Day 1 – To Tromso: Fly from London Heathrow to Tromso via Oslo with SAS Scandinavian Airlines. Tromso is the capital of the Arctic, where the midnight sun is visible from the end of May to the last week in July. Highlights include the Polar Museum and the Arctic Cathedral. Stay 2 nights at the Radisson SAS.
Day 2 – Tromso: Day at leisure or optional activities. (B)
Day 3 – Tromso: Day at leisure or optional activities. The ship will dock around 23:45. You will be advised of your embarkation time for your 5-day cruise to Bergen. (Inside Cabin) (B)
Day 4 – To Svolvær: Visit the Lofoten Islands, and sail through this stunning network of inlets and isles dotted with small fishing communities overshadowed by rugged peaks. (B, D)
Day 5 – Ørnes: Cross the Arctic Circle, passing the peaks of the Seven Sisters mountain range. (B, D)
Day 6 – Trondheim: Early morning arrival in Trondheim. Continue past Hitra Island, making brief stops at Kristiansund and Molde, before the midnight call at Ålesund. (B, D)
Day 7 – To Bergen: Arrive in Bergen and disembark the ship. Transfer to the Radisson SAS Royal Hotel for 2 nights. (B)
Day 8 – Bergen: Day at leisure or optional activities. (B)
Day 9 – To Oslo: Morning rail journey to Voss where you will continue by coach to Gudavangen, passing through the mountains and stopping en route to view both the Stalheimsfossen and Sivlefossen waterfalls. From Gudavangen cruise through the Unesco world heritage site of Naeroyfjord, the narrowest fjord in Europe and into Aurlandsfjord before arriving in Flam. Board the Flam railway for the breathtaking 20km journey to Myrdal with stunning views of the fjords, waterfalls and mountains. Continue by rail from Myrdal to Oslo. Transfer and stay 3 nights at the Grand Hotel Rica. (B)
Day 10 – Oslo: Full days at leisure to explore the capital of Norway and its largest city. Visit the Maritime Museum, Munch Museum and City Hall, the home of the Nobel peace prize ceremonies. (B)
Day 11 – Oslo: Day at leisure. (B)
Day 12 – To London: Fly with SAS Scandinavian Airlines back to London. (B)
Meal basis: As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Northern lights: Seeing the northern lights is not guaranteed as it is a natural phenomenon and weather dependent, however, during the winter season you will have the best possible chance.