Snowhotel, Aurora and king crab in Kirkenes

Live your dream of winter adventure, as you enter the door of our magical igloo hotel, the Snowhotel. Tick off your bucket list after a cold night`s sleep, and then enjoy a warm night in our luxurious Gamme cabins.

Winter in Kirkenes in the north of Norway is a magical time for everyone who loves snow and winter activities. Almost at the northernmost point in Europe, and right by the border of Russia, and Finnish Lapland, Kirkenes is a fascinating melting pot  of these neighbor cultures, together with the ingredients from Norway and the indigenous Sami people.

There are few people and lots of nature. Beautiful, raw and diverse arctic landscapes, with tundra, mountains, dense pine forests and literally thousands of lakes. The region is blessed with long, cold and stable winters, with lots of snow and lots of cold, in a world where there is less and less of both. And - the more snow, the more fun, and the colder, the more beautiful. 

Spend your family vacation with arctic reindeer, huskies and puppies. Go dog sledding, drive a snowmobile for the first time, and go for the ultimate winter holiday activity, king crab fishing on the frozen fjord.

Bring your special one on a magic journey, and maybe offer the ring, in the snow between white arctic hilltops, under the Northern Lights?
Or take your loved one on a honeymoon to remember, and enjoy a luxurious dinner with fresh local ingredients with a fantastic fjord view in our unique restaurant.

SEASON
01.december - 20.april

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS              
Minimum 2 persons

CHANGES MAY OCCUR
We reserve the right to make changes to the program, and the price. The day to day program is indicative, and changes may occur. Please have a look at our terms and conditions.

NOTE
Driving licence for a car or motorcycle is required. Childrenunder the age of 15 can only be passengers. Driving under influence of alcohol prohibited. 

INSURANCE 
You need a travel and health insurance, that also includes transportation back to your country. Remember to bring your insurance card/information. 

Day by day

DAY 1: ARRIVAL KIRKENES

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Snowhotel Kirkenes

Snowhotel Kirkenes

DAY 2: KING CRAB WINTER SAFARI

The red King Crab is not only the biggest, but also the most delicious shellfish you will ever  have the chance of tasting. The King crab is a fascinating creature, the same species as the Alaskan king crab, which you may have seen being caught by dauntless fishermen on tv.

The king crab migrated west from Russia in the sixties, and is now a part of the eastern Finnmark marine fauna. They are an extremely robust, ferocious and fast reproducing species, so Norwegian fishermen have had their hands full fishing them, so they wouldn`t threaten the native sea life! 

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DAY 3: HUNTING THE NORTHERN LIGHTS

The Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis is perhaps the most beautiful natural phenomenon you will ever have the opportunity of seeing- an explosion of green, fluttering like a veil across the arctic sky.  When you are looking up at the aurora, you realize how small you are in the vastness of nature.

Our driver will take you far from the light pollution, and drive east towards the russian border, west toward Finland, or south into the Pasvik valley, depending on the aurora forecast. In addition to the chance of spotting the northern lights, the tours offer a great opportunity of sightseeing in the area.

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DAY 4: HUSKY SAFARI

See the breathtaking arctic nature surrounding Kirkenes. As opposed to the pine forests of Rovaniemi and Finnish lapland, in Kirkenes you find the sparse and majestic arctic landscapes, with mountain plateaus, white tundra and long fjords, which are typical of Finnmark and Northern Norway.

Best of all, you get to enjoy these natural nordic wonders without engine noise and gasolin smell - your husky team will pull you there the traditional and environmental way.

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What is included in the trip?

Included in the trip

  • Airport transfer in Kirkenes
  • 1 night in Kirkenes Snowhotel
  • 3 nights in Gamme at Kirkenes Snowhotel
  • Snowmobile king crab safari
  • Northern Light chasing with bus
  • Huskytour
  • Fullboard during the stay

Not included in the trip

  • Flights to Kirkenes
  • Singleroom supplement 
  • Drinks 
  • Personal Insurance 

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