Authentic, Personal... Incredible!
Leave the loud and busy world behind and come to Alta, Norway, where adventure and natural peace go hand in hand. Whatever kind of holiday you’re looking for, we can help you make it a reality!
Dogsleds and snowmobiles. Snowshoes and fatbikes. Kayaks and canoes and fishing boats. Trails for hikes and mountain bikes.
No matter what your physical condition and preferences, we can tailor an experience for you that matches what you need. Feel the thrill of arctic activity whether your comfort zone uses words like “extreme” or “armchair”!
Photo by Ola Bromseth
...or slow down
Lose yourself in the flames of a fire in a Sami tent. Hold a nighttime vigil in search of the Northern Lights. Hike to a mountaintop, all alone, and gaze out at the midnight sun.
Leave the busy, crowded world behind. Join us for private tours that give you the space to discover the arctic at your own pace. Stay in peaceful accommodation out where crowds never go.
A Sample of What's Happening NOW (...or very soon)
Our tour catalog is still available during the current COVID-19 uncertainty.
However, prices and availability are not necessarily correct (especially availability).
Please contact us to check on the current state of travel to Alta. As soon as the situation stabilizes, we will update the site!
AI146: Hike up Mt. Haldde to the Northern Lights Observatory With a Husky (904 m above sea level!)
Hike with GLØD Explorer up to the top of Mt. Haldde, home of the historic Northern Lights Observatory built in 1899. This day trip will take you up to one of the tallest nearby mountain peaks – a little history, a lot of exercise, and great views of the entire region.
Prices from NOK 1700 per person
AI24S: The Story of a Slate Quarry
Take a short tour of Alta and then head to Pæskatun and see an old industry in modern times. Slate products have been crafted in Alta since the 1800s, and the practice today is still similar to the old-fashioned ways. See slate being cut and shaped. Even make your own slate souvenir!
Prices from NOK 1200 per person
AI63: Explore Alta Canyon and the Wilderness by Riverboat
See the natural beauty of the Alta River and Canyon from aboard a traditional long riverboat.
Prices from NOK 1525 per person
AI53: Puppy Tour Along the Alta River
Come spend time at a husky farm. Meet the dogs, chat over coffee and cake with your hosts about dogsled racing, and take a selection of eager, happy puppies out for a walk to the Alta River.
Prices from NOK 450 per person
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Winter or summer, on a tour or just out in nature,
Alta is the place you will remember long after you are home again!
Alta is one of the most un-touristy tourist destinations you can find
No hour-long lines of people waiting for their “Instagram Moment”. No parking lots packed with tour buses. No jaded attractions worn out by millions of visitors. Here in Alta you will find activities hosted by people who love what they do, and want to share that passion with visitors.