23067
Norway

Astronomy Above the Arctic Circle: A Journey Along Coastal Norway

Starting in culturally rich Bergen, voyage north to colorful fishing towns and unique ecological wonders above the Arctic Circle in search of the northern lights.
Rating (4.86)
Program No. 23067RJ
Length
15 days
Starts at
4,499
Flights start at
925

At a Glance

Take a front-row seat for nature’s own theater, voyaging above the Arctic Circle to learn about the Arctic night sky and the luminous green curtains of the northern lights, the Aurora Borealis. With an astronomy expert, sail along Norway’s coast during polar nights when the sun doesn’t make it over the horizon and snow-clad mountains provide a matchless backdrop. Sail through pristine islands, past majestic mountains and go ashore in enchanting towns such as Tromso, Alesund and Trondheim on this special adventure discovering science in the skies at the northern tip of Norway.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Sail along the breathtaking and rugged coast of Norway as you hunt for the incomparably beautiful display put on by the Aurora Borealis.
  • Experience the frontier feel of the outpost of Kirkenes far north in Norway, coaching to Storskog— the border station between Norway and Russia.
  • Surrounded by the Seven Mountains, explore the beauty and history of Bergen with a local expert.

General Notes

Different ships will be used for this program depending upon departure dates.
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