Tromsø
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Our most recommended Tromsø Hiking & Trekking

Breivikeidet: Cross-Country Skiing

1. Breivikeidet: Cross-Country Skiing

As the old saying goes, "Norwegians are born with skis on their feet." Cross-country skiing is an activity you can't miss out on if you're visiting Norway. Cross-country is an excellent combination of balance and technique. Ski along existing trails or create your own. You will have a professional English-speaking guide teach you everything you need to know for your journey: how to put on your skis, basic techniques, and how to recover from a fall. With these basic skills under your belt, you will be comfortable embarking on your adventure through the beautiful alpine landscape.

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From Tromsø: Snowshoe Hiking Tour and Husky Camp Visit

2. From Tromsø: Snowshoe Hiking Tour and Husky Camp Visit

Walking on top of a deep layer of snow, listen to the steady rhythm of your breath. A gorgeous mountain landscapes stretches as far as the eye can see; let the image sink into your mind. For the locals, hiking is more than just another outdoor activity, it is the most intimate way to experience nature. Immerse yourself in the moment and let things fall into perspective; clear your head and refill your batteries. Follow your guide into the Arctic wilderness and experience it all for yourself. The exact route will be determined based on the weather conditions and wishes of the group. If the weather allows, enjoy your homemade chocolate cake and something hot to drink on the trail while taking in the views. Otherwise, indulge in the snack around an open fire at the husky camp upon return. Get to know the fluffy friends and their puppies before heading back to Tromsø.

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Tromsø: Puppy Training at the Husky Home

3. Tromsø: Puppy Training at the Husky Home

One of the local tour operator's main ambitions is participation in dogsled racing. Training of both the dogs and people throughout the years is essential and summer is the time for the new puppies first try at teamwork. Join your experienced handlers and train the youngest sled dogs who are from 4 weeks to 6 months. Take the puppies out for a 1 to 1.5-hour hike close to the husky farm and do different exercises in wilderness depending on the age of the puppies. Suitable for adults and always a hit with the kids. Trek across the landscape outside the camp to let the puppies experience the beautiful scenery. 

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Snowshoeing in Breivikedet

4. Snowshoeing in Breivikedet

Discover the winter wonderland of the Aurora Alps, snowshoeing with a guide in Breivikedet. Learn the basics of snowshoeing and experience a fun and unique way trekking in the snow. Regardless of your age and shape, enjoy some good exercise while walking through the scenic Arctic landscape and admiring the stunning views of the Alps. Get the chance to meet the friendly Alaskan huskies as well. They enjoy meeting new people, so you don’t have to be afraid to cuddle and play with them. After the adventure, you will be served a cake with coffee or tea.

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From Tromso: Nordic Husky Hike

5. From Tromso: Nordic Husky Hike

Explore the spectacular North Norwegian countryside with a trip adjusted to your needs. You will be accompanied by huskies, which are highly energetic dogs – so don’t be surprised if you start to wonder who’s really taking who for a walk! An experienced guide will also accompany you, and on the trip you will see the fjords and mountains that surround Tromsø. You might also get a closer look at some of the North-Norwegian wildlife. Back at the Husky Center you will be served lunch and coffee (made Norwegian style on the fire) with a delicious chocolate cake for dessert in a Sami Lavvo. You will also have the opportunity to pet some of the puppies.

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From Tromsø: Midnight Sun Hiking Tour

6. From Tromsø: Midnight Sun Hiking Tour

Head out of the city toward the coast to begin your hike with your local guide. Walk in the light of the arctic summer night and experience nature up close, learning more about the plants and animals of the region. On this easy hike up a small mountain you will breathe in the fresh air and be amazed by what the Norwegian landscapes have to offer, all in the warm colours of a never-ending sunset. Admire panoromic views of Norway´s famous fjords, peaks, and valleys, allowing for an abundance of excellent photo opportunities throughout the evening.

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What people are saying about Tromsø

The two guides were fantastic, really chatty and knowledgable, the activity was great. All the gear was provided and was just the right length of time. After we got to see the dogs and got to see them go off pulling the sleds which was really good to see. Overall a really fantastic morning out, well worth the money. Highly recommended

We had a brilliant time skiing. The guides were so helpful and patient. The route was ideal as an introduction to skiing and the scenery great. We also loved being able to see the dogs when we got back. Couldn’t recommend this enough.

Excellent tour. We snowshoed for about 2 hours. It was a bit physical at first but then got used to it. The landscape is stunning. After the tour we had a hot chocolate and saw the huskies. Highly recommended.

Spectacular to go with children, mine from 9 and 11, tranquility, dream landscapes and super friendly guides, they explain everything, from animal tracks to any detail, recommended.

We really enjoyed the walk and our guide was fantastic, communicative and engaged in informing us about everything in our surroundings.