Auroras and Fjords

Escorted, Northern Lights
From Oslo to Flam and Bergen “Norway in a Nutshell” journey, continue to Tromso for winter activities and Aurora hunting
11 Days
07, 21, 28 Feb; 13 Mar 2020
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From Oslo to Flam and Bergen via the “Norway in a Nutshell” journey, enjoy snow-covered Southern Norway. Sit back on the Flam and Bergen Railway and enjoy stunning panoramic views. Cruise on the spectacular Naeroyfjord. Your adventure continues to Tromso, high above the Arctic Circle, for winter activities and Northern Lights hunting. 

Day 1 Oslo Arrival
Welcome to The Kingdom of Norway. Shuttle bus transfer from airport to Oslo city centre, then make your own way to your hotel. Check in for 2 nights stay at Clarion the Hub Hotel or similar. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 2 Oslo
Day at leisure to enjoy sightseeing of the Norwegian capital on your own. Perhaps visit Frogner Park, the Viking Ship Museum, the Royal Palace, City Hall and Akershus Fortress. Walk along the streets and explore the city of the royal family, and the main Karl Johan’s street, with many shops, bars and cafes. Afternoon or evening welcome meeting at the hotel with your tour escort. Second overnight at Clarion the Hub Hotel or similar.

Day 3 Oslo – “Norway in a Nutshell” - Flam
Meet your tour escort after breakfast and walk to the train station, where you will board a train towards Myrdal, a mountain railway station and junction. Here you will board the famous Flamsbana - one of the steepest trainlines in the world. The train journey runs through fantastic nature, steep mountains, breath-taking waterfalls and tunnels between the mountain and the fjord. Flam arrival, short walk to the Flamsbrygga Hotel or similar and check in for 2 nights. Remainder of the day at leisure. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 4 Cruise on the Naeroyfjord
Today you will experience the narrow and spectacular Naeroyfjord in its full Winter glory by boat and bus. The fjord is surrounded by steep mountains with snow covered tops that stretch up to 1800 metres above sea level, waterfalls cascade down the mountains and picturesque villages dot the landscape. This area is featured on the UNESCO world heritage list and is considered one of the World's most beautiful fjord landscapes. Optional cruise upgrade: RIB boat safari on the Sognefjord (instead of Naeroyfjord Classic Boat Trip). Optional activity: excursion to the Stegastein Viewpoint. Dinner and second overnight at the Flamsbrygga Hotel or similar.

Day 5 Flam - Bergen
Morning at leisure, time for an optional Snowshoe Excursion. Afternoon departure by train to Bergen - the UNESCO World Heritage City. Check in for 2 nights stay at the Zander K Hotel or similar.

Day 6 Bergen Funicular and Fish Markets
This morning, enjoy your Bergen self-guided excursion package including a trip around the colourful fish handlers and fish tasting at the most famous market in Bergen. Pass Hanseatic Bryggen, with the church of Mary and the Hakon fortress. Ride on the spectacular Floibanen Funicular to the top of Mount Floyen, for a birds-eye view of the city. Second overnight at the Zander K Hotel or similar.

Day 7 Bergen - Tromso 
Transfer by shuttle bus from the bus station to Bergen airport for your flight to Tromso, the Arctic Capital. Shuttle bus transfer from Tromso airport to the Quality Saga Hotel or similar and check in for 4 nights stay. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 8 Tromso Aurora Husky Camp
Morning orientation tour of Tromso. Time for an optional activity, or enjoy the atmosphere of the city on your own. Evening transfer by bus to the Aurora Husky Camp. Sit around the fire for a light dinner and hope for the Northern Lights to appear, enjoy the entertaining stories about the Aurora, Northern Norway and meet with 300 Alaskan huskies. Return transfer to your hotel.

Day 9 Tromso Reindeer Sledding, Cable Car and Northern Lights Hunt
Morning Reindeer Sledding and Sami Culture excursion, including hotel bus transfers. Afternoon at leisure. Evening transfer to the Fjellheisen Cable car, which will take you to the mountain ledge Storsteinen, 421m above sea level. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic evening views of Tromso while keeping watch for the Aurora. Continue on a Northern Lights Hunt by bus before returning to your hotel.

Day 10 Tromso
Day at leisure for optional activities.

Day 11 Tromso - Oslo 
Shuttle bus transfer from hotel to Tromso airport. Flight from Tromso to Oslo. Arrangements end at Oslo airport.

Maximum group size: 40 persons

2020 departures: 07, 21, 28 February; 13 March  

Price includes: : 10 nights accommodation in centrally located hotels including breakfast; 2 dinners (Days 3, 4); Oslo shuttle bus transfer from airport to city centre (Day 1); trains and buses as per itinerary (Days 3-5, 8-9); Classic Boat Trip on the Sognefjord (Day 4); self-guided Bergen Funicular & Fish Tasting (Day 6); Bergen shuttle bus airport transfer (Day 7); flight Bergen-Tromso (Day 7), Tromso shuttle bus airport transfers (Day 7, Day 11); Aurora Husky Camp visit 4hrs (Day 8); Reindeer Sledding & Sami Culture 4-5hrs (Day 9); Cable Car and Northern Lights Hunt 3hrs (Day 9); 3 day winter clothing package including thermal suit, boots, mittens, hat (Days 8-10); flight Tromso-Oslo (Day 11); services of an English speaking tour escort (Day 2 – Day 11).

Price excludes:optional activities: excursion to the Stegastein Viewpoint 1.5hrs (Day 4); upgrade from Naeroyfjord Classic Boat Trip to RIB Boat Safari on the Sognefjord 2.5hrs (Day 4); Snowshoe excursion 2.5hrs (Day 5); Cross Country Beginner Ski Trip 3hrs (Day 8 or 10); Husky Sledding 4hrs (Day 8 or 10); Snowmobile Safari 7hrs (Day 8 or 10); luggage handling.


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Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 4282.00
Single AUD$ 5337.00

Price includes: : 10 nights accommodation in centrally located hotels including breakfast; 2 dinners (Days 3, 4); Oslo shuttle bus transfer from airport to city centre (Day 1); trains and buses as per itinerary (Days 3-5, 8-9); Classic Boat Trip on the Sognefjord (Day 4); self-guided Bergen Funicular & Fish Tasting (Day 6); Bergen shuttle bus airport transfer (Day 7); flight Bergen-Tromso (Day 7), Tromso shuttle bus airport transfers (Day 7, Day 11); Aurora Husky Camp visit 4hrs (Day 8); Reindeer Sledding & Sami Culture 4-5hrs (Day 9); Cable Car and Northern Lights Hunt 3hrs (Day 9); 3 day winter clothing package including thermal suit, boots, mittens, hat (Days 8-10); flight Tromso-Oslo (Day 11); services of an English speaking tour escort (Day 2 – Day 11).

Price excludes: optional activities: excursion to the Stegastein Viewpoint 1.5hrs (Day 4); upgrade from Naeroyfjord Classic Boat Trip to RIB Boat Safari on the Sognefjord 2.5hrs (Day 4); Snowshoe excursion 2.5hrs (Day 5); Cross Country Beginner Ski Trip 3hrs (Day 8 or 10); Husky Sledding 4hrs (Day 8 or 10); Snowmobile Safari 7hrs (Day 8 or 10); luggage handling.

Please note the price may vary according to your dates of travel