Astronomy Voyage– Norway, Arctic Ocean –12 days / 11 nights, Bergen - Geirangerfjord - Trondheim - Bodø - Lofoten - Tromsø - Honningsvag - North Cape - Kirkenes - Hammerfest - Svolvaer - Ålesund - BergenJoin this popular Astronomy voyage to learn more about the Arctic night sky and the greatest lightshow on Earth, the Aurora Borealis. You will be joined by your own expert lecturer, explaining everything you're seeing above you plus a visit to the Northern Lights Planetarium. This voyage follows the route of the Classic Winter Round Voyage with an included trip out to the Northern Lights Planetarium on Day 5 especially for participants of this tour.
|Operation||March - November 2017|
March 21, MS Trollfjord
October 16, MS Trollfjord
November 7 MS Trollfjord,
November 13, MS Finnmarken
January 12, MS Trollfjord
February 14, MS Trollfjord
March 8, MS Trollfjord
|Price||from $2,192 per person, Inside twin cabin|
|Included||11 nights Hurtigruten cruise Bergen to Kirkenes
Voyage in cabin grade of your choice
Full board (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
Voyage in cabin grade of your choice on a full board basis
English speaking tour leader on board
Entrance fee to the Hurtigruten Museum (except on The Voyage North, due to the schedule)
Tour Manager and lectures from a renowned Astronomer
Exclusive excursion to the Northern Lights Planetarium in Tromso
|Not Included||International Airfare
Optional Shore Excursions
Transfers to/from ship
$25 handling fee
|Please Note||* Cabin types marked with an asterisk (*) have a limited view
You will be joined by your own expert lecturer
Suites are available on request
We reserve the right for changes
|Tour Options||Optional shore excursions|
Lecturers on Astronomy Voyage
Hurtigruten Sailing Plan
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Day 1 EMBARKATION BERGEN Bergen is the cultural gateway to the fjords. Enjoy the relaxed ambience of life on board and take the opportunity to meet your fellow astronomers.
Day 2 ÅLESUND - FJORDS An early arrival at the Art Nouveau town of Ålesund gives you an opportunity to go ashore and explore this pretty town.
Day 3 THE ROYAL CITY OF TRONDHEIM Continuing north you head for the medieval city of Trondheim, whose colorful history is reflected in its handsome civic architecture.
Day 4 ARCTIC CIRCLE - LOFOTEN ISLANDS Crossing the Arctic Circle you continue to the modern town of Bodø. After passing the Vestfjord you are amidst the glorious Lofoten Islands and their capital, Svolvær.
Day 5 TROMSØ, GATEWAY TO THE ARCTIC A relaxing morning on board precedes your arrival in Tromsø, the Capital of Arctic Norway. A visit to the Northern Lights Planetarium is included especially for this tour.
Day 6 HONNINGSVÅG - NORTH CAPE Following an early call at Hammerfest you arrive in Honningsvåg, the portal to the wonders of the spectacular North Cape (optional excursion).
Day 7 KIRKENES, VOYAGE TURNING POINT The vistas and sea life become more dramatic as you approach Kirkenes, just a few miles from the Russian border, and you can join one of our exciting excursions. As you return south the northbound ports visited by night are now seen by day.
Day 8 HAMMERFEST - TROMSØ Hammerfest, the world's northernmost town is your first major stop, before continuing to Tromsø.
Day 9 VESTERÅLEN - LOFOTEN ISLANDS Passing through the legendary Lofoten Islands the ship negotiates an intricate network of inlets and isles. This is one of the most stunningly beautiful stretches of the Norwegian coast.
Day 10 ARCTIC CIRCLE - SEVEN SISTERS Cross the Arctic Circle and sail past the famed peaks of the Seven Sisters as you enter a world of legends and folklore.
Day 11 TRONDHEIM - KRISTIANSUND Enjoy an early morning arrival in Trondheim, where you have time to explore the city.
Day 12 BERGEN DISEMBARKATION A few nautical miles are left between you and Bergen today as your Astronomy Voyage draws to a close. Transfer to the airport for your next destination.