PER PERSON IN USD:
$ 1,360.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,325.00 (triple occupancy)
$ 1,705.00 (single occupancy)
$ 1,095.00 (children 7-12 year old (sharing a room with parents))
Welcome to Arctic Norway Winter tour! Arrive in Kirkenes and transfer to the hotel (not included). After checking-in at the hotel, the rest of your day is at leisure to explore the small town of Kirkenes, capital of the Barents Region and the gateway to the north east of Norway, close to the Russian border. Overnight in Kirkenes.
The day is at leisure for optional activities. Today you will meet a Tour Director who will escort you and fellow travelers on the day’s activities. We kindly ask you to be present at the hotel lobby at 12.30 for a welcome meeting. You might like to join a group for an optional tour “KING CRAB SAFARI” departing from your hotel at 13.00 hours. In the evening visit the amazing Kirkenes SnowHotel for a tour and dinner (included). Overnight in Kirkenes.
OPTIONAL: KING CRAB SAFARI /DURATION: APPROX 3-4 HOURS (13:00-16:00/17:00)
PRICE: 260 USD PER PERSON (Min 2 Persons. Lunch included)
“Rated one of the best 25 excursions in the World by National Geographic” One of the highlights of Northern Norway with the chance to taste one of the local delicacies known worldwide. Heading out on the Kirkenes Fjord you will come face to face with this giant of the sea on the King Crab safari. The red king crab found in the Barents Sea can reach up to two meters from claw to claw and weigh up to 15 kilos. Depending on the weather and ice the trip might be by boat or snowmobile drawn sleigh. Once your king crab has been caught, you are transferred to remote cabin where the crab will be prepared for a delicious lunch. All equipment and clothing provided.
OPTIONAL: OVERNIGHT STAY AT SNOW IGLOO / DURATION: OVERNIGHT
PRICE: 200USD PER PERSON
After dinner for those who are game, there is also an opportunity for a once in a lifetime experience and choose to stay in a Snow Igloo with its unique snow wall carvings and sculpted ice bed. Each bed has a mattress and thermal sleeping bags so you can sleep warmly while the room temperature will be -5 degrees Celsius.
Breakfast and the day at leisure until your transfer to Kirkenes airport for domestic flight to Tromso*.*This transfer to Kirkenes Airport and flight are not included. There are various options of direct flights between Kirkenes and Tromso with SAS/Wideroe and Norwegian. Arrival to Tromso airport. Upon exiting the airport, proceed to the bus stop of Flybussen (regular airport express bus). Please show your voucher to the driver. The bus will take you to the city center (approx 5km away), from which you can walk to your hotel. Check-in guaranteed from 15:00. Overnight in Tromso
After breakfast, take a short walk to the Hotel Radisson Blu Tromso, 350m from your hotel for the morning activity. We recommend arriving 15 minutes before the tour.
HUSKY SAFARI (regular service) INCLUDED / DURATION: 3:30 HOURS (09:45 -13:15) - 2 persons per sledge
Today you will have the opportunity to experience a great adventure and enjoy time with the huskies, which are part of the heart and soul of Tromso. Take a transfer of 30 min arriving to the enthusiastic welcome of over 300 friendly huskies. After a short briefing, meet your team of Huskies who will take you on a brisk run of 4km on Kvaloya Island, one of the largest islands in Norway. During your visit, you will be served a typical Norwegian stew of reindeer & vegetables followed by coffee & pastries. Returning back to Hotel Radisson Blu Tromso at 13:15. Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight in Tromso
Free day to enjoy Tromso.We recommend a visit to Polaria, just a five-minute-walk from the centre of Tromso. Housed in a building that represents ice flows pressed up on land by the rough seas of the Arctic. Polaria offers an Arctic aquarium, interesting knowledge - based exhibits and a panoramic cinema where you can see the Ivo Caprino film "Svalbard - Arctic Wilderness" and the Ole C. Salomonsen production "Northern Lights in Arctic Norway". In the evening, you will join the search for the northern lights starting from the Hotel Radisson Blu Tromso. We recommend being present latest at 18.00 hours.
AURORA BOREALIS (regular service) INCLUDED / DURATION: 4:15 HOURS (18:15 – 22:30)
Transfer to the base camp and meet the professional Northern lights hunters who will be your guides. From the camp, located in an uninhabited area with no artificial lights to disturb the experience or the chance to capture the Aurora Borealis on camera. With a great view of the skies there is also time to sit around the open camp fire inside a Sami tent and grill sausages, visit the huskies and their puppies or warm up inside. Due to the stable climate at this location and with some personal persistence, there are excellent possibilities to see even the weakest of lights. Included is a traditional dinner of Finnbiff (beef & mushroom stew) followed by coffee and cake. Returning back to Hotel Radisson Blu Tromso at 22:30. Overnight in Tromso
Breakfast and day at leisure until your transfer by regular Flybussen to Tromso Airport for your flight back home or to your next travel destination.