Aurora Camping and Dog Sledding in Norway
Drive a dog sled across the frozen tundra, sleep in a cosy Sami tent and experience the unforgettable Northern Lights
Why it's Much Better
Travel into the Arctic Circle and explore an untouched slice of pristine Norwegian wilderness
Drive a dog sled across the frozen tundra, feeding, caring and bonding with your pack and return as a true ‘musher’
Take the reigns as you navigate a frozen arctic landscape in search of the incredible Aurora Borealis – it's wildfire in the skies!
Play with over 300 adorable huskies (including puppies!) then relax around a campfire as you fill up on traditional Sami food
Spend the night in a warm, communal tent heated by a wood-fired stove beneath a mound of cosy reindeer hides
Local, expert, English-speaking guides
1 night in a cosy, traditional Sami tent
Munch on delicious local food throughout
Round-trip transportation between Tromso and the dog centre
Everything you need to explore the wilderness
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Meet the huskies
Traditional Sami tent
Dinner around the camp fire
Travel deep into the Arctic Circle and meet your experienced sled dogs (and puppies) Don’t worry about getting messy as warm clothing is provided so you can play with the dogs as much as you like!
Ask any questions about the adventure ahead and then relax on super-warm reindeer hides around the campfire and enjoy a traditional Sami dinner and the chance to see the incredible Northern Lights.
When you’re ready, head to bed in a warm and cosy Sami tent heated by a wood fired stove.
Explore the wilderness
On the Snow
Approx. 1 hour of sledding
Filling breakfast and a delicious lunch
After a hot breakfast, learn how to prepare your sled before heading out across the frozen tundra - either as a passenger or driving your own team.
Explore this incredible arctic landscape, take some unforgettable photos and then have lunch back at base before returning to Tromso in the afternoon in time for your flight home.
All our adventures take place in wild places. Things can go wrong in wild places. Your perfectly planned itinerary may change a bit (or a lot) if the weather turns, someone gets hurt, or a volcano erupts. Usually though, changes make it all the better.
In the wilderness
You’ll stay in a traditional, communal Sami tent - a peaked, wooden structure that’s nicely heated by a wood-burning stove and sleeps 10-12 people.
Private tent upgrade: If you would like to have a private tent that sleeps up to 4 people, this is available for a charge of 2000 NOK per night, subject to availability. Please ask when booking.
Radison Blu Hotel, Tromsø
Your host will meet you outside the Radison Blu in Tromsø. You can book any flight to Tromsø and easily get to the start point via a 10-minute taxi or shuttle bus.
Tromsø city centre
At the end of your adventure, you will be dropped back in Tromsø city centre between 13:00 - 14:00. If you’re heading back to Tromsø Airport, you’re free to book any flight that departs after 16:00.
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- Warm and waterproof work clothes are provided for meeting the dogs and when sledding, so that you don’t mess up your own outdoor clothing. Sleeping bags and reindeer hides are provided for your night in the traditional Sami tent, which also has an indoor fire to keep you nice and warm.
What do I need to bring?
- Warm footwear
- Thermal underwear top and bottom
- Thermal fleece
- Down or synthetic down jacket
- Warm hat and gloves
- Sunglasses / ski goggles
Meet Your Host
Tove, Torkil and team
Your host, Tove, set up his expedition business in 1988 when his son Torkil was born to share his love of nature and the beautiful landscape around Tromso - the Paris of the North. Today this father and son team run adventures together along with their pack of 300 adorable huskies.
Dates & Prices
Bespoke trips only
There are currently no planned group departures. Please contact this host to request a quote for a custom trip.Request a Quote
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