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The Grand Tour of the Fjords

Sognefjord fjord cruise. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel NorwayFjord cruise package – 8 nights

The Grand tour of the Fjords is an extensive Fjord cruise package, with wonderful Fjord cruises on  the Sognefjord, the Hardangerfjord & the Unesco Geirangerfjord, 2 nights Hurtigruten cruise, spectacular rail trips, mountain roads & spectacular waterfalls, Oslo, Balestrand fjord village, Bergen & Trondheim.
Enjoy the Bergen line, Flam Railway
& Dovre line, a trip to the Maabodal canyon with the spectacular Voringfoss waterfall & an exciting excursion across the Eagle’s road & the breathtaking Trollstigen hairpin road

Parliament building, Oslo Norway. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Oslo Parliament building

DAY 1 – First night in Oslo
Individual arrival to Oslo and check in at the centrally located Thon Hotel Opera, ideally located next to the Oslo Central train station.
Spend 1 night in Oslo
You can add nights in Oslo during the tour booking process
Add city sightseeing or Fjord cruises in Oslo

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Aurland village Sognefjord. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Fjord cruise on the amazing Aurlandsfjord

DAY 2 – Oslo to Balestrand
Bergen line: Morning departure by the spectacular Bergen line, taking you through the scenic Hallingdal valley & across the beautiful Hardangervidda mountain plateau to the mountain station of Myrdal, where you change to

Flam Railway: Enjoy this 1 hour journey from mountain to fjord through the most spectacular scenery, with mountain peaks, waterfalls, tiny farms & a beautiful river.
Read about the Flam Railway

Sognefjord cruise: Disembark in the village of Flam, where you board the express boat for the fjord cruise to the beautifully located Balestrand fjord village – you will experience the entire Sognefjord, starting with the Aurlandsfjord branch, continuing on the main fjord, with calls at tiny fjord villages en route.

Disembark in Balestrand village and check in at the beautifully located Kvikne’s hotel
Spend 1 night in Balestrand

Balestrand village. Photo by Kvikne's hotel

Beautifully located Balestrand

Day 3 – Balestrand to Bergen
Continue the cruise on the impressive Sognefjord. At the mouth of the fjord the boat continues along the beautiful coast, through a maze of islands and local fjords, taking you to the very heart of Bergen.
Spend 2 nights in Bergen
Read about the Sognefjord
Read about Bergen

The Hardangerfjord. Photo by Destinasjon Hardangerfjord

Enjoy the  beautiful Hardangerfjord

DAY 4 – Hardangerfjord day excursion
Early morning departure by coach through beautiful local fjord & mountain scenery, passing the spectacular Steinsdalsfossen waterfall just before Norheimsund, where you change to the connecting express boat for a

Scenic Fjord cruise on the beautiful Hardangerfjord, disembarking in the tiny village of Eidfjord
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Voringfoss waterfall and Maabodal canyon. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

See Voringfoss waterfall & Maabodal canyon

Maabodal canyon & Voringfoss waterfall
In Eidfjord village a connecting coach takes you through the breathtaking Maabodal canyon to the edge of the Hardangervidda mountain plateau, with dramatic views of the impressive Voringfoss waterfall – among Norway’s most famous natural features, with a free-falling drop of approximately 180 meters.

Return to Eidfjord and continue by fjord cruise to the beautifully located Ulvik fjord village, where you disembark.

Then by coach to Voss train station, where you join the Bergen line for your return journey to Bergen railway station

You can add nights in Bergen during the tour booking process

The UNESCO Bryggen wharf, Bergen, Norway. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

See the UNESCO Bryggen wharf

DAY 5 – Evening Cruise departure
Spend the day at leisure in Bergen – see the Fish Market, the old UNESCO Bryggen wharf, take the Funicular to the top of mount Floyen.
Late afternoon transfer bus from your hotel, with evening cruise departure.
Spend 2 nights on board one of the authentic Hurtigruten ships from Bergen to Trondheim
The authentic Hurtigruten
General information & facilities on board

Geirangerfjord. Photo by Per Eide/FjordNorway


DAY 6 – Geirangerfjord cruise*
The ship arrives to the coastal town of Alesund in the morning, then it continues for a fjord cruise on the main Storfjord before it turns in to the beautiful UNESCO Geirangerfjord, with waterfalls and steep mountain sides.  Arrival to the tiny fjord village of Geiranger after lunch. Disembark in tender boats.

*In September the ship sails in to the dramatic, unknown Hjorundfjord instead of the Geirangerfjord.
Read about the Geirangerfjord

Geirangerfjord. Photo by Johan Berge/Innovation Norway

View from the Eagle’s road

Trollstigen excursion*

Eagle’s road: In Geiranger you will join the land excursion coach, taking you from the fjord and sea level via hairpin bends to the Eagles road, with a marvelous view of the Geirangerfjord below. Across the mountain and down to the fjord, with a short ferry crossing before the coach starts the trip across the next mountain.

Trollstigen hairpin road: Enjoy a breathtaking view & a dramatic descend via the spectacular Trollstigen hairpin road through the most spectacular scenery to Andalsnes fjord village, then along local fjord areas to the town of Molde, where you rejoin the ship.
*In september there will be an amazing land excursion in the Hjordundfjord instead of the Eagle’s road & Trollstigen road.

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Norway, the historic Munkholmen island outside Trondheim. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

The historic Munkholmen island

DAY 7 – Historic Trondheim
Disembark after breakfast, with a short taxi drive to a centrally located hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure in this picturesque town, with Norway’s only cathedral; Nidarosdomen, several authentic areas with tiny, wooden houses and a selection of large historic wooden buildings.
Spend 1 night in Trondheim
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Trondheim Norway, Bakklandet area. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

See authentic wooden houses in Trondheim

DAY 8 – Dovre line to Oslo
Morning departure from Trondheim. Enjoy the beautiful train journey across the Dovrefjell mountain plateau and through the scenic Gudbrandsdal valley to Oslo. Check in to a centrally located hotel as per day 1.
Spend 1 night in Oslo

You can add nights in Oslo during the tour booking process

Bergen rail line, Finse station with the glacier. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Glacier view at Finse station, Bergen line

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Dovre line. Photo by Rune Fossum, NSB

Enjoy the scenic Dovre line

Hotels w. breakfast buffet
Thon Hotel Opera or similar
Kvikne’s hotel w/ dinner buffet & room w/fjord view
Scandic Neptun or similar
Scandic Nidelven or similar
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Train Oslo-Myrdal
Flam Railway
Express boat Flam-Balestrand-Bergen
Transfer bus hotel-ship in Bergen
Cruise Bergen-Trondheim, 2 nights
Train Trondheim-Oslo

Cabin & meals onboard
Standard outside cabin w. window, separate beds, private shower & toilet, towels, soap, hair dryer
Breakfast buffet x 2
Dinner included in the Geiranger-Molde excursion

Hardangerfjord day excursion w/
Maabodal canyon & Voringfoss waterfall
Geiranger-Trollstigen-Molde excursion
or Hjorundfjord excursion*
You will travel like a local

All taxes & VAT
*The included shore excursion depends on sufficient number of participants on the day of the excursion departure

Contact us regarding this tour:
e-mail to or call us on +47 55 13 13 10 (Mond.-Frid. 09:00 to 15:30 local time)

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