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

A tour in search of the northern lights, by the fire and with hot drinks to fight off the cold.

Accessibility Details:

  • No toilet

  • Thermal clothing, Electric blankets (for wheelchair users)

Availability:

Winter only (November to March)

Departure-return schedule:

19:00 – 23:00

Duration:

4 hours

Aurora tour

A tour in search of the northern lights, by the fire and with hot drinks to fight off the cold.

Description:

When the night sets and together with our guide we will take the best route to get the best opportunity to find clear skies and be able to enjoy the spectacle of the Northern Lights.

There are countless myths that exist about the Aurora Borealis and its magic.

Our guide will explain and teach about it.

How it is generated and the reasons for its shapes and colours.

We will have blankets, hot drinks and something sweet to counter the cold of the night.

If possible, we will make a fire to sit around.

We will share tips on how to get the best photos.

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

Important:

  • Bring your passports because our tour could take us all the way to Finland.
  • Dress very warm, prepare for a cold night.

Highlights:

  • Private tour
  • Tips on taking your own photos
  • Photographs with the the tour

Included:

  • Transport from and to the hotel
  • Photographs of the tour
  • Tripods and help with your cameras
  • Warm drinks and snacks

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.

Highlights:

  • Reindeer driven sled ride
  • Feeding over 300 reindeers
  • Sami culture and traditions

Included:

  • Transport from and to the hotel.
  • 10 to 15 minutes sled ride.
  • Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cookies.
  • Warm traditional Sami meal. Option: vegan, gluten free.

 

Accessibility Details:

  • Toilets 

  • Thermal clothing, Electric blankets (for wheelchair users)

  • Difficult terrain, permanent assistance

Availability:

Winter only (November to April)

Departure and return time:

10:00 – 14:00

Duration:

4 hours

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.

Highlights:

  • Reindeer driven sled ride
  • Feeding over 300 reindeers
  • Sami culture and traditions

Included:

  • Transport from and to the hotel.
  • 10 to 15 minutes sled ride.
  • Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cookies.
  • Warm traditional Sami meal. Option: vegan, gluten free.

 

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 four 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.

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.

Highlights:

  • Panoramic view of the city and island of Tromsø
  • Explanations about the Nature and geography of the area
  • Coffee break with the best view

Included:

  • Transport from and to the hotel
  • Entrance tickets

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.

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.

Highlights:

  • Panoramic view of the city and island of Tromsø
  • Explanations about the Nature and geography of the area
  • Coffee break with the best view

Included:

  • Transport from and to the hotel
  • Entrance tickets

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

Boat tour: whale watching

Boat tour in the Fjord and whale watching

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 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.

Notes:

  • Purchases from the onboard café are not included.

Highlights:

  • Whale watching
  • Boat ride around the fjords

Includes:

  • English guide

Accessible boat

Easy terrain

Photos

Accessible bathrooms

Boat tour – Around the Fjords

Boat trip around the Fjords.

Descripción:

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.

 

Highlights:

Boat ride around the fjords

Incluye:

Guía en inglés

 

Accessibility Details:

  • Toilet

  • Accessible boats

Availability:

February to October

Departure and return time:

8:00 – 14:00

Duration:

4 to 6 hours

 

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.

Highlights:

Boat ride around the fjords

Incluye:

Guía en inglés

 

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

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.

Important:

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

Note:

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

Highlights:

  • Self driven dog sled ride
  • Visit to kennel and puppies

Included:

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

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 short coffee break.

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 – 14:00

Duration:

4 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 – 14:00

Duration:

4 hours

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 short coffee break.

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

Highlights:

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

Incluye:

  • Transport from and to the hotel

Transfer

Medium terrain

Photos

Accessible bathrooms

Bike ride around Tromsøya

Getting to know the island on a bicycle

Accessibility details:

  • We recommend that participants are at least 150cm in height.
  • Reduced number of toilet breaks.

Availability:

Summer (June – October)

Departure-return schedule:

To be arranged

Duration:

3-4 hours

Description:

We will go around secret spots on the island, further away than the usual places.

We will start from the city center and head south to the best beach in Tromsø.

From there, we will go along the trail on the island to visit the Prestvannet lake, the ski jumps, with the greatests views in Tromsø, and the Tromsø Arctic-Alpine Botanical Garden.

Note:

Appropriate clothing is required, which always includes clothes to protect against wind and rain.

Highlights:

  • Electric bikes.
  • Adapted electric bikes.
  • Small groups of 4-5 persons.

Included:

  • Knowledgeable guide.
  • Electric bike rental.
  • Specially adapted electric transport for PRM.

Medium terrain

Photos

Accessible bathrooms

Vegetarian food

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.

Highlights:

  • Small groups

Included:

  • Lunch/Dinner
  • Offroad wheelchairs if needed.

Transfer

Difficult terrain

Photos

Accessible bathrooms

Sea Kayak

Experience the fjords in an exciting way

Availability details:

  • No toilets
  • Double kayaks

Availability:

Summer (June to October)

Departure-return schedule:

9:00 – 14:00

Duration:

5 hours

Description:

We will meet at the hotel and will drive for 20 minutes to the island of Håkøya. There we will find our kayaks and all the neccesary equipment.

Thanks to the double kayaks, which are very stable, no previous experience is required. Those who have some experience can choose an individual kayak.

An instructor will explain the basics to get started, and we will set off around the coast of the island, with the views of Tromsø in the background.

Since it is a quiet route, normally we manage to get close to Arctic wildlife, like porpoises, seals and sea eagles.

Important:

  • Bring warm clothes

Included:

  • Kayak guide
  • Transport
  • Full kayak equipment
  • Food (sandwich or similar), dessert and drinks. Vegan and GF available.

Transfer

Medium terrain

Photos

Accessible bathrooms

Tromsø Winter Wonders

A short trip of 4 days to sample the beauty of Tromsø in the winter

Accessibility Details:

  • Accessible airport transfer.
  • All transport to activities included and accessible (when required).
  • 3 nights of accommodations in accessible rooms.
  • When included in the activity, food is arranged according to personal preferences or allergies.

Availability:

Winter (November to April)

Duration:

4 days and 3 nights.

Description:

Day 1: Arrival to Tromsø. Transfer to the accommodation and check in.

We will be waiting for you at the airport and have a transfer ready to go to the hotel. We will help with the check in and make sure your room is correct. We will give you a short summary of what to expect in the following days.

Night 1: (Optional) Cable car ride and Dinner at the Restaurant.

If the spirits are high, we could go up the Cable Car to enjoy your first dinner in the Arctic with the incredible views of Tromsø from above. If we’re lucky, we could enjoy a first glimpse of the Northern Lights.

Day 2: City Tour during the morning

We want to make sure you get to know the city you are visiting, so we will start with a good look into the history and the secrets of Tromsø in this 4 hour tour. We will finish at the entrance of Polaria Aquarium, with the option of going in to see the training of the seals, or to go back to the city center.

Night 2: Aurora Hunt tour.

We will meet you at the hotel in the evening and head out and do what most tourists come to Troms for: a chance to see Lady Aurora dancing in our night skies. We try to keep the tour to only 4 hours, but depending on the night and the group, it could be longer. This will be decided with the group.

Day 3: Sami & Reindeer sledding.

We will go meet the Sami people and learn about their life and traditions. We will enjoy a sled ride with reindeer, and we will also enjoy feeding the herd of 300 animals who are very friendly but also quite hungry. This will be a full morning tour with lunch included.

Night 3: Aurora Hunt tour (2nd chance).

We will have a second night to go into the cold corners of Tromsø to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights, because it is always better to be safe than sorry.

Day 4: Check out from accommodation. Transfer to the airport.

We will meet with you at the hotel, and after the checkout is finished, we will drive you to the airport with enough time. We will help you with the check in to your flight and be sure everything runs smoothly until you go past security.

(Option to do a day tour if flight time permits)

Note:

  • Please look into the detailed descriptions of the tours for more detailed information
  • The tour can be modified to fit individual needs and/or preferences.
  • Details will be finalized once flights have been confirmed.
  • Dinners are not included, but can be arranged upon request. A list of recommended (and accessible) restaurants can be provided.
  • Winter can be very cold in the Arctic, so plan and pack accordingly (recommended woollen underlayers and thick socks).

Highlights:

  • Explore the highlights of Tromsø in the Winter.
  • Two opportunities to catch the Northern Lights.

Included:

  • Accessible accommodation.
  • Accessible transport for all the activities.
  • Option to accomodate, change or adapt the tours to fit the specific needs or wishes of everyone in the group.
  • + Find detailed accessibility information in the description of each activity.

Transfer

Medium terrain

Photos

Accessible bathrooms

Tromsø Summer Escapade

A short trip of 4 days to sample the beauty of summer in Tromsø

Accessibility Details:

  • Accessible airport transfer.
  • All transport to activities included and accessible when required.
  • 3 nights of accommodations in accessible rooms.
  • When included in the activity, food arranged according to preferences or allergies.

Availability:

Summer (June to September)

Duration:

4 days and 3 nights

Description:

Day 1: Arrive in Tromsø. Transfer to the accommodation and check in.

We will be waiting for you at the airport and have a transfer ready to go to the hotel. We will help with the check in and make sure your room is correct. We will give you a short summary of what to expect in the following days.

Night 1: (Optional) Cable car ride and Dinner at the Restaurant.

There is the option of going up the Cable Car the first night and have the first dinner in the Arctic enjoying the wonderful view of the city from above with the sun hitting your face.

Day 2: City Tour during the morning

Let’s start the tour right and get to know the city that your are visiting. So we will start with a good look into the history and the secrets of Tromsø in this 4 hours tour. We will finish at the entrance of Polaria Aquarium, with the option to go in or to go back to the city center.

Evening 2: Mountain Trail hike.

We will head out to find an accessible hiking trail to enjoy, and take advantage of learning about nature while walking inside the forest. We may even enjoy some food around a small bonfire.

Day 3: Fjord tour in Minibus

We will head over to the island of Kvaløya to learn about the fjords, the sounds, and the geographical history of the area. We will also be on the lookout for local animals and learn about all the plants in the forest. We will drive around in our accessible transport for 4 hours, and we will have two opportunities to get off the minibus and enjoy the Arctic climate.

Day 4: Check out from accommodation. Transfer to the airport.

We will meet with you at the hotel, and after the checkout is finished, we will drive you to the airport with enough time. We will help you with the check in to your flight and be sure everything runs smoothly until you go past security.

(Option to do a day tour if flight time permits)

Note:

  • Please look into the detailed descriptions of the tours for more detailed information
  • The tour can be modified to fit individual needs and/or preferences.
  • Details will be finalized once flights have been confirmed.
  • Dinners are not included, but can be arranged upon request. A list of recommended (and accessible) restaurants will be provided.
  • Summer weather in the Arctic can still be cold and rainy, so plan and pack clothes with this in consideration.

Highlights:

  • Explore the highlights of Tromsø in Summer with the Midnight Sun.
  • There is daylight 24 hours a day, so night activities are also day activities.

Included:

  • Accessible accommodation.
  • Accessible transport for all the activities.
  • Option to accomodate, change or adapt the tours to fit the specific needs or wishes of everyone in the group.
  • + Find detailed accessibility information in the description of each activity.

Transfer

Medium terrain

Photos

Accessible bathrooms

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    Location

    Tromsø, Norway

    Phone

    +47 939 6 2992

    Email

    info@tromsoaccessibletours.com