Northern Lights Minibus Chase (15 seater)
NOK 1490 per person
Tromsø is one of the top places in the world to witness the Northern Lights. We make this experience optimal for you during our comfortable Northern Lights minibus chase, departing from our base camp in central Tromsø. You will be with one of our dedicated guides, who has the passion to help show you the Northern Lights dance in the sky above, we are here to ensure that this a memorable night to remember for a lifetime.
In small groups with a maximum of 15 people, we will set out into the polar night to one of our favourite spots to watch the Northern Lights (away from light pollution and with clearest skies possible). If it is cloudy above Tromsø, don’t worry, it is possible to find clear skies at a location further away. Our team will carefully analyze the weather conditions before the tour while keeping in touch with other guides to monitor cloud movements in the local and surrounding areas.
Once we find the best spot, it will be time to wait for the lights to shine while setting up our cameras and taking photos. Your guide will take professional photographs, which will be shared within 3 days of your tour. Your guide will also help you set up your own camera – if you need a tripod, we can let you borrow one of ours for free. Our aim is to create a stress free, enjoyable and safe way to be able to see the Northern Lights during your stay in the Arctic.
Your guide will stay with you for the entire evening while making sure you are as comfortable and warm as possible. We provide thermal suits and warm, dry boots for the entire duration of the tour. Later in the evening we will make a bonfire, have a warm meal, make s’mores, hot drinks and eat some cookies. If you are a vegetarian or have any other dietary preferences, please let us know and we will make sure there is something for you as well!
Before & after the tour: Before the tour takes off we will meet up at our Base camp in central Tromsø for a briefing and introduction to the area we will explore and the Northern Lights forecast for the evening. The minibus picks you up outside the building so there is no need to walk far or get cold on the way. After the tour you have a short walk back to your hotel (our recommended hotels are only located a few hundred meters from our base camp in central Tromsø).
Adult: 1,490 NOK | Children: 1,190 NOK (Season: 6th October – 14th March)
17:50 – Meet at the Pukka Base Camp where you can enjoy our warm Lounge (In the City Center)
18:00 Our guide will greet you, provide a briefing for the Northern Lights chase, including forecasting and the area we will explore.
18:20 Get geared up for a night in the Arctic Nature (we provide Thermal suits and winter boots)
18:30 – Departure to the place with clearest skies to give you best chances of seeing the Northern Lights (depending on the weather conditions we go remote landscapes near or far)
20:00 – Time to zip up your warm thermal suit and get ready with your camera
20:15 – Time for pictures and opportunity to enjoy arctic landscape
21:00 – We will make a bonfire and warm meal, hot drinks and snacks
21:45 – Storytelling and socializing by the fire , monitoring weather conditions and Northern Lights activity
23:15 – Sweet goodbyes to the Arctic nature and gear up to leave the spot
23:30 – Departure towards Tromsø – depending on how far we went it will take 1-2 hours
01:00 – Arrival back in central Tromsø at our base camp
- Access to our Basecamp Lounge before your tour
- An introduction to the evening schedule
- A short lesson in Northern Lights forecasting & photography
- Certified driver and guide
- Complimentary tripod rental for your own amazing images
- Professional pictures taken during the evening and sent to you 72 hours after the tour
- Warm meal provided by one of our favorite local restaurants
- Premium coffee/tea
- Snacks, nuts & marshmallows
- Heated minibus with comfortable pillows or blankets to stay comfortable
- Warm suits to be comfortable in the Arctic night
- Extra blankets, gloves and hats for being outside
DeparturePukka Base Camp in Tromsø City Center
Departure Time18:00 (First departure) and 18:30 (Second departure)
Return Time01:00 (First return) and 01:30 (Second return)