Ponant : 11D10N Nordic Discoveries & Traditions

Price from
MYR46072 per person
Duration
11 Days
Destination
More than 1
Travellers
2

THE GREAT ESCAPE NORDIC DISCOVERIESCRUISE

Set off aboard PONANT, Explorer ship "Le Bellot" for a brand-new 11-day cruise and enjoy an exceptional experience exploring Norway in the winter. From Tromso, you will sail towards these magical lands, where your exceptional itinerary will take in snow-capped summits, immaculate landscapes and the discovery of millennial traditions. The beginning of this trip beyond the Arctic Circle will be marked by an immersion in the land of the Sami. From your disembarkation in Narvik, in the very heart of captivating summits plunging into the sumptuous Ofotfjord, you will be invited to explore the ancestral tales of this reindeer-herding indigenous people.
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Luxury cruise aboard to experience a truly exceptional sea voyage with a difference. Discover expeditions to the majestic landscapes of the Artic and the Antarctic. Great choice for couples, solo travelers and those who love small-ship cruising. Ponant Cruises offers exceptional bilingual service, world-class dining and elegantly-appointed accommodation and public areas in terms of the...

What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Tromso
Return Location
Tromso
Tour Validity
Now until 31 March 2024
1 March to 31 March 2024

Additional Information
Tour Deal: : ~Ponant Bonus Save Up To 25% : ~ First time cruiser Euro $250 :
Price includes
  • Return Air Ticket Paris - Tromso V.V
  • 10 nights shipboard on Ponant Cruise
  • Evening entertainment and events
  • Selected suites have a Butler
Price does not include
  • Personal expenses.
  • Gratuities
  • Any other items not mentioned in the programme
  • Visa if any

Luxury cruise aboard to experience a truly exceptional sea voyage with a difference. Discover expeditions to the majestic landscapes of the Artic and the Antarctic. Great choice for couples, solo travelers and those who love small-ship cruising. Ponant Cruises offers exceptional bilingual service, world-class dining and elegantly-appointed accommodation and public areas in terms of the onboard experience. Choose a cruise on an Explorer Class vessel, you will benefit from several expedition-style features. Relaxing in the Blue Eye Lounge, an underwater multi-sensory environment that boasts comfortable seating and privileged views of life beneath the waves. Ponant’s expedition ships also carry a fleet of Zodiacs deployed frequently throughout each itinerary for sightseeing excursions and trips ashore.

Cancellation Policy

~ Postpone or cancel free of charge up to 10 days after the booking is confirmed
~ From 10 days after the booking is confirmed to 365 days prior to departure: EUR 150 plus RM100 refund admin fees per guest per cruise for the cruise service only
~ From 364 to 211 days prior to departure: 10% of total price
~ From 210 – 91 days prior to departure: 25% of total price
~ Cancellation within 90 days prior to departure: 100% of total price

Payment Terms

~ Deposit payment of 25% must be received within 10 days after the booking is confirmed.
~ Balance payment must be made 90 days prior to departure
~ Booking made within 90 days prior to departure require full payment at the time of booking

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
  • Day 10
  • Day 11
Day 1

Paris to Tromso

  • Breakfast on own expense.
  • Make your own way to the airport terminal, meet PONANT airport representative for your flight from Paris to Tromso selected by PONANT. (Approx. 4hr30mins flight duration).
  • Upon arrival, meet & greet at the airport by our local English-speaking representative. Transfer to the pier for embarkation.
  • Embarkation at 16:00 pm - 17:00 pm
  • Ship sail at 18:00 pm

We highly recommend you stay one night in Paris before this flight.

Dinner
Day 2

Narvik

  • Beyond the Arctic Circle, you will discover Narvik, nestling in the heart of impressive mountains that plunge into the Ofotfjord.
  • You will be mesmerised by its scenery. From Narvik, it is possible to take the Ofoten Line towards Sweden.
  • This historic railway once linked the mineral-rich mines of Kiruna in Sweden to the ice-free port of Narvik.
  • [2 available excursion. Range from Euro 100-150]
    • ~ Ofoten Railway & Sweden
    • ~ Journey to Polar Park
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 3

Reine, Lofoten

  • Way beyond the Arctic Circle, Lofoten Islands are truly considered to be in “another world”.
  • A jewel of nature in its most pristine state, this archipelago with its jagged coastline offers you majestic settings of high alpine summits, sandy beaches, green prairies and fjords of a deep blue, where countless bird colonies make their nests.
  • Whether you visit Å, or Nusjford, listed by UNESCO, enjoy authentic and memorable moments.
  • [3 available excursion range from Euro100-150]
    •  Charm of Lofoten
    •  Lekness by RIB Boat
    • Aurora Borealis Hunt

 

 
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 4

Sailing in Trollfjorden

  • According to legend, trolls were the guardians of this 2-km long fjord accessible via the Raftsund Strait, between the Vesterålen Archipelago and the Lofoten Islands.
  • Dominated on both sides by vertical rock faces that stand up to 1,000 metres high in parts, Trollfjorden welcomes you in a magical atmosphere which its narrowness helps to create.
  • During this unforgettable journey, you will indeed have the impression that you’re grazing the surrounding mountains and that you’ll never see the end of this marine cul-de-sac.
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 5

Hammerfest

  • Hammerfest, located on the north-western coast of the island of Kvaloya, beyond the 70th parallel north, is often . considered the northernmost town in the world.
  • Conserved in an immaculate natural setting, this charming fishing port enjoys a rich history, as is evidenced by various vestiges dating back to the Stone Age,
  • During your port of call, you will have the opportunity to discover the Struve Geodetic Arc, a chain of triangulations stretching across Europe from Hammerfest to the Black Sea, and the first technical and scientific object tobecome a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 6

Sailing by Bjornoya (Bear Island)

  • Halfway between Norway and Spitsbergen, you will sail not far from the coastlines of Bjørnøya, the southernmost island of Svalbard.
  • From your ship, observe this isolated piece of land discovered in 1596 by the Dutch navigator Willem Barents, then looking for the Northwest Passage. Following a tough fight between a polar bear and the members of the expedition, he dubbed the place Bear Island. Regularly covered by a thick layer of fog, Bjørnøya shelters a meteorological station built in 1923, which is still in operation.
  • Declared a nature reserve in 2002, the island is above all home to an enormous colony of sea birds: skuas, guillemots, puffins, Tridactyl gulls, petrels, gulls and little auks all coexist here.
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 7

Honningsvag

  • If you feel like you have arrived at the end of the world in Honningsvåg, it is because this is the case. Halfway between Oslo and the North Pole, it competes with Hammerfest for the status of “the northernmost town in Continental Europe”. Colourful houses light up this charming and typically Norwegian fishing port nestled in the hollows of the region’s mountainous terrain.
  • Travellers come to stay in the village to go to the North Cape. At the end of the road, you will see the globe that indicates that you are at the very end of Europe.
  • At this point, only the Svalbard archipelago separates you from the North Pole. There is sea as far as the eye can see.
  • The Northern Lights, the view of the immense cliff plunging into the sea, the thousands of puffins, gannets and cormorants that spin around you: everything here is grandiose.
  • [3 available excursion range from Euro150]
    •  Scenic Nordkapp
    •  Kamoyvaer Village Discovery
    •  King Crab Safari
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 8

Alta

  • Beyond the Arctic Circle, Alta, in the far north of Norway, is the biggest city in Finnmark county. Alta will reveal itself to you at the end of the eponymous fjord, Altafjorden.
  • The region offers a mix of forest, mountainous and coastal landscapes. Alta invites you to experience unique moments, whether meeting the Sami people ─ reindeer herders who have ancestral traditions and yet embrace modernity.
  • [3 available excursion range from Euro100-150]
    • Sammi Camp discovery
    • Snowshoe hiking & Ice fishing
    • Dog Sledding
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 9

Alta

  • Beyond the Arctic Circle, Alta, in the far north of Norway, is the biggest city in Finnmark county. Alta will reveal itself to you at the end of the eponymous fjord, Altafjorden.
  • The region offers a mix of forest, mountainous and coastal landscapes.
  • Alta invites you to experience unique moments, whether meeting the Sami people ─ reindeer herders who have ancestral traditions and yet embrace modernity.
  • [3 available excursion range from Euro100-150]
    • Sammi Camp discovery
    • Snowshoe hiking & Ice fishing
    • Dog Sledding
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 10

Tromso

  • In the north of the Arctic circle you’ll discover Tromsø, a secluded town located in the county of Troms.
  • Norwegians call it the “Paris of the north”. You’ll soon see why when you discover its extensive neoclassical architectural heritage.
  • A stunning example is the Arctic cathedral, a major monument whose stylistic purity echoes the outline of the mountains surrounding the town.
  • [4 available excursion range from Euro110-270]
    • Scenic Tromso by Rib Boat
    • Scenic hike by snowshoes
    • Norwegian Trunda by Husky Sled

~ Tromso, Artic Capital

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 11

Tromso

  • Disembarkation at 8:00AM.
  • Meet and greet at the port by our local English-speaking representative.
  • Transfer to the airport in time for check-in of flight Tromso to Paris selected by PONANT. (Approx. 4hr30mins flight duration)
 
We highly recommend you stay one night in Paris after this flight.
 
 
Breakfast

~ Explore the traditions and customs of one of the last European indigenous people, the Sami.
~ UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Struve Geodetic Arc in Hammerfest.
~ The possibility of observing the enchanting show offered by the phenomenon of the Northern Lights.
~ The landscapes: snow-capped peaks, enchanting fjords, plains covered with a fine white coat, picturesque villages with traditional red or white wooden houses.

Travel Date Deluxe Stateroom (PPerson) From Prestige Stateroom (PPerson) From Deluxe Suite (PPerson) From Prestige Suite (PPerson) From
01 Mar - 11 Mar 2024 FULLY BOOKEDRM58,604RM83,616RM111,124
11 Mar - 21 Mar 2024 FULLY BOOKEDRM51,064RM75,712RM100,308
21 Mar - 31 Mar 2024 RM49,764RM54,600FULLY BOOKEDRM107,536
31 Mar - 10 Apr 2024 FULLY BOOKEDRM46,072RM67,808RM89,544
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Ponant : 11D10N Nordic Discoveries & Traditions

Price
MYR46072 per person
Duration
11 Days
Destination
More than 1
Travellers
2

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