Norway in a Nutshell Tour

Norway in a Nutshell Tour 8 day

Type This is a self-explore  tour
Days 8 days/7 nights
Cities visiting Copenhagen, Oslo Balestrand, Bergen, DFDS Seaways mini cruise
Country
Norway

Pricing is subject to seasonality and availability. We will combine these arrangements with any other in the Nordic Countries according to your needs. We can arrange the Ice Hotel in Alta during the winter season. The Coastal Voyage all year around, explorations to Svalbard - Spitsbergen and the North Cape.

Itinerary

Day 1, Copenhagen- DFDS Seaways- Oslo.
Check-in onto the Scandinavian Seaways Overnight ferry to Oslo.
You need to check in car about 3pm taxi to ferry and board at about 4pm. Departure is 5:00pm
Buffet dinner on board, accommodations Commodore Class.

Day 2 , Oslo.
After buffet breakfast After early breakfast, arrive at Oslo at 0830am. Take a taxi on your own to Grand Hotel.
Spend the day exploring Oslo's walking street Karl Johan and waterfront.
Recommend a dinner on your own at the Oslo Waterfront, Bryggen. Overnight Norlandia Hotel on Karl Johan.

Day 3 , Oslo.
After breakfast join a 3 hour city tour, perhaps in the afternoon visit the Holmenkollen Ski jump and museum by the Tram. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4, Oslo - Balestrand
After breakfast take a taxi to the train station for an early morning departure for Myrhdal. Depart Oslo by train at about 0800 hrs.
Arrive Myrdal - change trains. Depart Myrdal by the Flam Railway , Arrive Flam at about 2pm. Time available to have lunch or refreshments. Depart Flam by express catamaran service at 1530. Arrive Balestrand at 1655. The hotel is only a few meters from the pier. Check in at the Kvikne Hotel. Dinner and overnight at the Kvikne Hotel.

Day 5 Balestrand
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Today enjoy the excursion to Fjaerland and the Glacier. Depart Balestrand by boat at 0815. Cruise on the Fjaerlandsfjord, Arrive Fjaerland at 0930. A motor coach will be waiting on the pier to bring passengers on a tour to the Glacier. Stop for visit to the Glacier Museum. Retun to Fjaerland. Time available for refreshments or lunch in Fjaerland. Depart Fjaerland by the boat at 1540 Arrive back in Balestrand at 1655. Dinner and overnight at the Kvikne hotel.

Day 6 Balestrand - Bergen
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Depart Balestrand by boat at 0755. Cruise the remaining part of the Sognefjord and the west coast archipelago Arrive in Bergen at 1140. Take a taxi to the hotel. (Taxis are readily available on the pier). Check in at the Hotel.
Day 7 Bergen
Buffet breakfast at the hotel. Today enjoy a 3 hours' city tour of Bergen by bus and English speaking guide. The tour will include a comprehensive drive through the city with visits to Troldhaugen, composer Edvard Grieg's summer Residence, now a museum, and to Old Bergen Museum. Stqrt from the Tourist Information center - not far fom the hotel. Overnight at the Hotel
Day 8 Bergen - Home
After breakfast prepare to depart hotel mid-morning for the airport and your flight home.

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