Long Weekend Winter Adventure
Three nights at Lyngen North with optional activities and transport from Tromsø. Build your own package with adventurous activities or book only transport and accommodation for a relaxing stay at Lyngen North.
Available from 3rd of January – 6th of April 2019 (Thursday – Sunday)
Return transfer from/to Tromsø Airport or Hotel
Tailor Your Own Activity Program
Thursday – Arrival Day:
We pick you up at Tromsø Airport or Hotel and bring you on a scenic drive out of the city and into the heart of the Lyngenfjord region.
The drive from Tromsø takes approximately 3 hours. One hour into the drive we make a stop at a big supermarket in Nordkjosbotn where you may buy groceries/food for your stay. We make stops along the way if the northern lights appears in the sky.
Upon arrival at Lyngen North we bring you straight to the door of your accommodation for a hassle free check-in.
After check-in it will be possible to use our outdoor jacuzzi or sauna. If you are lucky the northern lights might be dancing in the sky already.
Friday – Dog sledding:
We will start the drive from Lyngen North at 10.00 (10am) and will arrive at the husky farm at 11.00(11pm).
It is a hands-on tour where you are encouraged to help prepare the dogs and sleds. You even have the choice to be a musher for a day and steer your own sled of 6 to 8 dogs through the wonderful Reisa National Park. The dog sledding guides will closely assist you and share their experience while you see what it takes to be a musher.
There are plenty opportunities to stop and take pictures and half way the dog sledding tour you will reach a Lavvu, the traditional Sami tent, where hot chocolate will be served and stories can be shared around the campfire. When everyone is warmed up and the sled dogs are rested you get ready for the return journey.
The tour takes roughly 3 hours depending on the snow conditions. After the tour finishes we will bring you back to Lyngen North.
If you did not book dog sledding:
If you decided not to book the dog sledding you may relax at Lyngen North, explore the area by yourself on snowshoes, visit the WWII coastal fort or take a steaming warm outdoor bath in the jacuzzi.
Evening Snowshoeing with Guide
When all daylight is out we bring you out for a exciting walk on snowshoes at the open snowfields of Spåkenes. Equipped with headlamps and cameras we enter into moose/elk territory to see if we can find the king of the forrest and the northern lights.
Half way through the tour we make a fire and set up camp where a small meal will be served.
Saturday – Snowmobiling:
At 11:30 (11.30am) we will start the drive to the Rotsund Valley for the snowmobiling tour. The drive from Lyngen North takes approximately 20 minutes. You will be transported up the mountainside to the Sikkajokk lake by a experienced local guide. Up at the lake a warm lavvu tent will be waiting for you. Warm beverage and snacks will be served inside the tent. Outside you will have the chance to try your luck doing ice fishing and drive the snowmobiles.
If you did not book snowmobiling:
If you decided not to book the snowmobiling you may relax at Lyngen North, explore the area by yourself on snowshoes, visit the WWII coastal fort or take a steaming warm outdoor bath in the jacuzzi.
Sunday – Departure Day:
In the morning latest at 12.00 (noon) we start the drive back to Tromsø. We will bring you to the airport or your hotel in Tromsø.