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Land of the Fjords

6 days
5 nights

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Dates

Rates:

PER PERSON IN USD:

$ 1,915.00 (double occupancy)
$ 2,250.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Jun 07, 2018 - Jun 12, 2018 
Jun 14, 2018 - Jun 19, 2018 
Jun 21, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018 
Jun 28, 2018 - Jul 03, 2018 
Jul 05, 2018 - Jul 10, 2018 
Jul 12, 2018 - Jul 17, 2018 
Jul 19, 2018 - Jul 24, 2018 
Jul 26, 2018 - Jul 31, 2018 
Aug 02, 2018 - Aug 07, 2018 
Aug 09, 2018 - Aug 14, 2018 
Aug 16, 2018 - Aug 21, 2018 

Hotels:

Oslo - Thin Hotel Opera 4*
Ulvik - Brakanes Hotel 4*
Bergen - First Hotel Marine 4*
Balestrand - Kviknes 4* (fjord view room in the modern building)
Geiranger - Union Hotel 4*

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

 

Optional Services:

PER PERSON IN USD:

Transfers in Oslo - $219
Transfers in Bergen - $178
Extra nights in Oslo - $94
Extra nights in Bergen - $142
Business Class at Blu Plaza Oslo - $57
Harbor View at First Hotel Marin - $31
Deluxe room at First Hotel Marin - $41
Deluxe Room with Harbor View at First Hotel Marin - $63
Fjord View Historic Building at Kviknes Balestrand - $53
Fjord View at Union Hotel Geiranger - $55

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 Thon Hotel Opera, 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
Hotel upgrades are available at extra charge, see "Optional Services"