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Northern Lights Adventure Cruise

Northern Lights Adventure Cruise by Orjan Bertelsen, Hurtigruten

Northern Lights Cruise package – 7 nights

Northern Lights Adventure Cruise – with a 4-night Hurtigruten or Havila Voyages cruise from historic Trondheim to Arctic Kirkenes. Enjoy a scenic train ride across the mountains from Oslo to Trondheim.
Experience dog sledding in Tromsø, as well as an amazing excursion to the North Cape cliff.
Stay in Oslo & Kirkenes.
Highlights: Chance to see the Northern Lights. Cruise northbound along the Norwegian coast from Trondheim to Kirkenes. Cross the Arctic Circle, try Dog sleeding and visit the North Cape.

If you have a clear preference for which supplier you would like to travel with (Havila Voyages or Hurtigruten), please contact us as they sail on different days.

Wish to celebrate Christmas in Norway?
• Celebrate Christmas on board a Hurtigruten or Havila Voyages ship.
Tour start Dec 21 or Dec 22.
Or, celebrate Christmas Eve in an amazing Gamme cabin.
This option adds 2 nights in Kirkenes. Tour start Dec 17 and tour end Dec 26. If you wish, you can stay 1 night in an Ice hotel. Kindly, contact us for pricing if you wish to celebrate Christmas in Kirkenes.

• This is an independent tour (you do not travel with a group), based on travel by public transport where some activities include a guide
• You can add 1 night in the Ice hotel in Kirkenes, extra nights and activities such as King Crab fishing or Snowmobiling in the booking process
• Prices: From NOK 33495  per person

Day to day itinerary:

Vigeland Sculpture Park in winter by Kristian Qvigstad, Visit Oslo

Winter in Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo

DAY 1

First night in Oslo

Individual arrival in Oslo. Check in at a centrally located hotel. This classic hotel is a short walk from Karl Johan main street, the Royal Castle & main shopping areas.
You can take the airport bus directly to the hotel from Oslo Gardermoen Airport.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)
Read more about Oslo

The Dovre line Norway. Photo by Rune Fossum, NSB

Dovre Line across Dovre mountain plateau

DAY 2

Scenic train trip

Enjoy the Dovre Line across the snow-covered Dovre mountain plateau to the historic town of Trondheim.
In this picturesque town you find authentic areas with tiny, wooden houses, a selection of Norway’s largest wooden buildings & the world’s northernmost medieval cathedral, Nidarosdomen. Check in at a centrally located 4* hotel.
Spend 1 night in Trondheim
Read more about historic Trondheim
See more pictures from Trondheim

Winter in Trondheim by cabday, Foap, Visit Norway

Winter in Trondheim

DAY 3

Cruise start

Board the authentic Hurtigruten or new Havila Voyages ship before noon, passing by the tiny historic Munkholmen island just outside Trondheim. Enjoy the Northern Lights Aurora Borealis cruise to the Arctic town of Kirkenes – at the “top of Europe”!
All meals are included while on board – buffet breakfast, buffet lunch & 3-course dinner.
Spend 4 nights on board
About Hurtigruten & facilities on board
Read more about the authentic Hurtigruten
• Read about Havila Voyages

Lofoten in winter by Pixabay

Lofoten in winter

DAY 4

Arctic Bodø

Cruise along the Arctic coast to the beautifully located town of Bodø, surrounded by spectacular alpine mountain peaks & beautiful scenery.
Time to go ashore and visit the town before the ship sails across the Vestfjord towards the Lofoten Islands, where you can add an exciting Viking feast excursion.
 Meet the Vikings – Hurtigruten excursion
Feast with the Viking chieftain – Havila excursion 

Dog Sledding in Tromsø. Photo by Baard Loeken Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Enjoy dog sledding in beautiful surroundings!

DAY 5

Dog sledding

Cruise through a spectacular Arctic archipelago to the beautifully located Arctic town of Tromsø; Norway’s “Northern Lights capital”. Join the excursion to Tromsø Villmarkssenter on the Kvaløya island for an exciting dog sledding trip.

Dog sledding Northern Norway by Terje Rakke, Visit Norway

Dog sledding in Tromsø

What to bring: Comfortable shoes, warm and windproof clothing (special clothing will be provided).
Age restrictions: Min. 7 years old and accompanied by an adult.
Difficulty level: Average physical condition – involves physical activity on uneven surface and/or steep terrain. Not suitable if you have limited mobility.
Read more about the Dog sledding trip

North Cape cliff Norway. Photo by Beate Juliussen, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Experience the steep North Cape cliff!

DAY 6

The North Cape

Cruise along stunning scenery to the main port of Honningsvåg, where you join the North Cape excursion across Magerøya island – Norway’s northernmost island,
then on to the North Cape cliff – an impressive, 307-m (1007 ft) high cliff with a large plateau on top.
Read about the North Cape excursion

Visit Oslo Opera House by Thomas Johannessen, Visit Oslo

The iconic Oslo Opera House

DAY 7

Return to Oslo

After breakfast you disembark in the Arctic town of Kirkenes, at the “top of Europe”. Take the airport bus or a taxi to the airport for your return flight to Oslo.
Overnight in the centre of Oslo.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)

The tour finishes after breakfast on Day 8

King Crab Safari in Kirkenes by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life, Visit Norway

King crab fishing

Optional add-ons in Kirkenes:

King crab fishing
Snowmobile safari, dinner & overnight stay at the Snow hotel

Optional add-ons in Oslo:
City sightseeing in Oslo
Additional nights at the same hotel as for the tour.

Prices & information will be available during the tour booking process.

Gamme cabins at Snowhotel Kirkenes by Kirkenes Snowhotel

Northern Lights over Gamme cabin in Kirkenes

Wish to celebrate Christmas in Norway?

• Celebrate Christmas on board a Hurtigruten or Havila Voyages ship. Tour start Dec 21 or Dec 22.

Or, celebrate Christmas Eve in an amazing Gamme cabin. This option adds 2 nights in Kirkenes. Tour start Dec 17 and tour end Dec 26. If you wish, you can stay 1 night in an Ice hotel.

Kindly, contact us for pricing if you wish to celebrate Christmas in Kirkenes.

Northern Lights in Tromso area. Photo by Lyngsfjord adventures

Amazing Northern Lights!

THIS TRIP INCLUDES:

Accommodation
4* Hotels w. breakfast buffet
in Oslo & Trondheim

Hurtigruten or Havila Voyages cruise
4 nights in standard outside cabin w. separate beds & private facilities
All meals on board (excl. drinks) – buffet breakfast, buffet lunch, 3-course dinner

Transport
Train Oslo-Trondheim
Flight Kirkenes-Oslo

Activities & Excursions
Dog sledding in Tromsø
North Cape excursion

All taxes & VAT
Detailed itinerary & directions

NOT INCLUDED:
• Flights to/from Norway
• Transfers
• Personal travel insurance

Winter cruise along the Norwegian Coast by Havila Voyages

Winter cruise in Norway

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Book safely with Fjord Travel Norway – a local, Norwegian travel company. We have been in business for more than 20 years, offering tours based on our goal of sustainable tourism.

Autumn Northern Lights Break Norway by Alex Conu, Visit Norway

Northern Lights in Arctic Norway

Where do the magic Northern Lights come from?

The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, are an ethereal display of coloured lights shimmering across the night sky. What causes them?
Dr. Dònal Hill from University of Oxford explains us all about these magical lights occurring on the northern skies.


 

Questions about this trip?

Contact us:
 Use our contact form
 By e-mail to [email protected], or
 Call us on +47 (55) 131-310
(Mon-Fri 09:00 to 15:30 local time)

What our customers say:

  • Thank you for assisting us with our trip to Norway. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Kirkenes and the Snow Hotel. The arrangements you made for us were perfect. The lodging was comfortable and the excursions were fun. Tom and I rarely use the services of a travel company when we travel; you enriched our trip and made the planning easy.

    Alison, United States

  • I wanted to thank everybody. We had a wonderful trip. Everything went well and fortunately we had the chance to see the lights while on the cruise. All my friends in Turkey would like to go on a similar trip. So I will be in touch with you. Thanks again and best wishes to all of you.

    Candan, Turkey

  • We just recently completed the Tromso, Northern Lights & Arctic Coast tour. I am writing to say what an amazing tour we had. Everything ran smoothly without an issue, the accommodation was fantastic and the tours were brilliant. We cannot fault the package at all. I would also like to thank Franziska and Lene, they both were fantastic in answering all my questions promptly, whilst booking the tour. Thank you for a wonderful and memorable holiday!

    Robert, Australia