This Northern Lights cruise, tour & rail package from Hurtigruten is proving very popular this season. Travel to the Arctic Circle and experience Mother Natures ultimate light show; The Aurora Borealis. We begin from Saariselka on this southbound search for the Northern Lights. During the voyage we cross Finland and Norway, visit charming hamlets, sail through picturesque fjords and with plentiful opportunities to see the magnificent Northern Lights on this journey into the heart of Norway. Along the way, rest within accommodation befitting to its surrounds and activities that incorporates recreation and culture.
On this trip of a lifetime, you will experience the Northern Lights, husky and reindeer sled rides and the famous Flåm Railway; one of the world’s most scenic rail journeys between Bergen and Oslo. Also known as ‘Norway in a Nutshell’.
Return flights from Australia. A 5 night Northern Lights cruise onboard a state-of-the-art Hurtigruten ship, as well as “Northern Lights Promise”. 8 Nights hotel accommodation and tours. World Famous train journey on Flam Railway. Secure your expedition with a 20% DEPOSIT and travel from October 2022 to March 2023. Call us to find out more. Book before 30 May and receive $500 onboard credit per cabin.
International flights ex SYD/MEL/BNE/*ADL/*PER
7 Nights 4 Star hotel accommodation
1 Night in Aurora cabin
5 Nights cruise in a Polar Outside cabin (Upgrades available)
$500 On Board Credit per cabin (booked by 30 May)
Breakfast daily, 6 lunches, 9 dinners
City Tours of Bergen & Oslo
Norway in a Nutshell: Flåm Railway journey and fjord cruise on UNESCO listed Nærøyfjord
First class touring coach from Saariselkä to Kirkenes
English speaking tour leader from start to finish
Reindeer Safari (sled ride – dependant on weather)
Husky Safari (sled ride – dependant on weather)
Newly-renovated Siida museum visit
Small group touring max 24 people
Luggage service from hotel in Bergen to hotel in Oslo (1 bag per person)
Luggage service at all hotels (starting with luggage OUT in Saariselkä and ending with luggage in Oslo)
Welcome drink in Saariselkä
Entrance to Troldhaugen (Edvard Grieg home – Bergen)
*Northern Lights Promise – if the Northern Lights don’t appear during your tour we will give you a free one way coastal voyage for the following season*
*Flights ex ADL/PER incur a surcharge of $100 per person
DEPARTURE DATES 2022:
13th October: $9,999 (MS Polarlys)
15th November: $9,899 (MS Polarlys)
20th December: $10,999 (MS Richard With)
DEPARTURE DATES 2023:
2nd February: $10,699 (MS Richard With)
20th February: $10,699 (MS Nordkapp)
27th February: $10,799 (MS Trollfjord)
18th March: $10,799 (MS Richard With)
Prices start from $9,999 and will change due to cabin availability and ship.
SHIPS & HOTELS
This packages uses different vessels depending on departure date. The following Hurtigruten vessels are used:
MS Richard With
MS Kong Harald
Click on the ship name for more information
Polar Outside N2 (8-11 m2)
These standard outside cabins for up to two people on the middle decks have separate beds, one of which converts into a sofa, and bathrooms with shower/WC and window.
Arctic Superior U2D/P2D (10-13 m2)
These comfortable, newly refurbished cabins for up to two people on the upper deck have double beds, Bathroom, TV and window.
HOTELS ON TOUR (4 STAR):
Saariselkä: Santa’s Hotel Tunturi
Inari: Wilderness Hotel (Aurora Cabin / Glass Igloo)
Kirkenes: Snowhotel Kirkenes
Bergen: Clarion Admiral Hotel
Oslo: Thon Hotel Opera
16 Day Northern Lights Cruise, Rail & Tour – from $9,999 per person
Price is based on lead-in cabin type with single beds. If you require a double bed you will be required to upgrade your cabin type.
A single traveller surcharge applies for solo travellers
Polar Outside Cabin – From *$3200 per person
Arctic Superior Cabin – Contact us to purchase
Expedition Suite – Contact us to purchase
*NOTE: The single supplement is different for every departure. This is based on the lead-in travel date. If you select a different date, or the single supplement is higher than $3,200 we will invoice you separately.
Voucher valid until 18 March 2023
Voucher valid for 1 person, based on twin/double share
Bookings must be made at least 90 days prior to travel
Onboard credit (OBC) per cabin will be applied at the time of booking.
Onboard currency is Norwegian Kroner (NOK), AUD amount will be converted to NOK at time of booking.
OBC is to be used on board the ship, unused credit is forfeited.
Limited to first two passengers per cabin.
Valid on Follow the Lights Northbound and Southbound tours for departures between September 27 2022 – March 31 2023.
Book by May 30 2022, unless sold out prior.
Cabins and excursions are subject to availability.
Hurtigruten operates a flexible pricing system and prices are capacity controlled and are correct at time of booking.
Not applicable to solo travellers.
Normal booking payment and cancellation conditions apply.
This offer is valid for new, individual bookings only and on select departures, and subject to withdrawal at any time without notice.
Offer is combinable with the Ambassador Loyalty Discount and Corona Virus Rebooking Discount
NORTHERN LIGHTS PROMISE
100%. That’s how sure we are that the spectacular Northern Lights will make an appearance on your Hurtigruten cruise in Norway. If not, we’ll give you another voyage for free. That’s our promise to you. The promise is applicable on select voyages between 1 October and 31 March. See full terms and conditions below:
– You will be able to take a 6 or 7 days Classic Voyage cruise, departing 1 October 2023 to 31 March 2024 in an unspecified inside twin cabin on a full board basis, (you may upgrade to another grade of cabin subject to additional costs and availability).
– This offer applies to all new bookings on the Classic Round Voyages and select Expedition cruises along the Norwegian coast, departing from 1 October 2022 to 31 Mar 2023.
– Hurtigruten reserves the right to withdraw or amended the offer at any time. Please check at the time of booking as to current status of offer.
– The offer cruise must be booked within 28 days from your return date. A choice of departure dates will be given.
– Offer excludes flights, transfers, all on board expenses, excursions, luggage handling.
– Offer does not apply to re-scheduled or cancelled cruises. Bookings are non-transferable, non-changeable and have no cash value.
The 20% deposit is non-refundable. If your departure date is less than 6 months away, full payment is required upfront.
This package is available with flights from Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide or Perth with Finnair and their codeshare partners (Qantas/Cathay Pacific/Japan Airlines/Thai Airways). Flights will have a stopover via Asia.
We cannot specify/guarantee routing, however any requests can be submitted to our flights team.
Business class upgrades on request.
Contact us if you wish to fly from another city. Surcharges may apply
Your booking is not confirmed until you receive confirmation from MyHoliday2.
If our advertised availability is not there after purchase, you will be require to choose another date.
Hurtigruten Expeditions reserve the right to remove availability at any time, which may affect your booking if it is not yet confirmed.
This package is not transferrable to any other promotional package after purchase, unless cancelled due to COVID
Hurtigruten Expeditions reserve the right to increase the sale price at any time due to availability
Hurtigruten cancellation and refund policy applies for all departures until the end of 2022. From 2023 departures onward, standard terms apply. If COVID-19 is still preventing world travel by this time Hurtigruten will review their policies inline with the pandemic.
The Single Supplement may be subject to change. We will be in contact if the single supplement changes after purchase. This is at the discretion of the Huritgruten Expedition Cruise, not MyHoliday2
All planned activities are subject to weather and ice conditions
Excursions and activities are subject to change
Please make sure you meet all entry and boarding requirements
No gratuities expected
Departure dates are set by current airline schedules. Should airline schedules change, we may be required to alter the departure and return dates to suit new schedules.
21 Day Money Guarantee does not apply to this package
All travel documents are non-transferrable / non-changeable
Any required extensions to flights must be made prior to tickets being issued. If customer requests to change their outbound/return date after tickets are issued, request shall be denied.
Name changes are not permitted. Should a name change be required a full new ticket shall be issued and customers will be required to purchase a new ticket at market rate.
Travel insurance is recommended. MyHoliday2 takes no responsibility for any travel issues that may arise
It is the customers responsibility to obtain the correct visa for their destination and cover all fees associated
It is the customers responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport for travel and must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the period of intended stay.
Travel vouchers are non-redeemable for cash
Travel vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer/promotion
Travel vouchers must be redeemed within the validity period or will be deemed void
MyHoliday2 pricing reflects current market rates, so package prices may fluctuate from day to day. This is the nature of the tourism industry, and MyHoliday2 is not obliged to refund you to match any subsequent price reductions after purchase
Although some airlines no longer require reconfirmation of flights, Reconfirm the ticket 3 days prior to each journey.
For frequent flyer eligibility, baggage allowance and special requirement (Special meals, seating request, medical requirements), please contact your travel consultant.
Please note maximum 2 pieces of checked luggage allowed per person / Not exceeding 158 cm (62 inch).
Please note, flights may require a stopover of more than 5 hours.
Some departure dates may require you to depart Australia on Day 0 or return to Australia on Day 17