Follow the Lights

A magical journey through the land of the northern lights and midnight sun. Delve into Lapland’s Sami culture and ever-changing scenery before boarding your coastal ship for an awe-inspiring cruise along the Norwegian fjords.

Price Includes

• 6 nights hotel accommodation with private facilities
• 6 days Hurtigruten Voyage
• Economy class flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi including taxes
• 11 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 5 dinners
• Sightseeing transfer Hotel Kultahovi/Kirkenes pier
• Bus ticket Rovaniemi/Inari

Travel dates:
1 Nov – 30 Nov 2018
Other departures available between 01 May – 31 Oct 2018, seasonal surcharges may apply.

Bonus

Helloworld Travel Exclusive Offer:
Bonus exclusive welcome pack – with a bottle of sparkling wine & fruit (per cabin, upon arrival of cruise portion of tour)

Room/Cabin information

Room / Cabin Type: Standard Hotels
Cabin Category / Grade: Polar Inside Cabin
Room / Cabin Configuration: Twin Share/Double

Offer Ends

30 Jun 18,

unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

Destinations
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Product itinerary

Day 1     Helsinki
Today arrive in Helsinki and make your own way to the hotel. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure exploring the beauty of Finland’s fascinating capital city.

Your hotel: Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Helsinki

Day 2     Helsinki – Rovaniemi
Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland. This is a great spot for skiing during the winter months, while in summer you can admire fields of wildflowers under the midnight sun. (B)

Your hotel: Sokos Hotel Vaakuna Rovaniemi

Day 3     Rovaniemi
Spend the day exploring this unique Arctic city at your leisure. You might like to visit Santa’s village or take a hike through the surrounding forests. (B)

Day 4     Rovaniemi – Inari
Catch a local bus to Inari, a town that offers a fascinating insight into the traditions of Lapland’s native Sami people. (B)
Your hotel: Hotel Kultahovi

Day 5     Inari
Spend the day at your leisure or join one of our optional activities. In summer we highly recommend a cruise on Lake Inari or a walk along the Artisan Trail to meet some of the local craftspeople. During winter you can enjoy a snowmobile ride or a spot of reindeer sledding (additional cost applies). (B)

Day 6     Inari – Kirkenes – Norwegian Coastal Voyage
Sit back and relax on a scenic minibus ride to Kirkenes, where you will board the Hurtigruten ship to commence your coastal cruise. (BD)

Day 7     Honningsvag – Hammerfest – Tromso
Pay a visit to Hammerfest, the world’s northernmost town, before heading south to Tromso, home to the amazing Arctic Cathedral. (BLD)

Day 8     Tromso – Stamsund
The ship negotiates the intricate network of islands and inlets that make up the Lofoten Islands, one of Norway’s most beautiful stretches of coastline. Stop in the charming port of Svolvaer before bidding farewell to the islands at Stamsund. (BLD)

Day 9     Bodo – Rovik
Cross the Arctic Circle and sail south past the peaks of the Seven Sisters. Stop in Rorvik, where you might like to visit the award-winning maritime museum. (BLD)

Day 10     Trondheim – Alesund
Disembark in Trondheim this morning and spend some time exploring this stunning medieval city, which boasts great cafes and exceptional museums. Continue past Hitra Island (home to a large population of red deer) to Molde, site of the intriguing Troll Church. (BLD)

Day 11     Alesund – Bergen
Sail through rocky islands before disembarking in Bergen. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring Norway’s second-largest city at your leisure. (BL)

Your hotel: Augustin Hotel

Day 12     Bergen
The tour ends after breakfast at your hotel. (B)


Helloworld Terms & Conditions

*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 27 Apr 2018 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included. All savings are included in the advertised price. 10% deposit of the total booking due within 7 days. AUD$250 per person is non refundable. Package cancellation fees may apply. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Bentours and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.