One highlight after another awaits you on this trip through one of the most spectacular and fascinating scenery in the World - with deep fjords, glaciers, picturesque villages and majestic mountains. The fjords of Norway is a highlight of any tour to Norway and this incredible journey will combine the Hardangerfjord and Sognefjord, with a visit to the foot of one of the most accessible glaciers in Norway: Nigardsbreen glacier which is an arm of the large Jostedalsbreen glacier, the largest glacier in Northern Europe
Incredible journey through the most spectacular scenery and landscapes in the world
Enjoy a fjord cruise to Gudvangen and Fjaerlandfjord
Visit the largest glacier on the European mainland - the Jostedal Glacier!
Include a City Tour in Bergen and discover both the old and new parts of this beautiful city
Itinerary in Brief
Day 1: Arrival in Oslo – Hamar
Day 2: Hamar – Trollstigen – Alesund
Day 3: Alesund – Geirangerfjord – Boverdal
Day 4: Boverdal – Sognefjord – Bergen
Day 5: Bergen – Hardangerfjord – Gold
Day 6: Gol – Oslo
Day 7: Departure from Oslo
Day 1: Arrival in Bergen
Welcome to Bergen, the gateway to the fjords! Spend your afternoon at leisure before an evening welcome meeting with your tour leader. Available activities include an evening journey on the funicular railway known as Floibanen to the top of the nearby mountains for some stunning views or alternatively, explore the beautiful city of Bergen!
No meals included.
Day 2: Bergen - Hardanger Fjord - Norheimsund
In the morning, we will depart on a 2 hour sightseeing tour of Bergen,including a visit to the popular fish market, and the historical town of Bryggen. In the afternoon, we head into the beautiful Hardangerfjord, also known as the orchard of Norway.
Breakfast & included.
Day 3: Norheimsund - Flam - Balestrand
Today, we will continue to Stalheimen, situated on the very top of the Nærøydalen (Naeroy Valley)'s Canyon with a panoramic route to the idyllic village of Flam. Enjoy a fjord cruise to Gudvangen.
By coach, we will travel to Vangsnes, crossing the Sognefjord - the longest and deepest fjord in Norway and arriving in Balestrand for check-in are your hotel.
Breakfast & dinner included.
Day 4: Balestrand - Nigardsbreen Glacier - Balestrand
Travel by ferry across the Fjaerlandfjord, before reaching Jostedal and the Breheimsenteret Glacier Centre located by the Jostedal Glacier. The Jostedal Glacier is, the largest glacier on the European mainland. The whole glacier, and also some of the nearby valleys, is protected as a national park.
In front of the glacier, there is a small lake, which can be crossed on-board the passenger boat, or walk of approx. 30-40 minutes from the car park to the glacier and edge of the Glacier. Unlike other Glacier's, here you can get right up close.e.
Breakfast & lunch included.
Day 5: Balestrand - Flam - Oslo
Today, we will journey across the Sognefjord again. This time to Flam, before boarding one of the most beautiful rail journeys in the world, the Flam Railway. A spectacular train journey that offers a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape.
The Flam Railway is one of the steepest train lines in the world on normal tracks, where almost 80% of the journey has a gradient of 5.5%. On arrival to the mountain station of Myrdal, you change trains and travel on the Bergen Line to the Norwegian capital, Oslo.
Day 6: Oslo
a 3 hour city tour of Oslo including the Vigeland Park with its 200
sculptures, a visit to Holmenkollen ski jump for a fantastic view over
the city, and a walk on the Opera house. Afternoon is at your leisure to further explore Oslo.
Day 7: Depart Oslo
Today, you are welcome to depart at any time on-wards to your next adventure!
Departs - Selected Dates (listed below)
Thon Hotel Sandven
Scandic St. Olav Plass
Accommodation with private facilities
Tours with English-speaking Guide(s)
Entry to Breheimsenteret Glacier Centre
Transportation by coach on day 2-4
Ferry crossings as specified
Activities as specified
Meals as specified
Miscellaneous road and local taxes
What’s not included?
Passport, visa and immigration fees
Airport arrival/departure taxes
Airport arrival/departure transfers*
Additional hotel nights
Park entrance fees
Travel protection plan
Optional activities not included in program
Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
Any items not mentioned as included
Arrival and departure transfers are not included in the package price.
Please ask our consultants who can advise you on the best mode of
transport for you to reach your destination.