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Northern Lights, Tromso, Norway

Journey to the Northern Lights

7-day tailor-made journey from £1,150 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

A weeklong tour combining hotel stays and a Hurtigruten cruise to Norway’s Lofoten Islands and the Arctic capital Tromso

In Brief

  • 1 Night Trondheim
  • 1 Night Hurtigruten cruise
  • 1 Night Svinøya
  • 1 Night Hurtigruten cruise
  • 2 Nights Tromsø

Itinerary

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

This seven-day tailor-made holiday sees you cruise to the Lofoten Islands on a Hurtigruten ship, spend a magical night at a Northern Lights Camp beside Norway's oldest fishing village, and then continue on to Tromso, Norway's former Arctic capital.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
Trondheim

Arrive in Trondheim and check in to the Scandic Nidelven Hotel, winner of 'Best Breakfast in Norway' for seven consecutive years.

Stay: Scandic Nidelven, Trondheim (Superior)

Day 2
Hurtigruten cruise

Be sure to leave time after your award-winning breakfast to visit some of Trondheim's many historic sites, like Nidaros Cathedral, the world's northernmost Gothic cathedral, and Erkebispegården, home to Norway's Crown Jewels. Be at the harbour by midday to board your Hurtigruten cruise ship. Settle in to your cabin (ask your specialist about upgrade options) and set sail for the Arctic.

Stay: Hurtigruten cruise

Meals: B D

Day 3
Lofoten Islands

Today your ship will cross the Arctic Circle, a moment marked by a baptism on deck. Depending on weather and ice conditions, you may also get to venture into some of Norway's narrow fjords on your way to the Lofoten Islands. Once docked at the village of Svolvaer, you'll transfer to Svinoya, home to approximately 30 authentic and traditional fishermen's cabins. Check in at Svinoya Rorbuer, a collection of rorbu (traditional, red-painted fishermen's cabins) at the end of the fjord and enjoy an evening in this charming village, while you search for the Northern Lights.

Stay: Svinoya Rorbuer, Svolvaer (Superior)

Meals: B

Day 4
Hurtigruten cruise

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, leaving the rest of the day free for you to soak up the scenery before returning to the ship in the evening and setting sail for Tromso.

Stay: Hurtigruten cruise

Meals: B D

Days 5-6
Tromso

Arrive in Tromso in the early afternoon and check in for two nights at the Scandic Ishavshotel, which stretches out over the Tromso Strait. Tromso offers a wealth of optional winter excursions from Northern Lights hunts to snowmobiling and husky safaris.

Stay: Scandic Ishavshotel, Tromso (Superior)

Meals: B

Day 7
Departure

Armed with a host of incredible memories, its time to head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals: B

Map

Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior

7-day tailor-made journey from £1,150 incl. flights

Standard

Included:

  • Flights to Trondheim and back from Tromso
  • 1 night at Scandic Nidelven on a B&B basis in Trondheim
  • Overnight cruise Trondheim–Svolvaer in unspecified inside cabin on a half-board basis
  • Transfer to Svinoya
  • 1 night at Svinoya Rorbuer in a fisherman’s cabin including breakfast
  • Transfer to Svolvaer
  • Overnight cruise Svolvaer to Tromso in unspecified inside cabin on a half-board basis
  • 2 nights at Scandic Ishavshotel on a B&B basis


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.

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