Fjords & Norway in a Nutshell
A comprehensive exploration of Norway's mesmerising fjord heartland. Experience rail and coach journeys through amazing alpine landscapes and ferry trips along the world's most spectacular fjords.
Day 1: Oslo Arrive in Oslo and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: Oslo This morning you will meet your local guide for a private sightseeing tour of Oslo. Oslo was the European Green Capital for 2019, thanks to one of the world's lowest carbon footprints, excellent public transport, and a true commitment to sustainable food production and green space.
Day 3: Oslo > Dombas > Andalsnes > Alesund Depart Oslo this morning on the famous Dovre Railway, travelling through quaint villages and glorious country scenery to Dombas. Change trains and continue past picturesque mountains to Andalsnes. Proceed to Alesund by bus.
Day 4: Alesund > Geiranger Make your own way to the pier and board your Hurtigruten voyage into the Geirangerfjord. Admire the dramatic scenery as you cruise to Geiranger. Take a private transfer to your hotel.
Day 5: Geiranger Day at leisure to explore this beautiful region.
Day 6: Geiranger > Alesund > Hurtigruten Morning at leisure. In the afternoon travel by coach to Alesund, and board Hurtigruten for your cruise down to Bergen. Overnight on board the Hurtigruten ship.
Day 7: Bergen In the morning, we call at Floro, Norway's westernmost community. We navigate the mouth of the mighty Sognefjord before arriving in Bergen in the afternoon. Transfer to your hotel and meet your local guide for a walking tour. Enjoy a ride by funicular to Mount Floyen for a last panoramic view of Norway.
Day 8: Bergen > Hardangerfjord > Bergen Today you will experience a journey through a landscape of majestic mountains, roaring waterfalls and idyllic orchards. The 179-kilometre-long fjord offers scenery that will spellbind even the most seasoned traveller. Take the train from Bergen to Voss and continue by bus to the village of Ulvik. Here you will change to a boat for a sightseeing trip to Eidfjord and Voringsfossen waterfall. Continue by boat and bus back to Bergen.
Day 9: Bergen > Voss > Flam Begin the famous Norway in a Nutshell tour with a train to Voss. Here you will change to a bus down to Gudvangen and join a boat for a trip through the Naeroyfjord to Flam.
Day 10: Flam > Myrdal > Oslo Take the famous Flam railway to Myrdal and continue by train to Oslo. Make your own way to your hotel.
Day 11: Oslo Private transfer to Oslo Airport.
• Tailor-made journey • 9 nights' accommodation • 1-night Hurtigruten Cruise • Private transfers in Oslo, Bergen and Geiranger • Private sightseeing Oslo • Luggage handling from hotel in Bergen to hotel in Oslo (1 piece per person) • Private 3-hour walking tour in Bergen • Return Floyen funicular tickets • Public transport as listed • Breakfast daily and 3 dinners
Pricing (per person) $NZD