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Land of the Fjords
Bergen - Oslo in 6 Days
Discover Norway on this breathtaking 6 day tour through natural wonders and picturesque villages. Begin in the city of Bergen. Visit the town of Voss, where you will stop to view the enchanting Tvindefoss Waterfall, believed to the source of eternal youth. Cross mountain ranges, go on scenic ferry crossings, and relax while you enjoy the delights of cruising the fjords. See the world famous Briksdal Glacier, impressive waterfalls, such as the Seven Sisters, and journey along the banks of Lake Mjosa, the largest in Norway.
Transfer from Bergen Flesland Airport or Coastal Express quay to hotel. Accommodation at First Hotel Marin, a centrally located hotel close to the pedestrian shopping streets and within walking distance of the old Bryggen harbour. If you arrive after 16.00 (4pm) you will find tour information in the hotel reception, furthermore your tour manager will be present in the hotel lobby 6.30pm- 7.30pm.
Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast departure from Bergen and drive via Dale to the town of Voss. Board the train in Voss for a ride on the beautiful Bergen Railway to the mountain station of Myrdal. From Myrdal ride on the amazing FlÃ¥m Railway, a masterpiece of engineering descending 2.838 feet in less than one hour. The descent to the fjord side village of FlÃ¥m offers opportunities for photo shots of exciting
waterfalls and mountain scenery. After a short rest in FlÃ¥m, start of approx. 2 hours cruise by boat along the narrow Aurlands and NÃ¦rÃ¸y Fjords, both branches of the Sogn Fjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of cascading waterfalls, sheer mountain cliffs, snow-clad peaks, and a variety of wildlife. After disembarking in Gudvangen at the head of the NÃ¦rÃ¸y Fjord, continue by coach through the amazing Stalheim
Canyon and NÃ¦rÃ¸y Valley, across the Vika Mountains to Vangsnes, for the short ferry crossing to the beautiful resort of Balestrand. Dinner and accommodation at Kvikneâ€™s Hotel, superbly located on the banks of the fjord and surrounded by mountains. Fjord view room
Day free in Balestrand, giving you the opportunity to enjoy the outstanding beauty and nature of the fjords. The day starts with a traditional Norwegian buffet breakfast in the hotels elegant dining room. You may want to spend the morning relaxing on the hotel terrace, breathing in the fresh mountain air and enjoying the spectacular views. We can also recommend a visit to the local aquarium and art gallery, or you may prefer to rent a bike or rowing boat from the hotel, or even go on foot up to the nearest mountains. A walking tour of the village of Balestrand, with its historic buildings and other interesting sites can also be arranged.
Day 4 Balestrand - Nordfjord - Loen - GeirangerAccommodation: Union Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
After breakfast departure from your hotel by ferry from Dragsvik to Hella, followed by a scenic tour along the northern side of the Sogn Fjord to Sogndal. The tour continues by road to FjÃ¦rland, passing under the Jostedal Glacier, the largest in Europe, to the village of Skei at the northern end of beautiful Lake JÃ¸lster. Descend to the beautiful Nord Fjord, making a detour at Olden to visit the world-famous Briksdal Glacier. The journey up to the glacier will be made in open cars to give you the best views. Afterwards a typical Norwegian lunch will be served in sight of the glacier. During the afternoon the tour continues via Loen and Stryn, to the picturesque village of Hellesylt. From here you go on board the ferry for the one hourâ€™s cruise along the spectacular Geiranger Fjord, possibly the most impressive of all the Norwegian fjords. During the cruise you will pass close by some magnificent waterfalls, such as the Bridal Veil and the Seven Sisters. Dinner and accommodation at the excellent Union Hotel, overlooking the Geiranger Fjord.
Day 5 Geiranger - Lom - Lillehammer - OsloAccommodation: Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
From the top of the famous Serpentine Road, you have the opportunity to digest some amazing views of the fjord, before crossing the rugged Grotli Mountains to Lom, well known for its 14th century stave church. The tour continues via Lake VÃ¥gÃ¥, before
descending the magnificent Gudbrands Valley to the popular tourist town of Lillehammer. Stop for lunch in Lillehammer. After lunch the journey continues alongside Lake MjÃ¸sa, Norwayâ€™s largest lake, back to Oslo. Dinner at hotel or local restaurant. Accommodation at Radisson BLU Plaza Hotel
Day 6 OsloMeals: Breakfast
Buffet breakfast at your hotel, followed by transfer to Oslo Airport in connection with your flight.
PLEASE NOTE: This tour is organized and operated by our Associate Office in Copenhagen. Due to the nature of this tour organization, there may be tour participants and escorts who will join or leave the tour at certain transit points. We hope this does not create any distraction and is understood it is a means to offer as much variety to the customers as possible.
Transfers airport or quay/hotel on first and last days to correspond with arrival/departure times.
Price IncludesHotel Accommodation As in Itinerary With Daily Breakfast
Dinners As Mentioned
Sightseeing and Entrances Per Itinerary
Transfers Airport - Hotel -Airport
2 Fjord Cruises
Luggage Handling at Hotels
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