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The Northern Lights Discovery

Cruise Code: 1215611

An ROL Cruise Exclusive

Free voyage if the lights do not appear

The Northern Lights Discovery

From only £999pp + Free voyage if the lights do not appear

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POLE POSITION

Where Hurtigruten sails in northern Norway is directly beneath the auroral zone, an area of continuous and consistent aurora activity around the North Pole. Of the 34 ports visited from Bergen in the south to Kirkenes up north, 22 are in the Arctic Circle, giving you plenty of opportunity to see the Northern Lights.

PRIME TIME

The lights can start to make an appearance as early as September and as late as May, but it is the winter months between October and March when they are most visible, laying claim to the night sky.

WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET

  • The Northern Lights will usually appear at multiple times and at multiple locations during your voyage with Hurtigruten
  • Onboard announcements ensure you don’t miss a single sighting
  • There are no hidden fees or separate excursions just to see the lights
  • There’s no time limit either, so you can enjoy them to your heart’s content for as often and for as long as they appear.

FRONT-ROW VIEWS

Travelling at sea under the auroral zone means that displays can appear right above the ship. Outdoor observation decks provide a clear line of sight to the sky, and the close-up view avoids the artificial ambient light common on land.

NORWAY’S COASTAL KITCHEN

While your eyes feast on the scenery, your tastebuds will be in for a treat too. Expect sumptuous seafood caught fresh that morning, local fare such as cured lamb from Hellesylt, roast reindeer from Finnmark, homemade cloudberry jam, and ice cream from a Lofoten dairy.

IMMERSIVE ADVENTURE

You won’t find cinemas, shopping malls, or cabaret shows on a Hurtigruten ship. Instead, your entertainment is the wide range of seasonal shore excursions that bring you closer to the local culture and wildlife. The winter months feature over 35 optional extras at a supplement such as:

• dog sledding • a Viking feast • snowmobiling • whale watching • a trip to the North Cape • king crab safari • horse riding in Lofoten • guided city tours • mountain hikes

EXCLUSIVE ROL CRUISE FARES*

FREE TRIP IF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS DON'T APPEAR*

UK'S TOP AGENT FOR HURTIGRUTEN

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Inside from:

£1,299pp

Outside from:

£1,549pp

Single from:

£1,499

Prices shown are per person based on 2 people sharing, except single traveller.

Earn up to 3,098 cruise miles

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Your ROL Cruise package


What's included

  • Northern Lights Promise - Receive a free Hurtigruten voyage if the Northern Lights do not make an appearance
  • Cross the Artic Circle with the possibility to see the Northern Lights
  • 11 night full board voyage
  • Staff on-board will be scouring the night skies and announce any sights of the Lights
  • Locally sourced cuisine in a stylish restaurant
  • A truly unique experience in a wonderfully carefree and relaxed environment
  • All overseas transfers to and from your Hurtigruten ship

Experience the Difference

  • Cruise Miles; over 350,000 U.K Members

  • Award Winning; more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 10 years

  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice

  • Staff with over 1,000 years combined travel industry expertise, offering 5* service

  • 24 years as a cruise only specialist

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Overview


POLE POSITION

Where Hurtigruten sails in northern Norway is directly beneath the auroral zone, an area of continuous and consistent aurora activity around the North Pole. Of the 34 ports visited from Bergen in the south to Kirkenes up north, 22 are in the Arctic Circle, giving you plenty of opportunity to see the Northern Lights.

PRIME TIME

The lights can start to make an appearance as early as September and as late as May, but it is the winter months between October and March when they are most visible, laying claim to the night sky.

WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET

  • The Northern Lights will usually appear at multiple times and at multiple locations during your voyage with Hurtigruten
  • Onboard announcements ensure you don’t miss a single sighting
  • There are no hidden fees or separate excursions just to see the lights
  • There’s no time limit either, so you can enjoy them to your heart’s content for as often and for as long as they appear.

FRONT-ROW VIEWS

Travelling at sea under the auroral zone means that displays can appear right above the ship. Outdoor observation decks provide a clear line of sight to the sky, and the close-up view avoids the artificial ambient light common on land.

NORWAY’S COASTAL KITCHEN

While your eyes feast on the scenery, your tastebuds will be in for a treat too. Expect sumptuous seafood caught fresh that morning, local fare such as cured lamb from Hellesylt, roast reindeer from Finnmark, homemade cloudberry jam, and ice cream from a Lofoten dairy.

IMMERSIVE ADVENTURE

You won’t find cinemas, shopping malls, or cabaret shows on a Hurtigruten ship. Instead, your entertainment is the wide range of seasonal shore excursions that bring you closer to the local culture and wildlife. The winter months feature over 35 optional extras at a supplement such as:

• dog sledding • a Viking feast • snowmobiling • whale watching • a trip to the North Cape • king crab safari • horse riding in Lofoten • guided city tours • mountain hikes

Your Itinerary


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  • MS Nordlys

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    MS Nordlys

    Hurtigruten

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  • Fly from London to Bergen

    Day 1

    Fly from London to Bergen

    03 Jan 2019

  • Bergen, Norway

    Day 1

    Bergen, Norway

    03 Jan 2019

    Transfer to the port and embark the ship

  • Bergen, Norway

    Day 1

    Bergen, Norway

    03 Jan 2019

    A Norway cruise is unlike any other. Embark on a voyage of discovery to picturesque Fjords, encompassing mountains and Glaciers.

    Destination guide
  • Day 2


    Ålesund – Molde

    04 Jan 2019

    Enjoy the nature of the coastline as you sail towards Ålesund, a city renowned for its Art Nouveau architecture.

  • Day 3


    The Royal City of Trondheim

    05 Jan 2019

    Explore the medieval city of Trondheim. Visit one of the many museums, or admire the colourful wooden houses.

  • Day 4


    Bodø – Svolvær (Lofoten Islands)

    06 Jan 2019

    Enjoy a special celebration as you cross the Arctic Circle and enter the realm of the magnifi cent Aurora Borealis.

  • Day 5


    Tromsø

    07 Jan 2019

    Known as the “Gateway to the Arctic” and surrounded by spectacular scenery, the snowy peaks provide a beautiful backdrop when the Northern Lights choose to appear.

  • Day 6


    Hammerfest – Honningsvåg

    08 Jan 2019

    (for optional excursions to the North Cape) Enjoy an early stop in Hammerfest before arriving in Honningsvåg, gateway to the spectacular North Cape.

  • Day 7


    Kirkenes

    09 Jan 2019

    The ship starts its southbound voyage revealing ports during the daytime that you passed at night on your journey north.

  • Day 8


    Honningsvåg – Hammerfest – Tromsø

    10 Jan 2019

    Honningsvåg – Hammerfest – Tromsø Enjoy time in Tromsø, where you can admire The Arctic Cathedral whilst attending an optional midnight concert.

  • Day 9


    Harstad – Lofoten Islands

    11 Jan 2019

    Enjoy the stunning views of sheltered bays and glorious mountain landscapes wrapped in the cloak of a polar winter.

  • Day 10


    Bodø – Rørvik – Seven Sisters mountain range

    12 Jan 2019

    Enjoy spectacular scenery of the picturesque Helgeland coast with its myriad islets and steep granite walls.

  • The Royal City of Trondheim and Kristiansund

    Day 11

    The Royal City of Trondheim and Kristiansund

    13 Jan 2019

    Kristiansund is a historic town and Norway’s cod fishing capital, which anglers will cherish.

    Destination guide
  • Bergen

    Day 12

    Bergen

    14 Jan 2019

    A Norway cruise is unlike any other. Embark on a voyage of discovery to picturesque Fjords, encompassing mountains and Glaciers.

    Destination guide
  • Bergen, Norway

    Day 12

    Bergen, Norway

    14 Jan 2019

    Disembark the ship

  • Bergen, Norway

    Day 12

    Bergen, Norway

    14 Jan 2019

    Transfer to the airport for your flight to London

  • Arrive in London

    Day 12

    Arrive in London

    14 Jan 2019

The Ship


MS Nordlys is named after the spectacular natural phenomena visible in these waters between October and March. Nordlys, meaning the Northern Lights (or Aurora Borealis), which appear in the sky of the Northern Hemisphere as green and sometimes red flaming “waves” and will leave you with memories that will last forever. MS Nordlys was built in 1994 and its art, décor and colours are all inspired by the Northern Lights phenomenon. With her light and delicate interior, Norwegian artists have created a unique and distinct environment on board. Passengers are encouraged to relax in the ship’s elegant maritime atmosphere, countless lounges and comfortable reclining chairs.

MS Nordlys


Launched: January 1994 | Occupancy: 590 passengers

Tonnage: 11,204 tons | Length: 403 ft (122.84 m)

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