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Fabulous Fjords and Stockholm
Journey Through Norway With Stockholm
Get a taste of the Fjords and the Swedish Capital of Stockholm on this journey of Scandinavia! You will be treated to cultural and historic delights and also experience some of the wild nature that the Norwegian Fjords have to offer. Enjoy this fabulous part of the world and appreciate a fantastic blend of history and nature.
THIS TOUR IS BI-LINGUAL
Arrival to Bergen Airport, meet & greet by our English-speaking representative, for Regular Arrival Transfer Serviceto the hotel* for check-in (Please see notes below for this service). Please consult the Welcome letter, which you will receive upon check-in at your hotel, and kindly note where and when to meet your tour leader on Sunday. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Breakfast at the hotel. The morning is at your leisure. Please be in the hotelâs reception area at 2.00pm to meet your tour escort and receive information about the upcoming tour. At 3.00pm, we meet our guide for a panoramic sightseeing tour during which we will delight in St. Marys Church, Haakonâs Hall, the colorful and picturesque fish markets and the old Bryggen area (no entrances included). The evening is at your leisure.
Optional:FLOEIBANEN PRICE: $30 /PERSON
View Bergen from the peak of Mount Floeyen "The Floeibanen funicular" in Bergen in the heart of Bergen is one of Norwayâs best-known attractions. The journey up to the peak of Mount Floeyen (320 m above sea level) takes 5â8 minutes. The journey is an experience in itself, cutting through the steep mountain side and forests revealing more of the city below. At the top you can enjoy fantastic views over Bergen and Norwegian coastline
Breakfast at the hotel. The morning is at your leisure to further explore the stunning fjord capital of Bergen. Early afternoon departure from Bergen and travel to the historic town of Voss, with a stunning background of snow clad mountains. After a short break, the journey continues towards Naeroy valley where our hotel is situated. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the breath-taking viewsdown the Stalheim Gorge. Dinner is included at the hotel.
*The departures of June 6th and July 4th are wait listed at Stalheim Hotel. The hotel will be confirmed latest 3 weeks prior to departure, and it will be a 4* hotel located in the fjord area.
Scandic Valdres Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, the coach continues down the Naeroy valley to Gudvangen where we embark on a ferry along the Naeroyfjord, one of the narrowest and most popular fjord journeys in Norway. Disembark in the stunning village of Flam where you will have some free time if you do not choose to join the optional tour with the famous panoramic train ride Flamsbana.
Optional: Flamsbana: PRICE: $120 /PERSON
Duration: approximately 2 hours. Minimum 10 persons
Flamsbana is one of the steepest train lines in the world on normal tracks. The 2-hour train journey runs through fantastic nature, past the Rallar road, steep mountains, breathtaking waterfalls, 20 tunnels and offers a multitude of views.In the span of a single hour,the train takes you from the ocean level at the Sognefjord in Flam, to the mountaintop at Myrdal mountain station on Hardangervidda, 863 meters over the ocean
Optional: Stegastein Viewpoint: PRICE: $55 /PERSON
Duration: approximately 2 hours. Minimum 6 persons
An unmissable sightseeing trip for any visitor to Flam. The Stegastein Viewpoint is part of the Norwegian Scenic Route that runs from Aurland to Laerdal. This structure, which juts out 30 meters from the mountainside, 650 meters about the fjord, offers and unparalleled panorama. A more amazing view of the fjord, mountains and surrounding is hard to imagine
In the afternoon, the coach journey continues along the Aurlandfjord, via Aurland and Laerdal. A photo stop is made at the popular Borgund Stave church (entrance not included) before continuing the last part of the journey to Fagernes. Check-in and later,dinner at the hotel
After breakfast, we travel towards Oslo, leaving the mountains behind us. Early afternoon arrival in Oslo and check-in to the hotel. Experience a panoramic sightseeing tour of the Norwegian capital, beautifully situated by a fjord. We will enjoy the view from the Opera house, visit The Vigeland Park and pass the Royal Palace and the main street, Karl Johan. The tour ends at your hotel from where you will have the evening to further explore the Viking capital at your own pace
*The departure of June 6th is waitlisted at Thon Hotel Opera. The hotel will be confirmed latest 3 week prior to departure, and it will be a 4* centrally located hotel
Breakfast at the hotel. Depart Oslo and travel (by private coach or by train) to Stockholm, passing through Norwegian and Swedish forests and the region of Varmland, the home of many Nordic legends. Late afternoon arrival to Stockholm, the capital, for check-in to the hotel. The evening is at your leisure
Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your guide and depart by private coach for a 3-hour city sightseeing tour of Stockholm. The city, built on 14 islands, connected by 57 bridges, embraces the unique character of 13th century Old Town with modern high-tech architecture. Stockholm is proudly called âBeauty on Waterâ. The sightseeing tour includes the chance for an outside view of the historically significant City Hall, the place of the Nobel festivities.Feel the medieval atmosphere of the Old Town "Gamla Stan", with its Cathedral and Stortorget, where the Stockholm Blood Bath took place. The tour also includes a drive to Fjallgatan where you will enjoy picturesque views of Stockholm. The tour ends at the hotel. The afternoon is at leisure.
Optional: VASA Museum following regular sightseeing PRICE: $70 /PERSON
Duration:approximately 2 hours and Includes: entrance to Vasa Museum w/guided tour, private tour guide. Min: 10persons Scandinaviaâs top museum built around the only intact 17th century warship. Following the city tour visit the Swedish warship, Vasa, considered as one of the world's largest and the pride of the mighty Swedish navy. The Museum was built around the 17th century warship, which sank in Stockholm's inner harbor on her maiden voyage in 1628; its discovery in 1956 and subsequent salvage in 1961 is one of the most important events in marine archaeology. Painstakingly restored to its original magnificence, the Vasa represents an authentic piece of living history
Day 8 StockholmMeals: Breakfast
Breakfast at the hotel. English-speaking representative will meet you for the Regular Transfer Service to the airport
*Please note! Regular Departure Transfer Services included in the program are only available for transfer to Arlanda Airport in Stockholm and only on the official end date of tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur.
Price IncludesPorterage Day 2-7
Local City Guides
Bi-Lingual Tour Escort Day 2-7
2 Dinners As Per Program
Hotel Accommodation As in Itinerary With Daily Breakfast
Regular Transfers As Described in Notes
Price Does Not IncludeAirfare
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