Take a spectacular break in the unique Snow Hotel in Kirkenes. Embrace the iconic aurora borealis, adventure through the pristine wilderness and learn about Kirkene culture.
Experience the most of Norway on this unforgetrable trip.
Adventure through the Nordic forests by husky sled and hunt for the northern lights. You will experience 10km of beautiful arctic landscapes, fjord ice and true wilderness.
Delve into Kikenes geography, culture and history culture during an authentic home visit to the locals.
Adventure back into the wilderness by snowmobile to catch king crabs in true Nordic style. Explore the Siberian taiga forest in Pasvik with a cultural and historical guided tour before enjoying your very own catch in a blissful lavvo.
You will be staying in the stunning Kirkened Snow Hotel. More specifically, the Gamme Northern Light Cabin for two nights and Thon Hotel for 2 nights.
The Gamme Northern Lights Cabin are inspired by the traditional hunting and fishing hut, “gamme”, that you find in the wilderness of Lapland – the Sami areas of the Arctic.
The Thon Hotel is perched on the quay in central Kirkenes, with unobstructed views of the fjord.
Embrace the dazzling and vibrant colours of the northern lights
Adventure through the stunning Nordic wilderness by husky sled and snowmobile
Catch your very own king crabs
Delve into true Kirkenes culture during a local home visit
Your Local Host:
We are a team of dedicated locals ready to take you for local walks or tailor-make your dream holiday off-beaten track. Our team consists of dedicated locals who strongly believe in showcasing the country's finest and most unique experiences. We pride ourselves in our local knowledge, and utilize every bit of it to make incredibly enriching experiences which are sustainable and at the same time memorable.
No need to worry about transport to your accommodation as you will be picked up at the airport and driven to your accommodation!
Your accomodation is Kirkenes Snow Hotel. Snowhotel Kirkenes is situated 8km outside Kirkenes in the secluded wilds of Northern Norway and here you will find the true sense of arctic wilderness. Gamme Northern Light Cabin – Half Board Includ
Northern light Hunting by Husky sled
Experience the awe-inspirng northern lights whilst being driven across a stunning white landscape by huskies.
Take in arctic forested wilderness and fjord ice over your ~10km journey that will last around 2 hours.
The experience will be intimate with only 2 people per sled with a short break to rest the beautiful huskies.
Get a true authentic experience and meet the locals in their homes.
Kirkenes is an interesting place, both in terms of geography, culture and history. The Kirkenes district has only 10 000 people (the same amount as reindeer) in an area the size of a small country.
Through this visit you will have the chance to see experience Northern culture and discuss the Norwegian lifestyle with your host. Take the unique opportunity to ask questions and learn about the culture and everyday life in the north (transfer to the home not included). The duration is 1.5 hours
Accomodation: Thon Hotel Kirkenes. The hotel is perched on the quay in central Kirkenes, with unobstructed views of the fjord. Standard Twin/Double including
Crab Safari by snowmobile
Catch your very own king crabs in true Nordic style!
While the crabs are being cooked you will drive by snowmobile on the Langfjord towards the Siberian taiga forest in Pasvik. You will then expericence a cultural and historical guided tour.
After the trip visit a lavvo, an authentic temporary dwelling traditionally used by the Sami people. Enjoy the fresh king crabs and drink a glass of white wine alongside your meal.
The trip will be ~3,5 hours.
Accomodation: Thon Hotel Kirkenes. The hotel is perched on the quay in central Kirkenes, with unobstructed views of the fjord. Standard Twin/Double
Say your farewells and leave with priceless memories of Nordic culture and wildlife.
We hope you have had an amazing time in this far-flung corner of the Arctic Circle, and leave feeling as though you have had unique experiences you would never have uncovered without the essential local expertise of our hosts.
Snowhotel Kirkenes is situated 8km outside Kirkenes in the secluded wilds of Northern Norway.
180 huskies excitedly await your arrival and reindeer graze behind the unique chalets. This idyllic location is where you can witness the vibrant gren and yellow hues of the northern lights.