Christmas Cruise Package
Hurtigruten cruise package – 8 nights
This Christmas Cruise package starts with a night in Bergen, then a 4 nights cruise to Arctic Tromso, with Norwegian Christmas meals and Norwegian Christmas traditions, and the chance to see the Northern lights at sea. You will spend 2 nights in Tromso and join an Aurora Safari, and then flight to Oslo for a final night.
You can add nights & exciting excursions, like Dog sledding, Snow mobile safari & Reindeer sledge
Prices from NOK 18925 per person
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DAY TO DAY ITINERARY:
Day 1 – First night in Bergen
Dec 21/22. Individual arrival to Bergen. Check in at a centrally located 4* hotel (included in the tour price). Spend 1 night in Bergen
Departures and ships:
Dec 21: MS Spitsbergen
Dec 22: MS Nordlys
The Hurtigruten ships
Day 2 – Evening cruise departure
Spend the day at leisure in Bergen before the cruise departure with one of the authentic Hurtigruten ships. Late evening cruise departure. Spend 4 nights on board.
All meals are included during the cruise; Buffet breakfast, buffet lunch & 3 course dinner (food only)
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Day 3 – Alesund: the Art Nouveau town
Arrival to the picturesque town of Alesund at noon. Spend 3 hours at leisure before the ship sails through amazing scenery towards the coastal towns of Molde and Kristiansund.
Day 4 – Trondheim: the historic town
Cruising into the wide Trondheimfjord to the picturesque, historic city of Trondheim. Spend the time at leisure in the city, or take an optional sightseeing tour. You can visit the Nidaros cathedral; Norway’s only cathedral and the picturesque old bridge Gamle Bybro taking you to the authentic Bakklandet with the tiny, wooden houses.
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Day 5 – Bodo & Lofoten Islands
Crossing the Arctic Circle to Bodo, with a few hours to explore this beautifully located town, surrounded by mountain peaks.
Then across the wide Vestfjord to the Lofoten Islands, with evening calls at the fishing villages of Stamsund & Svolvaer.
Day 6 – Vesteralen Islands & Tromso
Arrival to Tromso at 14:30, check in at a centrally located hotel. Spend 2 nights in Tromso.
Photos from Tromso
Enjoy an exotic Aurora safari in the evening: you will be picked up in the centre of Tromso for a Northern Lights chase by bus. Five base stations are set up at different locations, and the best one for the evening is chosen, depending on the weather reports.
Each base has its own local English speaking guide, a warm shelter and camp fire. Northern lights film shown on the bus. Warm clothes, light evening meal & transfers included.
Day 7 – Full day in Tromso
Spend the day at leisure or choose from our selection of daytime and evening excursions, like Dog sledding, Reindeer sledge & Northern lights dinner cruise. You can also add a night in Tromso.
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The optional add-ons & prices will appear during the tour booking process.
Day 8 – Tromso – Oslo
2 hour flight to Oslo. Individual arrival &
overnight at the centrally located 4* Bristol hotel (or similar). Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price).
The tour finishes after breakfast on day 9
Optional: Add nights & sightseeing in Oslo
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BOOKING & PRICES
Choose a start date, room & number of persons, whereupon the prices will appear in the tour summary box
THIS TRIP INCLUDES:
4* hotels w. breakfast buffet
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel or similar
Radisson Blu Hotel Tromso or similar
Hotel Bristol or similar
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Standard outside cabin; window, 2 separate beds, shower & toilet
All meals during the cruise
Buffet breakfast, buffet lunch w. hot & cold dishes, 3 course dinner.
Evening meal in Bergen.
Aurora safari w. warm clothes, meal & transfers
All taxes & VAT