The Prominent Route: Sognefjord & Hardangerfjord
The Prominent Route: Sognefjord & Hardangerfjord– Norway –6 days / 5 nights, Oslo - Myrdal - Flåm Railway - Flåm - Balestrand - Lofthus - Hardangerfjord - BergenOur independent tour features a combination of rail and fjord cruises. Begin your journey in Oslo. Ride the train to Myrdal, and the famous Flåm Railway to Flåm. A cruise on the Sognefjord from Flåm to Balestrand takes you to the historic Kvikne's Hotel. Continue through the hairpin curves of the Stalheim Canyon Road to Lofthus. Nestled on the shores is one of the best hotel resorts in Norway, the Hotel Ullensvang. The tour ends in Bergen.
|Operation||June 1 - August 31, 2013|
|Departure||Daily June 1 - August 31, 2013|
|Price||from $1,750 per person in double room
from $2,025 single room
|Included||5 nights first class hotel accommodations
Scandinavian breakfast buffet daily
1 x Buffet dinner at Kvikne's Hotel
Train, Oslo - Myrdal
2nd class seat reservation
Flåm Railway, Myrdal - Flåm
Cruise, Flåm - Balestrand
Cruise Balestrand - Gudvangen
Bus, Gudvangen - Voss
Bus, Voss - Lofthus
Bus / ferry, Lofthus - Bergen
Bergen city tour, 2.5 hours
Taxes & services
|Not Included||Airfare and airport taxes and customs fees
Personal insurance / personal items
Fjord view upgrade
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||This is a non escorted tour. The services are based on public transportation and are on an individual basis. No tour leader is provided.|
|Tour Options||Additional nights in Bergen and/or Oslo
Return train, Bergen - Oslo
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Day 1 OSLO Individual arrival in Oslo. Spend your afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the Thon Hotel Opera, ideally located in the city center.
Day 2 OSLO - FLÅM RAILWAY - BALESTRAND (B, D) Breakfast at the hotel. Short walk to the Central Station. Early morning departure on the scenic Bergenbanen to Myrdal. Ride the famous Flåm Railway to Flåm; cruise on the beautiful Sognefjord to Balestrand. Self-transfer to the hotel (two minute walk). Dinner and overnight at the beautiful historic Kvikne's Hotel, dating back to 1850.
Day 3 BALESTRAND - LOFTHUS (B) Breakfast at the hotel. Walk to the pier for your cruise to Gudvangen. Continue by bus through the hairpin turns of the Stalheim Canyon to Voss. Change of bus in Voss, and continue your journey to Lofthus, ideally located on the shores of the Hardanger Fjord. Evening arrival in Lofthus. Overnight at the fabulous Ullensvang Hotel.
Day 4 LOFTHUS - BERGEN (B) Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure. Evening cruise on the fjord to Norheimsund, and continue by motor coach to Bergen. Transfer on your own to the hotel.
Day 5 BERGEN (B) After breakfast enjoy a 3-hour sightseeing tour, including the home of famous composer, Edvard Grieg. Afternoon at leisure to explore the Fish & Flower Market, or ride the funicular to Mt. Fløyen.
Day 6 BERGEN (B) Enjoy breakfast before checking out.