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Type of Tour:Scheduled departure cruise
Operates:Selected departure dates, based on availability
Duration:5 Nights / 6 Days
Visit:Kirkenes – Mehamn – Tromso – Stamsund – Bodo – Rorvik – Trondheim – Alesund – Bergen
  • 05 Night voyage in cabin category of your choice
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) from  Norway’s Coastal Kitchen
  • English-speaking Tour Leader on board
  • Airfare and airport taxes
  • Extras on-board
  • Optional tours, activities & sightseeing
  • Travel insurance, visa cost and tips
Notes:Kindly note Hurtigruten has a flexible pricing system and all prices are capacity controlled and subject to availability.  Prices may change at any time before departure date; the applicable price will be confirmed at the time of booking.

*Nine of the ships along the Norwegian Coast have Expedition teams on-board. As a guest, you can go on hikes with the Expedition teams by getting our Outdoor Activity Passes.

Accommodation:On-board Hurtigruten
Aerial view of Alesund in the evening

Full Itinerary

Kirkenes is known as the capital of the Barents Region and is the gateway to the east. Traditionally this easternmost port on Hurtigruten’s path is the turning point for the 12-day voyage but for you it will be the start of an epic journey south along Norway’s coast.
Overnight: Hurtigruten vessel  (LD)

Today the vessel bids farewell to the Finnmark region, as it makes its way southbound past Fruholmen and Europe’s northernmost lighthouse. On Hjelmsøy, you have a great view of Europe’s largest colony of guillemots and razorbills. A great way to start the day would be with an optional excursion in Honningsvag to have breakfast at the North Cape. Later in Hammerfest you could join a mountain trek or a guided tour of the town. In spring the ship will make a detour into the Lyngenfjord giving you some really fantastic views of the Lyngen Alps.
Overnight:  Hurtigruten vessel  (BLD)

Optional Excursions:

8A – Breakfast at The North Cape (available in: Spring, summer, autumn)

8B – The Northernmost Town in the World (available in: Most of the year)

8C – Midnight Concert in the Arctic Cathedral (available in: All year)

8F – Snowmobile Trip in the polar night (available in: Winter, spring)

8G – Mountain Hike in Hammerfest (available in: Summer, autumn)

8H – Into the Ice – Stories of a polar hero (available in: Winter)

Make sure you do not oversleep today. The journey past the beautiful Vesterålen islands towards the equally spectacular Lofoten is for many the highlight of the trip. Between Sortland and Stokmarknes, you can see the famous mountain Møysalen, inspiring numerous artists over the years. As the vessel sails south through Vesterålen, it is seemingly heading straight for the mountain wall, but there is an opening there, the Raftsundet strait. From the strait one can get to the Trollfjord which unfortunately is only accessible during certain parts of the year. The day ends with a host of activities available in Svolvær, the capital of Lofoten.
Overnight:  Hurtigruten vessel  (BLD)

Optional Excursions:

9A – A Taste of Vesterålen (available in: All year)

9B – Lofoten Islands (available in: Spring, summer)

9C – Sea Eagle Safari (available in: Spring, summer, autumn)

9D – Lofoten by horse (available in: All year)

9E – RIB adventure in Lofoten (available in: Summer)

9F – Fishing Village Walk (available in: Autumn)

9G – Fishing in Lofoten (available in: Winter, spring)

The Lofoten area is so pretty that you will be sad to already be leaving but don’t despair as the Helgeland coast is hope to some equally magnificent sights. In the morning, the vessel crosses the Arctic Circle and heads for the Helgeland coast with its abundance of islands, islets, reefs, and steep mountain walls. This is the home of the unique rock formation Hestmannen, Torghatten with its distinctive hole, and the spectacular Seven Sisters mountain range. A short stop will be made in Nesna before the vessel continues to the ports of Sandnessjøen, Brønnøysundand Rørvik.
Overnight: Hurtigruten vessel  (BLD)

Optional Excursions:

10A – Brønnøysund village walk (available in: All year)

10B – UNESCO Vega Archipelago (available in: Summer)

10C – Visit the salmon (available in: Summer)

10D – The gateway to Helgeland (available in: Autumn, winter, spring)

After visiting Trondheim in the morning, the ship heads slowly out of the majestic Trondheimsfjord past the islands of Munkholmen, Hitra and thousands of smaller islets and skerries. The vessel’s next stop will be at Kristiansund. The city’s location has provided it with a wealth of opportunities in the fishing, ship building and oil industries. It is not regarded as Norway’s “cured cod capital” because of its long-time export of salted dried fish. From Kristiansund the vessel will cross the open sea and you can take in the view of the steep grey pointed peaks of the Romsdal Alps from the deck as the ship makes its way towards Molde, known as the ‘city of roses’.
Overnight:  Hurtigruten vessel  (BLD)

Optional Excursions:

11A – Trondheim with Nidaros Cathedral (available in: All year)

11C – The Atlantic Road (available in: Spring, summer, autumn)

11E – Bergtatt – magnificent marble mine (available in: Autumn, winter, spring)

11F – Husky safari (available in: Winter)

The world’s most beautiful voyage is drawing to a close, and during the night the ship will call at Ålesund, Torvik and Måløy. But before it docks in Bergen, there are still a few nautical miles of fascinating scenery ahead, such as the picturesque Nordfjord below the enormous glacier Jostedalsbreen. Nordfjord stretches 90 kilometres inland, all the way to the tiny villages of Loen and Olden. The rugged landscape at the mouth of the fjord is in stark contrast to the fertile landscape at the other end. The lush orchards and glacier arms reach out towards the sparkling lakes and cascading waterfalls. Enjoy this beautiful sight and be sure to make the most of the last hours on board.  (B)

Optional Excursions:

12A – Bergen City Sightseeing (available in: All year) (only bookable onboard)


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