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Norway in a Winter Nutshell

Current Special
5% discount if booked by December 20, 2018

2019 Departures
DailyJanuary 1st to April 15th
Prices From$1725 per Person Double
$345 Single Supplement
2018 Departures
DailyJanuary 1st to December 1st
Prices From$1725 per Person Double
$345 Single Supplement

Enjoy Norway in a Nutshell in Winter.

Enjoy fun Winter activities.

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Oslo
Accommodation: Thon Hotel Bristol

Arrive Oslo and self transfer to the hotel.

Overnight and breakfast at Thon Hotel Bristol, 2 nights

 
Day 2     Oslo
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel.

Get ready for a guided public sightseeing tour of Oslo:

All Inclusive, performed by H.M.K:

Description: Embark on this All Inclusive guided tour and explore some of the “must see” attractions in Oslo. Feel the cozy atmosphere in the city center, admire stunning views over Oslo fjord from

Holmenkollen Ski Jump, get in touch with the art of the most prolific Norwegian sculptor as you stroll through Vigeland Park encompassing more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron. On Bygdøy Peninsula you will enhance your Oslo experience by visiting 2 unique museums. First you can choose on the spot if you wish to visit either Fram Museum or Kon-Tiki Museum and then you will continue the tour with a visit to the famous Viking Ship Musem.

The tour includes:

Panoramic city sightseeing by a modern double-decker coach

Holmenkollen Ski Jump (approx 30 min break; the entrance to the Ski Jump Tower is not included)

A guided tour through Vigeland Sculpture Park (approx. 45 min)

Entrance fee to either the Fram Museum or the Kon-Tiki Museum

Entrance fee to the Viking Ship Museum

Authorized Oslo guide

Tour: Bus and a bit of walking.

Overnight and breakfast at Thon Hotel Bristol, Oslo

 
Day 3     Flam
Accommodation: Flamsbrygga Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Train from Oslo to Myrdal.Dep. 8.25amArr. 12.58pm

Your train is ready for boarding 20 minutes prior.

The Bergen Railway is a unique experience on Northern Europe's highest-altitude railway line. One of the greatest challenges is the harsh and changeable weather. The line is exposed to deep

low-pressure centers from the west, which can mean strong winds and heavy snow for part of the year. Keeping the railway open demands great effort and technical expertise.

Change train at Myrdal – just across the platform!

Mountain Railway down to Flåm and the Sognefjord

Dep. 1.05pmArr. 1.55pm

The train journey provides some of Norway's wildest and most magnificent scenery. On the 20 km-long train ride you can see rivers that cut through deep ravines, waterfalls cascade down the side of steep, snow-capped mountains and mountain farms cling dizzily to sheer slopes. Your hotel is a short walk from the train station

Enjoy dinner and overnight at Flamsbyrgga Hotel, Flåm

 
Day 4     Flam
Accommodation: Flamsbrygga Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Breakfast. This day – get ready for some fun on the fjord!

Enjoy Winter Fjord Safari and then in the afternoon Snowshoe Hiking.

Dinner and overnight at Flamsbrygga Hotel.

WINTER FJORDSAFARI - UNESCO area wintertime with goat village stop

Experience the Aurlandsfjord, the UNESCO world heritage Nærøyfjord and the charming little village of Undredal during wintertime.

The tour begins in Flåm and takes you deep into the Nærøyfjord. Along the way stops will be made where your local guide will explain about the rich wildlife of the area, the distinctive nature and the cultural history of the tiny little villages and local farms scattered along the fjord. The many waterfalls will be frozen solid, the fjord is calm, the water clear and the snow lies just like frosting on the high, steep mountains.

On our return from the Nærøyfjord we will make a stop to visit Undredal, idyllically situated on the shores of the fjord, surrounded by high mountains. In Undredal we will visit the local shop where you will be served some hot beverages and hear from one of the locals what life is really like living along the fjord. Here you will also have the opportunity to sample and buy the award winning local goat cheese.

Attire and equipment: We will provide flotation suits, hats, gloves, goggles and pullover boots. We do wish to point out the necessity of dressing warm with wool and fleece and warm, comfortable shoes. If you are not dressed warmly enough you will get the option of hiring extra clothing so that you will have a comfortable and pleasant experience.

Kindly meet up 20 minutes prior to departure for registration and to get dressed, 11.25.am

Daily departures: 11.45.am. Fjordsafari docks in the centre of Flåm.

Return to Flåm at 2.15.pm.

Arrive back in Flåm – time for lunch before you head out for your SnowSHoe Walk at Stegastein? Lunch is not included.

SNOWSHOE HIKING & VIKING EVENING AT ÆGIR BREWERY & PUB

Come and experience the Norwegian winter on snowshoes! Join us as we visit Stegastein viewpoint in Aurland and enjoy the amazing view and experience how it is to hike on these traditional snowshoes. Your guide will tell you about the unique local nature, and hot beverages will be served during the hike. The trip is suitable for beginners, general fitness but no experience needed.

The evening you spend in front of the fire in the award winning Ægir Brewery & Pub.

A Viking meal of 5 courses (Seafood, reindeer, pork shank, fish soup and dessert) and 5 different kinds of beer will be served.

Daily departure Flåm 3.30pm

Meet up on the dock in Flåm at. 3.10pm for preparations ahead of the trip.

Departure Flåm to Stegastein by minibus.

Introductions to the use of snowshoes and hike. Approx. 1-1,5 hours.

Arrival back in Flåm 6.00pm. Dinner served in Ægir 6.00pm-8.00pm

Minimum 2 people - Duration: 2,5 hours.

After arrival back in Flåm it is time to enjoy a 5 course true Viking Feast at Ægir Brewery & Pub.

 
Day 5     Bergen
Accommodation: Augustin Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Board the boat down at the pier that will take your from Flåm to Gudvangen (*In case of icy fjord, this might be done by bus)

Boat from Flåm to GudvangenDep. 9.30amArr. 11.30am

Arrive Gudvangen and change from boat to bus up at the pier!

Bus from Gudvangen to Voss Dep. 11.40amArr. 12.55pm

Train from Voss to Bergen Dep. 1.46pmArr. 2.57pm

Overnight and breakfast at Augustin Hotel (2 nights)

 
Day 6     Bergen
Accommodation: Augustin Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy breakfast – spend a day in the colourful city of Bergen. Day at leisure, visit the Mount Fløyen via the Fløibanen, visit the Bergen Aquarium amongst more.

Overnight and breakfast at Augustin Hotel.

 
Day 7     Bergen
Meals: Breakfast

Service ends after breakfast.

 

Notes

5% Discount If Booked By Dec. 20, 2018!

Ask about price for other dates.

Some day tours & activities may not operate during the holiday season

Snowshoe hike available only Jan-March.

Price Includes
Meals As Mentioned
Winter Safari and Snowshoe Hike
Local City Tour in Oslo
Train, Boat and Bus As Mentioned
Hotel Accommodation As in Itinerary With Breakfast
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