$100,000 Per Person. This is the price to stay at the Hotel Igloo-Themed. A Finnish luxury travel company is set to open a portable hotel in the North Pole that provides the adventurous traveller with a rare and eco-conscious experience that can swing the price tag for up to five nights. The Igloos North Pole is scheduled to host its first visitors in 2020 and will function every April every year.
The once-in-a-lifetime experience is Janne Honkanen’s brainchild, Luxury Action’s founder and CEO, a high-end travel company specializing in Arctic excursions. Honkanen said visitors at the company’s luxury wilderness lodge in the Finnish Lapland area were progressively interested in learning more about nature in the Arctic.
“I believed this was the moment and opportunity for my visitors to experience the North Pole in aHonkanen wrote.
the secure manner with Arctic explorers and researchers. Guests at the Igloos North Pole will stay at night in one of 10 heated, glass-walled igloos where they can look through glass ceilings at the stars, and probably the Northern Lights. Travellers will see around a glacier during the day, meet indigenous people living in the neighbouring polar regions and arctic researchers, and hopefully catch sightings of seals, polar bears, arctic birds and other wildlife, “
Ted Scambos, a senior research researcher with the Earth Science and Observation Center at the University of Colorado, Boulder, said tourists can expect daylight hours in the North Pole in April, where the sun is very small in the sky and temperatures range from minus-20 to minus-40. “For the fainthearted, it’s not,” said Scambos. He observed that the experience is restricted to the April month before the “tough core” climate of the North Pole, but before the melting of the winter sets in. The trip from three to five nights (depending on the weather) starts in Svalbard, a group of Norwegian islands in the Arctic Ocean, with only one night spent at the North Pole itself.