Norway Winter Break Snow Hotel and Northern Lights

Highlights

  • 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
From £2139 pp
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What you'll do

Overview

Take a spectacular break staying for two nights in the unique Snow Hotel in the snowy forest landscape, and two nights in the heart of Kirkenes. Embrace the iconic aurora borealis, adventure through the pristine wilderness by husky and snow mobile, and learn about Kirkene culture.

Experience the highlights of North Norway on this unforgettable trip.

Adventure through the Nordic forests by husky sled and hunt for the northern lights. You will experience 10km of beautiful arctic la...Read All

Welcome to Kirkenes

You will be picked up at the airport and driven to your accommodation, the unique Kirkenes Snow Hotel.

Snow Hotel is  situated 8km outside Kirkenes in the secluded wilds of Northern Norway and here you will find the true sense of arctic wilderness.​ The hotel is an experience in itself, there are beautiful Gamme cabins made of wood, and of course the ice rooms which are made only of snow and ice!

Here you will not stay in the ice room – but in a cosy and warm cabin with...Read All

Northern light Hunting by Husky sled

Today you will have the chance to experience the awe-inspiring northern lights whilst being driven across a stunning white landscape by husky sled.

Take in arctic forest 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 breakin the middle  of the trail to rest the beautiful huskies.

Accommodation: Kirkenes Snow Hotel, Gamme Northern Lights Cabin

Meals: Bre...Read All

Kirkenes Local Home Visit

Today you will check out of the snow hotel and transfer to the centre of Kirkenes and the stylish Thon hotel.

You will have the opportunity to have a true authentic experience and meet a family in their home.

Kirkenes is an interesting place, in terms of geography, culture and history. The Kirkenes district has only 10, 000 people in an area the size of a small country, and the reindeer population out numbers the people!

Through this visit you will have the chance to see ...Read All

Crab Safari by Snowmobile

Today you will go on a fishing trip to 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 on a guided tour.

After your snow mobile ride you will visit a lavvo, an authentic temporary dwelling traditionally used by the Sami people, similar to a tipi. Enjoy your freshly caught king crabs and drink a glass of white wine alongside your meal.

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Departure

Say your farewells and leave with priceless memories of your unique stay in North Norway.

We are sure  you have had an amazing time in this far-flung corner of the Arctic Circle, and take home lasting memories of the experiences you would never have uncovered without the essential local expertise of your hosts.

What's included

Included

  • Airport transfer, transfers between hotels and to activities
  • 2 nights in the Snow Hotel Gamme Northern Lights Cabin HB
  • 2 nights in the Hotel Thon BB
  • Northern lights Hunting by Husky sled
  • Local home visit
  • King Crab Safari by snowmobile followed by a meal of king crab and a glass of wine
Your local host

Linda

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.

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.

Location

Your unique North Norway trip will begin at the Snow Hotel Kirkenes,  situated 8km outside Kirkenes in the secluded wilds of Northern Norway.

The huskies excitedly await your arrival and you will see reindeer grazing in the grounds, behind the cabins. This idyllic location is where you will have a great chance to witness the vibrant green and pink hues of the northern lights, then you will stay for two nights in the heart of Kirkenes, experience local life and fish for your own king crab!

 

Nearest airport: Kirkenes

FAQs

What clothing should I bring?

The temperature will be very low and you will be walking in snow, and so warm layers, a waterproof jacket and boots are recommended and a warm hat and gloves. Thermal overalls, gloves and boots will be provided for the husky, snowmobile and king crab fishing activities.

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