Igloo Hotel & Arctic Wilderness

Igloo Hotel in Alta by Konrad Konieczny, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Arctic Wilderness package – 6 nights

Experience three unique accommodations under the Northern Lights. Start in Oslo before heading north to Alta. Here you will stay 1 night in a cozy mountain lodge, 1 night in a traditional Lavvo tent and 1 night at the world´s northernmost ice hotel. Enjoy exciting activities; dog sledding, snowmobile safari, two Northern Lights trips as well as a reindeer tour, where you will also get to know the Sami culture.

This tour is flexible and you may add extra nights to your trip.

Our trips are based on our goal of sustainable tourism, with eco-friendly travel that leaves as small an environmental footprint on nature as possible.

This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group)

Prices from NOK 25995 per person
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Day to day itinerary:

Winter in Vigelands Sculpture Park by Thomas Johannessen, Visit Oslo

Oslo Vigeland Park in winter

DAY 1 – First night in Oslo

Individual arrival and check in at the centrally located Hotel Bristol, close to the Karl Johansgate main street. You can take the airport bus directly to the hotel.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)
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Magic Northern Lights by Stan Klo, Hurtigruten

Northern Lights

DAY 2 – Flight to Alta & Polar night experience

You will be transferred to Bjornfjell Mountain Lodge directly from Alta Airport. In the evening enjoy a Polar night bonfire trip including a 2-course dinner. You will be picked up at the cabin and brought to the edge of the nearby mountain.
Let the stillness embrace you, and if the sky is clear there is a good chance to see the mystical Northern Lights come out to dance.

Dog Sledding in Alta by Terje Rakke/Nordic Life - Visitnorway.com

Dog sledding in Alta

DAY 3 – Dog sledding

Enjoy the morning at Bjornfjell Mountain Lodge. In the early afternoon, transfer to Holmen Lodge. Here you will join an exciting dog sledding tour in the beautiful winter landscape. The tour is approx. 15 km long, and 2 people will share one dog sleigh. Afterwards you’ll be served a 2-course dinner.
Overnight in a traditional Lavvo equipped with a king-size bed, heating blankets and a wood-burning stove to keep you warm during the night. The Lavvo has a nice view from the glass roof/wall. In the evening you can go for a walk in the area and look for the Northern Lights.

Snowmobile tour underneath the Norhern Lights by Orjan Bertelsen, Hurtigruten

Snowmobile trip in Alta

DAY 4 – Snowmobile Safari & Igloo Hotel

Join a snowmobile tour in the late morning. Two people share one snowmobile on this drive up to the Finnmark plateau and the open landscape. Here you will experience the beautiful Arctic light around noon. Afterwards it is time for lunch and check in at the Igloo Hotel.
You will get a guided tour of the world´s northernmost ice hotel. Time at leisure at the hotel before you join another Northern Lights tour in the evening. Depending on the weather and Northern Lights forecast, the guide will choose the best direction to go to spot the Aurora Borealis.

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel by FriKant Mediedesign

Room at Alta Igloo Hotel

Unique overnight experience at the Igloo Hotel

Explore the contrast between staying in the cold, while the cosy sleeping bag keeps you nice and warm during the whole night! Feel the silence and serenity surrounding you.
The overnight stay starts with a dinner at the hotel restaurant (in the heated service building), followed by thorough instructions about sleeping in the ice hotel. A large service building with comfortable lounges is at your disposal during the stay.

Reindeer by Konrad Konieczny, Visit Nord Norge

Enjoy a reindeer sledding trip

DAY 5 – Sami & Reindeer Experience

Start the morning with a sauna. At 11AM it is time for another activity, a Sami adventure and reindeer sledding tour. This Sami experience last for 1.5 hours and the sledding tour is 3 km, with a break halfway in a Sami tent where you’ll be served hot drinks and a snack.
Your Sami guides will share stories about their culture, customs and way of life while you relax in the Lavvo tent. Upon return to the Igloo Hotel, you will be served lunch, before the transfer to Alta, where you will spend the night at a hotel in the city centre.

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

Oslo Opera House

DAY 6 – Flight from Alta to Oslo

Time to say goodbye to Alta for now. Flight from Alta to Oslo. Check in at the centrally located Hotel Bristol, close to the Karl Johansgate main street. You can take the airport bus directly to the hotel.
Spend the rest of the day exploring Oslo on your own.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)
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Room at Alta Igloo Hotel by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life, Visit Norway

At Alta Igloo Hotel

Snowmobile trip by Orjan Bertelsen, Hurtigruten

Snowmobile trip

Northern Lights Arctic Norway by Stian Klo, Hurtigruten

Magic Northern Lights

Dog sledding Alta by Trym Ivar Bergsmo, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Dog sledding in Alta


4* Hotels w. breakfast buffet
in Oslo & Alta

1 night at Bjornfjell Mountain Lodge incl. breakfast
1 night at Holmen Lodge incl. breakfast, 2-course dinner, Sauna and Jacuzzi & heating blankets
1 night at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel incl. breakfast, 2 x lunch, 3-course dinner, extreme sleeping bag, pillow & sauna.

Flight Oslo-Alta-Oslo
All transfers included between Alta (day 2) until arrival at hotel in Alta (day 5)

Activities & Excursions
Polar Night Experience incl. 2-course dinner
Dog sledding at Holmen Husky in the evening, 15 km (2 persons per sled)
Snowmobile Safari (2 persons per snowmobile)
Northern Lights tour with guide in minivan/bus
Reindeer Sledding and Sami Culture

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Autumn Northern Lights Break Norway by Alex Conu, Visit Norway

Magic Northern Lights

Where do the magic Northern Lights come from?

The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, are an ethereal display of colored lights shimmering across the night sky. What causes them?
Dr Dònal Hill from University of Oxford explains us all about these magic lights occurring on the northern skies.
Watch our Northern Lights video (external link – You Tube).

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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.

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  • 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.

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