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 Days
Copenhagen to Oslo
From (USD)
$ 15,395
Dates & Pricing

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 Map
Tour Code:
301N
Duration:
14 days
Departure City:
Copenhagen
Return City:
Oslo

Selected Itinerary

14 Day Itinerary

  1. 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

  2. Day 2 - Kristiansand

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

    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.

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. 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.

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. 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.

    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.

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Geiranger Fjord > Ålesund

    A day of stunning scenery awaits cruising the World Heritage-listed Geiranger Fjord, unspoilt and rare in its pristine beauty. Explore this 20 kilometre emerald-green wonder up close and discover the Seven Sisters, The Suitor, and The Bridal Veil falls.

    Explore the small town of Geiranger and visit the Dalsnibba view point for stunning panoramic views.

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

    Straddling several islands, Ålesund houses a unique concentration of Art Nouveau architecture set amidst stunning scenery. Discover the secrets of this small community on a walking tour this evening.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - At Sea

    Relax on board and take advantage of the expansive array of facilities and dining experiences.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Lofoten Islands

    Great, craggy islands that touch the sky, picturesque villages and abundant wildlife make the Lofoten Islands a must-see destination. Discover the unexplored coves and bays of this stunning wonderland and marvel as the Captain and crew navigate the narrow mouths and steep ravines of the fjords. Visit the small community of Gravdal on the island of Vestvågøya.

    Explore the pretty town of Henningsvaer or visit Svolvaer and the Magic Ice Bar.

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - At sea

    Cruise the Norwegian Sea across to the Svalbard Archipelago

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - At sea

    Cruise the Norwegian Sea across to the Svalbard Archipelago .

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - 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.

    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

  11. Day 11 - Svalbard Archipelago

    Continue exploring the Svalbard Archipelago.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Svalbard Archipelago.

    Continue exploring the Svalbard Archipelago.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Svalbard Archipelago.

    Continue exploring the Svalbard Archipelago.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Longyearbyen > Oslo

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

    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

Pricing & Availability