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Across the Arctic Circle

Venture across the Arctic Circle & find true north on this 14 day cruise from Copenhagen. Explore the polar wonderland of Spitsbergen & magnificent fjords.

14 Day
From (AUD)
$ 19,155
  • 2020 Copenhagen > Oslo

    Finding true north

    Norway’s coastline offers scenery on an epic scale. The immense size of the magnificent fjords, cascading waterfalls, picturesque fishing villages and dramatic snow-capped mountains are a sight to behold. Known as the lands of the Polar bear, the stunning Svalbard Archipelago will stay etched in your memory forever.

    From Copenhagen, cruise the stunning Norwegian fjords and explore the polar wonderland of Spitsbergen, part of the Svalbard Archipelago. Witness immense glaciers and fjords, the Arctic tundra and be on the lookout for wildlife and migrating seabirds on this once in a lifetime journey.

    Tour Code:

    301N

    Duration:

    14 Days

    Departure City:

    Copenhagen

    Return City:

    Oslo

  • 14 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Copenhagen

      Welcome to Denmark’s thriving capital where you will be warmly greeted by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Meet the Captain, crew and your Discovery Team before setting sail this evening.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Kristiansand

      The capital of southern Norway, Kristiansand boasts a picturesque Old Town, home to traditional wooden houses and a neo-gothic cathedral.

      Freechoice

      Explore the distinctive Christiansholm Fortress built by royal decree in 1662 or walk through 50 hectare park at Gimle Estate to discover Agder Natural History Museum and Botanic Gardens.

      Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery bicycle excursion through the Baneheia and Ravnedalen Nature Park.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Bergen

      Norway’s magnificent second city is set on a beautiful convergence of fjords.

      Freechoice

      Discover the city’s fascinating quarters, walk across the Bryggen old timber wharf or ride the funicular to Floibanen for stunning views. You may choose to visit the interesting Fantoft Stave Church.

      Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery hiking excursion or a guided bicycle tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Sognefjord

      The largest fjord in Norway, at its deepest Sognefjord plunges to more than 1,300 metres while the mountains straddling it rise to more than 1,700 metres. Discover the village of Flåm in the heart of the fjord.

      Freechoice

      Ride the world-famous Flåm Railway for a day of stunning scenery. You may choose to explore an authentic Viking Village or see the white caves of Gudvangen.

      Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion, a bicycle ride or a hiking tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Ålesund

      Straddling several islands, Ålesund houses a unique concentration of Art Nouveau architecture set amidst stunning scenery as you will discover on a walking tour.

      Freechoice

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

      Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion, a bicycle ride or a hiking tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Torghatten

      Cruise towards the granite mountain of Torghatten. 
      Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac or kayak or take a fishing adventure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Lofoten Islands - Borg

      Great, craggy islands that touch the sky, picturesque villages and abundant wildlife make the Lofoten Islands a must-see destination. Visit the tiny hamlet of Borg, home to a Viking chieftan over 1,000 years ago.

      Freechoice

      Visit the Lofotr Viking Museum to see how the ‘Raiders of the North’ lived.

      Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery kayak excursion.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • 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. Discover this small city and visit the Polar museum.

      Freechoice

      Ride the cable car to Fløya Mountain for a guided walk and panoramic views. Alternatively, visit the Museum of Tromsø or explore the Polaria Arctic experience.

      Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery bicycle or kayak excursion.

      Enrich

      Be treated to a private concert in the Arctic Cathedral of Tromsø.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - At Sea

      Cruise the Norwegian Sea to the Svalbard Archipelago.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - At Sea

      Cruise the Norwegian Sea to the Svalbard Archipelago.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Svalbard Archipelago

      The Svalbard Archipelago’s rugged glaciers and frozen tundras are a fragile and remote area of vast environmental significance, while Spitsbergen is the largest island. 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 your voyage from day to day, making the most of the long hours of daylight, weather and ice conditions.
      Discovery: You will partake in daily Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak and on nature walks. Discover majestic Arctic scenery, tundra landscapes, the wildlife and marine life, taking you to the place of your wildest dreams.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Svalbard Archipelago

      Continue exploring the Svalbard Archipelago.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Svalbard Archipelago

      Continue exploring the Svalbard Archipelago.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Longyearbyen - Oslo

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

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Your all-inclusive cruise features:
    • Only 200 guests on board
    • 100% spacious Verandah Suites
    • Butler service for every guest
    • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
    • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
    • 16 member Specialist Polar Discovery Team
    • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
    • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
    • Scenic Discovery excursions
    • Engaging education and entertainment program
    • Complimentary expedition parka, water bottle plus use of special polar boots
    • Internal flights and taxes
    • All tipping and gratuities