Trip Overview

Definitive Norway

Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 13 Reviews
Small Group Tour to Norway

Join a petite group of travelers (no more than 14) on an exciting exploration of Norway. Fjords, glaciers, boat rides, outstanding city tours, and varied connections are all part of the package!

Definitive Norway

9 days6 cities
Norway1 country
Small Group Tour to Norway
From
$3,254
Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 13 Reviews

Join a petite group of travelers (no more than 14) on an exciting exploration of Norway. Fjords, glaciers, boat rides, outstanding city tours, and varied connections are all part of the package!

You are here

Day-By-Day

Oslo

first destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
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.

  • Transport: airport-hotel transfer.
  • Meals: not included.
Read more Collapse
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.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sights: Frogner Park, visiting both the Norwegian Folk Museum and the Viking Ship Museum.
Read more Collapse
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.

Welcome to Oslo

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.

train
Oslo
Flam
4 hrs 40 min + 1 hr

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. 

 

Flam

second destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
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 dinner and a traditional Viking Plank in the Ægir BrewPub.

  • Meals included: breakfast, beer tasting, dinner.
  • Transport: train.
Read more Collapse
Flamsbrygga Hotel, Flam
4

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.

Welcome to Flam

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.

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

third destination
1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
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.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Transport: boat.
Read more Collapse
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.

Welcome to Balestrand

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

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
Detailed itinerary
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 5
Exploring Briksdal Glacier & Transfer to Geiranger
Private Transfer Included
Transfer
Day Tour
Day Tour

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.
Read more Collapse
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.

Welcome to Geiranger

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

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
Detailed itinerary
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.

  • Transport: transfer hotel - port, Hurtigruten cruise.
  • Meals included: breakfast.
Read more Collapse
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.

  • Meals included: Breakfast.
  • Sights: Alesund Church, Alesund Park, Town Hall.
Read more Collapse
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.

Welcome to Alesund

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.

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.

Bergen

sixth destination
2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
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 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.
Read more Collapse
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.

  • Meals included: breakfast
  • Transport: hotel-airport transfer
Read more Collapse
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.

Welcome to Bergen

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.

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

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.

Read more Collapse

Tour Highlights

  • Only reliable guides and drivers
  • Small group of no more than 14 people
  • 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.
Dates & Rates

Dates & Rates

Package price per person
Tour Reviews

Tour Reviews

Learn What Our Clients Say

Related Tours

The Very Best of Europe