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A taste of Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord

ATMOSPHERE - View from the swimming channel - Gunn Gravdal Elton (1)

Stunning views of Hardangerfjord from Ullensvang Hotel!

Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord Fjord cruise package

The 7 nights “A taste of Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord” is an amazing, extensive round trip from Oslo, with the most spectacular highlights of Fjord Norway.
Enjoy Fjord cruises on the Sognefjord and Hardangerfjord, the dramatic Maabodal canyon & the spectacular Voringfoss waterfall, the Flam Railway & Bergen line, tiny fjord villages, Oslo & Bergen

Oslo Parliament building. 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, classic Hotel Bristol or similar.
Spend 1 night in Oslo
Read about Oslo – Norway’s capital
See pictures from Oslo

Add fjord cruise or city sightseeing in Oslo

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

Enjoy a Fjord cruise on the Aurlandsfjord!

DAY 2 – Oslo to Balestrand

Bergen line: morning departure by the scenic Bergen mountain train line through the scenic Hallingdal valley and across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau to the tiny Myrdal station.
Read about the Bergen line

Flam Railway: disembark at Myrdal station, walk across the platform and board the famous Flam Railway; an unforgettable descend from mountain to fjord through the spectacular Flam valley, with mountain peaks, the beautiful Flam river, cascading waterfalls, a spectacular bridge & tiny farms.
Read about the Flam Railway

Fjord cruise: in Flam you board an express boat for a fjord cruise on the Aurlandsfjord branch & the main Sognefjord to the beautifully located Balestrand village. Overnight at the Kvikne’s hotel. Room with fjord view & Buffet dinner included.
Spend 1 night in Balestrand
Read about the Sognefjord
Read about the Norwegian Fjords & how they occured
See more pictures from the Norwegian fjords

Bergen Norway. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

Arrive to the heart of Bergen

DAY 3 – Cruise to Bergen
A 4 hour cruise to the mouth of the Sognefjord, then along the scenic coast with islands & local fjords, narrow straits & tiny settlements. The boat takes you to the very heart of Bergen, close to the fish market. Check in at a centrally located hotel.
Spend 2 nights in Bergen
Read about Bergen

Norway: the Funicular in Bergen. Photo by Terje Rakke, Nordic Life/Innovation Norway

Funicular to mount Floyen

DAY 4 – Full day in Bergen
Spend the day at leisure in Bergen – see the UNESCO Bryggen wharf, the Funicular to mount Floyen with a marvelous view of the town, the Fish market, the Aquarium, picturesque areas with tiny wooden houses & narrow streets
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Lofthus Hardangerfjord. Photo by Morten Knutsen, Ullensvang hotel

The beautiful Lofthus village, Hardangerfjord

DAY 5 – Hardangerfjord
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.
A scenic Fjord cruise to the beautifully located Hotel Ullensvang in Lofthus village. Room with fjord view & Buffet dinner included
Spend 1 night in Lofthus
Read about the Hardangerfjord

Voringfoss waterfall and Maabodal canyon. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

The Voringfoss waterfall in Maabodal canyon

DAY 6 – Lofthus to Geilo 
Starting with fjord cruise to the tiny Eidfjord village in the inner part of the Hardangerfjord.

Maabodal canyon: 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

Voringfoss waterfall is among Norway’s most famous natural features, with a free-falling drop of approximately 180 meters.

The coach takes you back to Eidfjord where you continue by fjord cruise to the beautifully located Ulvik fjord village, where you disembark.

Then by coach to the Voss train station, where you join the Bergen line for a journey to the mountain station of Geilo, where you check in at the close by, historic Dr Holm’s hotel, just in time for dinner (included).
Spend 1 night at Geilo

Bergen line, Hallingdal valley. Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

The scenic Hallingdal valley, Bergen line

DAY 7 – Train to Oslo
A relaxing morning before you board the train for a 3 hour trip to Oslo. Check in at the same hotel as per day 1.

Spend 1 night in Oslo
The trip finishes after breakfast on day 8

Fruit blossom Hardangerfjord. Photo by Wilbert Bijzitter- Reisemål Hardanger Fjord

Beutiful fruit blossom in Hardangerfjord


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Fjord cruise on the Sognefjord. Photo by Rita de Lange, Fjord Travel Norway

The spectacular Aurlandsfjord!

Hotels w. breakfast buffet
Hotel Bristol or similar
Kvikne’s hotel, main wing, room w. fjord view + buffet dinner
Rica Ornen Hotel or similar
Hotel Ullensvang, room w. fjord view + buffet dinner
Dr Holm’s Hotel + dinner
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Train Oslo-Myrdal
Flam Railway
Express steamer Flam-Balestrand
Express boat Balestrand-Bergen
Coach Bergen-Norheimsund
Express boat Norheimsund-Lofthus
Express boat Lofthus-Eidfjord-Ulvik
Excursion by coach to Maabodal valley
Coach Ulvik-Voss
Train Voss-Geilo-Oslo

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Contact us regarding this tour:
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