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In Search of the Northern Lights Southbound

6 days
5 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

Per person:

$ 920.00 (vary depending on available cabin)

Dates:

Dec 07, 2016 - Dec 12, 2016 
Dec 09, 2016 - Dec 14, 2016 
Dec 12, 2016 - Dec 17, 2016 
Dec 14, 2016 - Dec 19, 2016 
Dec 17, 2016 - Dec 21, 2016 
Dec 18, 2016 - Dec 23, 2016 
Mar 03, 2017 - Mar 08, 2017 
Mar 05, 2017 - Mar 10, 2017 
Mar 07, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017 
Mar 10, 2017 - Mar 15, 2017 
Mar 11, 2017 - Mar 16, 2017 
Mar 14, 2017 - Mar 19, 2017 
Mar 16, 2017 - Mar 21, 2017 
Mar 18, 2017 - Mar 23, 2017 
Mar 21, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017 
Mar 24, 2017 - Mar 29, 2017 
Mar 25, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017 
Mar 27, 2017 - Apr 01, 2017 
Mar 29, 2017 - Apr 03, 2017 

Included:

Luggage storage in Bergen prior to voyage departure
Voyage Bergen to Tromsø in an unspecified cabin Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
One night in hotel in Tromsø at the standard class hotel with breakfast
Airport transfer in Tromsø

Hurtigruten operates different ships on different dates. To view complete description of each ship and available cabins please continue to our  HURTIGRUTEN SHIPS  page

Itinerary:

A journey from Bergen to Tromsø or from Tromsø to Bergen gives you a taste of the Arctic. The landscape is covered in white puresnow, and we provide you with the best chance of experiencing the Northern Lights. Join various miniature polar expeditions like a husky sled adventure or a snow mobile trip into the Polar Night through a frozen landscape with beautiful views of the Arctic wilderness. By participating in our on-board program you can see and learn more about the king crab sfrom the Barents Sea, taste freshroasted fish cakes near Trollfjord and learn how to fillet fish on deck.

 

Day 1  : Tromsø, the Gateway to the Arctic

Upon arrival in Tromsø, we will store your luggage at a local hotel and you will have time to explore this lively town. Take part in one of our optional winter excursions, or visit the northernmost brewery in the world for an Arctic beer. After embarkation in the late evening, the ship will travel toward the Lofoten Islands.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS: 
Midnight Concert at the Arctic Cathedral
Dog Sledding
In the Footsteps of Amundsen

Day 2  : Vesterålen and Lofoten Islands

Passing through the Lofoten Islands the ship negotiates a stunning network of inlets and isles. We will also pass through the narrow channel between Vesterålen and the Lofoten Islands, known as the Raftsund.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:
A Taste of Vesteralen

Day 3  : Arctic Circle, Seven Sisters

Today we cross the Arctic Circle and can enjoy the impressive view of the Seven Sisters mountains that loom over the majestic Helgeland coast.

Day 4  : Trondheim and Kristiansund

We arrive in Trondheim in the morning where you have the chance to visit the famous Nidaros Cathedral or take a stroll through the old town with its picturesque wooden buildings.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:
Trondheim with Nidaros Cathedral
Trondheim City Walk

Day 5  : Bergen, disembarkation

Today your journey with Hurtigruten has come to an end, but there are still a few nautical miles of fascinating winter scenery ahead of us. We reach Bergen in the afternoon where you disembark. Transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay.

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS:
Bergen City Sightseeing

Day 6  : Bergen

Transfer to airport for your next destination.

 

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS DURATION ACTIVITY LEVEL PER PERSON USD
Midnight Concert at the Arctic Cathedral 1.15 hours easy  $80
Dog Sledding 3.5 hours good physical condition  $225
In the Footsteps of Amundsen TBD    
A Taste of Vesteralen 4.15 hours easy  $115
Trondheim with Nidaros Cathedral 2 hours easy  $65
Trondheim City Walk  2.15 hours some physical effort  $43
Bergen City Sightseeing  2 hours some physical effort  $57