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Treasures of Flam, Balestrand & Bergen

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Private tour to Norway

Set off on an insightful 6-day exploration of Norway to take in the beauty of the fjords. Enjoy a ride on the world's most scenic railway, Flamsbana, and immerse yourself in the splendor of the Sognefjord during a boat ride to Balestrand. Spend amazing time touring Bergen and go on a Floibanen Funicular ride.

Treasures of Flam, Balestrand & Bergen

6 days4 cities
Norway1 country
Private tour to Norway
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$2,296
Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 159 Reviews

Set off on an insightful 6-day exploration of Norway to take in the beauty of the fjords. Enjoy a ride on the world's most scenic railway, Flamsbana, and immerse yourself in the splendor of the Sognefjord during a boat ride to Balestrand. Spend amazing time touring Bergen and go on a Floibanen Funicular ride.

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Oslo

first destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival to 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 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.

  • Optional tour: 3-hour evening Fjord Cruise with Prawn Buffet (available from June 18 to September 4) 

No meals included.

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Oslo The Hub Hotel, Oslo
4

The Oslo The Hub Hotel boasts a stylish interior and superb location right in the heart of the city. All guestrooms come with a flat-screen TV, free 'Rituals' body care products, ensuite bathroom, coffee machine, and free Wi-Fi. Guests are welcome to take advantage of the hotel's gym, bar, and lounge.

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 centrally located hotel
Day 2
Trip to Flam
Tasting
Tasting

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. This trip is a perfect chance to admire the mind-boggling nature and picture-postcard scenery of Norway. Upon arrival you walk to your hotel to take some rest and relax.

In the evening we invite you to visit a local Ægir Brewery & Pub to enjoy a traditional Ægir Viking plank. This is a special 5-course food tasting served with 5 different Ægir beers (included in the price). You have the chance to taste the Norwegian delicacies, including shellfish, smoked reindeer, fish and shellfish soup, pork shank and dark Porter chocolate cake (the menu might vary slightly depending on the season). If you want to continue this gastronomical evening you can dine at the Ægir Brewery & Pub that offers a rich menu of traditional Scandinavian cuisine.

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.

ferry
Flam
Balestrand
1 hr 30 min

Taking a ferry from Flam to Balestrand 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
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Boat Ride to Balestrand
Boat ride
Boat ride

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.

  • Optional tour: Old King Path Kayaking, Flam
    This is a sea kayak tour and short hike combined, the ideal way to experience the Fjords of Norway. You paddle to Fronneset, a place of historical importance from the viking era.

In the afternoon walk to the pier to enjoy an express boat ride to the charming town of Balestrand that is set in a truly magical location nearby Norway's largest fjord - Sognefjord (trip duration: 1,5 hours).

Upon arrival you walk to your hotel located very close to the boat station and have the rest of the day free to explore the city by yourself and enjoy its unique atmosphere. In the evening you are invited to enjoy traditional Norwegian 4-course dinner at your hotel.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 4
Free Day in Balestrand
Free day
Free day

Following breakfast you have free time to enjoy amazing scenery. You have the day at leisure to enjoy Balestrand on your own.

Breakfast is included.

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Kviknes Hotel, Balestrand
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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.

Welcome to Balestrand

Balestrand is a pleasant tiny Norwegian fjord town renowned for its spectacular breathtaking views from the highest peaks.

ferry
Balestrand
Bergen
4 hrs 10 min

Enjoy the breathtaking sights of the fjords on your way to Bergen. You’ll have everything you need for a comfortable ride during the journey and the picturesque route will provide fairytale photo opportunities.

Bergen

fourth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 5
Boat Ride to Bergen & City Tour
Boat ride
Boat ride
City tour
City tour

After breakfast you check out from your hotel and walk to the pier (easily accessible by foot) to enjoy a 4-hour boat trip to Bergen - the second largest city in Norway.

Upon arrival you walk to your hotel located very close to the boat station. You then have a 3-hour guided walking tour around the most interesting sights of Bergen. During the tour you also enjoy a fantastic Floibanen Funicular ride that is one of Norway's best-known attractions.

The rest of the day is free for you to do some independent sightseeing, dine in one of the local restaurants or just take a leisurely walk around the city.

Breakfast is included.

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Day 6
Departure
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your amazing tour to Norway! After breakfast you are transferred to the Bergen 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, Balestrand 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;
  • Traditional beer and local food tasting at a local Flam Brewery;
  • Norwegian dinner in Balestrand;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal);
  • Regular class boat tickets Flam - Balestrand & Balestrand - Bergen;
  • 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

  • Journey on the scenic Flamsbana Railway
  • Express boat trip from Flam to Balestrand
  • Fjords boat trip from Balestrand to 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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