Geiranger Fjord, Norway in a Nutshell® and Atlantic Ocean Road.
Geiranger Fjord, Norway in a Nutshell® and Atlantic Ocean Road.
from EURO 1670- Per Person on a Twin / Double Sharing
08 Days / 07 Nights
Enjoy this self-guided adventure that starts from the capital city Oslo to the Art Nouveau town of Ålesund via the Dovrebanen Railway and Raumabanen Railway, one of Norway’s most beautiful and wild stretches of railway. In Ålesund you explore the beauty of Geiranger and also included is a day excursion to the most beautiful road journeys, the Atlantic Ocean Road journey. After spending 2 nights in this beautiful town you board the world famous Hurtigruten cruise for an overnight journey to the Gateway of Fjords, Bergen. From Bergen you continue on the popular Norway in a nutshell® tour which takes you through some of Norway’s most beautiful Fjord scenery. You will experience the scenic Bergen Railway, the breathtaking Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord and the narrow Nærøyfjord on a fjord cruise. Included in the tour is an overnight in the Fjord village of Flåm. The Tour will take you through some of the best sights that Norway has to offer, you travel on your own by following this itinerary.
So that you see the most of Scenic Norway in the most comfortable way, we have combined the various modes of Transport – cruise ship, train ride and Bus tour.
PS : Itinerary can be modified due to availability issues at small villages like Flåm.
PS : THIS ROUTE CAN ALSO BE SUGGESTED AS A SELF DRIVE ITINERARY. PLEASE DO LET US KNOW INCASE YOU WANT TO DO THE COMPLETE ITINERARY AS A SELF DRIVE TOUR.
Tour Departure & Return
The Tour has been recommended from Oslo. We can rearrange the place of start and the itinerary as per your requirement.
.2 Nights accommodation in Oslo at Thon Hotell Opera / Comfort Hotel Grand Central / Scandic Oslo City / or Similar -in Standard Rooms. (3-4 star European Standards).
.2 Nights accommodation in Ålesund at Quality Hotel Waterfront / Atlantica Hotel / Brosundet Hotel or Similar -in Standard Rooms. (3-4 star European Standards).
.1 Night accommodation in Bergen at Grand Terminus Hotel / Thon Hotell Rosenkrantz / Marin Hotel or Similar -in Standard Rooms. (3-4 star European Standards).
.1 Night accommodation in Flåm Fjord village at Flåmsbrygge or Similar -in Standard Rooms. (Historical / Fjord Properties).
.1 Night inside cabin onboard Hurtigruten with Private facilities. (You will receive options for upgraded categories)
.Three course dinner during the stay at Fjord village.
.Train Tickets Dovre Line Oslo – Dombås.
.Train Tickets Rauma Line Dombås – Åndalsnes.
.Bus tickets Åndalsnes – Ålesund.
.Train tickets Bergen-Voss.
.Bus from Voss-Gudvangen.
.Fjord Cruise through Aurlandsfjord to Flåm.
.Popular Flåm Railway to Myrdal.
.Train from Myrdal-Oslo.
.Day excursion Fjord cruise to Geirangerfjord ( Ålesund-Geiranger-Ålesund).
.Self driven day excursion to Atlantic Ocean Road. Includes car rental for day use with unlimited mileage use, GPS, and Insurance. The car will be required to pick up and drop off at the car rental location.
.Meet and greet and private airport transfer from Oslo airport to your centrally located hotel in Oslo on day of arrival.
.Insta Spot reccomendations / Local restaurants, shopping, festival and local event reccomendations.
.All Taxes and Service charges.
.Life time memories and A big smile 😊
.Local Travel costs
.Meals and beverages unless those specified here
.Activities unless specified here
.Sightseeing/Local Transfers (unless specified)
.Personal Travel Insurance
.Toll, Ferries, Parking, Fuel and other costs related to car expenditure, unless those specified here.
.Last minute surprises
Arrival Oslo. Meet and greet and Private transfer to hotel.Day at leisure.
Breakfast. Changing of Trains and Boarding Bus to Ålesund. Overnight in Ålesund.
Atlantic Ocean Road- Self Drive day excursion.
Breakfast. Self drive day excursion to Atlantic Ocean Road via Molde. Overnight in Ålesund.
Geiranger Fjord and late night Hurtigruten departure to Bergen.
Breakfast. Day excursion to Geirangerfjord. Late night departure on Hurtigruten.
Breakfast. Arrival Bergen. Overnight Bergen.
Norway in a Nutshell -Part 1 to Flåm.
Breakfast. Train-Bus-Fjord cruise-Flåm. 3 Course Dinner and Overnight Flåm/Similar.
Norway in a Nutshell-Part 2 to Oslo.
Breakfast. Majestic Flåm railway, and train to Oslo. Overnight Oslo.
Departure day with fond memories.
Day 01 Welcome to the Capital of one of the most peaceful countries on earth.
Arrival in Oslo. We will be waiting at the airport to welcome you. Meet and greet at the airport by our representative and get a smooth private transfer to your centrally located hotel in Oslo.
You can buy the Oslo Pass for free travel on all public transport along with free admission to over 30 museums and attractions plus special offers on entertainment, restaurants, shops and more. The pass can be purchased at tourist information centers or at most hotels and major attractions in the city.
Vigeland Sculpture Park
Viking Ship Museum
Oslo Opera House
Enjoy the night life of Oslo and Overnight in Oslo. (Recommended: add a night in Oslo with a Private sightseeing tour)
Day 02 Train ride from Oslo to Ålesund via the Dovre and Rauma Line and Bus from Åndalsnes
After breakfast, head to Oslo S, the beautiful train station of Oslo from where you board the Dovre line through the scenic Gudbrandsdal valley to Dombås. From Dombås you Change to the spectacular Raumabanen Railway. This train journey is spectacular as you cross through the Rauma valley, over the Kylling bridge and past the vast and impressive Trollveggen or Troll wall mountain cliff. On arrival at Åndalsnes you continue by coach to the beautifu Art Nouveau city of Ålesund.
Overnight in a hotel in Ålesund.
Day 03 The Atlantic Ocean Road via Molde.
You get an early start to your day as you need to head to to Ålesund Airport to collect your rental car. Enjoy the day excursion to Atlantic Ocean Road via Molde. This journey is arguably the most beautiful short road trips in the world. With its location at the edge of the mighty ocean, the Atlantic Road is as beautiful in sunshine and calm weather as in full storm and rain. Enjoy the mainland via a series of small islands and islets spanned by a total of eight bridges over 8274 meters. Get a chance to see Eldhusøya, where you can take a walk on the suspended walkway around the islet.
On your way back to Ålesund we reccomend you to stop at Molde to walk around this charming town between the fjord and the hills. Molde offers a magnificent view towards the fjord and the mountains on the other side, and has a multitude of shops, restaurants and cafés.
Overnight in Ålesund.
Day 04 Day trip to Majestic Geirangerfjord. Late Night departure to Bergen on Hurtigruten.
After breakst, head to the Fjord cruise excursion point. Enjoy 3 hours ( one way) Geirangerfjord cruise and experience peaceful waters, majestic mountains and magnificent waterfalls, including the Seven Sisters and Bridal Veil. You will get some time to spend in Geiranger before your return to Ålesund.In the late afternoon you will take the boat back to Ålesund. You can choose to spend the late part of evening near the Hurtigruten harbor where the cruise departs shortly after midnight. You can board the cruise at 00:20 and it departs at 01:00.Spend the night on board the Hurtigruten
Day 05 Hurtigruten Arrival in 'Viking City' Bergen
Enjoy your ‘Norwegian Hurtigruten Buffet’ breakfast and the stunning landscapes.
In the morning you have a short stop in Florø, Norway's westernmost city. A few nautical miles south of Florø you sail past the entrance to the beautiful Sognefjord, and then the magnificent archipelago from Fedje and the beautiful Øygarden towards Bergen, where the voyage ends.
Arrival in Bergen around 14:30 hrs. Take a transfer to your centrally located hotel. Bergen is Norway’s second largest city and is known as the ‘Gateway to the Fjords.’ Recommended Attractions in Bergen :
Fjellveien Road for the Panoramic View of the city
Flöibanen cable cars
Overnight in Bergen
Day 06 Norway in a Nutshell Tour® Part 1 : From Bergen to Flåm.
After your ‘Viking’ breakfast at the hotel. You need to reach the Bergen Train station (you can either walk or take a taxi).
Your train will depart from Bergen and you need to get off at Voss, from where you will continue by bus to Gudvangen. From Gudvangen you will board the 2-hour fjord cruise and witness the many of the unknown small towns on your way to the small fjord village of Flåm.
Flåm is a picturesque fjord Village surrounded by stunning marvels of nature. This thinly populated fjord village will capture your imagination, don’t forget to take a stroll and enjoy the tranquility that Flåm has to offer. Enjoy your stay in this fairytale village.
Enjoy your three-course dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Flåm/ Similar.
Add on: We recommend that you pack an overnight bag for your stop in Fjord village and book luggage transfer from Bergen-Oslo. You will receive your luggage on arrival in Oslo. This service will cost Eur 37,- per luggage.
Day 07 Norway in a Nutshell Tour® Part 2 : Flåm railway -Myrdal-Oslo.
After your ‘Fjord’ breakfast at the hotel, enjoy your morning at this picturesque Village. Board the famous Flåm Railway for an unforgettable journey from sea level to the tiny mountain station of Myrdal. At the Myrdal mountain station you change to the main Bergen line – a spectacular journey across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau (a National Park) and head to Oslo.
After a 5-hour train journey you will arrive in capital city, Oslo. If you have ordered for the luggage transfer service, then you need to collect your luggage from the hotel reception. The Nobel Peace Prize host city has maintained a very good balance between urbanization and eco friendliness. Oslo has been judged as Europe’s green capital city and perhaps the only capital city that has the magnificent Fjord on one side and forested ridges on the other.
Accommodation in Oslo in a centrally located hotel.
Day 08 The Journey has finished but the relationship with Norway has just started. Departure day with fond memories
As they say, that the first hello and the last goodbye is the most difficult part. Departure with fond memories as per your own itinerary.
Enjoy your ‘Scandinavian’ Breakfast and take the airport express train to Gardermoen airport (If you want our assistance in booking the airport transfer, please do let us know)