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Essential Norway

Tour rating: 4.95 / 5, Based on 159 Reviews
Small group tour to Norway

Have an outstanding time exploring the most-visited destinations in Norway! Join a petite group of no more than 14 people and enjoy insightful guided tours with local professional guides, stays at top central properties, as well as memorable activities, including a fjords cruise, a ride on the world's most scenic railway, and more in 6 days!

Essential Norway

6 days3 cities
Norway1 country
Small group tour to Norway
From
$2,098
Tour rating: 4.95 / 5, Based on 159 Reviews

Have an outstanding time exploring the most-visited destinations in Norway! Join a petite group of no more than 14 people and enjoy insightful guided tours with local professional guides, stays at top central properties, as well as memorable activities, including a fjords cruise, a ride on the world's most scenic railway, and more in 6 days!

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Oslo

first destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights at a centrally-located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Copenhagen Oslo
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the 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 so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

No meals included.

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Day 2
Oslo Sightseeing Tour & Visiting the Frogner Park
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you meet your guide and private driver for a 3-hour panoramic city tour around the most magnificent attractions of the Norwegian capital. You start with a visit to one of the major Scandinavian treasures - the famous Frogner Park informally known as the Vigeland Park, named after its founder Gustav Vigeland. You spend some great time strolling through this beautiful park and enjoying its extravagant sculptures and unique Scandinavian nature.

Then you proceed to other Oslo's attractions, including the Royal Palace (from the outside), the Akershus fortress (no entrances included), and the Viking Ship Museum (entrance tickets included).

After the tour you are transferred to your centrally located hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure. You can relax in the hotel or join our carefully designed optional tour.

  • Optional tour: Fjord Cruise with Prawn Buffet, Oslo

Breakfast is included.

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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.

Welcome to Oslo

Oslo feels like the perfect blend of nature and city life. When in this beautiful city you are never far away from a park. In Oslo everyone could find something to their liking.

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
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a countryside hotel
Day 3
Flamsbana Train Ride Oslo - Flam
Free day
Free day
Nature views
Nature views
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station (easily accessible by foot), where you board a train that takes you to an unforgettable Oslo - Myrdal - Flam rail ride. You have an unbelievable journey on the Flamsbana Railway admiring the nature and picture-postcard sceneries of this beautiful country.

Upon your arrival you walk to your countryside hotel where you will be able to have a rest and relax.

Breakfast is included.

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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.

Welcome to Flam

Flam is a very small village nestled in a gorgeous fjord surrounded by the beauty of nature. The city is renowned for its spectacular and scenic Flam railway.

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
3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Boat Ride to Bergen
Boat ride
Boat ride
Nature views
Nature views

After breakfast, you check out from your Flam hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure. In the afternoon, you walk to the pier (easily accessible by foot) to enjoy a 5,5-hour express boat trip from Flam to Bergen - the second largest city in Norway. Bergen boasts the magnificent nature and you will be able to contemplate the panorama of the area from the very beginning of the trip. This is a wonderful experience definitely worth trying!

Upon arrival you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for overnight. The evening is free for you to go on sightseeing, dining or just walking around in Bergen.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 5
Visiting Bryggen District & Floibanen Funicular Ride
City tour
City tour
Nature views
Nature views

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and enjoy a 3-hour walking city tour around the most interesting sights of Bergen. During the tour, you take a walk at the famous Bryggen district, visit the Fish Market, and experience a fantastic journey with a round trip to Floibanen Bergen on a Floibanen Mountain Train.

Bergen's Floibanen funicular is one of Norway's best-known attractions. You spend about 10 minutes to walk to the lower station where the cruise ships dock along Bryggen. The journey up to Floyen located 320 meters above sea level takes only 5-8 minutes. It is an experience in itself, but when you appear at the top you will be amazed by the fantastic views over Bergen.

After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 6
Departure from Bergen
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing Norway adventure! After breakfast, your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

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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.

Welcome to Bergen

The colorful Norwegian city of Bergen is a gateway to majestic fjords and a real architectural and cultural treasure.

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;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal);
  • Regular class boat tickets Flam - Bergen;
  • Entrance tickets to the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo;
  • Large suitcase porterage from Oslo hotel directly to Bergen hotel;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: we include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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

  • Intimate group size of up to only 14 travelers
  • Professional local guides
  • Private arrival and departure transfers
  • Visiting Frogner Park in Oslo
  • Journey on the scenic Flamsbana Railway
  • Fjords boat trip from Flam to Bergen
  • Floibanen funicular ride in Bergen

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.
  • Most of the tours you're going to have are walking, so make sure to bring convenient walking shoes.
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