Geirangerfjord and the Golden Route
Fjord cruise package – 5 nights
«Geirangerfjord and the Golden Route» – a short Fjord cruise package offering you the most spectacular Fjord & Mountain scenery, amazing rail journeys, Oslo & Alesund.
This trip is no longer available. Check the similar “Geirangerfjord & Sognefjord”
Highlights: Fjord cruise on the UNESCO Geirangerfjord, stay in Geiranger fjord village, coach trip across the Golden route mountain roads with marvelous views and the Trollstigen hairpin road, the Rauma rail line, Oslo & Alesund
DAY 1 – First night in Oslo
Check in at the classic Gabelshus Clarion Collection hotel, a charming and stylish boutique hotel located at quiet Frogner, Oslo’s most elegant residential area, with beautiful town houses, embassies, lovely restaurants and cafés. A light evening meal is included in the price.
Spend 2 nights in Oslo
DAY 2 – Main sights of Oslo
Late morning 4 hour sightseeing tour by coach through the centre of Oslo, passing the Opera House, to the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Holmenkollen Ski jump & the Viking ships
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DAY 3 – Flight to Alesund
Alesund is beautifully located on the western coast of Fjord Norway, surrounded by a spectacular archipelago of islands, Fjords & mountain peaks. The town is young at heart, but with an unusually dramatic story to tell. Check in at the Historic Brosundet Hotel, centrally located by the Brosundet canal.
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Spend 1 night in Alesund
Dinner at the MAKI restaurant
In the evening we have included a 5 course dinner at this excellent fish restaurant, considered to be the best restaurant in Alesund
DAY 4 – UNESCO Geirangerfjord cruise
Board one of the authentic Hurtigruten ships in the morning for a day cruise to the tiny fjord village of Geiranger. Disembark in tender boat. Your hotel will pick you up at the pier. They will drive you to the beautifully located, classic Union Hotel, where you will have dinner in the evening and sleep in a room with fjord view.
Spend 1 night in Geiranger
DAY 5 – Golden Route spectacular coach trip
The Eagle’s road: From the village of Geiranger via hairpin bends to the mountain area overlooking the fjord – offering you a marvellous view. Then across the mountain and down to a local fjord, with a short ferry crossing.
Trollstigen Hairpin road: Continuing on to the next spectacular mountain crossing, before the unforgettable, breathtaking descend of the Trollstigen hairpin road, then via a scenic valley to the beautifully located fjord village of Andalsnes.
The Rauma line
The coach takes you to the train station in Andalsnes, where you board the Rauma line – one of the most spectacular train journeys in Norway. You will travel through the scenic Rauma valley, surrounded by amazing mountain peaks, passing the Troll wall; an amazing, steep cliff, then across spectacular bridges to the mountain station of Dombas, where you change to the Dovre line for a journey to Oslo.
Spend 1 night in Oslo
The tour finishes in Oslo after breakfast on day 6
DEPARTURES, PRICES & BOOKING:
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Alternative trip: Geirangerfjord Highlights
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THIS TRIP INCLUDES:
4* hotels w. breakfast buffet
Clarion Collection Gabelshus (2 nights)
Clarion Hotel Royal Christiania (1 night)
Hotel Union, room with fjord view
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Dinner at the excellent Maki Fish restaurant, 5 courses (food only)
Buffet dinner at Hotel Union (food only)
Fjord cruise Alesund-Geiranger
Coach Geiranger-Andalsnes incl ferry
Rauma line Andalsnes-Dombas
4 hour city sightseeing in Oslo
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)