Single Supplement Waiver

Embark on a Norwegian Coastal Voyage this year and enjoy a single cabin without paying for a single supplement!

Travel on selected dates through July 31, 2015, to receive this offer. Available in select cabins.

Offer Code: SINGLE WAIVER

Experience the full majesty of Norway’s coastline on a spectacular journey. A coastal voyage allows you to examine the inseparable links between Norway’s rich heritage and the sea.

  • 6, 7, or 12 days
  • Through July 31, 2015

Voyage Highlights

  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • Possibility of seeing the Northern Lights or Midnight Sun, depending on time of year.
  • Enjoy a visit to Norway’s former capital, Trondheim.
  • Visit Hjørundfjord to see a place that has fascinated visitors for centuries.
  • Spend some time in the world’s northernmost town, Hammerfest.
  • Pose for a photo at North Cape (optional excursion), mainland Europe’s northernmost point.

The Round Trip
Bergen - Kirkenes - Bergen (12 days)

This is the ultimate voyage with Hurtigruten. You will get the opportunity to see and experience the fantastic winter nature that Norway has to offer. You visit 34 ports and cover over 2,500 nautical miles. 

This cruise covers the complete itinerary  

Norwegian Discovery
Bergen - Kirkenes - Trondheim (11 days)

This voyage combines many highlights of the Classic Round Voyage. Starting in Bergen, you will cross the Arctic Circle twice, pass the North Cape, visit the turning point at kirkenes and stop in the medieval city of Trondheim. 



This cruise will be days 1 - 11 of the itinerary 

The Voyage North
Bergen - Kirkenes (7 days)

This voyage sails the iconic Norwegian coastline’s sheltered waters from Bergen towards the border town of kirkenes. En route you will experience the wonders of the polar north. 

This cruise will be days 1 - 7 of the itinerary  

The Voyage South
Kirkenes - Bergen (6 days)

The winter highlights include the daylight sailing through the beautiful Vesterålen and Lofoten Islands, the Seven Sisters mountain range and the legendary Torghatten mountain. 

This cruise will be days 7 - 12 of the itinerary  

Days 1-7 Northbound voyage

Day 1 Embarkation in Bergen

Our journey starts in Bergen. As we make our way north, you have the chance to enjoy interesting presentations and activities. Many of these activities happen out on deck or on land, so you get the chance to feel the crisp and fresh air. Enjoy the relaxed ambience of life on board and the opportunity to meet fellow passengers as you take in the spectacular winter landscapes.

Day 2 Ålesund

We navigate through the skerries and islands further north before reaching the town renowned for its beautiful Art Nouveau architecture, Ålesund. We recommend the excursion to Mount Aksla for a perfect winter panoramic view.

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

Day 3 The Royal City of Trondheim

Trondheim was Norway’s first capital. The storehouses along the river built on wooden stilts are a colourful contrast to the pure white snow that covers the city during winter.

Excursions
 
3B TRONDHEIM WITH NIDAROS CATHEDRAL

Day 4 Arctic Circle and Lofoten Islands

As we cross the Arctic Circle the hunt for the Arctic light begins. This occasion is marked with an Arctic Circle baptism on deck. You have the chance to learn more about the Aurora Borealis and to experience an authentic Lofotr Viking Feast. Later we enter the dramatic and narrow Raftsund. If the weather and ice conditions allow it, we also sail to the entrance of the famous Trollfjord, where you can enjoy freshly made fish cakes on deck.

Excursions
 
4D RIB-SAFARI TO SALTSTRAUMEN
4E LOFOTR VIKING FEAST

Day 5 Tromsø, the gateway to the Arctic

After a morning stop in Finnsnes, we continue to the Arctic capital Tromsø. Perhaps take part in a polar dog sledging excursion or a trip to Polaria. As we sail along the coast there is a chance of seeing the Northern Lights. We gather on deck to search for this breathtaking phenomenon.

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

Day 6 Honningsvåg and the North Cape

Honningsvåg is the nearest port to the North Cape. An excursion to this breathtaking site puts you at 71° 10’ 21” N, only 2,000 kilometres from the Geographical North Pole. Join the presentation of the Sámi culture and history in pictures, words and music. Later on we pass a rock formationthat is sacred to the Sámi people, Finnkirka. Enjoy the spectacular lighting on this famous rock. At the next port, Kjøllefjord you can join a snowmobile trip to Mehamn, where you might see the Northern Lights on a clear, starlit sky.

Excursions
 
6A THE NORTH CAPE
6D SNOWMOBILE TRIP IN LAPLAND
6E SAMI AUTUMN

Day 7 Kirkenes, the voyage turning

The turning point of our Coastal Voyage is just 10 kilometres from the Russian border. Kirkenes is home to the fantastic Snow Hotel and the base for several exciting excursions, including dog sledging and King Crab fishing. Kirkenes also boasts several fascinating small museums, recounting the history and heritage of this remote frontier. The polar nights extend from 21 November to 21 January. It is not completely dark during this time; the light and colour in the sky are amazing when the weather is favourable.

Excursions
 
7A THE RUSSIAN BORDER
7C SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
7D KIRKENES SNOW HOTEL
7F HUSKY SLEDGE ADVENTURE

Days 7-12 Southbound Voyage

Day 7 Kirkenes The voyage back south

As we turn south the northbound ports visited by night are now visited during the day. In the afternoon the ship docks in Vardø. Depending on the weather conditions, we invite you to take an ice-dip in the Arctic Ocean!

Excursions
 
7G ARCTIC BUSHCRAFT

Day 8 Hammerfest and Tromsø

Before stopping in Hammerfest, you can enjoy an “Energy coffee” and a short introduction to “Melkøya - The northern- most natural gas terminal” on board. Our next major stop will be Tromsø where you have the option to take part in a very special musical experience, the Arctic Cathedral Midnight Concert.

Excursions
 
8F SNOWMOBILE TRIP IN THE POLAR NIGHT
8B THE NORTHERNMOST TOWN IN THE WORLD
8C MIDNIGHT CONCERT AT THE ARCTIC CATHEDRAL

Day 9 Vesterålen and Lofoten islands

Enjoy the stunning views of sheltered bays and glorious mountain landscapes wrapped in the cloak of a polar winter. We stop at Stokmarknes – home to the Hurtigruten Museum, before continuing through the Raftsund, a picturesque and narrow channel between the Vesterålen and Lofoten Islands. As a tribute to the fishing history in Lofoten, our chef shows how to fillet the catch of the day on deck.

Excursions
 
9A A TASTE OF VESTERÅLEN
9C SEA EAGLE SAFARI

Day 10 Arctic Circle, Seven Sisters

Enjoy a spectacular winter scenery of the picturesque Helgeland coast with its myriad islets and steep granite walls. As we cross the Arctic Circle again and sail past the famed peaks of the Seven Sisters we enter a world of legend and folklore.

Day 11 Trondheim and Kristiansund

Today you have the opportunity to explore the city of Trondheim again. Nidaros Cathedral, where three Queens and seven kings have been crowned, is Scandinavia’s largest medieval building. Later, on our way to kristiansund, you can see the steep, pointed and snow-covered peaks of the Romsdal Alps.

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

Day 12 Bergen, disembarkation

Today your journey with Hurtigruten has come to an end, but before we reach the finishing line there are still a few nautical miles of fascinating winter scenery ahead of us. 

Excursions
 
12A BERGEN CITY SIGHTSEEING

Important Information

- Valid for Roundtrip Voyage, Voyage North and Voyage South

- Available on select sailings through July 31, 2015