Welcome To Tromso, the Gateway to the Arctic!
I guess you are not excited about what’s “IN “the city, as most travelers are keen about what’s “Above” it!
Located exactly in the middle of the “aurora zone,” this city and its surrounding wilderness areas are ranked among the best places on earth to observe the incredible northern lights!
We are discovering this place differently, so get ready to embark on a 3 nights cruise to the furthest point in Europe, Kirkenes, where you will stand exactly next to the borders of Russia.
If you like the colors green and white! This place is for you!
This journey is for people who love winter vibes, are ready for drastic changes of scenic landscapes, and can cater for activities that range from light to moderate levels with extended time in cold temperatures.
Expect the days to be short, as sunset is at 4 pm. This will allow a bigger window to chase the northern lights every night.
As for the accommodation, we will be staying in a mixture of ideally located hotel and comfortable cabin on a cruise ship.
- Ground transportation for the full itinerary
- A mixture of delightful and comfortable accommodation on twin share basis with breakfast
- 3 Night Full Board Cruise in the Arctic Ocean
- Snow Mobile Rides
- Husky or Reindeer Sledging
- Northen Lights Tour
- Sami Culture Experience
- All adventure activities as per the itinerary
- Guides from the Journey Adventures
- International Flights
- Expenses of Personal Nature
- Lunch & Dinner Meals
Arrival Day in Tromso
Touch down Norway!
The adventure begins when you arrive in Tromso.
Meet and greet by one of our guides, then check in at the hotel where you will have some time to rest and freshen up before you meet with the rest of the group – City Walking Tour & welcome dinner!
If the night is clear, expect to go on a northern light road trip from the first day!
Day 2 – 5
Cruise the Arctic Ocean to the Russian Borders
What’s a better way to tik three things in one go; the North Cape, Northern Lights and Sami culture!
Get ready to cruise towards the end of the Earth, as far north as we can possibly go to get to the tip of Europe!
As we stop by each port, a new adventure will be waiting for you! From snow sledging with Huskies or Reindeers to snowmobiling under the polar sky, let’s not forget the culture of the Sami People that we will be visiting as we jump from one activity to the other.
Add this to the daily chase of the northern lights as we cruise along the furthest tip in Europe!
After cruising the Arctic ocean, we are back to Tromso city for our last day. We will get to the top of Fjellheisen 421 meters above sea level, to catch our last sunset overlooking the fjords, and have a short walk in the mountain.
We will end the night with one last hunt for the Aurora and a farewell dinner under the stars.
Time to head back home… Today is your departure day from Tromso.
We will miss you!
Until we meet again, we wish you a safe flight back home.
Are you prepared for the beginning of your Arctic journey? In this trip You will get to follow the northern lights with colors and rays that you’ll never see anywhere else.
You’ll always be gazing and in consent amazement by the beauty of the Arora so remember to layer up your clothes to stay warm as you relish in this exceptional journey from breathtaking treks to an exceptional cruise in the Arctic Ocean.
In these regions of Norway, you will also experience a taste of the traditional Sami culture, with ancient traditions like “joik”.
You’ll also get to enjoy the best of winter activities like Snowmobiling and Dog Sledging and get to experience traditional food straight from the artic ocean!
In this trip we’ll be going on a three days cruise through the Arctic Ocean to the Russian Borders. As we cruise in this one-of-a-kind journey through the fjords, we’ll be having 12 stops in total to explore the famous and exotic corners of Tromso.
On the last 2 days we’ll be exploring the city, enjoying winter activities and having dinner under the star light.
For the city days you’ll have to cover your daily expenses, so you will need to cater for lunch and dinner meals. The average meal is around 200 Krona (around $18 USD).
And on the days of the Cruise all your meals will be catered for, but if you’re looking to buy some souvenirs and small gifts on the multi stops during the trip you can get cash for that as well. Having (around $60 USD) daily is enough!
If you don’t prefer to carry a lot of cash, most places are visa or MasterCard friendly.
The average temperature is -4°C, with a low of -10°C, as you go higher on altitude making the weather quite cold. The greatest advice we can give you is to layer up in warm, cozy clothing! On your first days of the hike, it can get warmer.
A Schengen Visa is required for the gulf nationalities except the UAE. Citizens of the US and UK do not need a visa to enter Norway.
We always recommend people to be fit on our trips as we love to be outdoors and on our feet a lot!
This trip specifically does not require high physical demand.
Travelling all the way to Tromso at this season, it’s almost guaranteed that we will be seeing northern lights, hopefully on the daily basis. We of course will not be able to guarantee the weather a 100% but let’s cross our fingers!
Tromso will give you a feeling that you jumped into an Icy new world. As we move around the city, get ready for some snowmobile, dog sledging and a short hike along our stops.
We’ll also be meeting the Sami people and cruising around the arctic ocean to catch the Arora’s spectacular dance show!
Activity friendly, water and wind resistant, and very warm and toasty clothes are recommended for Tromso. You will be moving around a lot and the weather is very cold and windy, so you will need to keep warm. Investing in a high quality thermals and down jacket is highly recommended!
A detailed packing list will be sent as soon as you confirm your registration.
Yes, the accommodation will be shared, usually on a twin-share basis. Single occupancy can be requested with an extra charge and will be based on availability.
Once you book your tickets, make sure you share it with the journey’s team. Transportation will be arranged from the airport to the hotel.
During our stay in the city, we will have private transportation arranged as we explore city streets and get ready for different activities. The rest of the 3 days we’ll be on a cruise stopping in 12 different spots!
So you’ll get to experience Tromso on all its corners and hidden gems!