Savor the Snow with Wintry and Wonderful Travel Experiences from Viator

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Love the Snow? Viator’s Selection of Cold-weather Travel Experiences Will Delight Travelers Who Find Their Thrills in the Chill

Viator's Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Day Trip from Zurich

If you can’t beat them, join them – right? As snow and ice blanket much of the country, the team at Viator – the leading resource for researching and booking tours and activities worldwide – is featuring a selection of destination activities that will have snow-lovers smiling. From Salt Lake City, Utah to Sapporo, Japan, travelers in search of a snow-capped trip will find plenty to choose from with Viator.


Beautiful winter scenery, magical icy lakes and welcoming alpine villages swathe many European cities. Travelers seeking the frostier side of the region will enjoy everything from the Ice Flyer chairlift in the Swiss Alps to a snow hotel in Lapland.

  • Travelers can take an unforgettable Apline tour to the top of Europe – literally – with the Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Day Trip from Zurich.
  • The Mount Titlis Day Tour from Zurich includes a guided tour of top Lucerne attractions, a ride on a revolving cable car and a soaring journey on the Ice Flyer chairlift.
  • Visit Finland’s spectacular frozen hotel carved anew each year and spend the night in a stunning private snow room with the Overnight Lapland Experience at the Snow Village Snow Hotel from Levi.
  • The Northern Lights Experience at the Snow Village from Levi combines a visit to the icy village with an exploration of the Northern Lights (both multimedia and the real deal).
  • For the chilliest of expeditions travelers should try the Lapland Wilderness Snowmobile Safari from Saariselkae with Ice Fishing and Snowshoeing.

The U.S. and CANADA

Some of world’s best wintry moments can be had in destinations across North America’s snow-blanketed wonderlands. A selection of the region’s skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and other snow-inspired pursuits are available from Viator this time of year.


  • Take in the remnants of the last ice age during the Athabasca Glacier Snow Trip from Banff with a personalized small group tour through the awe-inspiring landscape.
  • Enjoy a stress-free ski or snowboard day with the Snowbus from Vancouver plus Whistler Blackcomb Lift Ticket, featuring luxury transport and a full-day lift ticket.
  • When the snow falls and transforms the city into an idyllic winter scene, the whole family will have a blast with the Montreal in Winter Ice Skating Snowshoeing and Sledding on Mount Royal adventure.
  • The Whistler Snowshoe Adventure and the Whistler Wilderness Snowmobile Run are two spectacular ways to explore the Callaghan Valley, site of the 2010 Winter Olympic Nordic games.


Ski and Snowboard


  • Escape the crowds on a fun, informative and suitable-for-all-ages snowmobile tour with an expert guide during the Rocky Mountains Snowmobile Tour.
  • For anyone who loves the chills and the thrills, the Snowmobile Tour From Anchorage spends the day winding through open fields, beaver ponds and frozen waterfalls across Alaska’s backcountry.


  • With easy-to-follow techniques and snowshoe gear provided, the Guided Snowshoe Hike in Yosemite is suitable for beginners and experts alike.
  • The Mt Hood Snowshoe Adventure from Portland brings travelers to the National Forest that features Oregon’s highest mountain, for a scenic, fun and educational snowshoe adventure.


It may be best known for its beer, but Sapporo’s next claim to fame is its frosty winter season. Host of the 1972 winter Olympics, Sapporo embraces the winter wonderland of its colder months with outdoor activities and events like the world-renowned Sapporo Snow Festival (Feb. 5 – 11, 2015).

  • Let the glittering stars and sparkling lights enchant during the small group Night Snowshoe Tour from Sapporo and Asahiyama Memorial Park.
  • Venture into the snow covered mountains of Japan during the Snowshoe Hiking Tour Including Lunch from Sapporo.
  • Participate in one of Hokkaido’s most popular winter activities: ice fishing for smelt on the frozen Barato River during the Ice Fishing on Barato River from Sapporo tour.

For more information on these and thousands of other amazing travel experiences as well as the latest deals, promotions, contests and news, visit or follow Viator on Facebook (ViatorTours) and Twitter (ViatorTravel).

About Viator
Viator, a TripAdvisor company, is the leading global tours and activities provider for travelers, delivering online and mobile access to thousands of curated trip activities including tours, attractions, shore excursions and private guides, in more than 1,500 destinations worldwide. In-house travel experts work with trusted local operators to ensure the quality and value of every experience, all backed by Viator’s 24/7 customer service and global low-price guarantee. With more than 600,000 verified reviews plus exclusive videos and insider travel tips, Viator has everything a traveler needs to find and book the best things to do worldwide. In addition to the flagship site – – travelers can book in advance or in-destination via the Viator Tours and Activities App, as well as local-language sites for European, Latin American and Asian travelers. Viator also provides tours and activities to more than 3,000 affiliate partners including some of the world’s top airlines, hotels and online travel agencies. Viator is headquartered in San Francisco with regional offices in Sydney, London and Las Vegas. Viator – travel with an insider.

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