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Fjords of Norway
Days : 7 | Nights : 6Bergen , Scandinavia
Exploring the fjords in Norway shall be a gorgeous affair and people who visit this country do not forget to experience it. It is an awe-inspiring country that offers a great mix of both natural wonders and cultural attractions. From the cosmopolitan Oslo to the deep fjords and the snow-capped mountain peaks, there is a lot to explore in this incredible country. There are many world-famous hiking trips and UNESCO sites in Norway that attract plenty of travelers to this country. Bryggen, the UNESCO site in Bergen is a must-visit tourist place in this country. Explore the untamed islands of this destination through the affordable Norway Package.
Even if there are many beautiful places in Norway to visit like the Alesund on the west coast, Troms region in the very north, many people find immense pleasure to explore the little areas that nestled deep in the mountains like Flam. People who visit the UNESCO site Bryggen prefer to include the Norheimsund in their travel itinerary as it is only 80 kilometers away from Bergen. Balestrand is another great place to visit in Norway where you can explore many attractions like the Norwegian Museum of Travel and Tourism, Sognefjord Aquarium and the St Olaf's Church.
Day 01: Arrival Bergen
Own arrangements on arrival and remainder of the day at leisure in Bergen, the gateway to the fjords. Evening welcome meeting with tour leader. Why not take an evening journey on the funicular railway known as Floibanen to the top of the nearby mountains for some stunning views. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Bergen – Hardangerfjord - Norheimsund
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Bergen, including the popular fish market, and the historical part of Bergen known as Bryggen. Depart Bergen and head into the beautiful Hardangerfjord, the orchard of Norway. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Norheimsund – Flam - Balestrand
After breakfast continuation via Voss to Stalheimen situated on the very top of the Naeroydalen Canyon with a panoramic view over the valley. Drive via the panoramic route toward the idyllic village of Flam from where you can enjoy a fjord cruise to Gudvangen. Continue in your coach to Vangsnes, crossing the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord in Norway and arriving in Balestrand for check-in. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Balestrand – Nigardsbreen Glacier - Balestrand
After breakfast travel by ferry across the Fjaerlandfjord, before reaching Jostedal and the Breheimsenteret Glacier Center located by the Jostedal Glacier. The Jostedal Glacier is the largest glacier in the European mainland. The whole glacier and also some of the nearby valleys is protected as a national park. In front of the glacier there’s small lake, which can be crossed on board the passenger boat or walk of approx. 30-40 from the car park to the glacier and edge of the glacier. Unlike other Glacier’s here you can get right up close. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Balestrand – Flam - Oslo
Breakfast at the hotel. Mid-journey across the Sognefjord again, the time to Flam, before boarding one of the most beautiful rail journeys in the world, the Flam railway. A spectacular rail journey that 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 the Myrdal, you change trains and travel on the Bergen Line to the Norwegian capital, Oslo. Overnight at Oslo.
Day 06: Oslo
After breakfast enjoys the city tour of Oslo including the Vigeland Park with its 200 sculpture, a visit to Holmenkollen ski jump for a fantastic view over the city, and a walk on the Opera House. The afternoon is at leisure to further explore Oslo and why not take one of the local ferries to Bygdoy peninsula and visit one of the many popular museums. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 07: Departure
After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to the airport to catch a flight.
Days : 7 | Nights : 6