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Tromsø: Camp Tamok Snowmobiling & Guided Ice Domes Visit

1. Tromsø: Camp Tamok Snowmobiling & Guided Ice Domes Visit

Venture into the wilderness and experience the Arctic wilderness on a guided snowmobile tour and visit the Tromsø Ice Domes. Meet in the city center of Tromsø, and travel to the wilderness center in Camp Tamok, located about 90 minutes outside of the city. Upon arrival at the center, you will be provided with state-of-the-art snowmobiling suits and helmets. Begin with a thorough safety introduction and practical demonstration. You don't need any previous skills to drive a snowmobile, all you need is a normal physical condition. You will be driving in pairs, one driver and one passenger on each snowmobile, with the opportunity to switch places during the trip. The tour will bring you past scenic mountains and through the dramatic snow-covered Finn Valley. Ride on the snowmobiling track for approximately 2 hours, depending on the weather and snow conditions. After the snowmobiling part of the tour, visit the Ice Domes where the ice bar, ice cinema, ice suites, and ice restaurant have themes ranging from local Sami culture to the Northern Lights conveyed through beautiful colored lighting and wonderful ice sculptures. At the Ice Domes, join a guided tour and learn about the construction process of the ice hotel and the impact the snow has on the survival of arctic animals. There will be time to walk around freely and ask the experienced guide questions, as well as admire the unique snow and ice art carved by professional artists. A non-alcoholic ice shot at the stunning ice bar is complimentary. During this tour, pay a visit to the small herd of reindeer located at the Ice Domes for feeding time, before heading back to Tromsø.

Tromsø: Dog Sledding and Guided Ice Domes Visit

2. Tromsø: Dog Sledding and Guided Ice Domes Visit

Combine a dog sledding adventure followed by a guided visit to the magical Tromsø Ice Domes. Set among high mountains in the beautiful Tamok Valley, the Tromsø Ice Domes are built every year as the Polar Night approaches. For this tour you will be picked up from the city center of Tromsø, from which you will be taken to the wilderness center in Camp Tamok. Upon arrival at Tromsø Ice Domes, receive warm winter clothing and learn how to steer the dog sled. Dog sledding with the Alaskan huskies is an active experience. The sled team consists of two and two people on one sled sharing a team of huskies. Teamwork is essential in dog sledding and together with the team, you will help to push on parts of the tour. After the dog sledding, visit the Ice Domes where the ice bar, cinema, and suites have themes ranging from local Sami culture to the Northern Lights conveyed through beautiful colored lighting and wonderful ice sculptures. Join a guided tour and learn about the construction process of the ice hotel and the impact the snow has on the survival of Arctic animals. There will be time to walk around freely and ask questions to the experienced guide. A non-alcoholic ice shot at the stunning ice bar is complimentary. You will be able to purchase other drinks, which will be served in the ice restaurant or ice bar. Visit the small herd of reindeer located at the Ice Domes for reindeer feeding, before heading back to Tromsø.

Tromsø: Ice Domes Guided Tour and Reindeer Visit

3. Tromsø: Ice Domes Guided Tour and Reindeer Visit

Treat yourself to a guided tour of the magical new winter wonderland of the Tromsø Ice Domes. Travel in a climate-controlled bus from downtown Tromsø, and explore this fascinating construction surrounded by pristine Arctic wilderness. Depart from the Magic Ice Bar in the morning for a scenic 75-minute drive to the fairytale venue. Set among high mountains in the Tamok Valley, the Tromsø Ice Domes are built every year as the Polar Night approaches. On arrival at Tromso Ice domes, you will be greeted by your guide who will share their knowledge about the construction process of an ice hotel and about the impact the snow has on the survival of the arctic animals. Admire the ice hotel and how ice art reflects the unique bond between man and nature. Meet reindeer and have an ice shot and some hearty stew. The ice bars, ice cinema, ice bedrooms, and ice restaurant have themes ranging from local Sami culture to the Northern Lights conveyed through beautiful colored lighting and wonderful ice sculptures. Visit a small group of reindeer and enjoy a short video display in the ice cinema.

From Tromsø: Camp Tamok Reindeer Sledding & Ice Domes Visit

4. From Tromsø: Camp Tamok Reindeer Sledding & Ice Domes Visit

Go reindeer sledding at a Sami camp and visit the Tromsø Ice Domes on this tour from Tromsø. Take a comfortable and scenic bus ride out into the Arctic wilderness of Tamokdalen. Dress in warm winter clothes and boots upon arrival at Camp Tamok and then head off to explore an ancient part of Sami culture. Try the oldest form of transport in the north on your reindeer sledding adventure. Get an introduction to lasso throwing, learn about the storytelling traditions of the Sami culture, and feed some reindeer. Return to Camp Tamok after your memorable encounter with the Sami people, where a hot meal will be served around an open fire in a reindeer herder’s tent. Relax and warm up before heading to the Tromsø Ice Domes for more sightseeing. Join a guided tour of the Ice Domes, high in the mountains of the beautiful Tamok Valley. Learn about the processes that went into constructing the ice hotel. Take some free time to walk around and ask your guide some questions. Admire the unique snow and ice art carved by professional artists. Take a complimentary non-alcoholic ice shot at the stunning ice bar. p>

From Tromsø: Northern Lights Visit at Camp Tamok

5. From Tromsø: Northern Lights Visit at Camp Tamok

Join a comfortable Northern Lights evening at the wilderness center of Camp Tamok, a 90-minute scenic drive from downtown Tromsø in Northern Norway. The right settings to experience the Aurora at its best include a good location, starry sky, solar storms and sitting by the fire outside watching the northern sky. Upon arrival at Camp Tamok, receive warm winter clothing and a thorough presentation about the Aurora Borealis and how to photograph this natural phenomenon. Enjoy a hot meal in a traditional North Norwegian setting around the open fire. If the sky is starry at Camp Tamok, take a short hike near the wilderness centre to stay warm and experience different settings to photograph the Northern Lights. If the sky is cloudy or there is no sign of the Northern Lights, you will still have good value for your money. Whether you see this amazing spectacle or not, a trip to Camp Tamok is an adventure in itself. The dark and silent surroundings provide a genuine Arctic atmosphere. Please note that the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and they can appear early in the evening or late at night.

From Tromsø: Camp Tamok Snowshoeing & Guided Ice Domes Visit

6. From Tromsø: Camp Tamok Snowshoeing & Guided Ice Domes Visit

Be picked up from the city center of Tromsø, from which you will be taken to the wilderness center in Camp Tamok. Upon arrival at the camp, get set up with all required equipment for the hike through the snow. Enjoy the serenity of your surroundings as you hear the crunch of snow underfoot. Arrive at the nature camp where the guide will help you chop wood, start a fire and cook some delicious lunch. With your belly filled you will be shown how you can survive the ice-cold arctic wilderness. Learn how to sleep, what to eat, and how to find your way home. After the snowshoeing tour, your next excursion will begin with a visit to the majestic Tromsø Ice Domes. Set among high mountains in the beautiful Tamok Valley, Tromsø Ice Domes are built every year as the Polar Night approaches. At the Ice Domes, join a guided tour and learn about the construction process of the ice hotel and the impact the snow has on the survival of arctic animals. There will be time to walk around freely and ask questions to the experienced guide. Admire the snow and ice art that reflects the unique bond between man and nature. A non-alcoholic ice shot at the stunning ice bar is complimentary. You will be able to purchase other drinks, which will be served in the ice restaurant or ice bar. You can also visit the small herd of reindeer located at the Ice Domes. Take some time to feed these cute animals, before heading back to Tromsø.

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What people are saying about Tamok Valley

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 553 reviews

100% recomendable. El hotel es muy bonito, la explicación muy completa y la comida (sopa de pescado en nuestro caso) estaba buenísima. Además, el viaje en bus pasa por muchos sitios de costa, por lo que para lo que cuesta en general está muy muy bien.

Fantastic trip from start to finish. Very knowledgeable guide. Delicious stew and selection of drinks. The ice dome hotel fascinating and I loved the reindeers. Thank you

It was the most exciting adventure ever. The staff were amazing and the location is breathtaking. I want everyone I know to experience this!

Awesome experience dog sleighing and the most beautiful scenery. Great food and friendly people. The ice castle is impressive

The guides were so helpful and the lamb stew lunch was delicious!