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Norwegian Fjords

Norwegian Fjords | Scandinavian American World Tours


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Oslo | Geilo | Bergen | Voss | Flåm | Oslo

Tours start in Oslo on Mondays

Departures May 22, June 26, July 10, 24, August 07, 14, 21 & September 04 2017

This nonstop, 5-day tour visits the Norwegian fjords—a region known for its ethereal beauty and the Sognefjord, the longest open fjord in the world—beginning and ending in Oslo! Please note that this tour, along with all our Essence tours, are more fast-paced than traditional escorted tours. This tour has been designed specifically to be a budget-friendly tour, and is intended to provide an overview of the Scandinavian region.


Day 01: Arrive Oslo

Today you’ll arrive in Oslo Airport, meet the English-speaking tour representative, and transfer together to your hotel for check in. You’ll receive a welcome letter from reception upon check in, which details where and when to meet with your tour leader.

Get acquainted with your tour leader and group, and receive additional information about the tour, during a short meeting. The rest of the day is at leisure.

First Hotel Millennium

NOTE: Escorted transfer is only available from Oslo Gardermoen Airport to your hotel on the official start date of the tour. Transfers are conducted by an English-speaking representative. Please note that optional private transfer options are listed below if you wish to add them to your booking.

Day 02: Oslo City Tour - Bygdoy Island - Vigeland Park - Gol - Geilo

Enjoy your first Scandinavian buffet breakfast early this morning before meeting up with a local guide at the hotel. Today you’ll board a private coach and enjoy a panoramic Oslo city tour, discovering the unique beauty of the Norwegian Viking capital. Situated on the beautiful Oslofjord, you’ll take in a refreshing view of Oslo at the Opera House before travelling to Bygdoy Island—home of the famous Scandinavian cultural exhibition, Vigeland Park.

Pass by the Royal Palace and Karl Johan, the main boulevard of Oslo, before the tour ends downtown. You’ll be able to further explore this vibrant city on your own for a period of time before we leave for the fjord region in the afternoon.

We leave Oslo in the afternoon and travel past Hønefoss and Nesbyen, enveloped in beautiful Norwegian countryside, to the striking Hallingdal Valley. Continue on to Gol and Geilo—a town famous for its ski resorts and ringed in beautiful mountains—and arrive at a hotel tucked away on the mountainside.

Dinner is at your hotel tonight.

Hotel Bardøla (155 miles)

Day 03: Geilo - Bergen City Tour - Bryggen Harbor - Voss

Buffet breakfast is at your hotel early this morning before you board a private coach that heads toward Brimnes, crossing the newly constructed Hardanger Bridge to reach Bruravik. We’ll continue by following the Hardangerfjord, passing Norheimsund and reaching Bergen in the late morning.

After we make a short visit and lunch stop at the famous Bergen fish market (lunch not included), we’ll embark on a 1.5-hour Bergen city tour, walking through the UNESCO World Heritage Site-listed Bryggen Harbor. We leave Bergen in the afternoon, tracing our way through mountains and idyllic countryside to our hotel at the foot of a mountain.

Arrive at the hotel in the evening and check in before you enjoy dinner.

Fleischers Hotel (241 miles)

Day 04: Voss - Flåm - Fjord Cruise (Optional) - Borgund Stave Church - Oslo

Breakfast is served buffet-style at the hotel early this morning. We’ll depart from the hotel and travel by private coach through charming Gudvangen to Flåm, site of the famous Flåm Railway. We’ll stop here and spend the next three hours in this historic fjordside town located next to the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest open fjord in the world. Here you’ll have the option of embarking on an optional Sognefjord ferry on the branches of the Aurlandsfjord and the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord: discover the mysterious beauty of the landscape and waters between Flåm and Gudvangen for two hours. Passengers who prefer to explore Flåm have approximately three hours of free time.

In the afternoon, we’ll depart Flåm through the 15-mile-long Lærdal tunnel and make a quick stop to admire the exterior of the Borgund Stave Church (est. 1100). Continue through Hemsdalen, Gol, and Hønefoss to reach Oslo in the evening.

Check in to your hotel, and enjoy your final evening in Norway.

First Hotel Millennium (233 miles)

Day 05: Departure Oslo

After your final buffet breakfast at the hotel, we’ll transfer you directly to Oslo Gardermoen Airport for your flight home.

NOTE: Escorted transfer is only available from your hotel to Oslo Airport on the official end date of the tour. Transfers are conducted by an English-speaking representative. Please note that optional private transfer options are listed below if you wish to add them to your booking.

Additional Information

Price includes:

  • 4 nights Oslo - Oslo
  • 4 nights’ accommodation, including daily buffet breakfasts and 2 dinners as per itinerary, at hotels mentioned in standard double/twin rooms with private facilities
  • Guided city tours in Oslo and Bergen, all visits, excursions, and entrances included as outlined. All listed sightseeing tours are conducted in a private coach and in English only
  • English-speaking tour escort days 01-04
  • Luggage assistance at all hotels, excluding day 01 and 05
  • All transfers as outlined

NOTE: Prices do not include beverages, extra items, and any services not listed in the program.

Optional services available for pre-booking: Arrival or departure transfers with private car/driver: Oslo arrival FROM: USD $112 per person based on 2 persons sharing.
Oslo departure FROM: USD $112 per person based on 2 persons sharing. Optional Nærøyfjord ferry excursion on day 4: USD 55 per person, must be pre-booked.

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2017 PRICES | GUARANTEED DEPARTURES       View Escorted Tour Specials

*Prices are per person sharing double/twin-bedded room. Tours start in Oslo on Mondays.

Departure Dates and Information
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Tour dates & availability per 8/9/2017. All departures are guaranteed and in USD. Departure is a land-only tour. Guests 7 years or older are welcome; children 7-18 years old must travel with an adult. Tour space is not guaranteed until booked and confirmed. All tours are guided in English.

Third person in extra bed/special child discount! Deduct $107 from posted per person double room rates. Extra bed discount only applies to third person 12 years or older. Child discount (7-12 years): $182.

Land Only



$1067 p.p. twin



$1067 p.p. twin


10, 24

$1067 p.p. twin


07, 14, 21

$1067 p.p. twin



$1067 p.p. twin


Tour Information

Tour Type:Escorted Tour
Price: from $1067
Duration:5 days
Cities Visited:Oslo - Geilo - Bergen - Voss - Flåm - Oslo
Departures: May - June - July - August - September

Tour Map

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