Balestrand Hotel and View - Magic of the Fjords - On The Go Tours
FROM: AUD $2,695

From breathtaking Bergen, the gateway to the Fjords to the picturesque Balestrand. Take a ride on the famous Flam to Oslo railway passing dramatic scenery and huge waterfalls before arriving in the captivating capital of Oslo. Discover Norway's magnificent fjords in one glorious week.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Oslo - capital of Norway surrounded by beautiful forests and Oslofjord
Balestrand - idyllic Norwegian village on Sognefjord
The stunning railway journey through the mountains to Flam
Bergen - beautiful Norwegian city including UNESCO listed Bryggen old wharf and wooden buildings

Included

6 nights 3 - 4 star accommodation
English speaking guide
Guided sightseeing in Bergen
Ferries between Bergen and Balestrand & Balestrand and Flam
6 breakfasts & 2 dinners
Guided sightseeing in Oslo
Train from Flam to Oslo
Airport arrival taxi on day 1

Not Included

Items of a personal nature and additional meals
Gratuity for your tour guide. Tipping your tour guide is an entirely personal gesture
International flights to/from our tour start/end points and visas

Itinerary

Day 1

Bergen

Welcome to Bergen! On arrival at the airport, you'll have the use of a taxi to your hotel in the heart of downtown Bergen. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: Bergen

Day 2

Bergen City Tour

After breakfast we depart on a sightseeing tour of this beautiful town. The tour will take us to the colourful fish market and for a stroll through the narrow lanes of ancient Bryggen, with the Church of Mary and the Hakon fortress. Bryggen has become a symbol of Norway's cultural heritage and it's easy to see why it has gained a place on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Overnight: Bergen  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Cruise to Balestrand

Bergen - Balestrand. This morning is at leisure before we embark on a cruise to Balestrand. On board you'll make your way through the King of Fjords - Sognefjord. With incredible views, this is a truly beautiful journey. .

Upon arrival in to Balestrand the rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore this picturesque area. There are various hiking trails as well as culture and artistic activities in close proximity. Dinner will be enjoyed at the hotel this evening.
Overnight: Balestrand  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4

Optional Fjaerland Excursion

Today is free for you to explore the area independently. Why not join us on an optional round trip excursion to Fjaerland which is available from June to August By boat you'll get amazing views of the steep mountains, discover the lush landscape and green fjords. Fjaerland is the village where the fjord meets the glaciers, here we also visit the Norwegian Glacier Museum. Enjoy Ivo Caprino's panoramic film about Jostedalen Glacier and the fascinating exhibition. Continue by coach to the impressive glaciers of Supphellebreen and Bøyabreen.
Overnight: Balestrand  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5

Flam & Myrdal

Balestrand - Flam - Oslo. Our journey on the Sognefjord continues today as we make our way to the beautiful village of Flam. After some free time to explore we join the famous Flamsbana - one of the steepest train lines in the world. On our journey we pass awe-inspiring scenery and make our way through fantastic nature, passed the Rallar road, up steep mountains, passed breath-taking waterfalls & go through 20 tunnels until we reach Myrdal, a mountain railway station and junction, located about 13 km from the village Flam.

From Myrdal we join a different train which takes us to the capital of Norway, Oslo. Arriving into Oslo late this evening we make our way straight to the hotel.
Overnight: Oslo  |  Breakfast

Day 6

Oslo

This morning we meet our guide and embark on a 3-hour sightseeing tour of this vibrant city. Discover the medieval fortress of Akershus, the Royal Palace, Frogner Park, City Hall and Vigeland Sculpture Park where we marvel at 3 Viking Age ships.

Spend the rest of the day relaxing or perhaps continue exploring this amazing city independently. We recommend you purchase a 24-hour Oslo pass, which grants access to most of the city’s museums and includes free travel to the Bygdog Peninsula.
Overnight: Oslo  |  Breakfast

Day 7

Oslo

Our tour comes to an end after breakfast this morning. We hope you had a wonderful time in Norway with us! If you would like to extend your stay and explore more of this remarkable town, or would like to book a departure airport transfer - please enquire.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All other departure dates can be guaranteed with a minimum of 2 persons. Prices shown are per person when there are 2 persons sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the per person price.

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Extra Prices

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Pre Accom - Magic of the Fjords
AUD $190
AUD $190
Post Accom - Magic of the Fjords
AUD $260
AUD $250

Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Hotel Augustin, Bergen

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Bergen's oldest family run hotel, the Hotel Augustin tastefully blends traditional style with modern design. Guest rooms are bright and tidy with big windows and en suite facilities. Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided throughout and the hotel is famed for its relaxed atmosphere and outstanding service. The hotel is also home to the Altona Wine Bar & Kitchen - a fully restored 400 Year old inn. Augustin is located in the heart of Bergen with Bergen harbour, the Floibanen funicular right on its doorstep.

Zander K Hotel, Bergen

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

With a stunning Scandinavian design, the Zander K hotel offers spacious and comfortable accommodation in a great location, just a short walk from the Bergen Art Musuem and the colourful Bryggen area of the city. Built in 2017 all rooms are ensuite with free wifi. Enjoy a bite to eat in the restaurant or sip on a cocktail in the stylish bar. In need of excersise? Not only can you use the fully equipped gym, the Zander K also has a collection of 20 free bikes for guests to use exploring the town.

Kviknes Hotel, Balestrand

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Sitting on the edge of a picturesque lake, the Kviknes Hotel offers spectacular, panoramic views of the surrounding Sognefjord from the comfort of an exquisitely maintained 18th century property. Rooms are simple yet pleasant and come equipped with a range of modern amenities, including a cable TV and an en suite. Some rooms also come with a balcony. Wandering through the hotel, guests can marvel at the antique art pieces in the corridors and sample delicious international flavours in the restaurant. Hiking and fishing excursions are available in the immediate surrounding area.

Clarion Hotel The Hub, Oslo

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

With an incredible location in the heart of the city, you're within easy reach of the best bars, shops, restaurants and cafes. The hotel has a host of facilities including a large gym, relaxtion and swimming pool on the the lower ground floor. The Clarion Hotel The Hub has a strong focus on sustainability and green practices, not only does the hotel look to limit reduce it's food waste as much as possible they also have a large field on the roof which provides microgreens and vegetables to be used in the hotel.

In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Bergen
Ends
Oslo
Departs
May - September
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 28
Hotel Rating
3 - 4 star
Tour Guide
Yes - tour guide escorted
Meals
Breakfast: 6, Dinner: 2
Visiting
Bergen, Balestrand, Oslo
Countries
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