@Johan Berge/Innovation Norway

Hurtigruten cruises - optional Land excursions


Alesund. Photo: Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Geirangerfjord. Photo: Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innov. Norway

Trollstigen hairpin road. Photo: Terje Rakke, NL/Inn. Norway
Nidaros Cathedral Trondheim
Nidaros Cathedral Trondheim. Photo: Rita de Lange
Gamle Bybro Photo Johan Berge/Innovation Norway
The old bridge "Gamle Bybro" in Trondheim. Photo Johan Berge/Innovation Norway

Rib-safari. Photo: Johan Wildhagen/Innovation Norway

Lofoten Islands. Photo: Frithjof Fure/Innov. Norway

Tromso. Photo: Bard Loken/Destinasjon Tromso

Dog sledge Tromso. Photo: Terje Rakke, NL/Inn. Norway

The Arctic Cathedral Tromso. Photo Baard Loken/Visit Tromso

Birdsafari. Photo: Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innov. Norway

North Cape. Photo: Frithjof Fure/Innovation Norway

Quad safari. Photo: Johan Wildhagen/Innov. Norway

Riverboat safari. Photo: Johan Wildhagen/Innov. Norway

Kirkenes Snow hotel

Snow mobile safari. Photo: Terje Rakke, NL/Inn. Norway

 

 


BERGEN - KIRKENES (northbound cruise)

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Prices 2014

Geiranger with Trollstigen Pass
Geiranger-Trollstigen-Molde

Dates: 2 June - 1 September 
Duration: 7 hours 30 mins
Price: NOK 1595
Practical info: Day 2 Northbound. Enjoy the view of the Geirangerfjord from Eagle road, the idyllic Eidsdal Lake and the spectacular Trollstigen hairpin road. Please note that only excursion participants can go ashore in Geiranger. Landing is by tender boat. Transport: bus. Meals: coffee and filled roll; dinner at a hotel in Molde. (Booking code 2B)

Alesund: Art Nouveau walk 

Dates: 2 November - 1 June 
Duration: 2 hours
Price: NOK 280
Practical info: Day 2 Northbound. Guided walk in Alesund and entrance to the Art Nouveau Centre. Tour is not available on 24–26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan. Art Nouveau Centre is closed during Easter holidays. (Booking code 2C)

Atlanterhavsparken aquarium and Mount Aksla

Dates: 2 November - 1 June
Duration: 2 hours
Price: NOK 420 
Practical info: Day 2 Northbound. Visit to the aquarium of marine life from the Norwegian coast, and Mount Aksla with a magnificent view of Alesund and surroundings. Transport: Bus. Not available 24, 25, 31 Dec, 1 Jan, 17 May (Booking code 2D)

Hjorundfjord: A taste of Norway

Dates: 2 September – 1 November
Duration: 2 hours 15 min
Price: NOK 640 
Practical info: Day 2 Northbound. Bus through Norangsdal valley, stop at Lyngstøl Lake, visit and food at the historic Hotel Union Oye and finally to the village of Urke. Transport: Bus and boat. Meals: Taste of local specialities. Landing by tender boat. Clothing: comfortable shoes and warm clothing (Booking code 2F)

Trondheim: Nidaros Cathedral & Ringve

Dates: 3 April – 2 September 
Duration: 3 hours
Price: NOK 495
Practical info: Day 3 Northbound. Enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful Nidaros Cathedral, and then a visit to Ringve Museum of musical history. Transport: Bus. Photography is not allowed in Nidaros Cathedral or inside Ringve Museum. There will be a lot of walking, particularly at Ringve Museum where there are stairs, so we recommend good shoes. (Booking code 3A)

Trondheim & Nidaros Cathedral

Dates: 3 September - 2 April
Duration: 2 hours
Price: NOK 390
Practical info: Day 3 Northbound. The tours starts with a guided bus trip through Trondheim, before you reach Nidaros Cathedral. Guided tour of the cathedral. Transport: Bus. (Booking code 3B)

Trondheim: Munkholmen

Dates: 3 September - 2 November
Duration: 2 hours
Price: NOK 460
Practical info: Day 3 Northbound. Boat trip to Munkholmen island, one of the first monasteries in Scandinavia. Later made into a fortress and prison. See the city from the sea and visit the fortress.Transportation: Boat. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing. (Booking code 3E)

Ornes: Glacier adventure Svartisen

Dates: 1 June – 30 September
Duration: 6 hours
Price: NOK 1650
Practical info: Day 4 Northbound. Svartisen is the second largest glacier in Norway, sightseeing to the glacier by boat (you will not go up to the glacier). Transport: Speed boat. Meals: Coffee and cake at the Svartisen Tourist Centre. Not suitable for physically disabled persons. (Booking code 4A)

Bodo: RIB-safari to Saltstraumen maelstrom

Dates: 15 March - 3 November 
Duration: 2 hours
Price: NOK 980 
Practical info: Day 4 Northbound. Saltstraumen is the world's most powerful tidal current. Suitable for guests in good physical condition.Transport: RIB (inflatable boats). Clothing: Warm clothing, comfortable shoes. Special clothing is provided. (Booking code 4D)

Lofotr Viking feast, Stamsund-Svolvaer

Dates: 1 October - 31 March
Duration: 3 hours
Price: NOK 930
Practical info: Day 4 Northbound. Dinner at Lofotr Viking museum with "real" Viking hosts. Transport: Bus. Meals: Dinner and mead.(Booking code 4E)

Lofotr Viking feast, Stamsund-Svolvaer

Dates: 1 April - 30 September
Duration: 3 hours
Price: NOK 975
Practical info: Day 4 Northbound. Dinner at Lofotr Viking Museum with "real" viking hosts. Transport: Bus. Meals: Dinner and mead. (Booking code 4F)

Whale watching, Risoyhamn-Finnsnes

Dates: 1 June - 31 August
Duration: 7 hours (04:30AM-11:30AM)
Price: NOK 2390
Practical info: Day 5 Northbound. The tour starts with a guided bus tour to Andenes, where you board the whale boat. The whales are seen on 90% of the cruises, and is a beautiful sight! Transport: Bus, boat and ferry. Meals: Breakfast. Clothing: Comfortable shoes, warm clothing. (Booking code 5H)

Tromso: The Arctic Capital

Dates: All year (Tour not available on 24 – 25 December)
Duration: 2 hours 30 mins
Price: NOK 540 
Practical info: Day 5 Northbound. City sightseeing including the Ishavs Cathedral and Polaria aquarium. Transport: Bus. (Booking code 5A)

Tromso: Dog sledding

Dates: 1 November - 30 April
Duration: 3 hours 30 mins
Price: NOK 1350
Practical info: Day 5 Northbound. Dog sledding at Tromso Wilderness Centre at Kvaloya Island. Suitable for guests in good physical condition. Meals: Coffee/tea and cake served around an open fire in the lavvo (Sami tent). Headlights and thermal suits are provided. Period varies with snow/weather conditions. (Booking code 5B)

Tromso: Scenery & Huskies

Dates: 1 June - 31 August
Duration: 3 hours 30 mins
Price: NOK 495
Practical info: Day 5 Northbound. Visit the Tromso Wilderness Centre with 250 huskies, surrounded by the sea and mountains. Join the guide in exploring the nature surrounding the centre. Suitable for most guests, requires some physical effort. Times: 14:30 – 18:00. Transport: Bus. Meals: Coffee/tea and cake. Clothing: comfortable shoes. (Booking code 5C)

Tromso: Polar history City walk

Dates: 15 October - 15 April
Duration: 3 hours
Price: NOK 420 
Practical info: Day 5 Northbound. Guided walk through Tromso, including the Polar Museum and Olhallen, Tromso's oldest pub. Meals: Glass of beer or mineral water. Tour not available on 1 January, Easter, 24–26, 31 December. (Booking code 5D)

Tromso: Kayaking

Dates: 1 May - 31 August 
Duration: 3 hours 30 mins
Price: NOK 1290
Practical info: Day 5 Northbound. Suitable for guests in good physical condition. Experience the coastal scenery and wildlife from a kayak. No experience is necessary, instructions will be given. Special clothing is provided. Meals: Coffee/tea and biscuits. (Booking code 5G)

Honningsvag: The North Cape

Dates: All year
Duration: 3 hours
Price: NOK 990
Practical info: Day 6 Northbound. Enjoy a visit to the northernmost point of Europe, the North Cape plateau rises 370m from the Arctic Ocean, providing an amazing view. The tour includes a visit to the North Cape Hall, with a panoramic film about the North Cape area, souvenir shop and cafe. Wear warm, windproof clothing, and comfortable shoes. Transport: Bus. (Booking code 6A)

Honningsvag: Birdwatching Safari

Dates: 1 May - 31 August
Duration: 3 hours
Price: NOK 1120 
Practical info: Day 6 Northbound. Visit by boat to the nature reserve of Gjesvaerstappan, west of the North Cape. Study the magnificent wildlife from the vessel. Bird life varies with time of year. Transport: Bus/boat. Fantastic filming and photography opportunities. Bring a camera and binoculars. Tour is not suitable for persons with impaired mobility. Insulated overalls will be provided. No one is permitted ashore at the nature reserve. (Booking code 6B)

A taste of Lapland

Dates: 10 May - 10 September
Duration: 2 hours 30 mins
Price: NOK 760
Practical info: Day 6 Northbound. Experience the exciting story of the Arctic Ocean coast on this educational excursion that takes you through some diverse, truly fascinating natural wonders. Meals: Coffee/bouillon. Transport: Bus. Clothing: warm clothing, comfortable shoes. (Booking code 6C)

Snow mobile trip in Lapland,
Kjollefjord-Mehamn

Dates: 15 December - 10 May
Duration: 2 hours 15 mins
Price: NOK 2300 
Practical info: Day 6 Northbound. Join us on an unforgettable snowmobile trip to one of Europe’s most extreme and exciting natural areas. Bring your driver's licence if you want to drive the snow mobile. Transportation: Bus. Clothing: Warm clothing, good shoes. Special clothing is provided. (Booking code 6D)

Sami autumn

Dates: 6 September - 5 November 
Duration: 2 hours 15 mins
Price: NOK 545
Practical info: Day 6 Northbound. Learn about the arctic natures "pantry and pharmacy", arctic nature is abundant in herbs and berries used for both food and medicine. Transportation: Bus. Meals: taste of local specialities. Clothing: comfortable shoes and warm clothing. (Booking code 6E)

Kirkenes: The Russian Border

Dates: All year
Duration: 2 hours
Price: NOK 420 
Practical info: Day 7 Northbound. Sightseeing in Kirkenes and the surroundings by bus. Transport: Bus. (Booking code 7A)

Kirkenes: Riverboat Safari

Dates: 1 June - 30 September
Duration: 2 hours 30 mins
Price: NOK 1090
Practical info: Day 7 Northbound. Safari on Pasvik River, the border between Norway and Russia. Transport: Riverboat. Meals: Coffee, cloudberry with cream. Life vests are provided. (Booking code 7B)

Kirkenes: Snowmobile Safari

Dates: 15 December - 5 May 
Duration: 2 hours 30 mins
Price: NOK 1440 
Practical info: Day 7 Northbound. Snow mobile safari on a frozen fjord. Suitable for guests in good physical condition. Period varies with snow/weather conditions. Transport: Bus/snowmobile. Meals: Coffee and dried reindeer snack. Bring your driver’s licence if you want to drive the snow mobile. Thermal suits and crash helmets are provided. Children under the age of 15 are not permitted to drive. (Booking code 7C)

Kirkenes Snow Hotel

Dates: 15 December - 1 May
Duration: 2 hours 30 mins
Price: NOK 530 
Practical info: Day 7 Northbound. Visit the snow hotel and see the bar and suites made of ice, the ice art and meet the reindeers and huskies. Meals: shot of crowberry juice, grilled sausages, potato pancakes. (Booking code 7D)

Kirkenes: ATV/QUAD Safari to the Russian border

Dates: 1 May - 30 September
Duration: 2 hours 30 mins
Price: NOK 1100
Practical info: Day 7 Northbound. Drive with ATV through the area of Kirkenes, several stops where the guide tells you about the history of Kirkenes. Suitable for guests in good physical condition. Special clothing is provided. Meals: Coffee/tea and muffins. All participants must bring their drivers licence. Note: you will need to extend your insurance cover for this excursion. (Booking code 7E)

Kirkenes: Husky sledge adventure

Dates: 1 December - 1 May 
Duration: 2 hours 30 mins
Price: NOK 1250 
Practical info: Day 7 Northbound. Dog sledding in a beautiful arctic landscape. After the trip there is time to relax by the fire with a hot drink, visit the snow hotel and meet the reindeers. Suitable for guests in good physical condition. Special clothing is provided. (Booking code 7F) 

Arctic bushcraft

Dates: 7 September - 6 November 
Duration: 2 hours 30 mins
Price: NOK 690
Practical info: Day 7 Northbound. Experience the autumn season in the Arctic: harvest, storage, hunting and fishing. You will get a task at the camp, and learn how to make a fire, fish, make your own tea or throw a lasso. Transportation: Bus. Meals: taste of local specialities. Clothing: comfortable shoes and warm clothing. (Booking code 7G)

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