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Group tours Winter 16-17

You visit us with a group  (min 10 persons)? Send us an email with your ideas and we will give you the best and most attractive offer. You can book only parts of your arrangement with us or the whole package: we organize excursions, sightseeing, transportation, local guiding, local food and accommodation. On this page you find some suggestions. For more information send an email: firmapost@pasvikturist.no

Pasviksightseeing, Russian border, dog sledging and lunch in the Viking longhouse

One of our most exciting tours: Pasvik valley is a part of our area located between Russia in the east and Finland in the west. The river form most of the 196 km long border with Russia. Pasvik is best known for its special eastern flora and fauna and the Taiga forest offers a breathtaking winter landscape. On the tour we visit the National Park center with exhibition about the nature and brown bears. Furthermore, we visit Pasviks largest dog kennel BIRK and run a short round with huskies (about 20 minutes). Afterwards we gather around the long house and enjoy a good lunch based on local ingredients. The longhouse is unique, with the best views, a natural painting – Pasvikriver with the Russian river bank a few meters away and has a cozy atmosphere. Transport back to Kirkenes by bus (about 50 min). The ride is with a local guide who tells you about the interesting history of this border valley.

Period: Every day from 15th of November to 15th of April.
Duration: 5 hours, departure time to be agreed upon booking.

GROUP PRICE minimum 10 persons:
from 1850 NOK per person
(price depends on the chosen menu, ask for an offer)
includes transportation, local guide, lunch, warm clothes, coffee/tea, entrance fee.

Visit at Kirkenes Snowhotel and lunch/dinner at Gabba restaurant

Enjoy a nice dining experience in our beautiful log restaurant.
Our gorgeous Gabba restaurant, nestled in amongst the Reindeer Park and husky farm, and of course the famous SnowHotel awaits you for lunch or dinner.
You will be our guest at our restaurant and will have the pleasure of saying hello to the huskies, feeding the reindeer, viewing our unique gift shop and visiting the exclusive Snow Hotel. Your dinner package includes transfers to and from Kirkenes.

Period: Every day to 20th of December to 20th of April.
Duration: 2 hours, departure time to be agreed upon booking.

GROUP PRICE minimum 10 persons:
from 990 NOK per person
(price depends on the chosen menu, please ask for an offer)
includes transportation, guide, local meal (lunch or dinner), entrance fee.

Kirkenes sightseeing, Russian border and visit at Snowhotel

A guided trip by bus to the Russian border and the iron ore mines in Bjørnevatn. Our first stop is the offical border crossing point between Norway and Russia. We visit the border and have views of the Russian community of Boris Gleb on the other side. Your guide will provide information on the various historical events which took place in this area. We continue to the mining town Bjørnvatn which has gone throug dramatic changes the last years. The mines were closed in 1996 and reopened again in 2009. Here we gain an insight into 90 years of mining history. We continue our trip to the viewpoint “Storfjell” where we get a nice view over the fjord before visiting the famous Kirkenes Snowhotel. Kirkenes Snow Hotel is a beautiful piece of snow architecture and Arctic nature. The 20 suites, ice sculptures and live reindeers make this the most photographic spot in the Norwegian Arctic. The Snow Hotel is situated 6 km from Kirkenes. Transfer back to Kirkenes.

Period: Every day from 20th of December to 20th of April.
Duration: 3 hours, departure time to be agreed upon booking.

GROUP PRICE minimum 10 persons:
810 NOK per person

includes transportation, guide, entrance fee.

Kirkenes sightseeing, Russian border and lunch/dinner at “Gapahuken” restaurant

Sightseeing in and around Kirkenes . Our local guide will tell you about Kirkenes history and the daily life. You will get the most important facts about Kirkenes. We visit the two viewpoints, mining town Bjørnevatn and the Norwegian Russian borderline. The tour ends in Gapahuken restaurant, beautiful location close to the Russian border only 12 km from Kirkenes. Lunch / dinner in the restaurant with a view. Transportation back to Kirkenes.

Period: All year round.
Duration: 3 hours, departure time to be agreed upon booking.

GROUP PRICE minimum 10 persons:
from 950 NOK per person
  (price depends on the chosen menu, ask for an offer)
includes transportation, local guide, meal (lunch or dinner), coffee/tea.

Tour 3 in 1: Northern lights – King Crab – Snowmobile

Pick up at hotel. Guided snowmobile tour to our catching places on the ice (if ice conditions are safe, otherwise we pick the crabs in the harbour). King Crab Catch. Driving tour by snowmobile (2 person per snowmobile). During the trip we will have several stops to be able to watch the northern lights. After the snowmobile ride we sit by the campfire in the lavvo and eat fresh king crabs with coffee and tea. Transportation back to Kirkenes.

Please note: to drive a snowmobile, a valid driving license is required. Persons without a license can only participate as passengers. Tours by snowmobile are not suitable for children under 7 years.

Period: Every day from 16th of December to 20th of April (in April not as Northern lights tour!).
Duration: 4 hours, 18:00 – 22:00.

GROUP PRICE minimum 10 persons:
1800 NOK per person (2 persons per snowmobile)

2060 NOK per person (1 person per snowmobile)
includes transportation, guide, warm winter clothing, helmet, shoes , King Crab meal, coffee/tea.
Minimum 2 persons.

Husky safaris in Kirkenes

2 hour husky tours or short 20 minutes tours. Transfer from/to Kirkenes included. We can also include lunch or dinner at Kirkenes Snowhotel. Ask for an offer.

Period: Every day from 1st December to 15th April.
Duration: 20 minutes – 2 hours, departure time to be agreed upon booking.

GROUP PRICE minimum 10 persons:
on request

includes transportation, warm winter clothing, guide.

Daytrip to Russia

Visit our Russian neighbor towns Nikel and Zapoljarnyj on a guided day trip starting in Kirkenes.
This border area has a rich and varied history and our local guides make this tour an exciting experience. The tour is full of contrasts and gives an impression of the border area and lots of information on the history and culture on both sides of the border.

Period: All year round on request, minimum 4 weeks in advance.
Duration: 8 hours, departure time to be agreed upon booking.

GROUP PRICE minimum 10 persons:
1500 NOK per person
includes transportation, guide, lunch, support letter for visa (for more information about visa please contact us).

 

King Crab Safari with diver

Pick up at your hotel and transfer to the boat. Tour out on the fjord on a comfortable boat. After a short ride in a great north Norwegian fjord landscape the diver gets down and catches crabs for us. Lecture on crab and preparation of fresh crab on board. Enjoy your fresh kingcrab lunch on board.

Period: Daily, all year round.
Duration: 4 hours, 10:00 – 14:00

GROUP PRICE minimum 10 persons:
1500 NOK per person
included guide, boat tour, protective clothing, king crab meal, coffee/tea.
Can be combined with Bathing in the Arctic Ocean with survival suit: +350 NOK per person.

 

Are you a group, minimum 10 persons? We will gladly send you an offer with a group rate.
For more activities check here: winter activities in Kirkenes
We also offer sightseeing, team buliding, Incentives, package tours with accommodation, conference packages.


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