Sognefjord Cruise & Balestrand Village

Beautiful Sognefjord by Sverre Hjornevik, Fjord Norway

Fjord Cruise package – 6 nights

Sognefjord Cruise & Balestrand Village is a relaxing trip, visiting the most beautiful destinations of Fjord Norway; picturesque Bergen and the tiny fjord village of Balestrand, beautifully located on the shores of the Sognefjord, with 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 Bergen followed by 2 nights in picturesque Balestrand. The trip finishes with a night in Oslo.

This tour is flexible and you may add extra nights and/or exciting activities to your trip.

Our trips are based on our goal of sustainable tourism, with eco-friendly travel that leaves as small an environmental footprint on nature as possible.

This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group)

Prices from NOK 11995 per person
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Day to day itinerary:

Oslo City Hall by Jonas Anhede, Visit Oslo

Oslo City Hall seen from the water

DAY 1 – First night in Oslo

Individual arrival and check in at a centrally located hotel. Oslo is beautifully located by the Oslofjord, surrounded by forested hills. In Oslo you can visit the Viking Ship Museum, the iconic Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Vigeland Sculpture Park.
Do not miss a stroll along the harbour front at Aker Brygge and Tjuvholmen.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)
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Optional:
Add City sightseeing or Fjord cruises in Oslo

Bergen Railway by Oivind Haug, NSB

Spectacular Bergen Line

DAY 2 – Train Oslo to Bergen

Late morning train from Oslo on the scenic Bergen Line. The Bergen Line takes you through beautiful scenery of the Hallingdal valley and across the Hardangervidda National Park.
View of the Hardangerjokulen glacier at Finse – the highest station with an altitude of 1222 m above sea level.
The line is some 500 km long.
Spend 2 nights in Bergen
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Read about Bergen

Bryggen in Bergen by Mindaugas A., Shutterstock, Hurtigruten

Beautiful Bergen

DAY 3 – Full day in Bergen

Spend a full day at leisure in Bergen –
see the UNESCO Bryggen wharf, the Funicular to Mount Floyen with a marvellous view of the town, the Fish Market, the Aquarium, picturesque areas with tiny wooden houses & narrow streets.
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Get close to waterfalls by Rodne Fjordcruise

Cruise to Mostraumen

Optional add-on:

3 hour fjord cruise from Bergen to Mostraumen
This spectacular tour from Bergen takes you up the 27-km long Osterfjord 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.

Cornelius by Cornelius Seafood Restaurant

Experience one of Norway's finest seafood restaurants

Optional add-on:

Dinner at Cornelius Seafood Restaurant
Just outside the city of Bergen, you will find Cornelius, one of Norway’s best seafood restaurants. It is situated right by the sea on a small island with spectacular views of the fjord, mountains, skerries, and passing boats and ships. Nothing beats the taste and texture of seafood that has just been caught from the cold and clear waters.

The add-ons with prices will appear during the tour booking process.

Sognefjord fjord cruise. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Cruise on Sognefjord

DAY 4 – Bergen to Balestrand

Sognefjord cruise & the coast: Morning express boat cruise along the scenic coast north of Bergen, passing through narrow straits, islands, summer houses and tiny villages. Then into the majestic Sognefjord, cruising on the fjord to the scenic fjord village of Balestrand.
Spend 2 nights in Balestrand, buffet dinner included

Kviknes Hotel in Balestrand by De Historiske Hoteller

On the shores of Sognefjord

DAY 5 – Full day in Balestrand

Enjoy the beautiful scenery, the fjord view, the mountains, a relaxing walk in this tiny village with a long and interesting history, the clean air and the tranquility.
Some sights in Balestrand: the tiny English church, the typical Swiss style wooden villas, the scenic cultural trail, the tiny aquarium, art galleries. Excellent, well marked trails.

Flam Railway to Myrdal by Sverre Hjornevik, Flam AS

Flam Railway

DAY 6 – Sognefjord – Flam – Oslo

Enjoy a fjord cruise to the inner parts of Sognefjord and the tiny fjord village of Flam. Disembark before a short walk from the pier to the tiny train station.
Board the famous Flam Railway, taking you through the scenic Flam Valley with rivers and waterfalls, to the mountain station of Myrdal.
Change to the main Bergen Line, with late evening arrival to Oslo. Individual arrival to your hotel, normally the same as per day 1.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in the tour price)

Cruise on UNESCO Geirangerfjord by Agurtxane Concellon, Hurtigruten

Experience UNESCO Geirangerfjord

Optional add-on:

UNESCO Geirangerfjord & Alesund
Extend your stay in Norway.
Add 3 extra nights to your trip and experience Alesund & UNESCO Geirangerfjord! The iconic Geirangerfjord is considered one of the most beautiful fjords in the world. Experience this natural wonder, waterfalls and spectacular landscapes on a day cruise from Alesund. You will also have the chance to explore the Art Nouveau town of Alesund on this optional trip.

The add-ons with prices will appear during the tour booking process.

Aurland by Sverre Hjørnevik, Fjord Norway

On the shores of Sognefjord

Cruise Fjord Norway by Jonny Akselsen, Fjord Norway

Cruise on Sogenfjord

THIS TRIP INCLUDES:

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

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

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What our customers say:

  • Thank you for assisting us with our trip to Norway. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Kirkenes and the Snow Hotel. The arrangements you made for us were perfect. The lodging was comfortable and the excursions were fun. Tom and I rarely use the services of a travel company when we travel; you enriched our trip and made the planning easy.

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  • We just recently completed the Tromso, Northern Lights & Arctic Coast tour. I am writing to say what an amazing tour we had. Everything ran smoothly without an issue, the accommodation was fantastic and the tours were brilliant. We cannot fault the package at all. I would also like to thank Franziska and Lene, they both were fantastic in answering all my questions promptly, whilst booking the tour. Thank you for a wonderful and memorable holiday!

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  • I wanted to thank everybody. We had a wonderful trip. Everything went well and fortunately we had the chance to see the lights while on the cruise. All my friends in Turkey would like to go on a similar trip. So I will be in touch with you. Thanks again and best wishes to all of you.

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