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Epic Norwegian Fjords Northbound Tour

Tour rating: 4.83 / 5, Based on 16 Reviews
Cruise to Norway

Venture off on the explicit discovery of Norway with this combination of the land tour and an amazing 6-day fjord cruise. Start your journey in Oslo, then take a Flamsbana train to Flam, before reaching Bergen. Then board the best Norway fjord cruise and sail up to the country's northernmost parts, crossing the Arctic Circle and exploring the Lofoten Islands on the way.

Epic Norwegian Fjords Northbound Tour

12 days4 cities
Norway1 country
Cruise to Norway
From
$5,098
Tour rating: 4.83 / 5, Based on 16 Reviews

Venture off on the explicit discovery of Norway with this combination of the land tour and an amazing 6-day fjord cruise. Start your journey in Oslo, then take a Flamsbana train to Flam, before reaching Bergen. Then board the best Norway fjord cruise and sail up to the country's northernmost parts, crossing the Arctic Circle and exploring the Lofoten Islands on the way.

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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.
Sights seen: Frogner Park, Norwegian Folk Museum, and the Viking Ship Museum (tickets are included).
Optionals: 3-hour evening cruise with prawn buffet.

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Oslo The Hub Hotel, Oslo
4

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
Nature views
Nature views
Free day
Free day

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

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Flamsbrygga Hotel, Flam
4

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.

ship
Flam
Bergen
5 hrs 30 min

What can be more exciting than sailing between Norwegian cities by ship! Along the way, you see the most breathtaking views and landscapes of Norway. Prepare your cameras to make a lot of beautiful pictures!

Bergen, Norway

Bergen

third 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 and 6 days cruising
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a hotel and 6 nights onboard a ferry
Day 4
Boat Ride to Bergen
Boat ride
Boat ride
Nature views
Nature views

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Optionals: Old King Path Kayaking.
Activities: magnificent express boat trip to Bergen.

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

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Day 5
Bergen City Tour 
Boat ride
Boat ride
City tour
City tour

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast.
Guided hours: 3-hour walking tour.
Sights seen: the famous Bryggen district, the Fish Market.
Activities: Flolbanen funicular ride.
Transport: transfer to a pier, Hurtigruten cruise ship for a voyage to see the magnificent land of fjords.

Please, note: Cabin upgrade with ocean or land/fjord view - 300 USD per cabin.

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Bergen Bors Hotel, Bergen
4

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.

ship
Bergen
Alesund
13 hrs 30 min

Embark the modern Hurtigruten ship and make your way to the glorious north of Norway. During your sailing, pass breathtaking coastlines, small charming towns, and unique Norwegian landscapes.

Alesund, Norway

Alesund

fourth 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.

6 days cruising
Detailed itinerary
6 nights onboard a cruise ship
Day 6
Trip to Alesund & Geirangerfjord
Boat ride
Boat ride
Nature views
Nature views

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Sights seen: you have free time to see picturesque 800-meter high cliffs, spectacular UNESCO-listed Geirangerfjord.
Transport: Hurtigruten ship.

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Day 7
Stop in Trondheim 
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Activities: free time to explore Trondheim and it's unique Viking heritage.
Sights seen: cozy narrow streets, scenic views of the harbor, fantastic Nidaros Cathedral.
Transport: Hurtigruten ship.

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Day 8
Crossing the Arctic Circle & Visit to the Lofoten Islands 
Boat ride
Boat ride
Nature views
Nature views

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Sights seen: while your free time see Svolvaer - the picturesque capital of the Lofoten Islands.
Transport: cross the Arctic Circle by Hurtigruten ship.

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Day 9
Stop in Tromso
Boat ride
Boat ride
Nature views
Nature views

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Sights seen: seeing the Trollfjord and Raftsund strait from the ship as you sail, free time to enjoy the Gateway to the Arctic, Tromso.
Transport: Hurtigruten ship.

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Day 10
Trip to the North Cape
Boat ride
Boat ride
Nature views
Nature views

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Sights seen: Hammerfest, Havoysund and the northernmost point of mainland Europe - Honningsvag.
Activities: free time to explore Honningsvag - the capital of the North Cape.
Transport: Hurtigruten ship.

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Day 11
Arrival in Kirkenes & Flight to Oslo 
Boat ride
Boat ride
Transfer
Transfer

Meals: breakfast, lunch.
Transport: private airport transfers.
Accommodation: best location hotel in Oslo.

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Hurtigruten Ship, Norway
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What can be better than exploring and enjoying the surrounding beauty of Scandinavia from aboard a premium level comfort cruise ship! The Hurtigruten is equipped with everything to make your trip unforgettable. Enjoy the wide range of services, including luxury restaurants, bars, and SPA-centers with pools.

plane
Kirkenes
Oslo
2 hrs 10 min

Take advantage of the fast and comfortable flight from Kirkenes to Oslo. Your private driver brings you to the airport and meets you upon landing.

Oslo, Norway

Oslo

fifth destination

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

1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 12
Departure from Oslo 
Transfer
Transfer

Meals: breakfast.
Transfers: private airport transfers.

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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.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Oslo, Flam and Bergen;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Rich sightseeing tours in Oslo and Bergen with professional English-speaking guides;
  • 24 hours Oslo pass;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal);
  • Regular class express boat tickets Flam - Bergen;
  • Economy class flight tickets Kirkenes - Oslo;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • 6 nights on board the Hurtigruten ship in the Outside cabin;
  • Three meals daily on board the Hurtigruten ship;
  • English-speaking tour leader on board;
  • Port stops according to the itinerary with free time or optional tours;
  • All portage fees and taxes;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: All the tours during the Hurtigruten cruise are optional and not included in the price of the package. You are free to book any of them separately to combine your cruise experience with professional sightseeing tours. Please, contact your travel specialist for additional details.

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

  • Visiting Frogner Park and Viking Ship Museum in Oslo
  • Journey on the scenic Flamsbana Railway
  • Fjords boat trip from Flam to Bergen
  • Floibanen funicular ride in Bergen
  • Hurtigruten cruise to the Arctic Circle & Lofoten Islands

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
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