Day trip

Tromsø: Chase the Northern Lights Mini-Bus Tour

Activity provider: Pukka Travels

Tromsø: Chase the Northern Lights Mini-Bus Tour

Activity provider: Pukka Travels
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From US$ 164.26 per person

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Discover the Northern Lights with knowledgeable guides, certified drivers, and professional photos included. Join a northern lights chase for the best way to maximize your chances of seeing the Northern Lights.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Take the opportunity to enjoy arctic scenery in the most picturesque places
  • Learn about Norway and the Northern Lights
  • Travel with a small group and a guide
  • Trust your guide to give you the best chance of seeing the Northern Lights
Full description

Hunt down the Northern Lights with a local guide well-trained in tracking this natural phenomenon.

Begin your adventure at the local supplier's base camp in central Tromsø where you will meet for a briefing and introduction to the area you will explore, as well as the Northern Lights forecast for the evening. Then board the comfortable tour minibus.

Your guide will work with other guides and weather and communication analysis to ensure you have the best chance of clear views of the northern lights. They will also take professional photos on their cameras and help you set up your camera for the best shot as well.

Your guide will stay with you for the entire evening while making sure you are as comfortable and warm as possible. Thermal suits and warm, dry boots are provided for the entire duration of the tour.

Later in the evening, enjoy the warmth of a bonfire and a hot meal, with roasted marshmallows and hot drinks. At the end of the tour, get dropped off by the minibus back at the base camp.

Includes
  • A meeting point in central Tromsø
  • Access to a Basecamp Lounge 15 minutes before your tour
  • An introduction to the evening schedule
  • Certified driver and guide
  • Complimentary use of a tripod
  • Professional pictures taken during the evening and sent to you 72 hours after the tour at the latest
  • Home-cooked warm meal made by local chef
  • Coffee, tea, & warm chocolate
  • Nuts & marshmallows
  • Heated minibus with comfortable seating
  • Warm suits to be comfortable in the Arctic night
  • Possibility to borrow hats and gloves for the duration of the tour
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off
  • Tips (Optional)

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at the Pukka Travels office.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport

Know before you go

  • Please meet 10-minutes prior to your tour.
  • Please bring your passport with you for this tour as we sometimes cross the border to Finland
  • Dress with several warm inner layers
  • Bring gloves, a hat and a scarf to ensure you are comfortable at all times
  • Please note that the tour is 6-8 hours in duration and the location will change according to weather
  • This tour requires a minimum of 6 guests to operate and may get cancelled if there are not enough bookings
  • There is no guarantee of seeing the Northern Lights, but you will experience a magical Arctic night in great company
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 171 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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We had a short explanation about our trip before with our guide that gave us a briefing about the Northern lights, very clarifying. The mini bus was a little bit tight because we were full but nothing that became an issue after chasing the light and managing to see it. Mind-blowing experience. We got the photos of the trip the day after. Recommend to everyone.

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January 17, 2023

The guide was beautiful and responsible, although the aurora index was very small that day, but still took us to chase the aurora, because warm clothes and shoes were provided, so my journey was no longer cold, and the soup was really good! Roasted marshmallows were also fun, and the guide even helped me call a cab at the end, thanks!

December 7, 2022

We had a super nice guide who explained a lot to us in advance. The lady in the office was right when she said, oh you can always find lights with her! She always finds a gap between the clouds. We ended up with clear starry skies and an unforgettable experience.

November 2, 2022

Product ID: 165020