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Best of Norway

9 days6 cities
Norway1 country
Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 13 Reviews
Private tour to Norway

Set out on a comprehensive private tour of Norway's most sought after destinations. Immerse yourself in the fjords, have an unforgettable time during scenic boat, funicular and train rides, enjoy best location hotels and tours with top guides.

9 days6 cities
Norway1 country
From
$3,998
Scandinavia, Norway, Oslo
2
days
Norway

No travel itinerary to Norway could be complete without a tour of Oslo. Besides being home to the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony, held in the Oslo City Hall every year, and boasting the world's largest sculpture park, the capital city has a lot to offer for any type of traveler.

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1
day
Welcome to Norway

Welcome to the capital of Norway! Your private driver welcomes you at the airport and drives you to your hotel, set right in the heart of town. The rest of the day is free for you to start exploring on your own or settling in.

  • Transport: airport-hotel transfer.
  • Meals: not included.
2
day
Walking City Tour in Oslo

Good Morning in Oslo! Shortly after your breakfast, you meet your local city guide who takes you for a comprehensive sightseeing tour of Oslo, covering all the major landmarks.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sights: Frogner Park, visiting both the Norwegian Folk Museum and the Viking Ship Museum.
Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Oslo The Hub Hotel, Oslo

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.

train
Oslo
Flam
6 hrs

Taking a train from Oslo to Flam is definitely the most memorable way to travel between the cities. The 20 km (12 mi) long Flam - Myrdal portion called the Flamsbana is the steepest railway in the world and can be a highlight of any Norway trip. Also, it is the most picturesque ride in the entire world.

Scandinavia, Norway, Flam
1
day
Norway

If you wish to see the most charming place in Norway, consider paying a visit to Flam, a tiny village in central Norway, located in a spectacular setting beside Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord not only in Norway but in entire Europe.

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3
day
Journey on Flamsbana

This morning, after breakfast at the hotel, you walk to the train station and board a train taking you to Flam. Get ready to enjoy one of the most scenic railway journeys in the world. After arrival and settling in at your hotel, you are invited to a beer tasting with a traditional Viking Plank in the AEgir Brewery.

  • Meals included: breakfast, beer tasting.
  • Transport: train.
Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Flamsbrygga Hotel, Flam

Hotel Flamsbrygga is one of the best options to stay in Flam. Located near Flam Train Station, this property provides comfortable accommodation with a private bathroom.

ferry
Flam
Balestrand
1 hr 30 min

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Norwegian fjords during the unforgettable boat ride from one marvelous Norway destination to the other. This route is noted for its picturesque beauty, passing Aurlandsfjord and Sognefjord.

Balestrand City Gallery
1
day
Norway

Petite Balestrand is simply a dream destination for nature enthusiasts and one more perfect location to immerse into the breathtaking beauty of Scandinavian fjords.

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4
day
Balestrand Cruise

In the morning you check out, you have the first part of the day to enjoy Flam by yourself. Later on you walk to the pier which is close to the hotel and take a 1.5-hour boat ride to Balestrand, where upon arrival you check in your hotel.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Transport: boat.
Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Kviknes Hotel, Balestrand

Nestled on the shore of the picturesque Sognefjord, Kviknes Hotel is a great property to stay in Balestrand. The hotel consists of the 18th-century edifice and a modern wing and offers an elegant restaurant.

car
Balestrand
Geiranger
5 hrs 50 min
This scenic car ride with a trusted driver along the Norwegian countryside takes you on a very picturesque route, passes and many of the regions breathtaking lakes, mountains, and winding roads.
Geiranger Village City Gallery
2
days
Norway

Set gracefully in one of Norway's most scenic locations, the Geiranger village is surrounded by the crystal clear emerald waters of Geirangerfjord.

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5
day
Exploring Briksdal Glacier & Transfer to Geiranger

Following breakfast, you check-out. Together with your driver, you head to the famous Norwegian destination, the incredible Briksdal Glacier, where you have time to immerse in the gorgeous surroundings. After the tour, you continue to the Geiranger village.

  • Transport: guide-driver.
  • Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner.
  • Sightseeing: Briksdal Glacier.
6
day
Geirangerfjord Cruise

Following breakfast, you have some time to unwind in your hotel. After check-out, you are taken to the port, where you board the Hurtigruten cruise ship which takes you to Alesund in 5 hours. Upon arrival, you go to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

  • Transport: transfer hotel - port, Hurtigruten cruise.
  • Meals included: breakfast.
Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Hotel Union, Geiranger

The modern Hotel Union boats a perfect location overlooking the gorgeous Geiranger Fjord, and provides outstanding facilities, including a well-equipped spa center, fitness center, vintage car museum and rooftop garden.

ferry
Geiranger
Alesund
3 hrs

Enjoy one more acquaintance with Norway fjords onboard the renown Hurtigruten ship which takes you past Geirangerfjord and numerous islands. This gorgeous route provides you with remarkable photo opportunities and great amenities. After arrival at the port, you check in the Alesund hotel.

Alesund City Gallery
1
day
Norway

Considered to be the most beautiful of all charming Norway cities, Alesund is the gateway to the majestic fjords and fancy Art Nouveau style buildings.

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7
day
Alesund Sightseeing Tour

This morning, following breakfast at the hotel, your guide takes you to the center of Alesund for a comprehensive 3-hour walking tour. Together, you get to see the major city highlights.

  • Meals included: Breakfast.
  • Sights: Alesund Church, Alesund Park, Town Hall.
Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Hotel Brosundet, Alesund

Set in a renovated Art Nouveau-style warehouse, the charming Hotel Brosundet has comfortable rooms with TVs and free WiFi, many of which offer sea views. The property also provides nice dining opportunities.

plane
Alesund
Bergen
50 min

Without a doubt, the fastest and most convenient travel option between Norway's Alesund and Bergen is on a plane. The airports have easy connections to the city centers, and you'll be taken to and picked up from the airports by your local drivers.

Scandinavia, Norway, Bergen
2
days
Norway

If Norway has made its way onto your bucket list, make the best of your trip by adding a Bergen tour to your itinerary. Beautifully located on the western coast of Norway, this city welcomes everyone, travelers looking for busy streets and those in search of the most breathtaking natural sights.

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8
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Flight to Bergen & Sightseeing Tour

Today you enjoy another great day in lovely Norway. After breakfast, you take a plane to Bergen. Upon arrival, you check in and later your guide takes you for an unforgettable exploration of the city, with the highlight being Floibanen Bergen funicular taking you 320 meters above sea level and offering breathtaking views of the second biggest city in Norway.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Transport: airport transfer, funicular ride.
  • Sightseeing: Bryggen district, the Fish Market and views from Bergen Flöibanen Mountain.
9
day
Departure

Today your Norway tour comes to an end. After breakfast, you are taken to the airport for your flight home.

  • Meals included: breakfast
  • Transport: hotel-airport transfer
Your choice of Hotels

We carefully select hotels to ensure amazing stay and experience for you.

Bergen Bors Hotel, Bergen

Bors Hotel is a nice property in the center of Bergen, housed in a historic stock exchange building of 1862. The hotel features a bar and a great on-site restaurant, specializing in Scandinavian cuisine.

What's Included

  • Stays at hand-picked hotels in Oslo, Flam, Balestrand, Geiranger, Alesund and Bergen
  • Buffet breakfasts at the hotels, other meals as per itinerary
  • Airport-hotel-airport transfers
  • Other transportation as indicated in the day-by-day program
  • Guided tours in English with local professional tour guides
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip
  • Hurtigruten cruise to Alesund
  • Train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal, regular class)
  • Boat tickets Flam - Bergen (regular class)
  • Regular class tickets for the Flam - Balestrand boat ride
  • Economy class plane tickets Alesund - Bergen
  • Support line available during your tour

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

  • Only reliable guides and drivers
  • Customizable itinerary which can be tailored around your preferences
  • Accommodation options of your choice
  • The best type of connections between destinations
  • Briksdal Glacier day trip
  • Visiting Frogner Park in Oslo
  • Journey on the scenic Flamsbana Railway
  • Fjords boat trip from Flam to Balestrand
  • Sightseeing tours of Oslo, Alesund, Bergen

What To Know

  • It's difficult to predict Scandinavian climate, so make sure to pack clothes for all weather conditions.
  • Don't forget to pack an umbrella and a water-resistant jacket and convenient shoes.
  • Sweden, Norway, and Denmark have their own currencies, however, credit cards are widely accepted.