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

  • 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
Northern Lights Small-Group Tour from Tromso, Including Photography Tips
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Northern Lights Small-Group Tour from Tromso, Including Photography Tips
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 (64)
1 - 5 of 56 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out with Petter and Chris and 15 people, found the lights within the first half hour, followed by full sky Aurora Bourelis a bit later. The guides were knowledgable and engaging. Highly recommend this tour!

Thank AngelaF2083
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Just perfect

A very well organized and professional tour. Just 15 people in the bus and a funny, talkative and expert guide (Alexia) with us. She helped us taking nice pictures and brought us in the perfect spots to chase the Aurora. I really recommend it.

Thank airolG89
Tromso S, Front Office Manager at Tromso Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for this review! It really means a lot to us to know that you had a good time and that you enjoyed the tour and the pictures. We look forward to seeing you back in Tromso!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Highly Recommend Aurora Safari Minibus Tour

My husband and I did the Aurora Safari Minibus in September and highly recommend this tour! Even though the weather wasn’t great, we had a wonderful experience. We left from the Radisson Blu and drove about an hour and a half to our first stop....More

Thank Laura K
Tromso S, Front Office Manager at Tromso Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey there! Thank you so much for taking the time and writing this review as it means a lot to us. It is very nice to hear that you had a nice experience, and you enjoyed both the service and the excursion! William is a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Aurora Lights with the best team possible

My wife and I just did the minibus tour day before yesterday with Alexia and team. Simply outstanding and can’t imagine anyone doing better .. Alexia was super energetic all through the many hours of stopping, restarting and taking pictures, very prompt at sending us...More

2  Thank datacom_man
Tromso S, Front Office Manager at Tromso Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

How much joy these lines bring us! Thank you so much for your message! I assure you it was a pleasure to have you on tour and I wish you the best of luck in your next travels! I am very happy you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Pretty bad experience

We booked 2 tours with Tromso safari, the first one was dog sledging and it was amazing and really worth (I wrote a positive review for that one) but our excursion for northern lights was just a disaster. First, we checked the weather and we...More

4  Thank Gautier G
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October 7, 2018|
Response from datacom_man | Reviewed this property |
Yes .. re travelling alone .. no trekking boot required but please take a shoe/socks combination that keeps your feet warm