You can cruise on board the Marco Polo with Cruise & Maritime Voyages, to the Land of the Northern Lights.
The recommended way of seeing the spectacular Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis is from Tromsø or Alta and this is just part of the cruise. Prices now start from £949pp for the 14 night cruise departing 15 March. Provided the weather and atmospheric conditions are OK you should not be disappointed.
The Marco Polo sails from the convenience of the London Cruise Terminal at Tilbury. This traditional and elegant ship has highly acclaimed entertainment, cuisine and service on board which has resulted in a high repeat factor.
Sail along the Norwegian Coastline and across the Arctic Circle in search of the Spectacular Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. this atmospheric display of green and pink light is one of natures wonders and Trosmo and Alta are among the best places in Norway to witness this phenomenon.
Your journey up to the Arctic Circle takes you to Amsterdam, then up to the Norwegian coastline visiting Molde, Narvik and Svolvaer in the Lofoten Islands. Sailing further North you will visit Tromsø and then Alta which is within the Arctic Circle. You will stay overnight on board in Alta before cruising down to Ǻlesund one of the main gateways to the fjords before visiting Bergen on the way back to Tilbury.
Itinerary: London Tilbury, Amsterdam, Molde, Narvik, Svolvar (loften Islands), Trosmo, Alta (overnight), Alesund, Bergen, London Tilbury
Note: the viewing of the Northern Lights is subject to atmospheric and weather conditions
Prices quoted are based on current prices for inside standard cabin based on two sharing as at 21st oct 09