activity staff upon arrival at the camp in Breivikeidet. Put on thermal suits, boots, hats, and mittens before heading out to meet the huskies, hear the safety instructions, and be taught the basics of driving the sled. Enjoy a fun and easy and a great way to experience Northern Norway's unparalleled landscapes. Two people will share one sled: one as a driver and the other as a passenger, with the chance to swap halfway through the tour.

From Tromsø: Snowmobile Safari in the Lyngen Alps

2. From Tromsø: Snowmobile Safari in the Lyngen Alps

Based in Lyngen near Tromsø, visit Camp Troll and experience a day of exploration, excitement, and fun on a snowmobile safari. Ride your own snowmobile beneath giant mountains and learn how these spectacular summits inspired Norwegian Folklore. Depart from Tromsø city center by bus which will take you to Breivikeidet where you’ll board the ferry as a foot passenger (included). Meet a representative on the other side at Svensby for further transport. On arrival at base camp, meet your guide and listen as they detail practical instructions on how to handle a snowmobile. Watch a safety demonstration and then get changed before heading out. Drive your snowmobile in pairs (one driver and one passenger) and get the opportunity to switch drivers at the halfway point. Travel deep into nature whilst exploring the mythical world of trolls on a scenic trail through the Lyngen Alps. Enjoy time in the beautiful scenery and take pictures, keeping an eye out for the magical trolls you’ll be learning about. Later, head back to the base camp to enjoy a hot meal served around the fire before you depart. With a full stomach, return to the ferry after your tour, where you will return to Tromsø.

From Tromso: Snowmobile Safari in Lyngen Alps with Meal

3. From Tromso: Snowmobile Safari in Lyngen Alps with Meal

Enjoy a nice and quiet Snowmobile safari surrounded by the beautiful fjords and mountains of the Lyngen Alps. Start your tour with a convenient morning pickup in Tromso. Hop into the van and set out towards the Green Gold Villa in the Lyngen Alps.  Upon arrival, receive warm clothes and a brief training session. Then, jump onto your snowmobile and drive along the fjords and mountains for 2 hours. Take a break and warm up with a meal after your exhilarating snowmobile experience before starting your panoramic drive back to Tromso for a later afternoon arrival. 

Tromsø: Sámi Reindeer Sledding and Sami Cultural Tour

4. Tromsø: Sámi Reindeer Sledding and Sami Cultural Tour

Meet reindeer and see a Sámi camp with this tour from Tromsø. Try reindeer sledding and enjoy a hearty Sámi lunch. Be picked up from the meeting point and take a scenic drive to the camp at Breivikeidet. Be greeted by your Sámi guide who will take you meet the reindeer that will take you on a sledding tour. Revel in the glory of the Lyngen Alps and the beautiful nature as you ride. Breathe in the crisp arctic air. Warm up with some tea, coffee, and Bithos (a traditional Sami dish that is served for finer meals like celebrations). After lunch, learn more about Sámi life, culture, and clothing. Experience a joik (Sámi folk music). Head back to Tromsø with newfound knowledge.

Lyngseidet: Arctic Distillery Guided Whisky Tour

5. Lyngseidet: Arctic Distillery Guided Whisky Tour

Book a guided tour at the worlds Northern most distillery - Aurora Spirit. This unique tour includes complimentary tastings and you will learn about making premium alcohol in the Arctic circle. Great views, local tastes and interesting facts guaranteed! The Distillery Tour will be given by a qualified staff member who will guide you through the process of manufacturing various types of spirits such as vodka, aquavit, gin and whisky. You’ll get a glimpse into the mysterious past of Viking age drinking customs and learn about hi-tech alcohol production on top of the world. During this exciting guided tour, you will see, feel and smell Arctic ingredients all used in their production. I

Norway: Aurora Spirit Distillery Tour with Lunch and Tasting

6. Norway: Aurora Spirit Distillery Tour with Lunch and Tasting

Enjoy a guided tour at the world's most northern distillery - Aurora Spirit Distillery, where you will learn about alcohol production and try some for yourself. The tour will be given by a qualified staff member who will guide you through the process of manufacturing various types of spirits. Meet your guide at Scandic Ishavshotel then hop-on the bus to Breivikeidet. Board a ferry to Svensby and then head straight to the Distillery. Visit a state of the art and atmospheric Viking inspired cask storage, where you can learn about the mythology and science behind the whisky brand Bivrost. This unique tour includes complimentary tastings, transfers and lunch, with time to relax in the visitor's centre enjoying the panoramic views of the Lyngen Alps and fjord. Afterwards, your guide will escort you back on the ferry.

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What people are saying about Lyngen Alps

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 385 reviews

The journey starts with a really nice drive with wonderful view, very comfortable bus! We are warmly greeted by a tour guide that led us to the changing room and give us very good quality overalls, gloves and shoes. All very clean and new. Make sure you have your own warm socks. They explain very well how to drive the sled. A couple can swap between being passenger and driver and you get to take your picture taken once. I went with a 6 years old and he was sitting the whole time. He LOVED it!!! The dogs are well treated and you can see they are excited to run! They are kept by a kennel on a chain, but they don’t spend all the time like this, so don’t be disheartened, they are well treated and you get a good chance to cuddle them in the end. Finishes up with a nice warm drink and a muffin!

To start, the managers of the site offer outfits adapted to the activity. Afterwards we had some explanations on the functioning of the sled and the instructions to follow. Then comes the moment of happiness when we were able to do dog sledding, it was really pleasant. The team consists of 5 dogs and the ride lasts about an hour. The landscapes are magnificent. After the walk we were able to cuddle the dogs who are eager for caresses and tickles, a real moment of happiness. I recommend

It was a great experience! We had a lot of fun, learned a lot about the dogs and definitely want to come back for longer. The staff are all very friendly. Completely successful. (I had, of course, thought beforehand whether the dogs were doing well, and my impression was: yes! They seemed to be having fun and wanted to be there, were very friendly, relaxed and cuddly)

This was even more fun than I anticipated! The sledding was a unique experience in a scenic location, the reindeer were so cute and fun to feed, and the lunch and culture tour were very informative! Highly recommend :)

The tour was well organized, the guides and bus driver were very nice and the dogs were just super cute. Driving was a lot of fun and the experience was definitely unique for us.