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Fjords of Norway Tour

5 days
4 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

$ 1,245.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,615.00 (single occupancy)
$ 1,120.00 (3rd person in extra bed)
$ 1,035.00 (Child 07-12 years)

Dates:

May 22, 2017 - May 26, 2017 sold
Jun 26, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017 sold
Jul 10, 2017 - Jul 14, 2017 sold
Jul 24, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017 sold
Aug 07, 2017 - Aug 11, 2017 sold
Aug 14, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017 sold
Aug 21, 2017 - Aug 25, 2017 sold
Sep 04, 2017 - Sep 08, 2017 sold

Hotels:

  • Oslo - First Hotel Millennium ****
  • Geilo - Hotel Bardøla ****
  • Voss - Hotel Fleischers ****



Included:

  • 4 nights at hotels mentioned in standard dbl/twin rooms with private facilities.
  • 4 Breakfasts – Buffet style.
  • 2 dinners as mentioned in the program.
  • English speaking tour escort from day 01 to day 04 inclusive; 
  • All touring by private coach, including all sightseeing mentioned in the program.
  • Visits, excursions and entrances as mentioned in the program. 
  • Panoramic City tours in the cities of Oslo & Bergen 
  • Regular Arrival Transfer, from Oslo Airport
  • Regular Departure Transfer, to Oslo Airport
  • Porter service at hotels (excluding day 01 and 05)

Itinerary:

Day 1  : Arrival in Oslo

Arrival to Oslo Airport, meet & greet English-speaking representative, for Regular Arrival Transfer Service to the hotel* for check-in (Please see notes below for this service). Please consult the welcome letter, which you will receive on check-in to your hotel, and kindly note where and when to meet your tour leader. A short welcome meeting will be held, where you will receive information on the upcoming tour program. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 2  : Oslo – Geilo (155 mi)

Breakfast at the hotel. Early in the morning, we meet a local guide and board our private coach for a panoramic city sightseeing tour of the Norwegian capital, beautifully situated by a fjord. We will enjoy the view from the Opera house situated right on the Oslo fjord, where you will spend some time on the outside terrace area before heading off to Bygdoy Island. The Vigeland Park, one of the major Scandinavian cultural treasures, will welcome us with the sculptures of Gustav Vigeland, who dedicated his life to his artistic works. We will also pass by the Royal Palace and the main street, Karl Johan. The tour ends downtown, from where you will have some free time to explore the Viking capital at your own pace. In the afternoon, we continue our journey across Hønefoss, Nesbyen, surrounded by a landscape, where forests of pines alternate with lakes; we arrive in the beautiful Hallingdal Valley. Just a few kilometres away, we will visit Gol followed by Geilo, a small town surrounded by mountains and famous for its Ski resorts. Arrival at the hotel followed by check-in. Dinner at the hotel is included.

Day 3  : Geilo – Bergen – Voss (245 mi)

Breakfast at the hotel. Early in the morning, we board our private coach in the direction of Brimnes, where we will cross the newly inaugurated Hardanger Bridge to Bruravik. We continue our journey bordering the fjord, passing by Nordheimsund and crossing forests of birches until we arrive in Bergen. Here we will make a short visit to the internationally famous fish market of Bergen, where we will have free time for lunch (lunch not included). We continue with the second part of our panoramic visit (1.5-hour), which includes a walking tour through Bryggen (UNESCO World Heritage Site). At the end of the afternoon, we continue in the direction of the mountains and our hotel, located at the foot of a mountain in the heart of the valley. Arrival to the hotel in the evening (approximately 20:00) for check-in followed by dinner. Dinner is included.

Day 4  : Voss – Sognefjord - Flåm – Oslo (233 mi)

Breakfast at the hotel. Early in the morning, we depart from our hotel by private coach through the charming village of Gudvangen followed by a tunnel that takes us to Flåm, where there will be a stop. Flåm is located at the bank of the Aurland Fjord, a branch of the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord of Norway.

In the early afternoon, we leave Flåm through the Lærdal tunnel, the longest in Norway with its 25.5km. We will make a quick stop (exterior stop – no entry) at the Stave Church of Borgund (built in 1100) and continue our journey via Hemsdalen, Gol and Hønefoss, arriving in Oslo at approximately 20:00. Overnight in Oslo

Options: Optional tour: For those who wish to enjoy a journey along the Naeroy Fjord, between Gudvangen and Flaam, we optionally offer the possibility of buying, on site or with preliminary reservation, a ferry trip of approximately 2-hours duration between Gudvangen and Flaam. The passengers not joining the optional tour will have approximately 3 hours of free time in Flaam.
Day 5  : Oslo – Departure

Breakfast at the hotel. English-speaking representative will meet you for the Regular Transfer Service to Oslo Airport* (Please see notes below for this service).

*Please note! Regular Departure Transfer Services included in the program are only available for transfer to Oslo Airport and only on the official end date of tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative from Borealis Destination Management and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur.

Notes:

TRANSFER INFORMATION:
Regular Arrival Transfer Services included in the program are only available for transfers from the Airport in Helsinki & to the Airport in Stockholm and only on the published official date of beginning & end of the tour.

The transfers are escorted by an Englishspeaking representative and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore minor waiting time at the airport may occur.

This transfer service is not valid for passengers with pre/post nights or
passengers who require private transfers.
English speaking guide

OPTIONAL TOUR: $50 per person
For those who wish to enjoy a journey along the Naeroy Fjord, between Gudvangen and Flåm, we optionally offer the possibility of buying, in situ or with preliminary reservation, a ferry trip of approximately 2-hours duration between Gudvangen and Flåm. The boat trip winds around precipitous mountains, mighty waterfalls and small homesteads that cling to the mountain sides. before it reaches the Nærøyfjord, a minor fjord branching off from the Sognefjord, which is the world's narrowest fjord at only 250 metres at its narrowest point. The Nærøyfjord was also added to UNESCO's World Heritage List in 2005. From here see the majestic Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. The fjord is framed by mountaintops of up to 1800 metres. In the early summer the waterfalls roar over the mountain sides and breaks in a white foam when the water hits the fjord

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