Northern Cuisine and Aurora Chase

FROM NOK 2,680 per person

Ok, this is not a full 24-hour experience, though a special and unique one that fits this list. Our Northern Light Dinner chase combines two precious local ingredients: the northern lights and locally grown and prepared cuisine by a local chef in an unconventional Nordic setting. This is a small-group tour, to give you a relaxed and cozy experience while triggering all your senses.


Keen on tasting northern cuisine

Comfort seekers

Lovers of unique food spots

Northern light chasers

Red Christmas Baubles

Special New Year's Eve and New Year's menu

A New Year in the Arctic to never forget.

Dive into the traditional Christmas and New Year's menu of the North Norwegians at the frozen ends of the planet. A unique location for your dearest ones on earth.

28-30/12: Juletallerken (Christmas-dish) is a mix of ribs and pinnekjøtt and traditional Christmas dessert.

31/12 - 01/01: Pinnekjøtt as the main dish and some delishious rosettbakkels with cloudberrycream (multekrem)

Vegetarian options stay the same, with traditional dessert.


Why choose this adventure

One of the most authentic dinner spot in the area

Idyllic fjord dotted with small islands.

White beaches and turquoise sea

surrounded by snowclad mountain peaks.

Locally grewded and prepared cuisine

Our host in rocking behind the stove for more than 30 year, keeping reinventing her style and the use of local ingredients.

Private set-up and private group setting possible

Looking for a unique northern hunt with your family and friends? Spiced with good food, cozy setting and high comfort level? You can adjust this experience to your needs duration, pick-up/drop-off location, beverage add-on options, etc.


More about this trip

Our Northern Cuisine and Aurora Chase combines two precious local ingredients: the northern lights and locally grown and prepared cuisine by a Norwegian chef in an unconventional North Norwegian setting. This is a small-group tour, to give you a relaxed and cosy experience while triggering your senses.

We bring you to the stunning peninsula of Malangen, a 45 minutes’ drive from Tromsø city, with the dramatic mountains in the backyard. During this trip, your guide tells you more about the surroundings, the northern lights, and so preparing you for the chase we start after dinner. If we encounter northern lights on our way to the local restaurant, we take our time to take in the natural phenomenon.

To give you the utmost comfort during this activity, our chef Tove will serve the dinner within her heated lavvu with cosy bonfire, a truly unique place to enjoy the 2-course local dinner.

After dinner, we head into the surroundings, chasing the stunning lights, accompanied by views of the mountains, and fjords. From Malangen, we can go in any direction to increase the chances of spotting the lights. Along the way, we make a stop for a sweet dessert snack, ‘lefse’, made by Tove, and a hot drink.

There is a high focus on local food tasting, immersing in local life, stories and the northern lights. An ideal experience for precious moments, filled with rich experiences, while enjoying time together in an unconventional way.

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  • Knowledgeable and dedicated English-speaking Northern Lights guide

  • Transport by modern and comfortable minibus

  • 2-course exclusive menu grown and prepared by a local chef

  • Unique restaurant spot and setting in a heated lavvu

  • Hot chocolate, coffee, tea

  • Locally made lefse, as sweet dessert

  • Support local landowners and suppliers

  • Advice and help with camera settings and on how to take Aurora photos

  • Thermal winter suits and reflector vests for use during the safari

  • Tripods for use during the safari

  • Photos from the tour to be downloaded from our webpage

Food Experience

Meat starter:

  • Ham, local chevre with fruit chutney on top of flatbread (traditional thin bread).

Meat main dish:

  • Steak of lamb from local farmers.

  • Served with delicious sauce, stewed sweet peas, vegetables, and almond potatoes.

Vegetarian starter:

  • Local chevre with fruit chutney served on top of roasted bread spiced with dried leaves of birch.

Vegetarian main dish:

  • Marinated tofu served with tzatziki and own-baked vegetables from the farm.

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What to bring / Not included

  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks can be bought at the restaurant

  • Warm clothes, boots, hat, mittens and scarf

  • Option to buy products in her local store (herbs, sauces, species, lefse, …)

More information

  • Availability: 01/10/2021 – 30/03/2022 (5 to 7 hours)

  • Every Friday and Saturday

  • Start: 18:00

  • Radisson BLU hotel Tromsø

  • Number of guests: 2-15 (max 10 during covid)

  • Level: easy. Not suitable for young children. No wheelchair access.

  • Group experience can be bought via the separate product on the homepage website: LINK.