Cruise the Norwegian Fjords in Depth – Tromsø to Bergen

Marine, Tromsø to Bergen

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Venture into the magical and mysterious lands along the coast of the Norwegian Sea for close encounters with glaciers and gorgeous fjordscapes. Perfect for explorers long on ambition but short on time, this 11-day expedition brings you to important sites of Norway’s ancient history, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and some of the most incredible nature you’ll ever see. The journey is short, but the memories will last you the rest of your life.

What’s included

  • 10 nts aboard the G Expedition
  • Meeting point to ship transfer
  • Zodiac and land excursions with our expert expedition team
  • Lectures and educational programs
  • Local village visit (Lofoten Islands)
  • Vega Island visit
  • Trondheim excursion
  • Geirangerfjord visit
  • Flåm Railway excursion
  • Finnmark exploration
  • Waterproof boots supplied for USA sizes 4 - 16
  • Expedition parka

Highlights

  • Cruise through some of norway's most famous fjords
  • Wander through fishing villages and appreciate the slow pace of life
  • Search cliffs for trolls
  • Enjoy some of the world's most beautiful scenery along norway's rugged coastline

Itinerary

Day 1 Tromsø (1D) There will be a welcome desk set up to greet passengers on arrival day between 09:00 and 12:00 at the Clarion Hotel the Edge. We can assist with baggage drop-off and provide information on what to do in Tromsø for the morning. Additional Notes: Please make sure to be at the Clarion Hotel the Edge before 13:00 as luggage will be transferred at that time. Passengers will be transferred as a group to the ship at 16:00. Included Activities: Arrival Day Embarkation of the G Expedition Transport: Private Vehicle G Expedition (12.50 hour(s))
Day 2 Nordkapp (1B, 1L, 1D) Explore one of the most northern points in Europe. A popular spot to watch the midnight sun during the summer months, as the sun never sets between the middle of May to late August, this cape is the location where the Atlantic and Arctic oceans meet. Explore the barren landscape, quaint fishing villages, and stop by the Northern Cape Plateau standing 307 m above the sea. Included Activities: Nordkapp Excursion Transport: G Expedition
Day 3 At Sea (1B, 1L, 1D) Enjoy a day at sea, taking in the stunning scenery of the Arctic. Keep a sharp eye while on deck to try and spot marine wildlife. Included Activities: Arctic Lectures and Educational Programs Transport: G Expedition
Day 4 Trollfjord/Lofoten Islands (1B, 1L, 1D) Spend the early morning at the short, yet dramatic Trollfjord. Try to spot the mythical creatures along the cliffs. Head ashore in Svolvaer to explore the Lofoten Islands by coach. Stop in Henningsvær for time to see local art or explore the quaint fishing village. After, visit Nusfjord, one of Norway's oldest and best-preserved fishing villages for lunch at a local restaurant, before visiting the Tørrfiskmuseum to learn about traditional work of the islands. End the day in the town of Å. Included Activities: Å Village Visit Transport: G Expedition G Expedition
Day 5 Svartisen/Vikingen/Lovund (1B, 1L, 1D) Visit Svartisen, Lovund and Vikingen, for beautiful glaciers and a globe sculpture which marks Vikingen as a point directly on the Arctic Circle. Included Activities: Svartisen Land Excursion Vikingen Visit Transport: G Expedition G Expedition (4.00 hour(s))
Day 6 Vega (1B, 1L, 1D) A UNESCO World Heritage site, Vega is known for picturesque fishing villages with a history of eider down harvesting. Enjoy some opportunities to explore the area on foot or with an optional guided tour. Included Activities: Vega Island Visit Transport: G Expedition
Day 7 Torghatten (1B, 1L, 1D) The mountain scenery and coastline offer breathtaking views. The goal is to visit Torghatten, one of the most bizarre rock formations in Norway and a significant local landmark for the chance to move towards the Træna archipelago, comprised of over a thousand islands. Included Activities: Zodiac Excursion Transport: G Expedition
Day 8 Trondheim (1B, 1L, 1D) Continue on to Trondheim. Choose between hiking in Bymarka Nature Reserve before visiting the Sverresborg Folk Museum, or enjoying a city tour including the Folk Museum and the elaborate Nidaros Cathedral, built between 1070 and 1300. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the area on your own. Included Activities: Trondheim Visit Transport: G Expedition
Day 9 Geirangerfjord (1B, 1L, 1D) Sail deep into one of Norway's most beautiful, and most visited fjords, Geirangerfjord. Enjoy a coach tour to Dalnibba, soaking in the views at this UNESCO World Heritage site. For the more adventurous, opt for a 10km mountain hike exploring the area and taking in amazing views of the fjord from above. If possible, the Expedition ship will cruise around this scenic area. Included Activities: Geirangerfjord Visit Transport: G Expedition
Day 10 Flåm (1B, 1L, 1D) Hop on the Flåm Railway, travelling through valleys and mountain passes to reach the scenic fjord of the Flåm district. Included Activities: Flåmsbana Railway Transport: G Expedition
Day 11 Bergen (1B) Transfers to the end hotel (noted on your tour voucher) or Bergen Airport will be offered to all passengers with flights scheduled after disembarkation. Additional Notes: After disembarkation you will be transferred to either the airport or the end hotel stated on your tour voucher, depending on the time of your flight. Those transferred to the hotel will have an opportunity to explore the town centre on their own, and then be transferred to the airport later in the day as per flight schedules. Transfer times will be confirmed, and communicated onboard prior to departure. Luggage storage at the end hotel will be available until time of departure. Included Activities: Departure Day Transport: G Expedition
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