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Nordic Summer Discovery

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Nordic Summer Discovery

This Nordic Summer Discovery journey from Bergen to Kirkenes is rich in cultural exploration opportunities. Book your cruise anvisit major coastal cities and tiny remote villages, and travel far beyond the Arctic Circle. Enjoy this northern adventure to explore deep fjords and rugged coastlines and come face-to-face with natural wonders and thrilling excursions.

Package Includes:

Return flights and taxes from Johannesburg
1 Night hotel stay in Bergen
6 Nights full board cruise with Hurtigruten
Cruise port and baggage charges
1 Night hotel stay in Kirkenes
Flight and taxes to Oslo
3 Nights hotel stay in Oslo
Selected rails transfers

Call 0861 11 33 88 or Enquire Below

Hurtigruten

Enjoy the world’s most stunning scenery and join in on action-packed activities and learn more about Norwegian culture and heritage. Hurtigruten only uses local suppliers for their excursions as they contribute to the livelihood and welfare of small coastal societies along the shore, as well as adding value to substaining and enhancing their existence.

Polar Inside Cabin

I grade cabins have private facilities mostly with twin beds, one of which can be turned into a sofa. Some cabins have upper and lower berths (to accommodate a third passenger) and D grades on MS Lofoten and MS Nordstjernen have a wash basin only.

Polar Outside Cabin

Cabin grades A, J, L, N, and O all have private facilities with twin beds, one of which can be turned into a sofa. (Some have upper and lower berths). Cabins J and L have limited or no view.

Arctic Superior Cabins

Cabin grades P, U and QJ all have private facilities with TV and tea / coffee making facilities. P and U cabins have twin beds, one of which can be turned into a sofa. Most QJ cabins have double beds*.

Expedition Suites

Choose from Hurtigruten’s wide range of comfortable Expedition Suites. They are graded Q, M, MG and MX and have one or two rooms, a seating area with TV and tea / coffee making facilities. They have a shower / WC and most have a double bed* (this may be two single mattresses set in a double frame which cannot be separated). Our sales consultants will be pleased to give advice if you would prefer a bath tub.

Prices

  • Polar Inside: R 49 999 pps
  • Polar Outside: R 53 999 pps
  • Arctic Superior: Sold Out






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09 September 2019,1 Night Hotel Stay in Bergen

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10 September 2019,Bergen

Hurtigruten's Classic Voyage North lasts 7 days and starts in the southernmost port, Bergen. You should still have some time before the departure to explore one of Norway's most beautiful and distinctive cities. Once the cruise gets underway the route north will take you along the Hjeltefjord which happens to be the same route the Vikings sailed to reach the Shetland Islands and beyond.
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11 September 2019,Floro - Molde

If you wake up early enough you should be able to see Mt. Hornelen (860m), the mountain which according to the saga was climbed by the Viking King Olav Tryggvason. After sailing past West Cape, the vessel will cross the open sea for the first time during the cruise. The ship will navigate its way through skerries and islands before reaching the Art Nouveau town of Alesund. In the summer months, the vessel will sail into was some consider to be the jewel in Norway’s crown, Geirangerfjord. The fjord is one of the most beautiful surrounded by majestic mountain peaks, steep cliffs and cascading waterfalls. In autumn, the vessel will instead explore the idyllic Hjørundfjord. This fjord is also a treat because only Hurtigruten ships sail into this gem of a fjord.
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12 September 2019,Kristiansund - Rorvik

Trondheim, formerly called Nidaros, was founded in 997 A.D. and was Norway’s capital for almost 200 hundred years from 1030 – 1217. The city is home to Norway’s national shrine, Nidaros Cathedral, which has been a popular pilgrimage destination for nearly 1,000 years. Today it is a city of students, technology, culture, cycling and food. Trondheim’s architecture and surroundings create a beautiful, almost mystical atmosphere for any outing, whether you prefer a guided tour of Nidaros Cathedral, kayaking on the river Nid and into the city’s smaller channels, or a casual walk or bicycle ride among the beautifully restored wooden buildings in the Bakklandet district.
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13 September 2019,Bronnoysund - Svolvaer

Today you will cross the Arctic Circle. This invisible border at 66 degrees 33 minutes north marks the southernmost point for the midnight sun, which shines 24 hours a day in the summer. The chances of catching the Northern Lights in winter are also higher above this line. This is where the Arctic begins. Norway's second largest glacier, Svartisen, is located near the old trading village and port of call Ørnes. The journey continues along the beautiful Helgeland coast, considered by many to be just as spectacular as Lofoten. In the afternoon, the vessel makes its way from Bodø across Vestfjord, and the 1000 metres high mountain Lofotveggen will appear on the horizon which one can take as the sign that one is finally in Lofoten.
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14 September 2019,Stokmarknes - Skervoy

The Hurtigruten ship will now be approaching Tromsø, the capital of the Arctic. Get ready for a fun-filled day packed with exciting activities, no matter what time of year you travel. You could join in whale watching, dog sledging, hiking, or learn about the country’s fascinating polar history. Or why not take part on a kayaking excursion which will allow you to admire this beautiful Arctic city from a waterborne point of view.
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15 September 2019,Oksfjord - Berlevag

The turning point of our Coastal Voyage is just 10 kilometres from the Russian border. Kirkenes is home to the fantastic Snow Hotel and the base for several exciting excursions, including dog sledging and King Crab fishing. Enjoy the magnificent landscape as the journey continues towards the North Cape. In Honningsvåg, you can take a cultural walk through the town and let yourself be charmed by the colourful buildings. Then the cruise continues through the heart of the Sámi homeland to the port of Kjøllefjord. This area is also famous for its rich bird life. Enjoy the sub-Arctic landscape as the vessel crosses the 71st parallel north, and be sure to take the opportunity to experience the North Cape - the northernmost point on the continent.
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16 September 2019,Batsfjord - Kirkenes

Kirkenes is known as the capital of the Barents Region and is the gateway to the east. The town is also Hurtigruten's easternmost port and the turning point for the 6-day voyage. You will notice that the landscape and sea along the coast of Finnmark become increasingly more dramatic the closer the vessel comes to Kirkenes, which is located just a few miles from the Russian border.
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17 September 2019,Kirkenes, Norway

Kirkenes is further east than both Istanbul and St. Petersburg, and the close proximity to the Russian border is noticeable. You might find it an interesting fact that all road signs are written in both the Norwegian alphabet and Cyrillic. The town has fascinating small museums that tell the story of the cultural heritage and what life is like in this secluded spot.
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18 - 20 September 2019,Oslo, Norway

Surrounded by mountains and sea, this compact, cultured and fun city has a palpable sense of reinvention. Oslo's skyline might be crowded by cranes but this rapidly growing urban metropolis is also one of the world’s most overwhelmingly green cities.
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Additional Info

  • Departing : 08 September, 2019
  • Duration : 11 Nights
  • From: R 49 999 pps

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Monday to Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM

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