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, six day, Christmas break featuring a night in the Kirkenes Snow Hotel and the chance to see the Northern Lights
- Enjoy a festive dinner at the Snowhotel with a very special visit from Santa
- 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 Eve 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. The highlight of your Christmas Eve will be a special celebratory dinner with none other than Father Christmas himself as the guest of honour! 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 accomodation.
Day 2 - Snowmobile Safari
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.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 3 - Christmas Eve at the Snow Hotel
Make 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 Eve enjoying a delicious dinner and awaiting a special guest appearance from Santa Claus. Join in with festive songs and receive a Christmas gift at the end of the evening, before retiring to your ice room. Tucked up in bed, relax and enjoy this totally unique experience.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - King Crab Fishing and Northern Lights Bus Tour
Christmas Day on your Christmas Northern Lights holiday and you return to your hotel. 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. 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
Day 5 - Husky Safari
Visit the local husky farm today on your Christmas Northern Lights holiday in Norway and 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. During this two hour trip we break for lunch en route.
Later, back at the hotel, keep your camera at the ready in case the Northern Lights put in an appearance on your last evening in Norway.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 6 - 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 international flights from London Heathrow (details of regional departures on request)
- Escorted airport transfers
- Four nights' accommodation in a hotel room
- One night's accommodation in a snow room at the Kirkenes Snow Hotel
- 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)
- Prices are per person, based on two adults sharing
- Prices include flights which are based on London Heathrow departures
- Other departure airports may be available and a supplement may apply