From  £1699
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Ride the Fløibanen funicular railway and enjoy sweeping views across Bergen
  • Cruise through the Norwegian Fjords
  • Get right up close to the immense Nigardsbreen Glacier,
  • Admire spectacular scenery from the Flam Railway
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Unique Fjords & Glaciers

7 Day Tour, from £1699 per person
Itinerary Dates
2017
06 Aug  -  12 Aug
20 Aug  -  26 Aug

Cross deep fjords, traverse stunning mountain passes and travel through small fishing villages in southern Norway to reach heaving glaciers. This group tour journeys through the nature’s northern European playground, boards the Flam Railway and spans some of Norway’s most iconic and dramatic landscapes, while also delving into the culture of the capital city, Oslo. 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
Arrive in Bergen
Arrive in Bergen
Fly to Bergen, known as the gateway to the fjords, and enjoy a day at leisure. Reach the top of the mountains overlooking the city on the Fløibanen funicular railway for sweeping views across Bergen – particularly spectacular as the sun sets. (B)
DAY 2
Discover Hardangerfjord
Discover Hardangerfjord
Spend the morning exploring the sights and sounds of Bergen, with a tour visiting the popular fish market and historic old town area of Bryggen. Head into the striking, glacier-carved walls of Hardangerfjord, Norway’s second largest fjord towards Stalheim village perched at the top of the Nærøydalen Canyon and home to superb panoramic views over the valley. (B, D)
DAY 3
Cruise through the fjords
Cruise through the fjords
Drive the panoramic route to Flåm, an idyllic village from where you can embark on a scenic fjord cruise to Gudvangen. Return to the road to reach Vangsnes, cross the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord in Norway and arrive in Balestrand in time for dinner. (B, D)
DAY 4
Nigardsbreen Glacier
Nigardsbreen Glacier
Get right up close to the immense Nigardsbreen Glacier*, an arm of the Jostedal Glacier, reaching it on foot or by a small passenger boat. Travel by ferry across the Fjærlandfjord to reach the Breheimsenteret Glacier Centre located by the colossal Jostedal Glacier – the largest glacier on the European mainland. The whole glacier and nearby valleys are protected as a National Park. (B, L, D)
 
*Please note that the glacier actually involves a hike over large rocks and boulders so it is not suitable for those with walking difficulties.If you decide to go for the boat, this only takes you part of the way to the glacier. The boat also only runs from about 07 June otherwise it has to be hiked both ways.
DAY 5
Flam Oslo
Flam Oslo
Cross the Sognefjord once again to reach Flåm* and hop board one of the most beautiful rail journeys in the world, the Flåm Railway. This spectacular route offers a panoramic view of some of the wildest and most magnificent nature in the Norwegian fjord landscape. On arrival to the mountain station of Myrdal, change and travel Oslo. (B)
 
*Please note that on arrival in Flam there is usually a couple of hours spare time (it varies depending on the ferry and train times). If you want to leave your luggage in a secure storage place this will cost you 50 NOK, about £5 per bag.
DAY 6
Explore Norway’s Capital
Explore Norway’s Capital
Discover Oslo in depth with a 3 hour city tour that includes exploring some of the 200 ornate sculptures of Vigeland Park, rising to the dizzying heights of the Holmenkollen ski jump for a fantastic view over the city and a visit to the Opera House. Do as you wish with an afternoon at leisure in the town – take a local ferry to the Bygdøy peninsula or stop into one of the many popular museums. (B)
DAY 7
Fly back to the UK
Depart Oslo to fly back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

7 day tour, from £1699 per person

Price Includes

  • Flights from London Gatwick to Bergen / Return Oslo direct with Norwegian Air
  • 6 nights accommodation in 3-star hotels in a twin / double room including breakfast 
  • Meals as specified in itinerary (B=Breakfast, D=Dinner)
  • Excursions as listed in the itinerary

Price Excludes

  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities and tips
Itinerary Dates  
06 Aug 2017
-
12 Aug 2017
Last few places remain
20 Aug 2017
-
26 Aug 2017
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