Bring warm clothes with you (gloves, wind proofed jacket, hat, scarf and boots).Lessons: There will be held a lesson on board around the Sami culture & history.Duration: 10 min. Time will be announced on board.Presentation will be in English, German and Norwegian.We reserve the right to make changes in the programme.Download information on Optional Excursions / Norway Coastal Cruise
- Breakfast and hotel accommodation in 3 / 4 star category hotel in Oslo
- Cruise cost with own inside cabin with breakfast
- Transfer from and to Hurtigruten quay to Fishermans Cabin in Mehamn (approx 5 min drive each way)
- 1 breakfast, 1 lunch,1 dinner at the Fishermans Cabin
- Deep-sea fishing with king crab safari in the Barents sea
- 1 night in double room at Fishermans Cabin
- Floating suits, cap, boots, socks and fishing gear
- Internal flights from Oslo to Tromso and return Kirkenes to Oslo
- Oslo city sightseeing trip
- Transfers from Oslo airport to hotel on arrival and departure
- Meals, drinks, etc.
- International flights to and from Scandinavia
Day Wise Itinerary
On arrival in Oslo, we provide you transfer to reach your hotel. The port town of Oslo is the capital of Norway Oslo celebrated its 1000 year anniversary in the year 2000. Until 1814, it was known as Christiania after the Danish-Norwegian king. The city is beautifully situated at the head of Oslo Fjord surrounded by forested ridges, and this very location gives Oslo unexpected qualities for a national capital. Start the day long Oslo tour which allows you to see all of Oslos main attractions at your own pace and convenience, with the freedom to take a break from your tour at any time to explore a sight further, or maybe go for lunch or shopping. Explore the Royal Palace, the City Hall, the Akershus fortress. Spend some time on the controversial Vigeland Sculpture park.
Tromsis the capital of the Arctic Norway, has much to see. Tromshas been the starting point for many polar expeditions. A university town, blessed with a girdle of peaks reminiscent of Switzerland, Tromsis one of the most pleasant of coastal towns. In the evening board your cruise
Departure Troms18.30 With Hurtigruten Northbound.
Departure Skjerv 22.45
The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) are a natural phenomenon caused by electrically charged solar particles passing into the Earths atmosphere. Aurora Borealis means dawn of the north, the aurora can appear abruptly, filling the sky with incredible speed with great arcs as ghostly wisps in green, yellow, red and violet dance above the horizon, before disappearing again. You are most likely to see them above the Arctic Circle between November and February.
Departure Honningsv 15.15
Departure Kjlefjord 17.45
Arrival Mehamn 19.30
Pickup to the Fishermans cabin, overnight stay. This little fishing town is our base for deep sea fishing
Gathering in the restaurant 21.00 for next day's program
Meeting at the quay 09:00 King Crab and Cot fishing in the Barents Sea. Todays activity is to catch fish for dinner!. We head towards the fishing fields of the Arctic Ocean outside Mehamn. Each participant will get a fishing rod and there will be a fishing competition where the winner will get a reward during dinner in the evening. On this trip there might be a chance to spot the sea eagle, seals and porpoises. You can catch cod, coalfish, wolf fish and halibut. Fishing rods are available to borrow onboard the MK Odd Tore.The chef prepares lunch onboard. After lunch, we look for crabs and some of the catch will be prepared for tonights dinner. After weve finished fishing, we head back to the fishermans cabins where we will learn how to prepare the catch for dinner.
Dinner at the Bryggen Restaurant 17.00
Departure by bus to Hurtigruten quay 19.45
Departure Mehamn 20.00 With Hurtigruten Northbound
Departure Berlev 22.45
Departure Bsfjord 01.00
Arriving Kirkenes 10.00
In the afternoon, take the flight back to Oslo. On arrival you are transferred back to your hotel.