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In Search of the Northern Lights in Spring

Balmoral sailing from Newcastle

from £1,449 per person 8 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £55 if not required
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Hope to see Mother Nature’s greatest show...

This enchanting escape to Arctic Norway is your chance to pack in the highlights and attractions of three stunning destinations: the historic town of Bodø; Tromsø, home to the unique iceberg-shaped Arctic Cathedral; and Leknes in the untamed Lofoten Islands. Plus, after exploring ashore at each port, you’ll step back on board Balmoral to seek out the spellbinding Northern Lights – one of Mother Nature’s greatest wonders.

Saga price includes...

And on your cruise...

  • Full board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Room service
  • Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet
  • Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
  • Shuttle bus at selected ports
  • Porterage of luggage

*Drinks package includes selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks and 50% off selected premium brands and cocktails.


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24/03/2021 Newcastle, England

Newcastle, England

After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Newcastle, embark Balmoral.

Depart late afternoon.

Newcastle Tyne and Wear England UK Europe

25/03/2021 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

26/03/2021 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

27/03/2021 Leknes, Norway

Leknes, Norway

Arrive late morning. Depart late afternoon.

Leknes, one of the first ports inside the Arctic Circle, looks out over the stunning Lofoten Islands, which are rich in Viking history and Arctic nature. The wild landscape of jagged peaks, cliffs and bright-white sandy beaches makes the area one of the most picturesque in Norway. The nearby village of Borg is home to a Viking museum, partly lit by oil lamps, which features gold fertility figures, pottery, glassware and regular displays of handicrafts.

Leknes Nordland Northern Norway Norway Europe

28/03/2021 Tromsø, Norway

Tromsø, Norway

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Explore Tromsø, the ‘Gateway to the Arctic’. With its famous Arctic Cathedral, museums such as the Perspektivet Museum, and attractions including the Arctic aquarium and the world’s most northerly botanical garden, there’s plenty to discover. Perhaps take the cable car up Storsteinen Mountain, or just enjoy strolling through this multi-cultural city famous as a viewing point for the Northern Lights during the winter months.

Tromso Troms Northern Norway Norway Europe

29/03/2021 Bodø, Norway

 Bodo, Norway

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Northerly Bodø has a dramatic backdrop of rugged mountains and distant islands and is also home to the Saltstraumen malestrom – one of the world’s strongest tidal currents. It’s well placed for spotting sea eagles, or watching the midnight sun from Mount Ronvikfjellet. The town is home to a cathedral as well as an Aviation Museum, and a good selection of shops.

Bodø Nordland Northern Norway Norway Europe

30/03/2021 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

31/03/2021 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

01/04/2021 Newcastle, England

Newcastle, England

Arrive early morning.

Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.

Newcastle Tyne and Wear England UK Europe

Please note

Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.


In Search of the Northern Lights in Spring

Balmoral sailing from Newcastle

from £1,449 per person 8 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £55 if not required
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In Search of the Northern Lights in Spring

Balmoral sailing from Newcastle

from £1,449 per person 8 2
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £55 if not required