Havila Voyages: Coastal highlights from Trondheim to Tromso

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At a glance…

Explore Norway's famed Atlantic coast during winter as you head towards the far north of mainland Europe with Havila Voyages

» 5 day coastal cruise

» Accommodation: Superior A higher standard of accommodation with a better range and quality of facilities, often in a good location (typically 4 stars)

» Price from: £1,055 pp incl. flights

Starting in its historical capital Trondheim, enjoy a spectacular introduction to Norway's dramatic west coast on one of the newest and most environmentally friendly ships in Europe, as you head towards the country's far north. Your highlights will include passing through abundant archipelagos, navigating narrow fjords and marvelling at the breathtaking Lofoten Islands. With regular stops, you'll enjoy a plenty of opportunities to explore the small towns and villages along the coast including the chance to husky sled in Tromso. 

Day by day itinerary

  • Day 1 » UK to Trondheim

    Begin your Norwegian adventure by flying to Trondheim. Transfer and check in to your city centre hotel, fantastically located just a matter of metres from the beautiful Nidelva river. The hotel has won the coveted prize for having “The Best Hotel Breakfast in Norway” an impressive 13 times. Spend the rest of your day at leisure exploring Norway's third largest city and former capital. The gothic Nidaros Cathedral is a particular highlight as are the great cafes, restaurants and museums.

    Stay: Scandic Nidelven, Norway

  • Day 2 » Board Havila & overnight on board

    Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before boarding the all-modern Havila ship for the start of your voyage north. Settle into your stylish cabin as you weave in and out of small coastal islands towards Rorvik, continuing out into the fjord. Sleepy fishing villages and small island inlets will set the scene as you sit down for a sumptuous dinner in the ship's main restaurant - Havrand. You'll have the choice of a number of set dishes in addition to food from the four different coastal regions through which we sail.

    Stay: Havila Voyages

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 3 » Bodo & the Lofoten Islands

    Today, as the voyage north continues, you cross the Arctic Circle - a milestone moment marked by a small ceremony - where you'll be treated to some of Norway's most breathtaking scenery, passing the small villages of Brønnøysund, Sandnessjøen and Nesna on your way to Bodø, the gateway to the Lofoten islands. Here, besides enjoying the striking scenery, you'll have a choice of optional excursions from gentle hikes along the sandy coast to visiting Saltstraumen, the location of the world's strongest tidal current. The sea forces itself through the narrow strait and into the fjord, and the height difference between the water on both sides of the strait is up to one metre. The strong currents can create whirlpools that are ten metres wide and four to five metres deep. As the evening draws in, turn your attention to the dark polar skies for the chance to spot the Northern Lights.

    Stay: Havila Voyages

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4 » Tromso

    Today, you continue along the coast , past narrow fjords and wild snow-topped mountains to the "Paris of the north", Tromso. A city more traditionally characterised by hunting and fishing, it is now better known for its spectacular winter adventures as well as being the country's Northern Lights capital. You'll arrive in Tromso this afternoon and disembark with enough time for an optional evening excursion heading out with the hope of catching a glimpse of the aurora. Alternatively, once settled into your nearby hotel, you can also opt for an evening snowmobiling, reindeer sledding or husky sledding excursion.

    Stay: Clarion Hotel The Edge

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 5 » Depart for UK

    Enjoy a morning at your leisure, and if time permits, another excursion before an included shuttle takes you to Tromso airport for your flight back to the UK.

    Meals: Breakfast

To book call us on:

020 7664 2234

Make an enquiry

At a glance…

Explore Norway's famed Atlantic coast during winter as you head towards the far north of mainland Europe with Havila Voyages

» 5 day coastal cruise

» Accommodation: Superior A higher standard of accommodation with a better range and quality of facilities, often in a good location (typically 4 stars)

» Price from: £1,055 pp incl. flights

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