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Tromsø: Private City Tour

1. Tromsø: Private City Tour

In the company of your own guide, you can explore the city by foot on this unique private walking tour. The tour can be organized with 2 - 4 hours duration or even longer depending on your wishes. Tromsø, the largest city in Northern Norway, is a major cultural hub. Whether you want local food, culture, sightseeing or nightlife to be the focus of your visit, your guide can show you the sights that fits your travel interest. Make the most out of your stay in the city with a guide that has the knowledge and expertise to give you an authentic experience. If you want to explore other areas outside the city center you have the option of taking public transportation or a taxi at an additional cost.

Tromsø: Private 6-Hour Aurora Chase by Minivan

2. Tromsø: Private 6-Hour Aurora Chase by Minivan

Drive along beautiful fjords, mountains and lakes on an exciting chase for the elusive Northern Lights. Enjoy having your private minivan just for you and your partner, family, or friends. Learn how to take pictures of the Aurora, and (weather and energy permitting), capture the magic Aurora in photographs. You'll be picked up from your accommodation in Tromsø and set out for a 6-hour excursion in search of this beautiful natural phenomenon. One night, this might take you to the Finnish border while another evening the forecast will show clear skies on the Fjords at the west of Tromsø—you'll be taken where the chances for clear skies are highest. Around Tromsø at 69.43 degrees latitude North, if you can see stars in the sky, you can see the Northern Lights. Once your driver takes you to clear skies, it's just about patiently waiting with some tea, coffee, and muffins until a quiet Aurora, a strong Aurora, or a super strong Aurora strikes. Your instructor will show you how to best capture it so that you can take the memory of this amazing sight home with you.

Tromso: Private RIB Speedboat Tour of Hella

3. Tromso: Private RIB Speedboat Tour of Hella

Discover the wildlife of Hella on this speedboat from a centrally-located meeting point in Tromso. Navigate along the Ry tidal current which attracts local fish and birds. Take a short hike to a boathouse for some delicious snacks and hand-warming beverages. Take a seat on the comfy sofa in the reception area of the Radisson Blu hotel and wait for your skipper to greet you. Make your way to the comfortable boat and take in the stunning coastline on the trip through the Ry tidal current to Hella. In our approach to beautiful Hella, we will navigate along the Ry tidal current. This current attracts fish, and fish attract birds, so we will see and hear lots of nature while docking. Keep a lookout for seabirds like the white-tailed eagle and the colorful eider. Dock in Hella and take a short walk to a cozy boathouse. Be served piping hot coffee and tea paired with mouth-watering muffins. Gaze out at breathtaking views of fjords, mountains, and local birds. Witness the power of the current that the boat just navigated thorugh. Head back to the boat and relax on the trip back to Tromso. End your tour just behind the Radisson Blu hotel.

Tromsø: Private Northern Lights Jeep Tour with Snacks

4. Tromsø: Private Northern Lights Jeep Tour with Snacks

Tick off a bucket list item and see the elusive Aurora Borealis on a private van or Jeep tour from Tromsø. Travel only with your friends and family into northern Norway, accompanied by a professional photographer and guide. Weather permitting, warm up around a bonfire with a hot drink and a warm snack, learning about the region from your guide. After your hotel pickup, hear about your evening's plan from your guide. The main goal is to find clear skies to see the Northern Lights as perfectly as possible. Then, head out into the wintry wilderness. Sit back and enjoy the ride as you make your way to your optimal viewing location, where you put on your thermal clothes, hats, and gloves before heading outside. If the weather is clear enough, build a bonfire to keep warm. Then, watch the magical green light show snaking through the sky above you. Enjoy being photographed with this natural backdrop by your professional photographer, creating memories to last a lifetime. Listen to the crackle of the fire and enjoy its warmth as you watch the natural light show above you. Learn about the stars, the Northern Lights, and the local area from your guide while you tuck into the provided snacks and hot drinks. Return to your hotel in Tromsø, ready to dream about the natural wonder you just witnessed.

Tromsø: Tesla x Fjord Sightseeing

5. Tromsø: Tesla x Fjord Sightseeing

The Arctic is a magical place that offers special moments through and around the fjords during the midnight sun months that can only be found above the Arctic circle. This tour is a scenic and educational sightseeing tour in which you will explore the fjords in the Arctic landscape around the Tromsø region. Your tour will begin after meeting at the local operators base camp in central Tromsø for a quick briefing and overview of the area you will explore. You will head out in your Tesla Model X with a personal guide who will be with you for the entire duration of the tour. This tour offers the perfect combination for those looking to explore the fjords that face the Atlantic ocean, while enjoying the genuine setting of a small group and an experienced guide. During the tour you will be taken to 3 main spots located on the island of Kvaløya. Your first stop is Ersfjord, a local coastal village that has traditionally been a fishing village - now a stunning fjord popular for visitors, and great for those looking to take photos. The next location to visit is Sommarøy, a small island connected to Kvaløya via a bridge. Sommarøy is known for it’s stunning nature with crystal clear blue water and sandy beaches with peak mountains in the background which gives you a dramatic view of the Arctic landscape. The last stop for the route is Hella, where you can find old rock carvings. The fjord side road passing through Hella is a treat for all senses. During one of the stops above, you will be served a light picnic consisting of wraps and hot drinks. Depending on time, you may make a few other stops at photogenic locations and if you are lucky you may spot reindeer, moose, eagles and other wildlife along the way. This tour is for the entire family, and you will get the opportunity to ask questions, take pictures and stretch your legs in the amazing Arctic environment that we love so much.

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What people are saying about Tromsø

Francisco, our guide who had 12 years of experience chasing and photographing the Northern Lights, was amazing! He was always energetic and cheerful, which was great in the cold nights. The tour started with an explanation of how Northern Lights tracking and chasing works, as well as setting realistic expectations. (For your reference, the lights you most likely see will be faint streaks of white light in the sky, which turn into green colors through long exposure photos.) Note that while the tour is private (i.e. you get your own guide and minivan), the tour still starts with other customers who booked any kind of Northern Lights chase tour at the same time. Moreover, the locations you go to will also be shared with them. We were initially worried about this aspect when we had to wait for others, but ended up having a great experience nevertheless! Francisco also took wonderful photos that he edited and shared with us for free the same night.

We had booked the private tour with six people. The pick-up worked to the minute. In the base we got to know the other group. A brief introduction to the Northern Lights followed. Then it goes in our little to go. The first northern lights were not long in coming. We were able to take wonderful photos, both ourselves and with the guide. The tips for the camera settings were very helpful. Since we were a private group, we were able to stay at the place much longer than the others. Unfortunately it got very cold after about 1 1/2 hours, which is why we wanted to go back to the base. If necessary, suits and shoes can be borrowed. I can recommend this to everyone. It's really cold. Great experience that should be on the bouquet list.

We had an amazing time with Francisco of Green Gold of Norway. We appreciated his honestly about notifying us that there was going to be no chance of seeing the northern lights that evening and asked if we wanted to rebook; which we did. We rebooked for 2 nights later and the northern lights danced in the sky for 2 hours. Francisco offered to take pictures of our group and sent us those pictures and more before we woke up the next morning. This was a once in a lifetime experience and we highly recommend Francisco and Green Gold of Norway to make your experience unforgettable.

Despite the initial rain, our guide was very committed and tried hard and showed us the most important points of the city within 2 hours. There was also some interesting background information. Great, it was fun!

Excellent! It was really nice and professional. Nice and clear explanation and great spots for Aurora. We were so lucky and saw the fantastic scene. Recommend everyone to join the tour.