Scenic Norway

Scenic Norway– Norway –8 days / 7 nights, Oslo - Hardanger Fjord - Ulvik - Bergen - Myrdal - Flåm Railway - Balestrand - Sognefjord - Geirangerfjord - Briksdal Glacier - Lillehammer - OsloScenic Norway, an 8-day escorted tour features four spectacular fjords, beginning with the idyllic Hardangerfjord. Visit Norway's capital of Oslo, the Olympic town of Lillehammer and the colorful Hanseatic city of Bergen. Following the Norway Nutshell route, cruise on the Aurlands- and Nærøyfjord; ride on the famous Flåm Railway to Myrdal and cross the Sognefjord to Balestrand. Overnight in fabulous historic hotels nestled on the shores of the fjords.

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Operation June 13 - August 15, 2017
Departure Guaranteed departures 2017:
June 13*, 20, 27
July 4, 11, 18, 25
August 1, 8*, 15

*7 nights' tour Oslo - Oslo only
Price from $2,395 per person in double room
from $2,865 single room
Included 7 nights tour, Oslo - Oslo
7 nights hotel accommodation with private facility, centrally located
Scandinavian breakfast buffet daily
Daily 3-course dinner or buffet dinner (Except in Bergen)
4 x lunches on days 2, 3, 6, 7
Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats
Visit to the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo
2 hours guided tour of Bergen
Ride on the Bergen Funicular to Mt. Fløien
Bergen Railway, Voss - Myrdal
Ride on the Flåm Railway, Myrdal-Flåm
Approx. 2 hours cruise on the Sogn- and Nærøy Fjords
1 hour cruise on the Geiranger Fjord
Excursion in open car to the Briksdal Glacier
All visits described in itinerary
All ferry crossings as per itinerary 
Luggage assistance at all hotels while with the group
English speaking tour escort throughout
Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats and seatbelts
Transfers airport/hotel on first and last day of the tour*
Not Included International airfare & airport taxes
Optional excursions in Balestrand
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
Please Note *Transfers to/from a different airport than the one mentioned in the tour program may incur a supplement.

These tours are organized by our Associate Partners in Copenhagen. In order to offer a greater variety of tour options, the programs allow for participants to join or depart from the tour in various transit locations. We do hope that the possible change of group participants does not cause any inconvenience as it is meant to offer a greater variety of travel experiences to travelers.
Tour Options Optional Add-on Tours:
Scenic Norway, Oslo - Stockholm, 9 nights, from $2,935
Scenic Norway, Oslo - Stockholm & Helsinki, 11 nights, from $3,535
Scenic Norway, Oslo - Stockholm - Helsinki & Copenhagen, 13 nights, from $4,085

Above tour departure dates 2017
June 20, 27
July 4, 11, 18, 25
August 1, 15

More Information Scenic Norway map
Scenic Norway + Stockholm
Scenic Norway + Stockholm & Helsinki
Scenic Norway + Stockholm, Helsinki & Copenhagen

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Day 1 OSLO (D) Transfer from Oslo Gardermoen Airport to hotel in connection with your flight arrival. Dinner and accommodation at Radisson BLU Plaza Hotel, centrally located close the the Karl Johan boulevard, City Hall and Royal Palace. Your tour escort will meet you at 19.45 hrs (before dinner) in the hotel lobby.

Radisson BLU Plaza Oslo

Day 2 OSLO - ULVIK (B, L, D) After breakfast you will visit the world-famous Viking Ships. Afterwards departure from Oslo, driving via Hønefoss along the charming Halling Valley to the tourist resort town of Geilo. Buffet lunch at Bardøla Mountain Hotel.

After lunch cross the wild Hardanger Mountain Plateau to Fossli, stopping to view the thundering Vøringsfoss Waterfall with a vertical drop of 180 m. Dinner and accommodation at Brakanes Hotel, ideally located on the banks of the fjord.

Brakanes Hotel

Day 3 ULVIK - BERGEN (B, L) After buffet breakfast, descend the amazing Måbødal Canyon to the idyllic Hardanger Fjord. Cross the Hardanger Bridge. Start of scenic tour along the beautiful Hardanger Fjord, famous for its many fruit orchards, via the towns of Øystese and Norheimsund, arriving in Bergen around midday. Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon 2 hours tour of Bergen, including a visit to the popular Fish and Flower Market, the famous Bryggen Harbour with its gabled packhouses, and the old Hanseatic Quarter. You will also ride on the funicular to Mt. Fløien, for best views of the city and fjords below. Accommodation at First Hotel Marin, centrally located next to the old Bryggen harbour and close to the pedestrian shopping streets.

First Hotel Marin

Day 4 BERGEN - FLÅM - BALESTRAND (B, D) After breakfast departure from Bergen and drive via Dale to the town of Voss. Board the train in Voss for a ride on the beautiful Bergen Railway to the mountain station of Myrdal. From Myrdal ride on the amazing Flåm Railway, a masterpiece of engineering descending 2.838 feet in less than one hour. The descent to the fjord village of Flåm offers opportunities for photo shots of exciting waterfalls and mountain scenery.

After a short rest in Flåm, start of approx. 2 hours cruise by boat along the narrow Aurlands and Nærøy Fjords, both branches of the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of cascading waterfalls, sheer mountain cliffs, snow-clad peaks, and a variety of wildlife.

After disembarking in Gudvangen at the head of the Nærøy Fjord, continue by coach through the amazing Stalheim Canyon and Nærøy Valley, across the Vika Mountains to Vangsnes, for the short ferry crossing to the beautiful resort of Balestrand. Dinner and accommodation at the historic Kvikne's Hotel, superbly located on the banks of the Sognefjord and surrounding mountains.

Kvikne's Hotel

Day 5 BALESTRAND - DAY IN THE FJORDS (B, D) Day free in Balestrand, giving you the opportunity to enjoy the outstanding beauty and nature of the fjords. The day starts with a traditional Norwegian buffet breakfast in the hotel's elegant dining room. You may want to spend the morning relaxing on the hotel terrace, breathing in the fresh mountain air and enjoying the spectacular views.

We can also recommend a visit to the local aquarium and art gallery, or you may prefer to rent a bike or rowing boat from the hotel, or even go on foot up to the nearest mountains. A walking tour of the village of Balestrand, with its historic buildings and other noteworthy sites, can also be arranged. Dinner and accommodation at the fabulous Kvikne's Hotel.

Kvikne's Hotel

Day 6 BALESTRAND - GEIRANGER (B, L, D) After breakfast departure from your hotel by ferry from Dragsvik to Hella, followed by a scenic tour along the northern side of the Sogn Fjord to Sogndal. The tour continues by road to Fjærland, passing under the Jostedal Glacier, the largest in Europe, to the village of Skei at the northern end of beautiful Lake Jølster. Descend to the Nord Fjord, making a detour at Olden to visit the world-famous Briksdal Glacier. The journey up to the glacier will be made in open cars to give you the best views. Lunch will be served in a nearby mountain restaurant.

After lunch the tour continues around the Nord Fjord via Loen and Stryn, to the picturesque village of Hellesylt. From here you board the ferry for the one hour's cruise along the spectacular Geiranger Fjord, possibly the most impressive of all the Norwegian fjords. During the cruise you will pass close by some magnificent waterfalls, such as the Bridal Veil and the Seven Sisters. Dinner and accommodation at the excellent Union Hotel, overlooking the Geiranger Fjord.

Union Hotel

Day 7 GEIRANGER - LILLEHAMMER - OSLO (B, L, D) Buffet breakfast at the hotel before leaving Geiranger. From the top of the famous Serpentine Road, you have the opportunity to digest some amazing views of the fjord, before crossing the rugged Grotli Mountains to Lom, well known for its 14th century stave church.

The tour continues via Lake Vågå, before descending the magnificent Gudbrandsdal Valley to the popular tourist town of Lillehammer. Stop for lunch in Lillehammer.

After lunch the journey continues alongside Lake Mjøsa, Norway's largest lake, back to Oslo. Dinner and accommodation at Radisson BLU Plaza Hotel.

Radisson BLU Plaza Oslo

Day 8 OSLO DEPARTURE (B) For guests on 7 nights tour Oslo - Oslo, this program ends after breakfast, with transfers to Oslo Gardermoen Airport to connect with individual flight departures.

Optional Add-on Tours:
Scenic Norway, Oslo - Stockholm, 9 nights, from $2,935
Scenic Norway, Oslo - Stockholm & Helsinki, 11 nights, from $3,535
Scenic Norway, Oslo - Stockholm - Helsinki & Copenhagen, 13 nights, from $4,085

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