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Norway & North Cape - Summer Along the Coastline

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Join us on a fantastic summer expedition to discover the very best of Norway’s coastline, both the hidden pearls and the famous highlights. Experience Lofoten, Vesterålen, and North Cape; join in exciting activities; visit colorful towns; and encounter remote villages under the extraordinary light-filled days of the Arctic summer.
12 days



      Explore the ideal summer coastal route with the Norway experts
      Enjoy an epic concert in a cathedral-like cave, far out in the Atlantic Ocean
      Discover the amazing landscape of Vesterålen, Lofoten, and the North Cape
      Step back in time in the charming fishing villages of Lofoten, Lyngen, and Træna

  • Hurtigruten expedition Cruise cruise in the cabin grade of your choice

Everything you need for an adventure:

  • A rich program of included activities on all voyages designed to immerse you in the destinations we visit, including onshore exploration with the expedition team
  • Professional English-speaking expedition team – an international handpicked team of highly educated experts from various academic fields and with profound knowledge of the regions in which we sail
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant jacket
  • Loan of trekking poles, and all equipment needed for optional and included activities

Engaging onboard activities and lectures:

  • In-depth lectures on science, history, biology, geography, geology, and/or culture that provide context to your voyage and help you understand the destinations you will experience  
  • Explorer Science Program, with educational and Citizen Science activities that help you learn about the sights you’ll see while contributing meaningfully to scientific research
  • Introduction photo lecture, camera adjustment, and tips & tricks, and a selection of photos from the voyage shared in an Expedition Logbook
  • Opportunities to casually engage with the expedition team and other guests, including a welcome event, and daily gatherings to recap the day and prepare for the day to come
  • Opportunities to dine and interact with the expedition team and officers  
  • Destination-focused onboard library
  • Port presentations providing destination insight
  • A farewell event

Premium onboard comfort:

  • All meals, including beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water in all ship restaurants)
  • Coffee and tea included throughout the day
  • Early riser and afternoon treat offered in addition to breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Fredheim restaurant meals included 
  • À la carte restaurant (included for suite guests; available for purchase by other guests) 
  • Gym, hot tubs, and sauna
  • Free Wi-Fi on board for all guests. (However, be aware that we may sail in remote areas with limited connection. Streaming is not supported.)
  • No gratuities expected   

Included Excursions in Your Expedition

  • Day 2: Ålesund - Hike up Mt. Aksla
  • Day 3: Brønnøysund - Explore Torghatten
  • Day 4: Vesterålen (Stokmarknes and Risøyhamn) - Visit the Hurtigruten Museum
  • Day 5: Tromsø - Polaria experience center
  • Day 6: Honningsvåg - Scenic bus ride to the North Cape
  • Day 7: Lyngen Alps - Discover the old trading post of Havnnes
  • Day 8: Lofoten (Svolvær and Reine) - Experience Å
  • Day 9: Træna - Concert in a sea cave
  • Day 10: Trondheim - Living history at the Nidaros Cathedral
  • Day 11: Hjørundfjord - Hike to a mountain hut

  • International flights  
  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners or expedition team 
  • Travel protection plan
  • Luggage handling  
Hurtigruten offers unique cruises to some of the world´s most remote and pristine waters. As with all expeditions, nature prevails. Weather conditions will determine the final itinerary. Safety and offering the ultimate guest experience are our top priorities. The above represents our planned itinerary, however, our itineraries are continuously evaluated for adaption to accommodate unexpected natural elements or exciting wildlife opportunities. That’s why we call it an expedition.
Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

Itinerary

  1. Gateway to the Fjords - Bergen

    Your special summer expedition cruise starts in Bergen – one of Norway’s most beautiful cities and perfect for exploring on foot.

    Bergen was founded in 1070 A.D. and has retained much of its local character, charm, and history. Stroll the UNESCO-listed Bryggen district, with colorful wharfs dating back to the 14th century. Wander cobblestone streets and slip into narrow alleyways fronted by old wooden houses. Sample pickled herring or buy fresh shrimp right off the boat at Bergen’s famous fish market. Drop into one of the city’s many outdoor restaurants or beer gardens and sip a local Hansa pilsner. You can also see artwork by such famous artists as Edvard Munch, or enjoy a trip on the Fløibanen funicular, where you can admire sweeping views of the surrounding fjords, islands, and seven mountains encircling the city.

    After departing Bergen, sit down to a delicious dinner and watch the scenery glide by. We’re sailing to the High North on a route once plied by the Vikings. Perhaps spend the rest of the evening getting to know members of the expedition team and other passengers, or relax on deck in the late spring and summer sunshine.

    Gateway to the Fjords  - Bergen

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