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About Polar Cabin
The Polar Cabin is a traditional norwegian cottage. It offers accommodation and activities during summer and winter in a spectacular arctic landscape at Vagnes, 20 km from Tromsø city centre. This is a perfect base camp for outdoor activities, observing Northern Lights or just relaxing, barbequeing, reading books, listening to birds singing and enjoying nature, or doing activities such as ice fishing, fjord tours, snowshoeing, alpine skiing, hiking, fishing, bycicling, sea kayaking, camping... We are focused on the quality of the activities and we offer good food, adventure, information and service. Polar Cabin is the place where you can enjoy life!
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SMALL GROUP- Hiking/Snowshoeing with delicious Lunch at Polar Cabin - (All Year)

Experience snowshoeing on this guided tour that includes lunch. Travel through the birch forest and hike up a steep slope to catch views of the fjords and surrounding mountains. Then head to lunch held in a traditional Norwegian cottage. This tour is not suitable for guests with a heart condition or with restricted physical ability.
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5 hours
from $101.71

2 Nights at Polar Cabin - All Included. Accomodation, Food, Activity. (2-4 pers)

Combine traditional dining with scenic sightseeing on an evening tour from Tromso, ideal for active travelers. Enjoy a 2-course meal in an Arctic cottage, then set off on an after-dinner hike through rural surroundings with a guide, keeping an eye out for the famous Northern Lights. Avoid hidden costs with round-trip transfer from the city center, dinner, and all snow-hiking equipment provided.
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1 day 17 hours
from $646.82
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Oscar W wrote a review Jan 2020
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom44 contributions7 helpful votes
This was a fantastic way to see the norwegian scenery around tromso, and enjoy a really enjoyable home cooked lunch to boot. Michael and Jana were brilliant, engaging and pleasant. Please don't be put off by the snow shoeing, it wasn't too strenuous, and please do not be put off by having to use public transport to get there, it is really really simple, even I could cope. Please do this trip, it was one of the best experiences I had in tromso, and also on mine and the other halfs adventures around Europe
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Neseda wrote a review Jan 2020
Dresden16 contributions11 helpful votes
We had the pleasure to experience the 2-night-polar-cabin adventure with Jana and Michael. It was beyond what we expected it to be! These two are the nicest hosts you can imagine - outgoing, friendly, communicative and just two really really nice people eager to share their norwegian experience. The stay in their polar cabin allowed us to experience the norwegian landscape and nature as immediate as possible. No need to get on a shuttle bus to hunt for the polar lights - you just put on your gear and off you go into this beautiful scenery of mountains, fjords, forests etc. We got so many helpful and interesting information from Michael on our snowshoe-tours and had really nice chats with him, Jana and the (few) other guests in the cozy common room. And Jana is a fantastic cook, spoiling us with her homemade norwegian dishes and lovely desserts and making us feel at home in their cabin. We recommend this package to everyone who is a nature lover, appreciative and curious about the things around you and the people that are with you. It's a magical landscape and we were right in the middle of it - unforgettable!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Andrew wrote a review Nov 2019
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It‘s been some days since we spent 2 nights at Polar Cabin but still we keep this special feeling that Michal & Jana and their lovely home gave us: as if you are in a different world!!! 2 lovely people doing what they love for living, being so much welcoming (the fish soup was just one of our favorites!) showing us a nature loving life (we loved your life stories so much) and this awesome landscape that no picture can capture fully. Thanks so much! We will come back for sure! We were very lucky to see the northern lights, but the whole experience is way more than that! So when you are searching for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, you should definitely come to this place. Karina & Andrew
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Betty345123 wrote a review Oct 2019
Florida176 contributions55 helpful votes
We arrived at Polar Cabin mid-day and were greeted by Michal & Jana, a very pleasant couple, showed us around the cabin and what room was ours. The lounge room was huge with a nice cozy wood burning stove, so inviting. The property is large so lots to hike and venture out, we got to see Northern Lights a few nights. It's a great spot being its so dark, but not a problem with headlamps. One night we had a bbq which the food was excellent, we really enjoy the homemade bread that Michal made. Each night we had such good conversations with the couple and felt like we knew them for years and great hosts. I highly recommend coming to Polar Cabins for your get away and you won't be disappointed, Great People.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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892ruis wrote a review Mar 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Had one of my best night in the Polar Cabin, got to see the nothern lights, but that was the bonus, because, the experience was super welcoming, the couple was so nice, made me feell at home! They did everything to make it a great experience, super recomend, if you dont see the nothern lights, you will still have great memories to share!
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Date of experience: February 2019
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