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Norway: Highlights of the Fjords - Escorted Group Tour

  • Tours & Multi-centres in Norway

Enjoy the best of the Norwegian fjord’s glorious and diverse scenery in this exclusive 4-centre group tour, escorted by a knowledgeable Guide throughout. Designed as an excellent introduction to Norway for those wishing to see the spectacular fjords, mountains, glaciers and lakes in four contrasting destinations - from the historic city of Bergen to the serene Sognefjord, and from the glacier arms in Loen to the Atlantic coast in Ålesund. This tour gives you an insight into the ‘real’ Norway where even your transfers between resorts are spectacular scenic day trips.

For more information or to book the Highlights of the Fjord Tours, please call 01483 791 111

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Bergen. Transfer to the Hotel Augustin in Bergen centre, your base for the next 2 nights. 

Day 2: A day to explore Bergen, with optional guided tours of some of the sights available, including Fantoft Stave Church and the Rosenkrantz Tower before a free afternoon to discover Bergen at your own pace. We recommend guests purchase a Bergen Card as it is a great value way to take in the main attractions including the Fløiban funicular and most of the museums. The card also gives you discounts in selected local restaurants for your evening meals. Bergen Cards are available to purchase locally.

Day 3 - 5: After a buffet breakfast and morning exploring Bergen, enjoy a 4-hr afternoon express boat north along the coast to Balestrand, arriving in time for a buffet dinner at Hotel Kviknes. From Balestrand, you will discover the Sognefjord with a fabulous day trip to experience the famous Flåm railway, included in the price of your holiday. For your day at leisure, options include a visit to the nearby village of Vik with its impressive Stave Church or trip deeper into the fjord to the Jøstedal glacier.

Day 6: A scenic drive across the magical Gauler Mountains to the Hotel Alexandra in Loen, boasting an excellent pool and spa facilities, overlooking the fjord. There will several photo stops along the way, including at the new Gaulerfjellet viewing platform, so make sure you keep your camera to hand. Arriving in Loen mid-afternoon, there is time to take a stroll around the village before your buffet dinner at the hotel.

Days 7 - 8: Loen enjoys a spectacular location ‘where the fjords and glaciers meet’ so why not take one of the optional trips to the Kjenndal and Briksdal glaciers. There is also good walking here so we recommended bringing walking shoes, although both glaciers are easily accessible via gentle terrain. The views from the brand new Loen Skylift, the area’s newest attraction are spectacular and a network of walking trails at the summit allows guests to make a half-day trip of the cable-car ride.

Day 9: Another scenic minibus transfer to the vibrant Art Nouveau city of Ålesund. Your journey will take a full day as you will experience more of Norway's fjord favourites including a cruise on the Geirangerfjord to view the Seven Sisters waterfall. Staying at Scandic Parken, a half board dinner is included for your first night.

Days 10- 11: Once in Ålesund, a varied selection of optional activities are available for the rest of your stay including visits to the local museums and ocean aquarium, plus a range of excursions to the surrounding islands and fishing communities as well as Alnes lighthouse. Don’t miss a trip to Aksla mountain at sunset for amazing views over the city.

Day 12: Return by shuttle to Ålesund airport for your flight back to the UK.

What’s included

  • Exclusive Inghams tour
  • Return flights from the UK to Bergen and back from Ålesund 
  • Scenic transfer from Bergen to Balestrand via 4-hour coastal express boat
  • Day trip on Flåm railway from Balestrand with packed lunch included
  • Scenic transfer from Balestrand to Loen via the Gauler mountains
  • Scenic transfer from Loen to Ålesund via Geiringerfjord ferry
  • Accommodation with private facilities throughout
  • 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 8 dinners
  • Experienced guide throughout
  • Maximum Group Size: 30
  • Minimum Group Size: 15

Departure dates

  • 8 June 2020
  • 22 June 2020
  • 6 July 2020
  • 20 July 2020
  • 3 August 2020

Your Hotels

Accommodation: Guests will be saying in three and four star hotels throughout their tour.

Departure flights to Bergen from:

  • Gatwick & Aberdeen
  • Or indirect flights via Amsterdam from regional airports available on request
  • Flight supplements may apply

Our tours are subject to minimum numbers and with that in mind the tours and their itineraries may be subject to change. Where this becomes necessary, and where practicable, we will take the steps as outlined in clause 5 of our terms and conditions.

For more information or to book the Highlights of the Fjord Tours, please call 01483 791 111

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