Cruise the Norwegian Fjords - 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 eight-day expedition brings you to important sites of Norway’s ancient history, UNESCO-protected historic 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

  • 7 nts aboard the G Expedition
  • Meeting point to ship transfer
  • Zodiac and land excursions with our expert expedition team
  • Local village visit (Lofoten Islands)
  • Vega Island visit
  • Trondheim excursion
  • Geirangerfjord visit
  • Waterproof boots supplied for USA size 6 - 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 between 15:00 and 15:30.
Day 2 Tromsø/Lofoten (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, visiting Nusfjord, one of Norway's oldest and best-preserved fishing villages. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. End the visit in the village of Å. Included Activities: Å Village Visit Transport: G Expedition
Day 3 Svartisen/Sanna/Vikingen (1B, 1L, 1D) Visit Svartisen, Sanna and Vikingen, for beautiful glaciers and a globe sculpture which marks Vikingen as a point directly on the Arctic Circle. Included Activities: Vikingen Visit Sanna Island Visit Svartisen Land Excursion Transport: G Expedition
Day 4 Svartisen/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 5 Vega/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 6 Torghatten/Trondheim (1B, 1L, 1D) Continue on to Trondheim. Opt for a hike to the Sverresborg Folk Museum, or for a city tour including the Folk Museum and the elaborate Nidaros Cathedral, built between 1070 and 1300. Alternatively, opt to explore on your own, including a visit to Munkholmen. Included Activities: Trondheim Visit Transport: G Expedition
Day 7 Geirangerfjord (1B, 1L, 1D) Sail deep into one of Norway's most beautiful, and most visited fjords, Geirangerfjord. Enjoy soaking in the views at this UNESCO World Heritage site. If possible, the Expedition ship will cruise around this scenic area. Included Activities: Geirangerfjord Visit Transport: G Expedition G Expedition
Day 8 Bergen (1B) Transfers to the Havnekontoret Hotel 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 Havnekontoret Hotel, 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 Havnekontoret Hotel will be available until time of departure. Included Activities: Departure Day
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