Scenery & Huskies – Hurtigruten land excursion

Tromso in summer by Baard Loeken, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Scenery & Huskies – On this Hurtigruten excursion you head to the Tromso Wilderness Centre on Kvaloya island, a scenic area with views of the ocean and mountains.

This is an optional land excursion which you can add to your Hurtigruten cruise booked through Fjord Travel Norway. The land excursion will appear during the cruise booking process, with prices and details.

Huskies in Tromso by Hurtigruten

Meet some cute huskies

Here you will meet more than 250 huskies and puppies, receive an introduction to dog sledge driving and learn about the world’s longest dog sledge race, the Iditarod, presented through pictures and film footage. It’s important to wear good footwear if you want to join the Wilderness Centre’s guide in exploring the plant and bird life around the centre, before meeting back in the traditional Sami lavvo (tent) for a hot drink and a slice of cake.

Puppies in Tromso by David Gonzales, Hurtigruten

Puppies in Tromso

Practical information:

Duration: 3 hrs 30 mins
Included: Coffee/tea and cake
Transportation: Bus (no guide on the bus)
Clothes/footwear: Comfortable shoes and warm clothing
Available: May 5- November 4
Land excursion #5C

Tromso on a summer day by Pixabay

Colorful Tromso

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