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Northern Lights & Snow Hotel

(7 days / 6 nights)

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Nestled in the North of Norway

This exciting 7-day tour gives you a full week of winter adventures in the remote and wild northern Norway. Enjoy the spectacular nature of the wilderness centre Camp Tamok, the scenic destinations of Tromsø and Kirkenes, as well as action-packed arctic activities like dog-sledding. You will also have a chance to stay at the famous Snow Hotel and have many opportunities to view the northern lights!

7 days / 6 nights

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Approx 2661 EUR

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Tour Highlights

  • Hunt for northern lights on a guided small group bus tour
  • Explore Tromsø, the “northern lights capital” of Norway
  • Embark on a thrilling dog-sledding tour
  • Stay in an ice room at the world-famous Snow Hotel
  • Visit the Arctic Cathedral, Polar Museum and Fjellheisen cable cars for amazing views
  • Enjoy the tranquility of the winter season in northern Norway
  • Add on exiting optional activities such as snowmobiling in the arctic, going on a King Crab safari or arctic trucking

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A day-by-day plan to guide your journey.


    Upon arrival at Tromsø Airport, collect your luggage and make your way to your hotel. We recommend taking the airport bus (Flybussen) or a taxi to your hotel. After settling in at your hotel, you can spend the rest of the day exploring the charming city of the "capital of Northern Norway". There are many restaurants in city centre for an early dinner to start the holiday with a taste of a true arctic meal.

    In the evening it’s time to leave the city lights behind on a guided small group bus tour for a chance to enjoy some of the brightest northern lights in the world.*

    Spend the night in Tromsø.

    * Please note that the northern lights are a natural phenomenon and sightings cannot be guaranteed.

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    Spend the first half of the day at leisure in Tromsø exploring the many attractions, including the Polar Museum, Arctic Cathedral and the Fjellheisen cable car. If you are looking for more adventure, you can add optional activities in the morning.

    In the late afternoon you will be transferred to the wilderness centre, Camp Tamok where you will join a thrilling dog sledding tour. After the tour you will have another opportunity to look for auroras while enjoying a hearty dinner in a lavvu, a traditional Sami tent, at Camp Tamok, before being transferred back to your hotel. *

    *Please note that if this activity is not available on your requested date, you will be offered a similar activity as a replacement.

    Spend the night in Tromsø.

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    Explore Tromsø at your leisure today or join one of our optional activities in the arctic. Notable city attractions include the Art Museum of Northern Norway and Polaria. For a fantastic bird’s eye view over the city, you can take a ride up the Fjellheisen cable car to Mt. Storsteinen (421 m / 1382 ft.).

    Another alternative is booking an optional activity such as a northern lights cruise, or a reindeer sledding tour.

    Spend the night in Tromsø.

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    Head to Tromsø airport before boarding an included domestic flight further north to Kirkenes. Kirkenes, located about 400 km (240 miles) above the Arctic Circle in northern Norway. With just over 3,000 inhabitants, including the native Sami people, this is remote, scenic slice of Norway. Surrounded by fjords, mountains, forests and lakes, this area is a heaven for nature lovers, especially wintersport enthusiasts.

    There are a number of optional activities to choose from including guided snowmobile tours into the Pasvik Valley and King crab safaris on the Barents Sea.

    Spend the night in Kirkenes

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    Spend the morning at leisure exploring Kirkenes including the Border Country Museum (Grenselandsmuseet), which tells the story of war and peace along the border, or the Andersgrotta Cave, a vast underground bunker that sheltered the town's residents during WWII.

    In the afternoon, it's time to check in to the one-and-only Snow Hotel. There you will enjoy a drink at the Snow Bar and feast on a 3-course meal by the fireplace at the Høyloftet Restaurant before preparing for an amazing night in your special suite made of snow and ice*!

    Spend the night at the Snow Hotel.

    *Please note that we offer the option of choosing to stay in a private cabin instead of in an ice room at the Snow Hotel. Click the optional activities for further information.

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    Spend the morning warming up in the Snow Hotel’s sauna and enjoy a hearty breakfast. Visit the hotel‘s on-site friendly reindeers and meet some happy Huskies before travelling back to Kirkenes. However, if you are up for some optional activities, you can join tours including dog-sledding, snowmobiling and a king crab safari.

    Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring Kirkenes including the Border Country Museum (Grenselandsmuseet), which tells the story of war and peace along the border, or the Andersgrotta Cave, a vast underground bunker that sheltered the town's residents during WWII.

    Spend the night in Kirkenes

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    After an incredible time in Norway, it's time to bid farewell to Norway. Your tour will conclude in Kirkenes, where you will make your way back home.

    Note: If you need assistance with flights to Tromsø and from Kirkenes, or booking pre or post-nights in Oslo before and after your holiday in the north, please contact us for details.

Optional extras

Customise your adventure with these Optional Extras.

We recommend adding your extra activities to the tour now for the best booking experience and to secure your spot, as activities are likely to sell out.


Here’s a map of your travel route, to help put things in perspective.


We don’t like to brag, so we’ll let our happy customers do it for us.


Absolutely superb hotels were selected. The itinerary was very clearly laid out and easily understood. Every excursion or extra activity was expecting us. We had no issues with the vouchers. We definitely feel we experienced the best of Tromsø. Great communication when excursions were cancelled because of weather conditions. Nordic Visitor was able to reschedule us on a different excursion quickly and easily. Local tours selected by Nordic Visitor were excellent, well run and definitely highlights of the trip.


We used Nordic Visitor to book our honeymoon and it was an unforgettable experience. We will definitely book through you guys in the future.


Sleep soundly, in the accommodation type of your choice, and wake up ready to enjoy another day of exploration.

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Tour Information

We recommend that all our travellers read through the following information about what the tour includes, what to pack for your holiday and useful information about the activities that are included during the tour.

The age limit for this tour is 7 years and older.

This is an independent, self-guided tour. All accommodation and planned activities (as specified in the itinerary) will be pre-booked by Nordic Visitor. This is a self-guided tour, with no dedicated tour guide for the duration of your stay. For each planned activity, you can expect a different tour operator and guide, and you will have free time between activities. Nordic Visitor works with a small group of handpicked suppliers that are highly rated and deliver excellent service that meet our high standards.

You should have moderate to good physical fitness to take part comfortably in this tour. This is because packages set in the Arctic are considered adventure travel due to the specific conditions you’ll experience. Arctic travel can sometimes involve extreme weather conditions as well as vigorous activity and animals (like huskies and reindeer) on many excursions.

The tour starts with a 75-minute bus transfer between Tromsø and Camp Tamok. The dog-sledding itself takes about 2 hours, travelling 10-12 km, where you will be driving in pairs, one driver and one passenger, switching places half way. No experience is required, but you should be in fair physical condition to take part. Total duration of the tour is 8 hours. Warm clothing and equipment will be provided on location for the activity.

You will be spending one night at the Snow Hotel in one of the incredibly crafted ice rooms. Included with your stay at the Snow Hotel are transfers to/from the hotel, a hotel tour, dinner and a visit to the ice bar.

The Snow Hotel consists of 20 dreamlike rooms, uniquely carved by master ice sculptors from around the world.

For those who prefer not staying in an ice room at the Snow Hotel, there is the option of staying in a small cabin, which is comfortable and warm including an amazing panoramic window and lounge where you can feel comfortable while looking for the northern lights. Please select this option from the optional activity if you prefer switching to a cabin.

Travelling in the winter season in Norway is highly recommended and very enjoyable. You will get a chance to see the snow covered landscape, and it‘s not as cold as one would think. For more information about weather conditions, please refer to our Norway travel guide.

In northern Norway, northern lights activity is strongest between mid October to early April. Auroras can only be seen at night if the sky is clear and there is solar activity. Please note that sightings cannot be guaranteed. For more information about northern lights, please refer to the travel guide.

Some of the optional activities are dependent on weather conditions. In the unlikely event that an activity is cancelled due to weather, an alternative will be offered.


  • Warm winter parka and waterproof pants
  • Sturdy walking shoes with a good tread/grip, preferably insulated
  • Thermal base-layers
  • Mid-layers such as a fleece jacket/wool sweater
  • Insulated gloves, hat and scarf
  • Camera

All bookings are charged in Euros (EUR). Prices displayed in other currencies are indicative only and based on the daily exchange rate. Therefore, conversions from EUR to other currencies will fluctuate from day to day.

After booking your package with Nordic Visitor, you will be contacted within two working days by one of our travel consultants, who will serve as your dedicated contact person for all of your travel needs before, during and even after your holiday. Your travel consultant will provide you with details about your booking and your remaining payment (if not paid in full). You will also receive more information about what to expect during your holiday.

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