The captivating phenomenon of the Aurora Borealis draws visitors from around the world to the breathtaking terrains of Norway. A sight of these iconic displays is the experience of a lifetime and now, with our range of Hurtigruten Northern Lights voyages, it’s once you can enjoy in unique style! Cruise along the rugged Norwegian coastline, stopping at 34 incredible ports on the way and explore the magnificent countryside, towns and cities that make Norway such a spectacular destination. Whether you’re looking for a classic coastal adventure under the Aurora or one of themed voyages, our selection of Hurtigruten Northern Lights cruises is sure to have your ideal break.
Hurtigruten Northern Lights Voyages
The Classic Voyages
The full classic voyage takes you from the historic city of Bergen all the way to the northerly port of Kirkenes and then back again. This allows you to explore the incredible destinations you visited on the northbound journey at night again in the daytime, showing you a whole new side to each port of call. The full round Hurtigruten Northern Lights voyage is an unforgettable adventure, introducing you to a wide range of exhilarating activities as you have the option to disembark and indulge in excursions varying from snowmobile safaris to traditional husky sledding adventures and so much more. However, for those of you too short on time to enjoy the full round voyage, you can opt to enjoy just one section of the journey; either the northbound or southbound leg.
All of our Hurtigruten Northern Lights voyages offer outstanding photography opportunities. However, our photography themed voyage not only transports you to a range of unique and incredible subjects, it hosts experienced professional photographers who will teach you the secrets of the trade. Master the art of wildlife and landscape photographs as this Hurtigruten Northern Lights voyages travels past some of the worlds’ most breathtaking scenery and impressive creatures. Of course, the highlight of this voyage is learning the techniques needed to capture your own iconic Aurora images and having the unique opportunity to put your new-found skills to the test as you’re taken to some of Norway’s best destinations to see, and photograph, the Northern Lights.
The Science behind the Magic
Our range of Hurtigruten Northern Lights voyages includes a dedicated astronomy cruise. On this adventure you will travel with a leading astronomer and learn the scientific causes of the natural wonder as well as hearing the myths surrounding the mesmerising displays. This unique journey not only offers ample opportunity to discover the facts about the Aurora, it still treats you to incredible views of Norway’s magnificent coast. Cross the Arctic Circle and take in the scenic beauty of the Lofoten archipelago, visit Trondheim and explore Scandinavia’s oldest Gothic edifice; the Nidaros Cathedral and stop of in Tromsø, the ‘Paris of the North’ for an unforgettable adventure in this Arctic metropolis!
Tailor Your Break
If a Norwegian coastal journey doesn’t quite show you every aspect of the country you hope to experience, why not opt to extend your Hurtigruten Northern Lights holiday? At the end of your voyage you can enjoy our Norway in a Nutshell extension and travel cross country from Bergen to Oslo and discover inland Norway as well as its incredible coast. Alternatively you could choose to spend a night in the iconic Kirkenes Snow Hotel for an Arctic experience you’ll never forget! Whatever you prefer, our advisers are happy to make sure your Norwegian adventure is everything you hope it will be.
Ready to Book?
If you’re eager to begin your Hurtigruten Northern Lights adventure, just contact a member of our experienced travel team and let us arrange your incredible voyage of discovery.