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Kirkenes-Bergen 5 days Hurtigruten Arctic cruise

Enjoy an unforgettable cruise on one of the authentic Hurtigruten ships along the spectacular Norwegian coast, with Arctic highlights such as the narrow Raftsund strait, the dramatic Trollfjord, the Lofoten Islands & the beautiful Helgeland coast. Duration 5 nights.
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 Kirkenes. Photo rym Ivar ergsmo/Finnmark TB  

Day 1 - Kirkenes-Finnmark coast

Board the Hurtigruten ship before noon, then cruise to Vardo, Norway's easternmost town, with the enchanting Vardohus Fortress. Time to go ashore. Cruise along the Varanger peninsula before a late evening arrival at Batsfjord.

Finnmark coast. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

 

All meals are included during the cruise: Buffet breakfast, buffet lunch & 3 course dinner (food only)

 

You can join a selection of interesting Land excursions en route (optional/additional costs)

 Tromso. Photo Frithjof Fure/Innovation Norway  

Day 2 - Mehamn-Tromso

Cruise via Hammerfest, across Soroysund to Oksfjord. The course is set via Lopphavet open sea and the ship finds quiet waters towards Skjervoy island and the Arctic town of Tromso towards midnight.

 

Optional land excursions: Breakfast at the North Cape & Midnight concert in Tromso

 Lofoten islands. Photo Frithjof Fure/Innovation Norway  

Day 3 - Tromso-Lofoten Islands

Through the amazing, narrow Risoyrenna channel after leaving Harstad & Stokmarknes with the Hurtigruten Museum, then on to Vesteralen and the spectacular Lofoten islands

 

Optional land excursion: Coach trip across the Lofoten Islands

 Leaving Ornes, early morning. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Day 4 - Helgeland coast

Make sure to get up early for the call at the tiny village of Ornes, surrounded by a spectacular mountain scenery, with views of the Svartisen glacier.

 

The ship continues along the beautiful and fabled Helgeland Coast, with scenic islands & the impressive Seven Sisters mountain range

Helgeland coast. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway


After the call at Bronnoysund the ship passes the Torghatten mountain peak,  with the spectacular hole - one of Nature's wonders

 

Optional land excursion: The UNESCO Vega islands

 Bakklandet Trondheim. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Day 5 - Trondheim-Alesund

The island of Munkholmen leads the way to the historic town of Trondheim, with picturesque areas of tiny, wooden houses (Bakklandet) and Norway's only cathedral. Then passing the beautiful island of Hitra and the open sea of Hustadvika before approaching the city of Molde. Optional sightseeing in Trondheim

 Alesund. Photo Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Day 6 - Alesund-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 at 14:30


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The Music pavilion Bergen. Photo Rita de Lange/Fjord Travel Norway

Services included:

All meals during the cruise
Buffet breakfast, buffet lunch w. hot & cold dishes, 3 course dinner (food only)

 

Cabin
Accoring to your booking. All cabins have shower & toilet, towels, soap & hair dryer

All taxes & VA

Lofoten islands. Photo Andrea Gubelli/Innovation Norway

Shore excursions:

During the cruise you can choose between a wide range of optional shore excursions, like breakfast at the North Cape, Midnight concert in the arctic Cathedral in Tromso, round trip on the spectacular Lofoten Islands, the Atlantic Ocean road, City sightseeing trips...

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