High Arctic Explorer

15 Days
Oslo to Bergen
From (GBP)
£ 11,295
Dates & Pricing

2021 Oslo > Bergen

On top of the world

Setting sail from Longyearbyen, you’ll waste no time in immersing yourself in the true polar wonderland that is Spitsbergen and the Svalbard Archipelago.
Lying halfway between Norway and the North Pole, this is the northernmost inhabited region in the world. Here you’ll witness magnificent glaciers and fjords, pristine Arctic tundra and glorious wildlife as you travel north of the Arctic Circle. Migrating seabirds, walruses and whales are just some of the arctic creatures you might encounter… not forgetting the rare opportunity to spot the elusive Polar bear. The epic scenery continues on your journey down Norway’s coastline. From the magnificent fjords, cascading waterfalls and snow-capped mountains, to the remote towns and picturesque fishing villages – Norway’s gems will only add to the many lasting impressions from this incredible voyage.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
D31N
Duration:
15 days
Departure City:
Oslo
Return City:
Bergen

15 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - UK > Oslo

    Fly from the UK to Oslo, where you’ll start your journey into the wonder with an overnight stay in a luxurious hotel. Regional airports available on request.

  2. Day 2 - Oslo > Longyearbyen, Norway

    Your journey into wonder begins as you fly from Oslo to Longyearbyen, where the crew of Scenic Eclipse will warmly greet you as you step on board. Settle into your handsomely appointed suite and acquaint yourself with the sumptuous facilities of your luxurious Discovery Yacht as you set sail from Longyearbyen and all the wonders that lie in wait.

    Raise your glass as you toast the start of your voyage at the welcome cocktail reception hosted by the Captain, who will introduce your expert Discovery Leaders and their team. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Svalbard Archipelago

    The Svalbard Archipelago’s rugged glaciers and frozen tundras are a fragile and remote area of vast environmental significance, while Spitsbergen is the largest island. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day. Making the most of the long hours of daylight, weather and ice conditions to give you the best experience possible in this extraordinary part of the world.
    You will enjoy daily Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and on nature walks to get up close to majestic Arctic scenery, tundra landscapes wildlife and marine life that surrounds you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Bear Island

    South of Svalbard and en-route to Norway is the rarely visited Bear Island. A protected nature reserve, it’s home to dramatic cliffs, huge seabird colonies and a unique collection of fauna and flora.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - North Cape > Hammerfest

    Reaching Norway’s North Cape is an iconic moment, as it’s the northernmost point of Europe’s mainland. From here you’ll head south to Hammerfest, the world’s northernmost town.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Tromsø

    Known as the cultural hub of the Arctic, Tromsø sits just above the Arctic Circle in the lands of the Midnight Sun. Visit the Polar museum as part of your time exploring this small yet intriguing city.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Gravdal > Trollfjord

    Arrive in Lofoten where great, craggy islands touch the sky, picturesque villages dot the archipelago and wildlife abounds. You’ll sail impressive Trollfjord as you explore this must-see destination.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Torghatten

    Cruise towards the granite mountain of Torghatten. One of Norway’s best known mountain formations, it’s distinctive for a hole going right through it – the subject of Nordland legend and fairy tales.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Trondheim

    Norway’s Trondheim is a vibrant harbour city filled with colourful warehouses lining the waterways. The well pedestrianised city centre make it an ideal city for exploring by foot.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Geiranger

    Your back to exploring the magnificent fjords as you make your way to the village of Geiranger at the heart of UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord. One of Norway’s most beautiful sights, waterfalls cascade down the steep lush mountainsides of this wonder of Mother Nature.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Flam > Vikoyri

    Sail along Sognefjord - the largest fjord in Norway. At its deepest Sognefjord plunges to more than 1,300 metres while the spectacular mountains rise on either side. You’ll pass through the village of Vikoyri as well as visiting Flåm, right in the heart of the fjord. Famous for the Flåm Railway and its stunning scenery.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Bergen, Norway > UK

    Your cruise will end in Norway’s magnificent second city, set on a beautiful convergence of fjords and surrounded by mountains. You will be transfers to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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