Sognefjord & Glacier Excursion, Oslo-Oslo
Sognefjord & Glacier Excursion - 6 days
Fjord cruise package with the spectacular Flam Railway & the scenic Bergen line, Fjord cruises on the Sognefjord and Day excursion to the beautiful Fjaerlandsfjord branch with glacier visits. Stays in Oslo, the beautiful Balestrand fjord village 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:
Day 1 - Overnight in Oslo
Individual arrival and check in at a centrally located hotel. Spend 1 night in Oslo
Day 2 - Oslo-Flam-Sognefjord
Bergen line, Flam Railway & Fjord cruise. Enjoy great Norwegian train journeys - the scenic Bergen line across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, and the famous Flam Railway, with a dramatic descend via hairpin bends through the Flam valley to the fjord village of Flam - along with a scenic express steamer cruise to the fjord village of Balestrand.
Spend 2 nights in Balestrand
Price option A includes buffet dinners at Kvikne's hotel.
Day 3 - Fjaerlandfjord Excursion
Fjord cruise on the scenic Fjaerlandsfjord branch, with connecting bus to the glacier arm of the Jostedal glacier and a visit to the interesting Glacier Museum in Fjaerland. Please note that it is not possible to walk on the glaciers- just sightseeing
Late afternoon return to Balestrand
Day 4 - Balestrand-Bergen
Sognefjord cruise & the Coast. Express steamer fjord cruise 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.
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.
Optional city sightseeing including Edvard Grieg's picturesque home Trollhaugen & the tiny Fantoft Stave Church
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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