From  £1735
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Explore deep fjords and mighty rivers
  • Set sail for the Lofoten Islands
  • Visit the World Heritage Rock Art Centre and a UNESCO World Heritage open-air rock art site
  • View the midnight sun from one of the northernmost points of Europe; the rocky cliffs at North Cape
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North Cape & the Land of the Midnight Sun

8 Day Tour, from £1735 per person

Discover the delights of Norway and combine each of the country’s iconic Scandinavian landscapes in this group tour. Voyage through deep arctic fjords, pass towering mountainous peaks and meet the Sami people in Nordic Lapland. Experience the eerie, awe-inspiring midnight sun and travel north to stand at the edge of Europe at North Cape.

This tour is sold out for 2016. Please contact us for details of our 2017 tour.

Tour Itinerary

Arrive in Bodø
Arrive in Bodø
Arrive in Bodo to spend a day at leisure. Explore the pretty city sprawled out over a beautiful peninsula in Northern Norway, walk along the quayside and admire stunning views of the town from across the harbour before meeting your group and tour leader in the evening. (B)
Set sail for the Lofoten Islands
Set sail for the Lofoten Islands
Hop on the ferry to sail across the Vestfjord to the dramatic Lofoten archipelago, a distinctive group of mountainous islands whose peaks rise sharply from the glassy waters. Many pretty fishing villages dot the valleys but this tour visits two in particular; Nusfjord is one of Norways oldest and best preserved fishing villages and is now a protected a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Lofotr, the reconstruction of a Viking chieftain’s homestead. Spend a night in Svolvaer, Loften’s busiest port town. (B)
Explore Norway’s Fjords
Explore Norway’s Fjords
Choose to join a boat excursion to the breathtaking Trollfjord, a narrow arctic fjord lined by steep mountains. Here you have the chance to spot eagles. Continue the journey through the Loftoten Islands to reach the charming city of Harstad. (B)
Head north to Tromso
Head north to Tromso
Travel from Harstad to Tromsø and spend an afternoon at leisure exploring one of the Northern for more information most cities in the world. Journey aboard the Hurtigruten ferry to admire the astounding landscape (optional extra). (B)
Visit Alta
Visit Alta
This leg of the trip takes you across two fjords to Alta. Explore the history of this town, ranging from 7,000 year old rock carvings to a 1980’s court case involving the native Sami Rights. Visit the World Heritage Rock Art Centre and a UNESCO World Heritage open-air rock art site. (B)
Northern Cape
Northern Cape
The finale of this tour takes you into Honningsvåg and on to one of the northernmost points of Europe; the rocky cliffs at North Cape. After a hearty dinner, travel to the iconic North Cape to see the midnight sun spectacularly illuminate panoramas stretching across Arctic Ocean. You’ll even receive a glass of champagne and a North Cape Certificate. (B)
Return South through Hammerfest
Return South through Hammerfest
Stop at Hammerfest as you journey back down south – the northernmost town in the world and the gate to the Barents Sea. Visit The Royal and Ancient Polar Bear Society museum in Hammerfest, celebrating the animal that is the town’s mascot and heraldic crest. (B, D)
Fly back to the UK
Transfer back to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1735 per person

Price Includes

  • Flights from London Heathrow to Bodo via Oslo / Return from Alta via Oslo
  • 7 nights accommodation in 3-star hotels in a twin / double room including breakfast 
  • Meals as specified in itinerary (B=Breakfast, D=Dinner)
  • Excursions as listed in the itinerary

Price Excludes

  • Optional Excursions
  • Gratuities and tips

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