Norway: Bergen to Kirkenes Voyage with the Snowhotel
An inspirational Arctic adventure in Norway
Visit Norway’s picturesque shores and sail upon the tranquil waters towards spectacular destinations during the Bergen to Kirkenes voyage. This exciting voyage allows you to enjoy the architecture and culture of some of Norway’s most interesting locations, including the picturesque cities of Trondheim and Tromsø. One of the most exciting elements of the Bergen to Kirkenes voyage is the inclusion of a stay at the Snowhotel, which offers a wonderfully unique experience in accommodation made from snow and ice. As the ship sails from port to port, stand on deck to witness the beauty of the coastal landscapes and waters, which are home to King Crabs, whales, seals and many varieties of bird. For those with ambitions to see the shimmering wonders of the Northern Lights, the Bergen to Kirkenes voyage is an ideal choice of holiday as it takes you to locations that are renowned for hosting the phenomena.
Discover the history of the Sámi people and enjoy encounters with endearing husky dogs when you embark on sled rides across glistening terrains. The Bergen to Kirkenes voyage encapsulates Norway’s most appealing hotspots and takes you on a discovery tour of the country’s history, culture and artistic splendour.
Day 1 - Arrive in Bergen
Transfer from the airport to the ship. Once on board, an Aurora Borealis wake-up call can be arranged, so you can be alerted to the appearance of the Northern Lights.Meals included:Dinner
Day 2 - Alesund
We venture north to the picturesque city of Ålesund, with its Art Nouveau architecture and pastel-coloured buildings. Known for its sensational scenery and fjords that are cradled between snow-topped mountain ranges, Ålesund is a city bursting with natural beauty as well as galleries and museums which offer insights into the regions rich past.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 - Trondheim
Arriving in the medieval city of Trondheim, passengers can take the opportunity to explore the grand architecture of this incredible location. Renowned for its wooden buildings, Trondheim has an abundance of beautiful architecture to appreciate, including the Nidaros Cathedral, which was built in the 14th century and boasts an ornate façade of arches, spires and statues.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 - Cross the Arctic Circle
Cruising across the Arctic Circle we reach the Lofoten Islands. During our time here there is the opportunity to visit “Magic Ice”, which is the world’s first ice gallery. Resplendently adorned with various ice sculptures, this space allows visitors to discover the history and traditions of Norway through the use of film and music.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 - Tromsø
Sailing through yet more dramatic scenery during the Bergen to Kirkenes voyage, the ship arrives at Tromsø. Here you can go in search of the Northern Lights, which frequently appear against the backdrop of the city’s star-laced skies. Today presents the opportunity to escape into the wilderness on a dog-sled if the weather conditions are favourable.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 - North Cape
Discover the beauty of one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks when we stop at Honningsvåg and visit the North Cape. Situated at the most northerly point of mainland Europe, the North Cape is one of the most popular places to view the Northern Lights. Climb to the cliff’s summit for incredible views of the surrounding villages and the coast.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 - Overnight Stay in the Snowhotel
On the final full day of the Bergen to Kirkenes voyage, you are transported through some of Norway’s most epic scenery towards your unique accommodation for the evening at the Snowhotel. Built anew each year and constructed using ice and snow, the hotel exudes a magical ambience of tranquility. During a stay at the Snowhotel, you can embark on a King Crab safari or search for the Northern Lights over Kirkenes.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8 - Flight Home
The morning is free for you to take advantage of the sauna facilities or to appreciate the stunning surroundings of the hotel. Later, transfer to the airport where you will board your flight home.Meals included:Breakfast
- Your economy class flights from London.
- Applicable taxes
- One night at the snow hotel with half board.
- Full board on the ship in a cabin grade of your choice.
- Travel Insurance
- Luggage handling
- Optional excursions
- Optional carbon balancing fee (£5)
- Fuel Surcharge
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- Prices are per person, based on two adults sharing
- Flight prices quoted are based on London airports
- Regional departures may be available and a supplement may apply
- January 2018 departures 04,09,10,12,15,19,22,26,29
- February 2018 departures 01,05,09,12,17,27
- March 2018 departures 06,10,17,26,28
- Embarkation port is Bergen
- disembarkation port is Kirkenes
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