Aurora Borealis Cruise - Tromsø-Kirkenes-Bergen

Norway: Aurora Borealis Cruise - Tromsø-Kirkenes-Bergen

A leisurely Northern Lights voyage across Arctic waters

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This Northern Explorer voyage is one of the best opportunities to witness the splendour of the Northern Lights. As the ship sails along the Norwegian coast on the Aurora Borealis cruise, dazzling views of monumental fjords and white-peaked mountains are silhouetted in the Arctic waters. Not only can you appreciate immense scenery on an Aurora Borealis cruise, you can also embrace the captivating cultures of each destination. Medieval cities and historic fishing ports punctuate the seafronts.

On this cruise you will be steered much closer to the humbling landscapes than if you travelled with any other cruise line, magnifying your experience. In total we call at 34 ports, giving you a real insight into life in these remote northern regions. As we sail between towns, ease yourself into the relaxing rhythm of life on board. Get to know fellow passengers in the bar or simply absorb unequalled panoramas from the comfort of the ship’s lounge. On shore, take advantage of optional excursions to delve deeper into the history of each place. During the Aurora Borealis cruise you can visit the Russian border, taste the thrill of a speedy snowmobile or wander around the Rørvik maritime museum.

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Day 1 - Depart Tromsø

Depart Tromsø

Board the ship in Tromsø, Gateway to the Arctic, and begin this epic voyage north. This Arctic city is one of the best places on Earth to view the Northern Lights. As the Aurora Borealis cruise departs, look to the skies for these mysterious phenomena.


Meals included: Dinner

Day 2 - Honningsvåg

Honningsvåg

Following a brief call at Hammerfest, the ship resumes its journey to Honningsvåg and the North Cape, Europe’s most northern point.


Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Kirkenes

Kirkenes

Today on the Aurora Borealis cruise we approach Kirkenes where the scenery starts to become even more dramatic. You may like to take a trip to the illustrious Snow Hotel and experience the magic of this unique accommodation or perhaps enjoy a husky safari over icy countryside.


Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 - Hammerfest and Tromsø

Hammerfest lays claim to being the world’s most northern town and this Northern Lights voyage stops here before sailing on to Tromsø where you can watch the fabulous Midnight Concert at the Arctic Cathedral.


Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 - Lofoten Islands

Lofoten Islands

Witness the most breathtaking expanse of the Norwegian coast as the Aurora Borealis cruise sails among the picturesque isles of this notable archipelago. In the evening the ship stops at Svolvær, the capital of the Lofoten Islands.


Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 - Cross the Arctic Circle and Visit Rørvik

As we cruise across the Arctic Circle you will see the scenery become even more dramatic. Admire the rugged peaks of the famous Seven Sisters that are shrouded in folklore and legends. Once the Aurora Borealis cruise reaches Rørvik, you can visit the award-winning maritime museum.


Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 - Trondheim and Ålesund

Trondheim and Ålesund

The ship sails into the medieval city of Trondheim early morning where you will have the chance to explore the fascinating streets and see the magnificent Gothic Cathedral that is an iconic landmark. Northern Lights cruises continue past Hitra Island, making fleeting stops at Kristiansund and Molde before finally reaching Ålesund at midnight.


Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 - Bergen

Arrive in Bergen, transfer to the airport for return flight.


Meals included: Breakfast



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Other than Aurora Borealis cruises, we also provide exciting Northern Lights tours in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland.