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Best of Lofoten Islands and the Midnight Sun

  • Expedition dates

    Daily Departures June to August every year

  • Starts From

    Kirkenes, Norway

    Ends At

    Bergen, Norway

  • Activities & Attractions

    UNESCO Heritage Sites, Fjords, Hiking, Lofoten Islands, Picturesque Fishing Villages, Vega Archipelago

  • Average expenditure per person on this destination

    AED 6000

    *Flexible payment plan available

  • For Solo Travellers

    No single supplement charges for the explorer to have cabin by themselves. Only applicable on 2021 departures

Expedition Overview

Experience the natural, un spoilt beauty of Norway and the Midnight Sun. On this special voyage, we sail deeper into the heart of spectacular landscape unlike anything else, visiting fjords, waterways and 33 different ports every day. Up in the far north, the landscape is bathed in light 24 hours a day giving the opportunity to see this beautiful part of the world for longer. Experience the warm sunshine and spectacular scenery, as you experience nature, wildlife, people and culture, brimming with life.

Your day-wise itinerary

Day 1 - (Begin your sailing)

Kirkenes

Embark your ship to begin sea adventure, as we sail southwards

Day 2 - (Mehamn to Tromsø)

Hammerfest

We stop by many ports through out the day, giving you plenty opportunities to try different activities with 24 hour daylight

Day 3 - (Tromsø to Stamsund)

Tromsø, Lofoten Islands and Trollfjord

See the beautiful Trollfjord and Lofoten Islands in day light, with hues of the midnight sun

Day 4 - (Bodø to Rørvik)

Brønnøysund and Bodø

Enjoy arctic circle ceremony, admire the many sceneries and ports that come by

Day 5 - (Trondheim to Ålesund)

Trondheim and Kristiansund

Observe Trondheimsfjord, experience journey across Atlantic Road, or wander through Trondheim

Day 6 - (End your sailing)

Ålesund and Bergen

The beautiful voyage comes to an end at the "gateway of Fjord"
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With special COVID Safety Measures In place

Strict measures have been introduced to ensure you have a safe exploration with us. Tests before boarding, face masks in common areas, hand hygiene, deep cleaning of ship, such protocols for both crew and guests ascertain we all together assure our safety. Our expedition consultant will walk you through in detail of these measures.

Select your preferred month

and we help you choose the date!

A ship is scheduled to sail every day of the season! While June - mid July see midnight sun above arctic circle, August sees last of summer fun. Our Expedition Consultant guides on best date fit for you, as per highlights

See Norway at its most active

and beautiful fjord

Flowers bloom, rivers fill with fish & waterfalls cascade towards the ocean creating a picture perfect setting for a summer holiday. The narrow Trollfjord bordered by steep-sided mountains becomes accessible this season

Call at 33 different ports

Sail deeper into heart of Norway than anyone else. Visit cities, towns, small villages. Our Expedition Consultants provide a sailing schedule, detailing time at each port. With one major stop every day, there is a lot to see & do!

Midnight Sun

A natural phenomenon found in latitudes north of Arctic Circle, where the sun stays above the horizon for 24 hours. You will have all the time in world for day & night sight seeing from the deck, & offshore at various sites

Exciting sea and land based excursions

Make this incredible journey even more memorable with a great selection of optional shore excursions. We advise you on some of the most-liked winter activities by our guests, from among 20 different activities!

Hiking

Get even closer to nature with hikes at different ports of call. These hikes give you sense of "friluftsliv" - The Norwegian passion of being outdoors & being in the moment! Mountain hike at Hammerfest is our guests favourite!

Sea Eagle Safari

Venture into Norway’s spectacular Trollfjord & experience close encounters with magnificent sea eagles. See spectacular scenery & steep mountains of Lofoten during the activity along with many other sea birds

Lofoten by horse, RIB or walk

Known for excellent fishing, extreme & wild nature & small fishing villages, the scenery here has attracted artists for centuries. Explore its villages by walk, its beach on horse or its coast on RIB

UNESCO Vega Archipelago

This wonderful cultural landscape was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2004 on the basis of the islanders' outstanding tradition for tending wild eider ducks. Get an insight into this 1500-year-old practice

The Atlantic Road

Ride along on what The Guardian ranked as the world´s best road trip, and was awarded the “Engineering Feat of the Century” prize in 2005.

The Coastal Kitchen Experience

If you like taking your taste buds on a journey, this expedition is bound to amaze you. The ingredients come directly from the farms of 34 ports visited during the journey, serving you the freshest produce of the day

Multiple Ships, Multiple Styles

Over 7 ships sail this route every other day, giving you flexibility to choose your ship based on your taste. The Interiors are designed to engage in watching the outdoors all times. Their small sizes make sailing deep into otherwise inaccessible areas their speciality

Choice of Cabins

With capacities ranging between 250 - 1000, a wide variety of cabin grades are available on each ship. From Inside cabins to Suites, whether you are solo, couple, family, there is a comfortable option for you all

What's Included

  • Expedition Cruise in cabin grade of your choice
  • All meals with beverages (breakfast, lunch, dinner, early riser and afternoon treats)
  • Guidance from English-speaking Tour Leader on board
  • Loan of trekking poles, snow shoes, head lamps, ice-spikes needed for optional hikes depending on conditions
  • Engaging onboard activities

Not Included

  • International Flights
  • Visa
  • Optional Shore Excursions
  • Hikes with the Expedition Guides
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage Handling
  • Optional Gratuities

Special Notes

  • Prices indicated above are on twin sharing basis
  • The above itinerary is only indicative, and weather, ice and sea conditions determine the final framework of exploration. A safe experience at all times will be the priority
  • The above itinerary follows a flexible pricing system and all prices are capacity controlled and subject to availability
  • Single cabin pricing available on request
  • We offer flexible payment plans on request basis. Please ask your consultant for same at time of booking