Scandinavian Tour Packages
Discover our range of exclusive tours featuring handpicked experiences: Follow the Northern Lights, Follow the Midnight Sun & Astronomy Tours
Arctic exploration elevated: Reasons to select a Hurtigruten tour for your next adventure
Our Follow the Northern Lights, Follow the Midnight Sun, and Astronomy Tours offer immersive experiences for your perfect Nordic adventure!
With our tours, you get:
Escorted small groups with expert guides
Cruise-inclusive journeys with a choice of itineraries
Immerse yourself in Nordic culture and scenery
Free time to explore on your own
Ocean to plate dining experiences
Great mix of included activities
Small group of like-minded travelers (max 24 guests)
Follow the Northern Lights Tour: Guided small group tours in Norway & Finland
Embark on a journey through the breathtaking landscapes of Norway and Finland with our escorted small group tours. From the dancing aurora borealis to the charm of Nordic landscapes, each route is carefully crafted to enhance your experience.
Follow the Northern Lights Tour highlights:
Nature's Light Show: Understanding the allure of the Northern Lights
Explore the beauty and uniqueness of the aurora borealis, a captivating natural phenomenon that draws global admirers to witness its enchanting displays.
Navigating the Solar Max:
A deep dive into solar activity peaks
The Solar Maximum (Max) is a period of solar activity when sunspots, solar flares, and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) occur frequently, resulting in more chances to see impressive displays. After the current Solar Max (2024-2025), the next one won’t be until 2036.
Celestial navigation: the secret to Vikings' seafaring expertise
Did you know that the Vikings, skilled seafarers, navigated the vast seas using celestial navigation techniques, relying on the positions of the sun, moon, and stars to guide their legendary voyages?
Astronomy Tour: Set sail with our seasoned experts
Explore the enchanting Northern Lights, Arctic sky, and solar system through fascinating onboard lectures by esteemed astronomers John Mason, Sadie Jones, and Tom Kerss.
Condé Nast Traveler reports a growing trend in astro-tourism, wherein both astronomy enthusiasts and nature lovers stargaze in pristine locations and witness breathtaking cosmic phenomena. Elevate the way you experience astronomical phenomena on a cruise, away from city lights and cloud cover.
Astronomy Tour highlights:
An exclusive visit to the Northern Lights Planetarium in Tromsø with our astronomy experts
Our Northern Lights Promise – If the Northern Lights do not occur within sight of your ship during your voyage, we will give you a 6-day southbound or 7-day northbound Original Coastal Express Classic Voyage for the next Northern Lights Season – T&Cs apply
"Amazing cruise earlier this year with several shows of the lights two of which were quite spectacular. The whole trip was incredible and would recommend Hurtigruten in a heartbeat"
-Jill Ellery, September 2023
Voices of the Lights
We talked to people who live and breathe the Northern Lights about the dreams and desires that drive them. These are their stories.
The Aurora Chaser: Tom Kerss
Astronomer Tom Kerss tells us why he can’t get enough of the Northern Lights in Norway.
Sage of the Northern Lights: Dr John Mason
Physicist and astronomer Dr John Mason has the answers to all of our questions about the Northern Lights, “truly nature's greatest light show”.
Follow the Midnight Sun Tour: Chasing daylight
Bask in long, summer days as you explore the Finnish Lapland and take in Norwegian coastal towns on this escorted small-group tour. From Stockholm, an overnight ferry brings us to Helsinki.
Follow the Midnight Sun Tour highlights:
Sunlit splendor: Introduction to the mesmerizing Midnight Sun
Explore the wonders of the Midnight Sun and gain insights into this natural phenomenon.
Toward glowing horizons
Where to witness the Midnight Sun
During summer, you’ll find the Midnight Sun anywhere north of the Arctic Circle. This is the abstract geographic line that cuts through Sweden, Finland, Russia, Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and of course, the Land of the Midnight Sun itself, Norway.