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Northern Lights
big bus chase

WINTER / 1 NOVEMBER TO 25 MARCH

#1 ACTIVITY IN TROMSØ, NORWAY five-star

JOSE, SINGAPORE

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Join us on this exciting trip to chase the magnificent Northern Lights. We conduct this tour in a spacious and modern bus which provides comfort and warmth along our journey through the Arctic regions.

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This is our newest tour, guided by the same expert tour guides as our small group chase, giving you an excellent chance of the Aurora.

After the tour starts from Tromsø's city center, we will drive to where we expect the best weather conditions that night. On the journey there you will learn about the Northern Lights and how to photograph them. We will be happy to answer all questions you might have.

Once we've found clear sky, we will stop and help you set up your cameras. If conditions allow, we will choose a scenic locations with a beautiful foreground. We will take portraits of the Northern Lights and you to share them after the trip.

We provide hot drinks as well as hot water that you can use to prepare your own meal. The bus is heated, so you can always warm up inside.

If you’re looking for a comfortable and affordable chase to maximize your chances of witnessing the beautiful Northern Lights, then this is the tour for you!

Tour information

Price per person
Adult (13+) 950 and 850 NOK First and subsequent chases
Child (0-12) 500 NOK All chases
Location Pick up and drop off at the tourist Information Office in the city center
Group size
50 guests (maximum) Plus 1 or 2 tour guide and a driver
Time and duration
Start between 17:30 to 18:30, end between 00:00 to 04:00 (Between 6 to 10 hours, depending on the weather condition, etc) Starts at 5.45pm
Includes
  • Same expert tour guides and photographers from the small group chase
  • On-board restroom
  • Snacks and hot beverage
  • Photography tips and advice from our photographers
  • Digital photos taken by our photographer sent to you after the chase
BEFORE YOU BOOK

Important Things to Note

Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. We will literally go the extra mile to maximize your chances of seeing the Northern Lights, by doing our best to find clear sky. However, we incur the same costs every night for drivers, tour guides, cars, fuel, equipment, food, insurances, taxes, etc., no matter if we get to see the Aurora or not, that’s why we can’t provide refunds or free tours if we are unlucky.

  2. The lights are not going to get dimmer, but articles that claim they do make a good click bait.

    We recommend reading the following article: http://www.visittromso.no/en/northernlights_forever

    The chances are the same between mid September and end March. What is more important and has a bigger impact on your chances of seeing the Northern Lights is how long you are staying in Tromsø and how many chases you go out on.

    Seeing the Northern Lights can also be anything between a faint whitish glow in the sky to a green dancing show, that's something that is hard to say even if we have completely clear skies, which is another reason why we recommend at least 2 or 3 Northern Lights chases.

    You may find out more about our success rate for seeing the Northern Lights by following us on our Facebook page where we post the result of every single chase we take.

  3. It is true that camera batteries drain much faster in cold temperatures, however it also depends on what camera and type of battery you have. 90% of the time a fully charged battery on a DSLR would last the entire night.

    If you have a DSLR, I would recommend carrying 1 extra backup battery, while if you have a small point and shoot, 1 or 2 backups would be good. You may not have to use them at all, but just in case we get a good show, it's always better to be prepared. :)

  4. It is not necessary to print anything for your trips with us. We have your details and have already passed them to our partners (for various day trips). Our partners and tour guides will have your details on their lists when picking you up, and all you need to do is check that your details are correct and you’re joining the correct company.

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