Colourful Arctic Autumn – Self-drive adventure

Experience Tromsø, the lively capital of the Arctic, and explore traditional fishing culture on the island of Sommarøy with its beautiful white sandy beaches and emerald green sea. The scenic road on the spectacular coast of Northern Norway’s hidden gem Senja offers fantastic photo opportunities. Watching the Aurora over the colourful fjord landscape in the Lyngen area and an overnight in a glass lavvo will make for an unforgettable autumn adventure.


Available from

01.09.18 – 30.11.18

Arrival days:

All days


8750 NOK per person in a double room; 10492 NOK per person in a single room

Day 1:

Pick up your rental car at the airport. You will spend the first night at the centrally located Clarion Collection Aurora hotel in Tromsø. Enjoy a light evening buffet, before venturing out on an exciting chase for the Northern Lights with a minibus and local guide.

Day 2:

After breakfast, head off on a scenic drive to the hidden gem Senja. The spectacular coastal road offers fantastic panoramas and photo opportunities around every corner. Relax in the hotels original hot tub (rebuilt fishing vessel) and sauna. You will spend the night in a big suite with panorama windows at Hamn i Senja for great Aurora views straight from your private suite with balcony.

Day 3:

Enjoy your breakfast and continue the scenic drive to the beautiful island of Sommarøy.  Sommarøy is a favourite among locals and visitors alike. Go for a stroll on the white sandy beaches and admire the crystal-clear water and gorgeous autumn colours on the island. After dinner, our local guide will pick you up and you will spend the evening at the island’s Aurora camp. Listen to stories about live on the island around the crackling camp fire while waiting for the appearance of the magical green lights.

Day 4:

Today, a special adventure awaits you in the beautiful Lyngen peninsular: an overnight in a crystal lavvo. Explore the unique fjord views and untouched nature the area has to offer on your drive. Enjoy a home cooked meal upon arrival and learn how to photograph the Northern Lights after dinner. Now it is time to put your new skills to a test on a chase in the local area. Spend the night in a crystal lavvo and watch the Aurora’s magical dance from the comforts of your own bed.

Day 5:

Enjoy the final scenic drive back to Tromsø and drop off your rental car at the airport.

Included in the package:

      • 1 Night’s accommodation at Clarion Collection Hotel Aurora including light evening buffet, breakfast and free use of the sauna and outdoor hot tub
      • 1 Night at Sommarøy Arctic Hotel incl. breakfast and dinner and free use of the sauna and gym
      • 1 Night in a suite at Hamn i Senja incl. breakfast and dinner
      • Crystal Lavvo in Lyngen incl. breakfast and dinner
      • Northern Lights chase by minibus in Tromsø
      • Aurora Camp with a local guide on Sommarøy
      • Bathing boat hot tub and sauna in Hamn i Senja
      • Aurora Photo workshop and chasing in the local area in Lyngen

Not included in the package: Rental car, parking fee in Tromsø, ferry tickets and road toll

Please note that all guiding and activities are in English and that there might occur minor changes to the schedule above.

Contact us!

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