Norway, with almost 60,000 miles of coastline (including the islands), is the longest country in Europe and also one of the most beautiful. Boasting beautiful little towns, splendid landscapes, and many attractions, it might be difficult to choose where all to go in such a big country. With our Europe vacation package 2019, you get an insight into the major attractions of the country, covering the most amazing parts of this wonderful country.
(DAY 1): Arrival in Oslo
(DAY 2): Tour To Bergen and Flam
(DAY 3): Heading to Aurlandsfjord and Naeroyfjord
(DAY 4): Exploring Bergen
(DAY 5): Over The Mountains to Oslo
(DAY 6): Departure Back Home
Oslo, Bergen, Flam, Aurlandsfjord, Naeroyfjord,
Today, you’ll arrive at Gardermoen Airport in Oslo. You’ll meet your private guide at the airport who’ll transfer you to your hotel in central Oslo.
In case you happen to arrive early, we would suggest you purchase an Oslo Pass for free travel on all public transit combined with free admission to over 30 museums and attractions and also special offers on restaurants, entertainment, shops and more. You can purchase the pass at tourist information centers or at most hotels and major attractions in the city.
Spend today’s night at the hotel in central Oslo.
Today morning, head to Oslo Central Station, where you’ll begin your Norway journey towards Bergen. This train ride which is voted as one of the 20 best in the world, takes you over Norway’s “mountainous rooftop” and through quaint villages such as Gol and Geilo. In Myrdal, switch trains to the Flam Railway for a magnificent 20 km ride with a 900-meter descent to the gorgeous village of Flam. Here, you’ll have free admission to the Flam Railway Documentation Centre, situated right beside Flam Station. Here learn about the construction of the steepest railway line in the world.
Overnight stay in Flam.
From Flam, you’ll be transferred by boat onto the Aurlandsfjord today and into the World Heritage-listed Naeroyfjord, which is the narrowest fjord in Europe. This is indeed the most charming and wildest arm of the Sognefjord, with its huge mountains, majestic waterfalls and compact farms clinging to the steep mountainsides. Later, the boat takes you to Gudvangen, from where you’ll be transferred by bus up Stalheimskleiva, which is Northern Europe’s steepest stretch of road. After a stimulating ride around 13 hairpin bends and a brief pause to relish the view from Stalheim Hotel, continue your journey to Voss and board the train for the last stretch of the journey to Bergen.
Overnight stay in Bergen.
In spite of its status as the second largest city in Norway, Bergen, “The Capital of the Fjords”, still possess the atmosphere and charm of a small town. Here, discover Bryggen, which is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site, along with extraordinarily preserved old houses, a vibrant fish and flower market, cable cars offering splendid views, amazing museums and much more. For an amazing overview of the city in a short time, one-hour mini-train sightseeing tour through the city center is suggested, offering such sights as the King Hakon’s Hall, Maria Church, and the Rosenkrantz Tower as well as a sweeping view over the city from the Fjellveien Road (“the mountain road”).
Overnight stay in central Bergen.
After an early breakfast at your hotel this morning, make your way to Bergen Central Station for your return train ride to Oslo through the gorgeous mountainous interior. On reaching, you can pick up from where you left off on Day 1 and explore more of the highlights, such as the Ski Museum, Holmenkollen Ski Jump and, the Viking Ship Museum, the Royal Palace, the Polar ship “Fram”, the Vigeland Sculpture Park, Akershus Fortress and other sights. Afterward, stroll down the main shopping street, Bogstadveien. Overnight stay in Oslo.
If your return flight is in the afternoon, you can take this opportunity to do some end-moment shopping, visit one of Oslo’s museums or enjoy a relaxing lunch at a cafe. Later on, your guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and transfer you to the international airport for your flight back home.
If you have any queries regarding traveling in Norway or planning a visit to the country, you can fill out the inquiry form or contact us at Priyanka.sharma@Leisure.com and we’ll try to answer them for you as soon as possible. For more travel inspiration, read all our articles for some amazing trips around the world.
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