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Alta Sorrisniva Norway Icehotel

Igloo hotel


Visit the Sorrisniva Ice hotel in the town of Alta in the North of Norway. Enjoy popular activities like reindeer sledging and Husky sledging. Due to the quite location the Northern Lights can be seen from the resort and there are many popular viewing spots just a few minute's walk away. If you want to stay in an Ice Hotel in 2017, this could be the perfect option for you.

Alongside the Igloo hotel, there is a modern service building with a luggage room where your bags are stored safely during your stay. The ice rooms contain only your bed, while other facilities like toilets, changing rooms, showers and sauna are in the warm service building to ensure your comfort.

3 nights
Alta, Norway
per person
From £1,285
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Package Details

The Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel is located at Sorrisniva, about 20 km from Alta in idyllic surroundings on the banks of the Alta River, it’s well located for seeing the Northern Lights. The temperatures inside the ice hotel remain constant between minus 4 and minus 7. All the exterior and interior is made of snow and ice; the rooms, the beds, even the glasses in the bar. The hotel has approximately 30 rooms, ice suites, ice gallery, and ice-chapel.

An excellent alternative to the Ice Hotel in Sweden, the Alta Ice Hotel is the worlds most northern Igloo Hotel! First built in 2000, each year the designers change how it is built and designed. All exterior and interior is made of snow and ice; the rooms, the beds and even the glasses in the bar. The hotel has approximately 30 rooms, suites, ice gallery, and ice-chapel.

The Alta IceHotel is only open from Mid December onwards – If you’re looking to stay at the original Ice Hotel then you need to look at our Ice Hotel Sweden package

Package includes:

  • Flights from UK via Oslo with all baggage, fees and charges
  • Transfers
  • 2 Nights In Alta Scandic Hotel
  • 1 Night in Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel
  • Reindeer and Sami Activity
  • Husky Safari
  • Northern Lights possible from the Igloo Hotel
  • ATOL Protection

You’re package may differ slightly as each tour is tailored however, here’s an indication to what you can expect;

Day 1

Fly from UK via Oslo. Transfer to Alta Scandic Hotel. Check in and take time to explore the local area.  Alta is the largest town in Norway’s Northern most province and, despite the Northern location tends to be re relatively mild due to the Atlantic current. Its great location resulted in the world’s first Northern Lights viewing observatory at the end of the 19th Century. Night in Comfortable twin/double rooms at Scandic Alta

Day 2

After  a good night’s sleep you’ll be ready for breakfast. Enjoy some delicious breakfast treats. After breakfast, it’s time for your Sami tour – This is a unique and intriguing experience amid breathtaking scenery. The Sami family will guide you along through unforgettable events that highlight their past and present culture. You will meet reindeer, drive your own reindeer sled, and hear stories of the old days and the special singing that is a cornerstone of Sami culture. After the sled ride, you will warm up by the fire in a traditional Sami tent, or “lavvo”, and enjoy hot coffee, tasty cake and other small snacks. You’ll be transferred back yo your hotel and have some free time to relax. Night in Comfortable twin/double rooms at Scandic Alta

Day 3

Breakfast then transfer to Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel. you’ll have a short time to explore the hotel and be amazed by how its built. Then it’s time for your husky activity – Next to Alta River, approximately 5 minutes from Sorrisniva there is a dog farm where guests can get to know the special mushing community. You will put together your own dog team and harness the dogs with help from the guides. On the trip you will share the dogsled. This is a wonderful way to experience nature in Alta valley. After heading back to the Igloo hotel, you’ll prepare for your first night on ice. Night in Igloo Hotel.

Don’t forget to look out for the Northern Lights in the evening!

Day 4

After breakfast its time to gather your things ahead of your airport transfer and return flights back to the UK.

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