Snowhotel Kirkenes

The Explorer Package at Snowhotel Kirkenes. Arrive like a hero

This 2 Day & 1 Night Package is starting with the airport pick up by Husky Taxi, continued by King Crab Safari, Northern Lights Hunt by Bus & Overnight Stay at Snowhotel. This package is considered 3-day counting the arrival & departure days. It is possible to add accommodation and other activities once at the checkout. 


Preise ab 13750 NOK
Day 1 Morning - Transfer from Kirkenes airport by Husky Taxi 11:15 - 13:00 

Imagine stepping out of the plane, and instead of going to luggage claim, you are going to meet our energetic and eager huskies ready to take you across the northern mountains, straight to the doorstep of the Snowhotel. The musher will provide you with the necessary clothing to stay warm while sitting in the Dog Sledd. The dog Sledding trip from the airport to Snowhotel is about 2 hours of dog sledding. 

Day 1 Evening - Snowhotel Visit Inc. Dinner 17:00 - 20:00 

After the King Crab Safari, you will have a tour in the Snowhotel. You have the chance to see the 14 stunning ice suites, all carved by master ice and snow artists, and have a drink in the ice bar before to head to your 3-course dinner. Before to call it a night, we will present to you on how to tuck yourself in a thermal sleeping bag to stay warm and comfortable through the night.  

Day 1 Night – Overnight at Snowhotel Kirkenes 

Day 2 Morning – Breakfast 09:00 – 10:00 

Day 2 Morning - King Crab Safari 13:00 - 16:30 

At the Snowhotel, you will board a sleigh that will be pulled by snowmobile to a frozen fjord with the location best for catching the King Crab. We aim to give you the best King crab fishing adventure. You will step out on the frozen fjord and help the fisherman pull the traps from the deep through the hole in the ice. 

The journey will culminate in a warm, rustic farmhouse restaurant by the fjord, where you will enjoy a feast, served the Norwegian way - fresh, juicy, and irresistible! 

Day 2 Evening - Northern Lights Hunt by Bus 21:00 – 00:00 

A knowledgeable guide will check the latest magnetic forecast and decide whether to take you by minibus towards the Russian border or in the opposite direction toward the Finnish border. 

If our Aurora guide takes photos, these are included to the tour and can be sent by e-mail. 

NB! The aurora is a natural phenomenon and can't be guaranteed. We will do all we can to find the lights, and if we are not lucky, we will make it a memorable trip regardless. Please note that there is no refund if there is no Aurora, or if you choose not to make the trip. 

Day 2 Night - Overnight at Snowhotel Kirkenes Gamme Cabin

Day 3 Morning – Breakfast 09:00 – 10:00 

Day 3 Morning – Transfer Snowhotel Kirkenes to Kirkness Scandic Hotel or Airport 11:30 - 11:40 

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Package Schedule

Step by step schedule of the package showing all activities and accommodations, view it here on the web or click the link on the right to download it to your device.

Meeting place: Kirkenes Airport.

Meeting time: 11:15.

Duration to Snowhotel: 2 hrs.

What to wear & bring with you: At the airport, our guides will provide you with warm winter clothing - winter overall suits, boots, hat & mittens. However, we recommend dressing in warm winter clothing and in layers so you can adjust your clothing to the weather. 

Husky Taxi: Two people will share each sled and Husky team. You will sit back and enjoy the ride while your guide will be steering the sled. 

Food & beverage: In the Snowhotels restaurant there is coffee and tea available at any time.

Facilities: Restaurant and lounge, changing room, lavatories.

Recommendations: Eat hearty breakfast as the King Crab lunch will be served at 14:30. 

Meeting place: The Gabba restaurant at Snowhotel Kirkenes.

Meeting time: 17:00.

Duration to the tour: 3 hrs.

Snowhotel visit: You will have a tour in the Snowhotel where you will see the 14 stunning ice suites, all carved by master ice and snow artists, and have a drink in the jaw-dropping ice bar.

Food & beverage: 3-course dinner at the restaurant.

Facilities: Restaurant and lounge, changing room, lavatories.

Overnight at Snowhotel Kirkenes: You will be staying overnight in one of the Snowhotels rooms. Before you call it a night, we will present to you on how to tuck yourself in a thermal sleeping bag to stay warm and comfortable through the night. 

Breakfast: Continental style.

Location: Snowhotel restaurant - main restaurant.

Meeting place: The Gabba restaurant at Snowhotel Kirkenes.

Meeting time: 13:00.

Duration to the tour: 3,5 hrs.

What to wear & bring with you: Our guides will provide you with warm winter clothing - winter overall suits, boots, hat & mittens. However, we recommend dressing in warm winter clothing and in layers so you can adjust your clothing to the weather. 

King Crab Safari: Together with other guests, you will sit back in the sledge pulled by a snowmobile and enjoy the ride while your guide & professional fishermen will be steering the snowmobile. 

Food & beverage: In the Snowhotels restaurant there is coffee and tea available at any time and during the King Crab Safari approximately at 14:30 you will be served King Crab meal. It is possible to buy snacks at the restaurant or bring your own snacks with you.

Facilities: Restaurant and lounge, changing room, lavatories.

Meeting place: The Gabba restaurant at Snowhotel Kirkenes.

Meeting time: 20:45.

Duration to the tour: 3 hrs.

What to wear & bring with you: Our guides will provide you with warm winter clothing - winter overall suits, boots, hat & mittens. However, we recommend dressing in warm winter clothing and in layers so you can adjust your clothing to the weather. 

Northern Lights Hunt by Bus: A knowledgeable guide will check the latest magnetic forecast and decide whether to take you by minibus towards the Russian border or in the opposite direction toward the Finnish border. If our Aurora guide takes photos, these are included to the tour and can be sent by e-mail. 

NB! The aurora is a natural phenomenon and can't be guaranteed. We will do all we can to find the lights, and if we are not lucky, we will make it a memorable trip regardless. Please note that there is no refund if there is no Aurora, or if you choose not to make the trip. 

Food & beverage: In the Snowhotels restaurant there is coffee and tea available at any time and before the tour, you will be served a 3-course dinner. There is a possibility to buy snacks at the restaurant or bring your own snacks with you.

Facilities: Restaurant and lounge, changing room, lavatories.

Overnight at Snowhotel Kirkenes: You will stay overnight in one of the Snowhotels Gamme Cabins.

Breakfast: Continental style.

Location: Snowhotel restaurant - main restaurant.

Meeting time: 10 min before departure.

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