Fabulous Fjords & Stockholm
Fabulous Fjords & Stockholm– Norway, Sweden –8 days / 7 nights, Bergen - Stalheim - Gudvangen - Nærøyfjord - Aurlandfjord - Flåm - Fagernes - Oslo - StockholmOur Fabulous Fjords and Stockholm tour visits Norwegian Fjords and the Swedish Capital of Stockholm. Cruise the Nærøyfjord with wild, rugged nature, steep mountains touching the shoreline. Enjoy cultural and historic delights in the Viking capital of Oslo; visit Viking ships and Vigeland Sculpture Park. Via the idyllic Swedish countryside and historical province of Värmland to Stockholm, with highlights of canals, bridges, Old Town and Vasa Museum.
|Operation||May 20 - September 9, 2017|
|Departure||Guaranteed departures 2017
June 3, 17, 24
July 5, 12, 19, 26
August 5, 12, 19, 26
September 2, 9
|Price||from $1,760 per person in double room
from $2,425 single room
from $1,599 third person in triple room
|Included||7 nights hotels in standard double/twin rooms with private facilities
Buffet breakfast daily
2 x dinners as per the program
Bi-lingual tour escort from Day 2 to Day 7
All touring by private coach
The long distance bus from day 2 - 6 offers WIFI
Sightseeing as per program
Visits, excursions and entrances as per program
Guided tours in Copenhagen, Bergen, Oslo & Stockholm
Regular Arrival Transfer, from Bergen Airport*
Regular Departure Transfer, to Stockholm Airport*
Porter service at all hotels during the program (excluding day 1 & day 8)
|Not Included||International airfare & airport taxes
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||Regular Arrival Transfer Services included in the program are only available for transfers from the Airport in Bergen & to the Airport in Stockholm and only on the published official date of beginning & end of the tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative from Borealis Destination Management and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur. This transfer service is not valid for passengers with pre/post nights or passengers who require private transfers - for a supplement, private transfers can be reserved for these passengers.|
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Day 1 ARRIVAL BERGEN Saturday
Arrival to Bergen Airport, meet & greet by an English-speaking representative, for Regular Arrival Transfer Service to the hotel* for check-in (Please see notes below for this service). Please consult the welcome letter, which you will receive on check-in to your hotel, and kindly note where and when to meet your tour leader on Sunday. The rest of the day is at leisure.
*Please note: Regular Arrival Transfer Services, included in the program, are only available for transfer from the Airport in Bergen and only on the official date of beginning of the tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative from Borealis Destination Management and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur.
Day 2 BERGEN (B) Sunday
Breakfast at your hotel. This morning is at leisure. Please be in the hotel's reception area at approx. 14:00 to meet your tour escort and receive information about the upcoming program.
At 15:00 you will depart by private coach with your local guide for a city sightseeing tour during which we will appreciate St. Mary's Church, Haakon's Hall (entrance excluded), the colourful and picturesque Fish and Flower market and the old Bryggen area (No entrances included). The evening is at your leisure.
Optional: We recommend a journey up on the Floibanen (not included), a funicular railway journey that will take you up the mountainside, enjoy the most amazing views of Bergen and the archipelago.
Day 3 BERGEN - STALHEIM (B, D) Monday
Breakfast at the hotel. The morning is at your leisure to further explore the stunning fjord capital of Bergen. Early afternoon departure from Bergen and travel to the historic town of Voss, with a stunning background of snow clad mountains. After a short break, the journey continues towards Naeroy valley where our hotel is situated. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the stunning views down the Stalheim Gorge. Dinner is included at the hotel.
Day 4 STALHEIM - GUDVANGEN - FLÅM - FAGERNES (B, D) Breakfast at your hotel. After breakfast the coach continues down the Nærøy valley to Gudvangen where you embark a ferry that takes you along the Nærøyfjord, one of the narrowest and most popular fjord journeys in Norway. Disembark in the fjord village of Flåm and enjoy some free time.
Optional: Take the opportunity to ride on the Flåm Railway, one of the most famous and most breathtaking railway journeys in the world.
In the afternoon the coach journey continues along the Aurlandfjord, via Aurland and Lærdal. A photo stop is made at the popular Borgund Stave church (entrance not included) before continuing on the last part of the journey to Fagernes. Check-in and later dinner at your hotel.
Day 5 FAGERNES - OSLO (B) Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we travel towards Oslo, leaving the fjords behind.
In the afternoon, we board our private coach for a panoramic sightseeing tour of the Norwegian capital, beautifully situated by a fjord. We will enjoy the view from the Opera house situated right on the Oslo fjord where you will spend some time on the terrace area before heading off to Bygdoy Island. Vigeland's Park, one of the major Scandinavian cultural treasures, will welcome us with the sculptures of Gustav Vigeland, who dedicated his life to his artistic works. We will also pass by the Royal Palace and the main street, Karl Johan. The tour ends at the hotel.
Day 6 OSLO - STOCKHOLM (B) Breakfast at your hotel. Depart Oslo and travel (by private coach/train) to Stockholm, passing through Norwegian and Swedish forests, and through the idyllic countryside to the region of Värmland, the home of many legends. Late afternoon arrival to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, for check-in to your hotel. Evening is at leisure.
Day 7 STOCKHOLM (B) Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your guide and private coach for a 3-hour city sightseeing tour of Stockholm. The city, built on 14 islands, connected by 57 bridges, embraces the unique character of 13th century Old Town with modern high-tech architecture. Stockholm is proudly called "Beauty on Water". The sightseeing includes a walk through the Old Town, and an inside visit to the City Hall, where the Nobel festivities take place, making for a memorable tour.
Feel the medieval atmosphere of the Old Town "Gamla Stan", with its Cathedral and Stortorget, where the Stockholm Blood Bath took place. The tour also includes a drive to Fjallgatan where you will enjoy picturesque views of Stockholm. The tour ends at the hotel. The afternoon is at leisure.
Day 8 STOCKHOLM DEPARTURE (B) Breakfast at the hotel. An English-speaking representative will meet you for the Regular Transfer Service to the airport*(Please see notes below for this service).
*Please note! Regular Departure Transfer Services included in the program are only available for transfer to Arlanda Airport in Stockholm and only on the official end date of tour. The transfers are escorted by an English-speaking representative from Borealis Destination Management and are shared with other fellow passengers; therefore, minor waiting time at the airport may occur.
Maximum 2 children per room, sharing with parents. Due to the nature of the tour and the destination, we are unfortunately not able to accept children younger than 7 years old on these tours.