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Norway's Nutshell Experience

From $2018 Per Person

Independent, 7 Days/6 Nights
Departure Dates: September 1 - November 30, 2019 & April 1 - November 30, 2020.

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Norway in a Nutshell takes you on spectacular journey through spectacular Fjord Norway.  Enjoy the scenic Bergen Railway, the majestic vistas and crashing waterfalls of the Flam Railway, Aurlandsfjord, Naeroyfjord (a UNESCO World Heritage site), the hairpin curves of the Stalheimskleiva mountain road, and historic Bergen - Gateway to the Fjords. This trip packs a magnificent Norwegian fjord experience into 7 unforgettable days!

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Departure Dates: September 1 – November 30, 2019  & April 1 - November 30, 2020.

Day 1:  Arrival in Oslo

Upon your arrival, take the airport bus into downtown Oslo. The Norwegian capital is beautifully situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord and surrounded by forested ridges. Arable fields, vast forests and the untouched nature areas surrounding the city are only twenty minutes from the center. They provide recreational opportunities that are frequently taken advantage of by the city’s inhabitants, as well as increasingly by visitors. Oslo offers many well-known sights such as the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum and the Munch Museum.

Accommodation at Clarion Collection Savoy Hotel or similar

Day 2:  Oslo

Use today to explore the city of Oslo with your Oslo card. Visit many well-known sights such as the Vigeland Sculpture Park, the Viking Ship Museum and the Munch Museum.

Accommodation at Clarion Collection Savoy Hotel or similar

Day 3:  Oslo – Myrdal - Flam

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure from Oslo by train to Myrdal which will take about 5 hours. In Myrdal, swap to the famous Flam Railway that passes through wild and beautiful scenery with waterfalls and steep mountain sides. It descends from a height of 900 meters down to Flam at a sidearm of the Sognefjord. There is no other adhesion railway in the world running on normal tracks that is so steep over a long distance. 

Dinner this evening and accommodation at Flamsbrygga Hotel or similar

Day 4:  Flam

Breakfast at the hotel.  Morning free to explore the village of Flam. Hiking and biking options can be booked locally. This afternoon take a local excursion by RIB boat on a fjord trip which will take you through the Aurlandsfjord and to the entrance of the spectacular Naeroyfjord! This tours turning point is next to Sagfossen, a breathtaking waterfall in the heart of the World Heritage site. From here you`ll have a beautiful view into the Naeroyfjord. 

Dinner this evening and accommodation at Flamsbrygga Hotel or similar

Day 5:  Flam – Gudvangen – Voss – Bergen (cruise, bus, train)

Breakfast at the hotel. Board the ferry taking you over the Aurlandsfjord and Naeroyfjord to Gudvangen. The Naeroyfjord is the narrowest fjord channel in Europe, and has recently been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. From Gudvangen, the journey continues by bus through Naeroyfjord Valley and pass the Stalheimskleiva with its 13 steep hairpin bends. The last part of the excursion will be by train from Voss to Bergen, Norway’s second largest city and the world’s only city surrounded by 7 mountains and 7 fjords.

Accommodation at Comfort Hotel Holberg or similar 

Day 6:  Bergen

Breakfast at the hotel. Bergen is, with good reason, called the Gateway to the Fjords. The city is located on the west coast of Norway in close proximity to the famous Norwegian fjords. Enjoy a day at leisure in the city with your Bergen Card.  Sights of interest are: Hanseatic Bryggen area, Floibanen Funicular, Edvard Grieg’s home - Troldhaugen, the Fish market, Bergen Aquarium and Gamle Bergen (Old Bergen Open Air Museum). This evening enjoy a 5-course seafood meal just outside of Bergen to celebrate your last night in Norway. Travel by boat round trip from downtown Bergen to an island restaurant. 

Accommodation at Comfort Hotel Holberg or similar

Day 7:  Departure from Bergen

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer by airport bus from Bergen downtown to the Flesland Airport. 

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NOTE! This itinerary is customizable. Call us for suggestions or click here for our Custom Trip Planning Form
Possible to extend with extra nights in Oslo, Flam or Bergen; rates on request

Single Supplement: From $461

Your Trip Includes the Following:

Accommodation at good tourist class hotels (3-4 stars). If any of the quoted hotels are fully booked, we will find alternatives of equal standard. Half board possible at some hotels; rates on request.

Discount applies to direct/consumer bookings only.

This package is priced LAND ONLY. If you need assistance with booking your airfare, let us know and we will be happy to help you.

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