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Majestic Fjords with Stockholm

9 days
8 nights

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PER PERSON:

$ 1,900.00 (double / twin occupancy)
$ 2,415.00 (single occupancy)
$ 1,405.00 (child up to 12 yo sharing with 2 adults)

Optional Tours and Services
$ 75.00 (Taxi transfer in Bergen)
$ 95.00 (Taxi transfer in Stockholm)
$ 165.00 (Fjaerland Fjord and Glacier Tour)
$ 175.00 (Bergen Food Tour and Funicular)

Dates:

May 28, 2023 - Jun 06, 2023 
Jun 11, 2023 - Jun 19, 2023 
Jun 25, 2023 - Jul 03, 2023 
Jul 09, 2023 - Jul 17, 2023 
Jul 23, 2023 - Jul 31, 2023 
Aug 06, 2023 - Aug 14, 2023 
Aug 20, 2023 - Aug 28, 2023 
Sep 03, 2023 - Sep 11, 2023 

Hotels:

Bergen: Clarion Admiral or similar
Balestrand: Kviknes, Dragsvik, Balestrand or similar
Oslo: Clarion the Hub, St. Olaf Pass or similar
Stockholm: Clarion Hotel Sign 4* or similar

Included:

Accomodations:
❖ 8 overnights with breakfast.

Meals:
❖ Daily Scandinavia buffet breakfast in the hotels
❖ Dinners in Balestrand

Trains & Cruises
❖ Cruise on the Sognefjord from Bergen to Balestrand
❖ Cruise on the Sognefjord & Aurlandsfjord from Balestrand to Flåm
❖ Panoramic train from Flåm – Myrdal
❖ Bergen Railway train from Myrdal to Oslo
❖ High-speed train from Oslo to Stockholm

Sightseeing with a private, English-speaking guide
❖ 2 hrs in Bergen (walking tour)
❖ 3 hrs in Oslo (by bus)
❖ 3hrs in Stockholm (by bus)

Tour Escort
❖ English speaking escort

Itinerary:

Experience most of what Sweden and Norway offer, including scenic islands, fjords, waterfalls, coastal and urban cultures, the unique Viking History, a glacier, mountains, and majestic forests. The tour only offers guidance in Stockholm, Bergen, and Oslo.

The remaining time allows you to explore the area at your leisure. Do not worry about having hotel or train vouchers; these will be taken care of. An escort tour manager will assist you from Bergen to Oslo and Stockholm. You can take a seat, unwind, and relish the journey!

Day 1  : Arrival in Bergen

Welcome to The Kingdom of Norway, home of the world's most stunning fjords. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel on your own, or book optional transfers in advance with us.

Overnight in Bergen.

Day 2  : Bergen

Bergen is a gateway to the fjords and a city with a rich, fascinating history. As a UNESCO World Heritage City and a European City of Culture, Bergen has the perfect mix of nature, culture, and exciting city life all year round.

Meet your local guide at the front desk of your hotel at 10:00 am and take a walking tour of Bergen. Walk by the most famous places, like the Hanseatic Bryggen with its Church of Mary, the Hakon fortress, and the famous fish market.

We recommend choosing one of our optional activities to get a real taste of Norway.

Overnight in Bergen (breakfast)

Options: Bergen Food Tour (approx. 3 hours)
Day 3  : Bergen - Balestrand

Early in the morning, we will walk to the port in Bergen to catch a boat to Balestrand and enjoy the stunning views of Sognefjord, nicknamed "the King of the Fjords." The cruise takes about 4 hours.

We arrive at Balestrand around noon and take a short walk to the hotel. The rest of the day is free. Your escort will let you know when dinner is.

Overnight in Balestradn (breakfast, dinner)

Day 4  : Balestrand - Sognefjord

Today is free to enjoy the beutiful nature on yur own or join our optional half-day tour to Fjaerland

From Balestrand to Fjaerland and back, with stops at Byabreen, Supphellebreen, and the Norwegian Glacier Museum. As we sail through the beautiful Fjaerland fjord, we enjoy amazing views of the steep mountains, the green fjord, and the vibrant landscape. Afterward, we reach Fjaerland, where the glacier and the fjord meet. Here, we wait for the shuttle bus to take us to the Norwegian Glacier Museum. Enjoy Ivo Caprino's panoramic film about the Jostedalen Glacier and the fascinating exhibition. The trip continues by bus to the Supphellebreen and Byabreen glaciers, and then the bus takes us back to Fjaerland. At the end of the full-day trip, we take a boat back to Hella/Balestrand.

The price for a round-trip includes the coach ride to the glaciers and the entrance to the museum. We recommend you book this trip when you book the tour because we can't guarantee that it will still be available when you get to Norway.

Overnight Balestrand (breakfast, dinner)

Options: Half-day trip to Fjaerland
Day 5  : Balestrand - Flam - Oslo

Today, your journey continues with a cruise on Sognefjord, Norway's longest and grandest. We will start at 8:55 am with a cruise from Balestrand to Flam.

The first stretch of the fjord, known as Aurlandsfjord, is a 17-kilometer-long arm of the Sognefjord, the second-longest fjord in the world (204 km). It is one of the world's most beautiful fjords in Norway.

After arrival in Flam at 1:35 pm, you will have some free time to explore on your own until we board Flamsbana (Flam Railway) for Myrdal at 4:05 pm. Flamsbanais one of the steepest mountain railways worldwide. The train travels through breathtaking scenery, passing the Rallar road, soaring mountains, majestic waterfalls, and no less than 20 tunnels.

In Myrdal, we change to Bergen Railway for Oslo. Arrive in Oslo at 10: 30 pm.

Overnight in Oslo(breakfast)

Day 6  : Oslo

After breakfast, meet your local guide at the hotel's reception and set out for a 3-hour city tour of this energetic Norwegian capital city.

A guided tour of the city will take you through the Royal Palace, City Hall, Akershus Fortress, Frogner Park with all of Vigeland's sculptures, and the Viking Ships Museum (entry not included), which displays three authentic Viking Age ships.

Overnight in Oslo (breakfast)

Day 7  : Oslo - Stockholm

After breakfast, we travel by high-speed train to Stockholm. Arrival in the city of Stockholm, which is encircled by almost 25.000 little islands.

The rest of the day is free to explore on your own. Walk the Swedish capital's streets, the royal family's city, and the main Drottninggatan - Queen Street, with many shops, bars, and cafes.

Overnight in Stockholm (breakfast)

Day 8  : Stockholm

Meet your local guide at the hotel's front desk before leaving for a 3-hour city tour of Stockholm. Founded on 14 islands and surrounded by the Baltic Sea and Lake Malaren, Stockholm is often called "The Beauty on Water" or "Venice of the North."

The city's impressive public structures, palaces, rich cultural heritage, and museums eloquently illuminate its 700-year-old history. You will visit Gamla Stan (Old Town) as part of your sightseeing tour, where you will be fascinated by cobblestone streets, beutifully preserved old houses and the Royal Palace.

Overnight in Stockholm (breakfast)

Day 9  : Departure from Stockhom

The tour ends after breakfast. Transfer to the airport on your own or book optional transfers in advance. (breakfast)

Options: Transfers

Notes:

All departures are guaranteed
Maximum group size is 25 people