Norwegian frontier town of Kirkenes, near the Finnish and Russian borders, is home to the spectacular and remote Kikenes Snowhotel. And, with its spectacular frozen rooms, designer Gamme Cabins and range of adventurous pursuits, it’s become something of a client favourite. Our featured itinerary includes a Northern Lights by snowmobile excursion and plenty of free time for further optional activities.
Classic Kirkenes Snowhotel Break
Day by day itinerary
Day 1 » Arrive Kirkenes
Fly in to Kirkenes via Oslo and transfer to the SnowHotel. A welcome drink at the Ice Bar and tour of the hotel are followed by a sumptuous 3-course dinner by the open fire, before you retire for an unforgettable night – snug within thermal clothing and sleeping bag – in one of the freshly sculpted boutique Ice suites, surrounded by stunning frozen furniture and art.
Days 2-3 » Kirkenes
For the next two nights transfer to a cosy Gamme Cabin, designed by Swiss architects in the style of traditional Sami hunting and fishing huts, but with tall one-way glass windows from which to gaze out onto the night sky. A night-time Northern Lights by Snowmobile tour is included, and your days can be filled with a fabulous choice of optional excursions, including husky sledding.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 » Depart Kirkenes
After a satisfying breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.
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