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Land of the Fjords

6 days
5 nights

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Dates

Rates:

Per person: 
$ 1,915.00 (double occupancy)
$ 2,245.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Jun 15, 2017 - Jun 20, 2017 
Jun 22, 2017 - Jun 27, 2017 
Jun 29, 2017 - Jul 04, 2017 
Jul 06, 2017 - Jul 11, 2017 
Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 18, 2017 
Jul 20, 2017 - Jul 25, 2017 
Jul 27, 2017 - Aug 01, 2017 
Aug 03, 2017 - Aug 08, 2017 
Aug 10, 2017 - Aug 15, 2017 
Aug 17, 2017 - Aug 22, 2017 

Included:

*5 nights’ accommodation incl. daily 3-course or buffet dinner (except on 1st evening, in Bergen), and Scandinavian buffet breakfast, in first class hotels, all rooms with private facilities.
*2 lunches on days 4 & 5
*Ride on the Bergen and Flåm Railways, Voss – Myrdal - Flåm.
*Approx. 2 hours cruise on the Aurlands and Nærøy Fjords, and 1 hours cruise on the Geiranger Fjord
*Excursion in open car to the Briksdal Glacier
*All visits as described in itinerary
*Luggage assistance at all hotels while with the group
*Tour escort throughout the program
*Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats and seatbelts
*Airport /hotel transfers on first and last days of the tour

 

Itinerary:

Bergen - Flåm - Balestrand - Geiranger - Oslo

Day 1  : ARRIVE BERGEN

Transfer from Bergen Flesland Airport or Coastal Express quay to hotel. Accommodation at First Hotel Marin with an excellent location close to the Bryggen Harbour. Your tour escort will meet you between 6:30-7:30pm in the hotel lobby

Day 2  : BERGEN – VOSS – MYRDAL - FLÅM - BALESTRAND

After breakfast departure from Bergen and drive via Dale to the town of Voss. Board the train in Voss for a ride on the beautiful Bergen Railway to the mountain station of Myrdal. From Myrdal ride on the amazing Flåm Railway, a masterpiece of engineering descending 2.838 feet in less than one hour. The descent to the fjord side village of Flåm offers opportunities for photo shots of exciting waterfalls and mountain scenery. After a short rest in Flåm, start of approx. 2 hours cruise by boat along the narrow Aurlands and Nærøy Fjords, both branches of the Sogn Fjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of cascading waterfalls, sheer mountain cliffs, snow-clad peaks, and a variety of wildlife. After disembarking in Gudvangen at the head of the Nærøy Fjord, continue by coach through the amazing Stalheim Canyon and Nærøy Valley, across the Vika Mountains to Vangsnes, for the short ferry crossing to the beautiful resort of Balestrand. Dinner and accommodation at Kvikne’s Hotel, superbly located on the banks of the fjord and surrounded by mountains.

Day 3  : BALESTRAND – A DAY IN THE FJORDS

Day free in Balestrand, giving you the opportunity to enjoy the outstanding beauty and nature of the fjords. The day starts with a traditional Norwegian buffet breakfast in the hotel’s elegant dining room. You may want to spend the morning relaxing on the hotel terrace, breathing in the fresh mountain air and enjoying the spectacular views. We can also recommend a visit to the local aquarium and art gallery, or you may prefer to rent a bike or rowing boat from the hotel, or even go on foot up to the nearest mountains. A walking tour of the village of Balestrand, with its historic buildings and other interesting sites can also be arranged. Dinner and accommodation at Kvikne’s Hotel.

Day 4  : BALESTRAND - GEIRANGER

After breakfast departure from your hotel by coach along the scenic route, passing under the Jostedal Glacier, the largest in Europe, to the village of Skei. Descend to the beautiful Nord Fjord, making a detour at Olden to visit the world-famous Briksdal Glacier. The journey up to the glacier will be made in open cars to give you the best views. Afterwards a typical Norwegian lunch will be served in sight of the glacier. During the afternoon the tour continues via Loen and Stryn, to the picturesque village of Hellesylt. From here you go on board the ferry for the one hour’s cruise along the spectacular Geiranger Fjord, possibly the most impressive of all the Norwegian fjords. During the cruise you will pass close by some magnificent waterfalls, such as the Bridal Veil and the Seven Sisters. Dinner and accommodation at the excellent Union Hotel, overlooking the Geiranger Fjord.

Day 5  : GEIRANGER - OSLO

From the top of the famous Serpentine Road, you have the opportunity to digest some amazing views of the fjord, before crossing the rugged Grotli Mountains to Lom, well known for its 14th century stave church. The tour continues via Lake Vågå, before descending the magnificent Gudbrands Valley to the popular tourist town of Lillehammer. Stop for lunch in Lillehammer. After lunch the journey continues alongside Lake Mjøsa, Norway’s largest lake, back to Oslo. Dinner and accommodation at Radisson BLU Plaza Hotel, centrally located close the the Karl Johan shopping boulevard and Royal Palace.

Day 6  : OSLO DEPARTURE

Buffet breakfast at your hotel, followed by transfer to Oslo Gardermoen Airport in connection with your flight home.

Notes:

All departures are guaranteed
Maximum group size is 43 people

Available Upgrades Per Person
Business room in Oslo 55.00
Superior room in Bergen 35.00
Fjord Historic room in Kviknes 55.00
Fjord View in Geiranger 55.00