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Legends of the Fjords

8 days
7 nights

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PER PERSON:

$ 2,305.00 (double / twin occupancy)
$ 2,540.00 (single occupancy)
$ 2,020.00 (triple occupancy)

Dates:

May 23, 2020 - May 30, 2020 
Jun 06, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020 
Jun 20, 2020 - Jun 27, 2020 
Jul 04, 2020 - Jul 11, 2020 
Jul 18, 2020 - Jul 25, 2020 
Aug 01, 2020 - Aug 08, 2020 
Aug 15, 2020 - Aug 22, 2020 
Aug 29, 2020 - Sep 05, 2020 

Hotels:

  • Oslo - Clarion Collection Hotel Folketeateret 4* or similar
  • Geiranger - Union Hotel 4* or similar
  • Balestrand - Kvikne’s Hotel 4* or similar
  • Bergen - Scandic Ørnen Hotel or Orleana Hotel 4* or similar
  • Geilo - Vestlia Resort or similar 4* or similar

Included:

Accommodation
2 nights in Clarion Collection Folketeateret in Oslo
1 night in Union Hotel Geiranger in Geiranger (Dinner Included)
1 night in Kvikne's Hotel in Balestrand (Dinner Included)
2 nights in Scandic Ørnen or Oleana hotel in Bergen
1 night in Vestlia Resort in Geilo (Dinner Included)

Meals
Daily breakfast
3 dinners

Included transport
6 Days x Private coach Oslo to Oslo

Other services
Tour Escort for duration: Oslo to Oslo
1 x Geirangerfjord mini cruise
1 x Norwegian waffles including coffee/tea
1 x Cider Tasting
1 x Sognefjord mini cruise in ECO luxury boat
1 x Train from Flåm → Myrdal
1 x Train from Myrdal → Voss
1 x Return Ticket for Funicular Train
1 x Entrance to the Vikingship Museum in Oslo
Multiple photo stops for breath taking views

Optional Services:

PANORAMIC DRIVE ALONG THE COAST (day 5)
Take a panoramic drive along the west coast through the fishing Island of Sotra up to Oyengarden for an opportunity to explore a different landscape and take in the wonderful views along this less travelled route. Photostops en route.  Escorted by Tour leader -  USD 40.00 per person (min. 10 people required)

Hotel per night per room (tax and breakfast included)
Oslo: $210
Copenhagen: $190
Stockholm: $220

Transfers per car (one way)
Oslo: $150 per transfer 
Copenhagen: $125
Stockholm: $95
Helsinki: $130

Itinerary:

Day 1  : OSLO

Welcome to Oslo! Oslo is the capital of Norway, the “Viking Capital”, founded in 1040 by the Oslo Fjord, and home to many fascinating museums and beautiful green parks full of sculptures. In the very city centre you will find the Karl Johan pedestrian street, and don’t forget to pass by the impressive opera house. We recommend arriving one day earlier and exploring Oslo's cultural life.

Individual arrival to Oslo and transfer on your own to the hotel (or include optional arrival transfer). Check-in is guaranteed after 4 pm, in case of earlier arrival, the hotel can assist with storage of the luggage. At 6 pm, meet your tour escort and fellow travellers in the hotel lobby for a short introduction to the upcoming adventure through the Norwegian Fjords.

Overnight at the centrally located Clarion Collection Hotel Folketeatret, perfectly located within walking distance from the pedestrian street Karl Johan. Overnight in Oslo.

Options: transfers
Day 2  : OSLO - LILEHAMMER - LOM - GEIRANGER (330 mi)

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Leave Oslo by coach, driving along the Lake Mjøsa, the largest lake in Oslo, towards the Olympic city of Lillehammer, where the 1994 winter Olympic Games took place. After a brief stop in Lillehammer, continue towards Lom where we will have a photo stop to admire the 12th century stave church. Continue the journey through the Otta Valley to Geiranger. Dinner and overnight at the beautiful Union Hotel Geiranger (B, D)

Day 3  : GEIRANGER - BALESTRAND (159 mi)

After the breakfast buffet at the hotel, embark on a on a 1 hour cruise along the spectacular, UNESCO-listed Geiranger Fjord with the impressive waterfalls: ”the Bridal Veil” and “the Seven Sisters”. Arrival in the village of Hellesylt and drive via the Nord Fjord and along the scenic route to Skei. En route a stop will be made to enjoy a Norwegian waffle with coffee. Continue the journey passing the Gaular Mountain National Park, making a stop by the viewpoint before arriving at the idyllic village of Balestrand, located on the shores of the fjord and surrounded by high mountains. This unique spot is a good candidate for the most beautiful place on earth. The area is known for its fertile land and fruit trees and before we will pay a visit to the Cider House to enjoy a tasting. Dinner and overnight in fjord view rooms at the historical Kvikne’s Hotel (B, D)

Day 4  : BALESTRAND - FLAM - BERGEN (177 mi)

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Leaving Balestrand might be difficult, but ahead awaits two of the most famous experiences in Norway, the Sogne Fjord and the Flåm Railway. Arrival in Gudvangen, at the head of the Nærøy Fjord - a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with small farms scattered on the steep hillsides of the fjord, cascading waterfalls and towering snow-clad mountains. Board a 2 hour’s mini-cruise of the Nærøy and Auerland fjords – both branches of the Sogne Fjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. Disembark in the fjord side village of Flåm and after a short rest, board the world famous tourist train Flåm Railway, one of the most exceptional rail road trips in the world. With breath-taking views at every curve it will take you up to the mountain station of Myrdal. In Myrdal, change of train and leave by the Bergen Railway to Voss, where your driver will be waiting to take you to Bergen, the “Capital of the Fjords”. Overnight in Bergen at the Scandic Ørnen Hotel or Orleana Hotel, centrally located. (B)

Day 5  : BERGEN

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. In the morning, enjoy a walking tour with your tour manager, covering the famous open air fish market, stroll across to Bryggen where the traditional wooden medieval buildings still remain as in the times of the Hanseatic League. Rest of the day off or join an optional, panoramic bus tour to the coastal side. Overnight in Bergen at the Scandic Ørnen Hotel or Orleana Hotel, centrally located (B)

Day 6  : BERGEN - GEILO (151 mi)

After the breakfast buffet at the hotel. In the morning, we will take the funicular up to the top of Mount Fløyen for a stunning view of Bergen and the surrounding fjord. Depart from Bergen, and make a stop by the impressive Vøringsfoss waterfall with a vertical drop of 180 meters before entering into the Hardanger Fjord area with its romantic landscape of fruit orchards and rounded mountains. Continue on the Hardanger Mountain Plateau, crossing the Hardanger Fjord bridge, and afternoon arrival in city of Geilo, famous ski area in the winter time. Dinner and overnight in the Vestlia Resort beautifully located by the Hardangerviddda Mountain Plateau (B, D)

Day 7  : GEILO - OSLO (136 mi)

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Drive back towards Oslo via the Hallingdal Valley. Upon arrival in Oslo, you will be taken on a city tour of Oslo with a local guide. Famous sights include the Frogner Park with the famous sculptures of the Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland, the Royal Palace, the medieval fortress Akershus, the Opera house, the City Hall and much more. An inside visit will be made to the Viking Ship Museum.
Overnight in Oslo at the centrally located Clarion Collection Hotel Folketeatret (B)

Day 8  : DEPARTURE FROM OSLO

Breakfast buffet at the hotel, Individual departure from Oslo and transfer out on your own (B)

Options: transfers