Guided Dog Sledding Safari from Kirkenes

Organized by Norwegian Travel
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Activity Snapshot

Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 2 hrs
Spoken languages: Norwegian, English
Minimum age: From 7 years-old and up
Cancellation policy: moderate More info
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Activity description

Explore Norway's winter wonderland while being pulled by a team of energetic huskies on this 2-hour guided dog sledding safari from Kirkenes! Welcoming ages 7 and up.

Located in northeastern Norway, Kirkenes' beautiful Arctic landscapes attract outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers from all over the world, especially in the winter months. One of the most popular activities is dog sledding, which is a thrilling and immersive way to discover the Norwegian wilderness while experiencing traditional transportation methods and interacting with four-legged friends! 

Your adventure begins in Kirkenes, where you will be picked up from either the Thon or Scandic Hotels (please specify when booking). After a 15-minute drive to the Snowhotel, you and your group (a maximum capacity of 20 participants) will gear up in thermal overalls, boots, mittens, and a balaclava. Then, your friendly guide will provide a safety briefing along with an introduction to dog sledding. Now, it's time to meet your furry companions before setting out into the Arctic wilderness. 

With your guide driving the dog team, you can sit back in the sled (2 people per sled) and enjoy the view. The journey will cover a total of 10 km (6.2 miles) and pass via frozen fjord and forest. Along the way, while your group stops to rest the huskies, your guide will entertain you will some fascinating local stories. If conditions permit, you may have the opportunity to try driving the dog team. After a fun-filled excursion, you'll return to the Snowhotel for your transfer back to Kirkenes. 

For an adventure in Norway you'll never forget, book this guided dog sledding safari from Kirkenes today! 

Offer Description

This tour covers a total distance of 10 km (6.2 miles).

Course of events

- Pick-up from the Thon or Scandic Hotels (please specify when booking)

- 15-minute drive to the Snowhotel

- Put on your winter gear (thermal overalls, boots, mittens, and balaclava)

- Meet your experienced guide

- Safety briefing and introduction to dog sledding

- Meet the Huskies 

- The adventure begins! 

- Return to the Snowhotel

- Transfer back to the original departure point in Kirkenes

Activity requirements

All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Special terms

Please be advised that the guide drives the dog team on this excursion and x2 guests are seated on each sled. 

  • Guide
  • Transfer from the Thon or Scandic Hotels
  • Thermal overalls
  • Boots
  • Mittens
  • Balaclava
  • Dog sledding equipment
  • Transfers from unlisted meeting points
Do not forget to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Warm layers
  • Wool socks
  • Camera
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Meeting point
Pick-up from the Thon or Scandic Hotels, Johan Knudtzens gate 11, 9900, Kirkenes, Norway Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
10 days
Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
4 days
Cancellation 4 days or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule


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This activity was great. Everyone at SnowHotel is super friendly and everything is very well organized

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