Description
Full Itinerary
Rates

Description

Type of Tour:

Individually Tailored Tour

Operates:

Departs daily (alternate program in winter)

Duration:

6 days / 5 nights

Visit:

Oslo – Flåm Railway – Balestrand – Bergen

Includes:

  • 5 night’s accommodation in tourist class hotels
  • Train Oslo – Myrdal – Flam
  • Ferry Flam – Balestrand – Bergen ((replace winter 1 Sep – 30 Apr with Ferry Flåm – Gudvangen, Bus Gudvangen – Voss & Train Voss – Bergen)
  • Meals as shown (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

Excludes:

  • Airfare and airport taxes
  • Transfers
  • Extras at hotels and meals not mentioned
  • Travel insurance, visa cost, and tips

Notes:

The tour operates with a minimum of 2 persons.

Accommodation:

  • Oslo: Thon Hotel Opera or similar
  • Balestrand: Balestrand Hotel or similar or (Winter) Flam: Fretheim Hotel or similar
  • Bergen: Augustin Hotel or similar or (Winter) Bergen: Comfort Hotel Holberg or similar

Full Itinerary

Day 1:  OSLO
Arrive Oslo, the capital of Norway, situated at the end of the Oslo fjord. Oslo is the largest city in Norway and offers a closeness to nature that few other capitals can provide.
Overnight:  Oslo

Day 2:  OSLO
Day at leisure for personal discovery and shopping in the capital of Norway. We suggest a walk down “Karl Johan”, Oslo’s main street, or a stroll along the Aker Brygge with its numerous shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Other sights of interest are the Akershus Fortress, the national art gallery or the Munch museum.   
Overnight:  Oslo  (B)

Day 3:  OSLO – FLÅM RAILWAY – BALESTRAND
Morning departure by train from Oslo. After you have crossed the rugged Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau, change train in Myrdal and enter the famous Flåm Railway. This railway has been ranked one of the top 20 train rides in the world and is the world’s steepest railway line on normal gauge. Arrive in Flåm, beautifully situated at the end of the Aurlandsfjord. The Norwegian fjord landscape is considered to be one of the most spectacular sceneries in the world. At Flåm, catch a ferry on the spectacular Sognefjord, the world’s longest and deepest fjord arriving in Balestrand in the afternoon.
Overnight:  Balestrand  (B)

Alternative winter itinerary for Day 3: Applicable 1 Oct – 30 Apr
Morning departure by train from Oslo. After you have crossed the rugged Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau, change train in Myrdal and depart on the famous Flåm Railway. This railway has been ranked one of the top 20 train rides in the world and is the world’s steepest railway line on normal gauge. Arrive in Flåm, beautifully situated at the end of the Aurlandsfjord.
Overnight:  Flåm  (B)

Day 4:  BALESTRAND – BERGEN
Morning departure by fjord ferry to Bergen. Afternoon arrival in Bergen.
Overnight:  Bergen  (B)

Alternative winter itinerary for Day 4: Applicable 1 Oct – 30 Apr
Spend the morning exploring Flåm before departing by fjord ferry bound for Gudvangen. Cruise through the Nærøyfjord, considered to be among the most scenically outstanding fjord areas in the world, and is included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Surrounded by towering mountains up to 1700m high, this arm of the Sognefjord is amazingly beautiful. Arrive in Gudvangen and then board the bus to Voss from where you will take a train to Bergen.
Overnight:  Bergen  (B)

Day 5:  BERGEN
At leisure in Bergen. We recommend a ride on the funicular to Mt. Fløien, offering spectacular views on clear days. There are several optional tours available or you may decide to explore Bergen on foot, stopping at Håkons Hall and the famous “Bryggen” – the fish market.  
Overnight:  Bergen  (B)

Day 6:  BERGEN
Check out from your hotel. Own transfer to the airport.  (B)

Rates

ESSENCE OF NORWAY

(Individually Tailored Tour) – Min. 2 pass.

6 Days

5 Nights

Currency

Per Person Sharing

Single Room Supplement

Winter: 1 Oct 2018 – 30 Apr 2019 from:

Oslo – Bergen

NOK

6 833

2 363

Summer: 1 May 2019 – 19 Jun & 16 Aug – 30 Sep 2019 from:

Oslo – Bergen

NOK

7 430

2 477

Summer: 20 Jun 2019 – 15 Aug 2019 from:

Oslo – Bergen

NOK

6 858

2 350

Includes:5 night’s accommodation in tourist class hotels , Train Oslo – Myrdal – Flam, Ferry Flam – Balestrand – Bergen,  Meals as shown (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

Alternative winter version:5 night’s accommodation in tourist class hotels; Train Oslo – Myrdal – Flam; Ferry Flam – Gudvangen; Bus Gudvangen – Voss & Train Voss – Bergen;meals as shown (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

All rates will be converted at time of final payment according to ITT’s bank selling rates.  Please double check the final ZAR amount with us on day of payment.  All services are subject to availability at time of booking and subject to the General Terms and Conditions of ITT Inspirations Travel & Tours (PTY) LTD.

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