Arctic Fjords & Coastal Highlights
Norway Cruise package – 7 nights
«Arctic Fjords & Coastal Highlights» – A unique combination trip showing you the most spectacular parts of the Arctic coast of Norway along with highlights of Fjord Norway
Highlights: The Arctic Trollfjord & the Lofoten islands, the Helgeland coast, the Atlantic Ocean road, the UNESCO Naeroyfjord, Flam Railway & Bergen line, Oslo, Arctic Tromso and Bergen
DAY 1 – First night in Oslo
Individual arrival to Oslo. Overnight at an airport hotel or in the centre of Oslo at your choice. The centre of Oslo is located only 20 minutes from the airport by the Airport express train (Flytoget).
Spend 1 night in Oslo
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DAY 2 – Flight to Tromso. Arctic gourmet dinner
2 hour flight to Tromso: The Arctic town of Tromso is beautifully located surrounded by islands, fjords & mountain peaks. It is the world’s northernmost University town. Take the airport bus to the Rica Ishavshotel, where you can store your luggage.
Enjoy an exceptional 5 course Arctic Gourmet dinner at Emma’s tiny restaurant in the evening before the cruise departure.
Hurtigruten Cruise departure:
Board the authentic Hurtigruten ship just before midnight for a really unforgettable cruise to Bergen.
All meals included during the cruise (food only):
Buffet breakfast, buffet lunch & 3 course dinner
Spend 4 nights on board
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General information & facilities on board
DAY 3 – Cruise & Arctic highlights
You will experience some of the most spectacular parts of the Arctic coast – the narrow Risoyrenna & Raftsund, and then the truly breathtaking narrow Trollfjord (weather permitting). The Trollfjord is only 3 kilometers long and only 70 ms wide at the entrance, so it is hard to believe that such a big ship can manage to turn around!
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Lofoten Islands land excursion
The ship reaches the beautiful Lofoten Islands in the early evening, with spectacular mountain peaks & tiny fishing settlements.
We have included the land excursion by coach across these beautiful, unforgettable islands, rejoining the ship at Stamsund.
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DAY 4 – The 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, islands & the Arctic Circle.
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DAY 5 – 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, like Bakklandet and the Dronningsgate street.
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The Atlantic Ocean Road
Departing Trondheim with the historic Munkholmen island, cruising along the beautiful western coast, with call at the coastal town of Kristiansund, where you join the land excursion taking you across the spectacular, extraordinary Atlantic Ocean road.
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DAY 6 – Cruise arrival to Bergen
Arrival to Bergen at 14:30, then transfer bus to your centrally located hotel. Spend 1 night in this picturesque, colourful city with the UNESCO Bryggen wharf, the hillsides and Nordnes peninsula with authentic, tiny, wooden houses and narrow streets, the Funicular to mount Floyen, the Aquarium.
Spend 1 night in Bergen
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DAY 7 – Stalheim canyon & UNESCO Naeroyfjord
Starting by morning train to Voss, then a conneting coach takes you to the Gudvangen fjord village via the spectacular Stalheim canyon and the breathtaking Stalheimskleiven hairpin road. In Gudvangen you board the ferry for a 2 hour Fjord cruise on the amazing, narrow Naeroyfjord (UNESCO site) and the Aurlandsfjord branches of the main Sognefjord. Disembark in Flam village.
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Flam Railway & Bergen line
A short walk from the pier in Flam you board the famous Flam Railway - an unforgettable 1 hour ride through stunning scenery, with waterfalls, rivers and mountain peaks. At Myrdal mountain station you join the main Bergen line, taking you across the scenic Hardangervidda mountain plateau & through the Hallingdal valley to Oslo.
Spend 1 night in Oslo
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Read about the Bergen line
DEPARTURES, PRICES & BOOKING:
Departures: Daily from May 1 to Aug 31
PRICES from NOK 18795 per person in double/twin room
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THIS TRIP INCLUDES:
4* Hotels w. breakfast buffet
Park Inn Oslo airport or similar
Hotel Bristol or similar
Radisson Blu Hotel Norge or similar
Hurtigruten Cruise Tromso-Bergen
Transfer bus to hotel in Bergen
Flam Railway Flam-Myrdal
Arctic gourmet dinner in Tromso, 5 courses (food only)
Lofoten islands land excursion
Atlantic Ocean land excursion
Outside cabin, with shower & toilet, towels, soap & hair dryer
All meals onboard (food only):
Buffet lunch w. hot & cold dishes
3 course dinner
All taxes & VAT