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Kirkenes Classic Break

An ideal addition to any Classic Hurtigruten Coastal Voyage
King Crab, Kirkenes, Norway © Orjan Bertelsen/Hurtigruten

Kirkenes, in the very far north of Norway near the Russian border, is famous for freshly caught North Sea King Crabs and Snowhotel Kirkenes. This overnight stay is an ideal addition to any Classic Hurtigruten Coastal Voyage. The Hurtigruten Classic Voyage North ends with arrival here around 09:00hrs, whilst the Hurtigruten Classic Voyage South starts at 12:30hrs. Choose to stay overnight in a hotel in the city or in a Gamme Cabin at the Snowhotel Kirkenes.


Day 1 Kirkenes Arrival: Sightseeing and King Crab Safari

Morning pick-up from Kirkenes Airport or Hurtigruten wharf to your hotel. Locally guided coach sightseeing tour of Kirkenes and to the border. Learn about Kirkenes's history, daily life, climate and much more. The guided tour through the town of Kirkenes and surrounding areas includes a viewpoint photo stop. After the tour transfer to your accommodation and check-in. Afternoon pick up from your accommodation for your 3 hour King Crab Safari by boat. Once the crabs are caught they are freshly cooked, so you can enjoy a fabulous King Crab meal, with coffee or tea. Overnight at Scandic Hotel or similar in Kirkenes or a warm Gamme Cabin at Snowhotel Kirkenes.

Day 2 Kirkenes Departure

 Transfer to the Kirkenes airport or wharf and end of arrangements.

2024 departures: daily 01 May - 30 November


This overnight package must be booked in conjunction with other Nordic Travel arrangements.

You can choose to stay overnight in a city hotel or at the Snowhotel Kirkenes in a Gamme Cabin. 

Please note the order of the included excursions may be subject to change. 

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