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Balestrand Hotel and View - Magic of the Fjords - On The Go Tours
FROM: USD $1,515 pp
Magic of the Fjords - 7 days map

SUMMER TOUR: 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 and unforgettable week.

Prices & Dates

Trip Highlights

Oslo - immerse yourself in the capital of Norway surrounded by beautiful forests and Oslofjord
Balestrand - take in this idyllic Norwegian village on Sognefjord
Flamsbana - gaze at wonderful scenery on this stunning railway journey through the mountains
Bergen - step into this beautiful Norwegian city including UNESCO listed Bryggen old wharf and wooden buildings


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 and visas


Day 1


Welcome to Bergen! On arrival at the airport, hop in a taxi to your hotel in the heart of downtown Bergen. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Enjoy!
Overnight: Bergen

Day 2

Bergen City Tour

After breakfast we depart on a sightseeing tour of this beautiful town. The tour takes us to the colorful 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 we embark on a cruise to Balestrand. On board we make our 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 we can see amazing views of the steep mountains, 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


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


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 inquire.

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 4 persons. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to those who don’t have anyone to share a room with or anyone wanting the privacy of a single room.

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Guaranteed Departure
Twin Share
Single Room
USD $1,515
USD $2,125
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Extra Prices

Twin Share
Single Room
Pre Tour Accommodation - Magic of the Fjords
USD $145
USD $265
Post Tour Accommodation - Magic of the Fjords
USD $135
USD $235


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.

At a Glance

Trip Type
May - September
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 40
Hotel Rating
3 - 4 star
Tour Guide
Yes - tour guide escorted
Breakfast: 6, Dinner: 2
Minimum Age
15 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
Dep. Transfer
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