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Ram Katha – Tromsø, Norway

Katha Location

Daily prasad will be served after Ram Katha and for dinner at the Radisson Blu Hotel for all attendees. Breakfast at the Radisson will only be available to those staying at the Hotel. Breakfast provided by the Radisson will include only vegetarian items and will be supplemented by some Indian breakfast.

Date and Time

Saturday 6th July 2024 – Sunday 14th July 2024

  • 6th July 2024 - 4:00 PM onwards
  • 7th July - 14th July 2024 – 10:00AM – 1:30PM

Katha Information

REGISTRATIONS FOR RAM KATHA NORWAY ARE NOW CLOSED

  • Due to the Ram Katha venue capacity and health & safety reasons, we are not able to accommodate any more people.
  • PLEASE DO NOT make any travel arrangements without confirmed registration.

Those who have already emailed, will be contacted if any spaces become available.

Thank you for your understanding.

Travel

  • Tromsø Airport is the third largest airport in Norway and is an international airport.

Travel From Europe

  • Please note that there are limited direct flights to Tromso from various European destinations, however there are several daily flights from Oslo. The flight time is approximately 1 hour 50 minutes from Oslo to Tromso.
  • Oslo flights from the UK are available from London airports and Manchester. Non-stop flights take around two hours.

Travel From USA

  • From New York approximately a 13-16-hour flight with 1-2 changes.

Travel From India

  • From Ahmedabad approximately a 16-hour flight with 2 changes.
  • From Mumbai approximately a 17-hour flight with 2 changes.
  • From Delhi approximately a 13-15-hour flight with 1-2 changes.

All the above are a guide and will depend on availability.

Transport

  • Taxi
    • It takes approximately 10 minutes by car from the airport to Tromsø and taxis are readily available at the airport and will cost around kr200 during the daytime on weekdays. A higher fare applies on weekends/at night.
    • For pre-bookings call Tromsø Taxi on phone +47 03011 or Din Taxi on phone +47 02045.
  • Shuttle
    • The Flybussen (Airport Express Coach) runs between the airport and Tromsø City Centre, with stops at several hotels in the centre, the University, and the University Hospital. The journey takes approximately 15 minutes, and the price for a ticket is around kr110 (single) and kr160 (return).
  • Bus
    • City bus routes 24, 40 and 42 run between the airport and Tromsø City Centre. Tickets can be purchased from ticket machines or in the app Troms Billett, or on the bus (cash payments in local currency (kr) only if you buy the ticket on board the bus).

Accommodation

  • All the Ram Katha attendees are required to make their own stay arrangements. We have a discounted rate for Ram Katha guests at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromsø, Sjøgata 7, 9259 Tromsø, Norway via the link below. Lunch and dinner for all Ram Katha attendees will be provided at the Radisson Blu Hotel. We kindly request that you only book the Radisson Blu Hotel for guests attending the Ram Katha for the full 9 days.

HotelWalking Distance to Katha VenueBooking Link
Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromsø, Sjøgata 7, 9259, Tromsø, Norway4 mins / 280mLink
Note: The hotel reservation system is currently unable to process bookings involving children due to a technical glitch. For reservations including children, please book a suitable room to accommodate your whole party (including children) and email events.tromso@radissonblu.com so that the booking can be manually updated.

Hotel Booking Links - Other Nearby Hotels

HotelWalking Distance to Katha VenueBooking Link
Clarion Hotel The Edge, Kaigata 6, 9008 Tromsø, NorwayKatha VenueLink
Quality Hotel Saga, Richard Withs plass 2, 9008 Tromsø, Norway3 mins / 210mLink
Thon Hotel Tromso, Grønnegata 50, 9008 Tromsø, Norway4 mins / 300mLink
Comfort Hotel Xpress, Grønnegata 35, 9008 Tromsø, Norway4 mins / 300mLink
Scandic Ishavshotel, Storgata 44, 9008 Tromsø, Norway5 mins / 350mLink
Smart Hotel, Vestregata 6, 9008 Tromsø, Norway5 mins / 400mLink
Clarion Collection Hotel Aurora, Sjøgata 19-21, 9291 Tromsø, Norway7 mins / 500mLink
Clarion Collection Hotel With, Sjøgata, 9291 Tromsø, Norway7 mins / 500mLink
Enter City Hotel, Grønnegata 48, 9008 Tromsø, Norway4 mins / 300mLink
Viking Hotel, Grønnegata 18, 9008 Tromsø, Norway5 mins / 400mLink
Enter St. Elisabeth Suites, Mellomvegen 50, 9007 Tromsø, Norway13 mins / 1000mLink

General Information

Tromsø, is the largest city located within the Arctic Circle (2.25km2) in Northern Norway and has become popularly known as the Arctic's capital thanks to its size, rich history and diversity. The city has a historic centre and is filled with centuries old wooden houses.

Tromsø is a popular destination for visitors throughout the year, Midnight Sun in the summer months and the Northern Lights in the winter months.

  • Weather
    • In July, Tromsø typically experiences moderate temperatures, July falls within the summer season. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 17°C. By evening, they drop to around 9°C. On average, it is the month with the highest temperature of the year. There might also be a chance of rain. With that in mind, most people would dress in something moderately warm and be prepared for some rain showers.
  • Midnight Sun
    • The Midnight Sun is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the summer months in places north of the Arctic Circle. The sun remains visible throughout the night. There are usually around 76 days of Midnight Sun between the months of May and July.
  • Further General Information, click here.

Contact

  • RamKathaNorway@gmail.com

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