In Search of the Northern Lights

Sailing between Tromsø and Bergen (in either direction), this voyage is great for spending time in the Arctic without missing out on the charming towns at the southern end of our route including Bergen, Ålesund and Trondheim.  The adventure continues at your destination port of Tromsø with a variety of exciting optional excursions, specially designed for this tour.

 

Itinerary:

Days 1 Tromsø The Gateway to the Arctic  
Upon arrival in Tromsø, take part in one of our optional winter excursions, or visit the northernmost brewery in the world for an Arctic beer. After embarkation in the late evening, the ship will travel toward the Lofoten Islands.  

Day 2 Vesterålen and Lofoten Islands 
Passing through the Lofoten Islands the ship negotiates a stunning network of inlets and isles. We will also pass through the narrow channel between Vesterålen and the Lofoten Island known as the Raftsund.   

Day 3 Arctic Circle, Seven Sisters 
Today we cross the Arctic Circle and can enjoy the impressive view of the Seven Sisters mountains that loom over the majestic Helgeland coast.    

Day 4 Trondheim and Kristiansund  

We arrive in Trondheim in the morning where you have the chance to visit the famous Nidaros Cathedral or take a stroll through the old town with its picturesque wooden buildings.  

 

Day 5 Bergen, Disembarkation

Today your journey with Hurtigruten has come to an end, but there are still a few nautical miles of fascinating winter scenery ahead of us. We reach Bergen in the afternoon where you disembark. Transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. 

Day 6 Bergen

Transfer to airport for your next destination. 

Optional Tromsø Excursions designed exclusively for 'In Search of Northern Lights' Voyage:
Husky Dog Sledding at the Wilderness Center
Complete your vacation with a thrilling ride by Husky dog sled. Eager Huskies are waiting to transport you across the frozen landscape. At the end of the trip a warm Sami meal and homemade cake will be served in the lavvo (Sami tent),  An exhilarating trip! Must be pre-booked.
Duration: approx 3 1/2 hours 
Price from: $322 per person

Reindeer Sledding at a Coastal Farm
Join a real Sami guide for an unforgettable experience with reindeer sledding (2 miles) and Sami culture in Tromsø. You will meet guides who come from Sami reindeer herding families. During your visit you will experience: Reindeer sledding, lasso throwing, sightseeing at the camp, Sami food, storytelling, display of cultural artifacts and joik (traditional Sami song).  Must be pre-booked
Duration: 4 hours
Price from: $204 per person

Snowmobile Safari, Lyngen - Tromsø
Join this snowmobiling adventure of a lifetime into the wild Arctic landscape. This tour takes you to the Lyngen Alps via road and ferry taking in the beautiful scenery. After a thorough introduction you will set off on a 2-3 hour trip on the snowmobile through valleys and frozen lakes. On your return warm up with hot coffee, a traditional local hot meal.   Must be pre-booked.
Duration: 7 hours, approx
Price from: $345 per person

 

 

Trip Details at a Glance

Duration:  6 days

2016 Departures: 

Tromsø to Bergen
Cost:
from $907, double occupancy, inside cabin

February dates: 
19, 24, 27
March dates: 
 02, 06, 09, 16, 20, 23, 27

Bergen to Tromsø

Cost: from $919, double occupancy, inside cabin

February dates:
12, 17, 20, 24, 28
March dates:
02, 09, 13, 16, 20

Call for Nov and Dec dates

*Ask about early booking and group discounts!  

Included:
Inside cabin, double occupancy
Full Board(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Transfer from ship to the hotel
Trømso-Bergen: one night at Bergen Clarion Hotel Admiral incl. breakfast.
Bergen-Tromsø: one night in Tromsø standard class hotel incl. breakfast. 
Transfer hotel to the airport in Bergen/Tromsø

Not Included:
Flights and transfers
Cabin upgrades
Travel insurance
Optional excursions and trip extensions
Luggage handling and tips

Trollhaugen Tours
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