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From Tromsø: Northern Lights Visit at Camp Tamok

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Activity provider: Norwegian Travel

From Tromsø: Northern Lights Visit at Camp Tamok

Activity provider: Norwegian Travel

From US$ 117.77 per person

Experience the mystical Northern Lights during this trip to Camp Tamok, an ideal viewing spot thanks to its often cloud-free sky.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a comfortable and authentic Northern Lights experience
  • Get the rare opportunity to witness the magic of the Aurora Borealis
  • Sit by the fire, sky gaze, and admire the surround landscapes
  • Have a hot meal in a traditional North Norwegian setting
  • Experience a genuine Arctic atmosphere
Full description

Have you ever dreamed of experiencing the mystical Northern Lights? The right settings to experience the Aurora Borealis are a dark location, starry sky, previous solar storms, and sitting by a fire outside watching the northern sky while keeping yourself warm. Join in at the wilderness center Camp Tamok which offers a great setting for Northern Lights observation. After a 90-minute bus drive from Tromsø city center, arrive in an untouched wilderness surrounded by darkness.

The camp is far removed from the bright city lights and situated in a different climate zone that offers more stable weather and the likeliness of a clear sky. Upon arrival, get dressed in warm winter clothing and listen to a presentation about the Aurora Borealis and how to photograph it.

Depending on the weather conditions, head to different locations around the camp (by foot) from where the northern lights can be observed. When it is time to warm up, enjoy a hot meal inside around the open fire in a reindeer herder's tent. After relaxing and warming up, it is time to board the bus again to be driven back to the city center of Tromsø.

Includes
  • Transfer from and back to Tromsø city
  • English-speaking guide
  • Winter overall suit, boots, mittens and hat
  • Tripod
  • Headlamp
  • Meal (warm stew) and hot drinks
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 4 years

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    Meeting point

    Meet at Samuel Arnesen's Gate 7 in Tromsø. Find the bus marked with “Norwegian Travel”.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Weather-appropriate clothing

    Know before you go

    • The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and can never be guaranteed.
    • Food (warm stew) will be served on the tour. Dietary restrictions will be provided if notice is given
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    4.7 /5

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    Our guide Julius was excellent, he looked after us and made our tour interesting, despite no showing of the Northern Lights, which was disappointing. We did other activities to fill the time which were great and his knowledge and communication was exceptional. Really enjoyed it and it was memorable.

    February 11, 2022

    A nice walk around the camp to see the aurora borealis

    February 27, 2022

    great location Very nice and competent supervisors. Perfect organization. Bright full moon night, unfortunately without polar lights.

    February 20, 2022

    Product ID: 398115