Fancy snowmobiling in one of Lapland's most spectacular regions? If so, this 7-hour daytime or evening snowmobile safari experience from Tromsø will hit the mark. Take a ferry across Norway's fjords to the untouched Lyngen Alps for an exciting snowmobile safari beneath the mountains. Follow winding trails through icy valleys, hills and plateaus, and on the evening safari, enjoy the thrill of riding in the dark, lit only by your snowmobile headlights. Then, catch your breath over some hot soup and drinks before boarding the ferry back to Tromsø.
Meet your local guide, then travel by coach to the ferry port. Hop aboard a ferry boat and, as you cut across the water, admire views of the Lyngen Alps during your 20-minute crossing to the mountainous Lyngen Peninsula, one of Norway’s winter sports meccas. All mountains and ravines, this chunk of remote Lapland boasts a network of wonderful snowmobile trails that wind beneath the mountains through spectacular plains, valleys and hills.On arrival, head for the snowmobile station and get a safety briefing and instructions on riding your 2-person snowmobile. Don a supplied thermal suit and helmet and then, once you’re ready, head out behind your guide into the snowy wilderness. Start along an easy trail to build your confidence, and every now and then, stop to take photos of your snowmobile convoy or the epic surrounding scenery. Feel free, during stops, to take turns driving or riding your snowmobile. If you’ve chosen the evening safari, enjoy the added thrill of zooming through the darkness, with only your headlights and maybe the moon to light the way.Before long, the trail will become more challenging. Feel your adrenaline race as you zip across icy tundra, bump over hills and navigate rugged fells and hills. It’s a truly exhilarating experience made even better by the raw and remote setting.Finish at a cozy bar and thaw out with some delicious fish soup and crusty bread, a favorite Sami meal, along with tea, coffee or water.Later, return by ferry and coach to Tromsø, where your experience concludes at the safari center.