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Best of Norway

Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 16 Reviews
Private tour to Norway

Probably the best tour of Norway, it combines all the must-visit cities and fjords. You start your journey with a guided tour of Oslo's major landmarks. Then take one of the world's most picturesque train rides while traveling up to Flam. Enjoy few days discovering fjords and ancient glaciers before reaching Art Nouveau city of Alesund and touring Bergen. Only experienced guides, best location accommodation, and the most convenient transportation.

Best of Norway

9 days6 cities
Norway1 country
Private tour to Norway
From
$3,998
Tour rating: 4.88 / 5, Based on 16 Reviews

Probably the best tour of Norway, it combines all the must-visit cities and fjords. You start your journey with a guided tour of Oslo's major landmarks. Then take one of the world's most picturesque train rides while traveling up to Flam. Enjoy few days discovering fjords and ancient glaciers before reaching Art Nouveau city of Alesund and touring Bergen. Only experienced guides, best location accommodation, and the most convenient transportation.

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Oslo, Norway

Oslo

first destination

Oslo has it all! Being Europe's fastest-growing capital and boasting impressive architectural innovations, Oslo remains one of the greenest cities.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Oslo
Transfer
Transfer

Transport: private airport transfer.
Accommodation: centrally located hotel.
Meals: not included.
Activities: free time for you to start discovering the city.
Optionals: Dinner at 34 SkyBar, Oslo | Copenhagen pre-tour extension.

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Day 2
Oslo City Tour
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

Accommodation: centrally located hotel.
Meals: breakfast is included.
Transport: Oslo pass for public transport.
Guided hours: 5-hour city tour.

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Oslo The Hub Hotel, Oslo
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A completely new hotel located right in the Oslo city center provides all the necessary facilities for your comfortable stay: cozy rooms with coffee machines, free WiFi access, flat-screen TVs in all the rooms. Guests can also enjoy the gym and relaxation zone with a pool on the ground floor of the hotel.

train
Oslo
Flam
6 hrs

The Oslo - Flam train ride is the most breathtaking 20 km (12 mi) long rail route famous in the entire world for its beauty. The most impressive highlight during this ride is the Flam - Myrdal part called Flamsbana.

Flam, Norway

Flam

second destination

One of the top-rated Norway vacation spots is the petite town of Flam. This iconic destination is famous for being the starting (or ending point) of the scenic Flamsbana railway, regarded as the most beautiful train ride in the entire world!

1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a hotel
Day 3
Train Trip to Flam
Tasting
Tasting
Free day
Free day

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Activities: unforgettable Flamsbana train ride, traditional Viking plank 5-course tasting with beer (included in the price) at the local Ægir Brewery Pub.
Optionals: dinner at the local restaurant.

 

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Flamsbrygga Hotel, Flam
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The very convenient location of this Flam hotel allows all guests to easily find shops and restaurants nearby and to enjoy the magnificent landscapes and silence. Flamsbrygga has a unique balanced design, connecting authentic and modern spirit. Here you can find the room for your preferences: modern or made out wood, with a balcony or fjord views.

ferry
Flam
Balestrand
1 hr 30 min

A ferry ride from Flam to Balestrand is one of the most convenient and comfortable ways to travel between the cities. Along the way, enjoy the charm of Aurlandsfjord and Sognefjord, have a good rest and enjoy the peaceful journey.

Balestrand, Norway

Balestrand

third destination

Among all the things to see in Norway, we can specify one of the most charming and beautiful villages, Balestrand, that's located in the northern part of the largest and deepest fjord in Norway, Sognefjord.

1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Boat Ride to Balestrand
Nature views
Nature views
Boat ride
Boat ride

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Optionals: Old King Path Kayaking, Flam | Rallarvegen Cycling Trip, Flam.
Transport: scenic Sognefjord express boat ride.

Note: the best time to travel: April 1 - September 30.

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Kviknes Hotel, Balestrand
4

Located right on the shore of the grand Sognefjord, the Kviknes Hotel offers accommodation in atmospheric guest rooms with all the necessary advantages for your comfortable stay. Enjoy the unique spirit of this stylish hotel and taste local specialties in the artistic restaurant onsite. A big variety of outdoor activities can make your stay even more interesting!

car
Balestrand
Geiranger
5 hrs 50 min

Today you have one of the most exciting transfers in Norway! Your private driver brings you to Geiranger passing the most spectacular Norwegian landscapes. Astonishing lakes, authentic villages and majestic mountains await!

Geirangerfjord village, Norway

Geiranger

fourth destination

Wonderful Geiranger has a unique location as it is situated in western Norway right at the head of Geirangerfjord. It boasts has astonishing views with gorgeous mountains and impressive waterfalls.

2 days in the Geiranger village
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a remarkable hotel
Day 5
Briksdal Glacier Day Trip & Transfer to Geiranger
Nature views
Nature views
Tasting
Tasting

Accommodation: best location hotel at the UNESCO-listed Geiranger village.
Meals: breakfast, buffet lunch at a local restaurant.
Activities: day trip to Briksdal Glacier exploring Norwegian nature.
Transport: ride to spectacular Geiranger village.

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Day 6
Free Day at Geirangerfjord & Cruise to Alesund
Nature views
Nature views

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Optionals: Bus Tour of Mt. Dalsnibba.
Activities: fantastic 5-hour cruise to Alesund on the Hurtigruten ship.

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Hotel Union, Geiranger
4

The Union Hotel can't be located in a better place but by the picturesque Geirangerfjord. Guests can stay in comfortable rooms with beautiful views, free WiFi, TVs, and minibars. To make your stay more amusing you have a chance to see a vintage car collection, have a good rest in the spa, and enjoy outdoor activities.

ferry
Geiranger
Alesund
5 hrs

Board the impressive Hurtigruten ship, that takes you to Alesund, the Norwegian city of Art Nouveau architecture. During the trip, you see the splendid Geirangerfjord and many picturesque islands.

Alesund, Norway

Alesund

fifth destination

Hidden between Norway's breathtaking fjords, Alesund, the city of colorful houses, was chosen by Norwegians as the most beautiful town in Norway. It is also called the Adventure Capital of the Fjords.

1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night on a cruise ship, 1 night at a hotel
Day 7
Alesund City Tour
City tour
City tour

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Activities: 3-hr walking tour.
Sights seen: Alesund Church, the Alesund Park, the Town Hall.
Optionals: Visiting The Alesund Museum & the Fisheries Museum.

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Hotel Brosundet, Alesund
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The family running Hotel Brosundet will make you feel at home. Choose the room based on your preferences: with an impressive sea-view or to a cobblestoned street, a room for your romantic journey or adventure experience. All rooms have free WiFi access and TV, and the in-house restaurant provides a huge choice of wines and local dishes.

plane
Alesund
Bergen
50 min

A very fast and comfortable flight from Alesund to Bergen shows you one more way of traveling in Norway. During the 50-minute flight you can enjoy the cozy seats and observe amazing views out of your window.

Bergen, Norway

Bergen

sixth destination

Located on Norway's southwestern coast, the second-largest city in Norway, Bergen, is surrounded by magnificent mountains and fjords, which are included on UNESCO's World Heritage list.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Flight to Bergen & City Tour
City tour
City tour
Nature views
Nature views

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Transport: private airport transfer, flight to Bergen.
Guided hours: 3-hour walking tour.
Activities: Flolbanen funicular ride.
Optionals: Grieg Museum at Troldhaugen.

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Day 9
Free Day in Bergen & Departure
Transfer
Transfer

Meals: breakfast.
Activities: free time to explore Bergen.
Transfers: private airport transfers.
Optional post-tour extension: tour to Iceland

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Bergen Bors Hotel, Bergen
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The Bergen Bors Hotel is located in a historical building right in the heart of the city. The design mixes modernity with the classic and brings the impression of the real Scandinavian culture. All rooms have TVs, free WiFi spots, and minibars. In the in-house restaurant, you can taste local Norwegian cuisine and enjoy the big choice of wine.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Oslo, Flam, Balestrand, Geiranger, Alesund and Bergen;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Other meals according to the itinerary;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the detailed itinerary;
  • 24 hours Oslo pass;
  • Traditional beer tasting at a local Flam Brewery;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • Hurtigruten cruise to Alesund;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal);
  • Regular class boat tickets Flam - Balestrand;
  • Economy class flight tickets Alesund - Bergen;
  • Support line during the trip.

* Travel dates flexible from June 1 to August 31

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

  • Journey on the scenic Flamsbana Railway
  • Express boat trip from Flam to Balestrand
  • Briksdal Glacier day trip
  • Hurtigruten ship to Alesund
  • Floibanen Funicular ride in Bergen

What To Know

  • Scandinavian climate is unpredictable and weather can be quite harsh even during summers. Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must.
  • Most of the tours you’re going to have are walking, so make sure to bring convenient walking shoes.
  • Tips to guides and drivers in Scandinavia are not required or expected. However, if you really enjoyed the service, a symbolic tip of no more than $10 will be appreciated.
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