Sognefjord cruise & Balestrand village
Fjord Cruise package – 6 nights
Sognefjord cruise & Balestrand village is a relaxing trip with 2 nights in the beautifully located Balestrand fjord village, Fjord cruises on the majestic Sognefjord & the spectacular Aurlandsfjord branch, the famous Flam Railway & the scenic Bergen rail line.
You will start with a night in Oslo, then 2 nights in Balestrand followed by 2 nights in picturesque Bergen. The trip finishes with a night in Oslo.
This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group)
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
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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.
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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 you board an express boat for a fjord cruise on the Aurlandsfjord branch & the main Sognefjord. Disembark in the beautifully located Balestrand village. Spend 2 nights at the historic Kviknes Hotel in Balestrand in room w. fjord view, buffet dinner included.
Read about the Flam Railway
Read about the Sognefjord
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 Kviknes hotel & art galleries. You can follow the interesting, well marked cultural trail or one of the marked mountain hiking trails for an active day.
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 2 nights in Bergen
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DAY 5 – Full day in Bergen
Spend a full day at leisure in Bergen –
see the UNESCO Bryggen wharf, the Funicular to mount Floyen with a marvelous view of the town, the Fish market, the Aquarium, picturesque areas with tiny wooden houses & narrow streets
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DAY 6 – Train to Oslo
A relaxing day by the Bergen line to Oslo. Check in at a centrally located hotel, normally the same hotel as the first night.
Spend 1 night in Oslo
The tour finishes after breakfast on day 7
THIS TRIP INCLUDES:
4* hotels w. breakfast buffet (+dinner in Balestrand)
in Oslo, Balestrand & Bergen
Sognefjord in a Nutshell combination trip:
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)