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Norwegian Winter Explorer

4 days
3 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

Per person:

$ 1,400.00 (double occupancy with Snowhotel)
$ 1,300.00 (double occupancy without Snowhotel)
$ 70.00 (Christmas and Easter Supplement)

 

Dates:

Daily during the following periods:
Dec 20 - Apr 20 

Hotels:

Paskvik Valley Guesthouse
Scandic or Thon hotel in Kirkenes
Kirkenes Snowhotel (optional)

 

Included:

1 overnight at Paskvik Valley Guesthouse
1 overnight at Scandic or Thon Hotel in Kirkenes
1 overnight stay at Kirkenes Snowhotel (or at Thon/Scandic hotel)
Breakfast and meals according to the programme
Northern lights Safari
King Crab Safari
King Crab dinner
Husky Safari incl lunch
Kirkenes Snowhotel
Warm winter clothing during all activies
Transfer from/to hotel for all activities

Highlights & Experience:

Northern lights – King Crab – Snowmobile safari
King Crab dinner
Husky Safari incl lunch
Kirkenes Snowhotel

Itinerary:

Day 1  : KIRKENES - DOG SLEDDING TOUR AND HUNTING FOR THE NORTHERN LIGHTS WITH DINNER

Guests arrive today individually to begin this exciting Norwegian winter tour. 
17.00-22.00 (5:00PM -10:00PM) You will be picked up from the hotel this evening and take you from Kirkenes to our base in Pasvikdalen (paskvik Valley). In approx. 1 hour you will reach one of the last wilderness areas in Europe. Tour by dog sledges along the Norwegian-Russian border and into the Siberian forest. You will drive you own dog sledge (2 persons per sledge).  Driving distance is app. 15 km (depends on weather and snow conditions). In good conditions, you will see the northern lights dance across the skies. Your experienced guide will teach you about the Northern Lights while we hope to catch a glimpse of them from our sleds!  We end the trip with a delicious meal served in a Sami lavvu.  Normal physical health is required, as our guests are involved in attaching/removing the harnesses and  driving the dog sledges by themselves Overnight stay in Pasvik valley wilderness at a cosy Guesthouse in double rooms incl breakfast 

Day 2  : PASVIK SIGHTSEEING AND NATIONAL PARK CENTER - KIRKENES SNOWHOTEL & DINNER

11.00-13.00 (11:00AM - 1:00PM). Pick up at Guesthouse, drop of at hotel in Kirkenes or at snowhotel. 17.00 –09.00 (+1) 17.00—21.00 (without overnight stay at snowhotel) Pick up at hotel. The rooms are build of snow and there is a average temperature of -4 C inside. You get a  local dinner in the restaurant (warm part of the hotel), overnight stay at snowhotel incl breakfast and possibility to take sauna in the morning. You will be guided all the way and warm sleeping bags are included. Shower/WC, sauna and the restaurant is located in our service building  (the warm part of our hotel). Accommodation at Kirkenes Snowhotel or  20.45 transportation back to hotel in Kirkenes.

Day 3  : KING CRAB SAFARI - HUNTING FOR THE NORTHERN LIGHTS IN SLEDGES

Breakfast at snow hotel (possibility to take sauna) or hotel in Kirkenes. Transfer back to Kirkenes.  13.00-16.00 Pick up at hotel: A unforgettable experience awaits you on  the frozen fjords of Kirkenes.  You all take  part in helping to bring up the catch from the hole in the ice. You will see how the crab is prepared by your guide, and you will be taken by snowmobile sledge to a  beautiful farmhouse by the lake. It is here by a cosy log fire that your King Crab meal awaits. Transfer back to Kirkenes 19.00-23.00 Pick up at hotel On this trip you will sit comfortable and warm in the sledge (pulled by snowmobile)  and just enjoy the  winter landscape and in good conditions the Northern lights. Tour on the ice of the Pasvik river. Several stops on our way to hunt for the Northern lights, stop at the Russian border, coffee/tea in our wooden hut. Accommodation at Scandic Hotel or Thon Hotel in Kirkenes 

Day 4  : KIRKENES DEPARTURE

Breakfast is served this morning at the hotel. After breakfast, guests will check out and catch their individual transfers back to the airport. Other guests hoping to extend their stay will continue on from here, enjoying numerous optional activities and additional overnight stays.

Notes:

Group size:
min - 2 persons , max - 12 persons