Premium Tour with Gourmet meals, Northern Lights and Snow Hotel
Premium Tour with Gourmet meals, Northern Lights and Snow Hotel
from EURP 4820- Per Person on a Twin / Double Sharing
08 Days / 07 Nights
As they say in Norway, ‘We celebrate nature’, and this tour does justice to this adage. The Premium Tour will make you travel to exotic destinations of Norway where you will indulge in various unique activities, culinary experiences and wine tasting. This tour will give you the unique experience of travelling through one of the most beautiful and scenic capital of a country in the world, Oslo. From Oslo you travel to the ‘Paris of North’-Tromsø, here you will indulge in the Aurora Borealis Safari on an evening cruise. The package includes culinary experiences in Oslo, gourmet dining in Tromsø, Hurtigruten special meals onboard, and warm food experience in icy hotel. From Tromsø you will board the world famous Hurtigruten Cruise for a 2 nights cruise to Kirkenes via North cape 71° North – The north most point of Europe. The package includes stay at the unique Snow Hotel in Kirkenes. In Kirkenes you will experience the traditional and cultural winter activities like King crab fishing safari on snowmobile (or you can choose Hunting the Northern lights on Snowmobile safari) and dog sledding with the Local Huskies.
PS: Northern lights is a natural Phenomenon, and no one can guarantee its occurrence.
Tour Departure & Return
The Tour has been recommended from Oslo. We can rearrange the place of start and the itinerary as per your requirement
Please arrive by the time provided in the itinerary
.4 Nights Quality accommodation in Standard Rooms (As Scandinavia does not have any star standards, Quality can be 4 star European Standards)
.2 Night in outside cabin with private facilities onboard Hurtigruten
.1 Night in Snow Hotel (Cabins)
.Two Dinners in Oslo with wine menu
.One Dinner in Tromsø with wine menu
.Gourmet Lunch at a Local restaurant in Tromsø
.All meals on board Hurtigruten
.King Crab meal during King crab safari in Kirkenes / Picnic meal during Northern Light hunting in Kirkenes
.3 Course Dinner during the stay at Snow hotel and a drink at the Ice bar.
.Aurora Borealis short cruise in Tromsø
.71° North Cape excursion via Honningsvåg
.Four hours King crab fishing safari on Snowmobile in Kirkenes/ Hunting the Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari
.Dog sledding/Husky Tour in Kirkenes
.Local transfers as per itinerary
.All to fro Airport transfers
.Domestic air fare in economy class (Osl-Tromsø ; Kirkenes-Osl)* T&C Apply
.All Taxes and Service charge
.Life time memories and a tick mark in the bucket list
.A big smile 😊
.Airfare to and fro Norway.
.Domestic Airfare (We can assist in booking the flights. The flights can cost between Nok 500-2000 depending upon the price booking mechanism or as per availability).
Breakfast ; Arrival Kirkenes ; King Crab Safari/Northern Lights Safari on Snowmobile. CrabMeal/Picnic Meal.
Breakfast ; Snow Hotel stay ; 2 Hours Husky tour ; 3 Course Dinner
Day 01 Arrival to the city of Nobel Peace Prize- Oslo
Arrival in the Capital city of one of most Peaceful countries on earth -Oslo. Private airport Transfer to your Hotel (included). Enjoy your day at leisure.
Welcome Dinner at a famous Local restaurant in Oslo (included).
After Dinner, enjoy the night life of Oslo. Oslo has many famous Bars and Night clubs. (Oslo has a cocktail bar that has been ranked among the world’s top 50 best cocktail bars)
Day 02 Explore Oslo
Enjoy your Scandinavian Buffet breakfast. After breakfast, enjoy the City at your Pace. (Add on : Book a chauffeur driven car for four hours to take you around this magnificent city and show you places of interest). You can perhaps visit:
Vigeland Sculpture Park
Viking Ship Museum
Oslo Opera House
Holmenkollen Ski Jump.
In the evening, enjoy your Norwegian Dinner (included), and the night life of Oslo. Overnight in Oslo.
Day 03 Fly to Tromsø- The Capital of Northern Lights
Today you start your day early. Private airport transfer for your flight to Tromsø (Airport transfer and Flight tickets included)
Welcome to the North. Private airport transfer (included) to your centrally located hotel in Tromsø. Tromsø, the capital city of Northern Lights is situated across the Arctic circle and is often referred to as the ‘ Venice’of North. This bustling town is both modern and Cultural. All the attractions are nearby. Recommended attractions:
Tromsø Gondola lift
Polaria Arctic Aquarium
In the evening at 18.45 you will cruise out from downtown Tromsø for an unforgettable experience of seeing the Aurora Borealis. You will experience the local hospitality when you board the relaxing and warm Aurora Cruise to look for the Northern Lights.
From the safe and calm waters, you will visit different locations with beautiful views of the city, mountains, fjords and the Northern Lights.
Your guide/Captain will ensure that you are comfortable and are kept warm. A viewing deck and heated lounge will give you a comfortable way to search for the Northern Lights. Onboard you can buy hot expedition meals, snacks and cold drinks.
Overnight in Tromsø.
Day 04 Gourmet Lunch in Tromsø and the famous Hurtigruten cruise
After your Arctic Breakfast explore this Urban Arctic city at your pace.
Enjoy your Gourmet Arctic Lunch at one of the most famous and traditional restaurants of Tromsø.
Your Northern Norway experience continues. In the evening you will board the world famous Hurtigruten ship for your cruise to Kirkenes via Northcape situated at 71° North. The Journey is mesmerizing when you see the snow-clad Fjords chasing the dancing green lights through the darkness of the winter. This voyage offers incredible scenery, friendly staff, quality on-board entertainment and gourmet dining.
Overnight on board the Hurtigruten.
Day 05 North Cape at 71° North – The north most point of Europe – Cruise to Kirkenes
Wake up to beautiful scenery of the Norwegian coast. Enjoy your Hurtigruten breakfast and get ready to visit the northernmost point on the European continent, North Cape the 71° north experience. See the Vertical cliff above the Arctic Ocean.
You will disembark at Honningsvåg for your North cape excursion. Your Bus will be waiting for you, departure time approx. 11.30 in the morning. During this 3 Hours excursion (Return/embark Honningsvåg : 14.30) you will visit the iconic `globe´ sculpture along the cliff , don’t forget to take selfies with this Iconic landmark. You also can visit the North cape hall that has been built partially into the cliff, here you can buy local souvenirs and watch a short film about the Local Finnmark region.
Day 06 End of scenic cruise journey. Arrival in Kirkenes. King Crab safari on Snowmobile/Hunting the Northern lights Snowmobile Safari
Wake up to the amazing winter dream land scenery around you and enjoy your Hurtigruten breakfast.
Your ship’s arrival to this Cold Town of North Norway, Kirkenes is scheduled at 9:00 in the morning. Kirkenes, in northern Norway is a town located in Finnmark county and shares borders with both Russia and Finland. Though the town has only 3,000 inhabitants but has many offerings through its culture and offerings.
Transfer to your Hotel in Kirkenes (included).
In the afternoon/evening, (1300 hours or 1700 hours) Join us for the king crab fishing experience. You will be transported in a snowmobile on the Langfjord towards the Siberian taiga forest in Pasvik. During this Cultural and historical guided tour, you will enjoy your feast on the giant Crab, served the Norwegian way in a Beautiful Rustic restaurant nearby. (The Tour is appox. 4 hours). After the Tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
If you do not want the King crab safari tour, then as an alternate, we can arrange a 4 Hours ‘Hunting the Northern Lights’ Snowmobile safari (2100 hours). You will be transferred from your hotel in Kirkenes to an Old Norwegian farmhouse where you will be given warm clothing and instructions as to how to handle snowmobile. One snowmobile will have two people and drivers will change places with passengers so that all get the opportunity to drive the machine. You will have short photo stops and will also be served Picnic meal made from local ingredients. For this tour you need to have a valid driving license.
Overnight in a hotel in Kirkenes.
Day 07 Kirkenes Snow Hotel and Husky Tour
After Breakfast, you will be transferred to your Snow hotel. After check inn, your hostess will take you to a tour of this manmade marvel. Enjoy this unique experience.
Your Huskies will be waiting for you in the afternoon at 1500 hours. You will today along with your friendly Huskies travel the wilderness of Kirkenes on a two-hour tour. Enjoy the frozen fjords and landscapes covered in snow and meet the locals. The musher will drive the sledge so that you can enjoy the ride and the Journey.
Enjoy your feast on a 3-course meal by the fireplace at the Høyloftet Restaurant by the Snow hotel. Don’t forget to take a drink at the famous Ice Bar.
Overnight at Kirkenes Snow hotel.
Day 08 Fly to Oslo and home- End of a Journey but beginning of a relationship with Norway
As they say, that the first hello and the last goodbye is the most difficult part. Departure with fond memories as per your own itinerary.
Enjoy the morning sauna (if you get up early) and your ‘Arctic’ breakfast.
Transfer from Snow Hotel to the Airport for your flight to Oslo-Gardermoen Airport, and onward connection to your flight home.
(Add on : We can book an additional night at an airport hotel in Oslo if your onward journey flight from Oslo does not coordinate with your Kirkenes-Oslo flight – OR We can reduce one night of Oslo in the beginning and add one night in the end if you want 7 Nights itinerary only)