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The Grand Tour of the Fjords

Aurlandsfjord by by Robin Strand, Bergen Tourist Board/ Visit BergenFjord cruise package – 8 nights

The Grand tour of the Fjords is an extensive Fjord cruise package, with wonderful Fjord cruises on  the Sognefjord, the Hardangerfjord & the Unesco Geirangerfjord, 2 nights Hurtigruten cruise, spectacular rail trips, mountain roads & spectacular waterfalls, Oslo, Balestrand fjord village, Bergen & Trondheim.
Enjoy the Bergen line, Flam Railway
& Dovre line, a trip to the Maabodal canyon with the spectacular Voringfoss waterfall & an exciting excursion across the Eagle’s road & the breathtaking Trollstigen hairpin road

Prices from NOK 20995 per adult
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This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group).

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If you preferred date is not available we can highly recommend one of these similar trips:
Norwegian Fjords & Western Coast
Geirangerfjord, Atlantic Ocean Road & Norway in a Nutshell


DAY TO DAY ITINERARY:


Parliament building, Oslo Norway. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Oslo Parliament building

DAY 1 – First night in Oslo
Individual arrival to Oslo and check in at a centrally located hotel.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price).
Read about Oslo

Optional:
You can add nights in Oslo during the tour booking process
Add city sightseeing or Fjord cruises in Oslo


Bergen Railway by Oivind Haug, NSB

DAY 2 – Oslo to Balestrand
Bergen line: Morning departure by the spectacular Bergen line, taking you through the scenic Hallingdal valley & across the beautiful Hardangervidda mountain plateau to the mountain station of Myrdal, where you change to

Flam Railway: Enjoy this 1 hour journey from mountain to fjord through the most spectacular scenery, with mountain peaks, waterfalls, tiny farms & a beautiful river.
Read about the Flam Railway

Aurlandsfjord by M. Dickson, Foap, Fjord NorwaySognefjord cruise: Disembark in the village of Flam, where you board the express boat for the fjord cruise to the beautifully located Balestrand fjord village – you will experience the entire Sognefjord, starting with the Aurlandsfjord branch, continuing on the main fjord, with calls at tiny fjord villages en route.

Disembark in Balestrand village and check in at the beautifully located Kviknes hotel
Spend 1 night in Balestrand


Beautiful Sognefjord by Sverre Hjørnevik, Fjord Norway

Beautiful Sognefjord

Day 3 – Balestrand to Bergen
Continue the cruise on the impressive Sognefjord. At the mouth of the fjord the boat continues along the beautiful coast, through a maze of islands and local fjords, taking you to the very heart of Bergen.
Spend 2 nights in Bergen
Read about the Sognefjord
Read about Bergen


Hardangerfjod by Sverre Hjørnevik, Fjord Norway

Summer on Hardangerfjord

DAY 4 – Hardangerfjord day excursion
Early morning departure by coach through beautiful local fjord & mountain scenery, passing the spectacular Steinsdalsfossen waterfall just before Norheimsund, where you change to the connecting express boat for a

Scenic Fjord cruise on the beautiful Hardangerfjord, disembarking in the tiny village of Eidfjord
Read about the Hardangerfjord


Voringfoss waterfall and Maabodal canyon. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Voringfoss Waterfall & Maabodal Canyon

Maabodal canyon & Voringfoss waterfall
In Eidfjord village a connecting coach takes you through the breathtaking Maabodal canyon to the edge of the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, with dramatic views of the impressive Voringfoss waterfall – among Norway’s most famous natural features, with a free-falling drop of approximately 180 meters. Return to Eidfjord and continue by fjord cruise to the beautifully located Ulvik fjord village, where you disembark. Then by coach to Voss train station, where you join the Bergen line for your return journey to Bergen railway station


Bergen at sunset by Willy Haraldsen, Visit Bergen

Bergen at sunset

DAY 5 – Evening Cruise departure
Spend the day at leisure in Bergen – see the Fish Market, the old UNESCO Bryggen wharf, take the Funicular to the top of mount Floyen, before the cruise departure at 8PM.
Spend 2 nights on board one of the authentic Hurtigruten ships from Bergen to Trondheim
The authentic Hurtigruten
General information & facilities on board


Cruise to Mostraumen by Rodne Fjordcruise www.rodne.no

Cruise to Mostraumen

Optional add-on:
3 hour fjord cruise from Bergen to Mostraumen
This spectacular tour from Bergen takes you up the 27-kilometer long Osterfjorden in Hordaland province.  Underway, the fjord narrows between the steep mountains as you are brought safely through the strong currents of the shallow and narrow Mostraumen strait.
The add-ons with prices will appear during the tour booking process.


Geirangerfjord by Per Ottar Walderhaug, Fjord Norway

Amazing Geirangerfjord

DAY 6 – Geirangerfjord cruise*
The ship arrives to the coastal town of Alesund in the morning, then it continues for a fjord cruise on the main Storfjord before it turns in to the beautiful UNESCO Geirangerfjord, with waterfalls and steep mountain sides. Arrival to the tiny fjord village of Geiranger after lunch. Disembark in tender boats to join the land excursion.

*In September the ship sails in to the dramatic, unknown Hjorundfjord instead of the Geirangerfjord.
Read about the Geirangerfjord


Trollstigen by Mattias Fredriksson, Fjord Norway

Trollstigen excursion*

Eagle’s road: In Geiranger you will join the land excursion coach, taking you from the fjord and sea level via hairpin bends to the Eagles road, with a marvelous view of the Geirangerfjord below. Across the mountain and down to the fjord, with a short ferry crossing before the coach starts the trip across the next mountain.

Trollstigen hairpin road: Enjoy a breathtaking view & a dramatic descend via the spectacular The Trollstigen Road by Fred Jonny Hammerø, Møre og Romsdal FylkeTrollstigen hairpin road through the most spectacular scenery to Andalsnes fjord village, then along local fjord areas to the town of Molde, where you rejoin the ship.
Read about the Trollstigen excursion

*In September there will be an amazing land excursion in the Hjorundfjord instead of the Eagle’s road & Trollstigen road.
Read about the Hjorundfjord excursion – A taste of Norway


Trondheim by Knut Aage Dahl/Visitnorway.com

Colorful houses in Trondheim

DAY 7 – Historic Trondheim
Disembark after breakfast, with a short taxi drive to a centrally located hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure in this picturesque town, with Norway’s only cathedral; Nidarosdomen, several authentic areas with tiny, wooden houses and a selection of large historic wooden buildings.
Spend 1 night in Trondheim
Read about Trondheim
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Dovre Line by NSB

Experience the Dovre Railway

DAY 8 – Dovre line to Oslo
Morning departure from Trondheim. Enjoy the beautiful train journey across the Dovrefjell mountain plateau and through the scenic Gudbrandsdal valley to Oslo. Check in to a centrally located hotel as per day 1.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price).

Optional:
You can add nights in Oslo during the tour booking process


Aurlandsfjord by M. Dickson,Foap, Visit Norway

Amazing Aurlandsfjord

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THIS TRIP INCLUDES:

Hardanger by CH, Visit NorwayAccommodation
4* hotels w. breakfast buffet (+dinner in Balestrand)
in Oslo, Balestrand, Bergen, Trondheim

Hurtigruten cruise
2 nights in standard, outside cabin w. separate beds and private shower/toilet. Breakfast on board. Dinner included in the Geiranger-Molde excursion

Transport
Flåmsbana by Sverre Hjornevik, Flåm AS
Train Oslo-Myrdal
Flam Railway
Express boat Flam-Balestrand-Bergen
Cruise Bergen-Trondheim, 2 nights
Train Trondheim-Oslo

Sightseeing/excursions
Hardangerfjord day excursion
Maabodal Canyon & Voringfoss Waterfall
Geiranger-Trollstigen-Molde excursion
Nidaros Cathedreal by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norwayor Hjorundfjord excursion*

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*The included shore excursion depends on sufficient number of participants on the day of the excursion departure


Contact us regarding this tour:
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