Get a true taste of Scotland before sailing across the Norwegian Sea to the otherworldly fjords of Norway. Stroll the streets of Edinburgh and walk the paths of the Scottish Highlands before embarking on a voyage that takes you to UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Standing Stones of Stennes and the mystical Ring of Brodgar. You'll also visit archaeological sites, witness the curious clash of cultures in the Shetland Islands, and take in the stunning beauty of the forests and waterfalls that line the fjords. This is a journey not to be missed, nor to be ever forgotten.


Highlights


• Explore the Standing Stones of Stenness on the remote island of Kirkwall

• Enjoy a city tour of Bergen

• Hop on the Flåm Railway to reach the scenic fjord of the Flåm district

• Wander through fishing villages and appreciate the slow pace of life

• Enjoy a walking tour of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Castle

• Embark on a day trip to the Scottish Highlands

Arrive at any time. Exclusive Inclusions: Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group.
Enjoy a walking tour of Edinburgh and a visit to the famous Edinburgh Castle. The afternoon is free to discover at your own pace. Meals included: Breakfast
Enjoy a day trip to the Scottish Highlands. Explore Stirling on a guided tour of the old town including Stirling Castle. Continue to Wallace Monument and learn about the infamous battle of Bannockburn. Enjoy some free time in Stirling for lunch. After lunch visit Deanston Distillery and enjoy a tasting before returning to Edinburgh for the night. Meals included: Breakfast
Enjoy a free morning in Edinburgh before boarding the G Expedition. Our ship departs in the late afternoon, sailing towards Kirkwall. Meals included: Breakfast
Visit historic and mystical sites by coach on this remote island. Explore the Standing Stones of Stenness, the intriguing Ring of Brodgar, and the village of Skara Brae. Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Continue northwards to the remote Shetland Islands. Opt to visit Jarlshof or join the Puffin Bus to focus on puffins and seabird photography at Sumbrugh Head (weather dependent). Enjoy additional time to explore Lerwick. Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Cross the famous North Sea to reach Norway. Opt for a historical walking tour of the city, or enjoy a funicular ride for amazing views of Bergen, then explore on your own for the afternoon. Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Hop on the Flåm Railway, travelling through valleys and mountain passes to reach the scenic fjord of the Flåm district. Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Cruise into the Olden Fjord before a short bus ride to the Birksdal area. Enjoy a moderate hike to Briksdalbreen glacier, or, for an easier option, take a trolley ride with a shorter walk to make it to the glacier lake. Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Sail deep into one of Norway's most beautiful, and most visited, fjords. Enjoy a coach tour to Dalsnibba, soaking in the views at this UNESCO World Heritage site. For the more adventurous, opt for a 10km mountain hike exploring the area and taking in amazing views of the fjord from above. Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Continue on to Trondheim. Choose between hiking in Bymarka Nature Reserve before visiting the Sverresborg Folk Museum, or enjoying a city tour including the Folk Museum and the elaborate Nidaros Cathedral, built between 1070 and 1300. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the area on your own. Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
The rugged coastline of central Norway features some of the world’s most beautiful scenery. Hike up to the famous hole in the mountain, with fantastic views of the region. Keep an eye out for Norway's mythical trolls. In the afternoon, head to the quaint and picturesque Vega Island, a UNESCO site. Wander the fishing villages, go on a guided nature hike, and appreciate the slow pace of life. Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Visit Svartisen, Lovund, and Vikingen, to see beautiful glaciers and a globe sculpture which marks Vikingen as a point directly on the Arctic Circle. Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
The Lofoten archipelago is an enchanting area of picturesque villages by the sea backed with jagged peaks. Go ashore by Zodiac for a day trip of the area. Start by visiting the Tørrfiskmuseum to learn about traditional work of the islands before visiting Nusfjord, one of Norway's oldest and best-preserved fishing villages for lunch at a local restaurant. After, stop in Henningsvær for time to see local art or explore the quaint fishing village. In the evening, stay on deck as you cruise into one of Norway's most famous fjords, the short yet dramatic Trollfjord. Search the cliffs on your continuing quest to spot trolls. Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Tromsø, the capital of northern Norway, is known as the "Gateway to the Arctic" as it was the embarkation point for many Arctic expeditions. Learn about past Arctic expeditions and opt for some hiking or to explore the city on your own. Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Disembark the G Expedition in the morning. Meals included: Breakfast
Itineraries are subject to change.

Cat 1A - Quad

$8,199 NZD pp
Cat 1A - Quad
2 Upper, 2 lower berths. Private en-suite facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin. Approx 15m² . Porthole. Located on Deck 2.

Cat 1 - Triple

$8,899 NZD pp
Cat 1 - Triple
2 Upper berths and 1 lower berth. Private en-suite facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin. Approx 15m² . Porthole. Located on Deck 2.

Cat 2 - Twin

$10,899 NZD pp
Cat 2 - Twin
Two lower berths. Private en-suite facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin. Approx 15m² . Porthole. Located on Deck 2.

Cat 3 - Twin

$11,899 NZD pp
Cat 3 - Twin
Two lower berths. Private en-suite facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin. Approx 15m² . Larger window. Located on Deck 3.

Cat 4 - Twin

$13,299 NZD pp
Cat 4 - Twin
Two lower berths. Private en-suite facilities with shower, toilet and washbasin. Approx 15m² . Larger window. Located on Deck 4.

Cat 5 - Suite

$14,499 NZD pp
Cat 5 - Suite
Our four suites all feature separate entrances, living and sleeping areas. Each living area includes a 2-seater couch, armchair, coffee table and desk. Each bedroom contains a double bed as well as a vanity area. Located on Deck 4.

Expedition

Vessel Type: Expedition

Length: 105 metres

Passenger Capacity: 140

Built: refurbished 2009

Not only will the G Expedition steer you closer to some of our planet’s most amazing places, our professional and highly-skilled team of on-board experts offer keen insight, unique perspectives, and hands-on attention not found in a guidebook. Make your next tour a voyage you’ll remember the rest of your life. Return home a different person than when you left.

Cabins

Private en suite bathrooms
Bathrooms in all cabins feature washbasins, toilets and showers. (Category 5 cabins feature state-of-the-art full-body misting showers.)

Ocean views
All cabins are outside-facing with ocean views that frame some of the most remarkable and remote landscapes on Earth, and every cabin has its own porthole or window.

Spacious living quarters
All suites are 30m sq (320 sq ft) and all cabins are 15m sq (160 ft). All cabins come equipped with wardrobes, drawers, nightstands, and writing desks to make you feel as at-home as possible.

Daily cabin service
Our friendly crew will make your beds, fluff your pillows and tidy up your cabin while you’re out, ensuring you return to a warm, inviting room each night.

Amenities

The G Expedition has multiple large public areas to enjoy during sea crossings and in between land excursions. Amenities include: All cabins with private en suite and outside view - The Penguin Library - Medical clinic and english speaking doctor - The Gear Shop - Polar Bear Pub - The Lounge - Albatross Dining Room, serving international cuisine and large enough to accommodate all passengers in one sitting - Large aft deck with barbecue facilities - Forward deck viewing platforms - Fitness centre/sauna - Large fleet of Zodiacs with 4-stroke engines

Crew & Staff 

Experts in everything from geology to marine biology and polar history, the members of our team are always eager to share their infectious passion for the plants, animals, and people you’ll encounter. Add in professional hotel staff and a seasoned crew, and you’ll be more than comfortable during your adventure on the water.

10:1 passenger-to-expert ratio
More on-hand experts means deeper access and greater understanding of the planet’s most amazing places. Our experts’ lectures, Q&A sessions, and personal reflection deliver a personalized and intimate perspective on these faraway shores.




Cabin layout for Expedition

Optional Activities

Edinburgh - Edinburgh Food Tour - Edinburgh Gin Distillery. Lerwick - Shetland Museum visit

Inclusions


Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team
Lectures and educational programs
Waterproof boots supplied for USA size 6 - 16 / EURO size 36 - 49
Expedition parka
Coffee, tea and water are all provided free of charge.
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Exclusions


Most of our adventures do not include airport transfers and so we recommend you arrange a taxi on arrival (this is the most economical and efficient way of getting you to your hotel). If you would prefer a pre-arranged transfer these are usually available at an additional cost

Tips are not included in the tour price and tipping is entirely at your discretion.
Drinks and tips on board not included.
All other beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic are not included and can be purchased in the dining room, pub or the lounge.
None
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