Best of Norway

9 Day Guided Tour from Oslo to Oslo with Trafalgar

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Trafalgar's 9 Day Best of Norway. Encounter the 'King' and 'Queen' of the Fjords, Olympic triumphs and the trading heritage of the Hanseatics as you answer the call of Norway's untamed wilderness and embrace Scandinavian sophistication.

     
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Guided Tour Starts In
Starts In
Oslo
Guided Tour Ends In
Ends In
Oslo
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 Star
48
Max Group Size
48
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Norway
Trip Operated By:
Trafalgar
Trafalgar
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Trip Code:
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Itinerary

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1 Arrive Oslo
Prepare for a spellbinding encounter with nature - an untamed landscape of fjords, lakes and dense forests that begins in the understated capital of Oslo, set within beautiful natural surrounds. On arrival, you are transferred to your hotel. Spend the day exploring the city's interesting architecture and exquisite open spaces, before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception to kick-start your journey. (WR) Stay: Clarion Collection Bastion
2 Oslo - Geilo - Hardangerfjord
We journey along the shores of the Tyrifjord to the ski resort of Geilo with its scenic location at the foot of Hallingskarvet, before continuing across the Hardanger Plateau to Voringfoss, a cascade of water that plunges impressively into the Måbødalen Canyon below. We continue to Hardangerfjord - its title as the 'Queen of the Fjords' is well deserved and you'll have an opportunity to admire its deep blue waters as you travel along part of its shorelineto your hotel in Øystese where you will dine tonight. (SB/D) Stay: Thon Sandven
3 Hardangerfjord - Bergen Orientation And Free Time
A scenic drive along lakes and fjords will bring us to the Capital of Fjords, Bergen. We'll learn about the city's Hanseatic heritage, enjoying an orientation tour past the 13th-century Haakon's Hall and bustling fish market. Enjoy some free time to explore this colourful city. (SB) Stay: Scandic Neptun
4 Bergen - Voss - Sognefjord
Delving straight back into Norway's inspiring natural landscapes, we continue to the 'King of Fjords', travelling via Voss, the country's adventure capital. There's some free time to embark on an Optional Experience on the Flåm Railway, one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world. (SB/D) Stay: Sognefjord
5 Sognefjord - Valldal (2 Nights)
Journey from Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord, to Valldal. See the impressive Bøyabreen glacier, part of Jostedalsbreen, Europe's largest glacier. Your road trip is filled with pinch-me moments as you skirt past three different fjords. (SB/D) Stay: Valldal Fjordhotell
6 Geiranger Excursion
The Geirangerfjord takes centre stage today, as we embark on an epic adventure to explore its depths. We begin our adventure by embarking on a scenic cruise past its tumbling waterfalls and snow-capped peaks. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Later, we 'Connect With Locals' to discover the Norwegian mantra of friluftsliv, joining a local Norwegian family for a memorable Be My Guest dinner near Geirangerfjord, the King of the Fjords. Over local cuisine, gain insights into why Norway is consistently ranked as one of the best places in the world to live over local cuisine. (SB/DW)
7 Valldal - Lom - Lillehammer
We enjoy a scenic drive to Lom, the gateway to the Jotunheimen Mountains. Here, we will visit a 12th-century Stave church, adorned with Runic inscriptions, paintings and carved dragon figures that are said to protect it against evil. We continue through the Gudbrandsdal Valley before arriving in Lillehammer, the proud host of the 1994 Winter Olympics. (SB) Stay: Scandic
8 Lillehammer - Oslo
We return to Oslo where we spend the day exploring several of the city's highlights with a Local Specialist, including views of the medieval fortress of Akershus, overlooking Oslo's beautiful harbour, the Opera and 19th-century Royal Palace. We finish our tour with a visit to the fascinating Vigeland Sculpture Park, proudly displaying the life's work of Gustav Vigeland. After a magnificent encounter with Norway's epic natural landscapes, we enjoy our last evening together at a Farewell Dinner, toasting to a memorable trip. (SB/FD) Stay: Scandic Solli
9 Depart Oslo
Our journey through the fjords, falls and forests of Norway has come to an end. We bid our newfound friends a fond farewell and prepare to return home. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (SB)

Trafalgar Inclusions

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Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Oslo
  • Orientation of Bergen
  • Visit Hardangerfjord, Geiranger Fjord, the State Church at Lom and Vigeland Sculpture Park
  • View Voringfoss, Steinsdalsfoss, Haakon's Hall in Bergen, Akershus, the Opera and Royal Palace in Oslo
  • See Sognefjord, Bøyabreen Glacier and Hamar Olympic ice arena
Trip Inclusions
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences (Additional Cost) and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
Included Meals
  • 8 Scandinavian breakfasts
  • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest)
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included

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