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Cruise the Norwegian Fjords in Depth – Tromsø to Bergen

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 11 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.
21 May, 2018 to 31 May, 2018 Make a booking request for Cruise the Norwegian Fjords in Depth – Tromsø to Bergen, departing on 21 May, 2018

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Cat 1A - Quad £ 2699 GBP pp
2 Upper, 2 lower berths. Private en-suite facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin. Approx 15m² . Porthole. Located on Deck 2.
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Cat 1 - Triple £ 3249 GBP pp
2 Upper berths and 1 lower berth. Private en-suite facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin. Approx 15m² . Porthole. Located on Deck 2.
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Cat 2 - Twin £ 3476 GBP pp
Two lower berths. Private en-suite facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin. Approx 15m² . Porthole. Located on Deck 2.
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Cat 3 - Twin £ 4649 GBP pp
Two lower berths. Private en-suite facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin. Approx 15m² . Larger window. Located on Deck 3.
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Cat 4 - Twin £ 5499 GBP pp
Two lower berths. Private en-suite facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin. Approx 15m² . Larger window. Located on Deck 3.
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Cat 5 - Suite £ 6199 GBP pp
Our four suites all feature separate entrances, living and sleeping areas. Each living area includes a 2-seater couch, armchair, coffee table and desk. Each bedroom contains a double bed as well as a vanity area. Located on Deck 4.
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Cruise the Norwegian Fjords in Depth – Tromsø to Bergen itinerary:

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Day 1 Tromsø/Nordkapp
Welcome to Tromsø, the capital of northern Norway, known as the "Gateway to the Arctic". Embark in the afternoon to begin your adventure. We recommend arriving to Tromsø early to explore on your own. 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. 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 at 16:00.
Day 2 Nordkapp/Norwegian Sea
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.
Day 3 Norwegian Sea/Trollfjord
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.
Day 4 Trollfjord/Lofoten
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. Visit one of Norway's quaint fishing villages, and enjoy a Norwegian-style smorgasbord lunch in a local restaurant. End the visit in the village of Å.
Day 5 Svartisen/Vikingen/Sanna
Visit Svartisen, Sanna and Vikingen, for beautiful glaciers and a globe sculpture which marks Vikingen as a point directly on the Arctic Circle.
Day 6 Sanna/Vega
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.
Day 7 Vega/Torghatten
The rugged coastline of central Norway features some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. The captain will negotiate with local Norwegian pilots to determine our best Zodiac landing options. 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.
Day 8 Torghatten/Trondheim
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.
Day 9 Trondheim/Geiranger
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.
Day 10 Geiranger/Flåm
Hop on the Flåm Railway, travelling through valleys and mountain passes to reach the scenic fjord of the Flåm district.
Day 11 Flåm/Bergen
Cruise overnight to Bergen, then disembark the G Expedition in the morning. We highly recommend booking extra time to visit this exciting city. Transfers to the Havnekontoret Hotel or Bergen Airport will be offered to all passengers with flights scheduled after disembarkation. 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.
Please Note:
When arranging your transportation, such as flights, please take into consideration the below time restrictions for joining and departing from your group. With these times, we have taken into account travel time to/from the airport in the given destination and required time for check-in or baggage collection/immigration. Your flight must arrive by or before: 01:00 p.m. on day 1 Your flight must depart no earlier than: 11:30 a.m. on day 11 While it is our intention of adhere to the route described above, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On the first day of your tour, your Expedition Leader will give you an expedition overview.

Cruise the Norwegian Fjords in Depth – Tromsø to Bergen reverse itinerary:

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Please Note: *
When arranging your transportation, such as flights, please take into consideration the below time restrictions for joining and departing from your group. With these times, we have taken into account travel time to/from the airport in the given destination and required time for check-in or baggage collection/immigration. Your flight must arrive by or before: 01:00 p.m. on day 1 Your flight must depart no earlier than: 11:30 a.m. on day 11 While it is our intention of adhere to the route described above, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On the first day of your tour, your Expedition Leader will give you an expedition overview.
Day 11 Flåm/Bergen *
Cruise overnight to Bergen, then disembark the G Expedition in the morning. We highly recommend booking extra time to visit this exciting city. Transfers to the Havnekontoret Hotel or Bergen Airport will be offered to all passengers with flights scheduled after disembarkation. 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.
Day 10 Geiranger/Flåm *
Hop on the Flåm Railway, travelling through valleys and mountain passes to reach the scenic fjord of the Flåm district.
Day 9 Trondheim/Geiranger *
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.
Day 8 Torghatten/Trondheim *
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.
Day 7 Vega/Torghatten *
The rugged coastline of central Norway features some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. The captain will negotiate with local Norwegian pilots to determine our best Zodiac landing options. 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.
Day 6 Sanna/Vega *
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.
Day 5 Svartisen/Vikingen/Sanna *
Visit Svartisen, Sanna and Vikingen, for beautiful glaciers and a globe sculpture which marks Vikingen as a point directly on the Arctic Circle.
Day 4 Trollfjord/Lofoten *
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. Visit one of Norway's quaint fishing villages, and enjoy a Norwegian-style smorgasbord lunch in a local restaurant. End the visit in the village of Å.
Day 3 Norwegian Sea/Trollfjord *
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.
Day 2 Nordkapp/Norwegian Sea *
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.
Day 1 Tromsø/Nordkapp *
Welcome to Tromsø, the capital of northern Norway, known as the "Gateway to the Arctic". Embark in the afternoon to begin your adventure. We recommend arriving to Tromsø early to explore on your own. 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. 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 at 16:00.
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MS Expedition , the ship servicing Cruise the Norwegian Fjords in Depth – Tromsø to Bergen

MS Expedition

Vessel Type: Expedition
Length: 105 metres
Passenger Capacity: 140
Built: refurbished 2009

The MS Expedition provides an intimate small-ship cruising experience. Completely refurbished in 2009, she boasts spacious cabins, each featuring ocean-facing windows or portholes and private en-suite facilities. Large common areas and observation decks provide panoramic views of the distinctive landscapes of some of the world's most remote regions. The Expedition's spacious confines can hold up to 140 passengers.

You will be given a free expedition
 parka jacket on all Polar voyages
 on board MS Expedition
All Expedition polar passengers will receive their own exclusive high-performance parka designed specifically for adventuring in the polar regions’ frozen climes as part of the price of their trip.
  • Fast – spend less time in transit and more time exploring
  • Sturdy – excellent stability and performance in rough weather
  • Safe – designed with safety in mind
  • Responsible – environmental policies that meet and exceed industry regulations

Facilities and Amenities

  • 360° Top Observation Deck
  • All cabins with private ensuite and outside views
  • Raised Forward Observation Deck
  • Large fleet of Zodiacs with four stroke engines
  • Complimentary Wellington Boots for duration of your cruise
  • Complimentary destination guides for every passenger
  • Large headed Mud Room
  • Lonely Planet Library
  • Discovery Lounge
  • Fine dining – international cuisine in one sitting
  • Large aft deck with barbeque facilities
  • Polar Bear Pub
  • Gift Shop
  • Medical Clinic
  • Sauna
  • Computer Room with internet where available
  • Gym
Category 2 cabin.


Cabin layout for MS Expedition
• 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
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