Trip Overview

Norway and Svalbard Journey

Tour rating: 4 / 5, Based on 160 Reviews
Private tour to Norway

Discover a beautiful part of Scandinavia with its jaw-dropping fjords, glaciers and unique cities. Explore the capital of Norway and go on the most scenic train ride in Europe. Enjoy a boat ride to charming Balestrand, situated the largest fjord, Sognefjord. Make unforgettable Scandinavian memories. *Note: the tour can start only from the end of May to end of August.

Norway and Svalbard Journey

12 days7 cities
Norway1 country
Private tour to Norway
From
$6,778
Tour rating: 4 / 5, Based on 160 Reviews

Discover a beautiful part of Scandinavia with its jaw-dropping fjords, glaciers and unique cities. Explore the capital of Norway and go on the most scenic train ride in Europe. Enjoy a boat ride to charming Balestrand, situated the largest fjord, Sognefjord. Make unforgettable Scandinavian memories. *Note: the tour can start only from the end of May to end of August.

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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.

Day 2
Oslo City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and go on a 3-hour panoramic walking city tour around the most interesting Oslo attractions (no entrances included).

Clarion Collection Folketeateret, Oslo
4

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

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 - Flåm rail ride. This trip is a perfect chance to admire the mind-boggling nature and picture-postcard sceneries of Norway. The duration of your trip is about 6 hours. Upon arrival you walk to your hotel to take have evening at leisure.

Flamsbrygga Hotel, Flam
3

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.

ferry
Flam
Balestrand
1 hr 30 min

Taking a ferry from Flam to Bergen is among the most memorable ways to travel between the cities. During the ride you’ll have everything you need for a comfortable journey, unique photo opportunities, and a chance to marvel at the beauty of Aurlandsfjord and Sognefjord.

Balestrand

third destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Boat Ride to Balestrand
Boat ride
Boat ride
Free day
Free day

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and have the rest of the morning free to spend at your leisure or join our carefully-prepared optional tour.

Kviknes Hotel, Balestrand
4

The Kviknes Hotel is located right on the shore of the scenic Sognefjord and promises elegant guest rooms, equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The hotel boasts an elegant restaurant and a large choice of outdoor activities.

car
Balestrand
Geiranger
5 hrs 50 min

Your personal driver takes you on a breathtaking journey along some of the most picturesque Norwegian panoramas. On the way to Geiranger, you’ll pass amazing lakes, sheer-sided mountains, and authentic villages.

Geiranger

fourth destination
2 days in the Geiranger village
1 night in a remarkable hotel
Day 5
Briksdal Glacier Day Trip & Transfer to Geiranger
Day tour
Day tour

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and meet your guide - driver who takes you on an unforgettable journey to one of the world's most famous glaciers - Briksdal Glacier. Surrounded by the roaring waterfalls, fertile valleys and mighty mountains it offers one of the most awe-inspiring natural scenery in Norway!

Day 6
Free Day at Geirangerfjord & Cruise to Alesund
Free day
Free day
Boat ride
Boat ride

After breakfast you the morning is free to explore the charming village of Geiranger on your own or to join one of our carefully designed optional tours.

Hotel Union, Geiranger
4

The stylish Hotel Union is set right next to the breathtaking Geiranger Fjord, it offers comfortable guestrooms equipped with free WiFi, a TV, and a minibar. The hotel’s spa/fitness center and restaurant are at your service during your stay.

ferry
Geiranger
Alesund
3 hrs

The renown Hurtigruten ship will take you to the beautiful city of Alesund. On your way there, you’ll pass Geirangerfjord, dozens of scenic islands, and enjoy one more acquaintance with Norway fjords.

Alesund

fifth destination
1 day in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Alesund City Tour & Wildlife Sea Safari
City tour
City tour
Boat ride
Boat ride

Following breakfast you meet your private guide and enjoy a wonderful 3-hour walking tour.

Hotel Brosundet, Alesund
4

The charming Hotel Brosundet is a great place to stay during your Alesund trip. It provides spacious guestrooms with TVs and free Wi-Fi (some of them offer beautiful sea views), the in-house restaurant and the on-site bar with a great wine selection.

plane
Alesund
Tromso
3 hrs 50 min

Unquestionably, taking a plane is the most time-saving way to travel between Alesund and Tromso. One of our experienced drivers takes you to the airport and meets you upon the flight's arrival.

Tromso

sixth destination
1 day in the city
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Flight to Tromso & City Tour
Day tour
Day tour

In the morning following breakfast you check out, meet your driver and head for the airport. There you take a 5.5-hour connecting flight to Tromso with a layover in Olso. Upon arrival you are transferred to the airport for check-in.

4-star hotel
4

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.

plane
Tromso
Svalbard
2 hrs 50 min

A comfortable flight is among the most convenient ways to travel between Tromso and Svalbard. Our local drivers will take you to the airport and meet you when you land.

Svalbard

seventh destination
4 days in Svalbard
3 nights in a remarkable hotel
Day 9
Flight to Svalbard
Transfer
Transfer

Following breakfast you are taken to the airport to board a direct flight to Svalbard (flight tickets are included). Upon arrival your private driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in. 

Day 10
Adventsdalen Valley Safari
Day tour
Day tour

After a delicious breakfast at your hotel, you have a fascinating group tour of the Adventdalen valley. Summer in the Arctic is short and hectic with rich animal and bird life, and it is a common thing to see reindeer and foxes as in the summer months from May to the end of August the region has daylight all around the clock.

Day 11
Boat Trip to Pyramiden
Day tour
Day tour
Boat ride
Boat ride

Following breakfast at your hotel your driver transfers you to the pier for another great group journey. This time your means of transport is boat and your destination is located on the north, north and even further north. Here you find the ghost town called Pyramiden. This former coalmine that belonged to the USSR is mostly abandoned and sometimes even has polar bears walking it's streets today.

Day 12
Flight to Oslo & Departure
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing Norwegian adventure! After breakfast you check out from your hotel and your driver transfers you to the airport for a quick flight to Oslo (flight tickets are included). Upon arrival you take your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

4-star hotel
4

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, Balestrand, Geiranger, Alesund, Tromso and Svalbard;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal) and boat tickets Flam - Balestrand;
  • Deck space tickets for Hurtigruten cruise Geiranger - Alesund;
  • Economy class flight tickets Alesund - Tromso, Tromso - Svalbard, Svalbard-Oslo;
  • Private tours: Oslo city tour, Briksdal Glacier day trip, Alesund city tour, Tromso city tour, Svalbard city tour;
  • Group tours and activities: Wildlife see safari, Adventsdalen Valley safari, boat trip to Pyramiden;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

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

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Your own professional local guides and drivers;
  • Tour route provides for convenient arrival and departure with international flights;
  • Use of various unique Norvegian transport means;
  • Exploration of fantastic wildlife of the North during the sea & valley salaries;
  • Overnights in the hotels overlooking the stunning Aurland and Geiranger Fjords.

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.
  • Tips to guides and drivers in Scandinavia are not required or expected. However, if you really enjoyed the service, a symbolic tip of no more than $10 will be appreciated.
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