Arctic Highlights with flights
MS Kong Harald Sails From Tromso
- 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
- Travel Insurance
- Optional excursions
- Luggage handling
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- 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.
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 2021 - March 2022
UK/Ireland to Tromsø, Norway
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)
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)
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).
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).
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.
Further excursions are available before your direct flight back to the UK. (Breakfast included).
Tromsø, Norway to UK/Ireland
Travel period : January 2021 - March 2021
From : £799 per person
MS Kong Harald
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.
- Sun deck
- Large panorama and observation lounges with great views
- Fitness room
- Separate a la carte restaurant
- Conference facilities
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