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Land of the Fjords
Bergen - Bergen in 8 Days
Welcome to Bergen and a new magnificent tour around the fjords of Norway!
Day 1 BergenAccommodation: Clarion Hotel Admiral
Welcome in Bergen! Your tour of Norway and the magnificent fjords
begins today. Arrival in Bergen according to your own schedule and transfer on you own to your hotel.
Bergen is Norwayâs 2. largest city, known as the capital of the west and gateway to the fjords. It is a UNESCO World Heritage city with Bryggen wharf, Mount FlÃ¸ien and the fish market as central attractions.
Your tour escort will meet you at 7.50pm (before dinner) in the hotel lobby, where youâll also meet your fellow travelers.
Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel Admiral, newly renovated and located in charming old warehouse buildings that date back to 1904, right in the heart of Bergen near the harbor.
Day 2 Bergen - Flam - Gudvangen - BalestrandAccommodation: Kvikne Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner
Drive by private coach to Voss where youâll board the train for an excursion on the spectacular FlÃ¥m Railway.
From FlÃ¥m, departure for a fjord cruise on the narrow and spectacular NÃ¦rÃ¸yfjord from to Gudvangen. This area has been judged one of the most beautiful fjord landscapes in the world and is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Continue by coach through the Stalheim Canyon and across the Vika Mountains to Vangsnes, for the short ferry crossing to the beautiful resort of Balestrand.
Dinner and accommodation at Kvikneâs Hotel, superbly located on the banks of the fjord and surrounded by mountains.
Day 3 BalestrandAccommodation: Kvikne Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner
Day free in Balestrand, giving you the opportunity to enjoy the outstanding beauty and nature of the fjords.
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.
Day 4 Balestrand - Briksdal - GeirangerAccommodation: Union Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
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. Continue to Olden, then for an excursion in âTroll Carsâ to visit the Briksdal Glacier. 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. Enjoy a cruise on the Geirangerfjord, one of the narrowest fjords in Norway, from Hellesylt to Geiranger.
Surrounded by deep blue water and green valleys, you will also experience magnificent waterfalls such as the "Seven Sisters" and the "Bridal Veil".
Dinner and accommodation at the excellent Union Hotel Geiranger, overlooking the Geirangerfjord.
Day 5 Geiranger - Lillehammer - OsloAccommodation: Clarion Hotel the Hub
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner
After breakfast discover the roads that twist and turn through one hairpin bend after another to Geiranger Skywalk - Mt. Dalsnibba - to experience a panoramic view of one of the most scenically outstanding fjord area on the planet
(weather permitting). Your journey continues across the rugged Grotli Mountains to Lom, well known for its 14th century stave church. Continue via Lake VÃ¥gÃ¥, before descending the magnificent Gudbrands Valley to the popular tourist town of Lillehammer. Drive alongside Lake MjÃ¸sa, Norwayâs largest lake, and arrive in Oslo, the capital, situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord.
Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel The Hub, centrally located close to the Karl Johan shopping boulevard.
Day 6 OsloMeals: Breakfast
Depending on your own schedule, if you have time free in the morning, we recommend a stroll along Aker Brygge, a lively pier with numerous restaurants and departures for sightseeing boats on the Oslo Fjord, or take a stroll through the new central city district BjÃ¸rvika and walk between Osloâs latest architectural additions; the Deichman Library and Munch Museum.
Transfer on your own to Oslo Airport - Gardermoen - in connection with your flight home.
PLEASE NOTE: This tour is organized and operated by our Associate Office in Oslo. 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.
Independent arrangements can be made to Stockholm, Copenhagen and Helsinki!
Price IncludesFirst Class Accommodation With Daily Breakfast
English Speaking Tour Escort Throughout.
Luggage Assistance at All Hotels While With the Group
Toll Fee to Geiranger Skywalk.
Excursion in âtroll Carâ to the Briksdal Glacier.
Ride Ride on the Bergen and FlÃ¥m Railways, Voss â Myrdal - FlÃ¥m.
Ferry Crossings As Per Program
Price Does Not IncludeTips for Tour Manager (recommended Approx. 4-6 Eur/Day)
Tips for Driver (recommended Approx. 1,5-2 Eur/Day)
Transfers Airport - Hotel -Airport
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