September 6, 2022 - From the end of September to the end of March, there is a high probability of being the best time to see the northern lights (Aurora Borealis) north of the Arctic Circle. At the best Northern Lights time nicko cruises' VASCO DA GAMA sails in October 2022 twice from Kiel to the North Cape. In their luggage, fellow travelers have a “Northern Lights Guarantee”.
VASCO DA GAMA at the Ostseekai in Kiel
Norway's mountainous backdrop, deep fjords and offshore islands offer the best conditions for enjoying the spectacular Northern Lights. The ideal vehicles for viewing these natural phenomena are the cruise ships and liners operating off Norway's coast. Also included: the VASCO DA GAMA of the Stuttgart tour operator nicko cruises Schiffsreisen. From September 29 to October 13, 2022 or from October 13 to 27, 2022, the VASCO DA GAMA will sail from Kiel to the North Cape. The premium ship, which has an average capacity of 1.000 guests, makes stopovers in the former Hanseatic League location Bergenin Geiranger at the end of the fjord of the same name, in Kristiansund and on the Lofoten. In Tromsø, the largest city north of the Arctic Circle, lies the VASCO DA GAMA overnight. Tromsø and the North Cape are no more than 300 kilometers apart as the crow flies. The northernmost port called at by the VASCO DA GAMA is Honningsvag. The small town is 35 kilometers below the North Cape. On the return journey, the cities Trondheim and Gothenburg .
For both trips, nicko cruises offers its guests a "Northern Lights Guarantee". If the Northern Lights are not within sight of VASCO DA GAMA or on an excursion, nicko cruises guarantees its guests 50 percent of the cabin price paid if they book a trip of equal or higher value within 60 days of their return. To make the journey an experience, the ship offers its guests beautiful cabins, excellent gastronomy, sports and wellness as well as the best entertainment.