Ultimate Arctic Circle

25 Days
Amsterdam to Oslo
From (CAD)
$ 41,365
$ 37,557
Dates & Pricing

2021 Amsterdam > Oslo

The ultimate Arctic experience

Combine the remote islands of Svalbard with the magnificent fjords of the Norwegian coastline on this awe-inspiring arctic adventure.
Explore dramatic waterways, cascading waterfalls and picturesque fishing villages as you weave your way through Norway’s gems, high across the Arctic Circle and towards the northernmost inhabited region in the world, Svalbard, where pristine polar landscapes and incredible arctic wildlife await.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
402E
Duration:
25 days
Departure City:
Amsterdam
Return City:
Oslo

Selected Itinerary

25 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Start your journey to the Arctic in Amsterdam where you’ll be warmly greeted on board Scenic Eclipse. Meet the captain, crew and your Discovery Team before setting sail for your adventure.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - At sea

    Cruise the North Sea towards Norway.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Bergen, Norway

    Norway’s magnificent second-largest city is set on a beautiful convergence of fjords and surrounded by mountains. You’ll have time to explore Bergen’s historic city quarters, taking in the traditional and colourful clapboard houses.

    Freechoice

    Discover the city’s fascinating quarters and walk across the Bryggen old timber wharf, or ride the funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen for stunning views. Alternatively, choose to visit the Fantoft Stave Church.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Vikøyri > Flåm

    Sail along Sognefjord – the largest fjord in Norway. At its deepest, Sognefjord plunges more than 1,300 metres while the spectacular mountains rise on either side. You’ll pass through the village of Vikøyri before making your way to the village of Flåm in the heart of the fjord.

    Freechoice

    Ride the world-famous Flåm Railway for a day of stunning scenery. Alternatively, explore an authentic Viking Village.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Ålesund

    Straddling several islands, Ålesund houses a unique concentration of Art Nouveau architecture set to the stunning backdrop of the Norwegian Fjords.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Explore the communities of Giske and Godoya islands. Alternatively, Sunnmøre open-air museum will introduce you to the traditions of the region.

    Discovery

    Choose a Scenic Discovery bicycle ride or a hiking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Torghatten

    Cruise towards the granite mountain of Torghatten. One of Norway’s best known mountain formations, it’s distinctive for the hole going right through it – the subject of Nordland legend and fairy tales.

    Discovery

    Set out on a Scenic Discovery excursion by Zodiac, or, if the weather is permitting, explore by kayak.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Gravdal > Trollfjord

    Arrive in Lofoten where great, craggy islands touch the sky, picturesque villages dot the archipelago and wildlife abounds. Delve into Viking history at the Lofotr Viking Museum before sailing the impressive Trollfjord.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Tromsø

    Known as the cultural hub of the Arctic, Tromsø sits just above the Arctic Circle in the lands of the Midnight Sun.

    Freechoice

    Experience Tromsø’s best view from the top the cable car, or choose to see what is below the seas of Norway with a visit to Polaria, an Arctic aquarium with knowledge-based exhibits and a panoramic cinema. Alternatively, join a local for a guided walk of this historic cultural mecca.

    Enrich

    As the candlelights flicker, the elegant Arctic Cathedral is filled with the sounds of the most beautiful Norwegian folk songs, as well as some wonderfully powerful classical and sacred selections.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - At Sea

    Sail far beyond the Arctic Circle to Norway’s North Cape, the northernmost point of Europe’s mainland.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Svalbard Archipelago

    South of Svalbard and en-route from Norway is the rarely visited Bear Island.
    A protected nature reserve, it’s home to dramatic cliffs, huge seabird colonies and a unique collection of fauna and flora.
    The Svalbard Archipelago’s rugged glaciers and frozen tundras are a fragile and remote area of vast environmental significance, with Spitsbergen the largest island. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and discovery schedule is flexible.  Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day, making the most of the long hours of daylight, weather and ice conditions to give you the best experience possible in this extraordinary part of the world.

    Discovery

    You will partake in by Zodiac, kayak and by foot on nature walks. Discover majestic Arctic scenery, tundra landscapes, wildlife and marine life, taking you to the place of your wildest dreams.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Longyearbyen

    Welcome to Longyearbyen where you have a full day to discover this fascinating city at your leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Svalbard Archipelago

    The Svalbard Archipelago’s rugged glaciers and frozen tundras are a fragile and remote area of vast environmental significance, with Spitsbergen the largest island.

    Discovery

    Partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and on nature walks.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  22. Day 22 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  24. Day 24 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Cruise Svalbard Archipelago, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - Longyearbyen > Oslo, Norway

    Your cruise ends this morning as you say farewell to the crew, disembark and fly to Oslo.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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