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Winter Cruise & Northern Lights - 8 nights

Enjoy an amazing winter Cruise package with a 5 nights authentic Hurtigruten cruise from the rugged Arctic wilderness of Northern Norway to the magnificent coastal landscape of Western Norway, with calls at tiny coastal towns & fishing settlements. The tour starts with a night in Oslo and overnight in a Gamme cabin in Kirkenes. Enjoy dog sledding in Kirkenes & shore excursions on Vesteralen Islands and in Trondheim. You can add optional land excursions en route.

Individual/unescorted trip starting in Oslo & finishing in Bergen. Duration 8 nights

Prices from NOK 25495 per person
Choose a start date, rooms/number of travellers and you will see the prices in the tour summary box


Oslo Opera House. Photo: Bjorn Eirik Ostbakken/Innovation Norway

Day 1 - Oslo

Individual arrival and check in at a centrally located hotel, or at an airport hotel 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 (included in the tour price)

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Kirkenes. Photo: Terje Rakke/Innovation Norway
Dog sledding. Photo: TerjeRakke_Nordiclife_InnovationNorway

Day 2
- Kirkenes & Dog sledding

Morning flight to the Arctic town of Kirkenes, situated by the Barents sea close to the Russian border. Kirkenes is ideally located in the middle of the Northern Lights zone. Overnight stay in an elegantly-designed wooden Gamme cabin, with breakfast and a 3 course dinner included.
Spend 1 night in Kirkenes



Wilderness dog sledding  - Join an adventurous 2-hour dog sledding trip in the afternoon. The tour goes in scenic surroundings over the fjord and on the mountain plateau.

Included: warm clothing
Age restrictions: min. 7 years and accompanied by an adult
Difficulty level: average physical condition, involves physical activity on uneven surface and/or steep terrain. Not suitable if you have limited mobility.
We recommend to wear warm shoes, warm and windproof clothing (special clothing will be provided).

Sustainable Cruise Norwegian Coast by Havila Voyages

Day 3 - Cruise departure

Embark the ship after breakfast for the 5 nights cruise to Bergen. The ship will stop at Vardo, Norway's easternmost town, with the enchanting Vardohus Fortress. Continue along the Varanger peninsula before a late evening arrival at Batsfjord.

All meals are included while on board (food only).
Spend 5 nights on board


Northern Lights in Tromso. Photo: Bard Loken/Innovation Norway

Day 4
- Arctic coast to Tromso

Cruise via the arctic town of 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. Arrival to Tromso in the late evening.
Set right in the middle of the "aurora zone", this city and its surrounding wilderness areas are ranked among the best places on earth to observe the incredible Northern Lights in the night sky.

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Northern Lights at Lofoten Islands. Photo Stockshots/Innovation Norway

Day 5 - Vesteralen excursion & Lofoten Islands

You will join an extensive excursion across the spectacular Arctic archipelago of Vesteralen. Visit a medieval church and admire the breathtaking scenery of beautiful fjords and steep mountains.
You will rejoin the ship in Sortland. The southbound sailing route continues towards the Lofoten Islands, and the ship calls at Svolvaer - the capital of the Lofoten Islands - in the evening. 


Day 6 - The magic Helgeland coast

Early morning call at the village of Ornes, before the ship continues with short stops at Sandnessjoen and Bronnoysund.

The Helgeland coast is known for its remarkable beauty with unique mountain formations, islands & the Arctic Circle.


Nidaros Cathedral Trondheim

Day 7 - Trondheim sightseeing

Early arrival to Trondheim. After breakfast, enjoy a two hour city sightseeing tour of the historic city. You will get to know Trondheim's streets and highlights, including a short stop at Utsikten (the View). You will also have a guided tour of the Nidaros Cathedral, the northernmost medieval cathedral in the world.

Christmas cruises in Norway by Visit Bergen

Day 8 - Cruise arrival to Bergen      

Arrival to Bergen at 14:30, check in at a 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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