Ultimate Arctic

27 Days
Amsterdam to Oslo
From (GBP)
£ 22,865
£ 20,937
Dates & Pricing

2021 Amsterdam > Oslo

On top of the world

From the magnificent fjords, cascading waterfalls and snow-capped mountains, right down to the remote towns and picturesque fishing villages – Norway is a delight to behold.
The Svalbard Archipelago, lying roughly halfway between the mainland and the North Pole, this collection of islands is the northernmost inhabited region in the world and home to immense glaciers and fjords, pristine Arctic tundra and glorious wildlife. Including migrating seabirds, walruses and whales… plus the chance to spot the magnificent Polar bear.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
D42E
Duration:
27 days
Departure City:
Amsterdam
Return City:
Oslo

Selected Itinerary

27 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - UK > Amsterdam

    Fly from the UK to Amsterdam and have an overnight stay in a luxurious hotel. Regional airports available on request.                                                  

  2. Day 2 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Start your journey to the Arctic in Amsterdam where you’ll be warmly greeted on board Scenic Eclipse. Meet the captain, crew and your Discovery Team before setting sail for your adventure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - At sea

    Relax on board and make use of the Spa Sanctuary or even take a yoga class in the studio as you cruise the North Sea towards Norway. There’ll be insightful lectures and presentations from the Discovery Team in the theatre or perhaps learn some new cooking techniques in Scenic Epicure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Bergen, Norway

    Norway’s magnificent second city is set on a beautiful convergence of fjords and surrounded by mountains. You’ll have time to explore the Bergen’s historic city quarters, taking in the traditional and colourful clapboard houses.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Vikoyri > Flam

    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 before making your way to the village of Flåm in the heart of the fjord. Famous for the Flåm Railway and its stunning scenery.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Alesund

    Straddling several islands, Alesund houses a unique concentration of Art Nouveau architecture set to the stunning backdrop of the Norwegian Fjords.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - 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

  8. Day 8 - 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

  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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - North Cape

    Head far beyond the Arctic Circle to Norway’s North Cape, the northernmost point of Europe’s mainland.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Bear Island

    En route to the Svalbard Archipelago 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

  12. Day 12 - 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

  13. Day 13 - 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

  14. Day 14 - 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

  15. Day 15 - 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

  16. Day 16 - Longyearbyen

    Welcome to Longyearbyen where you have a full day to discover this fascinating city at your leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - 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 right up close to the majestic Arctic scenery, tundra landscapes, and wildlife and marine life that surrounds you.

    Your Scenic Eclipse voyage is in a prime time for wildlife spotting, and there will be opportunities to be on the lookout for the dominant predators of the region including the Polar bear.

    Marine species include the carefully protected walrus with its characteristic tusks and several species of whales. Once hunted almost out of existence in a region now transformed into a dedicated conservation area, your encounters with these giants of the sea will be a memory to treasure.

    There will be the chance to cruise the secluded bays, stunning fjords and sparkling glaciers of this unique and special destination.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, 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

  19. Day 19 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, 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

  20. Day 20 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, 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

  21. Day 21 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, 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

  22. Day 22 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, 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

  23. Day 23 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, 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

  24. Day 24 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, 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

  25. Day 25 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, 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

  26. Day 26 - Longyearbyen > Oslo

    Your cruise ends this morning as you say farewell to the crew, disembark and fly to Oslo for a one night stay in a luxurious hotel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  27. Day 27 - Oslo > UK

    Today, you’ll transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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