Northern Lights & Whale Watching Cruise (8 Days/ 7 Nights) From AED9,245*

 

 

Ref: NLWWOE

 

  • Discover North of Norway by small ship.

  • Experience whale watching

  • Go Northern Lights Hunting

  • Learn new things about natural phenomena with Naturalists and Scientists 

  • Go Hiking and immerse yourself in Nature

 

Period: from End of October till End of March

 

 

 

 

 

Dates

19 Oct - 22 Oct 2018

24 Nov - 1 Dec 2018

29 Dec - 5 Jan 2019

5 Jan - 12 Jan 2019

12 Jan - 19 Jan 2019

2 Feb - 9 Feb 2019

16 Feb - 23 Feb 2019

23 Feb - 2 March 2019

2 March - 9 March 2019

16 March - 23 March 2019

Day 1: Tromso - Arrival

  (-/-/-)

Welcome to Tromso, located in the north of Norway

 

Your adventure begins in Tromsø, located in an area rich with Norse and Sámi history. Enjoy exploring this sub-Arctic Norwegian town, said to have been inhabited since the last ice age.

Day 2: Whale Watching in Norway

(B/L/D)

Early in the morning, you depart from Tromsø. The itinerary depends largely on the weather conditions, the amount of daylight during the voyage, and the expected location of the whales. You might sail clockwise or counter-clockwise around the island of Senja.

Day 3 to Day 6: In search of whales

(B/L/D)

You spend the next several days along the north coasts of Senja and Andfjorden, areas where many whales have been spotted in recent years.  Keep a look out for sperm whales and other whale species here. Near Andenes, along the edge of the continental shelf, whales dive particularly deep to feed on giant squid.

You may also see white-tailed eagles, one of the largest birds of prey in Europe, vying for their share of the herring.

In the afternoon, you find a place for the night in one of the scenic fishing villages nearby, such as Skrolsvik, Andenes, Gryllefjorden, or Sommarøy. Once the sun has set, you can make small hikes along the coast – and maybe even catch sight of the aurora.

 

 

Overnight on board.

Day 7: Hiking Day

(B/L/D)

Continuing your circumnavigation of Senja, you sail to the small island of Sommarøy. Here there are good opportunities to see the northern lights as well as embark on pleasant hikes. You spend the last morning of the cruise exploring the island’s small bays and white beaches. You can even climb the 211-meter-high (692 feet) Mount Hillesøya, the summit of which affords panoramic views of the rugged coastline.

That afternoon you sail back to Tromsø. 

Overnight on board.

Day 8: Tromso - Departure

(B/-/-)

After spending the night on board, you disembark the following day with memories that will accompany you wherever your next adventure lies.

If you would like to customize this itinerary, please provide us with your requirements by contacting us.

Services Include

  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).

  • Voyage aboard the indicated vessel as indicated in the itinerary

  • All meals throughout the voyage aboard the ship including snacks, coffee and tea.

  • All shore excursions and activities throughout the voyage by Zodiac.

  • Program of lectures by noted naturalists and leadership by experienced expedition staff.

  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the programme.

  • AECO fees and governmental taxes.

  • Comprehensive pre-departure material.

Services Do Not Include

  • Any airfare, whether on scheduled or charter flights

  • Pre- and post- land arrangements.

  • Transfers to / from the vessel.

  • Passport and visa expenses.

  • Government arrival and departure taxes.

  • Meals ashore.

  • Baggage, cancellation and personal insurance (which is mandatory).

  • Excess baggage charges and all items of a personal nature such as laundry, bar, beverage charges and telecommunication charges.

  • The customary gratuity at the end of the voyages for stewards and other service personnel aboard (guidelines will be provided).

* The price is subject to different factors such as the number of persons, hotel, date of booking...

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