Norwegian Splendor

Hurtigruten CruiseNorway

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From $4,145 USD
May 1 - September 30, 2017
16 Days / 15 Nights

Norwegian Coastal cruise, the "World's Most Beautiful Sea Voyage" Hurtigruten, round trip sailing combined with Norway in a Nutshell tour and Flam Railway

Overview

An unforgettable Norway cruise. In Oslo, visit the Viking Ship Museum & Vigeland Sculpture Park. Enjoy the famous Norway Nutshell route between Oslo and Bergen. Embark on the on the "World's Most Beautiful Sea Voyage", Hurtigruten, sailing north and south bound along the rugged and mystical Norwegian coastline. The cruise ends in Bergen. Visit the Hanseatic Wharf with the Fish and Flowers market.

Operation

May 1 - September 30, 2017

Departure

Daily from May 1 - September 30, 2017

Price

  • May 1 - 31 and August 1 - 31, 2017
  • from $6,150 per person in double cabin, P2
  • from $5,575 per person in double cabin, N2
  • from $4,650 per person in double cabin, I2
  • June 1 - July 31, 2017
  • Per person in double cabin
  • from $5,325 per person in double cabin, P2
  • from $5,575 per person in double cabin, N2
  • from $5,175 per person in double cabin, I2
  • September 1 - 30, 2017
  • from $4,875 per person in double cabin, P2
  • from $4,575 per person in double cabin, N2
  • from $4,145 per person in double cabin, I2
  • P2
  • $6,150
  • P2
  • $5,325
  • P2
  • $4,875
  • N2
  • $5,575
  • N2
  • $5,575
  • N2
  • $4,575
  • I2
  • $4,650
  • I2
  • $5,145
  • I2
  • $4,145

Rates in USD, per person, May 1 - 31 and August, 2017 . June 1 - July 31, 2017 September 1 - 30, 2017

Included

  • 4 nights first class hotels
  • Scandinavian breakfast buffet daily
  • Dinner Buffet, Fretheim Hotel in Flam
  • Norway Nutshell Excursion, Oslo - Flam /
  • Flam - Bergen
  • Seat reservation in 2nd class
  • 12-day Norwegian Coastal Voyage, Roundtrip, Bergen - Bergen
  • Cabin category selection of your choice
  • All meals on board the Coastal Steamer

Not Included

  • Airfare & Airport taxes
  • Transfer between airport/hotel/ ship/train or bus station
  • Shore excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance / personal items
  • Fuel surcharge for cruise will be advised at time of booking
  • $25 Service fee

Please note

  • This tour can be tailor-made to suit your travel plans.

Tour Options

  • Additional nights in Oslo / Bergen
  • Return train Bergen - Oslo
  • DFDS Seaways cruise Oslo - Copenhagen
  • Copenhagen package

Day 1 ARRIVAL OSLO

Individual arrival in Oslo. Transfer on your own to the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure to explore the sights of Oslo.

Thon Hotel Opera

Day 2 OSLO (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure.

Thon Hotel Opera

Day 3 OSLO - MYRDAL - FLAM (B, D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure on the Bergenbanen over the high mountain plateau to Myrdal. Continue with a spectacular ride on the world famous Flam Railway down to the village of Flam. Short walk to the hotel. Enjoy dinner and overnight at the Fretheim Hotel.

Fretheim Hotel

Day 4 FLAM - GUDVANGEN - VOSS - BERGEN (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer on your own to the pier and depart on a two hour cruise on the Aurland and Naeroyfjord to Gudvangen. Continue on by bus to Voss via the Stalheim Canyon Road. Arrive Voss and continue to Bergen via train. Arrive Bergen and transfer on your own to the hotel.

Clarion Admiral Hotel

Day 5 BERGEN - HURTIGRUTEN (B, D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure. Perhaps visit the Fish & Flower Market, the Hanseatic Quarters, Old Bergen Museum and Troldhaugen. Transfer on your own to the pier. Your trip aboard the Norwegian Coastal Voyage will begin in the evening from Bergen

Day 6* MALOY - TORVIK - ALESUND - MOLDE - KRISTIANSUND (B, L, D)

When you awake, the ship will be crossing Stadthavet and heading for Torvik. You'll have 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 Brudesloret, Friaren, and the Seven Sisters waterfalls.

Day 7 TRONDHEIM - RORVIK (B, L, D)

You'll arrive in Trondheim early this morning, where you'll have ample free time to explore this historic and colorful town. Take a stroll through the streets, past the charming harbor, or cross the old city bridge to see the restored wooden buildings in Bakklandet. From Trondheim the ship will sail past many islands and skerries before arriving in Rorvik, where the southbound and northbound Coastal ships meet.

Day 8 ORNES - BODO - STAMSUND - SVOLVAER (B, L, D)

You'll have passed the Arctic Circle before you are fully awake. Now in the land of the Midnight Sun, the ship will follow the mighty Borvass Mountains on its way into Bodo. Then you'll sail out to sea, crossing Vestfjord in the direction of the dramatic Lofoten Islands before reaching Stamsund and Svolvaer in the evening. Later in the evening, the ship will continue north through the beautiful, narrow Raftsund Strait, passing the majestic Trollfjord on the port side.

Day 9 HARSTAD - FINNSNES - TROMSO - SKJERVOY (B, L, D)

The ship will call at Harstad at breakfast time. It will then continue through Vagsfjord and Malangen before starting its approach to Tromso. You'll have three hours for shopping and sightseeing in the capital of Arctic Norway before you leave to cross Lopphavet. Tomorrow, you'll wake up in Hammerfest.

Day 10 HAMMERFEST - HONNINGSVAG - BERLEVAG (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 - BATSFJORD - BERLEVAG (B, L, D)

After a few hours docked at Kirkenes, the ship will depart once again to start the second half of its voyage. On the southbound journey, it will be daylight when it was night on the trip northward. Crossing Varangerfjord, you'll arrive in Vardo, the easternmost point in Norway. Leaving Vardo, the ship will circumnavigate the Varanger Peninsula before arriving in Batsfjord and Berlevag in the evening. The journey will then continue along the coast of the Finnmark region.

Day 12 HAVOYSUND - OKSFJORD - SKJERVOY - TROMSO (B, L, D)

You'll arrive at Honningsvag in the early hours of the morning. After calling at Havoysund, the ship will stop for two hours in Hammerfest. It will then head south across Soroysund to Oksfjord. Once again, you'll cross Lopphavet, arriving at Skjervoy in the evening. You'll dock in Tromso shortly before midnight, just in time to enjoy the nightlife of this city, which is known as "the Paris of the North".

Day 13 HARSTAD - SORTLAND - SVOLVAER - STAMSUND (B, L, D)

The island groups of Lofoten and Vesteralen are believed by many to be the most beautiful scenery on the journey. Before you reach the islands, you'll see the captain carefully maneuver the ship through the shallow waters of the Risoyrenna Channel, where shallow sand banks are visible through the clear green water on both sides of the channel. You'll pass through the dramatic narrow Raftsund Strait leading into the breathtaking Trollfjord before arriving in Svolvaer and Stamsund. In the evening, the ship heads east across Vestfjord toward Bodo.

Day 14 ORNES - SANDNESSJOEN - BRONNOYSUND - RORVIK (B, L, D)

After leaving Ornes, you'll travel through exciting and colorful waters, sailing through narrow straits bordered by lush agricultural land. Nearly every peak of the towering mountains in the background is associated with a local legend. Crossing the Arctic Circle once again, you'll pass both Nesna and Sandnessjoen. On the approach to Bronnoysund, which you'll reach in the afternoon, you'll pass the spectacular, mythical Seven Sisters Mountains. Make sure you're on deck when the ship leaves Bronnoysund and you'll see why the captain needs a steady hand! The last port of call for today will be Rorvik.

Day 15 TRONDHEIM - KRISTIANSUND - MOLDE (B, L, D)

You arrive in Trondheim early, and you can use the morning to visit Norway's largest medieval church, Nidaros Cathedral, and the newly restored Archbishop's Residence. The ship will then continue its journey, sailing out through the beautiful Trondheimsfjord, past the islands of Grip and Hitra, with its large flocks of deer. It will then pass Smola before arriving in Kristiansund, a town famous for the local salted cod. At the end of the day, you call at Molde, before arriving in Alesund late in the evening with just enough time for a quick stroll on shore.

Day 16 FLORO - BERGEN (B)

During the night, the ship will call at Torvik, Maloy, and Floro. The World's Most Beautiful Voyage is drawing to a close. But don't say good-bye just yet . . . ahead of you lies mile after mile of spectacular west Norway scenery: holly trees on Svanoy, the mouth of Sognefjord, and the beautiful archipelago on the approach to Bergen. Tour ends upon arrival in Bergen. Option to take the scenic Bergenbanen train back to Oslo.

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