Trip Overview

Best of Norway

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.

Best of Norway

9 days6 cities
Norway1 country
Private tour to Norway
From
$3,998
Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 13 Reviews

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.

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Day-By-Day

Oslo

first destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in centrally located hotel
Day 1
Welcome to Norway
Private Transfer Included
Transfer
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.
Day 2
Walking City Tour in Oslo
City Tour
City Tour
Museum Visit Included
Museum

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.

Clarion Collection Folketeateret, Oslo
4

The stylish hotel Clarion Collection Folketeateret boasts an enviable location near Oslo Central Station and the city's main street. Featuring modern decor, all hotel's guest rooms are equipped with great amenities.

train
Oslo
Flam
4 hrs 35 min + 55 min

The Oslo - Flam rail route is most famous for the 20 km (12 mi) long Flam - Myrdal portion called the Flamsbana. It's the steepest railway in the world and a highlight of any trip to Norway, known as the most picturesque train ride in the entire world. Along the way, it passes the authentic Norwegian countryside, numerous tunnels, villages, and waterfalls.

Flam

second destination
1 day in the city
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 3
Journey on Flamsbana
Private Transfer Included
Transfer
Tasting Included
Tasting

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.

Flamsbrygga Hotel, Flam
3

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 25 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

third destination
1 day in the city
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 4
Balestrand Cruise
Boat Ride Included
Boat Ride

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.

Kviknes Hotel, Balestrand
4

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

fourth destination
1 day in the city
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 5
Exploring Briksdal Glacier & Transfer to Geiranger
Day Tour
Day Tour
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

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.

Hotel Union, Geiranger
4

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.

Alesund

fifth destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in centrally located hotel
Day 6
Geirangerfjord Cruise
Free Day
Free Day
Boat Ride Included
Boat Ride

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.

Day 7
Alesund Sightseeing Tour
City Tour
City 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.

Hotel Brosundet, Alesund
4

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
45 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.

Bergen

sixth destination
2 days in the city
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 8
Flight to Bergen & Sightseeing Tour
Private Transfer Included
Transfer
City Tour
City 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.
Day 9
Departure
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

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

Bergen Bors Hotel, Bergen
4

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

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 in case of emergency

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.
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