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Northern Lights Small-Group Tour from Tromso, Including Photography Tips

Highlights
  • Get out of Tromso and into a prime viewing area to see the northern lights
  • Benefit from expert photography tips from your guide
  • Tripods and warm beverages are supplied
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Northern Lights Small-Group Tour from Tromso, Including Photography Tips
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Northern Lights Small-Group Tour from Tromso, Including Photography Tips
From US$ 167.56
Overview
Maximize your chances to see the northern lights—notoriously difficult to find and photograph—in this guided tour from Tromso. With a guide who has expertise in finding the lights and photographing them, travel into the Arctic countryside to find a prime viewing area. While waiting for the magical aurora, your guide offers photography tips and serves warm beverages. Group size is limited to 16 for an intimate experience.
What to Expect
After pickup from central Tromso, meet your guide and small group, pull on your supplied thermal coveralls, and settle into the minibus for the journey out of the city.
Your exact destination depends upon the evening's conditions and the expert assessment of your aurora-hunter guide, who takes you to areas where you are most likely to see the lights. As you journey into the Arctic countryside and away from the light pollution of the city, your guide explains the science and some of the mythologies surrounding the aurora borealis.
Upon arrival at the selected location, your guide serves hot chocolate, coffee, and cake to keep you warm and alert as you await the appearance of the dancing lights. Your guide can also offer tips for handling the tricky conditions of northern lights photography—and can also supply tripods. Keep your camera at the ready and, with luck, the sky soon lights up with colors.
Afterward, hopefully with a camera full of photographs and memories to last a lifetime, journey back to central Tromso for drop-off. Before you leave, your guide shares an online link so you can download other photos taken during your tour.
Reviews (82)
1 - 5 of 74 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Awesome tour, exceptional guide and driver!

I got to Tromso late and made a last minute decision to join the tour. Ayaka was our guide and Froda was our driver. They took us to an area by the sea with mountains on both sides. The sky was clear and the Aurora...More

Thank joyr506
Tromso S, Product Manager at Tromso Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, what a kind and wonderful review you have taken time to write. We are so happy you made a late decision to join our Aurora Safari Minibus . The conditions where excellent and Ayaka and Frode is such a good team togehter with the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Chasing Aurora

Awesome mini-bus tour with William who was an exceptional guide! A last minute decision that we were very happy with! An experience made better by the awesome photos and cheerful commentary from our guide 🤗More

Thank Global676898
Tromso S, Front Office Manager at Tromso Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there! Thank you so much for this amazing review! Last minute decision with a twist! It means a lot to us and to William as well for sure! We are very happy you enjoyed both the pictures and the guiding! You are always welcome...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Very good

The bus left Tromso in heavy snow and after about 1 3/4 hours arrived at the base station - a warm Sami style wooden hut. The local Sami chap was most welcoming and his reindeer stew was great. (toilets on site) The clouds parted and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stevie64
Tromso S, Front Desk at Tromso Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello there, thanks for your nice review! We are pleased to hear you had a cool experience :) We, and especially Gudmund, appreciate that. Hope to see you soon! Wish you all the best, Cecilia.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Went on 3 Northern Lights tours 2 Mini bus and 1 Base Station

I would like to personally thank this company for the great experience I had with you guys. On the first night there we went on a mini bus tour with Bekey. She was a very enthusiastic guide and tried her hardest to find an opening...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dmccphotos
Tromso S, Product Manager at Tromso Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your amazin review. We are so happy that you had such an incredible time with us and got to see the beautiful Aurors on 2 out of 3 trips. Bekey is a very enthusiastic and good guide who do enjoy seeing the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Experience, Definitely Reccomend!

My husband and I took this tour while we were in Tromso for our honeymoon and had an absolutely amazing time! Our guide was knowledgeable about the lights, the history and the stars. Even when the lights weren't that strong (though we did get lucky...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MissAKL
Tromso S, Product Manager at Tromso Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Aurora Safari Base Station. We are so happy to hear you had such a good time and got to see the beautiful Auroras during your honeymoon (Congratulations on getting married). The concept of...More

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Fairouz A
30 October 2018|
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Response from CindyMcCarty | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it is only 4-5 hours. You leave at sunset and drive to different areas depending on where the lights are. Enjoy your trip!
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mjdswift
7 October 2018|
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Response from CindyMcCarty | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is okay to travel alone. I would wear very warm boots and clothing
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