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Norwegian Fjords Tour

July 16 – July 24, 2012
Meals Included: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Stockholm Skyline

 

Tour Highlights

Oslo city tour

Oslo Fjord cruise

Flåm Mountain train

Aurlandsfjord Cruise

Nærøyfjord cruise

Borgund Stave Church

Fjærlandsfjord cruise

National Glacier Museum

Jostedalsbreen glacier

Bergen city tour

Discover the awesome beauty and excitement of Norway on this 9-day tour. Explore the exciting capital city of Oslo and sail the Oslo fjord. Take a breathtaking journey on the Flåm Mountain Train. Pass snow covered mountains, mighty waterfalls, quaint villages and unspoiled wilderness as you sail the Aurlandsfjord and the Nærøyfjord. See the inspiring beauty of the 830-year old Borgund Stave church. Sail up the Fjærlandsfjord to visit the National Glacier Museum and the awesome Jostedalsbreen glacier.  Visit the charming coastal city of Bergen, Norway’s second largest city.

 
Tour cost including airfare
Double Occupancy: $3,587 per person
Single Occupancy: $3,837 per person
Triple Occupancy: $3,497 per person

Includes:
Land & International airfare
11 Scandinavian breakfasts
10 dinners
1st class touring coach 
Trains, Ferries, and Cruises
Hotel accommodations
Luggage handling (1 piece)
Site fees

Domestic Airfare Not Included. Group Discounts Available!
 
DAY 1: Monday, July 16
Departure from U.S.A. - (D-On Board SAS flight)
Today, depart on your overnight transatlantic flight to Oslo via Copenhagen. Or request departure from the city of your choice, depending on availability.
 
DAY 2: Tuesday, July 17
Copenhagen, Oslo (D)
Change planes at Copenhagen International Airport, for mid- afternoon arrival in Oslo, Norway. On arrival in Oslo, transfer to your hotel to check in for two nights. Free time this afternoon to rest, shop or explore. Of interest on your own: Akerhus Castle, Munch Museum, Nobel Peace Museum, World War II Resistance Museum. Dinner at the hotel.
 
DAY 3: Wednesday, July 18
Oslo (B)
This morning a guided tour of the exciting Norwegian capital includes Oslo City Hall, Viking ship and Kon Tiki museums, Vigeland Sculpture Park and more. This afternoon embark on a cruise of the Oslo Fjord to see views of Akershus Castle, The Norwegian Opera, Oslofjord's oldest lighthouse and more. Free time this afternoon.  Dinner on your own tonight.
                       
DAY 4: Thursday, July 19
Oslo, Myrdal, Flåm, Stalheim (B,D)
This morning take the train to Myrdal to board the famous Flåm mountain train, which descends 2900 feet in 12 short miles to the village of Flåm situated on the Aurlandsfjord. Continue your travels with a delightful cruise on the beautiful Aurlandsfjord and Norway’s narrowest fjord, the Nærøyfjord to Gudvangen. Transfer by bus up the Stalheim Canyon road to the famous Stalheim Hotel for dinner and overnight.
 
DAY: 5 Friday, July 20
Stalheim, Borgund, Balestrand (B,D)
Today, travel by bus over beautiful mountains, through the Hörnadalen Valley to the Lærdal Valley to visit Borgund Stave Church. This is the best preserved of Norway's 28 extant stave churches. Built in the end of the 12th century, it has not changed structure or had a major reconstruction since that date. The mountain scenery grows more beautiful with cascading waterfalls, snowcapped mountains and glacier scarred lands as you continue to Balestrand crossing the Sognefjord at Fodnes and the Fjærlands fjord at Hella. Dinner and overnight in Balestrand.
                
DAY: 6 saturday, July 21
Balestrand, Fjærland, Balestrand (B,D)
This morning cruise up the Færlands Fjord to the village of Fjærland. At Jostedalsbreen national Park, visit the amazing Norwegian Glacier Center and the Jostedalsbreen glacier arms of Bøyabreen and Supphellebreen. Established by Royal Decree on 25 October 1991 the park spans 1230 sq. km, half that is glacier covered, and 90 % is above 800 m elevation. The Jostedalsbreen is the largest glacier on the European Continent with an area of 487 km² (188 sq. miles). In mid afternoon return to Balestrand for dinner and overnight. 
            
DAY 7: Sunday, July 22
Balestrand, Vangsnes, Voss, Bergen (B,D)
Today’s journey takes you back across the Sognefjord to Vangsnes. Travel over the Foss Mountain south to the town of Voss. Visit the Knute Rockne memorial before continuing to the west coast city of Bergen. The second largest city in Norway, Bergen is thought to have roots as a trading settlement dating back over a thousand years. Dinner and overnight in Bergen.
          
DAY 8: Monday, July 23
Bergen (B,D)
This morning a tour of this beautiful city includes: the Hanseatic warehouse district of Bryggen, the famous fish & flower market, the home and museum of composer Edvard Grieg. Free time this afternoon. Of interest on your own: Rosenkrantz Tower, from the 1270s, Damsgård Manor a unique example of wooden rococo architecture, Bergen aquarium, Bergen art museum, or take the short ride on the Fløibanen Funicular from the city centre to the top of the Fløien Mountain to view the city, the mountains, the fjords and the sea. Dinner and overnight in Bergen.
 
DAY 9: Tuesday, July 24
Bergen, Oslo, Copenhagen, USA (B,D)
Today bid farewell to Norway. Transfer to Bergen’s Flesland Airport for the return flight home
 
 

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