Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Oslo
Welcome to Oslo! On arrival make your way to your hotel followed by the remainder of your day free to explore the Norwegian capital.
Stay at Comfort Hotel Borsparken (3 star) or Clarion hotel Oslo (4 star) or similar

DAY 2 Oslo - Flam
Early departure from Oslo Railway Station to depart on one of the most scenic trips in Europe. Travel to the mountain station of Myrdal where you will jump aboard the historic Flam Railway, a 20 kilometre long train journey down to Flam deep in the fjord. On the journey you have views of some of the most magnificent mountain scenery in Norway with an ever-changing panorama of tall mountains and thundering waterfalls. Along the Flam railway the train moves slowly or stops at the best views. On arrival in the idyllic fjord side village of Flam make the short walk to your hotel for check-in.

Stay at Flamsbrygga Hotel (3 star) or Fretheim Hotel (4 star)
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 3 Flam - Balestrand
Spend the morning at leisure, perhaps exploring the village or further afield we recommend the tour to Stegastein Viewpoint - a spectacular viewing platform, 650 metres above Aurlandsfjord, or a Fjord Safari aboard an RIB boat where you will discover the fjords villages and waterfalls.

Mid afternoon board your ferry from Flam to Balestrand. Cruise for one and a half hours through the spectacular fjord land scenery of the Auerlandfjord and the Sognefjord. On arrival at the historic village of Balestrand walk the short distance from the pier to your hotel which is superbly located on the banks of the fjord and surrounded by mountains.

The balance of your day can be spent exploring Balestrand on foot, you will discover the charming village houses, the unique Church of St. Olaf and the Viking Barrows, where according to legend, King Bele was buried.

Stay at Kviknes Hotel, countryside view room (4 star) or Kviknes Hotel, fjord view room (4 star)
Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 4 Balestrand - Bergen

Depending on your preference, you can depart for Bergen early morning or late afternoon. Spending the day in Balestrand, situated in one of the oldest fruit growing regions in Norway, affords you the time to explore further the beautiful laneways covered in blossoming fruit trees. We recommend an optional cider tasting experience including lunch to learn about Norwegian cider traditions.

Make your way to the pier for the four hour express ferry along the Sognefjord and west coast of Norway to Bergen, the beautiful capital of the fjords.

Meals included: Breakfast
Stay at Hotel Zander K (3 star) or Hotel Bergen Bors (4 star) or similar

DAY 5 Bergen
Your tour concludes this morning after breakfast and check out from your hotel. If you have time in Bergen before your departure 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.Floyen, for the best views of the city and fjords.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • 3 or 4 star hotel accommodation
  • 2nd class rail: Oslo – Myrdal
  • Flam Railway (Flamsbana): Myrdal – Flam
  • Ferry Tickets: Flam – Balestrand, Balestrand – Bergen
  • Porter Service: Oslo-Bergen (1 piece of luggage per person)
  • 4 breakfasts

Visit

  • Oslo
  • Flam
  • Balestrand
  • Cruise the Sognefjord
  • Cruise the Aurlandsfjord
  • Bergen

Pricing

 
 
18 Apr 2024 - 30 Apr 2024
01 May 2024 - 14 May 2024
15 May 2024 - 27 Sep 2024
28 Sep 2024 - 29 Oct 2024
The King of the Fjords - 3 starThe King of the Fjords - 4 star
Twin/DoubleSingleTwin/DoubleSingle
Prices per adult in Australian Dollars (AUD)
$1,510$1,990$1,810$2,390
$1,610$2,170$1,910$2,570
$1,690$2,330$1,990$2,730
$1,510$1,990$1,810$2,390

The above prices are valid for starting your trip in either Oslo or Bergen.