Get in touch
Norway

Norway Winter Wonderland and Snow Hotel

  • Expedition dates

    Daily Departures from October to March every year

  • Starts From

    Kirkenes, Norway

    Ends At

    Bergen, Norway

  • Activities and Attractions

    UNESCO Heritage Sites, Fjords, Hiking, Dog Sledding, Snowmobiling, Snow hotel stay, Lofoten Islands, Picturesque Fishing Villages, Northern Lights

  • Starting From Price per person

    AED 8612

  • For Solo Travellers

    No single supplement charges for the explorer to have cabin by themselves. Only applicable on 2021 departures

Expedition Overview

This northern lights adventure is a complete package to experience everything winter - the snow, ice hotel, winter activities, white landscapes, warm food and the phenomenal northern lights visible during this season in Arctic Norway. Beginning with a 2 night stay in a winter wilderness resort, the journey continues by sea from north to south of Norway giving you immense opportunity to explore scenery, culture and people unique to this region.

Your day-wise itinerary

Day 1

Kirkenes

Begin with a stay at the beautiful Snow hotel. Live your icy fairytale dream with overnight at the snow suite

Day 2

Kirkenes

Hit the sauna, head for snowmobile or dog sledding, and enjoy an overnight at a wooden cabin

Day 3 - (Begin your sailing)

Kirkenes, Vardø

Embark your ship to begin sea adventure, as we sail southwards

Day 4 - (Mehamn to Tromsø)

Hammerfest

We stop by many ports through out the day, giving you plenty opportunities to try different activities and hunt for northern lights

Day 5 - (Tromsø to Stamsund)

Tromsø, Lofoten Islands and Trollfjord

See the beautiful Lofoten Islands in day light, and hopefully northern-lights in the dark!

Day 6 - (Bodø to Rørvik)

Brønnøysund and Bodø

Enjoy arctic circle ceremony, admire the many sceneries and ports that come by

Day 7 - (Trondheim to Ålesund)

Trondheim and Kristiansund

Observe Trondheimsfjord or wander through Trondheim

Day 8 (End your sailing)

Bergen

The beautiful voyage comes to an end at the gateway of Fjord
Download detailed itinerary

With special COVID Safety Measures In place

Strict measures have been introduced to ensure you have a safe exploration with us. Tests before boarding, face masks in common areas, hand hygiene, deep cleaning of ship, such protocols for both crew and guests ascertain we all together assure our safety. Our expedition consultant will walk you through in detail of these measures.

Spend a night in an actual Snow Suite

Sleep like a snow king or queen in spacious, white, decorated, enlightened Snow Suites. Yes, the hotel is really made up entirely by snow and ice, with an ice bar and reception too!

Live in a "Gamme" Cabin

These are replicas of traditional hunting & fishing hut found in Sami areas of Arctic wilderness. They are fully equipped with under floor heating, wooden tiles & a separate Aurora wall for possible Northern Lights sightings

Enjoy included winter activities

This wilderness stay gets thrilling with a wilderness activity! Choose between snowmobile and dog sledding, and hop on a ride over a frozen fjord! You can also try snowshoeing, cross country skiing with free available equipments

See beautiful snow covered landscapes and White Fjords

A winter voyage along Norwegian coastline are idyllic odysseys of over 100 fjords and 1000 mountains, of coastal cities, blanketed in white velvety snow, all enhanced by beautiful shades from the light of the low lying sun

Call at 33 different ports

Sail deeper into heart of Norway than anyone else. Visit cities, towns, small villages. Our Expedition Consultants provide a sailing schedule, detailing time at each port. With one major stop every day, there is a lot to see & do!

Exciting sea and land based excursions

Make this incredible journey even more memorable with a great selection of optional shore excursions. We advise you on some of the most-liked winter activities by our guests, from among 15 different ones!

Enjoy multiple chances to sight this phenomenon

While our stay in Kirkenes town above Arctic circle offers many possibilities, you can continue the hunt during sailing, as we sail directly beneath auroral zone. Lights on sea appear more vivid and brighter than on land

Select your preferred month

and we help you choose the date!

A ship is scheduled to sail every day of the season! While October offers clear skies & fresh snow, December offers chance to experience Polar Nights! Our Expedition Consultant guides on best date fit for you, based on your preferences

Hiking

Get even closer to nature with guided hikes at different ports of call. These hikes give you sense of "friluftsliv" - The Norwegian passion of being outdoors & being in the moment!

Lofoten By Horse

Ride in darkness, across white sandy beach along the Norwegian Sea, through rugged rocky terrain, & among remains from Viking Age. Listen to the waves slap the shoreline and gaze skyward to see the Northern Lights

Discover a Lofoten fishing village

Wandering among `rorbuer´ (fishermen’s huts) & iconic stock fish racks you easily immerse yourself in the atmosphere. On Svinøya you view the sea on one side and a spectacular mountain backdrop on the other

Snowmobile into polar night

Another chance to enjoy snowmobiling during this expedition! Experience snowy valleys, invigorating winter air and perhaps the mesmerizing Northern Lights in the clear, starry sky.

And many more!

Have a special King Crab adventure with lunch, take the flam rail as pre or post tour, the list goes on! Our expedition consultant will guide you on many adventures available, and share details during booking

The Coastal Kitchen Experience

If you like taking your taste buds on a journey, this expedition is bound to amaze you. The ingredients come directly from the farms of 34 ports visited during the journey, serving you the freshest produce of the day

What's Included

  • Stay in Wilderness Resort for 2 Nights 3 Days with breakfast and dinner
  • Choice of included excursion - dog sledding or snowmobiling, during the stay
  • Transfer from airport to wilderness resort in Kirkenes
  • Transfer from resort to Kirkenes port
  • Expedition Cruise in cabin grade of your choice
  • All meals with beverages (breakfast, lunch, dinner, early riser and afternoon treats) during the voyage
  • Guidance from English-speaking Tour Leader on board
  • Loan of trekking poles, snow shoes, head lamps, ice-spikes needed for optional hikes depending on conditions
  • Engaging onboard activities

Not Included

  • International Flights
  • Visa
  • Optional Shore Excursions
  • Hikes with the Expedition Guides
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage Handling
  • Optional Gratuities

Special Notes

  • Prices indicated above are on twin sharing basis
  • The above itinerary is only indicative, and weather, ice and sea conditions determine the final framework of exploration. A safe experience at all times will be the priority
  • The above itinerary follows a flexible pricing system and all prices are capacity controlled and subject to availability
  • Single cabin pricing available on request
  • We offer flexible payment plans on request basis. Please ask your consultant for same at time of booking