Tromso: Overnight Lavvo stay with Fjords, Whales & Aurora

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Tromso: Overnight Lavvo stay with Fjords, Whales & Aurora

From US$ 463.04 per person

Orcas and humpback whales gather outside Skjervoy from November to January to feed on herring fish. Join a whale safari in the day time and (weather permitting), enjoy the Northern Lights from your own glass roof Lavvo in the evening.

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  • Explore the magic Kvaenangen Fjord on an exciting Whale safari by RIB-boat
  • Hear and even smell orcas and/or humpback whales when they approach the small open boats
  • Relax in your own glass roof Lavvo and (weather permitting), see the Northern Lights from your bed
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Orcas and Humpback whales are in Skjervoy from November to January. The local provider will pick you up at 6:00 AM outside Scandic Ishavshotel, drive you to Skjervoy, give you warm flotation suits and take you on a once in a lifetime whale watching experience on Rib-boats.  Enjoy sandwiches, tea and coffee and continue to the Green Gold Villa in the Lyngen Alps. Here you’ll get a nice and warm group dinner and short photo workshop. Experience the Northern Lights at night and photograph the incredible phenomenon right outside the Green Gold Villa. Accommodation is at one of six private Crystal Lavvos. Next morning, enjoy breakfast together before returning to Tromso at 11:00 AM.
  • RIB-Boat whale watching excursion
  • Sandwich
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation in one of six private Crystal Lavvos
  • Breakfast
  • Transport
  • Flotation suits
    Not suitable for
    • People with back problems
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with claustrophobia
    • People with heart problems
    • People with vertigo
    • People with respiratory issues
    • People with epilepsy
    • People over 264 lbs (120 kg)
    • People under 4 ft 6 in (140 cm)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    • Number of participants: 1-16
    • Total duration: 29 hours
    • Level of difficulty: medium
    • Minimum height: 140 centimeters
    • Meeting/departure time: 6:00 AM
    • Meeting place: Scandic Ishavshotel
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    4.7 /5

    based on 7 reviews

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    Unfortunately, the whale watching boat trip was canceled due to bad weather. That was a great shame, of course, but safety comes first. We were then able to rebook at short notice for a snowmobile trip followed by an overnight stay. The transport works flawlessly and is super organized. The overnight stay in the Lavvu is just great! In the middle of nature, spartan, but super cozy. Despite the bad weather forecast, we spent most of the evening outside. Behind the lavvus is a small hill from which you can watch the sky very well. We were lucky and the long wait was rewarded with wonderful northern lights. You should definitely take a flashlight or headlamp with you, as it is pitch dark at around 4 p.m.

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    January 23, 2020

    English below :) Nagyon élveztük az utat. A busz pontos volt, a túravezetők kedvesek, alaposak, és rengeteget meséltek a bálnákról, a szokásaikról, életmódjukról. Szerencsés napunk volt, nyugodt volt a víz és nagyon sok az orka; Krisztina és Norbert ügyességének köszönhetően egészen közelről láthattuk őket. A lavvo-este tökéletesre sikerült: a házigazdánk nagyon kitett magáért, mindenben segített. A kunyhók hangulatosak, a vacsora és a reggeli nagyon finom volt. Szerencsés esténk volt, mert gyönyörű tánccal lepett meg minket a sarki fény; de az élmény akkor is csoda lett volna, ha esetleg ez nem valósul meg. Everything was perfect. We had a lucky, amazing day with the orcas, Krisztina and Norbert are very kind guides, told us a lot about the whales, behaviors, everything. The lavvo stay was also excellent, our host was super kind, the dinner and the breakfast were delicious. We also had the chance to see beautiful Aurora. Thank you for this experience, we are really grateful!

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    December 15, 2019

    Travel to the outskirts of Alta to see whales watching Orcas and Humpbacks Then they take you to stay at the Lavvos, who are very pretty. Homemade food with very good customer service

    December 13, 2019

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