Northern Lights Honeymoon: The Igloo Snow Hotel and Arctic Adventures

If you’re inspired by the romantic ice hotels of the North, why not stay in your own icy chamber and enjoy some Arctic experiences including dog-sledding, snow mobileing and snow shoeing.

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Our honeymoons are tailor made for you and your fiance. Design your own itinerary and choose your ideal combination of acccommodation and activities. We’ll help you to create your perfect trip to the North.

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  • Honeymoon Igloo
  • The Igloo Snow Hotel
  • The rooms at the Igloo Snow Hotel
  • Husky dog sledding (CH-Innovation Norway)
  • The Igloo Hotel in Alta
  • Northern Lights over the Igloo Hotel Alta

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Categories:

This tour is featured in the following categories:

  • Fjord
  • Mountain
  • Town
  • Northern Lights

Countries:

This tour takes place in the following countries:

  • Norway

Itinerary:

Each winter the Igloo Hotel appears in the Arctic landscape 20km from the North Norwegian town of Alta. Everything is made from snow and ice - right down to the glasses in the bar. Artists finish off the magical atmosphere with their creations of ice sculptures throughout the hotel. On clear winter nights the Northern Lights can be seen dancing in the night skies.

The following sample itinerary can be shaped to suit you and combined with another honeymoon itinerary. Please just get in touch to find out more. We’ll be happy to help.

Day one
Travel to the Arctic North and transfer to your hotel in Alta by private taxi. If you wish we can organise an overnight stopover in Oslo on the way.

Day two
Today you’ll have time to explore the Museum as well as go dog-sledding with your guide. The dog-sled safari takes you through the forest and along the Alta River. If you take a trip in the evening, you may spot the Northern Lights.

Day three
This morning you’ll leave for a snow shoe trip with your guide. You’ll view animal footprints and stop for a break in the forest clearing for a coffee over the open fire. Return to Alta in the afternoon.

In the evening travel 20km to the Igloo Snow Hotel. Everything at the hotel is made from snow and ice - right down to the glasses in the bar. Artists finish off the magical atmosphere with their creations of ice sculptures throughout the hotel. On clear winter nights the Northern Lights can be seen dancing in the night skies. Enjoy dinner at the Igloo Hotel served in a beautiful wooden building shaped like a Sami lavvo (tent) with an open fireplace. The chef uses local ingredients. See if you can catch your first glimpse of the Northern Lights.

Day four
Enjoy a sauna before breakfast before venturing out on snow mobiles into the wilderness. Enjoy the peaceful setting and return to Alta at lunchtime.
In the evening, perhaps visit the Thon Hotel Viva where you can take a dip in the outdoors hot tub and use the wooden sauna. Alternatively take a road trip with your guide to search for the Northern Lights.

Day five
Have the day free or choose from a range of activities including cross-country skiing, ice-fishing, Sami family visit and wildlife walks.

Day six
Transfer and return. Alternatively extend your stay or combine this trip with our other honeymoon itineraries such as Tromsø, Lofoten Islands or Northern Finland.

This is a sample itinerary for your honeymoon and can be adapted to suit you and to reflect local availability. We’ll help you to design your itinerary based on your budget and travel dates.

The above holiday starts at £999 excluding flights. Please get in touch to design your itinerary or to find out more about additional activities available. Flights to Tromsø can be booked directly with the airline at SAS or Norwegian. We’ll help you to select the best flight schedules to suit your chosen programme.

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Dates:

This honeymoon is available from the end of January to the end of March (or October to April without the Igloo Hotel).

Season:

Winter

Number of nights:

5

Price:

The above holiday starts at £999 excluding flights. Please get in touch to design your itinerary or to find out more about additional activities available.

£999.00 GBP roughly converts to:

1,148 EUR
1,508 USD
1,568 CAD
1,640 AUD
9,287 CNY
1,905 SGD
11,699 HKD
15,894 ZAR

Price conversions are indicative only, payment is in GBP.

Bespoke trips for groups are available - please enquire for more details.

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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.

Henry David Thoreau

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