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Discover the best of Norway and the spectacular Norwegian fjords on this seven-night ultimate vacation! Your journey begins in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, where you’ll experience all the top attractions of the beautiful harborside city. Then, take an unforgettable rail journey to Flam on the Flam Railway, voted the most scenic rail journey in the world. Spend two nights in beautiful Flam seeing all the sights, eating delicious local cuisine and taking an unforgettable journey by safari rib boat through the UNESCO Word Heritage listed Aurlandsfjord. From Flam, take another scenic journey by ferry through dramatic fjords to colorful Bergen for two days of sightseeing and scenery. From Bergen, return to Oslo on the famous Bergen line for a final night in the city.

Highlights

  • Discover interesting museums and impressive architecture in Oslo
  • Admire the spectacular scenery on the journey to Flam on the famous Flam Railway
  • Ægir Viking plank and beer tasting in Flam
  • Take a spectacular fjord safari rib boat ride in Flam
  • Travel by ferry and bus to the historic city of Bergen
  • Explore the interesting museums and impressive architecture in Bergen

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Rail, bus and boat travel in standard class
  • Oslo Airport to city return train tickets
  • 3 nights' total hotel stay with breakfast in Oslo
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Flam
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Bergen
  • Oslo Pass
  • Ægir Viking plank and beer tasting in Flam
  • Fjord Safari boat trip from Flam
  • Bergen Card
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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

DAY 1 - ARRIVE IN OSLO
Arrive in Oslo today and check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Spend the rest of the day exploring the Norwegian capital. Head up to the Akershus Fortress, a medieval castle which offers breathtaking views over the Oslofjord. Alternatively, visit one of Oslo's wide choice of museums. Take a boat out to the Bygdøy Peninsula for the highest concentration of these, or stay in the center of town and see Edvard Munch's The Scream at the National Gallery. (Overnight in Oslo) B

DAY 2 - OSLO
After breakfast this morning, enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Oslo with the Oslo Pass, which provides access to over 30 museums and attractions. Top attractions include the Natural History Museum, Fram Museum, The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, Holmenkollen Ski Museum & Tower, The Viking Ship Museum and TusenFryd Amusement Park. The city center offers world-class shopping and dining, jazz and blues clubs, and bars and cafes where you can relax and take in some good people watching. (Overnight in Oslo) B

DAY 3 - FLAM
After breakfast this morning, take an early train from Oslo to Myrdal and then connect with the world-famous Flam Railway. The journey from the mountain station of Myrdal down to Flam deep in the fjord has been voted the most scenic rail journey in the world, and is one of the steepest normal track railway lines in the world, dropping 2,824 feet in just under an hour. Take in the awe-inspiring views of rugged mountains, deep valleys and thundering waterfalls as you descend into the Aurlandsfjord. On arrival in Flam, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay and relax over a delicious dinner at Ægir restaurant, where the Viking dinner menu includes the famous Ægir Viking plank - 5 courses of delicious local food paired with 5 different Ægir beers served on a plank. (Overnight in Flam) B D

DAY 4 - FLAM
Take an unforgettable journey by boat today through the UNESCO Word Heritage listed Aurlandsfjord and beyond into the stunning Nærøyfjord on a heritage fjord safari rib boat ride. Starting in Flam, you'll make stops at scenic attractions and see incredible wildlife up close, including porpoises, seals and eagles. Learn all about the fjord and local history with fascinating stories, tales and legends from your safari guide. This will be a journey you won't soon forget! (Overnight in Flam) B

DAY 5 - BERGEN
Your onward journey begins this morning with a ferry ride into the UNESCO World Heritage listed Nærøyfjord, the narrowest fjord in the world. This branch of the Sognefjord is spectacularly beautiful with its high peaks framing the narrow thread of water. Watch goats grazing along the banks and seals lying on the rocks before mooring at Gudvangen. Here, transfer onto a bus which will take you up the winding bends of the Stalheimskleiva to a lookout point above the Stalheimsfossen and Sivlefossen waterfalls. You'll make a brief stop to admire the view before continuing to Voss, where you transfer to the station for your onward train journey to Bergen. On arrival in Bergen, check in at your hotel for an overnight stay. You have an afternoon here to explore Norway's second city. Why not discover the colorful Hanseatic buildings of Bryggen and Vågen harbors or take the Fløibanen up to the top of Fløyen for spectacular views? (Overnight in Bergen) B

DAY 6 - BERGEN
After breakfast this morning, start the day with one of the many sightseeing tours that give you an introduction to what charming Bergen has to offer. Use your included Bergen Card and enjoy free discounted admittance to most museums and attractions as well as many cultural events, various sightseeing tours, restaurants and parking. B

DAY 7 - OSLO
After breakfast this morning, head back to the station for your scenic journey from Bergen back to Oslo along the Bergen Line, the highest mainline rail line in Northern Europe. On arrival in Oslo, check in at your hotel for the last night of your holiday. If the weather is fine this evening, why not go to the waterfront area of Aker Brygge where there are many bars and restaurants overlooking the harbor. Alternatively, head to the Oslo Opera House, an amazing building constructed to resemble a glacier emerging from the water. The building is worth a visit, even if you don't go for a performance. (Overnight in Oslo) B

DAY 8 - DEPART OSLO
After a final breakfast in Oslo, check out of your hotel and continue with your travels. If you wish to extend your vacation, perhaps with an additional day in a different city, one of our Rail Specialists would be happy to assist you with all the details. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

First Hotel Marin Bergen

First Hotel Marin is a classic hotel situated in the city center of Bergen. The unique location of the hotel is on the famous "Bryggen" in Bergen which is on UNESCOs world-heritage list. First Hotel Marin have well-equipped rooms, conference facilities as well as steambaths, sauna and a gym. Our rooms are charming and welcoming, some with wonderful views over Bryggen. Treat yourself to a little luxury and enjoy our spacious suites and come home to some extra comfort after a busy day. First Hotel Marin is a perfect match for both business and pleasure. Welcome to First Hotel Marin in Bergen.

Grand Hotel Terminus Bergen

Grand Hotel Terminus has been considered a classic ever since it opened in 1928. With its whiskybar, leather armchairs, and generous breakfast, it is a truly continental experience. Located in the heart of the city – 50 metres from the railway station, and within easy reach of attractions and adventures.

Thon Hotel Terminus Oslo

Our recently refurbished Thon Hotel Terminus is situated in the very heart of downtown Oslo, mere steps away from Oslo City shopping centre, Oslo Spektrum arena, and Oslo Central Train Station. The city’s largest public transport hub is just outside your door, and many of the best restaurants, entertainment, shopping, and nightlife that Oslo has to offer are all within an easy stroll.

Thon Hotel Terminus Oslo

Our recently refurbished Thon Hotel Terminus is situated in the very heart of downtown Oslo, mere steps away from Oslo City shopping centre, Oslo Spektrum arena, and Oslo Central Train Station. The city’s largest public transport hub is just outside your door, and many of the best restaurants, entertainment, shopping, and nightlife that Oslo has to offer are all within an easy stroll.

Thon Hotel Oslo Panorama

Thon Hotel Oslo Panorama is centrally located in a peaceful and quiet part of central Oslo. Most rooms have a balcony, and from the upper floor you can enjoy a beautiful view of the city and the Oslofjord.

Thon Hotel Oslo Panorama

Thon Hotel Oslo Panorama is centrally located in a peaceful and quiet part of central Oslo. Most rooms have a balcony, and from the upper floor you can enjoy a beautiful view of the city and the Oslofjord.

Flamsbrygga Hotel Flam

Flåmsbrygga is a cluster of buildings in the innermost part of the Sognefjord, quiet and secluded, and just a few steps from the Flåm Railway and the quay. The courtyard, comprising hotel, restaurant, café and Ægir BrewPub, is surrounded by gardens and parks, with magnificent mountains, a beach and boat life nearby, and boasts views over the fjord.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

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