Jewels of Norway During Winter By Train and Northern Light Cruise
Jewels of Norway During Winter By Train and Northern Light Cruise
from EURO 1400- Per Person on a Twin / Double Sharing
07 Days / 06 Nights
Enjoy this self-guided adventure that will take you from the Capital city Oslo over to the historical city of Trondheim- often referred to as the ‘Moustache city’. You will embark on the magnificent Norwegian Coastal Hurtigruten cruise from Trondheim to the ‘Arctic Capital’ Tromsø. You will experience the ceremony of crossing the ‘Arctic Circle’ and see the splendors of the Arctic region while the ship hurries slowly through the shadow of the dancing green Northern lights. You are going to sail through Bødø, Lofoten and past the many unknown small islands and villages. You disembark at Tromsø, where your next phase of Arctic experience begins. You will Hunt for the Northern Lights in the traditional way on the barking but friendly Huskies. You have good time to explore the city on your own on day two in Tromsø. The package includes a Gourmet Dinner at a traditional restaurant in Tromsø.
So that you see the most of Scenic Norway in the most comfortable way, we have combined the various modes of Transport – cruise ship and Train ride.
PS: Northern lights is a natural Phenomenon, and no one can guarantee its occurrence.
Tour Departure & Return
The Tour has been recommended from Oslo. We can rearrange the place of start and the itinerary as per your requirement
Please arrive by the time provided in the itinerary
.4 Nights Quality accommodation in Standard Rooms (As Scandinavia does not have any star standards, Quality can be 3-4 star European Standards) ;
.2 Nights in inside room with limited/no view onboard Hurtigruten with Private facilities. (Upgrade possible. You will receive options from us on other room/Upgrade categories)
.Gourmet Dinner in Tromsø at a traditional restaurant
.7 Hours Trip including Northern Lights safari in Camp Tamok with Dog Sledging
.Transfers to and from Tromsø city center for Trip to Camp Tamok
.Local Meal and a hot beverage served at Camp Tamok.
.Visit to the Sami tents during visit at Camp Tamok
.Train tickets from Oslo-Trondheim
.All Taxes and Service charge
.A big smile 😊
.Airfare to and fro Norway.
.Local Travel costs unless those specified here
.Meals and beverages unless those specified here
.Activities unless specified here
.Sightseeing/Local Transfers (unless specified)
.Personal Travel Insurance
.Last minute surprises
Approximately AS PER TOUR
Breakfast. Scenic Train ride to Trondheim.
Embark Hurtigruten Cruise
Breakfast; Scenic views om board.
Bodø-Lofoten on board Hurtigruten
Breakfast ; Scenic views om board.
Breakfast. Arrival Tromsø ; Northern Light Safari and Husky Tour.
Breakfast ; Gourmet Dinner ; Northern Light evening Short cruise.
Breakfast. Departure with fond memories.
Day 01 Welcome to the Capital of one of the most peaceful countries on earth
Arrival in Oslo according to your own itinerary. If you arrive at Gardermoen Airport in Oslo, we recommend you to take the airport express train (flytoget). It takes only 20 mins to reach the city center and has frequent departures (Add on : We can arrange for a private transfer to your hotel in the center of Oslo ).
You can buy the Oslo Pass for free travel on all public transport along with free admission to over 30 museums and attractions plus special offers on entertainment, restaurants, shops and more. The pass can be purchased at tourist information centers or at most hotels and major attractions in the city.
Vigeland Sculpture Park
Viking Ship Museum
Oslo Opera House
You can choose from many of the restaurants located in the city. The Nobel Peace Prize host city has maintained a very good balance between urbanization and eco friendliness. Oslo has been judged as Europe’s green capital city and perhaps the only capital city that has the magnificent Fjord on one side and forested ridges on the other. The city has excellent locations and offers unique photo opportunities.
After your Local Norwegian Dinner, Enjoy the night life of Oslo and Overnight in Oslo.
(Recommended: add a night in Oslo with a Private sightseeing tour)
Day 02 Travel by train to the Moustache city, Trondheim
Today you start your day early. Enjoy your Scandinavian Breakfast at the hotel.
You head to Oslo S, The Central Station of Oslo, to board the Dovre Railway to the city of Trondheim. The Dovre Railway runs between Oslo and Trondheim through the beautiful Gudbrandsdalen valley and across the mighty Dovrefjell mountain range. This beautiful train Journey is around 7 Hours long.
Oslo-Trondheim train: 08:02-14:43
Afternoon arrival in Trondheim. Discover one of Norway’s oldest and most cherished city. Trondheim is Norway’s second-oldest city, founded in 997 and served as the nation’s capital between 1030 and 1217. Enjoy your day at leisure.
For fun sake, try to find out, why Trondheim is called the ‘Moustache city.’
Trøndelag Open Air Museum
Bakklandet - the charming old quarter where you’ll find the iconic row of old wooden houses in beautiful colors.
Overnight in Trondhiem.
Day 03 Norwegian coastal Cruise voyage enjoying the Northern Lights from Moustache city to the Arctic Capital, Tromsø
After breakfast, head to the harbor, where you will embark on your Scenic Journey of Hurtigruten, often referred to as the world’s most beautiful an unique Journeys. The cruise embarks on the Journey to the city of Tromsø at 12’noon (you need to check inn at 10:00am)
In the afternoon, the ship sets a northwest course, passing the beautiful Kjeungskjær lighthouse and numerous charming islets and rocky outcrops. After passing through the narrow Stokksund, the ship heads towards charming Rørvik.
Enjoy the Norwegian coastal voyage from Trondheim to Tromsø. This journey is famous for its magnificent view of the Norwegian coast and for thee green dancing Northern lights chasing the cruise throughout the journey (Northern lights are a natural Phenomenon and its occurrence cannot be guaranteed). Spend 2 nights on board the Hurtigruten.
Day 04 Cruise through Paradise across the Arctic- Lofoten en route Tromsø
Wake up to the feel of being in Arctic. Today you cross the border of the invisible line of Arctic circle situated at 66 degrees 33 minutes north. What makes this region unique throughout the year is that in summer, it has the ‘midnight sun’, and during winter, being above this latitude provides the best chances for experiencing the Northern Lights.
If you are sailing in the Arctic waters for the first time, you can participate in a daytime Arctic Circle ceremony on deck.
You continue your cruise through the beautiful coast of Helgeland to Bodø and then to Lofoten Islands- often referred to as the Paradise across the Atlantic. Tucked between majestic granite cliffs and white sandy beaches, Lofoten is an experience that is out of the ordinary. (Add on : if you want, we can book a land excursion at Lofoten. You can visit a local craft brewery in Lofoten and learn about the history of beer-making and the best conditions for brewing. Taste beer straight from the fermentation tank. Also included is the authentic and personal meeting with the supplier.)
Enjoy your cruise and celebrate the crossing the Arctic Circle and also celebrate the season for hunting the Northern Lights. The Cruise ship celebrates the event by presenting a multimedia show, ‘The Magic Light, Aurora Borealis’, featuring pictures, words and music.
Enjoy your sail to Tromsø. Overnight on board Hurtigruten.
Day 05 Welcome to the ‘Capital of Arctic’-Tromsø. Enjoy a Husky Tour while chasing the Northern-Lights.
Enjoy your ‘Norwegian Hurtigruten Buffet’ breakfast and the stunning landscapes of this Arctic region.
During the morning hours en-route to Tromsø, you will briefly dock at Risøyhamn, Harstad and Finnsnes.
Arrival in the ‘Arctic capital’ Tromsø around 14:15 hrs. Take a transfer to your centrally located accommodation. Tromsø is often referred to as the ‘Capital of Northern Lights and of the Arctic region.’ You will be impressed to see why and how this tiny city is a best seller among the destinations of the world. Tromsø has many unique attractions and we recommend you take a walk in this winter dreamland and see these recommended attractions:
Tromsø Gondola lift
Polaria Arctic Aquarium
In the evening your quest for hunting the Northern Lights will continue. Today you will do a Dog Sledding tour/Husky Trip at a Camp located 75 minutes from city center. Pick-up by bus or minibus in the city centre of Tromsø, by the harbor around 1700 hours and transported to the camp. This cultural adventure includes Dog sledding, trying lasso-throwing and storytelling about the Sami culture and history. The trip will give you a good opportunity again to experience the Northern Lights while you are being riden on a Dog Sledge. Before heading back to Tromsø, you´ll get a lovely hot meal in the dining lavvo. Tromsø town centre return around 24:00, midnight. The trip is around 7 Hours.
Late night Transfer to Tromsø Center. Overnight in a Hotel in Tromsø
Day 06 Explore Tromsø at your pace and enjoy your Gourmet dinner included in your package
After breakfast, enjoy the city at your pace. Visit the many of the local attractions or just sit by the harbor.
(Add on: We can book a Whale safari departing in the morning at 09.50 am. During this 4 hours Whale safari, you will witness the wild life, whales- Orca and Humpback whales, and history of the small communities).
In the evening, you will be served dinner at one of Tromsø’s famous and traditional restaurant. Enjoy your meal and this Vibrant city. Don’t forget, Tromsø has a vibrant night life as well.
Overnight in Tromsø.
Day 07 The Journey has finished but the relationship with Norway has just started. Departure day with fond memories
As they say, that the first hello and the last goodbye is the most difficult part. Departure with fond memories as per your own itinerary.
Enjoy your ‘Arctic’ Breakfast and departure as per your itinerary (If you want our assistance in booking the airport transfers, please do let us know)
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