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Northern Lights, Scenic Norway Rail & Sail

   
Destination:
Oslo, Norway
Duration:
21 Nights
Offer ends:
31 July 2024
Valid for travel:
20 March 2025

Details

Discover the enchanting beauty of Norway with a journey on the picturesque Flåm Railway coupled with a Hurtrigruten Northern Lights cruise.

Your journey commences in Oslo, a city renowned for its vibrant arts scene and modern architecture. From here you’ll prepare for your Norway in a Nutshell tour; board the Flåm Railway for a leisurely train journey that meanders past lush valleys and snow-capped peaks. Immerse yourself in the quaint charm of Flåm village and witness the dramatic beauty of the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord.

Following a two-night hotel stay in Bergen, you’ll embark MS Kong Harald for your cruise. Traverse Norway’s remarkable fjords and delight in the ethereal spectacle of the Northern Lights. Conclude your holiday with a two-night hotel stay in Copenhagen, where you could stroll through the picturesque streets of Nyhavn and embrace the city’s rich history at the Rosenborg Castle.

Polar Inside – Twin Share (Based on 20 March 2025 departure)
EX Sydney $7,999 per person based on twin share
EX Adelaide $7,999 per person based on twin share
EX Perth $7,999 per person based on twin share
EX Melbourne $7,999 per person based on twin share
EX Brisbane $7,999 per person based on twin share

Polar Outside – Twin Share (Based on 20 March 2025 departure)
EX Sydney $9,999 per person based on twin share
EX Adelaide $9,999 per person based on twin share
EX Perth $9,999 per person based on twin share
EX Melbourne $9,999 per person based on twin share
EX Brisbane $9,999 per person based on twin share

Arctic Superior – Twin Share (Based on 20 March 2025 departure)
EX Sydney $11,999 per person based on twin share
EX Adelaide $11,999 per person based on twin share
EX Perth $11,999 per person based on twin share
EX Melbourne $11,999 per person based on twin share
EX Brisbane $11,999 per person based on twin share

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Inclusions

  • 11 night full-board cruise on board Hurtigruten’s MS Kong Harald
  • 2 night four-star hotel stay in Oslo at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel with breakfast
  • 1 night four-star hotel stay in Flåm at the Fretheim Hotel with breakfast
  • 3 night hotel stay in Bergen at the Zander K Hotel with breakfast
  • 1 night four-star hotel stay in Copenhagen at the Tivoli Hotel with breakfast
  • English-speaking tour leader on board
  • Northern Lights Promise – Receive a complimentary Hurtigruten voyage if the Northern Lights do not make an appearance (T’s & C’s apply)
  • Complimentary Polar Outside Limited View to Polar Outside
  • 2 day fully escorted Norway in a nutshell tour
  • Scenic rail journey on board The Flåm Railway
  • All flights+, taxes and transfers

Itinerary

Your holiday begins as you fly overnight from Australia to Oslo.

Oslo, the vibrant capital of Norway, seamlessly combines modernity with natural beauty. The city boasts an impressive array of museums, including the iconic Munch Museum and the Viking Ship Museum, showcasing Norway’s rich history and culture.

Embark a high-speed train to Myrdal, where you’ll experience the iconic Flåm Rail, one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world. Your 20-kilometre journey to Flåm affords views of spectacular nature, historical cultural landscapes, and spectacular engineering.

Following breakfast, you’ll continue your adventure with a boat journey affording outstanding vistas en route to Gudvangen. From this pretty village, you’ll savour a scenic fjord cruise through Nærøyfjord, before travelling to Bergen, where you’ll spend two nights.

Bergen is a charming medieval city, gateway to the majestic Norwegian fjords. Explore the historic harbour district of Bryggen, home to multi-coloured houses, seek out the ornate wooden Fantoft Stave Church or savour a traditional Bergen speciality of fiskesuppe.
 

Embark on a remarkable expedition cruise along Norway’s stunning coastline. MS Kong Harald offers her passengers spacious cabins, many situated to enjoy breathtaking views of the Arctic landscape. Combining comfort with adventure, MS Kong Harald promises an unforgettable journey.

As you continue north, you’ll call at Ålesund, renowned for its beautiful art nouveau architecture. Come evening, you’ll arrive in Molde, known as the ‘City of Roses’ due to its sprawling gorgeous gardens.

Discover vibrant Trondheim, home to the impressive Nidaros Cathedral, with a fascinating walking tour before setting sail again this afternoon. Pass the beautiful Kjeungskjær lighthouse and numerous islets and rocky outcrops before calling at Rørvik.

Today, you’ll cross over into the Arctic Circle, where you’ll have the best chance of seeing the Northern Lights. Experience Saltstraumen, the world’s most powerful maelstrom before arriving at the Lofoten Islands where you’ll get a taste of genuine Viking life.

Among your onshore stops today will be Tromsø, the perfect place to enjoy typical local activities including skiing, dog sledding and whale safaris. You’ll also get a fantastic opportunity to witness more of those ethereal Northern Lights.

Honningsvåg is the gateway to the spectacular North Cape. Take an excursion to the North Cape plateau, for an exciting snowmobile trip through enchanting scenery, and learn how the local Sámi people use nature to survive.

The wintry landscape in Kirkenes is perfect for snowmobile and dog sledding adventures. This is the turning point in your Hurtigruten cruise, as you now commence your return voyage back to Bergen.
 

As you continue south, you’ll stop at a number of ports to enjoy spectacular scenery, local specialities, and historic landmarks. In Mehamn, the fresh winter air and clear, starry skies are perfect for seeing the Northern Lights.

The island groups of Lofoten and Vesterålen offer some of the most stunning scenery that you’ll encounter during your adventure. Enjoy a stop at Svolvær, where you’ll be able to experience a thrilling horseback ride at sunset.

Today you’ll sail past mountain ranges with unique formations that have inspired many myths and legends. The Seven Sisters are allegedly the daughters of a Troll king who escaped his strict control until daylight turned them to stone.
 

Today you’ll get another opportunity to explore the city of Trondheim before sailing through the majestic Trondheimsfjord, Norway’s third longest fjord. In Kristiansund, you’ll get a sense of the importance of the fishing industry to Norway’s coastal communities.

Today you’ll get your final glimpses of the Norwegian Fjords and the wildly beautiful coastlines, before disembarking the Hurtigruten upon arrival back in Bergen.

The city boasts a treasure trove of late-Renaissance and Rococo architecture. See the fabled statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid, and stroll along the old harbour of Nyhavn.

Your holiday complete, today you’ll head to the airport for your overnight flight home.

 

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*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 17 June 2024 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfares are based on economy flights and include taxes, carriers terms and conditions apply.  Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Imaging Holidays and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.

Terms and Conditions apply, for full details please visit imagineholidays.com.au. All prices shown in AUS Dollars. Prices are per person based on two adults sharing a Polar Inside cabin and include flights from Sydney (regional flights available at a supplement). Credit cards charged at 1.5%, if paying by AMEX a charge of 2.5% will be added. ABN number 48614987718. Prices are correct at the time of print and are subject to change. Offer applies to new bookings only. Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.

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$7,999* | per person twin share
Flights included!
Destination:
Oslo, Norway
Duration:
21 Nights
Offer ends:
31 July 2024
Valid for travel:
20 March 2025

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