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Epic Norwegian Fjords Northbound Tour

Tour rating: 4.83 / 5, Based on 159 Reviews
Cruise to Norway

Seeking a truly breathtaking experience? Our custom-made program combines the best of both worlds: our own premium land program in Oslo, Flaam and Bergen paired with Hurtigruten Scenic cruise up to Arctic Circle. This is the journey you will remember for years to come. Please note: the best time to travel: April 1 - September 30

Epic Norwegian Fjords Northbound Tour

12 days3 cities
Norway1 country
Cruise to Norway
From
$5,498
Tour rating: 4.83 / 5, Based on 159 Reviews

Seeking a truly breathtaking experience? Our custom-made program combines the best of both worlds: our own premium land program in Oslo, Flaam and Bergen paired with Hurtigruten Scenic cruise up to Arctic Circle. This is the journey you will remember for years to come. Please note: the best time to travel: April 1 - September 30

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Day-By-Day

Oslo

first destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Oslo 
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the fabulous capital of Norway - Oslo! Your private driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free.

Day 2
Oslo City Tour 
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast you meet your private guide and go on a panoramic city tour of the magnificent Norwegian capital. Today you see one of the major Scandinavian cultural treasures - the famous Frogner Park.

Clarion Collection Folketeateret, Oslo
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The hotel Clarion Collection Folketeateret boasts a stylish interior and superb location near the Oslo Central Station right in the heart of the city. All guestrooms come with a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi.

train
Oslo
Flam
4 hrs 40 min + 1 hr

A train ride from Oslo to Flam is one of the highlights of any Norway tour and is known for two things. First, the 20 km (12 mi) long Flam - Myrdal portion called the Flamsbana is the steepest railway in the world. And second, it’s believed to be the most breathtaking route in the entire world. 

 

Flam

second destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a hotel
Day 3
Train Trip to Flam 
Free day
Free day
Nature views
Nature views

Today you board a train with direction Oslo - Myrdal - Flam. This is a truly unforgettable journey on the Flamsbana Railway that will give you a great opportunity to admire the unique nature.

Flamsbrygga Hotel, Flam
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The Flamsbrygga Hotel is a great place to stay during your visit to Flam. It’s located near the Flam train station and offers comfortable rooms, equipped with private bathrooms and everything you need for a comfortable stay.

ship
Flam
Bergen
5 hrs 30 min

Without a doubt, this boat ride along some of the most magnificent sights of Norwegian fjords is something you’ll never forget. One of our local drivers will take you to the port and meet you upon the ferry’s arrival.

Bergen

third destination
2 days in the city and 6 days cruising
1 night in a hotel and 6 nights onboard a ferry
Day 4
Boat Ride to Bergen
Boat ride
Boat ride
Nature views
Nature views

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and have the rest of the morning free. In the afternoon you walk to the pier to enjoy a 5,5-hour express boat trip to Bergen.

Day 5
Bergen City Tour 
City tour
City tour

Following breakfast you enjoy a wonderful walking tour of Bergen, including the famous Bryggen district, Fish Market and Floibanen funicular ride, that is one of Norway's best-known attractions.

Day 6
Trip to Alesund & Geirangerfjord 
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

Today your vessel arrives in the beautiful Art Nouveau town of Alesund. After a short stop you continue cruising to the spectacular UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjord that is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Norway.

Day 7
Stop in Trondheim 
Day tour
Day tour

Today your cruise vessel arrives in the first capital of Norway - an ancient city of Trondheim. You have some free time to explore the unique Viking heritage of this amazing city.

Day 8
Crossing the Arctic Circle & Visit to the Lofoten Islands 
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

Today your cruise ship crosses the Arctic Circle, where the sun is visible for the full 24 hours within the summer months. In the evening you reach Svolvaer - the picturesque capital of the Lofoten Islands. 

Day 9
Stop in Tromso
Day tour
Day tour

During the night your ship passes the picturesque Trollfjord and sails through the spectacular and narrow Raftsund strait. This leg of the route will present you with the unforgettable views.

Day 10
Trip to the North Cape
Day tour
Day tour

Today after brief early stops in Hammerfest and Havøysund you arrive in Honningsvåg - the capital of the North Cape that is the northernmost point of mainland Europe.

Day 11
Arrival in Kirkenes & Flight to Oslo 
Transfer
Transfer

Today your ship reaches the final destination of your voyage - Kirkenes that is a small town situated just a few kilometers from the Russian border and the Sámi communities of Northern Scandinavia.

Bergen Bors Hotel, Bergen
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Set right in the heart of Bergen, the Bors Hotel is housed in the historic stock exchange building. During your stay, you are welcome to use the hotel’s bar and the in-house restaurant offering a nice variety of local cuisine.

plane
Kirkenes
Oslo
2 hrs 10 min

One of the most convenient ways to travel from Kirkenes to the picturesque Norwegian capital is taking a plane. Your personal driver will take you to the airport and meet you when you land.

 

Oslo

fourth destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 12
Departure from Oslo 
Transfer
Transfer

This is the final day of your amazing Norwegian adventure. Following breakfast you check out from the hotel and your driver takes you to the airport for your flight back home.

4-star hotel
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Enhance your travel with staying in a remarkable 4-star property. As always, the location near all top landmarks, excellent quality service, and top-notch amenities are an indispensable part of your stay. The gallery demonstrates the examples of 4-star hotels we offer to our guests.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Oslo, Flam and Bergen;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours in Oslo and Bergen with professional English-speaking guides;
  • 24 hours Oslo pass;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal);
  • Regular class express boat tickets Flam - Bergen;
  • Economy class flight tickets Kirkenes - Oslo;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • 6 nights on board the Hurtigruten ship in the Outside cabin;
  • Three meals daily on board the Hurtigruten ship;
  • English-speaking tour leader on board;
  • Port stops according to the itinerary with free time or optional tours;
  • All portage fees and taxes;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Note: All the tours during the Hurtigruten cruise are optional and not included in the price of the package. You are free to book any of them separately to combine your cruise experience with professional sightseeing tours. Please, contact your travel specialist for additional details.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Visiting Frogner Park and Viking Ship Museum in Oslo
  • Journey on the scenic Flamsbana Railway
  • Fjords boat trip from Flam to Bergen
  • Floibanen funicular ride in Bergen
  • Hurtigruten cruise to the Arctic Circle & Lofoten Islands

What To Know

  • Scandinavian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh even during summers.
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must
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