The Golden Route to Fjords- With Trending Insta Spots.
The Golden Route to Fjords- With Trending Insta Spots.
from EURO 1895- Per Person on a Twin / Double Sharing
09 Days / 08 Nights
The Tour will make you travel through the Fjords of Norway where you will indulge in various unique activities. From Bergen you travel to Nordfjord region and stay two nights at the magnificent and breathtaking Loen area. Here you will experience the ‘SKYLIFT’ which will take you to Mt. Hoven for a breathtaking view of the Fjords. After spending two nights in Loen you drive to Geiranger and enjoy the tranquility of the area. Your tour includes stay in Ålesund, the Art Nouveau town of Norway. From here you get the possibility to experience arguably the most scenic road journey, the Atlantic Ocean Road. You finish your trip in Bergen. Your package has good reasons to taste good as it includes dinner meals at the Fjord hotels and a welcome dinner in Bergen.
PS : Itinerary can be modified due to availability issues at Fjord villages.
Tour Departure & Return
The Tour has been recommended from the ‘Gateway to Fjords’, Bergen.
. 2 Nights in Bergen at Thon Hotell Rosenkrantz / Grand Hotel Terminus / Scandic Bergen city /or similar – Standard rooms. (3/4 star European Standards).
. 2 Nights accommodation in Loen / Stryn area at Hotel Loenfjord / Olden Fjord Hotel / Or Similar Fjord property in/ around Loen – Standard rooms. (Fjord / Classic Hotel properties).
. 2 Nights accommodation in Geiranger at Hotel Geiranger / Grande Fjord Hotel Geiranger / or Similar- Standard rooms. ( Fjord / Classic Hotel Properties).
. 2 Nights accommodation in Ålesund at Quality Hotel waterfront / Hotel Atlantica / Or Similar-Standard rooms (3/4 Star European Standards).
. One welcome Dinner in Bergen.
. One Dinner included during the stay at Fjord Hotel in Loen/Stryn area.
. One Dinner included at the famous Panoramic Hoven restaurant located on Mt. Hoven.
. Two Dinners included during the stay at Fjord Hotel in Geiranger.
. Daily Breakfasts.
. Skylift tickets included in Loen from Fjord station to Mt. Hoven.
. Private airport transfer on day of arrival in Norway.
. Insta spot reccomendations / Restaurant, shopping and local festival or events reccomendations.
. All Taxes and Service charge.
. 24/7 helpline.
. A big smile and lifetime memories 😊
.Local Travel costs, unless those specified here.
.Meals and beverages unless those specified here.
.Activities unless specified here.
.Sightseeing/Local Transfers (unless specified).
.Rental car is not included in our self-drive tours since many customers prefer to bring their own car.But if you want, we can assist in booking the same for you.
.Cost of Ferries and Toll Roads.
.Personal Travel Insurance
.Last minute surprises
NOTE Rental car companies you can contact at Bergen Airport are : AVIS (www.avis.no), Budget (www.budget.no), Europcar (www.europecar.no), Hertz (www.hertz.no), Sixt (www.sixt.no)
Arrival Bergen ; Meet and greet and private transfer to hotel in Bergen. Explore the city at your pace. Welcome Dinner included.
Loen-Skylift and Mt. Hoven.
Breakfast. Scenic drive. Trip to Skylift. Dinner included at Hoven restaurant. Overnight Loen/ Stryn area.
Briksdal Glacier and Olden.
Breakfast. Trip to Briksdal Glacier. Take a stroll to the top of the glacier. Accommodation in Loen. Dinner included
Breakfast. Suggested trip to Trandal that houses the world’s most beautiful swing, and Dalsnibba enroute Geiranger. Overnight in Geiranger. Dinner included.
Breakfast. Suggestive activities- Geiranger Fjord Cruise. Drive to Eagle road and around Geiranger . Overnight in Geiranger. Dinner included.
Breakfast. Drive to Ålesund. Overnight in Ålesund
Ålesund- Atlantic Ocean Road trip
Breakfast. Drive to Atlantic Ocean Road via Molde. Overnight in Ålesund.
Breakfast. Travel back to Bergen. Overnight in Bergen.
Breakfast ; Departure day with fond memories.
Day 01 Welcome to the 'Gateway of Fjords', Bergen
Arrival in Bergen. Meet and greet by our representative at the airport and get a smooth private transfer to your hotel in the center of Bergen.
Bergen is the ‘Viking’ City of Norway. The city has many beautiful and historic sites. You will notice how the city has preserved the charm of a small town. The recommended attractions that you can visit are at walkable distances. Don’t forget to get a good pair of walking shoes.
Bryggen Wharf- a UNESCO World Heritage site
Fjellveien Road for the Panoramic View of the city
Flöibanen cable cars
Overnight in Bergen.
Day 02 Scenic Drive to Loen. Enjoy Mt. Hoven Skylift and the Panoramic restaurant.
After your ‘Viking’ breakfast, today you will collect your rental car from the rental station and drive towards Loen situated in the Nordfjord area via Lavik. (We can assist in the booking of rental car. Or You can book directly as well).
Nordfjord is situated between the largest mainland glacier in Europe and Norway’s wildest coast at the western cape, with spectacular mountains and valleys, rolling farmland and a dramatic coast line. Here, you are never far away from great, accessible travel experiences.
After the scenic and dramatic drive through the mountains and passing fjords you reach Loen.
Bergen – Loen: By car: Approx. 6h (285 kms)
Included in your package is the amazing Skylift journey. You start the ascent to Mt. Hoven (1011 m) with the Cable Car right by the fjord. You arrive at the Mountain Station which houses the panoramic restaurant, Hoven, having 210 degree panoramic view overlooking Mt. Skåla and Lake Lovatnet in the east, Jostedalsbreen Glacier and Olden Village in the south and the Nordfjord that winds its way towards Stryn.
Enjoy your Sumptuous meal (included) at this manmade marvel.
Later Check inn to your Fjord hotel and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the area.
Day 03 Briksdal Glacier.
Enjoy your Nordfjord breakfast and the warm hospitality of your hosts. There are a lot of activites that you can do here in this region
We suggest you an absolute must, the Briksdal Glacier visit. Guests from all over the world come to visit this famous glacier arm set attractively between roaring waterfalls and high peaks. Briksdalsbreen is an arm of the great Jostedalsbreen Glacier and located inside the Jostedalsbreen National Park. From 1200 meters the glacier plunges down into the beautiful Briksdalen Valley. See the Briksdalen valley by foot ( it is a beautiful walk to fro) or catch a ride with one of the "Trollcars" up to the glacier (Troll car rides are recommended to be booked in advance).
Enjoy your day in this region.
Dinner is included in your package. Overnight in Loen/Stryn area.
Day 04 Trending Insta Spots :World's most beautiful Swing and Dalsnibba. Overnight Geiranger.
Wake up to the beautiful scenic view and enjoy your breakfast.
After breakfast, we strongly suggest you to visit the trending attraction in Hjørundfjorden area that houses the Insta spot- 'The most beautiful Swing in the world.'
After a visit here, you drive via Stryn to Geiranger, and we suggest you to make a stop at the famous Icy Dalsnibba. Another 'trending- Insta Spot' of the region.
Enjoy your Dinner and accommodation at one of the finest Fjord hotels in the Geiranger area.
Overnight in Geiranger Loen-Trandal: : By car : Approx. 2 Hrs ( 90 Kms). Includes Ferries. Trandal - Geiranger via Dalsnibba : By car: Approx. 3h30m (170 Kms). Includes Ferries.
Day 05 Geiranger-Day at leisure.
Wake up to the view of the fjords. Enjoy your breakfast and relax your day at this Emerald green beauty of Norway. The recommended attractions you can visit are : o Norwegian Fjord Centre. o Hiking on marked trails. o Fjord cruise on the Geiranger Fjord- 7 sisters falls ( Highly reccomended). o Gudbrandsjuvet- a 5 metre narrow and 20–25 metre high ravine through which the Valldøla River forces itself. Very interesting Story of how this place got its name. You need to visit to know the same.
Enjoy your Dinner and accommodation at a beautiful fjord Hotel.
Day 06 Geiranger to Ålesund- The town of Art Nouveau.
After breakfast you continue your Fjord experience by driving up the Eagle Road, which offers panoramic view of the Geirangerfjord. A short ferry crossing will bring you to Linge where you will continue by car to road number 650 and from Sjøholt you drive toward E136/E39 towards Ålesund.
Spend a relaxing day at leisure in the Art Nouveau town of Ålesund. The Recommended attractions you can visit in Ålesund are : o Art Nouveau style town. o Art Nouveau Museum. o Atlanterhavsparken aquarium. o Mount Aksla. o Fjord or Lighthouse excursions.
Ålesund was completely destroyed by a devastating town fire in 1904, and rebuilt again in the Art Nouveau style, making it a truly unique town in Europe. The centre of Ålesund has a lively urban scene with pleasant restaurants and cafés, and the picturesque Brosundet canal with its fishing boats. You will enjoy the beautiful trails for hiking and the picturesque town will not disappoint you one bit. Geiranger-Ålesund : By Car : Approx. 2h30 mins (108 Kms)
Day 07 Day trip Atlantic Ocean Road via Molde.
Today you continue your amazing road journey by taking a day trip to the Atlantic Ocean road. The road journey is considered as 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 make a short stop in 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, the area has a multitude of shops, restaurant and cafés.
Overnight in Ålesund. Ålesund-Ocean Atlantic Road : By Car : Approx 3hrs (130 Kms) each way.
Day 08 Drive back to Bergen
Today after breakfast, continue your scenic drive to the city of Bergen. Approx driving distance is around 7h30 mins, but the journey is worth driving for. From Ålesund you drive to Solavågen from where you take the ferry to Festøy and continue on road E39 to Hørningdal to Høyanger Kommune and take the ferry crossing from Lavik and drive towards Bergen.
Arrival in Bergen and Overnight in a centrally located hotel. (You can deliver your car back as per your agreement with the car company). Ålesund-Bergen : By Car : Approx 8-9hrs (425 Kms).
Day 09 End of the trip but beginning of a relationship with Norway
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.
After your ‘Viking’ breakfast, departure from Bergen as per your itinerary. (If you need a Private airport transfer, please do let us know).