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Northern Lights and Winter Activities in Lyngen

Experience one week with unspoiled nature and comfortable accommodation and participate in numerous exciting activities like Snowshoeing, Ice Fishing, Whale watching, Dogsledding or simply enjoy the beautiful and peaceful surroundings at the northern tip of the Lyngen peninsula.

7 days - NOK 19,995
2019-07-0914:31 Georg Sichelschmidt


  • Very remote place with view towards the open sea and the Lyngen Alps
  • Family run business with small groups
  • Many winter activities included

Season: From 01. December to 31. March. Closed from 22. – 27.12.2019.
New Year different prices. 

Accommodation: XLyngen is situated almost at the northern tip of the Lyngen  peninsula, in the village Nord-Lenangen. The 5 cabins and 2 apartments are comfortable and well equipped and lie directly next to the sea. Here you can escape from daily routines and stress and find peace in the quietness of the arctic nature. Every cabin have 3 bedroom, a kitchen, living room and one bathroom.

Day 1:  Arrival and NL workshop
Pick up at the hotel or airport in Tromsø with our minibus. The travel to XLyngen takes about 2 hours and include one ferry passage over the Ulsfjord.

After arriving and checking in at the fisherman houses you get served a evening soup with fresh bread, before we leave for a short excursion. We will take you out in the nature for a northern light workshop. It is easy walking (in winter with snowshoes) and we will show you some tricks to take good pictures from the aurora borealis (1 hours). 

Day 2:  Snowshoeing and Spa
After breakfast we leave for a walk/snowshoeing to the northernmost tip of the Lyngen peninsula – Lyngstuva. We will walk along the coast until we reach the firehouse and a small cabin where we can eat our lunch packages we made at breakfast and we will drink something warm (about 4 hours).

At around 2pm we are back in the camp. That gives you some time to relax and explore your surroundings.

In the evening we serve dinner made of local fish or meat (2-courses included non-alcoholic drinks).
After dinner, it is time for relaxation using the sauna and/or hot tub. It is a cozy option to sit in the warm water while looking at the Northern Lights. 

Day 3Dogsledding and NL safari
After breakfast, you participate in dog sledding. Meet a local musher at his kennel and learn how to drive a sled dog team. You will get a personal experience with the dogs and can pet and play with them all together in the open area of the dog yard before and after the dogsledding. Afterwards you will get a cup of coffee or tea by a campfire and get answer’s to your questions about almost anything regarding mushing.

After dinner we go on a Northern Lights Safari with snowshoes. We hike to a marvelous place with a great view over the Lyngen Alps and the sea – no light pollution, which means that this is the perfect place to take pictures and to watch the Northern Lights. Warm drinks and headlamps we provided for the trip.

Day 4:  Snowmobiling
After breakfast we will leave for a snowmobile trip in the Lyngen alps. Before your tour starts the guide will provide you with warm clothes and information with regard to safety and how to operate the snowmobile. During the tour, you will stop at several viewpoints to take pictures of the arctic scenery. We will serve warm drinks and snacks during the trip. Two persons on each snowmobile.

Dinner in the evening. 

Day 5: optional activities
You can participate in optional activities (see descriptions below) or just relax and enjoy the arctic by yourself.


Day 6: optional activities
You can participate in optional activities (see descriptions below) or just relax and enjoy the arctic by yourself.


Day 7: Departure
After breakfast check out and return to Tromsø by minibus. 


  • 19,995,- NOK per person in a double room
  • Single room suppl. NOK 6,453
  • Baby’s 0 – 2 years free, children up to 12 years 50% discount
  • Group discount when sharing one cabin:
    • 3-4 persons in one cabin: NOK 18,296 ,- per person
    • 5-6 Persons in one cabin: NOK 16,660 ,- per person


  • 6 nights in a double room with full board
  • Transfer from/to Tromsø
  • 1x guided Northern Lights workshop
  • 1x guidet Northern light Safari
  • 1x guided Snowshoetrip to Lyngstuva
  • 1x Dogsledding
  • 1x Snowmobiling
  • 1x Jacuzzi/sauna
  • Snowshoes/Kicksledges for free use
  • Warm clothes available

Not included: Alcoholic drinks and activities on day 5+6

Participants: Min. 2 Person

Season: 01. December to 31. March - closed from 22. – 27.12.2019 and special rates during new year.

Optional Activities: 

  1. Whale watching (from 1.nove – 15. January): With a 29 feet boat, we will go out to find orcas or humpback whales. The trip will included warm clothes and warm drinks and last at least 6 hours – NOK 2,500
  2. Ice fishing (from January to March): We provide you with warm clothes and fishing equipment. Then we go by foot or snowshoes over the frozen sea ice. Here we will drill a hole and fish for cod or sea trout. During the fishing trip we will serve warm food and drinks. At around 2pm we are back in the camp. That gives you some time to relax and explore your surroundings - NOK 1,450 – 3-4 hours
  3. Northern Lights Snowmobiling: we start at around 8pm to drive into the Lyngen Alps with a snowmobile until we reach a cozy wilderness cabin without any light pollutions. Here we will wait until we can see the Aurora dancing on the sky. We will be back at midnight (Duration ca. 4 hours). NOK 1,850
  4. Cross-Country Skiing; Go with us on a cross-country ski tour in the Lyngen Alps. The tour takes about 4 hours included breaks in-between where we serve warm drinks and snacks. Included ski, ski shoe and poles. NOK 1,050
  5. Lyngen Reker; Visit the local shrimp factory, learn about the profession and life of the fishermen and learn how to properly and fast peal shrimps. NOK 1,350

 Contact us if you have questions or if you need assistance concerning your booking:

Email: booking@visit-lyngenfjord.com – Tlf: +47 77 21 08 50 

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