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Northern Lights Cruise & Snow Hotel

Northern Lights cruise & Snow hotel. Photo by Kent Even Grundstad, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Spectacular Northern Lights during a cruise!

Northern Lights Cruise package – 6 nights

Northern Lights Cruise & Snow Hotel is an adventurous, comprehensive Cruise package, with a 2 nights Hurtigruten cruise from Tromso to Kirkenes – the best places to see the Northern Lights.

This trip includes the most exciting excursions & activities; a Northern Lights trip with Dog sledding, an exotic excursion to the North Cape cliff, Snow mobile safari in Kirkenes & overnight stay in a real Snow hotel. You can add more activities, like Whale safari, Reindeer Sledge & King crab fishing trip. The trip starts & finishes with stay in Oslo.
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Winter in Oslo. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

The Royal Castle in Oslo

DAY 1 – First night in Oslo
Individual arrival to Oslo. Check in at the Park Inn airport hotel at Gardermoen, conveniently located within walking distance of the airport. The centre of Oslo is located 20 mins from the airport by the frequent Airport Express train
Spend 1 night in Oslo

Read about Oslo

Blue Arctic winter light in Tromso Norway. Photo by Shigeru Ohki, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Beautiful blue Arctic light in Tromso

DAY 2 – Flight to Tromso
A 2 hour flight to Tromso.  Individual arrival to a centrally located hotel, easily accessible by the Airport bus. Tromso is beautifully located, surrounded by spectacular Arctic islands & Alpine mountain peaks.
Northern Lights evening trip included
Spend 1 night in Tromso

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You can add nights & exciting activities in Tromso

Dog sledding in Tromso Norway. Photo by Baard Loeken, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Enjoy a dog sledding trip!

Dog Sledding 
In the evening of day 2 
you will be picked up in the centre of Tromso for a Northern Lights trip with Dog sledding and a warm, local meal in a lavvo (Sami tent).

Included: Transfers from the centre of Tromso & warm clothes

Tromso Norway, the pier. Photo by Shigeru Ohki, Nordnorsk reiseliv

Hurtigruten at the pier in Tromso

DAY 3 – Cruise departure
Time to see Tromso before you board the Hurtigruten ship in the early evening for the Northern Lights cruise to the Arctic town of Kirkenes.
All meals will be included during the cruise
Spend 2 nights on board

Read about the authentic Hurtigruten
Read about facilities on board & general information

North Cape cliff Norway. Photo by Beate Juliussen, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Experience the spectacular North Cape cliff!

DAY 4 – North Cape 
Cruise along stunning Arctic scenery to the main port of Honningsvag, where you join the exotic North Cape excursion by coach across Mageroya island – Norway’s northernmost island, normally covered by snow during the winter months.
Then on to the North Cap cliff – an impressive, 307-metre (1,007 ft) high cliff with a large flat plateau on top

Read about the North Cape excursion

Northern Lights Arctic coast. Photo by Oystein Lunde Ingvaldsen, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Northern Lights – one of nature’s wonders!

DAY 5 – Arrival to Kirkenes
After breakfast you disembark in Arctic Kirkenes, located in the middle of the Northern Lights zone.
Kirkenes is located close to the Russian border, and has always had a close relationship with their Russian neighbors – the street names in Kirkenes are both in Norwegian & in Russian!

Read about Kirkenes and the town’s dramatic history

Snowmobile safari. Photo by C.H/Innovation Norway

Enjoy an adventurous Snowmobile safari!

Snow mobile Safari
You will be picked up at the pier by a transfer bus for the adventurous Snow Mobile Safari on a frozen fjord. Remember to bring your driver’s licence if you want to drive the Snow mobile! The bus will stop at a hotel, where you will leave your luggage in the meantime. They will bring you back to the hotel after the trip.
The Snow mobile Safari includes a light snack (coffee/tea in a well-heated lavvo, the Sami equivalent of a tipi), warm winter clothes and instructions in snow mobiling safety.
Read about the Snowmobile excursion

Snow hotel room. Photo by Helge Staerk, Kirkenes Snow hotel

Sleep in the Snow hotel – a memory for life!

Snow Hotel
You will be picked up at the hotel in Kirkenes for an Arctic dinner in the Snow hotel restaurant & an unforgettable overnight stay in the exotic Snow hotel – a beautiful piece of architecture with ice sculptures, located next to the warm & comfortable service building with lounges.

You can also take part in the feeding of the reindeer in their tiny reindeer park. You will be given thorough instructions for the stay in the Snow hotel.
Read about sleeping in the Snow hotel

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

Visit the iconic Oslo Opera House

DAY 6 – Oslo & final night
After breakfast in the Snow hotel you join the transfer bus back to the centre of Kirkenes, where you can take the scheduled airport bus or a taxi to the airport (appr 15 min).
Overnight in the centre of Oslo or at an airport hotel at your choice
Spend 1 night in Oslo

The trip finishes after breakfast on day 7

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

Amazing Northern Lights at the Snow hotel

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

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Snow in Tromso. Photo by Yngve Olsen Saebbe, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Heavy snow in Tromso


4* Hotels w. breakfast buffet
Park Inn at Gardermoen airport or
Hotel Bristol in the centre of Oslo
Radisson Blu hotel Tromso or similar
Read about hotel classification in Norway

Snow Hotel Kirkenes:
Transfer from the centre of Kirkenes,
3 course Arctic dinner,
overnight in warm sleeping bags,
sauna & breakfast in the morning.

Flight Oslo-Tromso
Flight Kirkenes-Oslo

Northern Lights trip w. Dog sledding, light meal & transfers
North Cape excursion
Snow mobile excursion w. transfers

Hurtigruten cruise
2 nights in standard outside cabin w. separate beds & private facilities
All meals during the cruise;
buffet breakfast, buffet lunch & 3 course dinner. Food only

All taxes & VAT

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

Northern Lights at sea. Photo by Oystein Lunde Ingvaldsen, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Beautiful Northern Lights at the coast!

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