Journey beginning at Oslo, Scandinavia and ending at Bergen, Scandinavia
Limited availability: 2018-05-01 to 2018-09-30 starting from $1319 AUD
Available: 2019-05-01 to 2019-09-30 starting from $1319 AUD
The Norway in a Nutshell® tour takes you through some of Norway’s most beautiful fjord scenery that includes the breathtaking experiences on the Bergen Railway, the Flåm Railway, the Aurlandsfjord, the Nærøyfjord and the steep Stalheimskleiva road (May-September). In the comfort of your train and cruise boat, watch fjord scenery with beautiful waterfalls, flowing rivers, deep valleys and mountains.
The trip is available all year round and can be taken as a day tour or with one or more overnight stays. Take your time and enjoy the scenery by hiking, kayaking or biking. Or a longer stay beside the fjord. This tour can be custom-built for you depending on your budget and style of travel. We have lots of little extras that can be added to make it even more special.
Read our Destination Specialist, Asko’s recommendations about activities around Flåm.
Day 1 – Depart Oslo by early train and enjoy the spectacular journey to Flåm.
Catch an early morning train from Oslo to Myrdal. The train journey over Northern Europe’s largest mountain plateau is spectacular.
In the comfort of your train, watch fjord scenery with beautiful waterfalls, flowing rivers, deep valleys and mountains. In the afternoon, you check into the hotel in Flåm.
Day 2 – Experience the Flåm village and surrounds
Explore the village and surrounding areas by kayak or go for a short hike in the mountains. In the evening enjoy a delicious dinner at the restaurant and have a beer at the local microbrewery.
If you want to visit the famous Aurland Lookout which puts you perched above the Norwegian fjords, we can organise this as an optional tour which takes about 2 hours.
Gourmet food lovers, head off for the Fjordsafari Heritage Taste tour. Explore the breathtaking Unesco listed Nærøyfjord by guided RIB boat. We make a stop in the goat cheese village Undredal (known for having five times as many goats as people and the smallest stavechurch in Scandinavia dating back to 1147) for cheese tasting and other local produce.
Day 3 – Start with a spectacular 2 hour cruise from Flåm, marvel at the fjords and villages then head to Bergen.
The day starts with a spectacular 2-hour fjord cruise from Flåm to the tiny fjord village of Gudvangen. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Aurlandsfjord & the Næroyfjord-a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Gudvangen you change to the connecting bus to Voss, taking you through the beautiful Stalheim canyon with the Stalheimskleiven hairpin road (May to September). In Voss you change to a train that takes you to Bergen.
Travel times for the complete journey:
Train Bergen-Myrdal: approx. 2 hours
Flåm Railway: approx. 1 hour
Fjord Cruise Flåm-Gudvangen: approx. 2 hours
Bus Gudvangen-Voss: approx. 1 hour
Train Voss-Bergen: approx. 1 hour
Train Oslo-Myrdal: approx. 5 hours
Train Voss-Oslo: approx. 5.5 hours
Train Bergen-Oslo: approx. 6.5 hours
- All accommodation in shared double/twin room with fjord views, single supplement available
- Daily breakfast
- Norway in a Nutshell® train/ferry/bus ticket from Oslo to Bergen or vice versa
- Luggage porter transfer
- 24-hour emergency service
- Taxes and service fees
International flights, lunches and dinners not detailed in the program and items of personal nature.
To find out more or to book this incredible tour, contact Globetrotter Lifestyle today!