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Trekking With Huskies from Tromso

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    What to Expect
    After morning pickup from the Radisson Blu Hotel in Tromsø, settle inside a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and travel to the husky dog base on the picturesque nearby island of Kvaløya.

    On arrival, get a briefing on what’s ahead from your hiking guide, and meet the energetic Alaskan huskies who will accompany you on your trek. Then, set off on foot into the countryside with your dogs on long leashes. (As the huskies are very strong and trained to pull, two to three people usually share one dog between them.)

    Trek along trails through glorious flower meadows, drinking in spectacular views over fjords and distant, snow-capped mountains. Watch for wildlife, inhale the crystal-clear air, and absorb the sense of absolute freedom.

    On route, watch for wildlife, hear about the surrounding area, and enjoy the companionship of the huskies — even though you might wonder who’s taking who for a walk!

    If the weather allows, enjoy an outdoor lunch in the wild, cooked Norwegian-style over the campfire. Alternatively, have lunch back at base, after your hike. Either way, finish with chocolate cake at a traditional-style tent.

    Before returning, meet some of the top-trained huskies and puppies, petting the beautiful youngsters and learning about their care.

    Your 5-hour experience finishes with central Tromsø drop-off.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromsø, Sjøgata 7, 9259 Tromsø, Norway
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    4h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Rain clothes and boots
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian lunch option available
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We are outdoors people, and actually own Siberian Huskies of our own. So when we found out that there was a group that would allow us to come hike with some dogs and play with the new puppies, we were in! The day we booked it for turned out to be the coldest, wettest day of our
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    We had originally planned to do an aurora husky visit with sledding on the 25/11/18 but due to the unusual lack of snow this was cancelled, tromso villmarkssenter were very efficient at getting in touch with us a good few days in advance of our trip to let us know that the trip
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    Response from LiliG499, Guest Relations Manager at Trekking With Huskies from Tromso
    Responded 3 Dec 2018
    Hei, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are very sorry we had to cancel the dog sledding part, but we hope cuddling our huskies made up for and we were able to give you a different kind of arctic adventure. Next time we want to take you sledding though!
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    We booked this trip when our dog sledding trip was cancelled due to lack of snow. When we arrived we were given wellies and waterproof overalls. Well worth taking them as it was muddy and the dogs jump up! The walk was really fun but the dogs are really strong so be prepared!
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    This was our last activity on our Norwegian holiday. We were really looking forward to hiking with the huskies and seeing the puppies but a bit apprehensive about the stamina needed for the walk. We needn’t have worried as we had two great guides who helped us all the way. We
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    Response from Lili G, Guest Relations Manager at Trekking With Huskies from Tromso
    Responded 24 Jul 2018
    Thank you for coming hiking with us - lovely to hear that you enjoyed it!
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    We recently did this huskie walk, which also included a brief time with the puppies and seeing the kennel. When I saw the power of the huskies, I was glad I wasn't in the first round of volunteers. It took some practice to get used to the tundra and mud and the way everything
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    Response from Lili G, Guest Relations Manager at Trekking With Huskies from Tromso
    Responded 3 Jul 2018
    How lovely to hear you had a good time! And thank you for the feedback, we will make sure to tell our dogs about all the compliments you gave them :)
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    About the operator
    By: Tromso Wilderness Centre
    1,888 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Fantastic activity with the husky sledding
    Very nice activity; good ride on the husky sledge, with a competant guide and sledge driver. Nice setup at the
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    Northbridge, Australia
    Once in a lifetime experience.
    A once in a lifetime experience. There is two options to book, just being in the sled or driving it too. We ended
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    Night experience: great
    A freezing but excellent experience. During the night you hardly see but there are possibilities to see the
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    The highlight of our holiday
    What a great experience , it was the highlight of our holiday. I can highly recommend Tromso Wilderness Centre .
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    Wonderful sledding dogs!
    For us meeting the sledding dogs was a definite highlight! They were all exceptionally friendly and very
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    Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
    Great day meeting the beautiful digs
    Had a brilliant day out meeting the husky’s! As soon as you get there you offered winter clothes and then
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    Unley, Australia
    Fun trip
    Fabulous day. Happy dogs who look like they enjoy running. The staff were all Knowledgeable and helpful.
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    Croydon, United Kingdom
    Would recommend
    We had a great trip! On arrival you get given optional warm clothes, body suit, boots and gloves. Then you get to
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    Brandi C
    Barcelona, Spain
    We did the ‘drive your own sled’ Husky sledding and it was AWESOME! Nathaniel was our host/guide and he was
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    Melbourne, Australia
    Amazing Experience
    We were fortunate enough to have the racing team on our sled ride. The operator gave us a thorough education of
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    Andrew E
    A wonderful experience
    All went off without a hitch - excellent. From the people who were our Guides to everyone at the event location -
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    Liam D
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    An unvelievable expereince for all the family
    My family and I unanimously agree that this was one of the most exhilerating experiences we have had. From the
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    Huskey Sleigh Ride at Tromso Villmarkssenter Wilderness Centre❤️
    The 30-minute bus ride passed like in flight because of the anticipation of the husky sleigh ride. We were
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    Dog Sledding in Tromso
    It was the most amazing experience of my life!! If you have the chance to do this, then please choose it! The dogs
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    London, United Kingdom
    Wow.. what an experience
    What a wonderful experience for my wifes surprise birthday trip to tromso. Departure on time from the meeting
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