Norway: Kirkenes Snowhotel in Norway
Stay at the Snow Hotel Norway for a really diffrerent holiday experience
What Makes Me Mighty Fine
- Charming, short winter break featuring a night at the magical Snow Hotel
- Make the most of this great Northern Lights destination as you holiday in the furthest corner of mainland Europe
- Design your own break, choosing from the wide range of optional activities including husky sledding and snowmobiling
Spectacular accommodation, great Aurora spotting opportunities and exciting activities combine to provide the ultimate Arctic experience at the Kirkenes Snow Hotel in Norway.
Built entirely of ice and snow, the hotel's unique design includes a snow bar and spacious snow suites complete with artistic lighting and mesmerising snow sculptures. You'll spend a magical night in one of these very suites - an experience you'll simply never forget. And, before you retire for the night, make sure you pop outside to scour the skies for the mystical Aurora. After all, this amazing hotel is located in the furthest corner of mainland Europe, close to the Arctic Sea, meaning your chances of seeing the Northern Lights are really very good indeed!
The Kirkenes Snow Hotel in Norway boasts its own reindeer farm as well as a team of husky dogs and, during your stay here, you can try some of the amazing optional activities on offer. To find out more about this great break, read the full itinerary below.
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Day 1 - Arrive at the Kirkenes Snow Hotel Norway
Fly to Kirkenes, home of the Snow Hotel in Norway and transfer to your chic Gamme Cabin, near the SnowHotel in Sandnesdalen fjord. After check-in, there's time to explore - don’t forget to keep your eyes on the sky for signs of the stunning Aurora Borealis.Meals included:Dinner
Day 2 - At leisure
How will you start your holiday at the Kirkenes Snow Hotel in Norway? Will you spend the day at leisure or try out some of the thrilling activities on offer?
There are numerous chargeable activities available on this winter break including two and four hour husky safaris. During these popular excursions guests are taught how to handle the husky team before setting off on an Arctic adventure over the glistening fells surrounding the Kirkenes Snow Hotel in Norway. The four hour tour includes a small picnic lunch in the wilderness.
Another popular excursion is Hunting the Northern Lights, which is a thrilling evening snowmobile journey into the wilderness to see the Aurora illuminate the sky in arcs of green, blue, pink or yellow. We have two, three, or four hour snowmobile safaris to choose from.
Why not add a little something extra to your break by choosing to stay in a Gamma Cabin? Based on a traditional hunting cabin and fitted with plenty of modern comforts, these retreats are ideal for those looking for an authentic Arctic break. The panoramic windows offer uninterrupted views of the surrounding landscapes and, if conditions are on your side, the Northern Lights too!Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - At leisure
Another day at the Kirkenes Snow Hotel in Norway to do just as you choose. If you tried and liked the evening husky safari in search of the Northern Lights, how about taking to your sled again, this time in the daytime so you can take in all of the local scenery? For something completely different, you can join our King Crab and lunch safari. Local fishermen will take you to the nearby fjord where they will catch and prepare King Crab, taking you to their homes for a lunch you will remember forever!Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - Snow Hotel
Today, at the Snow Hotel in Norway, is all about tonight! After daytime fun in the snow, it is time to pack your bags for your forthcoming adventure. Late afternoon, head to the Snowhotel where you will be welcomed with a drink in the Snow Bar, followed by a fireside three course dinner in the hotel’s cosy Gabba Restaurant (a traditional wooden building).
After dinner, there's time to explore this uniquely designed hotel with its various snow suites. Next door you will find the hotel’s reindeer farm and friendly husky dogs, who greet guests enthusiastically. Later, you will be told everything you need to know about sleeping in the Snow Hotel.
The hotel is well insulated so, no matter how low the temperature is outside, inside is normally around -5°C. Uniquely for an ice hotel, the Kirkenes Snow Hotel features real beds surrounded by ice, rather than ice block beds. Along with the thermal sleeping bags provided, this ensures you have a comfortable night's sleep in your very own icy hideaway!Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 - Depart for Home
This morning, following your magical night at the Kirkenes Snow Hotel in Norway, you can warm up in the sauna. Afterwards, enjoy breakfast before travelling to the airport for your flight home. We hope your break at the Kirkenes Snow Hotel in Norway was truly magical and that you were lucky enough to see the Northern Lights.Meals included:Breakfast
- Return international flights from London Heathrow (details of regional departures on request)
- Escorted airport transfers
- Three nights' accommodation in a Gamme Cabin at the Snowhotel in Kirkenes
- One night's accommodation in a snow room at the Kirkenes Snow Hotel
- 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 are per person
Please note: a full and valid driver's license is required to drive a snowmobile