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Norwegian Fjords, Charms and Traditions

8 days
7 nights

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PER PERSON:

$ 1,860.00 (double / twin occupancy)
$ 2,280.00 (single occupancy)
$ 1,440.00 (child under 12 sharing with adults)

Optional Tours and Services
$ 780.00 (Copenhagen Extension)
$ 105.00 (Taxi transfer in Oslo)
$ 110.00 (Sognefjord Cruise & Floybanen Funicular)

Dates:

Jun 10, 2023 - Jun 17, 2023 
Jun 24, 2023 - Jul 01, 2023 
Jul 08, 2023 - Jul 15, 2023 
Jul 22, 2023 - Jul 29, 2023 
Aug 05, 2023 - Aug 11, 2023 
Aug 19, 2023 - Aug 26, 2023 
Sep 02, 2023 - Sep 09, 2023 

Hotels:

Oslo: Clarion the Hub or similar
Voss: Scandic Voss or similar
Bergen: Scandic Ornen or similar
Loen: Loenfjord or similar
Modle: Scandic Seilet or similar
Oppdal: Qulity Skifer or similar

Included:

Accommodation
❖ 7 overnights in the mentioned hotel 

Meals
❖ Daily breakfast, one dinner

Transport
❖ Long distance coach 6 days
❖ Panoramic train on Flam Railway from Flåm – Myrdal
❖ Ferry Oppedal-Lavik
❖ Cruise on the Geirangerfjord
❖ Ferry Eisdal-Linge
❖ Ferry Vestnes-Molde

Tour Escort
❖ English speaking escort

Sightseeing & Activities
❖ Return ride on Flåmsbana train
❖ 2-hour sightseeing with a local guide in Bergen (walking tour)
❖ Sognefjord Crossing from Oppedal to Lavik
❖ Visit to Briksdal Glacier
❖ Cruise on the Geiranger fjord 1h
❖ Visit to the Eagle Road & Troll’s Road
❖ Fjord Crossing from Vestnes to Molde
❖ Visit to the Atlantic Road
❖ 3-hour sightseeing with a local guide in Oslo (by bus)

 

Optional Services:

  • Shuttle transfer between city centre & OSL airport - $30 pp
  • Private transfer from a hotel in Oslo to the Oslo/Gardermoen airport - $200
  • Visit to the Magic Ice Bar in Bergen (includes Entry to the Ice bar & gallery, Gloves, Winter Poncho and 2 welcome drinks of Arctic Crowberry) - $40 pp
  • Bergen Food Tour - $125 pp

Bergen Food tour
Start 15:00 – approx. 3 hrs (time-table subject to change)
Bergen (Norway) is known around the world for its seafood. The Bergen Classic includes three seafood “must experiences” and visits a number of leading restaurants that are “must visits”; this is the only culinary event that visits them all. Fjellskål Fisketorget (Bergen-style Smoked Seafood), Trekroneren (Bergen Street Food), Local Craft Beer or Scandinavian Spirit, Bare Vestland (Traditional Bergen Fish Dish) and Sweet Rain (Bergen-inspired Dessert). Not to mention, guests will have the opportunity to taste an array of iconic Bergen dishes from 1929 recipes! On this 3-hour culinary adventure, your guide will offer a taste of daily life in Bergen as you enjoy local favourites and hear the stories of the talented artisans shaping Bergen’s food scene. Join us on the Bergen Classic today!
Highlights:
• Get up close and personal with "Bergen Style" dishes - soup, brown cheese, seafood, and reindeer in 3 hours
• Escape bustling Bryggen; Your local food expert will provide an insider’s look into the incredible history and culture of Bergen
• Relax on the #1 Rated Bergen food tour as you eat and drink your way through Bergen
• Walk away with new culinary knowledge, big smiles, full stomachs, and the confidence to explore new areas.

Indoor Northern Lights in Oslo
Daily shows from 09:00 – 21:00, approx. 15 min
Experience the Northern Lights and all its beauty at an indoor facility in the heart of Oslo. From high technology screens on the wall, ceiling and floor, the movie takes the guests on a ride in space to see how the Northern Light originates from the solar winds. The journey continues over Norway's most beautiful sceneries, on a hunt for the Northern Lights, before you get to see it in a breath-taking show on the polar sky. The show offers new insights into a unique natural phenomenon that has fascinated people for centuries. The pursuit of the Northern Light goes from south to north, from light to dark, and from summer to winter. Finally, the journey ends in the Arctic night and you will experience – close by – one of the world’s finest and most magical natural phenomena – the Northern Lights!!!

Itinerary:

Experience the best of what Norway has to offer: fjords, waterfalls, coastal and city culture, the unique Viking History, a glacier, mountains, and idyllic islands are among what you will find. This type of tour is unique, we classify it as semi-independent. You will travel the region using railway, panoramic train route and ferries. There are no coaches included except for the sightseeing in Oslo, we therefore recommend you travel light and find your inner adventurer.

The tour only includes guiding in Oslo and Bergen. Rest of the time is at leisure to explore the region at your own pace. There will be an escort following the route of the tour between Bergen and Oslo. So don’t worry about having vouchers for hotels or trains, these will be taken care of, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride!

Day 1  : Arrival in Norway

Welcome to the Kingdom of Norway, home to the world's most breathtaking fjords!
Upon arrival, you will transfer to the hotel on your own (or schedule private transfers with us in advance).

Depending on when you arrive, you can begin your exploration of Oslo right away. Karl Johan's Street, which has a wide variety of stores, pubs, and cafes, is nearby. At 5:00 pm, meet your tour guide at our hotel's reception.

Overnight in Oslo.

Options: Transfers
Day 2  : Oslo - Flam - Sognefjord - Voss

After breakfast, we depart for Norway's fjord region. Traveling through the Norwegian countryside, you will see Lake Tyrifjord and its several branches. One of Norway's largest lakes, this one is vital for the resting of numerous kinds of migrating birds. Next, continue traveling through the breathtaking Hallingdal Valley in the direction of the charming village of Flam.

In Flam, you will board the famous Flam Railway (Flamsbana) and travel 13 miles to the mountain railway station and junction known as Myrdal. One of the steepest train routes in the world, Flamsbana passes by the Rallar road, high mountains, breathtaking waterfalls, 20 tunnels, and offers so many stunning views.

Continues the trip to Voss by coach.

Overnight in Voss (breakfast)

Options: Gudvangen ferry - *Schedule permitting, you will be offered the opportunity to join an optional cruise Flåm-Gudvangen, sailing through the idyllic Sognefjord, which is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The coach will be waiting for you at the end of the cruise in Gudvangen to continue to journey to Voss. Extra fee applies.
Day 3  : Voss - Bergen

After breakfast, depart for Bergen, the entrance to Norway's fjords.The Bergen region offers the perfect fusion of nature, culture, and vibrant urban life all year round as a UNESCO World Heritage City and the European City of Culture.

Upon arrival, meet your local guide for a 2-hour sightseeing trip. Pass by the most iconic locations, including the Hanseatic Bryggen with the Mary Church, the Hakon fortification, and the well-known Fish market. In addition, you can participate in the optional trip to the Foybanen Funicular in Bergen.

In the afternoon, you have time to explore the city on your own.

Overnight in Bergen (breakfast)

Day 4  : Bergen - Sognefjord - Briksdal Glacier - Loen

After breakfast, we travel north by coach. A ferry will take us from Oppdal to Lavik across the renowned Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord. Sognefjord is located 204 kilometers inland from the coast to the north of Bergen. Drive onward in the direction of the renowned Briksdaal Glacier.

Visitors worldwide go to this glacier arm because of its picturesque location between thundering waterfalls and lofty peaks. The enormous Jostedalsbreen Glacier's arm, Briksdalsbreen, is found inside Jostedalsbreen National Park. The glacier descends into the breathtaking Briksdalen Valley from a height of 1.200 meters. For an extra cost, you can take one of the "Troll cars" up to the glacier, or walk to the Briksdalen Valley.

Overnight in Loenfjord Hotel (breakfast, dinner)

Day 5  : Loen - Geirangerfjord - Troll's Road - Molde

Breakfast at the hotel. Continue to Geiranger, where you'll take a sightseeing cruise on the Geirangerfjord, one of Norway's narrowest and most impressive fjords. A massive rock with stunning waterfalls dominates Geirangerfjord, including the two most famous: "The Seven Sisters" and "The Veil of the Bride."

After the cruise, we will continue driving north. Along the way, we pass the famous Eagle Road, the steepest part of the road up the mountain from Geiranger to Eidsdal on the road no. 63. From the Geirangerfjord up to Korsmyra, 620 meters above sea level and the highest point on the stretch, the road makes 11 sharp turns. The road became an attraction from the first day it opened. It was called Eagle Road because, at its highest point, it went through a place where many eagles nested. As part of the "Nasjonal Turistveg" project, the viewpoint was recently fixed and opened with a small ceremony on June 21, 2006.

From Eidsdal to Linge, there is a short ferry ride, and then you reach Troll's Road, an exciting set of 11 hairpin turns that go down the mountain. A real piece of art with breathtaking views.

Before we got to Molde, we took another short ferry ride from Vestnes.

Overnight in Molde (breakfast)

Day 6  : Molde - Atlantic Road - Oppdal

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Enjoy the scenic ride and amazing views on the Atlantic Road, beautifully built between sea and land, crossing bridges and dikes at the edge of the ocean. The Atlantic Road was constructed between water and land, spanning bridges and dikes along the ocean's edge. The Norwegians named this real engineering marvel the "work of art of the century," while the British newspaper The Guardian named it one of the world's top roads. Proceed southward to Oppdal.

Overnight in Oppdal (breakfast)

Day 7  : Otta Region - Oslo

Today we will travel back south to Oslo. A quick stop in Lillehammer and some free time to explore the Olympic city. We arrive in Hamar in the late afternoon. 9Keep traveling along Norway's largest lake, Lake Mesa. 

Upon arrival in Oslo in the afternoon, you will take a 3-hour sightseeing tour with a local guide. The majestic Royal Palace, City Hall, and Akershus Fortress are among the many landmarks on this tour. We will also stop at the Vigeland-designed Frogner Park. The rest of the day is free.

Overnight in Oslo (breakfast)

Day 8  : Departure from Oslo

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport on your own. End of our services

Options: Transfers

Notes:

All departures are guaranteed. 

Maximum group size is 25 people