NORWAY FJORDS CRUISE
January 5/13, 2021
Exclusive Ship – Small Group – Sheltered Waters – Northern Lights and unique whale/nature experiences – plus…
WHAT’S THIS ADVENTURE ABOUT?
This is a magical winter wonderland expedition in the Arctic. We mix exclusive small group cruising in protected fjords and waterways, with landings in wild places and the choice to done a special (warm) wet suit and swim with whales, or enjoy their antics from the deck – it is up to you.
You can target stunning Northern Lights, landscapes and unique creative shoots. The region also offers the largest gathering of Orca’s and Humpback whales
in the world in the winter months in the Norwegian fjords. You can enjoy these spectacles on our exclusive expedition ship!
Our ship, the MV Freya is the perfect vessel as our exclusive base. Our aim is to minimise rough seas and maximise your comfort and enjoyment, plus a small group with a maximum of 18 adventurers plus your expert WPA guides. The skipper and crew are very experienced and the cabins and facilities are very comfortable. What a unique opportunity!
We are also offering a linked land tour in Norway to specifically target stunning new Northern Lights, landscapes and creative photo interests – an ultimate northern experience.
We have toured the Arctic several times and we know you will love these unique adventures.
PHOTO adventure …
In 2021, we invite you to photograph some of the best adventure photographic locations in the world!
1. Norway Ship Cruise – January 2021
2. Norway Land Adventure – January 2021
Join one, or link up both tours for an ultimate holiday experience. (And, you can link to our Winter Wonderland Japan tour!)
Join us for the holiday of a lifetime…
YOUR ITINERARY TO ADVENTURE…
9 DAYS – 8 NIGHTS
Note that we include one nights accommodation in a 4 Star hotel before the cruise departure and one nights accommodation in a 4 Star hotel on return as part of your package. Subject to interest, we will offer an optional dog sled excursion or snowmobile safari. Please ask Julia.
DAY 1 – TROMSØ
You should arrival in Tromsø, Norway, today at the latest! This city is found just above the Arctic circle and known to be the ‘Gateway to the Arctic’ and the starting point for many polar expeditions in the past. The city is surrounded by mountains and fjords and is the world’s capital for Northern Light observations! Visit the Polar Museum for a fascinating tour through polar history. We meet at 5pm for further informationand our first group dinner.
Accommodation – 4 Star hotel – (D)
DAY 2 – TROMSØ – CRUISING
In the afternoon we board the ship and make ourself feel at home for the next few days. Our cosy cabins are fantastic, but it is the lounge where we will spend time for workshops and then the spacious deck that you will want to have your camera ready for unique image making. After dinner, we say goodbye to Tromsø and start our Northern Light Cruise! Tonight couldbe the first night for northern lights! Your professional photo guides will help you maximise these opportunities.
Ship accommodation – all meals are included while on board.
DAYs 3 to 7: CRUISING THE FJORDS
During five full days, we sail through the beautiful fjords ofnorthern Norway and spend our days with whale watching, shore visits and zodiac rides. This portion of the itinerary will be customised by your guides and our experienced skipper to suit the needs of the group and to focus on Northern Light photography opportunities. We will target stunning Northern Lights, landscapes and unique creative shoots. The region also offers the largest gathering of Orca’s and Humpback whales in the world in the winter months in the Norwegian fjords. Special wet suits are available to be used, or you can enjoy the spacious decks.
Yes it is an exclusive cruise, so we go where we want to go and stay at locations to maximise quality time and experiences. Plus, we add workshops and make sure that you are processing your images for the best results. (B,L,D)
DAY 8 – SHIP TO SHORE
Disembarkation this morning and we transfer to our 4 Star hotel. Afternoon to relax before we get together to look at everyone’s favourite images from the cruise and our final dinner for a few tall stories. Hotel accommodation – (B,D)
DAY 9 – TOUR ENDS…
Depart to suit flights or…
The itinerary continues…