Geirangerfjord & Norway in a Nutshell®
Fjord cruise package – 6 nights
This is an extensive round trip with amazing Fjord cruises, major attractions of Fjord Norway, an overnight cruise from picturesque Bergen to the Art Nouveau town of Alesund & spectacular rail journeys
Highlights: Fjord cruises on the UNESCO fjords Geirangerfjord & Naeroyfjord, Bergen line, Flam Railway & Rauma line, Stalheim canyon, Oslo, Bergen & Alesund
DAY 1 – First night in Oslo
Individual arrival to Oslo and check in at the centrally located Thon hotel Opera (or similar).
Spend 1 night in Oslo
Read about trendy Oslo
Optional city sightseeing & Fjord cruise
DAY 2 – Norway in a Nutshell trip to Bergen
Morning departure by the Bergen line, taking you through the scenic Hallingdal valley and across the scenic Hardangervidda mountain plateau to Myrdal mountain station.
Read about the Bergen line
Board this exceptional train line; a masterpiece of engineering, taking you on an unforgettable descend through the Flam valley to the Sognefjord, passing mountain peaks, cascading waterfalls, the beautiful Flam river & tiny farms.
Read about the Flam railway
UNESCO Naeroyfjord Fjord cruise
Board the ferry in Flam for a 2 hour fjord cruise on the inner branches of the Sognefjord; the Aurlandsfjord & the Naeroyfjord (narrow fjord in Norwegian).
The spectacular Naeroyfjord is surrounded by steep mountain sides with tiny farm settlements unbelievably clinging to the hillsides.
Read about the Naeroyfjord
Disembark the ferry in the tiny Gudvangen fjord village, where a connecting coach is waiting to take you through the scenic Gudvangen valley, with an unforgettable detour, with a marvelous view of the Stalheim canyon & a breathtaking descend of the Stalheimskleiven hairpin road. The coach takes you to the Voss train station, where you board the train for Bergen.
Spend 1 night in Bergen
Read about Bergen
DAY 3 – Bergen & Cruise departure
Spend the day at leisure exploring the sights of Bergen before the transfer bus takes you to the authentic Hurtigruten ship in the late afternoon. Cruise through beautiful coastal scenery towards Alesund
Spend 1 night on board
Read about the authentic Hurtigruten
Read about facilities on board & general information
DAY 4 – UNESCO Geirangerfjord cruise & Alesund
In the morning the Hurtigruten ship continues for a full day cruise on the beautiful Geirangerfjord. Early evening arrival to Alesund. Disembark & check in at a centrally located hotel
Spend 2 nights in Alesund
Read about Alesund & the town’s dramatic history
DAY 5 – Alesund; the Art Nouveau town
Enjoy this unique Art Nouveau town, with the scenic Brosundet canal cutting through the town. Alesund is beautifully surrounded by fjords, islands & mountain peaks. You can visit one of the surrounding islands, the Atlanterhavsparken aquarium, the Aksla mountain for a marvelous view of the town
DAY 6 – Scenic coach trip, Rauma line & Oslo
Early morning start by coach, taking you through scenic local fjord areas to the beautifully located fjord village of Andalsnes, where you board the Rauma line – an unforgettable journey through the Rauma valley, with the Troll wall mountain cliff, the Rauma river & spectacular bridges. Change to the main Dovre line at Dombas mountain station, taking you through the scenic Gudbrandsdal valley to Oslo.
Spend 1 night in Oslo
Read about the Rauma line
DEPARTURES, PRICES & BOOKING:
Departures: Daily May 30 – August 29
PRICES from NOK 11495 per person in double room/twin bed cabin
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THIS TRIP INCLUDES:
4* hotels w. breakfast buffet
Thon Hotel Opera or similar
Scandic Neptun Hotel or similar
Radisson Blu Hotel or similar
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Overnight cruise 1 night in standard outside cabin w. private facilities, 2 separate beds. Breakfast on board
Fjord cruise Flam-Gudvangen
Transfer bus hotel-ship in Bergen
Rauma line Andalsnes-Dombas
All taxes & VAT
Contact us regarding this tour:
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +47 55 13 13 10 (Mond.-Frid. 09:00 to 15:30 local time)