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Fjord Norway Norwegian Fords Adventure Holiday

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 12 - 16 people
Destination(s): Norway  
Specialty Categories: Railway Trips   Sightseeing  
Season: July
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 3030 Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3030 Canadian Dollar (CAD)

Tour Highlights

•Oslo - Explore this beautiful city including the Viking boat museum
•Lillehammer - Visit the home of the 1994 winter Olympics
•Flam Railway - Take an iconic journey on this dramitc railway
•Fjord boat tour - Travelling through the Geiranger fjord viewing small fishing villages, waterfalls and sea birds
•Fjord walk - Following well-marked trails from Geiranger along the fjord to Skagefla
•Bergen- Walk along the historic Bryggen waterfront, UNESCO World Heritage Site

1 Join tour Oslo

Welcome to Oslo, the biggest city in Norway, and its capital. Oslo has been Norway’s capital from more then 700 years. The history of Oslo, dates back to the middle ages, and the first constructions dates back to the year 1000. Oslo is located at the end of the Oslo fjords, and the city is surrounded by forest.

Overnight: Standard Hotel, Included Meals: None

2 Explore Oslo

Today we start our holiday with a full day in Oslo. We will visit Bygdoy peninsula by ferry to see the Viking Ship Museum. we have a 24 hour Oslo card which allows entrance to many of the cities attractions so you can pick adn chose those that interest you. After lunch you may chose to visit the Folk Museum, Munch museum or take an optional cycle trip to Holmenkollen and the public beaches.

Overnight: Standard Hotel, Included Meals: Breakfast

3 Oslo – Lillehammer - Åndalsnes - Geiranger

After breakfast we depart Oslo to Lillehammer by train. Lillehammer was the host town of the 1994 Winter Olympics. The journey heads north through the Romsdalen Valley and continue from Dombås on the spectacular Raumabanen Railway along the Rauma River all the way to Åndalsnes. The railway is 114 km long and offers amazing view of the passing scenery. One of the highlights of the tour is the Kylling Bridge, the most famous and photographed stone railway bridge in Norway. From here continue your journey on our bus towards Geiranger. The journey takes us along the Troll Road, one of Norway’s best known tourist attractions. The road has 11 turns and the highest point is 858 meters above sea level. Dramatic, exciting and the ultimate nature experience - this is the best way to describe it. A short ferry crossing will take us to the Eagle Road and to Geiranger.

Overnight: Standard Hotel, Included Meals: Breakfast

4 Geiranger Fjord

We start today with a moderate 4 hour walk via Skagefla farmstead then back to Geiranger. This is a great way to stretch our legs and enjoy some of Norway's beautiful scenery. Then after lunch we take a mini cruise on the Geiranger fjord to get closer to some of the magnificent waterfalls and hope to see wildlife before travelling to Ålesund.

Overnight: Standard Hotel, Included Meals: Breakfast

5 Coastal landscapes

Today we will experience the West Norwegian coastal landscape as the journey continues in south from Ålesund to Balestrand in the Sognefjorden. We take the express boat from Ålesund. The 30 minute cruise will take us to Hareid where the journey continues by local bus to Måløy. The last part of today’s trip will be a scenic cruise between islands on the Sognefjorden to Balestrand. Today will be one to remember and notciale scenery changes as we travel south to the coast.

Overnight: Standard Hotel, Included Meals: Breakfast

6 The Flåm Railway

After a free morning we will leave Balestrand around noon by boat to majestic Flåm. We catch the Flam Railway to Myrdal on the Hardangavidda plateau. On the 20-kilometer train ride we experience some of the most dramatic and magnificent Norwegian nature. We can see rivers that cut through deep ravines, waterfalls that plunge from the steep cliffs of the snow-capped mountain slopes, as well as mountain farms clinging on to steep slopes. The Flåm Railway is one of the world's steepest railway lines on normal gauge tracks. Nearly 80 percent of the route is on a 55% gradient, with twisting tunnels that spiral in and out of the mountain. Then we connect with the train to Bergen. On arrival we have an orientation walk through old city centre, including the fish market at Torget and the historic Bryggen waterfront (UNESCO world heritage site).

Overnight: Standard Hotel, Included Meals: Breakfast

7 In Bergen

Today we can enjoy a full day in Bergen starting with an orientation tour. Bergen offers many attractions and sights -including the Hanseatic harbour Bryggen, Fløibanen Funicular, Troldhaugen, the Fish and Flower market, Bergen Aquarium and Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen Open Air Museum) all of which can be visited.

Overnight: Standard Hotel, Included Meals: Breakfast

8 Tour ends Bergen

Tour ends after breakfast in Bergen.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Prices are based on double occupancy land only and vary on departure dates, no air is included

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Location: Canada
Joined InfoHub: Feb 1999
Client Request Served: 1283

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