Lofoten Islands, Helgeland & Sognefjord
Arctic cruise & Fjords travel package – 12 nights
Lofoten Islands, Helgeland & Sognefjord is an amazing, extensive round trip in Norway, with a 3 nights Hurtigruten cruise, stunning Arctic scenery, beautiful Fjords, spectacular rail trips, Oslo, Trondheim, Arctic Bodo and Bergen.
Enjoy the Arctic coast with the Lofoten Islands & the magic Helgeland coast, the Western coast, the Dovre line, the Arctic Nordland line, the Flam Railway, the Bergen line, Fjord cruise on the Sognefjord
This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group)
Also available: 8 nights option
DAY 1 & 2 – Stay in Oslo
Individual arrival and check in to a centrally located hotel. The second day you have a full day to explore Oslo on your own, or take one of the scheduled sightseeing tours.
Spend 2 nights in Oslo
Read more about Oslo
Optional: Oslo city sightseeing & Fjord cruises
DAY 3 – Oslo to Trondheim
Scenic train: Travel by the Dovre rail line across the beautiful Dovre mountain plateau to the picturesque,
Historic town of Trondheim, well worth a visit! This authentic town has a selection of Norway’s largest wooden buildings, picturesque areas with tiny wooden houses, Norway’s only cathedral and the beautiful Nidelven river.
Stay at at the centrally located Scandic Nidelven or similar.
Spend 1 night in Trondheim
Read about the Dovre line
Read about historic Trondheim
See more pictures from Trondheim
DAY 4 – Trondheim to Bodo
The Arctic Nordland line: The next day you continue by the unforgettable Arctic Nordland line, taking you through spectacuar scenery to the tiny Arctic town of Bodo, beautifully located by the sea, surrounded by dramatic mountain peaks.
Spend 1 night in Bodo
Read about the Arctic Nordland line
DAY 5 – Lofoten Islands
Board one of the authentic Hurtigruten ships for a cruise across the Vestfjord to the Spectacular Lofoten Islands, with views of the majestic Lofoten wall. Disembark in tiny Svolvaer – the fishing capital of the Lofoten Islands.
Spend 1 night in Svolvaer
Read about the Lofoten Islands
DAY 6 – Cruise departure
A full day at leisure at the Lofoten Islands before you board the Hurtigruten ship in the evening for a really unforgettable cruise to Bergen.
All meals included during the cruise (food only):
Buffet breakfast, buffet lunch & 3 course dinner
Spend 3 nights on board
Read about the authentic Hurtigruten
General information & facilities on board
DAY 7 – Magic Helgeland coast
Make sure to get up early for this mornings early call at the village of Ornes, surrounded by dramatic Arctic scenery with views of the spectacular Svartisen glacier. The Helgeland coast is known for its remarkable beauty with unique mountain formations, islands & the Arctic Circle.
Read about the Helgeland coast
DAY 8 – Historic Trondheim
Early arrival to the picturesque historic city of Trondheim, with time to go ashore or join a sightseeing trip.
Departing Trondheim with the historic Munkholmen island, cruising along the beautiful western coast, with call at the coastal town of Kristiansund, where you can join the optional land excursion taking you across the spectacular, extraordinary Atlantic Ocean road (add. costs).
Read about Trondheim
DAY 9 – Cruise to Bergen
Magnificent West Norway scenery with mouths of fjords and a lush, beautiful archipelago, including the island kingdom of Oygarden, before the ship approaches Bergen. Arrival to Bergen at 14:30 & check in at a centrally located hotel.
Spend 2 nights in Bergen
DAY 10 – Full day in Bergen
Enjoy a full day at leisure in this picturesque, colorful city, with the UNESCO Bryggen wharf, the hillsides and Nordnes peninsula with authentic, tiny, wooden houses and narrow streets, the Funicular to mount Floyen, the Aquarium.
Read more about Bergen
DAY 11 – Bergen to Geilo
Fjord cruise: in the morning you board the express boat in the centre of Bergen, taking you through beautiful scenery to the majestic Sognefjord, with a fjord cruise to the very inner part & the Aurlandsfjord branch.
Read about the Sognefjord
Flam Railway: in the tiny village of Flam you board the famous Flam Railway for an unforgettable 1 hour journey from fjord to mountain through the spectacular Flam valley, with the Flam river, cascading waterfalls & tiny settlements
Read about the Flam Railway
Bergen line: at the Myrdal mountain station you change to the main Bergen line, with the Finse station as the highest point at an altitude of 1222 ms above sea level, then across the spectacular Hardangervidda mountain plateau to the mountain village of Geilo. Disembark just in time for dinner at the historic Dr Holm’s hotel. Spend 1 night at Geilo
Read about the Bergen line
DAY 12 – Train to Oslo
A relaxing morning before you board the Bergen line for a 3 hour journey through the scenic Hallingdal valley to Oslo.
Final night at a centrally located hotel in Oslo.
Spend 1 night in Oslo
THIS TRIP INCLUDES:
Hotels w. breakfast buffet
Oslo: Thon Hotel Opera or similar
Trondheim: Scandic Nidelven or similar
Bodo: Clarion Collection Hotel Grand or similar
Lofoten Islands: Thon Hotel Lofoten, Scandic Svolvaer or Anker Brygge
Bergen: Thon Hotel Rosenkrantz or similar
Geilo: The historic Dr Holm’s Hotel, incl dinner
Cruise Bodo-Lofoten Islands
Cruise Lofoten-Bergen, 3 nights
Express boat Bergen-Flam
Flam Railway, Train Myrdal-Geilo-Oslo
Cabin & Meals on board:
Outside cabin w/separate beds, shower & toilet, towels, soap & hair dryer
All meals on board (food only):
Buffet breakfast, Buffet lunch w. hot & cold dishes, 3 course dinner
All taxes & VAT
Contact us regarding this tour:
e-mail to [email protected] or call us on +47 55 13 13 10 (Mond.-Frid. 09:00 to 15:30 local time)