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Northern Lights: Winter Voyage North - 7-day cruise from Bergen to Kirkenes

Experience the dramatic Norwegian coast on this spectacular 6-night winter voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes in search of the magical Northern Lights.

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2nd passenger cruises half price on selected Nov and Dec 2014 departures!Cruise only now from just £663pp! Book by 31 May

Your fascinating journey commences in Bergen, with a leisurely voyage north. Observe the sky for a chance to see the magical Aurora Borealis as you cruise to the Art Nouveau town of Alesund.

Aurora Boralis

Explore Trondheim with its colourful houses and Gothic cathedral before crossing the Arctic Circle and reaching the legendary Lofoten Islands.

Norwegian Coast

At Svolvaer, enjoy an after dinner stroll or perhaps visit the world's first Ice Gallery 'Magic Ice' which with dramatically lit ice sculptures and music before cruising to Norway's Arctic capital, Tromsø where you can enjoy a number of optional excursions including dog sledging.

Huskies

In Honningsvåg you can join an excursion to mainland Europe’s most northerly point, the North Cape before cruising to Kirkenes.

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N359: Winter Voyage North £ price per person
2nd passenger cruises half price on selected Nov and Dec 2014 departures!
Cruise only now from just £663pp! Book by 31 May
Winter 2014/2015Full Board Package Prices
Departure DatesInside Cabin FromOutside Cabin From
2014 Departures

1 Jan - 14 Mar 2014862899
1 Nov - 31 Dec 201411731226
2014 Departures Cruise Only  472509
2015 Departures

1 Jan - 31 Mar 201512841350
1 Nov - 31 Dec 2015  12841350
2015 Departures Cruise Only899955
Prices include return flights from London Gatwick with Norwegian Air unless stated. Alternative flights are available at a supplement. Cruise only prices do not include flights or transfers.
Outside cabin based on a J/L grade cabin which may have a limited view.
Single supplements available on request
This cruise departs daily, all year round
The price includes
  • Return economy class flights from London Gatwick including current taxes and charges
  • 6 nights voyage in a twin cabin in a selected grade of your choice on a full board basis
  • All appropriate transfers

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Winter Voyage North Itinerary
Day 1
UK - Bergen (Norway)

Arrive in Bergen and embark your ship. (D)

Day 2
Alesund

After making several brief night time calls along the unspoilt coastline, you reach the delightful town of Ålesund, where you have time to explore this fascinating location, which was completely rebuilt in Art Nouveau style having being destroyed by a fire in 1904. Leaving Ålesund you head north towards Trondheim. (B,L, D)

Day 3
Trondheim

Arriving in Trondheim in the early morning, there is time to explore Norway's former capital, with its brightly painted buildngs and the impressive 14th century Nidaros Cathedral.(B,L, D)

Day 4
Arctic Circle and Lofoten Islands

Crossing the Arctic you reach the legendary Lofoten Islands. There is time for an after dinner stroll in Svolvaer and perhaps visit the world's first Ice Gallery, 'Magic Ice'.(B,L, D)

Day 5
Tromsø

Following a relaxing morning on board we arrive in Tromsø, Norways Arctic Capital, a great place to see the Northern Lights and soak up life high above the Arctic Circle. This is an ideal location to gain a real taste of the Arctic by joining an optional dog sledging excursion, a truly exhilarating experience. (B,L, D)

Day 6
Honningsvåg

After an early call in Hammerfest, we arrive in Honningsvåg, the portal to the wonders of the spectaclar North Cape, mainland Europe's most northerly point. In the evening you will call at Køllefjord where there is the option of joining the thrilling snowmobile excursion. (B,L, D)

Day 7
Kirkenes - UK

The vistas and sea life become more dramatic as you approach Kirkenes, just a few kilometers from the Russian border and the Sami communities of Northern Finland. Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK (B)

Key: B - Breakfast; D - Dinner
The price does not include
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions

Snowmobiling

Extensions
Snow Hotel Extension in Kirkenes - Available 1 Jan - 31 Mar and 20-31 Dec. Prices from £241pp
Enjoy a special Arctic experience at the Snow Hotel. This structure is built entirely from snow and ice each year and has spacious, illuminated snow suites decorated with snow sculptures and Arctic snow bar. Dinner and breakfast are served in the cosy Gabba restaurant next door to the Snow Hotel. To complete your stay add a number of exciting winter excursions, including snow-shoeing, snowmobiling or dog sledging.

Snow Hotel, Kirkenes

Excursions and Features
Art Nouveau Tour - Ålesund
£29pp
Trondheim with Nidaros Cathedral
£49pp
Lofotr Viking Feast
£96pp
The Arctic Capital- Tromsø
£56pp
Dog Sledging - Tromsø
£139pp
The North Cape - Honingsvåg
£102pp
Snowmobiling in Lapland- Kjøllefjord
£237pp
Please note:
All excursions are pre-bookable. In Trondheim, Tromsø due to excursion timings you will be unable to combine all options. Excursions in Kirkenes can not be undertaken.
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