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Highlights of Norway Tour Package

8 days
7 nights

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PER PERSON:
$ 4,250.00 (double occupancy)

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

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Daily during the following periods:
May 01 - Oct 01 

Hotels:

Oslo: Thon Opera 
Balestrand: Kviknes Hotel 
Bergen: Rozenkrants Hotel
Alesund: Brosundet

Listed hotels will be used on all tours. If changes become necessary for any reason, substitute hotels will be similar to those listed.

Included:

  • 2 nights in Oslo
  • 1 nights in Balestrand
  • 2 nights in Bergen 
  • 2 nights in Alesund 
  • Daily breakfast
  • 1 Buffet Dinner at Hotel Kviknes, Balestrand
  • Private Sightseeing Tours as per itinerary with professional English-speaking Guides
  • Sognefored in Nutshell Combination Ticket:

- Train ticket from Oslo to Myrdal (comfort class) & from Myrdal to Flåm
- Boat ride from Flåm to Balestrand & from Balestrand to Bergen

  • Air-ticket from Bergen to Alesund
  • Airport Transfer in Oslo & Alesund

INCLUDED TOURS:

  • 4-hour private tour: Best of Oslo and Viking Ships Museum in Oslo
  • 3-hour private City Walking Tour with Floibanen cable car tickets in Bergen
  • 2-hour private Amazing City Walk in Alesund
  • Full Day round trip private excursion from Ålesund to Geiranger

 

Optional Services:

  • Upgrade to 5* hotel in Oslo
  • Oslo: 34th Bar - Skybar at the top of Norway's tallest building, the Radisson Plaza Blu Hotel.
  • Balestrand: 3-hour Guided Kayak Tour
  • Bergen: Seafood experience with a boat trip and dinner at Cornelius Seafood Restaurant

Itinerary:

Day 1  : Welcome to Oslo!

Private transfer

Arrive in Oslo. Meet your driver, who will take you to your hotel. Spend the afternoon relaxing or take a short walk along the harbor or the main shopping street. Overnight in Oslo

Day 2  : Oslo

4-hour private tour: Best of Oslo and Viking Ships Museum.

Meet your guide in the hotel lobby, who takes you on a 4-hour private tour: Best of Oslo and Viking Ships Museum. Walk the ramparts of the 13th century Akershus Fortress, medieval residence of the royals with a coastal view. Discover the city’s main street Karl Johans gate, rich with Oslo’s highlights, where you can admire the likes of the 19th century Royal Palace, and see the surrounding 54-acre public green space known as Palace Park. View the 17th century Oslo Cathedral, admire some of the grandiose old university buildings, and venture over to Radhusplassen where you can view the Radhus, Oslo’s City Hall.  Venture outside of the old center to The Vigeland Park, one of the major Scandinavian cultural treasures, and the world’s largest sculpture park dedicated to a single artist: Gustav Vigeland and his bizarre nude statues in granite and bronze. You’ll also get to step back in time on a visual journey to the Viking Age as you visit the city’s Viking Ship Museum, hosting thousand-year-old archaeological finds, along with the world-renowned complete Osberg ship. Overnight in Oslo.

Day 3  : Oslo-Myrdal-Flåm-Balestrand

Flam Railway, Aurlandsfjord and Sognefjord

Early Breakfast & check-out. Your main luggage will be picked up at your hotel in Oslo and safely transferred to your hotel in Bergen. 

Begin your Sognefjord in a Nutshell journey by taking a short walk to the Oslo Central Station. Depart Oslo on a scenic train ride in upgraded comfort class, passing towns and farm country as well as the highest point on the railway, Finse at 1222 meters above sea level. When you arrive at Myrdal you need to change trains, boarding the famous, Flåm railway, 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. Arriving in Flåm, it is a very 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 Balestrand.  Check in to your hotel, a short walk from the pier. Dinner and overnight in Balestrand.

Day 4  : Balestrand - Bergen

Cruise on the Sognefjord

Breakfast and check-out. Explore the area around Balestrand or take a Guided Kayak Tour (optional) on the emerald green waters of the Sognefjord. 

Later in afternoon, take a short walk to the pier to enjoy a 5-hour beautiful cruise on the Sognefjord, passing waterfalls, small towns and farms.  

Arrive in Bergen harbor and take a short walk to your hotel. Hotel check-in. Overnight in Bergen.

Day 5  : Bergen

Private walking tour of Bergen

After breakfast, meet your private guide in hotel lobby, setting out on a private walking tour of the colorful city of Bergen. You'll stroll through the old wharf area known as Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage Site revered for its Hanseatic commercial buildings, a nod to Bergen's former importance in the 14th-16th century Hanseatic League empire. Visit the town's traditional fish market, a lively and oddly picturesque area where the local catch has been traded for over 800 years. Discover small wooden houses from the 18th and 19th century, tucked away on charming streets and narrow alleyways, and enjoy a round-trip ride on the Floibanen funicular railway to the top of Mount Fløyen, offering magnificent views of the city below. Overnight in Bergen

Day 6  : Alesund

Flight from Bergen to Alesund, 2-hour private city tour in Alesund.

Early afternoon, your driver transfers you to the airport for a 1- hour flight to Alesund. Upon arrival, meet your driver, who will take you to your hotel. Late afternoon, meet your guide in the hotel lobby who takes you on the 2-hour private Alesund city walk to get acquainted with the most beautiful city of the Norwegian Kingdom which rose from the ashes and today surprises us with its beauty.Your guide will take you through the town center, unique pedestrian street, across the picturesque Brosundet square, and past Aalesunds Museum. The town has an unusually consistent Art Nouveau architecture. Most of these colorful houses and buildings have been built between 1904 and 1907, after the fire which destroyed over 800 houses in the city center in January 1904. Your guide will tell you the history from ancient ages to modern life. Many miracle secrets will be uncovered during this trip. Be curious, ask the questions, where to eat, best prices for shopping etc. Overnight in Alesund.

Day 7  : Alesund - Geiranger

Full-day private excursion from Ålesund to Geiranger

Among the most scenically outstanding fjord area on the planet! Geirangerfjord is the jewel in the crown of the Norwegian fjords. It is a fairytale landscape with its majestic, snow-covered mountain tops, wild and beautiful waterfalls, lush green vegetation and the deep, blue fjord. 

The tour starts right after the breakfast. The first photo-stop to admire Storfjord, where it divides into two sleeves, as if embracing Strandafjellet Mountain. From here the famous Geirangerfjord begins. Next, we proceed along the coastline, through the many mountain tunnels to ferry pier. While we across the fjord, you will have 15 minutes to make memorable photos from the center of the fjord on the ferry deck!

From the ferry village Eidsvall, we head to our first observation platform Ørnesving — the Eagle road. At the top lies the Ørnesvingen viewing point, with its own waterfall. From here the view opens towards Geiranger, across the Geirangerfjord with its near-perpendicular mountainsides, the “Seven Sisters” waterfalls. 

After a 2-hours stay in Geiranger, we will go up to the second view point Flydalsjuvet, where you can sit on the throne of the Queen Sonya. This rest area lies near the steep mountainside at the inner end of the Geirangerfjord and is one of many locations that offer spectacular vistas over the fjord. From here you can see the 1,502-metre Laushornet peak and the 1,629-metre Eidshornet peak. Centuries-old timber was used in the construction of the service building and information point. The viewing platform at Flydalsjuvet gorge is designed with an upper and lower level connected by a walkway. Return to Alesund around 17.00-18.00hrs. Overnight in Alesund.

Day 8  : Departure from Alesund

Private transfer to the airport

Breakfast and check-out followed by a private transfer to the airport.