Our company Pasvikturist AS – Booking Kirkenes was founded in 1990. We offer local excursions all year round and run a booking office and gift shop in the center of Kirkenes. We provide also Tourist office service including free maps and general information about the area. Our local staff can help you during your stay in Kirkenes.

Personal – Honest – Professional

Our office is located in Kirkenes, Norway, in the main shopping street. We give you advice for your stay in Kirkenes and you can book all available activities with us.

We are experts on local excursions. Our 4 employees speak Norwegian, English and German. In addition, 15 experienced guides with local knowledge work for us. A tour with Booking Kirkenes will give you the most personal experience you can get in our area.


Our philosophy 

We know how to escape – The key to successful travel is by far the effort behind it. To ensure the most memorable adventures for our guests, no details are left untouched. That is why we’ve decided to remain small, efficient and focused. Exploring is what you make of it, but you’ll need a professional hand to make it happen.

We work continuously with improvements in the environment and safety. For us, these are not just empty words. That is why we are Eco lighthouse certificated.

We now have the visible proof that we take our share of responsibility and take concrete sustainability measures. We cooperate closely with local suppliers and small family businesses.
Our employees are in long-term positions and have lived here for many years. Pasvikturist is owned 100% local.

Where do you find us?

Our shop and booking office is located in the main shopping street, Dr Wesselsgate 15B in Kirkenes. We sell a selection of local products in our gift shop like jewerly, glass art and more. You can book a local excursions and our staff now the area really well and can help you with your stay.


Our staff 

Monika Raab is both the owner and the soul of the company and has worked for Booking Kirkenes the last 15 years. She moved to Kirkenes in 2001 and has worked in the tourism branche the last 25 years. She is a Geographer with a master’s degree and is passionate about local place development. Monika is responsible for offers, sales and follow-up of groups or individual customers. She is also “out in the field” and is then a guide for our German guests, but also for Norwegian and English guests. Monika is originally German but has her roots in Kirkenes now. If you need good ideas for your stay in the North, contact Monika.
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Odd-Johnny Andersen is an excellent local guide. He was born in Kirkenes and has lived here almost all his life. He can tell much more than what you will find in your guide books. In addition, he is a driver and an all-around man who can fix most things. You will most likely meet him when you book a trip with us.

Lise-Lotte Olsen is the finance manager in the company. She also runs our gift shop and you will most likely meet her behind the counter when you visit our shop. She also does other office work and is responsible for our Eco lighthouse certificate and safety.

Guides and drivers: in addition to our employees, we hire local guides and drivers if needed. In any case, all our employees have a long career in tourism and all have a strong local connection.