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    Follow the Lights - Helsinki to Oslo tour & cruise
    14 nights
    from $7,948* per person twin share
    Finland to Lapland tour with $500 onboard credit, includes main meals, Husky Safari, Santa's Village and more
    Travel From Finland through Lapland and onto Norway, this iconic fully escorted small group tour combines the popular 'Norway in a Nutshell' journey. So many bucket list moments on this tour and cruise from the Flåm Railway, a visit to Santa's Village in Lapland and a glass igloo hotel offering you a unique view of the twinkling night sky.
    Your package includes: Package highlights:

    Your package includes:

    Package highlights:

    Your package includes:

    Your package includes:

    • 14 nights accommodation in a Polar Inside Cabin including:
      • 5 nights aboard MS Kong Harald
      • 9 nights 4-star hotel accommodation (6 nights at the start of tour and 3 nights at the end of the tour)
    • $500 onboard credit per cabin/grade
    • Also see pricing and onboard credit for other categories from:
    • 9 x dinners and 6 x lunches
    • Santa’s Village visit
    • Flåm Railway journey and fjord cruise on UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord
    • Reindeer and Huski safaris (dependent on weather)
    • City tours of Helsinki, Bergen and Oslo
    • Entrance to Troldhaugen – former composer, Edvard Grieg
    • Welcome drink at Snow Hotel
    • First-class touring coach from Rovaniemi to Kirkenes

    Upgrade your stay:

    • Polar Outside Cabin: $8,271* pp twin share
    • Arctic Superior Suite: $9,012* pp twin share
    • Expedition suite: $11,936* pp twin share
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    Package highlights:

    On your 14-night journey following the Northern Lights, you’ll visit these destinations:

    • Helsinki
    • Rovaniemi
    • Inari
    • Kirkenes (begin cruise)
    • Båtsfjord
    • Mehamn
    • Harstad
    • Lofoten
    • Kristiansund
    • Sognefjord
    • Bergen
    • Oslo
    Valid for travel
    Departing 1 Nov 2025 and 12 Nov 2025. Subject to availability. Other departure dates available. Seasonal surcharges may apply. Ask your personal travel manager for a quote.
    Offer expires
    31 May 2024 unless sold prior


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    Day 1

    Helsinki, Finland

    Helsinki is often dubbed one of the world’s most liveable cities due to its vibrant nature and delicate balance of historic architecture and contemporary living. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the afternoon on your own exploring the city and discovering the many hidden gems, cafes and restaurants dotted around the city centre. In the evening, you will have the opportunity to meet your fellow travellers and tour escort for an included welcome dinner as you prepare to follow the Northern Lights through Finland and Norway.

    Day 2

    Helsinki, Finland

    On your first full day, you’ll embark on a coach tour of the city and learn more about Helsinki’s past and present from your English-speaking guide.

    Day 3

    Rovaniemi, Lapland

    Arriving in Rovaniemi, you are now in the capital of Finnish Lapland, where you will have the afternoon to explore this quaint town at your leisure. At night, keep your eyes on the skies as we are above the arctic circle, the chances of spotting the Northern Lights increase.

    Day 4

    Rovaniemi, Lapland

    Wake up in the heart of Lapland and prepare for your first authentic experience, a meeting with the cute furry locals at a husky kennel. Learn about how huskies are reared to become as fit and as hardy as the local Sami people who have worked with these iconic arctic heroes for many years.

    Day 5

    Saariselkä, Finland

    Feel like a child again and spend the morning exploring the wonderous Santa Claus Village, and even get to meet the man himself!

    Day 6

    Kirkenes, Norway

    As we continue North through the Finnish Lapland we arrive in the small township of Inari, the Sami capital (traditional nomads of Scandinavia, reindeer herders). In the afternoon we cross into Norway and arrive at the iconic Snowhotel in Kirkenes Spend the night inside a traditional Gamme cabin, inspired by the traditional hunting and fishing hut known as ‘gamme’ which are typically found in the Lapland wilderness. Tonight’s included dinner is in the unique farmhouse restaurant, Låven.

    Day 7

    Kirkenes , Norway

    Your voyage onboard the Coastal Express begins in the Arctic in the town of Kirkenes. Your first port of call is Vardø and its iconic star-shaped Vardøhus Fortress, built-in 1737. The northernmost fortification of any kind, it remains a part of the military to this day.

    Day 8

    Hammerfest, Norway

    We make a late-night stop at Mehamn, where there is the option to join snowmobile trip through the vast Arctic wilderness. A great opportunity to experience snowy plains and valleys, crisp winter air under the Northern Lights in the starry sky above.

    Day 9

    Svolvær, Norway

    Prepare for some amazing scenery as we sail through the world-famous islands of Lofoten and Vesterålen. Lofoten is known for its natural beauty, steep mountains, wilderness and picturesque fishing villages. After a short stop at the tiny village of Risøyhamn, we continue to Stokmarknes, where Hurtigruten began in 1893.

    Day 10

    Brønnøysund, Norway

    We then cross over the Arctic Circle just after breakfast. Commemorate the moment with a tradition of tasting a spoonful of good ol’ cod liver oil! Even though we’re south of the Arctic Circle, there may still be good opportunities to see the Northern Lights.

    Day 11

    Trondheim, Norway

    Today you have a chance to explore the wooden city of history: Trondheim. Be sure to visit the majestic Nidaros Cathedral, built over the burial site of King Olav II who reigned from 1015 to 1028. Treat yourself to quality coffee and a Nordic patisserie in one of the Bakklandet district’s many chic cafés then walk up to Kristiansten Fort for great views of Norway’s third-largest city.

    Day 12

    Bergen, Norway

    During the night, the ship calls at Ålesund, Torvik and Måløy, as our voyage draws to a close. Before docking in Bergen, there is fascinating scenery to experience, including picturesque Nordfjord beneath Jostedal Glacier.

    Day 13

    Oslo, Norway

    Today enjoy an amazing journey by rail, coach and ferry on the famous ‘Norway in a Nutshell’ route between Bergen and Oslo. We start with a rail journey from Bergen to Voss, from here we travel by coach to Gudvangen – where waterfalls line the road as we weave our way through the valley.

    Day 14

    Oslo, Norway

    After our final breakfast at the hotel, join our coach tour to learn more about this vibrant European city, as we journey through the history of Oslo, from the world’s largest sculpture park by a single artist – Vigeland Sculpture Park to the site of the 1952 Winter Olympics and the Holmenkollen Ski Jump.

    Day 15

    Oslo, Norway

    It is in the morning that we say goodbye as this exciting arctic adventure comes to an end. Depart the hotel with lifelong memories of your time in Norway and Finland under the dancing skies of the Northern Lights.

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    * Conditions

    Advertised prices are per person twin share, correct at time of publication and are subject to availability and change and can be withdrawn or amended at any time without notification due to fluctuations in charges, taxes and currency. Offer is not combinable with any other offer. Booking discounts will vary by product and will be automatically applied to bookings at the time of booking. Discount applies to the first and second full fare guests only (excludes additional guests sharing a cabin). The offer is valid for bookings made with Hurtigruten Expeditions between 30/4/2024 until 31/05/2024. The offer is applied for voyage only and automatically applied to bookings of valid expeditions. The offer is valid per person twin share on selected expeditions departing between 1 Nov and 12 Nov, 2025. The offer cannot be combined with other offers except for offers under the 1893 Ambassador loyalty program. The offer is valid on new bookings only and does not apply to any existing or held bookings. The offer is subject to availability and may be amended or withdrawn at any time without prior notice. From prices are capacity controlled, subject to availability and subject to change. From price quoted in Australian Dollars and is based on per person twin share. Single supplements may apply. The offer is not combinable with Net Rates, Tour Operator rates, Interline rates or employee/benefit rates or Group bookings. Cannot be combined with Group pricing or offers. Offer cannot be held for speculative groups. Other restrictions may apply. Hurtigruten Expeditions operates a flexible pricing system and prices are capacity controlled, subject to availability, subject to change, and final prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. Normal booking payment and cancellation conditions apply. Itineraries subject to change. Your personal travel manager may charge additional service fees. Other conditions apply. Please view the TravelManagers general terms and conditions here and contact your personal travel manager for more details.

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