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Alta: Small-Group Guided Northern Lights Tour

1. Alta: Small-Group Guided Northern Lights Tour

Join this tour and get in on the excitement of hunting for Northern Lights in the beautiful landscapes of the Alta Fjord. Meet your experienced guides who can show you how to best spot the Northern Lights. This tour comes with an 80-90% chance of seeing this spectacular natural phenomenon. Cozy up and lie down on a reindeer skin while you try to spot the lights. Hear stories about the Norwegian way of life and learn local history about the Stone Age, Sami culture, reindeer-herding, wildlife, and modern society in Alta and Finnmark. During the tour, enjoy some warm and cold snacks and beverages, including vegan alternatives, before arriving back at the Alta Center just past midnight.

Kirkenes: Snowhotel Entrance Ticket

2. Kirkenes: Snowhotel Entrance Ticket

Whether you are visiting during the white winter, the warm summer, or the yellow autumn, the frozen wonder of the Snowhotel will be waiting for you 365 days a year. On arrival, walk past reindeer grazing peacefully on one hand, and 180 happy huskies and puppies playing on the other. Stroll up to the magical ice hotel, which sits in front of the fjord and the unbelievably cosy hobbit-like Cabins spread in the hillside above.  Get a close-up view of arctic animals, meet the white reindeer Gabba and his 3 friends, and feed them with their favorite food, lichen. Move on to visit the husky farm home to Alaskan huskies and puppies. Have the opportunity to pet all 180 of them.  You can also stop by the Café, to get a hot drink, lunch or pastry.  Last but not least, visit the surreal Snowhotel. Marvel at the 14 stunning ice suites, all carved by master ice and snow artists, and order a drink in the jawdropping Icebar and Ice restaurant, which has a new theme every year.

Porsanger: Dogsledding with a Husky Team

3. Porsanger: Dogsledding with a Husky Team

Enjoy the excitement of dogsledding through the Porsanger wilderness with a trusted team of Siberian huskies. Experience getting to harness the huskies, and steering the wagon wheel. Socialize the dogs and form a bond with these magnificent creatures. Learn more about this exhilarating eco-friendly way to travel across the snow and ice.

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Good but if you do the king crab excursion you can do it quietly afterwards without paying