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Norwegian Treasures

Nidaros Cathedral, photo: C.H. | Norwegian Treasures Norway Highlights Tour Map | Scandinavian American World Tours

Oslo | Myrdal | Flåm | Gudvangen | Voss | Bergen

Daily Departures All Year

Including cruise to Geirangerfjord June 01 - August 31 sailings*
Including cruise to Hjorundfjord September 01 - October 31 sailings*

Explore the ancient streets of Viking Oslo, Hanseatic Bergen, and medieval Trondheim on this unique Norway Highlights Tour! Starting and ending in Oslo, you'll travel through the majestic fjords and then sail up the scenic Norwegian coastline to Trondheim—medieval capital of Norway—founded in 997 AD. Want more? Extend your stay in Oslo and embark on a culinary Food Tour of the city.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Oslo

Arrive into Oslo, the Norwegian Viking capital. Transfer on own to your four star hotel located close to the Central Station.

Remainder of day free to visit landmarks and attractions such as the City Hall, the Viking Ship Museum, the Vigeland Sculpture Park, and more.

Hotel Opera or similar

Day 02: Oslo - Norway in a Nutshell to Flåm

After an early breakfast, transfer on your own to the Central Station. You are now embarking on an expanded version of the famous Norway in a Nutshell tour starting with a 5-hour train ride towards Bergen via the beautiful Hallingdal Valley to Myrdal. In Myrdal you will change trains to the spectacular Flåm Mountain Railroad, descending for 13 miles from a height of 2600 ft. to sea level via 20 tunnels, scenic views, and waterfalls before reaching Flåm Village.

You will spend the night at one of two charming hotels, both located next to the rail station. Evening is at leisure before dinner at the hotel.

Fretheim Hotel or similar

Day 03: Flåm - Norway in a Nutshell to Bergen

Enjoy your buffet breakfast as you look out over the scenic Aurlandsfjord. Flåm is a small fjord village but offers many options for activities including hiking and kayaking. You can either depart in the morning or mid-afternoon, on a 2-hour fjord cruise along the Aurland Fjord and Nærøy Fjord to Gudvangen.

In Gudvangen you will connect to the scheduled bus to Voss. The bus travels for about 1.5 hours via Stalheim Canyon and several impressive waterfalls from May through September. The rest of the year the bus goes via a tunnel. Upon arrival in Voss you will connect to the Bergen train for a 1+ hour ride to the Bergen Station. In Bergen transfer on your own to your three star hotel close to the harbor.

Hotel Augustin or similar

Day 04: Bergen - Hurtigruten Cruise

Scandinavian buffet breakfast at hotel. The day is free to explore Bergen city and harbor including the fish market, Bergen Aquarium and Old Bergen Museum. Evening transfer on own to the Hurtigruten Cruise ship for a 2-night cruise to Trondheim. Overnight is onboard in a standard outside cabin with private bath.

Onboard

Day 05: Hurtigruten Cruise - Geirangerfjord/Hjorundfjord Cruise - Hurtigruten Cruise

Scandinavian breakfast buffet onboard ship. After short morning call in Ålesund, spend the day cruising into the spectacular Geirangerfjord (6/01-8/31 departures from Bergen) or Hjorundfjord (9/01-10/31 departures from Bergen) on the Hurtigruten Cruise ship. Optional shore excursions are available onboard.

In the afternoon your ship continues north along the coast calling on port cities of Ålesund, Molde, and Kristiansand. Relax in the lounge with your fellow passengers as the sun sets in the late evening. Overnight on ship in a standard outside cabin with private bath.

Onboard

Day 06: Hurtigruten Cruise - Trondheim

Morning arrival into Trondheim. Enjoy breakfast onboard before you disembark and transfer on own to a centrally located four star hotel for a one night stay. Trondheim was founded in the year 997 by King Olav Tryggvason and became Norway’s medieval capital and ecclesiastical center. Be sure to visit the Nidaros Cathedral and Episcopal Palace, both dating from the 12th century.

Clarion Collection Grand Olav Hotel or similar

Day 07: Trondheim to Oslo

Breakfast buffet at hotel followed by departure on morning or afternoon train to Oslo. The 7-hour scenic ride will take you over the Dovrefjell Mountains and National Park, through the Gulbrandsdals Valley via Lillehammer, site of the 1994 Winter Olympics, to Oslo.

Enjoy a night at a four star hotel located in the city center. Option for this last night can also be booked at Oslo Gardermoen Airport, as train stops at airport station en route. Let us know when booking if you would like to select this option.

Hotel Opera or similar

Day 08: Oslo Departure

After your final Scandinavian buffet breakfast, check out and transfer on own to Oslo train station or airport.

 

Additional Information

Price includes:

  • Five nights in 3 or 4* city center hotels including 5 breakfasts, 1 dinner in Flåm, vat tax & service charges
  • Norway in a Nutshell Tour Oslo to Bergen including required seat reservations
  • Hurtigruten Cruise Bergen to Trondheim in outside category “L” cabin or similar including daily Scandinavian breakfast buffet and port fees
  • Full day Geirangerfjord sailing on Hurtigruten Cruise in season (June 01 - August 31 from Bergen) or Hjorundfjord (September 01 - October 31 from Bergen)
  • Standard class train from Trondheim to Oslo including seat reservation

NOTE: Price does not include dinner and lunch on Hurtigruten ship (can only be purchased onboard); optional Hurtigruten land tours; transfers to and from hotel, piers and rail/bus stations; optional rail from Oslo to Bergen; optional rail upgrade to Komfort Class including PC jack, coffee/tea and a Norwegian paper (add $19 per person per train)

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2017 PRICES | DEPARTURES ON REQUEST

Departure Dates and Information
All departures are in USD. Departure is a land-only tour and does not include dinner/lunch on Hurtigruten Cruise ship (can only be purchased on board). Optional Hurtigruten land tours, transfers to/from hotel, piers, and rail/bus stations, extra bed on Hurtigruten ship, and additional nights in Oslo, Flåm, Bergen, Trondheim, or Lillehammer can be booked through us (call/email for a quote). 1 extra bed max is possible on Hurtigruten ship. Tour space is not guaranteed until booked and confirmed.

Train upgrade available! Upgrade to Komfort Class on the train, which includes PC jack, coffee/tea, and a Norwegian newspaper: $19 per person.

Shoulder season/third person in extra bed/special child discounts available! Rates are lower during the fall/winter/spring seasons, please call for more information. Third person/child (age 4-15) in extra bed: on request.

Land Only
Price

Single
Supplement

OSLO TO BERGEN
Daily Departures November 01 - May 31


On Request (shoulder season discount applies)


$1082

OSLO TO BERGEN + GEIRANGERFJORD
Daily Departures June 01 - August 31


$2582 p.p. double


$1082

OSLO TO BERGEN + HJORUNDFJORD
Daily Departures September 01 - October 31


$2582 p.p. double


$1082

Tour Information

Tour Type:Hurtigruten Cruise / Norway Fjords Tour / Hurtigruten Cruise / Independent Tour / Norway Highlights Tour
Price: from $2582
Duration:8 days
Cities Visited:Oslo - Myrdal - Flåm - Gudvangen - Voss - Bergen - Ålesund - Geirangerfjord - Molde - Kristiansund - Trondheim - Oslo
Departures: All Year Round

Tour Map

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