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.

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

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6 nights from £589pp

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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.

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

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.

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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Winter Voyage North Itinerary

Day 1 - Bergen (Norway)
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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
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. Passengers booked on the flight inclusice package will be transfered to the airport for a return flight to the UK (B)
Key: B - Breakfast; D - Dinner

Price Includes

  • 6 nights voyage in a twin cabin in a selected grade of your choice on a full board basis
  • Flight inclusive price includes Return flights from the UK and all overseas transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Cruise only price does not include flights or transfers

Additional Information

  • 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.

Cruise 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.

Special Features

  • The flight inclusive package includes return flights from the UK and transfers.
Exclusive special offer price now from just £589pp! Offer price based on an inside cabin and applies to selected departures from 1 Oct 14 to 31 Mar 2015
Winter 2014/2015Exclusive Blue Water Holidays Prices!
Departure DatesCruise Only Price fromFlight Inclusive
Package Price from
1 Nov - 31 Dec 2014589969
1 Jan - 31 Mar 2015589969
1 Nov - 31 Dec 2015  8791259
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.
This cruise departs daily, all year round
We will not be beaten on Price and Service

Special Offers on this Holiday
Exclusive special offer price now from just £589pp!
Offer price based on an inside cabin and applies to selected departures from 1 Oct 14 to 31 Mar 2015
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