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Scandinavian Panorama Tour
By Motorcoach and Ferry
Arrive to Copenhagen to own arrangement Your tour escort will meet you at 19.45 hrs (before dinner) in the hotel lobby. Dinner and accommodation at the unique Admiral Hotel, located close to the Amalienborg Palace, the old Nyhavn harbor and the pedestrian
Buffet breakfast at the hotel and start of 3 hours guided panoramic tour
of the city. You will see the Amalienborg Palace, residence of the Danish
royal family, Gefion Fountain, Christiansborg Palace (Danish Parliament
buildings), the old harbour of Nyhavn, and of course the famous Little
Mermaid. Afternoon free for exploring this fairytale city. Your tour escort
will provide entrance tickets for the famous Tivoli Gardens.
Morning free in Copenhagen. Afternoon transfer by coach from hotel
to DFDS Seaways terminal for your overnight cruise by ferry to Oslo,
departing at 4.30pm. Enjoy your first Scandinavian smÃ¶rgÃ¥sbord
dinner as you cruise gently up the Kattegat. Accommodation in 2-berth outside cabins with shower/WC.
We recommend you to bring an overnight bag for this cruise, to avoid
having to carry suitcases to and from your cabin.
A delicious buffet breakfast is being served as you cruise along the
enchanting Oslo Fjord. Arrival in Oslo at 09.45am, followed by 3 hours guided tour of the Norwegian capital, incl. the impressive Vigeland Sculpture Park. Afternoon free in Oslo. We can recommend a visit to the Munch Museum or a stroll along the Karl Johan shopping boulevard.
Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel the Hub in superior
room, ideally situated close to the Karl Johans Gate.
After breakfast you will visit the world-famous Viking Ships. Departure
from Oslo, driving via HÃ¸nefoss along the charming Halling Valley to the tourist resort town of Gol. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch cross the wild Hardanger Mountain Plateau to Fossli, stopping to view thethundering VÃ¸ringsfoss Waterfall with a vertical drop of 180 m. Descendthe amazing MÃ¥bÃ¸dal Canyon to the idyllic Hardanger Fjord. Cross theHardanger Bridge and route to Ulvik. Dinner and accommodation in fjord view rooms at Brakanes Hotel, ideally located on the banks of the fjord.
After buffet breakfast, start of scenic tour along the beautiful Hardanger Fjord, famous for its many fruit orchards. Route via the towns of Ã˜ystese and Norheimsund, arriving in Bergen around midday. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon 2 hours tour of Bergen, including a visit to the popular Fish and Flower Market, the famous Bryggen Harbor with its gabled pack houses, and the old Hanseatic Quarter. You will also ride on the funicular to Mt. FlÃ¸ien, for the best views of the city and fjords way below.
Accommodation at Bergen BÃ¸rs Hotel, centrally located near Bryggen, the Fish market and shopping option
After breakfast departure from Bergen and drive via Dale to the town of Voss. Board the train in Voss for a ride on the beautiful Bergen Railway to the mountain station of Myrdal. From Myrdal ride on the amazing FlÃ¥m Railway, a masterpiece of engineering descending 2.838 feet in less than one hour. The descent to the fjord side village of FlÃ¥m offers opportunities for photo shots of exciting waterfalls and mountain scenery. After a short rest in FlÃ¥m, start of approx. 2 hours cruise by boat along the narrow Aurlands and NÃ¦rÃ¸y Fjords, both branches of the Sogn Fjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of cascading waterfalls, sheer mountain cliffs, snow-clad peaks, and a variety of wildlife. After disembarking in Gudvangen at the head of the NÃ¦rÃ¸y Fjord, continue by coach through the amazing Stalheim Canyon and NÃ¦rÃ¸y Valley, across the Vika Mountains to Vangsnes, for the short ferry crossing to the beautiful resort of Balestrand.
Dinner and accommodation in fjord view rooms at Kvikneâ€™s Hotel,
superbly located on the banks of the fjord and surrounded by mountains
Day free in Balestrand, giving you the opportunity to enjoy the
outstanding beauty and nature of the fjords. The day starts with a
traditional Norwegian buffet breakfast in the hotelâ€™s elegant dining
room. You may want to spend the morning relaxing on the hotel terrace, breathing in the fresh mountain air and enjoying the spectacular views. We can also recommend a visit to the local aquarium and art gallery, or you may prefer to rent a bike or rowing boat from the hotel, or a hike to the nearest mountains. A walking tour of the village of Balestrand, with its historic buildings and other noteworthy sites can also be arranged.
Day 9 Balestrand - Nordfjord - Briksdal - GeirangerAccommodation: Union Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
After buffet breakfast departure from your hotel by ferry from Dragsvik
to Hella, followed by a scenic tour along the northern side of the Sogn
Fjord to Sogndal. The tour continues by road to FjÃ¦rland, passing under the Jostedal Glacier, the largest in Europe, to the village of Skei at the northern end of beautiful Lake JÃ¸lster. Descend to the Nord Fjord, making a detour at Olden to visit the world-famous Briksdal Glacier. The journey up to the glacier will be made in open cars to give you the best views. Lunch will be served in a nearby mountain restaurant. After lunch the tour continues around the Nord Fjord via Loen and Stryn, to the picturesque village of Hellesylt. From here you go on board the ferry for the one hourâ€™s cruise along the spectacular Geiranger Fjord, possibly the most impressive of all the Norwegian fjords. During the cruise you will pass close by some magnificent waterfalls, such as the Bridal Veil and the Seven Sisters.
Dinner and accommodation at the excellent Union Hotel, overlooking
the Geiranger Fjord
Day 10 Geiranger - Lom - Lillehammer - OsloAccommodation: Clarion Hotel the Hub
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Buffet breakfast at the hotel before leaving Geiranger. From the top of
one of the serpentine roads, you have the opportunity to digest some
amazing views of the fjord, before crossing the rugged Grotli Mountains to Lom, well known for its 14th century stave church. The tour continues via Lake VÃ¥gÃ¥, before descending the magnificent Gudbrands Valley to the popular tourist town of Lillehammer. Stop for lunch in Lillehammer. After lunch the journey continues alongside Lake MjÃ¸sa, Norwayâ€™s largest lake, back to Oslo.
Dinner and accommodation at Clarion Hotel the Hub in superior room
Day 11 OsloMeals: Breakfast
The tour ends after breakfast,
PLEASE NOTE: This tour is organized and operated by our Associate Office in Copenhagen. Due to the nature of this tour organization, there may be tour participants and escorts who will join or leave the tour at certain transit points. We hope this does not create any distraction and is understood it is a means to offer as much variety to the customers as possible.
TOUR ITINERARY SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON OPERATIONAL NEEDS
Price IncludesDaily Breakfast
Luggage Handling at Hotels
Transportation by Deluxe Air Conditioned Touring Coach
Meals As Mentioned
Entrances Per Itinerary
Bergen Funicular to Mt. Floien
Sightseeing and Entrances Per Itinerary
Hotel Accommodation With Breakfast 9 Nights
Cruises Per Itinerary
All Ferry Crossings
Flam Mountain Railway
Price Does Not IncludeTransfers Airport - Hotel -Airport
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