Ice Hotel, Northern Lights & Tromso
Northern Lights vacation
Ice Hotel, Northern Lights & Tromso is a comprehensive 6 nights tour, taking you to the best places to see the Northern Lights; the Arctic towns of Kirkenes & Tromso. The tour starts & finishes with stays in Oslo.
You will sleep in a real Snow Hotel, experience an unforgettable Dog sledding trip to the Arctic wilderness, a Northern Lights trip with Reindeer sledge & an excellent Arctic gourmet dinner in Tromso. Domestic flights are included in the price.
You can add activities such as Snow mobile, King crab fishing & Snow shoe trip.
This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group)
Prices from NOK 19990 per person
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DAY TO DAY ITINERARY:
Day 1 – Overnight in Oslo
Individual arrival to Oslo. Check in at the Park Inn Airport Hotel (included in the tour price), conveniently located within walking distance of the airport.
The Airport Express train (Flytoget) takes 20 minutes between the airport and the centre of Oslo
Read more about Oslo
Day 2 – Flight to Kirkenes
Morning flight to the Arctic town of Kirkenes, the “top of Europe”, located by the Barents sea close to the Russian border. Individual arrival to a centrally located hotel. You can take the scheduled airport bus (appr 20 mins), or a taxi.
Dog sledding trip in the evening
Spend 1 night in Kirkenes
Read more about Kirkenes & the town’s dramatic history
Wilderness Dog sledding
Hunting the Northern Lights in the evening – Time to explore the town before you will be picked up at your hotel for an adventurous 2 hour Northern Lights trip to the wilderness of the Pasvik valley, with Husky dog sledding.
Transfer to your hotel after the trip
Included: Transfers, warm clothes
What to bring: Comfortable shoes, warm and windproof clothing (special clothing will be provided).
Age restrictions: Min. 7 years old and accompanied by an adult.
Difficulty level: Average physical condition – involves physical activity on uneven surface and/or steep terrain. Not suitable if you have limited mobility
Day 3 – Snow hotel
Enjoy an unforgettable overnight stay at the exotic Snow hotel in Kirkenes – a beautiful piece of architecture with ice sculptures, surrounded by live reindeer in the Reindeer Safari Park. You can also take part in the feeding of the reindeer.
You will be picked up at your hotel in Kirkenes, followed by a 3 course Arctic dinner in the exotic restaurant, overnight in warm sleeping bags, sauna in the morning & breakfast. You will be given thorough instructions for the overnight stay
The add-ons with prices will appear during the tour booking
Day 4 – Flight to Tromso
Transfer to Kirkenes after breakfast at the Snow hotel. Take the Airport bus or a taxi to the airport. Flight to the Arctic city of Tromso, with individual arrival to a centrally located hotel. Dinner in the evening
Spend 2 nights in Tromso
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Arctic gourmet Dinner
Spend a relaxing evening in Tromso –
In the evening you will enjoy Emma’s famous, tiny gourmet restaurant in the centre of Tromso, with her 5 course gourmet dinner based on excellent local produce. Welcome drink included
Enjoy and relax!
Day 5 – Reindeer sledge
You will be picked up in the centre of Tromso for an adventurous trip to the exotic wilderness of the Tamok valley. Due to the geographical location the climate is drier and colder than in Tromso, thus offering a maximum chance of seeing the amazing Northern Lights. You will drive a reindeer sled, try lasso-throwing and learn about Sami culture.
The Northern Lights reindeer sledge trip includes reindeer sledding activity, transfers, a traditional, hot meal and social time by the open fire in the Sami tent. Also included: Insulated body suit, warm shoes, gloves, headwear & head lamp. English speaking guide.
Optional: You can add nights & adventurous activities in Tromso during the booking process
Day 6 – Flight to Oslo
Flight to Oslo. Overnight at a centrally located hotel in Oslo (included in the tour price. Optional: stay at the airport hotel)
The tour finishes after breakfast on day 7.
Some sights in Oslo: Akershus Fortress, the City Hall, the Opera building, the Aker Brygge wharf, the Edvard Munch museum, the Viking ship Museum & the Astrup Fearnley museum of contemporary art
Prices & booking will be available during the tour booking process
THIS TRIP INCLUDES:
Hotels w. breakfast buffet
Oslo Gardermoen: Park Inn Oslo Airport or similar (4*)
Oslo: Hotel Bristol or similar (4*)
Kirkenes: Thon Hotel Kirkenes or similar (4*)
Tromso: Scandic Ishavshotel or similar (4*)
Kirkenes Snow Hotel w. transfers &
3 course dinner in the Snow hotel restaurant
Read about hotel classification in Norway
Excursions & activities
Wilderness dog sledding, warm clothing & transfers
5 course Arctic gourmet dinner
Northern Lights reindeer sledge trip w. light meal & transfers
All taxes & VAT