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Christmas Cruise Package

Norway cruise. Photo by Eileen Winfieldale Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten cruise

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.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, Whale safari & Reindeer sledge

Bergen Norway in winter. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Bergen is surrounded by mountains

Day 1 – First night in Bergen
Dec 20/21. Individual arrival to Bergen. Check in at a centrally located 4* hotel. Spend 1 night in Bergen

Departures and ships:
Dec 20: MS Richard With
Dec 21: MS Nordnorge
Read more about Christmas tradition in Norway

The UNESCO Bryggen wharf, Bergen, Norway. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

See the picturesque UNESCO Bryggen wharf

Day 2 – Evening cruise departure
Spend the day at leisure in Bergen before your afternoon transfer to 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)
Read more about the authentic Hurtigruten
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Alesund in winter. Photo by Terje Borud, Innovation Norway

Alesund is beautifully located!

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.

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Trondheim Norway, large wooden houses. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

See large wooden buildings in Trondheim

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.
Read more about Trondheim

Bodo area. Photo by Rune Nilsen, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

See spectacular scenery around Bodo!

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.

Northern Lights Norway. Photo by Oystein Lunde Ingvaldsen, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Amazing Northern Lights at the Arctic coast!

Day 6 – Vesteralen Islands & Tromso
Arrival toTromso at 14:30, check in at the close by Radisson Blu hotel or similar. 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. Four 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.

Christmas in Tromso. Photo by Gaute Bruvik, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Christmas in Tromso

Day 7 – Full day in Tromso
Spend the day at leisure or choose from our selection of daytime or evening excursions, like Dog sledding, Reindeer sledge & Whale safari. The optional add-ons & prices will appear during the tour booking process.

Blue Arctic winter light in Tromso Norway. Photo by Shigeru Ohki, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Experience the exotic blue light in Tromso!

Tromso – Oslo
Flight to Oslo.
Overnight at the centrally located 4* Bristol hotel (or similar) or at an airport hotel at your choice. Spend 1 night in Oslo.

The tour finishes after breakfast on day 9
Optional: Add nights in Oslo
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Husky trip in Norway. Photo by Bjorn Klauer, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Cute Huskies!

Add cruise excursions:
Art Nouveau Walk
Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium & mount Aksla
Trondheim with Nidaros Cathedral
The Arctic capital Tromso
Dog sledding
Polar history Walk

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

Tromso is surrounded by beautiful scenery!

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

Booking & payment procedures
Our travel arrangements

General terms & conditions


Christmas in Oslo. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Skating in the center of Oslo!

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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Hotel to cruise transfer bus in Bergen
Flight Tromso-Oslo

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

You will travel like a local

Northern Lights at sea. Photo by Oystein Lunde Ingvaldsen, Nordnorsk Reiseliv

Amazing Northern Lights at sea!

Contact us regarding this tour:
e-mail to or call us on +47 55 13 13 10 (Mond.-Frid. 09:00 to 15:30 local time)

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