Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Oslo
Welcome to Oslo! On arrival make your own way to the hotel. The remainder of your day is at leisure to explore the Norwegian capital.

Stay at Clarion Collection Hotel Gabelshus (4 star)

DAY 2 Oslo - Flam - Balestrand
This morning board the train to the mountain station of Myrdal, where you will join the Flåm Railway, a masterpiece of engineering descending 865 metres to the fjord. Cruise along the picturesque Sognfjord to the fjord-side village of Balestrand. BD

Stay at Kviknes Hotel (4 star)

DAY 3 Balestrand
Enjoy an entire day free in breathtaking Balestrand on the Sognfjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. Soak up the grandeur, nature and spectacular scenery of this very special part of the world. BD

Stay at Kviknes Hotel (4 star)

DAY 4 Balestrand - Bergen
After breakfast, make your way to the pier to board the ferry to Bergen, the capital of the fjords. After arrival and check in at the hotel, the afternoon is yours to discover the highlights of this charming city. We recommend a visit to the popular Fish and Flower Market, Bryggen Harbour and the old Hanseatic Quarter. You may also like to take the funicular to Mt.Fløien, for the best views of the city and fjords. B

Stay at Hotel Bergen Børs (4 star)

DAY 5 Bergen - Lofthus
Travel by bus to Norheimsund, situated in the heart of Hardanger, if time permits you may wish to spend the afternoon in this interesting village on the north side of the Hardangerfjord. From here, board a ferry to Lofthus and upon arrival check in at the hotel with a fjord view room. BD

Stay at Hotel Ullensvang, Fjord View Room (4 star)

DAY 6 Lofthus
Enjoy a full day at leisure in this peaceful village located on the shores of Sørfjorden. We recommend you visit the church, dating back to 1250, with its fine stained-glass windows and surrounding cemetery from the middle ages. The church is a great spot from which to view the magnificent Folgefonna Glacier. Also worth a visit is Edvard Grieg's Composer Cabin in your hotel’s garden or take a wander in the fruit tree fields. The Ullensvang region is a known fruit farming area, and in spring thousands of fruit trees are breathtakingly white during blossom. BD

Stay at Hotel Ullensvang, Fjord View Room (4 star)

DAY 7 Lofthus - Rosendal
Travel by bus to romantic Rosendal, especially known for the Barony Rosendal, a historic estate and manor house located in the village. On arrival, check in to your fjordview room at your hotel, followed by an afternoon free for exploring. You may wish see the Kvinnherad Church or the Barony Rosendal for a walk through different periods, shaped by the various owners throughout its 250 year history. Also see the Rosendal Gardens with over 60 acres of landscaped parklands consisting of the 300 year old Renaissance garden with an abundance of roses and the Kitchen and Herb garden with herbs, flowers, vegetables, fruits and berries. B

Stay at Rosendal Fjordhotel AS, Fjord View Room (4 star)

DAY 8 Rosendal – Bergen
Depart this morning for your return journey to Bergen by ferry where you can enjoy one last spectacular trip along the scenic Hardangerfjord. B

Stay at Hotel Bergen Børs (4 star)

DAY 9 Bergen
Your tour concludes after breakfast and check out from your hotel. B

  • 4 star, central boutique hotel accommodation
  • 2nd class rail: Oslo – Myrdal
  • Flåm Railway (Flåmsbana): Myrdal – Flåm
  • Fjord ferry: Flåm – Balestrand, Balestrand – Bergen, Norheimsund – Eidfjord, Eidfjord – Lofthus, Rosendal – Bergen
  • Coach: Bergen – Norheimsund, Lofthus – Rosendal
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 3 dinners
  • Cruise along the picturesque Sognfjord
  • The fjord-side village of Balestrand
  • Bryggen Harbour and the old Hanseatic Quarter
  • Bergen, the capital of the fjords

Pricing

 
 
01 May 2020 - 30 Sep 2020
Intimate Norway 9 day Tailor-Made Tour
Twin/DoubleSingle
Prices per adult in Australian Dollars (AUD)
$3,385$3,390