Trip Overview

Epic Norwegian Fjords Southbound Tour

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

With this Norwegian epic itinerary see rare natural landscapes and sights such as the Lofoten Islands, learn more about Norway, and explore hidden gems with your professional local guide as well as feel like at home, enjoying the premium level of accommodation and services.

Epic Norwegian Fjords Southbound Tour

11 days4 cities
Norway1 country
Cruise to Norway
From
$4,591
Tour rating: 4.83 / 5, Based on 16 Reviews

With this Norwegian epic itinerary see rare natural landscapes and sights such as the Lofoten Islands, learn more about Norway, and explore hidden gems with your professional local guide as well as feel like at home, enjoying the premium level of accommodation and services.

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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
1 night 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.
Recommended: Dinner at Ekeberg restaurant dating back to 1916.

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Day 2
Oslo City Tour & Flight to Kirkenes
City tour
City tour
Transfer
Transfer

Accommodation: centrally located hotel.
Meals: breakfast is included.
Guided hours: 5-hour city tour.
Sights seen: Frogner Park, Norwegian Folk Museum, and the Viking Ship Museum (tickets are included).
Transport: Oslo pass for public transport, private airport transfers, flight to Kirkenes.

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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.

plane
Oslo
Kirkenes
2 hrs 10 min

Enjoy your fast and comfortable flight from Oslo to Kirkenes. In just 2 hours you reach your destination and continue your journey. For your convenience, a private driver brings you to the airport and picks you up upon landing.

Kirkenes, Norway Gallery

Kirkenes

second destination

The small like from a fairy-tale town of Kirkenes is located almost on the very tip of northern Norway, close to the Russian and Finnish border. Despite the small number of citizens (just 4000 people are living there) this is one of the most charming places in Norway.

5 days cruising
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a hotel + 5 nights on board the ship
Day 3
Hurtigruten Cruise Embarkation
Transfer
Transfer

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, dinner.
Transport: private pier transfer, Hurtigruten ship.

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

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Day 4
Trip to the North Cape
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Sights seen: brief stops at the northernmost point of mainland Europe - Honningsvag, Hammerfest, Oksfjord, and a 1.5 late evening stop in the Gateway to the Arctic Tromso.
Transport: Hurtigruten ship.

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Day 5
Visit to the Lofoten Islands
Day tour
Day tour
Nature views
Nature views

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Sights seen: picturesque Harstad, fantastic Raftsund, spectacular Trollfjord, Svolvaer - the main city of the Lofoten Islands.
Transport: the Hurtigruten ship.

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Day 6
Crossing the Arctic Circle
Day tour
Day tour

Accommodation: cabin onboard the cruise ship.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
Sights seen: as you sail you see from the ship the Seven Sisters mountain range, Nesna, Sandnessjoen, and Bronnoysund.
Transport: cross the Arctic Circle by Hurtigruten ship.

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Day 7
Stop in Trondheim
Free day
Free day
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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Hurtigruten Ship, Norway
5

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.

ferry
Kirkenes
Bergen
5 days 2 hrs

One of the best way to feel the real Norwegian spirit and see unique sights is onboard the majestic Hurtigruten ship. During the 5 days of sailing, you cross the Arctic Circle and see the most outstanding landscapes on the planet as well as small and charming villages of Norway.

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.

1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Arrival to Bergen, Disembarkation & City Tour
Transfer
Transfer
City tour
City tour

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Guided hours: 3-hour walking tour.
Sights seen: the famous Bryggen district, the Fish Market.
Activities: Flolbanen funicular ride.
 

 

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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
Flam
5 hrs 30 min

Enjoy your scenic cruise along the gorgeous Norwegian coast, departing from Bergen to Flam. During the 5 hours of your trip, take the chance to relax and take a lot of pictures of the majestic fjords and have a good rest.

Flam, Norway

Flam

fourth 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!

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 9
Boat Ride to Flam
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 Flam.

Note: the best time to travel: April 1 - September 30. From October to May it is replaced with the train ride.

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Day 10
Train Trip to Oslo from Flam
Free day
Free day
Nature views
Nature views

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Optionals: tasting at the Egir Brewery & Pub | Boat Trip to Balestrand and Briksdal Glacier Day Trip.
Activities: unforgettable Flamsbana train ride.

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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.

train
Flam
Oslo
4 hrs 40 min + 1 hr

The Flam - Myrdal rail is one of the most famous and breathtaking routes in the world. Take advantage of one of the most exciting train rides which takes you along the gorgeous 20 km (12 mi) route along the hilliest railway on the planet.

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 11
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, Kirkenes, Bergen and Flam;
  • 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;
  • Economy class flight tickets Oslo - Kirkenes;
  • Regular class express boat tickets Bergen - Flam;
  • Regular class train tickets Flam - Oslo (via Myrdal);
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • 5 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;
  • Hurtigruten cruise to the Arctic Circle & Lofoten Islands;
  • Floibanen funicular ride in Bergen;
  • Fjords boat trip from Bergen to Flam;
  • Journey on the scenic Flamsbana Railway.

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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