Summer Escorted Tour Norway: Land of the Fjords
Bergen, Norway’s fjords, Oslo
This 5 night, guaranteed departure, escorted tour to Norway and the fjords is ideal for those travelling alone or with friends. It is a slightly shorter version of our 7 night Norwegian guided coach tour which starts in Oslo. This version starts in Bergen, then moves into the picturesque fjord region. Travel is by luxury coach and the group is accompanied by an English speaking guide provided by Robinson Scandinavia, our travel partner for escorted tours in Scandinavia.
Price: €1595 pp sharing (plus flights)
Destinations: Bergen, fjord Norway, Oslo
Types: Escorted Tour Holiday, Short Break Holiday, Couples, Groups, Solo Travellers
Day 1: Arrive Bergen. Transfer to First Hotel Marin (if arriving on first day of tour only. Flight schedules/availability from Ireland may require you to travel the day before in which case an extra hotel night and airport transfers will be required and added to the price). Your tour manager will be present in the hotel lobby from 6.30-7.30pm. Dinner – own arrangements in Bergen.
Day 2: Bergen – Flåm – Balestrand [breakfast, dinner]. Coach to Voss where you board a train to Myrdal and experience the amazing Flåm Railway including a stop at the thunderous Kjosfossen waterfall. Then take a 2 hour cruise taking in the Naeroyfjord (the narrowest fjord in Europe, included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List) and the Aurlandsfjord, both branches of the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. After disembarking in Gudvangen continue to Vangsnes, for the short ferry crossing to the beautiful town of Balestrand. Dinner and overnight in a fjord view room at the Kviknes Hotel.
Day 3: Day free in Balestrand [breakfast, dinner] giving you the opportunity to enjoy the outstanding beauty and nature of the fjords.
Day 4: Balestrand – Geiranger [breakfast, lunch, dinner]. Depart from the hotel by ferry along the scenic northern side of Sognefjord to Sogndal. Continueby road to Fjærland passing under the Jostedal Glacier, the largest in Europe and a stop at the famous Briksdal Glacier. The journey up to the glacier will be made in open cars to give you the best views. After lunch join a ferry for a one hour cruise into the UNESCO World Heritage listed Geirangerfjord. During the cruise you will pass close by some magnificent waterfalls, such as the Bridal Veil and the Seven Sisters. Dinner and overnight at the Union Hotel.
Day 5: Geiranger – Oslo [breakfast, lunch, dinner]. Travel cross country from the fjords via Lillehammer to the capital city, Oslo. Dinner and overnight at Thon Hotel Opera.
Day 6: [breakfast]. Depart Oslo.
Additional information on printed version of itinerary.
Departures 2018: Thursdays in
June: 7, 14, 21 & 28
July: 5, 12, 19 & 26
August: 2, 9 & 16
Adult: €1595 pp sharing
Single Supplement: €280
- 5 nights B&B accommodation.
- 2 x lunches on days 4 & 5.
- 4 x dinners on days 2, 3, 4 & 5.
- Flåm Railway (Myrdal-Flåm) trip.
- Approx 2 hour cruise on the Aurlands and Nærøy fjords and 1 hour cruise on the Geiranger fjord.
- Excursion in open car to the Briksdal Glacier.
- All visits as described in itinerary.
- Luggage assistance at all hotels while with the group.
- English speaking tour guide throughout.
- Transportation by modern deluxe coach.
- Transfers from Bergen Flesland Airport & to Oslo Gardermoen Airport (not included if you add extra days before/after the tour).
International flights from Ireland from €295 pp including tax and one 20kg checked bag per person
Meals other than as stated
Travel insurance (required)
Additional nights in Norway before / after tour dates.
Prices correct at time of print (Oct 2017) E&OE.
Subject to availability and exchange rate at time of booking.
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Image credits: Gaby Bohle, Visit Norway, Hotel Union