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    Nordic Paradise: Fjords & Railway Journey

    Norway in 8 Days, 6 Nights in Destination

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    Lose yourself in the magical beauty of the natural wonders Norway has to offer; from colossal Nordic landscapes such as the otherworldly Fjord of Dreams to the breathtaking lush valleys found in the region of Geilo.

    Trip Highlights

    1. Bergen
    2. Geilo
    3. Oslo
    4. Stavanger
    5. Telemark

    Included

    1. All flights

    2. Accommodation

    3. All transfers.

    4. Activities

    5. Some meals

    Availability

    1. Departures available until October 2024

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    3. Solo travelers from + $500

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    • Accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.

    Accommodation: 6 Nights

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    Day 2 to 3

    Comfort Hotel Grand Central Oslo

    Location

    Oslo

    Category

    Nights

    1

    Rating TripAdvisor travelers

    The hotels we select comply with our high standards and requirements per category. The allocation is dependent on availability and seasonality, so you can be assigned any of our selection, including the following: First Hotel Millenium

    Itinerary

    Discover the stunning diversity of Norway as you navigate charming urban areas and jaw-dropping natural landscapes. Immerse yourself in ultra-modern Oslo, embark on the country’s famed Flåm Railway train ride as you unearth the Fjord of Dreams before heading over to explore other important cities such as Stavanger, Bergen and finally stop by the world-famous Telemark Canal.

    1st Day: US - Night on board

    Ready to discover the spectacular landscapes and scenic fjords of Norway? Arrive at your departure airport to catch a flight to Oslo.* Night on board.

    *Important: If your outbound flight leaves at dawn (before 04:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the selected departure day.

    2nd Day: Oslo

    Arrive in Oslo, the capital and largest city of Norway known for its great museums, stunning natural landscapes and cutting-edge coffee culture! Transfer* to your hotel for check-in and enjoy the rest of the day at your own leisure. Take this time to explore your new surroundings and appreciate the beauty the city has to offer. Overnight stay in Oslo.

    *Please Note: The included transfer is only from/to Oslo Gardermoen airport via Flytoget train to the city center. Note that the hotel is located in front of the train stop in the city center. At the hotel you will be greeted by the tour guide. You will receive the voucher for the Flytoget train before departure.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Comfort Hotel Grand Centr... or similar

    2380 Reviews

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    3rd Day: Oslo Center – Valdres Valley – Geilo Region

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, embark on a guided tour of Oslo where you will stop by the city’s most emblematic sites, including Frogner Park and its Vigeland sculpture complex, City Hall, the Royal Palace and the modern Opera House.

    Later in the afternoon, drive through lush valleys en route to Geilo, known for its stunning ski resort during the winter, mountain trails and being the gateway to 2 national parks, before stopping to admire the exterior of the 13th century Reinli wooden church. You will then make your way to the hotel for check-in. Dinner and overnight stay in Geilo.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Ustedalen or similar

    269 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Guided City Tour of Oslo

    Moderate

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    4th Day: Geilo Region – Borgund - Fjord of Dreams – Bergen Center

    Breakfast at the hotel. Depart towards the Fjord of Dreams, one of Bergen’s most impressive natural wonders, to gaze at the incredible scenery that surrounds it. En route, stop by the village of Flåm, located at the foot of the impressively narrow fjord. 

    Here, you will be taking a tour on Norway’s famed Flåm Railway train ride for you to familiarize yourself with the beauty of this region. You will then have free time at leisure for you to enjoy lunch before sailing on the Nӕrøyfjord and the Aurlandsfjord in the afternoon. Finally, arrive in Bergen, check-in to your hotel and overnight stay in Bergen.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Magic Hotel Kloverhuset or similar

    14 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Excursion to the Fjord of Dreams

    Moderate

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    5th Day: Bergen Center – Stavenger

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, embark on a guided tour of Bergen to get to know the most emblematic sites of the city, including the famous fish market and the Hanseatic Quarter, declared a Unesco World Heritage Site. From here, enjoy some leisurely time for you to grab some lunch. 

    Next, spend the afternoon touring the southwest coast of Norway to enjoy a journey by land and sea through colossal landscapes of typical Nordic vegetation and innovative infrastructures. Later, make your way to Halhjem where you will take a ferry to Sandvikvåg, crossing several islands. 

    En route to your hotel you will make several stops that are must-sees in Norway. First, in Føyno, enjoy the experience of touring the famous bømla underwater tunnel. Continue to Årsvågen to board another ferry to Mortavika where you will stop to see the "Sverd i fjell" monument commemorating the battle of Hafrsfjord. Arrival at the hotel and check-in. Overnight stay in Stavanger.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Scandic Stavanger City or similar

    1079 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Guided City Tour of Bergen

    Moderate

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    6th Day: Stavanger – Lysefjord – Åseral

    Breakfast at the hotel. Take part in a fascinating guided tour of the historic center of Stavanger where you will acquaint yourself with the city’s top tourist attractions including a  stunning panoramic view of the harbor and the ‘Gamle Stavenger’ from the Valbergtårnet viewpoint. Optionally, you can choose to take part in a cruise along the Lysefjord* before your next transfer.

    After the tour, you will transfer to Åseral, known as a renowned ski destination and home to gorgeous natural scenery. Arrive at your hotel for check-in, enjoy dinner and overnight stay in Åseral.

    *Optional Cruise Along the Lysefjord: Contemplate the majestic Pulpit Rock on a cruise along the Lysefjord, one of the most impressive fjords in the south of the country, located in a stunning natural setting.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Eikerapen Gjestegard or similar

    33 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Guided City Tour of Stavanger

    Moderate

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    Optional
    Cruise Along the Lysefjord

    Light

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    7th Day: Åseral – Telemark Region – Oslo Center

    Breakfast at the hotel. Travel eastbound to get to the famous 19th century Telemark Canal, one of the most iconic in all of Europe where you will take part in a tour to explore the connected lakes. Known as the Vrangfoss locks, the five lock chambers raise or lower boats over a vertical distance of 23 meters, set amid a beautiful park. As an optional, you can choose to take part in a cruise along the Telemark Canal*. 

    After some time for lunch, you will visit the exterior of Heddal Church, one of the most imposing wooden churches in the country. Transfer back to Oslo. Arrive at your hotel for check-in and overnight stay in Oslo.

    *Optional Cruise Along the Telemark Canal: admire the beautiful and natural environment surrounding the canal as you cruise from Ulefoss to Skien, a 150 km journey, while enjoying a delicious slice of cake and a cup of coffee or tea.

    Important note: the visit to the Telemark region is only offered from May 18 to October 6, while the Telemark canal is open for passage. On other dates, you will go straight from Aseral to Oslo where you will have extra time to enjoy this great city independently instead of this activity.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Comfort Hotel Grand Centr... or similar

    2380 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Guided Tour of Telemark

    Moderate

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    Optional
    Cruise Along the Telemark Canal

    Light

    See more
    8th Day: Oslo - US

    Breakfast at the hotel. Sadly, it’s time to bid farewell to the beautiful Nordic country of Norway. At the indicated time, transfer* to Oslo airport for a flight back to the US. End of trip.

    *Please Note: The included transfer is only from the city center to Oslo Gardermoen airport via Flytoget train. 

     

    Included activities

    Included

    Guided City Tour of Oslo

    Included activity for day 3 in Oslo

    Take part in a guided tour of magical Oslo where you will become acquainted with the city’s top tourist attractions including Frogner Park, City Hall, the Royal Palace and the modern Opera House.

    Pick up time: info at destination

    Physical rating:

    Moderate

    more information
    Included

    Excursion to the Fjord of Dreams

    Included activity for day 4 in Bergen

    Enjoy a treat for the senses where you will get to relish the beauty of this natural paradise known as Bergen’s most impressive natural wonder and second largest fjord in the world.

    Pick up time: info at destination

    Physical rating:

    Moderate

    more information
    Included

    Guided City Tour of Bergen

    Included activity for day 5 in Bergen

    Take part in a guided tour of the stunning city of Bergen where you will stop by and appreciate the beauty of the city’s most emblematic sites includes the fish market and the Hanseatic Quarter, a Unesco World Heritage Site.

    Pick up time: info at destination

    Physical rating:

    Moderate

    more information
    Included

    Guided City Tour of Stavanger

    Included activity for day 6 in Stavanger

    Take part in a guided tour of the historic center of Stavanger to get to know the beauty this city has to offer, including a one-of-a-kind panoramic view of the harbor ‘Gamle Stavenger’ from the Valbergtårnet viewpoint.

    Pick up time: info at destination

    Physical rating:

    Moderate

    more information

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    Available Activities

    Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
    Optional

    Cruise Along the Lysefjord

    Suggested activity for day 6 in Lysefjord

    Contemplate one of the most wonderful fjords in southern Norway, its waterfalls, flora, fauna and incredible natural landscapes that surround it, where you can see the fascinating rock formation of the Pulpit.

    Duration 03:00h Approx.

    Physical rating:

    Light

    more information
    Optional

    The Telemark Canal is open from May 18th to October 6th. This activity is not available outside this dates.

    Cruise Along the Telemark Canal

    Suggested activity for day 7

    Navigate the Telemark Canal from Ulefoss to Skien, a 105 km long waterway located in southern Norway. Take in the beautiful views of this cruise as you enjoy a slice of Norwegian cake and coffee or tea.

    Duration 02:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

    Physical rating:

    Light

    more information

    The price includes

    • Included in all our trips. more information
    • Departures from main US airports.
    • International flights: US - Oslo - US.
    • Tour on the Flam Railway.
    • 6 nights accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
      See hotels included
    • 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners.
    • All transfers
    • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
      See itinerary
    • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
    • Sailing on the Fjord of Dreams and connecting ferries Halhjem-Sandvikvåg and Årsvågen-Mortavika.
    • City Tour in Oslo, Bergen, Telemark and Stavanger.
    • English-speaking guide during the whole trip.
    *The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

    Not included

    Visa, drinks, city taxes, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

    Please Note: The included airport transfers are only from/to Oslo Gardermoen airport via Flytoget train to the city center (the hotel is located in front of the train stop in the city center).

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

    The Provider has a strict no-smoking policy inside any vehicle operated by the Provider. Certain stops can be arranged for travelers wishing to smoke. All accommodations will be booked with a strict no smoking policy in the rooms. Travelers who violate this no-smoking policy and other tobacco regulations/guidelines will be fined by the Provider's independent service provider.

    Please Note: The included airport transfers are only from/to Oslo Gardermoen airport via Flytoget train to the city center (the hotel is located in front of the train stop in the city center).

    Important note: the visit to the Telemark region is only offered from May 18 to October 6, while the Telemark canal is open for passage. On other dates, you will go straight from Aseral to Oslo where you will have extra time to enjoy this great city independently instead of this activity.

    • Entry requirements

      Valid passport with 6 months validity and 2 blank passport pages.

    • Visa

      No visa is required to enter the country for less than 90 days.

    • Currency

      Norwegian Krone

    • Language

      Norwegian language, Nynorsk, BokmŒl

    • Electricity

      220 V. European style plug.

    • Health

      There are no mandatory vaccinations for travelers from the U.S.

    • Time zone

      UTC + 01:00.

    • Other useful information

      Norway is famous for its fjords of which two, Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord, are included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

    • Tourist Office website

      https://www.fjordnorway.com/top-attractions

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    Any hotel mentioned in the offer, whether the main one or an alternative, is as likely as each other to be confirmed. You will find your final hotel confirmation on your updated trip summary approximately 7 days before departure.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

    Infants: 0 - 2 years old. 

    Children: 3 - 12 years old. 

    If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +1 888-488-0592 or via our contact form.

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