Tromso, Lofoten Islands & Fjord Norway winter tour

Winter In Tromso By F.Schwarzlmueller, Fjord Travel Norway

Cruise package to Tromso, Lofoten islands & Fjord Norway – 9 nights

This is an extensive winter cruise trip in Norway, with spectacular highlights!
You will experience Arctic Tromso, Lofoten Islands, Northern lights trips, exciting excursions as well as a cruise along the Norwegian coast.
You will experience picturesque Bergen, an amazing Fjord cruise, famous Flam Railway as well as Oslo.
The trip starts in Oslo and finishes in Bergen.


Winter Cruise in Norway by Trond Gansmoe Johnsen, Hurtigruten

About the tour

• This tour is self-guided (not with a group), with guided excursions. You will travel eco-friendly by public transport.
• You can add nights & exciting excursions
Prices from NOK 24900 per person, include transport, excursions, accommodation & meals as per the itinerary

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

Day to day itinerary:

Winter at Oslo Opera House by Tord Baklund, Visit Oslo

Winter at Oslo Opera House

DAY 1

First night in Oslo

Individual arrival to Oslo. 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; Norway’s capital
See pictures from Oslo

Tromso Norway, the pier. Photo by Shigeru Ohki, Nordnorsk reiseliv

Beautifully located Tromso!

DAY 2

Travel to Arctic Tromso

Flight to the Arctic town of Tromso, beautifully located surrounded by islands & mountain peaks. Tromso is the world’s northernmost university town. Store your luggage at a hotel in the city centre before you explore the city on your own.
Take the cable car to Mount Storsteinen and admire the view of the city and its surroundings, visit the Arctic Cathedral, the Polaria Activity Centre and Aquarium, the Polar Museum.
Read more about Tromso

Northern Lights Photo by Baard Loeken_www.nordnorge.com

Spectacular Northern Lights!

Aurora Husky Visit & Cruise departure

In the evening you will be picked up for an Aurora Husky Visit to Tromso Wilderness Centre, located on the Kvaloya island outside Tromso.
The Aurora camp has a great location for viewing the Northern Lights, and you can also meet the dogs in the dog yard. You will be served a traditional, light evening meal in a lavvo (Sami tent). Transfers included.

Board a Hurtigruten ship just before midnight for a really unforgettable cruise to Stamsund on Lofoten Islands.
Spend 1 night on board

The Arctic coast. Photo by Baard Loeken, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Enjoy a winter cruise along the Arctic coast!

DAY 3

Cruise & Arrival at Lofoten Islands

Cruise through the narrow Risoyrenna channel after leaving Harstad. Stokmarknes with the Hurtigruten Museum, then on to Vesteralen Islands & the spectacular Lofoten Islands.
You will disembark in Stamsund village in the evening.
Spend 2 nights in Stamsund

Winter RIB Safari on Lofoten Islands by Orjan Bertelsen, Hurtigruten

Winter RIB Safari on Lofoten Islands

DAY 4

Lofoten Islands RIB Safari

Join a RIB boat ride along the inner seaside of Lofoten. You will follow the fjords and the deepest mountains to your destination. You will see Lofoten from the seaside and the fantastic wildlife.
Stops will be made during the trip to tell you all about the interesting history over the last thousand years. You will make a longer break at a small fishing village where you will go for a walk before your return to Stamsund.

Northern Lights. Photo by Vidar Moloekken, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Hunting the Northern Lights on Lofoten Islands!

Hunting the Northern Lights

In the evening join a Northern Lights hunting by minibus. This excursion takes you from Stamsund to a location with a minimum of artificial lights.
The experienced guide will search for the best spot according to the current weather conditions, searching for a clear sky & the magic Northern Lights!

Crab Safari Norway by Orjan Bertelsen, Hurtigruten

Crab safari in Norway

DAY 5

Crab Safari & Cruise departure

Experience an exciting 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. You might get a glimpse of wildlife during the trip!
Upon returning you will be served today’s fish or shell soup, (depending on daily availability) as well as todays’ crab catch.
Board a ship in the evening for your cruise to Bergen
Spend 3 nights on board

Amazing Helgeland Coast by Ott, Hurtigruten

The amazing 7 sisters on Helgeland coast!

DAY 6

Cruise the magical Helgeland coast

Today you will cross the Arctic Circle at 66° 33’ N. As you sail along the Helgeland coast you pass hundreds of islets, with views of the spectacular Seven Sisters mountain range.
The ship will also pass the Torghatten mountain close to Bronnoysund, famous for its distinctive hole right through the middle.

Winter in Trondheim by cabday, Foap, Visit Norway

See historic wharf houses in Trondheim!

DAY 7

Trondheim, Molde & Alesund

The tiny island of Munkholmen leads the way to the historic town of Trondheim, with picturesque areas of tiny, wooden houses (Bakklandet) and the medieval Nidaros Cathedral.
You can explore the city on your own or join an optional land excursion.
The ship continues out the wide Trondheim fjord, passing by the beautiful island of Hitra and the open sea of Hustadvika before approaching the towns of Molde & Alesund towards midnight.

Winter in Bergen by Grim Berge, Fjord Norway

Enjoy winter in Bergen!

DAY 8

Arrival to Bergen

Magnificent western 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 4* hotel.
Spend 2 nights in Bergen
Read more about Bergen
See more pictures from Bergen

Winter on Sognefjord by Sverre Hjornevik, Flam AS

Experience the spectacular Naeroyfjord in winter!

DAY 9

Norway in a Nutshell® day excursion

Start by local train to Voss, where a connecting coach picks you up for a trip scenic trip across local mountain areas to the Gudvangen valley and the tiny fjord village of Gudvangen.
Board a ferry for a 2-hour fjord cruise on the inner branches of the Sognefjord; the Unesco Naeroyfjord & the Aurlandsfjord.

The Naeroyfjord means the narrow fjord in Norwegian – the narrower branch of the Sognefjord, with steep mountain sides and tiny farms clinging to the mountain sides. There is no road access due to the steep sides of the fjord.

Disembark in Flam fjord village, with a short walk to the tiny Flam train station.

Flam Railway In Winter By Paul Edmundson, Visit Flam

Experience amazing scenery on Flam Railway!

Flam Railway & Bergen Line

Board the famous Flam Railway for an unforgettable journey from fjord to mountain, through the scenic Flam Valley with mountain peaks, cascading waterfalls & the beautiful river.
The Flam Railway is one of the steepest standard gauge railway lines in the world. At the tiny Myrdal mountain station you change to the main Bergen Line, returning to Bergen.
Read more about the Flam Railway

Small fishing village on Lofoten Islands in winter by Baard Loeken, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Fishing village on Lofoten Islands

Winter on Lofoten Islands by Iconic Norway, Visit Norway

The amazing Lofoten archipelago!

Golden Eagle On Branch By Asgeir Helgestad, Visit Norway

Wildlife on Lofoten islands; majestic Sea eagle!

This trip includes:

Accommodation
Hotels w. breakfast buffet
in Oslo, Stamsund & Bergen

Transport
Flight Oslo-Tromso

Hurtigruten cruises
• 1 night Tromso to Stamsund
• 3 nights Stamsund to Bergen
Accommodation in standard outside cabin w. separate beds & private facilities
All meals on board (excl. drinks) – buffet breakfast, buffet lunch & 3-course dinner

Activities & Excursions
• Aurora Husky Visit incl. warm clothes, evening meal & transfers
• RIB Safari Lofoten Islands incl. overalls & life vests
• Crab Safari Lofoten Islands by RIB boat incl. overalls, life vests, fishing gear, meal & coffee/tea
• Northern Lights hunt by minibus
• Unescorted Norway in a Nutshell® day trip incl. UNESCO Naeroyfjord & Flam Railway

All taxes & VAT

Bergen Bryggen by Pixabay

Enjoy a stay in picturesque Bergen!

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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