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MS Kong Harald Sails From Tromso

What's Included

  • Return economy flights to Tromsø, including current taxes and charges
  • *4-day voyage in an unspecified cabin on a half-board basis
  • 5 day itinerary: 1 night at Tromsø hotel including breakfast OR 6 day itinerary: 2 nights at Tromsø hotel including breakfast 
  • Transfers as applicable 

Not Included:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Luggage handling

All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate

Please note:

  • Price is in GBP per person based on two people travelling together sharing an unspecified twin cabin.
  • Other categories available at a supplement
  • Not all grades are available for all departures
  • Suite and Mini Suites are available only on request
  • For Norwich airport departures: there is a £10.00 Per Adult (Over 16 Years) Airport Development Fee which is to be paid directly to Norwich Airport when departing.

 

Starting and ending in Tromsø, this winter voyage takes you to the pure and crisp remote northern coast. Get closer to spectacular scenery and fascinating people with direct flights from Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, East Midlands, London Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle and Norwich. 

Create an Arctic adventure of your dreams with optional excursions such as snowmobiling in Lapland, visiting the Kirkenes Snow Hotel or an unforgettable dog sledding safari.

Extend this 5 night itinerary to 6 days and take in more of Tromsø. This colourful city, surrounded by the dramatic Lyngen Alps, has many sights to offer including Arctic history, architecture, culture and more exciting excursions.

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Itinerary

Please note this is the 6-day itinerary with 2 nights in a Tromsø hotel. The 5-day itinerary includes 1 night in a Tromsø hotel.

December 2016 - March 2017
Departure port
UK/Ireland to Tromsø, Norway

Day 1

Location: Fly to Tromsø
Fly direct from the UK to Tromsø, the Gateway to the Arctic, and perhaps enjoy the sights of this lively, compact city before boarding the ship and departing late in the afternoon. (Dinner on board)

Day 2

Location: Honningsvåg and the North Cape
Following the scenic sailing through Magerøysund and after an early stop in Hammerfest, you arrive in Honningsvåg. This small port is the gateway to the wonders of the spectacular North Cape (optional excursion). At 71° 10’ 21” N it puts you a mere 2 000 kilometres from the Geographical North Pole. This evening, you pass Finnkirka, a rock formation that is sacred to the indigenous Sami people and now also the site of an impressive light show. (Breakfast and dinner included)

Day 3

Location: Kirkenes
The last port on the Voyage North is Kirkenes. And at longitude 30° E, you are actually further east than Istanbul and St. Petersburg. The terrain, culture and geography of Kirkenes offer the opportunity to take part in some fabulous Arctic excursions. Departing Kirkenes at lunchtime, you retrace your steps along the Varanger peninsula reaching Berlevåg in the evening. (Breakfast and dinner included).

Day 4

Location: Hammerfest and Tromsø
Your first major stop of the day is Hammerfest. Here, you can enjoy an optional excursion including a visit to Hammerfest's UNESCO World Heritage site, the Meridian Column, commemorating the conclusion of Struve's historical measurement of the globe. From here, you next major stop will be Tromsø where your voyage comes to an end. Transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. (Breakfast and dinner included).

Day 5

Location: Tromsø
After breakfast in your hotel this morning, a choice of winter excursions are available before you are transferred to Tromsø airport for your direct flight back to the UK (Breakfast included).
Extend your stay and take in more of Tromsø!

Extend your stay in this lively and colourful city, surrounded by the dramatic Lyngen Alps. Tromsø has many sights to offer, including Arctic history, architecture, culture and exciting excursions. Visit a coastal farm and enjoy reindeer sledging or perhaps visit the Polaris centre. An extra day in Tromsø will give you time to enjoy this beautiful city and more time to watch out for the Northern Lights.
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Day 6

Location: Tromsø
Further excursions are available before your direct flight back to the UK. (Breakfast included).

Location
Tromsø, Norway to UK/Ireland

Prices

Travel period : January 2017 - March 2017

From : £799 per person

Departure dates

Date

Itinerary

Days

Airport

Lead In

Lead Out

23/02/2017

Tromso/Tromso

6

Bournemouth

899

1109

25/02/2017

Tromso/Tromso

6

Dublin

899

937

28/02/2017

Tromso/Tromso

5

Gatwick

799

837

02/03/2017

Tromso/Tromso

5

Gatwick

CALL

CALL

04/03/2017

Tromso/Tromso

5

Newcastle

799

1009

06/03/2017

Tromso/Tromso

6

Manchester

899

937

08/03/2017

Tromso/Tromso

6

Gatwick

899

937

11/03/2017

Tromso/Tromso

5

Bristol

799

CALL

13/03/2017

Tromso/Tromso

5

Gatwick

799

837

15/03/2017

Tromso/Tromso

5

Cardiff

799

837

17/03/2017

Tromso/Tromso

6

Gatwick

899

937

19/03/2017

Tromso/Tromso

6

East Midlands

CALL

937

22/03/2017

Tromso/Tromso

5

Gatwick

799

837

24/03/2017

Tromso/Tromso

6

Gatwick

899

937

26/03/2017

Tromso/Tromso

6

Manchester

899

937

MS Kong Harald

Astoria

The present king of Norway, a seasoned sailor, gives his name to this ship. His is not the only famous name you will find on board.

The bar is named after the Norwegian polar pioneer Fridtjof Nansen, while explorer Roald Amundsen lends his name to the café. The top deck offers great views of nature, whether you choose the sun deck, the observation lounge or the panorama lounge.

Special features

  • Sun deck
  • Large panorama and observation lounges with great views
  • Fitness room
  • Restaurant
  • Separate a la carte restaurant
  • Café
  • Shop
  • Conference facilities

 

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