Tromso Experience

Tromso is known as the Paris of the North and is a great base for a Northern Lights holiday. Surrounded by mountains, fjords and islands Tromso is the gateway to Arctic adventures and the Northern Lights. Staying in these centrally located apartments will give you a great opportunity to experience all this vibrant city has to offer. With a host of activities available including dog sledding, snowmobile safari’s, reindeer sledding and Northern Lights tours this package is sure to be a once in a lifetime Northern Lights holiday!

Tromso - Norway

Tromso is known as the Paris of the North and is a great base for a Northern Lights holiday. Surrounded by mountains, fjords and islands Tromso is the gateway to Arctic adventures and the Northern Lights. Staying in these centrally located apartments will give you a great opportunity to experience all this vibrant city has to offer. With a host of activities available including dog sledding, snowmobile safari's, reindeer sledding and Northern Lights tours this package is sure to be a once in a lifetime Northern Lights holiday!

When

This package is available between September and April. For a true winter experience travel after November.

Accommodation

These one, two, three and four bedroom standard and deluxe apartments are of a high standard situated in the city centre close to the restaurants and shops of this small town. All have heating and are well suited for a cosy and comfortable stay. Each are equipped with kitchen, bedrooms and lounge with TV and wi-fi internet access. Breakfast can be included at an additional cost. Being centrally located these apartments give you a great opportunity to easily explore the town of Tromso and all that it has to offer, from shops, restaurants and bars to museums, a brewery and a cathedral.

Rica and Scandic Hotels

Central 4 star hotels which are within easy walking distance to all the amenities of Tromso. Standard and superior rooms are available at both the Rica Grand and Scandic Ishavshotel and offer comfortable accommodation, modern bathrooms, TV, telephone and include breakfast.

Balcony Rica Ishavshotel Rica Grand Rica Ishavshotel Standard Room Rica Grand Superior room Rica Grand

Clarion, The Edge

Clarion, The Edge, is Tromso's newest hotel. Opened in May 2014 this world-class hotel in central Tromsø hotel is located at the harbour, overlooking Tromsø Sound and the Arctic Cathedral. It features free Wi-Fi, modern rooms and excellent on- site dining. Contemporary furnishings are featured in all rooms at Clarion Hotel The Edge, as well as a large flat-screen TV.

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Standard Apartments

Standard apartments are available with 1, 2 and 3 bedroom.

1 bed 1 bed Kichen 2 bed lounge 2 bed 3 bed

Deluxe Apartments

Deluxe apartments are available with 1,2,3 and 4 bedrooms

1 bed kitchen 1 bed lounge 2 bed bathroom 2 bed bedroom 2 bed lounge

Activities

There are a wide range of activities on offer. Simply choose the ones you would like to include in your package.

Snowmobile Safari

Driving in pairs through the Arctic wilderness you will climb up to 850m providing magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The tour includes all equipment and a hot meal, and is a truly fantastic way to spend the day and explore the Arctic. Also available as an evening activity.

Dog Sledding

Say hello to a bunch of barking huskies that are ready for action (but still very friendly). The trails you follow have a total distance of approximately 15 km within an area totally uninhabited, with just mountains and forest. Also available as an evening activity.

Northern Lights Dinner Cruise

Meet your captain and board your boat for a Northern Lights dinner cruise. Aboard the boat you will enjoy a delicious local meal whist out on deck you get a great chance to spot the Northern Lights.

Reindeer Sledding

Drive a sled pulled by these amazing native animals through the fresh snow.

Northern Lights Camp Visit

Spend the evening searching for the Northern Lights whilst your guide teaches you the science and stories behind this fantastic natural phenomena.

Snow Shoeing

Head off across the snow is these specially designed shoes that are perfect for the job Cross Country Ski School A introduction to cross-country skiing, but most of all great fun! Falling in the snow is impossible to avoid while testing and stretching your newborn skills!

Northern Lights Chase

Take a trip into Norway’s wide-open landscape to search for the Northern Lights. Your guide will search as far and wide as possible, finding those places where the darkness will give you the best chance of seeing the Northern Lights.

Flights

Flights to your chosen destination are not included in your package. However we will always include details of the most suitable flights in our opinion to match your tailor-made itinerary. We cooperate with dial-a-flight to assist you in making your flight bookings. However, flights can be booked independently and through your choice of carrier which increases flexibility and allows you to continue to travel with your preferred airlines.

Extras

There are a number extras that we can offer to compliment or extend your trip.

No1 Traveller Lounges

If your flying from selected airports why not start your holiday off in style with No1Traveller airport lounges. These award winning luxury airport lounges offer everything the discerning traveller needs from freshly prepared complimentary food and drink to wifi or even a spa! Contact us today to arrange your access and start your holiday in style.

Clothing and Footwear Package

The cost of buying the winter clothing recommended for your trip can easily add up. To help out Off the Map Travel has teamed up with Expedition Kit Hire to provide top of the range Northern Lights clothing and footwear rental package. Including all the recommend items this package is a great way to get everything needed at a fraction of the price it would cost to buy.

Prices

We do not sell off the shelf packages, all of our packages are tailor-made to your requirements. You can choose everything from when you go, how long you stay to what activities you would like to include. Simply contact us with your requirements and we will provide you with a tailor-made personal itinerary.

As an example, prices for a 3 night trip including a Snowmobile Safari and Northern Lights Dinner Cruise start from £875 per person based on two sharing.

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Highlights

"We saw fantastic aurora and experienced great hospitality in a lovely location!"

"One of the best experiences of my life. Everything was taken care of, we just had to show up."

Interested in the Tromso Experience?

If you’re interested in one of our destinations, would like a personal quotation or have any questions then contact one of our personal travel advisors. We have personally visited all of our destinations so can answer any questions you may have. If we can’t we will find out!

We do not sell off-the-shelf packages and all the examples you see are exactly that, examples. All of our packages are tailor-made to our customers exact requirements and we endeavour to do this as promptly as possible. Giving us as many details as possible about your holiday requirements will ensure your package is tailored to your personal needs and wishes and therefore will ensure a great time is had by your whole group.

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