Starting at PER PERSON for all of the below, based on 4 participants: $5,615.00
Day 1 – Arrival in Oslo – Oslo city tour
You will meet your guide at the international airport in Oslo upon arrival. We will start the day by going to the Nobel Peace Center. The Nobel Peace Center is the museum about the Nobel Peace Prize. Permanent installations tell the story of Alfred Nobel and the Peace Prize laureates and their engaged and groundbreaking work. The changing exhibitions provide insight into the fields of war, peace and conflict resolution, often presented in new and surprising ways.
By the time the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet was finally able to invite the public into an opera house of its own in 2008, the wish to have a dedicated opera and ballet venue in Norway had been debated for more than a century. An important step on the way to realising it was taken in 1957 with the formation of the Norwegian National Opera and the appointment of the world-famous opera singer Kirsten Flagstad as its first director.
The Vigeland Park is the world’s largest sculpture park made by a single artist. The unique sculpture park is Gustav Vigeland’s lifework with more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron. Vigeland was also in charge of the design and architectural layout of the park. The Vigeland Park was mainly completed between 1939 and 1949.
Holmenkollen Ski Jump has been at the heart of Norwegian skiing for over 100 years. The first ski jumping competition took place on 31st January 1892 when 12,000 spectators were present. The ski jump was constructed from branches and covered in snow. The Holmenkollen Ski Jump is world famous and represents an international symbol of ski jumping and ski sport generally.
Arrival to your overnight stay at The Thief.
Day 2 – Departure Oslo – Arrival in Bergen
Your personal driver will pick you up for your transfer to the airport, for you short flight to Bergen. You will meet your host at Bergen airport. We head towards your accommodation in Bergen where you will have the rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay at Clarion Collection Hotel Havnekontoret.
Day 3 – Hardangerfjord – Steindalsfossen – Private visit to apple cider farm
From Bergen you will travel to Hardangerfjord by road #7. You will see beautiful sights along the way: mountains, lakes and waterfalls. On the way to Hardangerfjord there will be photo stops at the 2 waterfalls: Fossen Bratte and Steinsdalsfossen. Afterwards you will pass a small town Norheimsund and take another photo stop at a picturesque lake Skåsvatnet inhabited by gold fish.
From there you will continue your journey along the Hardangerfjord almost to the very end of the fjord, where you will cross the fjord by Hardangerfjord Bridge – one of the longest suspension bridges in the world. On the other side of the fjord you will pass a small town of Eidfjord.
We will visit a local apple cider farm, where you will meet and have an afternoon meal with local farmers. This is a great experience as you get to learn about the family’s history in the region, taste some really good food and perhaps try out their apple wine.
The day ends at your overnight stay at Fleischer’s Hotel in Voss.
Day 4 – Tvindefossen – Visit to Viking Village – Flåmsbana railway
We will start the day by going to Tvindefossen waterfall. Come closer and feel the fresh waters!
Next stop is at the Stalheim and its viewpoint terrace: one of the famous view in Norway over the valley Nærøydalen. Nærøydalen along the Nærøyfjord is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
We will now visit a real Viking Village with real Vikings in Gudvangen. The Viking Village is filled up with people of all ages that have the Viking era as their lifestyle, who really know their handcrafts and their history and would love to share it with you.
You will have a private Viking taking you through the village. Here you will experience a Viking Village as it really could have been thousand years ago when Gudvangen got its name. The place of the Gods by the Nærøyfjord, the fjord dedicated to Njord, the God for trading and sailing. During this event you will have the chance to try out Viking costumes, see the weapons they used and have a great lunch in Viking style.
Once in Flåm we will join the famous Flåmsbana railway to the mountain railway station Myrdal (867 m above sea level). On this part of your journey you will see amazing waterfalls, steep mountains and canyons. There will be a short photo stop at the Kjøsfossen waterfall and if you are lucky you will meet some mystical creatures there. Flåm is situated in the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord, a tributary of the 204 kilometres long and up to 1308 metres deep Sognefjord. Surrounded by steep mountainsides, roaring waterfalls and deep valleys.
The day ends at your overnight stay at Fretheim Hotel in Flåm.
Day 5 – Private RIB safari to Nærøyfjord – Stegastein Viewpoint – Borgund Stave church
We will start the day by going on a private RIB through the magnificent Nærøyfjord. The narrow fjord is a branch of the large Sognefjord and has been rated by the National Geographic Society as the world’s number one natural heritage site along with the Geirangerfjord.
Nærøyfjord was used as an inspiration for the popular Disney movie, Frozen. During our Rib safari we will pass the small town of Undredal, one of the inspirations for the city of Arendelle in Frozen. Undredal is a small and picturesque village with roughly 80 citizens.
Upon return in Flåm you will have time for lunch at the local microbrewery Ægir.
We will now head to Stegastein Viewpoint. With its 650 meters in altitude, you will get an incredible view over Aurland and the fjord landscape.
We will continue to Borgund Stave Church, located in the village of Borgund. Borgund Stave Church was built in 1180 and is the best preserved of Norway’s 28 extant stave churches
The day ends at your overnight stay at Fretheim Hotel in Flåm.
Day 6 – Transfer to Bergen – Private Bergen city sightseeing
We will now head back to Bergen driving in Norway’s beautiful country roads, passed more amazing waterfalls and small towns.
Once in Bergen your guide will take you on a private Bergen city sightseeing, including a visit to the popular Fish and Flower Market, the famous Bryggen Harbor and the old Hanseatic Quarter. You will also ride on the funicular to Mt. Floien, for panoramic views of the city and fjords far below.
The day ends at your overnight stay at Clarion Collection Hotel Havnekontoret.
Day 7 – Departure
Your driver will drive you to the airport aiming to be around 2 hours before departure. You will go home with great memories and experience from Norway.
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