Nature Wonders – Northern Norway in 9 Days

A picturesque 9 days Self-Drive-Tour
Tromsø - Senja - Vesterålen - Lyngen

Nature Wonders – Northern Norway in 9 Days

Experience the beautiful nature and the arctic wildlife of Northern Norway.

The journey is a 9-days self-drive tour starting and ending in Tromsø, travelling southward by the coast of Senja and Vesterålen, and northward via the inland roads and by the Lyngen Alps. The trip has been designed and customized for you to offer you the chance to see most beautiful and stunning landscapes of Northern Norway.

Day 1: Tromsø 


Arrival in Tromsø and pick up your rental car from the airport. Start your journey by exploring Tromsø and its surroundings by joining a guided tour with Wandering Owl!

Driving distance: Pick up rental car
Activity: Summernight Campfire

Day 2: Tromsø - Senja

©Hamn i Senja 

Leave the town behind and drive southward alone one of the Norwegian Scenic Routes to Senja. The most spectacular feature of this stretch is represented by the steep mountains falling into the ocean.  The beaches are very inviting too, with their white coral sand. However, the swim is for the bravest ones.
Driving distance: 140 km
Activity: -
(Optional Activity:) Relax Package

Day 3: Senja 

©Basecamp Senja

Spend your day on Senja - the second largest island in Norway. Here you are welcomed by an inspiring composition of sea, mountains, beaches, fishing villages and inland areas. Choose a guided tour from activities proposed and make the most out of your visit on Senja. Your journey then continues to Andøya - the northern part of Vesterålen.
Driving distance: 25 km + ferry + 20km
Activity: Choose between RIB Boat Excursion or Bicycling
(Optional Activity:) Relax Package

Day 4: Andøya

© Øystein Lunde Ingvaldsen / / Bø

Choose one of the exciting guided activities on Andøya. On the island you can find some of Norway’s most beautiful places to enjoy the midnight sun. If you are lucky you might see seals, whales and eagles.
Driving distance: short (accommodation - activity)
Activity: Choose between Whale Safari or Bird Watching
(Optional Activity:) Relax Package

Day 5: Andøya - Langøya

© Øystein Lunde Ingvaldsen / / Bø

Choose whether you want to spend the day on the beautiful Andøya and explore the surroundings more or if you prefer to continue to the next destination, Langøya, already in the morning.
Driving distance: 140 km
Activity: Explore the surrounding mountains on your own

Day 6: Langøya - Dividalen

© Bård Løken / / Målselv

The way from Langøya to Dividalen offers a majestic scenery along the fjords. When moving inland you might have the chance to see some wildlife. After reaching your daily destination, be ready for an exciting afternoon activity.
Driving distance: 215 km
Activity: Bird Watching

Day 7: Dividalen - Lyngen

© Frank Andreassen / / Lyngen

Drive through the Dividalen valley and reach the mesmerizing Lyngen Alps. You will find unique surroundings and spectacular coastal scenery in every direction. Get your camera ready!
Driving distance: 190 km
Activity: Explore the surroundings on your own
(Optional Activity:) Relax Package

Day 8: Lyngen 

© Siri Spjelkavik

Spend your day on a guided activity of your choice and experience the Lyngen Alps at its best. In the evening you have time to relax and say farewell to the midnight sun.
Driving distance: short (accommodation - activity)
Activity: Choose between RIB-Boat Excursion or Fishing
(Optional Activity:) Relax Package or traditional 3-course dinner with a Norwegian family

Day 9: Lyngen - Tromsø
Tromsø Panorama
© Knut Hansvold / / Tromsø

Head back to Tromsø with lots of new experiences and good memories. It´s time to return the rental car and say goodbye. If you have not had enough of Northern Norway yet, we are happy to suggest you some other activities and things to do for the day.
Driving distance: 25 km + ferry + 50 km
Activity: -
(Optional Activity:) Go on a guided hike

  • 8 x accomodation
  • 5 x breakfast
  • 5 x guided activities
  • Personalized travel plan
  • Info material about the area

Not Included:
  • Flights
  • Rental car
  • Optional activities
  • Ferries (approx. 800NOK for one vehicle and all passengers)

Photo credits header & gallery: 
Hamn i Senja, Basecamp Senja, (Frank Andreassen, Reiner Schaufler, Marten Bril, Bjarne Riesto, Yvonne Holth), Husky Andøy


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Husky Dog Cart

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RIB Boat Fjord Excursion

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9 days
Minimum Age
May - August
from 16 950 NOK (excl. flights & rental car)

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