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Scenic Fjord of Norway 8 Days / 7 Nights

SCENIC FJORD OF NORWAY

8 Days / 7 Nights

Oslo - Trondheim - Bergen - The Fjord - Flam  

Hotel

Location 

Double

4* Comfort Hotel Grand Central 
4* Ornen Hotel
4* Fretheim Hotel 

Oslo
Bergen
Flam

$ 2800

5* Hotel Continental Oslo
4* Hotel No 13
4* Flamsbrygga Hotell 
Oslo
Bergen
Flam

$ 3370



 ITINERARY

DAY 1: WELCOME TO OSLO
Arrive to Gardermoen Airport in Oslo. For an easy and comfortable way to get to your hotel in central Oslo, we are happy to arrange a private transfer for you. If you arrive early, we suggest buying an Oslo Pass for free travel on all public transit along with free admission to over 30 museums and attractions plus special offers on entertainment, restaurants, shops and more. The pass can be purchased at tourist information centers or at most hotels and major attractions in the city. Spend the night at a hotel in central Oslo.


DAY 2: RAILWAY JOURNEY TO TRONDHEIM
Head to Oslo Central Station early in the morning to board the Dovrebanen train, which passes over the Dovre mountain plateau through historic towns and nature preservations. As the second highest line after the Bergen Railway, the Dovre Railway includes great variations in terrain and altitude along with 8 kilometers of tunnels. The journey concludes with a steep, curvy descent down to the lowlands where Trondheim is located. Take the rest of the evening to discover the sights of this Medievel city, including Bakklandet, an idyllic neighborhood full of history and culture. Spend the night in Trondheim.

DAY 3: EXPLORING THE COASTLINE OF NORWAY
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before heading to the Trondheim harbor, where the Hurtigruten Coastal Voyage commences along the Trondheim Fjord and past Hitra Island, with brief calls at the coastal towns of Kristiansund and Molde. The final port of the day is a brief stop in Ålesund, close to midnight*. Spend the night in a cabin on the cruise ship. Hurtigruten Coastal Voyage departure:10:00 (includes overnight stay on board)


DAY 4: SAIL TO HISTORIC BERGEN
During the night, the ship calls at Torvik, Maløy, and Florø as the journey weaves through islets and stunning landscapes before coming within view of its final destination—Bergen. Here you will disembark early in the afternoon to enjoy some leisure time as you wish. We recommend a ride on the "Bergens Expressen" mini-train , which offers amazing views of the city center from Fjellveien (“the mountain road”) including the Maria Church, the Rosenkrantz Tower, and King Håkon’s Hall. Spend the night at a hotel in central Bergen.


DAY 5: THE CAPITAL OF THE FJORDS "BERGEN"
The “capital of the fjords”, is Norway’s second largest city yet it retains the atmosphere and charms of a small town. From your centrally-located hotel, you have easy access to the cultural and historical highlights of this must-see city. Visit Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage site, which dates back 900 years as a major Hanseatic trading center. You can also catch a glimpse of local culture at the lively Fish Market or ride the Floibanen Funicular to Mount Floyen to enjoy the panoramic view of the city. Spend the night in Bergen.


DAY 6: LAND AND SEA ADVENTURE
From Bergen, the early Bergensbanen train carries you to Voss, where you will then board a bus bound for Gudvangen. Then it is time to board the bus, that will take you the next stretch of your journey towards the Næroyfjord, as the bus stops in Gudvangen, which is located by the fjord. Upon reaching Gudvangen, you will embark on a short, scenic fjord cruise to Flåm, including a trip through Næroyfjord, the narrowest fjord in Europe. This UNESCO World Heritage site is perhaps the most breathtaking section of Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, with its mighty peaks, tumbling waterfalls, and small farms clinging to the steep mountainsides. Finally, the boat sails up Aurlandsfjord to Flåm, a charming village where you willenjoy dinner at the local restaurant. (Included in the price.) Spend the night in Flåm


DAY 7: THE FLÅM RAILWAY EXPERIENCE
Spend the early part of your day exploring the village of Flåm, including the Flåm Railway Documentation Centre by the Flåm Station, where you can learn about the construction of the world’s steepest railway track. Admission is free. Later in the afternoon, you’ll get to experience the famous Flåm Railway firsthand as it climbs 900 meters over a span of 20 kilometers up the winding track to the Myrdal Station. Here you will switch to the Bergensbanen train that carries you over the mountainous rooftop of Norway on your way to Oslo. This ride, voted one of the 20 best railways in the world, will take you through the charming villages of Geilo and Gol before concluding in Oslo, where you will spend your last night in this amazing country. Flåm–Oslo:11:50-19:07


DAY 8: DEPARTURE FROM OSLO
For transportation to Oslo-Gardermoen Airport, you can take the Flytoget express train from Oslo Central Station or a taxi directly from your hotel. If your flight is in the afternoon, take the opportunity to do some lastminute shopping, visit one of Oslo’s museums or just relax at a café after this amazing journey.

 

Rate per person in double room includes

  • Economy class ticket on Lufthansa on “K” booking class: Beirut / Frankfurt / Oslo / Frankfurt / Beirut
  • Airport Taxes n Lebanon & in Norway
  • Accommodation (comfort/quality) for 6 nights
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Train from Oslo to Trondheim
  • Hurtigruten Coastal Voyage: Trondheim - Bergen (1 night)
  • Train from Bergen to Voss
  • Bus from Voss to Gudvangen
  • Fjord cruise from Gudvangen to Flåm
  • Dinner in Flåm
  • Train from Flåm to Myrdal
  • Train from Myrdal to Oslo
  • Travel Insurance

 

Rate does not include:

  • Visa Fee