A taste of Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord
Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord Fjord cruise package
The 7 nights “A taste of Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord” is an amazing, extensive round trip from Oslo, with the most spectacular highlights of Fjord Norway.
Enjoy Fjord cruises on the Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord, the dramatic Maabodal canyon & the spectacular Voringfoss waterfall, the Flam Railway & Bergen line, tiny fjord villages, Oslo & Bergen.
This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group)
DAY 1 – First night in Oslo
Individual arrival to Oslo and check in at the centrally located, classic Hotel Bristol or similar.
Spend 1 night in Oslo
Read about Oslo – Norway’s capital
See pictures from Oslo
DAY 2 – Oslo to Balestrand
Bergen line: morning departure by the scenic Bergen mountain train line through the scenic Hallingdal valley and across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau to the tiny Myrdal station.
Read about the Bergen line
Flam Railway: disembark at Myrdal station, walk across the platform and board the famous Flam Railway; an unforgettable descend from mountain to fjord through the spectacular Flam valley, with mountain peaks, the beautiful Flam river, cascading waterfalls, a spectacular bridge & tiny farms.
Read about the Flam Railway
Fjord cruise: in Flam you board an express boat for a fjord cruise on the Aurlandsfjord branch & the main Sognefjord to the beautifully located Balestrand village. Overnight at the Kvikne’s hotel. Room with fjord view & Buffet dinner included.
Spend 1 night in Balestrand
Read about the Sognefjord
Read about the Norwegian Fjords & how they occured
See more pictures from the Norwegian fjords
DAY 3 – Cruise to Bergen
A 4 hour cruise to the mouth of the Sognefjord, then along the scenic coast with islands & local fjords, narrow straits & tiny settlements. The boat takes you to the very heart of Bergen, close to the fish market. Check in at a centrally located hotel.
Spend 2 nights in Bergen
Read about Bergen
DAY 4 – Full day in Bergen
Spend the 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
Optional: add a 3 hour fjord cruise from Bergen to Mostraumen
See more pictures from Bergen
DAY 5 – Hardangerfjord
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.
A scenic Fjord cruise to the beautifully located Hotel Ullensvang in Lofthus village. Room with fjord view & Buffet dinner included
Spend 1 night in Lofthus
Read about the Hardangerfjord
DAY 6 – Lofthus to Geilo
Starting with fjord cruise to the tiny Eidfjord village in the inner part of the Hardangerfjord.
Maabodal canyon: 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
Voringfoss waterfall is among Norway’s most famous natural features, with a free-falling drop of approximately 180 meters.
The coach takes you back to Eidfjord where you continue by fjord cruise to the beautifully located Ulvik fjord village, where you disembark.
Then by coach to the Voss train station, where you join the Bergen line for a journey to the mountain station of Geilo, where you check in at the close by, historic Dr Holm’s hotel, just in time for dinner (included).
Spend 1 night at Geilo
DAY 7 – Train to Oslo
A relaxing morning before you board the train for a 3 hour trip to Oslo. Check in at the same hotel as per day 1.
Spend 1 night in Oslo
The trip finishes after breakfast on day 8
Choose a start date, rooms & number of persons, whereupon the prices will appear in the tour summary box.
This is an individual/unescorted trip
THIS TRIP INCLUDES:
Hotels w. breakfast buffet
Hotel Bristol or similar
Kvikne’s hotel, main wing, room w. fjord view + buffet dinner
Rica Ornen Hotel or similar
Hotel Ullensvang, room w. fjord view + buffet dinner
Dr Holm’s Hotel + dinner
Read about hotel classification in Norway
Express steamer Flam-Balestrand
Express boat Balestrand-Bergen
Express boat Norheimsund-Lofthus
Express boat Lofthus-Eidfjord-Ulvik
Excursion by coach to Maabodal valley
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)