06/12 - 06/26/2019

15-Day Norway & North Cape Cruise

  • Day 1
    LONDON - ENGLAND
  • Day 2
    LONDON - ENGLAND
  • Day 3
    LONDON– NORWEGIAN SPIRIT
  • Day 4
    AT SEA
  • Day 5
    STAVANGER - NORWAY
  • Day 6
    TRONDHEIM - NORWAY
  • Day 7
    CROSSING THE ARCTIC CIRCLE
  • Day 8
    HAMMERFEST- NORWAY
  • Day 9
    HONNINGSVAG - NORWAY
  • Day 10
    AT SEA
  • Day 11
    GEIRANGER - NORWAY
  • Day 12
    FLAM- NORWAY
  • Day 13
    HAUGESUND - NORWAY
  • Day 14
    AT SEA
  • Day 15
    LONDON - ENGLAND

Tour Overview


What’s included in this cruise tour:

  • Tour manager throughout the trip
  • Cruise accommodation, meals, entertainment on board
  • Shore excursions
  • Travel Insurance
  • Taxes

Excludes

  • Onboard gratuities
  • Meals (unless otherwise indicated)
  • Personal expenditures

Tour highlights:

  • 3 Days 2 nights stay in the British capital, London and and explore the mystery of the world’s prehistoric Stonehenge
  • Visit the “Oil Capital” of Norway, Stavanger, and see Europe’s oldest wooden houses
  • See Norway’s third largest city, Trondheim, and experience the open-air folk museum
  • Explore the ancient city of Hammerfest, a city with the highest latitude, and visit the Polar Bear Museum
  • A must see destination, The North Cape, in the northern coast of Norway
  • Visit Geiranger, and climb to the top of the observation deck and enjoy the fjords
  • Arrive in the picturesque town of Flam and enjoy the beauty of the mountains and waterfalls
  • Learn about the history of Norway

Offer ID: 1321379

Norwegian Spirit
Year Built: 1999
Refurbished: 2017
Tonnage: 75,904
Passenger Capacity: 2,018

Itinerary

  • 1
    6/12 LONDON - ENGLAND
    Arrive in London, England today and transfer to hotel.
    Hotel: H10 London Waterloo or Similar
  • 2
    6/13 LONDON - ENGLAND
    After enjoying a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the British Museum. It is one of the three largest museum in the world along with Metropolitan Museum of New York and the Louvre Museum in Paris. The museum holds a great collection of artifacts and treasures. Next we will visit the Tower of London, surrounding by moats and towering walls, an iconic palace in the United Kingdom, which is listed as a World Heritage Site in 1988. The tower displays many jewels from the British royal family. Last but not least, enjoy Buckingham Palace, the home of the British royal family, a place where the Queen of England works and lives in London, and is one of the few royal palaces still in use in the world today.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    Hotel: H10 London Waterloo or similar
    (Breakfast included)
  • 3
    6/14 LONDON– NORWEGIAN SPIRIT
    After enjoying delicious breakfast at the hotel, we will visit one of the seven wonders of the world, Stonehenge, the remains of a ring of standing stones set within earthworks. Archaeologists believed Stonehenge was constructed from 3000 B.C. to 2000 B.C. with recent evidence indicating that it could have been a burial ground from as early as 3000 B.C. Afterwards, we will head to Southampton Port to board Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Spirit. Enjoy outstanding cuisine, fun entertainment, and much more.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    (Breakfast included)
  • 4
    6/15 AT SEA
  • 5
    6/16 STAVANGER - NORWAY
    Today we arrive in Stavanger, Norway’s fourth largest city. It was built in the 8th century and has become Norway’s famous “Oil Capital.” We will first visit the Swords in Rock, a three handed sword that stands 10 meters from the sea to commemorate the Norwegian unity war in the year 872 and which symbolizes peace. Next stroll through the heart of Stavanger, the city’s Old Town with its narrow cobblestone streets and beautiful 18th and 19th century houses. It is one of Northern Europe’s largest and most well preserved wooden houses from this period.
    Amount of walking: Easy
  • 6
    6/17 TRONDHEIM - NORWAY
    Our cruise ship arrives in Norway’s third largest city, Trondheim, a technological center in Northern Europe. It is also a university town and drug research center. This city was founded by Norwegian King Olaf I in 997. Since the Kings were crowned here, the city name was later changed to Trondheim, which means throne and the crowning place. First we will visit the Trøndelag Folk Museum, which holds more than 80 farm houses, including a small wooden church from the 12th century and is one of the best open air museums in Norway. Next, we will see Nidaros Cathedral, built between the 12th and 14th century, with a magnificent Gothic-style architecture, located in the northernmost medieval cathedral in the world.
    Amount of walking: Easy
  • 7
    6/18 CROSSING THE ARCTIC CIRCLE
    Today’s cruise ship sails into the Arctic Circle. The Arctic Circle is an imaginary line located at 66º, 30'N latitude and is actually the most southernmost part of the Arctic. The Arctic Circle is also the boundary where a natural phenomenon occurs when the sun remains visible at midnight. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the wonders of the midnight sun.
  • 8
    6/19 HAMMERFEST- NORWAY
    Our cruise ship arrives in Hammerfest, the oldest city in the world with the highest latitude. In the Norwegian language, The city Hammerfest means “a sloping cliff port” which means tha the harbor is built on bare rocks and steep cliffs. Most of the buildings in the city are painted in vivid colors to counteract with the monotonous atmosphere in the Arctic Circle. Many souvenir shops here sell polar bear toys and a variety of specialty items that mark the “world’s northernmost city.” We will visit the Polar Bear Museum, which displays a variety of animal specimens from the Arctic, with different tools for hunting and fishing, historical artifacts and materials from Hammerfest.
    Amount of walking: Easy
  • 9
    6/20 HONNINGSVAG - NORWAY
    Today we arrive in Honningsvag. Be sure to check off North Cape on your bucket list, as this is a must see popular destination. It is located on the northern coast in the island of Mageroya. The North Cape is a monumental natural experience along with breathtaking views. It is often referred to as the northernmost point of Europe, standing at 1,000 feet high. Visit the North Cape Hall, which you can see great visual film of the diversity of this area in all seasons.
    Amount of walking: Easy
  • 10
    6/21 AT SEA
  • 11
    6/22 GEIRANGER - NORWAY
    Our cruise ship arrives at Geiranger, the most beautiful and mysterious part of one of Norway’s fjords. With a total length of 16 kilometers, the fjord stands on the banks of the mountains at an altitude of 1,500 meters above sea level. It is famous for its many waterfalls. Many of the waterfalls flow into the fjord along the steep rock walls, such as through “Groom’s Veil” and “Seven Sisters.” We will head to Dalsnibba Peak Observation Deck at an altitude of 1497 meters and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the fjord and surrounding mountain towns. The scenery along this area is attractive. Here you will see a variety of unique Norwegian flowers and trees, ice-blue lakes, and tree lined scenery under the magnificent mountains.
    Amount of walking: Easy
  • 12
    6/23 FLAM- NORWAY
    Today our cruise ship arrives in Flåm, at the deepest point of the Aurland Fjord, surrounded by mountains, waterfalls and fjords. We will follow the steep valley roads to the lush forests, and enjoy the towering hilltops and valleys, then stroll through the picturesque town Flåm.
    Amount of walking: Easy
  • 13
    6/24 HAUGESUND - NORWAY
    Our cruise ship arrives in Haugesund, home of the Viking Kings, where the Kings had their Royal seat. The town was built in 1855 and is surrounded by many mountains. We will first visit the Nation Monument Steinsfjellet and Haraldshaugen Monument to commemorate the 1000th anniversary of the first Norwegian King Harald I at the Battle of Hafrsfjord. Next, we will head over to Avaldsnes, home of the first unified Norwegian King Herald Fairhair in the 9th century. You can learn more about the history of Norwegian at the Nordvegan History Centre.
    Amount of walking: Easy
  • 14
    6/25 AT SEA
  • 15
    6/26 LONDON - ENGLAND
    Today we disembark in London, England. After disembarkation, you will be transferred to the airport for your safe flight home.