Welcome to Alta

Your Gateway to Arctic Wonders and Northern Lights!

Experience the beautiful northern lights, explore rugged fjords, and immerse yourself in local culture & wildlife.

Discover pristine wilderness and warm hospitality in Alta. Your Arctic adventure awaits!

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Visit Alta in Norway

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a first-time visitor, AltaNorway.com is here to inform you about all that Alta has to offer. From breathtaking landscapes to thrilling adventures, Alta is a destination like no other.

You’ll find the best information about things to do in Alta, including exciting activities, cultural experiences, and must-visit attractions. Discover the best places to stay, eat and drink in the region, ensuring a memorable and comfortable stay during your visit.

Planning your travels to Alta has never been easier with our helpful tips and resources. Learn about transportation options, tour operators, and local customs to make the most out of your trip. Explore the diverse regions surrounding Alta and uncover hidden gems off the beaten path.

Join us on a journey of discovery as we showcase the beauty and charm of Alta, Norway!

Things to do in Alta

Alta beckons adventurers with captivating experiences. Delve into the wonders of the Alta Fjord on a mesmerizing whale watching tour. Feel the exhilaration of dog sledding across pristine winter landscapes, guided by spirited Alaskan Huskies. As night falls, chase the enchanting northern lights as they dance across the sky in a breathtaking display.

Zoom through snowy terrain by day or night on an adrenaline-pumping snowmobile adventure, exploring Alta’s snowy forests and open plains.

Finally, sail along the tranquil waters of Alta’s fjords on a serene fjord cruise, surrounded by towering cliffs and breathtaking scenery.

Welcome to Alta, where unforgettable adventures await at every turn!

Most populair tours in Alta

Dog Sledding Adventure

dog sledding in alta

Embark on an Arctic dogsledding adventure from Alta. Glide through winter landscapes with Alaskan Huskies and relax in our cozy Lavvo hut.

4.7 out of 5.0 stars (86 reviews)

Whale Watching Tours

whale watching in alta

Discover the thrill of whale watching on our Alta Fjord tour. Encounter orcas, sperm whales, porpoises, and hourglass dolphins amidst stunning views.

4.8 out of 5.0 stars (124 reviews)

Chase Northern Lights

Join an aurora tour in Alta to catch the Northern Lights. Relax under the stars, learn about this natural wonder, and spot the auroras in top locations.

4.9 out of 5.0 stars (72 reviews)

Snowmobile Day Trip

snowmobile ride in alta

Experience the Arctic wilderness from our 150-year-old lodge in Gargia Valley. Surrounded by snow and sky, embrace true isolation in Norway.

5.0 out of 5.0 stars (26 reviews)

Snowmobile Aurora Trip

snowmobile aurora

Embark on an adventure as you traverse the snow on a thrilling snowmobiling excursion, complemented by the spectacle of the northern lights.

4.9 out of 5.0 stars (14 reviews)

Fjord Cruise in Alta

fjord cruise in alta

Go on a peaceful cruise along the breathtaking Alta Fjord. Explore Alta’s rich history as you soak in the beauty of the fjord’s waters and majestic cliffs.

4.5 out of 5.0 stars (98 reviews)

Places to Stay

places to stay in alta

Experience the magic of Alta’s Northern Lights and wilderness by choosing from a range of accommodations tailored to your preferences. For nature lovers and Northern Lights enthusiasts, lodges and campings in the wilderness offer an unparalleled experience.

Stay at Trasti & Trine Boutique Hotel or Gargia Lodge for cozy accommodations amidst stunning natural surroundings. For a more adventurous stay, consider Alta River Camping or Bjørnfjell Mountain Lodge. For a unique experience, opt for GLØD Aurora Canvas Dome or Sorrisniva Arctic Wilderness Lodge.

Alternatively, if you prefer city comforts, choose from a selection of city hotels such as Canyon Hotel, Thon Hotel Alta, or Scandic Alta, ensuring a comfortable and convenient stay in the heart of Alta.

Eat and Drink

Discover Alta’s vibrant culinary scene: from exquisite restaurants offering local specialties to cozy cafés serving aromatic brews and pastries, indulge in a diverse array of flavors.

As night falls, explore Alta’s lively nightlife, where pulsating music and vibrant bars promise unforgettable evenings filled with excitement and endless possibilities.


Experience the vibrant culinary scene of Alta with diverse restaurants offering delectable flavors and local specialties to tantalize your taste buds.


Indulge in the cozy charm of Alta’s cafes, where aromatic brews and delightful pastries await to make your moments sweeter and your conversations warmer.


nightlife alta

Explore Alta’s dynamic nightlife, where pulsating music, lively bars, and vibrant clubs come alive, promising unforgettable evenings.


Experience Alta’s captivating seasons. Endless summer days under the midnight sun, picturesque autumn landscapes, thrilling winter adventures, and mesmerizing displays of the northern lights.


Season: Nov – April

Aurora Borealis

aurora borealis

Season: Nov – mid April

Spring & Summer

Season: May – August


alta autumn

Season: Sept – Oct