Dog sledding in the Reisa valley
Dog sledding in the Reisa valley

Lyngen North

Exciting outdoor activities

Spice up your stay at Lyngen North with outdoor activities. In winter you can go dog sledding, snowshoeing and snowmobiling through our partners. While in summer we offer a variety of DIY activities onsite like kajakk-, SUP- and electric bike rental.

Guided Snowshoeing

Guided tour to our wildernesscamp in the outskirts of the forrest. The tour takes you over the open snowfields at Spåkenes. Along the way you might encounter arctic wildlife like elk (moose), rabbits, foxes and reindeer. At the campsite you can warm up inside the lavvu tent while being served a small lunch and warm drinks. Outside the tent is a nice slope to where you can have fun racing down on a snow sled.

* Season: December - March (available earlier if there is enough snow)

* This tour is not strenuous and is suitable for everyone with normal physical capacity.

Man putting on snowshoes for a guided tour at Lyngen North

Dog sledding

We bring you from Lyngen North to the Reisa Valley for a scenic dog sledding adventure. You will be driving your own sled of huskies through the beautiful winter wonderland at the gateway to Reisa National Park.

* Season: December - March (available earlier if there is enough snow)

* This tour is not strenuous and is suitable for everyone with normal physical capacity.

Husky dogs from the dog sledding tour in the Reisa valley offered by Lyngen North

Snowmobile Tour

Through our partner we offer a snowmobile tour to the Sikkajavri lake. You will be transported by an experienced local guide to the top of the mountain where a warm lavvu tent will be waiting for you. Warm soup and hot beverages will be served in the lavvu. If you want, you get to try driving the snowmobiles once you are up by the lake.

* Season: December - March (available earlier if there is enough snow)

* This tour is not strenuous and is suitable for everyone with normal physical capacity.

Snowmobile transporting guests to the top of the Sikkajavri lake

Ski Touring

The closest mountain accessible from Lyngen North is Storhaugen. The tour starts from the cemetery in Djupvik, a 3-minute drive from Lyngen North. Due to its easy access and stunning views towards the Lyngen Alps, Storhaugen is one of the top summits for backcountry skiing in the Lyngen Alps Region.

* Season: mid-March - May

* High risk activity

* Local guide or mountain guide recommended

* High level of physical fitness recommended

Skiing down Storhaugen in with the Lyngen Alps in the background
Lyngen North with the Lyngen Alps in the background during summer
Lyngen North with the Lyngen Alps in the background during summer

Summer Activities

During summer you have the options of multiple DIY activities like electric bike rental, kajakking, stand up paddleboarding and hiking.

Fishing boat rental

Rent a fishing boat from our marina just below your Lyngenfjord House. The Lyngenfjord has a rich population of among others, cod, halibut, pullok and rosefish.

By the marina we have a shed for cleaning/cutting the fish when you come to shore. The Lyngenfjord houses has a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering, so you can prepare your own fresh catch of the day.

Lyngen North As is also a registered fishing camp. This means you are allowed to bring some fish with you when leaving the country.

* Season: May- September

* Valid boat license required

* High risk activity: Boating experience required

Fishing boat in the marina at Lyngen North