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Sognefjord cruise & Balestrand village - 6 nights

This amazing Fjord cruise package offers you fjords and mountain highlights, a 2 nights stay in Balestrand - one of the most beautiful Fjord villages in Norway, the spectacular Flam Railway, the scenic Bergen line, Fjord cruises on the Sognefjord and stays in Oslo and the picturesque coastal town of Bergen.

Independent/unescorted trip starting & finishing in Oslo, with 2 price options (3* or 4* hotels). Duration 6 nights. Read more:

Oslo waterfront & City hall. Photo Frithjof Fure/Innovation Norway

Day 1 - Overnight in Oslo

Individual arrival and check in at a centrally located hotel. Spend 1 night in Oslo

 

 

View optional Oslo tour program

 

 

Flam railway. Photo EA Vikesland, Flam Utvikling

Day 2 - Oslo-Flam-Sognefjord

Bergen line, Flam Railway & Fjord cruise:
Enjoy great Norwegian train journeys - starting with the scenic Bergen line across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau to the mountain station of Myrdal.

 

At Myrdal you join the famous Flam Railway, offering a dramatic descend via hairpin bends through the Flam valley, with mountain peaks, cascading waterfalls, tiny farms and the beautiful river.

 

Finally you board the express boat in Flam for a scenic fjord cruise on the Aurlandsfjord branch and the main Sognefjord to the village of Balestrand. Spend 2 nights in Balestrand
Price option A includes buffet dinners at Kvikne's hotel

Balestrand village. Photo Kvikne's hotel

Day 3 - Relaxing day in Balestrand

Enjoy the beautiful scenery, the fjord view, the mountains, a relaxing walk in this tiny village with a long and interesting history, the clean air and the tranquility.

 

Some sights in Balestrand:

The tiny, English church, the typical Swiss style wooden villas, the scenic Cultural trail, the tiny aquarium, Art galleries. Excellent, well marked trails. Guided tours available 

Bergen. Photo Oddleiv Apneseth/Bergen Tourist Board

Day 4 - Balestrand-Bergen

Sognefjord cruise & the Coast. Fjord cruise by express boat, along the outer Sognefjord and the scenic coast line, taking you to the very heart of the picturesque Bergen harbour, with views of the UNESCO World Heritage Bryggen wharf.

 

Individual check in at a centrally located hotel.
Spend 2 nights in Bergen

 

Read more about Bergen 

 

Funicular Bergen. Photo Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Day 5 - Bergen

Full day to explore the sights of Bergen, with the old Bryggen wharf included in the UNESCO World Heritage list, the Funicular to mount Floyen - offering a marvellous view of the city & surrounding islands - the Fish Market & the authentic hillside areas with tiny, old wooden houses

Bergen train line. Photo Rune Fossum/NSB

Day 6 - Train Bergen-Oslo

Morning or afternoon train across the Hardangervidda National Park to Oslo. (Flight on request: add NOK 200 per person). Spend 1 night in Oslo

 

Day 7 - Tour finish in Oslo

The tour finishes after breakfast on day 7

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Fjord Travel Norway is fully insured and a member of the Norwegian Tour Guarantee Fund (RGF). Travel agencies and wholesalers in Norway are required to be a member of this fund. In the unlikely event of insolvency the RGF will refund any advance payments you have made to our company for a holiday in Norway.