This classic independent 12-day tour begins in Oslo and takes you across the mountains to the western fjords of Norway. You will enjoy a ride on the famous Flåm Railway, as well as a fjord cruise under towering cliffs. The Hurtigruten coastal voyage begins in Bergen and calls at 34 ports as you make your fascinating journey north.
Special Northern Lights departures with an expert astronomer on board, departs from Bergen seven times each winter. Read more details about the Northern Lights voyages here.
After crossing the Arctic Circle, you’ll notice the landscape change to suit the cooler climate before reaching your final destination, Kirkenes, a remote outpost of Northern Europe next to the Russian border. With daily departures from Bergen and eleven vessels to choose from, there will be a Norwegian cruise to suit your taste, ensuring a unique and memorable experience.
Day 1: Arrive Oslo
Day 2: Explore Oslo's highlights, including the Viking Ship, Kontiki & Fram museums, the Vigeland Sculpture Park and Ekerbergeparken
Day 3: Depart Oslo by early train and enjoy the spectacular journey to Flåm
Day 4: Start with a spectacular 2 hour cruise from Flåm, marvel at the fjords and villages then head to Bergen
Day 5: Guided tour in Bergen and then board your Hurtigruten ship
Day 6: Ålesund and Geirangerfjord
Day 7: Be enlightened by the Medieval Spirit - The Royal City of Trondheim
Day 8: Discover your inner explorer - Arctic Circle and Lofoten Islands
Day 9: Excitement in the Arctic
Day 10: Explore the Northern Soul & Cape - Honningsvåg and the North Cape
Day 11: Disembark in Kirkenes and go crabbing for giant King Crab!
Day 12: Kirkenes and then flight back to Oslo