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Norway: Northern Lights and the Kirkenes Snow Hotel

Snow Hotel and Northern Lights? This break has both!

5 Days From £1876

Snow Hotel and Northern Lights? This break has both!

What Makes Me Mighty Fine

  • Short, Northern Lights activity break featuring an overnight stay in the amazing Kirkenes Snow Hotel
  • Make the most of this great Aurora location with evening snowmobile and bus tours
  • Enjoy a King Crab fishing excursion and a thrilling husky safari
  • Spend three nights in the comfortable, modern Scandic Arctic Hotel

With a blanket of thick, white, snow on the ground for daytime activities and inky skies overhead for fabulous Aurora views, this Snow Hotel Northern Lights holiday has it all! Don your thermal clothing and discover the delights of this gripping adventure holiday. Over five days you will take part in popular Arctic activities, embracing the glistening scenery. Feel your adrenalin pumping as you weave in and out of pine trees on a snowmobile safari, keeping an eye on the sky for a dazzling Aurora display on your Snow Hotel Northern Lights holiday. Meet the native huskies that play a vital part in the Norwegian culture and learn the necessary skills to drive your own team of dogs through the countryside. And for something a little more relaxed, how about a spot of King Crab fishing before setting off on a Northern Lights bus tour?

One of the many attractions of Kirkenes is the beautiful Snow Hotel which is carved out of snow and ice each year. During this Snow Hotel Northern Lights holiday you can spend a night in one of the imaginative snow rooms. Each one is decorated with fabulous ice sculptures and, for those who fancy a tipple before bed, there's an amazing snow bar in the hotel where even the glasses are made from ice!

Prefer to travel over Christmas or New Year? Take a look at our Northern Lights Christmas Holiday or our New Year and the Northern Lights at the Kirkenes Snow Hotel break!

For a little extra guidance on breaks in Norway, take a look at our Norwegian holiday ideas. However, if you're looking for an experience-led adventure, just check out our snowmobiling holiday ideas or our winter activity holiday ideas and enjoy an amazing getaway! If you have any further questions, call our helpful travel team on 0333 800 2033.

  • Day 1 - Arrival

    Snow Hotel and Northern Lights? This break has both! - Arrival

    Fly to Kirkenes, via Oslo, and transfer your hotel for the start of your Snow Hotel Northern Lights holiday. Depending on when you arrive, you have free time to to explore your surroundings - and when night falls, keep an eye on the sky for the magical Northern Lights.

  • Day 2 - Northern Lights Snowmobile Tour

    Northern Lights Snowmobile Tour

    This evening, on your Snow Hotel Northern Lights holiday, we teach you how to drive a snowmobile before you head off into the Arctic countryside to hunt for the Aurora. Zoom through forests and over fells to remote areas where there are great opportunities to see the Northern Lights.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3 - King Crab Fishing and Northern Lights Bus Tour

    King Crab Fishing and Northern Lights Bus Tour

    Relax over a leisurely breakfast. Later, your Snow Hotel Northern Lights holiday takes you fishing for King Crab. Cut your own hole in the ice and, should you be successful in your efforts, you can even cook your catch over an open fire for lunch. 

    As night time falls and skies are dark, embark on a bus tour to hunt the starlit skies for the mysterious Aurora Borealis.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 4 - Husky Safari and Overnight At The Kirkenes Snow Hotel

    Husky Safari and Overnight At The Kirkenes Snow Hotel

    Today we set out on a four hour husky excursion - a remarkable way to explore some of Norway’s most beautiful scenery. After collecting all of the required clothing, you will learn to steer your pack of huskies. These gorgeous dogs are an integral part of Norwegian culture and will be eager to whisk you off on this thrilling adventure. We stop at various points throughout the tour to soak up the views and enjoy a picnic lunch.

    Tonight is the highlight of your Snow Hotel Northern Lights holiday. You will head to the Kirkenes Snow Hotel for an unforgettable overnight stay in one of the stunning snow rooms. Enjoy an evening tipple in the resident Snow Bar before retiring to your room and settling down in the warmth of your thermal sleeping bag.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5 - Depart Kirkenes

    Depart Kirkenes

    After a warming sauna and a hearty breakfast your Snow Hotel Northern Lights holiday comes to a close. Transfer to the airport for your return flight. What is your favourite memory of the holiday? Were you lucky enough to see the Aurora? One thing is for sure, this break is sure to have left you longing for more!

    Meals included:Breakfast

Included...

  • 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
    • Northern Lights snowmobile tour
    • King Crab safari
    • Northern Lights minibus tour
  • Meals as per the itinerary

Not Included...

  • Travel Insurance (this can, however, be arranged for you. Simply speak to our travel team for a competitive quote for comprehensive cover)
DatesPrices From
FromToAdult
20/12/201720/04/2018£1,876
Notes
  • Other departure airports maybe available and a supplement may apply
  • Prices are per person, based on two adults sharing
  • Prices quoted are based on return flights from London Heathrow
Prices for single travellers:
DatesPrices From
FromToAdult
20/12/201720/04/2018£2,375
Notes
  • Other departure airports maybe available and a supplement may apply
  • Prices are per person
  • Prices quoted are based on return flights from London Heathrow

Please note: the order of activities may vary on this holiday.

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