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, three star, Scandic Hotel Alta for the start of your Igloo Hotel Norway holiday. Here you'll enjoy your first overnight stay but, before your retire for the evening, why not step outside and see if you can spot the amazing Aurora?
Day 2 - Arrive Alta Igloo Hotel
Today is a free day to enjoy Alta at leisure before your night in the Igloo hotel. Why not head into town and enjoy a traditional Ole Mattis Hætta for lunch at the Alfa Omega cafe between visits to the local museum and a quick tour of the shops?
Late afternoon you will transfer to the Alta Igloo hotel where you will receive a guided tour and all the information you need regarding your overnight stay. There will be ample time to pop outside to scour the skies for the Aurora before you retire to your ice room for the most thrilling night imaginable at the Igloo Hotel in Norway.
An evening meal will be served at the end of a thrilling day.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Snowmobile Safari & Alta Ice Igloo
Enjoy a day of activities today on your Igloo Hotel Norway holiday. After a sauna and breakfast, you'll be kitted up and given a full safety briefing in readiness for your snowmobile safari which departs from the igloo hotel. At the end of this thrilling, circular expedition, you will return to the Scandic hotel.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 4 - Morning Dog sled and Evening Snowmobile Safari
This morning, there is a thrilling dog sledding tour to look forward to. You will meet the dogs, cuddle the puppies and then drive your own sled on an unforgettable, two and a half hour safari.
Tonight, on your Igloo Hotel Norway holiday, there's a fabulous snowmobile safari to the Igloo hotel to look forward to and, weather permitting, you may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights as you zoom through the wilderness.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 5 - Depart Alta
Sadly, your holiday at the Igloo Hotel Norway comes to an end today. After breakfast, transfer 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 international flights from London Heathrow (details of regional departures on request) Inc return airport transfers
- Three nights' accommodation in a standard room at a central hotel in Alta
- One night's accommodation in a snow room at the Alta Igloo Hotel
- The following activities and excursions, as per the itinerary:
- Snowmobile excursion
- Husky safari
- Evening snowmobile tour
- 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: a full and valid driver's licence is required to drive a snowmobile