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GLOD Explorer

Jordfallet 3, Alta 9518, Norway
+47 997 94 256
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Snowshoeing by the Alta River

One of the highlights of our trip to Norway was staying at the GLOD Apartment and snowshoeing with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Monument, Colorado
A magical night chasing the norhern lights

We were so fortunate to go hunting for the northern lights with Sara from Glod on one of the nights... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Jordfallet 3, Alta 9518, Norway
+47 997 94 256
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the highlights of our trip to Norway was staying at the GLOD Apartment and snowshoeing with Marta and Phelps (the husky)! To start with, Ida was extremely helpful through email to set up excursions, answer my many questions, and because it was Easter...More

Thank kmk1522
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were so fortunate to go hunting for the northern lights with Sara from Glod on one of the nights of our honeymoon in Alta. From the warm greeting and delicious food to the passion that Sara showed for making sure we had the best...More

Thank ChicagoKatieS
Reviewed 4 April 2017

was out in the wilderness in Alta till around 2am great teepies were set up and log fires and the Norwegian usual of coffee ,tea and cake was told how to and where to watch in the sky for the lights .amazing

Thank Pete H
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Thanks to the great organisation and knowledge of this company we saw the northern lights on our recent cruise. Amazing. We were taken by coach an hours drive from Alta to a camp with log fires and hot drinks. It was minus 17 degrees. It...More

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We travelled on P&O's cruise ship Oriana to hunt the Northern Lights at Alta in March 2017. The introductory talk, aboard ship, by Trygve Nygard of Glød, the specialist tour company, was humorous and very informative. He gave useful tips on how to photograph the...More

Thank plod715
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This trip was absolutely fabulous. The lights were amazing, beyond my expectations, and it was a lovely touch that the company set up a drop box folder so we could get copies of all the pictures from the night. It was -17 degrees, so they...More

Thank simmo5050
Reviewed 28 March 2017

They picked us up at the Scandic Hotel and took us back to their headquarters, where we saw a short video on the science behind the Northern Lights and had a nice supper of lamb stew for the meat eaters, vegetable soup for the vegans,...More

1  Thank Gayla M
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We went on a northern lights hunt with GLOD booked through our cruise aboard the Braemar. Although we unfortunately did not see the northern lights due to cloud coverage it was still a memorable night! There was open fires for us to sit around and...More

Thank LJTownie
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The weather forecast wasn't too promising and the guide Vik had to choose the best direction with hopefully clear sky we were heading to... And he found it; we stopped on a few places and we saw already some northern lights. On the last stop...More

Thank Babs W
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Recently went out with Glod two nights running to see the Northern lights as part of ORIANA cruise. First night we went at 10.00 from ship and got there only to have missed the lights which had been seen by earlier Glod trips. while we...More

1  Thank AKGWestMidlands
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Louise C
I'll be in Alta on a cruise ship and would like to know whether they'd pick me up for an evening Northern Lights tour at the ship? Thanks!
13 February 2017|
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Response from Trygve N | Property representative |
Hi, we are not able to pick up at the ship. Pick up will be at Scandic, 5-10 min away with the shutlle bus. We can let you of at the ship after the tour is over
Malcolm M
Hi, My son, Mark, who is 36 and I will be in Alta from 26th to 31st December 2016. We would like to participate in the following activities: Snowshoeing and ice fishing Hunting the Northern Lights Dog sledding We will be available for activities at the following times: 27th morning only 28th to 30th any time 31st morning and afternoon only I would be grateful if you could let me know if you can arrange these activities for us together with costs.
24 December 2016|
Response from Trygve N | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your message! I can see that you also have sent an email. I will respond there, but I think we are able to arrange all tours you are asking for!
We will be in Alta on December 11th or 12th and want to have a Northern lights Chasing with GLOD and also dog Sledding. How can we book this ? how long should we stay in Alta ? ( we arrive from Tromso by bus at 10 : 30 PM ) . What are the prices of the trips ? Is there a package for accommodation and the trips ? We are 3 old persons ( a man and his two sisters ) . After Alta, we should go to North Cape by bus at 6:30 in the morning.
16 October 2016|
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Response from Trygve N | Property representative |
Hi, we run tours every evening and you find info about the tours and how to book them on our web page. The price for the combination tour ( dog sledding & northern lights)is NOK 2750 pp, starting with pick up at your hotel... More