Northern Lights Tours

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel - 3 days

Norway Winter Tours, Start in Alta

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.

Tour details

This tour can commence in: Alta

Day 01: Arrival in Alta, Northern Norway

  • Arrival in Alta according to your own itinerary.
  • Recommended winter activities:
    • Northern Lights hunt by snowmobile or dog-sled
  • Accommodation in Alta.

Day 02: Reindeer and ice hotel experience - Overnight at Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

  • 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

Day 03: Departure from Alta

  • Morning sauna, followed by breakfast.
  • Possibility to add further winter activities such as dog sledding or a snow scooter tour
  • Transfer from Ice Hotel to the city centre of Alta (at 10am or 3:30pm) or directly to the airport.
  • Departure from Alta according to your own itinerary.

Day 01: Arrival in Alta, Northern Norway

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.

Day 02: Reindeer and ice hotel experience - 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).

Day 03: Departure from Alta

The sauna is heated every morning at 7am; warm up before breakfast and your 10am transfer (alternatively at 3:30pm). It is also possible to book the transfer directly to the airport. 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.

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