A Taste of the Arctic

A journey from Bergen to Tromsø or from Tromsø to Bergen gives you a taste of the Arctic. Depending on which direction you choose to sail, you will experience many of the highlights of a Classic Round Voyage including sailing through the beautiful Vesterålen and Lofoten Islands, the Seven Sisters mountains and visits to fascinating towns such as Bergen, Tromsø, Ålesund and Trondheim.

  • 5 - 6 days
  • November 2014 - March 2015
from £461 per person

Voyage Highlights

  • See the famous Nidaros Cathedral
  • Cross into the Arctic Circle
  • Visit the capital of the Arctic, Tromsø
  • Sail through the stunning Lofoten Islands and the local fishing villages
  • See the majestic Seven Sisters mountains

Day 1 Embarkation from Bergen

Take time to explore Bergen before departing and leaving your everyday life behind. It's time to relax and look forward to a wonderful journey along the iconic Norwegian coast. 

Day 2 Ålesund

We navigate through the skerries and islands, making several brief night time calls along the coastline. When we reach Ålesund, the town renowned for its beautiful Art Nouveau architecture, there is time to explore this charming town. 

Excursions
 
2C ART NOUVEAU WALK
2D ATLANTERHAVSPARKEN AQUARIUM AND MOUNT AKSLA

Day 3 The Royal City of Trondheim

Our first call of the day is Trondheim, home to the impressive Nodaros Catherdral, Scandinavia's largest medieval building. This very walkable city is well worth discovering. 

Excursions
 
3B TRONDHEIM WITH NIDAROS CATHEDRAL

Day 4 Arctic Circle and Lofoten Islands

Crossing the Arctic Circle is one of the highlights on this journey. The Lofoten Islands are renowned for their small fishing villages surrounded by majestic granite cliffs and white sandy beaches. 

Excursions
 
4E LOFOTR VIKING FEAST

Day 5 Tromsø, the Gateway to the Arctic

During the night we sail through the spectacular and narrow Raftsund and past the Trollfjord. In the afternoon we arrive in your final port, Tromsø, the Gateway to the Arctic. Transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. 

Excursions
 
5E/5F WILDERNESS ADVENTURE CAMP
5A THE ARCTIC CAPITAL TROMSØ
5B DOG SLEDDING
5D POLAR HISTORY WALK
Aurora Safari
Tromsø Arctic Panorama

Day 6 Tromsø

Enjoy free time to explore Tromsø or take part in one of our winter excursions. 

Excursions
 
Dog Sledging
Reindeer Sledging at a Coastal Farm
Snowmobile Safari
In the Footsteps of Amundsen

Day 1 Tromsø, the Gateway to the Arctic

Enjoy the lively town of Tromsø and maybe an Arctic beer from the northernmost brewery in the world. You can also take part in one of the option winter excursions. After embarkation your ship will head south towards the Lofoten and Vesterålen islands. 

Excursions
 
8C MIDNIGHT CONCERT AT THE ARCTIC CATHEDRAL
Dog Sledging
In the Footsteps of Amundsen

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 Islands, known as the Raftsund. 

Excursions
 
9A A TASTE OF VESTERÅLEN

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. 

Excursions
 
11A TRONDHEIM WITH NIDAROS CATHEDRAL
11D TRONDHEIM CITY WALK

Day 5 Bergen, disembarkation

Today your journey with Hurtigruten has come to an end, but before we reach the finish line there are still a few nautical miles of fascinating winter scenery ahead of us. We reach Bergen in the afternoon where you disembark. 

Excursions
 
12A BERGEN CITY SIGHTSEEING

Bergen - Tromsø

Dates Cabin grade
  Inside Outside

5 nights - Bergen - Tromsø (4 nights on board + 1 hotel night)

November 2014: 26, 29
December 2014: 1, 4, 5, 8, 10 


Twin
 

576 691

Single
 
745 895

January 2015: 24, 27, 29, 31
February 2015: 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, 26
March 2015: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 15
November 2015: 23, 26, 29, 30
December 2015: 05, 10

Twin

540 609
Single 677 764
You will be able to add flights to your voyage during the booking process

Tromsø - Bergen

Dates Cabin Grade
  Inside Outside

4 nights - Tromsø - Bergen

December 2014: 2, 5, 7, 10, 11, 14, 16 


Twin
 

512 628 

Single
 
657 807 
January 2015: 30
February 2015: 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 22, 23, 27
March 2015: 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 19, 22 
November 2015: 30
December 2015: 3, 6, 7, 12, 17
Twin 461 530
Single 568 655
You will be able to add flights to your voyage during the booking process

Pricing Info:

Price Includes:

  • Voyage in an unspecified cabin on a half board basis
  • Luggage storage in Tromsø prior to departure
  • Bergen to Tromsø route only: One night at a centrally located hotel in Tromsø including breakfast 

Not included:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Luggage handling
  • Flights and Transfers

Please Note:

  • Price are in GBP (£) per person

2C ART NOUVEAU WALK

1 Jan - 1 Jun, 2 Nov - 31 Dec
Ports: Ålesund
Duration: 2 hr Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: H-AES2C
2014: £29
2015: £33per person

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2D ATLANTERHAVSPARKEN AQUARIUM AND MOUNT AKSLA

1 Jan - 1 Jun, 2 Nov - 31 Dec
Ports: Ålesund
Duration: 2 hr Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: H-AES2D
2014: £43
2015: £47per person

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3B TRONDHEIM WITH NIDAROS CATHEDRAL

1 Jan - 2 Apr, 3 Sep - 31 Dec
Ports: Trondheim
Duration: 2 hr Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-TRD3B
2014: £40
2015: £46per person

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4E LOFOTR VIKING FEAST

1 Jan - 31 Mar, 1 Oct - 31 Dec
Ports: Stamsund
Duration: 3 hr Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-STU4E
2014: £96
2015: £101per person

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5E/5F WILDERNESS ADVENTURE CAMP

1 Jan - 15 Apr
Ports: Finnsnes
Duration: 6 hr 30 mins Level: 3 - For guests in good physical condition
Code: H-FNS5E/5F
£257per person

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5A THE ARCTIC CAPITAL TROMSØ

1 Jan - 31 Dec
Ports: Tromsø
Duration: 2 hr 30 mins Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-TOS5A
2014: £56
2015: £58per person

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5B DOG SLEDDING

1 Jan - 30 Apr, 1 Nov - 31 Dec
Ports: Tromsø
Duration: 3 hr 30 min Level: 3 - For guests in good physical condition
Code: H-TOS5B
2014: £139
2015: £149
per person

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5D POLAR HISTORY WALK

1 Jan - 15 Apr, 15 Oct - 31 Dec
Ports: Tromsø
Duration: 2 hr 30 mins Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: H-TOS5D
2014: £43
2015: £45per person

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CENTOS1 Dog Sledging at the Wilderness Centre

Ports:
Duration: 3 - 4 hours Level: 3 - For guests in good physical condition
Code: CENTOS1
£199per person

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CENTOS2 Reindeer Sledging at a Coastal Farm

Ports:
Duration: 4 hr Level: 3 - For guests in good physical condition
Code: CENTOS2
£188per person

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CENTOS5 Snowmobile Safari, Lyngen

Ports:
Duration: 7 hrs Level: 3 - For guests in good physical condition
Code: CENTOS5
£213per person

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CENTOS6 In the Footsteps of Amundsen

Ports:
Duration: 2 hr 30 mins Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: CENTOS6
£40per person

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8C MIDNIGHT CONCERT AT THE ARCTIC CATHEDRAL

1 Jan - 31 Dec
Ports: Tromsø
Duration: 1 hr 15 mins Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-TOS8c
2014: £49
2015: £51per person

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9A A TASTE OF VESTERÅLEN

1 Jan - 31 Dec
Ports: Harstad
Duration: 4 hr 15 mins Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-HRD9A
2014: £71
2015: £78per person

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11A TRONDHEIM WITH NIDAROS CATHEDRAL

1 Jan - 31 Dec
Ports: Trondheim
Duration: 2 hr Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-TRD11A
2014: £40
2015: £44per person

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11D TRONDHEIM CITY WALK

1 Jan - 31 Dec
Ports: Trondheim
Duration: 2 hr 15 mins Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: H-TRD11D
2014: £27
2015: £32per person

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12A BERGEN CITY SIGHTSEEING

1 Jan - 31 Dec
Ports: Bergen
Duration: 2 hr Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: H-BGO12A
2014: £35
2015: £37per person

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Important information

  • -This is a half board voyage including Breakfast and Dinner whilst on board. Lunches can be purchased on board, or at your leisure during port visits. 
  • -We strongly encourage booking excursions in advance
  • -The special Tromsø excursions MUST be booked in advance and are not all combinable. Some may not be available on certain departure dates, so please check by speaking to our reservations team. 
  • -The Bergen to Tromsø route must be booked over the phone with our reservations team at 0844 272 8961 or with your local travel agent.
  • -The Tromsø to Bergen route can also be booked through phone or agent, or use our booking engine at the top right of this page to book online. 
  • -On the Tromsø to Bergen route, the dates listed are tour departure dates - you may board the ship from 23:45 that night and the ship will leave port at 1:30 the following morning.