City of Tromsø

The city of Tromsø
Tromsø is one of the most important cities in Norway.
It is located 350 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle.
There are 65.000 people living in Tromsø.

Tromsø is a tourist destination to enjoy year-round.
During Winter you can see the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis).
During summer the sun is with us for 24 hours,
this situation is called “Midnight Sun”.

You can meet the culture of the Sami people
with their traditions and ancestral customs.

Winter extends from November until mid-March.
The medium temperature is – 4 degrees celsius,
varying from – 30 degrees celsius to + 5 degrees celsius.

Summer extends from June to August.
The medium temperature is + 10 degrees celsius,
varying from + 7 degrees celsius to + 15 degrees celsius.

Tromsø is an inclusive city to visit.
It is a clean city, environmentally friendly
that promotes accessible routes and trails.

Our Activities

AURORA TOUR FOR ALL

A Northern Lights chasing tour that is accessible to everybody.

Accessibility Details:

  • No toilet guaranteed
  • Thermal clothing
  • Warm blankets
  • Vegetarian Food

Availability:

Winter only (November to March)

Departure-return schedule:

17:30 – 23:30

Duration:

6 – 8 hours

Prices from NOK 1850 per person.

We can do a Private Tour also.

Aurora tour for all

A Northern Lights chasing tour that is accessible to everybody.

Description:

The night start in the afternoon when our specialized guides start planning the trip, choosing the best route to find clear skies and be able to enjoy the spectacle of the Northern Lights. First we pick everyone up at the meeting place, and then we start driving.

We will get to know everyone and explain a more about what to expect from the night. Your guide will explain the countless stories that exist about the Aurora Borealis, and all the facts. You will learn how they are generated, the reasons for its shapes and colors, which places they are visible.

We will choose a spot to enjoy a delicious warm meal, and hot drinks to counter the cold of the night. We will make a fire for everyone to sit around also. We also have wamr blankets and thermal clothing for everyone.

We will share with you tips on how to get the best photos, and we will also take photos ourselves for you to take home.

As an accessible company, we always make sure that everybody who joins can enjoy the tour in equal conditions. This means that our Aurora chasing tour is accessible to people with disabilities such as wheelchair users, and also families and people who have no disabilities.

And we will take photos of you to take home also.

Important:

  • Dress very warm, prepare for a cold night.
  • The possibility of toilets is restricted, so we cannot guarantee them on the tour. Please plan ahead for this.
  • You may need to bring your passports. Sometimes the tours takes us all the way to Finland.

    Included:

    • Transport from and to the hotel in the city centre.
    • Warm meal and hot drinks.
    • Warm clothes to borrow.
    • Woll blankets for extra warmth.
    • Photographs of the tour shared online.
    • Help and tips for taking your own photographs.

    Transfer

    Medium terrain

    Photos

    Thermal clothing

    PRM assistance

    Reindeer visit and sled ride

    Visit to a Sami farm with 300 reindeer, we will feed them and we will do a short sled ride.

    Description:

    We will visit the farm where a Sami family takes care of its 300 reindeers during winter.

    We will enjoy a short sled ride where these reindeers will guide us through the valley and along the coast.

    Afterwards we will be able to feed these wonderful animals.

    Inside the gamme we will also enjoy a traditional Sami meal cooked over the fire.

    We will finish around the fire enjoying the stories and tales about the Sami and the joik, their traditional song.

    Included:

    • Transport from and to the hotel.
    • Sled ride.
    • Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cookies.
    • Warm traditional Sami meal. Option: vegan, gluten free.
    • English guides (with option for translation)

    Note: the transport included is not accessible. For wheelchair users, o person with reduced mobility who require an adapted vehicle, it will be required to hire an aditional service which will include the transfer and the asistance of a guide.

    Accessibility Details:

    • Toilets 
    • Thermal clothing,
    • Electric blankets (for wheelchair users)
    • Difficult terrain, permanent assistance

    Availability:

    Winter only (October to April)

    Departure and return time:

    10:00 – 14:00

    18:00 – 22:30

    Duration:

    4 hours

    Prices from NOK 1390 during the day, and NOK 1690 in night time

    Description:

    We will visit the farm where a Sami family takes care of its 300 reindeers during winter.

    We will enjoy a short sled ride where these reindeers will guide us through the valley and along the coast.

    Afterwards we will be able to feed these wonderful animals.

    Inside the gamme we will also enjoy a traditional Sami meal cooked over the fire.

    We will finish around the fire enjoying the stories and tales about the Sami and the joik, their traditional song.

    Included:

    • Transport from and to the hotel.
    • Sled ride.
    • Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cookies.
    • Warm traditional Sami meal. Option: vegan, gluten free.
    • English guides (with option for translation)

    Notes:

    The transport included is not accessible. For wheelchair users, o person with reduced mobility who require an adapted vehicle, it will be required to hire an aditional service which will include the transfer and the asistance of a guide.

     

    Transfer

    Vegetarian food

    Difficult terrain

    Gluten free

    Photos

    Thermal clothing

    PRM assistance

    Accessible bathrooms

    City tour

    A stroll around Tromsø to get to know its history and secrets.

    Accessibility Details:

    • Toilets around the tour and in Polaria

    • Electric blankets (for wheelchair users)

    Availability:

    Year-round

    Horario salida-retorno:

    10:00 – 14:00

    Duration:

    4 hours

    City tour

    A stroll around Tromsø to get to know its history and secrets.

    Description:

    We will meet at the entrance of the hotel, and we will head out to go around the center to know the city that was once known as the “Paris of the North”.

    We will enjoy three hours around the streets of the city, its history as a strategic center for the expeditions to the Arctic. We will visit characteristic places for its architecture and the main points of interests.

    We will finish the tour in the aquarium Polaria to see the feeding of the seals, and movies about the Northern Lights and the wild nature of the region.

    Note:

    the tour does not include entrance tickets.

    Highlights:

    • Visit the main places of Tromsø
    • Learn the history of the town
    • Visit to Polaria or some other museum

    Included:

    City map

    Map

    Easy terrain

    Photos

    Thermal clothing

    Accessible bathrooms

    Cable car visit

    We go up the cable car to enjoy the most spectacular panoramic view of the city of Tromsø.

    Description:

    We will go up Fjellheisen, the cable car of Tromsø to be able to appreciate the panoramic views of the island and its surroundings.

    Once we are on the lookout, our guide will tell us about the geography and the most important information about the area.

    We will be able to enjoy some hot drinks and stroll by the mountain paths before coming down and returning to the hotel.

    The option to go walking back to the hotel is also available. The route is accessible.

      Included:

      • Transport from and to the hotel.
      • Entrance tickets.

      Notes:

      • The tour could change regarding its accessibility depending on the conditions of the terrain in winter and summer.
      • Drinks and snacks from the coffee shop are not included.

      Accessibility Details:

      • Toilets

      • The road is wheelchair accessible

      • Accessible entrance and exit from the cable car

      Availability:

      Year-round

      Departure and return time:

      10:00 – 14:30

      Duration:

      2 hours and a half.

      Description:

      We will go up Fjellheisen, the cable car of Tromsø to be able to appreciate the panoramic views of the island and its surroundings.

      Once we are on the lookout, our guide will tell us about the geography and the most important information about the area.

      We will be able to enjoy some hot drinks and stroll by the mountain paths before coming down and returning to the hotel.

      The option to go walking back to the hotel is also available. The route is accessible.

        Included:

        • Transport from and to the hotel.
        • Entrance tickets.

        Notes:

        • The tour could change regarding its accessibility depending on the conditions of the terrain in winter and summer.
        • Drinks and snacks from the coffee shop are not included.

        Transfer

        Easy terrain

        Photos

        Accessible bathrooms

        Boat tour: whale watching

        Boat tour in the Fjord and whale watching

        Accessibility Details:

        • Toilet

        • Accessible boats

        Availability:

        November to January

        Departure and return time:

        8:00 – 16:00

        Duration:

        6 to 8 hours

        Prices from NOK 1690 per person

        Boat tour: whale watching

        Boat tour in the Fjord and whale watching

        Description:

        You will go to the pier where the boat is moored. There you will find your guides who will take us for a day ride in search of whales.

        During this season we can find Orcas and Humpback whales. While we search for the whales, the guides from the boat will be sharing stories about the interesting sceneries and providing information about the whales.

        The ship offers ample lounges with panoramic windows to enjoy the ride and be protected from the cold. And a coffe/bar with an ample selection.

          Includes:

          • English guide

          Notes:

          • Purchases from the onboard café are not included.

          Accessible boat

          Easy terrain

          Photos

          Accessible bathrooms

          Boat tour – Around the Fjords

          Boat trip around the Fjords.

          Description:

          We will meet at 7:30 in the morning in the hotel entrance and we will walk to the port. There we will find the boat that will take us for a day ride around the fjords.

          During the ride we will be able to enjoy nature and the possibility to see the local fauna.

          In the internal lounges, warm and with panoramic windows, we can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Norwegian Arctic.

          The boat guides will share stories and knowledge about the culture, history and nature while we search for wildlife.

          We will visit a fishing town where will be able to go to the coast and learn about the fishing traditions.

          Included:

          English speaking guide.

           

          Accessibility Details:

          • Toilet

          • Accessible boats

          Availability:

          February to October

          Departure and return time:

          8:00 – 14:00

          Duration:

          4 to 6 hours

          Prices from NOK 1390 per person

          Description:

          We will meet at 7:30 in the morning in the hotel entrance and we will walk to the port. There we will find the boat that will take us for a day ride around the fjords.

          During the ride we will be able to enjoy nature and the possibility to see the local fauna.

          In the internal lounges, warm and with panoramic windows, we can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Norwegian Arctic.

          The boat guides will share stories and knowledge about the culture, history and nature while we search for wildlife.

          We will visit a fishing town where will be able to go to the coast and learn about the fishing traditions.

          Included:

          English speaking guide.

           

          Accessible boat

          Easy terrain

          Photos

          Accessible bathrooms

          Husky Dog sled ride

           A sled ride driven by husky dogs

          Accessibility Details:

          • Requires permanent assistance for PRM

          • Toilets
          • Warm meal. Vegetarian option available

          Availability:

          Winter only (November to April)

          Departure and return time:

          10:00 – 14:00

          Duration:

          4 hours

          Prices from NOK 2040 per person

          Husky Dog sled ride

           A sled ride driven by husky dogs

          Description:

          We will pick you up from the hotel and then enjoy a panoramic ride of thirty minutes from the city to the dog kennels.

          Here we will be welcomed by the staff who take care of the dogs and they will help us get the appropriate thermal clothing.

          We will divide in groups to go on the sleds. The dogs know they are going for a run and are anxious to start, so it is normal for lots of barking and noise.

          The guides will help up during the whole ride.

          After this unforgettable ride we will have time to visit and pet the dogs and their puppies.

          Before returning we will enjoy a warm lunch and some nice desert.

          The dog kennels can be visited in the off season too.

          Important:

          To drive the sled it is required to have good physical shape, including the ability to trot while climbing a hill.

          Included:

          • Transport from and to the hotel.
          • 45-60 minute on the sled.
          • Thermal clothing.
          • Warm lunch and sweet things.
          • English speaking guide.

          Notes:

          The transport included is not accessible. For wheelchair users, o person with reduced mobility who require an adapted vehicle, it will be required to hire an aditional service for the transfer.

          Transfer

          Vegetarian food

          Difficult terrain

          Photos

          Thermal clothing

          PRM Assistance

          Accessible bathrooms

          Fjords Tour

          Minibus guided ride around the fjords

          Description:

          We will go around the fjords in a minibus, with a guide who will help us learn a little about the local geography.

          We will go to the island of Kvaløya and then make way towards Sommarøy.

          On the way we will go through the impressive Kattfjord.

          We will make a short stop and take a small stroll in the surroundings.

          Afterwards we will go inside the Arctic Hotel Sommarøy for a warm lunch.

          We will head back on the coastal side of Kvaløya to enjoy the views of the Sund.

          Note:

          • The tour may vary depending on the conditions of the terrain in summer or winter.
          • Purchases at the hotel bar not included

          Availability:

          Year-round

          Departure and return time:

          10:00 – 15:30

          Duration:

          5 – 6 hours

           

          Highlights:

          • Visit to the island Kvaløya (Whale Island)
          • Visit to the most spectacular fjords and valleys

          Incluye:

          • Transport from and to the hotel

          Accessibility Details:

          • Toilet

          • Two stops and descent from the bus

          Availability:

          Year-round

          Departure and return time:

          10:00 – 15:30

          Duration:

          5 – 6 hours

           

          Prices from NOK 1650 per person

          Description:

          We will go around the fjords in a minibus, with a guide who will help us learn a little about the local geography.

          We will go to the island of Kvaløya and then make way towards Sommarøy.

          On the way we will go through the impressive Kattfjord.

          We will make a short stop and take a small stroll in the surroundings.

          Afterwards we will go inside the Arctic Hotel Sommarøy for a warm lunch.

          We will head back on the coastal side of Kvaløya to enjoy the views of the Sund.

          Note:

          • The tour may vary depending on the conditions of the terrain in summer or winter.
          • Purchases at the hotel bar not included.

            Incluye:

            • Transport from and to the hotel.

            Transfer

            Medium terrain

            Photos

            Accessible bathrooms

            A stroll in the mountains trails

            We will go on a short ride to one of the mountain trails nearby Tromsø.

            Availability Details:

            • No toilets
            • Simple meal (sausages or similar). Vegan and gluten free options.
            • Cold and hot drinkss
            • Special wheelchair available.

            Availability:

            Summer (June to October)

            Departure-return schedule:

            Morning (10:00 – 13:00)

            Afternoon (15:00 – 18:00)

            Midnight (22:00 – 01:00)

            Duration:

            3 hours

            Description:

            We will go on a short ride to one of the mountain trails nearby Tromsø. We will choose a path that is accessible to everyone in the group.

            We will go for a stroll in the woods for about 2 hours, during which our guide will talk about the trees and flowers. We will also talk about the animals that we spot, and about the ones we don’t see as well.

            We will then find a place to make a fire, and we will each cook our own sausages on the open flame.

            Important:

            • Even in summer the weather is unpredictible. Always have some additional warm clothes and protection from the rain.

              Included:

              • Lunch/Dinner
              • Offroad wheelchairs if needed.

              Transfer

              Difficult terrain

              Photos

              Accessible bathrooms

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                Tromso accessible tours - The Arctic adventure everyone deserves.

                Location

                Tromsø, Norway

                Phone

                +47 939 6 2992

                Email

                info@tromsoaccessibletours.com

                Location

                Tromsø, Norway

                Phone

                +47 939 6 2992

                Email

                info@tromsoaccessibletours.com