Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 BERGEN
Arrive in Bergen, the gateway to the fjords, with an optional transfer to your hotel. Tonight join your fellow travellers and Tour Director at a welcome meeting. Afterwards, why not take an evening journey on the funicular railway known as Fløibanen to the top of the nearby mountains for some stunning views (supplement applies).

Stay at Scandic Neptun (3 star)


DAY 2BERGEN - HARDANGERFJORD - NORHEIMSUND
Enjoy a morning tour of Bergen, including the popular fish market, and the historical part of Bergen known as Bryggen. Depart Bergen and head into the beautiful Hardangerfjord, the orchard of Norway. Overnight in Norheimsund located on the northern side of the Hardangerfjord. (B, D)

Stay at Thon Hotel Sandven (3 star)

DAY 3 NORHEIMSUND - FLAM - BALESTRAND

Continue today via Voss to Stalheimen, situated on the very top of the Nærøydalen Canyon with a panoramic view over the valley. Drive via the panoramic route to the idyllic village of Flåm, from where you enjoy a fjord cruise to Gudvangen. Continue in your coach to Vangsnes, crossing the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord in Norway and arriving in Balestrand for check-in and dinner. (B, D)

Stay at Kviknes Hotel (4 star)

DAY 4 BALESTRAND / NIGARDSBREEN GLACIER / BALESTRAND

Travel by ferry across the Fjærlandfjord, before reaching Jostedal and the Breheimsenteret Glacier Centre located by the Jostedal Glacier. The Jostedal Glacier is, the largest glacier on the European mainland. The whole glacier, and also some of the nearby valleys, is protected as a National Park. In front of the glacier there’s a small lake, which can be crossed on-board the passenger boat, or walk of approx. 30-40 minutes from the car park to the glacier and edge of the Glacier. Unlike other Glacier’s, here you can get right up close. Lunch and entrance are also included at the Breheimsenteret Glacier Centre. (B, L, D)

DAY 5 BALESTRAND - FLAM - OSLO
Mid morning journey across the Sognefjord again, this time to Flåm, before boarding one of the most beautiful rail journeys in the world, the Flåm Railway. A spectacular train journey that offers a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape. The Flåm Railway is one of the steepest train lines in the world on normal tracks, where almost 80% of the journey has a gradient of 5.5%. On arrival to the mountain station of Myrdal, you change trains and travel on the Bergen Line to the Norwegian capital, Oslo. (B)

Stay at Scandic St. Olav Plass (3 star)


DAY 6 OSLO

Enjoy a 3 hour city tour of Oslo including the Vigeland Park with its 200 sculptures, a visit to Holmenkollen ski jump for a fantastic view over the city, and a walk on the Opera house (no entrances). Afternoon is at leisure to further explore Oslo and why not take one of the local ferries to the Bygdøy peninsula and visit one of the many popular museums.(B)


DAY 7 OSLO
Your Unique Fjords & Glaciers tour concludes after breakfast with an optional departure transfer. (B)

  • 3 and 4 star hotel accommodation
  • English-speaking Tour Manager throughout
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Ferry crossings: Flåm-Gudvangen, Balestrand-Jostedal-Balestrand, Balestrand-Flåm
  • 6 Breakfasts
  • 1 Lunch
  • 3 Dinners
  • Guided tours of: Bergen, and Oslo
  • Beautiful Hardangerfjord, the orchard of Norway
  • Nærøydalen Canyon’s panoramic view
  • Experience the Flåm Railway
  • Vigeland Park with its 200 sculptures

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