Day 1: Arrival
Welcome to the fabulous capital of Norway - Oslo! Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the hotel for check-in.
The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.
Day 2: Oslo City Tour & Flight to Kirkenes
After breakfast and check-out, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on a 5-hour guided city tour of the magnificent Norwegian capital. For your convenience we have booked a 24 hour Oslo pass which gives you an opportunity of free entry to 30 museums and attractions, free travel on all public transport and many other advantages.
You start with a visit to one of the major Scandinavian treasures - the famous Frogner Park, informally known as the Vigeland Park named after its founder Gustav Vigeland. You spend some great time strolling through this beautiful park and enjoying its extravagant sculptures and unique Scandinavian nature.
Then you proceed to other famous Oslo attractions, including the Norwegian Folk Museum and the Viking Ship Museum (tickets are included).
After the tour, you return to your hotel to pick up your luggage and meet your private driver for a transfer to the airport.
Day 2: Arrival
Upon arrival, your driver transfers you to the hotel and you have the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 3: Departure
Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and meet your private for a transfer to the Hurtigruten terminal.
Day 4: Crossing the North Cape
During the day the ship makes brief stops in Honningsvåg, Havøysund, Hammerfest and continue south to Oksfjord.
Day 4: Arrival in Tromso
In the late evening the ship arrives in Tromso for a brief stop.
Day 5: Departure
After midnight you continue the voyage.
Day 5: Arrival to Svolvaer
In the evening you reach Svolvaer - the picturesque capital of the Lofoten Islands. These islands are famous for their tiny fishing villages, unmatched Bohemian atmosphere and breathtaking natural attractions, including majestic granite cliffs and white sandy beaches.
Later you continue your trip towards the mainland.
Day 7: Arrival in Trondheim
In the early morning your cruise vessel arrives in the first capital of Norway - an ancient city of Trondheim. You have some free time to explore the unique Viking heritage of this amazing city.
We recommend you to take a walk around the cozy narrow streets of Trondheim, enjoy the scenic views of the harbor and discover the most cherished treasures of the old town, including the restored wooden buildings and the fantastic Nidaros Cathedral.
You then continue sailing toward the beautiful city of Alesund.
Day 8: Arrival and Disembarkation
Upon disembarkation your driver transfers you to your centrally located hotel to leave your luggage.
You then go on a 3-hour guided walking tour around the most interesting sights of Bergen. During the tour you also enjoy a fantastic Floibanen Funicular ride that is one of Norway's best-known attractions.
The rest of the day is free for you to dine in one of the local restaurants or just take a leisurely walk around the city.
Day 9: Departure
After breakfast you check out from your hotel and walk to the pier (easily accessible by foot).
Note: Express boat operates from May till September. During the winter season boat is substituted with train.
You can also choose to have your suitcases transferred directly to Oslo and travel to the fjord villages with a smaller bag.
Day 9: Arrival
Upon arrival you walk to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.
Note: If accommodation in Flam is completely sold out alternative accommodation in Aurland or Gudvangen will be provided.
Day 10: Departure
Following breakfast, you check out from your hotel and have some free time, you may join one of our carefully-planned optional tours.
In the afternoon you walk to the station.
At the station you board a train that takes you to Oslo (via Myrdal). This trip is a perfect chance to admire the mind-boggling nature and picture-postcard scenery of Norway.
Day 10: Arrival
Upon arrival you walk to your hotel in Oslo and have the rest of the day free.
Day 11: Departure
This is the last day of your amazing Norwegian adventure! After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!
Not included:international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.
1. 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.
2. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.
3. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.
Stress-free Booking Book your journey without stress and at convenient pace. You can pay a deposit of 20% to book any tour in any major currency; the final balance will be due 90 days before start date. In event if you decide to change or postpone your trip, you can transfer your deposit to any other packages we offer. Cruise bookings and special offers may be subject to different booking terms.
Trip Assurance If you need our assistance during your trip, you can call our support line available from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CET) on weekdays and weekends.