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Ice Hotel, Northern Lights & Fjord tour

Northern Lights Safari & Fjord Tour. Photo by Gaute Bruvik, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Northern Lights – one of nature’s wonders!

Northern Lights & fjord tour package – 7 nights

Ice Hotel, Northern Lights & Fjord tour – A comprehensive travel package with Oslo, Arctic Kirkenes at the “top of Europe” & picturesque Bergen. The tour starts in Oslo, then on to the north & Kirkenes, with dog sledding in the Arctic wilderness & overnight stay in the unforgettable Snow hotel. You can add Snow mobile safari and King crab fishing in Kirkenes

Then south to Bergen by flight and 2 nights stay, allowing you to see this picturesque UNESCO town. Continue to the Sognefjord for a fjord cruise on the UNESCO Naeroyfjord and a night in Flam village before you enjoy the famous Flam Railway & the spectacular Bergen line to Oslo
This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group)

Prices from NOK 18995 per person
GO TO PRICES & BOOKING
Choose a start date, rooms/number of travellers and you will see the prices in the tour summary box. Add-on prices will appear during the booking process


DAY TO DAY ITINERARY:


Oslo Opera house. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Visit the iconic Oslo Opera house!

DAY 1 – 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
Read about what to see in Oslo


Northern Lights Norway, outside the Snow hotel. Photo credits Kirkenes Snow Hotel

Magic lights outside the Snow Hotel!

DAY 2 – Flight to 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 (appr 20 mins), or a taxi.

Evening trip included

Spend 1 night in Kirkenes centre


Dog sledding in Norway. Photo by Bjorn Klauer, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Enjoy Dog sledding in the Arctic wilderness

Wilderness Dog sledding

Hunting the Northern lights – You will be picked up at your hotel in the evening 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.

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


Ice bar at Kirkenes Snow hotel. Photo by Helge Staerk, Kirkenes Snow hotel

Enjoy a real Ice bar in the Snow hotel!

DAY 3 – 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.
Read about Sleeping in the Snow hotel


King Crab. Photo by Kirkenes Snow hotel

King crab safari

Optional add-ons:

King crab fishingSnow mobile safari
Additional night in Kirkenes.

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


The UNESCO Bryggen wharf, Bergen, Norway. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

See the picturesque UNESCO Bryggen wharf

DAY 4 – Flight to Bergen
Breakfast at the Snow hotel before the transfer back to the centre of Kirkenes, where you can take the airport bus or a taxi to the airport. Flight from Kirkenes via Oslo or Tromso to the Hanseatic, coastal town of Bergen. In Bergen you can take the airport bus or a 25 min taxi trip to the city centre. Check in at a centrally located hotel.
Spend 2 nights in Bergen
Read about Bergen


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

Bergen is surrounded by mountains

DAY 5 – Full day in Bergen
Spend the day to explore picturesque Bergen – see the Unesco Bryggen Wharf, the Fish market, take the Funicular to the top of mount Floyen- offering you a marvelous view of the city and the surrounding fjords & islands.

Make sure to visit the authentic areas with tiny, wooden houses and narrow streets at the hillsides, at the Nordnes peninsula & Marken area close to the train station
Optional:
Add a night in Bergen


Naeroyfjord Photo by Morten Rakke, VisitFlam

Enjoy the narrow UNESCO Naeroyfjord

DAY 6 – Bergen to Flam 
Enjoy the Norway in a Nutshell combination trip:

Train & coach: starting by train from Bergen to Voss, where a connecting coach is waiting at the train station. A scenic trip across local mountain areas and through the Gudvangen valley to the inner parts of the Sognefjord and the tiny Gudvangen fjord village.

Fjord cruise: In Gudvangen you board a ferry for an unforgettable Fjord cruise on the UNESCO Naeroyfjord branch and the Aurlandsfjord branch. Naeroyfjord means the narrow fjord in Norwegian; the narrower branch of the Sognefjord. Disembark in the tiny village of Flam. Dinner & overnight at the Flamsbrygga hotel

Spend 1 night in Flam

 


Winter-Fjord-safari-©-Sverre-Hjørnevik-www.fjordnorway.com

Winter Fjord Safari Flam

Optional add-on:

Winter Fjord Safari Flam
Additional night in Flam.

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


Flam Railway. Photo RM Sorensen, VisitFlam

Flam Railway

DAY 7 – Flam to Oslo 

Flam Railway: The next morning you board the famous Flam railway for a 1 hour journey through the spectacular Flam valley, with mountain peaks, waterfalls and the Flam river, to the mountain station of Myrdal.
Read more about the Flam Railway


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

Bergen line in winter

Bergen Railway: At the tiny Myrdal station you change to the main Bergen line, taking you across the scenic Hardangervidda mountain plateau to Oslo. Check in at the centrally located Bristol hotel in Oslo
Read more about the Bergen line

Spend 1 night in Oslo


Winter in Oslo. Photo by Gunnar Strom, visitOslo

Nobel Peace centre

Optional add-ons:
Sightseeing in Oslo
Additional night(s) in Oslo before or after the trip, at the same hotel as for the tour
The add-ons with prices will be available durong the tour booking


Northern lights at the Snow hotel. Photo by Kirkenes Snow hotel

Northern Lights at the Snow hotel

BOOKING & PRICES
Choose start date, room & number of persons, whereupon the prices will appear in the tour summary box
This is an individual/unescorted trip

Booking & payment procedures
Our travel arrangements

General terms & conditions


Reindeer park by the Snow hotel. Photo by Kirkenes snow hotel

Reindeer by the Snow hotel

THIS TRIP INCLUDES:

Hotels w. breakfast buffet
Oslo: Thon Hotel Bristol or similar (4*)
Oslo Gardermoen: Park Inn Airport Hotel or similar (4*)
Kirkenes: Thon Hotel Kirkenes or similar (4*)
Bergen: Scandic Hotel Ornen or similar (4*)
Flam: Flamsbrygga hotel, dinner included
Kirkenes Snow hotel: dinner, overnight, breakfast & transfers from/to the center of Kirkenes
Read about hotel classification in Norway

Excursions/activities in Kirkenes
Northern Lights trip w. Dog sledding, warm clothing & transfers

Domestic flights:
Flight Oslo-Kirkenes
Flight Kirkenes-Oslo-Bergen (or Kirkenes-Tromso-Bergen)

Norway in a Nutshell combination trip:
All transport legs from Bergen to Oslo;
Train→coach→ferry→Flam Railway→Bergen line

All taxes & VAT


Contact us regarding this tour:
e-mail to [email protected] or call us on +47 55 13 13 10 (Mond.-Frid. 09:00 to 15:30 local time)


Northern Lights at the Snow hotel. Photo by Kirkenes Snow hotel

Wonderful sight outside the Snow hotel!

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