$ 2,650.00 (double / twin occupancy)
Oslo: Radisson Blu Plaza 4* or similar
Flam: Fretheim Hotel 4* or similar
Bergen: Bors Boutique Hotel 4* or similar
Luggage transfer Oslo -Bergen (per piece) $40
Private Oslo with Vigeland Park Tour (3h) $175
Guided Food and Cultural Walk (3h) $100
Self-guided tour to Voss and Mt. Hanguren $200
SkiTicket - Myrkdalen (Dec-Mar) tbd
SkiTicket - Voss Resort (Dec-Mar) tbd
SkiTicket Voss Resort – Evening (Dec-Mar) tbd
Upon arrival in Oslo, you will be met by your driver for a private transfer to your hotel in City Center. Hotel check-in. Spend the afternoon resting or take a short walk along the harbor or the main shopping street, Carl Johan, leading up to the Royal Palace.
3H private tour - Oslo and Vigeland Park (optional)
Discover Oslo on foot and with public transportation seeing the main attractions in the city center and the Vigeland Park.
Overnight in Oslo.
Early breakfast at the hotel & check-out.(*optional luggage transfer service available)
Make it on your own to Oslo Central Train Station to catch the train from Oslo to Myrdal. Sit back and enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the white, wild and wonderful winter landscape. The scenic Bergen Line takes you through the Hallingdal valley and across the beautiful, snow-covered Hardangervidda mountain plateau, with views of the Hallingskarvet mountain range.
At the Myrdal Mountain station, you change to the Flam Railway – one of the steepest rail lines in Europe. A 1-hour unforgettable journey. On the train ride, you can see rivers that cut through deep ravines, waterfalls cascading down the side of steep, snow-capped mountains, and mountain farms clinging dizzily to sheer slopes. In the afternoon, arrive in Flam. Take a short walk to your hotel and check-in. Enjoy a sumptuous buffet dinner at the hotel.
Overnight in Flam (B, D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Experience the Norwegian Winter!
Today you can chose one of the two included activities: Winter Fjord Safari or Snowshoe Hike in the Aurland mountains
Morning Snowshoe Hike (08:15 – 10:45 | Jan-Mar)This guided hike will take you into our local mountains, for an exceptional view of the fjord at Stegastein viewpoint in Aurland. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the Aurlandsfjord and experience how it is to hike on these traditional snowshoes. The trip is suitable for beginners and is a fun way to access nature during the winter season. General fitness is required.
Winter Fjord Safari (11:45 – 14:45 | Nov-Mar)
On this 2.5-hour safari, you will experience both the Aurlandsfjord and the Unesco listed Nærøyfjord, surrounded by snow-covered peaks and frozen waterfalls. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery and listen to stories shared by your personal guide. Our turning point is Styvi. On our way back to Flåm we visit the charming small village Undredal for some hot beverages and a chance to sample the famous local goat cheese!
After a fresh winter day out on the fjord, relax in front of the tall fireplace and enjoy a 5-course Vikingplank dinner in Flam. Dinner includes smoked reindeer, shellfish, fish and shellfish soup, pork shank, and dark chocolate ganache cake. You will be served 5 beers for your meal, one for each type of food. (Served between 18.00 – 21.00)
Overnight in Flam (B, D)
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out.
The Flam fjord cruise in Naeroyfjord
The day starts with a spectacular 2-hour fjord cruise from Flam to the tiny fjord village of Gudvangen. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Aurlandsfjord & the Næroyfjord - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The narrow valley cuts into the tall mountains, towering up to 1800 meters above sea level. In winter the views are even more breathtaking when the mountains are covered with snow.
In Gudvangen you will be met by a private van for a guided journey to Bergen. This takes you through the beautiful Stalheim canyon with the Stalheimskleiven hairpin road (May-Sep), into Voss, and then drive into Bergen. Hotel check-in.
Bergen is known as “The Gateway to the Fjords of Norway”. We recommend a walking tour via the famous fish market and along the Bryggen, the old Hanseatic wharf (UNESCO World Heritage). Ride the Floibanen funicular which will take you to the top of Mount Fløyen for sweeping views of the fjord-side city and the surrounding mountains.
Overnight in Bergen (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure to explore on your own.
Guided Food and Cultural Walk (optional)
Experience the city of Bergen with all your senses. This tour takes you through the history of Bergen and tastes of local food and its story. Your local guide speaks fluent English telling the local stories and local food.
Skiing Day Trip to Myrkdalen in Dec-Mar (optional)
Travel to one of the snowiest skiing destinations in Norway with SkiTicket! In Myrkdalen- one of the country's best ski resorts, you will find slopes of all kinds as well as some great and challenging off-piste terrain. With SkiTicket you get Bergen – Voss return train, Voss – Myrkdalen return bus, and a ski pass to the lifts in Myrkdalen - all in one easy package deal!
SkiTicket - Voss Resort, Voss Gondol and Hangurstoppen Restaurant in Dec-Mar (optional)
Travel to Western Norway's largest ski center and one of the best skiing destinations in Norway! As you arrive in Voss by train, a gondola takes you straight to the mountain and out into the slopes in just 8 minutes! With the SkiTicket package, you get the Bergen – Voss return train, gondola, ski lifts, and ski pass - All in one easy package deal.
*You may also enjoy an evening skiing (under floodlights) with departure from Bergen at 14:26.
Overnight at Bergen Bors Boutique Hotel (B)
Breakfast & check-out from your hotel. Private car transfer to the airport as per your flight schedule (B)
Norway in a Nutshell route goes through Oslo, Geilo, Finse, Myrdal, Flam, Gudvangen, Voss, and Bergen. You may do the whole trip in one, or in several days. This tour can be modified and further customized as per your requirements
Voss: visit local ski centers, fly at the wind tunnel or go on a guided snowshoeing tour in this region as well. Ski and snowshoe equipment are not included in the package. You can rent skis and equipment at the ski resort.
Norway in a Nutshell luggage porter service (upon request)
We include a porter service that offers safe and secure transportation of your main luggage (1 pc/pp) between Oslo and Voss/Bergen. The luggage service allows you to travel between Oslo and Bergen with just a small day/overnight bag. If you have an extended stay in the fjord region, you will only have this overnight bag.
Wear warm winter clothes to carry on Norway in a Nutshell in winter as the temperatures can become very low in the winter season