Ice Hotel, Northern Lights & Fjord tour

Dog Sledding Under The Northern Lights By Kirkenes Snowhotel

An amazing Northern Lights trip & fjord tour – 7 nights

This Northern Lights trip & Fjord tour starts in Oslo, then on to the Arctic town of Kirkenes, located close to the Russian border.
Experience amazing dog sledding in the Arctic wilderness, a King crab safari & overnight in the unforgettable Snow hotel!
Then head south again to Oslo by plane. Travel on the spectacular Bergen Line and the famous Flam Railway to tiny Flam fjord village. Continue with a fjord cruise on the narrow UNESCO Naeroyfjord, drive through the dramatic Stalheim Canyon and take the train to picturesque Bergen.

• You can add
activities & extra nights
• This tour is self-guided (not with a group), with escorted activities
• Prices: From NOK 26995 per person

Day to day itinerary:

Winter in Oslo. Photo by Gunnar Strom, visitOslo

See the Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo!


First night in Oslo

Individual arrival and check in at the Park Inn Airport Hotel. The airport hotel is within walking distance of the arrival & departure terminal. The frequent airport express train takes 20 mins to the centre of Oslo.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)
• Read about what to see in Oslo

The clear Arctic sky. Photo by Kirkenes Snow hotel

Beautiful starry sky above Kirkenes!


Travel to Arctic Kirkenes

Morning flight to the Arctic town of Kirkeneslocated by the Barents sea close to the Russian border. Individual arrival to a centrally located hotel. You can take the scheduled airport bus (approx. 20 mins), or a taxi.
Spend 1 night in Kirkenes 

Dog sledding & Northern Lights in Norway. Photo by Trond Anton Andersen www.finnmarkslopet.no

Magic dog sledding in the Arctic wilderness!

Northern Lights dog sledding

You will be picked up at your hotel in the evening of day 2 for an adventurous 2-hour Northern Lights trip to the amazing wilderness of the Pasvik Valley, with husky dog sledding. Transfer to your hotel after the trip.
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.

King Crab Safari in Kirkenes by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life, Visit Norway

Experience a King crab safari in Kirkenes


King Crab Safari

A totally unforgettable experience awaits you on the frozen, Arctic  fjords of Kirkenes – with excellent king crab fishing facilities; there will always be a catch!
This is your chance to learn how to catch, cook, and most importantly, taste this mysterious creature. 
Return to the Snowhotel after the King crab safari for an overnight stay.
Read more about the King Crab Safari

Ice Bar by CH, Visit Norway

Enjoy a real Ice bar in the Snowhotel!

Overnight in the Snow hotel

You will be picked up for a short drive to the exotic Snow hotel – a beautiful piece of architecture with ice sculptures made by professional artists. A tiny reindeer park is located next to the Snow hotel.
Starting with an Arctic dinner in the restaurant, followed by thorough instructions about sleeping in the snow hotel. A large service building with comfortable lounges is at your disposal during the stay.
Spend 1 night in the Snow Hotel
• Read about Sleeping in the Snow hotel

Winter in Vigeland Sculpture Park by Florian Frey, Visit Oslo

Winter in Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo


Travel to Oslo

Breakfast at the Snowhotel before the transfer back to the centre of Kirkenes, where you can take the airport bus or a taxi to the airport. Flight to Oslo. Overnight at a centrally located hotel in Oslo.
Spend 1 night in Oslo

Additional night(s) in Oslo
  Sightseeing in Oslo

The add-ons with prices will be available during the tour booking process

Bergen line winter. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Bergen Line in winter, Ustaoset Station

Flam Railway. Photo by RM Sorensen, Flam Utvikling

Flam Railway in winter


Norway in a Nutshell® combination trip:

Travel to Flam fjord village
Sit back and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the white, wild and wonderful winter landscape.
The scenic Bergen Line
takes you through the Hallingdal valley and across the beautiful, snow-covered Hardangervidda mountain plateau, with views of Hallingskarvet mountain range.
The highest station is Finse, located at 1222 m above sea level, offering views of the Hardangerjokulen glacier.

The famous Flam Railway
At the tiny Myrdal mountain station you change to the Flam Railway – one of the steepest rail lines in Europe. A 1-hour unforgettable journey from mountain to fjord, with waterfalls, a scenic river & tiny settlements.
Spend 1 night in Flam
Read about the Bergen Line
• Read about the Flam Railway

Fjord Safari in winter by Sverre Hornevik, Fjord Norway

Enjoy an amazing winter fjord safari!


Winter Fjord Safari Flam – A fun and engaging tour by RIB boat, where you have the chance to get close to villages and waterfalls along the way, with a stop for hot drinks and a taste of the local goat cheese in the tiny village of Undredal.
An additional night in Flam is included.

This add-on with prices will appear during the tour booking process

Winter on Sognefjord by Sverre Hjornevik, Flam AS

Enjoy a spectacular fjord cruise!


Travel to picturesque Bergen

Fjord cruise on UNESCO Naeroyfjord
Board a boat for an unforgettable 2-hour fjord cruise starting on the scenic Aurlandsfjord with stunning winter views. Then onto the UNESCO Naeroyfjord, surrounded by snow-capped mountains and tiny farms clinging to the steep mountain sides. Naeroyfjord means the narrow fjord in Norwegian – the narrower branch of the main Sognefjord.

Through Stalheim Canyon
Once you get off the boat in Gudvangen, a connecting coach is taking you to Voss. You will pass through the dramatic Stalheim canyon, with steep mountain sides and a beautiful river. You will also see a beautiful lake and perhaps a frozen waterfall en route.
Finish by local train from Voss to Bergen.
Spend 2 nights in Bergen
Read about Bergen

Winter in Bergen by Grim Berge, Fjord Norway

Enjoy winter in Bergen!

Christmas in Bergen by Christer Ronnestad, Visit Norway

See the UNESCO Bryggen wharf in Bergen!


Private City Walk Bergen

A guided walk in Bergen (2 hrs), through its historic streets and alleyways, is the ideal way of taking in the Bergen ambience. Modern landmarks, old wooden areas of the centre, the broad streets and the charming narrow alleyways typical for Bergen are included in this relaxing walk. You will also explore the old wharf, which is on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, and learn more about the Hanseatic period, the fish trade and the daily life of Bergen’s inhabitants from 1100 AD to today.
Spend the rest of the day in Bergen on your own.

• Additional night(s) in Bergen
• Add train or flight back to Oslo

The add-ons with prices will appear during the tour booking process

Ice sculpture in the Snow hotel. Photo by Kirkenes Snow hotel

Inside the amazing Snow hotel!

This trip includes

4* Hotels w. breakfast buffet (+dinner in Flam)
in Oslo, Kirkenes, Flam & Bergen

1 night in Snowhotel incl. breakfast, 3-course dinner (excl. drinks), warm sleeping bags & morning sauna
Transfers from/to the centre of Kirkenes

Flight Oslo-Kirkenes
Flight Kirkenes-Oslo

Norway in a Nutshell combination ticket:
Train Oslo-Myrdal
Flam Railway Myrdal-Flam
Naeroyfjord cruise Flam-Gudvangen
Coach Gudvangen-Voss
Train Voss-Bergen

Activities & Excursions
Northern Lights dog sledding incl. warm clothes & transfers
King Crab Safari incl. warm clothes, transfers & king crab meal

Private City Walk in Bergen, 2 hrs

All taxes & VAT
Detailed itinerary & directions

• Flights to/from Norway
• Airport transfers
• Personal travel insurance


The amazing Kirkenes Snowhotel. Photo by Kirkenes Snowhotel

Enjoy the magic Snow hotel!


Choose a start date, room & number of persons, whereupon the prices will appear in the tour summary box

Booking & payment procedures
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General terms & conditions

Book safely with Fjord Travel Norway – a local, Norwegian travel company. We have been in business for more than 20 years, offering  tours based on our goal of sustainable tourism


Questions about this trip?

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(Mon-Fri 09:00 to 15:30 local time)


What our customers say:

  • Thank you for assisting us with our trip to Norway. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Kirkenes and the Snow Hotel. The arrangements you made for us were perfect. The lodging was comfortable and the excursions were fun. Tom and I rarely use the services of a travel company when we travel; you enriched our trip and made the planning easy.

    Alison, United States

  • We just recently completed the Tromso, Northern Lights & Arctic Coast tour. I am writing to say what an amazing tour we had. Everything ran smoothly without an issue, the accommodation was fantastic and the tours were brilliant. We cannot fault the package at all. I would also like to thank Franziska and Lene, they both were fantastic in answering all my questions promptly, whilst booking the tour. Thank you for a wonderful and memorable holiday!

    Robert, Australia

  • I wanted to thank everybody. We had a wonderful trip. Everything went well and fortunately we had the chance to see the lights while on the cruise. All my friends in Turkey would like to go on a similar trip. So I will be in touch with you. Thanks again and best wishes to all of you.

    Candan, Turkey