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Geirangerfjord & Norway in a Nutshell

9 days
8 nights

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$ 2,450.00 (double occupancy)

*exact price depends on the cabin/room availability at the time of booking

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Daily during the following periods:
Jun 01 - Aug 31 

Included:

  • 2 nights in Oslo at centrally located 4* hotel w/breakfast
  • 1 night in Alesund at centrally located 4* hotel w/breakfast
  • 1 night onboard in outside cabin w breakfast & Lunch on Hurtigruten Coastal Voyage ship
  • 2 nights in Bergen at centrally located 4* hotel w/breakfast
  • 1 night in Balestrand at Heritage hotel w/breakfast & dinner
  • 1 night near Oslo Airport Hotel (or Oslo central)
  • Sognefjord in a Nutshell combination ticket
  • Bus Ticket from Andalsnes to Alesund
  • Train Ticket on Rauma line from Oslo to Andalsnes
  • Ferry Ticket from Alesund to Geiranger
  • Bus Ticket form Geiranger to Alesund via Eagle Road
  • Oslo Discovery Bus Tour Ticket
  • Bergen Hop On – Hop Off & Fløibanen pass

Itinerary:

Oslo – Ålesund via Geiranger –Bergen – Oslo

Day 1  : Welcome to Oslo!

Arrival in Oslo and car transfer to your centrally located hotel. Day at leisure to explore on your own and visit famous landmarks such as the Viking Ship museum, The Vigeland Sculpture Park, and the Holmenkollen Ski Museum. Overnight in Oslo.

Day 2  : Oslo

Oslo City Sightseeing by Tour Bus

Explore Oslo's “must see” attractions on a 5-hour guided bus tour. Feel the cozy atmosphere of the city center, admire the stunning views over Oslo fjord from Holmenkollen Ski Jump, enjoy the art of the most prolific Norwegian sculptor as you stroll through Vigeland Park encompassing more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron. Enhance your Oslo experience by visiting the Fram Museum and the Viking Ship Museum on Bygdøy Peninsula. Overnight in Oslo (B)

Day 3  : Oslo – Dombas – Andalsnes – Alesund

After breakfast, board the Dovre line train, taking you through the scenic Gudbrandsdal valley to Andalsnes via Dombas mountain station, where you board the Rauma line train for an unforgettable journey through the Rauma valley, with the Troll wall mountain cliff, the Rauma river & spectacular bridges.  At Andalsnes, take a scenic coach trip through local fjord areas to the beautifully located fjord village to Alesund. Overnight in Alesund (B)

Day 4  : Ålesund - Geirenger - Alesund

After breakfast, travel like the locals used to, onboard catamaran, the MS Geirangerfjord II on the route from Alesund to beautiful UNESCO Geirangerfjord. In 3 hours, you will sail in three famous fjords enjoying spectacular landscapes including the Seven Sisters and the Suitor waterfalls.

Later we take the cruise back to Alesund.

* from 24JUN-17AUG, take the bus from Geiranger to Alesund. The route goes up the spectacular Eagle Road and to Eidsdal where you cross by ferry to Linge. From Linge, you continue via Sjøholt to Ålesund. Late arrival back in Alesund. Evening at leisure.

Overnight in Alesund (B)

Day 5  : Ålesund to Bergen

Midnight the Hurtigruten ship continues to cruise through beautiful coastal scenery towards Bergen. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to explore  Bergen on your own. Overnight in Bergen (B).

Day 6  : Bergen Hop On / Hop Off Sightseeing

Exploring Bergen is easy with a combination of hop-on / hop-off bus tour and Fløibanen ticket covering all popular Bergen attractions. You can create your own sightseeing itinerary by getting on and off 13 convenient bus stops without missing a single sight.  Later in the evening you can visit one of Bergen's museums: Bergen Aquarium, Edvard Munch Exhibition at the Art Museum.  Overnight in Bergen (B)

Day 7  : Bergen to Balestrand

Early breakfast & check-out. After check-out, take a short walk to the pier for a beautiful cruise on the Sognefjord, passing waterfalls, small towns and farms. Upon arrival in Balestrand, check in to your hotel, a short walk from the pier. Take a stroll through this small town, visit the Aquarium (hosting local sea life) or the old wooden St. Olaf’s church, an English church. Overnight and dinner at the hotel in Balestrand

Your main luggage will be picked up at your hotel in Bergen and safely transferred to your hotel in Oslo.

Day 8  : Balestrand - Flam - Myrdal - Oslo

Early afternoon, take a short walk to the pier where you board the boat that takes you out the narrow Aurlandsfjord, crossing the main Sognefjord, (the longest and deepest fjord in the world), to Flam. After a short stopover, board a cogwheel train to Myrdal and experience Flam Railway. The scenic 12-mile route between Myrdal and Flam is one of the steepest non-rack railway tracks in the world and an engineering marvel winding its way down to the picturesque village of Flåm. At one of the stops you can get off the train to take pictures of the waterfall above. In Myrdal, board the Bergen Railway Train for Oslo*, traveling in comfort class, passing towns and farm country as well as the highest point on the railway, Finse at 1222 meters above sea level. 

* Depending upon your travel plans, you can travel to Oslo Central Station or Oslo Airport Station. 

Overnight accommodation in Oslo or near  the Oslo Airport (B)

Day 9  : Oslo Departure

Breakfast at your hotel then make your own way to train station or airport for your next destination Depending upon your flight schedule we can offer hotel in City center or near airport in Oslo. (B)

 

Notes:

You may customize this tour by adding hotels and activities of your choice along the way.