Trip Overview

Norway and Svalbard Journey

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

During the 12 days of this customizable tour discover Norway's breathtaking fjords, unique cities, towns, and glaciers. A lot of surprises are prepared for you in this Norway winter itinerary and one of the most exciting of them is a Wildlife Sea Safari with the stunning beauty of nature along the Alesund coastline.

Norway and Svalbard Journey

12 days7 cities
Norway1 country
Private tour to Norway
From
$5,668
Tour rating: 4.83 / 5, Based on 16 Reviews

During the 12 days of this customizable tour discover Norway's breathtaking fjords, unique cities, towns, and glaciers. A lot of surprises are prepared for you in this Norway winter itinerary and one of the most exciting of them is a Wildlife Sea Safari with the stunning beauty of nature along the Alesund coastline.

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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

Accommodation: centrally located hotel.
Meals: breakfast is included.
Transport: public transport is included.
Guided hours: 3-hour panoramic walking city tour.
Sights seen: Frogner Park, the most interesting Oslo highlights.
Optionals: a variety of outdoor activities for any taste and budget, including cycling, hiking, kayaking, and sailing.

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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
Free day
Free day

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Activities: unforgettable Flamsbana train ride
Optionals: visit the local Ægir Brewery Pub to enjoy the Egir Viking plank.

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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.

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
Boat ride
Boat ride
Free day
Free day

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
Day tour
Day tour

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
Boat ride
Boat ride
Free day
Free day

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
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
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 7
Alesund City Tour & Wildlife Sea Safari
City tour
City tour
Boat ride
Boat ride

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Guiding hours: 3-hour walking tour. 
Sights seen: Alesund Church, the Alesund Park, the Town Hall, Art Nouveau architecture.
Activities: 2-hr Wildlife Sea Safari on a high-speed RIB-boat to enjoy Norwegian nature and wildlife.

Please note: Wildlife Sea Safari is available only from June 16 to August 18 in 2019.

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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
Tromso
3 hrs 50 min

Save your time abroad by having a comfortable flight from Alesund to Tromso. For your convenience, a private driver brings you to the airport and picks you up upon arrival.

Tromso, Norway

Tromso

sixth destination

"The treasure of Norway", "the gateway to the Arctic" and simply the favorite place for ardent wanderers – this is all Tromso.

1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 8
Flight to Tromso & City Tour with a Cable Car Ride
City tour
City tour

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Transport: private transfer to the airport and a hotel upon arrival, flight to Tromso with a layover in Oslo.
Guiding hours: 2.5-hour city tour, cable car ride to stay on the top of the mountain and enjoy the spectacular view of the area.
Sights seen: the city's historic center, the Arctic Cathedral.

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4-star hotel
4

Feel as if you're home while staying at an outstanding 4-star hotel. The best location allows you to explore all the main highlights and the premium level of services with supreme comfort in rooms makes your travel stress-less and mitigated.

plane
Tromso
Svalbard
2 hrs 50 min

A flight from Tromso to Svalbard is just 2 hours 50 minutes. During this time you enjoy comfortable seats, the views out of the window, and look forward to your next adventure - Svalbard.

Svalbard, Norway Gallery

Svalbard

seventh destination

It's difficult to find a better place than Svalbard to meet the wild nature and explore hidden places in Norway. Located between the mainland and the North Pole, Svalbard is one of the most famous points for Norwegian winter activities.

4 days in Svalbard
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a remarkable hotel
Day 9
Flight to Svalbard
Transfer
Transfer

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast.
Transport: private transfer to the airport and hotel.
Activities: an evening at leisure, you have free time to start a Svalbard exploration.

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Day 10
Adventsdalen Valley Safari
Day tour
Day tour

Accommodation: best location hotel.
Meals: breakfast, snacks.
Activities: group tour of the Adventdalen valley, Can-Am Outlander ATV drive, cable car ride to stay on the top of the mountain and enjoy the spectacular view of the area.
Guiding hours: 2.5-hour city tour.
Sights seen: the old airport Longyearbyen, Basecamp trapper's station in Bolterdalen.

Please note: we recommend you wear windproof and warm clothing for this tour.
Please note:  in order to drive a car or motorcycle please make sure to have your driver license with you.

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Day 11
Boat Trip to Pyramiden
Day tour
Day tour
Boat ride
Boat ride

Accommodation: centrally located hotel.
Meals: breakfast is included.
Transport: pier transfer, boat ride.
Activities: group tour to Pyramiden.
Sights seen: world’s northernmost statue of Lenin, Sassenfjord, mighty mountain Tempelet, Isfjord and the bird cliff at Hatten.

Please note: we recommend you wear windproof and warm clothing, cap and mittens for this tour.

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Day 12
Flight to Oslo & Departure
Transfer
Transfer

Meals: breakfast.
Transfers: private airport transfers, flight tickets to Oslo.

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4-star hotel
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Feel as if you're home while staying at an outstanding 4-star hotel. The best location allows you to explore all the main highlights and the premium level of services with supreme comfort in rooms makes your travel stress-less and mitigated.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Oslo, Flam, Balestrand, Geiranger, Alesund, Tromso and Svalbard;
  • 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;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal) and boat tickets Flam - Balestrand;
  • Deck space tickets for Hurtigruten cruise Geiranger - Alesund;
  • Economy class flight tickets Alesund - Tromso, Tromso - Svalbard, Svalbard-Oslo;
  • Private tours: Oslo city tour, Briksdal Glacier day trip, Alesund city tour, Tromso city tour, Svalbard city tour;
  • Group tours and activities: Wildlife see safari, Adventsdalen Valley safari, boat trip to Pyramiden;
  • Support line during the trip.

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

  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Your own professional local guides and drivers;
  • Tour route provides for convenient arrival and departure with international flights;
  • Use of various unique Norvegian transport means;
  • Enjoying Tromso & riding the popular cable car;
  • Exploration of fantastic wildlife of the North during the sea & valley salaries;
  • Overnights in the hotels overlooking the stunning Aurland and Geiranger Fjords.

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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