From  £1515
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Explore Norway's King of the Fjords
  • Take an exhilarating ride of the Flåm Railway
  • Get to know Norway's two biggest cities
  • Set eyes on the largest glacier in continental Europe
  • Save on travel time with direct flights from London
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Sognefjord Express

7 Day Tour, from £1515 per person

This tailor-made program is ideal for first timers to Norway looking to explore the country's two biggest cities and also experience the main highlights of the Fjord region with an overnight in the picturesque village of Balestrand, on the shores of the King of the Fjords itself, the spectacular Sognefjord - all in just one week!

Stroll through the hundreds of statues at Vigeland Park in Oslo, ride through impressive landscapes on the Bergen Railway and along one of the steepest tracks in the world on the Flamsbana Express. Marvel at the idyllic Sognefjord as you sail across its deep blue waters and get up close to the majestic Jostedalen Glacier. Finish off your holiday with some of the freshest seafood you've ever had at Bergen's fish market and a trip up the funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen to watch the sunset across Bergen sprawling centre, historic Hanseatic buildings and into the fjord and mountains beyond.

Experience all of this and more on this whirlwind trip to the heart of Norway.

*You will travel the region using railways, ferries and panoramic trains. As such, we recommend packing light.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO OSLO
Aerial view over Oslo

Upon arrival into Oslo Airport take the express train into the city centre and make your way to your hotel for check in. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore Norway's exciting capital.

Accommodation
Clarion Hotel The Hub
DAY 2
FREE DAY IN OSLO
Parliament of Norway, Oslo

Today is free for you to explore Oslo at your leisure or to book an optional activity. Norway's capital is an energetic and modern hub which is easily explored by foot. Take a stroll along the city's harbour front and past the iconic Opera House or explore one of the many museums or art galleries on offer in the city (the National Museum and the Viking Ship Museum are both excellent options). Vigeland Park, filled with over 200 sculptures, is also well worth a visit on a sunny day. (B)

Accommodation
Clarion Hotel The Hub
DAY 3
OSLO TO BALESTRAND
The impressive Flam Railway

Get ready for a whirlwind day which will sure to be a highlight of your time in Norway. Starting with a spectacular train journey that offers a panoramic view of some of the most magnificent landscapes of Norway as you travel on the Bergen Railway to the mountain station of Myrdal. Here, change trains for the breathtaking Flåm Railway and an exhilarating ride on one of the steepest train lines in the world. In Flåm, you'll get your first glimpse of the magnificent Sognefjord which you'll soon get up close and personal with during a ferry ride across its deep blue water to the charming village of Balestrand, which offers a welcome retreat from the crowds that swarm the tiny village of Flåm. When you dock in Balestrand, your hotel is just a short walk away. (B,D)

Accommodation
Kviknes Hotel
DAY 4
GLACIER DAY
Bøyabreen Glacier

Experience incredible fjord landscapes and see both the Bøyabreen and Supphellebreen glaciers (two arms of the mighty Jostedal Glacier) all in one day. Sail in through the beautiful Fjærland fjord to Fjærland, where the glacier meets the fjord, and take the shuttle bus to the Norwegian Glacier Museum. Afterwards, continue up to Bøyabreen glacier and see how the glacier presses itself into the landscape - an impressive sight to behold and well worth snapping a few photos. Returning to Balestrand by boat. (B,D)

Accommodation
Kviknes Hotel
DAY 7
FLY TO THE UK

Enjoy some leisure time until it is time to board the airport bus to take you to the Bergen Airport for your flight home. (B)

Pricing Information

7 day tour, from £1515 per person
(Single person supplement + £395)

Price Includes

  • Return international flights between the UK and Norway
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Meals as specified (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Arrival airport transfer by airport train
  • Departure airport transfer by airport bus
  • Transportation between Oslo - Balestrand - Bergen by scenic trains, ferry and express boat (unescorted)
  • Flåmsbana Railway Ride
  • Excursion - Full Day Fjord & Glacier Tour

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Transfers between hotels and train stations/ferry terminals
  • Any meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Optional excursions

Price Includes

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Price Notes

  • International flights from the UK are based on direct flights out of London in economy class. Regional flights are available (supplements may apply)
  • This tour departs on Fridays however other dates can be requested.

Tour Route Map


  1. Norway, Oslo
  2. Norway, Balestrand
  3. Norway, Bergen

Tour Accommodation

Kviknes Hotel
Kviknes Hotel
Kviknes Hotel In Balestrand, beautifully located beside the Sognefjord, lies Kviknes Hotel.The Kviknes family have been the hosts here since 1877. The hotel was built in the “Swiss”......
Clarion Hotel The Hub
Clarion Hotel The Hub
Clarion Hotel The Hub Clarion Hotel The Hub is a lovely, 4 star hotel located right in the heart of Oslo, within easy reach of the best restaurants, bars and shops the city has to offer, and......

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