Destination: Tromsø

Tromsø has a lot to offer for the adventurous: You can take a fast snowmobile ride through the nature or go the old-fashioned way by reindeer sleds. Get up close with the reindeer at the Oskal family’s camp, or see them in the wild on the mountain tops. Finish the day off by spending the night chasing the northern lights, nature’s most spectacular show!

Our offers in Tromsø

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Northern lights chase

Photo: Francisco Damm
Photo: Francisco Damm

From October 14th until March 31 Arctic Guide Service guarantees a non-stop northern lights chase every single evening. Every minibus or bus has one professional driver and one authorised guide on board. This crew is on one specific mission: to take you wherever the chances to admire the magnificent aurora are (at that precise moment) best.

You have to check in for our excursions every day from 14:00 to 18:00 at our Arctic Guide Service offices right behind the reception of Radisson Blu hotel (Bankgata 1, 9008 Tromsø). We start boarding at 18:15 and we depart at 18:30.

  • Time: 18:30 – 01:30
  • Price adults: 975 NOK (Students: 800 NOK)
  • Price children: 475 NOK (3-12 years old)
  • Price includes hot chocolate, cookies, and pictures of the excursion posted on our Facebook page.

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Reindeer sledding with the Oskal family

Reindeer sledding at the Oskal family's camp.
Reindeer sledding at the Oskal family’s camp. Photo: Anita Fabellini.

Join a scenic drive to Takelvdalen 90 minutes from Tromsø where we will meet, feed, and photograph several baby and adult reindeer.

Then is time for a short reindeer sledding experience where a member of the Sami Oskal family will prepare the reindeer and the sledge together with you, and
then take you for a short ride on it.

Finally, we will all relax together by the bonfire listening to exciting stories of herders and hunters.

  • Time: 09:00–15:00
  • Meeting time 08:45, departure time 09:00 from our Arctic Guide Service office located behind Radisson Blu Hotel in Tromsø (Bankgata 1, 9008 Tromsø)
  • Price adults: 1450 NOK
  • Price children: 1280 NOK.

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Snowmobile to mountain top where reindeer herd roams free

Up close and personal with reindeer.
(Photo by Francisco Damm.)

From January to March you can have a once-in-a-lifetime experience riding a snowmobile to the top of Takelvdalen, where the reindeer roam free.

This product includes transport from/to Tromsø, snowmobile ride on sledge, guiding, a Sami meal, warm overalls, and pictures.

Please note that this is an advanced snowmobile ride where experts will be driving while you sit on the sledge. If you would like to drive a little bit yourself (provided you have a valid driving license and wear one of our helmets), you can do this in the flat circuit by the reindeer fence afterwards.

  • Time: 09:00–15:00
  • Departure from our office behind Radisson Blu Hotel (Bankgata 1, 9008 Tromsø) at 09:00
  • Minimum 2 pax, maximum 6 pax.
  • Price adults: 2900 NOK
  • Price children: 2600 NOK.

Scenic drive and reindeer herd encounter

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Join us for a wonderful scenic sightseeing and reindeer herd-encounter excursion today!

Arctic Guide Service will take you on an unforgettable scenic drive to Takelvdalen in Målselv, where you will find groups of reindeer ready for you to feed them or take pictures with them.

When you start feeling cold, our guides will serve you hot chocolate and cookies while you are listening to exciting stories of herders and hunters.

  • Time: 09:00–15:00
  • Meeting time 08:45, departure time 09:00 from our Arctic Guide Service office located behind Radisson Blu Hotel in Tromsø (Bankgata 1, 9008 Tromsø)
  • Price adults: 890 NOK
  • Price children: 445 NOK.

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Snowmobile and reindeer encounter

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Photo: Anita Fabellini.

Join a scenic drive to Takelvdalen 90 minutes from Tromsø where we will meet, feed, and photograph several baby and adult reindeer.

Then is time for a short snowmobile beginners ride before relaxing by the bonfire, listening to the stories of hunters and herders.

Important: You need a valid car driving licence to join the snowmobile tour! Any accident will be your own responsibility. By buying this product you accept these conditions.

  • Time: 09:00–15:00
  • Meeting time 08:45, departure time 09:00 from our Arctic Guide Service office located behind Radisson Blu Hotel in Tromsø (Bankgata 1, 9008 Tromsø)
  • Price adults: 1550 NOK
  • Price children: 1250 NOK.

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