Fjord Luxury

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Oslo, Geiranger, Loen, Bergen + Norway in a Nutshell
8 days
Jun - Aug
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Stay at charming & renowned hotels of character & distinction whilst exploring the best of the Norwegian fjords & experiencing the thrill of the spectacular “Norway in a Nutshell” train journey.

Day 1 Oslo
Upon arrival, make your own way to the hotel. Remainder of the day free to explore – see the Viking Ships, the Fram polar ship, Munch Museum and the historic wharf area, now bustling with cafes, bars and shops. Overnight at the Hotel Continental or similar.

Day 2 Oslo - Dombas - Andalsnes - Geiranger
Train from Oslo to Dombås, then change for Andalsnes, before joining the bus along the ‘Golden Route’ to Geiranger – a stretch of road with spectacular mountain roads that are engineering marvels, with picturesque and charming villages and strikingly beautiful landscapes. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Union, Geiranger.  

Day 3 Geiranger - Hellesylt - Stryn - Loen
Morning free to relax before midday ferry cruise on the lovely Geirangerfjord to Hellesylt, then board the bus for Stryn and Loen. On the inner Nordfjord, Loen has some of the most magnificent landscapes in Europe. Upon your arrival into Loen, walk to your hotel.  Dinner and 2 nights at the lakeside Alexandra Hotel, Loen where you will enjoy the gastronomic delights of this area. 

Day 4 Loen: Briksdal Glacier Excursion
Today take a bus to Briksdalen where you will board the famous quaint ‘Trollcar’ for a tour of the glacier, a powerful sight stretching 1200m down to the lush, narrow valley. An optional Safari Boat excursion on the lake in front of the glacier is offered, before returning to the hotel. 2nd night at Alexandra Hotel, Loen.

Day 5 Loen - Skei - Sogndal - Flam
Board the bus via Skei for scenic Sogndal, and on to the delightful small fjord village of Flåm. Dinner and overnight at Flamsbrygga Hotel or similar in the heart of the village. 

Day 6 Flam - Myrdal - Voss - Lofthus: "Norway in a Nutshell"
Today enjoy the marvellous “Norway in a Nutshell” train journey. Travel on the famous Flåmsbanen train to Myrdal, traversing steep mountain passes as you climb past spectacular scenery and waterfalls. Change and continue to Voss, upon arrival take the bus to Lofthus. Dinner and overnight at Ullensvang Hotel, an atmospheric hotel located right on the shores of the fjord and established in 1846. 

Day 7 Lofthus - Norheimsund - Bergen
Morning at leisure in the beautiful Hardanger area. Perhaps enjoy a hiking tour or visit a cider farm, before taking the afternoon boat along Hardangerfjord to Norheimsund, then onto the Bergen bound bus. Upon your arrival into Bergen make your own way to the hotel.  Overnight at Clarion Collection Havnekontoret or similar.  

Day 8 Bergen
Arrangements end after breakfast. 

Departures: daily mid June to mid August

Includes: 7 nights accommodation with breakfast daily, 5 dinners (Days 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6), transportation as detailed in the itinerary.

This tour can be extended with additonal nights in any place - please enquire.

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Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 3463.00
Single AUD$ 4619.00