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Scenic Norway | Scandinavian American World Tours

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Oslo | Ulvik | Bergen | Balestrand | Geiranger | Oslo

7 nights from $2681
English Language Tours start in Oslo on Tuesdays
Weekly departures June 05 - August 14, 2018

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Oslo

Transfer provided from Oslo Gardermoen Airport to hotel in connection with your flight arrival.

Dinner and accommodation tonight at a centrally located four star hotel close to Karl Johan Boulevard and the Central Station. Your tour escort will meet you in the hotel lobby.

Thon Hotel Opera

NOTE: Optional extra nights on own can be booked with us!

Day 02: Oslo - Ulvik

After breakfast you will visit the famous Viking Ship Museum. Afterwards depart from Oslo, driving past the beautiful Tyrifjord and along the picturesque Halling Valley to the tourist resort town of Geilo. Buffet lunch at Bardøla Mountain Hotel.

After lunch cross the scenic Hardanger Mountain Plateau to Fossli, stopping to view the mighty Vøringsfoss Waterfall with a vertical drop of 180 m., the highest in Norway. Continue to Hardangerfjord and the picturesque village of Ulvik. Dinner and accommodation at an ideally located hotel on the banks of the fjord.

Brakanes Hotel

Day 03: Ulvik - Bergen

After buffet breakfast, start of scenic tour along the beautiful Hardangerfjord, famous for its many fruit orchards, arriving in Bergen around midday—the old Hanseatic capital of Western Norway and 'Gateway to the Fjords'.

Lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon 2-hour tour of Bergen, including a visit to the popular Fish and Flower Market, the famous Bryggen Harbor with its gabled packhouses, and the old Hanseatic Quarter. You will also ride on the funicular to Mt. Fløien for panoramic views of the city and fjords way below. Accommodation at a four star hotel located in the city center by Bryggen Harbor. Dinner is on own tonight.

First Hotel Marin

Day 04: Bergen - Flåm - Balestrand

After a delicious buffet breakfast, departure from Bergen via Dale to the town of Voss. Board the train in Voss for a ride on the beautiful Bergen Railway to the mountain station of Myrdal. From Myrdal ride on the amazing Flåm Railway, a masterpiece of engineering descending 2.838 feet in less than one hour. The descent to Flåm offers opportunities for photos of waterfalls and spectacular scenery.

After a short rest in Flåm you will start of a 2 hours cruise along the narrow Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord, both branches of the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest open fjord in the world. From the sun deck or the comfortable lounge, you can enjoy the spectacular scenery of cascading waterfalls, sheer mountain cliffs, snow-clad peaks, and a variety of wildlife.

After disembarking in the village of Gudvangen you will be continuing across the Vika Mountains to Vangsnes for the short ferry crossing to Balestrand and your four star hotel on the banks of the Sognefjord. Dinner and accommodations (fjord view room) is at your hotel.

Kviknes Hotel

Day 05: Balestrand - A Day in the Fjords

Day free in Balestrand, providing you the opportunity to spend a whole day relaxing and enjoying the beauty and nature of the fjords. The day starts with a traditional Norwegian buffet breakfast in the hotel's elegant dining room.

You may want to spend the morning relaxing on the hotel's terrace and enjoying the spectacular views. We can also recommend a visit to the local aquarium and art gallery, or you may prefer to rent a bike or row boat from the hotel, or even go hiking to the nearest mountains. A walking tour of the village of Balestrand with its historic buildings can also be arranged. Dinner is at your hotel tonight.

Kviknes Hotel

Day 06: Balestrand - Geiranger

After breakfast departure from your hotel by ferry from Dragsvik to Hella, followed by a scenic drive along the northern side of the Sognefjord to Sogndal. The tour continues by road to Fjaerland, passing under the Jostedal Glacier, the largest in Europe, to the village of Skei.

Descend to the beautiful Nord Fjord, making a detour at Olden to visit the world-famous Briksdal Glacier. The journey up to the glacier will be made in open cars to give you the best of views. Afterwards a typical Norwegian lunch will be served in sight of the glacier.

During the afternoon the tour continues via Loen and Stryn to the picturesque village of Hellesylt. From here you board the ferry for the 1-hour cruise along the spectacular Geirangerfjord. During the cruise you will pass close by some impressive waterfalls, such as the Bridal Veil and the Seven Sisters. Dinner and accommodation tonight is at a beautifully situated four star hotel overlooking the Geirangerfjord.

Union Hotel

Day 07: Geiranger - Oslo

Ascend the famous Serpentine Road with amazing views of the fjord below, before crossing the rugged Grotli Mountains to the village of Lom, famous for its 14th-century stave church.

The tour continues alongside Lake Vågå to Otta, then descends the wonderful Gudbrands Valley towards the town of Lillehammer. Lunch in Lillehammer. After lunch the journey continues along the banks of Lake Mjøsa, Norway's largest lake, back to Oslo for dinner and another four star hotel stay.

Thon Hotel Opera

Day 08: Oslo Departure

Buffet breakfast followed by morning transfers to Oslo Gardermoen Airport for individual flight departures.

NOTE: Optional extra nights on own can be booked with us!
 

Additional Information

Price includes:

  • 7 nights Oslo - Oslo
  • 7 nights’ accommodation including daily 3-course or buffet dinner (except for Bergen) and Scandinavian buffet breakfast, in centrally located first class hotels (fjord view room at Kviknes Hotel), all rooms with private facilities
  • 4 lunches on days 2/3/6/7
  • Visit to the Viking Ship Museum
  • Panoramic city sightseeing tour of Bergen, which includes the following entrance: the Fløibanen funicular. Short photo stops and small walks will be taken during the course of the sightseeing tour
  • Ride on the Bergen & Flåm Railways Voss-Myrdal-Flåm
  • 2-hour cruise on the Aurlandsfjord & Nærøyfjord, & 1-hour cruise on the Geirangerfjord
  • Excursion in open car to the Briksdal Glacier
  • All ferry crossings
  • Luggage assistance at all hotels, 1 piece per person
  • Tour escort throughout
  • Transfers airport/hotel on first (#) and last (#) days to correspond with flight times

NOTE: Prices do not include beverages, extra items, or any services not listed in the program above. Transfers are ONLY included on tour starting/ending days from/to main international airports, any deviations including change of flights due to travel delay will result in transfers on own and at own expense, no refunds provided for unused transfers.

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2018 PRICES | GUARANTEED DEPARTURES       View Escorted Tour Specials

*Prices are per person sharing twin-bedded room. English Language Tours start in Oslo on Tuesdays.

Departure Dates and Information
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Tour dates & availability per 9/15/2017. All departures are guaranteed and in USD. Departure is a land-only tour. Guests 12 years or older are welcome; children 12-18 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 discount! Deduct $70 from posted per person double room rates. Extra bed discount only applies to third person 12 years or older.

Land Only
Price

Single
Supplement

June
05, 12, 19, & 26


$2681 p.p. twin


$494

July
03, 10, 17, 24, & 31


$2681 p.p. twin


$494

August
07, & 14


$2681 p.p. twin


$494

Tour Information

Tour Type:Escorted Tour
Price: from $2681
Duration:8 days
Cities Visited:Oslo - Ulvik - Bergen - Flåm - Balestrand - Geiranger - Oslo
Departures: June - July - August

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