Arctic winter camp

Experience the arctic winter

Experience the arctic winter by day or under the northern lights. On this tour we head out together into the mountains. We set up an arctic tent with oven to keep warm and set out on snowshoes to experience the nearby mountains peaks. A moderate hike uphill will give us a spectacular view of the surrounding fjords and mountain ranges.

 

 

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Basic information

Minimum booking of 4 persons, ages 14 years and up.
Season:
1. November-15.April

Difficulty level:
Medium. If you exercise on a normal level you can do this tour.

Pick up/delivery point:
Radisson Blu Hotell, Tromsø or Sommerøy Arctic hotell by the reception.

Pick up time day: 10:00, night: 19:00

Duration: 6 hours

The area we are in, are the feeding ranges of domestic reindeer so if we are lucky we catch a glimse of the heard as they pass by. 

If the skies are clear at night, we are in one of the best areas to view the northern lights, miles away from light pollution. Our guides are experienced photographers and can help you with tips for photographing the northern lights.

We set of plenty of time for pictures and on return to camp we go inside the arctic tent and light up the oven. Here we enjoy snacks and hot drinks before our return.

On these tours we provide you with arctic suits and boots to make sure you stay warm. 

What is included:

  • Guide.
  • Transfer to and from the pick up point, aprox. 30-45 min. each way.
  • Arctic suit, boots, gloves and hat.
  • Snowshoes/poles
  • Warm drinks, and snacks.
  • Photos from tour.

Smart things to bring:

  • Long sleeve base layer, like wool or fleece to wear underneath arctic suit. Preferably double layers.
  • Warm sweater or a fleece jacket/jumper.
  • Spare gloves and a warm hat.
  • Camera/GoPro.
  • Water bottle.

NB! Remember to fully charge the batteries for your camera as the cold quickly drains them of power. Bring spares if you have.

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