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Taste of Kirkenes & the Snow Hotel
Kirkenes, the Arctic Experience!
Kirkenes is the most remote outpost in mainland Norway. About 400km north of the Arctic Circle, the town of about 6,000 inhabitants is perched at the edge of the Varanger Fjord and the border with Russia!
Discover the beauty of this north eastern corner of Lapland, combining exciting activities with a stay at the Kirkenes Snow Hotel.
Day 1 KirkenesAccommodation: Thon Hotel Kirkenes
Arrive Kirkenes â The Arctic North next to the Arctic sea! Meet with your pre-booked taxi at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Your driver will meet you in the arrival hall with a sign!
âKirkenes â the Arctic Experienceâ
Kirkenes is the most remote outpost in mainland Norway. About 400 km north of the Arctic Circle, the town of about 6,000 inhabitants is perched at the edge of the Varanger Fjord and the border with Russia! Discover the beauty of this northeastern corner of Lapland, combining exciting activities with a stay at the Kirkenes Snowhotel.
* Hunting the Northern Lights by Dog Sled
^ Hunting the Northern Lights by Aurora Express (mini-van)
* Best Husky Tours in Kirkenes
* Arctic Steps in the White Snow
* Snowmobile Safari
* Arctic King Crab Safari
* Ice Fishing
* Home Visit
* Airport transfer by husky
Christmas & New Years Packages available
Optional excursions during the day.
SnowHotel overnight Stay Program:
At 13:00 and 17:00 on the night of your stay, you will be met by your guide at the reception of the Thon Hotel Kirkenes. You will be transferred to the Kirkenes SnowHotel by minibus. Upon entering the gates of the SnowHotel, you will receive a welcome drink at the SnowBar, made from berries collected from surrounding hills. It will then be time to make the âcoolestâ hotel check-in around! Your evening will then progress to a 3-course dinner prepared of the local ingredients. The food served, is charmingly traditional and locally sourced. Your guide will be available to help you prepare for the evening ahead, making sure you are as comfortable as possible.
After dinner you will have the opportunity to walk around the Snow Hotel and say hello to our resident reindeers, and with any luck, catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights. After having a refreshing sleep , you are welcome to take a sauna and shower before having breakfast between 7:00am and 8:30am. Your minibus will then take you back to your hotel in town. All Snow Hotel overnight guests will receive one of the âCoolest Certificatesâ to commemorate your stay with us.
Notes: Guests are asked to leave their luggage in the secure luggage room of your hotel in Kirkenes. A small overnight bag is all you will need with your essentials. This should include thermal underwear, pullover, a warm comfortable hat to sleep in, warm socks and toiletries. The SnowHotel will provide you with warm sleeping bags and sheets, as well as additional clothing if necessary. A 3 course dinner and breakfast is included in your stay. We would gladly assist with any special dietary needs, but we ask that you inform us a minimum of 2 days before your overnight stay. There is a warm room at the SnowHotel for midnight teas and coffees. You also have a SnowHotel guide included in the cost of your stay. They are here to ensure your comfort and instruct you on how to get the most out of your stay.
Day 3 KirkenesAccommodation: Thon Hotel Kirkenes
After a night spent in a sleeping bag in the SnowHotel, sauna is available. Breakfast is served before transfer back to Kirkenes Hotel in Kirkenes for overnight.
Day 4 KirkenesMeals: Breakfast
Enjoy a nice breakfast at your hotel. Your pre-booked transfer will meet at the front desk and take you to the airport for your flight to your next destination!
Prices for Christmas and New Years upon request.
Price IncludesAirport Transfers Kirkenes
Dinners As Mentioned
Hotel Accommodation As in Itinerary With Daily Breakfast
Price Does Not IncludeOptional Excursions
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