Venture into the magical and mysterious lands along the coast of the Norwegian Sea for close encounters with glaciers and gorgeous fjordscapes. Perfect for explorers long on ambition but short on time, this eight-day expedition brings you to important sites of Norways ancient history, UNESCO-protected historic sites, and some of the most incredible nature youll ever see. The journey is short, but the memories will last you the rest of your life.
Welcome to Troms, the capital of northern Norway, known as the Gateway to the Arctic. Embark in the afternoon to begin your adventure. We recommend arriving to Troms early to explore on your own.
Spend the early morning at the short, yet dramatic Trollfjord. Try to spot the mythical creatures along the cliffs. Head ashore in Svolvaer to explore the Lofoten Islands by coach, visiting Nusfjord, one of Norway’s oldest and best-preserved fishing villages. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. End the visit in the village of .
Visit Svartisen, Sanna and Vikingen, for beautiful glaciers and a globe sculpture which marks Vikingen as a point directly on the Arctic Circle.
A UNESCO World Heritage site, Vega is known for picturesque fishing villages with a history of eider down harvesting. Enjoy some opportunities to explore the area on foot or with an optional guided tour.
The rugged coastline of central Norway features some of the worlds most beautiful scenery. The captain will negotiate with local Norwegian pilots to determine our best Zodiac landing options.
Continue on to Trondheim. Opt for a hike to the Sverresborg Folk Museum, or for a city tour including the Folk Museum and the elaborate Nidaros Cathedral, built between 1070 and 1300. Alternatively, opt to explore on your own, including a visit to Munkholmen.
Sail deep into one of Norway’s most beautiful, and most visited fjords, Geirangerfjord. Enjoy soaking in the views at this UNESCO World Heritage site. If possible, the Expedition ship will cruise around this scenic area.
Disembark the G Expedition in the morning. We highly recommend booking extra time to visit this exciting city.