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Norway in a Winter Nutshell
Enjoy Norway in a Nutshell in Winter.
Enjoy fun Winter activities.
Arrive Oslo and self transfer to the hotel.
Overnight and breakfast at Thon Hotel Bristol, 2 nights
Day 2 OsloMeals: 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 â€śmust seeâ€ť 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 BygdĂ¸y 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
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 â€“ just across the platform!
Mountain Railway down to FlĂĄm 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, FlĂĄm
Breakfast. This day â€“ 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 NĂ¦rĂ¸yfjord and the charming little village of Undredal during wintertime.
The tour begins in FlĂĄm and takes you deep into the NĂ¦rĂ¸yfjord. 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 NĂ¦rĂ¸yfjord 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 FlĂĄm.
Return to FlĂĄm at 2.15.pm.
Arrive back in FlĂĄm â€“ time for lunch before you head out for your SnowSHoe Walk at Stegastein? Lunch is not included.
SNOWSHOE HIKING & VIKING EVENING AT Ă†GIR 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 Ă†gir 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 FlĂĄm 3.30pm
Meet up on the dock in FlĂĄm at. 3.10pm for preparations ahead of the trip.
Departure FlĂĄm to Stegastein by minibus.
Introductions to the use of snowshoes and hike. Approx. 1-1,5 hours.
Arrival back in FlĂĄm 6.00pm. Dinner served in Ă†gir 6.00pm-8.00pm
Minimum 2 people - Duration: 2,5 hours.
After arrival back in FlĂĄm it is time to enjoy a 5 course true Viking Feast at Ă†gir Brewery & Pub.
Breakfast at the hotel. Board the boat down at the pier that will take your from FlĂĄm to Gudvangen (*In case of icy fjord, this might be done by bus)
Boat from FlĂĄm 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)
Enjoy breakfast â€“ spend a day in the colourful city of Bergen. Day at leisure, visit the Mount FlĂ¸yen via the FlĂ¸ibanen, visit the Bergen Aquarium amongst more.
Overnight and breakfast at Augustin Hotel.
Day 7 BergenMeals: Breakfast
Service ends after breakfast.
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 IncludesWinter Safari and Snowshoe Hike
Local City Tour in Oslo
Train, Boat and Bus As Mentioned
Hotel Accommodation As in Itinerary With Daily Breakfast
Dinner at Flamsbrygge Hotel
5 Course Viking Dinner at Ă†gir Brewpub
Price Does Not IncludeTransfers
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