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Copenhagen and Majestic Fjords

11 days
10 nights

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PER PERSON:

$ 4,620.00 (double / twin occupancy)
$ 5,545.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Jul 09, 2022 - Jul 19, 2022 
Jul 23, 2022 - Aug 02, 2022 
Aug 06, 2022 - Aug 16, 2022 

Hotels:

  • Copenhagen - Phoenix Copenhagen Hotel 4*
  • Oslo - Clarion Hotel the Hub 4*
  • Ulvik - Brakanes Hotel 4*
  • Bergen - Clarion Hotel Admiral 4*
  • Balestrand - Kvikne's Hotel 4*
  • Geiranger - Hotel Union 4*

Included:

Accomodations:
9 nights in first-class centrally located hotels
1  night on board DFDS Ferry Line

Meals:
Daily Scandinavia buffet breakfast in the hotels and onboard
Daily 3-course or buffet dinners (except on day 2)
2 lunches on days  5 and 9

Sightseeing & Experiences:
3-hour city tour of Copenhagen
3-hour city tour of Oslo
2-hour city sightseeing of Bergen
Ride on the Bergen and Flåm Railways, Voss – Myrdal - Flåm
2-hour cruise on the Aurlands and Nærøy Fjords
1-hour cruise on the Geiranger Fjord
Excursion in “Troll car” to the Briksdal Glacier
Toll fee to Geiranger Skywalk
All visits as described in the itinerary

Other:
All ferry crossings as per itinerary
Luggage assistance at all hotels while with the group
English speaking tour escort throughout
Licensed local guides for city tours
Transportation by private coach throughout
Private transfers on the first and last day of the tour

Itinerary:

Day 1  : ARRIVAL IN COPENHAGEN

Upon arrival in Copenhagen, a private transfer to your hotel is included.

Free time until 19:50, when you meet your fellow travelers and tour escort right before dinner in the hotel lobby.

Dinner and accommodations in superior rooms at Phoenix Copenhagen Hotel, located in the city center by the charming Nyhavn harbor, with numerous waterside restaurants.

Day 2  : COPENHAGEN

In the morning, the group goes on a 3-hour city tour of Copenhagen, which includes the prominent landmarks: the Royal theatre, the City Hall, the Christiansborg Palace, the Royal Palace Amalienborg, the old harbor of Nyhavn, the Little Mermaid, the Gefion fountain and the Rosenborg castle (no entrances included). In the afternoon, explore Copenhagen on your own.

Accommodations in superior rooms at Phoenix Copenhagen Hotel.

Please note that dinner is not included tonight, but you are staying near many excellent restaurants, and your tour escort will gladly assist you with reservations.

Day 3  : COPENHAGEN - OSLO

The first part of the day is free to explore on your own. You can take a guided boat tour on the canal, or simply for a walk or shopping.

In the afternoon, we will transfer by coach to the DFDS terminal. We will spend overnight on board the DFDS ferry cruising to Oslo. Departure is at 14:15. Enjoy the Baltic sea views and entertainment on board as you cruise from Copenhagen to Oslo.

Dinner and accommodation are in 2-berth outside cabins with shower/WC.

We recommend bringing an overnight bag for this cruise to avoid having to carry suitcases to and from the cabin.

Day 4  : OSLO

Enjoy a Scandinavian buffet breakfast on board, as you approach Norway's capital on the Oslo Fjord. Disembark in Oslo at 9:15 am. 3-hour city sightseeing tour of Oslo with a local guide offers panoramic views of the Old town Christiania, the Opera house, Akershus Castle and Fortress, and the Royal Palace. Scenic ride through some of Oslo's prettiest neighborhoods to the Vigeland Park (entrance complimentary) with its over 200 sculptures. Visit the Fram Museum during the city tour.

Afternoon free in Oslo to explore on your own.

Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel The Hub, centrally located close to the Karl Johan shopping boulevard.

Day 5  : OSLO - ULVIK

In the morning, we depart from Oslo to dive through the scenic Halling Valley to the town of Geilo, where we stop for lunch.

After lunch, we cross the impressive Hardanger Mountain Plateau to Fossli. We stop to view the thundering Vøringsfoss Waterfall, proceed to the picturesque Måbødal Canyon and idyllic Hardanger Fjord. From here, we cross the Hardanger Bridge and follow along the Ulvik Fjord, a branch of the Hardanger Fjord, to reach the small of Ulvik.

Dinner and accommodation in rooms with fjord view at Brakanes Hotel, ideally located on the banks of the fjord.

Day 6  : ULVIK - BERGEN

Today we explore the scenic Hardanger Fjord with its many fruit orchards, arriving in Bergen around midday.

In the afternoon, a 2-hour city tour in Bergen with a local guide, including a visit to the popular Fish and Flower Market, the famous Bryggen Harbour with its gabled packhouses, and the old Hanseatic Quarter.

Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel Admiral, right in the heart of Bergen near the harbor.

Day 7  : BERGEN – SOGNEFJORD - BALESTRAND

In the morning, we drive to Voss to board the train for a spectacular ride on Flam Railway, one of the world's most beautiful and steepest railway lines.

We continue to board a ship for a fjord cruise on the narrow and spectacular Nærøyfjord from Flåm to Gudvangen. This area is considered one of the most beautiful fjord landscapes globally and is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Continue by coach through the Stalheim Canyon to Vangsnes, short ferry crossing to the beautiful resort of Balestrand.

Dinner and accommodation at Kvikne's Hotel, superbly located on the banks of the fjord.

Day 8  : BALESTRAND – A DAY IN THE FJORDS

Today is a free day in Balestrand to enjoy the outstanding natural beauty of the fjords. You may spend the morning relaxing and reading on the hotel terrace, enjoying the fresh mountain air and spectacular views around. You can also walk in town and visit a local aquarium and art gallery., or rent a rowing boat or a bike from the hotel, or even go on foot up to the nearest mountains.

Dinner and accommodation at Kvikne’s Hotel.

Day 9  : BALESTRAND – BRIKSDAL GLACIER - GEIRANGER

In the morning, we take a ferry from Dragsvik to Hella and a scenic tour along the Sogn Fjord and further north to Fjærland. Descend to the beautiful Nord Fjord, making a detour at Olden for an excursion in “Troll cars” to the Briksdal glacier.

Afterward, enjoy a typical Norwegian lunch. Continue by coach via Loen and Stryn, to Hellesylt, for a beautiful cruise on the Geirangerfjord.

Dinner and accommodation at the excellent Union Hotel Geiranger, overlooking the Geirangerfjord.

Day 10  : GEIRANGER - OSLO

Ascend the roads that twist and turn up to Geiranger Skywalk for a panoramic view of the Geirangerfjord (weather permitting). Continue across the rugged Grotli Mountains to Lom, well known for its 14th century stave church. Descend the Gudbrands Valley to the town of Lillehammer. Drive alongside Lake Mjøsa and arrive in Oslo, the capital.

Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel The Hub.

Day 11  : DEPARTURE FROM OSLO

After breakfast, we will transfer you to the Oslo Gardermoen Airport for your flight home or to your next destination.

Notes:

All departures are guaranteed
Maximum group size is 45 people