Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

Travel to Alta in Northern Norway where you will spend an overnight at the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel which truly is an adventure out of the ordinary. Also included in the tour is a reindeer sledding and Sami culture experience. In addition, other optional winter activities such as dog sledding can be added.


3 days



Tour Type


Itinerary - Day by day

  • Arrival in Alta according to your own itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Alta.

Arrival in Alta according to your own itinerary. Alta is located in Finnmark county in Northern Norway. Alta is accessible by flight from Oslo (no flights on Saturdays!), and can therefore easily be combined with overnights in Norway's capital city. The small town of Alta is the largest town in Finnmark and offers northern lights, mountains, Sami culture, reindeer and UNESCO-protected rock carvings. This is the perfect location for an exotic winter adventure, with the possibility to join snowmobile safaris, dog-sledding excursions and much more. Accommodation in Alta.

Add extra nights in Alta - From EUR 65 per person per night

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Reindeer sledding and Sami culture experience at Sorrisniva
    • Can be exchanged to a dog sledding or snow scooter tour for an additional cost
  • Afternoon at leisure on the premises of Sorrisniva
    • Sleds, snow shoes and kick sledges can be borrowed free of charge
  • 3 course dinner at restaurant Laksestua at Sorrisniva
  • Overnight at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel and brought to the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel. Here, you start your 1,5-hour reindeer sledding and Sami experience. If you prefer a dog sled or snow scooter tour, it is possible to change to this for an additional cost. Afterwards, you have time at leisure at the premises of the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel. Here you can borrow sleds, kick sleds and snow shoes, or go for a walk.
In the evening, a 3-course dinner will be served in the beautiful wooden restaurant Laksestua shaped like a Sami Lavvo. After that, it is time to settle into your accommodation for the night, the Igloo Hotel. You will spend the night under comfortable reindeer-hides and in warm sleeping bags (see hotel description for further details).

Accommodation included at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

  • Morning sauna, followed by breakfast.
  • Transfer from Ice Hotel to the city centre of Alta or directly to the airport.
  • Departure from Alta according to your own itinerary.

The sauna is heated every morning at 7am; warm up before breakfast and your transfer back to the centre of Alta (at 9:45, 11:15 or 14:30 hrs). It is also possible to book the transfer directly to the airport (same times as to the city centre). If your schedule allows, it is possible to add further winter activities such as a dog sledding or snow mobile tour. You can also add an extra night in Alta. Departure according to your own itinerary.

Tour category

Scandic Alta Hotel


Accommodation at good tourist class hotels equal to 3 to 3+ stars according to Scandinavian standard.

Inside cabin included during overnight cruises.

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Services included: 

  • 1 night hotel accommodation in a standard room with private shower/WC, including breakfast.
  • 1 night accommodation at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, including morning sauna, breakfast, 3-course dinner and transfer from/to Alta.
  • 1,5-hour reindeer sledding and Sami culture activity at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel itinerary and travel vouchers.

Please note: There are no domestic flights between Oslo and Alta on Saturdays, and only evening flights on Sundays. Please take this into consideration when choosing your travel date. The Igloo Hotel is not open for overnight guests on Sunday evenings.

Special New Year's Eve package: When staying at the Igloo Hotel on December 31, there will be an ice drink, a 5-course dinner (instead of 3-course) and fireworks with a glass of champagne included. Casual elegant dresscode required.