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Definitive Norway Tour

Tour rating: 5 / 5, Based on 159 Reviews
Small group tour to Norway

Norway is the destination for your adventure of a lifetime. See the spectacular jaw-dropping fjords and glaciers, get a close-up of the legacy of the Vikings and go on the most picturesque train ride in Europe.
 

Definitive Norway Tour

9 days6 cities
Norway1 country
Small group tour to Norway
From
$3,254
Tour rating: 5 / 5, Based on 159 Reviews

Norway is the destination for your adventure of a lifetime. See the spectacular jaw-dropping fjords and glaciers, get a close-up of the legacy of the Vikings and go on the most picturesque train ride in Europe.
 

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Day-By-Day

Oslo

first destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Oslo
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the fabulous capital of Norway - Oslo! Your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

No meals included.

  • Pre-tour extension available: If you'd like to extend your Scandinavian journey, we recommend going to Copenhagen, one of the most charming, healthy and colorful capitals in Europe. Contact your travel specialist for details.
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Day 2
Oslo City Tour
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and go on a 5-hour guided city tour of the magnificent Norwegian capital.

You start with a visit to one of the major Scandinavian treasures - the famous Frogner Park, informally known as the Vigeland Park named after its founder Gustav Vigeland. You spend some great time strolling through this beautiful park and enjoying its extravagant sculptures and unique Scandinavian nature.

Then you proceed to other famous Oslo attractions, including the Norwegian Folk Museum and the Viking Ship Museum (tickets are included).

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

  • Optional tour: Fjord Cruise with Prawn Buffet, Oslo
    Spend a relaxing evening on board and enjoy the beautiful sceneries of the nearby islands, whilst savoring the fresh flavor of local shrimp.

Breakfast is included.

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Oslo The Hub Hotel, Oslo
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The Oslo The Hub Hotel boasts a stylish interior and superb location right in the heart of the city. All guestrooms come with a flat-screen TV, free 'Rituals' body care products, ensuite bathroom, coffee machine, and free Wi-Fi. Guests are welcome to take advantage of the hotel's gym, bar, and lounge.

Welcome to Oslo

Oslo feels like the perfect blend of nature and city life. When in this beautiful city you are never far away from a park. In Oslo everyone could find something to their liking.

train
Oslo
Flam
4 hrs 40 min + 1 hr

A train ride from Oslo to Flam is one of the highlights of any Norway tour and is known for two things. First, the 20 km (12 mi) long Flam - Myrdal portion called the Flamsbana is the steepest railway in the world. And second, it’s believed to be the most breathtaking route in the entire world. 

 

Flam

second destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Train Trip to Flam
Tasting
Tasting
Nature views
Nature views

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station (easily accessible by foot), where you board a train that takes you to an unforgettable Oslo - Myrdal - Flam rail ride. This trip is a perfect chance to admire the mind-boggling nature and picture-postcard sceneries of Norway. The duration of your trip is about 6 hours. Upon arrival you walk to your hotel to take some rest and relax.

In the evening we invite you to visit the local Ægir BrewPub in Flam to enjoy a traditional Ægir Viking plank. This is a special 5-course food tasting dinner served with 5 different Ægir beers (included in the price). You have the chance to taste the Norwegian delicacies paired with the Ægir beers.

Breakfast, dinner and beer tasting included.

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Flamsbrygga Hotel, Flam
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The Flamsbrygga Hotel is a great place to stay during your visit to Flam. It’s located near the Flam train station and offers comfortable rooms, equipped with private bathrooms and everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Welcome to Flam

Flam is a very small village nestled in a gorgeous fjord surrounded by the beauty of nature. The city is renowned for its spectacular and scenic Flam railway.

ferry
Flam
Balestrand
1 hr 30 min

Taking a ferry from Flam to Balestrand is among the most memorable ways to travel between the cities. During the ride you’ll have everything you need for a comfortable journey, unique photo opportunities, and a chance to marvel at the beauty of Aurlandsfjord and Sognefjord.

Balestrand

third destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Boat Ride to Balestrand
Boat ride
Boat ride
Nature views
Nature views

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and have the rest of the morning free to spend at your leisure or join our carefully-prepared optional tour.

  • Optional tour: Heritage Fjord Safari, Flam
    We invite you today to take off on an incredible adventure - to enjoy a 2-hour group Heritage Fjordsafari with rib boat.
  • Optional tour: Viking Valley Gudvangen Tour
    Have a Viking experience and exciting journey which will take you back over a thousand years in time to a real Viking Village.
  • Optional tour: Undredal Fjord Village Tour
    Go on an exclusive guided tour and explore true Norwegian traditions in the tiny fjord-village Undredal, famous for its goat cheese, architecture.

In the afternoon walk to the pier to enjoy an express boat ride to the charming town of Balestrand that is set in a truly magical location nearby Norway's largest fjord - Sognefjord (trip duration: 1,5 hours).

  • Please note: the best time to travel: April 1 - September 30

Upon arrival you walk to your hotel located very close to the pier and have the rest of the day free to explore the village by yourself and enjoy its unique atmosphere of silence, relaxation and luxury.

Breakfast is included.

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Kviknes Hotel, Balestrand
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The Kviknes Hotel is located right on the shore of the scenic Sognefjord and promises elegant guest rooms, equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The hotel boasts an elegant restaurant and a large choice of outdoor activities.

Welcome to Balestrand

Balestrand is a pleasant tiny Norwegian fjord town renowned for its spectacular breathtaking views from the highest peaks.

car
Balestrand
Geiranger
5 hrs 50 min

Your personal driver takes you on a breathtaking journey along some of the most picturesque Norwegian panoramas. On the way to Geiranger, you’ll pass amazing lakes, sheer-sided mountains, and authentic villages.

Geiranger

fourth destination
2 days in the Geiranger village
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a remarkable hotel
Day 5
Transfer to Geiranger & Briksdal Glacier
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and meet your guide - driver who takes you on an unforgettable journey to one of the world's most famous glaciers - Briksdal Glacier. Surrounded by the roaring waterfalls, fertile valleys and mighty mountains it offers one of the most awe-inspiring natural scenery in Norway!

You stop by the Briksdal Glacier to take memorable photographs and enjoy the magnificent views. During the trip you also enjoy buffet lunch at the local cafe and have a few photo stops along the scenic drive, so make sure to take a lot of photographs to share with your friends and family later on.

After the tour you are transferred to the spectacular Geiranger village located nearby the UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjord that is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Norway. Upon arrival you check-in to your remarkable hotel providing magnificent fjord views and have a traditional dinner at the hotel restaurant with your fellow travelers.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

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Day 6
Geirangerfjord Cruise
Day tour
Day tour
Boat ride
Boat ride
Nature views
Nature views

After breakfast you have the morning is free to relax in the Union Bad swimming pool and sauna of your hotel or explore the charming village of Geiranger on your own.

Nearby the hotel you can enjoy the Fossevandring cascading waterfall from the top or take the stairs down to the pier to see the whole power of the falls, or visit the Norwegian Fjord Center.

In the afternoon you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the port where you board a comfortable Hurtigruten ship to enjoy a fantastic Geirangerfjord cruise to Alesund that provides you with the unique chance to admire spectacular Norwegian sceneries and mind-boggling fjords. The duration of your trip is about 5 hours.

Upon arrival to Alesund you go to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

  • Optional dinner: XL Diner, Alesund
    Have a wonderful evening enjoying a 3-course dinner at the XL diner, known as Europe's largest bacalao restaurant, with main expertise in clipfish perfection.

Breakfast is included.

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Hotel Union, Geiranger
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The stylish Hotel Union is set right next to the breathtaking Geiranger Fjord, it offers comfortable guestrooms equipped with free WiFi, a TV, and a minibar. The hotel’s spa/fitness center and restaurant are at your service during your stay.

Welcome to Geiranger

Geiranger is settled in a fabulous location at the head of the Geirangerfjord, one of Norway's most visited tourist sites and has been included on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2005.

ferry
Geiranger
Alesund
3 hrs

The renown Hurtigruten ship will take you to the beautiful city of Alesund. On your way there, you’ll pass Geirangerfjord, dozens of scenic islands, and enjoy one more acquaintance with Norway fjords.

Alesund

fifth destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Alesund City Tour
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast, you meet your private guide and enjoy a wonderful 3-hour walking tour.

The town was completely rebuilt after the great fire of Alesund happened in 1904. Now Alesund is a wonderful example of Art Nouveau architecture. During the tour, you see Alesund Church and the Alesund Park, the Town Hall and many other outstanding attractions of the town.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free. You can continue exploring this beautiful city by yourself.

  • Optional tour: Art Nouveau City Kayaking, Alesund
    Set off on a 2,5-hour afternoon introduction to the Art Nouveau town of Alesund on a kayaking trip, perfect even for beginners.
  • Optional tour: Wildlife Sea Safari, Alesund
    Immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of Norway's nature during the exciting 2-hour Wildlife Sea Safari.

Breakfast is included.

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Hotel Brosundet, Alesund
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The charming Hotel Brosundet is a great place to stay during your Alesund trip. It provides spacious guestrooms with TVs and free Wi-Fi (some of them offer beautiful sea views), the in-house restaurant and the on-site bar with a great wine selection.

Welcome to Alesund

Alesund was voted as the most beautiful town in the country by the Norwegian people and often called the Adventure Capital of the Fjords.

plane
Alesund
Bergen
50 min

Unquestionably, taking a plane is the fastest way to travel between the beautiful cities of Alesund and Bergen. All Norwegian planes provide comfortable seats, generous luggage space and plenty of legroom.

Bergen

sixth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Flight to Bergen & City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight to Bergen - the second largest city in Norway (flight tickets are included). The duration of your flight is about 1 hour.

Upon arrival your driver transfers you to your centrally located hotel to leave your luggage. You then go on a 3-hour guided walking tour around the most interesting sights of Bergen. During the tour you also enjoy a fantastic Floibanen Funicular ride that is one of Norway's best-known attractions.

The rest of the day is free for you to dine in one of the local restaurants or just take a leisurely walk around the city.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 9
Departure
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing Norwegian adventure! After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

  • Post-tour extension available: Enrich your journey and continue your trip with an extension to Iceland, a unique destination with untouched nature, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant culture. Contact your travel specialist for details.
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Bergen Bors Hotel, Bergen
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Set right in the heart of Bergen, the Bors Hotel is housed in the historic stock exchange building. During your stay, you are welcome to use the hotel’s bar and the in-house restaurant offering a nice variety of local cuisine.

Welcome to Bergen

The colorful Norwegian city of Bergen is a gateway to majestic fjords and a real architectural and cultural treasure.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Oslo, Flam, Balestrand, Geiranger, Alesund and Bergen;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the detailed itinerary;
  • Traditional beer and food tasting dinner at a local Flam Brewery;
  • Buffet dinner at the Geiranger hotel;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • Hurtigruten cruise to Alesund;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal);
  • Regular class boat tickets Flam - Balestrand;
  • Economy class flight tickets Alesund - Bergen;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Visiting Frogner Park in Oslo
  • Journey on the scenic Flamsbana Railway
  • Fjords boat trip from Flam to Balestrand
  • Briksdal Glacier day trip
  • Geirangerfjord cruise to Alesund
  • Floibanen funicular ride in Bergen

What To Know

  • Scandinavian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh even during summers.
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must
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