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Tromso & the ICEHOTEL on Arctic Circle Explorer

5-day tailor-made holiday from £1,320 pp incl. flights


Short description

Combine two Scandinavian greats – Tromso and ICEHOTEL – on one spectacular adventure


  • Discover Tromso's spectacular surrounds with a full spread of optional tours
  • Spend evenings looking out for the Northern Lights
  • Stay in remote Narvik, surrounded by snow-dusted mountains and icy fjords
  • Take the Arctic Circle Train across the wilds of Swedish Lapland
  • Spend a night at the world-famous ICEHOTEL

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Tromsø
  • 1 Night Narvik
  • 1 Night Jukkasjärvi


Recommended for:
Activity adventure | City | Ice hotels | Natural world | Northern Lights | Rail holidays | Winter

While Tromso and the ICEHOTEL are iconic destinations in their own right, they also combine perfectly to create a truly unforgettable Scandinavian experience. This tailor-made trip begins with a stay in Norway’s Northern Lights capital where optional excursions range from husky sledding to aurora cruises on the city’s picturesque harbour. You’ll then board a bus to Narvik, a fjord-side town surrounded by snow-dusted peaks, followed by an Arctic Circle train ride into Sweden for a night in one of ICEHOTEL’s snow-carved Ice Rooms.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
Depart for Tromso

Begin your adventure in style with included airport lounge access, then board your flight to Tromso, gateway to Norway’s Arctic north. On arrival, take the shuttle to the city centre and check into your hotel, the Clarion Hotel The Edge, whose harbour front location is a prime position for all top attractions in Tromso. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, perhaps taking in the natural history displays at the superb Polaria Museum, or simply relaxing with dinner at a local restaurant and drinks at one of the many pubs and bars that make Tromso’s centre such a joy to explore.

Stay: Clarion Hotel The Edge (Superior)

Day 2
Tromso excursions

With a full day free, you’ll have time to venture out of the city on an optional excursion. And there are plenty to choose from, with the likes of husky sledding and snowmobiling competing for your attention alongside harbour wildlife cruises and tastings at the world’s northernmost distillery. Speak to our specialists about the many options available. Then, in the evening, be sure to book onto an aurora hunt, heading out into the snow-laden countryside to chase the Northern Lights disco-light swirls. 

Stay: Clarion Hotel The Edge (Superior)

Meals: B

Day 3
Bus to Narvik

Depart Tromso today on a scenic bus journey to Narvik. Grab a window seat if you can, for the best views of the region’s icy fjords and snow-clad mountain ranges. Then, on arrival, check into the Scandic Narvik whose 15th-floor Sky Bar looks out over the surrounding landscape. And, if you’ve time, take a ride on the town’s cable car to the summit of Narvikfjellet where the views are finer still.

Stay: Scandic Narvik

Meals: B

Day 4
Arctic Circle Train to ICEHOTEL

Your trans-Scandinavian adventure continues apace today with a memorable winter train ride across the border into Swedish Lapland. Skirting the snowy mountain resort of Abisko, the views from the carriage are truly spellbinding as you wind your way to Kiruna, jumping off point for ICEHOTEL. A short transfer will bring you to the hotel itself – or perhaps upgrade to arrive in style by husky sled – where a short tour will introduce you to its ice-carved beauty. You’ll then check into your snow-sculpted Ice Room, or themed Art Suite, complete with en suite bathroom and warm room, if you’ve gone for an upgrade, before enjoying an afternoon of optional adventures; there’s everything from ice carving classes to Northern Lights snowmobiling tours and 12-course dining experiences. Wash down the day with a drink at the ICEBAR before grabbing your thermal sleeping bag for an unforgettable night on ice. 

Stay: ICEHOTEL, Jukkasjärvi (Superior)

Meals: B

Day 5

Wake up to a warm glass of lingonberry juice and a sauna before breakfast and your included transfer back to Kiruna in time for your flight home.

Meals: B



Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Standard Superior

5-day tailor-made holiday
from £1,320 pp incl. flights


Low Season

from £1,320 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £1,910 pp. incl. flights


  • Flight from the UK to Tromso & returning from Kiruna to London with checked baggage
  • 2 nights at the Clarion Hotel The Edge in a standard double/twin bedroom with daily breakfast
  • 1 night at the Scandic Narvik in a standard double/twin bedroom on a B&B basis
  • 1 night in an ICEROOM at the ICEHOTEL (shared facilities) including warm clothing, guided tour, morning sauna & lingonberry juice and breakfast (upgrades available)
  • Arctic Route winter coach transfer from Tromso to Narvik
  • standard class rail journey from Narvik to Kiruna
  • rail and airport transfers to/from the ICEHOTEL

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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