• $5,795
  • $1,000
  • Gohagan & Company
  • Moderate
  • Cruise + Land
  • ,

Trace the legacies of Viking and Celtic clans on this extraordinary 7-night cruise across the mist-enshrouded peaks of Scotland and the pristine natural beauty of Norway’s mighty fjords. Cruise into ports accessible only by small ship. Discover the Orkney Islands’ fascinating Neolithic history, featuring a special presentation on the Ness of Brodgar by archaeologist Nick Card. Enjoy a full day scenic excursion into the glens of the Scottish Highlands and a specially arranged ride on Norway’s legendary Flåm Railway. Enhance your journey with the Edinburgh and Glasgow Pre-Program and/or Wonders of Norway Post-Program options. 

Itinerary – 9 Days 

May 31 to June 8 (Embarkation: June 1 at 4:00 pm) 

Note that this program operates in the reverse order. 

9 Days 

1 Depart home city 

2 Glasgow, Scotland/Embark Le Dumont d’Urville 

3 Fort William for the Scottish Highlands 

4 Kyle of Lochalsh/Isle of Skye 

5 Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, for Ring of Brodgar and Skara Brae 

6 Lerwick, Shetland Islands, for Jarlshof 

7 Cruising Sognefjord, Norway/Flåm Railway 

8 Bergen 

9 Bergen/Disembark ship/Return to home city 

Itinerary Highlights 

  • See the Glenfinnan Viaduct, immortalized by the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter film series, and the Glenfinnan Monument. 
  • Visit the Neolithic Heartland of Orkney, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see the ceremonial Stones of Stenness and the Ring of Brodgar henge. 
  • Cruise Sognefjord, passing traditional farmsteads and villages flanked by mountains and glaciers. 
  • Explore the Fantoft Stavkirke, a 12thcentury wooden stave church, and take a walking tour
    of Bergen’s historic waterfront.  


  • Transfers and luggage handling abroad if you made your air arrangements through
    Gohagan & Company. (If you made your own air arrangements, transfers and luggage
    handling are not included.) 
  • Experienced, English-speaking local guides for included excursions. 
  • Gratuities to local guides and drivers on included excursions and transfers. 
  • Complimentary bottled water in your suite or stateroom and on excursions. 
  • Hospitality desk aboard the ship. 
  • Experienced Gohagan & Company Travel Directors at your service. 
  • Complimentary use of an audio headset during guided excursions. 
  • Automatic $250,000 flight insurance policy for each participant ticketed on flights by
    Gohagan & Company.  

All program features are contingent upon final brochure pricing. Gohagan & Company reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees, promotions, and surcharges at any time. 

Le Champlain
Exclusively Chartered
5-Star, Small Ship 

  • Only 92 suites and staterooms, each with a private balcony. 
  • All meals included on board the ship, as well as alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages
    throughout the cruise. 
  • State-of-the-art theater ideal for enriching programming. 

Edinburgh and Glasgow Pre-Program Option 

Discover two of Scotland’s greatest cities on a 3-night pre-program option. Visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum. Explore the heart of Scotland and see Trossachs and the Stirling Castle. Accommodations are in an ideally located luxury hotel. 

Wonders of Norway Post-Program Option 

Our 5-night tour extension explores the Norwegian highlands and the scenery of Europe’s highest mountain
plateau on the Bergen Railway. Enjoy a canal cruise through Copenhagen, passing by the Naval Church. Visit Oslo and Stalheim—taking the Bergen Line train from Oslo to Voss. Stay in historic hotels and spend 1 night aboard an awardwinning Seaways ferry. 

The Pre- and Post-Program Options are available at an additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation.