Winter Voyage South

Voyage south from Kirkenes in the Arctic Circle to Bergen along the dramatic Norway coast in winter and look out for the spellbinding Northern Lights on this 6-night cruise

Fly Cruise
6 nights

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Join your Hurtigruten ship in Kirkenes for a 6-night voyage along the iconic Norwegian coastline towards Bergen, in search of the magical Northern Lights.

Visit Hammerfest, the worlds most northernly town before cruising to Tromsø, Norway's Arctic capital where you can enjoy an optional excursion to the midnight concert at the Arctic cathedral.

Pass through the beautiful Vesteralen and Lofoten Islands in the winter daylight and cross the Arctic Circle as you cruise to the medieval city of Trondheim with its gothic cathedral.

Experience brief calls at the small towns of Molde and Alesund before your Northern Lights voyage comes to an end in the cultural city of Bergen.

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Winter Voyage South Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Oslo (Norway)

Fly from the UK to Norway's capital, Oslo, where an overnight stay allows plenty of time to explore this lively city.

Day 2 - Oslo - Kirkenes

This morning fly from Oslo to Kirkenes where where you will embark your ship in Kirkenes. At approximately 12:00hrs your ship sets sail, hugging the coast as it visits the remote settlements it continues to serve more than a century after the Hurtigruten was created to provide a vital link with the rest of the country, giving us the opportunity to see Norway as the Norwegians see it.

Day 3 - Hammerfest - Tromsø

Hammerfest, the world's most northerly town is our first major stop, before continuing to Tromso for a chance to enjoy a midnight concert in the Arctic Cathedral. (B, L, D)

Day 4 - Vesteralen - Lofoten Islands

Passing through the legendary Vesteralen and Lofoten Islands in the daylight your ship negotiates an intricate network of inlets and isles. This is one of the most beautiful stretches of the Norwegian coast and for many it is the most stunning part of the journey south.

Day 5 - Arctic Circle - Seven Sisters

Cross the Arctic Circle and sail past the peaks of the Seven Sisters as you enter a world of legends and folklore, before a chance to enjoy the award-winning Maritime Museum at Rørvik. (B, L, D)

Day 6 - Trondheim

An early arrival in the medieval city of Trondheim gives you an oppertunity to explore and visit the Nidaros Cathedral. The voyage then continues out of the Trondheimsfjord and past Hitra Island, making brief calls at Kristiansund and Molde before a midnight call at Ålesund. (B, L, D)

Day 7 - Bergen - UK

Disembark your ship in Bergen mid afternoon and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

Key: B - Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner

Price Includes

  • 5 nights voyage in a twin cabin in a selected grade of your choice on a full board basis
  • 1 night hotel stay in Oslo on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions

Additional Information

  • Optional excursions:
  • 8B - The Northernmost Town in the World - Level 1 from £92pp (available 8 Jun to 8 Apr)
  • 8C - Midnight Concert at the Arctic Cathedral - Level 1 from £71pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 8F - Snowmobile Trip in the Polar Night - Level 3 from £340pp (available 8 Dec to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 8G - Mountain Hike in Hammerfest - Level 4 from £82pp (available 1 Oct to 7 Nov)
  • 8H - Into the Ice - Level 4 from £99pp (available 8 Nov to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 22 Mar)
  • 9A - A Taste of Vesteralen - Level 1 from £102pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 9D - Lofoten by Horse - Level 3 from £154pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 9H - Mountain Hike in Lofoten - Level 4 from £71pp (available 1 Oct - 8 Nov)
  • 11A - Trondheim to Nidaros Cathedral - Level 1 from £82pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 11B - The Hidden Rooms of Nidaros Cathedral - Level 2 from £164pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 11E - Bergatt Magnificent Marble Mine - Level 2 from £164pp (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • 12A - Bergen City Sightseeing - Level 1 Only for sale onboard (available 1 Oct to 31 Dec and 1 Jan to 31 Mar)
  • Due to excursion timings you will be unable to combine all options. Some excursions are only available on selected dates
Departure DatesFare CategoryExclusive Blue Water
Price From
1 Oct - 14 Oct 2018Basic£1010
15 Oct - 31 Oct 2018Basic£960
1 Nov - 14 Dec 2018Basic£900
15 Dec - 31 Dec 2018Basic£1104
1 Jan - 31 Jan 2019Basic£925
1 Feb - 14 Mar 2019Basic£1010
15 Mar - 31 Mar 2019Basic£1010
Prices are based on based on two passengers sharing a cabin.
Cruise only prices available on request - please contact us for details
This cruise departs daily, all year round
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