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Short Winter Cruise

Combine an overnight in the Northern Light city of Tromsø with a 2-day cruise on board Hurtigruten to Kirkenes. Choose from a wide selection of winter activities, including dog sledding, Northern Lights sightseeing, as well as our Tromsø & Kirkenes breaks.

Duration

4+ days

Transportation

Cruise

Season

Winter

Tour Type

Self guided

FROM EUR 539 per adult

Tour category

Thon Hotel Tromsø

Silver

Accommodation at good tourist class hotels equal to 3 stars according to Scandinavian standard.

Inside cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Silver accommodation

Scandic Ishavshotel

Gold

Accommodation at 4 star hotels or at unique properties, like historic hotels or manor houses, selected for their atmosphere.

Outside (seaside) cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Gold accommodation

Services included:

  • 1 night hotel accommodation in a standard room with private shower/WC, including breakfast.
  • 2 nights onboard Hurtigruten Tromsø-Kirkenes. Accommodation in unspecified polar inside cabin (twin beds).
    • 2x breakfast onboard Hurtigruten. Breakfast buffet with a wide selection of food, usually served between 07.00-10.00 hrs.
    • 2x dinner onboard Hurtigruten. 3-course dinner, usually served between 18.30-21.00 hrs.
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel itinerary and travel vouchers.
  • 24/7 emergency phone service while travelling.
  • Additional services included for Tour Category GOLD only:
  • Category GOLD hotels (accommodation in standard rooms)
  • Accommodation in an unspecified polar outside cabin.

Reduced departures 2021

From January 2021 Hurtigruten will no longer have daily departures; they will operate 7 out of 11 ships along the Norwegian coast. A new provider will operate the remaining 4 departures, but their ships are delayed so there will be reduced departures during winter/spring of 2021. It is highly recommended to book as soon as possible to secure availability. 

Travelling in September and October

This tour is available from September 15 since the chances for seeing Northern Lights are good (Northern Lights observations are always weather dependent) but please be aware that the optional winter activities mainly start from (middle of) November.

Travelling during the festive season

Hurtigruten is moored in a harbour for some hours in the afternoon and evening on December 24 and until after midnight on New Year's Eve. This means that the normal schedule changes slightly and some of the following, smaller ports will be passed by to catch up on the lost time (usually stops during night time). A special Christmas / New Year's dinner will be included; the additional cost will be EUR 35 per person.

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