Hurtigruten Ships

NORWAY - 6 DAY

Norway is well known for its beautiful and unspoiled nature. Visit ice-covered fjords with breathtaking mountain scenery and glaciers. Look closer and you will also find cosy villages clinging to the steep hillsides and lively modern cities. Join us for life-enriching sailings that go deep into the magnificent Norwegian fjords, the most spectacular fjords in the world. Enjoy Arctic Norway with Midnight Sun in the summer and Northern Lights in the winter.



 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience the natural wonders of Lofoten
  • Explore the beautiful and exciting Norwegian coastline
  • Search for the northern lights in winter, and the midnight sun in summer
  • Join exciting sea- and land-based activities

DATES / RATES

Rates are listed per person in USD
Start DateEnd DatePolar Inside CabinPolar Outside CabinArctic SuperiorExpedition Suite
Jul 01, 2021Jul 31, 20212,0792,4553,2335,966
Aug 01, 2021Aug 31, 20211,9932,3563,1065,745
Sep 01, 2021Sep 30, 20211,8202,1572,8545,304
Oct 01, 2021Oct 31, 20211,4291,7452,3774,496
Nov 01, 2021Nov 30, 20211,1331,3991,9303,710
Dec 01, 2021Dec 31, 20218861,1101,5573,056
Jan 01, 2022Jan 31, 20221,2981,5572,0923,974
Feb 01, 2022Feb 28, 20221,5451,8402,4524,603
Mar 01, 2022Mar 31, 20224,6031,9352,5724,812
Apr 01, 2022Apr 30, 20221,3392,7573,5006,112
May 01, 2022May 31, 20221,5751,9162,5974,882
Jun 01, 2022Jun 30, 20221,9922,4043,2275,987
Jul 01, 2022Jul 31, 20221,9922,4043,2275,987
Aug 01, 2022Aug 31, 20221,9062,3033,0975,758
Sep 01, 2022Sep 30, 20221,7332,1002,8355,300
Oct 01, 2022Oct 31, 20221,4291,7452,3774,496
Nov 01, 2022Nov 30, 20221,1331,3991,9303,710
Dec 01, 2022Dec 31, 20228861,1101,5573,056
Rates are listed per person in USD
Start DateEnd Date(Starting from)
Polar Inside Cabin
(Mid-range)
Arctic Superior
(High-end)
Expedition Suite
Jul 01, 2021Jul 31, 20212,0793,2335,966
Aug 01, 2021Aug 31, 20211,9933,1065,745
Sep 01, 2021Sep 30, 20211,8202,8545,304
Oct 01, 2021Oct 31, 20211,4292,3774,496
Nov 01, 2021Nov 30, 20211,1331,9303,710
Dec 01, 2021Dec 31, 20218861,5573,056
Jan 01, 2022Jan 31, 20221,2982,0923,974
Feb 01, 2022Feb 28, 20221,5452,4524,603
Mar 01, 2022Mar 31, 20224,6032,5724,812
Apr 01, 2022Apr 30, 20221,3393,5006,112
May 01, 2022May 31, 20221,5752,5974,882
Jun 01, 2022Jun 30, 20221,9923,2275,987
Jul 01, 2022Jul 31, 20221,9923,2275,987
Aug 01, 2022Aug 31, 20221,9063,0975,758
Sep 01, 2022Sep 30, 20221,7332,8355,300
Oct 01, 2022Oct 31, 20221,4292,3774,496
Nov 01, 2022Nov 30, 20221,1331,9303,710
Dec 01, 2022Dec 31, 20228861,5573,056


ITINERARY

Day 1 Kirkenes - Berlevåg
Day 2 Mehamn - Tromsø
Day 3 Tromsø - Stamsund
Day 4 Bodø - Rørvik
Day 5 Trondheim - Ålesund
Day 6 Ålesund - Bergen

Day 1
Kirkenes - Berlevåg
Capital of the Barents Region

Start your Classic Voyage South in the far northern town of Kirkenes (which, surprisingly, lies further east than Istanbul).

The region has many wintertime activities, including snowshoeing, dog-sledging and snowmobiling. You can also visit an Arctic Ice Dome.

Interested in history? Kirkenes has many small museums detailing the region’s rich heritage.

Southbound and down
After departing Kirkenes, we head due north, arriving at Vardø in the afternoon. Weather permitting, the brave may want to take a dip in the icy Arctic Ocean (strictly optional of course!).

We now head due west, cruising along the Varanger peninsula to Båtsfjord and Berlevåg, home to Norway’s most famous male choir, made up of local fishermen.

Day 2
Mehamn - Tromsø
Unmatched Arctic Scenery

Around midnight we dock at Mehamn with the option to join in winter a snowmobile trip to hunt the Aurora.

North Cape breakfast
We again dock at Honningsvåg, where you can join an excursion that includes eating breakfast at North Cape. The ship continues to Hammerfest, where you can see the UNESCO-listed Meridian Column. You can also join a mini-mountain expedition and learn about local polar hero Adolf Lindstrøm.

We continue south to Øksfjord with a brief stop at the old trading post of Skjervøy.

Midnight adventures
We then dock at Tromsø, just in time to enjoy a midnight concert at the Arctic Cathedral. You can also explore Tromsø under the Midnight Sun by boat in summer. You may want to drop by Ølhallen, a classic pub for a friendly beer.


Day 3
Tromsø - Stamsund
Lofoten, Where Nature Amazes

We arrive in Harstad, where you can join the excursion A taste of Vesterålen.

Amazing scenery
The island groups of Lofoten and Vesterålen offer some of the most stunning natural scenery of the entire voyage. Lofoten is renowned for its steep mountains, sandy beaches, wild nature and picturesque fishing villages.

Hurtigruten’s birthplace
We make a short stop at Risøyhamn, population 200, to deliver passengers, groceries and mail, and then continue to Stokmarknes, whereHurtigruten was founded more than 125 years ago.

Go ashore and visit the Hurtigruten Museum. Continuing south, we slip through a passage into the narrow Raftsund, past peaks rising 1,000 metres from the sea.

Spectacular Trollfjord
We now reach spectacular Trollfjord, only 2 km long, 100 m wide and surrounded by majestic mountains. If possible, we sail inside, where the dramatic landscape inspires images of fairy tales and trolls. Just north, you can opt to see sea eagles up close by boat.

Heart of Lofoten
At Svolvær, you can select several excursion options, including a sunset horseback ride on a beach, fast boat ride or a guided fishing village walk. We then proceed to Stamsund along the massive Lofoten wall.


Day 4
Bodø - Rørvik
Across the Arctic Circle

Celebrate crossing the Arctic Circle with a `taste´ of Arctic tradition – a fun ceremony highlighted by a spoonful of cod liver oil.

Mountain with a hole
As we sail along the Helgeland coast, you’ll see the strange mountain Torghatten, famous for its distinctive hole in the centre. The opening is 160 m long, 35 m high and 20 m wide, and was created during the ice age. If the weather allows, join a hike with your guides up the mountain.

Myths and legends
We also sail past the Seven Sisters mountain range – with peaks up to 1,100 m high. The story goes that seven beautiful troll sisters got caught out at sunrise and turned to stone, thus the seven beautiful peaks.

UNESCO heritage
We next make a short stop at Nesna, before moving on to Sandnessjøen. where you can join an optional excursion in summer to the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Vega Islands.

Charming coastal town
Brønnøysund is a pretty little town that offers a charming high street and marina. You can join an excursion to the Norwegian Aquaculture Centre for an interesting tour and taste of fresh salmon from April throughout October.


Day 5
Trondheim - Ålesund
Rich History and Living Culture

We revisit Trondheim to further explore it´s colourful history. Join our excursion Trondheim with Nidaros Cathedral to learn more.

Fishing, scenery and excursions
Next is Kristiansund, a city spread across four islands with an excellent harbour that has been active since the Stone Age. Today, it is Norway’s ‘cured cod capital’ because of its centuries-old export of dried fish.

Join an excursion to the renowned Atlantic Road - one of the most scenic routes in the world. Another interesting excursion is to Bergtatt marble mine, which includes going inside a mountain and sailing across an illuminated subterranean lake, before enjoying a meal in the mine´s ‘Grand Hall’.

Norwegian Alps
Those choosing to stay on board at Kristiansund will cross the open sea to Molde, known as Norway´s ‘City of Roses’. Along the way, you will take in the steep peaks of the Romsdal Alps on the horizon.

Day 6
Ålesund - Bergen
A Fjord Farewell

Night-time stops
During the night, the ship calls at Ålesund, Torvik and Måløy, as our voyage draws to a close. Before docking in Bergen, there is fascinating scenery to see, including picturesque Nordfjord beneath Jostedal Glacier. Here the fjord widens to the east and forges 90 km inland.

Approaching Bergen
In the morning, we dock at Florø, Norway’s westernmost community.

A few nautical miles south of Florø, we cross the mouth of the mighty Sognefjord, taking in superb views of the magnificent island-studded coastline en route. Finally, you disembark in the Hanseatic city of Bergen with unforgettable memories of a truly unique part of the world. We hope to see you on board again in the very near future!

More adventures in Norway
If you would like to see more of Norway, we highly recommend our Bergen City Sightseeing excursion (only sold on board), or various Post-programmes to experience more Norwegian cuisine, culture and scenery.


The day-by-day program will give you a few ideas about what you can see and do on your coastal voyage in Norway, but bear in mind that this itinerary is just an indication of what you can experience. After all, this is a sailing where the elements rule and weather conditions might vary, which is why every voyage with Hurtigruten is unique.


Hurtigruten Ships

Hurtigruten has a fleet of coastal ships that have their own onboard Expedition Team and serve as a university at sea. Interesting lectures, presentations and activities inside as well as out on the sun deck of the ships make it an exciting and educational journey. Topics depend on the season and the waters the ships sail in. The Expedition Team hosts a lecture and presentation program and evening gatherings daily. Out on deck you may participate in live points of interest to learn more about the nature, culture and other phenomena we encounter along the coast.



WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Voyage in the cabin category of your choice, on a full-board basis
  • English-speaking tour leader on board

Engaging onboard activities and lectures

  • Onboard lectures and presentations on history, biology, geography, geology, and culture that provide context to your voyage and help you understand the destinations you will experience
  • Introductory photo presentations, camera adjustment, and tips & tricks, as well as photo and film footage from the voyage
  • Opportunities to casually engage with the Hurtigruten guides and other guests, including a welcome event, and daily gatherings to recap the day and prepare for the day to come
  • Port presentations providing destination insight
  • Excursion presentations
  • Point of interest presentations out on deck
  • Loan of trekking poles, snowshoes, head lamps, and crampons needed for optional hikes depending on the season and conditions
  • Captain’s dinner and a farewell event

Not included in your voyage

  • Flights & transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Luggage handling
  • Hikes with the Hurtigruten Guides

Notes

  • Prices are in USD per person based on two people travelling together sharing a twin cabin
  • Not all cabin categories are available for all departures
  • Single cabin pricing available on request
  • Hurtigruten has a flexible pricing system and all prices are capacity controlled and subject to availability.

 

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