Arctic Coast, North Cape & Tromso

At The North Cape By Harald Hansen, Visit Norway

Arctic Cruise package with the North Cape – 5 nights

This is a short cruise round trip from Oslo, with spectacular highlights such as the breathtaking North Cape cliff,
and an unforgettable 2 nights cruise along the Arctic coast of Norway, finishing in the Arctic town of Kirkenes, close to the Russian border
You will stay in trendy Oslo as well as beautifully located Arctic Tromso.

• You can add nights & exciting excursions, such as King crab safari, Riverboat safari to the Russian border & a night in a Snow hotel
• This tour is 
self-guided (not with a group), with guided excursion to the North Cape
Prices from NOK 15390 per person

Day to day itinerary:

Vigeland Sculpture Park by Tord Baklund, Visit Oslo

The scenic Vigeland Park, Oslo

DAY 1 - First night in Oslo

Individual arrival and check in at the centrally located Hotel Bristol, close to the Karl Johansgate main street. You can take the airport bus directly to the hotel.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)
Read about Oslo

Optional:
Add city sightseeing & fjord cruises

Beautiful Tromso by Baard Loeken, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Experience beautifully located Tromso!

DAY 2 - Tromso

2 hour flight to beautifully located Arctic Tromso, surrounded by alpine mountain peaks, Arctic fjords & islands. The airport is located a short distance from the centre; you can take the scheduled airport bus or a taxi (approx. 15 mins). Check in at a centrally located hotel.

Arctic gourmet dinner

We have included an exceptional 5 course Arctic gourmet dinner at Emma’s tiny restaurant, centrally located close to the wooden Tromso Cathedral.

Midnight sun. Photo by Graham Austick, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Experience the Midnight sun!

DAY 3 - Tromso & Cruise start

Spend the day at leisure exploring Tromso on your own, before you board the Hurtigruten ship in the early evening for the 2 nights Arctic cruise. Enjoy the cruise along the spectacular Arctic coast.

All meals are included during the cruise; buffet breakfast, buffet lunch & 3 course dinner (excl. drinks). Overnight in standard outside cabin.

Approaching North Cape

Experience stunning arctic scenery!

DAY 4 - Cruise Arctic coast

Cruise along the beautiful Arctic coast, passing Arctic islands & fjords & bays before the ship calls at Honningsvag – the northernmost town in mainland Norway.
With a population of around 2500, it is also one of the smallest towns in Norway.
Disembark in Honningsvag, the starting point of the unforgettable excursion to the North Cape

The North Cape cliff, Norway. Photo by Filip Hoel, Hurtigruten

Visit the breathtaking North Cape cliff!

North Cape excursion:

Enjoy the exotic North Cape excursion across Mageroya 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.

Back on the ship
, the cruise continues along Finnmark’s barren coast, passing the Svaerholdtklubben Bird Colony and the unbelievable rock formation of Finnkjerkja.

Arctic Norway by Christian Roth Christensen, Visit Norway

Tiny Arctic Norway settlement!

DAY 5 - Return to Oslo

Disembark in Kirkenes after breakfast on board. You can take the scheduled airport bus or a taxi to the airport (appr 15 mins), then a 2 hour flight to Oslo.

Individual arrival to a centrally located hotel, or you may choose to stay at an airport hotel.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price).
The tour finishes after breakfast on day 6

Kirkenes Snowhotel

Stay at the amazing Snow hotel in Kirkenes!

Optional add-on in Kirkenes

Snow Hotel & King Crab safari
Spend an unforgettable night in the amazing Snow hotel, which is open all year!
Experience winter wonderland in summer! Stay overnight in a beautiful snow suite with art made of ice and snow.
You will also join an exciting 3 hour king crab fishing trip by RIB boat! Cruise along the fjord to the catching area, where you join in lifting the big gages with King Crabs. Then on to a renovated boat house by the fjord, to be served a king crab meal.
This add-on with prices will appear during the tour booking process.

Visit to North Cape plateau by Agurtxane Concellon, Hurtigruten

A family at the North Cape

This trip includes:

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

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

Transport
Flight Oslo-Tromso
Flight Kirkenes-Oslo

Activities & Excursions
Arctic gourmet dinner at Emmas, 5 courses (excl. drinks)
North Cape land excursion

All taxes & VAT

NOT INCLUDED:
International flights to/from Norway, airport transfers, travel insurance

Parliament building, Oslo Norway. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Enjoy a stay in Oslo!

PRICES & BOOKING

Choose a start date, room & number of persons, whereupon the prices will appear in the tour summary box.

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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


 

Questions about this trip?

Contact us:
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 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

  • 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

  • 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