Norway: Alta Igloo Hotel Adventure
The Igloo Hotel Norway offers winter activity and adventure featuring snowmobiling and ice igloos
What Makes Me Mighty Fine
- An exciting, Arctic adventure short break, featuring a night in the magical Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
- Speed across snowy landscapes on thrilling snowmobile safaris
- Mush your own team dogs on an exhilarating expedition into the wilderness
- Make the most of this great Northern Lights location
Enjoy a fabulous, action-packed, short break, including a night in the Igloo Hotel Norway - the world's most northerly ice and snow hotel. This thrilling, five day trip takes you to Alta to experience some of the many Arctic pursuits available in this wonderful region. Fly over the snowy wilderness, on snowmobile safaris by day and by night and enjoy a traditional husky sled ride through Norway's iconic landscapes.
The highlight of your break has to be your night in the stunning Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel. This breathtaking structure is rebuilt every year, entirely from snow and ice, making it a truly remarkable place to stay. And due to the hotel's remote location and wilderness setting, it offers great opportunities to spot the Northern Lights so, should you be treated to a display during your visit, all you have to do is step outside and look skywards!
When you are not staying at the Igloo Hotel, you will be based in the city of Alta. This fabulous centre boasts a host of attractions including the Alta Museum with its 7000 year old, UNESCO listed rock carvings. And if you're more interested in modern attractions, the city is home to the largest shopping centre in northern Norway, perfect for picking up souvenirs of your time in the Arctic!
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 snowmobiling 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 Alta - Igloo Hotel adventure
On arrival at Alta airport, you will be transferred to your centrally-located hotel for the start of your holiday to the Igloo Hotel Norway. Here you'll enjoy your first overnight stay but, before you retire for the evening, why not step outside and see if you can spot the amazing Aurora?
Day 2 - Hunting the Northern Lights
Today is a free day on your Igloo Hotel Norway adventure at your own pace. We’ve made reservations at the Nordlysbadet – the swim centre next door to your hotel for some down time. Why not head into town and enjoy a quick tour of the shops or perhaps take lunch in one of the many cafés between visits to the local museums.
After your evening meal, you will be head out and begin hunting the Northern Lights. Leaving the light pollution of Alta behind, you will head out in search of clear skies and a good viewing location; perfect for that all important photograph of this beautiful phenomenon.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Husky Sledding
When you arrive at the dog centre, in the countryside outside of Alta, you will be under the instruction and guidance of veteran, professional dog mushers. Inside the dog yard, you'll find many happy Alaskan huskies that are eager to meet you, and excited to see you... because when you arrive, they know it's time to run, and there's nothing they love more than to run with a sled!
Cake will be served after your adventure, before being taken back to the centre of Alta to enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 4 - Snowmobiling and the Igloo Hotel
After a sauna and breakfast, you'll be kitted up and given a full safety briefing in readiness for your thrilling snowmobile safari. This adventure affords you the opportunity to experience the beautiful wilderness with views of mountains and sea in Storekorsnes. The tour runs along stunning coastlines and up to a viewpoint, where you’ll enjoy a great view over both the mountains and Altafjord. This tour includes several stops on the way for photographs. There’s also a chance of seeing some Arctic animals on the trip.
Later this afternoon you will be transferred to the Igloo Hotel Norway. Upon arrival you will be given a guided tour and all the information you need regarding your overnight stay. Tonight, dinner is served in the restaurant next to the hotel and there will be ample time to pop outside to scour the skies for the magical Aurorae before you retire to your ice room for possibly the best nights’ sleep you’ll ever have.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 5 - Depart Alta
Sadly, your holiday at the Igloo Hotel Norway comes to an end today. After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight back to the UK. What was your favourite activity? Were you lucky enough to see the Aurora? As you return home with great photographs and even better memories, looking back on this fantastic short break, why not start planning your next getaway.Meals included:Breakfast
- Return flights from London Heathrow (details of regional departures on request)
- Return escorted airport transfers
- Three nights' accommodation in a standard room at the Scandic hotel in Alta
- One nights' accommodation in a snow room at the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
- The following activities and excursions, as per the itinerary:
- Access to the Nordlysbadet swim centre in Alta
- Northern Lights hunt
- Husky safari
- Snowmobile safari
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Travel Insurance
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- Prices are per person, based on two adults sharing
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- Prices are per person
Please note: a full and valid driver's licence is required to drive a snowmobile