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Availability : Select Dates, June-September

Norwegian Getaway

Highlights Include:

  • Ride on the scenic Flåm Railway
  • The impressive and winding Trollstigen Road
  • Visit to Briksdal Glacier
  • Journeys on the Sognefjord and Geirangerfjord
  • Drive the stunning Atlantic Road
  • Time to explore Oslo and Bergen
  • Escorted/guided tour

Photo: Borton Overseas

Tour Details

From: $3,739 person | Single supplement from $778

Price includes transatlantic airfare from New York (please inquire for pricing from your US departure city)

9 days

2024 Departures: Select Dates
June 6, 20
July 4, 11, 18 
August 1, 15, 22, 29
September 5, 12 

Get away to the fabulous fjord country of Norway on this 9-day escorted tour! You’ll witness the magnificent nature up close as you journey through the Norwegian countryside, observing a number of breathtaking sights and scenic overlooks. With choice accommodations and opportunities to experience Norway’s stunning landscape, you will cherish the memories created on this wonderful escapade.

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This is an escorted tour. Our Destination Specialists will work with you to customize any pre- or post-departure arrangements to your travel preferences.

Day 1Departure from US

Day 2Arrive Oslo, Norway

Upon arrival, transfer via express airport train from Oslo Gardermoen Airport to city center, and onward to accommodation. Time at leisure to explore Norway’s capital. Meet your tour leader at hotel reception late afternoon/early evening for an informative meeting about the upcoming tour. Overnight in Oslo

Day 3Flåm - Sognefjord - Voss | Meals: B

Morning departure towards the fjord area of Norway. Driving through the Norwegian nature, you will pass by Lake Tyrifjord with its several branches, then we drive through magnificent Hallingdal Valley towards the picturesque village of Flåm. Board the famous Flåmsbana (Flåm Railway) on its scenic journey up to Myrdal, a mountain railway station and junction, located
about 13 km from Flåm village. Flåmsbana is one of the steepest trainlines in the world and the train journey runs through fantastic nature, steep mountains, waterfalls, through 20 tunnels and offers many viewpoints. The journey continues by train to Voss.
*Schedule permitting, you will be offered the opportunity to join an optional cruise Flåm-Gudvangen, sailing along the idyllic Sognefjord, included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The coach will be waiting for you at the end of the cruise in Gudvangen to continue to journey to Voss. Extra fee applies. Overnight in Voss

Day 4Bergen, the Gateway to the Fjords | Meals: B

After breakfast, departure to Bergen on Norway’s west coast. As a UNESCO World Heritage City and a European City of Culture, the Bergen region has the ideal combination of nature, culture, and exciting urban life all year around. Meet your local guide upon arrival and enjoy a 2-hour sightseeing tour. Pass through the most emblematic places such as the Hanseatic Bryggen, with the church of Mary, the Hakon fortress and the famous Fish market. Afterwards, you can join the optional visit to the Fløibanen Funicular for a stunning view over the city. Remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight in Bergen

Day 5Sognefjord - Glacier - Loen | Meals: B D

After breakfast board your coach and head north. Cross the famous Sognefjord from Oppdal to Lavik on a ferry cruise. Sognefjord is Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, stretching 204 km inland from the coast north of Bergen. Continue driving towards Briksdaal Glacier. Guests from all over the world come to visit this glacier arm set attractively between roaring waterfalls and high peaks. Briksdalsbreen is an arm of the great Jostedalsbreen Glacier and located inside the Jostedalsbreen National Park. You can approach the Briksdalen Valley by foot or catch a ride with one of the “Troll cars” up to the glacier, at an additional
fee. Dinner and Overnight in Loen

Day 6Geirangerfjord - Troll's Road - Molde | Meals: B

Depart for Geiranger, where we will board a sightseeing cruise on the Geiranger fjord – one of the Norway’s most impressive fjords, dominated by a huge rock face with stunning waterfalls. After the cruise, we continue driving north and pass by the famous Eagle Road, the steepest stretch of road up the mountain side from Geiranger. The road swings through hairpin bends up from the Geirangerfjord and to the highest point on the stretch, 620 meters above sea level at Korsmyra. Short ferry crossing from Eidsdal to Linge, before reaching the Troll’s Road (Trollstigen), an exciting series of 11 hairpin turns that descend the mountain. A true work of art with astonishing views. Another short ferry crossing from Vestnes before arriving in Molde on the coast. Overnight in Molde

Day 7The Atlantic Road to Oppdal | Meals: B

Enjoy the scenic ride and stunning views on the Atlantic Road, beautifully built between sea and land, crossing bridges and dikes, at the edge of the ocean. This true masterpiece of civil engineering was voted the “work of art of the century” by the Norwegians and ranked one of the best road routes in the world by The Guardian. Continue south to Oppdal. Overnight in Oppdal

Day 8Otta region - Oslo | Meals: B

Short stop in Lillehammer and some free time to explore the Olympic City, then afternoon arrival into Hamar. Continue along the coast of Lake Mjøsa, the largest lake in Norway. In the afternoon, upon arrival in Oslo, we will enjoy a 3-hour sightseeing tour with a local guide, which includes a visit to Frogner Park, with the Vigeland sculptures. You will also see the magnificent Royal Palace, City Hall and Akershus Fortress. Remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight in Oslo

Day 9Depart Oslo, Norway | Meals: B

Transfer to the airport via Flytoget train, in conjunction with your flight home – or extend your stay with an independent package in Scandinavia!

Included
  • Transatlantic airfare from New York, including taxes & fuel surcharges (please inquire for pricing from your US departure city) 
  • Seven nights’ accommodation
  • Transfers as indicated
  • Meals as indicated (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
  • English speaking tour escort
  • First class motor coach for sightseeing & transport
  • Guided tours in Bergen and Oslo
  • Train from Flåm-Myrdal-Voss
  • Cruising on Sognefjord and Geirangerfjord
  • Boat crossing to Molde
  • Excursions to Briksdal Glacier, Eagle Road & Trollstigen, Atlantic Road
Not Included
  • Ancillary airline fees such as meals, seat reservations, luggage costs
  • Travel insurance, recommended
  • Fees for passports
  • Transfers, sightseeing, activities, meals, and beverages not specified
  • Luggage handling 
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, spa services, internet, phone, etc.
Optional Excursioins
At extra cost, subject to availability
  • Fjord Cruise– sail from Flåm to Gudvangen on this two-hour journey through two narrow branches of the Sognefjord [offered if schedule permits]
  • Fløibanen Funicular– roundtrip journey by smooth funicular train up to Mount Fløien for a fantastic view over Bergen and the harbor.
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