Norway: Northern Lights Christmas Holiday in Norway
Our Christmas Northern Lights break offers all the fun of the Snow Hotel
What Makes Me Mighty Fine
- Magical, five day, Christmas break featuring a night in the Kirkenes Snow Hotel and the chance to see the Northern Lights
- Enjoy a dinner on Christmas Day at the Snowhotel
- Discover the joys of the Arctic with thrilling dog sled and snowmobile safaris and a King Crab fishing expedition
- Make the most of this great Aurora destination with an evening Northern Lights hunt
Journey to a mesmerising winter wonderland where Christmas is extra special. The Kirkenes Snow Hotel is set amidst a pristine Arctic landscape, making it the perfect destination for this Christmas Northern Lights holiday in Norway. With an array of gripping activities to enjoy, there’s no better way to spend your festive break. Snowmobile through stunning landscapes, mush a pack of huskies over the icy countryside and fish for King Crab.
Spending Christmas Day at the magical Snow Hotel, you're guaranteed one of your most memorable festive seasons ever! Marvel at the beautifully-lit hotel interior which enjoys a relaxed, cosy ambience and the exquisitely carved sculptures adorning the ice rooms. This wonderful experience is something you'll remember forever and, although the hotel itself may be frosty, the atmosphere will be nothing short of electric!
Lose yourself in the true spirit of Kirkenes and enjoy this fabulous Christmas Northern Lights holiday in Norway.
Prefer to stay here at New Year? Take look at our amazing New Year and the Northern Lights at the Kirkenes Snow Hotel.
Still in need of guidance? Take a look at our Norwegian holiday ideas to find your perfect tour. If you're looking for an experience-led break, however, just check out our santa holiday ideas or our ice and snow hotels holiday ideas and enjoy an unforgettable adventure! If you have any further questions, call our helpful travel team on 0333 800 2033.
Day 1 - Arrive
Fly to Kirkenes via Oslo and transfer to your hotel for the start of your Christmas Northern Lights holiday. Keep an eye on the sky for a sighting of the Aurora as you settle into your hotel accommodation.Meals included:Dinner
Day 2 - Snowmobile Safari and Northern Lights Hunt
Your Christmas Northern Lights holiday begins in style with a fabulous four hour snowmobile tour. After collecting your snowmobile and the required clothing and learning how to drive the machine, you will head off into the idyllic wilderness. A truly marvellous experience, it won't be long before you become addicted to this thrilling form of local transport.
A full and valid driving licence is required to drive a snowmobile but anyone without a licence can ride as a passenger.
In the evening, we escape the glare of the artificial lights and travel to locations where the skies are dark and clear, on a bus tour in search of the Northern Lights.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - King Crab Fishing on Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve on your Christmas Northern Lights holiday! In the afternoon, learn how to fish Arctic style! You will be provided with all of the necessary clothing before setting out on this fun activity. Perfect your King Crab fishing techniques and, if you manage to catch one of these creatures, you can cook it over a fire for lunch. Afterwards return to your hotel for your dinner!Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - Christmas Day at the Snow Hotel
It's Christmas Day, and what a great way to celebrate with a visit the local husky farm today. On your Christmas Northern Lights holiday in Norway, you will learn how to steer the sled before starting this fabulous husky safari. Watch these delightful dogs, as they power through the thick snow, and embrace the breathtaking views.
In the afternoon return to your hotel before making your Christmas Northern Lights holiday truly unforgettable with a night at the Kirkenes Snow Hotel. You will head to the incredible Snow Hotel where you will spend Christmas Day enjoying a delicious dinner. Join in the festivities before retiring to your ice room at the end of the evening. Tucked up in bed, relax and enjoy this totally unique experience.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 - Depart Kirkenes
Your Christmas Northern Lights holiday in Norway comes to an end today. Return to the airport for your flight home. What was your favourite memory of your trip? Did you manage to catch a glimpse of the Aurora? Did you fall head over heels in love with the huskies? Once seen, Norway is never forgotten!Meals included:Breakfast
- Return flights from London Heathrow (details of regional departures on request)
- Return escorted airport transfers
- Three nights' accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Kirkenes
- One night's accommodation in a snow room at the Kirkenes SnowHotel
- The following activities and excursions, as per the itinerary:
- Husky safari
- Snowmobile excursion
- King Crab safari
- Northern Lights minibus tour
- Christmas program
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Travel Insurance (this can, however, be arranged for you. Simply speak to our travel team for a competitive quote for comprehensive cover)
Please call our friendly advisors on 0333 800 2033 for pricing on this holiday.
Please Note: It is possible for a supplement to stay at the Snowhotel on Christmas Eve. The highlight of your Christmas Eve will be a special celebratory dinner with none other than Father Christmas himself as the guest of honour!