In Search of the Northern Lights

A journey from Bergen to Tromsø or from Tromsø to Bergen gives you a taste of the Arctic. The landscape is covered in white puresnow, and we provide you with the best chance of experiencing the Northern Lights. Join various miniature polar expeditions like a husky sled adventure or a snow mobile trip into the Polar Night through a frozen landscape with beautiful views of the Arctic wilderness. By participating in our on-board program you can see and learn more about the king crab sfrom the Barents Sea, taste freshroasted fish cakes near Trollfjord and learn how to fillet fish on deck.

To book your voyage, please call our Reservations Center

  • 6 days
  • November 2015 - March 2016
From $899 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. 

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. 

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.

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
Dog Sledding
Reindeer Sleigh Ride at a Coastal Farm
Snowmobile Safari

Day 6 Tromsø

Extend your voyage with additional night in Tromso  or transfer to airport for departure flight.

Day 1 Tromsø, the Gateway to the Arctic

Upon arrival in Tromsø,  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
 
Dog Sledding
Reindeer Sleigh Ride at a Coastal Farm
Snowmobile Safari

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

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

Nov 23, 26, 29, 30

Dec 05, 10

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)

Nov 30

Dec 03, 06, 07, 12, 17

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

Bergen - Tromsø

BOOKING CODE: US16BGOTOS
2016
DEPARTURES
  Double Occupancy Fares and Cabin Grades
Inside Outside

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

Feb 12, 17, 20, 24, 28

Mar 02, 09, 13, 16, 20

Double from $919 $1,078
Single from $1,168 $1,368
* 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: US16TOSBGO
2016
DEPARTURES
  Double Occupancy Fares and Cabin Grades
Inside Outside

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

Feb 19, 24, 27

Mar 02, 06, 09, 16, 20, 23, 27

Double from $907 $1,073
Single from $1,151 $1,359
* Cabin types marked with an asterisk (*) have a limited view.

Pricing Info:

Price Includes:

  • 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

Jan 1 - Jun 1, Nov 2 - Dec 31
Ports: Ålesund
Duration: 2 hr Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: H-AES2C
2015: $53; 2016: $55pp

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2D ÅLESUND AQUARIUM & MOUNT AKSLA

Jan 1 - Jun 1, Nov 2 - Dec 31
Ports: Ålesund
Duration: 2 hr Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: H-AES2D
2015: $77; 2016: $78pp

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3B TRONDHEIM WITH NIDAROS CATHEDRAL

Jan 1 - Apr 2, Sep 3 - Dec 31
Ports: Trondheim
Duration: 2 hr Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-TRD3B
2015: $72; 2016: $77pp

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4E LOFOTR VIKING FEAST

2015: Jan 1 - Mar 31, Oct 1 - Dec 31; 2016: Jan 1 - Apr 3, Nov 4 - Dec 31
Ports: Stamsund
Duration: 3 hr Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-STU4E
$163pp

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5E/5F WILDERNESS ADVENTURE CAMP

1 Jan - 31 Mar, 1 Nov - 31 Dec
Ports: Finnsnes
Duration: 6 hr 30 mins Level: 3 - For guests in good physical condition
Code: H-FNS5E/5F
$432per person

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5A THE ARCTIC CAPITAL TROMSØ

Jan 1 - Dec 31
Ports: Tromsø
Duration: 2 hr 30 mins Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-TOS5A
2015: $94; 2016: $97pp

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5B DOG SLEDDING

2015: Jan 1 - Apr 30, Nov 1 - Dec 31; 2016: Jan 1 - May 4, Nov 5 - Dec 31
Ports: Tromsø
Duration: 3 hr 30 min Level: 3 - For guests in good physical condition
Code: H-TOS5B
2015: $242; 2016: $248pp

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5D POLAR HISTORY WALK

2015: Jan 1 - Apr 15, Oct 15 - Dec 31; 2016: Jan 1 - Apr 4, Nov 5 - Dec 31
Ports: Tromsø
Duration: 2 hr 30 mins Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: H-TOS5D
2015: $73; 2016: $75pp

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CENTOS1 DOG SLEDDING AT THE WILDERNESS CENTER

Ports:
Duration: 3 - 4 hours Level: 3 - For guests in good physical condition
Code: CENTOS1
$322per person

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CENTOS2 REINDEER SLEIGH RIDE AT A COASTAL FARM

2015: Jan 01 - Mar 31; 2016: Feb 1- Mar 31
Ports:
Duration: 4 hr Level: 3 - For guests in good physical condition
Code: CENTOS2
2015: $304; 2016: $204pp

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CENTOS5 SNOWMOBILE SAFARI, LYNGEN

Ports:
Duration: 7 hrs Level: 3 - For guests in good physical condition
Code: CENTOS5
$345per 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
$65per person

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8C MIDNIGHT CONCERT AT THE ARCTIC CATHEDRAL

Jan 1 - Dec 31
Ports: Tromsø
Duration: 1 hr 15 mins Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-TOS8c
2015: $83; 2016: $88pp

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9A A TASTE OF VESTERÅLEN

Jan 1 - Dec 31
Ports: Harstad
Duration: 4 hr 15 mins Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-HRD9A
2015: $127; 2016: $130pp

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11A TRONDHEIM WITH NIDAROS CATHEDRAL

Jan 1 - Dec 31
Ports: Trondheim
Duration: 2 hr Level: 1 - For everyone
Code: H-TRD11A
2015: $72; 2016: $77pp

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11D TRONDHEIM CITY WALK

Jan 1 - Dec 31
Ports: Trondheim
Duration: 2 hr 15 mins Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: H-TRD11D
2015: $52; 2016: $58pp

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12A BERGEN CITY SIGHTSEEING

Jan 1 - Dec 31
Ports: Bergen
Duration: 2 hr Level: 2 - For most guests, requires some physical effort
Code: H-BGO12A
2015: $59; 2016: $62pp

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Recommended hotels Oslo

Recommended hotels Bergen

Recommended hotels Tromsø

Recommended hotels Trondheim

Recommended hotels Kirkenes

Arrival Packages

Bergen Arrival Package

2015:

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

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

2016:

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

Code: CENYBGOPRE
Price in double $200, in single $267 


Excursions
 
Bergen: Norway in a Nutshell
Bergen: Sognefjord in a Nutshell
Bergen: Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell

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. 

2015:

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.

2016:

From $356 pp* twin/double
Booking Code: CENYOSLBGOPRE
Dailing departures: Jan 01 - Dec 31, 2016
*price includes breakfast at Oslo hotel and standard class rail seat reservation between Oslo and Bergen.

 

Excursions
 
Bergen: Norway in a Nutshell
Bergen: Sognefjord in a Nutshell
Bergen: Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell

Departure Packages

Bergen Departure Package

2015:

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

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

2016:

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

Code CENYBGOPOST
Price in double $200, in single $267 

Excursions
 
Bergen: Norway in a Nutshell
Bergen: Sognefjord in a Nutshell
Bergen: Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell

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. 

2015:

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

2016:

From $517 pp* twin/double
Booking Code: CENBGOOSLPOST
Dailing departures: Jan 01 - Dec 31, 2016
*price includes breakfast at Bergen hotel and standard class rail seat reservation between Bergen and Oslo.

Excursions
 
Bergen: Norway in a Nutshell
Bergen: Sognefjord in a Nutshell
Bergen: Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell

Book Your Flight From All Major US Gateways with Hurtigruten

Voyages with Flights
When you book a Hurtigruten voyage you can add a flight package from the US. Below is an example of a few flight packages 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. Once requested we will provide your flight package quote within 24 to 48 hours.

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.


2015 FLIGHT PACKAGE INFORMATION

FLIGHTS TO BERGEN OR OSLO
City/Airport LOW SEASON
Oct 24 - Dec 15, 2015
Dec 24, 2015 - Mar 26, 2015
SHOULDER SEASON
Mar 27 - May 14, 2015
Aug 22 - Oct 23, 2015
HIGH SEASON
May 15 - Aug 20, 2015
Dec 16 - Dec 24, 2015
EWR/Newark $1,219 $1,207 $1,567
ORD/Chicago $1,271 $1,372 $1,631
IAD/Washington Dulles $1,275 $1,333 $1,743
SFO/San Francisco $1,304 $1,381 $1,614
LAX/Los Angeles $1,304 $1,381 $1,614
SEA/Seattle $1,413 $1,383 $1,616
DEN/Denver $1,413 $1,378 $1,637
MSP/Minneapolis $1,317 $1,378 $1,637
BOS/Boston $1,293 $1,304 $1,664
ATL/Atlanta $1,293 $1,335 $1,745
MIA/Miami $1,317 $1,378 $1,637

All above rates are in USD per person.
All above rates are in USD per person. Hurtigruten flight programs are subject to availability at the time of booking and based on standard economy class service, or similar, on scheduled or charter flights of IATA or supplemental air carriers. No Refund for unused transfers. Air add-on seasonality is governed by air departure date and return dates. Maximum allowed stay 60 days. All add-ons in USD based on coach class seating. Fares carry a penalty for changes after booking is paid.
 
FLIGHTS PACKAGES INCLUDE
For 12- and 11-Day Voyage guests For 6- and 7-Day Voyage guests For 5- and 6-Day In Search of the Northern Lights Voyage guests
• One roundtrip economy class air ticket from selected US gateway to/from Bergen or Oslo.

• One shuttle bus transfer from Bergen Airport to pier.

• One shuttle bus transfer between Bergen or Trondheim pier - Airport/selected hotel/rail station.
• One roundtrip economy class air ticket from selected US gateway to/from Bergen or Oslo.

• Additional supplement for flight from Oslo to Kirkenes or Kirkenes to Oslo is $ 120 pp.

• One Shuttle bus transfer from Bergen/or Kirkenes Airport to pier or selected hotel.
• One roundtrip economy class air ticket from selected US gateway to/from Bergen or Oslo.

• Additional supplement for flight from Oslo to Tromsø or Tromsø to Oslo is $ 120 pp.

• One Shuttle bus transfer from Bergen/or Tromsø Airport to pier or selected hotel.

 

2016 FLIGHT PACKAGE INFORMATION

FLIGHTS TO BERGEN OR OSLO
City/Airport LOW SEASON
Oct 24 - Dec 15, 2016
Dec 24, 2015 - Mar 26, 2016
SHOULDER SEASON
Mar 27 - May 14, 2016
Aug 22 - Oct 23, 2016
HIGH SEASON
May 15 - Aug 21, 2016
Dec 16 - Dec 23, 2016
EWR/Newark   $1,269 $1,279 $1,579
JFK/New York $1,269 $1,279 $1,579
ORD/Chicago $1,339 $1,489 $1,719
IAD/Washington Dulles  $1,349 $1,459 $1,849
SFO/San Francisco $1,389 $1,389 $1,719
LAX/Los Angeles  $1,319 $1,389 $1,619
SEA/Seattle $1,419 $1,449 $1,659
DEN/Denver  $1,319 $1,399 $1,739
MSP/Minneapolis  $1,319 $1,379 $1,639
BOS/Boston $1,299 $1,319 $1,669
ATL/Atlanta $1,299 $1,339 $1,749
MIA/Miami  $1,319 $1,379 $1,639

All above rates are in USD per person.
Hurtigruten flight programs are subject to availability at the time of booking and based on standard economy class service, or similar, on scheduled or charter flights of IATA or supplemental air carriers. No refund for unused transfers. Air add-on seasonality is governed by air departure date and return dates. Maximum allowed stay 60 days. All add-ons in USD based on coach class seating. Fares carry a penalty for changes after booking is paid. See Air Travel section in T&C by clicking here.

FLIGHTS PACKAGES INCLUDE
For 12-Day Voyage guests For 11-Day Voyage Guests For 6- and 7-Day Voyage guests For 6-Day In Search of the Northern Lights Voyage guests
• One roundtrip economy class air ticket from selected US gateway to/from Bergen or Oslo.

• One shuttle bus transfer from Bergen airport to pier.

• One shuttle bus transfer between Bergen pier to airport/selected hotel/ rail station.
• One roundtrip economy class air ticket from selected US gateway to/from Bergen or Oslo.

• Additional supplement for flight from Oslo to Trondheim or Trondheim to Oslo is from $60 pp.

• One shuttle bus transfer from Bergen airport to pier.

• One shuttle bus transfer between Trondheim pier to airport/selected hotel/rail station.
• One roundtrip economy class air ticket from selected US gateway to/from Bergen or Oslo.

• Additional supplement for flight from Oslo to Kirkenes or Kirkenes to Oslo is from $ 120 pp.

• One Shuttle bus transfer from Bergen/ or Kirkenes airport to pier or selected hotel.
• One roundtrip economy class air ticket from selected US gateway to/from Bergen or Oslo.

• Additional supplement for flight from Oslo to Tromsø or Tromsø to Oslo is $ 120 pp.

• One Shuttle bus transfer from Bergen/ or Tromsø airport to pier or selected hotel.

Any advertised packaged fares that include airfare include all airline fees, surcharges and government taxes. > No refund for unused transfers. Air add-on seasonality is governed by air departure date and return dates. Maximum allowed stay 60 days. > All add-ons in USD based on coach class seating. Fares carry a penalty for changes after booking is paid. > All listed fares are subject to availability at the time of booking and based on standard economy class service, or similar, on scheduled or charter flights of IATA or supplemental air carriers. > See Air Travel section in T&C for detailed rules by clicking here.

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.