In Search of the Northern Lights

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. 
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Duration: 6 days
Dates: Nov - Dec 2014; Jan - Mar 2015
From
$879

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. Enjoy free time to explore Tromsø or take part in one of our winter excursions and hunt the Northern Lights.

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

Upon arrival in Tromsø, we will store your luggage at a local hotel and you will have time to explore this lively town. 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.

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 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.

Excursions
 
12A BERGEN CITY SIGHTSEEING

Day 6 Bergen

Transfer to airport for your next destination.

Bergen - Tromsø

BOOKING CODE: USHRISONLBT
2014
DEPARTURES
  Double Occupancy Fares and Cabin Grades
Inside Outside

6-Day In Search of the Northern Lights (Bergen - Tromso)

Nov 25, 29

Dec 01, 04, 05, 08, 10

Double from 899 999
Single from 1149 1249

Pricing Info:

Price Includes:

  • Voyage Bergen to Tromsø in an unspecified cabin Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Transfer from the ship to the hotel
  • One night in hotel in Tromsø at the standard class hotel with breakfast
  • Transfer Hotel to the airport in Tromsø

Not Included:

  • Flights from US (please see flight tab for flights)
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Luggage handling

Please Note:

  • Prices are in USD per person, valid on departure dates listed

Tromsø - Bergen

BOOKING CODE: USHRISONLTB
2014
DEPARTURES
  Double Occupancy Fares and Cabin Grades
Inside Outside

6-Day In Search of the Northern Lights (Tromso - Bergen)

Dec 02, 06, 08, 11, 13, 15, 17

Double from 879 979
Single from 1119 1169

Pricing Info:

Price Includes:

  • Luggage storage in Tromso
  • Voyage Tromsø to Bergen in an unspecified cabin Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Transfer ship to the hotel
  • One night in hotel in Bergen Clarion Hotel Admiral at the standard class hotel with breakfast
  • Transfer hotel to the airport in Bergen

Not Included:

  • Flights from US (please see flight tab for flights)
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Luggage handling

Please Note:

  • Prices are in USD per person, valid on departure dates listed
  • Dates are tour departure dates. Boarding begins at 11:45pm. The ships depart from Tromsø at 1:30am (the following day)

Bergen - Tromsø

BOOKING CODE: US5HRISONLBT
2015
DEPARTURES
  Double Occupancy Fares and Cabin Grades
Inside Outside

6-Day In Search of the Northern Lights (Bergen - Tromso)

Jan 24, 27, 29, 31

Feb 02, 05, 07, 09, 12, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, 26

Mar 01, 03, 05, 07, 09, 12, 15

Nov call for dates

Dec call for dates

Double from 899 999
Single from 1149 1249
* Cabin types marked with an asterisk (*) have a limited view.

Pricing Info:

Price Includes:

  • Voyage Bergen to Tromsø in an unspecified cabin Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Transfer from the ship to the hotel
  • One night in hotel in Tromsø at the standard class hotel with breakfast
  • Transfer Hotel to the airport in Tromsø

Not Included:

  • Flights from US (please see flight tab for flights)
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Luggage handling

Please Note:

  • Prices are in USD per person, valid on departure dates listed
  • Above dates are tour departure dates, the ships depart southbound from Tromsø at 1:30am in the morning the following day, you can begin boarding at 11:45pm

Tromsø - Bergen

BOOKING CODE: US5HRISNOLTB
2015
DEPARTURES
  Double Occupancy Fares and Cabin Grades
Inside Outside

6-Day In Search of the Northern Lights (Tromso - Bergen)

Feb 01, 04, 06, 08, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 23, 24, 38

Mar 02, 04, 06, 09, 11, 13, 15, 17, 20, 23

Nov call for dates

Dec call for dates

Double from 879 979
Single from 1119 1169
* Cabin types marked with an asterisk (*) have a limited view.

Pricing Info:

Price Includes:

  • Luggage storage in Tromso
  • Voyage Tromsø to Bergen in an unspecified cabin Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Transfer ship to the hotel
  • One night in hotel in Bergen Clarion Hotel Admiral at the standard class hotel with breakfast
  • Transfer hotel to the airport in Bergen

Not Included:

  • Flights from US (please see flight tab for flights)
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Luggage handling

Please Note:

  • Prices are in USD per person, valid on departure dates listed
  • Above dates are tour departure dates, the ships depart southbound from Tromsø at 1:30am in the morning the following day, you can begin boarding at 11:45pm

2C ART NOUVEAU WALK

2014: 1 Jan - 1 Jun, 2 Nov - 31 Dec
2013: 2 Nov - 31 Dec
Ports: Ålesund
Duration: 2 hr Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: H-AES2C
2014: $47per person

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2D ATLANTERHAVSPARKEN AQUARIUM AND MOUNT AKSLA

2014: 1 Jan - 1 Jun, 2 Nov - 31 Dec
2013: 16 Sep - 31 Dec
Ports: Ålesund
Duration: 2 hr Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: H-AES2D
2014: $70per person

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3B TRONDHEIM WITH NIDAROS CATHEDRAL

2014: 1 Jan - 2 Apr, 3 Sep - 31 Dec
2013: 3 Oct - 31 Dec
Ports: Trondheim
Duration: 2 hr Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-TRD3B
$65per 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: $155per person

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5E/5F WILDERNESS ADVENTURE CAMP

2014: 1 Jan - 15 Apr
2013: 1 Nov - 31 Dec
Ports: Finnsnes
Duration: 6 hr 30 mins Level: 3 - For guests in good physical condition
Code: H-FNS5E/5F
2014: $415per 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: $90per 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
from$225per 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: $70per 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
€242per 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
€228per person

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CENTOS5 Snowmobile Safari, Lyngen

Ports:
Duration: 7 hrs Level: 3 - For guests in good physical condition
Code: CENTOS5
€259per 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
2014: €48
20105: €51per 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: $80per 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: $115per 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
$65per 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: $43per 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: $57per person

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Recommended hotels Bergen

Recommended hotels Trondheim

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Recommended hotels Kirkenes

Arrival Packages


Bergen Arrival Package

DAY 1: Transfer Airport-Hotel, One Night Bed and Breakfast 
DAY 2: Transfer Hotel - Ship

Code: CENYBGOPRE
Price in double $183, in single $249, in triple $155 

Excursions
 
Norway in a Nutshell
Sognefjord in a Nutshell
Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell

Kirkenes Arrival Package Voyage South

DAY 1: Transfer Airport - Hotel, One Night Bed and Breakfast 
DAY 2: Transfer Hotel - Ship

Code: CENKKNPRE
Price in double $121, in single $178, in triple $110 

Excursions
 
Winter King Crab Safari
Gamme Cabins
Dog Sled Transfer Adventure
Remote Cabin Adventure by Dog Sled
Snowmobile Wilderness Adventure
Summer King Crab Fishing
The Snow Hotel

Oslo-Bergen Arrival Package Across the Roof of Norway by Scenic Railway

Upon arrival in Oslo, we'll transfer you to your hotel. The next morning, enjoy breakfast and time on your own to explore Oslo. Then, you'll board the scenic rail journey to Bergen. Upon arrival, we'll transfer you to the Hurtigruten Quay to start your voyage. 

From $322 pp* twin/double
Booking Code: CENOSLBGOPRE
Dailing departures: Jan 01 - Dec 31, 2015
*price includes breakfast at Oslo hotel and standard class rail seat reservation between Oslo and Bergen.

Excursions
 
Norway in a Nutshell
Sognefjord in a Nutshell
Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell

Departure Packages


Bergen Departure Package

DAY 1: Transfer Ship - Hotel, One Night Hotel with Breakfast
DAY 2: Transfer Hotel - Airport 

Code CENYBGOPOST
Price in double $183, in single $249, in triple $155 

Excursions
 
Norway in a Nutshell
Sognefjord in a Nutshell
Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell

Kirkenes Departure Package: Voyage North

DAY 1: Transfer Ship - Hotel, One Night Bed and Breakfast
DAY 2: Transfer Hotel - Airport

Code: CENKKNPOST
Price in double $121, in single $178, in triple $110

Excursions
 
Gamme Cabins
Winter King Crab Safari
Dog Sled Transfer Adventure
Remote Cabin Adventure by Dog Sled
Snowmobile Wilderness Adventure
Summer King Crab Fishing
The Snow Hotel

Bergen-Oslo Departure Package Across the Roof of Norway by Scenic Railway

After your voyage disembarkation, there is time to explore Bergen and relax in your hotel. The next morning, enjoy breakfast before transferring to the rail station to begin your scenic rail journey to Oslo. An overnight is provided and the following morning we'll provide a transfer to the airport, or ask about extending your stay in Oslo. 

From $475 pp* twin/double
Booking Code: CENOSLBGOPOST
Dailing departures: Jan 01 - Dec 31, 2015
*price includes breakfast at Bergen hotel and standard class rail seat reservation between Bergen and Oslo.

Excursions
 
Norway in a Nutshell
Sognefjord in a Nutshell
Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell

Trondheim Departure Package Norwegian Discovery

DAY 1: Transfer Ship - Hotel in Trondheim, One Night Hotel with Breakfast 
DAY 2: Transfer Hotel - Train Station

Code: CENYTRDPOST 
Price in double $146, in single $251, in triple $137 


Trondheim-Oslo Departure Package With Train Norwegian Discovery

DAY 1: After disembarkation, transfer to the Dovre Train Station to begin your journey and overnight in Oslo.
DAY 2: Enjoy breakfast, then transfer to the airport for your flight home. 

Code: CENYTRDPOST1
Price in double $333, in single $428, in triple $310


Trondheim-Oslo Extended Departure Package Norwegian Discovery

DAY 1: After disembarkation, you will transfer to your hotel. 
DAY 2: Enjoy breakfast, then transfer to the Dovre train Station to Oslo.
DAY 3: Today is yours to enjoy exploring Oslo. Breakfast included. 
DAY 4: Enjoy breakfast, then transfer to the airport for your flight home. 

Code: CENYTRDPOST2
Price in double $590, in single $886, in triple $537


The Pilgrim's Way in Trondheim

Follow in the footsteps of those early wanderers on the Olavsway and walk the final four miles of this famous pilgrim path to Nidaros Cathedral. Our tour combines a night at Rica Nidelven hotel in Trondheim, with a taste of the Olavsway from Lian to Trondheim. During your self-guided walk, stop at Sverresborg Trøndelag Folk Museum, the largest open air cultural history museum in Norway. Your walk ends at the Nidaros Cathedral, the largest and northernmost medieval cathedral in Scandinavia, built over the tomb of St. Olav, Norway’s Patron Saint. 

Price in double $162, in single $256 (May 01 - Jun 14 & Aug 16 - Sept 30, 2015)
Price in double $141, in single $217 (Jun 15 - Aug 15, 2015)
Code: CENTRD01
Daily departures May 01 - Sep 30
This is a self-guided tour and recommended as a post-voyage program. If booked as a pre program an additional night might be required. 

Spitsbergen Adventure Packages - Four Seasons on Land

Because Spitsbergen is one of the most unique places on Earth, you will want to consider other opportunities to enhance your visit. Combine the Summer Adventure Package with your MS Fram voyage, or consider adding a Spitsbergen visit to your coastal Norway voyage with flights from Tromsø.


Spring: Return of the Sun

The "light winter" is high season in Spitsbergen, and the scenery is magnificent. This package allows you to experience the majestic landscape with a dog sledding adventure and a unique ice-caving trip where you enter the heart of a glacier. 

Included Excursions: Ice Cave Tour, Dog Sledding in Bolterdalen

Available: Mar 01 - May 14, 2015
Code: CENSPISPR3N


Summer: Endless Arctic Summer Nights

The Arctic summer starts in mid-May with endless hours of the Midnight Sun, which will next set in late August. You will also experience the partnership between man and our four-legged friends on the dog sledding on wheels tour through Advent Valley.

Included Excursions: Isfjord Safari with Polarcirkel Boats to Fuglefjella and Hiorthhamn, Dog Sledding on Wheels

Available: May 15 – Sep 30, 2015
Code: CENSPISUM3N


Fall: Crystal Clear and Colorful

During fall the days grow shorter, and the magical blue light returns. See the distinctive moonlight, Northern Lights and the return of the Arctic winter weather. Come with us dog sledding on wheels and learn about the historical hunters on our walking tour. The combination of stunning natural wonders and historical sites will make for an unforgettable Arctic experience. 

Included ExcursionsDog Sledding on Wheels, Following a Trapper’s Footprints

Available: Oct 01 – Nov 30, 2015
Code: CENSPIAUT3N


Winter: Magical Darkness, Northern Lights

During the polar nights, Longyearbyen becomes a magical place lit only by streetlights, twinkling stars, moonlight and the Aurora Borealis. The atmosphere is very special, and you really feel that you are in the wilderness. Inside you can enjoy traditional food and drinks. Outside the beautiful scenery and exotic activities await you. 

Included Excursions: Polar Night Safari with Snowmobile, Dog Sledding in Bolterdalen

Available: Jan 01 – Feb 28 & Dec 01 – Dec 31, 2015
Code: CENSPIWIN3N


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Voyages with Flights

All our voyages offer you the opportunity to add flights from a selection of major airlines and regional departure airports including but not limited to New York, Washington, Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, Denver, Minneapolis, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles and many more. Fill out the flight request form online or book your air with our friendly travel agents. We will provide your flight quote within 24 to 48 hours. All flights and routing subject to aviability at the time of booking. Book early for greater selection and best prices.

Voyage Only
A voyage-only option is always available and you can arrange your own flights but we strongly recommend that you consider the advantages and protection you will gain by arranging your flights directly with us. For instance, if you flight is somehow delayed, you can rely on us to ensure that you reach your ship.

To help you get started, see the air prices and options below. Contact our reservations team at 800-323-7436 to book your Voyage and Air Package.


Flight Options

Important information

  • -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.