Delve deep into the arctic on this incredible 4-night adventure to Norway. After a night in the country's capital, travel north of the Arctic Circle to the village of Kirkenes, located right by both the Russian and Finnish borders.
Spend one memorable night at -4°C in an ice room at the famous Snowhotel, and then cosy up for two nights in your cosy Gamme Cabin. Experience the finest that winter has to offer with a dog sledding or king crab safari, and of course, go hunting for one of natures most magical phenomenons: the northern lights.
This experiential winter getaway is ideal for those looking for an arctic getaway that is a little bit different and far away from the crowds of some of the other, more touristed regions north of the Arctic Circle. Kirkenes is a breathtakingly remote destination that feels like you've travelled right to the top of the world.
Today, take a short flight from London to Oslo where you'll overnight at an airport hotel before continuing your journey up to arctic Norway.
This morning, fly from Oslo to Kirkenes for an exclusive stay in one of the dreamlike ice rooms at the Snowhotel, kept at a cool -4°C.In the afternoon, take a tour of the Snowhotel and enjoy an unforgettable dinner in the main restaurant and consider indulging in a nightcap at the Ice Bar before an unique night spent in complete arctic stillness. (B, D)
Check out of your ice room and head into the wild arctic. Choose from an exhilarating dogsled ride through the scenic surroundings or ride in a sled pulled by a snowmobile out onto the fjord ice in search of king crab. In the evening, check into your Snowhotel Gamme cabin, inspired by the traditional Sami hunting and fishing huts. Tonight, enjoy a authentic 3-course dinner before heading into the dark, far from light pollution in search of the elusive northern lights. (B, D)
Today is free to book an optional excursions or to take part in the complimentary Snowfun Program, which includes various daily activities such snow yoga, ski or kick sled lessons and snowman building. This evening, why not double your chances of seeing the northern lights by embarking on another aurora hunt by bus, snowmobile or dogsled? Speak with your Norway Travel specialist about tailor making your holiday. (B, D)
After breakfast, check out of your lovely cabin and transfer back to the airport for your flight back to London. (B)