What you can expect

Your Ship

The flagship of the fleet, the first lady of the sea: Ambience. Derived from the French word for ‘surrounding’, the ambition at Ambassador is to create the optimum atmosphere onboard; one that brings out the best in each of us. The perfect ambience.

Dining and Entertainment

Dining options are plentiful, for those wanting to soak in nature’s glory, there is the glorious Alfresco Grill. Saffron*, Sea & Grass* or the deluxe Chef’s Table* (supplements apply), are a gastronomic experience not to be missed. Let your hair down at the Observatory, bring out your finest ensembles for The Palladium and shaken or stirred, Ambience has numerous bars to whet your whistle.


See some of the most majestic fjords in the world when you explore stunning Norway. Some of the port of call on this cruise are Bergen, Flam, Haugesund and Geiranger.

About this trip:

Experience the fascinating history of Norway’s Haugesund, regarded as the home of the Viking kings, before sailing up the coast towards the UNESCO-protected Geirangerfjord. The charming village of Olden gives way to the blue expanse of the Nordfjord, deemed one of the most beautiful spots in the country. Nestled between tall mountains, Flam is the gateway to the Aurlandsfjord, where you’ll never be short of postcard-esque views. A scenic sail to Bergen, brings you to a city full of character.

What's included

  • Inside Single CAT 3S
  • Full Board
  • Fully Financially Protected
  • Tour Leader with group of 8


  • London Tilbury (United Kingdom)
  • At Sea
  • Haugesund (Norway)
  • Geiranger, cruise Geirangerfjord (Norway)
  • Olden, cruise Nordfjord (Norway)
  • Flam, cruise Sognefjord & Aurlandsfjord (Norway) (Land by launch/tender)
  • Bergen (Norway)
  • At Sea
  • London Tilbury (United Kingdom)

What’s Extra:

Cabin Upgrades Gratuities – £6pppn London Victoria Coach – Victoria to Tilbury Cruise Terminal/Tilbury Cruise Terminal to London Victoria with 1 suitcase £44.00 per person (Coach reservations should be booked at least one month prior to travelling but preferably at time of booking) Car Parking:  This is available at a cost of £6 per night (spaces limited so reservations need to be made as soon as possible – you will not be able to pay on arrival if you have not pre-booked and will be refused entry to the car park. ) Upgrade to AMBASSADOR FARE which includes Gratuities & service charges and Expedition Drinks Package (Non-alcoholic beverages including unlimited soft drinks, House brands from the bar list, House wines (Red, White, Rose) Premium wines (Red, White, Rose), Premium drinks from the Bar List, Premium teas & speciality coffee – from £274pp Insurance see here  

What you will be doing


London Tilbury, UK – Depart 18:00

Embark MV Ambience and enjoy our first night on board with a wonderful meal and dazzling entertainment. Note: In the event of adverse weather/sea conditions that prevent the ship from calling at one of the scheduled ports, alternative arrangements will be made where possible.

At Sea

Enjoy a day to relax and explore Ambience and everything she has to offer.
  • Full Board

Haugesund (Norway) 0800-1500

Considered one of the best places in which to experience the Viking period in Norway, Haugesund offers a fascinating history, with the city’s shores once home to many Viking longships. This exciting Haugesund region extends from the open sea in the west to the fjord and mountain landscape in the east.
  • Full Board

Geiranger, cruise Geirangerfjord (Norway) 1200-2000

With powerful waterfalls pouring down steep lush mountainsides, hiking trails galore and several viewpoints offering different perspectives on the historic natural and cultural landscape, Geiranger is a must-do on a visit to the fjord region. The iconic Geirangerfjord is known for its spectacular waterfalls and deserted fjord farms high up on the steep cliffsides. The Geirangerfjord is one of Norway’s most popular natural attractions, situated in Stranda municipality. The fjord is 260 metres deep while the surrounding mountains are 1600-1700 metres high.
  • Full Board
  • Land by launch or tender

Olden, cruise Nordfjord (Norway) 0900-1800

Olden, a charming village in Western Norway, that is idyllically situated between steep mountains, blue glaciers and foaming waterfalls. It is located deep in the Nordfjord, cradled in a lush valley among snow-capped peaks.
  • Full Board

Flam, cruise Sognefjord & Aurlandsfjord (Norway) (Land by launch or tender) 0700-900

Flåm is a popular tourist village deep within the Norwegian fjords. Located on a branch of the magnificent Sognefjord lies the tiny village of Flåm. On the banks of the Aurlandsfjord and close to the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord, Flåm is best known for its spectacular mountain-to-fjord railway journey.The railway descends 867 metres in less than a hour, providing an ever-changing view from mountain scenery to fjord. Highlights include several bridges and the striking Kjosfossen waterfall. * This port will land by launch or tender
  • Full Board

Bergen (Norway) 0800-1800

“The heart of the fjords” is one of the nicknames for Bergen. Even though Bergen is the second-largest city in Norway, it offers small town charm alongside a metropolitan character. Houses clinging to the hillsides …… narrow cobblestone lanes and  the picturesque wharf with several old, wooden buildings standing tall in different colours. The UNESCO World Heritage site Bryggen, a Hanseatic wharf, is a glorious remnant from when Bergen was a key centre for trade between Norway and Europe. Today, the wharf houses a museum, shops, galleries, and restaurants, and is a focal point for both locals and visitors.
  • Full Board

At Sea

As we make our way towards Tilbury, maybe treat yourself to a treatment in the Spa or do a little on board shopping.
  • Full Board

London Tilbury (United Kingdom) 0800

This morning we dock at London Tilbury.  After a last breakfast on board, disembark Ambience for your onward journey home.


MV Ambience

Ambassador’s flagship of the fleet: Ambience. Derived from the French word for ‘surrounding’, the ambition at Ambassador is to create the optimum atmosphere onboard; one that brings out the best in each of us. The perfect ambience. With an average 1,400-guest capacity and careful configuration, she offers both a feeling of spaciousness and freedom, whilst retaining that sense of intimacy and camaraderie we each crave; it’s whatever makes you comfortable.  

Facilities Include

Entertainment-wise, she really will spoil you for choice. Let your hair down at the Observatory and bring out your finest ensembles for The Palladium. Whether you like it shaken or stirred, she has numerous bars to whet your whistle. Dining options are plentiful at their Buckingham restaurant or the Borough Market and the glorious Alfresco Grill. Wining and dining are more than fine at Saffron*, Sea & Grass* or our deluxe Chef’s Table*, where a speciality gastronomic experience is offered that’s not to be missed. Ambience offers the Aces & Eights bridge and card room and the Ambassador Casino, the gym and Wellness Centre,  Brontë’s library, the shopping galleria, not to mention a swimming pool, two hot tubs and a large screen for outdoor movies. Sound good? *Supplementary charges apply

Room Includes

A range of cabins span seven accommodation decks from the Aloe deck 4 up to the Ambassador deck 11. The cabins are more spacious to cater to today’s climate, averaging 17-18 square meters. All cabins are air-conditioned with en-suite facilities including a shower and ample storage space with room under the beds to store suitcases. Most of cabins can be converted to a double bed. All cabins have a tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge,  hair dryer, personal safe, UK three pin electrical sockets and USB ports. There is also a flat screen TV (please note, TV reception is subject to weather conditions and the geographic location of the ship).

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
July 18 °C 13 °C

Our Reviews

“I’m sure you will enjoy it, I have been on three solos holidays to date and the people I’ve met have been great.”

“I’ve been travelling with Solos for nearly 20 years, on and off. The reason is for exactly what you want – you meet like minded people… and have loads of fun!”

“I’ve been on loads of trips with Solos over the years and can honestly say you will not regret booking your 1st one!”

“The feeling you have once you go away on your own is worth all the nerves before! I was so very anxious the first time but now having done it 4 times, I love it!”


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