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12 days - Bergen - Kirkenes - Bergen

Hurtigruten Voyage of the Vikings 

British Museum Curator and Viking expert, Gareth Williams will be giving lectures on board as well as leading tours and excursions on land.  

  

 

Itinerary:
Day 1 - 12 Bergen – The Gateway to the Fjords


After your flight to Bergen, this voyage follows the full Hurtigruten coastal route. Click here to read the full description of everything you will experience on this journey. 

 

Your Viking Experience:

Join an educational voyage of discovery to find out more about these fascinating people, their empire and their legacy. The onboard lecture program will include themes such as "Who were the Vikings?", "Viking Treasures," and "Vikings and the 'North Way'',: The Coastal Voyages of Ottar."  

 

A Viking Capital & Meet the Vikings
During your voyage, you will call at the old Viking capital, Trondheim, before sailing through the Lofoten and Vesterålen Island, and area rich with sagas of the Norse-men. Enjoy 'Meet the Vikings' excursion (included in your voyage), Join the chieftain and his wife in a reconstruction of the largest Viking Longhouse ever discovered.     

  

 

Your Lecturer On Board

Gareth Williams
Gareth Williams studied history at the universities of St. Andrews and Bergen, writing his PhD on aspects of Viking settlement in Scotland. Since 1996 he has been a curator at the British Museum, and he was the lead curator of its major Viking exhibition in 2014.  His research covers most aspects of the Viking Age, with a particular focus on warfare, coinage and other forms of exchange.  

  

 

Trip Details at a Glance

Duration:  12 days

2016 Departures:  Jan 29, Nov 20

*2016 Rates per person, double occupancy, from: 

Jan & Nov: from $3000

*Ask about early booking and group discounts!

Included:
Voyage in Polar Inside Cabin, Double occupancy
Full Board (B,L,D) while on board
English speaking Expedition Leader on board
Tour Manager and lectures
Excursion to Nidaros Cathedral and Museum of Natural History and Archaeology

Not Included:
Lofotr Viking Feast is not included, but recommended.
Flights and transfers
Cabin Upgrades
Travel insurance
Optional excursions and trip extensions
Luggage handling and tips 

 

 

  

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