This independent journey on the Norwegian Odyssey features the captivating western coastline of Norway from colorful Bergen to Kirkenes, an arctic outpost near the Russian border. Combined with fjord cruises, wild scenery along the Flam Railway, highlights of bustling cities, Norwegian fjords, and 34 uniquely picturesque ports. Sail the Geiranger fjord to the Lofoten Islands, Svolvaer, Trollfjord and North Cape; experience Norway only a few will see!
May 1 - September 30, 2017
Daily, May 1 - September 30, 2017
Please inquire about rates for higher cabin categories
- from $3,575 per person in inside cabin, double room
Rates in USD, per person, May 1 - 31, 2017
June 1 - July 31, 2017
August 1 - 31, 2017
September 1 - 30, 2016
- 3 nights in Oslo, Thon Hotel Opera
- 1 night Balestrand, Kvikne's Hotel
- 1 night Bergen, Clarion Admiral Hotel
- Scandinavian breakfast buffet daily
- Train, Oslo - Myrdal
- 2nd class seat reservation
- Flam Railway, Myrdal - Flam
- Cruise, Flam - Balestrand
- 1 x Buffet Dinner at Kvikne's Hotel
- Sognefjord Cruise, Balestrand - Bergen
- Hurtigruten, Bergen - Kirkenes, 7 days, northbound voyage
- Cabin category selection of your choice
- All meals on board the Coastal Steamer
- Flight Kirkenes - Oslo
- Transfer between airport/hotel/ ship/train or bus station
- Shore excursions
- Personal insurance / personal items
- $25 Service fee
- Higher cabin categories are available, please inquire about the rates.
- This tour can be tailor-made to suit your travel plans.
- Additional nights in Oslo / Bergen
- Oslo / Bergen city sightseeing
- DFDS Seaways, Oslo - Copenhagen
Day 1 ARRIVAL IN OSLO
Arrive at Oslo Gardermoen Airport. Transfer on your own to the hotel. Perhaps by Flytoget. Rest of day at leisure. Overnight at the Thon Opera Hotel.
Thon Hotel Opera
Day 2 OSLO (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Your day is free in Oslo to explore the many sights and museums. Perhaps a visit the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, or take a short cruise to Bygdoy Peninsula. Overnight at the Thon Opera Hotel.
Thon Hotel Opera
Day 3 OSLO - FLAM - BALESTRAND (B, D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer on your own to Oslo Central Station for your departure on the scenic Bergenbanen to Myrdal. Take the famous Flam Railway to Flam. Cruise the spectacular Sogne Fjord to Balestrand. This evening enjoy the fabulous buffet dinner and overnight at one of the most scenic first class resorts in Norway, the historic Kvikne's Hotel, anno 1877.
Day 4 BALESTRAND - BERGEN (B)
After breakfast, embark on your cruise to Bergen. Upon arrival, transfer on your own to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure to explore the sights of Bergen. Perhaps enjoy a ride on the Floybanen to Mt. Floyen. Overnight at the first class Clarion Admiral Hotel, ideally located on the waterfront in the city center.
Clarion Hotel Admiral
Day 5 BERGEN - COASTAL STEAMER (B, D)
After breakfast, spend your day at leisure. Visit the colorful Fish and Flower Market, Bryggen, and Troldhaugen, home of famous composer Edvard Grieg. Perhaps take the funicular to Mt. Floyen. This evening transfer on your own to the Coastal Steamer pier. Depart on your northbound Hurtigruten voyage and enjoy a light dinner onboard the ship. Overnight in your cabin of choice on board.
Day 6 MALOY - TORVIK- ALESUND - MOLDE - KRISTIANSUND (B, L, D)
When you awake, the ship will be crossing Stadthavet and be heading forTorvik. Time to stroll around the beautiful Art Nouveau town of Alesund. After a short stop at the Jazz Festival town of Molde, you'll cross Hustadvika before docking at Kristiansund. Between April 1-September 30, all ships call at Geiranger in the spectacular Geiranger Fjord on day 2, giving you an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Bridal Veil and Seven Sisters waterfalls. Overnight in your cabin of choice on board.
Day 7 TRONDHEIM - RORVIK (B, L, D)
Early morning arrival in Trondheim, with ample free time to explore this historic and colorful town. Take a stroll past the charming harbor, cross the old city bridge to see the restored wooden buildings in Bakklandet and visit the gothic cathedral of Nidaros, home of the coronation of Norway's kings. From Trondheim the ship will sail past many islands and skerries before arriving in Rorvik, where the southbound and northbound Coastal ships meet. Overnight in your cabin of choice on board.
Day 8 ORNES - BODO- STAMSUND - SVOLVAER (B, L, D)
Today you'll cross the Arctic Circle; pass spectacular sites of islands and skerries. After Bodo, the ship heads out to open sea for the Lofoten Islands with their picturesque fishermen's cabins, wooden racks with drying cod, and majestic mountains plunging into the sea.
In the evening, your Norwegian cruise takes you through the narrow Raftsund Strait, passing the looming crags of the Trollfjord. Optional shore excursions are available.
Day 9 HARSTAD - FINNSNES - TROMSO - SKJERVOY (B, L, D)
This morning you'll pass the medieval Trondenes church before calling at Harstad for breakfast. Afterward, you'll sail across the Vagsfjord past the great island of Senja with its diverse countryside of farmland, pine trees, and plunging peaks. Later you'll stop at Tromso, the "Paris of the North". In the 19th century, Russian, British, Dutch, and German ships stopped here before heading off on Arctic expeditions for hunting whales, walruses and seals. Optional shore excursions are available.
Day 10 HAMMERFEST - HAVOYSUND - HONNINGSVAG - KJOLLEFJORD- MEHAMN - BERLEVAG - KIRKENES (B, L, D)
In the Finnmark region, nature has created an austere, more dramatic landscape. You'll see both fishing villages from days gone by and lively fishing ports bustling with activity. The ship will head for Havoysund and Honningsvag, before turning east across Austhavet toward the well-known fishing villages of Kjollefjord, Mehamn, and Berlevag.
Day 11 KIRKENES - OSLO (B)
Breakfast onboard. Morning arrival in Kirkenes, transfer on your own to the Kirkenes Airport. ( Flight not included ) Arrival in Oslo, transfer on your own to the hotel. Overnight at the Thon Opera Hotel, ideally located by the main train station.( or optional Airport Hotel )
Thon Hotel Opera
Day 12 OSLO (B)
After breakfast check out and end services.