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Cruise the Norwegian Fjords

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13 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 12 dinners
Transport
Transport
G Expedition, Zodiac, local bus, coach, walking.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Aboard the G Expedition in quad-, triple-, twin-share cabins, or suites (all with en suite bathrooms and porthole or window, 12 nts). Please note that all cabins consist of twin-size berths and are ocean-facing. Suites have one queen-size bed.

You will visit

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Age requirement

10 to 100 years old
Venture into the magical and mysterious lands along the coast of the Norwegian Sea to the Scottish Isles for close encounters with glaciers and gorgeous fjordscapes. Perfect for explorers with worldly ambitions, this 13-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 tail end of the trip takes you through some of Scotland's beautiful islands before you disembark in Edinburgh. This journey will leave you full of wonder for years to come.
Cruise the Norwegian Fjords
Starts
Tromsø
Atoms/Icons/Backpacker
13 Days
Ends
Edinburgh

Itinerary

  • Welcome to Tromsø, the capital of northern Norway, known as the "Gateway to the Arctic". Embark in the afternoon. Consider arriving early to explore Tromsø.
    Meals: DINNER
  • 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.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • 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.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • 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.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Visit Svartisen, Lovund and Vikingen, for beautiful glaciers and a globe sculpture which marks Vikingen as a point directly on the Arctic Circle.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • The rugged coastline of central Norway features some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. Head to the quaint and picturesque Vega Island, a UNESCO site. Wander the fishing villages, go on a guided nature hike, and appreciate the slow pace of life. In the afternoon, hike up to the famous hole in the mountain, with fantastic views of the region. Keep an eye out for Norway's mythical trolls.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • 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.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Sail deep into one of Norway's most beautiful, and most visited, fjords. Enjoy a coach tour to Dalsnibba, 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.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Cruise into the Olden Fjord before a short bus ride to the Birksdal area. Enjoy a moderate hike to Briksdalbreen glacier, or, for an easier option, take a trolley ride with a shorter walk to make it to the glacier lake.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Hop on the Flåm Railway, travelling through valleys and mountain passes to reach the scenic fjord of the Flåm district.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Continue southwards to the remote Shetland Islands. Opt to visit Jarlshof or join the Puffin Bus to focus on puffins and seabird photography at Sumbrugh Head (weather dependent). Enjoy additional time to explore Lerwick.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Visit historic and mystical sites by coach on this remote island. Explore the Standing Stones of Stenness, the intriguing Ring of Brodgar, and the village of Skara Brae.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Cruise overnight to Edinburgh's Port of Leith, then disembark the G Expedition in the morning. It's highly recommended to book extra time to visit Edinburgh.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
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