Trip reference number: 136692

Trip Operator: Best Served Scandinavia

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel & Alta

From: £970.00

Holiday overview

Hidden away amid the stunning landscapes of Norway's Arctic north is the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel. Every year this architectural splendour is built entirely from scratch. Everything from the beds and even the glasses in the ice bar are made from the regions plentiful snow and ice. Each one of the 30 rooms is individually sculptured, the impressive designs and exquisite works of ice art guaranteeing visitors a truly memorable experience.

Holiday itinerary

Day 1: Alta

Fly with SAS to Alta in northern Norway via Oslo and self transfer to Scandic Hotel Alta.

Day 2: Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel

After breakfast you’ll have some free time to explore Alta, including its fascinating museum, where you can learn about the ancient rock carvings at Norway’s only prehistoric World Heritage site. In the afternoon you’ll transfer to Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel where you can splash out on dinner at the excellent Restaurant Laksetua, whose menu includes several local delicacies, including grouse breast with cream cheese, herbs and cloudberry sauce, smoked reindeer and delicious Arctic char. The indoor temperature of your igloo hotel is between -4 and -7 degrees, but your cosy sleeping bag and snug reindeer skins will keep you warm throughout the night.

Day 3: Alta

Warm up in the sauna, followed by a hearty breakfast and a day of optional excursions, which include a snowmobile safari on the Finnmarksvidda and husky sledding. Transfer to Alta in the evening and check back into the Scandic Hotel for your last night. Along the way you’ll take a detour deep into the Finnmark countryside in search of the Aurora Borealis.

Day 4: Alta/UK

After breakfast, make your way to Alta airport where you’ll board a flight, via Oslo, back to the UK.

Holiday pricing

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