14 Nights
07 Jul 2018

Polar Circle Expedition Cruise

Zenith

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Day 1 - 07 Jul 2018
Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim is Norway’s third largest city after Oslo and Bergen and is also the oldest of the major cities in the country. This is expressed through the vast architecture which includes: the Nidaros Cathedral – the second largest church in northern Europe; wooden mansions; and the TV Tower. The city also boasts a dynamic culture of music, arts and night life.

Itinerary

Day Date Port Arrive Depart
1
07 Jul 2018
Trondheim, Norway
Trondheim

Trondheim is Norway’s third largest city after Oslo and Bergen and is also the oldest of the major cities in the country. This is expressed through the vast architecture which includes: the Nidaros Cathedral – the second largest church in northern Europe; wooden mansions; and the TV Tower. The city also boasts a dynamic culture of music, arts and night life.

2
08 Jul 2018
At Sea
3
09 Jul 2018
Leknes, Lofoten Islands, Norway
Leknes

Leknes is a town based in the Nordland county of Norway. This is one of the few towns in Lofoten that does not depend on fisheries or a town centre by the coast. The town provides a perfect array of stunning natural surroundings including mountains, peaks, cliffs and white beaches.

4
10 Jul 2018
At Sea
5
11 Jul 2018
Murmansk, Russia
Murmansk

Located on the Kola Bay, Murmansk is Russia’s only ice-free port and is the only city found north of the Arctic Circle. Murmansk has a strong maritime history, having been used as a port for the arctic convoys during World War II and became the Soviet Union’s most important submarine base.

6
12 Jul 2018
Honningsvag, Norway
Honningsvag

Visit Honningsvag, one of the most northern points in Europe, between mid-May and late July to view the fascinating midnight sun. This town is where you will also Nordkapp, a 1007 feet high cliff overlooking the Arctic Ocean.

7
13 Jul 2018
Lakselv, Norway
Lakselv

Lakselv is the largest village and administrative centre of Porsanger Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. The village lies at the southern end of the large Porsangerfjorden. There are a number of shops and supermarkets in Lakselv, as well as private and public sector services that cater for the village and its surrounding settlements. Lakselv Church is located in the center part of the village.

8
14 Jul 2018
At Sea
9
15 Jul 2018
Longyearbyen, Norway
Longyearbyen

This mining community is located north of the Arctic Circle and has an Arctic tundra climate with large glaciers covering much of the island. Founded in the early 1900s, it takes its name from developer John Munroe Longyear and was originally known as "Longyear City."

10
16 Jul 2018
At Sea
11
17 Jul 2018
Alta, Norway
Alta

This small town is located close to the most northerly tip of Norway and is the perfect spot to the view the midnight sun, which is viewable between June and July. It is also the perfect location to witness the Northern Lights; with the world’s first Northern Lights observatory located here.

12
18 Jul 2018
Tromso, Norway
Tromso

Tromso, the most northern and rugged of Norway’s islands, features several polar wonders including: glistening glaciers; Lake Prestvatn; and valleys where you may be able to see reindeer roaming freely. This city is also home to many ancient settlements and cults that pre-date Christianity.

13
19 Jul 2018
Narvik, Norway
Narvik

Although Narvik is over 400km north of the Arctic Circle, the harbour is ice-free and in use all year as a centre for exporting iron ore. Although the area has been inhabited since prehistoric times, the town was not established until 1903 when the Ofoten railway was completed. The line is a tourist attraction in itself, running 42km through magnificent scenery to the Swedish border. For visitors who don't have time, a cable car ride from the centre of town to the view-point on the Narvikfjellet mountain gives fabulous views over the Ofotfjord and surrounding area. Close to the town centre is the Ofoten Museum, with displays of local history including 5,000-year-old rock carvings.

14
20 Jul 2018
At Sea
15
21 Jul 2018
Trondheim, Norway
Trondheim

Trondheim is Norway’s third largest city after Oslo and Bergen and is also the oldest of the major cities in the country. This is expressed through the vast architecture which includes: the Nidaros Cathedral – the second largest church in northern Europe; wooden mansions; and the TV Tower. The city also boasts a dynamic culture of music, arts and night life.

Cruise Details

What's included:

  • Ship Accommodation
  • All Meals in non-speciality restaurants
  • Onboard bars and lounges
  • Live music
  • All non-alcoholic beverages
  • Alcoholic beverages including some premium brands
  • Kids’ Activities
  • Most onboard entertainment
  • Gymnasium and jogging track
  • Basketball court and table tennis where available
  • Library
  • Disco
  • Poolside entertainment
  • Rock climbing wall where available
  • Port charges

What's not included:

  • Air transportation (unless stated)
  • Transfers (unless stated)
  • Medical Services
  • Holiday Insurance
  • Ship to Shore Telephone Calls
  • Passport and visa costs
  • Laundry Services
  • Babysitting Services
  • Gambling
  • Shop and other onboard purchases
  • Port or airport parking
  • Spa and beauty treatments
  • Single Supplement where applicable (unless stated)
  • Speciality Restaurants
  • 24 hour room service
  • Internet Access
  • Photographs
  • Art Auctions
  • Shore excursions

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