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9 Days Best Of Norway
8 Nights
Norway
Starting from
KES 314908
per person

 

Overview
Oslo 1nts, Hardangerfjord 1nts, Bergen 1nts, Voss 1nts, Sognefjord 1nts, Valldalen 2nts, Lillehammer 1nts

•  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

 

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    Itinerary

    Day 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.

    Hotel: Clarion Collection Bastion


    Day 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.

    Hotel: Thon Sandven

    Meals: Scandinavian Breakfast Dinner

    Optional Experiences:

    Vikings And Explorers

    You’ll visit the three original Viking longships and their treasures with your Local Specialist, including the Oseberg ship - last used as a burial ship for a woman of high rank. Then explore the stunning Fram Museum to discover the story of the ship and the race to the South Pole, illustrated with films, images and new exhibits.

    Adult Price: €43.00 (Price is subject to change)


    Day 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. This evening, ‘Connect with Locals’ as the Ovre-Eide family welcome us on their farm for a Be My Guest dinner.

    Hotel: Scandic Neptun

    Meals: Scandinavian Breakfast Dinner with wine

    Optional Experiences:

    Flaam Railway Journey

    Take the world-famous Flåm Railway on its epic journey through the breathtaking Flåm Valley and enjoy the scenery at the mountaintop station of Myrdal, our transfer point for the charming local train route to or from Voss.

    Adult Price: €95.00 (Price is subject to change)


    Day 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.

    Hotel: Sognefjord

    Meals: Scandinavian Breakfast Dinner

    Optional Experiences:

    Grieg And Bergen Insights

    We’ll head out along the fjord to visit the home of famous composer Grieg, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the villa - the inspiration for many of his masterworks. You’ll also explore Bergen on a walk through the historical lanes, and see stunning views of the city on a trip up the hillside by funicular railway.

    Adult Price: €43.00 (Price is subject to change)


    Day 5: Sognefjord - Valldal

    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.

    Hotel: Valldal Fjordhotell

    Meals: Scandinavian Breakfast Dinner


    Day 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. We then make the short drive to the famed Mehdi’s viewpoint for a breathtaking panoramic view of the fjord below. We return to Valldal where you can enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Perhaps, join an optional experience to drive Norway’s most famous road, the Trollstigen, with its eleven hairpin bends.

    Meals: Scandinavian Breakfast

    Optional Experiences:

    Trollstigen Explored

    Join us on a delightful drive to the Eagles Road for amazing views of towering cliffs plunging down to the Geiranger Fjord. Then discover the path of the trolls - Trollstigen, considered a masterpiece of engineering. This is Norwegian rugged mountain scenery at its finest.

    Adult Price: €48.00 (Price is subject to change)


    Day 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.

    Hotel: Scandic

    Meals: Scandinavian Breakfast

    Optional Experiences:

    Lillehammer Brewery Experience

    We'll meet a local storyteller at the historic Lillehammer Brewery where we'll tour the brewery and sample their speciality craft beer. Then, enjoy a casual dinner made from locally-sourced produce.

    Adult Price: €63.00 (Price is subject to change)

    Optional Experiences:


    Day 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.

    Hotel: Scandic Solli

    Meals: Scandinavian Breakfast Farewell Dinner

    Optional Experiences:

    Treasures Of Lillehammer

    Explore Lillehammer on a guided visit to the charming folklore museum of Maihaugen, on the hills above the Olympic Town. You’ll also visit the Olympic Arena, and enjoy an exciting ride in the chairlift (weather permitting) to the top of the ski-slope, for wonderful panoramic views over the town and Gudbrandsdalen.

    Adult Price: €43.00 (Price is subject to change)


    Day 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.

    Meals: Scandinavian Breakfast


    Available Departure Dates:

    4 May 2019

    11 May 2019

    18 May 2019

    25 May 2019

    1 Jun 2019

    8 Jun 2019

    15 Jun 2019

    22 Jun 2019

    29 Jun 2019

    6 Jul 2019

    13 Jul 2019

    20 Jul 2019

    27 Jul 2019

    3 Aug 2019

    10 Aug 2019

    17 Aug 2019

    24 Aug 2019

    31 Aug 2019

    7 Sep 2019

    14 Sep 2019

    21 Sep 2019

    28 Sep 2019

     

    Tour Cost
    SGL :-  SINGLE TRAVELLER , DBL/TWIN :-  PER PERSON IN DOUBLE/TWIN SHARING , TPL :-  PER PRESON IN TRIPLE SHARING ,
    CWB :-  CHILD WITH BED , CWOB :-  CHILD WITHOUT BED    
    4 Star (Option 1) - Oslo ( 4 Star ) , Hardangerfjord ( 4 Star ) , Bergen ( 4 Star ) , Voss ( 4 Star ) , Sognefjord ( 4 Star ) , Valldalen ( 4 Star ) , Lillehammer ( 4 Star )

    06/07/2019 - 25/08/2019 (8 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 378781 KES 320850
    24/08/2019 - 01/09/2019 (8 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 361699 KES 320850
    31/08/2019 - 29/09/2019 (8 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 372839 KES 314908
    28/09/2019 - 06/10/2019 (8 Nights)
      Pax Range PER PERSON IN SGL PER PERSON IN DBL/TWIN  
    2 - 2 KES 355014 KES 314908

    Inclusions

    •  8 Scandinavian breakfasts 

    •  6 dinners (including Be My Guest)

    •  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 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

    Exclusions

    • Visa charges
    • Personal items such as laundry, telephone or mobile service charges, all beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)and other personal expenses
    • Other services not listed in includes listed above
    • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
    • Entrance permits unless mentioned in the includes to sites according as per the itinerary
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