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Winter Wonders of Norway Tour

Tour rating: 4.75 / 5, Based on 16 Reviews
Cruise to Norway

Set off on an amazing winter adventure while your Norwegian vacations and travel through the whole country in 11 days. You spend 6 nights on a Hurtigruten ship with the Northern Lights above you and spectacular fjords around. As the grand finale of the trip, spend a night at Snowhotel in Kirkenes.

Winter Wonders of Norway Tour

11 days4 cities
Norway1 country
Cruise to Norway
From
$3,772
Tour rating: 4.75 / 5, Based on 16 Reviews

Set off on an amazing winter adventure while your Norwegian vacations and travel through the whole country in 11 days. You spend 6 nights on a Hurtigruten ship with the Northern Lights above you and spectacular fjords around. As the grand finale of the trip, spend a night at Snowhotel in Kirkenes.

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Oslo, Norway

Oslo

first destination

Oslo has it all! Being Europe's fastest-growing capital and boasting impressive architectural innovations, Oslo remains one of the greenest cities.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Oslo
Transfer
Transfer

Transport: private airport transfer.
Accommodation: centrally located hotel.
Meals: not included.
Activities: free time for you to start discovering the city.
Recommended: Dinner at Ekeberg restaurant dating back to 1916.

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Day 2
Oslo City Tour
City tour
City tour

Accommodation: centrally located hotel.
Meals: breakfast is included.
Transport: public transport (tickets shall be paid on the spot)
Guided hours: 3-hour panoramic walking city tour.
Sights seen: Frogner Park, the most interesting Oslo highlights.
 

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Oslo The Hub Hotel, Oslo
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A completely new hotel located right in the Oslo city center provides all the necessary facilities for your comfortable stay: cozy rooms with coffee machines, free WiFi access, flat-screen TVs in all the rooms. Guests can also enjoy the gym and relaxation zone with a pool on the ground floor of the hotel.

train
Oslo
Bergen
6 hrs 30 min

Have a good rest and relax during your picturesque train ride from Oslo to Bergen. Upon arrival, you have a private transfer to the airport.

Bergen, Norway

Bergen

second destination

Located on Norway's southwestern coast, the second-largest city in Norway, Bergen, is surrounded by magnificent mountains and fjords, which are included on UNESCO's World Heritage list.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Train Trip to Bergen
Transfer
Transfer
Free day
Free day

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Transport: train ride to Bergen, tickets are included.
Activities: free time to explore the area, dine in one of the local restaurants or just have a good rest.

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Day 4
Bergen City Tour
City tour
City tour

Meals: breakfast.
Guided hours: 3-hour walking tour.
Sights seen: the famous Bryggen district, the Fish Market.
Activities: Flolbanen funicular ride.
Transport: pier transfer to board the Hurtigruten ship.
Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.

Nope: cabin upgrade with ocean or land/fjord view - 300 USD per cabin.

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Bergen Bors Hotel, Bergen
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The Bergen Bors Hotel is located in a historical building right in the heart of the city. The design mixes modernity with the classic and brings the impression of the real Scandinavian culture. All rooms have TVs, free WiFi spots, and minibars. In the in-house restaurant, you can taste local Norwegian cuisine and enjoy the big choice of wine.

ship
Bergen
Alesund
13 hrs 30 min

Embark the modern Hurtigruten ship and make your way to the glorious north of Norway. During your sailing, pass breathtaking coastlines, small charming towns, and unique Norwegian landscapes.

Alesund, Norway

Alesund

third destination

Hidden between Norway's breathtaking fjords, Alesund, the city of colorful houses, was chosen by Norwegians as the most beautiful town in Norway. It is also called the Adventure Capital of the Fjords.

5 days cruising
Detailed itinerary
6 nights onboard a ship
Day 5
Trip to Alesund
Free day
Free day

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Sights seen: while a short stop in Alesund you have a chance to explore this beautiful and famous for the Art Nouveau town.
Transport: Hurtigruten ship.

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Day 6
Stop in Trondheim

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Activities: free time to explore Trondheim and it's unique Viking heritage.
Sights seen: cozy narrow streets, scenic views of the harbor, fantastic Nidaros Cathedral.
Transport: Hurtigruten ship.

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Day 7
Crossing the Arctic Circle & Visit to the Lofoten Islands
Day tour
Day tour

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Transport: cross the Arctic Circle by Hurtigruten ship.
Sights seen: see the Svolvaer - the picturesque capital of the Lofoten Islands.

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Day 8
Stop in Tromso
Day tour
Day tour

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Sights seen: seeing the Trollfjord and Raftsund strait from the ship as you sail, free time to enjoy the Gateway to the Arctic, Tromso.
Transport: Hurtigruten ship.

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Day 9
Trip to the North Cape
Day tour
Day tour

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Sights seen: Hammerfest, Havoysund and the northernmost point of mainland Europe - Honningsvag.
Activities: free time to explore Honningsvag - the capital of the North Cape.
Transport: Hurtigruten ship.

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Hurtigruten Ship, Norway
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What can be better than exploring and enjoying the surrounding beauty of Scandinavia from aboard a premium level comfort cruise ship! The Hurtigruten is equipped with everything to make your trip unforgettable. Enjoy the wide range of services, including luxury restaurants, bars, and SPA-centers with pools.

ship
Alesund
Kirkenes
4 days 18 hrs

Take a cruise from Alesund to Kirkenes and get inspired by the surrounding beauty: charming cities and picturesque Norwegian panoramas. Be sure to take your camera and take a lot of pictures to show your family and friends after your return.

Kirkenes, Norway Gallery

Kirkenes

fourth destination

The small like from a fairy-tale town of Kirkenes is located almost on the very tip of northern Norway, close to the Russian and Finnish border. Despite the small number of citizens (just 4000 people are living there) this is one of the most charming places in Norway.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a Snow Hotel
Day 10
Arrival in Kirkenes
Free day
Free day

Accommodation: unique Snow Hotel, constructed entirely from snow and ice.
Meals: breakfast and dinner are included.
Transport: transfer to your hotel after disembark.
Activities: free time to explore the area, a dinner by the open fire at the Gabba Restaurant.

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Day 11
Departure from Oslo
Transfer
Transfer

Optionals: warm up in a sauna before breakfast.
Meals: breakfast.
Transfers: private airport transfer, a quick flight to Oslo (flights are included).

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Unique Hotel Experience
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Add a very unique experience to your journey and stay at a hotel made out of ice and snow, at an igloo with a glass roof! All these hotels offer an amazing chance to see Northern Lights and feel close to nature.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Oslo and Bergen;
  • 1 night in the unique Snowhotel in Kirkenes made entirely of ice and snow;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours in Oslo and Bergen with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Bergen;
  • Economy class flight tickets Kirkenes - Oslo;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • 6 nights on board the Hurtigruten ship in the Outside cabin;
  • Three meals daily on board the Hurtigruten ship;
  • English-speaking tour leader on board;
  • Port stops according to the itinerary with free time or optional tours;
  • All portage fees and taxes;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: All the tours during the Hurtigruten cruise are optional and not included in the price of the package. You are free to book any of them separately to combine your cruise experience with professional sightseeing tours. Please, contact your travel specialist for additional details.

Note: We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Visiting Frogner Park in Oslo
  • Floibanen funicular ride in Bergen
  • Overnight at the unique Snow Hotel in Kirkenes
  • Hurtigruten cruise to the Arctic Circle & Lofoten Islands

What To Know

  • Scandinavian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh.
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must.
  • Most of the tours you’re going to have are walking, so make sure to bring convenient walking shoes.
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