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Overview

Experience the magnificence of Norwegian fjords from land and water during the 9-day private tour around best Norway destinations. Make your way from Oslo to breathtaking Voss. Continue to the fruit-growing region Ulvik before for the exciting culmination of your journey - a hike to the famous Troll Tongue! Then on to genuine Flam and mind-blogging Bergen.

Tour type:
Private tour
Tour rating:
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  • BEST HOTELS
  • 4-star best location hotels
    Standard rooms
    8 nights
  • BEST CONNECTIONS
  • Airport-hotel transfers
    2 train trips
    1 boat trip
  • BEST SIGHTSEEING
  • 2 guided city tours
    Cider farm tour in Ulvik
    Floibanen Funicular ride
  • MEALS
  • 8 breakfasts
    1 lunch

Day-by-Day

Day 1
Arrival in Oslo

Welcome to the fabulous capital of Norway - Oslo! Upon arrival your private driver meets you and takes you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

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.

  • Recommended dinner: As the grand final of the first day we advise you to dine at the famous panoramic restaurant Ekeberg dating back to 1916.
Day 2
Oslo City Tour

After breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and go on a 5-hour guided city tour of the magnificent Norwegian capital. For your convenience we have booked a 24 hour Oslo pass which gives you an opportunity of free entry to 30 museums and attractions, free travel on all public transport and many other advantages.

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.

Day 3
Train to Voss

Early in the morning following breakfast you check out from the hotel. Your walk to the train station, located close to your hotel, for your train to Voss (tickets are included).

Upon arrival you are transferred to your hotel and check-in. You have the rest of the day free to explore the surrounding on your own or join optional activities such a kayaking, canoeing, hiking, cycling.

Day 4
Transfer to Ulvik & Cider Farm Tour

After breakfast you check out from the hotel and meet your driver who takes you to Ulvik - the heart of Norway's fruit-growing region. Ulvik boasts a beautiful location in the picturesque surroundings of steep snow-clad mountains and the Hardangerfjord.

Upon arrival you go on a 4-hour group tour to the Cider Farm*. Ulvik is probably most famous for its fruit, cider farms and orchards. During your guided drive and walk along the cider route you stop by family-run cider farms, learn about fruit farming and how it became possible to grow fruit on this latitude, as well as each family's approach to processing fruit and food. As a highlight of the day you have a tasting sample of local ciders and apple juice.

  • Note: Cider Farm tour is available from Jun 1 to Sep 30

After the tour you return to the hotel and check-in. You then have the evening free to enjoy the beautiful surrounding nature and the fjords.

  • Optional tour: Fjord Boat Excursion
Day 5
Trolltunga Hike or Day Trip to Hardangervidda National Park

After breakfast you have a choice to either go on a full-day group hike to the famous Trolltunga or alternatively join another group tour - a day trip to Hardangervidda National Park.

If you choose the hike the Troll Tongue, called Trolltunga in Norwegian, your trip starts with a drive along the Hardanger Fjord during which you cross Europe’s largest suspension bridge. Together with an experienced guide you make your way down the 11 km long trail from Tyssedal to the Trolltunga cliff, through steep forest terrain, moon-like flatlands, marshes and snowfields. During the hike the guide shows many survival skills, and makes you a nice herb tea in the field.

Those travelers who choose the day trip to Hardangervidda National Park* are taken to the park by car, stop at the Hardangervidda Natursenter museum, visit one of Norway’s most famous waterfalls, Voringfossen, where water plunges a staggering 182 meters down in the Mabodalen valley. Further up the road you get an unforgettable experience of life on the mountain plateau while doing a short trekking through this rough deserted terrain.

After the day of touring you return to the hotel.

  • Note: Trolltunga Hiking Tour is available from Jun 15 to Sep 15, Trip to Hardangervidda Park is available from Jun 1 to Aug 31
Day 6
Train Trip to Flam

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel. Your driver transfers you back to Voss for your train to Flam.

Upon arrival in about two hours you walk to your hotel located nearby and have the rest of the day free.

  • Optional tasting: Beer tasting at the Ægir Brewery & Pub​
  • Optional 1-day extension: If you want to extend your trip, we advise spending one more extra day in Balestrand. Contact your travel specialist for details.
Day 7
Boat Ride to Bergen

After breakfast you check out from your hotel. You have the morning free to continue exploring the area by yourself or joining an optional tour.

  • Optional tour: Old King Path Kayaking

In the afternoon you walk to the pier (easily accessible by foot) to enjoy a 5-hour boat trip to Bergen - the second largest city in Norway.

Upon arrival you walk to your hotel located very close to the boat station. The rest of the day is free for you to do some independent sightseeing, dine in one of the local restaurants or just take a leisurely walk around the city.

  • Please note: the boat trip to Bergen is available only during the summer period. During Midseason, the ferry will be replaced by a Flam - Myrdal - Bergen train, as the ferry does not operate from October 14 to April 16.
Day 8
Bergen City Tour

In the morning following breakfast you meet your guide and 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.

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

Day 9
Departure

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!


Included

8 nights in centrally-located 4-star hotels

  • Hand picked hotels
  • Best value rooms
  • Restaurant

Always included:

  • Best location for sightseeing
  • Breakfasts
  • All taxes and fees

What's included
  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Oslo, Voss, Ulvik, Flam and Bergen;
  • Breakfasts at hotels;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Tour to the Cider Farm with tasting; 
  • Guided hike to Trolltunga;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Voss, Voss - Flam;
  • Regular class boat tickets Flam - Bergen;
  • 24/7 support service.

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

Tour highlights
  • Visiting Frogner Park in Oslo
  • Group tour to a cider farm in Ulvik
  • Troll Tongue Hike or day trip to Hardangervidda National Park
  • Fjords boat trip from Flam to Bergen
  • 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
  • Most of the tours you’re going to have are walking, so make sure to bring convenient walking shoes.

Dates & Rates

Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$3,144
Deposit $629
Two travelers: double occupancy
$3,881
Deposit $777
Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$3,144
Deposit $629
Two travelers: double occupancy
$3,881
Deposit $777

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What a wonderful job you did!

What a wonderful job you did, planning our Ultimate Norway tour! We enjoyed visiting Norway so much and were amazed by all the special experiences incorporated into our trip.

First of all: the guides and drivers were exceptional. We learned so much about the cities and regions, having that one-on-one ...

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Denice and I agree this was the best trip of our lives

The Norway Fjords trip was outstanding. One little glitch with a driver not showing up in Bergen but the matter was taken care of.

The hotels, tours, trains, fjords and the cruise were just the best. You put together a wonderful tour for us and we are delighted.

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October 16, 2016

What a wonderful job you did!

What a wonderful job you did, planning our Ultimate Norway tour! We enjoyed visiting Norway so much and were amazed by all...

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Monty Berg

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October 16, 2016

Denice and I agree this was the best trip of our lives

The Norway Fjords trip was outstanding. One little glitch with a driver not showing up in Bergen but the matter was taken ...

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October 16, 2016

We’ve created some unforgettable memories

Thanks so much for putting together a wonderful trip to Norway for us! It included everything we wanted to do and went ...

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