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Snowshoe tour

Time to put on the snowshoes!

Snowshoe tour

1200 NOK

per person
Take a deep breath of fresh air and feel the snow cracking under your feet!

Snowshoe hike is a great way to really connect with the arctic wilderness, to clear your head and recharge your batteries.

Around 10:00 AM the guide will pick you up from your accommodation on Tromsø Island. Then we will be heading to our snowshoe hike spot on Kvaløya Island. It is approximately one hour drive through a gorgeous fjord landscape, full of mountains and sandy beaches. We might see some reindeers, orcas, sea eagles, moose or other wild animals on the way.

Then it is time to put on the snowshoes, leave civilization behind and venture deep into the countryside! Your guide will take plenty of pictures and share knowledge about the region. At some point, we will have a short break for hot drinks and homemade sandwiches. We will also have a bottle of water prepared for you.

Our extra small group gives our guide the possibility to adjust the intensity level. However, please remember that this tour requires good physical condition! Please contact us if you are unsure about the required fitness level.

Follow us into the wilderness and experience it for yourself!

6 h / Pickup 10:00 AM
  • Price per person
    1200 NOK /Adult NOK/Child (6-12)
  • Duration
    6 h / Pickup 10:00 AM
  • Group size
    Up to 8 participants!
  • Season
    15th of September to 15th of April
  • Departure
    Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation on Tromsøya island
  • Departure Time
    10:00 AM
  • Dress Code
    Warm clothes (at least two layers), gloves and hat, good winter boots.
  • Include
    Snowshoes and poles
    Homemade sandwiches
    A knowledgeable and passionate guide
    Cookies and hot beverages
    Pictures from the tour sent on the next day
    Only up to 8 participants
    Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation on Tromsøya island
  • Not Included
    Campfire
    Thermal suits, boots and tripods
    A traditional Norwegian meal: Sausages with lompe (vegetarian options available)
    Instructions on how to photograph Northern Lights
Extra small group

Skip the crowd with our extra small group – maximum of 8 participants per tour!

Accommodation pickup!

Pickup and dropoff from your accommodation on Tromsø-Island.

Knowledgable guide

Your guide will take you to the most scenic spots and share his knowledge about the region.

Snowshoes and poles

We provide snowshoes and poles.

Photography

All the pictures from the tour will be made available for you the following day free of charge!

Food and drinks

We will set up a picnic in breathtaking scenery and enjoy homemade sandwiches, cookies and hot drinks.

1

Pickup

We pick you up from your accommodation before 10:00 AM Please check your mailbox on the day of the tour to see the exact pick-up time! After a short introduction, your guide will start driving to Kvaløya Island.
2

Snowshoe hike

After 1 hour, we get to the start of our snowshoe hike. Time to put the snowshoes on! During the tour, your guide will show you snowshoeing technique and share knowledge about the region. Your guide will take pictures during the tour (they will be sent to you on the next day by email).  
3

Picnic

We will have a short break for hot drinks and homemade sandwiches.  During the tour, it is possible to spot wild animals such as seals, reindeers, foxes, rabbits, sea eagles and many more!
4

Return

We bring you back happy, safe and sound to your accommodation!

We highly recommend to dress in 3-4 layers including long-sleeved and long-leg thermal underwear, 2 pairs of socks preferably woolen ones, fleece jumper and trousers, woolen jumper, windproof trousers, winter jacket, gloves, hat, and most important winter shoes. We will provide you with thermal suits and boots to make sure you stay warm and cosy during the tour.

When booking, the customer (and all the people that booked with you under the same booking) automatically agree to the following Terms and Conditions.

Please note that You must be at least 18 years of age to make a reservation with Northern Horizon. If you are under 18 you must be accompanied by an adult.

HEALTH ISSUES

If you have any health issues or any medical condition please let us know. We are flexible and more than happy to meet your needs, however, if we will decide that this tour is not suitable for you, we have a right to cancel. If that happens you will get a full refund. Remember to tell us about any health issues in the comment section in our booking form or by email immediately after making a reservation.

PRICE 

All the prices you can find on the website (northernhorizon.no) and they are in Norwegian Krone currency. The prices include everything that is listed and pointed out in the description of the tour. There are no hidden/extra fees added to the announced price.

PAYMENTS AND REFUNDS

 When you book a tour with us your card will be charged after you have entered the necessary information, accepted the terms and conditions and submitted your booking.

IN CASE OF NOT SEEING THE NORTHERN LIGHTS ON THE TOUR

 We wish we could, but we cannot control weather conditions or solar activity. Therefore we cannot guarantee that you will see the Northern Lights. We are passionate and experienced Northern Lights hunters. We use a combination of our knowledge and determination to find clear skies and show you the Northern Lights whenever possible, however, the last word belongs to nature. There are no refunds or free trips in the case that we do not see the Northern Lights.

 Refunds will be sent back to the card that was originally charged for the booking. Depending on your customer's bank, the refund shows up between 5 to 10 business days after we proceed with the refund.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation by Northern Horizon

We reserve the right to cancel the trip if:

  • external influences like weather conditions make it impossible for us to guarantee the safe conduction of the programs,
  • there is less than the minimum number of participants joining,
  • for weather-related reasons,
  • other unexpected events that will force us to cancel the tour (such a problem with the vehicle or sickness of the guide).

 In this cases, you can either chose to reschedule the tour (if it is possible) or opt for a full refund. Also, we are doing our best to ensure correct availability, however overbooking and technical errors with our booking software may occur. In such cases, we will notify you as soon as possible. At the same time, we reserve the right to cancel your reservation and refund the cost. In such a case we will do everything in our power to help you find a similar tour with a different supplier or reschedule your booking.

Cancellation by guests: 

  • Bookings are only eligible for a full refund if cancelled up until 48 hours prior to tour start.
  • Bookings that are cancelled after this time will not be refunded.
  • In order to cancel the tour please send us an email at [email protected] Time of the cancellation will be taken from the time when we receive the email.
  • If you book a tour and do not show up at the arranged meeting point, there will be no refund either.
  • There is no refund given if for whatever season you will not be able to be on time for the tour (for example delayed flights).

LIABILITY 

Northern Horizon employees, owner, agents, and partners take no responsibility for:

  • Our customers negligent or willful acts that lead to their own or others death, personal injury, loss or damage to their and others property.
  • Delays or interruptions of the tour due to naturally occurring events or road accident, illness within the tour group or any other unforeseen events that we had no control over.
  • For any others person`s or company's acts that will lead to delays/changes in arrival or departure of flights.
  • Situations when a third person need emergency assistance (for example road accidents or illness).
  • We are also not responsible for customers expenses caused by road accidents, nature-made accidents, terrorism, broken equipment or other unforeseen events.
  • Northern Horizon has the right to change routes, itineraries or timetables without prior notice if it is necessary.

All such losses and expenses are the personal liability of the customer. If there is damage done by the customer to the property of Northern Horizon, which could have been avoided, the customer will be held responsible.

GUESTS RESPONSIBILITIES

The customer is responsible to inform us about any health issues or/and mobility limitations. Smoking is not permitted in our vehicles. Guests are also responsible for selecting the tour accordingly to their interests. We also demand that Norwegian law is respected.

CUSTOMER DATA PRIVACY POLICY: The Customer who is entering their own personal data by themselves and confirms the reservation automatically agrees to the collection and usage of the information in relation to this Policy. The Customer gives consent and provides personal data by making a reservation in our booking system on our website, through reservation agents, contacting us directly by email, phone or other communication/reservation channels.

Company details are available here: https://proff.no/selskap/northern-horizon-tomasz-siata/tromsø/guider/IF7DZ6J0907/

Contact person in matters regarding this Privacy Policy is Tomasz Siata. If you have any questions please sent an email at [email protected]

Customers data safety: The Company is keeping and safeguarding Customers personal data in a confidential and secure way. Customer’s personal data is stored in our booking system (currently Zaui), mailboxes, and accounting documentation. Computers on which we access Customer’s Personal Data are accessible to authorized persons only and are password protected. Personal data shall not be disclosed to third parties unless the customer is joining a partner tour or activity. Then the customers’ information will be transferred to the Companys’ partner. We have carefully chosen our partner companies and we believe that they are also GDPR compliant, however, we cannot take responsibility for their individual policies. The customers' personal data will be retained for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes defined in this Policy.

 Personal data we process:

  • - Customer's name and country.
  • - Customer's contact information (e-mail address, address and telephone number).
  • - Credit card information related to the payments made (Stripe).
  • - Customer's health-related information (non-mandatory).

Purposes for data processing: The Personal Data that we collect and store is used to provide our services, to communicate with the guests and for making future reservation easier. We can also use this information to validate your identity and complete transactions, for accounting and legal purposes and marketing purposes. The extent of the required personal data can vary depending on the tour type.

 The Customer has a right to: Ask what personal data (about him or her) is being processed. Get access to his or her personal data that is being processed. Modify his or her personal data in case the data subject believes that this personal data is not up to date or accurate. Withdraw a previously given consent for the processing of their personal data for a purpose. Request that his or her personal data should not be processed for certain purposes. For example to object to the processing of his/her personal data for direct marketing purposes. Object to automated processing. Request a complete erasure of their Personal data from our database. Ask for transferring (his or her) personal data back or to another controller. In that case, the personal data has to be provided or transferred in an electronic document format. For his or her to be provided back (to him or her) or transferred. When doing so, the personal data must be provided or transferred in a machine-readable electronic format. Such request should be made in writing and sent in [email protected]

Changes to the Policy: Due to changes in legislation or for other reasons this policy will be updated as necessary.

CONTACT: Please contact us if anything is unclear or you would like to have more detailed information. You can contact us at [email protected]

Thank you!