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Sognefjord cruise & Balestrand village, Oslo to Bergen

Aurlandsfjord by by Robin Strand, Bergen Tourist Board/ Visit Bergen

Fjord Cruise package – 4 nights

Sognefjord cruise & Balestrand village is a relaxing trip with Fjord cruises on the Sognefjord & the beautiful Aurlandsfjord branch, Flam Railway & Bergen rail line.
Starting with a night in Oslo, then 2 nights in the beautiful Balestrand fjord village & 1 night in picturesque Bergen.
This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group)

Prices from NOK 8555 per person
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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 and check in at a centrally located hotel.
Oslo is beautifully located by the Oslo fjord, surrounded by forested hills. In Oslo you can visit the Viking ship museum, the Holmenkollen Ski jump, the Vigeland sculpture park.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price).
Read more about Oslo

Optional: Add city sightseeing or Fjord cruises in Oslo


Bergensbanen by Øivind Haug, NSB

Bergen Railway

DAY 2 – Bergen line
Morning departure by the Bergen line, taking you through the scenic Hallingdal valley and across the spectacular Hardangervidda mountain plateau to the mountain station of Myrdal. It is the highest mainline railway line in Northern Europe, crossing the Hardangervidda  at 1300 meters above sea level. The line is some 500 kilometers long, and Finse is the highest station with an altitude of 1222 meters above sea level.
Read about the Bergen line


Aurlandsfjord by M. Dickson,Foap,Visit Norway

Cruise on Aurlandsfjord

Flam Railway & Fjord cruise
At the tiny Myrdal station you change to the famous Flam Railway for an unforgettable descend from mountain to fjord through the Flam valley, with mountain peaks, cascading waterfalls, tiny farms and the beautiful river. In Flam village you board an express boat for a fjord cruise on the spectacular  Sognefjord. Disembark in the beautifully located Balestrand village. Spend 2 nights in Balestrand at the historic Kviknes Hotel, in room w. fjord view. Buffet dinner included.
Read about the Flam Railway
Read about the Sognefjord


Summer at Kviknes Hotel by Kviknes Hotel

Summer day at Balestrand

DAY 3 – Full day in Balestrand
Balestrand is surrounded by mountain peaks, with beautiful views of the Sognefjord & the Fjaerlandfjord branch.

The village is home to a selection of authentic, wooden Swiss style villas & the wooden, historic Kvikne’s hotel & art galleries.
You can follow the interesting, well marked cultural trail or one of the marked mountain hiking trails for an active day.


Bergen Norway photo; the UNESCO Bryggen wharf. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Bergen UNESCO Bryggen waterfront

DAY 4 – Cruise to Bergen
Board the express boat for a 4 hour cruise to Bergen through the outer parts of the Sognefjord and along the coast, with islands, local fjords, tiny settlements & summer houses, passing through narrow straits. The boat takes you to the very heart of Bergen, close to the fish market.
Spend 1 night in Bergen (included in the tour price).
Read about Bergen


Cruise to Mostraumen by Rodne Fjordcruise www.rodne.no

Spectacular Mostraumen Strait

Optional add-on:
3 hour fjord cruise to Mostraumen & additional night in Bergen
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


Bergen by Sverre Hjørnevik, Visit Bergen

View of Bergen

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THIS TRIP INCLUDES:

Flam Railway by Sverre Hjornevik, Flam AS

Accommodation
4* hotels w. breakfast buffet (+dinner in Balestrand)
in Oslo, Balestrand & Bergen

Transport
Sognefjord in a Nutshell combination trip:
Train Oslo-Myrdal
Flam Railway
Express boat Flam-Balestrand
Express boat Balestrand-Bergen

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)


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