Cruise the Norwegian Fjords in Depth – Tromsø to Bergen

Cruise the Norwegian Fjords in Depth – Tromsø to Bergen

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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.

Trip Name
Cruise the Norwegian Fjords in Depth – Tromsø to Bergen
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. 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


Day 1 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 12 - Please Note:
While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable.

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
20-05-201930-05-2019AUD $0Cat 1A - Quad
20-05-201930-05-2019AUD $0Cat 1 - Triple
20-05-201930-05-2019AUD $0Cat 3 - Twin
20-05-201930-05-2019AUD $0Cat 4 - Twin
20-05-201930-05-2019AUD $0Cat 5 - Suite


    • 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