Polar Adventure in Alta 4* - Alta - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Spend two days in the cosmopolitan capital, Oslo, exploring its unique architecture, wealth of culture and fantastic restaurants.
  • Next, fly to Northern Norway to stay at the amazing Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel - the world’s northernmost ice hotel.
  • We've included a dog sledding expedition and snowmobile safari - a fantastic way to explore the Winter Wonderland scenery!

Your Destination

A magical land of glass-like fjords, dense forests and soaring mountains, Northern Norway is a true Winter wonderland.  Reaching up across the Arctic Circle into Lapland, this sparsely populated region is home to reindeer, huskies and the once nomadic Sami people.

As the Aurora lights appear in the night sky, Norwegian Lapland becomes an adventure playground blanketed  in glistening snow, with endless opportunity for discovery and wonder.

This tour will take you to Alta - the municipal capital of Norway's northernmost county Finnmark that lies next to beautiful Alta Fjord. This charming town has a quieter than popular Tromso, offering visitors a really authentic Norwegian experience. The world's first Northern Light observatory was built here at the end of the 19th century and has earned Alta the name "The Town of the Northern Lights."

Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival in Oslo
Arrival in Oslo according to your flight itinerary and transfer (not included) to the city centre.

Surrounded by mountains and the sea, Oslo is Europe's fastest-growing capital, with a palpable sense of reinvention ! Its remarkable Opera and the new “Bar code” have redesigned the city’s architectural signature. However, nature is everywhere and you are never far from the forest, the fjord or even cross country ski slopes.

Accommodation at the Thon Terminus (or similar).

Day 2 - Oslo
Scandinavian breakfast at your hotel.

Discover Oslo at leisure. This city offers many well known sights such as Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking ship museum, Holmenkollen ski jump or the Munch museum.

Accommodation at the Thon Terminus (or similar).

Day 3 - Departure to Alta
Scandinavia breakfast at your hotel.

Transfer to Oslo airport (not included) and flight to Alta (included.)

Arrival and transfer (not included) to the city centre.

Alta is a city in Norway, in the Finmark county, by the Altafjord. Located above the arctic circle, the polar nights are long and offer ideal conditions to observe the beautiful northern lights. It will be the perfect basecamp to escape your daily life and get an experience as a Lapland native over a long weekend.

Accommodation at the Thon Hotel Alta.

Day 4 - Dogsledding
Scandinavian breakfast at your hotel.

In the morning, you will follow the path of the Nordic mushers and go on a dogsledding adventure. Transfer included from the Scandic Alta in the city-center to a husky farm just outside of town, where you will meet the dogs !

Your journey will bring you across forests and along the Alta river. You can decide to either drive or sit in the sled and alternate during the 15 km long trip (40min to 60min).

Transfer back to the city cente of Alta.

You will have your afternoon at leisure to discover Alta. We recommend visiting the Cathedral with its northern light inspired shape and the Alta museum. It offers a large panorama of the local culture and of the traditional industries in the area that are highly connected to the Sami people and fishermen.

Accommodation at the Thon Hotel Alta.

Day 5 - Snowmobile Safari and night at the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
Scandinavian breakfast at your hotel.

First part of the morning at leisure. We recommend having some lunch before the activity.

11h00 - Departure in a minibus (transfer included) to Sørrisniva Igloo hotel, the departure point of your snowmobile safari across the wild and beautiful landscapes of Finnmark .

The first part of the trip follows a road but, you will quickly head towards untouched nature in one of Europe’s wildest area. You will be back at Sørrisniva at 14h00.

For the afternoon, enjoy the warm common areas and living room of Sørrisniva. You are welcome to visit the ice hotel. All the rooms are unique and decorated by local artists. Don’t miss the ice chapel and the ice bar ! If you wish, you can borrow snowshoes for free (according to availability) at the reception, for a walk in the surroundings.

In the late afternoon, a table has been reserved for you at the restaurant. You will enjoy a fantastic 2 course dinner, prepared with local products. You will access your room after the dinner.

The rooms are made of ice but you will have no problem falling asleep under a temperature of -5°C thanks to your thermal sleeping bags. The beds are made of snow and ice with reindeers' skins to isolate the cold.
We advise bringing woollen underwear.

Accommodation at Sørrisniva Igloo hotel in a cold room.

Day 6 - Departure
Scandinavian breakfast at your hotel.

Transfer in a minibus from the igloo hotel to the airport at set departure times.

- Every activity mentioned depends on the weather conditions
- Small changes to timings given may occur
- A valid driving licence is mandatory to drive a snowmobile

Your Hotels

All rooms sleep up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
Thon Hotel Terminus, Oslo (2 nights in a Standard Room with daily breakfast)
The recently refurbished Thon Hotel Terminus is situated in the very heart of downtown Oslo, just 200 metres from to Karl Johans gate and 1.5 km from the Royal Palace. Many of the best restaurants, shopping, and nightlife is within an easy stroll.

The 154 rooms are decorated in colourful, modern style and feature an en suite shower, Smart TV and Bose sound system , complimentary toiletries and free WiFi.

Breakfast buffet, a stylish lounge where you can enjoy a cup of coffee (Free Nespresso coffee is available in the lobby!) and a dining area for evening meals.
Thon Hotel Alta (2 nights in a Standard Room with daily breakfast)
Situated in the centre of the town , this modern hotel is within walking distance of all the main sights and attractions.

There are 146 comfortable modern bedrooms, decorated in bright colours with free wifi Most have a view over the beautiful Alta Fjord. A varied breakfast buffet is served daily.

Guests of the hotel can enjoy discounted entrance to both the Nordlysbadet Aqualand and the fitness centre Spenst and Actic.
Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel (1 night in a Cold Room with daily breakfast and one 2 course dinner.)
This amazing hotel is built entirely of snow and ice, and thus has to be rebuilt very year, as soon as the first snow falls.

It is Norway’s largest and the world’s northernmost ice hotel. This year, its 16th, the doors will open on the 6th January 2016.

There are just 30 rooms, an ice lounge and bar, a themed sculpture gallery and an exquisitely decorated chapel.

The temperature inside the igloo remains constant (between ˉ4°c and ˉ7°c) but the cosy reindeer hides, mattresses and sleeping bags will keep you warm throughout the night –although it is still recommended you wear thermals to bed!

Your Journey

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Airport transfers: Are not included except on return journey from Igloo Hotel to Alta airport.
You may choose to add a transfer from Oslo airport to your Oslo hotel at the next stage of booking.

Inter-hotel transfers: Included as per itinerary.

What's Included?

  • 2 nights at Thon hotel Terminus in Oslo (or similar)
  • Flight from Oslo to Alta including 1 luggage x 20kg per person
  • 2 nights at Thon hotel Alta
  • 1 night at the Igloo hotel + entrance ticket
  • 1 dogsledding excursion (transfer incl.)
  • 1 snowmobile safari (transfer incl.)
  • 2 courses dinner à la carte, drinks not included
  • Transfer from the igloo hotel to the airport

Not Included

  • Dinners on day 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Lunches on day 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Transfer from Alta airport to the city centre.
  • Transfers from Oslo airport to city centre.
  • Transfer from from Oslo city centre to the airport.

Your Contract

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You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

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You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

If you have booked transfers car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services. Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at customer.relations@voyageprive.com

Accommodation Only
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Travel Documents

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

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Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

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