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The Grand Tour of the Fjords - 10 nights

Extensive Norwegian Fjord Tour package, with 3 fjords - the Geirangerfjord, the Nordfjord & the Sognefjord, beautiful Fjord cruises, visit to the scenic Briksdal valley with the Briksdal glacier, amazing rides on the Flam Railway, the Rauma line & the Bergen line. Overnight stays in Oslo, the picturesque coastal towns Bergen & Alesund and the tiny Loen fjord village.

Individual/unescorted trip, starting & finishing in Oslo. Duration 10 nights. Read more:

Royal Castle Oslo. Photo Gunnar Strom/VisitOslo

Day 1 - Arrival to Oslo

Individual arrival and check in at a centrally located hotel. Spend 2 nights in Oslo.
View optional sightseeing & fjord cruises in Oslo

Some sights in Oslo:

The Royal Palace, the Akershus Fortress, the Edvard Munch Museum, the Opera House, the National Gallery & the Astrup Fearnley museum of contemporary art

Vigeland Sculpture Park Oslo. Photo Nancy Bundt/VisitOslo

Day 2 - Oslo city sightseeing

Enjoy a late morning 4 hour guided City sightseeing including the Viking ships, the Vigeland sculpture park & the Holmenkollen Ski Jump

(The sugggested sights on day 1 are not included in the day 2 sightseeing trip)

Rauma line Norway. Photo Leif Olestad/NSB

Day 3 - Oslo-Alesund

Dovre line & Rauma line: Start with the Dovre train line through the scenic Gudbrandsdal valley to Dombas. Change to the spectacular Rauma line, taking you through the dramatic Romsdal valley with mountain peaks, rivers & waterfalls.

Connecting coach through beautiful fjord scenery to the picturesque Art Nouveau town of Alesund. 

Spend 3 nights in Alesund

Geirangerfjord. Photo FJ Hammero/M & R Fylke

Day 4 - Geirangerfjord cruise

Board one of the Hurtigruten ships in the morning for a full day cruise to the scenic Geirangerfjord, offering views of the spectacular "Seven sisters" waterfalls. The Geirangerfjord is on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

 

Please note that it is not possible to go ashore in Geiranger.

 

You can book the extensive buffet lunch in the dining room when you embark in Alesund, alternatively there is a self service cafeteria onboard (lunch is not included in the price)

Aleusnd. Photo Marte Kopperud/Innovation Norway

Day 5 - Alesund at leisure

Enjoy a full day to explore the picturesque Art Noveau town or the surrounding islands, like the spectacular Runde bird island. There are excellent hiking areas close to the town. Visit the tourist office for further details. 
Read more about Alesund

Nordfjord. Photo Destinasjon Stryn/Nordfjord

Day 6 - Alesund-Nordfjord

Travel by local, comfortable coach through scenic fjord areas to the Nordfjord and the tiny village of Loen, beautifully situated by the fjord.

Spend 2 nights in Nordfjord

Briksdal glacier. Photo Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway  

Day 7 - Briksdal Valley excursion

Coach trip to the scenic Briksdal valley. Then walk appr 45 mins to the famous Briksdal glacier, or use the optional transport (small cars - appr NOK 250 pp return fare).

Nordfjord. Photo Destinasjon Stryn/Nordfjord  

Day 8 - Nordfjord-Bergen

Travel by local, comfortable coach along the shore of the Nordfjord, across the Utvik mountain road offering a marvelous view of the fjord, via the scenic lake Jolster and the remote outer parts of the Sognefjord to Bergen. Spend 2 nights in Bergen

Bergen funicular. Photo Terje Rakke, Nordic life/Innovation Norway  

Day 9 - Bergen at leisure

Full day to explore this Hanseatic city, with the picturesque areas of tiny wooden houses and narrow streets. Read more about Bergen

 Sognefjord. Photo RM Sorensen/Flam Utvikling

 

Day 10 - Bergen-Oslo

Sognefjord cruise & Flam Railway: Enjoy the extensive fjord cruise from Bergen to the very inner parts of the Sognefjord and the village of Flam, where you disembark and board the amazing Flam Railway - an engineering masterpiece

Aurlandsfjord. Photo Frithjof Fure/Innovation Norway

Change to the main Bergen line at the mountain station of Myrdal, taking you across the scenic Hardangervidda mountain plateau & the Hallingdal valley to Oslo. Spend 1 night in Oslo at a centrally located hotel

 

Optional: Add a night in Flam with an exciting excursion to the Stalheim canyon & a 2 hour cruise on the narrow UNESCO Naeroyfjord

 Flam Railway. Photo Terje Rakke/Nordic Life/Innov. Norway  

Flam Railway

The spectacular Flam Railway takes you through breathtaking scenery with waterfalls, rivers and mountain peaks to the Myrdal mountain station. Approaching Myrdal station you will have amazing views of the Flam valley, and the train normally makes a short stop at the impressive Kjosfossen waterfall.

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