Lofoten Islands, Helgeland & Sognefjord. Short option
Arctic Cruise package & Fjords – 8 nights
Lofoten Islands, Helgeland & Sognefjord is an amazing round trip in Norway, with 2 nights at the Lofoten Islands, a 3 nights Hurtigruten cruise, stunning Arctic scenery, beautiful Fjords, spectacular rail trips, Oslo and Bergen.
Enjoy an amazing cruise along the Norwegian coast with the magic Helgeland coast & the Fjord Norway coast, the Flam Railway, the Bergen line, Fjord cruise on the majestic Sognefjord, the famous Flam Railway & the beautiful Bergen line.
Overnight stays in Oslo, Lofoten Islands & Bergen
This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group)
Prices from NOK 21995 per person
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Also available: 12 nights option
DAY TO DAY ITINERARY:
DAY 1 First night in Oslo
Individual arrival and check in to a centrally located hotel. Oslo is beautifully located by the Oslo fjord, surrounded by hills and vast areas of woodlands; popular recreational areas with walking trails and cross-country ski trails in winter.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)
Read more about Oslo
Optional: Oslo city sightseeing & Fjord cruises
DAY 2 – Flight & Lofoten Islands
Flight to the Arctic town of Bodo before you board one of the authentic Hurtigruten ships for a cruise across the Vestfjord to the spectacular Lofoten Islands, with views of the majestic Lofoten wall.
Disembark in tiny Stamsund – an important fishing village in Lofoten.
Spend 2 nights in Stamsund.
Read about the Lofoten Islands
DAY 3 – Crab Safari
Experience a crab safari from Stamsund today. After dressing up you head out to sea in search for the crab pots that has been set out along the shore the day before. You will assist in taking up the pots. There are good chances to get a glimpse of the wildlife at sea on this trip. After returning you will be served todays fish or shell soup (depending on season) as well as the crab that you have caught.
Day 4 – Cruise departure
A full day at leisure at the Lofoten Islands before you board the Hurtigruten ship in the evening for a really unforgettable cruise to Bergen along the amazing Norwegian coast.
All meals are included during the cruise (food only):
Buffet breakfast, buffet lunch & 3 course dinner
Spend 3 nights on board
Read about the authentic Hurtigruten
General information & facilities on board
DAY 5 – Magic Helgeland coast
Make sure to get up early for this mornings early call at the village of Ornes, surrounded by dramatic Arctic scenery with views of the spectacular Svartisen glacier.
The Helgeland coast is known for its remarkable beauty with unique mountain formations & scenic islands, like the Seven sisters mountain range & the UNESCO Vega archipelago.
Read about the Helgeland coast
DAY 6 – Historic Trondheim
Early arrival to the picturesque historic city of Trondheim, with time to explore the highlights of the city and stroll around in the areas with well preserved, tiny wooden houses. You can also visit the Nidaros Cathedral.
Departing Trondheim with the historic Munkholmen island, cruising along the beautiful western coast, with call at the coastal town of Kristiansund, where you can join the optional land excursion taking you across the spectacular, extraordinary Atlantic Ocean road (add. costs).
Read about Trondheim
Read about the Atlantic Ocean Road excursion
DAY 7 – Cruise to Bergen
Magnificent West Norway scenery with mouths of fjords and a lush, beautiful archipelago, including the island kingdom of Oygarden, before the ship approaches Bergen. Arrival to Bergen at 14:30 & check in at a centrally located hotel.
Spend 1 night in Bergen
Read about Bergen
3 hour fjord cruise to Mostraumen & additional night in Bergen
This spectacular tour from Bergen takes you up the 27-kilometer long Osterfjorden in Hordaland province. Underway, the fjord narrows between the steep mountains as you are brought safely through the strong currents of the shallow and narrow Mostraumen strait.
The add-ons with prices will appear during the tour booking process
DAY 8 – Bergen to Oslo
Fjord cruise: board the express boat in the centre of Bergen, taking you through beautiful scenery to the majestic Sognefjord, with a fjord cruise to the very inner part & the Aurlandsfjord branch.
Read about the Sognefjord
Flam Railway: in the tiny village of Flam you board the famous Flam Railway for an unforgettable 1 hour journey from fjord to mountain through the spectacular Flam valley, with the Flam river & cascading waterfalls.
Read about the Flam Railway
Bergen line: at Myrdal mountain station you change to the main Bergen line, with the Finse station as the highest point (1222 ms above sea level), then across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau and through the scenic Hallingdal valley, with late evening arrival to Oslo.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)
Read about the Bergen line
Optional: You can split a long travel day and spend the night in the beautifully located Flam village in the Sognefjord (Prices & booking during the tour booking process)
THIS TRIP INCLUDES:
Hotels w. breakfast buffet
in Oslo, Stamsund/Lofoten Islands & Bergen
3 nights in standard, outside cabin w. separate beds and private shower/toilet. All meals on board (excl. drinks)
Crab safari by Rib boat, Lofoten Islands
All taxes & VAT