Norway: Tromso Northern Lights Festival Voyage
A coastal adventure of music and antiquity
Join us in Norway as we celebrate the brilliance of the Aurora Borealis during the Tromso Northern Lights Festival Voyage. This exciting journey along the Norwegian coastline culminates in an annual multi-cultural event of art, dance and music, which attracts people from all over the globe. The Aurora Borealis has fascinated the human race for centuries and Norway is one of the locations of the world that is fortunate enough to play host to its quivering colours as they appear in soft waves in the night skies. Boasting resplendent backdrops of mountains, fjords and pretty towns and villages, Norway is a haven for nature lovers, thrill-seekers and avid photographers. The Tromso Northern Lights Festival Voyage combines guided tours and activities with opportunities for independent discovery in the most stunning Arctic locations.
Whilst the days can be spent feasting on the sights of cities and towns such as Ålesund, Svolvær and Trondheim, when the black canvas of night appears, you can search the heavens for the elusive Northern Lights. To experience a sensational and unique holiday, book the Tromso Northern Lights Festival tour and prepare for an unforgettable voyage to see some of the world’s most sensational landscapes.
Day 1 - Bergen
Arrive in Bergen and transfer to the ship for the beginning of this Aurora Festival voyage. Familiarise yourself with the ship’s facilities and take in the views from the deck.Meals included:Dinner
Day 2 - Ålesund
Travelling along Norway’s captivating coastline we dock at the Art Nouveau town of Ålesund. Enjoy the historic architecture and explore the ancient streets before departing on the ship for Kristiansund. Along the way, you are greeted by the awe-inspiring sight of the Romsdal Alps.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Trondheim to Rørvik
Arrive in the medieval city of Trondheim, which offers delightful sightseeing opportunities. Amble along the picturesque harbour and venture into the town to witness the incredible Gothic architecture of the Nidaros Cathedral. There are many museums and galleries of interest, including the Maritime Museum, the Rockheim and the Art Gallery.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 4 - Cross the Arctic Circle
It is a memorable moment during the Tromso Northern Lights Festival Voyage when you cross the Arctic Circle, which is marked by the ornate globe on the island of Vikingen. This day of the journey introduces you to the ever-increasing beauty of Norway’s coast. Navigating through idyllic islands boasting harbours lined with colourful wooden houses, the ship takes us towards Svolvær.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 5 - Tromso Northern Lights Festival
The morning begins with breakfast at Harstad before we sail toTromso for the celebrations. Disembarking onto dry land, enjoy an afternoon of festivities at lively venues across Tromso. The ultimate ending to the Tromso Northern Lights Festival would of course be an appearance from the spectacular Aurora Borealis and in the evening be sure to look skyward for this world-renowned phenomenon.Meals included:Breakfast
Day 6 - Return Home
Rather than ending the adventure here, why not speak to one of our experienced travel advisors and extend your stay in Tromso? If returning home, leave Tromso after a delightful voyage along the Norwegian coast.
- Return economy flights from London Heathrow incl. applicable taxes and charges
- Northern Lights Festival Voyage in twin cabin incl. half board
- 1 night at a centrally located hotel in Tromsø incl. breakfast
- Travel insurance
- Luggage handling
- Optional carbon balancing fee (£5 per person). Fuel surcharge