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Kirkenes Snowhotel, Kirkenes

Cruise into the Northern Lights

5-day cruise from £799 pp incl. flights

Short description

Cruise with Hurtigruten from Tromsø to Kirkenes in search of the magical Aurora

Summary & Prices

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Prices

Superior

5-day cruise on board MS Nordlys (Hurtigruten) from £799 incl. flights

Includes

Prices from: £799 (unspecified inside cabin) per person - upgrade to an outside cabin at an additional cost

Valid for travel: selected dates during December 2016 - March 2017:

Package includes: return flights, transfers, 3 nights cruise with Hurtigruten on Half Board basis in unspecified inside twin cabin and 1 night BB Tromsø.

Terms & Conditions: Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

Highlights

  • Cruise Norway’s stunning Arctic coast from Tromsø to Kirkenes in search of the Northern Lights
  • Enjoy a ra of optional excursions that truly make the most of the wild Arctic landscapes, including snowmobiling and a tour of the impressive Kirkenes Snowhotel
  • Spend a night in Tromsø, Norway’s charming Arctic capital, where you’ll and abundant cosy bars and restaurants specialising in traditional Arctic fare

In Brief

  • 3 Nights Hurtugruten Cruise
  • 1 Night Tromsø

Itinerary map

Cruise

Recommended for:
Activity adventure | Exploration cruise | History & culture | Natural world | Northern Lights | Winter

This five-day Arctic adventure, starting and ending in Tromso begins at the same latitude as Siberia and Alaska, where the influence of the Gulf Stream creates the world's longest ice-free polar coast. Hurtigruten ships have been an integral part of Norwegian coastal life for more than 100 years, delivering freight, post and passengers to remote communities between Bergen in the south and Kirkenes in the north. They’re informal, adventurous journeys, calling at ports inaccessible to other cruise ships. And with the whole voyage occurring within the Arctic Circle, you've a greatly increased chance of seeing the magical Northern Lights.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
Tromsø

Fly to Tromsø, Norway’s Arctic capital, where you’ll board your Hurtigruten ship and begin your voyage north. Keep your eyes peeled for the Northern Lights as you head towards Honningsvåg.

Stay: Hurtigruten cruise ship

Meals: D

Day 2
Honningsvåg

After an early morning stop at Hammerfest, you arrive in Honningsvåg and join an optional excursion to mainland Europe’s most northerly point – the North Cape. This is a wild and windswept headland where the cliffs rise dramatically from the sea and nothing but white-capped rollers stand between you and the North Pole.

Stay: Hurtigruten cruise ship

Meals: B D

Day 3
Kirkenes

Sailing on, you’ll reach the sheltered harbour of Kirkenes, just 10 kilometres from the Russian border. This fascinating town provides a tantalising glimpse of remote Arctic life. You can visit the Russian border, try your hand at snowmobiling or visit the Snowhotel before beginning the return journey south..

Stay: Hurtigruten cruise ship

Meals: B D

Day 4
Tromsø

Hugging the coastline, Hammerfest, a contender for the world’s northernmost city, is your first major port of call before reaching Tromsø late in the evening. Transfer to your centrally located hotel for an overnight stay.

Stay: Radisson Blu Tromsø

Meals: B

Day 5
Tromsø/UK

Optional excursions may be available before your transfer to the airport and return flight to the UK.

Meals: B

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