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What to expect

Your Ship

Welcome aboard Ambience

Dining and Entertainment

Dining options, entertainment facilities & bars

Stunning Landscapes

Cruise the most beautiful fjords in the world

About this trip:

What better way to start your singles holiday than a voyage to Bergen, Norway’s second-largest city at the heart of the fjords. You will delight in your visit to the village of Flam, home to the 20km-long Flam railway that offers one of the most beautiful rail journeys in the world through unspoilt landscapes. If history fascinates you, we stop off at Haugesund, known as the home of the Viking kings – an unmissable experience. Arriving at Eidfjord, you’ll encounter stunning views when you sail through the Hardangerfjord – the world’s fifth longest fjord that stretches from the Atlantic to the heart of Norway.

NB:

HALF PRICE DRINKS PACKAGE AVAILABLE UNTIL 27 FEBRUARY 2024

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS IS NOT AN ADULT-ONLY CRUISE SO SOME CHILDREN MAY BE ON BOARD

What's included

  • Single Outside Cabin CAT 6S
  • Full Board
  • Fully Financially Protected
  • Tour Leader with group of 8

Itinerary

  • London Tilbury (United Kingdom)
  • At Sea
  • Bergen (Norway)
  • Flam, cruise Sognefjord & Aurlandsfjord (Norway)
  • Haugesund (Norway)
  • Eidfjord, cruise Hardangerfjord (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 £12 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 £158pp

Insurance see here

 

What you will be doing

DAY 1

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.

DAY 2

At Sea

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

  • Full Board
DAY 3

Bergen (Norway) 1000-1800

Bergen is a city on Norway’s southwestern coast. It’s surrounded by mountains and fjords, including Sognefjord, the country’s longest and deepest.

Bryggen features colorful wooden houses on the old wharf, once a center of the Hanseatic League’s trading empire. The Fløibanen Funicular goes up Fløyen Mountain for panoramic views and hiking trails. The Edvard Grieg House is where the renowned composer once lived.

  • Full Board
DAY 4

Flam, cruise Sognefjord & Aurlandsfjord (Norway) 0700-1800

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
DAY 5

Haugesund (Norway) 1200-2000

Considered one of the best places 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 landscapes in the east.

  • Full Board
DAY 6

Eidfjord, cruise Hardangerfjord (Norway) 0700-1500

Eidfjord is situated at the end of the Eid Fjord, an inner branch of the large Hardangerfjorden.

The village of Eidfjord is a major cruise ship port of call.

  • Full Board
DAY 7

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
DAY 8

London Tilbury (United Kingdom) 0800

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

Accommodation

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
August 18 °C 12 °C

Our Reviews

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“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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